Workshops at L’ATELIER

2655 Reynard Way, San Diego, CA 92103.

Tel 1858 3366332


SPRING - SUMMER 2018


Important note: 

We are a small private group, we all are professional artists and our time is valuable and eager to teach and share our knowledge. Rules on refunds: It is ok if we are notified 10 days prior to a class date but if it after the ten days or you do not show, we are afraid it is not refundable and you will be missed!



101 Silk screening class with Valentine Viannay

Dates: sunday 17th June, 1st July, 19th August 2018

Time: 10:30am - 3:00pm, with 15 mins break in the middle

(free coffee of your choice from the bean counter and a pastry!)















Learn the technique of silkscreening, small and large projects like making your own fabric, you can also bring your own project to print on too, like a shirt or bag.

You will you be using water base inks, print and paint on fabric, go home with on of a kind gifts for yourself or loved ones that you made yourself.

This class is small, four students at a time.

To book, send a check to L’Atelier for $120 per student, or you can call to pay by visa card.



Artistic Leather Workshop with artiste Juanita Banuelos

Dates:  Sunday, 7th July,  5th August, 9th Sept 2018.

Time: 11am-3pm. with 15mins break in the middle.



















Leather can be so intimidating to work with, but Juanita shows you multiple ways to be very creative with leather. With very few and simple tools she will show you how no make shapes, sew leather, even make your own bag or something small like a unique piece of jewelry.

Will teach you her magic tricks working with leather.

She is a master at making flowers and intricate shapes with leather.

All materials will be included to make your pieces, all levels are welcome.

Check Juanita’s work on instagram.

To book, send a check to L’Atelier for $110 per student, or you can call to pay by visa card.



Artist Igor Koutsenko, lino carving and printing class.

Dates:  Sunday 15th July 2018,

Time: 10am - 2:30pm.



















Is a master engraver from Russia.

This class he will introduce you to Monotype. An extremely exiting technique a marriage between painting and print making.

Learn the magic of old world printing techniques using an etching press.

You will learn the process from start to finish, print on special fine print making papers and fine inks (non toxic). Students will go home with a few fine impressions around 11 x 8 inches.

All style of drawing are welcome. Student must 16 years old or over.

All materials are included in the price of this class.

Igor’s facebook page


To book, send a check to L’Atelier for $110 per student, or you can call to pay by visa card.


Felt making class with artiste Sylviane Collier class.

Dates:  Sunday 22nd July 2018,

Time: 10:30am - 3pm



















You will learn how to make a felt flower and wrap a soap from scratch.

Using lose wool, Sylviane will show you all the tricks of preparing your wool and forming it.

All materials will be provided.


To book, send a check to L’Atelier for $110 per student, or you can call to pay by visa card.


Colleen Townend Vintage Jewelry Workshop

Dates:  Sunday 3rd June 2018, Sunday 12th August, $125 per student.

Time: 11am - 3pm


















Bring your heirloom/vintage and keepsake pieces that have been hidden away and we'll give them some new life! Jewelry artist Colleen Townend is a master at reworking vintage pieces and will be at L'Atelier to show you her secrets for turning vintage treasures into wearable art.

Bring any and all pieces you'd like, necklaces, pendants, brooches, watches, coins, anything you think may be a candidate for a piece, Colleen will consult with you if you'd like help curating the right elements. If you don't have an heirloom to bring, there will be vintage pieces to purchase at the time of the workshop as well as other embellishments.

Fee includes all materials and instructions and you go home with 3 to 4 finished unique pieces. All skill levels are welcome. This workshop is not recommended for children under the age of 16.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Check out Colleen’s work on her instagram page

To book, send a check to L’Atelier for $125 per student, or you can call to pay by visa card.



Previous classes:

Please contact us if you would be interested to take any of the classes bellow.



IBotanical sun dye printing workshop

with Textile Professor Caroline Rousset - Johnson

Sunday 6th May, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.






















Sun printing on fabric is a wonderful way to capture the summer sunshine and your favorite flowers, leaves, or seedpods. Sun prints are also known as cyanotypes and heliographic art, an early photographic process that was refined by Anna Atkins, a botanist who used the light-sensitive paper to reproduce images of plant specimens.

Workshop materials: Sun Dye Printing Kit (a canvas bag, one 8oz bottle, one 8oz bottle dye wash, gloves, and instruction).


TSGSD members: $85.00 per student (all materials included)

Non-members: $95.00 (all materials included)


Space is limited, book soon if you want to attend, send a check to L’Atelier or you can call to pay by visa card.


To become a member or find out more about TSGSD, Textile Study Guild of San Diego go to their website, it truly is a fantastic group in town.

https://www.tsgsd.org



ndigo dyeing class with artist Valentine Viannay.















Learn the magic of real natural indigo dyeing.

$90 per student. You will get all kinds of products to dye(totes/scarves/towels/aprons).

And you are welcome to bring your own project to dye, must be natural fibers.

The class will teach different techniques of dyeing fabric, learn how to mix dye.

This class is small, 4 spaces available.

To book, send a check to L’Atelier is preferable for $90 per students or pay via paypal. Merci!


Gilding class with Valentine Viannay

We will be learning the old world way how to apply gold or silver leaf to any surface.

All materials are included but if you have a frame or object that you have wanted to gold leaf you are very welcome to bring it along!

This class is small, 6 students at a time.

To book, send a check to L’Atelier for $110 per student, or you can call to pay by visa card.



Embroidery class!

With Valentine Viannay and Master Embroider Caroline Johnson

You learn how to paint or silkscreen on the canvas tote and embellish your design with embroidery techniques. All materials included.

To book your space please send a check to L’Atelier
















Make your own fancy wrapping paper with Valentine Viannay

$80 per student, all materials included.

We will use various artistic techniques to embellish paper to make unique gift wrap for the holidays!




If you are an artist or designer and want to share and teach,

please contact us.

Many blessings,

Valentine