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NOTE: Classes may be removed from our online registration system two weeks after the start of a class. Please contact the Registrars if you have questions about a class that you do not see listed on the website.

 

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CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS - FALL 2022

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A19722 Painting Basics, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 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.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 6-12
No class on October 22
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/17/2022 and ending 10/29/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 112.00 ea.

B19722 Painting Basics, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 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.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 6-12
No class on November 26
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/5/2022 and ending 12/17/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 112.00 ea.

A18522 Youth Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Erin Stahl
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 12
Ages 6-10
No class on October 22
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/17/2022 and ending 10/29/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 108.00 ea.

B18522 Youth Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Erin Stahl
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 12
Ages 6-10
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/5/2022 and ending 12/17/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 108.00 ea.

A18622 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Erin Stahl
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 12
Ages 10-15
No class on October 22
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/17/2022 and ending 10/29/2022 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 108.00 ea.

B18622 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Erin Stahl
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 12
Ages 10-15
No class on November 26
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/5/2022 and ending 12/17/2022 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 108.00 ea.

A16022 Ceramics: Wheel & Hand, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Anastasia Speer
Skill level: ALL

This is a great introductory class for youth who want to learn about wheel-thrown pottery. Through step-by-step demonstrations, you will develop skills and familiarity with the potter's wheel. Learn how to add hand-built clay additions to your pots such as handles, feet and more! Discussions on how to decorate and glaze your pots will also be covered. Participation in this class does not include the use of open studio time. Participants will need to purchase clay and firing fees in addition to the class fee. Bring a towel and dress for mess! All skill levels welcome.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10-15
No class on October 22
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/17/2022 and ending 10/29/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 213.00 ea.

B16022 Ceramics: Wheel & Hand, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Anastasia Speer
Skill level: ALL

This is a great introductory class for youth who want to learn about wheel-thrown pottery. Through step-by-step demonstrations, you will develop skills and familiarity with the potter's wheel. Learn how to add hand-built clay additions to your pots such as handles, feet and more! Discussions on how to decorate and glaze your pots will also be covered. Participation in this class does not include the use of open studio time. Participants will need to purchase clay and firing fees in addition to the class fee. Bring a towel and dress for mess! All skill levels welcome.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10-15
No class on November 26
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/5/2022 and ending 12/17/2022 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 213.00 ea.

A196W22 Sunrise Painting, Sat. 10/1, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

Starting with a wash of blue in our sky, young artists will mix warm reds, oranges and yellows, and blend these colors on watercolor paper to make a spectacular sunrise. You will make sunrise paintings with interesting features, such as a sunrise over Lake Minnetonka or a sunrise on land, complete with animal or tree silhouettes.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 5-7
Single class scheduled on 10/1/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 24.00 ea.

B196W22 Owl Art Painting, Sat. 11/12, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

Minnesota is home to the barred owl whose nests are often in hollow trees in forests near rivers and lakes. Learn some fun facts about our owl neighbors, and then draw and paint your owl with oil pastels and watercolor paints. Create your owl's distinctive features from its blue eyes to its yellow beak and grey-brown feathers. Next you will draw, paint and collage its forest habitat.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 5-7
Single class scheduled on 11/12/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 24.00 ea.

B19422 Painting Studio, Saturdays, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL

Experiment with a variety of acrylic and watercolor painting techniques as you take your ideas from thumbnail sketches to fully-developed paintings. 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. This is a welcoming class environment for all levels of painters.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 10-15
No class on November 26
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/5/2022 and ending 12/17/2022 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 148.00 ea.

B19222 Tween Illustration, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.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 as we go along. We will explore facial expressions, backgrounds and character poses that will culminate in the creation of a movie poster or book cover to advertise our character's stories.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 11-16
No class on November 26
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/5/2022 and ending 12/17/2022 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 112.00 ea.

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Wayzata, MN 55391

 

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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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