Category Archives: art workshops in Greensboro

Bowl meditation!

The “Papier-Mache for Grown-Ups” workshop this weekend was a hit! Due to popular demand, we’ll probably hold another one soon. Watch this space for details. (Better yet, sign up for our newsletter and get the news right in your inbox.

Bowl meditation!

The “Papier-Mache for Grown-Ups” workshop this weekend was a hit! Due to popular demand, we’ll probably hold another one soon. Watch this space for details. (Better yet, sign up for our newsletter and get the news right in your inbox.

Papier-mache for grown-ups

Admit it, you’re biased against papier-mache. Remember that stuff you used in elementary school with the lumpy stinky flour-and-water mixture and the goopy newspaper strips? Remember layering those strips over a balloon to make what a generous person might call

Papier-mache for grown-ups

Admit it, you’re biased against papier-mache. Remember that stuff you used in elementary school with the lumpy stinky flour-and-water mixture and the goopy newspaper strips? Remember layering those strips over a balloon to make what a generous person might call

How to make watercolor aspiration cards

Our first adventure with making aspiration cards was so much fun, Nicki and I decided to offer it as a workshop. A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of teaching this process to a private group, and one participant emailed me

How to make watercolor aspiration cards

Our first adventure with making aspiration cards was so much fun, Nicki and I decided to offer it as a workshop. A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of teaching this process to a private group, and one participant emailed me

Make your mark: Getting friendly with the blank page

Why is it so hard to just get started? We stare at the blank page: a fresh sheet of paper, or an empty canvas, or a new page in a new sketchbook, or a white screen with a blinking cursor.

Make your mark: Getting friendly with the blank page

Why is it so hard to just get started? We stare at the blank page: a fresh sheet of paper, or an empty canvas, or a new page in a new sketchbook, or a white screen with a blinking cursor.

Go Make Art inspiration card - freebie - benttuba.com

Express yourself! (Free inspiration cards + an invitation)

This is just a little love note to let you know about two things. (Well, three things, if the first thing is YOU’RE AWESOME. Which it is.) ☆   Check out the newest addition to our Free Downloads page: it’s a

Go Make Art inspiration card - freebie - benttuba.com

Express yourself! (Free inspiration cards + an invitation)

This is just a little love note to let you know about two things. (Well, three things, if the first thing is YOU’RE AWESOME. Which it is.) ☆   Check out the newest addition to our Free Downloads page: it’s a

It’s easier than you think: Why you should make your own rubber stamps

The first time I walked into the rubber stamp aisle of a craft supply store, I was in awe. It was amazing to think that I could reproduce the same image again and again, like magic, with just an ink

It’s easier than you think: Why you should make your own rubber stamps

The first time I walked into the rubber stamp aisle of a craft supply store, I was in awe. It was amazing to think that I could reproduce the same image again and again, like magic, with just an ink

How to find a poem

This past Saturday, eight fabulous souls brought Bent Tuba Studio to life in the “Found Poems on Found Paper” workshop, creating French-fold books with a variety of paper scraps that hold a secret history. To these handmade books, the group

How to find a poem

This past Saturday, eight fabulous souls brought Bent Tuba Studio to life in the “Found Poems on Found Paper” workshop, creating French-fold books with a variety of paper scraps that hold a secret history. To these handmade books, the group