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This Just Makes ME Want to Pack My Bags!

Friends, family and colleagues, While I make a conscious choice to not politicize my website or pages, I am compelled to respond to the recent Brussels attacks, first by saying how sad I am for all those involved in this tragedy. No one should ever have to experience such pain or violent loss of loved…

Driving in France

Some people think I’m crazy to come to a “foreign (as they put it) country”, rent a car, and drive around as if I know where I am going. Let me state, firmly and at the onset, it’s pretty difficult, if not impossible, to get lost in France, even in the deepest countryside. First of all,…

The Wisdom of Bob Dylan

“All Songs Are Written As Part Of A Symphony.” -Bob Dylan What insight Bob Dylan had when he said that! Although you might never have imagined “Lay, Lady, Lay” or “Like a Rolling Stone” as symphonic pieces, the meaning of Bob’s statement is profound. I propose that this refers more to the synchronistic connections between people. This month…

As Previously Mentioned, It Called to Me and I Couldn’t Say “No.”

Roxanne Steed’s  “Cleanliness is Next to Godliness” As I stated in my earlier post, this sweet little painting rocked my world when I first laid eyes on it, during Roxanne’s art holiday show last year. There was such a pure quality to the light captured on the laundry stretched across the line. It was simple,…

Lisa’s Gryphon Welcomes Roxanne Steed

Traveling Light with…Roxanne Steed I am so excited to welcome Roxanne Steed as the premier instructor this art holiday season, starting us off right on the 2nd of May, 2014 with her light-heart-ed and painterly watercolor sketching tour in the heart of the Lot in SW France. Those of you who already know Roxanne are…

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to the new Lisa’s Gryphon Art Holiday website. You’ll be able to find out about our workshops and instructors and sign-up for inspiring painting holidays in Italy and France. If you’ve been thinking about a painting holiday in France or Italy, this is your place! See the class descriptions on our schedule page

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