One thing at a time

I’m packing my bags for workshops in Amersfoort and Amsterdam next week, but before I add in my art supplies, I get out my palette for one last time to paint the berries in the fridge. I’ll admit, I bought too many boxes this week — it’s a good year for strawberries — and these will go bad if I don’t take immediate action. Fortunately I have enough time to paint, pack AND make jam before taking off tomorrow.

16 Comments on “One thing at a time”

  1. Nancy says:

    The strawberries look delicious! Have a great time in Amsterdam – we were there in April and it was a fascinating place. Watch out for bicyclers.


    • Nancy, I was in Amsterdam about 8 years ago and I remember looking about 10 times before I crossed the street. Those cyclists are fierce!


      • Betsy says:

        Rent a bike! Then the world of Amsterdam is made just for you. Truly, it’s only intimidating when you’re *off* the bike.


      • Betsy, other people have told me that too but it looks pretty daunting to ride a bike in Amsterdam. I would probably attempt it if I were out of the city a bit, but right in the centre it seems like you need quite a bit of practice to keep up the pace of weaving in and out on those streets.


  2. Nicole Lavigne says:

    Tomorrow?..? You leave early! I’m leaving only on thursday and I cannot stand quietly! Hope to see you in Amsterdam….


  3. I hope your jam was a wonderful as this painting of strawberries. Yum!


  4. Bon voyage! And happy painting and touring!
    Delicious berry sketch!


  5. Judy Sopher says:

    Have a safe trip. Looking forward to seeing your paintings. Always wonder how you decide where you are going on a workshop. It all sounds exciting.


    • Judy, I usually get invited to teach in different places. This time I will be teaching at the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Amsterdam. Before that I will be giving a workshop through the USk workshop program in Amersfoort. I feel very fortunate to have these opportunities.


  6. Good Morning,


    Wishing you a very happy, prosperous, successful, safe and peaceful trip.
    All the best and good luck.


  7. joantav says:

    Glad you caught them in their prime…they look yummy. Have a great trip! I didn’t get into one of your workshops but I am sure I will see you somewhere in Amsterdam. I’m staying a few days after the Symposium and then heading to Paris for a few days.


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