Tag: mask making

Making of Festivity Masks – THIS Saturday 4/14 plus FREE Art Talk with Felipe Huerta

Workshop: Making of Festivity Masks

  • Date: April 14, 2018
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Price: $45
  • Event Type: Arts & Crafts Workshop

Let your creativity unleash at Mercado369’s “Making of” Workshop series, where internationally renowned artisan Felipe Horta will guide you through painting a wood mask to its own character! See your work resemble the vivid, symbolic masks worn in the “pastorela” Nativity festivals in Michoacan, Mexico, and collected around the world. Felipe’s iconic masks extend traditions of Mestizo populations. In addition to his expert instruction and shared paint and brushes, the $45 fee/person includes a wood carved mask awaiting your personalization! Buy your tickets now—seats are limited!

FREE Art Talk with Felipe Huerta

  • Date: April 14, 2018
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Price: FREE
  • Event Type: Arts & Crafts Presentation

RSVP at Mercado369.com

369 W. Jefferson Blvd., Oak Cliff, TX 75208

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Italian Leather Mask Making with Leonard Buscemi at VAGF meeting Aug. 9


Visual Arts Guild of Frisco

Next Monthly Meeting August 9-2016

Italian Leather Mask Making with Leonard Buscemi

Join VAGF members at Expedition Frisco (9073 Berkshire Dr. Frisco, TX 75033) for the monthly meeting. August 9, Tues. 7-9 PM.

Learn about Italian Techniques for creating leather masks for “Comedia del Arte” – an Italian street theater. Learn to create molds using Plaster-craft and then plaster to create each unique character form. Then the process of molding, sewing and dying the leather to complete a custom made mask.

We also will have a mini-critique. Bring a piece of artwork (framing not necessary) and it can even be work-in -progress for a friendly feedback. We will draw for a prize at the meeting for participating artists.

Come join in for a fun, creative night. Members and visitors are welcome.

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