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September 2015
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Demo and Book Signing with Amy Shawley author of “Acrylic Texture Techniques: Rock, Metal & Wood”

September 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

We are pleased to announce the release of Acrylic Texture Techniques: Rock, Metal & Wood, a new how-to book for making nature textures from acrylic paints!  On Wednesday September 2, author and artist Amy Shawley will be here to sign copies of her book, demonstrate and talk about some of the project ideas, and answer your acrylic painting questions! Book Description: Rust, patina, erosion, peeling paint and fossils are a few of author Amy Shawley’s favorite things to paint, photograph, and draw inspiration from! …

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FREE

ART SCHOOL NIGHT- Art with Ellen: Inspiring the Youngest Artists

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Parents! Come meet preschool art educator, Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen. Art with Ellen specializes in art education for the very young. Ellen will give parents a sense of what her classes are like at all the levels and share thoughts on how you can encourage your very young child in art. Her school features classes including Art with Ones, Art with Twos, Art with Threes and Fours, and Art with Pre-K’s and K’s. About Ellen: Ellen Ferrari has…

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$105

Wet Paint Partnership Classes with St. Paul Community Education

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Education Class

WET PAINT PARTNERSHIP CLASSES Please visit http://commed.spps.org/ for more information Classes with Mary Esch Drawing Basics: Right Brain Creativity Whether you feel you have little talent or you enjoy drawing but would like to progress further, these workshops, based on the book, The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, will show you how to gain and master drawing skills. Book not included. Offered in partnership with Wet Paint Artists’ Materials & Framing. Mon Sep 28  6:00-8:30p  8 sessions  $125…

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$70

Watercolor Minimalist: Light and Easy Watercolor Sketching featuring Watercolor Pencils taught by Lynne Baur

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Tuesday, September 22nd 5:30-7:30pm at Wet Paint  and Wednesday, September 23rd at Como Conservatory  3-6pm Tuesday evening at Wet Paint covers tips on assembling your watercolor travel palette. Learn how to enhance your travel and leisure using charming watercolor pencil and wash sketches that anyone can do! The next day meet at Marjorie McNeely Conservatory to apply what you’ve learned (with quick demonstrations and gentle coaching) as you sketch on location in the conservatory and Japanese Garden (weather permitting). Instructor…

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$84

Monoprinting with D. Mort Eicher

September 23 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

2 Session class: Sept. 23rd from 4:30-7:30pm and 27th from 1-4pm Monoprinting is a technique that marries the worlds of printmaking and painting! Learn how to create unique one of a kind prints using non-toxic water based inks. All printing will be done by hand so that you can set up and print at home. No previous experience necessary. This class is brought to you by Speedball Art Products. About the instructor Mort Eicher is the Printshop and Paper Studio Coordinator at the…

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$43

Suminagashi taught by Erin Maurelli

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Suminagashi is a traditional form of paper marbling from Japan. The word Suminagashi literally translates to “floating ink.” Create lovely and unpredictable patterns using this ancient decorative technique. In this class you will discover the ancient Japanese technique of “floating ink” or “Suminagashi.” Create beautiful decorative papers for use in collage, card-making, artist books and more. This technique can be unpredictable, making each piece of paper a delightful surprise. You will leave with beautiful papers you have created yourself. About…

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$60

Watercolor Florals taught by Wendy Westlake

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

All skill levels,  appropriate for ages 16 and up Fee: $60 Discover watercolor’s unique beauty as you bring a simplified floral design to life with watercolor paints. This special three hour workshop will show you how to combine elements of drawing, doodling and watercolor painting to create a fresh, modern floral image that will capture the essence of the flower through your own unique interpretation. Bring a photo reference to work from or use one provided. Most materials included. Please…

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$216

Watercolor Jumpstart with Lynne Baur

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

6 Sessions (3 hours each) Wednesdays, 9/30-11/4   10am-1pm Fee: $216 Have you always wanted to try watercolor, but been put off by its reputation for difficulty? Or did you try it and give up in frustration over streaky washes, muddy color or overworked areas? Watercolor can be tricky if you try to force it to behave, but it’s a generous, magical medium if you are willing to accept its gifts. The natural action of water, pigment and paper produce a…

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$216

Watercolor Skill-Builder with Lynne Baur

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wet Paint

Multi-session class: Wednesdays, September 30th- Nov. 4th from 2-5pm Experience level: Beginner to Intermediate Strengthen your technical and design skills in watercolor and take your painting to the next level! To take this class, you should have taken Watercolor Jumpstart or have enough prior experience with watercolor to paint independently on your own projects (even if they don’t always turn out the way you’d hoped!).  In each class, Lynne will demonstrate techniques and offer fun skill-building activities. You’ll apply the skills you…

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October 2015
$84

Introduction to Encaustic taught by Julie Snidle

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wet Paint

Saturday, October 3, 10-4:30pm (1/2 hour break for lunch) There is so much more to encaustic than beeswax!  In this day long workshop, you will be introduced to this warm and wonderful medium and discover how versatile and forgiving encaustic painting can be.  The basics of priming appropriate surfaces and fusing with heat will be covered, of course, but you will learn to use many other techniques that can enhance your encaustic paintings.  You’ll be surprised by how many ‘wax friendly’…

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