Creativity Workshops | Chongolio

Creativity Workshops

Kauai Pinterest Party and ART•TEA•KI
launch celebration at The Denim Patch!

infinite love

For the month of February we will be celebrating Valentines day, Chinese New Year and the launch of my new tea business ART•TEA•KI!

On Saturday February 14th at 4:00 P.M, I will have all the creative supplies and fixins to make cards, recycled wood signs and altered art pieces using Love as a theme.

I will have everything needed, but as always, you are also invited to bring in any of your own supplies in to help personalize your project.

The cost is $20.00 per person or bring friend for $35.00

I am asking folks to RSVP by way of email so that I can prepare and gather enough supplies for each session.

People who preregister rather than RSVP will get priority if the workshop fills up.

You can Pre-register workshop in person at the Denim Patch or down below.

Valentines Day Party

Bring a Friend and Save


On Wednesday February 18th, I am planning a launch party for the new Tea business that I am starting selling Hawaiian grown tea.

In the works are a blessing, tea samples, pupus and a few Chinese New Year arts and crafts projects to make. Watch this page for updates, info and details.

This event is going to be FREE and I would be honored to have you come and help me celebrate the start of this new entrepreneurial adventure that I have embarked on in 2015.

Please R.S.V.P so I can get an idea of how many people are coming.

Friday Night Art Jams at The Denim Patch!

art jam flyer

Come get your creative juices flowing and make some art for art’s sake.

Each Friday night from 6 – 8:00 P.M, we will be hosting an informal expression session where you are invited to relax, listen to music, talk story and let your inner artist run wild!

Supplies are provided for mixed media, art journaling, altered art, collage, doodling, painting and more.

You are also welcome to bring in your own supplies and work on your own project. (space is limited so please don’t bring anything to large.)

$15 sliding scale (kids under 18 must be with an adult.)

Hosted at The Denim Patch 4516 Lehua St, Kapa’a (Behind Bubba’s)

Friday Night Art Jams
$15 or sliding scale


All of the Kauai Pinterest Parties are being hosted at The Denim Patch in Kapa’a, Kauai.

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If you have any questions about the Kauai Pinterest Parties contact me at

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Create your own personalized island style art

infused with the tropical vibe!


Come relax with beachcombin’ artist Randy “Chongolio” Bain and enjoy a fun, artistic expression session using Hawaiian inspired themes, icons and found objects.

In the workshops we ‘ll make a totally awesome embellished driftwood “Wish Stick” and create unique eye poppin’ postcards while we tap into the creative power of the inner artist!

After an hour spent makin’ art and talkin’ story you will have…

• Made a nifty handmande memento to take home.

• Learned some art tricks that you can use anywhere.

• Gained the skills to make cool gifts for any occasion.

All workshops are keiki (children) and ohana (family) friendly and  a blast for Kane (men), Wahines (women) and folks of all ages.

Currently I am offering the following 1 hour workshops:

Wishstick (Makemake) Workshop $15

Hawaiian Wishsticks

Together we will make a Wish “Makemake” Stick using local driftwood, acrylic paint, decoupage  and embellished with a marble to catch the sun and other found objects.

I will supply everything needed to create your own personalized memento from paradise to remind you of whatever wish or dream that you imbue into your creation.

Postcard Workshop $15

In this workshop we will make an original personalized post card using acrylic paint techniques, decoupaged paper and other cutout materials with Hawaiian and island style images and icons.

I will supply everything needed to create your own customized postcards and learn the techniques needed to return home and create more for any special occasion.

Zap me an email to or call (707) 62-ALOHA • (707) 622-5642 if you are interested in setting up a time to get together and create some unique island memories and mementos!

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All public workshops are hosted at The Denim Patch in Kapa’a, Kauai.

denim patch map

I am also available for private events, parties and willing to travel to a location of your choosing.

makemake guests

Lorelei, John, Dylan and Sheryl showing off their creations!


9 Commentsleave a comment

  • lorelei sunshine says:

    I LOVED this wishstick workshop with randy learnt some kool stuff & got 2 play with glue, paint & sparkly stuff ALSO got to meet a kool family…

  • Very Cool Lorelei! Thanks for the comment and lets get together and do it again soon!

  • I had a blast in Chongo’s workshop. He’s fun to create with and a great teacher!
    With just a few of his simple tips & techniques, you’ll be surprised at the art you can make:)

    • Thanks Catana so glad to hear you had a good time! What was the coolest thing about that workshop was the friendship that you and I have developed since then. Cool beans!

  • Chongolio is very outgoing and fun to talk to. He has a personality that I can see getting on with all ages.
    My boyfriend and I made wishsticks. I can honestly say that he really enjoyed it too! We both dug right in &, with Chongolio’s guidance, we’re both very happy with the meaning, creative effort and final artwork we made.
    We’re going back to Seattle tomorrow but we have a memory with a local and a piece of our own creation to take back with us. His artwork, which is very fun, is up at Java Kai in Kapaa. I love one with a turtle going out to surf and a little turtle catching a ride on his board.
    Have a lark and spend time with Chongolio!

    • The pleasure was all mine Julie! I had a fun time too and it was very nice to have met you and Alex. Thanks for the nice comment about the workshop and my art. I appreciate it!