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 November 05 - Tuesday December 31
Instructor: Christopher Newhard
Email: christophernewhard@gmail.com
Tuesdays 10 AM-12:30 PM, offered on an ongoing monthly basis of 4 weekly classes at a time, $120/student/month 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.
Portrait Basics Workshop
Date: Saturday November 23
Instructor: Christopher Newhard
Email: christophernewhard@gmail.com
Date/Time: Saturday, November 23rd @ 10am - 5pm Class Fee: $75 Description: Learn a traditional and practical drawing based approach to portraiture that uses a limited palette and step by step instruction to achieve better likenesses and builds skill to achieve more accuracy. Monthly all day portrait workshops with included lunch are offered at Nevada Fine Arts. Demonstrations will be given in oil painting, but watercolor, acrylic and pastel as well as drawing can all be accommodated with his basic approach. Limited class size (7 students) insures more one on one feedback as well as a better quality experience. Contact artist/instructor Christopher Newhard at christophernewhard@gmail.com for more information or to sign up for the next workshop.
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.
Resin Ornaments
Date: Saturday December 07
Instructor: Kelly Burr
Email: claymama@att.net
Date/Time: Saturday, December 7th @ 11am - 1:30pm DESCRIPTION TBA
Portrait Basics Workshop
Date: Saturday January 18
Instructor: Christopher Newhard
Email: christophernewhard@gmail.com
Date/Time: Saturday, January 18th@ 10am - 5pm Class Fee: $75 Description: Learn a traditional and practical drawing based approach to portraiture that uses a limited palette and step by step instruction to achieve better likenesses and builds skill to achieve more accuracy. Monthly all day portrait workshops with included lunch are offered at Nevada Fine Arts. Demonstrations will be given in oil painting, but watercolor, acrylic and pastel as well as drawing can all be accommodated with his basic approach. Limited class size (7 students) insures more one on one feedback as well as a better quality experience. Contact artist/instructor Christopher Newhard at christophernewhard@gmail.com for more information or to sign up for the next workshop.
Celebrating Georgia in W/C pt 1 & 2
Date: Saturday January 25 - Sunday January 26
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Date/Time: Saturday & Sunday, January 25 & 26th @ 1pm - 4pm Class Fee: $110 (covers both days) Description: Experience techniques that allow for soft and subtle shapes in your watercolors with professional artist and arts Instructor, Dana Childs of d’Lauren Fine Arts. To learn more about the supply list, the art and artist or to register visit www.dlauren.net