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September 2016
$55

Hand Bound Sketchbook 2 Ways with Cave Paper taught by Bridget O’Malley

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, September 27th from 5-7:30pm Cave Paper is known for making strong durable and beautiful flax papers. The rugged elegance of the heavyweight sheets is perfect for book covers. We will make 2 books, suitable for sketching, drawing, watercolor etc.  The first is a small accordion-fold book that can slip into your pocket for easy sketching -on -the -go. A simple wraparound cover and tie, finish it off nicely.   The second is a sewn, codex-style binding utilizing both watercolor papers and…

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$40

Introduction to Watercolor Pencils taught by Lynne Baur

September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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This class has filled- Thank You! Please call the store to be added to the wait list or notified about future classes 651-698-6431 Wednesday, September 28th from 1:30-4pm What can you do with watercolor pencils? Most people think of watercolor pencils as just a water-soluble version of regular colored pencils, for drawing and maybe also blending the color with water. And yes, watercolor pencils ARE a versatile, portable and fuss-free sketching and drawing medium. And you can do much more…

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$140

Intro to Italic Calligraphy with Lori Tews

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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4 Wednesdays: September 28, October 5, 12, 19th from 5-7:30pm Fee: $140 Learn the basics of an elegant, classic calligraphic hand, as well as pen care, paper selections, ink choices – and more! You will be guided through the alphabet, discovering on the way how basic strokes and  proper letter spacing combine to form beautiful letters. At the end of the last class, the instructor will also present a demo of various techniques for further interest, including lettering with brushes, folded…

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Egg Tempera Demo by Julie Jao

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Friday, September 29th 5:30-7:30pm FREE, but please pre-register online or call the store as space is limited 651-698-6431 Innovative Egg Tempera and a Short History of Color This demo will introduce the process of making egg tempera paints and the application of the medium onto Ampersand Claybords. Minnesota State Arts board grant recipient Julie Jao will share her recent explorations of various pigments and the history of color. Participants will see how to grind pigments, prepare the egg yolk and mix and apply…

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October 2016
$84

Introduction to Encaustic taught by Julie Snidle

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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This class has filled- Thank You!  Please call the store to be added to the wait list or be notified about future classes 651-698-6431 Saturday, October 1st 10am – 4:30pm with ½ hour for lunch There is so much more to encaustic than beeswax!  In this day long workshop, you will be introduced to this warm and wonderful medium and discover how versatile and forgiving encaustic painting can be.  The basics of priming appropriate surfaces and fusing with heat will be…

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$48

Hand lettering Styles for Bullet Journaling, Planners and More! With Jessica Chung

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This class has filled – Thank You! Please call the store to be added to the waiting list or to be notified about future class 651-698-6431 Hand lettering and stylized handwriting has become the trend – from DIY wedding signs, to pretty planners, to different forms of journaling, sometimes we want to add some personal flair to a project or our everyday.  This workshop requires nothing more than a few of your favorite pens and a basic ability to do…

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$210

Intro to Acrylic Painting taught by Carl Oltvedt

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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5 Tuesdays: October 4,11,18, 25, & Nov.1  from 4-7pm Fee: $210 (includes paint & materials) This class is suitable for beginners and ages 16+ With so many exciting options in the world of acrylic paint, where do you begin? Seasoned instructor, Carl Oltvedt will review the basics followed by more advanced applications as the course progresses. The class will cover basic color theory starting with the primary colors of red, yellow and blue and how it relates to pigments for artists,…

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$210

Watercolor Skill-Builder with Lynne Baur

October 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wednesdays: October 5, 12,19,26, Nov 9,16 from 1:30-4pm Experience level: Beginner to Intermediate This class is designed to help students who have taken a beginning watercolor class expand their repertoire of watercolor techniques and learn the process of planning their own watercolor projects from start to finish.  You’ll learn how to select, edit and combine reference information to design your painting, how to decide what to paint first, how to achieve pleasing, harmonious color, how to handle “backgrounds” and how…

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$107

Spencerian Script: An Introduction to Pointed Pen Lettering with Dawn Darner

October 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Thursdays: October 6, 13, 20 from 1:30-4pm Inspired by the beauty of nature; by the graceful curves of the waves and rocks he found while exploring along the shores of Lake Erie as a child, Platt Rogers Spencer set out to change the way people communicated with one another. Thus, the letterforms that make up Spencerian Script were born. Based upon the gentle shape of an oval, Spencerian Script is thought to be the most beautiful of all American lettering. Please join…

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$168

Urban Sketching: Capture the excitement and beauty of life in the Twin Cities! taught by Cris Franchevich

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturdays: October 8th and 15th, 22nd, & 29th from 2-5pm First session meets at Wet Paint, otherwise on location. Exact locations and coordination will be discussed at the first session. Observational drawing is a continuous practice and also a kind of meditation. As drawing skills develop, so does the appreciation for the visited places. Sketching can be also a terrific way to meet local people. Although a solitary activity, it becomes social when you share with people or meet to draw together, sharpening connections with the local…

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