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Workshops & Events

We hold all our workshops in the San Francisco store, and they are always free. They often fill to capacity before the event date, so don’t delay – sign up now!

See our full calendar of upcoming events.

eve-skylar.jpgSennelier Acrylics Workshop

March 7, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Joie de Acrylic! Oh là là, the best of France will be at FLAX. Join us for an afternoon with Sennelier and learn why these paints are the go-to acrylics for the discerning artist.

Sennelier, has been synonymous with quality, artist-driven innovation and the commitment to the advancement of art and art materials since 1887. Join us along with local artist Eve Skylar while she demonstrates these smooth, intense colors and you will be hooked on these French, extra-fine acrylics too!

Sign up early, this free, hands-on workshop has limited seats!

forflax2-copy.jpgC&T Transfers & Mixed Media Workshop

March 14, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Mixed Media Artist Lynn Koolish will be sharing all of her creative ideas using the versatile C&T Transfer Artist Paper, Lutradur, and Kraftex. She will show you the unlimited possibilities for your DIY projects when you combine these products with just a little paint or powders. These paper based materials work like textiles and can be sewn, quilted and manipulated in so many ways. Her imagination is endless and so are the possibilities! After the workshop she will invite you up to her table to take a closer look and try it for yourself.

Sign up early, this free, hands-on workshop has limited seats!

gelli.jpgStrathmore Printmaking Paper & Gelli Prints Workshop

March 21, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Strathmore artist and aficionado Kari Fotef will be demonstrating the versatility of the new Strathmore Printmaking Pads using the Gelli Arts Mono-Printing Plates. Strathmore printmaking papers and pads are excellent multi-use papers that hold up to the rigors of any kind of printmaking. You will love the convenience of the new sizes of papers now available in pads.

2015 Workshops & Events

Live Drawing with Michael CapozzolaJanuary 10, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Pentel Arts Inking WorkshopJanuary 17, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

SF Safe Art ProgramJanuary 24, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Aqua Wash and Fabriano Printing GaloreFebruary 7, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Dreamweaver Stencils and PowdersFebruary 21, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

2014 Workshops & Events

Pitt Artist Pens with Kelly Avery, Drawing WorkshopNovember 15, 1:00 - 3:00pm

Explore Golden Paints with Seth Golden - November 8, 1:00 - 3:00pm

San Francisco Pen Faire & Sale - November 1, 2014 (next one: May 2015)

The Great Rubber Stamp Event - October 18, 2014

MTN Water Based Spray Paint – Try it Event and Workshop - October 11, 2014

Understanding Contemporary Oil Painting Materials - September 27, 2014

Moab Digital Papers Workshop - September 13, 2014

Copic Marker Table Top Demo - August 26, 2014

Screen Printing Workshop - September 6, 2014

Logan Mat Cutting Demo - August 16, 2014

A to Z of Acrylics with Artist Tesia Blackburn, & Book Signing - August 9, 2014

Montana Aerosol Workshop - August 2, 2014

Kidsfest - July 27, 2014 (next one: July 25, 2015)

Image Transfer with Encaustics Workshop - July 19, 2014

Lifestyle Crafts Letterpress Demo - July 12, 2014

Watercolor with Winsor & Newton - June 28, 2014

Crescent Workshop Featuring Krink Markers and Rendr Books - June 21, 2014

Williamsburg Oils Table-top Demo - June 7, 2014

SolarFast Seminar—Sun-powered Photography and Printmaking - May 31, 2014

Liquitex Acrylics Workshop - May 24, 2014

Dreamweaver Stencils Tabletop Demo - May 17, 2014

San Francisco Pen Faire & Sale - May 3, 2014

Aqua Wash Printing Inks - April 26, 2014

“Making Art” with Ed Brickler, Discussion and Book Signing - April 12, 2014

Michael Harding Artist Oil Colours - April 5, 2014

Watercolor Pencil Drawing Workshop - April 5, 2014

Book Signing with Austin Kleon - April 1, 2014

Mixed Media Art with Jacquard - March 29, 2014

Transfer This! Workshop - March 15, 2014

Flashe Acrylic Paint Workshop - February 8, 2014

  • Locations
  • Flagship San Francisco Store 1699 Market Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    1-415-552-2355
    Hours:
      Mon - Sat, 9:30am - 7pm
  • San Mateo Store 3600 S El Camino Real
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    1-650-350-1980
    Hours:
      Mon - Sat, 9:30am - 7pm
      Sunday, 11:00am - 5pm
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