Photo Encaustic Workshop, July 27, 2013 Whether you use a smart phone, point-and-shoot or professional camera to take your photographs, you will enjoy using the ancient Encaustic process to enhance them. These fun-filled full and half-day workshops will provide you with a variety of techniques you can use to apply layers of tinted beeswax to your [...]
Free Lecture & Demo: Golden Acrylics from A-Z, June 5, 2013 Nancy Reyner, lecturer for Golden presents a FREE two hour lecture/demonstration. This starts with a broad overview of acrylic paints and products, and continues with what’s new! Techniques include Digital Mixed Media (new ways of combining photography with paint); slow drying “Open” Acrylics (great for [...]
Photo Encaustic Workshop, August 19, 2013 Whether you use a smart phone, point-and-shoot or professional camera to take your photographs, you will enjoy using the ancient Encaustic process to enhance them. This fun-filled half day workshop will provide you with a variety of techniques you can use to apply layers of tinted beeswax to your images [...]
Luminous Acrylic: A Five Day Painting Workshop, July 15-19, 2013 Paint with eye-catching special effects such as acrylic on gold leaf and pouring media to create reflective surfaces. Obtain interesting sheens like the waxy veiled look of encaustic painting (but with acrylic). Explore an array of new specialty paints including the color-flip of interference and reflective [...]
Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction with Logan Wannamaker / May 27-June 1, 2013 In this Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction workshop we will be learning how to create a soda kiln out of a used electric kiln. We will be making pots and for the soda kiln and firing the kiln twice through [...]
An extensive two-day workshop exploring digital filmmaking processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have a short film of your own to take home or put on YouTube!! Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems.
Mastering Light & Creative Seeing for Outdoor Photographers / June 3-7, 2013 Mastering Light & Creative Seeing is what elevates and defines you as a photographer and takes you beyond technical competency. In this 5 day outdoor and landscape based workshop we learn to pre-visualize, design,and compose outdoor images that convey emotion or a strong [...]
Mountains, Canyons, and Adobe – Landscapes of Northern New Mexico / May 20-24, 2013 The focus of this workshop will be capturing the Landscapes of Northern New Mexico and understanding the beautiful enchanted light of the Southwest. Prime locations we visit include sweeping views of the Sangre de Cristo range, the deep canyon of the Rio [...]
Photo Encaustic Workshop / May 19, 2013 Whether you use a smart phone, point-and-shoot or professional camera to take your photographs, you will enjoy using the ancient Encaustic process to enhance them. This fun- filled half day workshop will provide you with a variety of techniques you can use to apply layers of tinted beeswax [...]
Discover the Lila Discover the lila in this cosmic playground. Join us on May 31st for a day steeped in the essence of ANAND (the bliss) within: 12 – 4 pm: Light lunch, Ayurvedic skin care, & restorative yoga, with chants to heal. 4 – 5.30 p.m: Tea and discussion of the significance of Ritual [...]
From the Ground UP: Pottery from Scratch Our heritage and history in the Southwest is rooted in land and landscape. Clay and broken pottery is found everywhere, and tell of a creative enterprise carried on by women in the Southwest for at least 1500 years. This four-part class will take participants from ancient shards and [...]
Charcoal & Wood Firing : Atmospheres to induce color with clay & slip with Logan Wannamaker / June 17-30, 2013 Charcoal & Wood Firing: Come join local wood fired potter Logan Wannamaker in this intensive Charcoal & Wood Firing workshop. We will be discussing and formulating, slips, glazes and clays conducive to the wood firing and charcoal [...]
13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 22-28, 2013 This summer we will offer TWO 7-DAY intensive stonecarving workshops. Our workshops are open to all levels of experience – from beginner to professional. We welcome everyone – men, women, young, old. Participants of all levels enjoy one-on-one instruction in a supportive atmosphere and an unequalled [...]
In this workshop Randy will be demonstrating a variety of hand-building techniques, including wood and paper patterns, altering, and assemblage. He will discuss the development and integration of form and surface in his work, addressing both functional and sculptural intentions.
Rag rug weaving is a time-honored craft that has been practiced throughout the world for ages. Take your own part in this noble tradition with professional rag weaver Sandy Voss in this 3-day rag-weaving workshop. This is your chance to create the rugs you are dreaming of with the help of a teacher who has a practiced eye for what makes a rag rug attractive as well as durable. You can expect to come home with 2 to 5 finished pieces, using weft materials of your choosing. Bring precut rags (or buy them here at EVFAC) and/or fabric you’d like to use to cut up in class. While beginning-level weavers are welcome, students do need to have looms warped ahead of time.
Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow, June 5, 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2013 Create your own original small painting and interpret your visit to Santa Fe with award-winning artist Shirley Crow. Play with techniques she uses in her studio, which is in the historic village of Tesuque only a few minutes from Santa Fe, [...]
Process painting for intuition and awareness. These classes use paint, brush and paper to explore the inner workings of our creative expression. More of a mindful use of creativity, we take time to notice how we move out of awareness into judgment or fear, leaving behind flow. Creative blocks are then released as transformation and [...]
Creative Wings Process Painting Workshop, July 19 – 21, 2013 Process painting for intuition and awareness. This workshop uses paint, brush and paper to explore the inner workings of our creative expression. More of a mindful use of creativity, we take time to notice how we move out of awareness into judgment or fear, leaving [...]
Black-and-white photography is an ideal and timeless vehicle for enhancing the beauty of almost any subject matter. It highlights composition, intensifies texture, and evokes the visual essence of the subject. For the modern photographer who wants to elevate their level of expertise in this classic medium, there’s no better or more accessible tool than Adobe Photoshop.
Leave your chisel at home. All you need to create luscious numbers (or letters or other graphic imagery) is a block of glass, ceramic fiber paper, and the right amount of heat. This kilncarving class introduces you to “kilncarving,” a kilnforming technique that achieves a bas-relief, textured, or sculpted look in billets (slabs of glass most often used for casting because they have very few bubbles).
Take a workshop creating your own piece of functional art. Students will create a 10″x10″ glass tile trivet using 1″ x 1″ and 2″x 2″ glass tiles with different colors. Choose and set your design on Saturday and grout your piece on Sunday. Find out how fun it is working with glass tile. Take your piece home and put it to use.
You will THINK OUTSIDE the BOX and engage in Deep Relaxation exercises, Vision Quests, Guided Imagery, Creative Visualization exercises that are underwritten with NLP, Hypnotherapy, Transpersonal Psychology & Art Techniques that unveil your inner-wisdom for answers to life’s questions.
Stay Weird with Max Lehamn / May 18-19, 2013 In this two day workshop participants will work with Max as he explores the spontaneous side of the creative process. Demonstrations and activities will be geared towards working fast and not over-thinking. Throughout the weekend Max will present collaborative and group activities that will inform [...]
Use of shading techniques can expand the yarn color palette without having to dye so many colors. In this workshop, we will explore how to create value changes using woven techniques based on gradations of dots and lines.
The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems.
As part of EVFAC’s Free Friday Talk series, Elizabeth Buckley will talk about how she moves from idea to woven form in a slide lecture on her process as a tapestry artist and the evolution of her work over the past 25 years. She will include the pivotal time she spent weaving in the atelier of Gisèle Glaudin-Brivet in Aubusson, France. Elizabeth Buckley is a well-known weaver with over 30 years experience teaching. She is the owner of Heritage Tapestries in Albuquerque and a published authority on tapestry weaving.
Place as an Artist’s Palette with Andrea Joy Cermanski / June 9-14, 2013 This course is designed for fine or contemporary artists and will provide teachers the opportunity to engage in their own art making in order to provide fresh avenues for inspiration in making and teaching art. Participants will be immersed into historic Santa [...]
2/2 Twills with Jason Collingwood / July 19 – 21, 2013 This class will examine straight twill, broken twill, and twill on opposites. Within these three structures, students will explore many two- and three-color sequences, each of which results in its own unique design. They will apply crossed wefts (parallel and contrary motion) and clasped wefts [...]
Make your work more personal by controlling the language of color, creating focal points, and discovering your unique creative voice in this one-of-a-kind private painting workshop. Students will work on location, do studio work, and paint from photos to create a truly unique process of putting paint on paper.
An intimate writers conference open to writers of all genres. The optional, pre-conference workshop will include intensive sessions on character development and http://wordharvest.comopenings/conclusions. One day of workshops will focus on the art and craft of writing; the second will feature a session on the business of writing.
Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / May 2013
Maya Tile is now offering cast glass workshops in the art of casting glass. We have recently moved into our new space in Santa Fe, at Lamesadevenn. Ryan Helean, IMG_20130204_143818co-owner of Maya Tile, is leading the cast glass workshops. Ryan’s years of artistic experience and gentle teaching demeanor create a teaching environment free of ridicule.
This workshop will include not only the clay mono printing process where participant are able to create 4 or more prints, but we will also be creating pots from our clay printing slabs.