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January Class Line-Up at Gypsy Studios Landing

Join us this January or February as we open the studio back up after the holidays for an array of class style choices! We will have new Youth Acrylic classes, Adult Acrylic classes and Adult Watercolor classes! Sign yourself up

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Labor Day Painting, BBQ and lots of Wine!

Are you looking for a unique experience over Labor Day Weekend in the Santa Barbara County Wine Country? Why not make a day of it and join us as we paint the gorgeous Kessler-Haak Vineyard in the world renowned Sta

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What brings joy, frustration and ultimately timeless memories?

Painting in the Vineyard classes are back! 😉 Spring has sprung and it’s a spectacular show of wildflowers all over our hills and mountains up here in the Santa Ynez Valley and we can’t wait to paint them all. Spring

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Announcing our Annual Italian Art Retreat–Bellissima Art Retreats!

Bellissima Art Retreat in Italy! Ciao Amici! Hope this message finds you enjoying the crisper weather and the anticipation of the holidays. Speaking of holidays, I’m actually hosting my first Thanksgiving this year…so that’s fun (and a bit nerve-wracking), but

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New Events & A bit of Sap…

While the weather might not be reflecting it–Summer is most definitely just around the corner! We’re booking new events left and right (see below for the most recent additions) and attendance at our painting in the vineyard events is better

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Do it now.

This month I have taken on a few personal challenges–one of them being an art challenge that I’d like to share with you. Lately, I’ve been putting a lot of things off–especially self-care or betterment type things–until I have “more time for

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