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From Pictures to Portraits: Wild State Cider Hosts "Paint Your Pet Class"

Emily Ness
Updated: February 23, 2020 10:24 PM

We all have pictures of our dogs and our cats, but how about portraits? On Sunday, families and friends participated in a "Paint Your Pet" class at Wild State Cider.

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The class is taught by Julie Deters, Art Teacher at Cloquet High School.

“We love our pets, right? So this is a really beautiful way to honor and connect with our pets," Deters said.

According to Deters, participants register for the class on Wild State Cider’s events page and then send a picture of their pet for her to draw.

“I draw it on canvas. I pick a palate of colors for them to charge up their picture with paints and then I teach them a general process for painting,” Deters said.

The class is open to all abilities and children age ten and up as long as they are accompanied by a parent.

“I think my favorite part is just helping people realize that they are able to paint and that it’s a joyful experience,” Deters said.

Sunday's class was the third paint your pet class the brewery has hosted. Deters said it continues to grow in popularity and size.

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