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Art Center Classes

  1. 2312: Video Game Design

    July 26, 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. 4262: Life Drawing

    July 26, 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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  3. 3089: Thursday Morning Pottery

    July 26, 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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  4. Art Camp VV: Wacky Watercolor (Age 5-7)

    July 26, 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 VV: Wacky Watercolors (Age 5-7)

    July 26, 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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  6. Art Camp WW: Clay on the Wheel (Age 8-10)

    July 26, 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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  7. Art Camp XX: Art of Mythology (Age 11-14)

    July 26, 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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  8. 2331: Web Design and Development

    July 26, 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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  9. 4267: Realistic Drawing and Painting

    July 26, 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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  10. 7500: Metal Sculpture

    July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Judd Nelson's Studio

    This class is a beginning metal sculpture class. Students will learn how to create any style of sculpture by forging, hammering or assembling pieces of metal. Students will learn to weld metals using both gas and wire feed type of welders. Bring in your found art from your basement and learn to assemble pieces into a memorable sculpture for your garden or home. Judd Nelson specializes in creating life size birds from the Midwest and will demonstrate how to create them. Modern or contemporary sculptures are also encouraged and artist Craig Snyder who specializes in this style will demonstrate techniques to create contemporary work. Students are required to wear jeans, long sleeve cotton shirts and boots or closed-toe shoes for safety consideration. *This class will be held in Mr. Nelson’s sculpture studio located near 394 and 494 and is a short distance from The Edina Art Center. **No class July 5.

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  11. Art Camp AB: Clay on the Wheel

    July 26, 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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  12. Art Camp YY: Clay for the Garden (Age 5-7)

    July 26, 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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  13. Art Camp ZZ: Paint Your Pet (Age 8-10)

    July 26, 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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  14. 2134: Teen Pottery (Ages 13-16)

    July 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Students will focus on developing and improving their basic skills of wheel throwing. Beginners will learn to center and make a cylinder, bowl and some simple hand-built forms. More advanced students will work on new forms to improve their technique. Clay, tools and glaze firing fees are provided in this class.

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  15. 4176: Drawing in Charcoal: Mark-making, Time & Scale

    July 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This course is designed to familiarize students with charcoal drawing via reductive erasure techniques and energetic mark-making variety from a live model. To achieve familiarity with charcoal and a sense of experimentation and play when it comes to developing economy of mark through a variety of time and scale challenges, allowing a more personal mark to emerge. We will include both additive and reductive charcoal techniques and play with scale and speed (15sec gestures to more dedicated 1hour+) to develop a range of effects. We will also develop a language to discuss both technical as well as conceptual visual ideas through group and one-on-one progress checks or critiques.

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  16. 3117: Functional Ceramics

    July 26, 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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  17. 7185: Enameling on Metal Clay

    July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Learn three enamel techniques for fine silver metal clay: basse-taille, champlevé and cloisonné using syringe clay. Students will learn how to create pieces in Art Clay silver appropriate for each enamel method. All pieces and enamel will be torch fired. All other supplies will be provided. Supply fee of $65 includes 20g of Art Clay Silver, and shared use of Art Clay syringe and enamel resources.

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  18. 3189: Clay Sculpture - Thursdays

    July 26, 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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