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Florals and stripes; the classics re-interpreted

[caption id="attachment_9049" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="I painted the background of this piece at a couple of years ago. I always envision the background of my paintings first having no idea what I'll paint on top until I'm satisfied with the backdrop. The unfinished painting sat in my studio for a long time before I picture these dahlias exploding on the classic motif I created in blue and green."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9055" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="As soon as I finished the painting, I knew it would become another of my re-invention pieces. But it was several month before I saw this little nightstand, already painted blue, at a flea market."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9052" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="I repainted the dresser a deeper blue with a more...

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Cooking up ART and COLOR Events with Tamalpie Pizzaria

Recently, an awesome client referred me to a friend who owns a chic new restaurant in Mill Valley, and we're partnering up to offer two exciting Art and Color events! So cool. (Thanks, PR!) Join me at Tamalpie Pizzaria 477 Miller Avenue in Mill Valley, California for my latest Color Theory Class and an Art Reception to introduce my newest paintings and vintage furniture I'm re-working with an innovative twist!         ¬†Shannon Kaye's Home Colors Workshop Monday, June 24th from 2-4pm Bring a decorative piece from your home and join us for lunch, a review of the color wheel and unique method for helping you choose the perfect color palette for your home. Attendance is limited to...

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Making the Makeover- getting it all done

With the painters working away and the shopping basically done, I still have time to do a little more painting myself. You all know I'm a DIY enthusiast. (Heck, I even give my residential clients assignments to get them involved in the creative process of designing personal and beautiful rooms- am I telling the truth, Leila?). But here's the thing; when you get the help you need for those big gnarly projects (like a two-story entry for example??)... [caption id="attachment_6459" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="(thank you, Steve!)"][/caption] it frees you up to tackle those little projects that are really easy to do yourself. I'd normally have this homeowner painting with me, but I've got her digging through her basement for family heirlooms...

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