It’s just about that time of year when holiday gatherings and family events necessitate a lot of dashing around for gifts. Don’t get caught with your bag empty – join Fresh City Life’s knitting night school. Each week we’ll focus on a different, quick and simple knitted gift that can be completed in a couple evenings. If you do your homework, by the end of November you’ll have gift giving in the bag! Registration is required.
Sweeney Todd’s Fingerless Gloves
Monday, November 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Fresh City Lounge
Registration opens October 24
The new fine art applications for iPad have really started to take hold with established artists – David Hockney recently opened a show in Paris of his iPhone artworks. He commented that it was perhaps the first time that an artist delivered all of his artwork to the exhibiting gallery via email. There’s no denying that this new medium has an immediacy and egalitarian sexiness – pick up your phone or computer pad and you’ve got all the materials you need to create. Artist Jimmy Sellars teaches this workshop on the fundamentals of digital drawing and painting.
These gorgeous and oversized flowers will brighten any room and make a chic centerpiece – you’ll create three to take home. And you’ll be learning techniques in this class that will assist you in other paper craft exploration. All materials included, $10 materials fee. Registration is required and will open on Thursday, October 27. http://denverlibrary.org/node/2235
In tribute to the poppies of Flanders Field, learn to make a beautiful silk poppy that can adorn a coat, a hat, a belt and even makes a chic tabletop accessory. You’ll also be learning the basic techniques for creating other silk blooms. All materials included, $10 materials fee. Registration is required and will open on Friday, October 21. http://denverlibrary.org/node/967
Use pieces of cut glass to create a spectacular mirror! These make cute Autumn Equinox gifts for friends! Usa pedazos de vidrio para crear un espejo espectacular. Regala estos espejos a tus amigos para el equinoccio de otoño.