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strathmore-cards-workshop-4-sm.jpgStrathmore Cards Workshop

Fort Mason Store

Friday, April 28, 2017, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

You can do anything with Strathmore cards! They come in such a wide variety of sizes and paper types, that artists working in any medium can find a card that best suits their needs. Kari Foteff, Starthmore artist, will show you just how easy it is to communicate beautiful thoughts and visual images through hand made cards on artist-quality paper!


Sign up early, seats are limited.





daniel-smith-beauty-moonserp-vert-400x361-2.jpgDaniel Smith Watercolor Workshop

Fort Mason Store

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

Join us for an in depth look at Daniel Smith Watercolors. Known throughout the world, Daniel Smith is an innovator in creating highly pigmented and vibrant paints. Their vast selection of colors include the exciting PrimaTek colors made from naturally occurring mineral pigments like Amethyst and Hematite, which have amazing granulating properties that create striking texture and depth. Curious about Quinacridone pigments? Ever wonder where in the world the color Serpentine comes from or how a color gets its name? This presentation is the perfect opportunity to get those questions answered and more!


Please sign up for this FREE workshop, seats are limited.


artists-quality-acrylic-sennelier-a553r600.jpgSennelier Acrylic Workshop

Oakland Store

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

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. See for yourself how smooth these French, extra fine acrylics are. View the intensity of their colors up close and we're sure you'll be as hooked as we are.

Bring your beret!

Seats are always limited, so please sign up early.


muni-art-2018-kick-off-facebook-event-429615750706290.jpgMuni Art 2018 Kick Off

Fort Mason Store

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2pm - 4pm

Want to see your art on Muni buses?

Join us April 30th to receive details on Muni Art 2018! Pick up your application, get your questions answered and meet the 2017 Muni artists!

About Muni Art -

In 2018, Muni Art celebrates it’s third amazing year by adding five poets! Yes, this year San Francisco Beautiful, the SFMTA and Supervisor London Breed, transform ordinary buses into art galleries and for the first time local poets will be included. The 100 Muni Art buses will showcase this year’s theme, “The Art of Poetry in San Francisco”. Visit sfbeautiful.org/muniart for more information.

RSVP for free at sfbeautiful.org/april30

More Upcoming 2017 Workshops!

Sennelier Acrylic Workshop -  April 29, 1pm - 3pm, Oakland Store

MUNI Art Project 2017 Reception -  April 30, 2pm - 4pm, Fort Mason Store

Past Workshops & Events

FLAX Oakland 1 Year Anniversary Event - April 8, Oakland Store

Golden Water Media Classroom -

Lascaux Acrylics Demo - March 25, 2017, Fort Mason Store

Book Arts with Friends of Montclair Library - March 25, 2017, Oakland Store

Liquitex Lecture and Demo - March 18, 2017, Oakland Store

Crochet Jam with Remekon O'Arwisters - March 12, 2017, Oakland Store

Screen Printing with Jacquard - March 11, 2017, Oakland Store

Cobra Water Mixable Oils - March 4, 2017, Oakland Store

Golden A to Z Free Lecture - February 25, 2017, Oakland Store

Sennelier Pastels Demo - February 18, 2017, Oakland Store

We Paint: An Evening with Bobby Arte February 11, 2017, Oakland Store

Daniel Smith Watercolor Demo February 11, 2017, Oakland Store

Kids-Craft Day February 10, 2017, Oakland Store; February 12, 2017, Fort Mason Center Store

Cobra Water Mixable Oils Painting Classroom February 4, 2017, Fort Mason Center Store

Photo Transferring with Michelle February 4, 2017, Oakland Store

Sennelier Pastels with Camille LaPointe-Lyons January 21, 2017

Raphael Soft Aqua & Sennelier Watercolor Table Top Demo December 17, 2016

Pixar Artists Mathew Luhn & Valerie LaPointe - Book Signing Event, Oakland Store December 10, 2016

Marabu Products Demo, Oakland Store December 7, 2016

Oakland Kids-Craft Day: Pinecone Critters, Oakland Store December 3, 2016

Seth Golden on Everything Golden & Williamsburg, Oakland Store November 20, 2016

FLAX Oakland Pen Faire & Sale, Oakland Store November 19, 2016

Rembrandt Soft Pastels Demo, Oakland Store November 12, 2016

FLAX Fort Mason One Year Anniversary Event, Fort Mason Store November 5, 2016

1st Friday ARC Youth Fest Art Tour Community Event, Oakland Store November 4, 2016

Jacquard Mixed Media Workshop with Rick Kitagawa, Oakland Store October 29, 2016

Mixed Media Holiday Card Making with Raven Iacono, Fort Mason Store - October 29, 2016

Kids Halloween Event: Pumpkin Painting, Oakland & Fort Mason Store - October 22nd and 23rd, 2016

Michael Harding on Michael Harding Oils & Mediums, Oakland Store - October 20th, 2016

18th Annual Self As Super Hero Exhibit, presented by Attitudinal Healing Connection, Oakland Store - October 1st, 2016

Mixed Media Workshop: Holiday Card Making with Raven Iacono, Oakland Store September 24th, 2016

The Art of Laurel Burch Coloring Book Event, Oakland Store September 17th, 2016

Sennelier Mixed Media Workshop with Cindy Shih, Oakland Store August 20th, 2016

Kids-Craft Day, San Francisco Store August 14th, 2016

Daniel Smith Watercolor Workshop, both Oakland and San Francisco Stores August 6th, 2016

Kidsfest, Oakland StoreJuly 30th, 2016

Flax Mural Event feat. artists  Natty Rebel, Oakland Store July 16th, 2016

The GOLDEN "A to Z" of Acylics, Oakland Store - July 9th, 2016

Liquitex Acrylics & Mediums Demo - July 2nd, 2016

Lascaux Acrylics Workshop - June 25th, 2016

Everything Liquitex Tabletop Demo - June 24th, 2016

W&N Watercolors Tabletop Demo - June 23rd, 2016

W&N Watercolors Lecture - June 18th, 2016

CAM Cartoonist-in-Residence: Ajuan Mance June 1st, 2016

Kids-Craft Day, Oakland June 1st, 2016

C&T Mixed Media Workshop June 4th, 2016

Kids-Craft Day - May 22nd, 2016

Flax semi-annual Pen Faire & Sale - May 21st, 2016

R&F Painting Sticks Workshop - May 21st, 2016

R&F Painting with Encaustics Workshop - May 14th, 2016

CAM Cartoonist-in-Residence - Melissa Pagluica - May 14th, 2016

Kuretake Lettering Workshop - May 7th, 2016

Oakland Kids-Craft Day - April 30th, 2016

Laurel Burch Coloring Book Event - March 26th, 2016

Rublev Oils: Secrets of the Old Masters - March 12th, 2016

Cartoonist-in-Residence - Matt Harding - February 13th, 2016

General Pencil Workshop - Utilizing Pencil Pigments in Mixed Media with Kathi Hanson - January 23rd, 2016

Cartoonist-in-Residence - Rachel Dukes - January 9th, 2016


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