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July 2018
$91

Os Rosemaling Workshop with Julie Anderson

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Friday, July 20 5- 7:30pm & Saturday, July 21, 10am – 3pm  (with 1 hour break for lunch) Fee: $91 The rosemaling style of the Os region in western coastal Norway is known for its fanciful flowers and bright colors.  In this workshop you will execute an Os design.  Skilled painters can paint their own design, with assistance from the instructor as needed.  If you have ever wanted to paint Os Rosemaling, this is the class for you.  Painting will be…

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$64

Summer Garden: Watercolor Resist Technique taught by Liz Carlson

July 22 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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This class has filled. Thank you! Please call the store 651-698-6431 to be added to  the wait list. 651-698-6431 Sunday, July 22nd   12:30-4pm Fee: $64 Use a Japanese “G” nib dip pen in masking fluid to get stunning results in your watercolor painting!  A little bit of drawing, a little bit of color and a whole lot of color play.  If you can be patient, the magic reveal when the mask is removed is breathtaking!  You will receive step-by-step instruction and will…

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$30

Learn Micrography for 10-15 years old taught by Kyna Levi

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Thursday, July 26th 10am-12:30pm Fee: $30 Micrography – Greek for “little writing” – is an old Jewish art practice of drawing visual patterns from lines of tiny written words.  We are going to learn all the skills to do it and make art with letters.  A simple text will be provided to work from, so come and do something you never thought could be art! Participants are expected to bring in a printed copy meaningful song lyrics to one song…

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$84

Real Doesn’t Have to be Realistic: Abstract Urban Sketchbook taught by Tara Tieso

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Friday, July 27th   10am-4pm with 1 hour for lunch Fee: $84 Let’s re-conceptualize the sketchbook! Instructor Tara L Tieso did, and has never looked back. She learned that you don’t need to know how to draw to keep a sketchbook. Fill pages exploring themes, color, movement, feeling, pattern, mapping and more with abstract mark making exercises while working on location in the urban environment. It’s a great way to discover ideas that can lead to other artwork. All are welcome.…

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$48

Color Theory Primer: A brief look at the basics of color theory with Monica Fogg

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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This class has filled, please call the store to be added to the waiting list 651-698-6431 Saturday, July 28th 10am-1pm Fee: $48 In this 3-hour workshop, participants will explore relationships between the three dimensions of color – Hue, Value, and Chroma. This introduction (or review) is designed to develop confidence in the use of color, and to familiarize participants with the basics of color theory. While we will use water-based media for the exercises, the information is applicable to all media.…

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$77

Taking it Outside: Gestural Watercolor in the landscape taught by Monica Fogg

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, July 29th 10am-4pm (with a ½ hour lunch break) Fee: $77 This one day workshop will explore the richness of fresh, wet watercolor.  The morning starts with a demonstration, followed by exploratory exercises. After a lunch break, there will be guidance toward practice and development of composition.  Expand personal creativity and leave limitations behind!  Perfect for the beginning or intermediate watercolorist. Bring: picnic lunch, open mind, a sense of adventure, supplies Prerequisites: NONE. This workshop is very appropriate for first…

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$84

Pastel Pencil Portraiture from Photo Reference taught by Suzann Beck

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday, July 31st 10am-5pm (with lunch break) Fee:  $84 Suzann’s approach to portraiture with pastel pencil and hard pastel will teach you to build colorful portraits step by step. This forgiving technique will help you gradually build to a luminous finish.  Working with your own reference photo, you will learn how to draw an initial sketch and transfer it to pastel paper.  You will also learn tips on achieving drawing accuracy and light effect. The morning session will feature a…

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August 2018
$86

Fun and Fancy Lettering on Chalk Boards with Jeff Nelson

August 1 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Wednesdays: August 1 & 8th 4:30-7:30pm Fee: $86 (includes basic materials) Hand-lettering is where it’s at! Need to art up your blackboards, posters, or invites? You’ve seen Jeff Nelson’s fabulous menu boards and signs all over town, now you can pick up tips and techniques from his masterful hand! In this inspiring class Jeff will introduce you to fun and fancy lettering styles and some of the many fun elements such as borders and banners used on chalkboard signs. You’ll learn concepts…

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$52

Meet Your Creative Self: The Artist’s Way Mini-Retreat taught by Tara Tieso

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Thursday, August 2 from 10am-1pm Fee: $52 Dip you toes into the process of meeting your creative self that is The Artist’s Way. Based on prompts in the book of the same name by Julia Cameron, this 3 hour class will give you a fun glimpse into the simple, quick and fun ways the process can get you unstuck and have you refreshed and enthused for the journey ahead. Give yourself the gift of this fun retreat then plunge –…

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$84

Urban Sketching Daylong class taught by Cris Franchevich

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Saturday, August 4th 10am-5pm (1 hour break for lunch) Fee: $84 Learn how to sketch the urban space, all while having fun!  In this daylong class, Cris will guide you to deepen your skill and enjoyment of drawing & water media techniques while seeing the street scape with the eyes of an “andarilho,” a word in Portuguese meaning wanderer. This workshop is designed for participants with intermediate or advanced drawing skills. Meets at Wet Paint. Wondering about your level? If you…

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