Creative Painting 2016 – DecoArt

I am back after two shows back-to-back for DecoArt and want to share some of my adventures with you.  Creative Painting was in Las Vegas and it was three-full days of demonstrations and all-things DecoArt!

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Here is the Decoart Team – Doxie, Tracy and Sandy:

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Stay tuned in June for a new video with Interactive Artist Magazine coming out:

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Here is some of the fun from the show…..thanks to all who stopped by!

So much art shared with so many!

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I am happy to say that I a little downtime one evening after setup where I was able to catch up with friends, see the art of Vegas,  and I took myself out to see Jersey Boys one evening.  I absolutely LOVED that show!  Sometimes you just need to take yourself out to refresh and refuel creatively!  I love when I make time for me, see the things I love to see and I discovered you can get great seats when you buy just one!

and then Friday evening it was straight to Houston, TX for NAMTA…..

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Be your own experiment.  Be your own work of art.   Be a work in progress.  And be OK with it.”

2 thoughts on “Creative Painting 2016 – DecoArt

  1. Thank you for your photos of Las Vegas…..Looks like an interesting show.. As a 92 year oldie (really!) I enjoyed your new mixed media. So does my 8 year old great granddaughter. I am hoping she has inherited some of my painting skills. On seeing your pix she commented “I can paint like that!” and she can. I have promised to teach her some decorative painting skills when she is ten(if I am here). It seems Deco Art has given up on us older painters but I believe they owe us something for sticking with them since the demise of Ceramcoat. I do hope they advance their painting programs to bring back painting other than first grade painting or at least offer something other than what they are now promoting. I understand it is to sell paint, etc. Guess it all goes back to the buck!!!!! Again, I have nothing against mixed media. It’s very attractive. I can remember doing things like that before I went to high school on newspaper and the sidewalk! Looks about the same as it did then.

    • Ruthann, DecoArt is a huge supporter of Decorative painters today. I am proud to work with so many of you and learn as I go. My style is not for everyone but it is approachable for so many who just want to be creative. Mixed Media is another creative outlet as decorative painting. There is a place for both and wonderful when the two skill sets are combined. I love that at 92 you share this with your granddaughter as I shared my creative gene from my grandmother who was with me until she was 98.5 years old. Such a gift. I hope you pass your decorative painting skills to her.

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