News & Noteworthy

Kakishibu 2022: Update from Ana Lisa Hedstrom

"Dry Powder Solution works great!"

Our high quality supplier for kakishibu persimmon tannin dye has retired. We have located two great alternate sources of supply -- one dry, one liquid! And we love the dry powder form! Learn more...

Stitch! at Galli Creative

Galli Creative is proud to offer some of the finest stitch workshops available taught by renowned artists including Jan Beaney, Jean Littlejohn, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Alison Holt, Patti Medaris Culea and as well communities of craftspeople such as the Shibori artists of Arimatsu and Narumi in Japan.

Encaustic Spotlight: Bethany Handfield

Bethany Handfield is an Okanagan artist and teacher who primarily works with a variety of mixed media and encaustic. Bethany loves painting with wax. “[Encaustic] is the perfect medium for artists who love experimentation…there is such a thrill to bringing a creation to life and sharing it with the world”, says Bethany who is passionate about creating art dolls and assemblage sculptures.