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Art Center Classes

  1. 4287: Wednesday Morning Painting Studio

    August 22, 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 BC: African Clay Village (Age 5-7)

    August 22, 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 BD: Clay on the Wheel (Age 8-10)

    August 22, 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 BE: Painting 101 (Age 11-14)

    August 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 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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  5. 1031: Members' Wednesday Afternoon Painting Open Studio

    August 22, 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

    August 22, 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. 3056: Summer Sampler

    August 22, 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 BF: Decorative Clay Bowls (Age 5-7)

    August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Edina Art Center

    Hand-build bowls out of clay. Create surface textures and other ways to embellish your one-of-a-kind bowls. Add colorful glaze for a final touch.

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  9. Art Camp BG: Printmaking (Age 8-10)

    August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 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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  10. Art Camp BH: Clay on the Wheel (Age 11-14)

    August 22, 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. 2107: Art Sampler (Ages 6-9)

    August 22, 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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  12. 1048: Member' Jewelry Open Studio

    August 22, 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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  13. 4323: Basic Acrylic Painting

    August 22, 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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  14. 4357: Beginning Drawing

    August 22, 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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  15. 3307: Wednesday Night Pottery

    August 22, 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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  16. 3451: Beautiful Hand-Built Vessels

    August 22, 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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