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Around the State / Testimonial: New Mexico Silk Art Escapes with Sandy Hopper

Around the State / Testimonial: New Mexico Silk Art Escapes with Sandy Hopper

“Sandy is a wonderful teacher as well as a gracious host. I admire her skills as an artisan and found that she was willing to share her knowledge with me easily and readily. It was beneficial for me to learn her less-toxic methods of silk painting and I was able to sample a variety of techniques in her two day workshop. She combines the gift of ‘welcoming’ along with her silk painting skills to create a blend of education and enjoyment while visiting her scenic studio on Elephant Butte Lake. I also resonated with her zen-like approach to working on silk. I recommend Sandy as a teacher, and would like to learn more from her in the future.”

- Illuminata S. / Silver City, NM

New Mexico Silk Art Escapes The Perfect “Girlfriend Getaway!”

Located in Southern New Mexico, Grasshopper Silk Art Studio over-looks Elephant Butte Lake. The perfect Zen place to learn or advance your silk painting techniques.

* Learn the basics of applying dye and resists creating silk scarves
* How to mix custom colors
* Soy wax as a resist and more

Make it a “Girlfriend Getaway” Learn silk painting techniques, enjoy the lake, local hot mineral baths, funky shopping and a tour of Space Port America.

When: *Personalized* Individual and small group lessons are available year round

Where: 509 Bass Rd, Hot Springs Landing, Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico

Time: Mornings 9-Noon/Afternoons 1pm-4pm/Full Day 9am-3pm

Phone: 575- 740- 4958


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