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Summer Art Classes at Oil & Cotton

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817 W. Davis St. #110
Dallas, TX 75208
214.942.0474

http://www.oilandcotton.com/

Oil and Cotton opened in September 2010. Blending an appreciation of the past with current multidisciplinary art practices, our students are invited to engage in the expressive languages of both music and visual art. Our hands-on classes are taught by professionals with knowledge of traditional and contemporary practice. We provide creative space for education, exhibition, performance and exchange between the public and the art community.

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June 3 Floral Painting:Intro to Acrylics and Oil
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June 17 Intro to Printmaking
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Jun 25 Frame Loom Weaving
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July 9 Leatherworking
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July 14 Intro to Calligraphy
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July 16 Portrait Watercolor
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July 23 Embroidered Bouquet
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July 30 Macrame Lace Plant Hanger
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Aug 4 & 11 Clay Spoon
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Aug 5 & 6 New Media: Pure Data Programming
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Aug 13 Total Eclipse of the Sun-glasses
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Aug 19 & 20 Natural Dyeing Yarn: Red, Yellow, Blue

 

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December Workshops at Oil & Cotton

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ADULT: MAKE LIKE AN ELF, JOIN DECEMBER WORKSHOPS

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HAMMERED COPPER ORNAMENT

with James Thurman
Saturday, Dec 3, 3-6pm
Basic metalworking is easier than you think (and possibly a lot more fun!).  In this workshop, students will create a unique metal ornament embellished with their own textures.  Hammering, stamping, pressing, and punching, oh my.  Just a few of the techniques introduced that students can use to customize their own individual design.  By the end of the workshop, students will have at least one finished metal ornament to decorate with and the knowledge (and hopefully enthusiasm) to make more.

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TAPESTRY MACRAME

w/ Analise Minjarez
Sunday, December 4, 3-6pm
Students will learn beginning knot techniques to create a sturdy and stellar tapestry plant hanger. Taught by fiber artist Analise Minjarez, these beginning knots are the first steps to a continued practice is textile crafts. Using cord, you will create a unique plant hanger that includes a succulent, painted sticks, planter, cord, and brass ring.

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PRINTMAKING FOR BEGINNERS

w/ JuneCovington
Friday/Sunday, December 11, 3-6pm
Learn to make Linoleum and Collagraph prints! Explore the graphic possibilities of simple printmaking techniques. You can learn to make hand-pulled prints which do not require a press or complicated materials.

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PORTRAIT WATERCOLOR

with Jay Bailey
Saturday, December 10, 3-6pm
This workshop will explore the use of watercolor and mixed media techniques to render and depict a human portrait. Watercolor has unique qualities which allow for flexible applications and dynamic paintings. We will discuss material considerations such as brushes, papers, surfaces, and paints. We will also cover concepts and methods which will open doors for any level of painter, such as a limited palette and the role of preliminary drawings.

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REGISTER EARLY. WE KEEP IT SMALL.
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Oil and Cotton · 817 W Davis Street · #110 · Dallas, TX 75208

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STITCH WITCHES: Fiber Arts Workshops at Oil & Cotton

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STITCH WITCHES

MACRAME PLANT HANGER w/ Analise Minjarez
Saturday, November 5, 3-6pm
Students will learn beginning knot techniques to create a sturdy and stellar looking three-dimensional plant hanger. Taught by fiber artist Analise Minjarez, these beginning knots are the first steps to a continued practice is textile crafts. Using cord, you will create a unique lace plant hanger that includes a succulent, planter, cord, and brass ring.
SPIDER WEB LOOM with June Covington
Sunday, November 6, 11am-2pm
Weave using found-objects for your loom! Weaving is not confined to looms, learn to make a beautiful woven object d’art on a forked tree branch.
HAND EMBROIDERY with Allie Biddle
Sunday, November 6, 3-6pm
This workshop will go through a reference guide of basic introductory stitches and a weave. Use these learned stitches to embroider on their given designs. During the designs, we will chat about transferring designs onto fabric, as well as what it is like to embroider different materials, leaving with an embroidery kit.
FREE YOUR VOICE: BEGINNER VOCAL WORKSHOP w/ Sarah Ruth Alexander
Sunday, November 6, 6-8pm
Learning to employ good technique will free your voice.  This is the perfect class for those who have always wanted to learn to sing but lack confidence or are already performing, but would like to develop further as a vocalist.  Or…maybe you just wanna kill it doing karaoke!!!
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COME WITH A FRIEND, MOTHER, OR LOVER FOR 10% OFF
REGISTER EARLY. WE KEEP IT SMALL.
WWW.OILANDCOTTON.COM

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Oil and Cotton: Neiman Marcus Window Project and Classes

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HAPPY OF FOURTH OF JULY!!!

We hope your day is full of family, friends, picnics, pride and pools…  

www.oilandcotton.com
info@oilandcotton.com837 W. 7th StreetDallas, Texas 75208 214.942.0474

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 Oil and Cotton is happy to announce our partnership with six talented artists and Neiman Marcus. A HUGE thank you to Rachel RushingLily Smith-KirkleyRandy Guthmiller,Jay BaileyAnalise Minjarez, and Sarah Westrup. These good people have worked to create five site-specific window installations in the historic downtown Neiman Marcus building. The windows along Ervay St. and Main St. will open over the holiday weekend. Happy Fourth of July!!!
[-] NEIMAN MARCUS WINDOW PROJECT [-]

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July 11-25, three week series
with Julie Webb

 

Julie has traveled, learning from  Classical Egyptian Masters and

studied and taught belly dancing for over 10 years. Students will learn basic belly dance moves and the history of the dance and music. Have fun, learn to isolate muscles and enjoy your own grace and femininity through belly dance.

 

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with Analise Minjarez

Saturday, July 12, 2-6pm

Experience MACRA-MAGIC. Join us for an interpretation the classic 1970’s art of macrame and learn to make a plant holder.

 

A variety of rope, hemp, colored synthetic cords and beads will be available for students to embellish their creations.

 

 

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WONDERS OF WEAVING!!!
BULB BASKET with Jan Schmidt

Saturday, June 12, 10-4pm

Students learn an open weave pattern and make a functional bulb basket in one class day. The basket is woven in the round in your lap and takes on a beautiful organic shape and finished with a leather strap for hanging. This is a wonderful beginning level basket weaving class, all levels are welcome.

 

 

 

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The MAGIC of Photography!!!   TINTYPES with Ginger Berry
Sunday,  July 13, 10-4pm
  

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of the wet-plate collodion process. Through an immersive, hands-on, approach, you will uncover the techniques and knowledge necessary to produce your very own, unique, tintypes, uncovering one of the most significant advancements in the history photography. All levels are welcome, no darkroom experience needed.

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