Youth: Draw, Paint, Sculpt After School Camp (Ages 10 – 13)

Studio 17 17 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN
Meets 8 times, starting: Recurring

Over this eight-week after school camp, students will explore a variety of materials and techniques, from making a pattern forest and an animal collage to exploring abstract sculpture and a walking through a unique science experiment with marker chromatography. Along the way they will learn about the elements of design and composition in both two […]

Virtual: Pen and Marker: Fungi (Ages 12 – Adult)

Zoom Virtual Studio Grand Marais, MN

Join Sarah in the magical world of Fungi using an unconventional medium: Pen and Markers. Sarah will take you step-by-step, showing you how to draw proportionately, create texture using cross hatching and hatching and then finally offer guidance as you dive into color layering with your markers. This class is for all levels and Sarah […]

Next Step Wheel Throwing

Ceramics Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN
Meets 8 times, starting: Recurring

This class is designed to build on students' knowledge of wheel-thrown ceramics. Ben will demonstrate more advanced forms like bowls, mugs, and plates. The class will further explore the ceramic process by discussing the chemistry of clay and glaze. Students will be introduced to some surface design techniques, including painting and drawing with underglaze colors. […]

Virtual: Digital Illustration Demonstration

Zoom Virtual Studio Grand Marais, MN

Are you intrigued by digital drawing? In this hour-long demonstration Sarah will offer a look into Adobe Fresco as a program and the wide range of tools it has to offer. She will not focus on style but more so on what is possible and why digital illustration can be a freeing creative tool or […]

Painting in Pastel: Landscape from Photographs

Founders Hall Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN

Bring your pastel landscapes to life through a better understanding of key artistic principles. We'll discuss design and composition, painting fundamentals, the importance of accurate drawing and those valuable tools: color, value, intensity, and temperature, among others. We'll experiment with and have fun exploring a variety of painting approaches.  Students will paint from their own […]

Painting the Wild Places

Bearskin Lodge 124 E Bearskin Road, Grand Marais, MN

Join Dave to paint outdoors and learn new strategies to capture the essence of wild places. A class for all experience levels, Dave will provide a lot of demonstrations with options to observe or head out on your own. Just think of being able to focus solely on your painting from sunrise to sunset, and […]

Introduction to Relief Printmaking

Eco-friendly Printmaking Studio 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN

Explore relief printmaking and elements of design utilizing found objects and more traditional printmaking materials. In this introductory class, Monica will guide students in designing a linocut using positive and negative space to create an image. Students will also spend time learning to carve a relief block and print it by hand and with a […]

Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness

Studio 21 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN

Exhibiting Artists  – LOCATION  –  Studio 21 | 21 West Highway 61 OPEN  –  Wednesdays - Saturdays 10 AM – 3 PM Member Preview May 26 | 4:30 – 5 PM Opening Reception May 26 | 5 – 6 PM

Beginning Oil Painting

Founders Hall Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN

Gain a basic foundation of oil painting as Paula covers all of the fundamental tools of the trade from color to design. Along with a variety of hands-on exercises, students will cultivate the seeds of creative thinking, interpretation, and observation. This class is intended to be a fun-jumping off point and students will complete at […]

Abstraction from Nature

Founders Hall Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN

In this painting intensive, artists will create a series of abstract paintings inspired by visual studies, personal narratives, and elements of the North Shore landscape. Daily warm-up exercises and group exchange encourage new ways of seeing, with emphasis on interpreting color, form, light, texture, sound, and movement, in order to create a sense of place […]

Develop Your Artistic Potential

Founders Hall Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN

David’s teaching philosophy is tied to his belief that each artist is unique, and therefore the challenge is to help students generate their internal voice so they can achieve their greatest artistic potential. Students will work in their medium of choice and benefit from one-to-one instruction and critique, along with times of group critique. Prerequisite: […]

Observing Wildness with Cyanotypes and Monoprinting

Eco-friendly Printmaking Studio 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN

Over the course of two days, students will spend time outside near Lake Superior and inside the printmaking studio creating cyanotypes and monotypes that reflect on the experience of observing small moments of wildness and spending time outdoors. Cyanotype printing is a non-toxic sun printing process and monotypes are a painterly method of printmaking that […]

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