Posts Tagged: art workshops

Summer Camp Revisited – Adult Style

Lake Setting Of Camp Merrie- Woode

Every year when summer arrives, and the smell in the air and the heat of the sun are just right, my mind is transported back in time to the most wonderful years of my childhood-those spent in summer camp in the mountains of upstate New York.

Camp was a wondrous change of pace, a far cry from the pressures of tests and getting good grades in school. Camp was transformational—totally different from regular life at home on Long Island, New York where I grew up with my parents and 2 siblings.…

The Art of Taking an Art Workshop

There are so many wonderful Felting and Surface Design workshops available around the country as well as in Europe, that I never have a problem choosing one. This summer I might have overdone this luxury a little too much by choosing three in a 2 month period.

I chose two of these classes specifically for the teacher, the other class because of the subject matter. I was taking one five- day workshop in Surface Design with Jane Dunnewold, one three-day class in felting a garment with Charity Van der Meer, and another five-day class with Sachiko Kotaka, a co-inventor of the Nuno Felt process.…