Brushing Up on Learning: The Impact of Art on Creativity and Cognitive Skills

By Sandra Dotson / April 11, 2024

loading… The benefits of art in learning and perception are widely supported by research in psychology, education, and neuroscience. Numerous studies have explored the cognitive, emotional, and developmental benefits of engaging in artistic activities, including enhanced creativity, improved cognitive skills, heightened sensory awareness, emotional expression and regulation, and increased cultural and historical understanding. Let’s explore…

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Cultivate Mindfulness: 6 Ways Watercolors Can Help you Relax

By Sandra Dotson / March 25, 2024

loading… Watercolor painting isn’t just about creating art; it’s a great way to relax and be mindful. Here are six reasons why watercolors can help you unwind and destress: Flowing Creativity The beauty of watercolor lies in its fluidity. As colors blend on paper, a sense of freedom and spontaneity emerges. Watching the pigments dance…

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Painting in the Vineyard: A Serene and Creative Experience

By Sandra Dotson / March 1, 2024

loading… Scenic Beauty Imagine yourself surrounded by lush green vines, the gentle rustle of leaves in the breeze, and the warm rays of the sun kissing your skin. This idyllic setting is not just for wine tasting; it’s also the perfect backdrop for a unique and inspiring painting experience – or how about combining the…

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Exploring the Magic of Process Art for Kids: A Journey of Creativity and Discovery

By Sandra Dotson / February 8, 2024

Dive into the world of process art for kids! Explore the benefits of this innovative approach to creativity in our engaging classes. Nurture your child’s imagination, build confidence, and foster artistic expression in a supportive studio environment. Join us and unleash their creative potential!

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Painting in the Vineyard at Vega Vineyard & Farm

By Maria / September 13, 2023

loading…   Painting in the Vineyard at Vega Vineyard & Farm ADDITIONAL DATE JUST ADDED! Fall is almost here and we are excited to announce another Painting in the Vineyard opportunity with Vega Vineyard and Farm on Saturday, November 18. Join us for guided painting and a glass of wine and then stay for a…

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Summer Art Camps

By Maria / June 19, 2023

loading…   Summer Art Camps There are only 8 DAYS left of school! We were shook this morning, too, when we found out. So we are sending out a reminder to sign your child up today to join us for our creative & fun Summer Art Camps! There are 6 weeks to choose from, all listed…

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Spring & Summer events are waiting for you!

By Maria / March 14, 2023

loading… Spring & Summer events are waiting for you! …our 2023 Spring and Summer schedule is here! Find the event(s) that peaks your interest and join us! Take time to foster your creativity or grab some friends and make some memories. Come out and enjoy the coming Seasons with us! Below you’ll find Art Classes,…

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Spring Break Art Camp in Solvang

By Maria / January 31, 2023

loading… Spring Break Art Camp Registration is LIVE! Don’t miss out. Space is limited and we expect camp to sell out.   April 3-7, from 10am – 2pm Participants may choose to join for one day or (at a discounted rate) for all five days. Geared toward children ages 7-12, we provide space and guidance…

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New Events for a New Year!

By Maria / January 6, 2023

loading…     New Classes, New Events and a New Year Happy 2023! We hope this new year brings you renewed energy, more time making memories with the ones you love, and more time for yourself. In an effort to help facilitate making those memories and taking that time, we have a full line-up of classes…

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Open Studio in Solvang, Fall Kids Art Camp & Paint and Sip Events

By Maria / November 2, 2022

loading…     A little note & family update from us… When Maria and I opened the studio our biggest goal and purpose was to create COMMUNITY. We want to get back to that now that we’re finally coming out of the COVID fog. A few months ago we were thrown a bit of a curveball in…

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Fall 2022 Classes & Events

By Maria / July 26, 2022

loading…     It’s been a minute since we have checked in and we want to make sure you are in the know for all of the upcoming fun. We are back in our studio once again and have some exciting new courses that run for the whole season scheduled for adults and kids of…

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By Christi Belle / March 7, 2022


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