July Workshops at Oil & Cotton: STITCH+PAINT+PRINT

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Saturday, July 7, 3-6pmSlow Stitching: Wool Applique
Instructor: Patricia Walters

Explore and expand your hand stitching through wool applique. Stitching with equally beautiful cotton, silk, and wool threads, you will create a needle case that you can use to hold all your stitching tools.

Sundays, July 8-29, 4-6pm – DIY Screen Printing
Instructor: Jessica Trevizo & Betty Rodriguez

Join us for our four week DIY Screen Printing Class. This workshop will provide an in depth understanding of the screen printing process. During class, students will complete at least two silkscreen projects!

Saturday, July 14, 3-6pm – Interior Painting: Color, Light, Space
Instructor: Danielle Kimzey

Students will paint an interior based on observation, memory or imagination!  Learn to paint with gouache paint on a primed wood panel.

Friday,  July 20, 6:30-9pm – Hand Lettering
Instructor: Johanne Grinde Caamal

Explore creative ways to letter with introduction to fun fonts and ways to use them. Students will take home a framed, 8×10 hand lettered piece of art, a set of professional lettering pens, a pad of high-quality paper, and a creative fire in their bellies.

Saturday,  July 21, 3-6pmWater-Based Media: Abstract Atmospheres
Instructor: Kristen Cochran

Let’s experiment! Explore a variety of water-based media including watercolor, ink, dye and gouache. Soaking, staining, masking, layering, folding, scoring and sanding are a few of the ways that we will manipulate paper, altering its surface to produce unexpected color relationships, luscious textures and ambiguous spatial effects.

Thursday, July 26 , 6:30-9pm – Into Glass: Mosaic Bowl
Instructor: Larry Pile

Students will apply precut squares of colorful, transparent fusible glass to a clear base. Students will then apply black glass powder to their creations, effectively ‘organically grouting’ the pieces.

Saturday, July 28, 3-6pm – Monster Lab for Adults and Teens
Instructor: Lora O’Shaughnessy

Create your very own monster! Make your monster scary, cute, grumpy, fuzzy, scaly, or all of the above! The only limit is your imagination. Using pre-sewn body parts, you assemble your one-of-a-kind friend. No machine sewing skills required.

Sunday,  July 29, 12-3pm – Macrame Lace Plant Hanger
Instructor: Analise Minjarez

Learn beginning knotting techniques to create a sturdy and stellar looking three-dimensional plant hanger. Using cord, you will create a unique lace plant hanger that includes a succulent, planter, cord, and brass ring.

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