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.

Paint Mexico City

Judy Wise and Katie Kendrick are so excited to have you join them in Mexico City next March. They can hardly contain themselves as they busily weed and harvest their gardens with their husbands this summer while thinking of their … Continue reading

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Create Costa Rica with Cat Bennett and Katie Kendrick

It may be sunny and warm right now, but it is going to be wet and cold in February. Think sun, dipping pool, expansive vistas, howler monkeys, delicious organic meals, a glass of wine at the end of the day … Continue reading

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See San Sebastián, Spain the Moore Way

San Sebastian, a jewel of a city by the shimmering Cantabrian sea, ringed by the Pyrennes, is shrouded in mystery. Donostia, as it is known in the Basque native language, offers visitors a rich tangle of history and intrigue and … Continue reading

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Painting a portrait with Jon Houglum

Through the wonders of Pinterest, I found these videos by Jon Houglum that I wanted to share with my students from my Plaster and Wax class. The class is ongoing and up for a year (from May) so you can … Continue reading

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Mexico City with Jane Davenport

  Mexico City with Jane Davenport, scheduled for April 11-18, 2015 is filling up so if you have been on the fence, now is a good time to sign up. Viva Frida! There are more details here. Don’t you just … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Book Artists Show at UPS

Isn’t it always funny when someone from out of town tells you what is going on in your own community that you had no idea was going on? During our workshop with Daniella Woolf, she told us that she was … Continue reading

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Picking and Waxing, a Dream Workshop

The very talented and funny Daniella Woolf’s Encaustic Improv workshop at the Pacific Northwest Art School in Coupeville, WA combined two of my favorite passions–picking at a garage sale and waxing. No, not my legs or eyebrows, waxing what we … Continue reading

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The lull of a water wall

Last summer, we built a shed behind the house so that we could move the garden equipment into it which gave us more room in the garage for our “projects.” Assemblage materials and encaustics for me, and tiles and wood … Continue reading

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Pastel Portrait

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Girl with the red cap

Signing up for Unearth-Gather and Create with Gillian Smith is one of the best gifts I have ever given myself. I have shared several online courses with Gillian and her pictures were always amazing so when she said that she … Continue reading

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