​Experimenting with Alcohol Inks  

​Sally Manzara Nature Center;

Saturday February 9th, 10am-3pm
 
This medium is very special.

It's not like any other art form. 

It’s so exciting to watch the inks

move & flow & it happens right in your hands! 

Anyone can do it…no need to have experience.  
 Each painting is totally unique, bright & powerful. Alcohol inks have such a color intensity & personality unmatched by other mediums. 

We'll be using the inks on Yupo paper as well as on tiles for amazing effects! 

BONUS: We'll be experimenting with 2 different brands of inks & comparing the differences.
 Come & have fun with colors & free flow painting. You'll take home many
little gems of paintings as well as some on tiles!

2-day Watercolor Workshop: Amazing Grapes

Thurs. & Fri, April 25th & 26th; 2019: 10am-2pm

Sally Manzara Nature Center, Lake Elmo, MN


This is a 2-day workshop exploring the amazing qualities of watercolor

 as it reacts with a variety of other materials.

Using real leaves and other mixed media, we'll be splashing, splattering,

& watching the magic dance of pigment on paper.

 Be prepared to be amazed to see the process as you achieve amazing

textures and vibrancies in your paintings.


Contact me to register; brushcolour@yahoo.com

or register here online at Amazing Grapes

 


 

 

 

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​Under the Sea with Turtles & Reefs

​Thurs & Fri. August 22 & 23 2019. 10am-3pm

Sally Manzara Nature Center, Lake Elmo, MN
 

Discover and energize your inner artist with exciting new

techniques & watch the magic of watercolours. 

 You will combine watercolour, salt & cotton gauze

to create this unique textural look for coral reefs. 
Step by step class demonstrations & individual instruction

will be given to help you enhance your ability to paint in a

more intuitive & fluid manner. 
Let loose as you throw & splatter colour to add dimension and a fresh,

spontaneous look to your work.
We'll be laying on color with brushes in a wet into wet beginning as well

as doing some transferring techniques. 
Be prepared to uncover the spontaneous nature & amazing qualities of watercolor

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Dynamic Watercolours


Tuesday mornings;  9:30am-12:30pm

 weekly on Tuesdays

Battle Creek Recreation Center,

​St. Paul, Minnesota

Saint Paul Public Schools  (651)-744-3072

​​Experimenting with Alcohol Inks  

Thursday April 4th, 10am-3pm

​Sally Manzara Nature Center; Lake Elmo, MN
 
This medium is very special.

It's not like any other art form. 

It’s so exciting to watch the inks

move & flow & it happens right in your hands! 

Anyone can do it…no need to have experience.  
 Each painting is totally unique, bright & powerful. Alcohol inks have such a color intensity & personality unmatched by other mediums. 

We'll be using the inks on Yupo paper as well as on tiles for amazing effects! 


BONUS: We'll be experimenting with 2 different brands of inks & comparing the differences.
 Come & have fun with colors & free flow painting. You'll take home many
little gems of paintings as well as some on tiles!

​Contact me to register; brushcolour@yahoo.com

or registerhere online;Full Day Inks


Watermedia $ More; Mixing it up!

Wednesday-Friday June 12, 13, & 14th ; 2019: 9am-3pm

Hilton Head Art League, Hilton Head, S.C.


Explore a different medium each day!


Day 1: ​​​Doorway of Dreams;

a beautiful finish painting of a doorway

surrounded by ancient stone & flowering vines.

​This is a great project for beginners as the scene will be drawn out

onto watercolor paper ahead...all you need to do is paint!


Day 2: Mixed Media Trees & Textures (2 canvases);

This is a unique project using mixed media, acrylics, photographs,

papers, beads, paste, glitter and a variety of fabrics

including lace & ribbon. 

We'll be creating textures by first putting down papers with

writing and/or music,

painting and then embedding materials & painting some more! 


Day 3: Experimenting with Alcohol Inks;
This medium is very special.

It's not like any other art form.
It’s so exciting to watch the inks move & flow &

it happens right in your hands!

Anyone can do it…no need to have experience.


 For more information contact ;

Amy Wehrman;  academy@artleaguehhi.org
Academy Manager Art League Academy
Art League of Hilton Head
(843)842-5738

 

 

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 Finish-up your Paintings Workshop

Tuesday April 2nd, 2019: 1pm-4pm

Sally Manzara Nature Center, Lake Elmo, MN


 This is a 3 hour workshop to bring all your paintings that need a finishing touch.

​Bring any painting that you'd like some help  finishing, no matter which stage it's in. 


 Small group class; contact me to register at brushcolour@yahoo.com or 651-731-5433


 

 

 


Mixed Media; Sunset Hills and Textures 
Thursday, March 28th; 1:00pm-5:00pm
Sally Manzara Nature Center; Lake Elmo, MN


 
Come & have fun painting this lovely sunset with birds, hills & trees.
We'll be laying in textures for dimensions in the foreground and then

layering on colors.
These paintings will have multiple layers of paint and textures 

for greater depth and 3-dimension.
 Just come & enjoy the fun! All supplies included. 


For more information contact me at brushcolour@yahoo.com 

or register here at Sunset Hills


Full-day Mixed Media Canvas Grapes

Tues. April 30th; 2019: 9:30am-2:30pm

Battle Creek Rec Center, St. Paul, MN


Create a longform 10" x 20" canvas painting of grapes

on the vine using multiple mediums and textures for

greater depth, and painting and dripping techniques

that produce intense colors. Learn how embedding

glitter disks, lace, ribbon, metallics & other textural

items can add layers and a 3-D effect to your canvas.

 

​For more info go the community Education page; ISD 625
 

 

 

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Mixed Media Day; Birch Trees and Textures (2 canvases)
Saturday, January 19th; noon-5:00pm
Sally Manzara Nature Center; Lake Elmo, MN


 This is a unique project using mixed media, acrylics, photographs, papers, beads, paste, glitter and a variety of fabrics. 

We'll be creating texture by first putting down papers, painting & then embedding materials & painting some more!  
You will be doing 2 paintings (9x12 each). You may create 2 matching paintings or 2 uniquely different ones.

I will demonstrate 2 different techniques.
 
These paintings will have multiple layers of paint and textures 

for greater depth and 3-dimension.
 Just come & enjoy the fun! All supplies included. 

For more information contact me at brushcolour@yahoo.com 


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Quiet Reflections in Masa Paper
Thurs. & Fri., March 21st & 22nd; 10am-3pm
Gladstone Center, Maplewood MN


 This is a special project combining Masa Paper and watercolors. This process produces a special batik like effect. 

We'll be laying on color with brushes in a wet into wet beginning. Your rendition of Quiet Reflections achieves a batik-like effect from the combination of Masa paper and watercolor paint. All experience levels welcome.

Bring a lunch and beverage. A supply list will be sent upon registration.

For questions about supplies or to purchase an optional watercolor supply kit for $20, contact Julie at brushcolour@yahoo.com or call 651-731-5433.

Be prepared to uncover the spontaneous nature and amazing qualities of watercolor! All levels are welcome.​


Note; If you have never tried watercolors please contact me at brushcolour@yahoo.com


To Register go to the Community Education page; ISD622


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​Under the Sea with Turtles & Reefs

Sat & Sun. September 7 & 8th 9am-3:30pm 2019

​Cambridge Center for the Arts, Cambridge Ontario

 
Discover and energize your inner artist with exciting new watercolour techniques and

watch the magic. You will combine watercolour, salt & cotton gauze

to create this unique textural look for coral reefs.

Step by step class demonstrations & individual

instruction will be given to help you enhance your ability to paint in a more

intuitive & fluid manner. Let loose as you throw & splatter colour to add

dimension and a fresh, unrehearsed look to your work.

We'll be laying on colour with brushes in a wet into wet beginning,

as well as doing some transferring techniques. 

Be prepared to discover the spontaneous nature & amazing qualities of watercolor.



Contact Tiina Price; at;    tiinaprice@rogers.com


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​​​Doorway of Dreams Watercolor Workshop:

Thursday April 18th, ; 2019: 10am-3pm

Sally Manzara Nature Center, Lake Elmo, MN


This is a full-day workshop with Julie Schroeder  as you create

a beautiful finish painting of a doorway

surrounded by ancient stone & flowering vines.


​A great project for beginners as the scene will be printed out

onto Arches watercolor paper ahead (pen & ink style)

...all you need to do is paint!


Contact me to register; brushcolour@yahoo.com

or register here online at Doorway of Dreams