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Sketching Historic Irvine Park taught by Jeanne Kosfeld

June 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

$32.00

IN PERSON -ON LOCATION AT IRVINE PARK IN ST.PAUL

A playful, no-fear sketching workshop where you’ll rekindle the wonder for drawing that you felt as a child.
I’ll share my love for sketching and show you how I approach a complex scene on location.
You’ll leave with a new friend — your sketchbook, ready to give you hours of enjoyment wherever you are.

GOAL: TO RELAX & HAVE FUN!

  • Become comfortable with basic tools and techniques to enjoy sketching anything anywhere.
  • Learn to see simple shapes in complex scenes, remembering childlike visual discovery.
  • Create energy in your drawing with playful line movement.
  • Gain confidence by working through a sketch from beginning to end and have fun doing it!

  • S U P P LY L I S T
  • 8 x 10” sketchbook (or larger)
  • Various sizes of pens and pencils
  • Color mediums: markers, watercolors, pastels, watercolor pencils, etc.
  • Sunhat, suncreen, water bottle
  • Portable stool or beach towel for sitting comfortably.

Next SKETCHING IN IRVINE PARK CLASSES: July 15 and August 12

Love Local History and Historic Architecture? Irvine Park St.Paul: A Coloring Book Illustrated by Jeanne Kosfeld is available for purchase at Wet Paint.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Jeanne Kosfeld paints and sketches primarily with waterbased media, but her previous body of work includes
newspaper design, board game design, creating public
sculptures in ice, organic matter, and polymer.
Growing up in a family of artists, Jeanne started working
as a newspaper illustrator. Along the way, she taught at
at the University of Alaska-Anchorage where she also
led the design department. For eighteen years, Jeanne
was the creative director at Ordway Center for the
Performing Arts in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Her work appears in public & private collections. She
has been honored with artist-in-residencies in Arles,
France; Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado; Hot Springs
National Park, Arkansas; St. Croix Watershed Research
Station as the Artist at Pine Needles, Minnesota;
the Western Wisconsin Land Trust at the Pine Creek
Restoration Project, Wisconsin; Whiskeytown National
Recreation Area, California; and Juneau, Alaska at the
Ernest Gruening Historic Site. Jeanne has participated in
International Urban Sketchers Symposiums in Portugal
and the Netherlands.
jeannekosfeld@gmail.com jeannekosfeld.blogspot.com

251 Walnut Street
St.Paul, Minnesota 55102 United States
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