Art offerings

For more information about Art classes, contact Emma Koenig at 815-459-0680, ext 1228

paint nites

Paint Nite: Easy Level
Ages 7+
It's never too early to nurture the love of art! Simple to follow, stroke-by-stroke age appropriate directions make creating your artwork easy. We supply the 11x14 canvas and acrylic paint, you bring friends, snack and a beverage. Together we will explore your inner talent. Registration in advance required.

Jan 14
Reg for code 220303-01
Feb 11
Reg for code 220303-02
Mar 11
Reg for code 220303-03
Apr 15
Reg for code 220303-04
May 6
Reg for code 220303-05

Paint Nite Pop Art Pet Portrait
ages 21+
Join Julie for a custom pet portrait in a pop art style This is a step by step workshop creating your best friend in a fun and colorful style. BYOB and make it a party with friends. Must send a high quality photo of pet 1 week before the event.
Location: Woodscreek Building
Sun, Feb 1, 6-9:30 pm
Fee: $55 res/$70 non-res

Paint Nite Charcuterie Board
ages 21+
Choose from 4 designs to create your own board to decorate your kitchen using our stencils and art instruction. This is a step by step workshop type class. BYOB and make it a party with friends.
Location: Woodscreek Building
Wed, Mar 8, 7-9 pm
Fee: $48 res/$62 non-res

Paint Nite Family Project
ages 15+
Bring the whole family to work on a collaborative painting. Each member will receive their own canvas. When placed together it will make one large image. Price is for 3 family members. Each additional member is $10
Location: Woodscreek Building
Sun, Apr 2, 1-3 pm
Fee: $60 res/$78 non-res

Paint Nite Your Choice
ages 15+
Pick on e of our paintings and our instructor will walk you through step by step. Make it a party with friends. BYOB.
Location: Woodscreek Building
Wed, May 17, 6:30-9:30 pm
Fee: $35 res/$45 non-res

Other Art Classes

Watercolor Painting
ages 18+
Discover the fun and enjoyment that watercolor has to offer. Painters with and without experience are welcome. Enjoy socializing with the class while creating a lovely painting. Be surprised at what you can create. Please purchase items from the supply list prior to the start of class.
Location: Grand Oaks
Fee: $60/$78
Time: 9:30 am-12 pm
Tu, 1/10-2/14
Tu, 2/21-3/28
Tu, 4/4-5/9
Tu, 5/16-6/20
Fr, 1/16-2/10
Fri, 2/17-3/24
Fri, 3/31-5/5
Fri, 5/12-6/16

Hobby Lobby
  • 2/4" flat brush Master Touch
  • #6 round Series 2000 Master Touch
  • #0 and #4 angular Master Touch
  • 1 set watercolor tubes Master Touch Set
  • 1 paint pallette tray/glass jar for water/paper towel/pencil
  • 1 pad MasterTouch or Canson watercolor paper 140 lb wt
  • Cold press 9 x 12
  • 1 package Master Touch wax-free transfer paper

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Macro & Close Up Photography
ages 16+
Discuss how to control the lighting and exposure to really make your images pop. Explore new techniques to see the small world you will be taking photos of. Learn about different lenses and filters to help you accomplish your small world photography. We are going to have a lot of fun experimenting with your new talents. Participants must bring a DSLR or mirrorless camera to class including lenses. The use of a tripod is highly recommended for this class and encouraged.
Location: Woodscreek Building
Fee: $110/$143
Time: 6-8 pm
Th, 4/6-4/20
Photo 1 Digital SLR Mirrorless Photography
ages 16+
You'll start with the basics to give you a good foundation. You'll learn about your camera modes, learn your aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, close-up flower photo, methods of focus and ISO when taking pictures in Manual Mode. At the end of this class, you will have an understanding of your camera and gear so you can use them to their fullest potential. Note: Participants must bring mirrorless or digital SLR (removable lens). Class offered for 5 weeks, 1 hour per week.
Location: Woodscreek Building
Fee: $110/$143
Time: 6-8 pm
Th, 1/12-1/26
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Beaded Bottle Making
ages 18+
Great fun! You will learn how to make your own masterpieces, no two bottles will look the same. Learn many beading techniques and create your bottle. Great for decorating your home, give as gifts or sell online. Get a group of your friends to join you. Reg. deadline: 2/8.
Location: Woodscreek Building
Fee: $41/$46
Time: 9:30-11:30 am
Th, 2/16-3/2
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