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Art Center Classes

  1. 1043: Member' Jewelry Open Studio

    June 18, 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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  2. 2115: Continuing Your Creative Imagination (Ages 8-11)

    June 18, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Do you have an explosive imagination when it comes to creating with your hands? This class is an adventure to hone your skills using a variety of materials including clay, paint and sculpture. We will explore 2D and 3D artwork while learning about important fundamentals. During our adventure you will learn about some fantastic infamous artist of our new time. *No class July 2.

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  3. 2360: iCode (Ages 6-12)

    June 18, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This course offers younger students a fun, interactive look at coding. Students will create virtual apps and write their own programs that they can share with friends and family. This course makes learning to code fun and explores problem solving and programming logic.

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  4. 3167: Refining Your Skills: Lids!

    June 18, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    In this class students will focus their attention on lids. Different kinds of lids will be explored through a variety of forms including sugar bowls, casseroles and jars. Students will learn the tricks to making a lid that really fits and aesthetically enhances their pottery. Maximum 10.

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  5. 3355: Monday Morning Raku Firing

    June 18, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Join this class to make, glaze and fire Raku pottery. Raku is a firing process developed in 16th century Japan for the Japanese tea ceremony. Bisque pots are glazed, dried and fired in the kiln where they remain until the glazes have melted at temperatures around 1,800 degrees. The piece is removed hot from the kiln, put into a metal “reduction chamber” full of combustible material that burns and alters the glaze, color and surface. The Raku process is fun and hands-on and produces wonderful, lustrous and crackle glazes. All students will glaze-fire three times in this 8 week class. *No class July 2.

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  6. 4364: Painting Birds

    June 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Pick your bird and complete a beautifully finished bird painting in watercolor or oil. You will create a sketch in realistic proportions to guide your painting. Watercolor and oil techniques will be discussed and color mixing.

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  7. 2023: Pottery Fundamentals (Ages 9-12)

    June 18, 2018, 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Join Adama for fun and exploration of clay through many different hand-building techniques and use of the potter’s wheel. Individual creativity will be encouraged. Come create everything from mugs to monsters. *No class July 2.

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  8. 3275: Pit Firing

    June 18, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Raku and pit firing are popular firing techniques in ceramics. The unifying theme of these two techniques is the ability to work directly with the fire to achieve both quick and unique results no available with more conventional firing techniques. Studios will love the experience of working with glowing red-hot pieces in a Raku kiln or uncovering pots. *No class July 2.

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  9. 4402: Basic Drawing

    June 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class will provide instruction for the materials of graphite and charcoal. Students will learn the basic skills of drawing accurately, rendering and perspective. Learn how various drawing materials work and techniques on how to use them.

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  10. 5050: Beginning Watercolor

    June 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This is an introductory class for those wanting to learn the basics regarding watercolor painting. Each session will include a simple project with demonstrations to help students get started.

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  11. 3226: Pottery & Sculpture

    June 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Demonstrations will cover hand-building and basic wheel-throwing techniques, as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Students will work at their own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; advanced students welcome.

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