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Summer Arts Camp (SAC)
SAC Group A (Ages 5-6) • SAC Group B (Ages 7-9) • SAC Group C (Ages 10-12) • SAC Group D (Ages 13-15) • SAC B+C Samplers (Ages 7-12) • SAC C+D Samplers (Ages 10-15)

(B) Beginner
No experience with the medium or need fundamental knowledge of techniques and materials.
(AB) Advanced Beginner
Need more instruction or a refresher on fundamental techniques or need help to solve basic problems with the medium.
(I) Intermediate
Already have completed work in the medium and may have begun exhibiting. Able to solve many problems independently, developing design and composition skills, want to try or experiment with a variety of techniques.
(AD) Advanced
Able to work independently and seeks critique from instructor or peers. Have a developed style and can discuss the concept behind the work and may have begun the process of creating a resume and portfolio.
(ALL) All Skill Levels
Open to students at all levels (See Studio.)
[CORE CLASS]
A fundamental class that may be a good entry into a new medium.
Studio
Studio format classes offer a relaxed, work-at-your pace atmosphere. There are no instructor lead projects, rather the instructor is there to help a student when asked, and to offer suggestions and demonstrate techniques as needed.

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CHILDREN AND TEENS


SPRING Classes

NOTE: Spring I classes start with "D"   Spring II classes start with "E"

Please add each session's classes separately to your cart if registering for classes in more than one session.

 

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E19720 Painting Basics, Sat. 9:30-11 a.m.
Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

This class introduces children to basic color theory, brush handling, color mixing, and specific painting techniques. Taking inspiration from famous artists, children will learn to use watercolor, tempera and acrylic paints, on a variety of projects. This is a fun class that sparks children's imaginations and fosters artistic development.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/25/2020 and ending 6/6/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 109.00 ea.

E47320 Youth Drawing Studio, Sat. 9:30-11 a.m.
Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL

Learning to draw is learning to see. Young artists are encouraged to follow their natural inclinations sketching still lifes, gallery artwork and/or self-portraits with the guidance of a seasoned professional artist. This is an experiential, open studio class that offers personal, 1:1 feedback and encouragement. Bring a 14"x17" sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 6 to 10
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/25/2020 and ending 6/6/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 101.00 ea.

E19220 Tween Illustration, Sat. 9:30-11 a.m.
Marika Wasscher
Skill level: ALL

This is a class for daydreamers and doodlers alike who want to learn to tell stories visually. We will delve deeply into character creation to come up with dynamic characters and the universe they live in and develop personal drawing styles. In Spring I we will look at comic books to practice drawing characters interacting with each other and work on dynamic page layouts to create a short comic strip. In Spring II we will focus on experimenting with different media in our illustrations such as watercolors, alcohol markers, and cut paper to add visual interest to our drawings.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 11 to 16
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/25/2020 and ending 6/6/2020 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 2 $ 107.00 ea.

E47720 Tween Drawing Studio, Sat. 11-1 p.m.
Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL

Learning to draw is learning to see. Young artists are encouraged to follow their natural inclinations sketching still lifes, gallery artwork and/or self-portraits with the guidance of a seasoned professional artist. This is an experiential, studio-style class that offers personal, 1:1 feedback and encouragement. Bring a 14"x17" sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 11 to 16
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/25/2020 and ending 6/6/2020 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 135.00 ea.

E19420 Painting Studio, Sat. 11:30-1 p.m.
Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

This class encourages experimentation with a variety of painting techniques, tools, and materials. Learn more about composition as you paint from life and your imagination, color theory and the selection of your color palette, and brush handling tips for best results. Spring I Painting Studio explores alternative painting, from using instant coffee to gel medium; Spring II Painting Studio focuses on acrylic painting and mixed media.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 12 to 16
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/25/2020 and ending 6/6/2020 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 109.00 ea.

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  • 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. These discounts can not apply to birthday parties, subsidized classes, or Summer Arts Camp (SAC). See SAC policies for other details specific to our summer camp program.

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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. - 9:30 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


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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