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October 2014
$10

Michael Harding Visit to Wet Paint!

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wet Paint

TWO MICHAEL HARDING OIL PAINT EVENTS: A rare treat for oil painters! UK artist/painter and creator of the revered Michael Harding Handmade Artist Oil Colours, Michael Harding, is coming to Wet Paint and the Eagan Art House. You have two opportunities to learn what makes these handmade oil paints so dreamy. Michael will discuss how oil paints are made, the content and working properties of his handmade oil paint and demonstrate why true, vibrant and durable colors matter in your painting…

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$35

Paper to Petal Flower Garlands with Kristina Fjellman and Meg Nelson

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $35 Oh Boy! More paper flower fun!  Make glorious paper flower garlands for winter holiday decorating. Limitless possibilities of color themes once you learn the basic technique in this class. Inspired by the great book Paper to Petal by Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell  ($24.99) available at Wet Paint. Kristina Fjellman and Meg Nelson will be your hosts and guides.

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$20

Crazy Colorful Crayons with Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen

October 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wet Paint

Crayons 3 new ways! Tuesday, October 28  3:30-4:30 PM ($20 per child/parent pair). 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…

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Relief Printing Demo with Richard Stephens

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

Minneapolis printmaker and instructor Richard Stephens will demonstrate linocut and woodcut using Speedball linoleum cutters and the Power Grip woodcarving tools. He will take us through the basic process of prepping the blocks, how to use the different gouges and cutters for different effects and some trouble shooting along the way. If you’ve thought about making your own hand printed cards, gifts, posters, now is a good time to start! About the artist: Minneapolis printmaker and instructor Richard Stephens explores…

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November 2014
$35

Fun and Fancy Hand Lettering on Paper

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

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 awards, business and personal communications of all sorts.   Jeff’s lettering and illustration can be…

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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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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

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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