Fine Arts

This two‐part class will introduce students to the act of drawing from the live human form, which can feel intimidating. This class is designed to make each artist comfortable, confident and enthused—no matter their background.

Thursday
Jun 12 - Jul 10
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This two‐part class will introduce students to the act of drawing from the live human form, which can feel intimidating. This class is designed to make each artist comfortable, confident and enthused—no matter their background. In this second part of the Figure Drawing series, studio time will be spent covering topics such as composition, perspective, anatomy, and the concept of the critique, as more in‐depth processes are applied to longer poses.

Thursday
Jul 17 - Aug 14
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This exciting workshop, which will take place at MCAD and at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), is designed to give adults an organized framework useful for breaking down a work of art in linguistic rationale to help solidify a deeper understanding of what is being viewed.

Thursday
Jul 10 - Jul 10
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
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Screenprinting is a direct printmaking technique that builds images from layers of color and can be used to create everything from custom silkscreened T‐shirts to one‐of‐a‐kind posters and fine art prints. In this class, students will explore photographic, computer‐generated, hand‐drawn, painted, and stencil techniques in order to complete a portfolio of editioned and non‐editioned prints.

Monday
Jun 9 - Jul 14
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Painting outdoors is a great way for artists to get out of the studio and reconnect with the natural environment. In this on‐location class, students will learn the essentials of landscape painting while enjoying what summer has to offer.

Saturday
Jul 12 - Aug 9
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
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In this fun, hands‐on workshop, students will learn how to combine printmaking with the spontaneity of collage, painting, and drawing to create inventive and surprising imagery with monotypes.

Saturday
Aug 2 - Aug 9
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
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This class is designed for the intermediate to advanced printmaker interested in refining their creative and technical skills in a collaborative learning environment.

Wednesday
Jun 11 - Aug 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This class is an introduction to the key techniques and objectives of portraiture. Students will learn to identify and capture the nuances in facial features that make up a realistic and expressive likeness through the foundational techniques of portraiture: Understanding the underlying structure of the face, learning to identify its proportions, and recognizing the subtle nuances and facial expressions of each subject.

Tuesday
Jun 10 - Aug 12
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Welcome to the wonderful world of printmaking! This beginning class will introduce students with little to no previous experience to the wonders and joys of printmaking.

Saturday
Jul 12 - Jul 26
9:00 AM-12:30 PM
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Are you a beginning drawing student interested in learning how to sketch outdoors or on-the-go? Or, have you already done some of your own drawing, but wish to find new inspiration to solidify a more regular practice of recording your impressions? By creating a travel sketchbook, you can do this and more! You’ll be encouraged to look at the world around you with keen eyes and may find that your sketchbook provides you with more personalized memories than a photograph.

Saturday
Jun 14 - Jun 28
9:00 AM-Noon
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