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DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013 www.diysantafe.org Santa Fe is helping everyone help find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe’s adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can’t help but...

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Living Room Pysanky Classes with Artists For Hire

Living Room Pysanky Classes with Artists For Hire

The art of pysanky, (or egg decorating using a wax resist method) began about 4,000 years ago in what is now Eastern Europe. The egg was a powerful mystery to the ancient people as something living could come from its shell. Decorated eggs were given to loved ones to ward off evil in life and in death. The curvy symbols on the egg represented water, earth, and community. The dye colors were red, and black, (see above picture.)  Today, the egg is still decorated in a similar way but there are a...

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What is pysanky? Find out in Santa Fe! Southwest Egg Decorating Package with Artists for Hire / March 2012

What is pysanky? Find out in Santa Fe! Southwest Egg Decorating Package with Artists for Hire / March 2012

DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package features exclusive lodging savings of 20% on the Inn’s accommodations during the entire month of March, 2012. Guests book their hotel accommodations directly with the Inn and Spa at Loretto at our Reservations Toll Free phone number: 866-582-1646 or online. Guests reserve all DIY workshops and classes directly through the artist of interest. It is recommended that you contact the artist prior to booking your room reservation to ensure class...

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The art race is on! Are you ready? The Amazing Santa Fe Art Race & Package with Artists for Hire / March 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico

The art race is on!  Are you ready? The Amazing Santa Fe Art Race & Package with Artists for Hire / March 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico

DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package features exclusive lodging savings of 20% on the Inn’s accommodations during the entire month of March, 2012. Guests book their hotel accommodations directly with the Inn and Spa at Loretto at our Reservations Toll Free phone number: 866-582-1646 or online. Guests reserve all DIY workshops and classes directly through the artist of interest. It is recommended that you contact the artist prior to booking your room reservation to ensure class...

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Enter to win a creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

Enter to win a creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

  To commemorate DIY Santa Fe, Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at Loretto are giving away a two-night, art-inspired getaway to Santa Fe in March 2012. To enter, contestants can visit DIY Santa Fe to complete the entry form (located below), which asks contestants to summarize in 150-words or less, what the ‘Spirit of Santa Fe’ means to them. A committee of DIY artist judges will read all submissions and select the final winner. The winner will be announced on Feb. 20, 2012...

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Book your creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

Book your creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

Experience the Land of Enchantment in a truly hands-on manner while getting to know the city’s art, culture, history, heritage and people. Santa Fe Creative Tourism and The Inn and Spa at Loretto have partnered to present our DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package, featuring fabulous workshops, classes and experiences taught by local community members in vibrant artists’ studios and other settings. From painting and glassworks, writing and journaling, to photography and crafts, experiencing...

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Artist Update: The Pause Before the Creation by Elizabeth Mesh of Artists for Hire

Artist Update: The Pause Before the Creation by Elizabeth Mesh of Artists for Hire

This summer I could not mountain bike as my knee was recovering from an accident. I spent a lot of time out in the woods and near the river. And I spent a lot of time drawing. Using an ink pen, sometimes thick, sometimes fine, I drew everything I saw. I spent hours experiencing the wind and sun and earth. I was rewarded with the siting of many animals like snakes, ninja chipmunks, blue herons, and gigantic, I mean humungous beavers. Artists and anyone who is trying to create something under...

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