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September 2014

Available Painting Birthday Party

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Private Painting Birthday Party
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Party time runs 2 hours. Children (up to 10 kids) enjoy each painting an 11×14 professional canvas (picture theme chosen by birthday child) with acrylic paints. Mind Unwind’s experienced painting instructor leads the children in painting for approximately 1 hour, with a “happy birthday” break for pizza (provided) and cake (must bring your own). Last half hour is for presents or games. All painting supplies and 1 large pizza provided. You are welcome to bring any outside food that you want. Painting Party…

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Clark Painting Birthday Party

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Party time runs 2 hours. Children (up to 10 kids) enjoy each painting an 11×14 professional canvas (picture theme chosen by birthday child) with acrylic paints. Mind Unwind’s experienced painting instructor leads the children in painting for approximately 1 hour, with a “happy birthday” break for pizza (provided) and cake (must bring your own). Last half hour is for presents or games. All painting supplies and 1 large pizza provided. You are welcome to bring any outside food that you want. Painting Party…

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Open Studio

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Fall Quarter Open Studio
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Spend a few hours unwinding your mind with our independent studio time. Painting and drawing instruction is open to ages 7-18 (and beyond). The instructor will guide students through their own individual piece. We have inspiration paintings to look at, tons of original art to peruse…and your imagination will create your own unique Mind Unwind Art!! Studio time and all basic supplies is $30 per person. Or you can buy a punch card $100/5 sessions. Punch cards are good for Open Studio or Mommy…

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Sketch and Illustration

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fall Quarter
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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This course is one of our core classes at Mind Unwind. Whether it is the first time taking this course or your child has taken it in the past, nurturing drawing fundamentals is a life-time of practice. Kids learn how to sketch their everyday adventures. Experienced Mind Unwind instructors will take students through the basics of illustrating while nourishing children’s natural ability to tell stories. Students will learn shapes, shading and pressure points, rapid visualization and drawing practice. Kids are encouraged to do homework…

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Mommy & Me Painting

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Fall Mommy & Me
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Ages 3-8 Mommy (or Daddy or Nanny or Granny…) and me studio painting is a chance to introduce your young child to acrylic or watercolor painting. Each duo will work on an 11×14 canvas (if doing acrylic paint) or watercolor paper… the idea is that together you create a masterpiece. Each session has inspiration paintings to choose from, which your instructor will guide you through. There are additional canvases available for $15 if parents or caregivers want to paint on…

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Knitting Basics

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fall Quarter Knitting Basics
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Knitting Basics, taught by life-long knitter, Marguerite Lynch is a beginning class that covers the basics of casting on, knit stitch and purl stitch.  If a student already has these basics they are welcome to be apart of the group and the instructor will guide them to improve on what they know and move them along to more advanced projects.  The first beginning project is a simple scarf and kids will advance based on their personal motivation. Class runs for 10 weeks and meets…

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Art of Science

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Once a week
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Students will discover where art and science overlap while learning formal art techniques and science experiments. The central objective of the activities is to develop ideas, strategies and initiatives to engage in the the needs of the 21st Century. This class is focused on project-based learning and combines chemistry, biology, astronomy and geology with creative expression, allowing students the best opportunity to learn while having fun. This class is suitable for ages 8-14. Class tuition: $250/10 weeks Class meets from 6-7pm on…

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Mixed Media

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Fall Quarter Mixed Media
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Mixed media allows freedom for young artists to unwind their minds using many different materials. Lessons combine two-dimensional art media with technique. Open-ended projects provide practice and experience with a variety of art media and styles. Every quarter, we update the projects, so if your child has taken Mixed Media before, they will be learning new projects and expanding their existing skill sets. Suited for young artists (ages 7-14) with an affinity towards detailed projects. All materials provided, but students…

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Acrylic & Watercolor Painting

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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Fall Quarter Acrylic & Watercolor
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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This 10 week series introduces young artists from 7-15 years old with tips on how to delve into acrylic and water color painting. 5 weeks will be spent working on professional, stretched canvases, our instructors will work with students to explore the versatility of acrylic painting, including how to overcome some of its challenges. Kids will learn how to mimic both watercolor and oil paints with acrylic paint and learn what acrylic paint can really do when unwinding the mind. 5 weeks will be about learning techniques that…

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Art Around the World

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Fall Quarter Art Around the World
Mind Unwind,
2206 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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Explore the world and culture through art! Students will create projects based on traditional techniques and styles from different cultures around the world. From mehndi to Aboriginal dot paintings, kids will learn about the origins of each style and the culture behind it, while making their own versions to take home. This class is suitable for ages 7-12. 

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