A few years ago, my friend Nikki at Tikkido.com held a wonderfully styled “Raingutter Regatta” for her kids in the backyard. It was totally charming! Loved it! The idea of using rain gutters for racing has stuck with me, and I’ve used the idea for several school activities. What is really wonderful about this activity ...continue reading

Summer Camp: Rain Gutter Sailboat Races STEM Activity

A few years ago, my friend Nikki at Tikkido.com held a wonderfully styled “Raingutter Regatta” for her kids in the backyard. It was totally charming! Loved it! The idea of using rain gutters for racing has stuck with me, and I’ve used the idea for several school activities. What is really wonderful about this activity ...continue reading

As one of the world's toughest offshore yacht races, the Rolex Sydney Hobart requires strength and the determination to excel. #RolexOfficial

As one of the world's toughest offshore yacht races, the Rolex Sydney Hobart requires strength and the determination to excel. #RolexOfficial

All the games, activities, and FUN from the Rain Gutter Regatta, including decorating sailboats, sailboat races, and playing with semaphore flags.

All the games, activities, and FUN from the Rain Gutter Regatta, including decorating sailboats, sailboat races, and playing with semaphore flags.

Pinching and driving to the weather mark.  One of the best legs in sailboat racing !!!

Pinching and driving to the weather mark. One of the best legs in sailboat racing !!!

This series has a lot of very thick acrylic paints, plasters and textures. I did two on thick gallery wrap canvases. One is 60x20 and one is 40x20. I started them when I returned  from Jamaica trying to capture the colors of the water and skies. On the trip, the ocean was usually very calm but I imagined a sailboat race where there was a brisk breeze which stirs up the waves.

This series has a lot of very thick acrylic paints, plasters and textures. I did two on thick gallery wrap canvases. One is 60x20 and one is 40x20. I started them when I returned from Jamaica trying to capture the colors of the water and skies. On the trip, the ocean was usually very calm but I imagined a sailboat race where there was a brisk breeze which stirs up the waves.

allposters.com, sailboat racing, 1934,  #CLshowhouse #coastaldesigner

Sailboat Racing, 1934

Sailboat Race from Port Huron, Michigan to Mackinac Island. I love Michigan!

Sailboat Race from Port Huron, Michigan to Mackinac Island. I love Michigan!

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