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January 2018
$188

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

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Thursdays: January 18th -February 22nd  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 to Higher Creativity  by…

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$216

Intro to Acrylic Painting taught by Carl Oltvedt

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This class has filled-Thank you! Please call the store to be added to the waiting list or notified about future classes 651-698-6431. Thursdays: January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, & 22 from 4-7pm Fee: $216 (includes paint & some materials) This class is suitable for beginners and ages 16+ With so many options in the world of acrylic paint, it can be intimidating knowing where to begin…let seasoned instructor, Carl Oltvedt, show you the way!  Carl will review the basics of materials,…

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$168

Drawing Buildings for Urban Sketching taught by Cris Franchevich

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Saturdays: January 20, 27, February 3, 10 from 10am-1pm Fee: $168 Learn how to set up a good foundation for your sketches using simple perspective principles. Perspective can be intimidating, but it is fun and once you know it, and will improve your sketches and help capture the subject faster and more accurately. Urban Sketching is a practice of making on-location drawing. Learn to see the city with the eyes of an explorer discovering new territory – rediscovering our city through…

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$40

Modern Brush Calligraphy taught by Jessica Chung

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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This class has filled- Thank you! Please call the store to be added to the waiting list or notified about future classes 651-698-6431. Sunday, January 21st from 1-3:30 pm Fee: $40 (includes handouts) Calligraphy is bursting from the age of quills and Ye Olde Times and into the 21st century, in so many exciting new forms. You’ve seen it on wedding invites, art, logos, planners, and social media – and now you can learn how to do it on your own.  Building on your…

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Sunday Sketch-In with The Bell Museum of Natural History- 1/28

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, January 28th  1-4pm FREE, but please use the registration form below or call the store to reserve your spot 651-698-6431 Jennifer Menken, Touch & See Room & Public Collections Coordinator for the Bell Museum of Natural History will bring a variety of skulls, shells, butterflies, even one of the small portable dioramas from the collection…  A real mini-museum! Join us for casual sketching in the Wet Paint classroom. Come for the whole time or drop in for a short bit.…

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$73

Playing with Alcohol Ink taught by Wendy Westlake

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Monday, January 29th choose 10am-1pm  (Morning session is nearly filled. please call the store to register 651-698-6431) OR 2-5pm Fee: $73 (includes materials) Students will be introduced to the magical qualities of alcohol ink. In the first free-flowing exercise students will pour, blow and coax the pigments on Yupo paper with unique and surprising results. There will be time for a second project introducing more design elements on translucent Yupo combined with graphite, pens and stencils. All tool and materials for this class are…

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$10

Collage! With Ellen Ferrari of Art with Ellen

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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For 2-6 year olds with an adult Tuesday, January 30th choose 10-11am or 11:30-12:30pm Fee: $10 for each person- must register one adult and at least one child Simple open ended art classes designed for children 2-6 years old with an adult, taught by early childhood art specialist, Ellen Ferrari. Ellen will use examples of artwork by iconic artists Romare Bearden, and Henri Matisse, to make connections to professional artists who use these processes and introduce basic art concepts, materials…

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February 2018
$86

Carve, Print, Play taught by Liz Carlson

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Please call the store to register at this time 651-698-6431 Monday, February 5th   10am-3:30pm with a 30 minute break FEE: $86 Learn the basics of stamp carving and create three unique pieces to take home! You’ll have step by step instruction and experience multiple surfaces to print on. Have fun creating your own pattern, mini mandala and mail art! Some materials provided.

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$35

Shibori Printing on Paper taught by Jean Manrique

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tuesday, February 6th from 11am-2pm (with a lunchbreak for the Indigo to dry) Fee: $35 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…

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$40

Penmanship Reboot taught by Dawn Darner

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Saturday, February 10th  2-4:30pm FEE: $40 Revisit the fundamentals of handwriting to help improve readability and pleasure. Bring: a mechanical pencil, whatever pen you are comfortable using for writing, and lined paper. Bring a fountain pen if you have one and feel intimidated by it, Wet Paint will sample Rhodia, Clairefontaine and Strathmore lined options for the class to try out.

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