Looking for an artsy escape this month?
On August 29 to 31, head to Flotsam & Jetsam Artist Hostel, San Juan, La Union for a crafty long weekend by the ocean! The group behind Block Party and Block Party: Summer Send-off is bringing their successful craft and lifestyle concept to the beach for a dose of Vitamin Sea.
We’ve made it extra easy for you and packaged the entire weekend for P5,500. This includes:
– Chartered bus transportation (round trip Manila-Flotsam-Manila, August 29 and 31)
– Lodging for two nights in Flotsam & Jetsam Artist Hostel and nearby hostels (August 29 to 31)
– (1) Craft workshop of your choice
– Access to our exciting activities for the weekend and some freebies to boot!
Register (+ more details) here: http://bit.ly/vitaminsea
I’ll be teaching basic hand lettering for one of the craft workshop choices. Other teachers will be Mansy Abesamis (rubbercut stamps), Tippy Go of Googly Gooeys (brush lettering) and Kay Aranzanso (chalk lettering).
Learn by ABC: Drawing Letters
Materials include: Pencil / Eraser / Ruler / Dong-A Twin Marker / 0.4 Micron Fineliner / Kraft notebook / Lettering Guidebook / Cheat Sheet /Practice Sheet
You may bring your brushes and watercolors and we can have painting sessions by the sea, too, after class!
Limited copies of The ABCs of Hand Lettering will also be available at the venue.Apart from the workshops, there will also be delicious food with a Kitchen Takeover by Chef Theo & the Sugar Babies, installation art with Julia Nebrija & Leeroy New, live art with type artists June Digan & Jelvin Base, as well as a pen meet by the sea with Katia Naval. Catch the sunset with some tunes from Flotsam & Jetsam’s very own Folk Yeah, revel in beautiful photographs with a mini exhibit featuring Instagram photographers, and shop by the sea all weekend long with homegrown craft merchants such as Tali ti Amianan, Agos Lifestyle and Space Garden, to name a few.
Spend your weekend with us this August and get your dose of sun, sand, and lots of art. Hope to sea you there!
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