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Art Center Classes

  1. 4046: Drawing and Painting with a Photo Reference

    July 31, 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. 2375: Arcade Style Game Design (Ages 6-12)

    July 31, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class gives students a look at online game development and puts them in the driver’s seat of simple game creation. Students in this course will develop online games including arcade style, platform and other interactive games that they can publish and share online.

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  3. Art Camp AC: Clay Critters (Age 5-7)

    July 31, 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 AD: Wacky Watercolors (Age 8-10)

    July 31, 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 AE: Clay on the Wheel (Age 9-11)

    July 31, 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 AF: Printmaking (Age 11-14)

    July 31, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Make prints using fun everyday items like apples, potatoes, foam and more! Campers will also carve an image of their own creation in linoleum blocks.

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

    July 31, 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 31, 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. 2385: Application Design

    July 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    This class offers students a hands-on look at the world of application design and development. This interactive course will instruct students about the design and development of applications. Students will design their own app, which can be shared with friends and family members with an Apple or Android device.

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  10. Art Camp AG: Drawing 101 (Age 5-7)

    July 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 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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  11. Art Camp AI: Clay Castles and Wizards (Age 9-11)

    July 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Create your own magical castle in this three day clay camp! Campers will design, make and glaze a castle out of clay and create some wizards and landscape features to go with it!

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  12. Art Camp AJ: Clay on the Wheel (Age 11-14)

    July 31, 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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  13. 5103: Traditional Watercolor

    July 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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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