Come to this fun, interactive, hands-on workshop to learn about New Mexico's 500 native bee species as well as honey bees. Participants will learn about the life of bees and their important role in the environment. This one-day workshop will fill you in on all things bees from pollination to honey production. Participants will explore the gardens and identify bees in a certified wildlife habitat. A bee inspired lunch will be provided, along with honey tasting that will compliment you meal and educational experience. Each participant will leave with their own handmade set of rolled and dipped beeswax candles and a native bee house for your own garden.
Sunday, May 5, 2019 ....Information and Registration: CLICK HERE
Saturday, May 18, 2019 .....Information and Registration: CLICK HERE
Saturday, September 28, 2019....Information and Registration CLICK HERE
Mixed Media Workshop
This workshop takes place prior to Folk Art Market. Come for this workshop and stay for Folk Art Market.
Inspired Enameling - Explore the Ancient Art of Melting Glass on Metal
July 25 - 26
In this workshop, we will learn how to create heirloom quality enable work. The proper materials and preparation will be discussed as to how to make a durable product that can be passed down to your grandchildren. We will learn ow to choose the correct size of sheeting and how to prepare the work sheet for enameling. Then we will make a basic pendant, earrings, cabochon and beads. Once the basics are covered, we will then learn the different techniques of embellishing and creating your own designs. This will include stamping and writing inspirational saying and/or characters and encasing them in the enamel. Safety in the studio and safety of the torch will be discussed in depth.
You can expect to come away with one or more beautiful, hand-crafted pieces of enamel work.
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Sculpting the Animal
Instructor: Lisa Gordon
Date to Be Determined
More information and Registration....COMING SOON.
The Art of Mixed Media
September 4, 5 and 6
Knitting with COLOR!
Taught by the creator of the Etsy shop, "posh by gosh", Kristen Hoke will show you how to create her popular long Bohemian Shawl in this 2-day class will include lots of tips and discussion on using color.
Whether you've been knitting for a thousand years or have simply always wanted to learn, we invite you to join us for this lively workshop which will take place in a beautiful and comfortable Santa Fe foothills home with lots of comfy seating and wonderful light.
This workshop not only includes instruction, knitting time and great conversation but also a wonderful culinary experience each day.
You will have ample time to knit and relax as well as time to explore the many beautiful thing that Santa Fe has to offer, such as viewing the glow of the aspens peaking in our mountains to the gathering of the colorful balloons of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta!
Come with an open spirit and desire to explore COLOR and leave not only with the beginnings of your own personal work of art, but also with new ideas, memories and INSPIRATION!
****A 'Materials List' will be provided at the time of your registration.
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In all of these workshops, there is no experience needed. All levels of artistic ability can do this. You will have the freedom to grow in your creativity, so, come and play. You will have a ball!