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August 2016
FREE

Watercolor Painting with Andy Evansen

August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, August 30th  from 5:30-7:30 FREE, but pre-registration is required as seating is limited- 651-698-6431 Andy Evansen’s Watercolors first gained recognition after winning an international competition through American Artist magazine in 2005. He has since appeared in numerous other publications, and has become a sought-after workshop instructor who paints and teaches internationally. He served as president of the Minnesota Watercolor Society from 2004-2006, was elected a signature member of the prestigious Plein Air Painters of America (PAPA) in 2012 and is now…

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September 2016
$70

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

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Friday, September 9th 5:30-7:30pm at Wet Paint and Saturday, September 10th 3-6pm at Como Conservatory Take your watercolors everywhere! On Friday evening, we’ll meet at Wet Paint to learn about various options for assembling a light, portable and inexpensive watercolor kit to take along hiking, biking, paddling, or even for air travel. Learn how to use watercolor pencils, water-soluble markers or pens to in addition to (or instead of!) a watercolor travel palette.  Learn how to quickly choose supplies to suit the time frame…

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$48

Hand lettering Styles for Bullet Journaling, Planners and More! With Jessica Chung

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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This class has filled- Thank you! Please call the store to be added to the waiting list or to be notified about future classes 651-698-6431 Hand lettering and stylized handwriting has become the trend – from DIY wedding signs, to pretty planners, to different forms of journaling, sometimes we want to add some personal flair to a project or our everyday.  This workshop requires nothing more than a few of your favorite pens and a basic ability to do cursive. …

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$24

Bullet Journaling with Deb Schanilec

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Friday, September 16th 6-7:30pm Have you been hearing the term “Bullet Journaling” come up in conversation lately? Come discover how this very low-tech, analogue pen and paper organizational tool just might change your life. If you are a busy parent/employee keeping many spinning plates in the air for multiple people and projects. If you are a student wanting to start your academic year off on the right foot. If you are someone of any age who struggles with staying on…

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$53

Oil Paint & Cold Wax Featuring R&F Pigment Sticks Taught by Julie Snidle

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Saturday, Sept. 17th from 10am-1pm OR Monday, Sept. 19th from 4:30-7:30 In this 3-hour workshop, students will discover an alternative to traditional oil painting.  R&F Pigment Sticks, with their lipstick soft consistency, are a unique version of oil paint that has just enough natural wax added to maintain a solid stick form.  This class will focus on ways to work more directly on the surface and without the use of brushes or solvents.  Students will be introduced to a variety of cold…

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$56

Origami Project: Chinese Thread Book taught by Kathleen Sheridan

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sunday September 18th 1-4:30pm   (suitable for ages 16+ adult) FEE:  $56 (includes most materials) Students will learn to fold this traditional Chinese Origami Thread Book.  It’s so unique and fun just to open and discover all the compartments.  The thread box was originally used as a sewing kit to carry thread, needles, scraps of material and the like. Learn how to fold it and use it as a fancy card, a place to keep your favorite flat treasures, as…

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$48

Beyond Coloring: Intro to Color Basics and Pattern Making w/ Jill Michell

September 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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September 20th from 4:30-7:30pm An introduction to basic color theory and radial pattern design that provides students with an understanding of the organization of the color wheel, color blending, and value shifts. Students design a pattern using geometric and/or organic shapes, then choose a color scheme to reinforce their pattern. Students will discover that use of lighter and darker colors can create a sense of depth and that an understanding of the color wheel reinforces a pattern. Great for those…

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$216

Watercolor Jumpstart with Lynne Baur

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays: September 21st, 28th October 5th,12th,19th, & 26th from 10:30-12noon 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 let the water work for you. Six carefully designed projects help you explore and learn…

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$43.50

Water Coloring Mini-Mandalas with Lynne Baur

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wednesday, Sep 21st from 1:30-4 pm Experience level: no art experience needed Part coloring book, part Zentangle—and totally relaxing!  Making a mandala (circular drawing or painting) has long been considered an act of devotion in many cultures all over the world. In this class we’ll make a beautiful stained-glass-effect mini-mandala starting from a pre-printed template and a simple watercolor technique you can learn in minutes! You choose colors and embellishments to make it unique and personal. No prior art experience needed—anyone…

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FREE

Art History Talk by Jim Robinson of The Art Academy- JAN VERMEER: Women, Society, Optics, and Aesthetics in Dutch 17th Century Painting

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art Academy,
651 Snelling Ave S., St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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Friday, September 23rd  from 6:30pm -9:00 pm  at The Art Academy- 651 Snelling Avenue South, St. Paul Minnesota- just a few minutes from Wet Paint. FREE but registration required. Registrations taken through Wet Paint 651-698-6431 JAN [JOHANNES] VERMEER (1632-1675) converted to Catholicism upon his marriage to Catharina Bolnes in 1653, and began his art career in 1655 as a painter of devout religious and mythological subjects. Soon, however, Vermeer abandoned history painting to pursue the lucrative subject of genre scenes.…

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