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February 2019

Cursive, Calligraphy, and Brush Lettering for Teens

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Modern calligraphy and brush lettering are everywhere these days, yet fewer and fewer people know how to write beautifully by hand or even read cursive scripts. In this 5 week class, youth will develop this versatile skill set with the guidance of letterer and designer Kendra Dosenbach. Starting with a review of cursive handwriting, students will create a variety of modern lettering projects using brush pens, pointed pens, chalk, watercolor and more. Students will go home with all the tools…

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Leather Clutch and Key Fob Workshop

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Make your own leather clutch and key fob! Learn how to use rivets and snaps as well as how to create your own flair with leather tooling! Cost: $67.00 Registration: Must register in advance online at https://www.allhandsworkshops.com/events/2019/2/22/leather-clutch-and-key-fob In this workshop, we will: - cut a leather clutch pattern - punch holes and insert rivets - install screw in rivet closure - learn how to install snaps - make designs and personalize your goods with leather tooling The following supplies are…

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Encaustic Collage Workshop

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to create vibrate collage artwork using beeswax and tissue paper! Cost: $65.00 Registration: Must register in advance online at https://www.allhandsworkshops.com/events/2019/2/23/encaustic-collage In this workshop, we will: - learn a brief history of the encaustic medium and the wax sourcing from beeswax - cut out organic shapes from tissue paper - understand the basics of painting with the wax medium - compose a vibrant 10 in x 10 in encaustic collage that is ready to hang - socialize while being…

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Becoming Magic: Creating Sacred Objects for Healing

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Becoming magic is knowing your true nature and walking into this vision with courage. Learn to create sacred objects to become tools of healing and channels of intentions. Cost: $55.00 Registration: Must register in advance online at https://www.allhandsworkshops.com/events/2019/2/23/becoming-magic-creating-sacred-objects-for-healing In this workshop we will: - identify the multiple strands of emotions that run through you and where they show up in your body - learn to channel emotions as energy with your body - create a woven talisman of natural fibers,…

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Intro to Screenprinting

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to screenprint using the stencil method! This method is a great entry-level process for screenprinting and can be easily set up to do at home. Leave with an edition of 15 prints, hand printed and designed by YOU! Cost: $75.00 Regitration: Must register in advance online at https://www.allhandsworkshops.com/events/2019/2/24/intro-to-screenprinting In this workshop, we will: learn the principles of screenprinting and its materials cut a stencil of our own design out of contact paper using craft knives learn proper squeegee…

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March 2019

March First Friday: Amadeo Bachar

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BOTANIC AND LUXE, 701 A Front St
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States
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Please join Amadeo Bachar, Friday March 1st as he features his stunning marine scientific illustration on the walls of Botanic and Luxe. Amadeo began painting and drawing as a child and his passion for scientific illustration and the marine environment can be traced back to a rich family tradition of fishing and coastal gathering that has surrounded him his whole life. Amadeo has a degree in Marine Biology from UCSC and in 2004 he was accepted into the world renowned…

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Felt Monster Craft Night

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States
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Craft a loveable felt monster at Friday Make Night. Design and stitch together your own little monster all from scratch. MAH staff have templates, supplies, and examples to help you craft your little creature to perfection. Start by drawing a silly or scary creature and MAH volunteers will help you bring it to life. This is a drop in activity, but creatures take about 20-40 minutes to make (depending on shape/size) so make sure you come with enough time to…

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