Try Your Hand at Silk Painting While Creating Your Own Mandala at the Price Center
Artists Ruby Dale Austin and Gigi Mederos are pleased to announce a new Silk Mandala Painting Workshop they will be offering at the Price Center on Monday, July 18, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. The Price Center is located at 222 W. San Antonio Street in San Marcos TX. Anyone interested should go to rioclarostudio (dot) com and search on Workshops & Classes or go to Facebook and search /rioclarostudio –– reminder the class is limited to 12 adults only.
The workshop will be a day centered around drawing and painting as you create a mandala on silk. Artist Gigi Mederos, an experienced silk painter, will lead the group as each participant will first sketch, then draw and finally paint their own silk painting. Mandala means “circle,” and represents balance and a sense of being centered. Supporting this activity will be guided meditation led by Ruby Dale Austin. Each participant will take home their mandala and place it where it will remind them to seek balance in their lives.
Sign-up should be done as soon as possible as the workshop is limited to only 12 adults. All materials will be included in the cost of the workshop and each participant should wear appropriate art workshop clothes. Lunch will not be provided so bring your own bagged lunch or treat yourself to lunch at the Tea Room downstairs at the Price Center.
Anyone interested should go to rioclarostudio (dot) com and search on Workshops & Classes or go to Facebook and search /rioclarostudio –– reminder the class is limited to 12 adults only.
About Ruby Dale Austin
A San Marcos resident for 10 years, Ruby Dale Austin is a local textile artist with a background in counseling, mindfulness practices, and art education. She is passionate about creativity, collaboration, building beneficial habits, taking empowering risks, and speaking one’s truth. Ruby Dale will be facilitating guided meditations to help you reconnect to your center as part of the art making process. Ruby Dale leads creativity and art workshops, as well as seasonal women’s retreats.
About Gigi Mederos
Gigi Mederos moved to Texas a year ago and opened Rio Claro Studio on West Hopkins Street in San Marcos TX. This working fine art studio and gallery showcases artwork by local artists and artisans as well as craftspeople from around the globe. Mederos has worked in the public schools in Winchester, Gloucester and Swampscott MA, and was the first artist in the Teaching Artist Partnership, a 2-year pilot program funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2013. Mederos and her partner, Stevie Black, create unique, limited-edition textiles that raise funds for nonprofits as part of Guatopo Design, their joint surface and textile design venture. For more information go the rioclarostudio (dot) com.