*Always check with the artist and venue to verify
classes and workshops as there can be changes not
announced on this site.
is teaching the following classes:
At Bloomington Art Center
www.btacmn.org, 952 563 8575
Watercolor Landscapes Wednesdays June 11 – July 16, 6:30 to 9p, #1074
And Wednesdays July 23 – August 27, 6:30 to 9p, #1074 Section B
This class will
teach students basic to intermediate watercolor painting skills for
creating skies, trees, water, rocks, and mountains. Students will
learn how to separate visual elements in a landscape to show depth
and better represent foreground, midground, and background imagery.
For beginning students, the focus of this class is to become
comfortable with watercolor as a medium and teach them skills that
can be the basis for further study. The focus for more experienced
students is to go beyond the basics and further develop your painting
style and technique * See list of supplies
At the “ Buzz coffee shop” in Burnsville
1p – 3p Mondays, continuous 6 week sessions. Inquire with instructor
See class description above
1p-3p Wednesdays, continuous 6 week sessions. Inquire with instructor
This is an excellent course for those who have never painted in
watercolor before. Basic wet-in-wet watercolor techniques will be
taught as well as the creation of good watercolor habits. Students
will learn to paint multicolored flowers as well as value modulation
in a monochromatic flowers. Basic floral forms will be painted with
gradual increase in difficulty. For beginning students, the focus of
this class is to become comfortable with watercolor as a medium and
teach them skills that can be the basis for further study. The focus
for more experienced students is to go beyond the basics and further
develop your painting style and technique
Minnetonka Center for Art
CONTEMPORARY BOTANICAL DRAWING
Skill level: AB, I
Learn how to draw botanical subjects in contemporary American style.
Beginning students will draw a leaf focusing on contours and vein
structure, moving on to twigs and seed pods. Intermediate students
will select a botanical subject and work on process drawings,
composition, and value development. The instructor will introduce new
methods, techniques, and design as needed. New students should
contact the Art Center for a materials list.
Drawing Basics, Drawing Studio or equivalent.
Enrollment limited to 12; ages 18 and up
E48014 Wednesdays, April 23 - June 4
(7 sessions) 1 - 4 p.m.
$189 Members / $210 Non-members
CONTEMPORARY BOTANICALS: FROM THE
Skill level: All
This class introduces the student who has a basic foundation of
drawing and watercolor painting to the world of botanical art.
Students will learn to “see”
the anatomy of a leaf by studying its contour, vein structure and
texture and then drawing it in graphite, painting it in sepia tones
and finally painting it
in watercolor. Creating realistic botanical work takes time and
Contact the Art Center for a materials list.
Enrollment limited to 10; ages 18 and up
E45014 Tuesdays, April 22 - May 27
(6 sessions) 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
$162 Members / $180 Non-members
WET-INTO-WET WATERCOLOR FUN
Skill level: AB, I, AD
Loosen up and experiment with the free style of wet-into-wet
painting. Students will paint a waterscape, underwater scene,
tree-filled shoreline and a floral, with a preliminary demonstration
by the instructor and a strong emphasis on value. The last few weeks
will be independent work with supervision from the instructor. Bring
your regular watercolor supplies.
Enrollment limited to 14; ages 18 and up
$189 Members / $210 Non-members
E45314 Tuesdays, April 22 - May 27
(6 sessions) 1 - 4 p.m.
$162 Members / $180 Non-member
Edina Art Center
This new four-week class is designed for the student who has a
fundamental kwowledge of watercolor, but who wants to loosen up and
experiment with the free style of wet-into-wet. We will paint a
different subject each week with a preliminary demonstration by the
instructor. Subjects will include a waterscape, underwater scene,
tree filled shoreline and a floral with strong emphasis on value.
Bring your watercolor supplies.
5187: Thursdays, 1-4 p.m., 4 weeks — starts April 10
Cost: $102 nm/$92 m
From the Beginning
This new introductory class will take you from drawing a leaf in
graphite to painting it in sepia tones and finally to painting it in
watercolor. You will learn the process used to create botanical work,
gain insight into the criteria used to define contemporary botanical
art, but most importantly to “see” your subject and be able to
translate that into a realistic image. A pre-requisite of basic
drawing and watercolor painting is suggested for all students.
Please request a supply list at the time of registration.
5183: Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 8 weeks — starts April 10
Cost: $204 nm/$184 m
3rd Annual WOW! WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
Suz Galloway and Georgia Kandiko
OCTOBER 26-30, 2014
COVE POINT LODGE IN BEAVER BAY, MN
Enjoy the tranquility and peace of the best North Shore scenery and a
cozy lodge experience.Join us for an energizing painting workshop
focusing on composition where references of water, rocks, and pine
trees are right outside. We will paint in a studio that facilitates
collaboration and sharing of ideas. If weather permits, outside
painting will be an option. Demonstrations, painting time,and
individual coaching will be part of each day.
Reserve your spot because this workshop will fill up fast!
Cost: $318 non-member/$286 member. Workshop #7350
To register on Line: www.EdinaArtCenter.com
To register by Phone: 952-903-5780 952-903-5780 mention Workshop
Lodging costs are not included in workshop fee.
For lodging call; Cove Point Lodge 800-598-3221 800-598-3221;
Mention Edina Art Center Workshop 7350 when booking your room for
access to reserved block of cottages and discounted rooms. The most
economical choice is sharing a cottage. A hearty full Scandinavian
breakfast is included in all room rates. Group dinner reservations
are in place for Sunday and Monday nights; payment not included.
Classes at Jack-in-the-Pulpit Studio
More than an introduction to Botanical Watercolor, this class will
teach plant structure, simple to complex compositions, light and
shadowing, color interaction, layering, focusing on edges and
constructing a painting from start to finish. It is expected that
students have some previous experience in watercolor and drawing.
Wednesdays, April 9 - May 14, 2014 (6 sessions)
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 pm
To register, more classes and info. at:
SPRING PLEIN AIR CLASSES
will begin in May, every
Tuesday from 10am to 12:20pm.
Please see http://www.nancycarney.com/ for full descriptions
of each class and registration details. Space is limited,
so sign up early. Your payment by check or credit card
will reserve your space. Hope to see you soon.
the following classes:
Traditional Watercolor, 10 am - 12:30 pm, in
CeCeile's studio in St. Paul, $25. per session attended. For more
651-647-6078 or 651-592-1877 (cell) or
Watercolor, Tues., 7- 9:30 pm, 12 sessions, $185.
on the third Tues. in Sept. and the last Tues. in Jan.
- more information at
Air Watercolor, Thurs. 9:30 - noon, 6 sessions, (June and July only)
- more information at
Learn to Paint Transparent Watercolors
The art school is located in my home in Medina, MN. I provide a fun
and challenging art environment for students to develop transparent
watercolor skills based on a proven art program that builds from
lesson to lesson. The sessions are set in blocks of 8 classes
allowing the student to have a flexible schedule.
I offer 3 levels of instruction, beginner students learn the tools of
fine art that include color, value, shapes, direction, line and
texture, intermediate students will gain knowledge of design laws
which is essential to fine art. And for advanced students who have
mastered the tools of fine art you will study how the principles
apply to design laws. My telephone number is 763.205.4825, email: is
firstname.lastname@example.org and website is www.ampuero.biz
Date/Time: Ongoing class, Monday mornings, 10-1:00 pm
Cost: Paid by month, $21 per class, per number of Mondays in month.
Location: 4065 Shorewood Trail, Medina, MN 55340
- Bloomington Center for the Arts
- The Edina Art Center
- American Frame Corporation is a leading online source for custom picture
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Easy online design tools let you see your frame and mat selections before you purchase.
They offer FREE CUSTOM CUT MAT with any frame purchase up to 30” x 38”. You can also follow
their blog “A Good Frame of Mind” at www.americanframe.blogspot.com
for news, views and preannouncements of sales. Since the MN watercolor society is a member of
their Alliance Program already, we receive quarterly rebates based on purchases
MNWS members make.
- Madeline Island School of the Arts
MISA is located on a peaceful, prairie meadow farm, on an Island that is
unrivaled with its breathtaking views of other Apostle Islands, sea
caves, beaches, and clear blue waters with bright skies. These twenty-two
pristine Islands provide some of the most spectacular scenes for
photographers and plein air painters.
Five-day workshops in writing, painting, quilting, photography, yoga and
other genres are offered May through October. There is no standing
faculty - instructors and students come to the school for the duration of
Workshops in light filled studios are small in size and are designed for
beginning, intermediate, and advanced students--in many cases welcoming
MISA’s modern on-site lodging is adjacent to an apple orchard and the
nearby workshop studios. All facilities are climate controlled and there
is Wi-Fi in every building.
You can register online for your workshop, lodging and meals. If you have
any questions, please email Anne Leafblad, Registrar at email@example.com.
- Interlochen College of Creative Arts (ICCA) offers a series of engaging programs for adults
to help them learn new art forms or express an existing talent. These programs deliver the kind
of high-quality educational experiences you would expect from Interlochen. Classes are based on
the campus of Interlochen Center for the Arts, in the woods of northern Michigan.
- Passion for Art Passion for art in Waseca MN has a beautiful, bright classroom,
gallery and studio that will easily accommodate 16 students. Some artists who have taught workshops
here include Andy Evansen, Karen Knutson, Charlotte Laxen, Dar Brooks, Lana Grow, Richard Graves,
Steve DeLaitsch, Bonnie Broitzman, and Kelly Sadler.
www.pfawaseca.com/classes or e-mail
- Art Association of Jackson Hole
- Northstar Watermedia Society www.northstarwatermedia.com
- Hopkins Center for the Arts