We are very excited to bring a special workshop for our families who are touched by cancer. This is a FREE workshop for all families touched by pediatric cancer.
When: Sunday, December 11 from 2:00PM-4:00pm
Where: Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley, CA 94702
Create and hand paint a unique Totem Animal mask! The Totem and mask tradition is steeped in the rich cultural history of North America. Paint a beautiful colorful mask after getting a brief historical lecture from renowned artist, Diego Marcial Rios.
Breathtakingly colorful Totem art and Totem masks have been a part of North American culture for thousands of years. Totems and Totem animals have long been a part of Native American culture thousands of years before the entry of Europeans.
Brief Historical / Cultural Lecture. The host will deliver a brief historical summary of the history and cultural importance of Totems in North American culture. The concept of your own Totem or Spirit Guide will be discussed.
Handcraft a Sacred Heart Or Mask. The instructor will assist in the painting decoration of the Totem mask. The instructor will individually demonstrate the appropriate use of color, texture and design in a mask design.
Hand paint a decorative Sacred Heart or Mask. Materials and brushes will be available for attendees to hand paint a colorful and decorative a mask.
Make Artwork Under the Guidance of a Renowned Artist. See live examples of the paper masks and get inspired by an artist who has been exhibiting for over 30 years.
PN: We do have to pay $20 per person (child or adult) for this workshop but as always our workshop is free for our families. Becasue of the payment situation we ask our families to please sign up ahead of time and if they have to cancel for any reason, please give us a weeks notice so that we can offer the spots to another family. We have already sent the payment ahead of the workshop so if we have a no show, we do not recover the costs.
We know it is going to be very exciting and special and that why we are bringing this to all our families.