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DRAWING

*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. 

Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.160, to inquire about class availability.
 
Classes are listed by date, most current at the top. Scroll down to see future classes. Select a class by checking the small square to its left. Member pricing is valid only with current memberships. Go to MEMBERSHIPS to purchase or renew. Once you've selected your class(es), select NEXT at the bottom of the page to proceed to checkout.
 
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G42218 Drawing : A Friendly Introduction [CORE], Mondays, 9 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Holly Nelson
Skill Level: B, AB

Many people incorrectly think they're not creative or can't draw, when in reality they simply have not been taught the fundamental steps. In this beginning class, you will be introduced to basic drawing techniques and materials that will help build skills and increase confidence. We recommend this foundational class for students of all art forms and media to enhance their work. This class is also a good review for students who haven't drawn for a while. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 7/23/2018 and ending 8/20/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

G472W18 Drawing with Colored Pencils, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Bonnie Lauber-Westover
Skill Level: ALL

Explore drawing techniques that lead to deep, luminous color! You'll spend the morning learning to create brilliant effects with colored pencils. Then after lunch you'll use these skills to create a still life with bold hues and a sense of atmosphere. Appropriate for all skill levels. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 15 and up
Single class scheduled on 7/27/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 76.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 84.00 ea.

G483W18-C Drawing Animals: HORSES [NEW!], Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill Level: ALL

Have fun learning to draw your favorite animals. You'll learn basic proportions and how to capture the structure of animal eyes, ears, noses, heads and muzzles. Bring an 11x14-inch drawing paper pad, vine or willow charcoal, 2B and 6B graphite pencils, pencil sharpener, 12-inch ruler, and white or kneaded eraser.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 14 and up
Single class scheduled on 8/4/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 35.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 39.00 ea.

A42218 Drawing Basics [CORE CLASS], Mondays, 9 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Bonnie Lauber Westover
Skill level: B, AB

Drawing is a skill that creates the foundation for all two-dimensional art. Specific exercises will teach you to express yourself and capture the world around you. Each week we'll focus on one approach to seeing and drawing, thereby building a visual vocabulary. You will try various media and approaches, look at successful drawings, have fun and gain confidence in your own work. Great for beginners as well as those who wish to brush up on their skills. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 9/10/2018 and ending 10/22/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 204.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 227.00 ea.

A40518 Intermediate Drawing Studio, Mondays, 1-4 p.m.
Instructor: Bonnie Lauber Westover
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Continue fine-tuning technical and observational skills--adding depth, emotion and movement to create stronger drawings with personal perspective. You will explore different media, a variety of approaches and color techniques to enhance your own artistic vision. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 9/10/2018 and ending 10/22/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 204.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 227.00 ea.

A45518 Figure/Life Drawing, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Instructor: Audrey Stommes
Skill level: ALL

Learn to draw the nude human figure from observation in this multi-level class that is transferable to other mediums. Beginners will learn how to draw the human structure, gestures and how to use line weight and shading to develop form. Intermediate students will be shown ways to advance their skills based on their individual needs and interests. There will be fast gesture drawings, short studies and prolonged poses along with lots of demos and exercises. Bring hard compressed charcoal and a pad of 18 x 24-inch newsprint paper to the first class. Model fee included.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 18 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/4/2018 and ending 10/23/2018 at 6:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 286.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

A40718 Introduction to Illustration, Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.
Instructor: William Reynolds
Skill level: AB, I

Illustration is art that tells a story. You will learn about the art of illustration from posters and magazine covers to advertising and graphic design. Assignments (like you might be given from a client) will challenge you to creatively represent ideas in art. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Drawing experience is recommended.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/5/2018 and ending 10/24/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

A46818 Drawing for Painters [NEW!], Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill level: ALL

Drawing on softly-colored paper using light and dark (such as charcoal and chalk) is a technique painters have used for hundreds of years. This surprisingly easy method will help you use light and dark to create more interesting compositions, making for better drawings and better paintings. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/6/2018 and ending 10/25/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

B42218 Drawing Basics [CORE CLASS], Mondays, 9 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Bonnie Lauber Westover
Skill level: B, AB

Drawing is a skill that creates the foundation for all two-dimensional art. Specific exercises will teach you to express yourself and capture the world around you. Each week we'll focus on one approach to seeing and drawing, thereby building a visual vocabulary. You will try various media and approaches, look at successful drawings, have fun and gain confidence in your own work. Great for beginners as well as those who wish to brush up on their skills. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/29/2018 and ending 12/17/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

B40518 Intermediate Drawing Studio, Mondays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Bonnie Lauber Westover
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Continue fine-tuning technical and observational skills--adding depth, emotion and movement to create stronger drawings with personal perspective. You will explore different media, a variety of approaches and color techniques to enhance your own artistic vision. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/29/2018 and ending 12/17/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

B45518 Figure/Life Drawing, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Audrey Stommes
Skill level: ALL

Learn to draw the nude human figure from observation in this multi-level class that is transferable to other mediums. Beginners will learn how to draw the human structure, gestures and how to use line weight and shading to develop form. Intermediate students will be shown ways to advance their skills based on their individual needs and interests. There will be fast gesture drawings, short studies and prolonged poses along with lots of demos and exercises. Bring hard compressed charcoal and a pad of 18 x 24-inch newsprint paper to the first class. Model fee included.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 18 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/30/2018 and ending 12/18/2018 at 6:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 286.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

B46818 Drawing for Painters [NEW!], Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill level: ALL

Drawing on softly-colored paper using light and dark (such as charcoal and chalk) is a technique painters have used for hundreds of years. This surprisingly easy method will help you use light and dark to create more interesting compositions, making for better drawings and better paintings. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/1/2018 and ending 12/6/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 162.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 146.00 ea.

 

 

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


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 M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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