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Art Center Classes

  1. 4287: Wednesday Morning Painting Studio

    August 15, 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.

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  2. Art Camp AS: Clay Treasure Chests (Age 5-7)

    August 15, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edina Art Center

    What better way to store your precious treasures but in your own hand-made clay container. Make it yours by personalizing it with tools to add pattern and style!

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

    August 15, 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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  4. Art Camp AU: Drama and Set Design (Age 9-11)

    August 15, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 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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  5. Art Camp AV: Drawing 101 (Age 11-14)

    August 15, 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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  6. 1031: Members' Wednesday Afternoon Painting Open Studio

    August 15, 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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  7. 4356: Beginning Drawing

    August 15, 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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  8. 3056: Summer Sampler

    August 15, 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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  9. Art Camp AW: Paint Your Pet (Age 5-7)

    August 15, 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 AX: Clay Luminaries (Age 8-10)

    August 15, 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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  11. Art Camp AY: Sculpture (Age 9-11)

    August 15, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Students explore the world of sculpture using a variety of art materials, including clay, wire and paper.

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  12. Art Camp AZ: French Immersion/Clay on the Wheel (Age 11-14)

    August 15, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Speak French with Adama and 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. Prior experience with French is highly recommended.

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  13. 2107: Art Sampler (Ages 6-9)

    August 15, 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.

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  14. 1048: Member' Jewelry Open Studio

    August 15, 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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  15. 4323: Basic Acrylic Painting

    August 15, 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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  16. 4357: Beginning Drawing

    August 15, 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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  17. 3307: Wednesday Night Pottery

    August 15, 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.

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  18. 3451: Beautiful Hand-Built Vessels

    August 15, 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.

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