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Art Center Classes

  1. 4287: Wednesday Morning Painting Studio

    August 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Dorothy has a multi-faceted approach to teaching painting, whether it is watercolor, oil or acrylics. Her approach encourages individuality based on each person’s strength, interest and experience. Widely traveled, she brings color, diverse skills and a mentorship style to her teaching. All levels welcome.

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  2. Art Camp BC: African Clay Village (Age 5-7)

    August 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Create an African village out of clay. Campers will have a blast making trees, animals, huts and more. Use colorful glazes to finish your project. Work is fired in our kiln.

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  3. Art Camp BD: Clay on the Wheel (Age 8-10)

    August 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn how to use the potter’s wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

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  4. Art Camp BE: Painting 101 (Age 11-14)

    August 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    In these classes, you will learn the fundamental principles of painting: shape, form, value, line, color, space and texture. Explore each of these areas in the fun and supportive atmosphere bring out your creativity.

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  5. 1031: Members' Wednesday Afternoon Painting Open Studio

    August 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Join artists working in any medium in our large, light and open Studio 14 on the lower level of the Art Center. The Painting Open Studio is set up as ‘pay-as-you-go’ and the daily fee is a very affordable $3 per session. Students must be members of the Edina Art Center. *No class July 4.

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  6. 4356: Beginning Drawing

    August 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Artists are “See-ers”. They literally see the world around them in a different way than the rest of us. Yet, all of us have the ability to be “see-ers”. To learn how to draw, we must first learn to “look” without perceptions. Students will practice this artist’s way of looking and drawing from observation, and experiment with a number of drawing techniques that have been used by artists over the centuries. This class is geared toward beginners, but is suitable for those who wish to refresh their drawing skills, or just need a class or assignment to get them going. *This class meets at Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square. *No class July 4.

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  7. 3056: Summer Sampler

    August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Two instructors will teach three weeks of each 6 week class, demonstrating a specific skill and technique. Students will learn throwing on the pottery wheel along with hand building techniques. The class is designed for all skill levels. Beginning students will work on basic skills while more advanced students will be challenged to work on more complex forms. *No class July 4.

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  8. Art Camp BF: Decorative Clay Bowls (Age 5-7)

    August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Hand-build bowls out of clay. Create surface textures and other ways to embellish your one-of-a-kind bowls. Add colorful glaze for a final touch.

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  9. Art Camp BG: Printmaking (Age 8-10)

    August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Make prints using fun everyday items like apples, potatoes, foam and more! Campers will also carve an image of their own creation in linoleum blocks.

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  10. Art Camp BH: Clay on the Wheel (Age 11-14)

    August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn how to use the potter’s wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

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  11. 2107: Art Sampler (Ages 6-9)

    August 22, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This is a great class for home-schooled children or something a little extra for others. Lessons include both two- and three-dimensional topics. A variety of media will be used. Subjects such as landscapes, portrait, soft sculpture, mask making and book making will be taught.

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  12. 1048: Member' Jewelry Open Studio

    August 22, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Here is an opportunity to use the studio’s jewelry equipment, acetylene torch, metal buffer, and metal kiln every Monday morning and/or Wednesday evening. Become inspired and build camaraderie while working with other jewelry and metal artists. Students must be members of the Edina Art Center. *No class July 4.

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  13. 4323: Basic Acrylic Painting

    August 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn the basic skills involved with painting using acrylics. Techniques of color mixing, value, basic color theory and glazing/blending. Experience how acrylics work and the methods used to achieve various visual effects.

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  14. 4357: Beginning Drawing

    August 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Artists are “See-ers”. They literally see the world around them in a different way than the rest of us. Yet, all of us have the ability to be “see-ers”. To learn how to draw, we must first learn to “look” without perceptions. Students will practice this artist’s way of looking and drawing from observation, and experiment with a number of drawing techniques that have been used by artists over the centuries. This class is geared toward beginners, but is suitable for those who wish to refresh their drawing skills, or just need a class or assignment to get them going. *This class meets at Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square. *No class July 4.

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  15. 3307: Wednesday Night Pottery

    August 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class accommodates beginners, intermediates and advanced students. Beginners will learn the basics of throwing and glazing and begin by making a variety of bowl forms. Intermediate and advanced students will create a variety of lidded wheel thrown forms. Wheel-throwing and glazing will be discussed and demonstrated.

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  16. 3451: Beautiful Hand-Built Vessels

    August 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Soft slab hand-building offers an opportunity to explore new forms while creating work that looks sensual and elegant. Students will make a variety of vessels, learn how to use and develop templates and glaze formulation.

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  17. 4262: Life Drawing

    August 23, 2018, 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Draw from the model and learn the methods of the masters. The first half of class will consist of short poses to seize the figure quickly and to capture the rhythmic action of the pose. The second half of the class will be a sustained pose carried on in the remaining classes. This gives students the opportunity to learn how to finish a drawing incorporating form, anatomy, beauty of line and “sculpting” the body from within. Teens are welcome to take the class with adult permission.

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  18. 3089: Thursday Morning Pottery

    August 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class includes wheel-throwing, hand-building and a combination of the two. Whether you are new to clay or not, students will learn many helpful techniques. Traditional gas-fired glazing and other decorative techniques will be covered.

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  19. Art Camp BC: African Clay Village (Age 5-7)

    August 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Create an African village out of clay. Campers will have a blast making trees, animals, huts and more. Use colorful glazes to finish your project. Work is fired in our kiln.

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  20. Art Camp BD: Clay on the Wheel (Age 8-10)

    August 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn how to use the potter’s wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

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  21. Art Camp BE: Painting 101 (Age 11-14)

    August 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    In these classes, you will learn the fundamental principles of painting: shape, form, value, line, color, space and texture. Explore each of these areas in the fun and supportive atmosphere bring out your creativity.

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  22. 4267: Realistic Drawing and Painting

    August 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class accommodates all levels of skill and experience. Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Students choose their medium; graphite, oil or watercolor.

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  23. Art Camp BF: Decorative Clay Bowls (Age 5-7)

    August 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Hand-build bowls out of clay. Create surface textures and other ways to embellish your one-of-a-kind bowls. Add colorful glaze for a final touch.

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  24. Art Camp BG: Printmaking (Age 8-10)

    August 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Make prints using fun everyday items like apples, potatoes, foam and more! Campers will also carve an image of their own creation in linoleum blocks.

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  25. Art Camp BH: Clay on the Wheel (Age 11-14)

    August 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn how to use the potter’s wheel to create wonderful bowls and mugs. Decorate using fun techniques and glaze for final firing in our kiln.

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  26. 3117: Functional Ceramics

    August 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class will focus on decorative functional ware with utility for the home. Projects will involve wheel throwing, altering and hand building. This class will explore techniques to apply surface decoration and glazing and firing. All skill levels welcome.

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  27. 3189: Clay Sculpture - Thursdays

    August 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn techniques for creating ceramic sculpture. If you want to create an animal, figure, abstract or some other type of ceramic work, this class is for you. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination! Students will learn proper architecture for creating sculpture. Individual attention is given to allow students to pursue their own direction. Come to the first class with your own project idea and we will work together to create it. Students must purchase their own clay on the first day of class, approximately $10-15. *No class June 14.

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  28. 3113: Friday Morning Wheel & Hand-building

    August 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class is designed for all skill levels. Learn wheel throwing, hand-building and carving techniques. Learn about glazing and surface design choices. This class is focused on individual development, and demonstrations are based on the class’s interests and skills. Beginners learn about clay processes and advanced students looking for additional advice are encouraged to join! Katie is the current recipient of the NCC Fogelberg Studio Fellowship.

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  29. 3120: Friday Morning Clay (Hand-building and wheel techniques)

    August 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class will introduce basic hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Demonstrations will cover a variety of pottery forms for beginning students to practice as well as challenge intermediate students. Students will work at their own pace and receive individual attention to aid them with their progress.

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  30. 3186: Clay Sculpture

    August 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn techniques for creating ceramic sculpture. If you want to create an animal, figure, abstract or some other type of ceramic work, this class is for you. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination! Students will learn proper architecture for creating sculpture. Individual attention is given to allow students to pursue their own direction. Come to the first class with your own project idea and we will work together to create it. Students must purchase their own clay on the first day of class, approximately $10-15. *No class June 15.

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  31. 4028: Representational Oil Painting

    August 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Richard has taught art classes for 15 years and can help you guide, whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist. The same principles of value, shape, form and color apply to both landscape and still life. The class has a relaxed and fun environment. *This class meets at the Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square. **No class July 20 & Aug. 10.

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  32. 1256: Members' Friday Painters' Studio

    August 24, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Art Center

    Students will create and accomplish making art – from pastels to oil – better than ever when they join this congenial group of painters in our wonderful sky-lit studio. Dean will critique and suggest ways to improve your art. Students must be current members of the Edina Art Center.

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  33. 3327: Friday Night Pottery

    August 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Join this casual Friday night class to learn the fundamental skills of working with clay. The basics of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing will be covered. Individual attention will be provided to students based on skill levels. Appropriate for new and continuing students. Please bring a check or approximately $25 in cash to the first class for tools and clay.

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  34. 3157: Saturday Afternoon Pottery

    August 25, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class introduces and refines the basic skills of throwing on the wheel. Beginners will learn how to throw and trim simple bowls and cylinders, make and attach handles, and try some simple hand built forms. Intermediate students will be encouraged to try new forms and refine their basic skills. These classes will be team-taught.

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  35. 1043: Member' Jewelry Open Studio

    August 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Here is an opportunity to use the studio’s jewelry equipment, acetylene torch, metal buffer, and metal kiln every Monday morning and/or Wednesday evening. Become inspired and build camaraderie while working with other jewelry and metal artists. Students must be members of the Edina Art Center.

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  36. 1006: Members' Tuesday Afternoon Ink & Brush Painting Open Studio

    August 28, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Join us at the Edina Art Center in a reserved studio space and create with other watercolor and sumi-e artists. This group meets Tuesday afternoons to work on individual ink-and-brush projects. All levels of experience are welcome. Students must be members of the Edina Art Center. Maximum 12.

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  37. 4287: Wednesday Morning Painting Studio

    August 29, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Dorothy has a multi-faceted approach to teaching painting, whether it is watercolor, oil or acrylics. Her approach encourages individuality based on each person’s strength, interest and experience. Widely traveled, she brings color, diverse skills and a mentorship style to her teaching. All levels welcome.

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  38. 1031: Members' Wednesday Afternoon Painting Open Studio

    August 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Join artists working in any medium in our large, light and open Studio 14 on the lower level of the Art Center. The Painting Open Studio is set up as ‘pay-as-you-go’ and the daily fee is a very affordable $3 per session. Students must be members of the Edina Art Center. *No class July 4.

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  39. 4356: Beginning Drawing

    August 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Artists are “See-ers”. They literally see the world around them in a different way than the rest of us. Yet, all of us have the ability to be “see-ers”. To learn how to draw, we must first learn to “look” without perceptions. Students will practice this artist’s way of looking and drawing from observation, and experiment with a number of drawing techniques that have been used by artists over the centuries. This class is geared toward beginners, but is suitable for those who wish to refresh their drawing skills, or just need a class or assignment to get them going. *This class meets at Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square. *No class July 4.

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  40. 3056: Summer Sampler

    August 29, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Two instructors will teach three weeks of each 6 week class, demonstrating a specific skill and technique. Students will learn throwing on the pottery wheel along with hand building techniques. The class is designed for all skill levels. Beginning students will work on basic skills while more advanced students will be challenged to work on more complex forms. *No class July 4.

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  41. 2107: Art Sampler (Ages 6-9)

    August 29, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This is a great class for home-schooled children or something a little extra for others. Lessons include both two- and three-dimensional topics. A variety of media will be used. Subjects such as landscapes, portrait, soft sculpture, mask making and book making will be taught.

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  42. 1048: Member' Jewelry Open Studio

    August 29, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Here is an opportunity to use the studio’s jewelry equipment, acetylene torch, metal buffer, and metal kiln every Monday morning and/or Wednesday evening. Become inspired and build camaraderie while working with other jewelry and metal artists. Students must be members of the Edina Art Center. *No class July 4.

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  43. 4323: Basic Acrylic Painting

    August 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn the basic skills involved with painting using acrylics. Techniques of color mixing, value, basic color theory and glazing/blending. Experience how acrylics work and the methods used to achieve various visual effects.

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  44. 4357: Beginning Drawing

    August 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Artists are “See-ers”. They literally see the world around them in a different way than the rest of us. Yet, all of us have the ability to be “see-ers”. To learn how to draw, we must first learn to “look” without perceptions. Students will practice this artist’s way of looking and drawing from observation, and experiment with a number of drawing techniques that have been used by artists over the centuries. This class is geared toward beginners, but is suitable for those who wish to refresh their drawing skills, or just need a class or assignment to get them going. *This class meets at Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square. *No class July 4.

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  45. 3307: Wednesday Night Pottery

    August 29, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class accommodates beginners, intermediates and advanced students. Beginners will learn the basics of throwing and glazing and begin by making a variety of bowl forms. Intermediate and advanced students will create a variety of lidded wheel thrown forms. Wheel-throwing and glazing will be discussed and demonstrated.

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  46. 3451: Beautiful Hand-Built Vessels

    August 29, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Soft slab hand-building offers an opportunity to explore new forms while creating work that looks sensual and elegant. Students will make a variety of vessels, learn how to use and develop templates and glaze formulation.

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