Sculpture Garden Tour

CLASS ID: 7A1I
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 10, 11:15 AM – 4:15 PM
Tuition: $20 includes bus, $15 if you drive yourself
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Join friends from WBCA for a fun day of food, flowers, and folk art! This is your chance to visit folk artist Wouterina De Raad’s 100 concrete sculptures nestled into 3 acres of perennial flower gardens. Meet at Rudy’s Redeye Grill in the White Bear Country Inn (on Highway 61 across from WBCA) for lunch from 11:15 AM-12:15 PM. Guests will pay for their own lunch. We will then board a bus leaving at 12:30 PM for the sculpture garden in Beldenville, WI. The tour is from 1:45 -3:15 PM, and the bus will return to Rudy’s by 4:15 PM. Please bring a tip for the driver. Visit www.concretemosaicsculpture.com to learn more about Wouterina and her sculpture garden. Contact WBCA for address if driving yourself.

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Bienvenue à la Conversation Française

CLASS ID: 3Z8C
Date/Time: 6 Thursdays: March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18, May 2 & 23, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Carolynn Johnson
Join us for open-ended conversation among friends. Whatever your proficiency, we’d love to see you. If you’ve always wanted to be more conversational with your French, here’s your opportunity. Bring a notebook if you wish to take notes. Sign up for the entire session or attend when you can!

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Getting Out There: A Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop

CLASS ID: 5Z1B
Date/Time: Tuesday – Thursday, May 28 – 30, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Joshua Cunningham
Painting a landscape from life is an immersive experience. All of our senses flow with the shifting seasons, marching sun, and drifting shadows. It is as inspiring, as it is challenging. Bringing that scene to life with oil painting begins with developing a composition that serves your subject. Holding on to it through all the tumult around you demands a deep and protracted focus. My goal is to help you improve your paintings through a deliberate process, that develops an understanding of how the light and air conspire to reveal a scene. Plein air painting informs your intuition, improves your memory, and deepens your connection to a place, offering a path for personal growth through your practice. While you are painting, I will provide assistance with questions, suggestions, and examples. You can get a feel for my work at www.JoshuaCunningham.com.

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The Creative Breath Watercolor Workshop in Chartreuse, France

Date/Time: July 1-7, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Patrick Jager
Escape to France and get inspired! Patrick conducts a 6 day workshop in which he teaches the Taoist approach to watercolors. Working in the atelier and outdoors in the inspiring Chartreuse mountains. Patrick instructs Qi Gong and the associated moving meditation of a unique brush stroke, the harmony of the earth and creativity and concentration through the breath.

Stay at the Charmetière Guest House with hosts Albert Butler, originally from WBL, and wife Fabricia. Please visit www.lacharmetiere.fr to learn more about the area and accommodations.  The workshop will be in English.
To register for the trip or learn more about it please email Albert at albert@lacharmetiere.fr

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