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PAINTING
(Acrylics, Oils, Pastels and Mixed-media)

*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. 

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F40618 Contemporary Abstract Painting, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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 request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 6/18/2018 and ending 8/6/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

F46518 Intro to Painting [Core], Mondays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Holly Nelson
Skill Level: B, AB

Have you always wanted to learn to paint but aren't sure where to start? In this beginning level class, you will be introduced to basic painting techniques using either acrylic or water-based oil paints. The instructor will take you step by step through a series of painting exercises that will build your skill level and confidence. You will also learn about the fundamentals of color mixing and application. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 6/18/2018 and ending 8/6/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 260.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.

F41418 Intermediate/Advanced Painting Studio, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 6/19/2018 and ending 7/17/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

F47518 Pastel Landscape, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 11; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 6/19/2018 and ending 7/17/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 130.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 117.00 ea.

F41518 Beginning/Intermediate Painting Studio, Tuesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
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
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 6/19/2018 and ending 7/17/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

F41618 All Levels Painting Studio, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dorothy Odland
Skill Level: ALL

Enjoy a relaxed painting atmosphere in this evening studio format class. Learn 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. Bring paints, brushes and painting surface to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 6/19/2018 and ending 7/17/2018 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

F46618 Beginning in Oils [CORE CLASS], Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill Level: B, AB

Oil paints are much friendlier than most people imagine. This relaxed, fun class will help you get started as you explore different brushes and the effects they create, basic color mixing (and how to buy paints with confidence), solvents and mediums and how to clean up (it's not that hard). You'll work from still life and photos and learn about choosing subject matter, the basics of composition and how to create three-dimensional depth. Several demos on how to use contrast to create lively compositions. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/21/2018 and ending 7/19/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

F41018 Draw and Paint from Photos, Thursdays, 1 - 4 p.m. (Sold Out)
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill Level: ALL

Artistically reproduce your favorite photos and turn them into 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. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Bring five photos to the first class. Students interested in pet portraits are encouraged to join.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/21/2018 and ending 7/19/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

F49718 Contemporary Abstract Painting, Fridays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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 request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Friday starting 6/22/2018 and ending 8/10/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

G41418 Intermediate/Advanced Painting Studio, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 7/24/2018 and ending 8/21/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

G47518 Pastel Landscape, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 11; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 7/24/2018 and ending 8/21/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 117.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 130.00 ea.

G41518 Beginning/Intermediate Painting Studio, Tuesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
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
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 7/24/2018 and ending 8/21/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

G41618 All Levels Painting Studio, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dorothy Odland
Skill Level: ALL

Enjoy a relaxed painting atmosphere in this evening studio format class. Learn 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. Bring paints, brushes and painting surface to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 7/24/2018 and ending 8/21/2018 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

G41318 Continuing in Oils, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill Level: B, AB,I

Move from novice to intermediate level with this studio-style class. Work at your own pace and get individual feedback on your paintings. There will be demonstrations on beyond-the-basics color mixing; designing a painting using thumbnail sketches; and various ways of laying the painting's foundation to achieve different effects. Bring regular oil painting supplies and painting surface or request the Beginning in Oils materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 7/26/2018 and ending 8/23/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.

G41018 Draw and Paint from Photos, Thursdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Tracie Thompson
Skill Level: ALL

Artistically reproduce your favorite photos and turn them into 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. Request a materials list from the Registrar. Bring five photos to the first class. Students interested in pet portraits are encouraged to join.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 7/26/2018 and ending 8/23/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 146.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 162.00 ea.

G476W18 Introduction to Pastels, Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Cynthia Kath
Skill Level: ALL

Experience the rich luminous color of pastels and learn pastel strokes, blending, layering, and other application techniques. A great way to try your hand at a new medium. Request a materials list from the Registrar.

Enrollment limited to 11; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 8/3/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 70.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 78.00 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


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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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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