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WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS - FALL 2022

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A731W22-A Intro to Indian Hand Block Printing, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Katrina Ulrich
Skill level: ALL

Instructor Katrina Ulrich teaches you the basics of printing patterns on fabric using hand-carved Indian blocks on fabric - a process only slightly changed from the centuries-old process as it originated in India. Learn to master mitred corners, borders, and multi-colored designs using blocks from her extensive collection. Choose a scarf, apron, or dish towel to print as a final project. This class prepares you for upcoming classes in block printing, such as the upcoming "Mud Resist Printing with Indigo" (B733W22). Price includes $20 materials fee. Bring a lunch.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 9/24/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 77.00 ea.

A731W22-B Intro to Indian Hand Block Printing, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Katrina Ulrich
Skill level: ALL

Instructor Katrina Ulrich teaches you the basics of printing patterns on fabric using hand-carved Indian blocks on fabric - a process only slightly changed from the centuries-old process as it originated in India. Learn to master mitred corners, borders, and multi-colored designs using blocks from her extensive collection. Choose a scarf, apron, or dish towel to print as a final project. This class prepares you for upcoming classes in block printing. Price includes $20 materials fee. Bring a lunch.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 10/29/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 77.00 ea.

A437W22 Creating Collages with an Artistic Voice, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jon Neuse
Skill level: ALL

This one day, six-hour, workshop is an opportunity to explore and learn the dynamic of designing and making collages. In the morning, the instructor, Jon Neuse, will walk you through the steps of putting a collage together. The workshop is constructed so you can learn from your instructor and the other participants. The afternoon is set up for you to focus on making your own collage(s). A materials list is available on the website. Bring a lunch for the hour-long break.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 10/1/2022 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 85.00 ea.

B437W22 Creating Collages with an Artistic Voice, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jon Neuse
Skill level: ALL

This one day, six-hour, workshop is an opportunity to explore and learn the dynamic of designing and making collages. In the morning, the instructor, Jon Neuse, will walk you through the steps of putting a collage together. The workshop is constructed so you can learn from your instructor and the other participants. The afternoon is set up for you to focus on making your own collage(s). A materials list is available on the website. Bring a lunch for the hour-long break.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 11/12/2022 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 85.00 ea.

A969W22 Glass Mosaics, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Julie Vogl
Skill level: ALL

Discover the art of making mosaics. Bring your creativity and learn to clip and cut glass and apply grout to your own original design. We will be working with stained glass as the primary material to create two mosaic works of art. Feel free to bring any small treasures (buttons, beads, single earrings, keys, coins) you may want to incorporate into your art (optional). Materials included; price includes $20 materials fee.

Enrollment limited to 14
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 10/1/2022 and ending 10/8/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 140.00 ea.

A735W22 Autumn Hooked Mug Mat, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Laurie Lausen
Skill level: ALL

Flowers, foliage, birds... In this workshop, you'll choose a favorite image and learn the basic techniques of rug hooking while creating a small mug mat. You'll enjoy this early method of making rugs by pulling loops of wool fabric through a linen backing. All materials included. Bring simple design ideas or choose a template. Workshop price includes $25 materials fee. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 10/8/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 105.00 ea.

A864W22 Mokume Gane: Mixed Metal Jewelry with Metal Clay, Saturdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Mokume gane is a Japanese technique of combining different metals together to create beautiful patterns reminiscent of woodgrain. When using traditional metalsmithing techniques it can be a very labor-intensive process that requires special tools and equipment. Luckily this technique can be done in metal clay, saving time and material. In this class, you will learn several mokume gane techniques using Art Clay Copper and Silver to create stunning one-of-a-kind jewelry. Price includes $60 materials fee; materials included.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 10/8/2022 and ending 10/15/2022 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 163.00 ea.

A481W22 Landscape Painting 2-Day Workshop, Thursday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Michele Combs
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Treat yourself to two days of painting! Michele will address the importance of choosing an image, thumbnail sketches, simplifying composition, underpainting, paint application, focal point, and color. Individualized instruction to strengthen your artistry. Work on one painting in the morning and another in the afternoon to maintain a fresh eye! Bring lots of photos for composition options. See materials list on the website. Bring a lunch each day for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/13/2022 and ending 10/14/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 156.00 ea.

A776W22 Joy of Felting: Luminarias, Friday, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Leslie Granbeck
Skill level: ALL

Add a warm glow to the season with pretty, felted luminarias. Learn traditional wet felting techniques using wool and a little soapy water. Add texture and other designs using a variety of natural materials. The perfect accent for the mantle, dinner table, or any spot that needs a little soft illumination - great for gifts, too! Make two in class. $30 materials fee (included in price) includes a reusable felting kit, all fibers and supplies to make two luminarias. Bring 2-3 old hand towels, an old bath towel, plastic bag to take how wet items, apron (optional) and a bag lunch.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 10/21/2022 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 94.00 ea.

A439W22 Color Workshop for Painters, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jon Neuse
Skill level: ALL

Painters of all levels: make your paintings more powerful and effective by gaining a better understanding of color in this six hour workshop. Explore the dynamics and use of color in two-dimensional art in this collaborative, hands-on workshop! Study color theory, using a color wheel, emotional and manipulative powers of color, how to mix acrylic paints, color recipes, how to make a color chart, and more. Class handout includes information on color theory, palette arrangement, color formulas and recipes. Materials list on website. Bring a lunch for the hour-long break.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 10/22/2022 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 85.00 ea.

B439W22 Color Workshop for Painters, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jon Neuse
Skill level: ALL

Painters of all levels: make your paintings more powerful and effective by gaining a better understanding of color in this six hour workshop. Explore the dynamics and use of color in two-dimensional art in this collaborative, hands-on workshop! Study color theory, using a color wheel, emotional and manipulative powers of color, how to mix acrylic paints, color recipes, how to make a color chart, and more. Class handout includes information on color theory, palette arrangement, color formulas and recipes. Materials list on website. Bring a lunch for the hour-long break.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 12/10/2022 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 85.00 ea.

A773W22 Joy of Felting: "Circles" Table Runner, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Leslie Granbeck
Skill level: ALL

Create a colorful runner or wall hanging from wool fibers and a little soapy water. No knitting or sewing required. Learn the magic of wet feltmaking and create a work of art for your table or wall, in a pattern inspired by vintage penny rugs and the work of the Russian artist Kandinsky. This design looks great in any home, office, or cabin. Some physical stamina needed for felting. Materials fee of $35 (included in price) includes a reusable felting kit, all fibers, and supplies. Bring 2-3 hand towels, an old bath towel, apron (optional), a plastic bag to carry home wet items, and a lunch.

Enrollment limited to 14
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 10/29/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 120.00 ea.

B438W22 Encaustic Painting: Working with Wax, Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Jodi Reeb
Skill level: ALL

In this exciting, one-day experience you will learn encaustic techniques (molten beeswax painting). A brief history and description of encaustic painting will be shared as well as basic supplies and tools, safety, preparation of supports including the application of grounds, fusing techniques and paint application. A variety of techniques will be demonstrated such as wax image transfers, mixing your own paint, creating texture and working with masks and stencils. The majority of time will be spent painting. Previous participants may work on individual projects with instructor guidance. All levels welcome. Price includes $35 materials fee. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 15
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 11/11/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 113.00 ea.

B494W22-A Landscape Painting One-Day Workshop, Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.
Michele Combs
Skill level: ALL

Starting with an instructor-selected photo, you will be led step by step through the painting process. You'll gain a better understanding of how the instructor thinks through the painting process. Although the whole class works from the same original image, you’ll be amazed by how different each student's finished painting will look. This class is designed to be fun and relaxing. Suggested materials list on the website. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 11/17/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 80.00 ea.

B319W22 Flower Arranging for the Holidays, Friday, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lee Persell
Skill level: ALL

Make your holiday decorating more personal by creating your own floral arrangements. This class will introduce you to the art of flower arranging by breaking down the arrangement into its basic structure: line, shape, color, balance, proportion and texture. Find out why "less is more" and learn how to collect or shop for materials selectively. We will also consider the use of non-floral elements. Bring one or two vases (can be glass, ceramic, or other material) and garden shears or hand pruner. Price includes $25 materials fee.

Enrollment limited to 10
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 11/18/2022 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 60.00 ea.

B733W22 Mud Resist Printing with Indigo, Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Katrina Ulrich
Skill level: ALL

Inspired by the "Dabu" mud resist block printing with indigo dye process, Katrina Ulrich has adapted the technique for use in our studio. Participants will learn how to "print" on fabric with a mud paste, dry the fabric and overprint to add more detail. Then try the process on a scarf, tote bag, or dish towel (provided) or on a tee shirt that you bring in. Class meets three hours the first day; two the second. Price includes $20 materials fee.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/18/2022 and ending 11/19/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.

B444W22 Creating Antique Patinas in Watercolor, Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sonja Hutchinson
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Learn techniques to create beautiful weathered patinas through a combination of wet-into-wet paint application, carved out lights, molded edges and glazing finishes. The earthy effects you'll create will make paintings come alive and inspire new approaches for painting rocky scenes, sculptures, figures and buildings. Reference materials will be supplied. Bring regular watercolor supplies, one to two quarter sheets of Arches 140# cold press watercolor paper (11"x15") and raw umber paint. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 12/9/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 85.00 ea.

B484W22 Workshop: Fantasy Art, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m
Leo Winstead
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Try your hand at fantasy illustration! You'll select a subject to work from, with reference materials provided as required, and be guided through each step from initial sketch to final rendering on board or canvas. We'll cover creating a dynamic composition, creating a mood through color and lighting, the sketching process, and transferring the sketch for underpainting and the final rendering. We'll also look at some examples for inspiration and talk about the history of fantasy art within the larger field of illustration. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break. See materials list on website.

Enrollment limited to 14
Ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 12/10/2022 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 92.00 ea.

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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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