Get creative with a Painting or Craft Class
Fun Classes for individuals and groups
Painting on Canvas
And Always Adding More!
Awaken the Artist Within You! We offer painting and craft classes for adults, kids, families, and groups in our Crosslake, Minnesota studio. All classes are taught by locally known artists with years of experience in art and design. We provide all the art supplies you need to begin your journey into art. Creative sign-making, wooden trays, and many other unique projects await you!
I took my 7-year-old grandson Oliver there. He painted a picture for his Mom’s birthday. It turned out wonderful. What a great experience for all of us. Thank you ladies for everything.
– Mary Backstrom Smith | Facebook Review
“How To” Classes for Painting DIY Projects
We can teach you how to paint furniture for your own do-it-yourself projects. Have an idea and need some hands-on help? Give us a call or sign up for a consultation with one of our artists. We have over 25 years of combined art and design experience to help make your project a reality.
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We plan to set up a Zoom class option! You can then choose to work in our studio or in your own home with guided instruction.
Meet Our In-House Creative Artists
Sara is a local artist who grew up in the Brainerd Lakes Area. She has a Studio Art Degree from Northwestern College, Roseville, MN with an emphasis in oil painting. Currently, besides teaching classes at Kicks, she teaches elementary and high school art classes to homeschool co-op groups.
Sara considers herself to be a “continual student of art”, as her interests often take her into a variety of media, familiar and new. Her favorite is acrylic and watercolor, but pet portraits in mixed media are her newest venture.
Linda has an Interior Design Degree and had her own business in the Minneapolis area for many years where she worked in Commercial Design. She is also a watercolorist who has fallen in love with repurposing furniture and other artifacts.
Moving to Crosslake for a summer residence, she found a niche for an Art Gallery/Studio. Linda has taken classes in painting furniture and became a dealer for two lines of furniture paints: Paint Couture (acrylic paints, textures, and finishes) and Dixie Belle (a mineral chalk paint line with textures and finishes).
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