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Art Center Classes

  1. 4286: Wednesday Morning Painting Studio

    June 27, 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. *No class July 4.

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

    June 27, 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 U: Drawing 101 (Age 8-10)

    June 27, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    In this class, you will learn the fundamental principles of drawing: shape, form, value, line, color, space and texture. Explore each of these areas in the fun and supportive atmosphere. Campers will also be encouraged to look at the world as an artist through short drawing exercises.

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  4. Art Camp V: Clay on the Wheel (Age 11-14)

    June 27, 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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  5. 1031: Members' Wednesday Afternoon Painting Open Studio

    June 27, 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

    June 27, 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. 3055: Summer Sampler

    June 27, 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 W: Clay for the Garden (Age 5-7)

    June 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Create fairy or toad houses, gnomes and walking stones to bring life and individuality to any garden.

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

    June 27, 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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  10. Art Camp Y: Painting 101 (Age 11-14)

    June 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 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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  11. 2106: Art Sampler (Ages 6-9)

    June 27, 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. *No class July 4.

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  12. 2225: Summer Art Academy (Grades 2-6)

    June 27, 2018, 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM @ Edina Art Center

    With Adama Sow, Elizabeth Franklin and Carol Clay. 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.

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  13. 1048: Member' Jewelry Open Studio

    June 27, 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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  14. 4322: Basic Acrylic Painting

    June 27, 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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  15. 4357: Beginning Drawing

    June 27, 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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  16. 3164: Low-Fire Sculpture

    June 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Art Center

    Are you an animal lover? Are you interested in sculpture? In this beginner class students will learn how to sculpt the animal form using low fire clay. Students will learn different modeling techniques that include coil, slab and pinch building. Students will learn about maquettes and how to scale up to create larger sculptures. Finally the class will discuss various surface finishing techniques that include underglazes, stains and paint. Students should come prepared with images of animals they would like to sculpt. *No class July 4.

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  17. 3306: Wednesday Night Pottery

    June 27, 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. *No class July 4.

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  18. 3450: Beautiful Hand-Built Vessels

    June 27, 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. *No class July 4.

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