Studio - Move-in Day
       
     
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My Desk, Day One
       
     
Ashe Practice Materials
       
     
Calligraphy
       
     
Cope Studios Grand Opening
       
     
On Display at the Studio Grand Opening
       
     
 My work on display at the Cope Studios Grand Opening
       
     
The Incomparable Jacqueline Myers-Cho
       
     
 Some of Jacqueline's amazing work in progress. I own one of these pieces.
       
     
Play Date "The Chopped Challenge"
       
     
 Friends at The Chopped Challenge Play Date
       
     
 A completed Chopped Challenge project
       
     
 Play Date regulars show their work at the Chopped Challenge
       
     
Print Making Play Date
       
     
 Hard at play.
       
     
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Inaugural Coloring Play Date
       
     
 Some of the regulars at the first Play Date
       
     
 The fabulous spread for Play Dates
       
     
 Another regular at the Play Date
       
     
Collaborative Artwork
       
     
Party Hat Play Date
       
     
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 A mom and daughter duo so fun to have them both!
       
     
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 Girls, ready to PARTY
       
     
Cara Long - Ceramic Artist
       
     
 Some of Cara's work waiting for the second firing
       
     
Karen Cope Sculptor
       
     
 My fellow artist Claire
       
     
Cope Studios Building
       
     
Access Road
       
     
Studio - Move-in Day
       
     
Studio - Move-in Day
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My Desk, Day One
       
     
My Desk, Day One

I placed some of the things that inspire me on the shelves above my desk. The vision board was created at a party that my friend Jennifer had in January. 

Ashe Practice Materials
       
     
Ashe Practice Materials

One of the things I do regularly is a calligraphy practice that was transmitted by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, an amazing Buddhist teacher and artist. 

Calligraphy
       
     
Calligraphy

My first day in the studio I began with a calligraphy practice to raise the energy in the space and invoke magic.

Cope Studios Grand Opening
       
     
Cope Studios Grand Opening

My wonderful and supportive friends turned out for our studio opening.  We had over 20 artists represented and almost 300 guests. 

On Display at the Studio Grand Opening
       
     
On Display at the Studio Grand Opening

Crow Looking Back, Oil on Canvas, 24" x 24", available in reproductions

 My work on display at the Cope Studios Grand Opening
       
     

My work on display at the Cope Studios Grand Opening

The Incomparable Jacqueline Myers-Cho
       
     
The Incomparable Jacqueline Myers-Cho

Here she is talking about one of her commissions

 Some of Jacqueline's amazing work in progress. I own one of these pieces.
       
     

Some of Jacqueline's amazing work in progress. I own one of these pieces.

Play Date "The Chopped Challenge"
       
     
Play Date "The Chopped Challenge"

Everyone received a carton packed with different art supplies and they created an artwork from the contents. 

 Friends at The Chopped Challenge Play Date
       
     

Friends at The Chopped Challenge Play Date

 A completed Chopped Challenge project
       
     

A completed Chopped Challenge project

 Play Date regulars show their work at the Chopped Challenge
       
     

Play Date regulars show their work at the Chopped Challenge

Print Making Play Date
       
     
Print Making Play Date

Artist Jacqueline Myers-Cho demonstrates printing techniques

 Hard at play.
       
     

Hard at play.

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Inaugural Coloring Play Date
       
     
Inaugural Coloring Play Date

A group of us gathered for coloring and cocktails. What could be more fun?

 Some of the regulars at the first Play Date
       
     

Some of the regulars at the first Play Date

 The fabulous spread for Play Dates
       
     

The fabulous spread for Play Dates

 Another regular at the Play Date
       
     

Another regular at the Play Date

Collaborative Artwork
       
     
Collaborative Artwork

This is a drawing that Jacqueline Myers-Cho and I created together. Stay tuned for our book!

Party Hat Play Date
       
     
Party Hat Play Date

We each made our own party hat. 

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 A mom and daughter duo so fun to have them both!
       
     

A mom and daughter duo so fun to have them both!

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 Girls, ready to PARTY
       
     

Girls, ready to PARTY

Cara Long - Ceramic Artist
       
     
Cara Long - Ceramic Artist

One of my neighbors in her studio

 Some of Cara's work waiting for the second firing
       
     

Some of Cara's work waiting for the second firing

Karen Cope Sculptor
       
     
Karen Cope Sculptor

Karen is the owner/manager of Cope Studios, pictured here with my SUPER talented friend and henna artist Tamara Brown of Opal Moon Henna.

 My fellow artist Claire
       
     

My fellow artist Claire

Cope Studios Building
       
     
Cope Studios Building

926 Western Avenue

Access Road
       
     
Access Road

This is the access road to reach the 900 block of Western Avenue