Thursday, December 15, 2011

Calligraphy at Oil and Cotton

The lovely and talented Andrea Estrada taught our first calligraphy class last night. Calligraphy is the art of fine handwriting. Andrea will host Love Letter: Intro to Calligraphy at Oil and Cotton on February 10th from 6:30 to 8:30. Learn to hand letter a love note for your Valentine. Visit our website to register for this special class.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Movable Type Truck and Print Happening - Today 6-9pm

Please join us TODAY and give a warm Texas welcome to letterpress printer Kyle Durrie and her Movable Type Truck! Kyle and other local printers will be at Oil and Cotton this evening from 6-9pm demonstrating letterpress, silk screen printing, and potato printing. Try your hand at printing and meet new friends!

Prints, zines, and cards made by local printers will be on view and available for purchase.  This is a FREE event and all ages are welcome.

Participating Printers include:
Kyle Durrie
Kyle Hobratschk
Peter Ligon
Lily Smith Kirkley
Dowdy Studio
Mylan and Jessica
Allison Vieger

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Oil and Cotton Shop

If you missed our Holiday Mercantile this weekend be sure to stop into the shop and find creative gifts for friends and loved ones before the holiday. The store is full of art supplies, creative kits and handmade items crafted by local artisans and our talented teachers.
We are happy to build custom art supply baskets and and wrap your gifts in Oil and Cotton papers and ribbons. Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday 1-6pm. Visit our NEW online shop for shopping from home!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

2nd Annual Holiday Mercantile at Oil and Cotton

Oil and Cotton will host our Second Annual Holiday Mercantile this Saturday, December 10th from noon until 6pm. Shop at Oil and Cotton this weekend for original, handmade, repurposed, unique gifts for all the loved ones on your list. Find toys, art supplies, and creativity kits, as well as art and handcrafted goods made by our talented workshop teachers. Free gift wrap with purchase. Proceeds benefit our scholarship program providing art classes for kids. Local makers and merchants like F. is for Frank, Dowdy Studio, Allison Vieger, Lilco Letterpress, Modest Ambition, and more will be a part of this holiday event. 

Next door, the Creative Flea Market will host Dallas graphic artists showcasing and selling their wares. Don't miss this one day show! 

And...visit our awesome neighbors during the Tyler-Davis Second Saturday Block Party!!!

Don't miss the Holiday Market at Urban Acres, just a few blocks away. Fill your market baskets with healthy delicious treats.