Children’s Painting Class: Painting Samson’s Portrait
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016, 5-6:30pm
Taught by artist Ellen Jean Diederich
For children ages 7-12
Ellen will begin the class by showing the students the illustrations in her book, Samson’s Gift. Students will then use right brain drawing and draw Samson’s portrait. Next, students will decorate Samson’s wool. While it dries, Ellen will read her book to the class. Lastly, students will paint Samson’s eyes, nose, mouth and background.
All materials provided. In addition to their completed painting, each student will also be given a copy of the book, Samson’s Gift (retail value $19.95), as part of the class fee.
Ellen Jean Diederich has been painting professionally since 1985. Working primarily as a watercolorist, she has also expanded her painting into acrylic. Ellen grew up on a farm in Staples, Minnesota and went on to MSUM where she graduated with a B.F.A. in Fine Art and a B.A. in Art Education. Now living in Fargo, North Dakota, Ellen draws inspiration for her paintings from her farm experiences, home town and travels. She enjoys painting animals, flowers and architecture.
Non Members: $33
Please call the Center to register @ 218-385-3339.