workshop

Using MIDI Controllers w/ Justin Forthuber

Join us for another one day workshop at Madelife! Madelife director of operations and music mentor Justin Forthuber will be leading an introductory workshop on MIDI controllers. Learn what a MIDI controller is, how to connect it to your computer, and start creating and recording your sound in this one-day workshop!   Topics that will (more…)

  • Using MIDI Controllers
    May 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Documenting your Artwork Part two: Editing and Post production

Documentation is an essential part of getting your work out there. Whether it’s building your website, submitting to a juried show, or in prep to make the perfect Christmas card. The first step is photographing it. Easier said than done. Come to madelife and learn how to accurately photograph your work while troubleshooting common problems (more…)

  • April 25, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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MAKE YOUR OWN ZINE (part two): a one day workshop

In part two of making your own zine, learn how to use your drawings, ideas, poetry, stories, and photographs to create a zine using Adobe In-Design. Learn techniques for formatting, layout and printing, and walk away with a copy of your zine! This is the second part of a two-part workshop series taught by Renee Marino of (more…)

  • April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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15 Maker Questions | Ceramicist Bridget Dorr

Local Ceramicist Bridget Dorr will be leading a hands-on workshop at Madelife on November 15th. Madelife visited Bridget in her Boulder studio to ask her a few questions and to check out some of her beautiful work.   When & where did you first learn your craft? I first started pottery in college while getting my Art Therapy degree.  I took a ceramics class first semester and ended up declaring a ceramic minor that year. Who (or what) has been…

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Hand Built Ceramic Gifts w/ Bridget Dorr 

November 15th 6-9pm madelife Enjoy a relaxing evening of molding and sculpting clay into a personalized table piece with the guidance of local ceramicist Briget Dorr, who will take your hand crafted pieces to her studio, where she will fire, glaze, and finish them with the touch of a professional. Craft a personal piece for (more…)

  • November 15, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Studio Visit w/ Artist & Designer Alexa Allen

In anticipation of this week’s workshop with Alexa Allen, madelife visited Alexa in her studio for a quick chat and a look at her process and work.    When & where did you first learn your craft? I attended California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco and have a degree in furniture design. I worked in the Bay area for 8-9 years doing high-end custom cabinetry. When I moved to back to Boulder in 2009 (I am originally from here)…

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Building Brands | The foundations of brand building

Join Founder/designer of Angry+Bovine, Jay Ferracane, as he leads us through an immersive workshop designed to provide you with insights and approaches to building strong brands. Perfect for designers, creatives, creative entrepreneurs or anyone wanting to boost their foundational knowledge of brand building. This will be a working session with the intent of learning through application. (more…)

  • September 20, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Leatherwork Workshop w/ Alexa Allen

August 30th | 6pm – 9pm | @ madelife Join us for a hands-on DIY Luxury leatherwork workshop led by Artist & Designer Alexa Allen! In this 3 hr workshop, you will be introduced to the craft of making leather goods by hand. We will cover all the basics of how to construct your own hand-stitched (more…)

  • August 30, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Dream Catcher Making Workshop

Join us at madelife on Sunday, June 5th from 1-5pm for our first Dream Catcher Workshop! This will be a free workshop open to the public and all ages. Stop by madelife anytime between 1pm and 5pm for this fun, open-studio event! We will provide a variety of free sticks, yarn and fabric, but you will (more…)

  • June 5, 2016
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Build your own website with Squarespace

We are excited to be hosting this workshop led by our very own Creative Accelerator Mentor, Chelsea Brady, and 7th Sight. In this three part workshop, you’ll learn from an expert how to plan your site, choose a template, customize the look and feel, layout content, and leave with a solid foundation for your very own website. This will be a great workshop for those starting from scratch on their sites, or looking for extra training on a Squarespace site…

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Max4Live Workshop: Building Instruments

We are excited to have a Max focused workshop on the horizon. For those of you who have attended these workshops in the past, you’ve gotten to dive into the complex and intricate world that is Max with Sean Peuquet, Join us March 26th, 2-4pm! This segment will focus on Building New Instruments using: *Subtractive (more…)

  • Max for Live Workshop
    March 26, 2016
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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