For a complete description of a class please download our 2018 Program Guide.

August

Open Studio with Eileen Ditch every Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
You supply the medium and Eileen supplies advice and ideas to improve your art.
The more the merrier so make time for Open Studios this summer!
Fee:  $5 donation

'Acrylic Painting For Beginners' with Robert Reed every Tuesday 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Supplies provided for 1st class.  Come learn perspective and composition to get you started with learning Acrylic painting techniques and various uses of brushes, canvases, gesso, mediums etc…
Fee:  $25

Kids Art Classes with Ursula Mickle every Thursday 1:30  pm – 3:00 pm
Each week a different project.

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Clay
  • And more…

Fee:  $20 – 1 child,  $30 – 2 siblings

August 1, 9:30am - 5:00 pm     [Watercolor & Line]
Instructor:  Paul Allen Taylor
This class will combine drawing on watercolor paper with ink line utilizing a whittled

match stick. Afterwards, the drawing will then be painted with watercolor. This process

makes working with and making a watercolor painting easier while making the line

become part of the overall look. A variety of demonstrations will be given that the students then attempt to repeat.
**Check this process out on u-tube: Paul Allen Taylor – Working with Matchstick and Ink

***Material Kits: add $15.00, Instructor will provide matches, holders and the ink.

Fee:  $85 AANNY members, $95 non-members

August 3, 4, & 5, (3-days)  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm     [An Introduction to Soft Pastels & the Art of Pastel Painting]
Instructor:  Greg Trombly
Supply list: 

  • 1 set at least 24 soft pastels (not oil Pastels)
  • #2 drawing pencil, 14” x 16” Masonite or drawing board
  • masking tape or clips
  • good pastel paper sized 11” x 14”  multiple colors are fine

This course held over 3 days is designed to be an introduction for

adults to using soft pastels in creating works of art from reference photos. A demonstration will be done by instructor each day. A focus will be placed on composition, color and value. All ability levels are welcome. A relaxed approach will be used for all to discover the “magic” of pastels!

  • Day 1: Landscape/Seascape
  • Day 2: The Sunset Sky
  • Day 3: The Rockscape and Vegetation

*** come to 1, 2 or all 3 days…

Students are encouraged to bring their own photo references.
Skill Level:     Adult beginner
Fee: $45 AANNY members, $50 non-members (per day)

August 8-9, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm    ** 2-day course     [Creating Atmosphere in Your Watercolors]
Instructor:  Joan Applebaum
Stormy skies, soft misty mornings and shimmering sunlight on the water are all effects that you will learn in this class geared for students with some previous Watercolor experience. Color temperature and the push/pull of warm and cool colors as well as some experimental techniques will be explored as students work with Watercolor on various smooth and textured surfaces. Students are encouraged to bring a snack as we will have a short break

halfway through the class.  All supplies provided.

Skill level:  Intermediate (some Watercolor required) Adults/Teen 14+

Fee:  $67 AANNY members, $75 non-members

August 10, 9:00am - 12:00 pm     [Intermediate Watercolor w/Rice Paper]
Instructor:      Eileen Ditch
Students will learn the beauty of using rice paper to create a textured watercolor.  We'll wrinkle and crinkle, then paint.  Actual painting will be done on rice paper/watercolor paper that's

supplied for the days class. Subject matter can be flowers or

landscapes.

All art materials supplied by instructor.
Fee:  $65 AANNY members, $75 non-members

August 11, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm     [Inked Tiles!]
Instructor:  Melissa Green
We will be learning to ink 6x6 tiles with a pretty scene and then using epoxy to put on hangers.  Then we will cork the back of it so you can hang it on the wall.

All art materials supplied by instructor.

Skill Level:     knowledge of inking – Adults/Kids 11+

Fee:  $35 AANNY members, $45 non-members

August 11, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm     [Inked Glass!]
Instructor:  Melissa Green
We will be inking candleholders/vases.

All art materials supplied by instructor.
Skill Level:  none required – Adults/Kids 11+
Fee:  $35 AANNY members, $45 non-members

August 12, 2:00pm – 5:00pm and Aug 16, 6:00pm – 9:00pm  ** 2-days     [Oil Painting w/ Jerry]
Instructor:  Jerry Merrill               
Learn to mix colors and compare values while painting a landscape. 

Students can start a painting on Aug 12 and either finish or start

another painting on Aug 16.
All art materials supplied by instructor.

Fee:  $30 AANNY members, $40 non-members

August 15, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm     [Elegant Ink & Watercolor - Disney characters!]
Instructor:      Susan Morehouse
In this class you will create unique and wonderful designs using ink from the Elegant Ink Writer pen by Speedball.  These beautiful designs come alive by just adding water or mixing in watercolor pigment.  It will make watercolor seem simple and easy.
All art materials supplied by instructor. 

Skill Level:  none required -  Adults/Kids 8+

Fee:  $20 AANNY members, $25 non-members

August 15, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm     [Acrylic Pouring]
Instructor:  Susan Morehouse
Enjoy the abstract look? Then join me in pouring paint with your favorite colors across a canvas to create a unique one of a kind piece to be hung with or without a frame.
Skill Level:  none required -  Adults/Kids 11 +
All art materials supplied by instructor.

Fee:  $40 AANNY members, $50 non-members

August 22, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm     [Oil Painting with Wilson]
Instructor:      Wilson Bickford
Each student takes home a completed 10 x 20 oil painting at the end of class!
Skill Level:     none required. Ages 8 +    

All art materials supplied by instructor.                                    
Fee:  $65 AANNY members, $70 non-members