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November 2014
$35

Fun and Fancy Hand Lettering on Paper

November 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wet Paint

CLASS HAS FILLED- THANK YOU! Watch for this class to be offered again after the Holidays. Fee: $35 Want to make your visual communication stand out? Learn some hand-lettering tricks and techniques on paper using different inks and markers this fun 2 ½ hour class. Jeff Nelson has taught our popular Fun and Fancy Lettering on Chalkboard classes. Now we are excited to have him teach Fun and Fancy Lettering on Paper! Great for posters, special events signage, special presentations and…

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$35

Creating Cards and Envelopes with Dawn Darner

November 2 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $35 Hand-made cards are a joy to make and treasured by the receiver. If you’ve always wanted to try, this class will get you started in time for the holidays. Our friend, calligrapher, artist and avid card maker, Dawn Darner, will discuss what papers to use, show how to use a template to create envelopes and cards from scratch, how to embellish or repurpose existing envelopes with decorative papers and art supplies, and inspire you with ideas for using…

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$105

Intro to Italic Calligraphy with Lori Tews

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - November 19 @ 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

3 Wednesdays, November 5, 12, and 19th from 5-7:30 PM Fee: $105 Pick up a new skill to make your holiday tags, cards and gifts labels look beautiful! 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 how basic strokes and  proper letter spacing combine to form beautiful letters. At the end of the last class, the instructor will also present…

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$20

Zentangle Fun for Kids: Tangled Stamps And Stickers

November 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $20 In this Zentangle® class you will create Zentangle inspired artwork that can be attached to a blank card and sent as a special, hand-crafted greeting.  Selected patterns will be provided for drawing inspired borders around the edge of Zentangle tiles.  You will end up with a frame for a stamp or sticker attached in the center. You do NOT have to have prior instruction in Zentangle to participate in this class.  A brief review of Zentangle will be given.  You’ll catch on…

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$35

Zentangle Fun: Tangled Stamps and Stickers

November 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $35 In this Zentangle® class you will create Zentangle inspired artwork that can be attached to a blank card and sent as a special, hand-crafted greeting.  Selected patterns will be provided for drawing inspired borders around the edge of Zentangle tiles.  (Tiles are the 3 ½” X 3 ½” paper squares used in Zentangle).  You will end up with a frame for a stamp or sticker attached in the center. You do NOT have to have prior instruction in…

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$35

Origami Turkeys and Pumpkins with Kathleen Sheridan

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $35 Decorate your Thanksgiving Day feast with Origami Turkeys and Pumpkins! Learn how in this class taught by origamist, Kathleen Sheridan. Kathleen has been our demoing origamist from many years and taught an entertaining pre-4th of July Fireworks! Origami at Wet Paint last June. Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding. Many people are familiar with the legendary origami crane symbolizing wishes for good luck and world peace. Paper folding is fun and relaxing for all ages. Learn…

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$20

LEARN to PRINT with Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen

November 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wet Paint

$20 per child/parent pair For 2-6 year olds with a parent Make your own cards 2 different ways! Use wacky shapes for stamping. Use a brayer to ink up a Polyplate to make your own “block print”. Art concepts and terms including positive and negative space, regular and irregular patterns, multiples and  print run are taught in the fun and experiential class. Learn easy printmaking processes that you can continue to have fun with  at home. Our friend Ellen Ferrari…

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Mat Cutting with Wet Paint framer, Kate Katzer

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Giving or selling your artwork this holiday season? Matting the work really enhances the presentation . Kate will discuss the basic principles of pairing a mat with an artwork and show you how simple and economical  it is to use the Logan mat cutters.

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$20

Etegami for Kids with Gayle Zaier

November 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $20 Recommended for ages 8-12 Etegami -literally “picture letter”- is the Japanese practice of spontaneous brush painting with a message that is only complete when the post card is sent in the mail. There are really no rigid rules on how to draw etegami.  Everything is freestyle. In fact the etegami saying goes: “Clumsy makes it better”!  No practice drawings, no rough drafts…lest you lose that moment of inspiration. The traditional tools include writing brushes, sumi ink, gansai color…

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$35

Etegami with Gayle Zaier

November 15 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee:  $35 Etegami -literally “picture letter”- is the Japanese practice of spontaneous brush painting with a message that is only complete when the post card is sent in the mail. There are really no rigid rules on how to draw etegami.  Everything is freestyle. In fact, the etegami saying goes: “Clumsy makes it better”!  No practice drawings, no rough drafts…lest you lose that moment of inspiration. The traditional tools include writing brushes, sumi ink, gansai color blocks and absorbent washi…

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