Archive for the ‘Local Artists’ Category

Spotlight Friday – El Dia de los Muertos

Have you ever seen the sugar skulls or decorated gravestones and wondered what the celebrating was all about? El Dia de los Muertos! The Day of the Dead (or El Dia de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday that takes place every November 1st and 2nd to honor and celebrate friends and family that have passed […]

Spotlight Friday – Kristen Law Lewis

Two Hands Paperie has recently made a very happy addition to our staff; Kristen Law Lewis of Papercuts Press. Kristen has been a friend and instructor of bookbinding at the shop for many years. However, after an interview with her, we found her interests and talents reach far beyond bookbinding and expand into other artistic […]

Spotlight Friday – Affirmations in Metal

Visiting Artist – Shannon Sunderland Friday, September 5th, 2-4pm Free event! Shannon Sunderland loves to say things in metal! She’s a passionate artist who is drawn to the “old soul” in things that are rough-hewn and worn, and she delights in teaching others about metalsmithing. Shannon believes strongly in the power of affirmations, especially when […]

Forget What You Know About KITES!

Forget what you know about kites. Well, that was probably easy. The kite as an art form has alluded most of American culture and art (save that heart warming scene at the end of Mary Poppins.) Local artists and owners of Air Works Studios George Peters and Melanie Walker graciously allowed me to visit their studio and […]

And still more Mail Art!

Don’t forget to stop in the shop to see this incredible display before April 15th!   We’d like to pay special homage here to an avid Mail Art Artist! Joan Game submit numerous, incredible pieces and we’re so grateful to be on the receiving end of such fun mail. THANK YOU Joan! We enjoyed each […]

Journal JuJu – Fill a journal in two hours

There is still room in the Journal JuJu class for this Saturday March, 16th from 1:00-5:00pm. If you are on the fence, just watch and be inspired as creativity coach and JuJu instructor Cynthia Morris fills a journal in two hours!  Click here to view the Journal JuJu video

Visiting Artist Spotlight: Aly Aga

In an effort to bring art (and the artist) into a casual, approachable arena, we’re offering a Visiting Artist series. Artists from the Boulder and Denver area come and set up a temporary studio space, allowing the public all to get a behind the scenes look at their artistic process and a chance to pepper […]

Have Journal, Will Travel

Be a traveler After attending our upcoming travel journal lecture “Have Journal, Will Travel,” I’m guessing you’ll be itching to hit the road with your watercolors and a blank page. Thursday, February 28th, visual journaling artist and instructor Fran Meneley is opening up her travel bag of secrets to encourage artistic, creative, and fun documentation […]

Spring schedule

Our spring class and event schedule are now online and available for registration! We’re bringing back some of your favorites, but have added a plethora of new classes as well! Call the shop or stop in to register, and look for a printed schedule to appear in Two Hands’ first edition of our Newpaperie, coming in […]

Book Signing with Jill Berry

Join us Saturday, December 1 from 11:30-12:30 for a Two Hands Paperie event! Meet local artist and author Jill Berry and pick up a copy of her latest book, Personal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed Media Mapmaking.