Monday, December 27, 2021

Adult art classes 2022

 These are the adult art classes I am offering at the Loveland Museum in the first half of 2022:

Snowman in the Aspens (media: watercolor)

Wednesday, January 12, 1-4 pm

Create a cute snowman in an aspen forest using masking techniques and transparent watercolor.

Van Gogh Swirling Trees (media: acrylic impasto)


Tuesday, January 18, 1-4 pm

Use thick acrylics and a palette knife to create an impasto painting, as you mimic Van Gogh.

Draw What You See (media: pencil)

Monday, January 24, 1-4 pm

Learn to activate the creative right side of your brain with a variety of different drawing techniques

 Fresh Flowers (media: watercolor)

Wednesday, February 9, 1-4 pm

Mimic the style of artist Charles Reid as you create little floral paintings in watercolor.

O’Keeffe Flowers (media: pastels)


Wednesday, March 23, 1-4 pm

Using pastels and full sheets of Canson paper, create big, vibrant, larger-than-life floral paintings, inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe.

Mountain Scape (media: oils)

Wednesday, March 30, 1-4 pm

Learn about atmospheric perspective (creating depth) as you paint the Rocky Mountains with solvent-free oils.

Composition and Value (media: pencil/marker)

Wednesday, April 6, 1-4 pm

Improve your drawing skills by learning about different types of composition and the importance of value by working with black and white. Reference photos provided, but you can also bring your own

 Draw Proportion (media: pencil)

Wednesday, April 13, 1-4 pm

Expand your drawing skills by learning some techniques to create realistic drawings of old barns. Reference photos provided, but you can also bring your own.

Swirling Iris (media: acrylic impasto)

 Monday, May 9, 1-4 pm

Swirling thick acrylic paint with palette knives on canvas will bring to life gorgeous Van Gogh-like flowers.

I also am teaching a couple of on going classes there:

Monday and Tuesday, March 7 and 8, 1-4 pm

Paint Alla Prima (finish the painting while it's wet) in the style of Monet. Use a copy of a Monet painting as guidance, or for a challenge paint your own landscape in his style. Oil painting experience required. Instructed by Mary Giacomini


Painting Water with Watercolors

Monday and Tuesday, March 14 and 15, 1-4 pm

In this two-part class, learn how to paint water with watercolors. On the first day, focus on painting streams of running water. On day two paint ocean waves. Watercolor painting experience required. 


Watercolor Roses

Monday and Tuesday, March 28 and 29, 1-4 pm

Using a grid, learn to accurately draw and paint a rose with transparent watercolors and a purple underpainting. Watercolor painting experience required.  


 I currently am only teaching one adult/advanced oil class out of my home studio.  If you are interested on getting on my waiting list and/or being a 'sub' please contact me.