Textile Marbling on Scarves

Witness this magical process that transfers the paint from the surface of the water to a silk scarf. In this one-day workshop, Pietro will show students how to print on silk scarves using an array of different patterns and colors that you can choose from.  After some guided practice with some of your  favorite colors, students will have the opportunity to paint 2 beautiful scarves.

Thursday, July 7
10 am – 5 pm

Instructor: Pietro Accardi
Ages: Adult (15+) | All levels

H.O.W 4 Hip Hop

Hands On Workshop 4 HipHop is an introductory workshop created by Nulyphe multimedia for implementing hip-hop culture using the five elements. The workshop is designed to integrate technology with Hiphop while building knowledge, understanding and encouraging group participation. In this 5 day camp, students will learn and walk away with knowing how to compose lyrics into a cohesive song and creating a beat to compliment their lyrics on the Museum School’s iPad Pro’s. In addition to creating a song, students will create artwork in the graffiti style to accompany their song. The class will have curated material by accredited individuals who pioneered and were on the forefront of hip-hop culture along with featuring local creatives to showcase the various career paths in this field. All materials are provided. 

Monday – Friday, July 25 – 29 
9 am – noon

Instructor: Jywanza Scott-Jackson
Ages: 12 – 18  | All Levels

 

Outdoor Drawing and Painting

Improve your drawing skills and explore a variety of media in this fun and encouraging on location class. The instructor will be present to coordinate and offer individualized instruction upon request. Weekly demonstrations will encourage individuals to work through drawing challenges and explore their media of choice in this open format class. Students will focus on drawing buildings in perspective, drawing water, drawing plants and foliage as well as drawing people in motion. Students will work primarily on location at nearby Idlewild Park. The first day students will meet in front of the California Building located within Idlewild park. (75 Cowan Dr.)

Tuesdays, August 2 – 23
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Jerry Stinson
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Supply list:

Suggested Supplies: The following are suggested basic supplies – all media are welcome, so please bring whatever supplies you need for whichever media you are using.

– Drawing board – 20”x 26” or larger (light-weight masonite works best)
– Newsprint pad – 18”x 24” – rough surface recommended
– Bull dog clamps or similar to attach pad to board
– Vine charcoal, thin and fat pieces
– Choice of conte crayon, 6B graphite pencil or sticks, china marker, compressed charcoal, carbon pencils, or any suitable medium for drawing on newsprint
– Large kneaded eraser
– Pink pearl eraser
– Portable pencil sharpener or utility knife (best for soft/medium pencils)
-optional: portable easel

Painting Intensive: Landscapes from Photographs in Oil or Acrylic

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.

Saturday and Sunday, August 20 and 21
9 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Daniel Helzer
Ages: 15 and up | All Levels

  • Supply list: Show email confirmation at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

    • Canvas Board 16×12 or smaller
    • Palette Knife
    • Palette
    • Paper Towels
    • Selection of bristle brushes (small, med and large)
    • Assortment of brushes.
    • Palette knife, paper towels and a few canvas boards, 8×10 or bigger.

    Paint Colors:

    • Cobalt Blue
    • Ultramarine Blue
    • Thalo Blue
    • Dioxazine Purple
    • Cadmium Red Light
    • Cadmium Yellow or Hansa Yellow
    • Burnt Sienna
    • Titanium White

    For Oils: Gamsol, turpentine or walnut oil for use as a brush medium or cleaner.

 

Painting Intensive: Landscapes from Photographs in Oil or Acrylic

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.

Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24
9 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Daniel Helzer
Ages: 15 and up | All Levels

  • Supply list: Show email confirmation at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

    • Canvas Board 16×12 or smaller
    • Palette Knife
    • Palette
    • Paper Towels
    • Selection of bristle brushes (small, med and large)
    • Assortment of brushes.
    • Palette knife, paper towels and a few canvas boards, 8×10 or bigger.

    Paint Colors:

    • Cobalt Blue
    • Ultramarine Blue
    • Thalo Blue
    • Dioxazine Purple
    • Cadmium Red Light
    • Cadmium Yellow or Hansa Yellow
    • Burnt Sienna
    • Titanium White

    For Oils: Gamsol, turpentine or walnut oil for use as a brush medium or cleaner.

 

Regency Private Art Afternoon

Regency residents are are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum. Enjoy a guided tour and a studio art class. Tours and projects are designed for participants of all levels of experience and offer an engaging and interactive experience.

This program will hosted in-person in the E.L. Cord Museum School and includes a tour of the Museum. Advanced registration is required and space is limited. 

Introduction to Graphic Design

In this workshop students will learn the fundamental principles of graphic design through both visual instruction and hands-on practice on iPads. Students will be given design briefs to exercise their understanding of design theories, and how they can utilize layout, type and color to communicate deeper messages. In this one-day graphic design workshop, you will learn how to apply design principles by structuring a visual hierarchy using space and type. No previous design experience is necessary as this course will serve as a foundation for individuals wishing to step into the design world. 

NOTE: iPad Pro and software will be provided for students to use during class time.

Sunday, August 28 
9 am – noon

Instructor: Joseph Morales
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Summer Break Teen Art Camp: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 18 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 5 day camp, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp working combining various tools and techniques.  Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Students will walk away with art works in the form of suncatchers, coasters, jewelry, beads and small sculptures. A mid camp snack and all supplies provided.

Monday – Friday, August 1 – 5
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Robb Dunmore
Ages: 12 – 18 | All Levels

Summer Break Teen Art Camp: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 18 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 5 day camp, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp working combining various tools and techniques.  Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Students will walk away with art works in the form of suncatchers, coasters, jewelry, beads and small sculptures. A mid camp snack and all supplies provided.

Monday – Friday, July 18 – 22
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Robb Dunmore
Ages: 12 – 18 | All Levels

Summer Break Teen Art Camp: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 18 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 5 day camp, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp working combining various tools and techniques.  Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Students will walk away with art works in the form of suncatchers, coasters, jewelry, beads and small sculptures. A mid camp snack and all supplies provided.

Monday – Friday, June 27 – July 1
1 – 4 pm

Instructor: Robb Dunmore
Ages: 12 – 18 | All Levels