I have to say teaching on Whidbey Island was an absolute joy.
Lisa Bernhardt (who runs the Pacific NorthWest Art School) and my wonderful assistant Nita Wester spared no exertion to make it so.
The island itself reminded me so much of Latvia. Lopez does too (but has lots more hills. I love it. (
We gathered dyes within walking distance of the studio...with the exception of a delightful field trip to Ebey's Landing.
I feel I've only just begun to discover some of the magic of this gorgeous scattering of jewels in the Salish sea
The species name of which - conium maculatum - warns us to watch out for spots