September 2017 WORKSHOP in Italy now available! JOURNALING THE JOURNEY: Inspirations for Artists, Writer-Poets, and Lovers of Italy (September 10 - 16, 2017)
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Summer 2016 - Author-artist, Darlene Marwitz AND artist Beth Cunningham lead dual-workshops in Provence. THIS trip is now CLOSED, no longer available . . . please SUBSCRIBE for news of future workshops.
Rare opportunity to see lavender fields in bloom in France this summer!
June 25 - July 2, 2016
LAVENDER et ROSÈ en PROVENCE:
A Travel-Journal and Zentangle® Adventure
for Artists and the Curious at Heart
See ABOVE "lavender tour" tab for Provence itinerary or contact www.epicopia.com to reserve for France now!
Lavender tour in Provence, France - plus food, wine, and art!
Darlene Marwitz, Associate AIA: Artist and author Darlene Marwitz worked on significant historic preservation projects, primarily in Texas, and has overseen the research, design, and reproduction of numerous period textiles: woven matelasse and brocatelle drapery fabrics and hand-crafted passementerie, plus Wilton and Brussels carpets loomed in England. One travel-related aspect of Darlene's studio work explores creative approaches to "art journal pages." Subscribe to receive updates on the Provence trip, local workshops, and her "lavender market lifestyle" journey.
Our base is a restored farmhouse near Gordes, ideal for easy day trips!
Beth Cunningham, Artist (CZT, Certified Zentangle® Teacher): Beth Cunningham has exhibited unique art for 40 years, from heavily woven pieces and delicate stitch work to layered airbrush on canvas and to heavily textured acrylic on paper. Her undergraduate work in clothing and textiles, meshed with her graduate work in mixed media, was the beginning of her fibers journey. Beth is artist-in-residence at "Studio" Villa Texas. See more about Beth at www.bethcunninghamartist.com, including her "Introduction to Zentangle" classes at ONE QUILT PLACE in Fredericksburg, Texas.