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March 2019
$68

Getting Your Feet Wet: Watercolor for the Non-Artist taught by Monica Fogg

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This class has filled. Thank you! Please call the store (651-698-6431) to be added to the wait list. Sunday, March 24th 1-4pm FEE: $68 (Supply kit to keep is included)  No art experience necessary! Are you a reluctant creative but desire to learn about watercolor painting? Instead of taking a deep dive, try dipping your toes into Watercolor Painting first. Have some fun, learn very basic skills and find out if this is a painting medium for you. Supply kit…

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Verdaccio Pastel Pencil Technique for Portraiture Demo with Suzann Beck – 3/26

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, March 26th 5:30-7:30pm FREE This unusual pastel pencil technique makes portrait drawing seem almost magical. Portrait artist and instructor, Suzann Beck will show us how an “under-drawing” in green values can make your finished skin tones look natural and luminous. Verdaccio is an underpainting technique and specific paint color of green used by Italian fresco painters of the early Renaissance. Verdaccio was used to establish tonal values in fresco painting quickly, creating a soft greenish-gray for the shadows of flesh tones. Modern painters use…

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$48

Skandinavian Church Painting taught by Jana Komaritsa

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Thursday, March 28th 5-7:30pm FEE:$48 We welcome you to enjoy this cozy evening with our small journey to beautiful northern countries. We will be painting a landscape with a classical Scandinavian church. Our experienced artist and instructor Jana Komaritsa will tell you everything about the materials for painting, will show the basic principles of mixing and applying paints, explain the architectural details, and guide you through all the main stages of creating a painting. All materials will be provided. Absolutely…

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$188

Meet Your Creative Self: The Artists Way Part -2/Continuing

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fridays:  March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, & May 3rd 10am-12pm Fee: $188 (includes materials) Continuing on The Artist’s Way with chapters 6-12 from the book. Interested in discovering, re-engaging, or deepening your creative self?  Energize your creativity by exploring Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. Through hands-on creative projects, insightful reading, and take home prompts for thinking, doing, and playing to keep you inspired, you will see your creativity blossom.  No art experience or familiarity with the book required, but…

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$50

Shibori Printing on Paper taught by Jean Manrique

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Friday, March 29th 2-4:30pm Fee: $50 Shibori is an ancient Japanese technique that uses various resists  (stitches, clamping, binding, etc)to prevent the indigo 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 printing was discovered. In our class we’ll be using some of these techniques on folded papers and then dipping our pieces into an indigo vat. After unbundling our papers and allowing them…

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$60

Hand Bound Sketchbook 2 Ways with Cave Paper taught by Bridget O’Malley

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Saturday, March 30th 10am-1pm Fee: $60 includes materials Cave Paper is known for making strong durable and beautiful flax papers. The rugged elegance of the heavyweight sheets is perfect for book covers. We will make 2 books, suitable for sketching, drawing, watercolor etc.  The first is a small accordion-fold book that can slip into your pocket for easy sketching -on -the -go. A simple wraparound cover and tie, finish it off nicely.   The second is a sewn, codex-style binding utilizing…

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$5

Artist’s Way MEETUP hosted by Tara Tieso

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Saturday, March 30th  2-3:30pm FEE: $5 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 (click here for Tara’s next class) 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…

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$50

Modern Brush Calligraphy taught by Jessica Chung

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This class has filled- Thank you! Please call the store to be added to the waiting list 651-698-6431 Sunday, March 31st 12-3pm Fee: $50 Calligraphy – in so many exciting new forms – is bursting into the 21st Century from the age of quills and Ye Olde Times. Building on your understanding of basic cursive, Jessica will walk you through beginning modern brush writing by covering a brief history of calligraphy, supplies, the anatomy of a letter, and the basic…

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April 2019
$5

Monthly Lettering Practice Meet-Up with Kaytee Crawford

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday, April 1st 6-7:30 FEE: $5 Have you been learning modern lettering, but want to further your craft? Join artist and author, Kaytee Crawford, monthly to talk about current projects and get help or just sit and letter with others who enjoy the art. Bring whatever materials you need for your project.   About the instructor: Kaytee Crawford is a wife, a mother to three boys, a proud woman of color, and an artist living in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has been…

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$105

Experimenting with Gouache taught by Shannon Brunette

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesdays: April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30th 6-7:30pm FEE:$105 This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques, and the creative possibilities of mixed media works on paper, using primarily gouache paint. Gouache is a popular water-based medium used in contemporary painting, illustration and design. Like watercolor, gouache can be challenging to those new to the medium. In this class, we will focus on the experimental aspects of painting with gouache to consider techniques used…

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