Workshop Calendar

Santa Fe Art League: New Non-Profit Supports Santa Fe Artists

Santa Fe Art League: New Non-Profit Supports Santa Fe Artists

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is pleased to support the efforts of the Santa Fe Art League, a new non-profit organization headed by artists George Hughes and Lindy Teresi. SFAL, which aims to support artists by providing workshop and studio space, gallery shows, and other events, benefits from the consulting of local business owners and arts supporters Ron Whitmore (Artisan) and John Arnold (Santa Fe Luxury Builders). For more info, visit santafeartleague.org or email info@santafeartleague.org....

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Experience Life through Art: Santa Fe Art Workshops

Experience Life through Art: Santa Fe Art Workshops

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is a project of the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission. If you would like to take a workshop with one of our 200+ artists, check out our calendar. Artists and organizations: click here to list your workshops and other arts-related events, or to be a featured artist on our blog.         Experience Life through Art: Santa Fe Art Workshops by Luke Fannin As a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, Santa Fe has an excellent reputation as a center...

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Sharing the Holiday Joy: Art Workshops with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

Sharing the Holiday Joy: Art Workshops with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

- - - - - - - Sharing the Holiday Joy: Art Workshops with Santa Fe Creative Tourism by Luke Fannin You may have noticed lately, on this blog or through the extensive network of artists, art students, and art lovers with whom we communicate, that we here at Santa Fe Creative Tourism have been on the lookout for workshop testimonials, reviews, and stories. That’s because we like to hear about the good work our artists do, the enthusiasm their efforts engender across the country and around the...

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Celebrate the Holidays with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

Celebrate the Holidays with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

                    The Arts: A Source of Mindfulness in the Holiday Season by Luke Fannin It is, as they say, that time of year, when each celebration seems to spill into the next, and every second in between seems to be filled with shopping, planning, and preparing. However you choose to participate in the holiday season, the next 6-8 weeks mark a period of major cultural, spiritual, and (gulp) commercial activity in our country and around...

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Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013

Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013

Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013 Italian artist Narcissus Quagliata pioneered the methods that have broken the boundaries of glass as an art medium. He has created large-scale projects on three continents, including Divinity in Light installed on a Michelangelo basilica in the artist’s native Rome. Quagliata will use this and other projects as a lens through which to discuss the significance of light as a relevant medium in the...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Steven Hill / July 31, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Steven Hill / July 31, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Steven Hill / July 31, 2013 Steven Hill received his BFA from Kansas State University, and has been a studio potter since 1975. In 1998 Steven co-founded Red Star Studios Ceramic Center in Kansas City, MO, and went on to co-found Center Street Clay in Sandwich, IL in 2006. He has exhibited nationally, and his work has been featured in numerous books and ceramics publications, including Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated and Studio Potter. He has taught...

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Lost Wax Kilncast Glass / July 17-21, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass / July 17-21, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass / July 17-21, 2013 In this class you will learn how to make fully sculptural cast glass objects using the lost wax process. Steps in the process include creating a refractory mold around a wax model, steaming out the wax, calculating the amount of glass needed to fill the mold, curing the mold, and firing the work in the kiln. You will complete this process twice: first with a wax model we provide and then with a wax model you will build in class. Finishing methods will...

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Reiki Master Class / June 22-24, 2013

Reiki Master Class / June 22-24, 2013

Reiki Master Class / June 22-24, 2013 Enjoy Santa Fe while you finish your training to become a Reiki Master. We spend Sat & Sun in and around Santa Fe learning advanced Reiki techniques, visiting vortex sites, labyrinths, and other energy sites. On Monday we go to Ojo Caliente to received final attunements on the mesa and in the mineral springs. Cost: $700, or $650 if paid by 5/30 When: June 22-24, 2013 Time: 10-4 on weekend, 9 – 6 Monday Max. Attendees: 6 Phone: 505 466-3040...

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Etsy Craft Party: Santa Fe, NM / June 20, 2013

Etsy Craft Party: Santa Fe, NM / June 20, 2013

Etsy Craft Party: Santa Fe, NM / June 20, 2013 We will have on hand some wonderful art supplies for painting images, drawing and adorning miniature art pendants to wear. The beauty is in how many you can make before walking out the door. Not withstanding that we have a whole patio to ourselves and can dine and create to our hearts content. The quality of the materials available are to die for! Cost: $10.00 at the door. When: June 20, 2013 Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Max. Attendees: 40 Where: Etsy...

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Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe / August 1-5, 2013

Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe / August 1-5, 2013

Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe, August 1-5, 2013 Explore the vibrant and arts-rich city of Santa Fe! Bullseye is excited to offer a limited number of spaces in Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe, our first creative vacation package. This unique five-day experience combines the many pleasures of this historic city – a popular destination renowned for its world-class museums, galleries, entertainment, and food – with the chance to expand your creative horizons. You’ll soak up the...

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Reiki for Hospice / June 17th, 2013

Reiki for Hospice / June 17th, 2013

Reiki for Hospice / June 17th, 2013 Reiki at the End of Life is for anyone who already is trained in Reiki and would like to know more about using Reiki techniques either in hospice or when caring for a loved one who is nearing end of life. I have developed a system of journeying with clients to help them feel “connected” to their loved ones even when unconscious. Cost: $150 When: Mon, June 17th, 2013 Time: 12:00 – 4:00pm Max. Attendees: 10 Phone: 505 466-3040 Where: Wendy...

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Arduino Workshop with Steven M. Miller / June 22-23 2013

Arduino Workshop with Steven M. Miller / June 22-23 2013

Arduino Workshop with Steven M. Miller / June 22-23 2013 Day 1: Introduction to the Arduino micro-controller board and software programming interface (IDE) Programming basics: data structures, programming syntax, conditional branching, etc. Interfacing Arduino with various input & output devices (sensors/controls and actuators/displays), such as: LEDs, switches, buttons, potentiometers & pressure sensors (variable resistors), piezos, etc. Day 2: Arduino & Max (interactive sound)...

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Summer Solstice 7-Day Cleanse / June 21 -27, 2013

Summer Solstice 7-Day Cleanse / June 21 -27, 2013

Summer Solstice 7-Day Cleanse / June 21 -27, 2013 This Summer solstice, JUNE 21ST, I am offering a seven-day cleanse which will make the best use of the Pitta (heat) outside as well the inner Agni (digestive fire). The cleanse will involve a hour and fifteen minutes of group workout, yoga, meditation, and a fresh made juice or smoothie every day for seven days. Each of you will be given individualized teas and will be allowed to eat some vegetables or protein according to your constitution....

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: David Hicks / July 24, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: David Hicks / July 24, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: David Hicks / July 24, 2013 Born and raised in the central valley of California, David Hicks’ work references the agricultural environment surrounding his home. He received his BFA from California State University Long Beach and his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He has exhibited nationally, and his work is included in many private and museum collections, including ASU Art Museum, AMOCA, and the Museum of Contemporary Ceramic...

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Food, Fitness, & Faith Children’s Camp / August 19-23, 2013

Food, Fitness, & Faith Children’s Camp / August 19-23, 2013

Food, Fitness, & Faith Children’s Camp / August 19-23, 2013 This summer, let your children soak in a fun-filled camp of Food, Fitness, & Faith! On August 23, we end with a picnic and fun times with parents. All Ages Welcome yoga • dance • music • rangolis (COLOR MANDALAS) • storytelling • cooking • mantra Our children live in a hurry-up world of busy parents, school pressures, incessant lessons, video games, malls, and competitive sports. We usually don’t think of these...

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Review Santa Fe: Contemporary Photographic Practice Seminar / June 9, 2013

Review Santa Fe: Contemporary Photographic Practice Seminar / June 9, 2013

Review Santa Fe: Contemporary Photographic Practice Seminar / June 9, 2013 A seminar discussing contemporary photographic practice as part of Review Santa Fe, the premier portfolio viewing event in the U.S. Topics include How to Sustain a Long Career and New Methods for Engaging Audiences. Distinguished guest and Guggenheim Fellow, John Gossage, will present his work followed by a panel discussion with NPR Senior Multimedia Producer, Keith Jenkins; Daylight Magazine & Books Director...

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2013 Plein Air Santa Fe Annual Paintout and Exhibit / June 21 – July 7, 2013

2013 Plein Air Santa Fe Annual Paintout and Exhibit / June 21 – July 7, 2013

2013 Plein Air Santa Fe Annual Paintout and Exhibit / June 21 – July 7, 2013 2013 Plein Air Santa Fe Exhibit Sponsored by PAPNM Gary Kim Fine Art Gallery 228 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe Two paintings from each of 45 juried members will be exhibited during this two week show. The paintings will represent work done during the paint-out held from June 16-20. Opening Reception: Friday, June 21, 2013, 5:00-7:00 PM, Gary Kim Fine Art Gallery, 228 Old Santa Fe Trail. Artists’ preview 4:00-5:00...

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Harnessing Flow / Starts July 5, 2013

Harnessing Flow / Starts July 5, 2013

Harnessing Flow, July 5-6 & 8, 2013 Explore the principles of glass flow, deformation, and displacement and learn to make work that captures a sense of movement within. The process will involve learning kilnforming basics, doing volume calculations, working with dams and refractory materials, and designing firing schedules. Basic coldworking methods will also be covered. As a student, you will make three finished pieces and leave the class with enough information to keep experimenting in...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Thaddeus Erdahl / August 14, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Thaddeus Erdahl / August 14, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Thaddeus Erdahl / August 14, 2013 Thaddeus Erdahl received his BFA from University of Northern Iowa, and MFA in Ceramics from the University of Florida, where he was a University of Florida Alumni Fellowship recipient. He was as an Artist-in-Resident at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, and briefly acted as their Program Manager. He recently completed a 5-month ceramics sabbatical replacement at the University of Northern Iowa, and was award a one month...

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Beyond Knowing: An Intuitive Painting and Movement Experience / September 14-15, 2013

Beyond Knowing: An Intuitive Painting and Movement Experience / September 14-15, 2013

Beyond Knowing: An Intuitive Painting and Movement Experience / September 14-15, 2013 BEYOND KNOWING begins with the weekend workshop: Two days of intuitive painting and movement designed to inspire you, expand your ability to take risks and connect you to what you care about most. You will then have the option to combine the workshop experience with coaching sessions as you step into your creative flow, your aliveness and new possibilities. Facilitated by Somatic Design Coach Josephina...

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Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters / August 14, 2013

Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters / August 14, 2013

Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters, August 14, 2013 Create a set of landing pads for your favorite beverage. You’ll also learn about the powder printing technique, a screen printing method that uses dry glass powder to create images with rich textures and colors on glass. Working with a selection of Bullseye sheet glass colors and screens prepared with a wide range of images, you’ll make art you can drink on: four 4”-square glass coasters that your guests will want to steal. No...

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Color Therapy for Your Garden / June 8, 2013

Color Therapy for Your Garden / June 8, 2013

Color Therapy for Your Garden / June 8, 2013 Learn the powerful benefits of using specific colors in the landscape. Discover how color influences our frame of mind and well-being. Re-discover the color wheel and learn to custom blend mood enhancing planting schemes. Color therapy has been used for thousands of years as an effective approach to self healing with the intent to restore harmony and awaken our inner being. Colors have the potential to deeply affect our mood, and have been...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Christa Assad / August 7, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Christa Assad / August 7, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Christa Assad, August 7, 2013 Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Christa Assad is best known for her “Re-objectification Series”, teapots based on objects and buildings from American industry. A teacher, traveler and full-time ceramicist with an MFA from Indiana University, Assad’s work is in the permanent collections of The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, The Ceramic Research Center at Arizona State University Museum, and The Penn State Fulbright Scholar...

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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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Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013

Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013

Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013 Step into the magical world of digital photography and Adobe Lightroom. In a learning-filled five-day period, Dottie guides you through the basics, from setting up your digital SLR camera to working with it in manual mode. You gain a working understanding of the dials, buttons, functions, and shooting modes associated with your camera while also reviewing and working with digital imaging capture,...

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Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013

Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013

  Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013 The thrill of creating watercolor journals lies in the simplicity of the entire process. A watercolor travel palette, pen, pencil, water container, journal book with watercolor paper pages and personal items like a stool and sunscreen allow you to work at locations during a trip or a visit to old stomping grounds. The purpose is to take home visual recollections of the many things you find intriguing and would not otherwise have the time to...

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The Construction of An Art Book / April 27, 2013

The Construction of An Art Book / April 27, 2013

The Construction of An Art Book / April 27, 2013 In this workshop you will learn how to transform remnants of canvas & metal into this sweet little art book. This project is appropriate for everyone, whether you are just starting out or an accomplished artist, it can be as simple or as complex as you’d like. The actual construction of the book is very simple & requires no sewing or math skills. The book measures approx.. 5×5, but will most likely be larger after adding tabs,...

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Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013 A world of creative possibilities exists within the alternative photographic processes and mixed media realm. One of the most unique processes is the encaustic technique—using hot beeswax and pigments to enhance images. Working with pigmented wax is an ancient method of adding color to an object or art piece, and painters have long been enticed by the addition of translucent wax to their work. Photographers...

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Intensive: iPhone Artistry with Dan Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: iPhone Artistry with Dan Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: iPhone Artistry with Dan Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013 Hiding within your iPhone is one of the most inspiring, capable, and just plain fun imaging systems in all of photography. More than just a snapshot device, the iPhone is a powerful creative tool, right in the palm of our hand. Imagine—a camera, darkroom, and visual research laboratory, all in our shirt pocket! Liberated from rushing home to our computers, we can capture and process our images in the field. And when it comes to...

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Intensive: Web Presence For Photographers with Memphis Barbree / April 22-24, 2013

Intensive: Web Presence For Photographers with Memphis Barbree / April 22-24, 2013

Intensive: Web Presence For Photographers with Memphis Barbree April 22-24, 2013 You put a lot of yourself into your images. Why not share them with the world? Photographer and web designer Memphis Barbree invites you to discover how to create the best and most compelling web presence for yourself and your work. Spend two-and-a-half informative days exploring online options and services that assist you in developing and building a dynamic web site to showcase your work—even if you don’t...

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The Spirit & the Figure: Ceramic Sculpture with Debra Fritts / April 19 – 27, 2013

The Spirit & the Figure: Ceramic Sculpture with Debra Fritts / April 19 – 27, 2013

The Spirit & the Figure: Ceramic Sculpture with Debra Fritts / April 19 – 27, 2013 Spend four days studying ceramic sculpture with Debra Fritts, known for her powerful narrative sculptural work and loved by students from all parts of the US. While surrounded by the beauty of Abiquiu, students will be inspired to combine nature with the figure. Debra will guide students in hand building a head using coils, teaching various techniques to create facial features. Anatomy will be brought...

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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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Adobe Photoshop Intensive: Layers and Masks with Rick Allred / April 15-17, 2013

Adobe Photoshop Intensive: Layers and Masks with Rick Allred / April 15-17, 2013

Adobe Photoshop Intensive: Layers and Masks with Rick Allred / April 15-17, 2013 The Adobe Photoshop Intensive has endless possibilities to offer photographers; the basic tools, menus and features of this powerful program can keep you happy for years. This intensive adds to your basic Photoshop knowledge by expanding your skills with layers and masks. We begin by exploring the skills necessary to handle our challenging imagery needs: the “how-to’s” of becoming a “power user” of Photoshop....

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Mixed Media with Sandra Wilson: Acrylic Textures, Transfers and Layers / April 19-27, 2013

Mixed Media with Sandra Wilson: Acrylic Textures, Transfers and Layers / April 19-27, 2013

Mixed Media with Sandra Wilson: Acrylic Textures, Transfers and Layers / April 19-27, 2013  In this 2 day workshop you will learn how to use acrylic gels and pastes to extend and alter your paints and create both applied and implied textures. You will learn how to use acrylic mediums to create depth in your paintings and how to embed and collage papers which you have created. You will learn to integrate transfers into your mixed media work and finish up with seamless clear layers. Sandra will...

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© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013

© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013

© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013 The Personal Photographic Image: The powerful medium of photography allows us to manifest our personal stories. Stories told through photographs can come from a place of joy or pain, and they may be truthful or fictitious; the only essential factor is that they be intensely felt by their maker. The challenge is to avoid the universal and clichéd and, by seeking out the specific and the personal, to discover the...

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Adventure Photography with Michael Clark / April 3-6, 2013

Adventure Photography with Michael Clark / April 3-6, 2013

Adventure Photography with Michael Clark / April 3-6, 2013 Adventure photography can be an adventure in itself, involving breathtaking locations, extreme conditions, and working with elite athletes in risky situations. It requires a host of skills, including technical excellence with the camera, familiarity with a sport, and the ability to be mindful of your goals and your safety at all times. This workshop concentrates on creating unique images of rock climbers, mountain bikers, and the...

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Lighting Dramatic Portraits / April 3-6, 2013

Lighting Dramatic Portraits / April 3-6, 2013

Lighting Dramatic Portraits / April 3-6, 2013 Lighting Dramatic Portraits: Portraitists, whether painters or photographers, are always confronted with the challenge of creating evocative and meaningful images of their subjects. In this workshop, David aims to decode this mystery and explore techniques to help participants develop their own unique voice and style. Portraiture is a collaboration between photographer and subject, requiring skills beyond the technical. After examining the work of...

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Mini Paintings on Paper with Julianna Poldi / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Mini Paintings on Paper with Julianna Poldi / Available Daily / 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 ——————————————————— Easy and fun! Learn the steps of painting abstract with acrylics on canvas linen...

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Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 21-22, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 21-22, 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 ——————————————————— Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson March 21-22, 2013 /...

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Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro with Will Van Beckum and Jake Snider / April 11-14, 2013

Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro with Will Van Beckum and Jake Snider / April 11-14, 2013

Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro with Will Van Beckum and Jake Snider April 11-14, 2013 The GoPro is the ideal adventure-cam. Small, durable, and waterproof, it can be mounted anywhere to capture close-ups and POV shots, a process filmmakers once could only dream of. Because the GoPro is remarkably simple in its functionality, it frees up users to focus their attention on creating a Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro. Our four-day exploration starts with an overview of the technical...

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Wet-Plate Collodion Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 22-26, 2013

Wet-Plate Collodion Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 22-26, 2013

Wet-Plate Collodion Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 22-26, 2013 A great portrait conveys gesture and expression, documenting the moment in which both subject and photographer connect. That moment comes to life and takes on a timeless quality when the portrait is created using the wet-plate collodion process. Jill uses historical techniques to enhance the textural and painterly effects of photography, creating images that feel simultaneously real and dreamlike. Join her as she shares her...

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Faux Etching, Surface Design on Metal / March 23, 2013

Faux Etching, Surface Design on Metal / March 23, 2013

Faux Etching, Surface Design on Metal / March 23, 2013 Oh how I love texture on metal! This workshop evolved from a happy accident, ever since I have been having a blast altering anything that I can get my hands on! In this workshop, you will learn an amazing technique for creating “etched” metal surfaces without having to deal with smelly and toxic chemicals & hours of agitation. After etching the metal in the morning, we will spend the rest of the day constructing a unique figurative...

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Tag Book / March 24, 2013

Tag Book / March 24, 2013

Tag Book / March 24, 2013 Create a tag book using large tags, we will make a fun book that has many potential uses: small photo album, birthday card, or even a travel journal. All materials provided. We’ll use the new Dylusional spray colors. Expect to have inky fingers! When: Sunday, March 24 Where: Guadalupe’s Fun Rubber Stamps / 114 Don Gaspar Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 1-3PM Cost:  $35 / all materials are included in the price. Bring only yourself and creative spirit. Max....

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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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Cleanse and Detox with Ayurvedic Foods & Movement / March 12, 2013

Cleanse and Detox with Ayurvedic Foods & Movement / March 12, 2013

Cleanse and Detox with Ayurvedic Foods & Movement / March 12, 2013 Join Shibana Singh for an enlightening evening of delicious, healing foods and movement. Demonstration. Includes dinner. Chef Shibana’s Bio: Shibana brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, versatility, spirituality and pure passion to her work. She is known among her clients for her compassionate, loving and holistic approach, no matter what their goals are. Shibana is inspired by the undemanding love and maturity...

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Flavors of India: Party Foods / March 9, 2013

Flavors of India: Party Foods / March 9, 2013

Flavors of India: Party Foods / March 9, 2013 Shibana Singh leads us in a hands-on exploration of some of India’s most delicious and fun celebration foods. Includes lunch. Menu (subject to change): Samosas with Chutney Chicken Kabobs Dahi Bhalla Jal Jeera Chai Chef Shibana’s Bio: Shibana brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, versatility, spirituality and pure passion to her work. She is known among her clients for her compassionate, loving and holistic approach, no matter what their...

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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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Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013

Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013

Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013 This metal sculpture class will place emphasis on producing fountains, from tabletop to full-size, simple to exotic. Every student will have an opportunity to construct a fountain and/or work on other sculptures using scrap metals. Arc and oxyacetylene welding and brazing will be taught and used to complete your functional sculpture(s). Everything is furnished except pumps which will be available at cost. You may...

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Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013

Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013

Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013 This two-week “Women & Silver Retreat”  is designed to teach skills, but also to experience community and wisdom together. Days will be spent exploring ways to incorporate inlay, stone cutting, reticulation, mokume gane, gold leaf and other techniques into jewelry designs. Evenings will be spent processing the days and sharing life lessons and experiences with one another. Participants will have...

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