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February 2020

Science of Watercolor Series: Watercolor Special Effects taught by Jinjer Markley

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This class is nearly full. Please call the store to register. 651-698-6431 Saturday, February 29th 2-5pm FEE: $50 Learn the science behind why watercolor behaves the way it does. This informative workshop will be full of sciencey surprises and fun hands-on experiments. Additionally, you will create watercolor reference pages that will help you discover more of your personal watercolor preferences. This month’s theme: Watercolor special effects In this class, we go deeply to explore different special effects that can be achieved…

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March 2020

More Creative Inspirations: Abstract Alcohol Inks Continuing class taught by Briana Goetzen

March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday, March 2nd 5:30-7:30pm Fee:$32 Need a little stress relief or color therapy? Break open that set of Piñata Alcohol Inks that has been collecting dust. Maybe it’s time for some new techniques to keep the playful creative juices flowing. Beginning and continuing students are welcome! Bring the set of Pinata Inks from an earlier Alcohol Inks class and learn some more tricks and techniques. Don’t have your own alcohol inks? Sets and open stock are available for purchase at Wet Paint.

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Monoprint Studio taught by Liz Carlson

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tuesday, March 3rd 10-1pm FEE: $53 Make your own uniquely printed papers for mixed media, visual journals, collages, crafts, jewelry and more! Try out a few types of paper and new pattern ideas, you’ll complete several printed quarter sheets. Knock out some new sheets for the new year in this fast, furious and fun intensive workshop session with guidance for your favorite Liz Carlson! Supplies: Bring a 6×6 ( or any small sizes ) Gelli printing plate and slightly larger…

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Mission Sketchbook: Monochromatic Media taught by Liz Carlson

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Wednesdays: March 4, 11, 18, and 25th 6-7:30pm FEE: $84 Have you never completed a sketchbook? Maybe it’s a New Year’s Goal? In this four-week class you’ll unlock the creative block as you practice using a variety of media together on the same page. Explore techniques in your favorite monochromatic color to really help  focus on material use. We’ll draw from life and photo references, take inspiration from many artists and discover some new favorites. Compare notes and tips with your classmates…

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Spencerian Script Level 2 taught by Dawn Darner

March 5 @ 3:45 pm - 7:30 pm
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Thursdays: March 5 and 19th 3:45-7:30pm Fee: $107 Bring more flair and satisfaction to your basic knowledge of Spencerian Script. In this class we’ll review and improve the basic letters of the Spencerian alphabet. From there we will study and practice more elaborate capitals and word endings to enhance your written work. We’ll end with some ways to add emphasis, a few layout suggestions, and time to create a lovely piece of lettered art. Prerequisite for this workshop is attending…

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Meet Your Creative Self – The Artist’s Way taught by Tara Tieso

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fridays: March 6- April 10th 10am-12noon Fee: $188 (includes some materials) Interested in discovering, re-engaging, or   deepening your creative self?  Energize your creativity by exploring Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. Through hands-on creative projects, insightful reading, and take home prompts for thinking, doing, and playing to keep you inspired, you will see your creativity blossom.  No art experience or familiarity with the book required, but students will need to bring a copy of The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity  by…

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Mastering the Profile and ¾ Portrait taught by Suzann Beck

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday, March 10th 10-5pm Fee: $95  (includes model fee) Oh no! My model turned to the side, what do I do now? This workshop will help you analyze the anatomical structure of the head in a profile or ¾ position. You will learn new tips and techniques to help you approach your drawings with confidence and accuracy. The morning session includes a short lecture and illustrations as well as hands-on student work from sculptor’s casts. In the afternoon, students apply the…

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Collage! for ages 2-6 with adult taught by Ellen Ferrari

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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For 2-6 year olds with an adult Thursday, March 12th Choose 10-10:45am OR 11:15am-12pm FEE: $16 per person – must register one adult and at least one child Print!  Bookbind!  Collage!  Pastel!  Marble!  Paint! 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 one art making process.  Ellen will use examples of artwork by iconic artists to make connections to professional artists who use these…

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Image Transfers, Mixed Media and Collage Taught by Bonnie Cutts

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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March 14th 10 – 4pm Fee: $120 (includes some materials) Join us for the day and learn a variety of techniques for transferring laser copies of images into wet acrylic materials and integrate them into your collages. See what interesting effects you can achieve when using the transferred images along with paper collage, patterns made with stencils and a variety of acrylic paints, gels and molding pastes. Step-by-step instructions for creating gel ‘skins’ will be presented and you will make…

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The Art of the Fold taught by Bridget O’Malley – One Sheet Books

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Based on the book The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol Returning students are encouraged as many new folds will be taught. Sunday, March 15th 12-3pm Fee: $60 In this class:  One-Sheet Books A book from a single sheet of paper? We’ll make eight different examples of this fun way to use paper. Franklin and Tree folds, Triangles, and Fishbones! Some even come with their own covers! In The Art of the Fold, paper and book…

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