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October 2018
FREE

Brush Stroke Techniques Featuring FM Brushes with Jill Fitzhenry – 10/5

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Friday, October 5th  5:30-7:30pm FREE Mystified by all the brush options out there? Brush expert, Jill Fitzhenry will give us a tutorial on a wide variety of brush shapes and the basic strokes and techniques that can be created with them, from the ordinary to the unique. She’ll cover how to choose the right brush for you painting, what they are designed and used for and what else they can do that is “outside of the box”.

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$60

Hand Bound Sketchbook 2 Ways with Cave Paper taught by Bridget O’Malley

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wet Paint

Saturday, October 6th 10am-1pm Fee: $60 includes materials Cave Paper is known for making strong durable and beautiful flax papers. The rugged elegance of the heavyweight sheets is perfect for book covers. We will make 2 books, suitable for sketching, drawing, watercolor etc.  The first is a small accordion-fold book that can slip into your pocket for easy sketching -on -the -go. A simple wraparound cover and tie, finish it off nicely.   The second is a sewn, codex-style binding utilizing…

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$50

Eco Printing on Paper taught by Jean Manrique

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturday, October 6th 2-5pm FEE: $50 (includes some paper cards) Learn how to make beautiful botanical prints on paper from real leaves and blossoms. The color comes from the pigment in the fresh plants – no ink or paint is used. About the artist: Jean is a former Spanish teacher turned full time fiber artist. She works with wet felting, natural dyes and eco printing, hand stitching, and creating and sewing garments and home goods. Jean has had the opportunity…

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$45

Miniature Landscape Painting Project taught by Jana Komarista

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wet Paint

Tuesday, October 9th 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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$100

Silverpoint Drawing: The Delicate Line taught by Jean Formo

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Thursday, October 11th from 10am-5pm  with hour break for lunch Favored in the Renaissance before the advent of the graphite pencil, silverpoint steps into the 21st century with improved tools, materials, and techniques. A fine layer of silver is deposited with each stroke of the silverpoint tool upon a prepared ground.  Silverpoint is great for small, detailed work, either realistic or abstract. In this daylong class you’ll trace provided images or draw your own to create a suite of small drawings…

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$95

Hanji Transformed: The Art of Joomchi taught by Karen Searle

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Saturday, October 13th 10am-3:30pm (with 30-minute break for lunch) FEE: $95 Joomchi is a Korean technique for bonding layers of paper together using only water and eager hands. Kneading of Hanji (mulberry) papers bonds the fibers together in a process similar to felting. Joomchi produces strong, textured papers which can be artworks in themselves or used as substrates for other techniques such as drawing, painting stitching. It can also be formed into strong paper sculptures. Students will create one collaged joomchi paper in…

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$24

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

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, October 16th  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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FREE

Cranes of Hope Artist Trading Cards – 10/17

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Wednesday, October 17th  5:30-7:30pm FREE In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Wet Paint is partnering with the Cranes of Hope organization on this fun and inspiring event.  Join us to fold origami cranes and create uplifting Artist Trading Cards for patients at cancer treatment centers in our area. This is a group of cancer survivors, their caregivers and supporters who make Artist Trading Cards for others battling cancer who are in need of hope and inspiration. You are…

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$126

Experimental Drawing taught by Shannon Brunette

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Thursdays: Oct. 18, 25 & Nov. 1 from 10am to 1pm FEE: $126 *Some drawing or painting experience is super This class is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative possibilities and the artist who wants to expand their drawing practice. The class will begin to uncover what it means to make experimental work. We will consider how other contemporary artists use experimental drawing as their primary artistic practice. Drawing will be the pathway to discovery and a…

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$210

Acrylic Painting level 3 / 4 + taught by Carl Oltvedt

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Thursdays October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15  from 4-7 pm FEE: $210  (includes paint and mediums) Pre-requisite: Intro to Acrylic Painting class or basic knowledge and experience of acrylic paint, using an acrylic medium, basic color theory and value gray scales. Do you already have some experience with painting with acrylics? Here’s a chance to build on what you know with some new techniques. This class will build on what has been covered in Carl’s previous Acrylic Painting level 2/3…

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