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Atelier Truckee is a place for tactile living that connects artists, collectors and community through workshops, supplies and limited edition art pieces. The retail-studio space is nestled in historic, downtown Truckee, California, just doors down from the husband-and-wife team Brian Hess and Heather River’s flagship shop, Bespoke.
Founded in 2015, Atelier offers a collection of hand-sourced 2-D prints, paintings and designer art wares and an exclusive collection of artist supplies, materials and yarn.
Atelier strives to be the creative hub of the local art community by hosting workshops taught by the area’s most sought after artists, illustrators, designers, weavers, painters and more who share the vision to create always and inspire all.
Member EventsTuesday Apr 7, 2020Learn to create this wonderful traditional art form of making baskets with long leaf pine needles. Guiding you step by step, you will learn all the basic techniques, from a basic start all the way through to a finished basket to take home. ...read moreSunday Apr 12, 2020Atelier and Alibi Ale Works Truckee present Knit and Sip this winter! We encourage you to join us, bring a friend and your yarn project! Who knows you might even bump into your neighbor! Consider this a spark, to ignite a fire and get all of us knitters, crocheters and yarn artists together! Check the schedule often for new dates. ...read moreTuesday Apr 14, 2020Have you taken Intro to Knitting, knitted a scarf and now you need to get it off the needles? In this intermediate, next steps class, students will learn how to cast off, weave in edges and create decorative edging, like fringe. ...read moreFriday Apr 17, 2020Let’s make watercolor paints! Regional artist Judi Pettite demonstrates the steps from choosing materials like plants, earth, and even mushrooms to create a paint pigment. Using a muller and slab, we’ll transform the pigment into a durable, lightfast watercolor. Participants will leave with a full range of samples. ...read moreSaturday Apr 18, 2020This workshop is a primer on making your own artist inks from locally foraged and cultivated plants. Artist Judi Pettite guides students through the process of creating water based solutions, turning them into extracts and then using and storing for long lasting colors. ...read moreSaturday Apr 18, 2020This workshop is a primer on making your own artist inks from locally foraged and cultivated plants. Artist Judi Pettite guides students through the process of creating water based solutions, turning them into extracts and then using and storing for long lasting colors. ...read moreSaturday Apr 18, 2020In this fun, hands-on workshop, students will build a crafty woodland creature using embroidery. Artist Ruth Tillman guides students through learning basic embroidery stitches, how to use pre-printed patterns, assembly and finishing techniques for their animal. This class is open to ages 10+ and is a great way to spend an evening. All supplies are provided. Students can choose their animal before coming to class when registering below. ...read moreSunday Apr 19, 2020This workshop introduces the technique known as 'dry felting' in which fleece fibers are turned into objects using a barbed needle. In this class, we will focus on creating a bird, first by making a basic shape using white fleece and felting needles. Once the body and head are formed, we will embellish them with colored fleece to create the beautiful bird, animal or mythical creature of your choice, either realistic or flight of fancy! Ages 16+. ...read moreTuesday Apr 21, 2020Learn the basics of knitting in this two-hour beginners class. Participants will master basic stitches and learn about yarn, needles, and pattern reading. This class is intended for individuals who have never held knitting needles or for those who learned many years ago. It's never too late to start! And, stay and practice immediately following class at our weekly #knittingroup! ...read moreWednesday Apr 22, 2020Join Atelier’s Kelly Wallis for this workshop originally taught by the loved Casey of Casey D. Sibley Art + Design! Casey has granted us permission to keep the creativity flowing! In this class, we'll be using a variety of hand painting and hand stamping techniques for printing gorgeous light-weight scarves that you can wear year-round. ...read more
We're located at 10128 Donner Pass Road.