Workshop Calendar

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 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp – September 27-October 1, 2013

Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp – September 27-October 1, 2013

Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp 2013 September 27-October 1, 2013 Spend five days in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with Matt Suess and Christine Hauber photographing in and around Santa Fe as well as spending valuable classroom time learning how to process and enhance your photos using Photoshop & Elements, Camera Raw & Lightroom, and extremely powerful plugins from Nik Software such as Viveza 2 & HDR Efex Pro 2 during our 3rd Annual...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / Enter through November 30, 2012

Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / Enter through November 30, 2012

-        Landscape Dreams Photo Contest offers the opportunity to win a trip to the Santa Fe DIY Creative Tourism Journey in March 2013, plus great photography prizes -        Contestants should submit photographs of their favorite New Mexico places, portraits, and moments -        Entries must be received by November 30, 2011 -        Complete information and submission guidelines are available at www.newmexicophotocontest.com -        DIY Santa Fe Creative Tourism Journey features 20 local...

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Beginning Flamenco / begins Monday October 22, 2012

Beginning Flamenco / begins Monday October 22, 2012

This is a beginning flamenco dance class, designed to broaden the student’s awareness of the art of flamenco and to develop basic technique to pursue further study. Students will learn beginning flamenco positions along with proper alignment and spatial awareness. You will also learn flamenco vocabulary in English and Spanish and acquire a musical sensitivity and an ability to accurately perform to a variety of rhythmic patterns. All four Sevillanas (Andalucia folklore dance) will be...

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Advanced Flamenco / Starts Monday October 22, 2012

Advanced Flamenco / Starts Monday October 22, 2012

This is an intermediate flamenco dance class, designed to further develop technique through repetition. The four-count rhythm will be reviewed and the twelve-count rhythm will be taught. A simple bulerias dance will also be taught. Charo Shaffer-Perez has performed professionally on tablao, stage, film and TV in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the United States. When: Monday October 22 to December 10, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time: 6:50 to 8:20 pm...

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Ecology of Pinon & Juniper Woodlands / Sunday, October 21, 2012

Ecology of Pinon & Juniper Woodlands / Sunday, October 21, 2012

One of the more dynamic ecosystems, pinon/juniper woodlands display many diverse facets of species interactions. During two walks you’ll encounter multiple levels of ecology, from the pervasive, microscopic crypto-biotic crusts to the global scale of climatic variation. We’ll discuss the interplay of human-induced change, drought, fire, competition/cooperation between pinons and junipers, episodic outbreaks of insects, and why this ecosystem is the most sensitive to small...

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Wine Appreciation / Starts October 29, 2012

Wine Appreciation / Starts October 29, 2012

In this fun, four session interactive course, you will learn all the basics of wine. Through lecture, field trip and discussion discover what goes into making a $10 Cabernet Sauvignon as compared to $100 Bordeaux. The class will meet off campus for one session to taste and compare red and white grape varietals. You will learn how to be a savvy wine buyer and understand the wine market in northern New Mexico. Howard Spiegelman has spent more than 15 years researching and writing about wines...

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Ayurvedic Cooking Class with Deva / Saturday October 20, 2012

Ayurvedic Cooking Class with Deva / Saturday October 20, 2012

Come learn the judicial use of spices to heal your body. Pacify VATA during VATA SEASON and prepare for Kapha season. Learn how to make: Sprouted mung dahl (spiced legume soup) Kitcheree (mung beans and rice for your dosha) Chai and other teas Chutneys Medicated ghee (ghee with herbs cooked into them) Kir (rice pudding) When:  Saturday, October 20, 2012 Where: 2021 Pinon St, Santa Fe, NM 87505 Time:  10:30 am – 2 pm Cost:  $45 registration by Oct. 12, $54 thereafter Phone:  505-988-7076...

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Monotype Printmaking & Mixed Media with Sasha Linda Wasko / October 13-14, 2012

Monotype Printmaking & Mixed Media with Sasha Linda Wasko / October 13-14, 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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Looking Through Submitted by Lisa Bayne / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

Looking Through Submitted by Lisa Bayne / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

Looking Through Submitted by: Lisa Bayne / Drove along dirt roads towards Ute mountain. Took this right as the sun was peering through the clouds. Submit your photos of the places, portraits and New Mexico moments that make our enchanted land worth exploring. Have your friends vote for your pictures online. Pictures with the most votes will share over 30 prizes worth over $8000. There is no cost to...

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Monotype Printmaking & Mixed Media with Sasha Linda Wasko / October 20-21, 2012

Monotype Printmaking & Mixed Media with Sasha Linda Wasko / October 20-21, 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 with Sasha Linda Wasko / October 27-28, 2012

Monotype Printmaking & Mixed Media with Sasha Linda Wasko / October 27-28, 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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Artists are Businesses, Too with the Small Business Development Center / October 18, 2012

Artists are Businesses, Too with the Small Business Development Center / October 18, 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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Tewa Old Houses / October 28, 2012

Tewa Old Houses / October 28, 2012

This field trip investigates the ecology of the Ojo Caliente Valley and how the ancestral Pueblo people wove themselves into this landscape. Get a broad overview of the valley and the four big sites that remain, then walk into an Old House (site) normally closed to the public, Ponsipa-Akeri, to view and discuss artifacts, room blockages and arrangements. A short hike out from the Old House allows you to view the agricultural and cultural signatures on the landscape, experiencing how the...

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CARDWEAVING with Caroline Rackley / October 27-28, 2012


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CARDWEAVING with Caroline Rackley / October 27-28, 2012

EVFAC is excited to host this hands-on exploration of card-weaving: an ancient decorative hand-weaving technique. In fact, there is a lot of evidence that cardweaving started in the early Iron Age! Students will learn the history, experience varied card-weaving set-ups, and they will be able to give it a try. This is a great class to learn the basics of an important part of textile history. When: October 27 & 28, 2012 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Oñate  Española,...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism / October Newsletter

Santa Fe Creative Tourism / October Newsletter

All photographers can benefit from the ability to write about themselves and their work. This workshop is for photographers who want to express themselves through the written word, be it for use on web sites, in print publications, or to pitch their work for exhibition. It’s also the perfect workshop for those who simply want to explore ways to articulate their photographic aspirations and accomplishments. Calendar October 2012 Landscape Dreams Photo Contest 10/01/2012 Painting the Light:...

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Map and GPS / Starts October 30, 2012

Map and GPS / Starts October 30, 2012

GPS technology has permeated modern life and changed the way some of us hike. Learn how it can be used in conjunction with more traditional navigation skills. In this two session workshop, hone your old-style map-reading skills, learn GPS do’s and don’ts, and practice your new-found skills during an all-day field trip (moderate off-trail walking). Two sessions allow more time for concepts to settle in, for questions, and for you to feel more confident. Suitable for new GPS owners,...

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Belly Dancing / Starts October 27, 2012

Belly Dancing / Starts October 27, 2012

This introduction to belly dance is perfect for women of all ages. Each class will begin with warm-up and stretching exercises. Students will learn undulations of the spine; circles and figure eights of the hips, chest and shoulders; and flowing arm and hand movements. Students will be introduced to shimmies and rhythmic movement in their hips and learn steps such as Egyptian walk, camel walk and 3/4 shimmy, plus finger cymbals and veil work. Deborah Newberg is the director of the Saltanah...

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Creating and Distributing Press Releases / October 30, 2012

Creating and Distributing Press Releases / October 30, 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 / October 20, 2012

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / October 20, 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 home....

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / October 27, 2012

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / October 27, 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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Design Santa Fe / October 4-6, 2012

Design Santa Fe / October 4-6, 2012

“UNLEASHING CREATIVITY” DESIGN SANTA FE 2012 ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR 8TH ANNUAL EVENT Design Santa Fe 2012 is pleased to announce our updated lineup for our eighth annual event, which takes place October 4–6, 2012. As a UNESCO-designated Creative City, Santa Fe is the ideal venue to host this yearly celebration of design ideas, products, and applications. The theme for 2012, “Unleashing Creativity,” explores ways we can tap into the inspiration, innovation, and interdisciplinary...

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Fun with Watercolor II / Starts October 31, 2012

Fun with Watercolor II / Starts October 31, 2012

The beauty and challenge of painting in transparent watercolor can now be explored in this continuation of the “Fun With Watercolor” course. Any painter who has some experience in watercolor is welcome to join this class, which explores professional-quality techniques, composition possibilities and advanced strategies for beautiful watercolors. When:  Wednesday, October 31 to December 12, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  1:30 to...

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Clay Painting with New Mexico ArtSpa / October 28th, 2012

Clay Painting with New Mexico ArtSpa / October 28th, 2012

Clay Painting is as close to finger painting as you can get! It is a process that is comfortable for both beginners and experienced artists and all create and leave with successful works of art in hand. A great way to experience art without having to be experienced! For families with children over 12, this is a great opportunity to come and create together. Most attendees will create 3 – 4, 16″ x 20″ paintings in a one day workshop. For those who would like to master the process a 3 day...

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Life Drawing Studio / Starts October 10, 2012

Life Drawing Studio / Starts October 10, 2012

This class is for those with some nude-figure drawing experience who are ready to move to the next level. After a series of brief warm-up gestures, the model maintains one long pose for the duration of the session, giving you time to develop your drawings and focus on aspects of the figure that give you trouble. Short slide presentations are part of the course. Personalized critiques focus on accuracy of gesture, proportion and artistic anatomy. When:  Wednesday, October 10 to November 14,...

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Reality Check and Tips for Artists with Wesst / October 16, 2012

Reality Check and Tips for Artists with Wesst / October 16, 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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Pour Painting / Starts October 6, 2012

Pour Painting / Starts October 6, 2012

This class is for students who want to express their creativity but lack art skills. Paint in oils and use gravity to move the paint. Colors blend naturally as they come into contact with each other. Students may complete up to three paintings. No previous experience is required. A love of color, getting messy and having fun will be assets in this class. When:  Saturday, October 6 to November 11, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  1:30 to 4:30...

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Charcoal Landscape Drawing / Starts October 24, 2012

Charcoal Landscape Drawing / Starts October 24, 2012

Learn to draw landscapes with vine charcoal in a loose and fun manner. Produce drawings that look exactly like the scene you’re viewing in no time. Michael McGuire will demonstrate an easy and fun way to create convincing landscape drawings with simple vine charcoal. Experience the fun similar to painting with very large brushes. We will create “brushes” with charcoal that sweep across the paper with ease and delight. Only a few inexpensive materials are needed. When:...

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Intermediate Acrylic Painting with Jakki Kouffman / Starts October 17, 2012

Intermediate Acrylic Painting with Jakki Kouffman / Starts  October 17, 2012

This course is for intermediate/advanced artists interested in pursuing a series of paintings using acrylic, pastel, oil (including water-soluble) or mixed media. Classroom work will emphasize group critiques to advance each student’s project. Participants may paint during the discussion period. All painting styles and approaches are welcome. Some experience with drawing and color is recommended. Jakki Kouffman has shown her work and taught painting around the country for more than 20...

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COLOR CHANGE SHELL with Valentina Devine @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 20, 2012

COLOR CHANGE SHELL with Valentina Devine @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 20, 2012

Come learn how to knit and then place individual shell shapes to create any kind of garment- this is especially handy to use scrap yarns. By using the rib pattern stitch and placing it on point (or diamond like) the garment grows and grows! This a simple technique with boundless potential! When:  October 20, 2012 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Oñate Española, NM 87532 Time:  10:00 am – 4:00 pm Cost:  Member $68/Non-member $85 Phone:  505-747-3577 Website:...

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TATTING TALK with Gary and Randy Houtz @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 12, 2012

TATTING TALK with Gary and Randy Houtz @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 12, 2012

“The Shuttle Brothers” will give a brief history about tatting and where it’s been heading. They will speak about various tatting techniques and design capabilities, and demonstrate the basic knot for tatting. This will be a rare opportunity to learn from experts about this amazing lace-making craft! Gary Houtz has been teaching tatting for 35 years. Gary and Randy Houtz, often referred to as “the Shuttle brothers”, have been teaching tatting together since 1996. They have published three...

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INTRODUCTION TO TATTING @ Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 13, 2012

INTRODUCTION TO TATTING  @ Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 13, 2012

Learn how to tat – an old lace-making craft. It’s a great hobby that is portable and inexpensive. It fits in your pocket and can be created anywhere! This class will show you the basic knot used in tatting that can be used in a multiple of geometric combinations to create heirloom lace. This is a rare skill that you will love learning from “the Shuttle Brothers”- two brothers who are famous for their tatting skills When:  October 13, 2012 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325...

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TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Guitar Basics to Advanced with Michael DiBetta / Starts October 5, 2012

TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Guitar Basics to Advanced with Michael DiBetta / Starts October 5, 2012

Michael DiBetta started playing guitar when he was 13. By his senior year in high school he was teaching and had performed live at his high school in New Orleans. Michael has been in 11 bands, gigged in 5 states, including 14 years in New York City. Where he performed at the famous CBGBʼs and China Club venues. He has opened up for Foghat & Quiet Riot and has 3 albums. Michaelʼs finger style acoustic performances are his latest expression of passion in music, he has been playing at local...

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1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

About Barbara, Studio Arts Instructor, Children’s Programs. Barbara Mayfield was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She studied at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She came to New Mexico in 1991. She is a visual artist, author of the award-winning children’s novel The Magical Mrs. Iptweet and Me, Screen Actors Guild actor and puppeteer. Her paintings and monotypes have won numerous awards and are in...

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INTENSE BUSINESS WEEKEND with Olimpia Newman @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 13-14, 2012

INTENSE BUSINESS WEEKEND with Olimpia Newman @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 13-14, 2012

Are you trying to start a fiber-related business? Or are you lost on where to go next with your current business endeavor? This intense weekend seminar will walk you through the process of identifying potential markets and customers for your products via analyzing current trends, and then show you how they can be integrated into your new product line. The class will focus on the development of a product portfolio that fits your business model and then Olimpia will teach you to address the...

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PICTORIAL TAPESTRY with Robin Reider @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 18-21, 2012

PICTORIAL TAPESTRY with Robin Reider @ Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / October 18-21, 2012

Explore tapestry techniques and color grading using hand-dyed wool. Using a photograph or picture of a landscape, the student will make a cartoon and create their own pictorial or abstract woven image. Participants will use prior tapestry knowledge to learn to follow curved lines as they grade and combine colors chosen from the instructor’s hand-dyed collection of wool. Both vertical and horizontal grading techniques will be taught. The workshop is open to students with beginning tapestry...

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TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture, & Blacksmithing with Sherwin Tarnoff / Starts October 5, 2012

TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture, & Blacksmithing with Sherwin Tarnoff / Starts October 5, 2012

About Sherwin: Finance Director / Lead Metal Arts Instructor: (metal work, welding & steel sculpture) Adult, PAACE & Teen Programs Sherwin has a BS from Roosevelt University with a Secondary Teaching certification. He also studied at the University of Saint Louis; Engineering and earned a 2 year scholarship to the Art Institute of Chicago. Additionally he spent 3 years in Architectural studies. Sherwin has extensive art and metal working backgrounds, he works with all forms of metal...

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1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Jamie Cross / Starts October 13, 2012

1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Jamie Cross / Starts October 13, 2012

Jamie Cross, Ceramics Instructor, PAACE & Children’s Programs, is an Inupiaq figure artist who uses transformation and adaptation as conceptual tools. Cross was born in 1986 in Anchorage, six years later her family moved to Minnesota where she grew up. In 2000 her family moved to New Mexico and it was here that Cross found her way of processing the world. Living with a family of six afforded Cross the opportunity to study the ways people grow through adversity as well as the way they...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / October 15-19, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / October 15-19, 2012

Explore working in rich red earthenware clay!  This intensive workshop will focus on hand building techniques and low-fire surface design.  You “choose your own adventure” by focusing on coil building, slab formations, pinch pot creation, and/or basic wheel throwing techniques.  That’s just the foundation!  Sculptural and functional work will then embark upon a surface treatment journey.  We will explore: relief design, carved design, texture design, washes, painting...

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Nigerian Batik Resist Techniques & Dyeing with Gasali Adeyemo / October 29-November 2, 2012

Nigerian Batik Resist Techniques & Dyeing with Gasali Adeyemo /  October 29-November 2, 2012

Traditional Yoruba tribe batik is called adire alabela which is the process of applying wax resist to create designs on cloth. Students will use cotton cloth and will explore methods to apply the wax. After the designs are created, Gasali will show us how to dye our cloth and how to remove the wax. Gasali is from the small village of Ofatedo in Nigeria. He studied at the Nike Center for Arts and Culture in Osogbo, Nigeria where he mastered the arts of batik, indigo dyeing, quiltmaking,...

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Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Students will have the opportunity to paint landscapes on site in the beautiful Santa Fe mountains, the Historic Pecos Monument and villages in the area.  The fall color should be reaching it peak at that time.  Class will begin with instruction in composition and include a demonstration by the instructor on site.  Students may paint in oils, pastels or acrylics.  The on site experience teaches students to capture the light and shadow in the composition quickly as we will be in natures’...

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“Listening, Finding, Giving, Receiving” / a workshop by Composer and Sound Artist, Steve Peters / October 13-14, 2012

“Listening, Finding, Giving, Receiving” / a workshop by Composer and Sound Artist, Steve Peters / October 13-14, 2012

The Santa Fe Art Institute and the Contemporary Music Program at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design are proud to present a workshop by Composer and Sound Artist, Steve Peters – “Listening, Finding, Giving, Receiving.” In this workshop Steve and his participants will turn their attention to the common sounds of places and things that surround us, and consider appropriate ways of responding and interacting. No musical instruments or electronic equipment will be used, and...

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Around the state: Annual Autumn Simply Silk Workshop / October 13-14, 2012


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Around the state: Annual Autumn Simply Silk Workshop / October 13-14, 2012

  This workshop is a great way for any creative soul to learn how to tap into that creative energy. No artistic background is necessary. The techniques you will learn give everyone the opportunity to be successful, from the novice to the experienced silk painter. Silk painting is a very “FUN and FREEING” art. With just the basic skills, the creative possibilities are endless. I will introduce you to the different techniques used to stretch the silk in preparation to paint, the various...

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Pecos and Glorieta, Including a Greer Garson House Tour / October 28, 2012

Pecos and Glorieta, Including a Greer Garson House Tour / October 28, 2012

Begin your class learning about the Pecos Pueblo, the Civil War at Glorieta and Hollywood star Greer Garson. After a brief overview by historian and tour leader Peter Sinclaire, everyone will board the college van for the Glorieta-Pecos region. Visit the Pecos Pueblo and enjoy the picnic lunch you brought. The Pecos National Monument Visitor Center features a film narrated by Greer Garson about the region. After touring the pueblo, students will visit the Forked Lightning Ranch where Greer...

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Drawing Perspective and Proportion / Starts October 30, 2012

Drawing Perspective and Proportion / Starts October 30, 2012

Learn a skill required for every drawing. Sighting angles enables you to apply perspective and proportion to a drawing. Learn how to “take sights” simply by using your pencil for angles and measurement and then transfer them to your drawing. The skill quickly becomes automatic. We will draw a variety of subject matter. John St. Peter has been teaching drawing at SFCC since 2005. When:  Tuesday, October 30 to November 27, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave....

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Basic Crochet with Wendy Pattrick / Starts October 23, 2012

Basic Crochet with Wendy Pattrick / Starts October 23, 2012

Here’s a stress-free guide to learning about crochet. Learn basic crochet terms, patterns and instructions to complete simple projects. You don’t need many supplies to get started, and six complete projects will be covered during the course. Wendy Pattrick has been crocheting for more than 40 years and also teaches knitting for Continuing Education. When:  Tuesday, October 23 to November 27, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  6:00...

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Geologic Hike at the Ojito Wilderness Area / October 26, 2012

Geologic Hike at the Ojito Wilderness Area / October 26, 2012

The Ojito Wilderness Area is a unique geologic landscape within an hour’s drive from both Santa Fe and Albuquerque. On this journey you will explore on foot the spectacular San Ysidro anticline, where Mesozoic rock layers have been folded into a dome structure, the core of which has been breached by erosion, exposing a variety of tilted, colorful rocks. A circular hike of approximately 4 miles takes you into the anticline and back along its eastern edge. The elevation gain/loss on the...

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Rock Tree Cloud: Place Dancing, a depth ecology movement & arts workshop / Starts October 12, 2012

Rock Tree Cloud: Place Dancing, a depth ecology movement & arts workshop / Starts October 12, 2012

Imagine an ensemble composed of azure sky, soaring ravens, jagged cliffs, the sun dappled floor of an aspen grove, the poised silence of a desert hare. Imagine yourself as an integral part of this ensemble, the life of this land and your own life meeting, informing one another. Here, near the old adobe settlement of Santa Fe, where forested slopes meet the high desert in the foot- hills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the place is inviting you to dance! How does the human animal sense and...

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