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C300AM24 Nature Designs /June 10-14 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
June 10 - 14, 9 a.m. - Noon

Nature is one of the best sources of inspiration for artists. Witness the colors, textures, and patterns found in the sky, land, water, and plant life. Then build your color palette around a natural scene, and create textures that mimic trees, grasses, rocks, and more. You will examine the patterns found in trees, spirals, waves, and symmetries. This class provides opportunities to paint en plein air (outdoors) near the art center. 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.

C300PM24 Fantastic Art /June 10-14 - 1PM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
June 10 - 14, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Free up your imagination to draw and paint your own fantasy world. You will draw magical creatures and characters in active poses that showcase their talents and personal traits. Class will include drawing prompts to jumpstart your character development and fantasy worldbuilding. Experiment with shading, value, perspective, and lighting techniques to improve your fantasy drawings. This class will use a variety of art media like colored pencils, pens, markers, and/or water-based paints. 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.

C301AM24 Mixed Media Treasures /June 17-21 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
June 17 - 21, 9 a.m. - Noon

Create positivity through painting, collage, construction and assembly. This camp will help your imagination flow while you learn visual art skills. Projects like vision boards, hand painted canvas bags, and treasure boxes will help you to create inspirational art for yourself. We will take a look at works made by visionary artists that continue to uplift spirits throughout the world. 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.

C301PM24 Sew What? Applique! /June 17-21 - 1PM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
June 17 - 21, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

You can make your clothes stand out by adding embroidery and appliques that you design yourself. Bring in a shirt or other item and learn about expressive sewing. Class will provide fabrics, colorful threads and fusible material. You will learn how to customize your clothing to make the everyday extraordinary. Projects will inspire you. 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.

C302AM24 Drawing Essentials /June 24-28 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
June 24 - 28, 9 a.m. - Noon

Take your drawing skills to a new level using graphite, colored pencils, charcoal, pastels, and/or markers. Learn the characteristics of each drawing medium as you create charcoal sketches of still life objects, colored pencil landscapes, and oil pastel animal studies - to name a few possible projects. You will build skills and confidence seeing and drawing shapes and forms, and bringing color and life into your drawings. 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 $ 257.00 ea.

C302PM24 Global Pottery /June 24-28 - 1PM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
June 24 - 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

You will circle the globe discovering ceramic styles and ideas from Central and South America, Asia and Europe. Learn new clay handbuilding and surface design techniques that will help you create dramatic functional and decorative ceramics for the table. 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 1:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 277.00 ea.

C303AM24 Collage It! /July 8-12 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
July 8 - 12, 9 a.m. - Noon

Join us as we explore the imaginative paper arts technique of collage (French word "to paste"). Using an assortment of decorative papers, magazines, newspapers, and more, you will tear out and glue papers together in fun ways. You will explore découpage (French word for the art of cutting out and pasting cutouts on different surfaces). Projects include collage posters, paper accessories, and decoupage boxes, trays, and/or journals. Learn additional embellishment techniques for finishing touches! Campers are welcome to bring paper and items from home to use at camp. 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.

C303PM24 Ceramics - Wheel & Hand /July 8-19 - 1PM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
July 8 - 19, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.(10 days/2 weeks)

In this 10-day clay camp, campers will create a variety of functional and decorative ceramic ware using both handbuilding and wheel-throwing techniques. Gain experience on the potter's wheel as you learn how to throw and trim mugs and bowls. You will glaze some work for food-safe use and apply paints to your decorative pieces. Projects will be ready for pickup in three weeks. Enrollment limited to 12.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting 7/8/2024 and ending 7/19/2024 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 554.00 ea.

C304AM24 Print & Paint Paradise /July 15-19 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
July 15 - 19, 9 a.m. - Noon

Unleash your creativity by painting and printmaking both separately and combined in the same artwork! Learn about brush handling, color blending, block-outs, stamping, stencils, washes, and more. Your paintings will have brushstrokes, dabs, and washes of color. Your prints will offer design possibilities made with stamps, found objects, stencils, and more. Together, we’ll print and paint colorful compositions on paper and canvas boards. 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 $ 257.00 ea.

C305AM24 Watercolor Scenes /July 22-26 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
July 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - Noon


Experience the magic of watercolor painting as we delve into watercolor fundamentals. Mix colors on a palette or directly on your paper, witnessing how pigments swirl and blend together for exciting results. Learn brush handling techniques to create a variety of shapes and lines. Explore both wet-into-wet and wet-into-dry painting techniques. Try out some fun techniques to create texture in your paintings. 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 $ 257.00 ea.

C305PM24 Snapshot Photo (Groups C & D) /July 22-26 -1PM
Ages 10 to 15
Skill: ALL
July 22 - 26, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Dive into the world of photography. You will learn the basic principles using your smart device with a camera. You will learn about light & lighting, rules of thirds, patterns, space, texture, composition, styles, and how to see like a photographer. You will learn how to take better photos, edit them and crop them. Some projects may involve tabletop sessions. This class does require the use of your own smart device. Groups C & D. Enrollment limited to 12.
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 $ 267.00 ea.

C306AM24 Sculpt It! /July 29 - August 2 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
July 29 - August 2, 9 a.m. - Noon

Explore the exciting world of 3-D sculpture! Experiment with air-dry clay, wood, fabric, wire and/or found objects. Learn the tools and techniques for working with each art medium. Once you have some sculpture know-how, you can follow your muse to create fantastic sculptures, both realistic and abstract, decorative and functional. 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.

C306PM24 Sunflower Power Mural /July 29-August 2 - 1PM
Ages 10 to 15
Skill: ALL
July 29 - August 2, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

This camp will create a mural from wildflower paintings. Some time will be devoted to outdoor foraging of wildflowers near the art center. Drawings and paintings will be made, then edited into a large group project for display. If you love nature this is an opportunity to share your talents with others, as you work together to make something beautiful for others to enjoy, You will learn about scale, proportion, and perspective as you paint and draw from nature. Groups C & D. Enrollment limited to 12.
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 $ 267.00 ea.

C307AM24 Sewing Basics /August 5-9 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
August 5 -9, 9 a.m. - Noon

Sewing opens up new artistic possibilities with thread, felt, and fabric. Learn the basics of hand sewing - threading the needle, knotting - and then you’re off and running learning basic embroidery stitches. Your stitches will decorate and give structure to art projects. Project ideas include hand-sewn pouches, felt creatures, bookmarks, and other small fiber arts items. 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 $ 267.00 ea.

C307PM24 Inspired Illustrations /August 5-9 - 1PM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill:ALL
August 5 - 9, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

If you admire hand-lettered signs in storefronts, the playful graphics and text on band posters and a well-designed book cover, then this camp is for you. You will work on illustration projects of your choosing. Explore a variety of drawing techniques as you create studies in pen and ink, graphite, markers, and more. You will get hands-on experience working with watercolor and gouache in illustration. There will be artist demos, drawing prompts, and studio time for developing your illustrations. 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.

C308AM24 Drawing to Painting /August 12-16 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
August 12 - 16, 9 a.m. - Noon

Many works of art begin as a pencil sketch on paper. Let’s start with basic drawing techniques to help you capture the likeness and feeling of your subject. Practice creating strong compositions in pencil before turning your drawings into paintings. Learn painting fundamentals such as selecting a palette, color mixing, layering paints, and brush handling. This camp uses water-based paints like watercolor and acrylic paints on paper and/or canvas. 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.

C308PM24 The Art of Weaving /August 12-16 - 1PM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
August 12 - 16, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us as we experiment with color, texture and pattern in small-scale weavings. Using a simple frame loom, learn how to warp a loom and prepare weft yarn for weaving. The majority of class time will be devoted to weaving with yarn --from cotton to wool to acrylic-blends --representing a rainbow of colors. Expand your weaving know-how with techniques to add texture and pattern. You will learn finishing techniques for creating a woven wall hanging. Enrollment limited to 12. Registration open to 10-15 year olds (Groups C & D)
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.

C309AM24 Special Effects /August 19-23 - 9AM
Ages 10 to 12
Skill: ALL
August 19- 23, 9 a.m. - Noon

Did you ever wonder how painters capture special visual effects? Let’s create atmospheric effects like underwater bubbles, splashing water, or fireworks exploding in the sky. You will learn how to brush, splatter, and pour paint to add interest to your work. Next you will see how you can transfer these atmospheric techniques to other subjects such as portrait painting, becoming a special effects artist for the day. 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.

C309PM24 Teeny, Tiny Painting (4 Day) August 19-22 - 1PM
Ages 10 - 12
Skill: ALL
August 19-22 (4 Day camp) 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

There is something special about small things. This camp approaches miniature painting with zest! You will make smaller and smaller artworks each day of camp. Using smaller tools and smaller canvases each day campers will create intimate paintings that show the reason why these paintings are often called the gems of the art world. Enrollment limited to 16. Groups C & D.
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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