May Workshops
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Try It, You Might Like It: Acrylics

Saturday, September 9: 10-4 PM, $125 includes all materials


Experiment with Acrylics without buying any supplies! You'll be working with different
surfaces, several brands and consistencies of acrylic with mediums to add or change the
look. You will understand how to paint with brushes and palette knives to create paintings,
add glazes, use pointillism techniques and to build a board for lots of texture. We will be
effectively utilizing metallic and interference acrylics.
Be prepared for fun and a lot of learning. This is not just a demo - you do the painting!!Wear
painting clothes and bring your lunch. Call to register
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Try It, You Might Like It: Acrylics

Saturday, September 9: 10-4 PM, $125 includes all materials


Experiment with Acrylics without buying any supplies! You'll be working with different
surfaces, several brands and consistencies of acrylic with mediums to add or change the
look. You will understand how to paint with brushes and palette knives to create paintings,
add glazes, use pointillism techniques and to build a board for lots of texture. We will be
effectively utilizing metallic and interference acrylics.
Be prepared for fun and a lot of learning. This is not just a demo - you do the painting!!Wear
painting clothes and bring your lunch. Call to register
Dual Oil Workshop - Traditional and Non-Traditional (Oil with Wax and Dry Pigment)
Try both ways....

Saturday, : 10-4 PM, $125 includes all materials (using water-miscible oil paints - no solvents!)

We will be starting out with traditional Oil - using brushes and trowels on paper, board and canvas! Then, we
will switch to adding wax and pigment to the oil painting with a trowel.  Understand the beauty of layering
(glazing) with Oil and creating  beautiful passages. You will leave with stunning finished paintings! Wear
painting clothes and bring your lunch. Call to register: 651-353-5045.

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May Full Day In-Depth Workshops - Due to Art A Whirl and Memorial Day, there
will not be workshops in May. June schedule due out soon.










  10-4 PM, Watercolor with a Roller andTrowel (no brush zone)
There will be some brief information about watercolors and then we start with
the roller and trowel to get fantastic passages and images. This is an easy and
comfortable way to work with watercolors! And, you don't need to know how to
draw. Bring lunch and wear painting clothes. $125 includes all materials
provided. Call 651-353-5045 or email: svoigt@visi.com to register.
  10-4 PM, Pastels (Dry and Wet)
Learn to use pastels both wet and dry on a variety of papers and board, use
steam to adhere pastel to canvas, use frottage to enhance or even create a
painting. Learn to use under-paintings  with watercolor and oil. You will leave with
many pieces and lots of experience. Just bring lunch and wear painting clothes.
$125 includes all materials. Call 651-353-5045 or email: svoigt@visi.com to
register.
  , 10-4 PM, Alcohol Ink
Come learn to use Alcohol Inks that are acid-free, fast drying, transparent, dye
inks specially formulated to create a colorful, polished effect. Use on glossy
paper and other non-porous surfaces., There are over 50 colors available. Learn
to use the inks to create abstract or more realistic images, utilize outlining for a
stained-glass effect, create recognizable pictures and use pens to emphasize
areas. Bring lunch and wear painting clothes. $125 includes all materials. Call
651-353-5045 or email: svoigt@visi.com to register.
  10-4 PM, Acrylics (Beginning to Intermediate)
Experiment with Acrylics and Collage without buying any supplies! You'll be
working with different surfaces, several brands and consistencies of acrylic
with mediums to add or change the look. Moulding paste, glass bead gel,
heavy pumice gel, and texture paste will all be used. You'll also learn when
and how to effectively utilize metallic and interference acrylics. Be prepared
for fun and a lot of learning. This is not just a demo - you do the painting!
Bring lunch and wear painting clothes. $125 includes all materials provided.
Call 651-353-5045 or email: svoigt@visi.com to register.