I've been thinking a lot about this lately.
What is possible?
Is EVERYTHING within the realms of possibility?
I watched this beautiful video with Marco and the girls last night. Marco's new passion is kite surfing and he LOVES feeling at one with the wind! These guys take it to a whole new level and just left us all speechless....I feel like they are truly dancing on the edge of possibility but also in some way opening the boundaries just that little bit wider for all of us......
I'm really interested to hear back from you all because I know that for me I have spent a lifetime
taking things in
and feeling a certain shift inside me when something that I thought was out of my reach suddenly comes into my vision of what is possible .......
simply because I have seen it done by someone else or felt the feeling for a brief moment of what it would be like to be doing whatever it was that I didn't previously think was possible.
I believe that we have these pivotal moments...little epiphanies....like the night 25 years ago when Marco and I went on our first romantic holiday to San Jose del Cabo and bought our very first artwork together, a beautiful woodblock print titled "Exprisionera" that hangs in our kitchen today, a symbol of breaking free, going beyond the boundaries, a sign of things to come?
like the day I bought a fabulous book by Dory Kanter called Art Escapes in 2008, opened it up and discovered that it was possible to not only be an artist but to travel around the world to exotic locations teaching others!
I remember saying to Marco, "I'm going to do that one day"
Like the time I created my vision board around my dream of travelling and teaching, including a picture of the oh so talented Flora Bowley teaching and then within a year Flora was here,
in my home,
sharing dinner and wine
and her stories,
teaching a workshop which I organised,
opening my vision of what is possible even FURTHER.....
Fast forward to this moment and I find myself planning an unbelievable adventure in which I am the artist travelling to amazing locations to share the things I have learnt along my painting journey and to help someone else believe in new possibilities!
This time next year I'll be flying around the beautiful U.S meeting many of you that have become my friends here. I am so grateful for everyone that has offered to help and for all of the love and inspiration ♥♥
Keep believing in possibilities
love Tracy xox
This is my itinerary so far...can you believe it!
Sept 19-24 2012 Petaluma California Art Is retreat
Sept 30-31st 2012 Orange County, California Tracy Verdugo Wholehearted workshop . For more info contact the wonderful Christy Nimeh through my Magically Mixed Art Community on FB.
Oct 3-9 2012 Danbury Connecticut Art Is Retreat
Oct 12-16 (TBC) Excelsior Springs, Missouri Sweet Freedom Retreat!
Oct 19-21 (TBC) Tracy Verdugo Wholehearted Workshop Texas.
Contact Selah Gay ♥
Oct 26-29 (TBC) Tracy Verdugo Wholehearted Workshop Florida
possibly with E'Layne Koenisberg
November possible workshops in Claremont Botanic Gardens LA, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, BC, Canada....still working out the details on these.
Dec will be in California for Christmas with family
January Todos Santos, Baja California...anyone want to fly down and paint with me in this beautiful village?
Late Jan (TBC)Honolulu Hawaii Tracy Verdugo Wholehearted Workshop at the beautiful studio of Susan Conrad Risse
Feb ( home to Australia...that is unless we decide to stay longer ;p)
There is the possibility of adding other week day workshops amongst these so let me know if you would like me to try to visit your area. Its going to be amazing to connect with you all!! ♥
ps dont forget to read the post before this one...you might be the lucky winner of a free spot in the upcoming Life Book workshop....
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