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August 2014

Try It! Ceracolors: Water-soluble Wax Paints

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Here is a great opportunity to try out the newest paint on the market: Ceracolors! This range of 18 colors has the ease of application of your favorite gouache or watercolor, with the beautiful & durable lustrous, matte finish associated with encaustic painting.

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September 2014

Wet Paint Partnership Classes through St. Paul Community Education

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Info and registration at www.commed.spps.org Don’t Delay! Registration starts Tuesday, September 2nd Visual Journaling with Liz Carlson Keep a beautiful record of life’s meaningful moments and events. Whether you’re a lifelong journal keeper or have always wanted to start, this class will help you along with techniques, materials and journaling prompts. A supply fee of $50 is included in the course fee. This class is offered in partnership with Wet Paint Artists’ Materials & Framing. Tue Oct 7 • 6:00-8:00p…

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$20

Crayons! Crayons! Crayons! with Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen

September 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wet Paint

For 2-6 year olds with a parent. Explore all kinds of crayons as you make three simple projects to try at home. Ellen will Show and Tell you about all the members of the crayon family of artists’ materials. Get to know the classic crayon, then meet 3 special members of the crayon family as you make a crayon relief picture using Cray-Pas oil pastels, a watery picture with Neocolor watercolor crayons and a dramatic picture using metallic Playcolor solid…

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Nature Printing Meets Pochoir – Ooh la la! with Sue Filbin

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Give new depth to your nature printing. Sue will show us the basics of nature printing combined with the pochoir printing technique, discuss paper choices and prep, and provide tips for preparing plants for winter printing. Demo and discussion repeats every half hour.

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Try It! Lumi: Print fabric with light!

September 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wet Paint

FREE - Please pre-register as space and materials are limited. 651-698-6431 or email info@wetpaintart.com Get some hands on time with new product, Lumi, the latest photo-sensitive dye for fabrics. We will have materials and small swatches of fabric for you to take home your own Lumi print! If you have been curious about trying out this fun new way to update your wardrobe, this is the event to join!

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$35

Drawing Trees with Mary Esch

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $35 Those darn trees- you love them but they can be overwhelming to draw. Learn how to break it down so you can draw a majestic elm or craggy oak. This date doesn’t work for you? This class will also be offered on Saturday, Sept. 27th from 2-5pm.

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$45

Spatial Movement 1 with Robert Najlis

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $45 Learn how to get your viewer’s eye to move through your work and not let go. Give your painting the “wow” factor by discovering how to use repetition, tension and overlapping planes. Come to a greater understanding of positive and negative space and speed of movement in your painting. The use of negative space will open up many possibilities to add interest to your work, giving space to breathe, and move in new ways. Observe examples of these principles in the work of…

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$110

Creative Energy Journaling with Lynne Baur

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $110 6-hour session: 10:30-5:30pm with hour-long break for lunch. Creative Energy Journaling uses a mix of art, stories, color, symbols, poetry, doodles, free-writing, and imaginative play to stimulate creativity, relieve stress and help you think more flexibly. It’s like “yoga for your brain”!  No artistic skill or experience is needed. It’s inexpensive, portable and fits into whatever little pockets of time you have available. The basis of the practice is a journal, but this is not your typical journal!…

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$45

Color Movement 1 with Robert Najlis

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $45 Understand color in ways beyond primary, complementary and tertiary. Create movement and interest in your painting through the use of color. Learn how color can move areas together and apart, creating tension and resolution. You will also observe characteristics of colors such as warm/cool, direction of movement and weight, and how they affect your artwork. You will explore color separation, and how to use that to create exciting color and light that we see in the works of artists such as Georgia O’Keefe and…

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$210

Watercolor Jumpstart with Lynne Baur

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wet Paint

Multi-session class: 6 sessions Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am-1pm starting September 22nd thru October 8th. Fee: $210 Have you always wanted to try watercolor, but been put off by its reputation for difficulty? Or did you try it and give up in frustration over streaky washes, muddy color or overworked areas? Watercolor can be tricky if you try to force it to behave, but it’s a generous, magical medium if you are willing to accept its gifts. The natural action…

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