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Carmela Morales | Holiday Poinsettia Workshop
December 16, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Holiday Poinsettia Workshop
Organized by Carmela Morales
Fridays in December (December 2, 9, and 16) | 6-7:30 pm
18th Street Arts Center
1629 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Artist Carmela Morales will provide a workshop on Fridays during the month of December from 6-7:30pm at 18th Street Arts Center Olympic Campus. These workshops will teach you how to make your own paper Poinsettia flower. Carmela will show participants how to make a simple flower pattern and other crafts. Each class will have a lesson for the first hour and an open workshop for the second hour, allowing for casual conversation between people. In addition, nutritionist Vanessa Fernandes will teach a nutrition class during the final class. The final class will be a celebration of the project’s completion.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZER
Carmela Morales creates made-to-order paper flowers, dolls, centerpieces and other handmade paper decorations, employing techniques she learned and perfected while studying as a young girl in Mexico City. By building on the tradition of Mexican handmade paper crafts, her work creates alternatives to balloons and other plastic decorations, contributing to more sustainable celebrations and events.