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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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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Paint & Sip at Margaux’s Table

CLASS ID: 11BAD
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 6, 6:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: $40 Member/ $50 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults 21+, All Levels
Location: Margaux’s Table, 4742 Washington Square,
White Bear Lake, MN

Paint! Sip! Chat! Have Fun! No experience necessary. It’s relaxing and FUN. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and some light snacks while you paint. One complimentary glass per person is provided by the instructor. You are welcome to bring additional wine for the rest of the evening. Mary will demonstrate and walk you through the process of creating your own painting; how to mix colors, what brush stroke to use etc…everything you need to know to complete your own piece of art. The image, 16” X 20” canvas and all of your painting supplies are included. If you prefer to use your own paint brushes, feel free to bring them. Although there will be a few aprons available; you are welcome to bring a smock or apron to protect your clothing.

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Playing with Acrylics

CLASS ID: 11BAB
Date/Time: 2 Wednesdays, November 6 & 20,
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Tuition: $54 Member/$68 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to instructor or use supply list
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels
* Sign up for all three classes and save! $152 Member/$194 Non-Member

Lisa Fertig
Playing with acrylics is the best way to achieve success as we strive to create abstract/nonobjective artwork. We will experiment with different compositional formats, acrylic mediums and collage. This is an ongoing class where you can jump in when your schedule permits as each lesson plan will have a different focus.
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Panoramic Landscape Painting with Acrylic Inks-An Adventure in Adult Finger-Painting

CLASS ID: 10BAB
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 15, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $35 Member/$44 Non-Member
Material fee: $26 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults 18+, All Levels

David Browne
In this class, you will learn the basic qualities of two kinds of art media that are relatively new. Acrylic ink is a very versatile liquid paint medium and polystyrene is a plastic surface not commonly used for fine art painting. You will literally manipulate the paints with fingers (as well as brushes) to create a small, but vibrant panoramic landscape painting. The painting technique is deceptively simple to begin, but leads to sometimes
 surprising complex images. The instructor will supply all materials, and in case you are concerned about getting paint on your hands, don’t worry! We will use protective gloves and rags for a clean adult finger-painting experience. Class is limited to six, register early!

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Intermediate/Advanced Painting with Dan Mackerman

CLASS ID: 10BOB
Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays, October 15-November 5, 1:00-3:30 PM
Age/Level: Adults, Intermediate to Advanced

This course is designed for intermediate and advanced painting students who wish to broaden their knowledge and experience. Work on your own projects while taking advantage of Dan’s 40+ years of painting. The purpose of this class is to improve upon what you already know, expose you to new possibilities and to make you a better painter. Dan will regularly give demonstrations, share references from his personal library of over 500 books, lead critiques, and give museum tours when the need arises. All media welcome including oil, pastel & acrylic. Solvent-free oil painting, dating back to the time of Rembrandt, will be highlighted.

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Whimsical Butterflies

CLASS ID: 10BAA
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 16, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material fee: $5 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 10+, Beginner and Beyond

Sylvia Benson
Flutter around with these colorful patterned butterflies. Design a favorite butterfly and add lovely shapes in detail. Using a large choice of acrylic colors for palettes and in tubes, bling your butterfly as much as it takes to make it whimsical.

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Studio Landscape Painting with Mike Rada

CLASS ID: 10BOD
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, October 17-November 21, 6:00-9:00 PM
 
**No Class November 7
Tuition: $162 Member/$200 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate

Mike Rada
Whether you are just getting started or have painted for many years, this class has much to offer. You will work from your own studies, sketches, drawings, or photos and will learn what it takes to create a successful painting from start to finish. Mike will show examples of his work and give demos, short lectures, and lots of positive encouragement while you work on your own projects and style. The information provided applies to all mediums, so you may work in oils, acrylics, or pastels. Class is limited to 10 students. Students cannot miss the first day of class, as Mike will be giving important lectures and demos. No supplies are needed the first day of class, except paper and pen to take notes.

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Oil or Acrylic Painting

CLASS ID: 10BOE
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays October 24-November 21, 6:00-8:30 PM
Tuition: $130 Member/$170 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens, All Levels

Holly Stone
If you’re brand new to painting, returning after an absence, or an experienced painter looking for helpful critiques and lots of support in refining your style, this is the class for you! You will be given step by step exercises designed to give you a good grounding in value, color and color mixing, composition, brush handling, palette knife use and more. You will design and complete a painting based on your own photo reference/ image of your choice. Both oil and acrylic paints will be available – we will discuss the pros and cons of each, and you may try them both before deciding on the medium of choice for your painting.
This class offers lots of critiques, tips, playful learning exercises, and support. Instructor has been teaching students of all painting levels for over 20 years. She is committed to helping you develop your own style, and express your voice through art.

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