Sewing Workshop @ L'Etoffe
Nov
4
8:30 AM08:30

Sewing Workshop @ L'Etoffe

Invisible Zippers 5 Ways - Waitlisted Contact Shop

In this workshop students will learn techniques for installing invisible zippers that is easy and not commonly used in home sewing. The 5 ways: regular skirt, across dress waist seam, on bias, on chiffon, stretch pant ankle hem. Students will need an invisible zipper foot, if not please contact shop before signing up.

Saturday November 4th: 8:30 to noon

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The Artful Dead FUNdraiser for Youth Arts Works!
Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

The Artful Dead FUNdraiser for Youth Arts Works!

The Artful Dead – a fundraiser for our Youth Arts Works! program

Come dressed as your favorite Dead Artist or as a work of art. 

Costume Contest
Hourly Prize Drawings
Silent Auction of Art
Psychic Readings
Food, Beverages, & More

$30.00 each, $50.00 per couple

Call 541-726-8595 to purchase tickets, then get your costume ready!

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Sewing Workshop @ L'Etoffe
Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Sewing Workshop @ L'Etoffe

Stowe Bag - For Beginners to Advanced Beginners

The Stowe Bag is a wonderful sewing project and makes a great gift for the holidays. Perfect for knitting projects or as a market bag - pattern includes two sizes. Class is tailored for beginning sewers but all levels are welcome - this is a very fun project! We will learn many new skills including how to make and sew double fold bias tape. Class meets on 2 dates so we can cover the project from beginning to end. We will be making both a large and small bag. Practice makes perfect.

Saturday October 14: 10 to noon
Saturday October 21: 9 to noon

 

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Marbling/Collage Workshop @ EAC
Jul
27
to Jul 29

Marbling/Collage Workshop @ EAC

Rene Eisenbart “Texture and Patterning – with Marbling and Collage Techniques” July 27-29, 2017

You will make beautiful marbled patterns, then incorporate them into your artwork as visual texture, using collage or direct painting tapping into your own personal imagery.  Experiment with acrylic mediums to create 3-dimensional texture with subjects of your choosing – possibly and expressive portrait, botanical or creature.  Plan to work on several paintings during the workshop.  Leave with one or two ready-to-frame paintings, several starts and paper you’ve marbled for future work.

About Rene:

Rene Eisenbart’s art-making, which started in childhood, has developed into a multi-faceted career including 25 years as artist for The Oregonian where she created weekly botanical illustrations.  Hundreds of her paintings have been published in the Homes & Garden and the book, “Plant This” by NPR correspondent Ketzel Levine.  Rene’s art – often infused with the human form or quintessential plants and creatures of the Northwest – is rich with symbolic meaning.  It is a dance between her intention and the flow of paint.

Check out Rene’s excellent works and information on her website:

http://rene-art.com/

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Pastel Workshop @ EAC
Jul
18
to Jul 20

Pastel Workshop @ EAC

Tony Allain “Chasing the Light” Pastel workshop July 18-20, 2017

Tony will share some of his working methods in this workshop, concentrating on painting land and seascapes that are filled with color and light.  We will explore the use of direct strokes on a textured surface to emphasize “brushwork”. We will learn how to simplify our approach to achieve exciting impressionistic paintings.  This workshop is for those willing to go through the door marked ‘leaving the comfort zone’ and enter a world of exciting and expressive pastel application.

About Tony:

I’m not interested in pure representation; my work is about responses to the moods and atmospheres generated by landscape, still life or interior.  I take an everyday scene and through a subtle approach and through focusing on light, color and tone, I try to give the motif an elevated atmosphere.  My subjects are often oriented around the mood of the sea, skies, harbors, ships and figures; I am constantly absorbing everything that is around me.  I am interested in new ideas and art forms.  My philosophy is the more I work the more I discover.  Drawing is essential as a tool of discovery; skill and mastery of technique are also essential, but only as a vocabulary and a means toward an idea.

Check out Tony’s wonderful work on his website:

http://www.tonyallainfineart.com/home#.WDBsn1wY2So

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Booth Kelly Makers Market
Jul
14
5:00 PM17:00

Booth Kelly Makers Market

The inaugural Booth Kelly Makers Market is happening in conjunction with Second Friday Art Walk on July 14, 2017. The market is a showcase of fantastic things made in Springfield!  

The event is free and will be a featured stop on Art Walk.  

Local makers will have tables/displays set up under the covered outdoor space at the Booth Kelly Mill Complex - some makers will be selling their products, other will be for exhibit only (as part of Art Walk). If you are a local maker interested in having a table, please email hello@boothkellymakers.org
 

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Oil/Acrylic Painting Workshop @ EAC
Jul
7
to Jul 9

Oil/Acrylic Painting Workshop @ EAC

Sarkis Antikajian “Still Life and Landscape Painting in Oils and Acrylics July 7-9, 2017

In this workshop we will paint the still life from still life setups and landscapes from our photos.  Although each day’s demonstration is done in oils, participants can paint in either oils or acrylics.  I will show how to produce vibrant and exciting colors.  The demo will consist of painting the picture from start to finish with ample explanation of the procedure and the thoughts and decisions that one makes through the process. The rest of the day participants will paint while the instructor provides one-on-one attention.

Read more about Sarkis and check out his work and website at  SarkisAntikajian.com

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Monthly Makers' Meetup
Jun
28
5:30 PM17:30

Monthly Makers' Meetup

  • Urban Lumber Showroom @ Booth Kelly Mill (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Meet & greet / social meetup for local craft-industry entrepreneurs! 
5:30-7:00 pm

Recurring event, each month on the LAST Wednesday of the month.  Venues rotate:

3/29   Wildwood (521 Main St.)
4/26   The Abbey @ Sprout! (418 A Street)
5/31    The Smith Factory studio (326 Main St, Suite C - on the alley behind Washburne cafe)
6/28   Urban Lumber Showroom (303 5th St #127 - at the Booth Kelly Mill building)
7/26    TBD
8/30   TBD
9/27    TBD
10/25TBD
11/29   TBD
12/27   TBD

Email hello@boothkellymakers.org if you would like to host one of the meet-ups!

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Sewing Workshop @ L'Etoffe
Jun
10
9:30 AM09:30

Sewing Workshop @ L'Etoffe

Grainline, Layout, Marking, Cutting, for Beginners!

Pre-requisite for beginners. Almost all classes at L'Etoffe require students to have their project cutout before coming to class. Therefore we have added this class so students will feel confident laying out and cutting their work at home. We will review different methods for laying out patterns to yield the most from your yardage, including different methods for marking and cutting. $15 SPECIAL DEAL. you can either pay for the class or use your $15 class fee towards a purchase in the shop (day of class only)! 8 spaces available.

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Monthly Makers' Meetup
May
31
5:30 PM17:30

Monthly Makers' Meetup

Meet & greet / social meetup for local craft-industry entrepreneurs! 
5:30-7:00 pm

Recurring event, each month on the LAST Wednesday of the month.  Venues rotate:

3/29   Wildwood (521 Main St.)
4/26   The Abbey @ Sprout! (418 A Street)
5/31    The Smith Factory studio (326 Main St, Suite C - on the alley behind Washburne cafe)
6/28   TBD
7/26    TBD
8/30   TBD
9/27    TBD
10/25TBD
11/29   TBD
12/27   TBD

Email hello@boothkellymakers.org if you would like to host one of the meet-ups!

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Colored Pencil Workshop @ EAC
May
19
to May 21

Colored Pencil Workshop @ EAC

Gary Greene “Painting with Colored Pencil” May 19-21, 2017

Tired of the same old watercolors?  Fed up with messy oils, acrylics or pastels?  Are you spending more time setting up and cleaning up your art space?  Then discover the exciting, creative and versatile medium of colored pencils.  Yes, colored pencil is a serious art medium with unique properties, and when used with the right technique will allow youto create art work that looks like any medium you wish.  In this three day workshop you will learn about three unique colored pencil techniques, plus related tools and materials.

About Gary:

In addition to being an accomplished fine artist, Gary Greene has been an art director, graphic designer, technical illustrator and professional photographer since 1967.  He is the author of eleven North Light books and eight full length video colored pencil workshops.  He has been a contributor to The Artist’s Magazine and his colored pencil paintings have appeared in numerous other publications.  Gary has taught colored pencil and photography workshops nationally and internationally since 1985 and conducts online workshops for the Artist’s Network.  He is a fifteen-year signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA).

Some of Gary’s websites:

Gary Greene Fine Art Prints

Gary Greene North Light

Click here to view workshop flyer

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A 100-Mile Meal workshop @ Sprout!
May
7
3:00 PM15:00

A 100-Mile Meal workshop @ Sprout!

A 100-Mile Meal workshop with master baker Leda Hermecz of 100 Mile Bakery
$35 per person; $30 for MNCH members

Get ready for a cooking adventure at Sprout! Regional Food Hub in Springfield.  Our Get Cooing classes are taught by local chefs and emphasize fresh, local ingredients.  Bring an apron and join the fun!  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Call (541)346-3030 or email lmw@uoregon.edu to register.

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