Thursday, October 16, 2008
Here we are, dear friends for over 25 years! In the photo are Jane Drynan, Bev Birdwell, Ros Stallcup, Barb Smith and Char Stempel. We all met and got our start in the field of decorative painting because of one very special person - Susan Scheewe Brown. Sue is a fantastic artist and publisher of the finest books in the decorative painting field , as most of you well know. She invited each of us to be on her teaching staff, and she has been our teacher, dear friend and mentor all through these years. Thank you, Sue, for all you have done for us - we love you!!!!!
If you didn't come to Gran in the Midwest 2008, your surely missed a great time. As always, Ros Stallcup treated us to some wonderful projects to paint under her expert leadership and teaching abilities - what a beautiful painter, wonderful teacher, and special friend she is! A total of 34 painters gathered at the Ramada Inn, Glendale Heights, Illinois to paint Ros's fantastic projects-some of these gals have been with us all 9 years of Gran in the Midwest, and some were here for the very first time - however, everyone left with a feeling of camaraderie and friendship.
Why not join us next year, September 14-18, 2009. It will be our 10th anniversary! The $475.00 fee includes 5 full days of Ros's instruction, all surfaces and paint, plus a delicious lunch every day - what a bargain! A $100.00 non-refundable deposit holds your spot! Please email me for more information - use this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.