Weekly Classes


Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Part 1
w/ Kim Brayman

5 classes / Tuesdays / 6-8:30 pm
June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11 (make-up on July 18) 

Drawing is a skill that can be taught, practiced and learned.  Join Kim in exploring "Drawing on The Right Side of the Brain". This book will open your eyes to your own skills... that perhaps you didn’t even know you had!  You will learn to draw the beauty around you accurately, and with your own style.

Drawing Lab 1~ Great Basics for Beginning Drawing
w/ James Farrand

4 classes / Mondays / 1-3 pm
Sep 11, 18, 25 & Oct 2

Students rave about this course! Drawing Lab 1 is the first part of a 2-part series to introduce you to drawing and then build on your abilities. Each course, of 4 Monday evenings each, will cover all the basics of Drawing! Discussion, demo and practice will be the method. DL1 will be the "basics” – where you need to start if you are a beginner. You'll be learning, understanding, and practicing with the basic materials, techniques, and concepts that are the foundation of observational drawing.

Watercolor Step One
w/ James Farrand

4 classes / Mondays / 6-8 pm
Sept 11, 18, 25 & Oct 2

Watercolor Steps 1 and 2 – two separate sessions, of 4 Monday evenings each, which will cover all the basics of painting with Watercolors! Watercolor Step 1 will be the “Basic basics” – an introduction into the amazing world of Watercolor, focusing on materials and basic techniques. This is THE place to start if you are a beginner. WS2 and 3 will build on the first series. Take just one, or take two, or all three!


The Drawing Experience Pt. 1
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

5 classes / Wed / 10:30-1:30 pm
Oct 11, 18 (skip 25th), Nov 1, 8 and 15

Even if you think you can’t draw a stick figure, Joe really can teach you how! Fall in love with drawing - THE basis for all your future art endeavors. With art instructor and artist Joe Mac Kechnie, you will develop basic drawing skills using an approach that combines left and right brain abilities. Most of all, you will thoroughly enjoy yourself in a fun and non-intimidating environment.

Great for beginners and a refresher for all levels.

The Drawing Experience Pt. 2
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

5 classes / Wednesdays / 2-5 pm
Oct 11, 18 (skip 25th), Nov 1, 8, 15

Ready to take your drawing skills to the next level? If you have basic drawing skills already, or have taken Joe’s Part 1 of Drawing Experience, you’re ready for this! You’ll explore more complexity with charcoal, Conte, ink and pastels. Don’t miss this great chance to improve your overall artistic experience.

Watercolor Experience Part 1
 w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

5 classes / Thursdays / 10:30-1:30 pm
Oct 12, 19 (skip 26th) Nov 2, 9, and 16

Watercolor paintings are so beautiful! And you’ve always wanted to give it a try, right? Join this experienced artist and beloved instructor and learn simple techniques to master the basics of creative and fun watercolor painting. What a perfect way to spend 5 wintry Wednesday afternoons!