Art Classes

paint-paletteWe have different art classes offered each month. Please check the calendar or call 320-634-0400 for what is coming up. There is a variety: from painting to jewelry to cake decorating. It’s all fun and happening at the Square!

For special classes, see the information below.


Oil Painting Class with Jean Ranstrom
September 30, 2017, 9:00am–3:30pm

We will work from photographs of any season landscapes; from layin to finish. We will go step-by-step and the day will start with a demo and explanation of the steps we will use to work from your photos.

We will learn working from dark to light, thin to thick, and all kinds of info and helps along the way.

Cost=$65. Class size 10 maximum. Deadline is September 27, 2017.
Call the office at 320-634-0400 to register.
Class will be held in the Central Square Community Room at Central Square.

MATERIALS CHECKLIST — Oil Workshop

Oil colors:
Titanium white
Cadmium yellow light
Cadmium red light
Burnt sienna or transparent red oxide
Alizarin crimson
Yellow ochre
Ultramarine blue
Viridian green

Other items:
Odorless thinner, Gamsol or Turpenoid regular
Painting medium, linseed oil or Liquin
Palette, paper palette is fine 12×16
Brushes, flats and filberts, hog bristle for oils, assorted sizes 2 to 8
Palette knife for mixing
Canvas, stretched or panels; bring two 8×10 or 9×12
Tissues, paper towels, or rags to wipe brushes on
Table easel
Pad or notebook for notes
Ruler
Jar with lid for thinner to wash brushes or a brush washer
*A LARGE SMILE
PHOTOS, preferably some you have taken of landscapes and flowers or cut from magazines. I will bring extra for students to use.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ALL THE ABOVE COLORS, DO NOT WORRY. BRING WHAT YOU HAVE—I CAN SHARE!

PLEASE BE ON TIME FOR CLASS SO WE CAN START PROMPTLY.
I LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!