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.

Basic Drawing
Date: Tuesday January 07 - Tuesday December 22
Instructor: Christopher Newhard
Email: christophernewhard@gmail.com
Date/Time: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12:30pm (offered on an ongoing monthly basis of 4 weekly classes at a time Class Fee: $120/student/month 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.
Celebrating Georgia in Watercolor 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
Intro to Resin: The LOVE version 🧡
Date: Saturday February 01
Instructor: Kelly Burr
Email: claymama@att.net
Date/Time: Saturday, February 1st, 2020 Class Fee: $100 All materials included in class fee. PAYPAL only. Description: A bit different from the regular Intro class, this 10x10 cradled wooden canvas will be prepped and ready to paint with resin. All will be primed with heart shapes, randomly painted on and will be ready for the next step, resin and embellishments! Glitters, glow powders, chunky glass...you make yours however you like! You can even bring your own BLING to incorporate into your piece. All students in this class will have a special Valentines Day BONUS project in this class! Students must return to NFA the following day to pick up their project, they CANNOT be moved for 12 hours. All hanging hardware will be included with your project. To sign up or for questions, contact Kelly Burr at Claymama@att.net or MaiWheyArtStudios.com.
"The Whimsy of Watercolor" Free Demo
Date: Saturday February 08
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Date/Time: Saturday, February 8th @ 11am - 1pm FREE TO ATTEND Description: Enjoy this complimentary demonstration on the wonders of watercolor led by professional painter, Dana Childs. Childs seeks to inspire painters as well as inform and encourage them. She works to gently encourage them, while offering constructive suggestions based upon solid technique and artistic concepts. Childs loose and interpretive style is infectious and will spark the artist. For any questions, email Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com
Acrylic Pour-Cellular Sensation
Date: Saturday February 08
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Date/Time: Saturday, February 8th @ 2:30pm - 4:00pm Class Fee: $45 (Supplies not included. Kits for class available at front counter) Description: Enjoy the wonders of pouring as professional artist, Dana Childs, aka d’Lauren teaches you how to create modern-abstract fluid effects with acrylic pouring onto stretched canvas. This class focuses on how to create and somewhat control the creation of cells. “Anyone can do this!” says Childs, who has been painting professionally for over two decades and playing with Acrylic pouring is one of her new fascinations. Email Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com or sign up on her website at https://www.dlauren.net/workshops-classes
Color Mixologist & Painting Clouds in Oil with a Palette Knife
Date: Sunday February 09
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, February 9th @ 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $50 Description: Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture values. She will explain 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.
Whatever Ruffles your Truffles Weekend Watercolor Workshop
Date: Saturday February 29 - Sunday March 01
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Dates/Times: Saturday, February 29th @ 12pm - 6pm & Sunday, March 1st 3pm - 4:45pm Class Fee: $95 Description: This class is designed for those of you who already know what you want to paint and is appropriate for all levels of watercolor artists. It’s ideal for learning new techniques as well as creating your very own composition. Workshop topics include - composition, design, balance, flow & control, contrast and value along with some basic watercolor techniques. If you have unfinished work, or are just stumped at how to create what it is you see in your head, Childs is well-versed at guiding you through it all having over 20 years of experience teaching watercolor. As the tittle suggests, you can essentially do whatever floats your boat, or ruffles your truffles (I’m not entirely sure what that means, but it was in the thesaurus). Demonstrations will be offered throughout if you choose to learn by following along rather than create your own unique composition. Email Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com or sign up on her website at https://www.dlauren.net/workshops-
Composition Design and a Seascape in oil with a Palette Knife
Date: Sunday March 08
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, March 8th @ 12pm - 4pm Class Fee: $50 Description: Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture values. She will explain 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.
Class TBA
Date: Saturday March 28
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Time: 3pm - 6:30pm Class TBA
Class TBA
Date: Sunday March 29
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm Class TBA
Class TBA
Date: Saturday April 04
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Time: 10am - 2pm Class TBA
Drawing Skills and a Still Life in Oil with a Palette Knife
Date: Saturday April 11
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Saturday, April 11th @ 12pm - 5pm Class Fee: $60 Description: Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture values. She will explain 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.
Class TBA
Date: Thursday April 23
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Time: 11am - 3pm Class TBA
Class TBA
Date: Thursday May 21
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
CLASS AND TIME TBA
Class TBA
Date: Saturday May 23
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
TIME AND CLASS TBA