Got a Girl Crush On: Internet kismet So excited to share this! I (in Brooklyn) met Andrea (in San Francisco) on Tumblr. Andrea met Rebecca at IndieMart. Andrea introduced me to Rebecca, who is currently hosting pop-up art events across the country with her art & culture blog/shop/event series, BIG THINGS (say hello to her in Chicago on February 7th!). Rebecca and I toiled together via the interwebs to co-curate this amazing afternoon of art and skills (I organize The Brooklyn Skillshare which is a community-based, community-led, and community-building learning events organized and taught by Brooklyn residents)! If you’re in Brooklyn on Saturday, February 11th–come out and say hi! BIG BIG CITY: Brooklyn A Pop-Up Art Market and Workshops with Brooklyn Skillshare! Brooklyn Skillshare and San Francisco-Bay Area arts & culture blog, BIG THINGS are teaming up to bring you BIG BIG CITY: Brooklyn, an afternoon of mini-skills workshops and pop-up art market featuring local artists. Join us on Saturday, February 11th from 10:30 – 3:30pm at (LaunchPad 721 Franklin Avenue) in Crown Heights while we learn and share skills. The workshop schedule: 11am–12:30pm Confetti egg tutorial with Tessa Watson of The Textile Utility 12:30pm–2pm Bookmaking with Elise Pelletier from Foreshadow Press 2pm–3:30pm Japanese tea ceremony and matcha-making with tea expert and photographer, Johnny Fogg. A donation of $5 is suggested to participate in classes. A marketplace of artists will include handmade goods by West Coast artists in the BIG THINGS SHOP; leather moccasins and jewelry by Manimal; prints by Foreshadow Press; tiny terrarium jewelry by With Roots, work by illustrators Tuesday Bassen and Pete Gamlen; and photo prints by Meg Wachter. Thanks to Dante Carlos for our amazing poster. (via brooklynskillshare)

Got a Girl Crush On: Internet kismet

So excited to share this!

I (in Brooklyn) met Andrea (in San Francisco) on Tumblr. Andrea met Rebecca at IndieMart. Andrea introduced me to Rebecca, who is currently hosting pop-up art events across the country with her art & culture blog/shop/event series, BIG THINGS (say hello to her in Chicago on February 7th!). Rebecca and I toiled together via the interwebs to co-curate this amazing afternoon of art and skills (I organize The Brooklyn Skillshare which is a community-based, community-led, and community-building learning events organized and taught by Brooklyn residents)!

If you’re in Brooklyn on Saturday, February 11th–come out and say hi!

BIG BIG CITY: Brooklyn

A Pop-Up Art Market and Workshops with Brooklyn Skillshare!

Brooklyn Skillshare and San Francisco-Bay Area arts & culture blog, BIG THINGS are teaming up to bring you BIG BIG CITY: Brooklyn, an afternoon of mini-skills workshops and pop-up art market featuring local artists. Join us on Saturday, February 11th from 10:30 – 3:30pm at (LaunchPad 721 Franklin Avenue) in Crown Heights while we learn and share skills.

The workshop schedule:
11am–12:30pm Confetti egg tutorial with Tessa Watson of The Textile Utility
12:30pm–2pm Bookmaking with Elise Pelletier from Foreshadow Press
2pm–3:30pm Japanese tea ceremony and matcha-making with tea expert and photographer, Johnny Fogg. A donation of $5 is suggested to participate in classes.

A marketplace of artists will include handmade goods by West Coast artists in the BIG THINGS SHOP; leather moccasins and jewelry by Manimal; prints by Foreshadow Press; tiny terrarium jewelry by With Roots, work by illustrators Tuesday Bassen and Pete Gamlen; and photo prints by Meg Wachter.


Thanks to Dante Carlos for our amazing poster.