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
Basic Drawing Class
Date: Tuesday January 01 - Tuesday December 31
Instructor: Christopher Newhard
Email: christophernewhard@gmail.com
Time: EVERY Tuesday @ 10am - 1pm Class Fee: $30 Description: Join Christopher Newhard in this Basic Drawing class, where students will learn the basics of drawing while using still life as a vehicle. All major concepts of drawing will be explored here! There will be demonstrations, critiques, lots of one on one teaching and feedback. All skill levels are welcome! Come brush up on your drawing techniques, or get started on drawing with Chris! Materials list made available upon sign up. Class Limited to 12 students. To sign up, please email Chris at christophernewhard@gmail.com.
Whimsical Waterfall Watercolor Experience
Date: Thursday April 25
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Thursday, April 25th @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm Class Fee: $30 Description: Enjoy creating a loose and lovely rendition of a waterfall in this fast and furious approach to painting with watercolors. Designed for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. Enjoy the wonders of watercolor as professional artist, Dana Childs, aka d’Lauren teaches you how to create impressionistic watercolor effects and so much more. Childs has been painting watercolors professionally for over two decades. In addition to this class, she will be offering an array of painting classes at Nevada Fine Arts, all with a focus on technique and expressiveness. All levels welcome. To learn more about the art and artist, visit www.dlauren.net Questions, to sign-up or to get supply list email Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com
Intro to Resin
Date: Saturday April 27
Instructor: Kelly Burr
Email: claymama@att.net
Time: Saturday April 27th @ 11am - 2pm Class fee: $100. ALL class materials included. Instructor: Kelly Burr Description: For ages 14+. 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.
There’s Nothing Dirty about this Pour
Date: Sunday May 05
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Sunday, May 5th @ 10am - 12:30pm Class Fee: $45 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. “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. In addition to this class, she will be offering an array of painting classes here, all with a focus on technique and expressiveness. All levels welcome. To learn more about the art and artist, visit www.dlauren.net To ask questions, sign up or get a supply list just email Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com
“Wild” Flower Watercolor An abstract approach to florals
Date: Tuesday May 07
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Tuesday, May 7th @ 1:30pm - 5:30pm Class Fee: $65 Description: Use abstract approaches to recreate the brilliant subject matter that flowers provide, keeping every artist on their toes. Enjoy the wonders of watercolor as professional artist, Dana Childs, aka d’Lauren teaches you how to create impressionistic watercolor effects and so much more. Childs has been painting watercolors professionally for over two decades. In addition to this class, she will be offering an array of painting classes at Nevada Fine Arts, all with a focus on technique and expressiveness. All levels welcome. To learn more about the art and artist, visit www.dlauren.net Questions, to sign-up or to get supply list email Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com
Mt. Rose Pines in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday May 12
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, May 12th 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.
“It’s Raining, It’s Pouring”
Date: Thursday May 16
Instructor: Dana Childs
Email: tfa.create@gmail.com
Thursday, May 16th @ 12pm - 3:30pm Class Fee: $55 Description: Complete Three Acrylic Pour Canvases in this Pouring Marathon. 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. “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. In addition to this class, she will be offering an array of painting classes here, all with a focus on technique and expressiveness. All levels welcome. To learn more about the art and artist, visit www.dlauren.net To ask questions, sign up or get a supply list just email Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com
Intro to Resin
Date: Saturday May 25
Instructor: Kelly Burr
Email: claymama@att.net
Time: Saturday May 25th @ 11am - 2pm Class fee: $100. ALL class materials included. Instructor: Kelly Burr Description: For ages 14+. 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.
Northstar hillside in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday June 09
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, June 9th 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.
Intro to Resin
Date: Thursday June 13
Instructor: Kelly Burr
Email: claymama@att.net
Time: Thursday June 13th @ 11am - 2pm Class fee: $100. ALL class materials included. Instructor: Kelly Burr Description: For ages 14+. 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.
Tahoe View in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday July 14
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, July 14th 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.
NV Envy Resin Class
Date: Saturday July 20
Instructor: Kelly Burr
Email: claymama@att.net
Time: Saturday, July 20th @ 11am - 2pm Class Fee: $100 Description: Every July, Reno celebrates art of all kinds...what better time to offer my NV envy resin class! You’ll have a great time painting your own wooden, NV shaped piece, with 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, and will be ready to pick up the next day, after 1:00 pm, and to display proudly in your home. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me thru email or on my FB art page, Mai Whey Art Studios.
Dinghy and buoy in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday August 11
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, August 11th 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.
Aspens and sage in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday September 08
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: September 8th 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 creek in Oil with a palette knife
Date: Sunday October 13
Instructor: Monika Johnson
Email: monikapj@yahoo.com
Date/Time: Sunday, October 13th 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.