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Bellissima Art Retreat Summer 2018 Dates just released!

Discover your bliss in Italy this Summer! We’re so excited to announce that we’ve finally got our dates and details together for our 2018 Tuscan Art Retreat…and we hope you’ll join us. We have two different retreats planned for you

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Upcoming Events and Ongoing Offerings at THE LANDING

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We’ve been working hard on filling out our calendar over here at The Landing with new events and classes that we want to keep you informed of. We are just LOVING hosting so many art classes for kids and adults alike here in

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Tuesday Tale 9/12/17

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Tuesday Tale: On this day we hosted our first birthday party at our new studio space “The Landing”. I love kids, and taking them on adventures and seeing life through their eyes… but this was HARD! Christi was amazing and

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Labor Day Painting, BBQ and lots of Wine!

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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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Weekday Art Classes for Adults and Kids

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This month has been a big one for us at Gypsy Studios Art and we look forward to all that our new studio space will be able to offer to the community! We would like to thank everyone that was

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This Mother’s Day…Shine Like The Favorite Child You Are

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Isn’t it time you showed mom just what a great job she did in raising you–by giving her the BEST Mother’s Day ever? Treat your mom to a Painting in the Vineyard event and secure your place as her favorite

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What brings joy, frustration and ultimately timeless memories?

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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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Born Creators

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We are all BORN creators. Like Pablo Picasso says: Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. Do you believe that? That every child is an artist? I do. Picture a

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New Year…New Art

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Happy New Year to you and yours! We at Gypsy Studios are looking forward to all the excitement that 2017 holds for us and all the adventures it is sure to bring. We hope you’re recovering from the holidays and

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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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