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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 - SPRING 2023

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D196W23 Earth Day Painting, 4/22, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

In honor of Earth Day, let's celebrate nature and the great outdoors. This class is inspired by favorite parks and trails, blooming trees and flowers found either in the wilderness or a backyard garden. You will draw your natural landscape's features, mix a color palette, and then add colorful, bold brushstrokes to your painting. This class is a welcoming all-levels class for our youngest painters.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 5 to 7
Single class scheduled on 4/22/2023 at 1:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 33.00 ea.

D19723 Painting Basics, Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m.
Instructor: 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 to 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 3/4/2023 and ending 4/1/2023 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 95.00 ea.

E19723 Painting Basics, Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m.
Instructor: 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 to 12
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 4/29/2023 and ending 5/20/2023 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 77.00 ea.

D18523 Youth Drawing Studio - Character Edition!, Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m.
Instructor: Erin Stahl
Skill level: ALL

Sketch a favorite animal, person, or imaginary creature from head to toe. Learn how to draw the head, body and features that define your character. Experiment with a range of facial expressions and body poses in your sketchbook. By the end of class you will have a fully-realized character that jumps off the page! Bring a 14"x17" sketchbook, 2B drawing pencils, and a Pink Pearl eraser to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 6 to 10
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/4/2023 and ending 4/22/2023 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 126.00 ea.

E18523 Youth Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m.
Instructor: 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 to 10
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/29/2023 and ending 6/3/2023 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.

E026W23 Embroidery Basics, 6/3, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jenny Stice
Skill level: ALL

Jump into the art form of embroidery, which is a great on-the-go art activity in the summer months. First you will design a summer-inspired scene like a rainbow, plant, or bird. Select your embroidery floss colors, grab an embroidery hoop, and you are off to learn the basic embroidery stitches. Gain an understanding of when to use stitches like the running stitch, back stitch, and satin stitch to best show off your design.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 7 to 12
Single class scheduled on 6/3/2023 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 46.00 ea.

E19423 Painting Studio, Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Instructor: Art Center Faculty
Skill level: ALL

Experiment with a variety of acrylic 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 to 15
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 4/29/2023 and ending 5/20/2023 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 101.00 ea.

D18623 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: 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 to 15
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/4/2023 and ending 4/22/2023 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 126.00 ea.

E18623 Tween Drawing Studio, Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Instructor: 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 to 15
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/29/2023 and ending 6/3/2023 at 11:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 91.00 ea.

D19223 Tween Illustration, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: 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 to 16
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/4/2023 and ending 4/22/2023 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 130.00 ea.

E19223 Tween Illustration, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: 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.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/29/2023 and ending 6/3/2023 at 11:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 95.00 ea.

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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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