Book Arts: Box making with Heather Peters

Book Arts: Box making with Heather Peters

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in SPECIAL WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Learn the basics of box building in this hands-on class with book artist and papermaker, Heather Peters. Participants will spend the day cutting and assembling materials into a decorative box with attached cover and enclosure. By mastering the basic templates for these box models, students will gain the necessary skills for other varieties of boxes, […]

Cyanotypes from Nature with Josie Iselin

Cyanotypes from Nature with Josie Iselin

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in BLOG, SPECIAL WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Be a Victorian collector and explore image-making directly from your natural world with artist Josie Iselin. Come make sun-prints, or cyanotypes using your collections or Josie‚Äôs seaweed specimens to make lusciously blue prints and designs. Printmaking was never so easy or so fun. Come as a family and enjoy. weather permitting – since this class […]

Kelp Weaving with Lina Jane Prairie

Kelp Weaving with Lina Jane Prairie

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in BLOG, SPECIAL WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Learn the basics of open weave (random weave) kelp sculpture with Lina Jane Prairie at her Inverness Park studio. Students will work on a small sculpture of their own and learn how to prepare and select kelp, make an armature to support your sculpture, and dry their creations. Weather permitting (sunshine required), the workshop will […]

Intro to Broom Making, Nov 10, 10am-1pm

Intro to Broom Making, Nov 10, 10am-1pm

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in SPECIAL WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Brooms are used around the world for daily and ritual cleansing of spaces. A broom is an important part of making a safe and sacred space. In this industrial modern world handcrafts of all kinds are being replaced by machine made goods. The broom is no exception. Handcrafted brooms are on the brink of extinction. […]

Special Fiber Arts Workshop – Aug 26, 10am-2pm

Special Fiber Arts Workshop – Aug 26, 10am-2pm

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017 in CLASSES, SPECIAL WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Learn to transform flax fiber into beautiful textured paper, then shape space creating an ethereal sculpture. This paper can also be used for book arts, dying, and painting techniques. The possibilities are endless! No-experience with papermaking or sculpture necessary. INSTRUCTOR: Jacqueline Mallegni creates mixed media minimalist sculpture with a focus on the concept of ‘the […]

Teen Summer Camp, July 10-14, 9:30-2:30

Teen Summer Camp, July 10-14, 9:30-2:30

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in BLOG, SPECIAL WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Learn the power of visual persuasion and the basics of letterpress, screenprinting and street art in this intensive week of printmaking in Point Reyes Station. Teens will have the opportunity to work in project teams on their own design idea, get practical and design guidance from visiting artists, and get their work out on the […]