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November 2019
FREE

MN Visual Journal Collective Meet Up – 11/18

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wet Paint

Monday, November 18th 6-8:00pm FREE, but please RSVP using the form below or call 651-698-6431 The MN Visual Journal Collective meets 12 times a year on the third Monday of the month, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wet Paint. Meetings are free and open to any adult who is interested in keeping visual journals. All skill levels are encouraged from beginner to life-long journal keepers. A little bit about the group: We are an eclectic, curious, and welcoming adult group interested in sketching and…

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$35

Rosemaling: Decorating a Goat Ornament taught by Julie Anderson

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, November 19th 5:30-7:30 pm FEE: $35 (Includes one ornament and multiple color patterns) Class Topics: Decorating using brush strokes with a round brush and liner as well as lettering with brush or paint pen. Painting small items make great gifts and can fit into any schedule.  In this workshop you can paint as many or few goats as you would like.  We will also cover personalizing it with brush lettering or using a paint pen.  Beginning and continuing students…

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$40

Hand Dyed Shibori Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth taught by Jean Manrique

November 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Friday, November 22nd  from 2-4pm FEE: $40 Hand-dye 2 Furoshiki cloths to use as unique gift wrapping this holiday season. Furoshiki (風呂敷) are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods. Shibori (しぼり / 絞り) is an ancient Japanese technique that uses various resists  (stitches, clamping, binding, etc.) to prevent the indigo dye from penetrating the fabric or paper, producing white designs on a blue background. Shibori was the method used to create surface patterns on cloth before…

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$48

Science of Watercolor Series: Watercolor Special Effects taught by Jinjer Markley

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturday, November 23rd 2-5pm FEE: $48 Final class of the fall series! Learn the science behind why watercolor behaves the way it does. This informative workshop will be full of sciencey surprises and fun hands-on experiments. Additionally, you will create watercolor reference pages that will help you discover more of your personal watercolor preferences. This month’s theme: Watercolor special effects Watercolor has a life of its own, which can be charming…or frustrating. In this class you will learn the chemistry of…

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$60

The Art of the Fold projects class taught by Bridget O’Malley

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, November 24th 1-4pm FEE: $60 includes paper Based on the book The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol In The Art of the Fold, paper and book artist Bridget O’Malley will take you through a project from each of the 5 sections featured in this wonderful and beautiful book.  Bridget has taken some workshops with Hedi over the years, at MCBA, Paper & Book Intensive, and Guild of Bookworkers Seminars. Section 1: Accordions: Project # 7 Pocket…

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$128

Experimental Drawing taught by Shannon Brunette

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Mondays: November 25, December 2, & 9th  10-1pm FEE: $128 *Some drawing or painting experience is super This class is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative possibilities and the artist who wants to expand their drawing practice. The class will begin to uncover what it means to make experimental work. We will consider how other contemporary artists use experimental drawing as their primary artistic practice. Drawing will be the pathway to discovery and a way to unlock…

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December 2019
FREE

Sunday Sketch-In – 12/1

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, December 1st 1-4pm FREE, but please use the registration form below or call the store to reserve your spot 651-698-6431 Join us for casual sketching in the Wet Paint classroom. Come for the whole time or drop in for a short bit. Bring your own favorite sketchpad and drawing supplies. We’ll have some materials out for shared use. You might discover something new!

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$54

Monotype Printmaking on the Speedball Etching Press taught by Gwen Partin

December 3 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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This class has filled. Thanks! Please call the store be to be added to the wait list. 651-698-6431 Tuesday, December 3rd 4:30-7:30pm FEE: $54 Explore the monotype printmaking process using Wet Paint’s Speedball Etching Press and Professional water-soluble oil inks. Learn about techniques and explore your creativity in this painterly and direct printmaking process. In this 3-hour workshop you will learn various ways to transfer ink to paper including: direct painting; use of brayers, brushes and daubers; working from a…

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$84

Watercolor: Holiday Treasures with Tara Sweeney

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Wednesdays: December 4 and 11th 10-1pm FEE:$84 What holiday ornament or decoration is the one that your family loves best (or fights over)? Where did it come from? Who does it belong to? Why is it a treasure? Bring it or a photo of it, and a writing pen and journal. We’ll work with watercolor and ink to create original artwork suitable for framing, reproducing or giving. All levels welcome. Art materials list available in store or after registration. Instructor…

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FREE

Artist’s Way MEETUP hosted by Tara Tieso – 12/6

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Friday, December 6th 6-7:30pm FREE Join other creatives interested in Julia Cameron’s book, The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity for no-experience-necessary creative conversation and take-home ideas. Have you loved Artist’s Way classes at Wet Paint  or have had the book on your shelf since 1992 and always planned to give it a go? Always wondered about the whole The Artist’s Way thing? Drop in for a little creative spark once a month! Get a little prompt from your…

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