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    Bristlecone Pine in Ink and Watercolor

    Sunday, November 18 / 9 am - 2 pm

    NOTE: This class is now sold out. Please email claire.munoz@nevadaart.org to be placed on the wait list.

    Bristlecones are a wonderful subject for both realistic and impressionistic watercolors. Using paint and ink, students will learn to capture the essence of these wonders of the natural world. Some watercolor experience is recommended. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

    $55 General / $50 Museum members

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    Painting Clinic: Shapes and Design for Painters

    Sunday, November 18 / 10 am - 12:30 pm

    Painting clinics are designed to offer specific instruction on a variety of techniques and painting challenges. This series is ideal for Painting: Open Studio students looking for additional instruction and help with specific topics. Join us this month as we learn to use simple and interlocking shapes and basic design motifs to improve your paintings. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Daniel Helzer
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

    $25 General / $22 Museum members

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    Painting: Open Studio

    Sundays, November 18 - December 9 / 1 - 4 pm

    Students will enjoy developing their painting techniques and skills in this observational open studio class. Weekly subject matter will rotate between nude and clothed models and still-lifes. Each class will begin with brief instruction followed by an open studio format painting class. Students may use acrylic or oil paint. Dry media is also welcome. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Daniel Helzer
    Ages: Adult (18+) / All levels

    $120 General / $110 Museum members

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    Oil Painting: The Figure in the Landscape

    Tuesdays, November 27 - December 18 / 6 - 9 pm

    Working in oil paint, students will explore value divisions in landscapes and the basics of brush sketching and massing. With these skills students will learn how to relate color to value and will gain a better understanding of identifying spatial cues in a landscape. Using foundational skills students can then explore under-painting, glazing and dry-brushing techniques. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Daniel Helzer
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Some experience working in oils

    $120 General / $108 Museum members

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    Nightscape in Watercolor

    Friday, November 30 / 10 am - 3 pm

    This one-day workshop will present techniques in watercolor to express the beauty of sunsets, starry nights and early dawns. Both impressionistic and realistic approaches will be explored. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Some watercolor experience

    $55 General / $50 Museum members

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    Hand Painted Ornaments

    Saturday, December 1 / 9 am - 12 pm

    Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce student to basic painting techniques to create beautiful holiday ornaments. Each student will create two hand-painted ornaments using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. All materials included with registration.

    Instructor: Iva Neveux
    Ages: Adults (15+) / All levels

    $40 General / $35 Museum members

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    Hand Painted Ornaments

    Sunday, December 2 / 1 - 4 pm

    Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce student to basic painting techniques to create beautiful holiday ornaments. Each student will create two hand-painted ornaments using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. All materials included with registration.

    Instructor: Iva Neveux
    Ages: Adults (15+) / All levels

    $40 General / $35 Museum members

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    Landscapes in Oil: Dramatic Skies

    Monday - Friday, December 3 - 7 / 9 am - noon

    Beginning and advanced students will enjoy this five-day technique-based class focused on creating dramatic landscapes with special attention paid to the sky. Working from photo reference, students will explore the use of sensitive and effective strokes to manipulate paint with a brush and pallet knife. Students will explore texture and depth while creating dramatic landscape paintings. *Supply list.

    Ages: Adult (15+) / Some oil painting experience reccomended
    Instructor: David McCamant

    $155 General / $140 Museum members

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    Botanical Illustration: Winter Gourds

    Thursday, December 6 / 10 am - 3 pm

    Learn the techniques of botanical illustration to capture the bounty of winter gourds in watercolor. Students with watercolor experience and those new to watercolor are welcome. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

    $55 General / $50 Museum members

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    Botanical Illustration: Winter Gourds

    Tuesday, January 8 / 10 am - 3 pm

    Learn the techniques of botanical illustration to capture the bounty of winter gourds in watercolor. Students with watercolor experience and those new to watercolor are welcome. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

    $55 General / $50 Museum members

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    Watercolor: Open Studio

    Thursdays, January 17 - February 7 / 1 - 4 pm

    This intermediate level open studio class is designed for returning students and experienced students. Students should have a personal work in progress to work towards completing in this fun and social series. Each class will begin with a short lesson addressing a challenge or technique followed by open studio time to continue work on personal projects. Instructor will be on hand to assist with challenges, offer critique, instruction, and encouragement. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Intermediate and Advanced Watercolor Students

    $120 General / $110 Museum members

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    All About Flowers in Oil

    Saturday and Sunday, February 16 and 17 / 9 am - 2 pm

    Explore still life oil painting in this workshop that looks specifically at painting a floral still life. Imploring the techniques and style of the Dutch Masters, both beginning, and more advanced oil painting students will enjoy learning how to set up a floral still life, will consider their composition and will learn how to take a floral still life painting from start to finish. Students will explore oil painting techniques, including brushwork, value and color. Students will work to develop their oil painting skills while exploring texture, light, shape and form. *Supply list.

    Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels
    Instructor: Dee Kirkham

    $110 General / $90 Museum members

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    Impressionistic Bouquets in Watercolor

    Wednesdays, February 20 and 27 / 10 am - 2 pm

    Learn the techniques to create luscious and loose impressionistic paintings of bouquets. The class will include demonstrations in "dropping paint," silhouetting and negative painting. Some watercolor experience is recommended for this class. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Some experience in watercolor

    $85 General / $75 Museum members

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    Butterflies in Ink and Watercolor

    Wednesday, March 13 / 10 am - 3 pm

    Learn to combine the texturing of ink and the vibrancy of watercolor to create illustrations while focusing on butterflies. Explore the tradition of scientific illustration while referencing specimens and photographs in this watercolor workshop. No experience necessary. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

    $55 General / $50 Museum members

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    Painting Techniques: The Still Life in Oil

    Friday - Sunday, March 15 - 17 / 9 am – 4 pm

    Imploring the techniques and style of the Dutch Masters, both beginning and more advanced oil painting students will enjoy learning how to set up a still life, develop a concept and composition and will learn how to take a still life painting from start to finish. Students will explore oil painting techniques, including brushwork, value and color. Referencing the work of Vermeer and Rembrandt students will work to develop skilled painting of textures and surfaces while exploring use of light, shape and form. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Dee Kirkham
    Ages: Adults (15+) / All levels

    $210 General / $190 Museum members

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    Impressionistic Bouquets in Watercolor

    Thursdays, March 28 and April 4 / 10 am - 2 pm

    Learn the techniques to create luscious and loose impressionistic paintings of bouquets. The class will include demonstrations in "dropping paint," silhouetting and negative painting. Some watercolor experience is recommended for this class. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Some experience in watercolor

    $85 General / $75 Museum members

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    All About Flowers in Oil

    Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14 / 9 am - 2 pm

    Explore still life oil painting in this workshop that looks specifically at painting a floral still life. Imploring the techniques and style of the Dutch Masters, both beginning, and more advanced oil painting students will enjoy learning how to set up a floral still life, will consider their composition and will learn how to take a floral still life painting from start to finish. Students will explore oil painting techniques, including brushwork, value and color. Students will work to develop their oil painting skills while exploring texture, light, shape and form. *Supply list.

    Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels
    Instructor: Dee Kirkham

    $110 General / $90 Museum members

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    Bristlecone Pine in Ink and Watercolor

    Wednesday, April 17 / 9 am - 2 pm

    Bristlecones are a wonderful subject for both realistic and impressionistic watercolors. Using paint and ink, students will learn to capture the essence of these wonders of the natural world. Some watercolor experience is recommended. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Carroll Charlet
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

    $55 General / $50 Museum members

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    Painting Techniques: The Still Life in Oil

    Friday - Sunday, May 3 - 5 / 9 am – 4 pm

    Imploring the techniques and style of the Dutch Masters, both beginning and more advanced oil painting students will enjoy learning how to set up a still life, develop a concept and composition and will learn how to take a still life painting from start to finish. Students will explore oil painting techniques, including brushwork, value and color. Referencing the work of Vermeer and Rembrandt students will work to develop skilled painting of textures and surfaces while exploring use of light, shape and form. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Dee Kirkham
    Ages: Adults (15+) / All levels

    $210 General / $190 Museum members