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February 2019

Cyanotype Workshop

February 23, 2019
1:00 pm
- 3:00 pm
Watershed Resource Center, 2991 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, 93100 United States
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$35.00

Join us for a Cyanotype Workshop with guest artist Ashly O. of Indigo Sol. Learn how to create Cyanotype photographic prints using the power of the sun’s UV light to create deep Indigo Blue hues. In this hands on workshop, participants will use freshly picked ocean and botanical specimens, feathers, moon phase negatives, found objects, stencils, and other common items to create one of a kind pieces on pre-treated light sensitive fabric. Each participant will bring home two 8 x 10…

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March 2019

Earring Making Workshop

March 28, 2019
6:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
CA 93101 United States + Google Map

Learn how to hand make your own Sterling Silver Hoop earrings! This is a course suitable for beginner-intermediate silversmiths, no experience necessary. Price includes Sterling Silver materials and tool rental. We will learn and practice various techniques including hammering, forging,work, filing, sanding and polishing. You will go home with two pairs of earrings. Limited spots available. Alix first began making jewelry 14 years ago as a sophomore in high school. Working with the torch and metal felt familiar and mesmerizing.…

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April 2019

Leather Coasters and Wine Charms

April 12, 2019
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
$30

Allison is back with another upcycle leather project that is sure to add some style to your home. In this two hour workshop attendees with create custom leather coasters and wine charms. Allison has taught previous workshops at Art From Scrap on leather earrings, and wall hangings. You can see her leather creations at markets in town as well as in the Youth Interactive store. Join us and create something one of a kind. Tickets include all materials necessary for…

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June 2019

Our Medicine Grows Plant Walk & Medicine Making Journey

June 29, 2019
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Watershed Resource Center, 2991 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara, 93100 United States
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$30.00

Join herbalist Lindsay Kolasa for a day in the field at our Plant Walk and Medicine Making Workshop. We will sniff, sample, and sip our way through the plant world. Learn about the basics of how plants affect the body through taste and get ready to chew on some botanical terms and deep soul stories. By the end of the workshop, we'll be making medicine to take home! Guest Instructor Lindsay Kolasa is a Community Herbalist, Traditional Food Ways Educator, and Soul-worker with…

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July 2019

Good Vibes and Peace Signs Stained Glass Sun Catcher Workshop

July 26, 2019
5:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$68

Join Chelsea Brewer of Brewer & Marr Glassworks for an evening of creating stained glass Peace Signs at Art From Scrap  You’ll get to choose from a variety of colorful glass in your own color combo and be guided through the basics of the copper foil stained glass method to produce your very own beautiful peace sign shaped sun catcher!  Walk away with the knowledge & appreciation of the stained glass craft and a beautiful art piece - hand made by you!…

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October 2019

Marking Memories: Reflecting on Loss with Squire AIR Joan Giroux

October 6, 2019
10:00 am
- 4:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$70

Clamshell box making workshop with Squire AIR Joan Giroux and Lisa Marie Kaftori Throughout our lives we experience moments of loss, reflection, and critical moments of change. In this workshop, you are invited to create a memory box to hold small objects, texts, and ephemera that harbor personal significance to you, your history, or your environment. Alongside the boxes, we will make small paper and clay items as memory objects to support the sharing of your thoughts, stories, and experiences.…

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December 2019

Felted Holiday Decorations

December 13, 2019
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$30

Join Art From Scrap for a night of felting! Create holiday decorations in this two hour workshop with guest artist Laura Denny. Learn the art of needle felting to decorate a pre-formed felt ball. Your finished creations will make great ornaments or decorations that can be used for essential oil diffusion. Laura will also give you tips on ways to recreate the process at home using items you may already have in your kitchen. Your $30 ticket includes a glass…

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January 2020

Block Printing Workshop

January 24
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Block printing can be used to print onto cards, notebooks, and so much more. Join us as we explore the art of relief or block printing. We will carve original designs on rubber blocks and create single color prints. In this class we will focus on single color relief prints using rubber blocks. Students will be given all the materials they need to carve, proof, and print their designs. Our Guest Artist and Art From Scrap Art Coordinator Rachel Palmer…

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March 2020

Creating Transformational Spaces

March 12
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Let's envision our future by creating the ecovillage of our dreams in this experiential art workshop at Art From Scrap. We'll make to-scale models of an imaginary, but possible transformational community. Guest Instructor Nicky LaFleur of Lucidity will lead us in envisioning how to infuse soul in a communal environment and then build a self-sustaining magical miniature community by working with the forms of reuse materials. Join us for this exploration in using our imaginations to construct temporary worlds of…

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POSTPONED Sea Glass Bracelet Making Workshop

March 18
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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This workshop has been postponed. A new date is to be decided. We will continue to monitor current events and make decisions based on what seems best for our visitors, artists, volunteers, and staff. If you have any questions or concerns please contact   our art coordinator Rachel via email rachel@exploreecology.org Learn how to turn your favorite sea glass treasures into charms for a one of a kind handmade bracelet. Guest artist and Art From Scrap Creative Reuse Store superstar…

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