Workshop Calendar

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

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

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

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 26, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 26, 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 ——————————————————— Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 26, 2013 / DIY: A Creative...

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DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013 www.diysantafe.org Santa Fe is helping everyone help find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe’s adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can’t help but...

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Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 9 & 10 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 9 & 10 / 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 ——————————————————— Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 9 & 10 / DIY: A...

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Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow / March 20, 21, 27, & 28, 2013

Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow / March 20, 21, 27, & 28, 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 ——————————————————— Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow March 20, 21, 27, & 28, 2013...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / February 3, 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / February 3, 2013

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

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Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / January 21, 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / January 21, 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / January 21, 2013 I teach a variety of painting courses in my large, sunny studio in Santa Fe county. For abstract painting all materials are provided and the classes are open to all levels. I have a Masters in Art Education and have been painting for over 15 years. Visit the William and Joseph Gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe to see my work, or go to my website. Since there are no pre-determined rules, abstract art offers limitless opportunities for...

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Inspiring Resists with Mickey Bond / March 8-10, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Inspiring Resists with Mickey Bond / March 8-10, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Inspiring Resists with Mickey Bond / March 8-10, 2013 Harness the power of...

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Designing From a Sample @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / January 30 & 31, 2013

Designing From a Sample @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / January 30 & 31, 2013

Designing From a Sample @ Santa Fe School of Fashion Design January 30 & 31, 2013 Come explore the design industry technique of “knocking off” garments with “Designing From a Sample”. Learn how to take a pattern from a garment, without taking it apart, and then use that pattern to design new garments. Learn how this technique is used in the design industry and in the individual creative process. Class size is limited; an $80.00 deposit will reserve your space in the class....

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Basics of Digital Printmaking / February 25 – March 1, 2013

Basics of Digital Printmaking / February 25 – March 1, 2013

  Basics of Digital Printmaking / February 25 – March 1, 2013 Learn the fundamental techniques needed to create consistent color and black-and-white prints of your images with an internationally renowned master printer and photographer as your guide. Using a combination of knowledge drawn from his years of fieldwork and hands-on experience in a digital lab environment, Tony takes participants through the process of making photographic prints from start to finish. Early in the week,...

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Understanding the Elements: Photoshop and Premiere / February 18-22, 2013

Understanding the Elements: Photoshop and Premiere / February 18-22, 2013

  Understanding the Elements: Photoshop and Premiere / February 18-22, 2013 Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements—together these programs represent Adobe’s top-selling consumer photo and video editing software, offering photographers a wealth of tools and techniques for organizing, editing, and sharing their digital images and video files. With Dottie as our intrepid guide we go deep into each program. Working together, we explore the relationship between Photoshop Elements...

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Learn to knit mittens with Diane de Souza / January 6, 2013

Learn to knit mittens with Diane de Souza / January 6, 2013

It’s the perfect time of year to learn to knit something new! In this class Diane will walk you through the techniques of knitting a basic mitten and the class will include instructions for a mitten that can be adapted to different sizes and different patterns. Students will walk away from this class with an understanding of different mitten construction, the advantages and disadvantages of each, and different options for materials. Make the winter cold more bearable by keeping your hands busy...

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Get the Most out of Your Mac: An Introduction to the Mac Operating System / January 29-31, 2013

Get the Most out of Your Mac: An Introduction to the Mac Operating System / January 29-31, 2013

Apple products pride themselves on their outstanding design and user-friendly operating systems, and that’s why we love them! But underneath the aesthetically pleasing surface of every Apple computer or device is a powerful set of tools that often goes undiscovered. Learn to increase your productivity by using Mac’s built in apps, preferences, searches and shortcuts. In this two-and-a-half day intensive participants familiarize themselves with the newest Mac operating system (Mountain Lion...

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First Glass Fusing Class with Erik Whittemore @ Bullseye Resource Center / March 16, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

First Glass Fusing Class with Erik Whittemore @ Bullseye Resource Center / March 16, 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 ——————————————————— In this 2.5-hour class, you will be introduced to many fundamental concepts...

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Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow / March 27, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow / March 27, 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 ——————————————————— Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow March  27 & 28, 2013...

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Painting with Glass / March 8-11, 2013

Painting with Glass / March 8-11, 2013

While the tradition of painting on glass spans many centuries, only fairly recently have materials and processes been developed (largely at Bullseye) that allow artists to paint with glass. In this class, you will work with colored glass sheets, powders, frits, and stringers to build a palette of techniques that allow a wide range of painterly effects. After working through a series of very specific hands-on exercises, you will make several pieces to further develop your understanding of the...

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First Glass Fusing Class / February 2, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class / February 2, 2013

In this 2.5-hour class, you will be introduced to many fundamental concepts related to creating glass objects in the kiln. You will make an 8″ x 8″ fused and slumped plate, enjoying a wide range of glasses to choose from. Plates will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later. After completing this class, you will be eligible to continue working in Bullseye’s Open Studio sessions. No experience with glass is required for this course, which is...

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Lost Wax Kilncast Glass Demonstration / February 13, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass Demonstration / February 13, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass Demonstration / February 13, 2013 See the basic steps involved in creating lost wax kilncast glass, from making the model and duplicating it in wax to building the mold, to loading it with glass and firing it in the kiln. We collaborate with a community of artists around the globe to produce quality art glass and promote quality glass art. Bullseye Glass Company is a manufacturer of colored glass for art and architecture with worldwide distribution and a strong...

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Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Join us for two hours and create your own Glass Chile Ristra, enjoy New Mexico chile delights and tour Casa de Vidrio. New Mexico artists use hot glass to sculpt these chile peppers while the glass is over 2,000 degrees. No experience necessary but we do need a minimum of six participants to make this workshop. Two people will create one ristra that is sent to one address. Santa Fe’s House of Glass This workshop will take place in a private contemporary home that is styled after ancient...

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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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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 24, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 24, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

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

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 19, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 19, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

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

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 17, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 17, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

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

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Santa Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow / March 28, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Santa Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow / March 28, 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 ——————————————————— Santa Fe Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow March 28, 2013 Create your...

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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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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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Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Join us for two hours and create your own Glass Chile Ristra, enjoy New Mexico chile delights and tour Casa de Vidrio. New Mexico artists use hot glass to sculpt these chile peppers while the glass is over 2,000 degrees. No experience necessary but we do need a minimum of six participants to make this workshop. Two people will create one ristra that is sent to one address. Santa Fe’s House of Glass This workshop will take place in a private contemporary home that is styled after ancient...

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

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

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

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Southwestern Egg Decorating with Artists for Hire / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Southwestern Egg Decorating with Artists for Hire / 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 ——————————————————— Egg decorating, or Pysanky, is an art that is over 4,000 years old. Explore this...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 5, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March  5, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

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

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

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

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

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 12, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 12, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

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

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Lampwork Glass Beadmaking with Donna Nova / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Lampwork Glass Beadmaking with Donna Nova / 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 ——————————————————— Learn how glass beads are made and spend 2 hours in a lampworking studio learning...

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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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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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Traditional Tin Smithing with Sharon Candelario / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Traditional Tin Smithing with Sharon Candelario / 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 ——————————————————— Spend the day with a family of artists, at the beautiful and tranquil village of...

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Lampwork Glass Beadmaking with Donna Nova / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Lampwork Glass Beadmaking with Donna Nova / 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 ——————————————————— Learn how glass beads are made and spend 2 hours in a lampworking studio learning...

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Artist Talk: Judy Tuwaletstiwa: Poetry Is Everywhere @ Bullseye Resource Center / February 28, 2013

Artist Talk: Judy Tuwaletstiwa: Poetry Is Everywhere @ Bullseye Resource Center / February 28, 2013

Join Judy Tuwaletstiwa as she presents a glimpse at her lifetime of art and a peek at the new glass works she has been creating while working in the studio at the Santa Fe Resource Center. “My work has always grown from my relationship to landscape, whether it is the landscape of the Hopi Reservation or of New York City. Just as a poem is composed of words we all use, my work is composed of mundane materials we all see. A poet creates rhythm and pattern, simile and metaphor from everyday...

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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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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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Cookie-Thron for Kids (ages 10-14) / Saturday December 1, 2012

Cookie-Thron for Kids (ages 10-14) / Saturday December 1, 2012

A delightful part of the holiday chaos is making cookies to eat, to share or to give as gifts. Send your kids to the culinary labs of SFCC to learn the ins and outs of creating delicious holiday cookies. Kids will make a variety of cookies just in time for the holiday season. Darlene Spiess is a recent graduate of the SFCC pastry certificate program and a manager at the East Wing Eatery on campus. When: Saturday December 1, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe,...

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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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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...

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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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DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

  Experience the Santa Fe in a truly hands-on manner while getting to know the city’s art, culture, history, heritage and people. Santa Fe Creative Tourism presents DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013, fabulous workshops, classes and experiences taught by local artists in vibrant studios and other settings. From painting and glassworks, writing and journaling, to photography and folk art, experiencing Santa Fe via DIY will be an encounter to remember! DIY: A Creative Tourism...

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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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Ceramics Studio: Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / Starts October 6th, 2012

Ceramics Studio: Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / Starts October 6th, 2012

This will be a class on hand building and wheel throwing techniques with clay. There will be additional emphasis on decoration with underglazes as well as other ways of finishing your artwork. Please have some ideas of what you would like to create. I will assist you in finishing your creation. Please bring a note book. About Brad: I graduated from Sacramento State University’s fine art program. My clay teachers included Robert Brady, Peter Vandenberg, Steven Kaltenbach who were all students...

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