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 […]

Figure Drawing (Ages 15+)

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

Delve into the captivating world of figure drawing as we celebrate the beauty and diversity of the human form! Figure Drawing for Every Body is a dynamic and inclusive workshop […]

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 […]

Figure Drawing (Ages 15+)

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

Delve into the captivating world of figure drawing as we celebrate the beauty and diversity of the human form! Figure Drawing for Every Body is a dynamic and inclusive workshop […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Acrylic: Advanced Beginner

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

Continue growing in your knowledge and practice of acrylic painting as Adam demonstrates additional comprehensive techniques with a focus on developing meaningful content. Adam will demonstrate color mixing using color […]

Fearless Painting in the Studio and En Plein Air

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

When you see a beautiful landscape, do you perceive it with your eyes only? Is it purely visual? What about the broader context? Imagine if we learn to communicate this […]

Creating Art with Natural Pigments

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

Gain the tools to make a color palette from naturally-sourced pigments and make a series of artwork with wax resists on paper by creating several different natural dye baths. Students […]

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