Posts Tagged: artist

Spring IGTV Virtual Market Series

The Spring Virtual Market is coming up and we’ll be adding nine new videos to our Instagram (IGTV) channel!

How do I find you on IGTV?
If you’re already using IGTV, search for @gotcraftmarket and we’ll be releasing videos between Wednesday, April 21 to Sunday, May 2.

If you aren’t familiar with IGTV, follow these easy steps:

Login to instagram and find us @gotcraftmarket (you can either download the app or watch it through your instagram account which is what I normally do)
Look for the IGTV symbol on our profile page right under our highlights
Check the schedule below and tune in to your favourite sessions! Our videos will remain on our channel, so you can watch and share them as many times as you like!

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

Meet Sadelmager Design House
Creating pieces that are seen as functional art, Artist Becca Meadows opens up her studio for a behind the scenes peek of her work space and how she got started in the industry.

THURSDAY, APRIL 22

Studio Tour + Product Sneak Peek
Andreea from Bijoux Mimi la Rouleuse takes us on a tour of her home studio in Montreal, QC and shows us a sneak peek of some new pieces she’s been working on for the market!

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

From Sketch to Finished Product
Bek Design shows us how she created her bestselling, ‘Don’t Mask Your Feelings’, face mask from pencil sketch to finished product as well as a sneak peek inside her design notebook!

SUNDAY, APRIL 25

Embroidering with Akonna
Join Ava from Akonna, a high school youth entrepreneur, as she shows you the embroidery process of creating her line of apparel and accessories!

MONDAY, APRIL 26

How We Make + Style Our Plant Stands
Avondale Road takes you behind the scenes on how they make their plant stands and the variety of ways you can style them at home!

TUESDAY, APRIL 27

Painting Demo with Vivian Sofia Designs
Vivian Sofia Designs shows us step-by-step how she paints a ceramic trinket dish from sketch transfer to final product.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

How to Use Wax Seals
Etoile Paper Studio shows us how to use wax seals to create beautiful stationery.

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

Letterpress Print + Design
Porchlight Press, a letterpress studio based in East Vancouver, shows you the process of printing their custom designs and in-house line of stationery and cards on one of their antique presses.

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

Practicing Mindfulness + Gratitude
Sarah of The Prepared Environment introduces her new product, The Peaceful Routine and Affirmation Kit for Children.  Inspired by her work as a Montessori teacher, she wanted to create something for children to use to practice gratitude, mindfulness, and build self-confidence.

SUNDAY, MAY 2

The Art of Leather Making
Follow Becca from Sadelmager Design House as she shows you how her handcrafted goods are intentionally made in her Ontario based studio.

images from top to bottom: Bijoux Mimi la Rouleuse, Sadelmager Design House, The Prepared Environment, Porchlight Press

Holiday IGTV Virtual Market Series

Join us on the @gotcraftmarket Instagram TV (IGTV) channel for our next round of sessions as part of the Holiday Virtual Market!

How do I find you on IGTV?
If you’re already using IGTV, search for @gotcraftmarket and we’ll be releasing videos each day between Wednesday, November 25th to Sunday, December 6th.

If you aren’t familiar with IGTV, follow these easy steps:

Login to instagram and find us @gotcraftmarket (you can either download the app or watch it through your instagram account which is what I normally do)
Look for the IGTV symbol on our profile page right under our highlights
Check the schedule below and tune in to your favourite sessions! Our videos will remain on our channel, so you can watch and share them as many times as you like!
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Wednesday, November 25th
Self Care Using Simple Kitchen Ingredients
SCHMEAR reimagines natural skincare with clean, wholesome ingredients. Explore the ways you can customize your superfood face masks with simple ingredients found right in your own pantry!

Thursday, November 26th
Work In Progress with Avondale Road
Hang out with Avondale Road as they show you how they create their bestselling plant hangers and plant stands.

Friday, November 27th
Making Vegan Pizza
Lita’s Mexican Foods shows you how to make quick and easy vegan pizza using their organic, authentic Mexican-style flour tortillas!

Saturday, November 28th
From Paint to Product with Front Paper
Follow Front Paper as she shows you the process of turning an original painting, lettering, and drawings for patterns into a greeting card, notepad or art print for sale.


Sunday, November 29th
Watch LanaBetty Set a Gemstone
Have you ever wondered how to set opals in a bezel setting? Follow along with LanaBetty in this time lapse video of her process, while she shares the techniques and tools she uses to get the job done right.

Monday, November 30th
How to Taste Chocolate
Join Chocolate Maker Audrey from Living Lotus as she teaches you how to taste chocolate like a pro.

Tuesday, December 1st
Care Tips for Woven Wall Hangings
With the popularity of textile wall art, Nikki from Dreamland Weavings teaches us how to hang (and care for) our new hand woven wall hangings.

Wednesday, December 2nd
Make a Cross Stitch Ornament
The Basic Stitches will show you how to create your own cross stitch ornament for the holidays!

Thursday, December 3rd
Studio Tour + #bts with Cici Art Factory
Join Liz Clay of Cici Art Factory for a studio tour and a peek at what inspires her to create whimsical art that ignites imaginations and sparks creativity!

Friday, December 4th
The Importance of Crafting + Downtime
Project Weekend will walk you through the contents of our Knitting Kits and provide background into what the business is about, and why we feel it’s so important for everyone to craft downtime in their lives.

Saturday, December 5th
Porchlight Press – TBD

Sunday, December 6th
Creative ways to use lemon slices
Join Linda from @lemonjarz as she shows you five creative ways to use lemon slices this holiday season!

images: Schmear Naturals, LanaBetty, The Basic Stitches

got craft? :: See you there!

GotCraft_FeestA friendly reminder that early bird tickets end tonight (Thursday, December 8th at 10:00pm PST) for Got Craft? taking place this weekend! Save 40% off admission by purchasing them online here or show us a copy of the event postcard to receive the $3.00 rate (regular $5.00 at the door)!

GotCraft_LOOP
Did you see the big announcement on our instagram? We have a LOOP giveaway currently taking place with a $300 CASH prize up for grabs! Hurry! LOOP ends tonight at 9:00pm, so go check it out here now. Good luck!

bird on a wire :: featured artist round up #1

Draw Me a LionRice Babies_A Cagey Bee_ Jen Ellishoney canadagabriEllephant Design - credit [stu-di-o] by jeanieGot Craft? and Bird on a Wire Creations will be hosting a special event featuring the works of 13 Got Craft? vendors. To celebrate these artists, we will be highlighting a sample of their work in two round ups leading up to the event. Make sure to mark your calendars for April 4th and come by to say hello to your favourite artists! Light refreshments will be served.

vendors pictured from top to bottom: Draw Me a Lion | The Rice Babies | A Cagey Bee | jen ellis designs | honey canada | gabriEllephant Design (photo credit: [stu-dio] by jeanie).

When: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 from 7-9:30pm
Where: Bird on a Wire Creations – 2535 Main Street, Vancouver