Really Fun Open Studio Tour! It’s the people!

It was a great weekend for connecting with people in our community and surrounding area. Lots of great conversations, some deep, some plain fun, many really meaningful. One of the big treats is to meet people in person that I’ve connected with through this blog or email. It is a good reminder that on the other end of the text I write and press “send” is a real person. And this weekend I met lovely people for the first time in person and reconnected with others I hadn’t seen in awhile. What a blessing! Thank you all who came! It… Read More

Making Connections in a Small, Big World

This past weekend was the Washington County Artists Studio Tour. I really must thank my dear husband Keith and two wonderful friends Kim and Ellen for helping me, taking care of all the sales and anything that needed to be done. You guys are the BEST! How blessed I am to have such great friends! For those of you who stopped by my studio, THANK YOU! I loved having you come! What a great time connecting we had! Such a good time, in fact, that we didn’t have time to stop and take photos. I realized at the end of… Read More

Ready, Set, Show!

I’m nearly ready for this weekend’s Washington County Artists’ Open Studios Tour and Sale.  Original Paintings Prints matted to fit nicely into standard size frames: Specialty cards in singles and packages: 2013 Workshop Schedule unveiled and ready for sign-up: Hope to see you there! Visit my website to see more: www.valeriesjodin.com

Gratitude for a Great Artists Studio Tour

I am so grateful for the success of this past weekend’s artists studio tour and book party. It was Washington County’s 2nd Artists Studio Tour. Last year I visited other artists in their studios and had so much fun. This year I participated. There were about 165 people who came through my studio. What was so great is people were so happy. I was tired and blessed by the end of Sunday. The books I had on hand all sold and I sold out of most of the cards and over half the prints I made with my new printer.… Read More