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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. 

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.
 
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E42218 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/23/2018 and ending 6/11/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Students: 1 $ 204.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 227.00 ea.

E40518 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/23/2018 and ending 6/11/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 204.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 227.00 ea.

E45518 Figure/Life Drawing, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 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 4/24/2018 and ending 6/12/2018 at 6:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 243.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 226.00 ea.

E52718 Illumination Letterforms, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: William Reynolds

Skill level: ALL
Illumination is a highly stylized, decorated letterform often used as the first letter in a storybook or as a monogram. The illustrated embellishment contains imagery and symbolism that creates a visual story enhancing the written words or expressing personality and interests. Using watercolor or colored pencils, you will learn about this artistic tradition and produce your own decorative illumination. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 5/22/2018 and ending 6/12/2018 at 6:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 97.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 108.00 ea.

E411W18 Portrait Drawing, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Audrey Stommes
Skill Level: ALL

Learn to capture a person's unique presence. You will be guided through sketches, studies and a developed portrait as you explore the anatomy of the face with a focus on the person's essence and expression. You will explore the difference between drawing from life (self-portrait) and a photo. Bring a photo of a person you want to draw, graphite pencil, sharpener, eraser, charcoal, sketchbook and two large pieces of 11x14-inch paper. Bring a bag lunch or eat in the Art Center Café for the half-hour break. Drawing or painting experience helpful but not required.

Enrollment limited to 11; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 6/9/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 70.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 78.00 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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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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