Class Registration

Sign up for Savage Arts & Cultural Center Classes!

Savage Arts Council is pleased to have a place to call home in the same building that houses the Savage Public Library Building. The Savage Arts Council will offers cultural art events, and visual and literary art classes to students of all ages and abilities. Classes typically meet for 3-4 sessions are about about $10 per instruction hour.

Weekly Class Schedule

(A full description of each class is listed below.)

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Daytime

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watercolor Tricks

Instr: Lucy LeMay

10:00a to 12:00p

 

 

Evening 

 

Open Studio

2:00 to 7:00

FREE to members


Youth Knitting


Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

 

 

 

 

Youth Knitting Class: FREE!

Wednesdays, July 6 & 20, Aug 3 & 17 from 2-4pm
Ages 9 and up

Do you want to be in stitches? Then you'll love coming to a FREE knitting class. Plus all materials are provided at no cost. Join us for this drop in event at the:

Savage Arts Center
(in the Savage Library building)
13090 Alabama Ave So
Savage MN 55378


Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

Workshop leader: Tracey Sandoval (tracey@savageartscouncil.org)

November 2016, exact dates and registration open soon!

Have you always appreciated beautiful writing and would like to address your holiday cards with a little extra flair this year? If so, why don’t you join us! This casual and relaxed workshop has been created for beginners, and will give you the basics of modern calligraphy. Each participant will also take home a fun little calligraphy supply kit! The kit includes 1 straight pen, 2 nibs, 1 bottle of ink, practice drill and guide sheets, and 1 lettering chart.

Questions can be sent to tracey@savageartscouncil.org


Watercolor Tricks

Instructor: Lucy LeMay (lucyLeMay@gmail.com)

The Fall class meets 4 Saturdays: October 1, 15, 22, and 29 from 10:00 to 12:00.

After painting for 30 years and doing watercolor for 10 years, Lucy Le May, retired high school art teacher and owner operator of Le May Studio, has some tricks to share. This course is a four session event, no make ups. Because of the pace and amount of material covered this is not recommended for children under 16 years of age. Handouts provided. We will cover:

  • Floating color and controlling that darn back bleed
  • Color theory for a good painting every time
  • Painting skies: hake brush 2”
  • Nature under your feet: fan brush
  • Good design means a good painting: focal points, rule of thirds
  • How to make water or reflecting surfaces: hake brush
  • To salt or not to salt
  • Paintings that paint themselves
  • Staining vs. non-staining colors, paper differences and what that means to you.

Other topics will be covered as time allows based on the needs of students who have a technique they need for a problem painting. Noteworthy: these are not sessions to complete a finished project but practice for beginner watercolorists.

There are two price options:

  • Supplies will be provided for you for use during the class time. ($80 class + $20 material fee).
  • Supplies will be provided by you. ($80 class fee).

Supply list includes:

  • paper towels or tissues
  • 2 water containers (cottage cheese or butter tub size)
  • small flat kitchen sponge
  • water atomizer (spray bottle)
  • paint
    • raw sienna
    • alizarin crimson
    • French ultra blue
    • cerulean blue
    • cascade green
    • payne's gray or neutral tint
    • aureolean yellow
    • burnt sienna
  • the brushes you will need for class
    • a large round #22-26 with a good point
    • small round #8-10 with a good point
    • flat 1 ½" brush
    • flat #6 or #8
    • liner or script brush (also called aa rigger)
  • block 9x12 or 10x14
  • Arches cold press watercolor paper 

Register for the Fall class 

The Winter class meets 4 Saturdays: November 5, 12, and December 3, and 10 from 10:00 to 12:00.

After painting for 30 years and doing watercolor for 10 years, Lucy Le May, retired high school art teacher and owner operator of Le May Studio, has some tricks to share. This course is a four session event, no make ups. Because of the pace and amount of material covered this is not recommended for children under 16 years of age. Handouts provided. We will cover:

  • Floating color and controlling that darn back bleed
  • Color theory for a good painting every time
  • Painting skies: hake brush 2”
  • Nature under your feet: fan brush
  • Good design means a good painting: focal points, rule of thirds
  • How to make water or reflecting surfaces: hake brush
  • To salt or not to salt
  • Paintings that paint themselves
  • Staining vs. non-staining colors, paper differences and what that means to you.

Other topics will be covered as time allows based on the needs of students who have a technique they need for a problem painting. Noteworthy: these are not sessions to complete a finished project but practice for beginner watercolorists.

There are two price options:

  • Supplies will be provided for you for use during the class time. ($80 class + $20 material fee).
  • Supplies will be provided by you. ($80 class fee).

Supply list includes:

  • paper towels or tissues
  • 2 water containers (cottage cheese or butter tub size)
  • small flat kitchen sponge
  • water atomizer (spray bottle)
  • paint
    • raw sienna
    • alizarin crimson
    • French ultra blue
    • cerulean blue
    • cascade green
    • payne's gray or neutral tint
    • aureolean yellow
    • burnt sienna
  • the brushes you will need for class
    • a large round #22-26 with a good point
    • small round #8-10 with a good point
    • flat 1 ½" brush
    • flat #6 or #8
    • liner or script brush (also called aa rigger)
  • block 9x12 or 10x14
  • Arches cold press watercolor paper 

Register for the Winter class 


Contact us to learn more about our classes.