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Workshops & Events

We hold all our workshops in the San Francisco store, and they are always free. They often fill to capacity before the event date, so don’t delay – sign up now!

See our full calendar of upcoming events.

dsc-6254.jpgSennelier Watercolor and Raphael Aquasoft Brushes

April 11, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Drop by FLAX to try the legendary Sennelier Watercolors along with the brush that never stops, the Raphael Aquasoft watercolor brush. Combined, these artist grade materials, along with Fabriano's watercolor paper make a trio that is sure to impress. When we put these materials in your hands you will be hooked. The historic brands Sennelier and Fabriano when teamed up with the new state of the art synthetic Aquasoft brush will change the way you think about watercolor painting.

Distributor Savoir Faire will be at here at FLAX to show YOU these amazing art materials, come check it out!

baggallini-crop.jpgBaggallini Trunk Show and Sale

April 18, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

We are excited to host our first Baggallini Trunk Show and Sale. For one day only, we bring you the best of Bagallini at fantastic prices too low to show. See an expanded assortment of classic styles and colors, new Spring 2015 designs and recently retired baggs at our best prices of the year. Can't find the Baggallini you've been looking for? We can order it for you! You are sure to find a bagg that fits your life and style. Don't miss out on this one day event.

pen-faire-2.jpgThe Semi-Annual San Francisco Pen Faire and Sale

May 2, 2015, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The FLAX semi-annual San Francisco Pen Faire and Sale returns Saturday, May 2, from 11am – 3pm. Representatives from select pen manufacturers will be on-hand with their product line, and all will be offered at 20% off MSRP. This one-of-a-kind event is the best way to sample a variety of pens and find the one that is just right for you, and at a special price. Treat yourself and others to a great gift.

 

2015 Workshops & Events

Live Drawing with Michael CapozzolaJanuary 10, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Pentel Arts Inking WorkshopJanuary 17, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

SF Safe Art ProgramJanuary 24, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Aqua Wash and Fabriano Printing GaloreFebruary 7, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Dreamweaver Stencils and PowdersFebruary 21, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Sennelier Acrylics WorkshopMarch 7, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

C&T Transfers & Mixed Media WorkshopMarch 14, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Strathmore Printmaking Paper & Gelli Prints WorkshopMarch 21, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

 

2014 Workshops & Events

Pitt Artist Pens with Kelly Avery, Drawing WorkshopNovember 15, 1:00 - 3:00pm

Explore Golden Paints with Seth Golden - November 8, 1:00 - 3:00pm

San Francisco Pen Faire & Sale - November 1, 2014 (next one: May 2015)

The Great Rubber Stamp Event - October 18, 2014

MTN Water Based Spray Paint – Try it Event and Workshop - October 11, 2014

Understanding Contemporary Oil Painting Materials - September 27, 2014

Moab Digital Papers Workshop - September 13, 2014

Copic Marker Table Top Demo - August 26, 2014

Screen Printing Workshop - September 6, 2014

Logan Mat Cutting Demo - August 16, 2014

A to Z of Acrylics with Artist Tesia Blackburn, & Book Signing - August 9, 2014

Montana Aerosol Workshop - August 2, 2014

Kidsfest - July 27, 2014 (next one: July 25, 2015)

Image Transfer with Encaustics Workshop - July 19, 2014

Lifestyle Crafts Letterpress Demo - July 12, 2014

Watercolor with Winsor & Newton - June 28, 2014

Crescent Workshop Featuring Krink Markers and Rendr Books - June 21, 2014

Williamsburg Oils Table-top Demo - June 7, 2014

SolarFast Seminar—Sun-powered Photography and Printmaking - May 31, 2014

Liquitex Acrylics Workshop - May 24, 2014

Dreamweaver Stencils Tabletop Demo - May 17, 2014

San Francisco Pen Faire & Sale - May 3, 2014

Aqua Wash Printing Inks - April 26, 2014

“Making Art” with Ed Brickler, Discussion and Book Signing - April 12, 2014

Michael Harding Artist Oil Colours - April 5, 2014

Watercolor Pencil Drawing Workshop - April 5, 2014

Book Signing with Austin Kleon - April 1, 2014

Mixed Media Art with Jacquard - March 29, 2014

Transfer This! Workshop - March 15, 2014

Flashe Acrylic Paint Workshop - February 8, 2014

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    San Francisco, CA 94103
    1-415-552-2355
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