Making Magic with Magic Sculpt: Sculpture Workshop @ Stranger Factory 11.11

In conjunction with Subterrane in November, Stranger Factory is proud to host Making Magic with Magic Sculpt, a sculpture workshop that will reveal all the ins and outs of working with epoxy clay. If you’re weary of firing up your oven or kiln, want an alternative to paper clay or are just plain curious about sculpting, then this is the workshop for you!

Instructed by the the gallery’s own Kathie Olivas and Valency Genis, the three-hour workshop will demonstrate how to make a basic sculpt with two-part epoxy clay, along with the interior aluminum armatures. Participants will be supplied with clay, armature, foil, gloves, base and sculpting tools. Additional clay will also be available for purchase.

The workshop will take place on the Sun., Nov. 11th from 2pm to 5pm. Price is $75. Space is limited!  To RSVP, contact the gallery at (505) 508-3049 or email

Tonal Illustration Workshop with Travis Louie @ Stranger Factory 8.5

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As part of his Spirits exhibition opening next month at Stranger Factory, renowned fine artist Travis Louie is hosting a very special, small-group rendering workshop at the gallery on Sunday, Aug. 5th from 3pm to 6pm.

The class will introduce students to basic and intermediate multi-medium illustration techniques, as well as instruction in tonal rendering using graphite, liquid graphite, ink washes pastels and gouache on paper. The rendering of light and form will be explored, as well as drawing from a still life set up.

The cost of the workshop is $100 (supplies included) and space is limited to only a dozen spots. To RSVP, stop by or call the gallery at (505) 508-3049, or Paypal to (make sure to add ‘Travis Louie Workshop’ as the subject line). A 50% deposit is required (non refundable).

** Bring a notebook if you want to take your own notes during the workshop. Photos and video must be approved by Stranger Factory staff in advance.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn direct from the master in an up-close and intimate setting!