Have you every wanted to try welding? Maybe you have always wanted to learn to build your own furniture or learn to use a 3D printer. If you are a woman in the Pittsburgh area, this is a great opportunity for you to try these classes for free.
International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. TechShop is celebrating International Women’s Day by offering FREE classes to all women on Tuesday, March 8th.
TechShop is a maker space located in Bakery Square. What’s a maker space you ask? I happen to work at TechShop and… Read the rest
Simeon Larivonovoff at Artisan (Photo Credit – Artisan’s Facebook page)
I have been meaning to write about these iconography classes ever since I met the artist last year at the PULSE Alternative Gift Market. There was also a recent gallery display of incredible iconography during the last First Fridays on Penn avenue. Artisan hosted a show of works by the Russian Icon painter Simeon Larivonovoff. I’ve included a short documentary about Simeon Larivonovoff below. I really enjoyed seeing these icons and reading more about the process. Even if you don’t have an oOrthodox background, it is fascinating to see the… Read the rest
Looking to take a break from shopping? Need a special gift for a very special someone? Or maybe you just want to make something. Think craft-mas instead of Christmas.
You still have plenty of time to make or buy some incredible handmade gifts. From glass blowing to laser etching – there is a crafty class on this list for everyone. Looking to learn to make something delicious? There are plenty of classes to help you create some holiday treats. Gaynor’s cooking school even has a class to help you channel your inner Julia Child!
Here are 25 classes between now… Read the rest