Posted on November 13, 2010 by Sawdust Art Festival

Laguna Beach, CA – The Sawdust Winter Fantasy is happy to support this winter’s art education program, to include the following tentative Winter Art Series classes:

• Art of Weaving with Natural Dye (with Antonio Mendoza) – Join new Winter Fantasy artist, Antonio Mendoza, in this unique class of weaving using natural dye. Friday, November 26 from 2:30-3:30 pm (at the Art Spot for ages 5+) and Sunday, December 5 from 2:30-3:30 pm (in the Healy House for adults).

• Beaded Wire Ornaments (with Denise Conradsen) – Using jewelry wire and colorful plastic faceted beads, create your very own holiday tree ornament with Winter Fantasy jeweler Denise Conradsen. Saturday, November 20 from 3:30-5:30 pm and Saturday, December 4 from 1-3 pm (at the Sawdust Studio for ages 6+).

• Chinese Brush Painting (with KC Horng) – Learn the ancient art form of Chinese brush painting using rice paper, block ink and authentic Chinese brushes. Sunday, December 5 from 2:30-4 pm and Sunday, December 11 from 1-3 pm (at the Sawdust Studio for ages 6+).

• Digital Photography (with Mary Gulino) – Beginners welcome! Bring your digital camera and creativity to this digital photography workshop. Winter Fantasy photographer, Mary Gulino, will walk you through tips and tricks of this modern art form. Sunday, December 5 from 4-5 pm and Sunday, December 12 from 4-5 pm (in the Healy House for all ages).

• Fused Glass Pendants (with Pamela Quigley) – Enjoy assembling a beautiful fused glass jewelry piece using new Winter Fantasy artist, Pamela Quigley’s, original fused glass designs. Saturday, November 27 from 1:30-3:30 pm and Saturday, December 11 from 10:30 am-2:30 pm (at the Sawdust Studio for ages 6 to adult).

• Pom-pom Ornaments (with Carmen Lee) – Make an adorable holiday animal ornament using colorful yarn with textile and mixed-media artist, Carmen Lee. Saturday, November 27 from 10:30-11:30 am and Saturday, December 4 from 10:30-11:30 am (at the Art Spot for ages 5+).

• Stamped Organic Fabric Bags (with Leanne Belyn Cairns) – Make a great earth-friendly holiday gift and decorate an organic fabric bag with unique stamp designs. Friday, November 26 from 12 pm-2 pm (at the Children’s Art Spot for ages 5+).

The 20h Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Art Festival runs four weekends, November 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 and December 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12. Hours are 10 am to 6 pm. Adult admission is $6; Seniors $5, age 65 and up; $3 for children ages 6-12; children under five years of age are free; and $9 for a Season Pass. The festival is located at the Sawdust Art Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. For additional information, please visit or call 949-494-3030.

The Sawdust Art Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public
and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach.