Exciting Things are Happening!

Artists, Ruby and David Borden, draw birds from life.

Artists, Ruby and David Borden, sketch from life

Materials for making block prints: brayer, baren, paper, ink plate, ink. Finished two color printed zebras.
Baron Wilson presenting a painting of the Impossible Dream Studio to Ruby and David Borden

Baron Wilson (center) presenting a watercolor paining of the Grand Opening to Ruby and David Borden.

Two women holding colorful paintings that they made at the paint and sip event at the impossible dream studio with artist David Borden

Calendar 2022

February

5th: Open House. Meet the artist and learn about the Impossible Dream Studio.

19th: Grand Opening

26nd: Open Studio Classes Begin. Drop by between 10-2pm to learn more... Start ANY Saturday. Learn more...


March

5th: Open Studio Classes. Drop by between 10-2pm to learn more... Start ANY Saturday. Learn more...

9th Lisa Riley Studio.

12th: Open Studio Classes. Drop by between 10-3pm to learn more... Start ANY Saturday. Learn more...

16th Lisa Riley Studio.

19th Open Studio Classes. Drop by between 10-3pm to learn more... Start ANY Saturday. Learn more...

23rd Lisa Riley Studio. Watercolor classes with guest artist: Annye Townsend. 12-3pm; 6-9pm. Contact Lisa by text at: 619-879-7955.

26th Open Studio Classes. Drop by between 10-3pm to learn more... Start ANY Saturday. Learn more...

30th Lisa Riley Studio.


April

April 2: Studio closed

April 9: David Borden Studio. Learn more...

April 16: David Borden Studio. Learn more...

April 23: Studio closed

April 27: Annye Townsend Watercolor class. Learn more...

April 30: David Borden Studio. Learn more...


April: Wednesdays: Lisa Riley Studio. Contact Lisa by text at: 619-879-7955.


May

May 11: Annye Townsend watercolor classes. 12pm and 6pm Learn more...

May 25: Annye Townsend watercolor classes. 12pm and 6pm Learn more...

May 27: OUR FIRST PAINT AND SIP! BYOB. 6:30- 8:30pm. Learn more.

June

June 8: Annye Townsend watercolor class; 6-8pm ; Beach Shells, Learn more...

June 15: Annye Townsend watercolor class; noon; Beach Shells (Class FULL)

Studio Closed June 18. Saturday studio with David canceled. Will restart next week.

June 20: Children's class 9am - noon (two days)

June 21: Children's class 9am - noon (two days)

June 22: Annye Townsend watercolor classes; 6pm; Succulents, Learn more...

June 25: Saturday Studio class canceled. Will resume next week.

June 29: Annye Townsend watercolor classes; noon; Geraniums, Learn more...


July

July 1. "Paint and Sip" with David Borden, 6:30- 8:30pm (Also Main Street First Friday Event) Learn More...

July 11-12. Children's classes, 9:00-12:00 (noon). Mother Nature is the theme. Learn More...

July 18-19. Children's classes, 9:00-12:00 (noon). Practical Magic is the theme. Learn More...

No Watercolor classes this month at the studio.

August

August 1. Children's classes, 9:00-12:00 (noon). Picasso and Matisse is the theme. Learn More...

August 2. Children's classes, 9:00-12:00 (noon). Van Gogh and Kandinsky is the theme. Learn More...

August 5. Painting on the Porch with David Borden. 6:30 pm - 8:30pm; (Also Main Street First Friday Event). Drop by to draw or paint botanicals on the porch with guidance from David. Cost to participate: $20. Cost to hangout: $0. BYOB.

August 8. Children's classes, 9:00-12:00 (noon). Haring, Warhol, and O'Keefe is the theme. Learn More...

August 9. Children's classes, 9:00-12:00 (noon). "Street Art" is the theme. Learn More...

No Watercolor classes this month at the studio.

August 13. Saturday Studio class canceled.

August 20. Saturday Studio class canceled.

August 27. Saturday Studio class canceled. Will resume September 3rd.

September

September 2. We will take a break from First Friday to recover from a huge summer!!! Thank you...

October

October 7. "Paint and Sip" with David Borden, 6:30- 8:30pm (Also Main Street First Friday Event) Learn More...

November

November 4. Christmas Card Workshop with David Borden. Learn how to design, create, and print your own greeting cards. Come back for more information soon...

December

December 2. "Paint and Sip" with David Borden, 6:30- 8:30pm (Also Main Street First Friday Event)

Event Dates subject to change or cancelation. Check back periodically to stay up on what's going on...

Covid-19 Notice: Events subject to cancellation in accordance with state or local safety protocols. Currently, masking is optional at the studio.

David teaching a class on how to write and illustrate comics at The ARC in partnership with Austin Community College.


David won Grand Prize in the Pen 2 Paper, International Writing Competition for his graphic novel, "And Yet We Rise." Available at Amazon.com or in the Studio.