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May 2016
$48

Introduction to R&F Pigment Sticks with Julie Snidle

May 4 @ 4:30 am - 7:30 pm
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This class has filled -Thank You! Please call the store to be added to the waiting list or notified about future classes 651-698-6431 Wednesday, May 4th 4:30-7:30pm Fee: $48 Come and discover the creative possibilities of cold wax and oil paint.  We’re keeping it simple and brush-free with R&F Pigment Sticks as our oil paints.  Using familiar tools for our application and mark-making, you’ll create several small samples to take home. In this 3-hour workshop, students will discover an alternative…

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$84

Introduction to Encaustic with Julie Snidle-Friday Session!

May 6 @ 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 waiting list or notified about future classes 651-698-6431 Friday, May 6th, 10-4:30pm (1/2 hour break 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 covered, of course, but…

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$84

Introduction to Encaustic taught by Julie Snidle

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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This class has filled- Thank You!   We have added an additional session Friday, May 6th from 10am-4:30pm. Please see the listing here or call 651-698-6431 to register. Saturday, May 7th, 10-4:30pm (1/2 hour break 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…

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FREE

NEW Custom Schmincke Watercolor Set Show n’ Tell with Liz and Darin

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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We LOVE Schmincke watercolors. Can you tell? Our latest Wet Paint custom Schmincke watercolor  is finally here and we are super excited to show it off. Join staffers Darin Rinne and Liz Carlson for a show and tell of this Wet Paint exclusive! Our newest Custom Schmincke Half Pan Tin – The popular Schmincke black tin for 12 half pans filled with classic split primaries ideal for color mixing chosen by Darin. Colors included: 215 – Lemon Yellow 225 – Cadmium Yellow…

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$70

Water Color Minimalist: Light and Easy Watercolor Sketching featuring Watercolor Pencils taught by Lynne Baur

May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Wednesday, May 18 5:30-7:30pm at Wet Paint and Thursday, May 19 3-6pm on location at Como Conservatory and Zoo Wednesday evening at Wet Paint covers tips on assembling your watercolor travel palette. Learn how to enhance your travel and leisure using charming watercolor pencil and wash sketches that anyone can do! The next day meet at Marjorie McNeely Conservatory to apply what you’ve learned (with quick demonstrations and gentle coaching) as you sketch on location in the conservatory and Japanese…

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$24

How to Draw Trees that Don’t Look Like Broccoli: Kids Comic Jam! with Lupi McGinty

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Fee: $24 Recommended for ages 8-12 We’ll look at different types of trees, and learn how to use shape, texture and detail to make them recognizable. This is great practice for kids interested in all kinds of art projects: comics, landscapes, greeting cards, picture books and more! 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 some info packets to hand…

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$66

Watercolor Mandalas with Lynne Baur

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Wednesday, May 25th from 1-5pm Experience level: no art experience needed Making a mandala (circular drawing or painting) has long been considered an act of devotion in many cultures all over the world. Take a mini-retreat from the cold gray of winter, and create a beautiful, colorful stained-glass-effect mandala. We’ll use a basic template and a simple watercolor technique you can learn in minutes! You adapt the template with your own colors, shapes and symbols to make it unique and personal.…

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FREE

Artograph NEW! Digital Art Projectors and LightPads

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Thursday, May 26th  6-7:30pm John Davis from Artograph, in Delano, Minnesota, will be here to demonstrate these highly useful tools for artists and arts professionals. Come try them out with an expert at hand! We’ll have the LightPad LED light boxes out for testing also. Artograph Digital Projectors are a great tool for artists, instructors and museums for projecting images and other digital media even in lighted spaces. Loads of features allow you to project wall size or very close…

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June 2016
$18

Collage! With Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen

June 7 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
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For 2-6 year olds with adult Tuesday, June 7th Choose  10:15 – 11am   OR   11:15-12noon Fee: $18 per adult/child pair (includes materials) Simple open ended art classes designed for children 2-6 years old with an adult, taught by early childhood art specialist, Ellen Ferrari. Ellen will use examples of artwork by iconic artists Romar Beardan, and Henri Matisse to make connections to professional artists who use these processes and introduce basic art concepts, materials and terms. All materials provided (real…

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FREE

Art School Day: The Art Academy with Jim Robinson and Sara

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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THE ART ACADEMY, founded in 1993 by director James Robinson, offers traditional art classes and camps throughout the summer and school year, for children, teens and adults ranging in ages from age 5 through adult. The school centers on a basic principle, that everyone has a natural ability to draw and paint exceptionally well. Based on that premise, The Art Academy’s children and teen program focuses on dramatically improving student’s drawing and painting abilities in a relaxed, nurturing environment within…

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