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January 2019
$48

Pet Painting Workshop Taught by Jana Komaritsa

January 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Friday, January 11th 5-7:30pm FEE: $48- includes all materials needed for the project Absolutely no art experience is required. Paint your favorite furry friend or make a great gift with an exclusive pet portrait on canvas! Expert animal portraitist, Jana Komaritsa will be your guide. Working from a photograph of your pet, you’ll learn a simple way to transfer the image outlines to the canvas, some basic color mixing and brush strokes in acrylic paint. All pets are accepted! All materials…

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$210

Watercolor Portrait 3 Day Workshop taught by Tara Sweeney

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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Saturday, January 12th 10am-4pm, Sunday, January 13th 12-4pm, and Monday, January 14th 10am-4pm FEE: $210 Watercolors are a lot like people—you have to accept their quirks as well as their best qualities. That spontaneity makes watercolor the perfect medium to capture likeness and character in transparent washes and lively brushwork. Following watercolor’s playful lead jumpstarts creativity, wakes up intuition and strengthens technique—all of which helps you create a painting instead of a copy of a photo. Through demos, guided practice and…

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$48

Pointillism: Style of Georges Seurat taught by Jana Komaritsa

January 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, January 15th 5-7:30pm FEE:$48 This class is dedicated to the painting technique – Pointillism. This technique was developed by two French artists: Georges Seurat and Paul Signac . The distinct feature is the application of small dots of color to form the image in patterns. This technique started a new movement – Neo-impressionism. French artist, who is called the “father of impressionism”.  Our experienced artist and instructor Jana Komaritsa will tell you everything about the materials for painting, will show the basic…

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$216

Intro to Acrylic Painting taught by Carl Oltvedt

January 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Thursdays: January 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, (no class 14th), 21, 28th 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, color theory and techniques to give you a solid foundation in the principles & practice of acrylic painting. …

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$188

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

January 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fridays: January 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, (no class 15th), 22, & March 1st 10am-12pm 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…

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$84

Perspective Drawing for Urban Sketchers taught by Cris Franchevich

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Saturday, January 19 from 10-5pm (1 hour break for lunch) Fee: $84 Learn how to set up a good foundation for your sketches using the principles of simple perspective. Perspective can seem intimidating, but it is fun once you know it and it starts improving your sketches! Perspective drawing also helps capture the subject faster and more accurately.  This workshop is designed for participants with intermediate or advanced drawing skills.  Wondering about your level? If you have had basic drawing you…

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$48

“The Art of the Fold”: Innovative Book and Paper Structures created by Hedi Kyle taught by Mary Lee Based on the book “The Art of the Fold” by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol

January 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, January 20th 1-4pm SINGLE CLASS FEE: $48 Sign up for the entire series of 5 classes (more info about them below)!  Series fee: $210 In The Art of the Fold series, book artist Mary Lee will take you through the 36 projects featured in this wonderful and beautiful book. From “flag books” to “blizzard books,” “fishbones” to “nesting” boxes, you’ll master these many unique structures created by Kyle. Lee has been a student of Hedi Kyle at Penland School of…

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$30

Miniature Landscape Painting Project taught by Jana Komarista

January 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, January 22nd 6-7:30pm FEE: $30 Relax after work and enjoy an evening painting a beautiful miniature landscape of your choice using acrylic paint. Jana will introduce you to the materials and basic principles; how to properly arrange the composition, the concepts of space, air, color and light in the picture, color harmony of the image, and of course, have a great time! A mini  display easel comes with the canvas. All materials will be provided. No experience required! Please…

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$210

Watercolor Interiors taught by Tara Sweeney

January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Wednesdays: January 23, 30, Feb, 6, 13, & 20th 10am-1pm FEE: $210 Most of us here in Minnesota live inside half the year. Capture the mood of interior life whether your inspiration is the quality of light itself, or the figures, objects and spaces it illuminates. See the structure of light and shadow, perspective and depth. Create a three-layer value study from photo reference to simplify shapes and values. Learn to apply the same principles to a three-layer/four-value approach to…

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$24

Who Am I Now? Organizational Journaling for Taming Retirement Syndrome Taught by Deb Schanilec

January 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Friday, January 25th 6-7:30pm FEE: $24 Retirement Syndrome is a term for the possible disorientation experienced when 3 Key Aspects formerly fulfilled by your worklife–structure, social connection and purpose- will require finding satisfying substitutions. 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 those emotional transitions regarding…

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