Workshop Calendar

2012 Landscape Dreams Photo Contest Winners: Bernadette Buechler of Portage, Michigan

2012 Landscape Dreams Photo Contest Winners: Bernadette Buechler of Portage, Michigan

  Bernadette Buechler of Portage, Michigan won the grand prize, a weekend photography workshop in Santa Fe at the Eloquent Light Photography Workshops and 4 nights lodging at Two Casitas Vacation Rentals. The prize workshop is being held in conjunction with the DIY Creative Tourism Journey, a month-long celebration of do-it-yourself artistic expression. In March 2013, artists teaching 26 different art forms will collectively offer more than 200 available workshop spaces at their homes or...

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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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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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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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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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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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Jackets @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / November 26-29, 2012

Jackets @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / November 26-29, 2012

Learn how to create designer quality jackets. We will discuss fit, inner construction, lining, ease and any other questions you may have. Bring a jacket project or idea, and we will help you through it. Class size is limited; a deposit of $150 will reserve your space. When:  Nov. 26-29, 2012 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time:  9:00am – 2:00pm Cost:  $420.00 + tax Phone:  505-310-2955 Website/Blog Address:...

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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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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 $60,...

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Red Mica Hand Coiled Pottery Workshop / November 23-24, 2012

Red Mica Hand Coiled Pottery Workshop / November 23-24, 2012

Incising (cutting patterns out) red mica clay to make hand coiled Native style pots. Workshop is broken into 2 half day’s. Drying time is 5 days so your creation will be shipped to you. All supplies and shipping included. Beginners and Intermediate levels When: November 23 & 24, 2012 Where: Due West Gallery / 217 W. San Francisco St. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 11:30-3:30 Cost: $375 Max. Attendees: 4 Phone: 505- 988-1001 Website/Blog Address: http://shop.duewestgallery.com...

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TRADITIONAL SCRAP DOLLS with Nadina Barnes / November 17, 2012

TRADITIONAL SCRAP DOLLS with Nadina Barnes / November 17, 2012

Dollmaking is easy with Nadina by your side! Come learn the tricks of the trade for cloth dollmaking with her and make a traditional rag doll in one day. There will be a variety of patterns to choose from and students are welcome to bring fabrics they love and family momentos to incorporate into their dolls. Imagine grandma’s doily having a new life as a beautiful doll skirt. This is guaranteed to be a fun class! When: Nov. 17, 2012 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Oñate...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / November 17, 2012

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / November 17, 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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Old Canvases Reinvented with Mickey Bond / November 12-14 2012

Old Canvases Reinvented with Mickey Bond / November 12-14 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, triangular...

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1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Shakti Kroopkin / November 10, 2012

1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Shakti Kroopkin / November 10, 2012

Discovering Abstraction: painting, drawing, sculpture, collage and more! Through exploration and experimentation of various techniques and art materials, artists develop their unique creative expression. Elements and principles of design and art history will be integrated into choice-based stations and collaborative art making. About Shakti: Hans Hofmann once said, “When I paint, I improvise…I deny theory and method and rely only on empathy and feeling…In teaching, it is just the opposite, I...

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Intro to Encaustic and More with Ellen Koment / November 9-11, 2012

Intro to Encaustic and More with Ellen Koment / November 9-11, 2012

This Three day workshop will be an introduction, if you haven’t done encaustic before, or you need a refresher on basic techniques, For more advanced encaustic painters, it will be an opportunity to enhance your work with a variety of new techniques, including working up to 16″ X 16″. Individual instruction and criticism will help you move your encaustic painting to a new level. The workshop will cover all the basics, including information about how to make paint, about the...

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COLOR AND DESIGN FOR TAPESTRY WEAVERS with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / November 7-11, 2012

COLOR AND DESIGN FOR TAPESTRY WEAVERS with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / November 7-11, 2012

This class will explore color and design principles that will help students create more compelling and engaging tapestries. The color section will focus on Josef Alber’s color theory and the interaction of color, while the design side of the class will deal with shapes, form and the use of grids. For the first three days of the class, students will be introduced to a new topic and will be given color and design exercises to complete on paper. Then the weaving part of this class will...

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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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PINE NEEDLE BASKETS with Irene Smith / November 10, 2012

PINE NEEDLE BASKETS with Irene Smith /  November 10, 2012

Irene Smith returns to EVFAC to teach some exciting coiled basket techniques! Using long leaf pine needle and raffia students will make a traditional coiled basket “start”, then learn how to do increasing shaping, and explore various stitches to create a small pine needle basket. Spend a day making something useful and beautiful! When: Nov. 10, 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,...

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Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images / November 9-11, 2012

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images / November 9-11, 2012

Lightroom’s powerful organizing and enhancing tools give us quick, consistent control of our images. We explore its image rating and cataloging tools and learn practical techniques for image enhancement, including how to synchronize enhancement settings to apply to multiple images instantly—a time-saving tool that will save you hours on the computer! Rick explains the integration between Lightroom and Photoshop, the basic retouching tools in Photoshop and how to keep your new changes stored...

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The Series: A Workshop with Mickey Bond / Starts November 5, 2012

The Series: A Workshop with Mickey Bond / Starts November 5, 2012

Explore the artistic benefits of creating a your own series in a 3-day hands-on intensive workshop focusing on abstraction. We’ll use mixed media, acrylic paint, and non-traditional painting tools to liberate creativity & suspend negative judgement. Participants will create three paintings or more a day. Other topics will include under- painting techniques, the joys of a limited palette,composition & tips for critiquing your own work. Refreshments provided. Artists bring their...

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A New Conversation Workshop for Personal Growth & Well-Being / November 3 & 4, 2012

A New Conversation Workshop for Personal Growth & Well-Being / November 3 & 4, 2012

This 2-Day Intensive, personal growth workshop invites you to hold “A New Conversation” with yourself to gain a deeper understanding and spiritual sense of your place in the world. You will engage in Creative Exercises that tap into the power of the subconscious mind to discover your hidden potential. Be exposed to thought-provoking lectures and cutting-edge theories about quantum physics and consciousness that stimulate “Thinking Outside the Box.” Have fun in an innovative non-judgmental...

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Intro to Encaustic and More with Ellen Koment / November 9-11, 2012

Intro to Encaustic and More with Ellen Koment / November 9-11, 2012

This Three day workshop will be an introduction, if you haven’t done encaustic before, or you need a refresher on basic techniques, For more advanced encaustic painters, it will be an opportunity to enhance your work with a variety of new techniques, including working up to 16″ X 16″. Individual instruction and criticism will help you move your encaustic painting to a new level. The workshop will cover all the basics, including information about how to make paint, about the...

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Intensive: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 / November 5-7, 2012

Intensive: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 / November 5-7, 2012

Adobe Premiere Pro has recently immerged as the preferred video-editing suite among editing professionals worldwide. This Mac and PC friendly program is the perfect software for those wishing to learn simple video editing techniques. The program’s main strength is that is allows the most novice user to become easily acquainted with non-linear editing, and then grow into its more advanced tools. Will begins this two-and-a-half-day intensive with a complete overview of the different tools that...

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THE LONG AND SHORT OF CHURRO WOOL with Glenna Dean / November 4, 2012

THE LONG AND SHORT OF CHURRO WOOL with Glenna Dean / November 4, 2012

Come learn the basics of preparing and spinning our local beloved sheep breed- the Navajo-Churro. This class will teach the differences between the outer and inner coats and how you work with them. You will explore how with wool combing and yarn construction you can make Churro yarns that shine or how by combining the course outer coat and fine inner coat you can make a fiber that spins like wire and wears like iron. This is a great class for learning an important part of New Mexico fiber...

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COLCHA EMBROIDERY with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / November 3, 2012

COLCHA EMBROIDERY with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / November 3, 2012

Join us at EVFAC to learn the basic colcha stitch and absorb the history of this uniquely New Mexican fiber art tradition from one of its master practitioners. Sabanilla labrada, or wool-on-wool colcha embroidery work, is distinct because it may be one of the few textiles developed in New Mexico during the Spanish colonial period. Yarns for class are supplied, and you can purchase colcha yarn and sabanilla for a future project at EVFAC. When: Nov. 3, 2012 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts...

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CARDWEAVING with Caroline Rackley / October 27-28, 2012

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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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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Survival Skills in the Wilderness / Sunday November 11, 2012

Survival Skills in the Wilderness / Sunday November 11, 2012

This class could save your life. Feel confident hiking New Mexico’s wilderness, ranging from Sonoran desert to arctic alpine life zones. A morning class at 8,600 feet elevation precedes an afternoon hike; putting into practice the techniques learned. Real life examples are cited, where some survived and others didn’t. Favorite topics include lightning, wilderness hazards, weather signs and orienting with and without a map or compass. Learn endurance techniques, the ten essentials, first aid...

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Write Your Memoir / Thursday November 1, 2012

Write Your Memoir / Thursday November 1, 2012

Don’t let those family stories get lost — write a memoir so your children and grandchildren know their legacy. Discover how to tap into and shape those long-forgotten memories to create the most poignant, revealing and entertaining anecdotes. Questions and writing prompts will aid you in putting together your life story. Join a safe and welcoming group of enthusiastic writers for in-class exercises and discussions that will help you communicate through your own unique voice and...

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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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Old Canvases Reinvented with Mickey Bond / November 12-14 2012

Old Canvases Reinvented with Mickey Bond / November 12-14 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, triangular...

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Tamales: Fun and Easy / Saturday, November 10, 2012

Tamales: Fun and Easy / Saturday, November 10, 2012

In Santa Fe, each generation teaches the next how to make tamales. These corn-husk wrapped treats can be filled with meat, cheese or vegetarian ingredients. Making tamales takes time and care in the kitchen and is terrific for getting families together. Michelle Roetzer, head of the Culinary Lab at SFCC, will teach newcomers and old-timers how to make this terrific Latin American dish with Santa Fe flair. It’s sure to be a favorite with your family. When:  Saturday, November 10, 2012...

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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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Building An Abstract Series with Brenda Hope Zappitell / Why do successful artists work in series? / October 21-23, 2012

Building An Abstract Series with Brenda Hope Zappitell / Why do successful artists work in series? / October 21-23, 2012

Learn the benefits of creating a series in a 3 day hands-on intensive workshop. Participants create their own abstract series by learning how to paint three or more paintings a day. We will use acrylic paint, a wide variety of mark-making tools, and “distracting” techniques to liberate intuitive creativity. Workshop also includes discussion of color theory, composition and suggestions for creating your own “painting process.” There will be daily demonstrations during...

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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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Fine-Art Digital Printmaking / November 12-16, 2012

Fine-Art Digital Printmaking / November 12-16, 2012

Learn how to obtain consistent high-quality print output for your color and black-and-white photographic images in this combination workshop that goes out in the field and gives you hands-on experience in a digital lab environment. Internationally renowned master printer and photographer Tony Bonanno takes us to nearby locations where we photograph the scenic beauty of Northern New Mexico before returning to The Workshops state-of-the-art digital lab to process and print our images using Epson...

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Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images / November 9-11, 2012

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images / November 9-11, 2012

Lightroom’s powerful organizing and enhancing tools give us quick, consistent control of our images. We explore its image rating and cataloging tools and learn practical techniques for image enhancement, including how to synchronize enhancement settings to apply to multiple images instantly—a time-saving tool that will save you hours on the computer! Rick explains the integration between Lightroom and Photoshop, the basic retouching tools in Photoshop and how to keep your new changes stored...

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Intensive: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 / November 5-7, 2012

Intensive: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 / November 5-7, 2012

Adobe Premiere Pro has recently immerged as the preferred video-editing suite among editing professionals worldwide. This Mac and PC friendly program is the perfect software for those wishing to learn simple video editing techniques. The program’s main strength is that is allows the most novice user to become easily acquainted with non-linear editing, and then grow into its more advanced tools. Will begins this two-and-a-half-day intensive with a complete overview of the different tools that...

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Intensive: Blurb Bookmaking / November 27-29, 2012

Intensive: Blurb Bookmaking / November 27-29, 2012

Spend two-and-a-half fast-paced days in Santa Fe with one goal in mind: creating your own photographic book. We delve into the exciting and rapidly expanding world of custom printed books using Blurb’s BookSmart software. Each participant brings 20 to 30 images from one body of work, such as a personal project or a commercial venture, and learns how to edit, sequence, and lay out a beautiful and stylish photo book that can be ordered online, on demand. We explore all the capabilities of...

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Intensive: Adobe Photoshop for Photographers / Starts November 30, 2012

Intensive: Adobe Photoshop for Photographers / Starts November 30, 2012

Focusing on the essential features of Adobe Photoshop, this workshop demonstrates how this powerful program can be used to satisfy the basic requirements of a photographer. During the workshop, Dottie guides participants through the digital workflow process, from concept to completion. Starting with Photoshop’s Bridge utility, participants explore all the important features it offers, from organizing and managing images, to applying keywords and copyright information. Next, participants...

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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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Artist Talk: Stacy Lynn Smith @ Bullseye Resource Center / November 29, 2012

Artist Talk: Stacy Lynn Smith @ Bullseye Resource Center / November 29, 2012

Join artist Stacy Lynn Smith as she demonstrates her powder printing technique, which involves pressing dry glass powders through a prepared silkscreen to create images in kiln-glass with rich textures and colors that can’t be achieved with traditional printing methods. Smith will also share images of her work. When:  November 29, 2012 Where: Bullseye Resource Center, 805 Early Street, Building E, Santa Fe, New Mexico Time:  5:30pm–6:30pm Cost:  FREE Max. Attendees:  40 Website/Blog...

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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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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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