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Group B: Ages 7 - 9

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B200AM24 Fun with Fonts /June 10-14- 9 AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
June 10 - 14, 9 a.m. - Noon

Fonts are expressive alphabets that have been stylized. You can make your own font out of giraffes, skateboards, flowers or just about anything. This camp will take you on a rollercoaster ride designing words and letters that have visual impact. You will work with pencil, ink pens and colored pencils as you create amazing messages in your own words and pictures. Fontastic Fun! Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/10/2024 and ending 6/14/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B200PM24 Mixed Media Art /June 10-14 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
June 10 - 14, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Let's combine drawing, paper arts, and water-based paints in a fun way. See how these materials can play together. You will freely draw with pencils, markers, oil pastels, and more. Experiment with collage as you layer decorative papers with your work. Make washes of color with watercolor and bold brushstrokes with acrylic paint. Mix it up to express yourself! Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/10/2024 and ending 6/14/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B201AM24 Animal Comics /June 17-21 - 9 AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
June 17 - 21, 9 a.m. - Noon

Create original comics based on animals- birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, or amphibians. Create a cast of animal characters inspired by your own pets or animals you have met or read about from around the world. Develop your animal comic characters, plan a storyline, and bring it to life with graphite pencils, markers, colored pencils, and paints. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/17/2024 and ending 6/21/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B201PM24 Artist's Palette /June 17-21 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
June 17 - 21

Mix your painter's palette to create a rainbow of warm and cool colors of all hues. Learn basic brush handling skills and color mixing, and put these skills to use creating expressive paintings inspired by the Masters. Every day you will gain new insights into painting in watercolor, acrylic, and/or tempera, and get a better sense of the special painting techniques and qualities of each medium. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/17/2024 and ending 6/21/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B202PM24 Pottery Primer /June 24-28 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
June 24 - 28, 9 a.m. - Noon

Come make functional and decorative pottery to enjoy every day! Learn the same fundamental clay handbuilding techniques that ceramic artists use to make bowls, wall vases, figurines and more. Your pottery will reflect your distinctive personal style. Projects will be glazed and fired and ready for pickup in three weeks. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/24/2024 and ending 6/28/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 277.00 ea.

B202PM24 Drawing Skills /June 24-28 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
June 24-28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Anything is possible with a pencil! You will create drawings with graphite and colored pencils, charcoal, oil pastels, and/or markers. Each medium offers new creative avenues. Your drawing activities will cover visual arts elements in an engaging way-- color, form, line, shape, and more. Each day will have a different drawing focus and subject - from still lifes to animal portraits. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 6/24/2024 and ending 6/28/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B203AM24 Backyard Birds /July 8-12 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
July 8 - 12, 9 a.m. - Noon

Have you ever watched a blue jay crack open an acorn? Birds are fun to watch and even more fun to draw and paint. You will have a chance to birdwatch from our studio windows or on short walks in our nature area. Then paint and draw the birds you see or the birds you want to see! You will make journal entries and have time to work on a painting that chronicles the crazy world of birds in flight. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/8/2024 and ending 7/12/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B203PM24 Pop Art Play /July 8-12 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill:ALL
July 8 - 12, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Comics, cartoons and films in popular culture are the inspiration for this printmaking and painting camp. Your original drawings of a favorite character become prints and/or vibrant paintings. Create multiple prints with water-based inks, and paint like artists in the Pop Art movement from America to Japan. Learn color theory, color mixing and artistic tricks with inks, paints, brayers, stamps, and more. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/8/2024 and ending 7/12/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B204AM24 Forest Friends (Clay) /July 15-19 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
July 15 -19, 9 a.m. - Noon

When you look into the woods you might not see all the creatures that live there at first glance. But when you look closer you will see frogs, butterflies, mushrooms, salamanders, owls, bears, and many other friends. Take some clay and make your own woodland menagerie. This class will help you create small versions of your favorites. You may choose to make a fairy or a gnome, or a teeny, tiny house for your clay creatures to play in. Projects will be glazed, fired, and ready for pickup in three weeks. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/15/2024 and ending 7/19/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 277.00 ea.

B204PM24 Fidget Widgets /July 15-19 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
July 15 - 19, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Create your very own fun and silly fidget toys. You will make kinetic, sculptural projects that are just right for you. Everyday objects will be used to make small assemblage artworks for everyday use. From spinners to squishy balls, making your own sensory toys is fun. Explore and experiment with art materials, found objects and natural materials while you create your own widget sculptures just the right size for you. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/15/2024 and ending 7/19/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B205AM24 Clay Contraptions /July 22-26 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
July 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - Noon

These clay creations may be frozen in time but the things you make will delight you for a long time. From cars or clocks, to rockets and robots or mystery machines, this clay class will focus on the shapes of things. Using clay to make parts that look like wheels, sprockets, gears, switches or gadgets your funny creations will emerge as you apply your imagination. Colorful slips can be added to brighten up your contraptions. Projects will be glazed, fired, and ready for pickup in three weeks. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/22/2024 and ending 7/26/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 277.00 ea.

B205PM24 Drawing Skills /July 22-26 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 0
Skill: ALL
July 22 - 26, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Anything is possible with a pencil! You will create drawings with graphite and colored pencils, charcoal, oil pastels, and/or markers. Each media offers new creative avenues. Your drawing activities will cover visual arts elements in an engaging way-- color, form, line, shape, and more. Each day will have a different drawing focus and different subject matter - from still lifes to animal portraits. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/22/2024 and ending 7/26/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B206AM24 Watercolor Fun /July29-August 2 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
July 29 - August 2, 9 a.m. - Noon

Watercolor painting is a fluid, fascinating art form with so many exciting techniques and styles. With a focus on fun, play with watercolors as you dap, splot, and splash paint onto paper and create masterpieces painting with brushes and unexpected tools like string, tissue paper, soap, straws, sponges, or fingers. Enrollment limited to 16.

Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/29/2024 and ending 8/2/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B206PM24 Building Worlds /July 29-August 2 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
July 29 - August 2, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Attention Minecraft fans who enjoy building shelters and crafting tools for game environments! You will plan and build imaginary worlds with pencils, brushes, paints, and mixed media. First you will choose an environment like the swamp, desert, or jungle. Then you will create shelters, natural landscapes, and animals with mixed-media art techniques. You will go from sketches on paper to 3-D environments. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/29/2024 and ending 8/2/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B207AM24 Fantasy Architecture / August 5-9 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
August 5 - 9, 9 a.m. - Noon

Adventure begins at Summer Arts Camp! Create a miniture treehouse, icehouse, igloo, adobe house, skatepark, swimming pool or spacestation. This camp will show you how to create model habitats for any climate. You will use found objects, cardboard, duct tape, everyday objects and your imagination as you create your favorite place to be! Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/5/2024 and ending 8/9/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B207PM24 Character Creation / August 5-9 - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
August 5 -9, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Depict a character’s appearance and personality with pencil and paper in a comic style. First we will focus on the lines and shapes of the head and body of human characters. Draw the features of their face, what they wear, and a fun pose. Then we will move on to animal characters, real or imagined, from the past, present, or future. Your comics will be made with graphite pencils, colored pencils, markers, and/or water-based paints. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/5/2024 and ending 8/9/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B208AM24 Painter's Palette / August 12 - 16 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
August 12 - 16, 9 a.m. - Noon

Mix your painter's palette to create a rainbow of warm and cool colors of all hues. Learn basic brush handling skills and color mixing, and put these skills to use creating expressive paintings inspired by the Masters. Every day, you will gain new insights into painting in watercolor, acrylic, and/or tempera, and get a better sense of the special painting techniques and qualities of each medium. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/12/2024 and ending 8/16/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B208PM24 Prints and Patterns /August 12-16- 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
August 12 - 16, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Let’s explore all the ways we can make prints using art supplies, everyday objects, and natural materials. Learn how to make a collagraph print, creating a textured plate from paper, yarn, leaves, and more. Create a hand-drawn design that you turn into a print that you carve, ink, and print yourself. Learn how to use printmaking tools to make multicolored prints and patterns on paper and/or canvas. This class will combine drawing, printmaking, and painting. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/12/2024 and ending 8/16/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B209AM24 Art in Color /August 19-23 - 9AM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
August 19 - 23, 9 a.m. - Noon

Your artist palette will be awash in color, from warm and cool to bright neon and metallic colors. In this kaleidoscopic painting camp, you will paint a still life in complementary colors and experiment with painting techniques to create sunlit landscapes. Brushstrokes from Impressionism and Pointillism may be used as you add special color effects to your paintings. Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 8/19/2024 and ending 8/23/2024 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 257.00 ea.

B209PM24 Art Treasures /August 19-22 (4-day camp) - 1PM
Ages 7 to 9
Skill: ALL
August 19-22 (4-day camp) 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The more you look, the more you see. Sometimes artists hide messages in their art that you can uncover by looking carefully. This is a mixed-media art class where you create art treasures in unexpected places. Sample projects include a landscape painting with personal symbols hidden in the background, a mosaic treasure box, or a secret message hidden in an origami or book art project. (4Day Camp) Enrollment limited to 16.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday starting 8/19/2024 and ending 8/22/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 206.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

 

952-473-7361 x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday         9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday            closed


The building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

 

* Phone lines will be open Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
   
The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art  Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 160, and/or the Minnesota  Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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