Current Class Schedule

All Classes are held at Nevada Fine Arts. CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS Please contact the class instructor directly for sign-up, payment, supply lists, and specific class questions. The instructor will contact you directly if there are changes to the schedule or in the event a class is cancelled due to minimum enrollments not being met. Nevada Fine Arts gives a 10% discount to students for supplies.

Nevada Fine Arts Meeting & Classroom Facilities.

Classroom facilities include the following amenities: three tub/faucet stainless sink, unisex wheelchair bathroom, cork-board and ledge for artwork display, work tables and chairs for 25 people, teaching mirror, and projection screen. Great parking (60 spaces) and a wide variety of dining choices are within walking distance. Room Rental Fees: 2 to 4 HR rental $5.00 per person, 5 to 8 HR rental $10.00 per person. Please call 775.786.1128 or CLICK HERE if you are interested in renting the facilities.

PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF RENO
Date: Wednesday February 04 - Wednesday December 25
Instructor: No Instructor
Email: johnandkaygenasci@mac.com
PSOR meets every Wednesday from 9:00am to 12:30pm at Nevada Fine Arts. There is painting from life models (no instruction). All artists are welcome. There is a $10.00 drop-in fee. For more information, email johnandkaygenasci@mac.com
Photographer's Drop In Group
Date: Thursday January 10 - Thursday December 12
Instructor: N/A
Email: nfaphotographygroup@gmail.com
Date/Time: Every Second Thursday of the Month Class Fee: FREE Email: nfaphotographygroup@gmail.com Description: Join other local photographer's in this Photographer's Meet Up. Come together with other artists to talk about what you are working on, share your projects on our projector, bounce ideas off of each other, and more! Every second Thursday of the month.
Basic Drawing
Date: Tuesday September 03 - Tuesday September 24
Instructor: Christopher Newhard
Email: christophernewhard@gmail.com
When: Every Tuesday @ 10am - 12:30pm Class fee: $120/student/month (offered on an ongoing monthly basis of 4 weekly classes at a time) Description: All aspects of basic drawing will be covered, gesture, line, value, shading, perspective, foreshortening, etc. Class can accommodate all skill levels as instructor teaches to the individual student, limited to 8 students. Lots of one on one instruction and feedback, demonstrations and critiques. This class is for those who wish to improve their drawing skills that in turn will allow for better results in watercolor, painting and all other media. Contact artist/instructor Christopher Newhard at christophernewhard@gmail.com for more information or to sign up for the next workshop.
Intro to Resin
Date: Saturday September 21
Instructor: Kelly Burr
Email: claymama@att.net
Date/Time: Saturday, September 21st @ 11am - 1:30pm Class Fee: $100 supplies included Description: A fun intro to resin art with layered effects, we will get creative using wood, acrylic inks and paints, mica pigment powders, glow powder and resin. This class is suitable for all skill levels. Paintings will need to stay still for several hours, you can pick up the next day, after 1:00 pm, and it will be ready to hang proudly in your home. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me thru email - claymama@att.net or thru my FB art page - Mai Whey Art Studios.
Rose Reflections in Oil
Date: Saturday September 28
Instructor: Rodney Sweet
Email: sweetrd9@gmail.com
Date/TIme: Saturday, September 28th @ 9:30am - 1:30pm Class Fee: $50 Description: Sign up through Rodney at sweetrd9@gmail.com or through his website at Creative Canvas NV - Rodney's Classes. You can also see the workshop painting and other classes through this link! Artist Bio: Over 3 decades as a professional Artist and Teacher of Art who enjoys Sharing his talents in Oil and Acrylics with like Artist from beginner to advanced with subject matters from florals, Landscapes, Seascapes, Animals, birds, still life’s and more.
Alcohol Inks on TIle and Yupo
Date: Sunday September 29
Instructor: Kristin Inman
Email: gypsyrd3@aol.com
Date/Time: Sunday, September 29th @ 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $$65, all materials included Description: Relaxing, meditative, vibrant, colorful, fun....this is Alcohol Ink! Come learn the basics of alcohol inks and techniques. Alcohol Ink artist Kristin Inman will teach you how to use inks on Yupo Paper as well as tile. All the supplies you will need for this class will be provided. This class is for creatives of all levels and a whole lot of fun. After practicing techniques on a sample tile and a sample of Yupo, you will be ready to create your very own pieces! The class fees include supplies for you to paint a 5”x7” framed Yupo painting AND a set of 4 tile coasters. Or a 5”7” framed Yupo painting AND a 4”x12” art tile w/ hanging hardware. Please wear black cloths or cloths you don’t mind getting dirty because the inks will stain if spilt. If you enjoy the class and want to explore more, Nevada Fine Arts will be offering a 10% discount on art supplies the day of the class. This class is limited to 10 students, so please sign up now to reserve your spot. Email Kristin at gypsyrd@aol.com
Basic Drawing
Date: Tuesday October 01 - Tuesday October 29
Instructor: Christopher Newhard
Email: christophernewhard@gmail.com
When: Every Tuesday @ 10am - 12:30pm Class fee: $120/student/month (offered on an ongoing monthly basis of 4 weekly classes at a time) Description: All aspects of basic drawing will be covered, gesture, line, value, shading, perspective, foreshortening, etc. Class can accommodate all skill levels as instructor teaches to the individual student, limited to 8 students. Lots of one on one instruction and feedback, demonstrations and critiques. This class is for those who wish to improve their drawing skills that in turn will allow for better results in watercolor, painting and all other media. Contact artist/instructor Christopher Newhard at christophernewhard@gmail.com for more information or to sign up for the next workshop.
Autumn creek in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday October 20
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, October 20th 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $50 Description: Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome. Supplies are not included. To sign up, please email Monika at monikapj@yahoo.com.
Autumn Aspens in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday November 10
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, November 10th 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $50 Description: Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome. Supplies are not included. To sign up, please email Monika at monikapj@yahoo.com.
Tahoe Scenic view in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday December 01
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, December 1st 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $50 Description: Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome. Supplies are not included. To sign up, please email Monika at monikapj@yahoo.com.