Posts Tagged ‘ paper ’

WPD Part 2: Make a Diamond Piñata w/Debbie & Lilian!

March 31, 2012
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After an epic trip to Chicago’s premier Mexican candy store, Dulcelandia, Debbie & Lilian are on to Part 2 of their World Party Day celebration- teaching us how to make your own diamante-shaped piñata! Visit Debbie’s blog for a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a piñata…then fill it with candy and bash the...
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WPD Paper Sphere Tutorial w/Potluck Revival

March 26, 2012
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Becca is the master behind much of the decor for The Adventure School‘s parties up in Seattle, so we of course had to have her on to demonstrate how she manifests some of her creations. This tutorial on how to make paper spheres on her blog, Potluck Revival, is a good lesson in math and...
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WPD Paper Banner Tutorial w/Glademade

March 26, 2012
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We’re heading down south today for Glade Hensel’s quick tutorial on how to make a simple paper banner for World Party Day! It’s so easy, you can’t afford not to do it! Glade is an artist and designer working in Austin, Texas. Visit her blog or check out her Etsy for her colorful, quirky embroidered...
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DIY World Party Day Invitation w/Amy from Pikaland!

March 19, 2012
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Hi everyone! Welcome to the first in our series of World Party Day tutorials! We are thrilled to have such talented contributors over the next two weeks to get us prepared for our celebrations on April 3rd. From food to favors to decor to parties-on-the-go, some of our favorite bloggers and artists will be...
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kids rule at art

November 16, 2011
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i dont know how i stumbled upon art: expression of imagination, but it’s my new favorite. it’s a chronicle of one art teacher’s classroom projects and her students’ super colorful and creative work. she bases a lot of her lessons around a specific artist or work- matisse, van gogh, paul klee, modigliani- and has the...
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beggin’

May 25, 2011
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rembrandt’s beggars circa 1630-40 make me want to draw again. squiggle sketch lines! all from the met collections.
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press time!

May 19, 2011
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jamie & erin at the adventure store invited me to the opening of press: works on paper, their friends’ paper shop over on 22nd and dolores on friday. we got there a bit late (1st stop was the oakland museum’s hay fever!), but the crowd was still packed into the space even at 9:30!...
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BIG EVENTS: pop up shop & bookbinding workshop!

April 24, 2011
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We are thrilled to invite you all to the first of a series of workshops with People’s Gallery in San Francisco! Artists Chelsea R. Wong and Anna Bunting will be teaching us simple bookbinding techniques to make our own zines and books. Neighbors to one side, Kadist SF, will have their art magazine reading...
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magical mystery tour

December 27, 2010
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woah woah woah! jake sent me the link to these incredible drawings by louise despont! they remind me of a mix of emma kunz‘s magical mathematical drawings & gijs frieling‘s folky floral shapes. louise uses graphite, colored pencil, & watercolors on antique paper to create her mystical, geometric drawings. many of the following were...
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CELEBRATION ROOM #1

June 5, 2010
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the latest idea i have and want to share with you all are my CELEBRATION ROOMS! both public and private spaces will be transformed into spaces in which everyone, friends and strangers, are invited to celebrate. celebrate what, you may ask? why, whatever you wish to celebrate! the day! success! a reunion! a birthday!...
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