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May 2015
$40

Color Workshop Part 1 & 2 with Robert Najlis

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Color Workshop Part 1  (pre-requisite for Part 2)- Wednesday, May 27th 5:00-7:30pm – click here to register Part 2  – Saturday, May 30th 1-3:30pm – click here to register Fee: $40 per workshop Through this class, you will understand color in ways beyond primary, complementary and tertiary. You will learn how to create movement and interest in your paintings. You will learn how color can help to move the viewers eye through the painting, move areas together or apart, creating…

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FREE

Try It! New Gamblin Solvent-free Mediums

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Looking to keep solvents out of your painting practice? The  New Gamblin Solvent-free Mediums: Solvent-free Gel, Solvent-free Fluid Medium, and Safflower Oil, will do just that. All the properties you love without the toxicity of solvents?! Absolutely!  But you don’t have to take our word for it. Come test them out. Gamblin Solvent-Free Gel is the only solvent-free painting medium that supports a broad range of painting techniques with minimal compromise. Solvent-Free Gel gives colors more flow and transparency, yet…

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FREE

ARTIST TALK SERIES: Portrait Painters- Justine Di Fiore

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Friday, May 29th  5pm-7pm Free event, but please call the store to register as space is limited- 651-698-6431 Click here for more information about April 10th with Patricia Olson Click here for more information about May 8th with Jay Wittenberg See below for more information about May 29th with Justine Di Fiore Join us for a Friday evening series of convivial artist talks centering on the work of 3 noted portrait painters from our community. Patricia Olson, Jay Wittenberg and…

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June 2015
FREE

Art Academy Night with James Robinson, Sarah Howard and their dog Paavo

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a 45 minute presentation about traditional practices of drawing and painting and an overview of The Art Academy philosophy and programs by founder James Robinson. Following the talk, see examples of student art by children and adults of The Art Academy. Jim, Sarah, Paavo, and several other teachers and/or students will be on hand to answer any questions that you may have.   If time permits, Jim will give an in depth analysis of Vermeer’s Woman in Blue…

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$18

KIDS WATERCOLOR PAINTING! Taught by Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Saturday, June 6th CHOOSE ONE (please click on your preferred time to register): 10am-10:45  OR   11:15-12noon For 2-6 year olds with adult FEE: $18 each or $48 for all three About the series: Interested in the series? Please choose your preferred time slot for the series: 10am-10:45am OR 11:15-12noon Collage! Print! Paint! is a  monthly series of simple open ended art classes designed for children 2-6 years old with an adult,  taught by early childhood art specialist, Ellen Ferrari. Each class will focus on…

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$48

Drawing Trees with Mary Esch- outside on location

June 6 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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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. Expand your vocabulary of textural marks, shading and mass tone to bring a greater sense of place and time and atmospheric perspective to your drawings. Supply List…

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FREE

DEMO/TRY-IT Golden Acrylic mediums with Bonnie Cutts

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Experience the breadth of variety of Golden Acrylic Paints, Gels and Mediums.  Bonnie will start with a quick introductory demo and then you’ll have a chance to try out a selection of Golden gels, mediums and paints on different surfaces. It’s a great opportunity to try before you buy! She’ll introduce two brand new Golden products too! The A-Z Kit (It’s a Self-guided workshop in a box! Containing a sampling of Golden Heavy Body, Fluid Acrylics, OPEN Acrylics and High…

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Sidewalk Sale!

June 12 @ 10:00 am - June 13 @ 4:00 pm
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It’s the biggest 2-day sale of the year!  Save on tons of discontinued, scratch n’ dent, or overstock product- there is sure to be something for everyone! Hours: Friday, June 12th from 10am to 5pm Saturday, June 13th from 10am to 4pm  

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FREE

Try It! Logan 301-1 Mat Cutters

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Time to upgrade your presentation? A nicely cut window mat gives your artwork a sales advantage. We’ll have the Logan 301-1 Mat Cutter set up and mat board scraps ready to show you can see how easy it is to use and get professional results. Try-it yourself! The Logan 301-1 Compact Classic is a versatile, portable 32″ (81cm) capacity mat cutter that provides affordable and professional results. The capacity of mat board between the hinges accommodates up to 32″ (81cm)…

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$48

Block Printing with D. Mort Eicher

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Learn how to carve linoleum and wood to make your own prints and cards! No previous experience necessary. Techniques will be demonstrated and there will be individual work time for students to work on their own project. Non-toxic waterbased inks will be used. This printmaking class is brought to you by Speedball Art Products About the instructor Mort Eicher is the Printshop and Paper Studio Coordinator at the Minneapolis College of Art and has taught at the University of Hawaii, the Honolulu Printmaking Workshop,…

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