Play with Paint (5/4/2024)

Play with Paint (5/4/2024)

May 4, 2024, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm



Play with Paint
with Marjorie Nilssen
Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed
Saturdays May 4, 11am-4pm (1 sessions)
Ages 18+ (Please contact us at dsegerstrom@paramountarts.org if you have a younger student interested in participating)

*Per the instructors request, masks will be required at this class.

Discover how to create exciting paintings on canvas and boards using non-traditional tools. (Examples: fly swatter, spoon/fork, potato masher, etc.)

Participants are asked to bring 15-20 objects from their home junk drawer or garage that could be used as painting tools.

This class encourages self expression through color, texture and pattern.

Learn ways to be spontaneous and open to new discoveries.

Instructor Marjorie Nilssen is an Art Professor who taught art for over 25 years at Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN.

She has an M.A. in Art from St. Cloud State University and works with encaustic, acrylic and alcohol inks at her studio in Atwater, MN.

For questions about the class, contact Marjorie at: nilssenart@gmail.com

Materials list (all items from www.DickBlick.com)

Blickrylic Student Acrylics (set of 6)
00711-1039 $39.20

Fluorescent Colors (6)
00711-1039 $19.68

Blick Super Value Canvas 16”x 20” (pkg of 5)
07526-1620 $19.99

Canson XL Vellum Bristol Board pad. 14” x 17”
13337-1117 $16.60

Strathmore Mixed Media pad 18” 24” (15 sheets)
#13640-1009 $26.49


Other supplies needed:

*15-20 objects from junk drawer, garage, etc., to be used as painting tools.

(Find unusual objects that might make interesting textures)

*Old cookie sheet at least 12” x 16”

*Cotton rags

*paper towels

3-4 coffee cans or large jars for water

3-4 chip brushes (2-3 inch) from hardware store or Walmart


May 4, 2024, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Paramount Center for the Arts

913 West St. Germain StreetSt. Cloud, MN 56301United States