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Deco-Tourism: Italy

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

Join me June 8-14 2019 on my 12th deco-tourism trip to the heart of Tuscany.  Stay in a 17th century villa on an award winning olive grove and vineyard  (Fattoria di Fubbiano). Paint, hike, swim, tour and relax on this 7 day trip. You will create a small painting during the days with one excursion to Florence and an evening in Lucca. *$2500 includes painting class, room and meals at villa. $500 deposit will secure your space.  Only 6 rooms available (If you would like to share your room the price each is $2000.00) *airfare and transportation to and from airport is not included Email at lorilemare@bell.net...

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Heritage Floorcloth Workshop

Posted by on Dec 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Floorcloths have been around since the 1800s as a cheap alternative to protect and decorate a floor. Create your own 28″ x 36″ floorcloth. These floor mats are highly durable and scrubbable and perfect for any area that gets wear (kitchen, front/back door, under pet food/litter, nursery/kids play areas). You will choose from a limited pallete of colours and stencils to create your own design. Small floorcloth ( 28″ x 36″) …$150.00 plus hst Note: If you would like to create a larger floorcloth (4’x 5′), the price is $280 and dependent on space. Please email lorilemare@bell.net to inquire about this. Sign up...

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Holiday Floorcloth Workshop

Holiday Floorcloth Workshop

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

    Createyour own floorcloth to use or give as a holiday gift. These mats are washable/scrubbable and can be used anywhere in your home (inside and out). Size will be approximately 28″ x 36″ and will be painted in your own colour scheme. You don’t need any experience, Lori will guide you through the process step by step using stencils and a variety of professional decorative painting techniques. $125.00 plus hst December 16 2017 10 am-2 pm The Cotton Factory, unit 229 270 Sherman Avenue North Hamilton ON 416 820 1407 Register...

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Art Exhibition

Posted by on Oct 15, 2016 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

My artwork is on display at Nellie James Too Restaurant/Gallery in Hamilton from October 15th 2016-January 15th 2017.  This exhibition shows my work from the last 10 years to the present.  This exhibition is funded by the generous support of the Ontario Arts Council and Nellie James Too....

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Floorcloth Workshop- One Day

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Blog, Events, Slider | 0 comments

Create your own floorcloth in one day at the Cotton Factory!  Floorcloths are an inexpensive way to decorate and protect floors.  They can also be made into placemats, doormats, table runners and decorative wall hangings.  The student will work on prepared canvas and choose from an array of stencils and colours.  Come prepared with a colour scheme you would like see in your floorcloth.  All products used are water base.  The size of the floorcloth will be approximately 5′ x 3′. $190.00 All supplies included. Saturday May 21st 9:30-4:30 The Cotton Factory                                                                                                                                       270 Sherman Avenue North, 3rd Floor                                                                                         Hamilton ON...

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Spain Painting Trip – June 2016

Spain Painting Trip – June 2016

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Blog, Events, Slider | 0 comments

Travel to Spain and create your own figurative painting at San Jeroni de la Murtra, a monastery just outside of Barcelona. This trip will be a mystical/spiritual experience as we live and paint at a working Catholic monastery. Private bedrooms are modest with private baths. Students live together, eat together and enjoy excursions into Barcelona. The monastery is located in the hills between Barcelona and Badalona – just a 30-minute walk through a park from the subway system. Students will learn methods of large-scale figurative painting utilizing decorative and faux techniques. This class is open to only 7 students. We will be utilizing Modern Masters products.   June 5th to 12th, 2016 COST: $2250.00 (includes course, supplies, room and meals – price does NOT include airfare or transportation to and from monastery and airport) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 15th, 2016 DEPOSIT: $600.00 Email me here! Option: Pay Deposit through PayPal $600.00   Option: Pay the balance $1650   Click here to take a tour of the monastery with Lori! Photos from past international painting trips: San Jeroni de la Murtra, Barcelona Spanish Monastery Cloister of monastery Spain Spain Spain Spain Spain Tuscany Spain View from the monastery Students Spain Hill near the monastery Student work Spain San Jeroni de la Murtra Student work Spain Greystone Mansion Beverly Hills Class Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills Class at Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills Dinner at the Getty Museum, Greystone Mansion class Tuscany...

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