Author Archives: Kathie Vezzani

About Kathie Vezzani

Rust, wax and paint move me, traveling with other artists inspire me, and so I attend workshops and plan them with other artists. My curiosity is endless and I am fearless when it comes to my art.

Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah

If you ever have the chance, visit the Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia and make sure that you book Shannon Scott as your tour guide. He is a mesmerizing speaker with wonderful stories. Though it was cold, we were enchanted … Continue reading

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Sweet Savannah

One of the highlights in our recent trip to Savannah with the Living Studio and Jeanne Oliver was our exposure to the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). The school has over 12,000 students and owns over 65 buildings … Continue reading

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Building history with Lisa Pressman

Lisa explains her method of building history in her paintings in this video. This is an example of what we will learn with Lisa in our workshop in Bali. If you are friends with Judy Wise, you can see what … Continue reading

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Create with Katie Kendrick and Pam Nichols

This year’s travel schedule is jam packed but I am sneaking in a couple of workshops at my house between trips. The first, Self on a Shelf with Katie Kendrick is March 7-8. We’ll be creating primitive dolls like the … Continue reading

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Creating in Savannah – Living Studio

When James Edward Oglethorpe founded Savannah in 1733, he planned the city around four open squares. His master plan, based on a series of grids, allowed for the addition of more squares, and today the city’s 22 public squares are … Continue reading

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Creating with aBandon

Couldn’t resist the play on words. I spent last week in Bandon, Oregon with a group of very creative women. One of our activities was creating these dolls with Katie Kendrick. As a long time sewer, this was a wonderfully … Continue reading

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Breathing, living, drawing Savannah

I can’t wait to draw this In Savannah with this woman and a new art tribe February 23-28 Sharpening my pencils in anticipation. Come join us!

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Capturing the Essence of Bali Mixed Media Retreat with Lisa Pressman

Bali is a small island in Indonesia, the fourth most populous country in the world, after India, China, and the US. Since I am going all that way, why not have two trips? My second workshop, which is actually the … Continue reading

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Dyeing with Sue Stover

When I saw this piece by Sue Stover, I just had to share it. I’m on a swift trajectory upward learning about dyeing before our Great Indigo Adventure in September. Isn’t this amazing? That is actual horsehair jutting out of … Continue reading

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Nurture by Lynne Hoppe

Lynne Hoppe’s work is so delightful, whimsical and her color palette is soothing to look at. I’m a big fan so you can imagine how excited I was when I nabbed this small painting by her. It was my Christmas … Continue reading

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