Workshop Calendar

T-shirt Transformations: Transform you closet and your thinking! / December 27, 2012

T-shirt Transformations: Transform you closet and your thinking! / December 27, 2012

Make your holidays a little Greener this year with a hands-on workshop for teens and adults using recycled T-shirts. Did you know that the average American throws away 68 pounds of textiles a year? Used T-shirts are easily acquired, cheap or free, soft and wonderful to work with and infinitely transformable. In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to make many T-shirt transformations. Projects include: accessories like necklaces, scarves and jewelry; T-shirt yarn and how to knit with...

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Welt Pocket Workshop @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 11, 2012

Welt Pocket Workshop @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 11, 2012

In this class we will demonstrate single and double welt pockets, and bound button holes. You will also have time to practice and make samples for yourself. For advanced sewers. Class size is limited, please call to reserve your space. When:  December 11, 2012 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time:  9:00am – 2:00pm Cost:  $85.00 + tax Phone:  505-310-2955 Website/Blog Address:...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / December 16, 2012

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / December 16, 2012

This workshop will teach participants how to prepare and spin raw wool into warm, delightful and beautiful skeins of yarn, ready to knit or weave. History of handspinning and use of different fibers will be discussed. Emphasis will be on the history and use of Navajo-Churro wool, which was brought here by Don Juan de Onate in 1598. Learning in the traditional way of spinning, participants will also hear special stories and songs connected to the materials and seasons of this ancient craft....

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Couture Sewing Details @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 14-16, 2012

Couture Sewing Details @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 14-16, 2012

This class focuses on fitting and finishing details, the beautiful difference between off the rack and couture. Some of the things you will learn about are the use of interlining and interfacing, beautiful hems, seam finishes, boning and hand picked zippers. For advanced sewers. Call to reserve your space. When: December 14 -16, 2012 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm Cost: $245.00 + tax Phone: 505-310-2955 Website/Blog Address:...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / December 30, 2012

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / December 30, 2012

This workshop will teach participants how to prepare and spin raw wool into warm, delightful and beautiful skeins of yarn, ready to knit or weave. History of handspinning and use of different fibers will be discussed. Emphasis will be on the history and use of Navajo-Churro wool, which was brought here by Don Juan de Onate in 1598. Learning in the traditional way of spinning, participants will also hear special stories and songs connected to the materials and seasons of this ancient craft....

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Green Gifts: A workshop on transforming t-shirts into hip gifts / December 5, 2012

Green Gifts: A workshop on transforming t-shirts into hip gifts / December 5, 2012

Make your holidays a little Greener this year with a hands-on gift making workshop from recycled T-shirts. Did you know that the average American throws away 68 pounds of textiles a year? Used T-shirts are easily acquired, cheap or free, soft and wonderful to work with and infinitely transformable. In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to make incredibly hip accessories like necklaces, scarves and jewelry; T-shirt yarn and learn how to knit with it; dog toys; and many other...

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Grading @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 5, 2012

Grading @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / December 5, 2012

Learn how to proportionally increase or decrease the size of your pattern. This is a hands-on workshop, not a computer class, so it is very useful for designers who want to learn the theory and practice of grading, without needing access to digitizers and large printers. When:  December 5, 2012 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time:  10:00am – 2:00pm Cost:  $80.00 + tax Phone:  505-310-2955 Website/Blog Address:...

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12/12/12 @ 12

12/12/12 @ 12

Sacred ceremony in a circle to raise our vibration levels and awakening to the highest degree for the most benevolent outcome for ourselves and the planet. This is a Portal opening. Please invite all who may be interested. We meet at 11:30 a.m. and at the stroke of noon open to what life wants of us. Please bring a rattle or a bell to play and have your voices ready. Santa Fe is well known to spiritual people as a destination to learn and grow. Join our community for this special event. Bring...

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Working with your Dreams / December 18, 2012

Working with your Dreams / December 18, 2012

This workshop will help participants identify and work with the main principles of dream interpretation. A brief lecture will be followed by a question and answer period and then some work with participants’ dreams. When:  December 18, 2012 Where: 30 Estambre Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  3 PM Cost: $100 / 15% off for those who mention Santa Fe Creative Tourism Max. Attendees:  8 Phone:  505-466-4990 Website: www.beyondthehorizonsconsulting.com [si-contact-form...

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Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Join us for two hours and create your own Glass Chile Ristra, enjoy New Mexico chile delights and tour Casa de Vidrio. New Mexico artists use hot glass to sculpt these chile peppers while the glass is over 2,000 degrees. No experience necessary but we do need a minimum of six participants to make this workshop. Two people will create one ristra that is sent to one address. Santa Fe’s House of Glass This workshop will take place in a private contemporary home that is styled after ancient...

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Introduction to Encaustic with Ellen Koment / December 1-2, 2012

Introduction to Encaustic with Ellen Koment / December 1-2, 2012

DECEMBER 1(Sat): Introduction to Encaustic The workshop will cover all the basics, including information about how to make paint, about the commercial paints and their applications, about supports, grounds and techniques: paint application, fusing, glazing, inscribing and mixed media approaches, safety, materials, demos of applying paint, glazing, fusing, How to get that smooth surface! Learn some new techniques: Introducing mixed media, working with oil bar, pigment, creating lines and...

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Four Ounce Felted Hat with Libby Casarez / December 1, 2012

Four Ounce Felted Hat with Libby Casarez / December 1, 2012

This fun and easy class will take students through all the necessary steps to make a beautiful hand felted hat with only 4 oz of wool! Libby will start with preparing the fiber, and move through felting, fulling, & shrinking. Students will take home a full set of instructions, tips, a resist pattern, and a felted hat with the hat form. **The hat will be wet and must dry before adding finishing touches! Please consider signing up for Felted Hat Finishing on December 8. Optional brim and...

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Curves in Tapestry with Elizabeth Buckley / December 1-4, 2012

Curves in Tapestry with Elizabeth Buckley / December 1-4, 2012

Curves present unique technical challenges in tapestry. In this intermediate-level workshop we will explore several approaches to weaving curves as shapes, as well as lines. Participants can expect to become more familiar with empty and full warps, eccentric wefts, and shading techniques to depict shallow or steep curves, organic shapes, and meandering lines. This workshop will incorporate the use of shape-building and how to design weavable curves in tapestry, working from either the front or...

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Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / December 8-9 & 15-16, 2012

Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / December 8-9 & 15-16, 2012

Learn traditional weaving skills from a master New Mexican fiber artist. Covering loom construction, dressing the loom and weaving, students will create two projects: a small Rio Grande–style piece and a jerga-type twill piece. Take this class if you have never woven, or as a refresher course if you are rusty and would like a review. When: December 8-9 & 15-16, 2012 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts / 325 Paseo de Oñate  Española, NM 87532 Time:  9:30 am – 4:00 pm Cost:  Member...

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Create Your Own Ikat Scarf with Bethe Orrell / December 16, 2012

Create Your Own Ikat Scarf with Bethe Orrell / December 16, 2012

This class is all about fun and ikat! Bethe wanted to make it simple so this class will use dyes that do not need to be set to learn three different dyeing techniques. Students will explore clamp resist, stitch and tie, and pole wrapping methods to make a silk ikat scarf. The product from this class would make a lovely handmade gift! When:  December 16, 2012 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts / 325 Paseo de Oñate Española, NM 87532 Time:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm Cost:  Member $45/Non-member...

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Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 8-9, 2012

Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 8-9, 2012

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. Emphasis is given to helping each student develop a personal knowledge of the process. The class gives each student the opportunity to pursue in...

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Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 1-2, 2012

Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 1-2, 2012

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. Emphasis is given to helping each student develop a personal knowledge of the process. The class gives each student the opportunity to pursue in...

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Santa Fe Arts Commission: How can I Participate? / December 11, 2012

Santa Fe Arts Commission: How can I Participate? / December 11, 2012

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FOR ARTISTS OFFERED BY THE CITY OF SANTA FE ARTS COMMISSION The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and Santa Fe Creative Tourism will be offering a series of evening classes and one-on-one consultations by appointment in the Santa Fe Community Gallery at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St. The classes will take place September 11th through December 11th, 2012. Sessions will include overviews on artists’ web presence, free and low-cost...

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Cross-Country Skiing-Basic / Sunday, December 9, 2012

Cross-Country Skiing-Basic / Sunday, December 9, 2012

Get overviews of Nordic skiing from the beginning in this clinic. Learn diagonal stride, step turns, climbing and controlling speed by wedging on gentle hills. Participants build confidence through playful exercises that develop balance, a good stance, sound technique and efficient effort. When:  Sunday, December 9, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  9:00 am to 12:00 pm Cost:  $49 Max. Attendees:  10 Phone:  505-428-1676 Website/Blog Address:...

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Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing / Sunday December 9, 2012

Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing / Sunday December 9, 2012

If you are an experienced skier who wants to refine and expand your basic skills, this clinic is for you! Throughout the afternoon, brief reviews of the basics, skill development and error correction during games and exercise will sharpen your abilities. Practice turns on gentle to moderate hills, efficient poling and striding, skating and telemark stance. When:  Sunday, December 9, 2012 Where: Sannta Fe Community College  / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  12:30 to 4:00 pm Cost:...

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Cookie-Thron for Kids (ages 10-14) / Saturday December 1, 2012

Cookie-Thron for Kids (ages 10-14) / Saturday December 1, 2012

A delightful part of the holiday chaos is making cookies to eat, to share or to give as gifts. Send your kids to the culinary labs of SFCC to learn the ins and outs of creating delicious holiday cookies. Kids will make a variety of cookies just in time for the holiday season. Darlene Spiess is a recent graduate of the SFCC pastry certificate program and a manager at the East Wing Eatery on campus. When: Saturday December 1, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe,...

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Basics of Digital Photography / December 3-7, 2012

Basics of Digital Photography / December 3-7, 2012

Take that joyous first step into your future as a digital photographer. Designed to help you break through technical barriers and launch you into a new realm of creating great photographs, this workshop covers the technical side of resolution, downloading and re-sizing images, file management and archiving, and output/printing sources. Under Rick’s guidance, you explore shutter speeds, apertures, and shooting modes. He shares tips and techniques about composition, lighting, lenses, and...

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Ready for Success with Darlene McElroy / December 4, 2012

Ready for Success with Darlene McElroy / December 4, 2012

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FOR ARTISTS OFFERED BY THE CITY OF SANTA FE ARTS COMMISSION The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and Santa Fe Creative Tourism will be offering a series of evening classes and one-on-one consultations by appointment in the Santa Fe Community Gallery at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St. The classes will take place September 11th through December 11th, 2012. Sessions will include overviews on artists’ web presence, free and low-cost...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / December 15, 2012

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / December 15, 2012

  Discover the art of papermaking. Encourage your childlike creativity and wonder to emerge in a day-long papermaking workshop. Explore the potential of handmade paper for artists and creators. You will learn how to make traditional Japanese paper using kozo, the bark of the paper mulberry at my studio along the wooded and peaceful Santa Fe Creek. The day will begin with an art-talk and demonstration. At the end, you will have a collection of small sheets of ‘washi’ to take...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / December 8, 2012

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / December 8, 2012

  Discover the art of papermaking. Encourage your childlike creativity and wonder to emerge in a day-long papermaking workshop. Explore the potential of handmade paper for artists and creators. You will learn how to make traditional Japanese paper using kozo, the bark of the paper mulberry at my studio along the wooded and peaceful Santa Fe Creek. The day will begin with an art-talk and demonstration. At the end, you will have a collection of small sheets of ‘washi’ to take...

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TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 2, 2012

TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 2, 2012

Let master ceramicist Lynda Feman help guide your child to create exciting ceramics & holiday gifts! About Lynda: Lead Ceramics Instructor; Adult, PAACE & Children’s Programs Lynda was born in 1958, raised in New Jersey in the 1970’s. In 1976 she graduated high school and started clay work at the Philadelphia College of Art. From 1976-1981, she studied art and environmental studies at Antioch College in Yellow Springs Ohio. From 1978 – 1979 I studied spanish and backstrap weaving...

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1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Pablo Perea / Starts December 8, 2012

1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Pablo Perea / Starts December 8, 2012

About Pablo: Studio Arts Instructor, Adult & Children’s Programs Pablo Perea, an artist from Cuba, lives in Santa Fe, NM with his wife Allison and son Theo. Pablo has been a professional artist for more than 18 years with a body of work of more than 3000 portraits. Born in 1970, Guines, La Habana, Cuba. Pablo Perea grew up in Guines, Cuba, just outside of Havana. He graduated 1995 from University of Havana with a degree in Medicine. He worked for several years as a general practitioner...

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New Mexico Tin Ornaments / December 6, 2012

New Mexico Tin Ornaments / December 6, 2012

Work with noted tin artisan Richard Gabriel to create a handcrafted tin ornament for your New Mexico Christmas tree. No previous experience is needed to create a beautiful tinwork addition to your holiday decorating. When:  Thursday, December 6, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  6:00 to 9:00 pm Cost:  $39 Max. Attendees:  15 Phone:  505-428-1676 Website/Blog Address:...

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Acrylic Painting from A-Z with Nancy Reyner @ Valdes Art Workshops / Saturday December 1st, 2012

Acrylic Painting from A-Z with Nancy Reyner @ Valdes Art Workshops / Saturday December 1st, 2012

Nancy Reyner, lecturer for Golden Artist Colors, Inc presents a FREE two hour lecture/demonstration. Nancy offers a broad overview of acrylic paints and products, including new products and techniques such as Digital Mixed Media, the slow drying “Open Acrylics”, and new interference paints, plus a large array of acrylic Mediums, Gels, Gessoes, Grounds, Additives, Reflective Paints, Varnishes & other new Custom Products Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, (i.e....

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Open Art Studio @ The Santa Fe Children’s Museum / Every Friday

Open Art Studio @ The Santa Fe Children’s Museum / Every Friday

Join a Santa Fe artist each Friday afternoon to explore various mediums including clay, paint, fiber, wax resist and recycled materials. A different artist each week. This is a drop in program and is appropriate for all ages. When: Every Friday Where: 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505 Time: 3:30 – 5:30 Cost: Free with museum admission. Phone: 505-989-8359 Website/Blog Address: www.santafechildrensmuseum.org [si-contact-form...

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Last-Minute Tin Gifts / December 4, 2012

Last-Minute Tin Gifts / December 4, 2012

Be prepared for all possible party invitations or dinners this holiday season. Master tin artist Richard Gabriel will help students make picture frames or candleholders out of tin, in true northern New Mexico tradition. Students enjoy creating traditional and sometimes highly inventive designs on tin artworks. Richard Gabriel is a practicing tin artist whose work is not only shown nationally but also extensively in this region. When:  Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College...

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Acrylic Painting from A-Z with Nancy Reyner @ Valdes Art Workshops / Saturday December 1st, 2012

Acrylic Painting from A-Z with Nancy Reyner @ Valdes Art Workshops / Saturday December 1st, 2012

Nancy Reyner, lecturer for Golden Artist Colors, Inc presents a FREE two hour lecture/demonstration. Nancy offers a broad overview of acrylic paints and products, including new products and techniques such as Digital Mixed Media, the slow drying “Open Acrylics”, and new interference paints, plus a large array of acrylic Mediums, Gels, Gessoes, Grounds, Additives, Reflective Paints, Varnishes & other new Custom Products Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, (i.e....

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Taking a workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico ? Receive 10% off of your nightly rate at Two Casitas Santa Fe Vacation Rentals.

Taking a workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico ? Receive 10% off of your nightly rate at Two Casitas Santa Fe Vacation Rentals.

There are so many choices when it comes to choosing a place to stay in Santa Fe. If you want to stay like a local while you are here  try staying in a vacation rental. When you mention that you are taking a workshop with Santa Fe Creative Tourism you will receive 10% off of your nightly rate at Two Casitas, Santa Fe Vacation Rentals. See their web site at http://www.twocasitas.com  or call Wendy at 505-984-2270 The age old adage, location,location,location applies to our vacation rentals. Only...

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Bullseye Glass: Go with the Flow with Erik Whittemore / December 16th,17th & 19th, 2011

Bullseye Glass: Go with the Flow with Erik Whittemore / December 16th,17th & 19th, 2011

  Explore the principles of glass flow, deformation, and displacement and learn to make work that captures a sense of movement within. The process will involve learning kilnforming basics, doing volume calculations, working with dams and refractory materials, and designing firing schedules. Basic coldworking methods will also be covered. As a student, you will make three finished pieces and leave the class with enough information to keep experimenting in this relatively unexplored...

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Holiday Painting Class for Adults, Youth and Families with Lorrie Bortner

Holiday Painting Class for Adults, Youth and Families with Lorrie Bortner

Lorrie offers classes in intuitive painting, mural painting and colcha embroidery. These workshops are offered at your convenience and can be arranged at any location. They are also available during holiday vacations. Classes can range from 1/2 day to a week or longer. Individuals, friends and family groups are welcome to have an artful experience. Statement: My art is a juxtaposition of inner images on my outer experiences, which merge together; to form one.Whether working on a painting,...

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Baca Street Arts Holiday Tour / December 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2011

Baca Street Arts Holiday Tour / December 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2011

Liquid Light Glass – http://www.liquidlightglass.com Donna Nova – http://www.donnanova.com Laird Hovland – http://www.lairdhovland.com Special Openings and Announcements -Baca Street Pottery Micaceous Clay Exhibit and Gas Kiln Opening Come and see our studio potters Lee and Nina, who make beautiful traditional micaceous clay pots. The pots are fired with wood in a pit that creates tones varying from orange to brown and black. Our gas kiln will be opened too, with various...

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GEORGIA O’KEEFFE MUSEUM EDUCATION PROGRAM – Register Now for November and December Events

GEORGIA O’KEEFFE MUSEUM EDUCATION PROGRAM – Register Now for November and December Events

The Museum offers diverse, life-long learning opportunities throughout the year onsite and in select community locations.  Adult learning programs include lectures, art classes, programs for women, reading discussion groups, creative writing, walking programs, concerts, and exhibition-related special events. Workshops are led by noted arts professionals with assistance from the education department staff. Designed to enhance the interpretation of work in the galleries and to expand awareness...

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Kathryn Blackmun Pottery

Kathryn Blackmun Pottery

Welcome to Kathryn Blackmun design, illustration and pottery! I’ve had many years of experience doing publication design and editorial illustration, plus other types of design and illustration as well. I’ve done work for the Los Angeles Times, the L.A. Weekly, California Apparel News, Animation Magazine, and many more. The earthenware pottery is more recent, but I’m in shops in New Mexico, Arizona and the Midwest. I enjoy whimsy, humor, fun colors—maybe because I was born in Trinidad and...

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Make your own original art and personalized prints and cards with Jane Shoenfeld

Make your own original art and personalized prints and cards with Jane Shoenfeld

Use pastels and mixed media to make your own original art and personalized prints and cards. Whatever your level of experience, acclaimed artist and teacher Jane Shoenfeld will work with you – in steps – towards a personal piece of art work that can be matted and framed.  Mats are provided and we will also photograph your art work and print it so you can have your own prints and cards to give to your friends and family. TUITION IS $145 and includes all materials plus a set of pastels to keep ...

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Wise Fool Circus and Puppetry Winter Break Camp / December 21-23 & December 27-29, 2011

Wise Fool Circus and Puppetry Winter Break Camp / December 21-23 & December 27-29, 2011

Keep your child’s body and imagination active over the Holiday Break from school! Wise Fool offers two 3-day sessions of Winter Break Camp, December 21-23 and 27-29. Youth fly high and walk tall as they explore stiltwalking, aerials, acrobatics, puppetry, clowning, and theatre in a safe and fun environment! Camps are open to youth 6-12 years and run 9am to 3pm in Santa Fe. Choose either or both sessions. Call 505-992-2588 or visit www.wisefoolnewmexico.org for info/to register! When:...

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Home Team & Teapots Nov – Jan 2012 : The Santa Fe Clay Staff exhibits their ceramic artworks!

Home Team & Teapots Nov – Jan 2012 : The Santa Fe Clay Staff exhibits their ceramic artworks!

November 11 – December 31st, 2011 Opening Reception Friday, November 11, 5: 00 – 7:00 pm Birdie Boone Cindy Guiterrez Jennie Johnsrud Jesse Ring Amy Slater The Santa Fe Clay Staff exhibits their ceramic artworks! This small staff manages a supply store, national gallery and educational studio program: Birdie Boone (Studio Manager), Cindy Gutierrez (Retail Manager), Jennie Johnsrud (Retail Assistant), Jesse Ring (Warehouse Manager) and Amy Slater (Gallery Assistant). The five co-workers at this...

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Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas & Bosque del Apache

Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas & Bosque del Apache

Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas / October 27th, 2011 Spend a morning at one of Santa Fe County’s hot spots for migration. Participants will have the grounds to themselves to view birds, primarily passerines, on the beautiful grounds at Las Golondrinas. William Neuwirth has sighted more than 120 species in this area and will cover identification techniques and habits. Thursday, 7 to 11 a.m., Oct. 27, 1 day. Course #SW326 01/CRN 20934 William Neuwirth, Fee $39 Birding at the Bosque del...

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PLAN NOW! Basic Cross-Country Skiing & Cross-Country Skiing for Older Adults / December 11th, 2011

PLAN NOW! Basic Cross-Country Skiing & Cross-Country Skiing for Older Adults / December 11th, 2011

Basic Cross-Country Skiing – December 11th, 2011 Get an overview of Nordic skiing from the beginning in this clinic. Learn diagonal stride, step turns, climbing and controlling speed by wedging on gentle hills. Participants build confidence through playful exercises that develop balance, a good stance, sound technique and efficient effort. Sunday, 9 a.m. to noon, Dec. 11, 1 day. Course #HF309 01/CRN 20439 William Neuwirth, Fee $45 Cross-Country Skiing – Older Adults – December...

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Tin Tree-Topper / December 1st, 2011

Tin Tree-Topper / December 1st, 2011

Nothing says northern New Mexico more than a handcrafted, tin tree-topper on your Christmas tree. No previous experience is needed to create your own tinwork design. A star, an angel or some other imaginative topper can be executed in tin and enjoyed by your family and friends for generations. Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 1, 1 day. Course #CR382 01/CRN 20393 Richard Gabriel Jr., Fee...

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Plan Now ! Last-Minute Gifts Out of Tin / December 6, 2011

Plan Now ! Last-Minute Gifts Out of Tin / December 6, 2011

Be prepared for all possible party invitations or dinners this holiday season. Master tin artist Richard Gabriel will help students make picture frames or candle holders out of tin in true northern New Mexico tradition. Students enjoy creating traditional and sometimes highly inventive designs on tin artworks. Richard Gabriel is a practicing tin artist whose work is not only shown nationally but also extensively in this region. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 6, 1 day. Course #CR384 01/CRN 20961...

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