Print, Paint, Collage

CLASS ID: 10BAD
Date/Time: Friday, October 4, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Tuition: $95 Member/$119 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 Payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Bonnie Cutts
Join me for a day of painting with acrylics, applying patterns with stencils, printing with slow drying OPEN acrylics and then working to bring it all together. Apply OPEN paint to your Gelli plate and make multiple prints using stencils and patterns. Paint and draw on your prints, create collages with decorative papers and the prints you make, learn about new materials to draw and paint on and create unique pieces of art. Open to all levels of creative experience and anyone ready to jump in and mix things up.
Bring to class: 2 – 9” x 12” hardboard surfaces, 1 – 6” x 6” Gelli Plate, 1 tablet of Strathmore Printmaking Paper (11” x 14”), 1- 4” soft rubber brayer, palette for paint, scissors, straight edge, stencils, papers for collage, a variety of synthetic paintbrushes and palette knives, soft rags, paper towels, a water container and a bag lunch. Paint, gels, mediums and papers to make collage papers provided.

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“Circles” Felted Table Runner

CLASS ID: 10B4A
Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuition: $68 Member/$88 Non-Member
Material Fee: $30 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 16+, All Levels

Leslie Granbeck
Create a colorful runner or wall hanging from wool fibers and a little soapy water. No knitting or sewing required, learn the magic of wet feltmaking and create a work of art for your table or wall. Inspired by vintage penny rugs and the Russian artist Kandinsky, this design looks great in any home, office or cabin. $30 materials fee includes all fibers and supplies is payable to instructor. Some physical stamina needed for felting classes.

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Nature’s Beauty in Silver Jewelry

CLASS ID: 10B4L
Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuition: $63 Member/$81 Non-Member
Material Fee: $55 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teen 14 +, All Levels

Kim Bakken-Parr
Starting with samples from nature (leaves, twigs, seed pods, etc.) and a jar of fine silver paste that is 99.9% pure silver, students will never look at nature in the same way. You will paint several coats of silver on the piece from nature, it is dried after each coat, then silver clay is used to create a bail to attach the piece to a necklace. If making earrings, a hole is placed in the piece. The pieces are kiln fired and polished. A patina can be applied if desired. The result is a beautiful one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. All tools are provided. Students may purchase additional silver if they wish to create additional pieces. No previous experience necessary. The instructor will provide the materials, but if you have a favorite leaf from a house plant (with good veining on the back) bring it to class. All leaves should be fresh, not dried.

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Autumn Leaves in Mixed Media Collage

CLASS ID: 10BMG
Date/Time: Monday, October 7, 6:00-8:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
Join us for a fun evening full of fall inspiration. You will create a unique painting using pastels, watercolor and collage. Bring a friend!

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Alcohol Ink Flowers on Paper

Debra Dresler  Come to paint up to 4 different 5×7” flower studies using your own Bic Mark-it Markers on special paper, provided. Buy this brand of markers, also called intensity, in stores or online. Amazon has an assortment of 10 colors for $9. Other materials to bring: an empty inexpensive…

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Portrait Drawing

CLASS ID: 10B2C
Date/Time: 4 Wednesdays, October 9-30, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $105 Member/$135 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner

Julie Erickson
Capturing the emotion, expression, and/or personality of someone is the biggest challenge and biggest reward of portrait drawing. We will learn to draw individual facial features, and then we will complete a full portrait from start to finish. Drawing will be done from photos provided by the instructor. Must be knowledgeable in shading and basic drawing techniques.

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Soar! Mixed Media Mentoring

CLASS ID: 10BME
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, October 7-28, 9:30-11:45 AM
** No Class October 14
Tuition: $72 Member/$93 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate

CLASS ID: 11BMD
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, November 4-25, 9:30-11:45 AM
Tuition: $96 Member/$124 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate

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: 10BMF
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, October 7-28, 12:45-3:00 PM
** NO CLASS 10/4
Tuition: $72 Member/$193 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate

CLASS ID: 11BME
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, November 4-25, 12:45-3:00 PM
Tuition: $96 Member/$124 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate


This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, work on an unfinished painting, or learn to use 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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Out of the Lines!

CLASS ID: 10BWH 
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 8, 9:30 AM-4:30 PM 
Tuition: $100 Member/$120 Non-Member 
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels


A one-day workshop for Watermedia artists to explore everything we can about line! Thick line, thin line, straight line, curvy line, zggy line, zaggy line… you get the idea. Line has been one of the most important elements in art since the beginning of time, but very few of us have learned to use the line effectively in our paintings. We will explore the nature of line, the way line has fascinated artists for centuries, and the wa to use it as either a major or a minor element in your own work. Come to the class to get creative, loosen up, and explore a brand new element for your paintings. 

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Drawing Pet Portraits in Pastel Pencil

CLASS ID: 10B2A
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 9, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuition: $135 Member/$169 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, All Levels

Suzann Beck
Drawing your pet is easier than you think! Create a “head and shoulders” portrait of your pet from one of your own photos with the forgiving medium of pastel pencils—they’re easy to control and easy to layer. 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 pet fur effects in a step-by-step process. Attention will be paid to drawing accuracy and rendering light effect. Bring a lunch.

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