Hosting workshops at our beach house in Ventura is really fun. Although we paint non-stop and work really hard, the time spent "outside of the classroom" is just as important. My favorite times are sitting by the fire, with a glass of wine (or two) while talking about art. We talk about painting, marketing, social media, selling art, other workshops and a million different things. I am sure my neighbors can hear our laughter!
Last week I hosted a workshop with these lovely ladies featured in the photo above. We had some really great meals (home cooked and at the Wine Cave) and really got to know each other well. I am often asked, "Are you ever worried about opening your home to strangers?". It's a funny question. Because so far, every artist that has stayed at the house has been fabulous, kind and really fun to hang out with. I absolutely love our long walks on the beach, great dinners and beach time. This past week we even hunted for sea glass. Of course don't forget the seven hours we spend painting every day!
I have a website/blog that I created when I remodeled the beach house. It has "before and after" photos that I think you might really enjoy. It's called the ventura beach cottage. Be sure and click on the tab The Remodel Blog to see photos of my nine week remodel project! Plus there are posts on how to make my sand fencing headboards and pillows.
If you would like to join me for a workshop at our beach house just check out my workshop schedule here.
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