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April 2015
FREE

Minnesota School of Botanical Art Night with Marilyn Garber

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Botanical Art:  Weird, Wild & Wonderful! A 45 minute presentation about the American Society of Botanical Art’s juried international exhibition, “Weird, Wild & Wonderful” on exhibit at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum through May 17.  Following the talk, see examples of botanical art by instructors of The Minnesota School of Botanical Art and try out some of the techniques used in creating these works.  Presented by Marilyn Garber, Founder of the Minnesota School of Botanical Art. Description of the School: The…

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May 2015
$40

Composition Workshops Part 1 & 2 with Robert Najlis

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wet Paint

Composition Workshop Part 1  (pre-requisite for Part 2) Sunday, May 3rd 1-3:30pm- click here to register Part 2 – Wednesday, May 6th 5-7:30pm – click here to register Fee: $40 per workshop or click here to take the entire Composition and Color Workshop series for $140 Learn how to get your viewer’s eye to move through your work and not let go. Learn how to give your painting the “wow” factor by discovering how to use repetition, tension, and overlapping planes.…

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FREE

ARTIST TALK SERIES: Portrait Painters- Jay Wittenberg

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wet Paint

Friday, May 8th  5pm-7pm Free event, but please call the store to register as space is limited- 651-698-6431 Click here for more information about April 10th with Patricia Olson See below for more information about May 8th with Jay Wittenberg Click here for more information about May 29th with Justine Di Fiore Join us for a Friday evening series of convivial artist talks centering on the work of 3 noted portrait painters from our community. Patricia Olson, Jay Wittenberg and…

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$24

Figure Drawing for Comics: Teen Comic Jam with Lupi McGinty

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $24 Recommended ages 13-18 In this workshop geared toward young cartoonists and comic book fans, Lupi McGinty will show you how to incorporate lines of action to make your drawings more exciting. We’ll look at examples of action poses by famous cartoonists and practice with group and individual drawing activities. Students will need a sketchbook, pencil and whatever pens or markers they normally prefer to use. Wet Paint will supply some shared materials for in class use. Lupi will have…

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$24

Figure Drawing for Comics: Kids Comic Jam! with Lupi McGinty

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $24 Recommended for ages 8-12 Part of the monthly series Kids Comic Jam! In this workshop geared toward young cartoonists and comic book fans, Lupi McGinty will show you how to incorporate lines of action to make your drawings more exciting. We’ll look at examples of action poses by famous cartoonists and practice with group and individual drawing activities. Students will need a sketchbook, pencil and whatever pens or markers they normally prefer to use. Wet Paint will supply some…

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FREE

Photo Encaustics Mixed Media with Clare O’Neill

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

As artists we are drawn to the undeniable allure of the beeswax and can’t wait to get our hands on it to see how it transforms our images. In this demo, St. Paul artist and teacher, Clare O’Neill will demonstrate the mixed media art of Photo Encaustic. About the Artist: Working in mixed media Clare O’Neill combines her photographs with pigments, wax and oils which adds a sense of mystery and intrigue to her contemporary photo encaustic paintings. Clare uses…

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$126

Intro to Printmaking Sampler: Screenprinting, Block Printing, Monoprinting for Adults (and suitable for Teens!)

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fridays: May 15, 22, June 5, 1-4pm This beginning class will introduce people with no previous experience to the wonderful world of printmaking! Learn basic techniques of screenprinting, block printing and mono printing that you can do at home. The instructor will demonstrate techniques and assist students with their project ideas as well as show examples of actual prints.  Non-toxic waterbased inks will be used. Brought to you by Speedball Art Products About the instructor: Mort Eicher is the Printshop and Paper Studio Coordinator…

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$18

KIDS PRINT! Taught by Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wet Paint

Saturday, May 16th CHOOSE ONE (please click on your preferred time to register): 10am-10:45  OR   11:15-12noon For 2-6 year olds with adult FEE: $18 each or $48 for all three About the series: Interested in the series? Please choose your preferred time slot for the series: 10am-10:45am OR 11:15-12noon Collage! Print! Paint! is a  monthly series of simple open ended art classes designed for children 2-6 years old with an adult,  taught by early childhood art specialist, Ellen Ferrari. Each class will focus…

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$12

Wet Paint at Comicon (formerly known as SpringCon) with guest artist, Don Colley!

May 16 @ 10:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Minnesota State Fair Grounds,
1265 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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May 16 – 17, 2015 10am – 5pm MN State Fairgrounds Grandstand -265 Snelling Ave, St Paul, MN 55108 ADMISSION: $12/ Kids 9 and under: FREE  Get $1.00 OFF Admission with a non-perishable Food Shelf Donation at the door! Updated 4/14: Back by popular demand, Don Colley will also be at Comicon with Wet Paint! Hundreds of dealers & over 250 Comic Book Creators from all across the US! Door prizes, grab bags, & much more!  Be sure to stop by and visit…

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$45

Paint a Tree: Acrylic Painting Project with Kat Corrigan

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wet Paint

For the Tree Painting Project no drawing skills are necessary, just the ability to follow directions!  On black gessoed paper or canvas, we will draw in pencil, starting with two straight-ish lines from top to bottom for the trunk and then five thick branches and many more narrow ones, finishing up with sticks and twigs to divide the space.  From there we enter the fun of mixing color from a limited palette, using white to pull the lights out of…

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