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Mixed Media Workshop: Holiday Card Making with Raven Iacono

Fort Mason Store

Saturday, October 29th, 2016, 1pm - 3pm

2 Marina Blvd, Bldg D
San Francisco, CA 94123


Try your hand at stamping, embossing and collage to create your own unique and personalized cards for the Holidays. All materials will be provided including Strathmore Mixed Media Creative Cards, decorative papers, Golden high flow acrylics and gel mediums, and an assortment of stamps and embossing powders..

Sign-up to reserve a seat for this FREE event!

Jacquard Workshop: Mixed Media with Rick Kitagawa


Oakland Store

Saturday, October 29th, 2016, 1pm - 3pm

1501 Martin Luther King Jr Way @15 Street
Oakland, CA 94612


Local artist Rick Kitagawa will be at FLAX in Oakland for a demonstration on everything you want to know about Jacquard dyes, fabric paints and pigments and more. Leather dying will be featured so be sure to tell all your fiber artist friends. Sign-up for this FREE workshop today, you are sure to learn something new!


1st Friday Arc Youth Fest Art Tour

Oakland Store

Friday, November 4th, 2016, 5pm - 7pm

1501 Martin Luther King Jr Way @15 Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Join us here at Flax on First Friday for ARC's opening reception for the winners of this year's Youth Fest. Come meet the artists and show your support for youth in the arts!

ARC Youth Fest showcases young artists in a competitive, fun and safe environment and promotes healthy living by creating opportunities for engagement in art-driven activities, awards and scholarships to educate and inspire young artists.

Click here to learn more about ARC Youth Fest.


FLAX Fort Mason 1st Year Anniversary Event!

Fort Mason Store

Saturday, November 5th, 2016, 1pm - 3pm

2 Marina Blvd, Bldg D
San Francisco, CA 94123

In true FLAX fashion, we are celebrating our one-year anniversary at Fort Mason Center by throwing a fun, interactive arts & crafts filled bash! Our friends at Dusty Buns Bistro will be serving up fresh, yummy food from their food truck. Bring the whole family for demonstrations and activities and soak in the beautiful views of the Bay.

Click here to learn more!

Upcoming Workshops

FLAX Fort Mason Anniversary Celebration November 5th, 1 pm - 3pm, Fort Mason Store Click here to learn more!

Rembrandt Soft Pastels Demo November 12th, 1pm - 3pm, Oakland Store

Seth Golden on Everything Golden and Williamsburg November 20th, 1pm - 3pm, Oakland Store

Past Workshops & Events

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

Blue Orange Games Day - December 12th & 19th, 2015

Puddin & Jam, Tunes for the Holidays - December 12, 2015

Poems on the Spot with Karen Benke - November 28, 2015

San Francisco Semi-Annual Pen Faire & Sale - November 21, 2015

Fort Mason Center Store Grand OpeningNovember 7 - 8, 2015

Plein Air Painting at Fort Mason CenterNovember 7, 2015

Pumpkin PaintingOctober 24, 2015

Sketch and Go with Don Colley, Faber Castel and Stillman & Birn Sketch books - October 17, 2015

Everything Golden - October 16, 2015

Painting with Gouache by Winsor & Newton - October 10, 2015

R&F Mixed Media and TransfersSeptember 26, 2015


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