Introduction to Functional Pottery

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

Students will be introduced to functional pottery making, starting with the basics of what clay is, why it’s such a unique substance, and how it has been used throughout history. […]

Demonstration: Throwing Difficult Forms

Ceramics Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Brett will demonstrate throwing tall pots, large platters and bowls, challenging shapes like bottles and jugs, and pots with multiple walls. These forms can be frustrating to throw, but the […]

Continuing in Clay

Ceramics Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 4 times, starting: Recurring

This class is for experienced students looking to go the next steps in wheel throwing while continuing to build on their foundational knowledge. Students will receive individualized instruction to help hone their wheel-throwing skills and participate in a series of activities designed to spark the creative process and develop their unique style in their finished […]

VIRTUAL CLASS: Kitchen Lithography

Zoom Virtual Studio Grand Marais, MN, United States

Kitchen-litho is a great DIY printmaking technique that uses safe materials readily available to  create prints without chemicals or a printing press. The process is directly related to traditional stone […]

Painting in Pastel: Landscape from Photographs

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

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: […]

Approaching Plein-air

Bearskin Lodge 124 E Bearskin Road, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Oftentimes when painting en plein air, it is all too easy to over-analyze and waste time as the desired light effect slips away, leaving us with an incomplete study. By […]

Woodcut Printmaking

Printmaking Studio 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States

This beginner-friendly course will cover the basics of woodcut printmaking. Beginner students will be fully supported throughout the design and printing process, while intermediate students can work at their own […]

Summer Exhibition: Embodying the North Shore Opening Reception

Studio 21 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Thanks to Gene and Bonnie Martz, we’ve been gifted a tremendous body of artwork from their collection; a group of work that solidly embodies and reflects the North Shore landscape […]

Oil: Beginning

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

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 […]

Oil: Advanced Beginner

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

Discover more of  your artistic voice and refine technical skill by building on your foundational knowledge of oil painting. Paula will go more in-depth on color theory, putting a special emphasis on value and temperature. We will look at compositions that work well and techniques that help to create interest and flow, incorporating these into […]

Abstraction from Nature

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

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 […]

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