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Deb Antonick

Deb Antonick lives in beautiful Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. Penticton is best known for its beaches, wine, and the mythical Ogopogo lake creature. She is a published designer and has published several books, magazine articles, and patterns since 2003.

Heidi Easley

My life was TOTALLY different 10 years ago after my husband lost his job and shortly after we lost our home.  We sold pretty much everything we had.

Gretchen Wheeler

In the fall of 2013, Gretchen Wheeler noticed canvas painting classes were starting to become popular across the country and thought it would be fun to do something similar in her hometown of Erie, PA. Cocktails & Color events were originally held at local bars and restaurants in the area, but within the year a large, open studio space became the main venue location.

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.