THE BLVD Workshops: Sign-Up TODAY!

THE BLVD: Pottery & Marketplace is a hand-made crafts studio designed to bring artisanal and heritage pieces back into the local community. Traditional craft materials and processes are used to discover a new means of expression, while blending the distinction between art and craft. Sign up for one of our exciting BLVD workshops at mjones@tierradelsol.org.

Workshop Descriptions

Loom Weaving

$50 per workshop
Monday, July 17th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday, December 8th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

This meditative craft is steeped in tradition and using small hand looms, this art becomes manageable. Loom weaving is a traditional art form that’s making a big comeback. Learn how to master the craft on a small loom with basic stitches in this workshop and make a unique wall hanging, small rug, tea cozy or even a scarf.

 

Block Printing

$35 per workshop
Fridays, August 4th and December 1st from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Precut linoleum blocks in simple shapes (circles, triangles, hexagons etc.) will be used so workshop participants can create their own complex designs by mixing and matching shapes and layering patterns on a variety of different materials. This workshop will lead you through the simple steps of block printing. Garner inspiration from other artists and past block printing masters.

 

Tile Workshop

$35 per workshop
Fridays, September 1st and October 6th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

A 6×6 square never had so many possibilities! Create a tile that is functional or decorative or maybe even both while taking inspiration from the history of tiles from ancient Spain to modern day California. Create two tiles while learning basic processes for working with clay. No previous experience necessary to participate. Fun for all ages!

 

Seasonal Wreath Making

$50 per workshop
Fridays, September 15th and November 17th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Express your style and celebrate any occasion with a natural grapevine wreath. Add your touches with hand made ceramic ornaments; use bows, berries, and other embellishments to make a one-of-a-kind display. Perfect for holidays, special occasions, or year round décor. Consider balance and design, as well as form and function. This unique piece will bring joy for years to come.

 

Schedule of BLVD Workshops

Loom Weaving

Monday, July 17th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday, December 8th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
$50 per workshop

Block Printing

Friday, August 4th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday, December 1st 9:00 am – 11:00 am
$35 per workshop

Tile Making

Friday, September 1st 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday, October 6th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
$35 per workshop

Wreath Making

Friday, September 15th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday, November 17th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
$50 per workshop

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