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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sumi-e: Beginner’s Inspiration

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

Sumi-e is a Japanese word that means "ink picture." Learn to paint the sumi-e way using ink, Chinese painting colors, rice paper, and bamboo brushes. Students will paint Minnesota subjects while learning the basic brushstrokes and techniques of the art form. And, since June 21 is the strawberry full moon, the moon will also appear […]

Beginning Watercolor

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

Explore the foundation of watercolor techniques to create a small series of watercolor paintings inspired by the majestic scenery and natural elements found in Grand Marais.  Students will work from photos and each day will begin with practice and guided experimentation using techniques such as washes, dry brush, color layering, and resists. We will also […]

Family Class: Introduction to Cyanotype | Ages 8+

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

Experience an introduction to cyanotype printing, a non-toxic sun printing process where students will learn to make a cyanotype print using found objects such as leaves, rocks, tree bark and more to create images. This class will spend time both in the studio and outside. Anna will provide demonstrations and guidance, allowing students to experiment […]

Acrylic: Beginning

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

Start from the foundation as Adam demonstrates each step of the process of making an acrylic painting, from gessoing a board/canvas, to creating a drawing and painting, to varnishing and wiring the finished piece. Students will receive individualized instruction that supports all skill levels, including painters with more experience. Adam will demonstrate color mixing using […]

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