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August 2018
$60

Holding it all Together: Longstitch Binding with Cave Paper Covers Taught by Bridget O’Malley

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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This class has filled. Thank you! Please call the store 651-698-6431 to be added to the waiting list. Saturday, August 18th 10am-1pm Fee: $60 (includes materials) The pages of this style of book are sewn directly into the cover/spine with decorative stitching.  Many designs are possible.  Learn how to make this multi-section book in just a few hours.  You will use durable Cave Paper covers to house your lovely sketchbook or travel journal. Bring a decorative 1” button for a…

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$50

Shibori Printing on Paper taught by Jean Manrique

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday, August 21st 2-5pm Fee: $50 Shibori is an ancient Japanese technique that uses various resists  (stitches, clamping, binding, etc)to prevent the indigo from penetrating the fabric or paper, producing white designs on a blue background. Shibori was the method used to create surface patterns on cloth before printing was discovered. In our class we’ll be using some of these techniques on folded papers and then dipping our pieces into an indigo vat. After unbundling our papers and allowing them…

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$48

Painterly Drawing: Water-soluble Colored Pencils taught by Monica Fogg

August 24 @ 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 651-698-6431 Friday, August 24th 10am-1pm Fee: $48 In this 3-hour workshop, you will play with the versatility of watercolor pencils by exploring & practicing a range of sketching methods, intentions, and surface developments.  Expand your personal creativity and have some fun!  Bring a colorful, seasonal fruit or vegetable to use for in-class drawing practice. Prerequisites: NONE. This workshop is very appropriate for first time creators as…

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$84

Drawing Pet Portraits in Pastel Pencil taught by Suzann Beck

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This class has nearly filled. Please call the store 651-698-6431 to register at this time. Thank You! Tuesday, August 28th 10am-5pm (break for lunch) Fee:  $84 Learn the basics of representing fur effects in pastel pencil and create a “head and shoulders” portrait of your pet from one of your own photos. The workshop will feature a demonstration in the morning session with hands-on student work in the afternoon.  You will learn how to draw an initial sketch and transfer…

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September 2018
$168

Watercolor Harvest Still Life with Tara Sweeney

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Wednesdays: September 5, 12, 19, & 26 from 10am-1 pm FEE: $168 All levels of experience welcome! Inspired by the abundant harvest of gardens and farmer’s markets? Learn the process of seeing and painting seasonal produce from direct observation, planning dynamic compositions, and exploring with a three-layer, four-value approach to watercolor. Practice efficient brushwork, create contrasts, consider negative space, and mix vibrant color. Build confidence and control with daily demonstrations, lots of practice, and individualized feedback. No Prerequisite. We will…

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$188

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

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fridays:  September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12 from 10-12noon Fee: $188 (includes 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…

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$60

Crepe Paper Flowers: Sunflower Workshop taught by Anna Gaseitsiwe

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, September 9th  1-4pm FEE: $60  (includes most materials) In this class you will learn basic techniques for making crepe paper flowers. Using doublette and heavy florist crepe paper, create a life-like sunflower inspired by autumn farmers markets and fields of brightly colored yellow flowers. This class is suitable for beginner flower makers but may offer new techniques and insights for intermediate paper flower artists. Anna Gaseitsiwe, Owner “A Paper Florist” Glazed Over Art and Creations LLC www.apaperflorist.com www.glazedoverart.com info@glazedoverart.com

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$24

Who Am I Now? Organizational Journaling (OJO) for Pre- and Post-Retirement Taught by Deb Schanilec

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday, September 10th 6-7:30pm FEE: $24 Perhaps you’ve worked with a financial planner and have a strategy in place for budgeting and saving for when you retire. But very few of us are aware of, much less have given any real thought to, what it takes to navigate the emotional transitions associated with our departure from the familiar world of full-time work. Maybe you or a partner have been retired for a period of time and are discovering that maneuvering through this…

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$52

Custom Playing and Tarot Cards taught by Jeff Nelson

September 12 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Wednesday, September 12th,  4:30-7:30pm Fee: $52 Learn the basics of designing your own custom deck of Tarot or regular playing cards…how cool is that?!  We’ll work up one card of each type so you can learn about navigating all the symmetry involved and go home with the templates to complete a deck of cards. Includes some materials.

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$126

Watercolor/Gouache/Soft Pastel Mixed Media Plein Air Workshop taught by Carl Oltvedt

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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3 Thursdays: September 13, 20, 27 from 4-7pm Fee: $126 Discover these flexible and portable media, and how combining them adds excitement to the process and the work itself. We will be working outdoors near Wet Paint, exploring landscape subjects in the area (indoors if weather is not conducive for outdoor work).  In addition to the materials on the supply list , bring a portable chair, bug spray and be prepared to hold onto your hat! Experience the pleasure of…

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