Classes and Workshops for Children and Adults
In the Company of Kids
Dance & Theater Class (adaptive) DS, ASD, etc. Activities include dance, creative movement, acting, puppetry, song, music appreciation and more.
Welcoming all abilities! For more information call 952-220-1676 or email email@example.com to register.
Consumer support grant or waiver accepted.
Pen and Ink Drawing (Adult)
Instructor: Douglas Garder
Location: Maple Grove Community Center
Dates: Mondays November 7th-December 12th
Cost: $100 Member/ $110 Non-Member
Have you always admired the fine line work of old engravings and etchings? Explore nuances of line drawing with a variety of steel pen nibs and create graphically concise images using cross-hatching, cross-contour, and stippling to build tonal variations. You can embellish your drawings with a light watercolor wash! Many demonstrations given! Bring photos to work from, a Speedball pen & ink set with a variety of nibs, black waterproof India ink, white drawing paper, and plenty of patience. A supply list will be sent after registration (supply cost approximately $15).
Image Transfers, Mixed Media and Collage (Adult)
Instructor: Bonnie Cutts
Location: Village Hall
Date: December 4th
Cost: $90 Member/ $99 Non-Member
Learn to do a variety of image transfer techniques and mix up drawing, painting and collage materials all on one surface. Work on a variety of acrylic grounds (surfaces to work on) using drawing materials along with acrylic paints and gels for a wide range of ‘drop to your knees’ beautiful effects. Wake up some color, make that mark, build some texture and create some amazing mixed media artwork. Use Golden’s High Flow Acrylics loaded into markers for drawing along with other paint formulas and gels. Learn to make gel skins and how to use them for collage. Experimental in nature, this class will generate new ideas for pushing your work in new directions with amazing results. Abstract images welcome. Open to all levels of painting experience.
Bring to class: 2 - 9x12 or 10x10 or 12x12 hardboard surfaces, synthetic paintbrushes, palette knives, palette for acrylic paint, papers for collage, ruler, scissors, permanent marker, drawing tools like watercolor pencils and water soluble crayons, stencils, plastic sheet protectors with cardboard inserted inside (for making skins on), water container, hair dryer, a bag lunch and a sense of adventure. All paints and gels, prepped gel skins, stencils, drawing materials and more will be provided.
Silk Scarf Painting (Ages 16+)
Instructor: Lisa Vitkus/Art Innovators
Date: December 5th
Cost: $38 Member/ $42 Non-Member
Learn the French Serti technique of silk painting while creating a beautiful scarf. No art experience necessary, create your own design as simple or complex as you would like. It's easy, it's clean, it's fun, and you get startlingly beautiful results. Cost includes all supplies.
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PO Box 1643
Maple Grove MN, 55369
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For questions regarding classes:
please call Lisa Vitkus (763) 494 6957