PAINTING (Acrylics, Oils, Pastels, and Mixed Media)

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B40619 Contemporary Abstract Painting (Sold Out)
Instructor: Ellen Richman
Skill level: ALL

This course presents contemporary abstract painting in acrylic or oil with an emphasis on formal aspects: color, composition, and value. You will expand your knowledge of medium and techniques while developing your personal style. Students work at their own pace on a series of abstract paintings. New students, please use the materials list on our website.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 16 and up

Mondays, October 28-December 16
(8 classes) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/28/2019 and ending 12/16/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.

B41419 Intermediate/Advanced Painting Studio
Instructor: Dorothy Odland
Skill level: I, AD

Understand more about the process of making art and developing personal style using oil, acrylic or watercolor. Work at your own pace with individual instruction in this open studio format class. Bring paints, brushes and painting surface to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 17; ages 16 and up

Tuesdays, October 29-December 17
(8 classes) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/29/2019 and ending 12/17/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

B47519 Pastel Landscape
Instructor: Cynthia Kath
Skill level: AB, I, AD

The focus of this class is to understand pastels and help you find, trust and enrich your own artistic voice through this wonderful medium. Study the techniques of master artists to learn how value, composition, style and color turn into great works of art. Discover the luminosity of this pure pigment and capture the spirit of pastels. A materials list is on our website.

Enrollment limited to 11; ages 16 and up

Tuesdays, October 29-December 10
(7 classes) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/29/2019 and ending 12/10/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 232.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 ea.

B41519 Beginning/Intermediate Painting Studio
Instructor: Dorothy Odland
Skill level: B,AB, I

Learn the basics or brush up on rusty skills. Work in oil, acrylic or watercolor to explore color and personal style. Work at your own pace with individual instruction in this open studio format class. Bring paints, brushes and painting surface to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 16 and up

Tuesdays, October 29-December 17
(8 classes) 1-4 p.m.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/29/2019 and ending 12/17/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 239.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.

B48119 Landscape and Nature Painting, Thur 9:30am-12:30pm (Sold Out)
Instructor: Michele Combs
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Paint something you love and focus on achieving its essence. Capture a moment: the glow of an evening sunset, fog lifting over a river, children running through the grass, or a sunlit flower. The instructor will help you develop and strengthen your skills in composition, value, color, and general artistry. Work at your own pace with individualized instruction. Bring your oil or acrylic paints, brushes and painting surface to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up

Thursdays, October 31-December 19
(7 classes) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/31/2019 and ending 12/19/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 232.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 ea.

B46819 Let's Paint Together! [Core Class] Thur 9:30am-12:30pm (Sold Out)
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill level: B, AB

Want an easy, paint-along class for learning oils or acrylics? This structured class is it! Everyone makes the same painting following artist-instructor, Tracie Thompson, who will show you the way. Written notes will be given, so you can remember what you did. Class begins with a very simple prairie landscape and continues with a more complex piece. A materials list is on the website.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up

Thursdays, October 31-December 5
(5 classes) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/31/2019 and ending 12/5/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 166.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 149.00 ea.

B41019 Draw and Paint from Photos, Thur 1-4pm (Sold Out)
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill level: ALL

Learn to use your favorite photos as the basis for beautiful drawings and paintings using the medium of your choice. You will learn how to transfer images onto a canvas and how to think about the overall composition including editing and adding elements that will improve the final piece. Lots of demonstrations and time to work on your art. A materials list is on the website. Bring five photos to the first class. Students interested in pet portraits are encouraged to join.

Enrollment limited to 9; ages 16 and up

Thursdays, October 31-December 5
(5 classes) 1-4 p.m.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/31/2019 and ending 12/5/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 166.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 149.00 ea.

B41319 Renaissance and Flemish Oil Painting Method, Fri 9:30am-12:30pm
Instructor: Dan Petrov
Skill level: ALL

Learn a method of layering paint that Flemish and Renaissance masters used. Layer by layer you'll develop the form, distinctive values, gradation of edges and the development of half-tones and highlights. Great for both beginners and intermediate to advanced students who would like to learn this traditional process for creating artwork that has both depth and complexity. A materials list is on the website.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up

Fridays, November 1-December 20
(7 classes) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/1/2019 and ending 12/20/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 232.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 209.00 ea.

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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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