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  • Alcohol Inks 3D Surfaces (South)

    Learn to work with alcohol inks while creating functional items such as planters, tumblers and mugs! Our instructor will introduce you to alcohol inks and practice on Yupo paper and tile before you design your own functional item of your choice. No discounts, All materials *included, select your item when registering. (see photos below) *Add on a second 3D item for $10 (payable at class). No discounts Class participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distance and take a home health assessment prior to coming to class. All in-person classes will follow current COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • All-Natural Lotions & More (Edison)

    Improve your head-to-toe skin health by cutting out commercial chemicals with your own natural homemade products. Participants will complete a project in class to take home and will leave with several easy recipes for all-natural body products that will leave skin feeling soft, healthy and rejuvenated for the Minnesota winter. Face coverings are required for all staff and participants at all Minneapolis Public School buildings, regardless of an individual’s vaccination status. All participants should do a COVID-19 Daily Home Health Screening before attending a program. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home. COVID-19 precautions may change.
  • Bloom Therapy Florals - Holiday Centerpiece (Lake Harriet)

    Start your celebration by creating a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table or gift with thankfulness to someone special. Learn tips & tricks while working with fresh florals, greenery & natures natural elements. This class is scheduled to take place in person. If we are unable to hold classes in person or are limited in what locations we can use, this class will be moved to an online platform at the same date and time. In that event, a Community Education staff will share information about attending through an online platform.
  • Calligraphy: Chinese (Southwest)

    Calligraphy is the highest form of Chinese art and a fulfilling meditative practice that leaves you with beautiful writing. Appreciate the beauty of Chinese culture as you learn a few basic brush strokes of calligraphy. *During in-person classes participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the site. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Drawing 1 (Lake Harriet) ONLINE

    Learn how to draw with step-by-step concepts to create fully-composed 3-dimensional drawings. This class is for beginners. Supply list sent after registration.
  • Drawing 2 (Lake Harriet) ONLINE

    Learn to draw what you see from direct observation, still life, landscape and portraiture. Line, shape, value, form, composition and expressive mark-making will be emphasized. Supply list sent after registration.
  • Drawing: People (Lake Harriet) ONLINE

    Learn how to draw human figures in motion and portraits from both photos and direct observation. Supply list sent after registration.
  • Fantastic Felts (Henry)

    Looking to learn a new craft? Try your hand at needle felting. Using wool fiber and special notched needles you will learn easy techniques to create inexpensive and unique felted projects. Beautiful brooches, seasonal ornaments, adorable animals... once you learn the basics, the possibilities are endless. Join us for some fantastic felting fun.
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  • Fused Glass Ornaments (Pratt)

    Join us to create four dazzling fused glass ornaments. Fused glass basics will be discussed along with idea examples for inspiration. Use your creations as beautiful additions to your holiday decor or as the perfect holiday gift. Note: Ornaments will be kiln fired and ready for pick up in one week. Note: Materials fee $28 payable first day of class. Register at articulture.org with the code "ComEd" to receive the $38 member tuition rate. Class is held at Articulture, 2613 Franklin Ave. E. Call 612.729.5151 with questions. All participants should do a COVID-19 Daily Home Health Screening before attending a program. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home. COVID-19 precautions may change.
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  • Handmade Artist Books (Pratt)

    This beginning bookbinding class will introduce students to basic bookbinding tools and techniques. Students will explore a variety of bookbinding styles, including accordion books, single-section signatures, and hardcover journal-style books. Creative expression will be encouraged during the creation of these unique handmade books that are great for personal use or as special gifts! Note: No class Nov 23. Register at articulture.org with the code "ComEd" to receive the $85 member tuition rate. Class is held at Articulture, 2613 Franklin Ave. E. Call 612.729.5151 with questions. All participants should do a COVID-19 Daily Home Health Screening before attending a program. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home. COVID-19 precautions may change.
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  • Holiday Watercolor Cards (Edison) ONLINE

    Share an original watercolor with your loved ones this holiday season made by you! Instructor Megan Dolezal will share her techniques for creating a snowy landscape scene that your friends and family will delight in receiving. Leave class with 2 completed cards and the know-how to make more. Previous watercolor experience helpful, but certainly not required! In addition to your paint set, please be prepared with 2 pieces of watercolor paper that are large enough to fold, or to cut and fold (at least 9 x 12").
  • Holiday Woven Wall Hanging: Textured Tree (Northeast) ONLINE

    Weave a tapestry for the Holidays! Using your frame loom and mixed materials such as yarn, ribbon, and roving create a fun and textured weaving in the shape of a tree to add to your holiday decor. Two color options include Blush/Cream/Gold or Green/Cream/Gold Prerequisite: Modern Weaving: Wall Hanging or previous weaving experience.
  • Homemade Holiday Cards (Lake Harriet) ONLINE

    A fun and meaningful holiday gift for friends and loved ones. Create your own gorgeous cards with collage, and color drawing/painting materials. Supply list sent after registration.
  • Knit & Chat (Waite Park)

    Enjoy a relaxing morning with coffee and fellow crafters. Start a new project or finish an old one. For beginners or experts, though students should plan to come to class with a project.
  • Knits that Fit (Roosevelt)

    Learn how to knit a fitted garment, make a swatch, measure your gauge and reading/adjusting a pattern. We will work on a simple sweater pattern. No Class November 24. *During in-person classes, participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the site. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll in the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Knitting: Make a Hat (Southwest)

    NOTE: Class begins Oct 25th. This date change was made after the brochure was printed. Learn how to knit in the round with a simple hat pattern while decreasing stitches and weaving in ends! Little knitting experience is needed but you should be able to knit & purl. Supply list sent after registering. *During in-person classes participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the site. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
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  • Lip Balm: All-Natural Homemade (Edison)

    Prepare your lips for the winter by learning to make your own all-natural, healing lip balm. We will make some in class and you will bring two sticks home to enjoy. Makes a great gift as well! Face coverings are required for all staff and participants at all Minneapolis Public School buildings, regardless of an individual’s vaccination status. All participants should do a COVID-19 Daily Home Health Screening before attending a program. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home. COVID-19 precautions may change.
  • Mosaics: Flower Pots (Washburn)

    Create something beautiful and functional and achieve a sense of accomplishment through mosaic art. Gain a practical and theoretical understanding of the techniques of mosaics and learn about the materials, foundation, adhesives, tools and finishing touches. This class will be taught in Spanish and English.
  • Pastels (Lake Harriet) ONLINE

    Learn how to add color to your drawing with soft pastels. Create visual form, blend and layer with color to bring your drawings to life! Supply list sent after registration.
  • Pet Portrait Painting (South)

    Paint a portrait of your favorite fuzzy friend after their photo is transferred onto an 11x14-inch canvas. Class participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distance and take a home health assessment prior to coming to class. All in-person classes will follow current COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Pottery: Wheel 1 (Southwest)

    Learn how to properly throw pots and glaze projects. Fee includes 25 pounds of stoneware clay, glazes, tools and firing. Our apologies but the section beginning Nov 22 has been cancelled. In an effort to keep the pottery class available for all students, we will be limiting registrations for consecutive quarters, with the exception being going from Pottery level 1 to level 2. If you register for Pottery and were enrolled the previous quarter, we will remove the registration and issue a refund. *During in-person classes participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the site. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Pottery: Wheel 2 (Southwest)

    NOTE: Pottery 2 will be held 8 Mondays (Sept 27-Nov 15) from 6:30-9:00 pm at Southwest High School. Improve your throwing techniques as you develop your art. Fee includes 25 pounds of stoneware clay, glazes, tools and firing. In an effort to keep the pottery class available for all students, we will be limiting registrations for consecutive quarters, with the exception being going from Pottery level 1 to level 2. If you register for Pottery and were enrolled the previous quarter, we will remove the registration and issue a refund. *During in-person classes participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the site. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Sew-It-All Intensive (South)

    This class will be about practicing the basics without the pressure of making an item. Will cover how to do closures including zippers, pleats, ruffles, darts, French seams and more. Prerequisite: completed Sewing I class or have experience using a sewing machine This class is scheduled to take place in person. If we are unable to hold classes in person or are limited in what locations we can use, this class will be moved to an online platform at the same date and time. In that event, a Community Education staff will share information about attending through an online platform. Face coverings are required for all staff and participants at all Minneapolis Public School buildings, regardless of an individual’s vaccination status. All participants should do a COVID-19 Daily Home Health Screening before attending a program. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home. COVID-19 precautions may change.
  • Sewing 2 (Southwest)

    Prerequisite: Sewing 1. Complete a self-selected Beginner sewing project. Expect to purchase a Very Easy pattern, fabric and notions by the first class. Students should bring their own sewing machine, if possible. *During in-person classes participants must wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the site. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
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