3-Day Watercolor Workshop, October 8th-10th, Lanesboro MN (Class is now full-waiting list only)
Oct
8
to Oct 10

3-Day Watercolor Workshop, October 8th-10th, Lanesboro MN (Class is now full-waiting list only)

Join me for a 3-day watercolor workshop in Lanesboro, MN on October 8th-10th from 9AM-4PM each day. The workshop will take place at the Cottage House Inn meeting room.

Growing in your watercolor style!

Maximum number of students: 8 CLASS IS NOW FULL, waiting list only.

Cost $270

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3-Day Watercolor Workshop, July 16th-18th, Lanesboro, MN
Jul
16
to Jul 18

3-Day Watercolor Workshop, July 16th-18th, Lanesboro, MN

Join me for a 3-day watercolor workshop in Lanesboro, MN on July 16th-18th from 9AM-4PM each day. The workshop will take place at the Cottage House Inn meeting room.
Summer presents lots of watercolor challenges. This class is for all levels and will build on the basics. Things that will be covered are mixing those summer greens, planning your painting for mood and atmosphere and using clean and clear color. Class time and size will allow lots of one on one with the instructor. After class time, Lanesboro offers lots to do from biking, shopping, dining, live theater and just people watching!  Beautiful countryside with a very relaxed and historic atmosphere. Don't miss out! You won't be disappointed! NOTE***The Cottage House is holding a block of rooms for my students so if you want to stay there, they will be releasing some of the rooms that are not taken on July 1st for other guests. Full info with registration!

 

Maximum number of students: 8

Cost $270

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3-Day Spring Into Watercolor Workshop, May 21st-23rd, Hutchinson MN
May
21
to May 23

3-Day Spring Into Watercolor Workshop, May 21st-23rd, Hutchinson MN

Join me May 21st - May 23rd from 9AM - 4PM each day, for a Spring Into Watercolor Workshop at Willow Ridge Retreat in Hutchinson MN. 

We will be focusing our painting on flowers and the landscape. Three days allow for plenty of time to develop your work.

The Willow Ridge facility is lovely and spacious and has a very reasonable per night rate for those who wish to stay.  CONTACT ME ONLY and NOT Willow Ridge if you want to know prices and wish to register for overnight accommodations as well. They prefer that all of that goes through me! Thanks!

Willow Ridge Retreat, 16502 S Jefferson Rd, Hutchinson, MN.

Maximum # of students 12

Workshop Cost: $270 (instruction only).

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Watercolor Painting on YES Canvas, April 19th-20th
Apr
19
to Apr 20

Watercolor Painting on YES Canvas, April 19th-20th

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Join me April 19th-20th, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, for my workshop on Watercolor Painting on YES canvas!

This is my first class that will focus entirely on painting on Yes Canvas, the wonderful canvas that works beautifully for watercolor. I have been using this for over two years now and am excited to share the knowledge I have acquired working on this delightful surface.  It is different than watercolor canvas and allows for rich, vibrant color and controlled spontaneity.

Cost: $180 plus $30 materials. The cost covers instruction and the canvases, you bring your own paints etc.  

Time: 9AM-4PM each day.

Class size limited to 10. (only 1 spot available)

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Watercolor for Beginners, March 15th, Arboretum
Mar
15
9:00 AM09:00

Watercolor for Beginners, March 15th, Arboretum

If you have always wanted to pick up a brush and learn how to use watercolor, this is the class for you! Join me at the beautiful Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on March 15th.

You're sure to feel excited about learning what you can do with this wonderful medium and will go home with supplies and the confidence to continue creating on your own.  

Open to watercolor beginners. (very beginners and those having never painted before)

Cost: $135 (instruction and all beginning supplies you'll need).

Time: 9AM-4:30PM.

Class size limited to 10 (only 3 spaces left!)

***NOTE: I have been having trouble with registrations coming through my website so instead of registering below, please contact me directly by phone at 320-485-3814 or by email at claxen@tds.net. (If you registered on this site for the beginning class after Feb 12 please contact me again directly to be sure I received your registration) Sorry for any inconvenience!

Please register by the procedure in the above note until further notice!

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2-Day MN Arboretum Workshop, February 12th-13th
Feb
12
to Feb 13

2-Day MN Arboretum Workshop, February 12th-13th

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Join me February 12th - 13th to enrich your watercolor skills in a fun and inspiring setting at the beautiful Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Class will focus on simplifying your subject matter.  I will again provide the yummy chocolate to help celebrate Valentines Day!

Open to those with some experience. (If you are a very beginner or have no experience you may want to take the beginners workshop in March)

Cost: $180 (instruction only).

Time: 9AM-4PM each day.

Registration confirmed with full payment.

 (only a couple spots left)

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Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Dassel Fall Art Tour

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Come and see me in Dassel MN where I will have my work as part of their Fall Art Tour! I will be located in L.Louise Art and Home (former Depot Building)-right on Hwy 12! Easy to Find! Hours are 10-4! Lots of artists throughout the town-maps at each location!

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3-Day Watercolor Workshop-October 9th-11th, 2017- Class is now full!
Oct
9
to Oct 11

3-Day Watercolor Workshop-October 9th-11th, 2017- Class is now full!

Join me for a 3-day watercolor workshop in Lanesboro, MN on October 9th-11th from 9AM-4PM each day. The workshop will take place at the Cottage House Inn meeting room.

Growing in your watercolor style!

Maximum number of students: 8

Cost $270

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2-Day Adult Beginners Watercolor Workshop (Class is now full! Waiting list only)
Sep
18
to Sep 19

2-Day Adult Beginners Watercolor Workshop (Class is now full! Waiting list only)

Join me September 18th and 19th from 9AM - 4PM each day, for a 2-Day Adult Beginners Watercolor Workshop at Willow Ridge Retreat in Hutchinson MN. (class is now full as of 8/16/17)

This class is for those who want to begin (or begin again) at ground level or those with a small level of experience. We will go over basics of how watercolor works while enjoying the process and getting past the fears! Two days of fun learning! 

The Willow Ridge facility is lovely and spacious and has a very reasonable per night rate for those who wish to stay on Sunday and/or Monday evening! Contact me if you want to know prices and wish to register for overnight accommodations as well!

Willow Ridge Retreat, 16502 S Jefferson Rd, Hutchinson, MN.

Maximum # of students 10

Workshop Cost: $180 ($30 additional fee for materials if needed) Registration is confirmed with full payment.

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3-Day Watercolor Workshop-July 17th-19th, 2017
Jul
17
to Jul 19

3-Day Watercolor Workshop-July 17th-19th, 2017

Join me for a 3-day watercolor workshop in Lanesboro, MN on July 17th-19th from 9AM-4PM each day. The workshop will take place at the Cottage House Inn meeting room.

Breaking through the barriers and building on the basics of watercolor!

Maximum number of students: 8

Cost $270

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2-Day Adult Beginners Watercolor Workshop
May
22
to May 23

2-Day Adult Beginners Watercolor Workshop

Join me May 22nd and 23rd from 9AM - 4PM each day, for a 2-Day Adult Beginners Watercolor Workshop at Willow Ridge Retreat in Hutchinson MN. The class will build on basic beginning skills that will increase your confidence. A fun filled atmosphere in a beautiful, well-lit setting in the country! A wonderful painting get away! Assuming you already have your own supplies, but...  supplies can be provided for an additional charge if needed. Facility is close to Hutchinson for dining options but well equipped for you to bring your own food to prepare. Come join us! Class will be kept small to give you more individual time with the instructor! Class is now FULL as of 4/23/17

Willow Ridge Retreat, 16502 S Jefferson Rd, Hutchinson, MN.

Additional option: Lovely accommodations allow you to stay right at the retreat center for only $35 (plus tax) per night on Sunday and/or Monday nights (call Willow Ridge directly at 320-583-6089 for this option)

Workshop Cost: $180 register below:

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