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 […]

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 […]

Develop Your Artistic Potential

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

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 […]

Woodblock Printmaking

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

Join Nick Wroblewski, Duluth-based printmaker, for four days of carving and printing explorations while investigating the methods of relief woodblock printmaking. Techniques covered include transfer, carving, reduction, and multiblock methods; […]

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 […]

Thinking through Process: Altering the Thrown Form

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

Ernest will share his approach to making pottery influenced by architecture and landscape. Using the potter’s wheel as a starting point, he will share techniques for altering the thrown form, […]

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 […]

Breaking Boundaries with Paper Mache

Studio 17 17 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Paper mache is an exciting and sometimes overlooked medium that embodies fascinating ideas about craft, preciousness, ephemerality, and play. This class explores a range of paper mache materials, techniques, and […]

Mobiles: Sculpting with Line and Volume (Adult)

Studio 17 17 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Create a suspended, mobile-like sculpture using line and volume as your guide. Using materials such as reed, tissue paper, wire and glue, students will learn about rectangular prisms, cylinders, and positive and negative space. Everyone will create a reed framework for their sculpture that will be skinned with a tissue paper matrix. The camp will […]

Expressive Watercolor

Studio 17 17 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Gain a foundation in the visual language of watercolor with an emphasis on simplifying landscape subjects through large value shapes. Students will enjoy one full demo each day as well as paint one strategic follow along activity designed to speed up your understanding and abilities. Dan will bring optional photos to use but also strongly […]

Colored Pencil Potential

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

Featuring an abundance of art materials, this course is full to the brim with colored pencil demonstrations and techniques that are sure to increase your repertoire. Students will focus on "painting from a point" to create dynamic, vivid drawings. Kristy will provide free samples and insight into using a variety of materials, including watercolor pencils, […]

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 […]

Join Waitlist We will contact you if additional space becomes available in this class. Please leave your valid email address below.