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Art Center Classes

  1. 4046: Drawing and Painting with a Photo Reference

    June 19, 2018, 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Having a good image is the beginning of a good painting. Our images should have a good balance between lights and darks, warm and cool values, an interesting composition and clear detail. Drawing using the sight-size or the comparative method is encouraged, but our focus is on painting and means to shortcut the drawing stage can be used when needed. This class offers an opportunity to see with fresh eyes.

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  2. 2360: iCode (Ages 6-12)

    June 19, 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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  3. Art Camp M: Clay Critters (Age 5-7)

    June 19, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn how to make animals using clay. Important clay techniques will be taught that will help students create their critter! Students will also apply colorful, shiny glaze to add those finishing touches. Work is fired in our kiln.

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  4. Art Camp N: Cartoon Drawing (Age 8-10)

    June 19, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ $97 nm/$87 m + $11 supply fee $10 for supervised lunch (BYO)

    Create your very own cartoon characters and make a funny or serious comic strip.

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  5. Art Camp O: Clay on the Wheel (Age 11-14)

    June 19, 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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  6. 1006: Members' Tuesday Afternoon Ink & Brush Painting Open Studio

    June 19, 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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  7. 3126: Tuesday Pottery

    June 19, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn the fundamental skills of working with clay. The basics of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing will be covered in this class, which is appropriate for new and intermediate students. Individual attention will be given based on the student’s skill level.

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  8. 2330: Movie Makers

    June 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This hands-on, interactive course will instruct students on the world of digital video design and production. Students will film, direct and edit their own digital video creations. Students enrolled in this course amaze their peers with green screen and special effects work.

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  9. Art Camp P: Paint Your Pet (Age 5-7)

    June 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn drawing and painting techniques while working from a picture of your pet or favorite animal!

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

    June 19, 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. Art Camp R: Clay Luminaries (Age 9-11)

    June 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Campers will carve their own one-of-a-kind design into clay to allow light to pass through the carved openings. The pieces will be finished with colorful glazes and fired in our kiln. Place a light inside and see the shapes come to life.

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  12. Art Camp S: Drama and Set Design (Age 11-14)

    June 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Campers will create a play, design and build the set and preform their original play on the final day of camp!

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  13. 2017: Clay for Kids (Ages 7-12)

    June 19, 2018, 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Students will explore clay using many different hand-building techniques. We will build mugs, bowls and imaginative sculptures. All skill levels are welcome. *No class July 3.

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  14. 5102: Traditional Watercolor

    June 19, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn the basics of watercolor: how to carry a wash, mix colors and see values. There will be a strong emphasis on drawing, critiques and demonstrations. The class will start with demonstrations. Students will then do a copy from the flat piece and then proceed to setting up small still-lives to paint from nature. This will be a very informative class based on the history of traditional watercolor.

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  15. 3206: Advanced Soda Firing Methods

    June 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Students will work to create and prepare pottery to be fired in the studio’s outdoor soda kiln. Advanced students will work on and off the wheel on thrown, altered and hand-built forms. Emphasis will be on creating pottery forms that work well in the soda kiln. This is a hands-on class where we learn the theory and practice of loading, firing, unloading and glazing for the soda kiln. *No class July 3 or Aug. 7

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  16. 2245: Summer Art Academy (Grades 6-12)

    June 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    With Denise Willey Johnson and Michael Bedard. Art Academy is designed to give optimum individualized guided art instruction to students who show aptitude and a focused attitude. Summer Art Academy is a shorter version of the year-long program for new students to see if this is a good fit. Returning Art Academy students are welcome to register as well. *No class July 3.

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