Workshop Calendar

Music Made Visible: Sandra Duran Wilson on “On the Bright Side of the Moon”

Music Made Visible: Sandra Duran Wilson on “On the Bright Side of the Moon”

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops: Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops. For more information, please visit sandraduranwilson.com or...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces “Drop-in Fun with Clay Monoprints,” a Part of the 2nd Annual Celebrate Tourism Day

Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces “Drop-in Fun with Clay Monoprints,” a Part of the 2nd Annual Celebrate Tourism Day

SANTA FE,NM–April 15, 2014: In conjunction with the 2nd Annual Celebrate Tourism Day, presented by the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce and the Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau, Santa Fe Creative Tourism and Valdes Art Workshops are pleased to announce “Fun with Clay Monoprints,” an exciting all-ages drop-in workshop with American contemporary narrative artist Darlene Olivia McElroy, to be held at the Santa Fe Creative Tourism booth on May 1, 2014, from 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M....

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Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part Two

Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part Two

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary  and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops:  Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part One

Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part One

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary  and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops:  Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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Local Artist Attracts, Inspires Students from across U.S.: Sandra Duran Wilson’s Mixed Media Workshops — Part Two

Local Artist Attracts, Inspires Students from across U.S.: Sandra Duran Wilson’s Mixed Media Workshops — Part Two

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary  and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops: Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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Local Artist Attracts, Inspires Students from across U.S.: Sandra Duran Wilson’s Mixed Media Workshops — Part One

Local Artist Attracts, Inspires Students from across U.S.:  Sandra Duran Wilson’s Mixed Media Workshops — Part One

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary  and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops: Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part Two

So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part Two

Artist Trina Badarak works in contemporary collage, book arts, and assemblage, exploring such themes as memory, heritage, and transition. Her book art exhibit, Migration: Ebb & Flow, was featured last September at the Santa Fe Public Library. Her other work has also been featured at the Los Alamos Public Library and the Santa Fe Book Arts Group‘s annual Rotunda Exhibit. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Badarak’s ongoing assemblage and mixed media workshops. For...

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So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part One

So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part One

Artist Trina Badarak works in contemporary collage, book arts, and assemblage, exploring such themes as memory, heritage, and transition. Her book art exhibit, Migration: Ebb & Flow, was featured last September at the Santa Fe Public Library. Her other work has also been featured at the Los Alamos Public Library and the Santa Fe Book Arts Group‘s annual Rotunda Exhibit. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Badarak’s ongoing assemblage and mixed media workshops. For...

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Five Questions with Andrea Cermanski

Five Questions with Andrea Cermanski

Abstract artist Andrea Cermanski works in acrylic, encaustic, and mixed media. She is currently represented by the William and Joseph Gallery, Art Gallery H, and Pez Gordo Gallery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Cermanski’s workshops, a featured part of DIY Santa Fe 2014: Painting with Texture, Abstract Painting, The Art of Color, and Exploring Encaustics. For more information, please visit santafemodernpainter.com or santafecreativetourism.org. Five Questions with...

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Testimonial: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson

Testimonial: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops: Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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The Road to Something Else: Digital Mixed Media with Diane Rolnick

The Road to Something Else: Digital Mixed Media with Diane Rolnick

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Diane Rolnick’s experimental digital mixed media workshops (October 19 & 26) . For more information, please visit or dianerolnick.com or santafecreativetourism.org.         The Road to Something Else: Digital Mixed Media with Diane Rolnick by Luke Fannin Mixed media artist Diane Rolnick has never let herself or her work be pinned down by a single medium, working extensively in oils, acrylic, encaustic, and printmaking,...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops: from Traditional to Cutting Edge, and Everything in Between


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Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops: from Traditional to Cutting Edge, and Everything in Between

A Society’s Progress: Santa Fe Artists Lead, and We Follow by Luke Fannin Lately, I’ve been rewatching The West Wing (this comes on the heels of bingeing on House of Cards, because obviously there’s just not enough real-life political drama to satisfy me these days). In a recent episode, Toby Ziegler, my favorite perpetually sad and morally-outraged character, said something that got me thinking. Arguing with a member of the House Appropriations Committee over the necessity and efficacy of the...

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Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea Cermanski and the Abstract Landscape

Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea Cermanski and the Abstract Landscape

Abstract artist Andrea Cermanski works in acrylic, encaustic, and mixed media. She is currently represented by the William and Joseph Gallery, Art Gallery H, and Pez Gordo Gallery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Cermanski’s ongoing workshops: Painting with Texture, Abstract Painting, The Art of Color, and Exploring Encaustics. For more information, please visit  santafemodernpainter.com  or santafecreativetourism.org.   Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea...

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Innovation Meets Tradition: Tinsmithing with Sharon Candelario

Innovation Meets Tradition: Tinsmithing with Sharon Candelario

Tinsmith Sharon Candelario is the creator of Black-Etched Tin, a line of collectible fine art featuring her unique black-etching process. Her work can be seen at Medina’s Chile Shop, Cafe, and Gallery in Chimayo, as well as the Contemporary Hispanic Market in Santa Fe. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Candelario’s ongoing workshops: Traditional Tinsmithing and Yoga for Peace of Heart~Mind~Body. For more information, please visit  blacketchedtin.com...

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An Art-Driven Life: Creative Workshops with Artist, Gallerist, and Teacher Linda Storm

An Art-Driven Life: Creative Workshops with Artist, Gallerist, and Teacher Linda Storm

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Linda Storm’s ongoing workshops: Paint Your Own Miniature Wearable Art, The Sensorial Experience of Art (a workshop for children), and The Magic of Primary Colors. For more information, please  visit  lindastormart.com,  santafegallery.biz  or  santafecreativetourism.org.       An Art-Driven World: Creative Workshops with Artist, Gallerist, and Teacher Linda Storm by Luke Fannin We tend to think of art as an introverted,...

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Five Questions with Lisa de St. Croix

Five Questions with Lisa de St. Croix

Artist Lisa de St.Croix works in several mediums, from acrylics, oils, watercolors to mixed media, assemblage, drawing, and tarot. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Lisa de St. Croix’s ongoing workshops: “Visionary Painting,” “Creating your own Tarot Deck,” and “Travel and Nature Visual Journaling.” For more information, please visit lisadestcroix.com or santafecreativetourism.org. Five Questions with Lisa de St. Croix SFCT:  What do you wish you had known when you were first...

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Five Questions with Linda Storm

Five Questions with Linda Storm

Artist and gallerist Linda Storm is the owner of Last Gallery on the Right, and she also works in oil, acrylic, mixed media and “wearable art,” and is a licensed Montessori teacher. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Storm’s ongoing workshops: Paint Your Own Miniature Wearable Art, The Sensorial Experience of Art (a workshop for children), and The Magic of Primary Colors. For more information, please visit lindastormart.com, santafegallery.biz or...

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Desert Waters: A Painting With Paper Workshop / July 11-13, 2013

Desert Waters: A Painting With Paper Workshop / July 11-13, 2013

Desert Waters: A Painting With Paper Workshop / July 11 – 13, 2013 There is a magical quality to water in the desert and we have several of these oases a short journey from Santa Fe.  The Chama and Pecos rivers, Abiquiu Lake, the Rio Grande, Bosque del Apache and Elephant Butte provide excellent opportunities for painters to capture the magic of water in the desert.  In this 3-day intensive workshop we’ll explore the expressive possibilities of abstract desert landscapes while...

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Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 15-16, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 15-16, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 15-16, 2013 An extensive two day monotype printmaking workshop exploring the monotype and other processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have four finished art pieces of your own to take home! The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class...

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Birds Gone Wild / May 18, 2013

Birds Gone Wild / May 18, 2013

Birds Gone Wild / May 18, 2013 Not quite sure what to do with the mounds of junk….oops…I mean, treasures that have been accumulating in your studio? Have you been afraid to use that vintage tin, saving it for the “perfect” project? Well dig it all up & bring it to this class, where we will create the wackiest flock of birds you’ve ever seen! Add to your cold connecting, assemblage & composition skills, but most of all, learn how to let go of perfection, let loose & have...

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Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 1-2, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 1-2, 2013

An extensive two day workshop exploring the monotype and other processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have four finished art pieces of your own to take home!! 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...

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Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / May 3, 2013

Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / May 3, 2013

Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / May 3, 2013 Art Journaling is a way to record your deepest thoughts and emotions through art making and writing. It is both a diary and sketchbook; a container for memories, hopes and dreams. It is a way to experiment with different art supplies and techniques. It is both playful and healing and can be a guide to finding answers. This workshop is designed to help you tune in and create. We start with a blank sketchbook, on hand will be a variety of art...

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Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 30, 2013

Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 30, 2013

Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw materials into something tangible and useful. The art of papermaking is impermanent yet consistent. Visceral yet practical. Magical. Discover the art of papermaking.Encourage your childlike creativity and wonder  to emerge during a day-long workshop for artists and creators. Wabi-sabi, the quintessential Japanese aesthetic, the beauty of things modest and humble, will be the thread that weaves through our creative...

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Inspiring Resists and Mixed Media / August 7-9, 2013

Inspiring Resists and Mixed Media / August 7-9, 2013

Inspiring Resists and Mixed Media / August 7 – 9, 2013 Harness the power of negative space and the absence of color by masking areas of your work with a variety of media and acrylic. Rubber cement, marbles, acrylic polymers, plastic wrap, string, and tin foil are just some of the materials we’ll use to create unexpected marks, zones and shapes. Whatever your artistic style or media, you are sure to be inspired by the effects you create and the artistic choices masking affords....

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Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 23, & 30 2013

Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 23, & 30 2013

Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw materials into something tangible and useful. The art of papermaking is impermanent yet consistent. Visceral yet practical. Magical. Discover the art of papermaking.Encourage your childlike creativity and wonder  to emerge during a day-long workshop for artists and creators. Wabi-sabi, the quintessential Japanese aesthetic, the beauty of things modest and humble, will be the thread that weaves through our creative...

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Monotype and More: Mixed Media Printmaking with Ron Pokrasso / April 19-27, 2013

Monotype and More: Mixed Media Printmaking with Ron Pokrasso / April 19-27, 2013

  Monotype and More: Mixed Media Printmaking with Ron Pokrasso April 19 – 27, 2013 Mixed Media Printmaking: As part of an 8-day Santa Fe, with one day excursion to Abiquiu, Art Immersion Trip, select to spend 4 days studying with Master Printmaker Ron Pokrasso covering a wide range of techniques possible in the monotype process. Ron will take students through the use of collage, drawing, and multiple plate projects including a section on Solarplate. You will be encouraged to pursue your...

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Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 4, 16, 23, & 30 2013

Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 4, 16, 23, & 30 2013

Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw materials into something tangible and useful. The art of papermaking is impermanent yet consistent. Visceral yet practical. Magical. Discover the art of papermaking.Encourage your childlike creativity and wonder  to emerge during a day-long workshop for artists and creators. Wabi-sabi, the quintessential Japanese aesthetic, the beauty of things modest and humble, will be the thread that weaves through our creative...

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Tips and Techniques: Printed and Colored Plastic Bags Transfers with Mickey Bond


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Tips and Techniques: Printed and Colored Plastic Bags Transfers with Mickey Bond

Tips and Techniques: Printed and Colored Plastic Bags Transfers with Mickey Bond The following technique is part of my workshop: Inspiring Resists and Mixed Media. Santa Fe, NM. There is so much plastic in our lives — not just clear plastic but colored plastic shopping bags galore. These printed plastic bags (the cheaper the better in this case) can create intriguing transfers of both color and print media. The process could not be simpler. Apply GAC 100 undiluted and without added paint...

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Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 22-23, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 22-23, 2013

An extensive two day workshop exploring the monotype and other processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have four finished art pieces of your own to take home!! 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...

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Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / April 27, 2013

Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / April 27, 2013

Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / April 27, 2013 Would you like to deepen your experience of Santa Fe, taking home with you the beginning of a wonderful way to savor this and other travels? If so my workshop is a rich and fun way to enjoy our unique and beautiful city. We begin with a blank journal and an array of different media to explore–watercolors, colored inks, and rubber stamps, as well as collage using my extensive collection of images and ephemera. You can also bring in...

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Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 16, 23, & 30 2013

Hand Papermaking Workshops / April 16, 23, & 30 2013

Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw materials into something tangible and useful. The art of papermaking is impermanent yet consistent. Visceral yet practical. Magical. Discover the art of papermaking.Encourage your childlike creativity and wonder  to emerge during a day-long workshop for artists and creators. Wabi-sabi, the quintessential Japanese aesthetic, the beauty of things modest and humble, will be the thread that weaves through our creative...

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Tips and Techniques: Creating Transfers from Junk with Mickey Bond

Tips and Techniques: Creating Transfers from Junk with Mickey Bond

Tips and Techniques: Creating Transfers from Junk with Mickey Bond Junk Mail, colored plastic and paper bags. A lesson from my workshop: Inspiring Resists and Mixed Media.There is so much printed media in our lives as well as colored plastic. It’s fun to create transfers from what most people throw away and the process could not be simpler. Apply Golden GAC 100 to your painting surface and press media into it. You’ll only need 5-10 seconds for newsprint but plastic bag transfers...

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Forms in Paper with Jacqueline Mallegni / April 20, 3013

Forms in Paper with Jacqueline Mallegni / April 20, 3013

Forms in Paper with Jacqueline Mallegni / April 20, 3013 Forms in Paper: Paper casting is truly a green art form and it’s one of the simplest techniques to learn. It requires little in the way of specialized supplies and equipment, but yields lovely results. During this day-long workshop you will cast abaca fiber to create a lovely small vessel that can be embellished with natural materials, paint, ink, kakishibu, thread, wire and decorative paper. The possibilities are endless! At the end of...

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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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Necktie Rugs with Sandy Voss / April 27-28, 2013

Necktie Rugs with Sandy Voss / April 27-28, 2013

Necktie Rugs with Sandy Voss / April 27-28, 2013 Take recycling to new places with this fun deviation on a regular rag rug class. Sandy Voss will show you how to take old neckties and turn them into rugs. You can either bring your own ties or buy them from Sandy! Necktie rugs are fast and fun! Beginning-level weavers are welcome, but students do need to have looms warped ahead of time.  When: April 27-28, 2013 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Oñate / Española, NM 87532...

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Painting with Pure Pigment and Venetian Plaster / April 23, 2013

Painting with Pure Pigment and Venetian Plaster / April 23, 2013

Painting with Pure Pigment and Venetian Plaster / April 23, 2013 Painting with pure pigment and venetian plaster renders a quality of old Frescos with a lustrous finish. You will learn how blend pure pigment, add texture and collage found objects to create a truly magical piece of art. All levels are welcome and individual attention is possible in this small group setting. All supplies are included in the price so you just show up for your art. The class is held at Last Gallery on the Right on...

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Unleash Your Creativity – Soul Art / February 9, 2013

Unleash Your Creativity – Soul Art / February 9, 2013

Soul Art is a creative way of “thinking”…of unleashing your true potential and gifts and bringing them to life. Fun, creative, trans-formative, joyful…a deep natural process of unlocking your spirit’s wise guidance and stepping into the life you are meant to live. Soul Art is for people who are seeking a major transformation in a key area of life such as: Creative expression A more fulfilling career that nourishes their spirit A transformation around money More...

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Tips and Techniques: Working with Temperature Mickey Bond

Tips and Techniques: Working with Temperature Mickey Bond

Tips and Techniques: Working with Temperature Mickey Bond Frost is a type of ice created when water in the air goes directly from a vapor to a solid, usually on surfaces low to the ground. When the dew point and outdoor temperature dips below 32° F conditions are right for frost formation. It’s fun to capture those delicate patterns of in paint. In these examples I’ve used Ampersand “clayboard” liquid acrylic and water to create a surface where crystals develop over...

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Old Canvases Re-Invented / February 22-24, 2013

Old Canvases Re-Invented / February 22-24, 2013

We all have them: piles of paintings on canvas collecting dust drawerful of drawings we vaguely keep for a rainy day and watercolor studies we’ve long forgotten. We can’t throw them away but don’t know what to do with them. Take three days to discover just how inspiring this stockpile can be.  Bring acrylic, watercolor and gouache paintings as well as charcoal, pencil and pastels that you are ready to re-imagine by tearing, re-painting, layering, combining and more. Artists...

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Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix

Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix

Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix A Visual Journal is a place to record your deepest thoughts and emotions through art making and writing. It is both a diary and sketchbook; a container for memories, hopes and dreams. It is a way to experiment with different art supplies and techniques. It is both playful and healing and can be a guide to finding answers. I have been teaching Visual Journal workshops for over ten years. My classes are designed to help you slow down, tune in and create....

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Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / February 23 & 24, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / February 23 & 24, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / February 23 & 24, 2013 An extensive two day monotype printmaking workshop exploring the monotype and other processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have four finished art pieces of your own to take home! The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The...

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Fantasy Birdhouses @ Ghost Ranch / March 18-24, 2013

Fantasy Birdhouses @ Ghost Ranch / March 18-24, 2013

Fantasy Birdhouses @ Ghost Ranch / March 18-24, 2013 Create a castle for your kestrel, a spa for your sparrow or a condo for your chickadee with Fantasy Birdhouses. Together we will build wonders worthy of the birds of spring that serenade Ghost Ranch with their song in this mixed-media class. Use hand/power tools, recycled wood, metal, glass (all furnished) plus family keepsakes from your home. Bring imagination and willingness to see old objects in new ways. When: March 18-24, 2013 Where:...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / February 3, 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / February 3, 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / February 3, 2013   Hand papermaking is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw materials into something tangible and useful. The art of papermaking is impermanent yet consistent. Visceral yet practical. Magical. Discover the art of papermaking.Encourage your childlike creativity and wonder to emerge during a day-long workshop for artists and creators. Wabi-sabi, the quintessential Japanese aesthetic, the beauty of things...

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The Art of Creating Tarot / Starts January 5, 2013

The Art of Creating Tarot / Starts January 5, 2013

  Learn how to create your own tarot deck using a variety of provided art supplies in my sunny, spacious Santa Fe studio. No art skills necessary. When: Four Saturdays: January 5, 2013 January 19, 2013 February 2, 2013 February 16, 2013 Where: Lisa de St. Croix Studio / 2377 Brother Abedon Way, Santa Fe, NM 87505 Time: 1.30 -3.30 Cost: $99 for four sessions Max. Attendees: 9 Phone: 505 995 9909 Website: www.lisadestcroix.com [si-contact-form form='1']...

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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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DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop...

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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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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 3, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 3, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 10, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March  10, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw...

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Old Canvases Re-imagined & Reinvented with Mickey Bond / December 10-12, 2012

Old Canvases Re-imagined & Reinvented with Mickey Bond / December 10-12, 2012

We all have them, piles of paintings on canvas that are collecting dust.  We can’t throw them away but don’t know what to do with them. Take three days to discover just how inspiring this stockpile can be.  Bring acrylic, watercolor and gouache paintings as well as charcoal, pencil and pastels that you are ready to re-imagine by tearing, re-painting, layering, combining and more. Artists create several paintings each day. In addition we’ll explore mapping strategies,...

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