“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
― Pablo Picasso

Couching Paper Sheet

September 2018 

ME & Arts Break

Register by October 12, 2018

AKA  MEA School Break - With Monica Villars
Youth & Adults will enjoy their days off of school here at DEMO inc practcing visual art skills.
Each fun filled activity will include focused  art activities in a safe and friendly environment with professional artists/teachers & projects that your kids will be proud of!


Grades 4 to 8

Teen through Adult

Workshops & Classes

Teens through Adult

$10 per person & per session.

Maximum participants for each session is 12.

This Workshop is for anyone looking to try something new. No experience necessary.



May Day Paper

Saturday & Sunday May 4th & 5th 2019


   Session 1   10:00 to 11:30

   Session 2   Noon to 1:30

   Session 3   2:00 to 3:30


   Session 1   Noon to 1:30

   Session 2   2:00 to 3:30


Call or Write to reserve your session:

Mailing Address:    DEMO inc, 728 2nd Street SE, Willmar, MN  56201



Future class offerings

Introduction to Watercolor - with Monica Villars. (2 sessions)

Artists will be taught and practice a variety of watercolor techniques.
A transparency color scale, wet on wet, dry brush, stencil and more.  A 12” x 12” final watercolor painting will be completed during the class.


Participants will be guided to create a multi-circle design on black illustration board using repetitive shapes. 

Colored pencils & gel pens will be used to fill in and/or blend the shapes.  All materials will be provided but you may want to bring your own pens & pencils to use as well.

The class is designed for beginning artists but also allows for more complex designs for those artists that want more of a challenge.


SHISHA Stitching  &  Embroidery Surface Design       

Shisha (the Hindi word for “little glass”) embroidery is also known as mirror-work or abla embroidery. ...   with Monica Villars

Introduction To Value Pencil Drawing - YES You Too Can Draw
- with Monica Villars. 

Artists will be taught pencil shading while reproducing half of a face.

Paper & Book Basics
with Monica Villars

Artists will be introduced to the western paper making process, using pigmented pulps  with a variety design techniques.  An edition of 12 papers will be made as a part of a traditional paper exchange. Basic book construction skills will be taught resulting in a portfolio that the exchanged papers will be placed in.  Sheets of paper, 4” x 8” and  4” x 16” will be made into accordion structured books.  Participants will also be introduced to paper casting, using recycled cotton linters.

Totem Stick - Cast Paper & Mixed Media Sculpture

Pinch Pot Fish Dish & Texture Tile Trivet - pottery basics

Pulp Painting

May Day 2016