Monday, December 13, 2010

Oil and Cotton Holiday Mercantile - SATURDAY Dec 18, 10-6pm

Join us for our local holiday bazaar! Folks of all ages can make and take holiday crafts and shop for art supplies, creativity kits and handcrafted gifts! Local artists and merchants such as Repotted, Coco Andre, F is for Frank, Lizzy Wetzel, Jan Schmidt, Cassie MacGregor, Robin Gill Lacey, Gary Buckner and more will have goods for sale.  Plus, the Oil and Cotton gals will be teaching drop in holiday crafts for just $10.

WHEN: Saturday, December 18, 2010 ALL DAY 10-6pm
COST: $10 Studio Pass (free with purchase of $50 or more)
·      Paper ornaments & wreaths made from recycled book pages
·      Fancy snowflakes
·      Pinecone ornaments & polar pod pals
·      Handmade giftwrap, cards & tags

Saturday, December 18, 2010
10am – 12pm             Kids & Adults paint & take clay ornaments, $5 per ornament
10am – 2pm                         Adult Basket Weaving with Jan Schmidt, $65
2pm – 4pm                        Adult Winter Hats from Recycled Sweaters with Cassie MacGregor, $10
4pm – 6pm                         Kids & Adults Gingerbread Cookie Decorating with Robin Gill Lacey, $25

All are welcome! Shop is open to the public.
Scheduled workshops require advance registration, available at
Drop-in crafts are available first come first serve and are $10 per person or free with purchase of $50 or more in our store. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Holiday Window and FELT!

We are getting ready for the holidays! Our friend Malina gave us a beautiful paper deer sculpture for the shop window, lights and glitter are soon to come. The artist that made the sculpture is Meg Mcgreevey, check her out here.

Mark your calendar for our Holiday Mercantile Event on December 18th. We will have ornament making, basket weaving, hat making with Cassie MacGregor, and ginger bread man decorating with Robin Gill Lacey.
Our drawing with felt class was SOOOO FUN! Students combined drawing techniques with the felting process. Thanks to all that joined us. This Saturday form 1-4pm we will continue our exploration of felt and apply sculptural techniques. Click here to register!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Paper Stars, Fancy Snowflakes, and FELTING!

Learn the Danish folk art of the woven paper star this Friday! Register here online. Students will also learn how to make FANCY snowflakes to decorate gifts, trees, hearth and home. Learn about Wilson A. Bentley, the first person to capture a photograph of a snow crystal in 1855. WOW!
Join us this Saturday from 1-4 for our third FELTING class! This class will explore the elements of drawing translated through the process of felting. We will build upon the techniques learned in flat felting basics. All levels are welcome, no previous felting experience is necessary. Click here for online registration.

Value, Contrast, and Gradation...

Children enrolled in our winter semester of art classes are currently learning about value, contrast, and gradation of color while exploring the history of Asian art. Enroll children in our winter semester before this Sunday to receive our early bird discount. Visit to register online. Ava made a panda bear collage and a signature chop. Visit the Crow Collection of Asian Art to learn more about the beautiful and rich history of Asian cultures. Their current exhibit examines Mexican responses to Japanese art throughout the 17th and 19th centuries.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Eno's December Schedule...

We've planned a variety festive holiday crafts for the kids at Eno's this month.
Please RSVP for the night you would like to come no later than noon on the day of. Email us to RSVP or call Shannon at 214.797.8176.

Pay $15 cash when you come to Eno's. The cost includes a craft project, pizza for the kids, and a contribution to Eno's staff.

Wednesdays, 6-7pm, $15 (includes pizza, craft & tip), ages 3+
Dec. 1 Paper ornaments & tree topper
Dec. 8 Holiday garland
Dec. 15 RECPTA 2007 Playgroup night (limited space, RSVP early)

No Eno's Dec 22 - Jan 5.

Thanks and Happy Holidays!
Kayli & Shannon