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Art Center Classes

  1. 2312: Video Game Design

    July 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This course provides students with a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family.

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  2. 4046: Drawing and Painting with a Photo Reference

    July 24, 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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  3. Art Camp VV: Wacky Watercolor (Age 5-7)

    July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This is a great class for campers who want to bring their creativity to the next level. Campers will be guided according to their needs. Paint with watercolor and learn many techniques like wet on wet, using salt, frisket and more. Personal style and expression is encouraged.

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  4. Art Camp VV: Wacky Watercolors (Age 5-7)

    July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This is a great class for campers who want to bring their creativity to the next level. Campers will be guided according to their needs. Paint with watercolor and learn many techniques like wet on wet, using salt, frisket and more. Personal style and expression is encouraged.

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

    July 24, 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. Art Camp XX: Art of Mythology (Age 11-14)

    July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This camp is perfect for students inspired by the Adventures of Percy Jackson and Friends in Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson book series. Students will put their clay skills to work creating the fantastical creatures of Greek Mythology such as centaurs, pegasi, cyclopes, satyrs and more.

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  7. 1006: Members' Tuesday Afternoon Ink & Brush Painting Open Studio

    July 24, 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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  8. 3127: Tuesday Pottery

    July 24, 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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  9. 2331: Web Design and Development

    July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This course is an in-depth look at the world of web design and development. Students enrolled in this session will learn how to build their own web site from start to finish using award-winning suite of products. The learning for this camp does not end at the door students will have access to their web site with free hosting for one year.

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  10. Art Camp AB: Clay on the Wheel

    July 24, 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 YY: Clay for the Garden (Age 5-7)

    July 24, 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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  12. Art Camp ZZ: Paint Your Pet (Age 8-10)

    July 24, 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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  13. 5103: Traditional Watercolor

    July 24, 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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  14. 3206: Advanced Soda Firing Methods

    July 24, 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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  15. 2245: Summer Art Academy (Grades 6-12)

    July 24, 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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