Painting & Drawing Classes

Watercolor Painting

with Glenda Drennen

  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 10:15 am
  • End Time: 2:45 pm
  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 10:15 am
  • End Time: 2:45 pm

Develop and explore the foundations for making successful watercolor paintings under the guidance of our watercolor expert Glenda Drennen. Guided instruction and demonstrations are balanced with self-exploration. Students must provide their own supplies; however, paper will be available to purchase. Please bring a snack or sack lunch. Prerequisite: Intermediate and advanced students only. * NWAEA credit available.

 

 

Painting: Regional Landscapes (FREE)

with Dennis Hart

  • Starting Date: Monday, 16 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Starting Date: Monday, 16 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Students will be encouraged to develop strong drawing skills as well as learning techniques of handling paint effectively. Individuals will choose their subjects ranging from realism to abstraction for the focus of their painting. Designed to expand creativity, use of media, sensitivity to form and space, along with developing personal expression. A materials list will be available on the first day of class. Students should bring brushes of various sizes and canvases of preferred sizes. ** NWAEA credit available.

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

 

Painting & Drawing (FREE)

with Jodi Whitlock

  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Students will be encouraged to develop strong drawing skills as well as learning techniques of handling paint effectively. Individuals will choose their subjects ranging from realism to abstraction for the focus of their painting. Designed to expand creativity, use of media, sensitivity to form and space, along with developing personal expression. A materials list will be available on the first day of class. Students should bring brushes of various sizes and canvases of preferred sizes.

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

** This class is available for renewal or graduate credit for teachers through NWAEA.

 

 

A Natural Way to Draw & Pastel Paint

with Deb Gengler-Copple

  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm

Explore and discover the natural way to draw with the act of correct observation through all the senses. Students will learn exercises in contour and gesture drawings which will teach them ways to bring emotion and movement to their paintings. Discussing the elements of art and demonstrating different techniques will also be part of the class. Students are encouraged to bring a set of pastels, 2B pencils and an 18”x24” newsprint pad. This course is designed for both the beginning as well as the experienced artist. * NWAEA credit available.

 

 

 

Intro to Oil Painting

Intro to Oil Painting with Dennis Hart

  • Starting Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 09 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:30 pm
  • End Time: 4:00 pm
  • Starting Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 09 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:30 pm
  • End Time: 4:00 pm

This is a basic oil painting course intended for the beginning painter. Techniques for using paint and brushes will be discussed, demonstrated and experienced during the class. Emphasis will be on basic color theory and composition. Learn paint handling, color mixing, mediums, glazing and toning through assignments and demonstrations. During each lesson, students will work toward producing a finished painting. Some materials such as paint, brushes and a canvas will be provided. A materials list will be available on the first day of class.  **NWAEA credit available.

 

Beginning Watercolor Painting - evening (FREE)

with Paula Crandell

  • Starting Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Starting Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Paint for the sheer pleasure of the experience to learn, discover, and express your own personal vision. An introduction to basic watercolor techniques will be presented with step- by-step demonstrations that will provide inspiration and guidance to those seeking to work in the watercolor medium. No drawing or painting skills are required, just come on in, relax and enjoy each class in a peaceful and soothing atmosphere.  Materials such as paint and brushes are provided. Students are responsible for purchasing their own paper. ** NWAEA credit available.

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

Beginning Watercolor Painting - morning (FREE)

with Paula Crandell

  • Starting Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays
  • Start Time: 10:15 am
  • End Time: 2:45 pm
  • Starting Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays
  • Start Time: 10:15 am
  • End Time: 2:45 pm

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Paint for the sheer pleasure of the experience to learn, discover, and express your own personal vision. An introduction to basic watercolor techniques will be presented with step- by-step demonstrations that will provide inspiration and guidance to those seeking to work in the watercolor medium. No drawing or painting skills are required, just come on in, relax and enjoy each class in a peaceful and soothing atmosphere.  Materials such as paint and brushes are provided. Students are responsible for purchasing their own paper. ** NWAEA credit available.

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

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