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Maker Monday – Adam Tablemaker

Adam Tablemaker, isn’t that the best euonym you’ve ever heard? We’re happy to bring you a man that learned what he loves, and built a life around it. How did you get started? I worked second shift with a friend at his family’s machine shop doing very repetitive tasks so there was much time for


Five Fun things Friday 4/21

Happy Friday! I hope you can steal a few minutes to let your brain chill today. Here are a few links, just for fun. Translating music into American Sign Language. Intuition is more powerful than intellect. Boob Haikus. Sleeveface. This party is coming to Austin. I’m curious. Have a great weekend! Love, Kaley


Maker Monday – Becca Borrelli

Becca Borrelli! A sweetheart of a girl, and talented artist. Read on to find out what she thinks makes Austin so special. How did you get started? Six years old, drawing on old printer paper my Dad put in the hall closet? Haha. I suppose I can see how even my breakfast this morning has


Five Fun things Friday 4/14

Happy Friday! Did you get the day off? I hope you all have a lovely weekend planned. Here are a few links that you might find cool or interesting… Amazing hyper-realistic paintings. It’s hard talking to girls. Did you ever feel like this as an adolescent? Do you go to Creative Mornings ATX? If not,


Maker Monday: Starla Halfmann

Meet Starla Halfmann! We think you’ll agree, her colorful paintings are beautiful and fun. Read on to hear how she answers our 7 questions about art, Austin, and what it takes to be a maker… How did you get started? I was working a job that I did not enjoy. I literally worked in the office


Five Fun things Friday – Color Edition!

Happy Friday! This Fun Friday is full of links that relate to color and colorful things. I hope you enjoy! Luminous outdoor art installation. Yep, this lake is pink. Naturally. Rainbow filled space. Pantone Pairings. Color tattoo. Love, Kaley


Maker Monday: Whitney Woodard

Meet Whitney! She’s the owner and creator of Beaded by W, a jewelry line specializing in all things beaded. Her story is great, read along to find out how she got started. How did you get started? Back in high school, I was looking for a hobby to keep myself occupied and ended up making


Five Fun things Friday! 3/31

Hey there! How’s your week finishing up? I hope you’ve been enjoying this sunny weather as much as me. Here are few fun things from around the web: CraftHer Market – come say “hi” on Sunday and meet the other makers! Some words. How about ‘petrichor’?(n). the pleasant, earthy smell after rain. Love that one. Pretty sweet


Watercolors with Chloe Jane

It was a wonderful afternoon at Art for the People Gallery, and who knew watercolor painting could be so structured and free flowing at the same time? Chloe Jane is truly talented, and it’s her dedication to precision that gives her sketches and watercolors extra allure. We were lucky, I think, to learn all about


Maker Monday: Eli Halpin

Meet your maker! Maker Monday is a series in which we share a little bit from different makers and artists in Austin. Know someone we should feature? Send us an email please! Austin Learnshop enjoys praising Austin artists like Eli Halpin. She’s paints in bold colors with whimsical flair. Eli art focuses on animals and their