Workshop Calendar

Sharpening Woodworking Tools / June 16th, 2012 (1 day)

Sharpening Woodworking Tools / June 16th, 2012 (1 day)

Beginners and more advanced woodworkers will want to brush up their skills in this intensive sharpening session. We will cover grinding, honing and final polishing to create razor-sharp edges on your new or used chisels, plane irons and other edge tools. Students will have an opportunity to experiment with a variety of sharpening methods to get your woodworking tools in top shape. Bring your tools and we’ll get to work. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 16, 1 day. Course #CR377 01/CRN...

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Woodworking: Introduction to Veneer with Douglas Jones / June 30th, 2012

Woodworking: Introduction to Veneer with Douglas Jones / June 30th, 2012

Veneering opens up many new options for the woodworker. This quick introduction will cover the basic applications and techniques for applying veneer. Resources for purchasing commercial veneer will be discussed. Students also learn how to make and use bandsawn veneer. We will practice on samples to get a feel for this versatile material. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 30, 1 day. Course #CR379 01/CRN 10638 Douglas Jones, Fee...

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Maloof-Style Rocking Chair / Starts July 10th, 2012 (2 wks)

Maloof-Style Rocking Chair / Starts July 10th, 2012 (2 wks)

Students build a rocking chair and leave with the finished product. Each participant is provided with templates to expedite the process and execute each step of the project. Students work on their own chair and have some choice about size and design. Students provide some of their own tools and supplies; wood is covered in the supply fee. John Moldovan lives and works with wood in Sonoma, California. A supply fee of $225 will be due at the first class. There are no refunds after June 22....

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Introduction to Finishing Wood / July 7th, 2012 (1 day)

Introduction to Finishing Wood / July 7th, 2012 (1 day)

A beautiful finish highlights the woods and colors of a piece of furniture. We will cover preparation, choice of a finish, safety issues, application and techniques in this quick introduction. Special attention will be given to simple methods for tinting or staining wood and clear finishes for specific applications. Doug Jones is a woodworking instructor at SFCC who runs his own studio when not teaching. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 7, 1 day. Course #CR376 01/CRN 10640 Douglas Jones,...

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Workshops in retablos, murals, tin smithing, & landscaping oil painting at Medina Gallery / DIY Santa Fe Art Month 2012

Workshops in retablos, murals, tin smithing, & landscaping oil painting at Medina Gallery / DIY Santa Fe Art Month 2012

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

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Build A Maloof Style Rocking Chair / Starts July 16th, 2012 (2 wks)

Build A Maloof Style Rocking Chair / Starts July 16th, 2012 (2 wks)

Students build a rocking chair and leave with the finished product. Each participant is provided with templates to expedite the process and execute each step of the project. Students work on their own chair and have some choice about size and design. Students provide some of their own tools and supplies; wood is covered by the supply fee. John Moldovan lives and works with wood in Sonoma, California. A supply fee of $225 will be due at the first class. There are no refunds after June 22....

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Give a DIY Vacation for Christmas: Full Day Immersion of the Arts at Medina Gallery & El Santurario de Chimayo Package

Give a DIY Vacation for Christmas: Full Day Immersion of the Arts at Medina Gallery & El Santurario de Chimayo Package

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

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Hand carved cross demonstration with Maria Lorraine Vigil / December 27th & 28th 2011

Hand carved cross demonstration with Maria Lorraine Vigil / December 27th & 28th 2011

  Maria Lorraine Vigil, well known for her hand carved cedar and pine crosses will be showing her work at the St. Francis Hotel in Santa Fe on December 27th and 28th from 9 AM until 4 PM. Each piece that Maria Lorraine creates is inspired with continuous prayer for the person that will be owning her work. Maria will also be demonstrating her techniques used in carving her crosses. Maria has shown her work at the Museum of International Folk Art, New Mexico State Fair, Contemporary...

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Woodcarving & Retablo Painting – Patricio J Chavez

Woodcarving & Retablo Painting –  Patricio J Chavez

My Name is Patricio Chavez. I am 34 years old and have lived in Chimayo, New Mexico all my life. I have a deep closeness to El Santuario de Chimayo. I am a direct descendent of Francisco Chavez. He was the caretaker and landowner around the Santuario. My family has lived in Chimayo for five generations. Part of my family traditions of Religion and the Chicano culture is Art. Spanish Colonial Art forms; Oils, Metals and Bronze are some of my repertoire. I have expertise in wood sculpture and...

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DIY Santa Fe – Spring Break March 2012 – Workshops, Classes and Experiences in Santa Fe, New Mexico

DIY Santa Fe – Spring Break March 2012 – Workshops, Classes and Experiences in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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

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“Art Spot” The Creative Learning Spot – Classes & Workshops

“Art Spot” The Creative Learning Spot – Classes & Workshops

We want all who walk through our doors to share in the “Artisan Experience”. We sell supplies to fuel creativity, share our knowledge of how to use them and give exceptional service to make everyone feel special. We strive to have fun in our jobs and create such an environment for our customers. We treat ourselves, employees, suppliers and customers with respect with the goal of enriching everyone’s  life who have shared in the “Artisan Experience”. We offer both classes that meet more that...

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Artist Receptions at Ghost Ranch with Art Through the Loom Guild

Artist Receptions at Ghost Ranch with Art Through the Loom Guild

Members of the Art Through the Loom Guild and the El Rito 7 will be showing their works at Ghost Ranch through August. Come to meet the artists and enjoy their weaving, tinwork, stoneware artifacts, tapestry, retablos and santos, platinum/palladium photographs, prints and pottery. When: July 16, 2011 Where: Ghost Ranch, HC 77 Box 11, Abiquiu, NM 87510 Time: 2-4 PM Website/Blog Address: www.ghostranch.org...

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Native Flute Music & Flute building with Kokopelli Music and Flutes of Taos

Native Flute Music & Flute building with Kokopelli Music and Flutes of Taos

We provide traditional music for local, cultural, educational, spiritual events, tour groups and private gatherings in New Mexico. Paul and Grace Jones perform original native flute music. We also demonstrate traditional flute building and offer flute building workshops, using all hand tools. Files, chisels, saws, oil, sandpaper, to build flutes. Paul and Grace build, Sioux, Apache Cheyenne, and Cherokee flutes. Kokopelli Music and Flutes can provide traditional music for large or small groups...

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THE ABIQUIU WORKSHOPS

THE ABIQUIU WORKSHOPS

This year, 2011, marks the second year of THE ABIQUIU WORKSHOPS headquartered in , on the Chama River, 45 miles North West of Santa Fe, N.M. The Abiquiu Workshops is pleased to announce the partnership with The Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center, located in the Valley of the Shining Stone. This is the area where Georgia O’Keeffe lived and worked. The Abiquiu Workshops go beyond the technical. The ultimate goal of each workshop is to engage mind, body and spirit in the creative process....

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STARLIGHT RANCH ART WORKSHOPS

STARLIGHT RANCH ART WORKSHOPS

Starlight Ranch is a beautiful, inspirational setting for artist workshops and retreats; classes are small with lots of demonstrations and personal attention (lunch included)! Our teachers have a long history in New Mexico (either born here or worked and taught here for years); you only have to go to their websites (linked from Starlight Ranch) to see their gorgeous paintings of local landscape and ranch-life scenes. When: Workshops held throughout the year Time: 3 Day Workshops Cost:...

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Carving Techniques for Wood Sculpture

Carving Techniques for Wood Sculpture

This class is an introduction to direct carving techniques for wood sculpture. Begin with whole logs and by utilizing a variety of carving tools, from chain saw to wood lathe to chisel, explore the most direct path from idea to form. Surface treatments and texture will also be explored as a means of enhancing the form. Demonstrations will focus on safety, efficiency and the nature of wood as a material for sculpture. Start with an introductory project to develop familiarity with tools and then...

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The Art of Marquetry

The Art of Marquetry

Marquetry is a technique where different colors of wood veneers are carefully cut to fit precisely together creating a design in wood. The workshop will focus on the double-bevel method of marquetry. This highly accurate technique is cut by hand and creates tightly fitting marquetry pieces. With practice, the cutting of the veneers can be mastered. Through daily lecture, demonstration and hands-on work, participants will gain a thorough understanding of marquetry. No refunds after July 17. To...

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Maloof-Style Rocking Chair with John Moldovan July 6th, 2011 (2 Weeks)

Maloof-Style Rocking Chair with John Moldovan  July 6th, 2011 (2 Weeks)

Students build a rocking chair and leave with the finished product. Each participant is provided with templates to expedite the process and execute each step of the project. Students work on their own chair and have some choice about size and design. Students provide some of their own tools and supplies; wood is covered by the supply fee. John Moldovan lives and works with wood in Sonoma, California. Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 6; and Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5...

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Summer Arts in Santa Fe – August 1st through August 12th, 2011 – About the Artists with Mark Gardner

Summer Arts in Santa Fe – August 1st through August 12th, 2011 – About the Artists with Mark Gardner

Website: http://markgardnerstudio.com Workshop Description ; Carving Techniques For Wood Sculpture August 1-5, 2011 I have always enjoyed working with my hands. I’ve done lots of different things with my hands, from set construction and painting, to sculpting clay to woodworking. There is something about working with wood that gives me the most satisfaction. I started working with wood as child as woodworking was my father’s hobby and there were always scraps laying around for me play with. I...

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Summer Arts in Santa Fe – August 1st through August 12th, 2011 – About the Artists with Craig Vandall Stevens

Summer Arts in Santa Fe – August 1st through August 12th, 2011 – About the Artists with Craig Vandall Stevens

“Creating one-of-a-kind furniture represents a unique blending of the beauty and elegance of the natural world and that created by the human imagination.“ Website:  http://www.cvstevens.com Workshop Description   I studied furnituremaking at the College of Redwoods in northern California, a program renowned for its excellence in craftsmanship and attention to detail. There, under the instruction of master cabinetmaker Jim Krenov, I developed an extensive background in...

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20th Anniversary Eldorado Studio Tour – May 14-15, 2011 from 10am-5pm – Santa Fe, New Mexico

20th Anniversary Eldorado Studio Tour – May 14-15, 2011 from 10am-5pm – Santa Fe, New Mexico

  Opening Night Party – Friday, May 13, 2011, 5-7:30pm at La Tienda at Eldorado Preview Gallery – May 14-15, 2011, from 9am-5pm at La Tienda at Eldorado Open Studios – May 14-15, 2011, from 10am-5pm Open studios will show acrylics, oils, watercolors, pastels, mixed media, encaustics, sumi-e, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, sculpture, print-making, photography, woodworking, wearable arts, digital arts, ceramics, and musical instruments. The weekend’s celebration begins...

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