Author Archives: Kathie Vezzani

Exquisite Enigmas

This workshop with Andrea Matus deMeng was all about wearing masks or creating ones for the images that we selected to collage, paint and add ephemera to. We learned how to use Aves clay which I already use in my … Continue reading

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The Lure of Encaustic

So excited to see this issue of Somerset Studio come out so that I could show off Bridgette Guerzon-Mills’s encaustic/plaster books! Such a great class and I met some wonderful artists who have become friends, including Bridgette. And fun to … Continue reading

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Illuminated Manuscripts

One of my very first workshop teachers was Andrea DeMeng at the now defunct Artfest three years ago. She has been instrumental in my growth as an artist and I have sought opportunities to take classes with her because I … Continue reading

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My Story Tellers

My third class with Tory Brokenshire was entitled, Story Tellers. Akin to the Santos dolls I made earlier, each of these little creatures as they are being sculpted, come alive with their own stories. The Keeper of Secrets is a … Continue reading

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Autumn's Whisper

Our summer has been fabulous in the Pacific Northwest, but I know it is drawing to a close, despite the recent 90 degree day we just had, because the spiders are spinning their intricate webs among my vine maples. It’s … Continue reading

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On my easel

It’s been a while since I painted. She’s who emerged, hands and all. I can already tell that she is a bit sassy. This will be a good challenge.

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Wounded Beauty

Another three-layered mixed media piece using mica, transparency, images and paper. Available

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Woven Vessels

Here are a few of the woven vessels I made over the weekend at the Adventures of the Woven Vessel with Shannon Weber at Randi Harper’s The Ranch Arts & Crafts Center in Snohomish, WA. I now walk gazing at … Continue reading

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The beautiful spirit of artist, Judy Wise

I first met Judy Wise when she, Stephanie Lee and Katie Kendrick crashed my Misty Mawn class at the last Artfest. They quietly sat at their table journaling and painting while we took direction from Misty. I had a few … Continue reading

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Rosita's friends stopped by

Rosita’s friends arrived this weekend and Agnes became flustered during all the activity and decided she needed more air. She’s a demanding one. St. Ana loves her bracelets and isn’t above waving her arms a lot to direct everyone’s attention … Continue reading

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