Category Archives: Art & Craft

Handcrafted home decor and gift items

Hello everyone, If you are looking for home decor items or need an extra special gift for your loved ones,  you’ll find them at SM_Crafts ( a one stop shop for all handcrafted home decor & gift items).  For more updates, pls. visit:
If you would like to place an order, pls. Email: smcrafts12…@g…com

1 or 2 Day Sanskar Bharti Workshop @ Pleasanton

All, Many thanks for overwhelming response and your suggestions are encouraging. As advised by most of you, I am including one day workshop option as well, please select appropriate options based on your current skill set level. Look forward to an event full of fun.
Option 1 : Tue Sep 19th and / OR Wed, Sep 20th 10 am to 12PM
Option 2 : Sat Sep 23rd and / OR Sun Sep 24th 11 am to 1 pm

Sanskar Bharti – Contact: Priyanka @ 510 358 6287
What you will learn?
Day 1
Sanskar bharti fundamentals
Draw and colour various shapes, signs and there applications
One simple to medium complex Sansakar bharti Rangoli
Day 2
Draw and colour advance signs and shapes
Sanskar bharti designs
One medium to complex Sanskar bharti Rangoli.
Workshop Fees: (a) Two days:- $30 /- (b) any One day:- $20/-
(includes material & both the days)
Address: 7357 Stonedale dr, Pleasanton, ca

It is all about Arts

Art Process is Local Dublin Art Studio : Artists from Grades Prek-12 learn & create amazing Artwork at studio since 2013.
In recent Alameda county Fair 2017 Art contest & Art show/Exhibit; 120 of Art Process Young Artists received 1st, 2nd place, 3rd place Awards. Studio is proud recipient of 4 Judge’s Favorite Awards And 3 Best in the Class (medium of artwork) Awards.
Studio Celebrated it’s Young Artists achievement on September 3rd. with Exhibition & meet & greet event – to cheer Alameda county Art contest success + National Art contest where 93 of Studio Fine Artists were selected to be published in a national Art Anthology, With 7 Artists in high Merit list.

My Magic Paint Brush – Art School

Hello and welcome! My name is Soumya Simha and I am the owner and founder of My Magic Paint Brush.
My Magic Paint Brush is a residential based Art School for young people. Located in Danville, CA near Blackhawk Plaza, we provide a dynamic and nurturing environment that inspires children to discover their creative talents through a variety of hands-on Art and crafts projects.
Students learn essential artistic skills and develop personal expression and creativity with artistic confidence.
All students are welcome, from the complete beginner to advanced. We provide a relaxed atmosphere that lets children flourish.
Please contact Soumya simha at 925-202-9047 Or email us at ssimh…@g…com.You can also get more info at

Global Art Dublin Open House – August 19 (10am – 4pm)

Come join us for our Open House on August 19, 2017 (Saturday) from 10am to 4pm. Sign up on this day and you’ll get to enjoy the following promotional gifts:
– 40% OFF first month (4 lessons) visual art course fee
– FREE Art Bag worth $20
– Registration Fees worth $30 WAIVED
– FREE Trial Class worth $40
We look forward to seeing everyone at our center.
(*Offer for New Registration ONLY)
Children’s Art Encrichment Program based out of Dublin.

Jewelry making summer camp in Jordan Ranch, Dublin

Photo from Darshan M.

Jewelry making summer camp in Jordan Ranch, Dublin. This class is aimed towards students of all age 9 year and older. Jewelry making exercises students’ motor skills, design skills, focus, attention to detail and more. Students will get to make and keep a variety of professional handmade jewelry . Students will focus on learning to make several styles such as charm bracelets, keychains, earrings, and necklaces.
Register here:

Summer art classes coming up in Dublin

Keep your kids busy with our Summer classes for art which include
Flower making with lace, fabric, ribbon . Will teach how to embellish dresses or used to make hairbands/hair pins
Basic fabric Painting which include painting with brush, vegetables, twine etc
Basic hand embroidery stitches sand painting, pot painting, clay painting
Limited kids. First come first serve basis. hurry up. Kids are coming.
Starts from June to August Timings: 3pm to 7pm
Duration: 10 week days, 2hrs per day. Flexible timings.
Location:home based near Dougherty elementary school, Dublin
Age: 5+years Fee: $10per day (Materials and supplies included)
Please contact Mani, email ID vvvs14…@g…com for details.

Summer Art workshops for kids

Keep your kids busy with our Summer classes for art which include
1.Pot painting
2.clay painting
3.Flower making with lace, fabric, ribbon . Will teach how to embellish dresses or used to make hairbands/hair pins
4.Basic fabric Painting which include painting with brush, vegetables, twine etc
5.Basic hand embroidery stitches
6.sand painting
Opt for any day any hour and pay for that. Flexible timings. Limited kids. First come first serve basis. Starts from June to August.
Timings: 3pm to 7pm – Duration: 10 week days, 2hrs per day
Location:home based near Dougherty elementary school, Dublin
Age: 5+years Fee: $10per day (Materials and supplies included)
Please contact Mani, email ID vvvs14…@g…com for details.

Creative Beetle Summer Art 2017 Workshop for Kids

Imagine, Create and Explore art –
Enjoy Kids’ SUMMER Art Workshop with Rashmi Rao Kayala.
Summer Workshop 2017 (July–Aug)
*Registration will be based on first come first serve basis. 50% deposit fees will be due at the time of registration and is non-refundable. Material & supplies included.
For Ages 5-14 years, Capacity: 5 students per workshop,
Time: 10:30AM–12:30  PM OR 4PM-6PM
Week 1: Collage Abstract Art, Recipe Card Art, Matisee Nature Cutout Designs | Mon–Thu | July 10, 11, 12, 13 | Fees: $215
Week 2: Vintage Art with Flourishes, Wildlife Mosaic Cutouts, Fox in the Wild Oil Pastel Drawing | Mon–Thu | July 17, 18, 19, 20 | Fees: $215
Week 3: Paris Painting, Sand Art, Wood Painting in Gouache | Tue–Fri | July 24, 25, 26, 28 | Fees: $215
Week 4 : New York/San Francisco Cityscape Painting, Florals in Gouache, Tile Art | Mon–Thu | July 31, Aug 1, 2, 3 | Fees: $215
Week 5: Flemmingo in Acrylics, Coaster design–Art on Wood, Mandala Art | Mon–Thu | Aug 7, 8, 9, 10 | Fees: $215
To know more about Rashmi and enjoy some student work at creative beetle kids, please visit: and click on Creative Beetle Kids. Limited seating–Register now–Call 408.836.4243!

Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes – Now in San Ramon

Vibrant Elementary Drawing (Grades 1-5) – Children will learn how to draw using Young Rembrandts step-by-step instruction and proven method that fosters increased patience, discipline and focus as well as a host of artistic skills such as art vocabulary and art history, along with expanded creativity, imagination and confidence. See the attached Flyer for registration details.
Tuition: 8 week session at $148
Enroll Online at:
1) Live Oak Elementary (5155 Sherwood Way; San Ramon, CA 94582 ) Wed Dates: 2/8/17 – 3/29/17
2) Hidden Hills Elementary (12995 Harcourt Way, San Ramon, CA 94582) Thu Dates: 2/9/17 – 3/30/17 Time: 3:15 – 4:15 PM
Young Rembrandts is based on an acclaimed, step-by-step drawing method that works hand-in-hand with our original, innovative art curriculum developed by a team of educators and artists. Our tiered lesson plans and multi-sensory approach to learning meet every child at their unique ability level.
Our curriculum is designed so a child can be enrolled from pre-school to sixth grade and never repeat a lesson. This allows our students to continually build skills and develop their personal style and creativity.

Art Classes in Windemere

I am teaching art classes in Windemere. I have been teaching for 3 years now and I have been taught advanced art and painting using different techniques. I consider art as an expression of our personality. It helps us to be who we are and defines us.

5-8 yrs.- structure drawing, introducing shapes,mosaics, circle projects, abstract painting, graffiti style, self portraits and A LOT MORE!
8-11 yrs. – face book, lichtenstein pop art, 2-D structures, perspective, patterns, introducing art history, watercolor and A LOT MORE!
12-15 yrs. – 3-D structures, portraits, pattern paintings, acrylic paintings, illustrations and A LOT MORE!
*the entire curriculum is based on California Standards for Art
Contact for any further details and discounts.
email: artinwindemer…@g…com or call: 925-964-7691

Summer Art Lab

Art process summer Art labs 2016Creative Mixed media Summer Labs.
3 hours- 4days of Art Afternoons in Studio environment. Best feedback we always get is How kids keep on creating what they learned in the camp.
Taught by Professional Artist &  Architect.  A practical, ‘design school’ Art experience for kids 7 years and up.

Srishti Art Classes @ San Ramon

Srishti Gurukul – Traditional Indian Art Classes
Proposed timings for San Ramon center – Saturday 10.00 a.m – 12.00 noon.
Course duration – 6 months
Location – Sri Datta Sai Mandir , San Ramon valley blvd.
Also, classes at Sunnyvale, Milpitas & Fremont centers.
Also,please gather information if parents are interested in a week long Summer Art camp.
Now accepting Summer registrations, classes start from June 18th, 2016
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For further details about the program, please contact the Instructor Venu Devu at 313-421-0653 or send us an email inquiry to contac…@s…com

Creative Beetle Summer Camp 2016

Enjoy a Creative Beetle Kids’ Summer Art Camp, a fun interactive camp designed in a workshop style for kids 5-12 years in Dublin, CA with Rashmi Rao Kayala . To know more about the summer program, call 408.836.4243 or email rashm…@r…com for more details. To know more about the artist visit
Rashmi conducts fun interactive art workshops for kids, birthday ART parties and after-school art enrichment programs in Dublin & San Ramon, CA. Limited Seating. Register now!
For Creative Beetle Summer Workshop Flyer, go to
For Creative Beetle Student Work: