Rosemary’s YouTube Recommendations
Here’s a wide variety of short how-to videos that have been pre-picked out by Rosemary, our director. Why is that important? Basically it means she’s prescreened them so you know they are worth watching. Nobody wants to waste their time when they could be doing something amazing. So whether you need a quick bit of inspiration or are interested in learning a new skill, we think it’s worth checking out the links below. New links will be added periodically.
Making a Basket from Pine Needles
Wild She Goes
How to Make a Woven Cattail Mat
Watercolor Painting on Wood
String Painting How-To Pull String Art with Paints
How to Paint Feathers with Watercolors Step-by-Step
7 Amazing Ocean Inspired Acrylic Pour Paintings/Abstract Art Ideas/Acrylic Pouring/Fluid Art
Fluid Art! Butterfly Chain Pull, Acrylic Pouring String Technique Beginners
12 Watercolor Hacks You Need to Know
Kristy Partridge Art
How to Write in Cursive
Soap Carving | How to Carve Flower in Soap
J. Pereira – Art Carving
How to Make a Soap Carving
The Met #MetKids
Watercolors and Doodles with Gold and White – Beginner Level
How to Make Fly Lures with Trash
Beginner Fly Tying a Little Black Stonefly
How to Make 40 Basic Quilling Shapes – Tutorial Part 1 for Beginners
Paper Quilling for Beginners Without Tools
Paper Zen – Cecelia Louie
How to Make an Apple Head Doll
Garner Art Room
Zen Rock Knot: Mizuhiki Cord Weaving
How to Make Prop Parchment Paper
The Prop Master’s Handbook
Junk Journal Beginner Tutorial
EXPERIENCE MORE AT THE CULTURAL CENTRE
Krstyl Louwagie - March 2021
Cartooning. Influenced from early childhood by illustrated fairy tale books, super-hero comics and animated cartoons. She is the marketing coordinator for Southwest Minnesota Arts Council.
Jim and Trisch Beilke - April 2021
Basketry and wooden boats. Working with natural materials such as feathers, antlers, seegrass, jute and wood this exhibition is a feast for those who have a love for natural materials.
Don Sherman - May 2021
Papermaking. A Southwest Minnesota State University adjunct professor and retired photographer using native and invasive plants sometimes blended with commercially produced fibers.
Pat Amberg and Sons - June 2021
Sculpture. A kick off to the Island Day's celebration emphasizes the importance of family and the relationship between fathers and sons.
Jim Brooks - July 2021
Woodworking. This exhibition will also include a woodturning workshop on the green space of the Cultural Centre.
McKenna Lilja - August 2021
Mixed media. An exhibition filled with oil paint, pastels, found objects and textiles that turns the mundane into extrodinary.
Nan Karr Kaufenberg - September 2021
Linoleum block prints. An award winning artist with a distinct style unlike many other styles of painting and imagery.
Dona Larkin - October 2021
Paint. Another award winning, national/world renowned artist who works as a freelancer for commissioned original art work.
Sheila Jacobs - November 2021
Pottery, paint. Known for her stain glass creations, watercolor and most recently pottery, she is lauded as a home-grown artist and conservationist with deep respect from our state-wide community.
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