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
Quilters Without Boundries
Date: Monday January 16 - Monday December 18
Instructor: Paula Thompson
Email: ladybugsred@yahoo.com
Quilters without Boundries was started by 4 friends who wanted to explore the making of art quilts with non-traditional products and techniques. The group has grown to many more members, still with the aim of expanding our creativity outside of the traditional quilt block. This Group meets the second Monday of every month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Fee $5.00
WATERCOLOR PAINTER'S GROUP
Date: Friday April 28 - Friday December 28
Instructor: No Instructor
Email: jeanbrdn@att.net
Date: Every Friday Facilitator: Jean Braden Email: jeanbrdn@att.net This is a group of watercolor painters who paint together and learn from each other. There is no formal instruction but a fun time is to be had! This meets from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Fee is $5.00 Just show up!
Oil Painting Basics
Date: Saturday October 21
Instructor: Teri Sweeney
Email: terisweeneyart@hotmail.com
Time: 10AM - 5PM Class Fee: $95, (includes materials) Description: Learn the basics of oil painting including information on materials and then how to use them. Students will have a short lecture on how to select oil supplies and then work on an oil painting to take home. This class is structured for the beginner, but is open to all levels of oil painters. To sign up, email Teri at terisweeneyart@hotmail.com.
Intermediate Level Oil Painting - Landscapes
Date: Sunday October 22
Instructor: Les Leggett
Email: theartsrule@outlook.com
Time: 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $80 Description: Join local artist Les Leggett in this Intermediate Level Oil Painting Class! In this class, students will be painting a beautiful landscape of their choosing and learn new techniques from Les, with live demonstration during the class. Les will be going over composition, how to set up your palette, and more. Get one on one help and expand your knowledge of oil painting, learn about forced light and hues as well as experimenting with exaggerated light and color. More classes in the future based on demand. Bring a photo reference of a landscape you would like to paint. This class is limited to 10 spots. For information on supplies, call 775.786.1128. To sign up, email Les at theartsrule@outlook.com.
Painting Tahoe in Oil with a Palette Knife
Date: Sunday November 12
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Time: 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $45 Description: Monika will teach how to paint the gorgeous depth and colors of Lake Tahoe water and boulders. She will go over color mixing, determining values and how to apply paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light, shadow, distance and contrast. We will focus on creating an interesting composition and oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome. To sign-up and get the supply list, please email monikapj@yahoo.com.
"Watercolor Techniques for Everyone 4-week Course" w/Eva S. Nichols
Date: Tuesday January 09
Instructor: Eva S. Nichols
Email: evanichols@me.com
Time: 1pm - 5pm Class Fee: $129 per person. (Drop-In Fee $35 per time if space allows. ) Supplies Needed. Description: In this 4-week workshop we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, using both traditional as well as unconventional methods. Discover your own painting style while learning exciting and versatile possibilities of watercolor painting. Control the amount of water on your brush and paper as you create your painting. Explore wet-into-wet, dry brushing, color changes, values, glazing, lost and found edges and negative painting techniques while moving closer to achieving your personal artistic goals. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, the emphasis is to create an environment where students feel free to play and experiment with colors and methods to create luminous watercolors. To sign up please go to www.beautyonlocation.com or contact Eva: evanichols@me.com 530-414-1289.
"Watercolor Techniques for Everyone 4-week Course" w/Eva S. Nichols
Date: Tuesday January 16
Instructor: Eva S. Nichols
Email: evanichols@me.com
Time: 1pm - 5pm Class Fee: $129 per person. (Drop-In Fee $35 per time if space allows. ) Supplies Needed. Description: In this 4-week workshop we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, using both traditional as well as unconventional methods. Discover your own painting style while learning exciting and versatile possibilities of watercolor painting. Control the amount of water on your brush and paper as you create your painting. Explore wet-into-wet, dry brushing, color changes, values, glazing, lost and found edges and negative painting techniques while moving closer to achieving your personal artistic goals. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, the emphasis is to create an environment where students feel free to play and experiment with colors and methods to create luminous watercolors. To sign up please go to www.beautyonlocation.com or contact Eva: evanichols@me.com 530-414-1289.
"Watercolor Techniques for Everyone 4-week Course" w/Eva S. Nichols
Date: Tuesday January 23
Instructor: Eva S. Nichols
Email: evanichols@me.com
Time: 1pm - 5pm Class Fee: $129 per person. (Drop-In Fee $35 per time if space allows. ) Supplies Needed. Description: In this 4-week workshop we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, using both traditional as well as unconventional methods. Discover your own painting style while learning exciting and versatile possibilities of watercolor painting. Control the amount of water on your brush and paper as you create your painting. Explore wet-into-wet, dry brushing, color changes, values, glazing, lost and found edges and negative painting techniques while moving closer to achieving your personal artistic goals. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, the emphasis is to create an environment where students feel free to play and experiment with colors and methods to create luminous watercolors. To sign up please go to www.beautyonlocation.com or contact Eva: evanichols@me.com 530-414-1289.
"Watercolor Techniques for Everyone 4-week Course" w/Eva S. Nichols
Date: Tuesday January 30
Instructor: Eva S. Nichols
Email: evanichols@me.com
Time: 1pm - 5pm Class Fee: $129 per person. (Drop-In Fee $35 per time if space allows. ) Supplies Needed. Description: In this 4-week workshop we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, using both traditional as well as unconventional methods. Discover your own painting style while learning exciting and versatile possibilities of watercolor painting. Control the amount of water on your brush and paper as you create your painting. Explore wet-into-wet, dry brushing, color changes, values, glazing, lost and found edges and negative painting techniques while moving closer to achieving your personal artistic goals. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, the emphasis is to create an environment where students feel free to play and experiment with colors and methods to create luminous watercolors. To sign up please go to www.beautyonlocation.com or contact Eva: evanichols@me.com 530-414-1289.