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Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Fall Equinox Session

Grand Marais & Beyond is a unique opportunity to photograph and explore the pristine shores of Lake Superior with editorial photographer Layne Kennedy. The course is designed for the enthusiastic photographer, amateur or professional, with an emphasis on storytelling with your photography. At the conclusion of the workshop, each photographer…
Wed, Oct 2nd, 2019  –  Sun, Oct 6th, 2019
Day 1: 6-9pm; Day 2-4: Sunrise to Sunset; Day 5: Sunrise to 11am
Instructor: Layne Kennedy
5 Days
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Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Summer Session

Grand Marais & Beyond is a unique opportunity to photograph and explore the pristine shores of Lake Superior with editorial photographer Layne Kennedy. The course is designed for the enthusiastic photographer, amateur or professional, with an emphasis on storytelling with your photography. At the conclusion of the workshop, each photographer…
Wed, Jul 24th, 2019  –  Sun, Jul 28th, 2019
Day 1: 6-9pm; Day 2-4: Sunrise to 5pm; Day 5: Sunrise to 11am
Instructor: Layne Kennedy
1½ Days
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Northern Landscapes Photography

The countdown to the summer solstice snaps into mind at the beginning of June. It's a fresh time of the year when suddenly the world smells like summer. The stunning landscape of Cook County, with its miles of wilderness and incomparable Lake Superior views starts to come alive with incandescent…
Fri, Jun 7th, 2019  –  Sat, Jun 8th, 2019
Day 1: 5pm-7pm; Day 2: sunrise - 4pm
Instructor: Bryan Hansel
1½ Days
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October Skies: Night Photography Workshop

When you combine the autumn nights, the North Shore of Lake Superior and a passion for photography, something interesting and beautiful is bound to happen. In this course, you’ll join photography professional photographer, Bryan Hansel in the darkness to capture images of star trails and the moon over Lake Superior.…
Fri, Oct 11th, 2019  –  Sat, Oct 12th, 2019
Day 1: 5pm-1am; Day 2: 10am-1pm
Instructor: Bryan Hansel
3 Days
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Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark, Valdres or Unfinished Object Adventure

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. In this course, participants will be able to choose whether they wish to begin a project in the Telemark or Valdres style (beginners welcome in either style) or bring an unfinished object…
Fri, Nov 1st, 2019  –  Sun, Nov 3rd, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructors: Mary Schliep, Kim Garrett
3 Days
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Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. The Os region in western coastal Norway is known for its fanciful flowers and bright colors, making it quite different from many of the other styles of rosemaling. In this course you'll…
Fri, Aug 16th, 2019  –  Sun, Aug 18th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Fri, Aug 30th, 2019  –  Sun, Sep 1st, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
3 Days
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Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and the Telemark region in southeastern Norway is known for the classic look of its painting with asymmetrical scrolls and varied placement of leaves and flowers. In this course you'll study and practice basic techniques of this traditional decorative painting style. Students will begin…
Fri, May 17th, 2019  –  Sun, May 19th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructors: Mary Schliep, Kim Garrett
3 Days
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Rosemaling: Valdres-Style

Rosemaling is a decorative painting style which originated in Norway where it traditionally decorated churches, homes and farmhouse interiors. The Valdres style of rosemaling originated in the Valdres valley and is known for its strong floral motif. This course emphasizes the basic techniques of painting these traditional floral bouquets. Students…
Fri, Oct 11th, 2019  –  Sun, Oct 13th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructors: Mary Schliep, Kim Garrett
3 Days
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Swedish Folk Art Painting: Kurbits and Dala Horses

This class will explore the decorative arts of Northern Sweden from about 1700 to 1900; it will feature kurbits (big leaves) florals, wreaths, Dala horses, and interesting detail on these pieces. We will discuss some of the best designers of Swedish painting, Winter Carl Hanson, Jufwas Anders Ersson and other…
Sat, Aug 3rd, 2019  –  Mon, Aug 5th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Diane Edwards