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Kelly graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD) in 1997 with a BFA in Sculpture and Furniture Design. At MCAD, he was introduced to the feral fires of iron casting and the precision of fine furniture crafting. Ludeking has participated in, facilitated and hosted, hundreds of iron…
CLASS ID: 5Z4K
Date/Time: 2 Saturdays, May 4 & 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This colorful, geometric bracelet is made with the off-loom technique called Peyote Stitch. The stitch is versatile and easy to do. This class teaches the even count, flat peyote stitch. The pattern is an excellent introduction to seed bead weaving because the rows are very short and the geometrical patterns are easy to see. The Japanese Delica cylinder beads tile together to give this bracelet a flat, sleek look.
CLASS ID: 4Z9A
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
CLASS ID: 5Z9A
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 15, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Whether an experienced traveler or new to the way of the labyrinth, come and join others on the path for a morning of reflection and renewal. Gather together for a brief introduction to the labyrinth followed by time to walk, reflect, and share at the close of the morning. Participants may bring a journal to extend and integrate their experience. Discover how each labyrinth journey offers the gift of time and space to rest…release… and return, renewed and refreshed.
CLASS ID: 5ZPC
Date/Time: Wednesday – Thursday, May 1 & 2, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Mary Jo Van Dell
Head up to charming Marine on St Croix for a painting workshop with Mary Jo Van Dell. Walking outside in the scenic St. Croix area, you will learn how to capture the photos you need and then edit them down to make a wonderful painting of the outdoors, inside Mary Jo’s inspirational gallery located above the General Store. You will learn how to make a better composition and transform an idea into a painting. The day will start with coffee and includes a lunch break downstairs at the deli or a restaurant nearby.
CLASS ID: 5ZPB
Date/Time: Saturday, May 18, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
This unusual pastel pencil technique makes portrait drawing seem almost magical. Learn how an “underdrawing” in green values can make your finished skin tones look natural and luminous. The workshop will feature best practices and a demonstration in the morning session with hands-on student work in the afternoon. Students will work from their own photos, learning how to transfer an initial drawing to pastel paper, and how to build skin tones in a step-by-step process. Attention will be paid to drawing accuracy and rendering light effect.
CLASS ID: 4ZWE
Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays, April 16 – May 7, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
The Farmer’s Market is a perfect venue for exploring the vibrant colors and forms of fruits, vegetables, flowers and figures. Color, form and shadow play an important role in describing these subjects, as students learn how to view the subject as a series of shapes and values. Students will learn how to crop photos and design a good composition from photos that were snapped at the market. This AB-Int class will help students gain confidence in their watercolor skills.
CLASS ID: 4Z0C
Date/Time: Saturday, April 20, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
CLASS ID: 5Z0C
Date/Time: Sunday, May 19, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
In this class you will create welded a steel rose. You will learn hands-on cutting, grinding, sanding and welding steel. Safety first: Wear jeans, closed toe leather shoes, a long sleeved cotton shirt, hair tie, and insulated leather gloves. You will be cutting 3 metal discs with a hand shear into rose petals, cutting a steel rod with an angle grinder for your stem and sanding it all with an angle grinder or pad sander. The discs will be welded to the steel rod and once cooled the steel petals will be systematically bent and pounded with hand tools into a rose that will always bloom.