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July 2014

Try It! Marbled Paper with Golden High Flow Acrylics

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Lead by Wet Paint staffer, Paul Damon, and his wife Susan.  They have marbled with many different paints and have fallen in love the vibrant color from Golden’s High Flow Acrylics.

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Art Bones: Create compositions that invite and engage others by using rules the ancients knew! With Sydney Willcox

July 26 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wet Paint

This preview class has filled.  Please call the store 651-698-6431 or email to be added to the list for more information about the session this fall. In this unabashedly academic approach to visual composition, you will learn some terms and rules which influence your thinking about composition. You will play with symmetry and use a compass. You will learn style rules of the ancients including how to make and how to use the Golden Spiral or Section in your own…

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Try It! Lumi Photosensitive Dyes- Print Fabric with Light!

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

A new type of fabric dye!  Inkodye is a sunlight-activated liquid dye that comes out of the bottle translucent and develops its permanent color when exposed to sunlight (or UV).  Apply it to any natural fabric, walk out into the sun and watch as the color appears before your eyes! Join us as we try out this process with two techniques found in their kits: Photo printing and Shadow printing.

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August 2014

Pet Portraits for Paws on Grand

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wet Paint

Our team of volunteer artists will be drawing quick sketches of pets OUTSIDE at Wet Paint during Paws on Grand , the Grand Avenue Business Association’s annual pet friendly celebration. First come, first served. FREE, but donations to the event designated Pet Charity are encouraged. A special Paws on Grand Sale will be going on INSIDE at Wet Paint. Receive 15% off any item in the store that has an animal on it. That’s a great many things in our…

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Try It! Basic Japanese Bookbinding

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

Discover  a fun and easy way to make your own sketchbook, journal or guestbook. This is a great way to use up all those wonderful decorative paper scraps you have or prolong the life of children’s books. Our friend, Kathleen Deming will show us how to use simple materials, simple technique and get good results.

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Kids Comic Jam with Lupi McGinty : 3 Ways to Make your own Mini Comic Book

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $20 Recommended for ages 8-12 Class size 10 maximum Cartoonist Lupi McGinty will teach how to fold and staple paper to make your own booklets. She will show examples and lead the kids through some fun drawing activities focusing on action poses and the story around your character. Lupi is a cartoonist and painter based in Northeast Minneapolis. She writes and illustrates the Lolly Poppet books and comics, and is a regular contributor to Cartozia Tales. Her work has appeared in Star Tribune, False Witness:…

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Wet Paint Summer Postcard Project Exhibition and Opening

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grand Central,
1672 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105 United States
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Wet Paint has joined up with our neighbor, Grand Central Cafe, to host a week-long exhibition and opening party for our postcard artists and fans! The exhibition at Grand Central will be up August 18th thru August 24th.  The opening party will be on Monday, August 18th from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.  We hope to see you there! Here is more info about the Summer Postcard Project and how you can still participate: Postcards…

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Polymer Clay Jewelry with Meg Nelson

August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

NOTE: This class was rescheduled from Friday, June 20th to Sunday, August 24th. Fee= $35 (includes basic supplies) Learn some basic techniques and try your hand at making a piece of jewelry using Sculpey Premo polymer clay. Polymer clay can be transformed with texture, wire and acrylic paint into stunning jewelry. It is durable once baked, comes in translucent or bold colors and can be finished to sophisticated effect with acrylic paints and polymer glaze. In this 2.5 hour class, you…

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