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This workshop will use traditional watercolors along with a variety of water and dry media on a textured substrate. Participants will experience the flexibility of combining various water media, while pushing their watercolor paintings in an entirely new painterly direction. Participant supply list: Normal watercolor supplies paints, brushes, table covering, paper towels/tissue,1/8 sheets of watercolor paper. Winsor Newton Permanent White Gouach, Watercolor Grounds- white (Daniel Smith or Golden). Bring only if you have the following: Inktense Pencils, Acrylic inks, High…Find out more »
This “STAR” artist Book is made with multi layers of different colored papers. Assembled into 7 signatures, this 5.5” x 5.5” book when closed will unfold into an 11” diameter star design when fully opened. This book has a variety of content possibilities for future use including photos, artwork, collage, etc. Supplies to bring by participant, if you have otherwise we will share: pencil, eraser, ruler, scissors, Xacto knife, cutting mat, bone folder or paper folding tool, 10 sheets of…Find out more »
The 54th Annual Manito Art League Show is July 19th-22nd. The deadline for show entries is June 30th, please complete the Show Entry Form. Learn More about the Manito Art League Annual Show.Find out more »
Participants will do an under painting of a photo of their choice in either raw umber or burnt sienna acrylic paint and gesso. I will demonstrate planning composition, contrasts and values in the under painting. Then participants will do their under painting using at least five values of acrylic on canvas with a gesso brush or other 1 1/2”-2” brush. After lunch break we will paint over underpainting with color adding contrasts and detail. Participant supply list: paints, brushes, substrates…Find out more »
Using paints, stencils, book pages, music sheets and tissue, we will create a soft collage background for our work. Your silhouette choice will be traces and painted onto our finished 12 x 12 background. As you begin to ‘fill’ your silhouette with rows of cut paper strips - you will start to see the beauty and intricacy of this simple layered process and end with a finished piece of art work for yourself or to give. ALL materials provided by…Find out more »
A tour of basic water media materials, composition, color, subject and completion. Materials to be brought by participant: your favorite substrates(paper, canvas,etc), paints, brushes, sketch book, photos or images of subjects, plastic to cover tables, tape, paper towels, collage paper if you wish to collage. Materials that will be provided: handouts. COST Class is free to members. Non members pay $10 extra. We will break for lunch. Please bring your lunch. Class size 20, last day to sign up Sept.…Find out more »
Felted 3-D Birds, Black capped Chick-a-deeFind out more »
Exploring the Vibrant Colors of Alcohol InkFind out more »
Participants will draw, stamp or stencil a pattern onto their own white, 100% cotton, rayon or linen fabric or garment using a special dye attractant. 4 napkins, 4 fat quarters (18” x 22” pieces of fabric), 1 or 2 t shirts (or other shirts), 1 or 2 scarves or a few baby garments are appropriate items for the time allotted. When dry, the fabric(s) or garment(s) will be scrunch dyed. Wherever the attractant is applied, the dye will be darker.…Find out more »
Located in Manitowish Waters across from Discovery Center. There is a great pavilion to protect us from June Showers.. We may want to bring a still-life set up (Picnic style) to provide an interesting painting opportunity! Parking and bathhouse are available. Lunch at the Pea PatchFind out more »
Located in Minocqua, The Thirsty Whale is a great spot to view the waterfront, the trestle trail and enjoy lunch!!Find out more »
The Gardens are located just south of Minocqua on Hwy 51. The address is 7560 Poplar Dr, Minocqua. Expect beautiful flowers, a lovely gift shop and fun garden items. Lots of painting choices.Find out more »
This Classic ‘Drive-in’ or ‘Walk-up’ Restaurant provides classic Northwood’s architecture and fun outdoor eating venues. Located at the corner of Hwy. 47 & J in Woodruff. (Just past the ACE Hardware) Lunch should be fun! Stay for lunch!Find out more »
Located on HWY 51 just North of MW. Beautiful spot just off the highway (south of River's Edge Lodge & Outfitters formerly Hawk's Nest) In addition to the flowing creek, there is a lovely bike bridge in the distance.Find out more »
We’ll meet around the downtown area to ‘paint the town’ and enjoy the cute store fronts and classic restaurants. We’ll plan on finding lunch in town.Find out more »
The 2020 Online Art Show has an entry deadline of June 30. The Entry Form and Guidelines for this year’s Art Show are available at https://manitoartleague.org/manito-art-league-show/. The Entry Form is a simple, fill-in-the-blanks form that must be submitted for each piece of art entered.
The Art Show will go LIVE on July 16 and run through July 31. There will be judging, awards, monetary prizes and a Silent Auction. Award winners and scholarship recipients will be presented and celebrated, and patrons will be honored.
On August 1, the Art Show will be converted to an "Online Art Gallery,” and run through the end of the year (or longer, TBD). Art Show exhibitors, who are MAL members, will be allowed to refresh their exhibit by replacing art pieces with new ones. Visitors can then enjoy an ever-changing display of art.Find out more »
Located at 142 Highway 51 S in Manitowish Waters. The location offers lots of historical buildings. There are also beautiful views of the lake.Find out more »
Located in Manitowish Waters, Camp Jorn offers a great variety of subject matter. Take Hwy 51 north to W, through Manitowish Waters. Turn right on Hwy K and follow the signs to Camp at #28 Red Feather Road.Find out more »
Located at 6141 Hwy 70 West between St. Germain and Eagle River. The launch location for canoes offers interesting river views of the Wisconsin River.Find out more »
There are many Plein Air choices and views of nature is at its best. Directions: Highway 51 north. Turn right on Hwy W and drive thru Manitowish Waters. Stay right at Dietz’s Gas Station. NLDC is on the left. From the parking area, head toward the lake – there are trails to the right and a beach / dock area to the leftFind out more »
Red Pine Camp was founded in 1937. The Camp is located at 8531 Red Pine Road in Woodruff. The Camp has beautiful frontage on the shore of Clear Lake. They have 16 red sided cabins located among the amazing greens of the trees. Should be fun to paint!Find out more »
Classic, clean and cozy family-oriented bar and grill with delicious daily specials. Outside dining and beautiful wild flower frontage along Shishebogama Creek. Located on Hwy 70 West about 5 miles west of Hwy 51. (11045 State Hwy 70 W.) Plan to stay for lunch!Find out more »
Social media is redefining how the art world does business. Social media offers “artist creatives” an unprecedented opportunity to share their work with audiences, to connect with potential buyers, and to gain credibility without the complexities and politics of galleries. In this workshop, Jessica Riedy of Social Siren Marketing will help you to understand social media basics and best practices, and to create an effective social media strategy. The workshop focuses on producing content for social media using text, video, audio, and visuals. You will learn how to develop a "brand voice” and choose the best social channels to reach your target audiences. This is an online workshop. Jessica will be using Crowdcast, making a recording for participants to listen to again.
Participants must prepay a registration fee to reserve a spot in the workshop: $10.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members. Class size is 20 and the last day to sign up is September 1.
Be sure to email Arlene B at [email protected], so she can give you the link for the workshop.Find out more »