Hand Building from Models and Templates

CLASS

CLASS ID: 10A3A
Date/Time: Saturday-Sunday, October 12 & 13,
9:30 AM-4:30 PM
Tuition: $163 Member/$205 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

LECTURE

CLASS ID: 10B1E
Date/Time: Thursday, October 10, 6:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with Registration

In this class we will combine simple hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling, modeling and slab construction with the use of models and several different kinds of templates. Emphasis will be placed on gaining a deeper understanding of the clay itself, establishing a paradigm of creative problem solving and developing a personal set of integrated building methods that accomplishes each students artistic goals. Additionally, Eric will include a bit of Argentine tango-based movement into this class. The tango was and is essential to Eric’s development as an artist. And he promises it isn’t as random as it sounds. Join Eric for a FREE lecture where he shares insights on his artistic methods.

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Golden Acrylics Lecture & Demo

CLASS ID: 10BAC
Date/Time: Saturday, October 19, 1:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with Registration Age/Level:
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Throughout this two-hour presentation you will hear tons of information about a variety of GOLDEN materials and their inherent possibilities. Extensive information about acrylic paint formulas, gels and mediums will be presented. In addition to all the information about acrylics, you will see numerous Mixed Media samples as well as a variety of Watermedia applications using both acrylics and GOLDEN’S QoR watercolors. Learn about mixing acrylic paints and gels together for engaging effects and about grounds that offer new surfaces to paint on. See examples of a variety of uses for gels and learn how to extend your paint to save yourself money. Open to all levels of painting experience; there is a little something for everyone! Information packets and free samples for all attending. Registration necessary.

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Celebrations to Remember

CLASS ID: 10B1F
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 29, 6:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with Registration

Soile Anderson and Eleanor Ostman, two Finnish cooks and food personalities, have combined forces to publish a new book, Celebrations to Remember. Soile Anderson is known for her passion, creativeness and attention to detail, all resulting in extra-ordinary experiences for guests who enjoy her cuisine. Before she turned to writing her dream book of ideas and recipes, she founded Deco Catering, (serving President Obama and the Dalai Lama), the Taste of Scandinavia Bakeries and The Finnish Bistro restaurants. She also did a Scandinavian Mid-Summer Party for Martha Stewart Living magazine. Eleanor Ostman, a Finn from Hibbing, was a food writer and her Sunday column, Tested Recipes, appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press for three decades, resulting in a best-selling book, Always on Sunday and a newer version, Always on Sunday Revisited. She lent her expertise in writing, editing, and publishing to the book project. Meet these Twin Cities icons, have your book signed, discover new recipes and get fantastic tips on how to throw a great party.

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MnArtists Informational Workshop

CLASS ID: 11B1F
Date/Time: Monday, November 18, 6:00-8:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with registration
Age/Level: Adults, All levels

This workshop will introduce you Mnartists digital platforms and public programs. You will learn how to register an account and create a profile on Mnartists.org. Learn how this website can benefit you as an artist through networking, collaborations, sharing artwork, creating events and more! Please bring a device (laptop, iPad), examples of your artwork and your CV.

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