Spotlights

Becky Levesque

I live in the beautiful state of Maine. I am a wife and the mother to two sons. I first discovered decorative painting in the early 90’s while attending a craft show and seeing the painted items I thought, “I wonder if I could do that?”

Liz Miller, CDA

Liz Miller became interested in art and painting as a child, seeking out opportunities to learn and create. She discovered decorative painting in the 1980s and has enjoyed sharing her love for art, by teaching all levels of acrylics in the Raleigh area since 1985. Liz has owned a decorative painting studio and shop, Artful [...]

Nilda Rosa Rodriguez, CDA

Nilda is a decorative painter who teaches around the world and through digital classes in her online painting schools. She especially enjoys painting birds, flowers, fruits, and still life.

Debbie Cole

Debbie is a decorative painter and mixed media artist, author, designer and instructor. Best known for her attention to detail, she is inspired by nature and nostalgia, and enjoys painting both whimsical and realistic images.

Cynthia Estes

Cynthia Estes is a painter and teacher with a strong history using and teaching with Traditions paint. She has recently expanded her focus to explore mixed media and altered art techniques.

Cindy Harrison

Cindy Harrison is a lifetime art enthusiast and accomplished teacher. She is an active SDP member and also teaches online e-courses for the decorative painting community.

Sandy LeFlore

Sandy LeFlore is an accomplished artist who has published several books and hundreds of design packets. She can be found teaching across the US at various SDP chapters and conventions.

Susie Wolfe

Susie Wolfe is an accomplished painter and teacher, and a long-time, active member of the SDP. She has recently rekindled her passion for painting and is now enthralled with exploring mixed media concepts and techniques.

Ruben Ruiz

Ruben Ruiz is an accomplished gallery artist who credits his childhood Christmas crafting as the start of his life of art. He offers private art lessons and coordinates workshops in his studio/gallery.

Deb Antonick

Deb Antonick is a decorative painter, teacher, and designer who co-founded Painting with Friends. She has been featured in several magazines and has published two books.