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WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

*Please note that all Early Registration and New Student Discounts can only be processed by registering in person, or by phone. Discounts cannot be applied through our online registration process and discounts cannot be applied retroactively. 

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C412W19 Creative Collage and Mixed Media, Two Saturdays, February 16 & 23, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Bryan Holland
Skill level: ALL

Explore collage and mixed media techniques that can be used to create finished collage works or be layered with your own original drawing/painting. The first class will focus on collage and image transfer techniques; the second class will look at additional techniques such as stencils and printmaking for added effect. Some materials provided, including two cradled panel supports. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Some painting or drawing experience is recommended. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 2/16/2019 and ending 2/23/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 166.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 151.00 ea.

C319W19 Introduction to Flower Arranging, Friday, March 1, 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill level: ALL

Have you ever looked at a vase and wanted to do more than plunk a bouquet of store bought flowers into it? 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 how not to pillage your entire garden for a single bouquet. We will also discuss the use of non-floral elements. Bring a vase or vessel (can be glass, ceramic, or other material) and garden shears or hand pruner.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/1/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 51.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 48.00 ea.

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D438W19 Encaustic Painting: Working With Wax, Friday, March 1, 9 am - 3:30 pm
Instructor: 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 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. Materials included. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/1/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 120.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 129.00 ea.

D482W19 Child Portrait Basics in Watercolor [NEW!], Tuesday, March 5, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Georgia Kandiko
Skill level: ALL

Learn about children's facial proportions and how to capture their ruddy complexions in this fun, introduction to watercolor portraiture. You'll explore techniques for getting facial guidelines onto watercolor paper, glazing and managing lost and found edges. The instructor will provide reference materials for the exercises, but bring photos of those special children in your life for the projects along with watercolor supplies and Arches 140# cold press watercolor paper. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/5/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 76.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

D423W19 Watercolor with a Splash of Abstract, Friday, March 8, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: Sonja Hutchinson
Skill level: AB, I

This workshop leads students through a process of abstraction from reality. It highlights the freedom and fluidity of watercolor to achieve uniquely inventive paintings. Students will explore color, line, rhythm and shape to reveal a world of new possibilities in their creative expression. Perfect for those wanting to bring new energy to their watercolors. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/8/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

D715W19 Bead Weaving: Peyote Stitch Basics, Friday, March8, 9 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Cheri Meyer
Skill level: ALL

Learn the ancient technique of off-loom bead weaving using the peyote stitch. You'll enjoy weaving seed beads together using a needle and thread to form beautiful patterns. This introductory class will teach you the basic peyote stitch and you'll create a one, two, or three-color woven design.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/8/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 58.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 53.00 ea.

D483W19-A Drawing Cats and Dogs [CATS] Saturday, March 9, 9:30 am - 2 pm
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill level: ALL

Love cats and dogs and want to try drawing them? This portrait class will get you started. Learn basic proportions and how to capture those tricky eyes, ears, and noses, as well as simple techniques for depicting fur. You’ll go home with notes to help you continue on your own. Bring 11"x14" drawing pad, 12" ruler, vine or willow charcoal, 2B and 6B pencils, a kneaded or white eraser and any drawing materials you enjoy using (optional). Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 14 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/9/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 48.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 53.00 ea.

D434W19 Child Likeness in Watercolor [NEW!], Tuesday, March 12, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Georgia Kandiko
Skill level: AB, I

Jump right into painting in this watercolor portrait workshop that will focus on creating a child's likeness and capturing their essence. You'll focus on the values, shapes and soft edges of each unique face and learn about facial curves, shadows and how to avoid flattening facial contours. Prerequisite: Child Portrait Basics in Watercolor or equivalent. Bring photos of those special children in your life along with watercolor supplies and Arches 140# cold press watercolor paper. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/12/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 69.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 76.00 ea.

D716W19 Free-Form Peyote Stitch Bracelet, Friday, March 15, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: Cheri Meyer
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Weave, mix colors and incorporate beads into a freeform bracelet design that will fit your exact wrist size. In this class, you will build on the basic peyote stitch and learn different designs and an easy closure technique. Take home instructions included. Request a materials list from the Registrar or a kit is available for purchase during class for an additional $25 plus tax. Prerequisite: Bead Weaving: Peyote Stitch Basics or equivalent knowledge. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/15/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

D735W19 Springtime Hooked Mat [NEW!], Saturday, March 16, 10 am - 4 pm
Instructor: Laurie Lausen
Skill level: ALL

Tulips, birds, baskets, or bunnies, you'll choose your favorite springtime image and learn the basic techniques of rug hooking while creating a small table mat. You'll enjoy this early method of making rugs by pulling loops of wool fabric through a linen backing. All materials included. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/16/2019 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 95.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 88.00 ea.

D719W19 Bezel Peyote Stitch Cabochon [NEW!], Friday March 22, 9 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Cheri Meyer
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Use the peyote stitch to make a bezel for a cabochon - a smooth stone flat on one side and domed on the other. This is a fun way to set your favorite semi-precious stones, fused-glass or ceramic pieces into a unique bracelet, necklace, or brooch. You will build on the basic peyote stitch and learn a creative way to set stones without holes or metalworking. Take home instructions included. Request materials list from the Registrar. Prerequisite: Peyote Stitch Basics or equivalent knowledge.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/22/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 53.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 48.00 ea.

D407W19 Intro to Illustration [One-Day], Saturday, March 23, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: William Reynolds
Skill level: ALL

Learn to tell a story with your art. You'll learn a process for creating a concept and image designed for print media. Fun and perfect for artists who like to creatively solve puzzles. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Drawing experience is recommended.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/23/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.

D399W19-A Fun with Yupo: Playing with Abstracts [NEW!], Friday, March 29, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: James Turner
Skill level: ALL

Explore the unique characteristics of Yupo - a smooth inorganic surface that doesn't absorb paint like regular paper and gives a more intense and liquid look to watercolor washes and colors. Fun to play with, this surface makes lifting easy and offers creative ways to add texture. The first workshop Playing with Abstracts will introduce you to Yupo paper and focus on the abstract flowing liquid look of wet-into-wet applications. You will experiment with stamping, texturing and lifting and learn how to go from the crazy accidental abstraction of Yupo to a finished abstract work. This workshop is a foundation for the other two Yupo workshops. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/29/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.

D399W19-B Fun with Yupo: Intentional Painting [NEW!], Friday, April 5, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: James Turner
Skill level: ALL

Explore the unique characteristics of Yupo, a smooth inorganic surface that doesn't absorb paint like regular paper and gives a more intense and liquid look to watercolor washes and colors. Fun to play with, this surface makes lifting easy and offers creative ways to add texture. The second workshop: Intentional Painting will explore creating representational art using Yupo while taking advantage of this unique surface. Subject matter can be anything you want but expect an element of abstraction and experimentation. This is a great way to step out of your comfort zone, try new techniques and add textures. Bring photo reference materials and your imagination. Playing with Abstracts or similar experience with Yupo paper is recommended before taking this workshop. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/5/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.

D761W19 Wool Dyeing 101 [NEW!], Friday, April 5, 10 am - 4 pm
Instructor: Laurie Lausen
Skill level: ALL

Explore several methods for dyeing wool including immersion, gradation, dip-dyeing techniques and more. You'll learn how to safely use acid-dyes specific for protein fibers. All wool-workers will benefit from this hands-on colorful workshop. Dress for mess and bring rubber gloves, a towel, apron, wool fabric or clean fleece, and plastic bags for bringing wet samples home. All dyes, some wool fabric, and class notebook included. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/5/2019 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 98.00 ea.

D628W19 The Curious Photographer [NEW!], Two Mondays, April 8 and 15, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor: Anne Groton
Skill level: ALL

Expand you photography skills and capture what piques your interest in this hands-on digital photography workshop. Starting with a field trip, you will choose a theme and explore new ideas and techniques with instructor guidance at the chosen location. The second week's class will be sharing and getting feedback on your work. Field trip location will be coordinated by the instructor with registered students prior to the first class. Bring your camera and favorite lenses, camera cords, full or extra battery, a flash drive and your camera's manual. A great way to make time for your art and learn something new.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 4/8/2019 and ending 4/15/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 86.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 96.00 ea.

D969W19 Glass Mosaics, Two Tuesdays, April 9 and 16, 1 - 4:30 pm
Instructor: 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) you may want to incorporate into your art (optional). Materials included.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 4/9/2019 and ending 4/16/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 121.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 132.00 ea.

D399W19-C Fun with Yupo: Waterscapes [NEW!], Friday, April 12, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: James Turner
Skill level: ALL

Explore the unique characteristics of Yupo - a smooth inorganic surface that doesn't absorb paint like regular paper and gives a more intense and liquid look to watercolor washes and colors. Fun to play with, this surface makes lifting easy and offers creative ways to add texture. The third workshop: Waterscapes will focus on landscape painting involving a body of water. Moving water is especially suited for Yupo painting due to its flowing liquid look and the ability to easily lift paint and create highlights even in dark areas. Playing with Abstracts or similar experience with Yupo paper is recommended before taking this workshop. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/12/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.

D863W19 Silver and Glass Metal Clay Designs [NEW!], Saturday, April 13, 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Incorporate dichroic glass into your metal clay designs for a magnificently vibrant effect. You'll work with metal clay using stamps and various textures to create a pendant and earrings set (or several pendants) with dichroic cabochon embellishments. All materials included. No soldering or power tools required. Items will be fired by the instructor after class and ready for pick up one week after the class date.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/13/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 98.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 93.00 ea.

D483W19-B Drawing Cats and Dogs [DOGS], Saturday, April 6, 9:30 am, - 2 pm
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill level: ALL

Love cats and dogs and want to try drawing them? This portrait class will get you started. Learn basic proportions and how to capture those tricky eyes, ears, and noses, as well as simple techniques for depicting fur. You’ll go home with notes to help you continue on your own. Bring 11"x14" drawing pad, 12" ruler, vine or willow charcoal, 2B and 6B pencils, a kneaded or white eraser and any drawing materials you enjoy using (optional). Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 14 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/6/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 48.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 53.00 ea.

E205W19 Mat Cutting Basics, Tuesday, April 23, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Georgia Kandiko
Skill level: ALL

Learn how to measure and cut mats for your artwork. Participants will share Art Center mat cutters (or bring your own if you have one) and learn techniques for cutting standard or custom sized mats. Tips on fixing slight mistakes or imperfections on the mat board will be covered as well as the basics of putting together a metal frame. Bring artwork you wish to mat and special or specific mat board you wish to use. Instructor will provide scrap mat board for practice. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/23/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 69.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 76.00 ea.

E715W19 Bead Weaving: Peyote Stitch Basics, Friday, April 26, 9 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Cheri Meyer
Skill level: ALL

Learn the ancient technique of off-loom bead weaving using the peyote stitch. You'll enjoy weaving seed beads together using a needle and thread to form beautiful patterns. This introductory class will teach you the basic peyote stitch and you'll create a one, two, or three-color woven design.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/26/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 58.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 53.00 ea.

E867W19 Say It In Silver Metal Clay Jewelry [NEW!], Saturday, April 27, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

You'll use silver metal clay to create personalized jewelry with a monogram or favorite saying. Your design can be elegant, funky, sweet, or anything in between. All materials included. No soldering or power tools required. All finished pieces are pure silver. Items will be fired by the instructor after class and ready for pick up one week after the class date.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 4/27/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 98.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 93.00 ea.

E432W19 Color Triads Watercolor [NEW!], Friday May 3, 9 am - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Catherine Hearding
Skill level: ALL

If you've wondered "Why are my violets murky?" or "Why are my greens dull?" this daylong workshop will show you how a small color shift can make a huge difference in your color mixture. Starting with a simplified palette, you'll explore different color triads, a bit of color theory and find out which colors are compatible. You'll learn to mix beautiful violets, lovely greens, brilliant oranges and low intensity colors for mood-based painting. Request a materials list from the Registrar. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 5/3/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

E719W19 Bezel Peyote Stitch Cabochon [NEW!], Friday, May 10, 9 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Cheri Meyer
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Use the peyote stitch to make a bezel for a cabochon - a smooth stone flat on one side and domed on the other. This is a fun way to set your favorite semi-precious stones, fused-glass or ceramic pieces into a unique bracelet, necklace, or brooch. You will build on the basic peyote stitch and learn a creative way to set stones without holes or metalworking. Take home instructions included. Request materials list from the Registrar. Prerequisite: Peyote Stitch Basics or equivalent knowledge.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 5/10/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 53.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 48.00 ea.

E777W19 Joy of Needle Felting, Friday, May 3, 10 am -3 pm
Instructor: Leslie Granbeck
Skill level: ALL

Learn to make felted jewelry, ornaments, flowers and embellishments with no knitting or water. Using colorful wool fibers and special barbed needles (yes, they're sharp!) you'll learn how to create a variety of 2-D and 3-D felted art. You'll be amazed at the possibilities. Bring a pair of sharp scissors. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 5/3/2019 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 75.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 81.00 ea.

E491W19 Rescue Painting for Watercolor Artists, Friday, May 10, 9 am - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Catherine Hearding
Skill level: ALL

Don't give up on that painting yet. Find out how to rescue it. Sometimes you need a pair of trained eyes to help you see and fix a problem painting. In this class you will bring in unfinished paintings and learn to analyze issues and problem solve solutions. Don't despair. Most paintings can be improved with a small amount of effort. Bring your regular watercolor supplies and two to four unfinished watercolor paintings. The Café will be open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 5/10/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

E319W19 Introduction to Flower Arranging, Friday, May 17, 1 - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill level: ALL

Have you ever looked at a vase and wanted to do more than plunk a bouquet of store bought flowers into it? 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 how not to pillage your entire garden for a single bouquet. We will also discuss the use of non-floral elements. Bring a vase or vessel (can be glass, ceramic, or other material) and garden shears or hand pruner.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 5/17/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 51.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 48.00 ea.

E869W19 Vintage Photo Collage [NEW!], Saturday, May 18, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: Patty Carmody Smith
Skill level: ALL

Transform an old family photo into a mixed media gem. We'll make black and white copies of your photos and ephemera (letters, journals, recipe cards, etc.) and create a collage with them. Applied layers of tissue paper, acrylic mediums and transparent paint will transform your keepsakes into a personal work of art with a story. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Some materials provided. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 5/18/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 86.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 94.00 ea.

E969W19 Glass Mosaics, Tuesday, May 21 and Thursday, May 23, 1 - 4:30 pm
Instructor: 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) you may want to incorporate into your art (optional). Materials included.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday and Thursday starting 5/21/2019 and ending 5/23/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 121.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 132.00 ea.

E444W19 Painting Sculptural Forms In Watercolor, Friday, May 31, 9:30 - 4 pm
Sonja Hutchinson
Skill level: I

Learn techniques to create beautiful antique effects on sculpted forms. Your paintings will come to life through a combination of exciting wet-into-wet paint application, carved out lights, molded edges and glazing finishes. The earthy, weathered effects you'll create may inspire new approaches for painting rocky scenes, 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. Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 5/31/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

E485W19 Underpainting and the Disappearing Purple, Monday, June 3, 9:30 am - 4 pm
Instructor: Julie Allen
Skill level: AB, I

Discover the technique of underpainting with variations of warm and cool purples. Then glaze your transparent watercolors over the purple to create beautiful values, dimension and luminosity. One of Julie Allen's favorite tools for creating powerful watercolors, you will love this unique painting method! Request a materials list from the Registrar. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 6/3/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 82.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 74.00 ea.

E883W19 Adding Texture with Paperclay [NEW!], Tuesday, June 4, 9:30 - 4 pm
Instructor: Patty Carmody Smith
Skill level: ALL

Add texture to your paintings and collages with Creative Paperclay, an air-drying material that can be rolled, sculpted and textured. You'll spend the morning creating a collage on a board or other firm substrate and then add elements of texture in the afternoon. Final painting can be done at your leisure when the surface is dry. Demonstrations will include some paper making and collage techniques as well as how to create bas-relief elements. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Some materials included. The Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 6/4/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 81.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 89.00 ea.

E864W19 Charming Metal Clay Molds [NEW!], Thursday, June 6, 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Molds are a great way to convert designs and textures into wearable art. You'll make reusable silicone molds from vintage buttons to create silver charms for pendants, earrings, or bracelets. Learn basic metal clay techniques, how to embed jump rings, and how to set gemstones in your design. Items will be fired by the instructor after class and available for pick up one week after the class date.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 6/6/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 98.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 93.00 ea.

E449W19 Making and Using a Watercolor Journal [NEW!], Saturday, June 15, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Georgia Kandiko
Skill level: ALL

Create an easy to make paint-and-go journal and start capturing the places you visit with an artist's eye. You'll learn to make a journal with easily removable pages and how to create a paint setup perfect for traveling. Then spend the afternoon creating one to three small paintings for your journal at nearby Noerenberg Gardens (weather permitting; bad weather at MCFTA). You'll improve your sketching and watercolor skills and be ready to start rendering the world around you. Bring one full sheet Arches 140# cold press paper and regular watercolor supplies. Mat board for the journal covers will be supplied. Additional supplies like pens, ink, crayons, etc. are welcome but not required. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 6/15/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 69.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 76.00 ea.

E741W19 Hand Woven Tote Basket [NEW!], Fridays, June 7 and 14, 9:30 am - 3 pm
Instructor: Debra Johnson
Skill level: ALL

Make a highly functional tote basket that you'll enjoy using with your choice of handle lengths and colors! You'll learn about weaving with reed, plain weaving techniques, working with dyed reed, shaping and basket rimming. All levels welcome. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Café is open for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Friday starting 6/7/2019 and ending 6/14/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 157.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 170.00 ea.

E865W19 Silver Leaf Metal Clay Jewelry [NEW!], Saturday, June 15, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Transform real leaves into one-of-a-kind pure silver jewelry. You'll learn basic metal clay techniques including how to work with the clay, reine it, and create your design. Class fee includes 20g of Art Clay Silver, gemstones, and findings. Items will be fired to become pure silver by the instructor after class and ready for pick up one week after the class date.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 6/15/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 98.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 93.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

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Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 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


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. 

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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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