Workshop Calendar

Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 16 & 17 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 16 & 17 / 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 16 & 17/ DIY: A...

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Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 30, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 30, 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 ——————————————————— Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 30, 2013 /...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / January 29, 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / January 29, 2013

  Handmade paper 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 modest and humble, will be the thread that weaves through our...

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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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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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Basic Kilnformed Pattern Bars / February 15-18, 2013

Basic Kilnformed Pattern Bars / February 15-18, 2013

The pattern bar is a special method that allows for creating unique and complex designs in kilnformed glass. In this workshop, you will learn to use glass flow and multiple firings to break away from the flatness of sheet glass and into the realm of dimensional, organic patterning. You will design and make pattern bars, cut them up on the wet saw, fuse them into blanks, do some basic coldworking, and ultimately leave the class with three unique finished plates. Prerequisites: Basic glass...

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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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DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop...

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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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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 17, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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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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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March, 19, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 20, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 20, 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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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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Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 9, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 9, 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 ——————————————————— Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 09, 2013 /...

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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 18, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 18, 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / Available March 16, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / Available 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 ——————————————————— We will paint landscapes with acrylic, iridescent and glow in the dark mediums,...

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Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / January 26-27, 2013

Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / January  26-27, 2013

The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Emphasis is given to helping each student develop a personal knowledge of the process. The class gives each student the opportunity to pursue in...

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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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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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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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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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Multiple Tabby Weaves with Melodie Usher / February 9-10, 2013

Multiple Tabby Weaves with Melodie Usher / February 9-10, 2013

This workshop explores the seldom used Multiple Tabby Weave structure that creates very complex looking weaves using only four to eight shafts. In this two day round robin workshop you will recreate Dr. Bateman’s samples and in short lectures learn how he manipulated tabby weave structure to create very intricate weaves. Each participant will arrive to class with a pre-warped loom from an assigned draft. Each draft will have several treadling sequences so you will leave this class with many...

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Chimayo-Style Tapestry with Lisa Trujillo / January 26-28, 2013

Chimayo-Style Tapestry with Lisa Trujillo / January 26-28, 2013

Chimayo-Style Tapestry with Lisa Trujillo / January 26-28, 2013 Chimayo-Style Tapestry begun in the early years of the twentieth century, the Chimayo style is basically two stripes and a center design. This class is an opportunity to absorb the basics of this local New Mexican weaving tradition from a master practitioner. Students will learn how to combine angles and forms to create this unique form of woven expression. Students need to warp a Rio Grande loom prior to the class (please call...

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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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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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Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / January 19-20, 2013

Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / January 19-20, 2013

The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Emphasis is given to helping each student develop a personal knowledge of the process. The class gives each student the opportunity to pursue in...

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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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Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / January 5-6, 2013

Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / January 5-6, 2013

The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Emphasis is given to helping each student develop a personal knowledge of the process. The class gives each student the opportunity to pursue in...

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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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Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting with Julianna Poldi / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting 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 ——————————————————— An introduction to new ways of working with acrylics. Students will learn to use...

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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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Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 15-16, 2012

Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 15-16, 2012

The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Emphasis is given to helping each student develop a personal knowledge of the process. The class gives each student the opportunity to pursue in...

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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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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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Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 30-31, 2012

Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Chine Colle’ & Collage with Sasha Linda Wasko / December 30-31, 2012

The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Emphasis is given to helping each student develop a personal knowledge of the process. The class gives each student the opportunity to pursue in...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 23, 24, & 25 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 23, 24, & 25 / 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 ——————————————————— Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 23, 24, & 25 / DIY:...

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