30
September
2015

ART CLASS DAY 7: WOODBURNING

The Brit +Co maker space. I'm up to day 7 into my 30 day project - day seven of art class was "DIY Cheeseboard Wood Burning Class" at Brit + Co's company headquarters in downtown San Francisco. Brit + Co is a curious company - they're sort of a millennial Martha Stewart. They post tutorials, [...]
25
September
2015

ART CLASS DAY 6: AGATE & GEODE JEWELRY

My sixth day of art class was at WorkshopSF, one of my favorite crafty places in San Francisco. Craft Hacking 101 Agate & Geode Jewelry was taught by the creative powerhouse Katy Atchison and was comfortably intimate (only two other students + Katy). We selected a bunch of cool crystals, polished gemstones and raw geodes [...]
24
September
2015

AMANDA PALMER ON CREATIVITY

– When you’re an artist, nobody ever tells you or hits you with the magic wand of legitimacy. You have to hit your own head with your own handmade wand. –

22
September
2015

5 TIPS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE IN 30 DAYS

In an attempt to get in touch with my more hand-crafted/analog side, I'm doing 30 days of art classes over the coming months. I've been wanting to get more hands-on crafty for some time and a "30 day" style challenge seemed manageable and fun. Here are 5 tips to help you challenge yourself to try [...]
17
September
2015

ART CLASS DAYS 1-5 – BOOKBINDING

My first five days of art class were at the San Francisco Center for the Book two weeks ago. I took the intensive workshop to get a certificate in bookbinding. The best part of this class is that it allows me to use their bindery and all of the amazing machines/tools inside. Over the course [...]