Adult & Teen Classes
Adult and teen classes are taught by community artists who have personal and creative experience within their areas of instruction. Students are eligible to attend these classes at the age of 13. Advance registration is required and all necessary supplies are provided.

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Transitional Portraits
Saturdays: August 4, 11, 18, 25; 1-3:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $59.50; General Public $70
This unique acrylic painting class will introduce a variety of glazing, layering, and altered acrylic painting techniques to create dreamlike portraits that swirl with color and reveal mysterious secrets within each subject. Students will learn simple transfer methods to easily render portrait subjects of their choosing.
Instructor: Mathew Jones

Registration for this class is currently full, please click here to add your name and phone number to a wait list.

Watercolor Basics
Fridays, August 24, 31, September 7, 14; 10 am–12:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $65.45 n Gen. Public: $77
This introduction class is specially designed for those new to watercolor painting. Each week will focus on a different aspect of watercolor or technique, including stretching paper, brush strokes, layering color, image transfer, and special tools.
Instructor: Matt Jones

Registration for this class is currently full, please click here to add your name and phone number to a wait list.

Basic Drawing
Thursdays: September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11; 6–8 pm
Joslyn Members: $80.75; General Public: $95
New students will learn basic drawing concepts and techniques while experienced artists hone their skills. Explore a variety of drawing tools, including graphite and charcoal, while learning to render proportion, value, and perspective.
Instructor: Ron Sykes

Acrylic Effects
Saturdays, September 8, 15, 22, 29; 1–3:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $72.25 n Gen. Public: $85
React and respond to paint in to create artworkswithout predetermined objectives. Experimentation with altered surfaces, painting additives, thin glazes, and non-traditional tools will ensure unexpected results and spark new ideas as students learn to control acrylic paint.
Instructor: Matt Jones

Intro to Digital Photography
Sundays, September 9, 16, 23, 30; 1–3 pm
Joslyn Members: $47.60 n Gen. Public: $56
Learn the ins-and-outs of digital photography andhow to make the most of your camera’s settings and functions. Spend time in the studio and in the Museum’s public spaces to take photographs and explore photographic possibilities. Students need to bring a digital camera.
Instructor: Jim Ferguson

Oil Painting: Introduction to Fundamentals
Thursdays, September 20, 27, October 4 (no class October 11), 18, 25, November 1; 6–8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $102; General Public: $120
Learn the very basics of oil painting through a simple still life study. Students will be introduced to color mixing, under painting, and paint application using a brush and pallet knife.
Instructor: Rachel Mindrup

Watercolor Painting (A)
Fridays, September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26; 10 am–12:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $97.75; General Public: $115
Explore basic watercolor painting as you work from photographic observation. Mix and overlay colors, create transparent washes, and practice brush techniques. Experienced students will enjoy working in the studio with a knowledgeable instructor as a resource for questions or critique.
Instructor: Matt Jones