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September 2014
$110

Creative Energy Journaling with Lynne Baur

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wet Paint

Still space available! Please call the store 651-698-6431 to register. Fee: $110 6-hour session: 10:30-5:30pm with hour-long break for lunch. Creative Energy Journaling uses a mix of art, stories, color, symbols, poetry, doodles, free-writing, and imaginative play to stimulate creativity, relieve stress and help you think more flexibly. It’s like “yoga for your brain”!  No artistic skill or experience is needed. It’s inexpensive, portable and fits into whatever little pockets of time you have available. The basis of the practice…

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$45

Color Movement 1 with Robert Najlis

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wet Paint

Still spots available! Please call the store 651-698-6431 to register. Fee: $45 Understand color in ways beyond primary, complementary and tertiary. Create movement and interest in your painting through the use of color. Learn how color can move areas together and apart, creating tension and resolution. You will also observe characteristics of colors such as warm/cool, direction of movement and weight, and how they affect your artwork. You will explore color separation, and how to use that to create exciting color and light that we…

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$210

Watercolor Jumpstart with Lynne Baur

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wet Paint

Still spots available! Please call the store 651-698-6431 to register. Multi-session class: 6 sessions Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am-1pm starting September 22nd thru October 8th. Fee: $210 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…

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Etegami Demo with Gayle Zaier

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

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. This is a great way to add joy in your life and others.

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$35

Fun and Fancy Lettering on Chalkboards with Jeff Nelson

September 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee: $35 Make your chalkboard signs at home or work more appealing and effective! Learn the principles from a master menu board artist and illustrator. Chalkboard included.

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$35

Drawing Trees with Mary Esch

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wet Paint

Fee= $35 Those Darn Trees…you love them but they can be overwhelming to draw. Mary Esch is just the instructor to help you break it down and learn to draw a majestic elm or craggy oak. You will learn how artists approach trees and all those leaves. Mary will demonstrate and you will try this yourself. Dress for out of doors drawing if weather permits otherwise we will work from photographs. Two date options! Please specify which date you prefer:…

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$70

Remedial Cursive: Can your Handwriting be Saved? Taught by Calligrapher Dawn Darner

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wet Paint

2 Sessions: Sundays, September 28th and October 5th from 12:30-2:30pm Fee: $35 Yes, handwriting is still relevant and many have asked for such a class. Legible and attractive cursive handwriting is an essential skill for school, work and personal communication.

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October 2014

Intro to Italic Calligraphy with Lori Tews

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

3 Wednesdays, October 1, 8, and 15 from 5-7:30 PM Fee: $105 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 a demo of various techniques for further interest, including lettering with brushes, folded pen, ruling pen, parallel…

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Encaustic Painting and Silk Screen on Encaustics with Jeff Hirst

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

A double header! Jeff will be in town to teach a workshop so we are lucky to have him for the evening to demo the basics of encaustic painting in the first hour and in the second hour, silk screen into encaustics with R&F pigment sticks. http://www.jeffreyhirst.com/ http://www.hirstprintmaking.com http://jeffreyhirst.blogspot.com/

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$8

Wet Paint at FALLCON

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minnesota State Fair Grounds,
1265 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Visit our Wet Paint booth Saturday October 4th 10-5pm ADMISSION: $8 – Kids 12 and Under get in FREE We’ll have all your favorite art supplies for comic art including airbrushes and some stuff just for fun. Free Drawing for prizes! http://midwestcomicbook.com/

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