Becoming a Better Painter in Oils or Acrylics

CLASS ID: 2R76
Date/Time: Friday, November 17, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Mary Jo Van Dell
You will quickly notice an improvement in your work with the instruction and ideas you receive in this workshop. You will be personally coached and encouraged to develop or better individual skill and style. Come with an open mind and blank canvas to refresh your passion for painting. Subject matter is up to you. Starting a new piece is preferable but you may also bring a piece in progress. This is the perfect workshop to bring that idea that’s been haunting you to life or to start that big canvas you’ve always wanted to do. A small canvas is fine too! Enthusiasm and some experience are required for this class.

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Friday Morning Clay

CLASS ID: 3R20
Date/Time: 4 Fridays: October 6-27, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

CLASS ID: 3R21
Date/Time: 3 Fridays: November 3-17, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

Alexander Chinn
Enjoy a morning of clay! Each class begins with a short demonstration followed by working on clay projects: throwing on the wheel, hand-building, tiles, sculptures, etc. All levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Studio Coffee

CLASS ID: 5R06
Date/Time: 11 Fridays: September 8 – November 17 , 9:30AM – 10:30AM

CLASS ID: 5R33  *No class on 10/10/17
Date/Time: every other Tuesday: September 12 – November 21 , 7:00PM – 8:00PM  *September 26 class meeting at White Bear Lake Library

Neil Johnston
Come to WBCA for coffee and discuss art, artists, techniques, and trends. Free with registration. Stay for open studio and make art.

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

CLASS ID: 2R04
Date/Time: 11 Fridays: September 8 – November 17 , 10:00AM – 12:30PM

No Instructor
Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium. Work on your own project with your own supplies. No instruction will be provided; this is an opportunity for open studio with like-minded
artists. Bringing snacks is encouraged. Registration is required to attend this class.

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Monday Morning Clay

CLASS ID: 3R03
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: October 2-30, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

CLASS ID: 3R04
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: November 6-27, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Adam Gruetzmacher
Join potter Adam Gruetzmacher on Monday mornings in an open instruction studio setting. Students will help determine the trajectory of the class through their ideas and desire to explore new techniques in clay on and off the wheel. Work at your own pace and learn through both individual and group demonstration. Open to all skill levels, we will enjoy a relaxed studio environment designed to nurture and explore our ideas. Materials are included.

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Beginning/Intermediate Clay

CLASS ID: 3R06
Date/Time: 5 Mondays: October 2-30, 6:00PM – 8:30PM

CLASS ID: 3R07
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 6:00PM – 8:30PM

Brittany Trushin
Explore basic hand building and wheel-throwing skills with this beginner/ intermediate course. Focus on learning to make different shapes using the wheel or hand-building skills like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Use your shapes to create utilitarian pottery or sculptural forms. Bring your ideas for specific forms you’d like to learn to make. Class will offer demonstrations and individualized instruction. No clay experience necessary. Materials are included.

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Intergenerational Ceramics

CLASS ID: 7R03
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 3:00PM – 5:30PM

Brittany Trushin
Explore basic hand building and wheel-throwing skills with this intergenerational beginner/intermediate course for adults, kids, and teens. Focus on learning to make different shapes using the wheel or hand-building skills like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Use your shapes to create utilitarian pottery or sculptural forms. Bring your ideas for specific forms you’d like to learn to make. Class will offer demonstrations and individualized instruction. No clay experience necessary. Materials are included.

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Soar! Mixed Media Mentoring

CLASS ID: 2R33
Date/Time: 5 Mondays: October 2-30, 9:30AM – 11:45AM

CLASS ID: 2R34
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 9:30AM – 11:45AM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, an unfinished painting, pastel, watercolor, drawing, collage, or whatever! This instructor will mentor and help you with a new way of seeing your creative abilities, get you started on a new piece of work, and inspire you to press on and work in a series. Please bring supplies and a project. The instructor will have demonstrations each week for optional projects.

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Mentoring for All Mediums

CLASS ID: 2R36
Date/Time: 5 Mondays: October 2-30, 12:45PM – 3:00PM

CLASS ID: 2R37
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 12:45PM – 3:00PM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, an unfinished painting, pastel, watercolor, drawing, collage, or whatever! This instructor will mentor and help you with a new way of seeing your creative abilities, get you started on a new piece of work, and inspire you to press on and work in a series. Please bring supplies and a project. The instructor will have demonstrations each week for optional projects.

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Beginning Watercolor

CLASS ID: 1R04
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: October 9-30, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

CLASS ID: 1R05
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: November 6-20, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

Lisa Fertig
Come and explore the wonder of watercolor by learning the fundamentals and techniques of this exciting medium. Basic class lessons will help you feel comfortable as you discover your journey using watercolors. Pay the instructor an optional material fee of $1 if you wish to keep the lesson plans.

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