Annie Centeno showed us all how to make wonderful ornaments and pins using wood bases and vintage ephemera. Attached are her instructions. She let everyone pick a goodie she had made as a take home inspiration.
The marbling demo was the coolest thing ever! Mark brought in enough supplies for all of the artists to each pull their own prints. He walked us through the fabric prep which involves using alum treated cotton, went through the process to show us, and set us loose!
We will be rusting fabrics for our presentation!
We will also be enjoying each other’s company, seeing what folks have done for their art journal origami submission, and generally having a great time.
February’s presentation was Scandinavian Hearts. We watched a Scandinavian Heart get created. We passed out templates and then let everyone do their own interpretation of their hearts. Folks worked in paper and fabric and tried modifying the templates for different weaving patterns to great success.
The group was very excited about presenting their Artistic Resolutions and we even “helped” some artists by encouraging them to add a deadline to their goal. We talked about focusing on the positive piece of the resolution, instead of making yourself negative resolutions.
January meeting will be Sunday, 8 January at 2pm at Jean Dahlgren’s studio at 240 East Huisache, SATX 78212. The 11 December FASA Spirited, Passionate, Uninhibited, Thoughtful, Nurturing, Innovative, Kind (SPUTNIK) meeting adjourned at 2 pm, with a vibrant group of artists in attendance. Everyone brought small snack-y things or small dessert-y things; there was…