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May 2016
$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
FREE

Wet Paint’s Annual Sidewalk Sale!

June 3 @ 10:00 am - June 4 @ 4:00 pm
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Friday, June 3rd from 10am-5pm & Saturday, June 4th from 10am-4pm Please note: This is the same weekend as Grand Old Days (June 4-5th), but the street will be open on Saturday. It’s our biggest 2-day sale of the year!  Stop by for super bargains on a little bit of everything!

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$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 Howard

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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$40

Coloring Book Clinic: Different Ways to Shade taught by Mary Esch

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Coloring books, they are not just for kids anymore!  The adult coloring book craze is definitely a phenomenon. Are you participating in the trend? Swirls of color inside the lines and voila:  absolutely beautiful results. No thinking, no teacher over your shoulder telling you wants right or wrong. Simply nirvana. Perhaps you have been coloring for a while, your inner artist is starting to come out of hiding and you have questions about how to take it to the next…

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$34

Family Zentangle with Susan Kolze CZT

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Please call the store to register at this time 651-698-6431 Sunday, June 12  2-4pm Fee: $34 for adult/child pair (includes paper) Learn how to make beautiful Zentangles: miniature pieces of black and white art on paper tiles. There are no mistakes! It is easy & fun.  Helps kids age 10 to 101 relax, focus, build confidence and express creativity. The entire process is broken down and taught one stroke at a time.  In a short time, you will be creating these…

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$168

Pocket Watercolor Journal: Reinvent/Invent a Journey with Tara Sweeney

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tues/Wed June 14 & 15th from 10-5pm with 1 hour break for lunch Fee: $168 Ever had a really great time traveling but returned home wishing you’d taken the time to sketch and journal along the way? Invent, or reinvent a favorite journey with road-tested materials and a mindset to match. Participants of all levels of ability learn the basics of combining watercolor and ink to mingle art and writing in a portable accordion journal format. You’ll practice keen observation, contour ink…

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FREE

Try-It! Jacquard Indigo Dye with Kristina and Tina

June 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Thursday, June 16   5:30-7:30pm   FREE Indigo dyes are showing up again in summer fashion! Wet Paint staffers Kristina and Tina will mix up the dye and show you some traditional techniques so you can try it yourself. Bring a piece of white cotton fabric (try Treadle Yard Goods on Grand Avenue), t-shirt, small garment or tea towel etc. that would like to dye and a plastic bag to bring your wet fabric home in.

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$168

Watercolor Basics: Prized Possessions with Tara Sweeney

June 18 @ 10:00 am - June 19 @ 4:45 pm
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Saturday/Sunday June 18th from 10-5pm & 19 11:45am- 4:45pm with 1 hour break for lunch Fee: $168 You know that special object you found, received or inherited? Bring one or more to this beginning watercolor class and practice the basics of seeing, drawing, and painting. You’ll practice looking for edges, shapes, light and shadow. You’ll use contour line drawing, a value study, basic watercolor techniques, and split primary color mixing to create an original work of art to celebrate your favorite things. Materials:…

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