Category Archives: creative process

Meanwhile, much news from Santa Fe!

Hello all my friends! This post is full of news, and I will do my best to add some pictures too: there will be more of those in a few weeks. 1. Big online sale SUNDAY ONLY at my gallery shop! 50% off everything! Enter code SNOW at checkout for your discount! email me if issues….

Holiday BonBons Artful Gift-Making!

Workshop November 15+16 It is November, and the time of the year when most of us think about what to give our pals, playmates parents and sweethearts. If you find the shopping thing daunting, consider coming to Santa Fe this weekend for our annual Holiday Bonbons class! All you need to bring is your gift…

Come Art and Play! Anniversary Year Retreats+Workshops Discounted!

Hello my little chickadees!  The Big Camel is my sign for discounts and specials this year to celebrate my 30th year in business: check them out! From February 2014-January 2015, to mark my first serious retail sale in 1984. Golly. Stay tuned, lots ahead! Well, we’re gearing up for our big season here in Santa Fe. The Santa Fe Opera…

Special Workshop: A Week In Trebizond, July 14-18

Isn’t it time to do something for yourself? Yep. This is the best year for it. Please join us for the 3rd annual “A Week in Trebizond” 5-day Immersive Polymer/ Mixed Media Workshop. Learn new imitative techniques, like Rainbow Jades, Crazed Antiquitories, and Cloud Agates like this: Perfect my classic techniques to recreate the look and feel of carved…

Can you help me with something? or Data! I need Data!

Hello all! Our ongoing quest: to make this a slightly easier corner of the world. We need data. Would you help us? A few questions, would love your answers: Any and all answers are read and appreciated. 0. How would you most like to hear from us: blog, email, newsletter, Facebook posts, etc? 1. Are you…

Tory Hughes Workshop in a Box: For Faraway Friends+Guilds

Allo you! We’ve gotten emails over the years about people who want to come here for an immersive week of artmaking, but can’t swing it right now. We’ve gotten emails from people who want to take a class with me, but live way too far away. So we’ve put together this special Groups+Guilds Workshop in…

30 years since my first retail sale!

Hello all- 2014 is my official 30 year anniversary as a business. I made a logo:  you can give me another career, but you can’t take the graphic designer out of me.How does this spring day find you?  May your place be as glorious as Santa Fe is right now! Subtle fragrance of apple blossoms,…

Making Artists’ Books, April 14 – 18

Hello all- You are invited to a wonderful, and happily provocative, creative workshop. Making Artists’ Books, April 14 – 18. Five days of working with us in my fully equipped studio, getting hands-on instruction in techniques and personal coaching in your art. And taking breaks by wandering the galleries, museums, adobe lanes and open vistas…

Have you met Miss Yakini?

A little while ago, I was trekking in the snow-shrouded and mysterious valleys of the high Himalayas. Hearing a gentle ‘whooof’ followed by a moist snort, I turned, startled, to find that a gorgeous and shaggy creature had joined my walk. A big heavy head swung at the height of my shoulder, and her horns were…

Jumping Jeepers! Creativity Retreats in February and March-

Allo you! Me, Miss Yakini and the ArtRanch crew are so happy to be making things and planning workshops for you. You’ll be excited too when you come to our busy studio, planning hijinks and revelations. Here’s what’s happening for the next couple of months- Join us soon in Santa Fe! The ArtRanch schedule for February…