Jun
23
7:00 pm19:00

Floral Watercolor Wreaths

Join us for a fun night of painting beautiful watercolor wreaths.  Jen will break down the process by teaching flowers, leaves and layout ideas.

@jenbhavnani or www.JenBhavnaniDesigns.com

 

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Cactus String Art | Studio B
Jun
24
10:00 am10:00

Cactus String Art | Studio B

Join us for cactus string art.  Choose from several different designs and create your own look with wood colors and string selections.  String Art is surprisingly relaxing project that everyone loves and requires no artistic ability!   

Cactus String Art | Studio B
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Watercolor Succulents | Rebecca Eichten
Jun
24
1:00 pm13:00

Watercolor Succulents | Rebecca Eichten

Calling all plant lovers! San Diego artist, Rebecca Eichten, will be sharing her tips and tricks on how she captures the essence and beauty of the plants she paints, bringing them to life with paint!

This two hour workshop is a perfect fit for beginning artists or for those who are looking to learn some new skills in painting. This step-by-step class will take you through creating the basic sketch, learning some painting techniques--layering, shading, wet-in-wet-- to a finished painting, ready to be framed!

 -basic sketching skills

-watercolor techniques and color mixing

-8x10 finished watercolor painting

 All materials are provided, plus refreshments!

 About Rebecca:

Rebecca Eichten's love for succulents, cacti, and indigenous Southern California plant life is more than skin deep. She grew up in sunny San Diego and began tending and propagating her family's indoor and outdoor plant life at a young age.  

Rebecca Eichten is a photographer, artist, designer, merchandiser, and woodworker based in San Diego, California.

 Follow along with her on Instagram @rebeccaeichten or shop her art at www.rebeccaeichten.com

Succulent Watercolor with Rebecca Eichten
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Jun
28
7:00 pm19:00

Introduction to brush lettering with Jen Bhavnani

Learn the fabulous technique of brush lettering taught by Jen Bhavnani.  You'll be guided through tutorials and various styles. 

All materials are provided so that you can go home and practice.  Brush, watercolors, paper, and guide sheets are included.

Learn more about the instructor on Instagram @jenbhavnani.

Jun
29
6:30 pm18:30

Bloom Catchers | Macrame and Flowers

Join us for a fun night with 2 local creatives Jenna from CraftBlooms @craftblooms and Felicia from the Knot Spot @the.knotspot will be teaming up for a Boho twist on a dreamcatcher!  Learn basic macrame knots on a loop, followed by adding gorgeous blooms to your wall piece.  Cocktails and all supplies included.

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Macrame Plant Hanger
Jul
1
1:00 pm13:00

Macrame Plant Hanger

Join us for a beginners macrame workshop where we will make a lovely plant hanger for your wall. Class will include all materials and instruction along with a small plant for your hanger.  You will also be able to choose your succulent that goes inside your new macrame piece!

Spotlight on the artist:  Jessica Foltz follow her work on Instagram @prairierosemacrame or on Facebook @foltzjessica.

Macrame and Succulents
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Jul
1
1:00 pm13:00

4th of July Cake Pop Party | San Diego Cake Pop Shop

Want to learn the techniques behind perfect cake pops?!  How about a dip 'n decorate party session?  We'll bring pre-sticked cake pops and all the supplies for you dip and decorate!  We will be teaching you three designs perfect for your 4th of July party- our sprinkled pops, how to master our swirling technique and our ever popular mini ice cream cone.  And the best part is, every guest gets a dozen cake pops to take home!

About us:

We are an all women run small bakery located in the heart of East Village downtown San Diego. We specialize in creative, custom cake pops, but can bake any dessert under the sun. You can also find us at the Little Italy Farmers Market every Saturday as well as many pop up markets all over San Diego. We have been in business for almost three years catering all kinds of events from weddings to corporate and birthday parties as well as showers. Our vegan, gluten free dessert line is also found in several restaurants and hotels such as Native Foods Cafe and the Hard Rock.

Class will take place in studio B and is open to all ages and all levels.

Yoga Pant Design Class and Pattern Making
Jul
5
8:30 am08:30

Yoga Pant Design Class and Pattern Making

Class Title:  Yoga Pants Design and Pattern Making

Number of Classes: 2  July 5th and July 12th  2-4pm

Class Size: Maximum 12

Age Group:  12 and up

Skill Level: Beginner
Description: 
Students will learn how to design yoga pants from spandex stretch fabric.  Instruction will include learning about different types of fabrics, construction, pattern position and marking, and everything required for making yoga pants, except sewing. Fabric designed and cut by students will be sewn offsite and returned as finished bikinis for pick-up.  Second class will include fitting.

Designer Bio:
Ana Romano is a professional swimwear designer who has been designing for over 20 years in Brazil and the USA. Her brand has sold in Nordstrom and other major specialty swim retailers.

Yoga Pant Design
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Modern Calligraphy | Vintage Nib
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Modern Calligraphy | Vintage Nib

Class description:

In this 3 hours workshop, Simone will take you through basic calligraphy strokes, drills, letter and word form, must-have tools for beginners, nib and ink care, and lessons for students to be able to practice on their own at home. All materials for this fun class are included for students to practice afterwards: booklets with lessons, pen holder, nib, ink, pencil, calligraphy grid sheets. 

Artist Bio:  Simone started The Vintage Nib after practicing calligraphy every single day for almost a year, so she could write her own wedding invitations. Writing strictly in cursive since the age of 6, she was intrigued by the oblique pen and all the intricate calligraphy styles done by pen masters from all over the world. What started as a DIY wedding project became her passion, and now she won't go one day without writing something with a pointed pen.

Modern Calligraphy with Vintage Nib
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Boho Abstract Color Patterns | Jennifer McHugh
Jul
12
7:00 pm19:00

Boho Abstract Color Patterns | Jennifer McHugh

Love abstract paintings?  Need a pop of color on that gallery wall?  Come paint with local artist, Jennifer McHugh, and create two patterned abstracts with liquid acrylics.  Jennifer will provide you with several color palettes and pattern choices, then guide you through the creation of your patterned pieces of art on paper.  If you love simple abstracts & modern or boho design, you will love this easy workshop for any level of artist. And the best part is you will have two pieces of art to frame and keep for yourself or give one away to a friend…or that special lady in your life for Mother’s Day!

Spotlight on the artist | Follow her work on instagram @jennifermchughart or check out her website www.jennifermchughart.com!  

We will be featuring this class in our Mother's Day gift baskets so if you are looking for a perfect gift, Jennifer will be back to teach on 5/18.

Abstract Patterns Workshop
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Knit Mid Mod Tapestry Wall Hanging
Jul
13
6:00 pm18:00

Knit Mid Mod Tapestry Wall Hanging

Join us for a fun class where you learn how to made this Mid Mod Tapestry Wall Hanging!

We will also cover the basics of Knitting:

•How to hold knitting needles 

•Casting on stiches 

•knitting in garter stitch

•Casting off stiches 

•Weaving in lose ends  

About the Aritis:  Nuvia has always been passionate about arts and crafts, at a young age she learned to knit and crochet . Growing up she would occasionallymake gifts for friends and loved ones. As a busy wife and stay at home mom,  Nuviaquickly realizedshe wanted to getback in touch with her artistic side. Continuously feeling inspired to create she open up her small Etsy shop in 2016. "Nuvy's Things" started out as an occasional hobby and love for crafting. 

 She finds joy and fulfillment in working with her mind and hands. Some of her inspiration varies from vintage, modern, folk culture and minimalism .The San Diego localloves taking walks in nature and drinking coffee is small cute coffee shops. 

Knit Mid Mod Tapestry Wall Hanging

Knit Mid Mod Tapestry Wall Hanging
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Gourmet Chocolate Dipped Apple Decorating | Roni Sugar Creations
Jul
16
10:00 am10:00

Gourmet Chocolate Dipped Apple Decorating | Roni Sugar Creations

Join us for a fun workshop with a local favorite!  Roni from Roni's Sugar Creations!  Learn to make these beautiful treats!  Check out her work at www.ronisugarcreations.com.  

Giant Paper Flowers with Tania Fischer
Jul
16
12:00 pm12:00

Giant Paper Flowers with Tania Fischer

BASIC CLASS: You will learn how to make at least 2 paper flowers, famous centers and some leaves, YOU TAKE HOME ALL your templates, tools, paper, secrets and tips. I will give you directions on how to make your own backdrop, cost them and suggested selling price. (LIMITED SEATING) You will take home 3 templates, all your tools and materials and the flowers you make during class. And she will answer questions, at the best of her knowledge. We will have some snacks and soft drinks for you.

Tania Fischer is an Mexican-American artist based out of San Diego. Tania has a degree in Graphic Design and she has been a packaging and product designer for the last 15 years giving her the knowledge of different materials to work with. For the past 4 years she has been developing different giant paper flower techniques. She's been featured on Hostess with the Mostess, Catch my Party, Ceremony magazine, Parents magazine and many more, Speaker at BASH Conference and Martha Stewart American Made Nominee (2016). Also worked with companies like Macy's and Honest company. She is excited to teach workshops, share her techniques and tips. Loves teaching and has been around the US with this paper flower class.

Giant Paper Flowers | Tania Fischer
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Jul
29
4:00 pm16:00

Crystal Energy & Succulent Art Workshop

Class Description:

Rachael, from Infinite Succulent, and certified energy healer Jessica Roth, are thrilled to be co-hosting an immersive, meditative and energetic Crystal Reading & Succulent Terrarium Workshop! Jessica will provide each participant with a crystal energy reading, and resonating crystals to use within their succulent terrariums. Rachael will guide participants in making & maintaining their own succulent terrariums (standard and geometric options available). Every participant will create and bring home a unique and energetically aligned piece of personalized living art!

Costs: 

Standard 6” fish bowl (recycled glass) Terrariums = $85/person

Geometric Terrariums = $125/person

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Chalkboard Lettering | Custom Wood Piece
Jun
22
6:00 pm18:00

Chalkboard Lettering | Custom Wood Piece

Class Description:

Interested in making your own chalk art?  Join us as we turn ordinary wooden planks into chalkboards and learn beginner hand lettering techniques.  We’ll complete our pieces by lettering some inspiring words to create our very own chalkboard art!  All supplies are included.

Artist Bio:

Katherine is a calligrapher, paper artist, and yoga instructor based in San Diego, CA.  She earned her BA from UC Santa Barbara and plans to attend graduate school in the future.  She has lived/studied/worked in 7 cities across 3 different countries.  From the interesting people she’s met to the breathtaking views, she feels her experiences overseas has inspired and fueled her creativity.  Katherine hopes to encourage more people to incorporate art and yoga into their daily lives.  Visit her website at www.handwrittenbykatherine.com.

Chalkboard Lettering | Custom Wood Quote
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Jun
19
7:00 pm19:00

Wanderlust Craft and Cocktail

Join us for a wanderlust social at Mint Studio in Carmel Valley, San Diego! Each gal will make & take a California wood sign like below. Cocktails and craft are included!  This event is open to all. 

Wanderlust Craft and Cocktail
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Jun
19
10:00 am10:00

Dress A Girl | Sewing Class Age 9-14

Girls helping girls around the world by making pillowcase dresses. Photo courtesy of Dress A Girl Around the World.

Sponsored by Hope 4 Women International, this program provides dresses to girls in countries near and far. By making a simple dress from a pillowcase or minimal fabric, you can provide dignity for little girls who frequently have nothing at all to wear.

Girls age 9-14 can register for this class and learn how to make a simple summer dress.  No experience required.  They will then donate their dresses to other girls around the world.  Join us for this unique and beautiful class that teaches not only sewing but the gift is in the giving.

June 19th 9-11am

Dress A Girl | Sewing Class Age 9-14
45.00
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Summer Acrylic Painting with Julie Marriott
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Summer Acrylic Painting with Julie Marriott

Join Julie for a relaxed morning of painting as she leads you through the creation of a colorful floral canvas.  This 2-hour beginning-level class will introduce you to the basics of working with acrylic paints, focusing on color mixing and simple brush techniques.

All supplies are provided. You'll take home your unique 8x10 painting and new skills in acrylic!  Students ages 8 and up are welcome!

Julie Marriott is a San Diego artist who loves to paint the lush, pattern-filled beauty of nature.  See more of her work at www.juliemarriottart.com and follow the artist on instagram @juliemarriottart.  

Follow the story at @mintstudiosd

Summer Acrylic Painting with Julie Marriott
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Watercolor-Cacti with Lavender Danielle
Jun
16
7:00 pm19:00

Watercolor-Cacti with Lavender Danielle

Cacti Watercolor Workshop with Lavender Danielle

Create bright and unique paintings inspired by prickly pear cacti. We will be working with a variety of colors for these pieces. 

Visit @lavender.danielle on Instagram or her shop at etsy.com/shop/lavenderdanielle for more information on her work. 

Terrarium Expressions and Wine Social
Jun
15
7:00 pm19:00

Terrarium Expressions and Wine Social

*TERRARIUM EXPRESSIONS*
Decorate a 3½-inch terrarium with desert plants, sand, crystal glass and rocks. This expressive art form, whether simple or intricate, inspires meditative attention while enhancing your environment. Tending a miniature indoor garden can be rewarding, and feeds a primordial desire to nurture living things.

Wine and Cheese provided by Dolce | Complimentary Social Hosted by Canyon Ranch

Space Limited-RSVP Required

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Jun
12
7:00 pm19:00

Succulent Bird Cage | Summer Decor

Create a fun succulent bird cage for your summer entertaining!  Enjoy a glass of wine with friends as you make a fun take home project!  

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The Lemonade Stand Cookbook Open House
Jun
11
11:00 am11:00

The Lemonade Stand Cookbook Open House

The Lemonade Stand Cookbook Open House

Calling all creative kids!

Just in time for summer…join us for a family-friendly open house to celebrate the release of The Lemonade Stand Cookbook!

Sample the best freshly-squeezed lemonade ever, as well other snacks and treats from the book. We’ll make crafts from the book that you can take home and use at your next lemonade stand!

Author Kathy Strahs, a former Carmel Valley resident, will be signing copies of The Lemonade Stand Cookbook along with local kids who are featured in the book. Copies will be available for purchase -- 20% of proceeds will be donated to the Del Mar Schools Education Foundation (DMSEF).

ABOUT THE BOOK: The Lemonade Stand Cookbook is all about empowering kids ages 6 to 12 to get cooking, get crafty, and become entrepreneurs. Inspired by dozens of kid experts from all over the country, author Kathy Strahs pours her expertise as a food writer, entrepreneur and mother of two school-aged children into the ultimate guide to setting up your own lemonade stand.

Thanks to Jimbo’s...Naturally! for sponsoring the food for this event.

Mason Jar Lavender Candle and Soap
Jun
10
6:00 pm18:00

Mason Jar Lavender Candle and Soap

Mason Jar Lavender Candles and Soaps
40.00

What makes a better gift than a candle and some soap! Join us and make your own mason jar lavender candle and lavender-infused soaps! (We won't tell if you give them to yourself, they're too good to be true)

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Macrame & Mimosas | Paradise Native
Jun
10
2:00 pm14:00

Macrame & Mimosas | Paradise Native

Join us for this rad macrame and mimosa class where we will be making beautiful plant hangers/wall hangings!  Along with learning basic macrame techniques for you to use on future projects! This 3 hour workshop includes all materials along with a pot and succulent.

Artist Bio: Alyssa Staube, is a Fiber Artist in Ocean Beach. I learned to weave as a child and explored different arts throughout the years. My love for weaving transpired into a love for all fiber arts, including Macrame. I opened Paradise Native less than a year ago to share my pieces and teach others the art or Macrame!

Follow the story @paradise_native and @mintstudioSD

Lavender Bath Bomb Class and Honey Lavender Cupcakes
Jun
10
1:00 pm13:00

Lavender Bath Bomb Class and Honey Lavender Cupcakes

Lavender Bath Bomb Class and Honey Lavender Cupcakes
20.00

Its time to treat yourself! Come relax in the studio with us as we eat delicious lavender cupcakes and make therapeutic bath bombs! Each participant will make one batch of bath bombs (3-4 bombs) with the instruction and encouragement from our wonderful staff. 

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Lavender Lip Balm and Lip Scrub
Jun
10
11:00 am11:00

Lavender Lip Balm and Lip Scrub

Lavender Lip Balm and Lip Scrub
20.00

What's better than making your own luxurious and relaxing lavender lip balm and lip scrub? Maybe the complementary lavender lemonade we have pouring all day for all those in classes! Learn to create and decorate your own lip balm and scrub to take home !

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Acrylic Paint Night for Teens | "Free to Be Me"
Jun
9
6:00 pm18:00

Acrylic Paint Night for Teens | "Free to Be Me"

Weekly acrylic class starting June 9th 6-8pm

-No experience necessary | GET INSPIRED

-Creatives only | A PLACE TO EXPRESS YOURSELF

-Bring your ideas and your inspiration (any subject you choose)

-All supplies included | bring the size canvas you want to paint

-Curious?  Questions?  Contact the art teacher, Heather Roddy 858.395.5605

Fine Art with Heather Roddy 12 yrs+
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Paper Succulents
Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

Paper Succulents

Paper Ave is proud to present a new workshop to "The Art of Paper Flowers" series.  Introducing the "Paper Succulents" workshop where each attendee will learn how to make these adorable crepe paper succulents and showcase it in their own terranium.  An everlasting gift that requires absolutely no maintenance!  If you are a paper enthusiast who loves succulents or looking for a new craft to try, then is this is the class for you!

Pricing for each ticket includes:

  • All supplies and step-by-step instructions on creating a bundle of 3 handmade crepe paper succulents
  • Materials to create your own terranium including the vase, sand, moss and decorative rocks
  • Take-home kit with extra materials to continue practicing at home 

Day:  June 3rd

Time: 10am - 1pm

Pricing: $80

MNO | DIY Keepsakes for your Graduate!
Jun
1
7:00 pm19:00

MNO | DIY Keepsakes for your Graduate!

Join us for a special night to create keepsakes for the big graduation day! Whether you are throwing a party or having an intimate celebration...we will help you make it meaningful and memorable!

Bring a box of tissue, pictures (copies not originals) and bottle of wine to share with friends!

We will have all the supplies to craft some of the top-trending Pinterest ideas for your grad! We also will have a hand-letter at this event to help you create a professional look to your projects!

Projects range from $30-$65. You may special order in advance by emailing hello@mintstudiosd.com. Colors, monograms and other special instructions should be submitted by 5/15. All custom party decor boxes, cakes, flowers, balloons and personalized water bottles/labels must be ordered by 5/15 as well. #prettyparty #customdecor

Brush Lettering with TomBow Ambassador Lindsey Shannon
May
28
10:00 am10:00

Brush Lettering with TomBow Ambassador Lindsey Shannon

Class Description:

During this class you will learn the basics of brush lettering, how to use your pen, a basic script alphabet, blending techniques, and my favorite supplies to use. To top off this fun filled class we will create a two hand lettered cards for you to take home.

In addition to learning some fun new techniques each person will also snag a goodie bag with some of my absolute favorite lettering supplies!

Lindsay, the artist behind “LshannonDesigns’’ is a Brand Ambassador with Tombow USA.  You can find her work on instagram @lshannondesigns.

Watercolor Galaxy Painting with Jen Bhavnani
May
27
7:00 pm19:00

Watercolor Galaxy Painting with Jen Bhavnani

Experience the fun of watercolor and create a unique galaxy painting.  We will experiment with various techniques like applying salt and alcohol to the surface to create special effects. Choose your own theme for your galaxy-- a favorite city skyline, your astrological sign, tree silhouettes, or write your favorite word across the sky.  This class is great for beginners and anyone that wants a night of fun, low-stress painting.  All materials will be provided.

Jennifer Bhavnani is a Del Mar native and currently lives in Carmel Valley.  She has experimented in various art media, but her favorite is watercolor.

Follow her on instagram @jenbhavnani or visit her web site www.jenbhavnanidesigns.com.

Watercolor Galaxy
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Palm Springs Inspired Watercolor with Rebecca Eichten
May
13
1:30 pm13:30

Palm Springs Inspired Watercolor with Rebecca Eichten

Calling all plant lovers! San Diego artist, Rebecca Eichten, will be sharing her tips and tricks on how she captures the essence and beauty of the plants she paints, bringing them to life with paint!

This two hour workshop is a perfect fit for beginning artists or for those who are looking to learn some new skills in painting. This step-by-step class will take you through creating the basic sketch, learning some painting techniques--layering, shading, wet-in-wet-- to a finished painting, ready to be framed!

 -basic sketching skills

-watercolor techniques and color mixing

-8x10 finished watercolor painting

 All materials are provided, plus refreshments!

 About Rebecca:

Rebecca Eichten's love for succulents, cacti, and indigenous Southern California plant life is more than skin deep. She grew up in sunny San Diego and began tending and propagating her family's indoor and outdoor plant life at a young age.  

Rebecca Eichten is a photographer, artist, designer, merchandiser, and woodworker based in San Diego, California.

 Follow along with her on Instagram @rebeccaeichten or shop her art at www.rebeccaeichten.com

Succulent Watercolor with Rebecca Eichten
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Gourmet Cake Pop Decorating With Roni's Sugar Creations
May
13
10:30 am10:30

Gourmet Cake Pop Decorating With Roni's Sugar Creations

Students will learn how to prepare the dough the right way to get a moist and round cake pop.

  1. How to roll them

  2. Perfect way to melt chocolate at home

  3. How to dip and get a smooth coating

  4. Embellish your cake pops with edible details

  5. Learn how to make fondant and wafer paper flowers

  6. Take home a beautiful cake pop bouquet in a gift box.

Cake pops are little mini cakes that are fun to make with the family and it’s been the new trend in the dessert world.

Students will receive a certificate of completion at the end of class.

All materials included.

2.5 hour class

$65 per seat

Min 6 max 12

Mother's Day Florals-Beginning Acrylic Painting
May
13
10:00 am10:00

Mother's Day Florals-Beginning Acrylic Painting

Mother’s Day Florals - Beginning Acrylic Painting

Join Julie for a relaxed morning of painting as she leads you through the creation of a colorful floral canvas.  This 2-hour beginning-level class will introduce you to the basics of working with acrylic paints, focusing on color mixing and simple brush techniques.

All supplies are provided. You'll take home your unique 8x10 painting and new skills in acrylic!  Students ages 8 and up are welcome!

Julie Marriott is a San Diego artist who loves to paint the lush, pattern-filled beauty of nature.  See more of her work at www.justjulieanne.com

Flowers For Mom | Flower and Gift Bar
May
12
10:00 am10:00

Flowers For Mom | Flower and Gift Bar

Show Mom your love with something that makes her heart melt!  We will be having an open house on May 12-13th from 10-6 pm on both days.  Mother's Day is May 14th.  All ages welcome to our flower bar to create an arrangement and sweet handmade card for mom.  We will also have a DIY gift basket bar with gifts mom will love!  Prices range based on choices!

Block Printing | Create Custom Towel, Stationary or Bag
May
6
4:00 pm16:00

Block Printing | Create Custom Towel, Stationary or Bag

Learn the basics of print making with artist Jennifer from @mylittleprintfabricsstudio! Create your own dish towel, tote, wall hanging or stationary.  This makes a perfect, personalized gift for Mother's Day and is a fun skill that you will be able to build on and use in so many different ways!  Kits included with class!

Block printing & Surface printing Workshop
CLASS DESCRIPTION
Duration: 2h 30min
Design, carve, print!
Learn how to carve printing blocks and create you’ll walk away with the
know-how to create and repeat block prints on paper and fabrics on your own. We'll go
over everything from the creation of a motif on a rubber block to printing on different
materials. You'll explore and practice carving tools and printing your design on a large
panel of different mediums such as paper, wood and fabric. Every participant will receive a package of supplies to customize and showcase his work, specially curated by Jennifer
which also includes a tote bag (just perfect for our new no bag rule!), a large kitchen towel and stationary items. On top of leaving with your own, custom-printed fabric goods and posters, you’ll get a take-home starting block printing set so you can replicate the process at home.
Jam-packed with supplies and great ideas, there is no drawing skills needed to learn and
explore the means and technique of block-printing. This class is really fun and open to
anybody, for simply learning a new skill, picking up a fun hobby or for artist looking to try a new technique!

BIOGRAPHY
Native of France and San Diego based since few years, Jennifer is known under her company name My Little Print Fabrics. Beside running a sewing studio and designing sewing goods with digitally or hand-printed fabrics, this talented self-taught surface designer is passionate by fabric design and block printing. Deep lover of textiles and unique, personal clothing, her patterns are nicely inspired by California and her trips abroad. Traveling and photographing along, Jennifer is a total DIY person with a fine sense of aesthetic (certainly affected by her French origin). Most of all, she loves to create with her hands and teach people her creative and artistic skills.

Paint Your Own Tote | Frida Khalo
May
6
2:00 pm14:00

Paint Your Own Tote | Frida Khalo

Come and paint your Frida tote in one class! We will have a great time sipping, painting & socializing during this easy-going no pressure workshop. Let your creative juices flow! Who knows? Maybe you’ll become the next hip Etsy artist! If there’s no chance you will, don’t fret, you’ll still have an amazing time & have your handmade canvas tote as a keepsake to remember! 

 

This workshop will be taught by Haydee Laborin from Tipsy Crafters. 

Haydee is a Graphic Designer by profession, and is an artist by heart. She currently teaches painting in Southbay since 2006 and has participated in many Solo & Group shows. 

Mr. B Necessities Essential Oils |  Candles and Bath Bombs
May
4
6:00 pm18:00

Mr. B Necessities Essential Oils | Candles and Bath Bombs

Essential Oil Class by Mr. B's Necessities

  • This is a beginners level workshop that will teach you the basics of the healing art of aromatherapy.
     
  • Essential oils are amazing. They have the power to heal and uplift, and their applications are endless, helping with sleep, anxiety, headaches, energy and so much more.
     
  • In this 90 minute, we will explore the correct ways to use essential oils, as well as many common misconceptions and misuses, and each student will create a custom therapeutic blend of their own to take home.

We are Mr. B's Necessities. Our family started creating 100% natural bath and body products in 2012, and we've never looked back. We believe in simple, safe products that are of the highest quality, that is why all of our ingredients come from nature, not a laboratory. We think you will love joining us for this essential oil class.

We will also be creating bath bombs and candles after Shem educates us on essential oils!  Don't miss this class!

Coffee and Crafting | Wood Burning Basics with KyLynn Richey
Apr
30
11:00 am11:00

Coffee and Crafting | Wood Burning Basics with KyLynn Richey

Coffee and Crafting // Wood Burning Basics with KyLynn Richey

Sunday, April 30th 

11:00am

Come and fuel your creativity with a delicious cup of coffee or two (or five, no judgment) and materials to make your very own wood burned work of art! There's nothing like the perfect aromatic combo of hot coffee brewin' and wood burnin' in the morning, guaranteed to get those creative juices flowing. We will be offering a hands-on session to learn wood burning basics. Learn how to use a wood burning tool and get a feel for it. Then learn how to transfer your designs from paper directly on to the wood. There will be design templates available but you are, of course, free to sketch your own! You'll be able to create a beautiful piece to keep. So if you like coffee, creativity, fun, and the smell of campfires then we will see you there!

Color Blots Workshop with Shelley Rezai
Apr
28
6:30 pm18:30

Color Blots Workshop with Shelley Rezai

ColorBlots Workshop $45

Join me for a simple and fun way to create original & colorful paintings. ColorBlots are created through a folding canvas process that is messy and exciting. Each time creates a new pattern and allows us to focus on the fun of the process and be surprised with the final product. ColorBlots are an easy way to add color and pattern to your home décor and display your own original art!

All supplies are provided. You'll take home your paintings that you can frame or scan to make prints or fun gifts!

Shelley Rezai is a San Diego artist who loves the process of painting and how it soothes the soul. She believes everyone is creative and creativity is one of the most nourishing forms of self-care. You can learn more about her at www.shelleyrezai.com.

Coasters and Cocktails!  Make Your Own Rustic-Boho Coasters!
Apr
27
6:00 pm18:00

Coasters and Cocktails! Make Your Own Rustic-Boho Coasters!

Coasters & Cocktails! Make your Own Rustic-Boho Coasters!

·                Thursday, April 27, 2017

·                6:00pM - 8:00PM

Come sip a refreshing cocktail while you create something unique to sit it on! Join us, as we show you how to stamp your favorite phrases on wood coasters that you'll see everyday in your home or in your office. We will be offering 30 different hand carved stamps for you to choose from! Your coaster set will include 4 double sided sourwood coasters, giving you 8 sides total to stamp with whatever you'd like! You will stamp your coasters using archival ink, and you will finish them with a protective matte finishing spray and a ribbon to hold them all together! During this 2 hour event, you will enjoy local music, and a delicious cocktail, while exploring your own creative freedom. You will take home a unique coaster set that will bring a smile to your face for days to come.  

  • Location: Mint Studio 5965 Village Way #105 San Diego, CA 92130
  • Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Modern Calligraphy With Angelique Ink
Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

Modern Calligraphy With Angelique Ink

Cost: $145 per person

Class size: min 8, max 20

Class length: 3 hours

All materials provided for students to take home for practice

Description:  Learn the art of Modern Calligraphy with Angi of Angelique Ink, in a three hour workshop, where you'll explore and practice the tools and proper techniques of modern pointed pen calligraphy. We'll go over everything from basic pen strokes to constructing and connecting letters, styling and composition, so you can walk away with everything you need for developing your skill and style! Each student will receive a complete take-home calligraphy supply set, curated by Angi which also includes her instructional guide book with alphabet exemplars and styling tips.

This is a really fun, no-pressure workshop for anyone interested in learning a new skill, honing their practice, picking up a fun hobby, artist looking to try a new technique/medium, or just something fun to do with friends

Angi's Bio:  Angi is a graphic designer, calligrapher, and owner of Angelique, Ink, working with clients all over the globe to create uniquely handlettered pieces for products, events, and branding. She spends much of her time teaching the art of modern calligraphy to people of all ages and backgrounds, helping them discover their own journey with pen, ink, and creative impulse. As a professional calligrapher for the past seven years, her passion for personal expression through handwritten calligraphy, creativity, and the resurrection of the lost art of handwriting has taken her from LA to Sydney and many places in between to guide new students to learn the technique and expression of modern pointed pen calligraphy.

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