Fall 2020 Adult Classes

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Register online for classes or by calling the Museum at (970) 962-2410 or stopping by the front desk.


Special Offerings – Adult Art Classes

Ages 16+
Maximum 8 students
Please review our classroom COVID-19 policies

Progressive Skills Class
Students are asked to bring their own supplies so that they can learn how to properly use them and build upon them. For those who need supply suggestions, please email or call our staff.

$125 non-members, $100 Museum members

Progressive Oil Painting
Wednesdays, September 16, 23, 30, 1-4 pm
Students will bring their own personal supplies. This building class will instruct on how to use your supplies for progressive oil painting. On day one, learn to underpaint and grid in oil. Bring a picture of a landscape that you want to reference for grid and value. Day two, add darks over the underpainting and figure out a limited palette. On day three, tweak, add edges, and finish your painting with palette knife strokes. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Adult Art Classes

Learn a new skill or perfect and old skill! All supplies will be provided.
Ages 16+
Maximum 8 students
Please review our classroom COVID-19 policies
All classes meet from 1- 4pm

$50 non-members, $40 Museum members

Fall Leaves in Watercolor
Wednesday, October 7
Create basic, simple and colorful leaves with watercolor techniques. No drawing skills required. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Learn to Draw
Wednesday, October 14
Learn to draw by using a grid. Bring an 8” x 10″ or larger image that you want to learn how to draw. Once you learn this method you can use it for painting as well Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Tuesday, October 20
Learn to paint abstracts with your hands directly on paper – no brushes! Mix acrylic paints without palettes and let imaginations run free. Instructed by Pat Saunders-White

The Rocky Mountains in Pastel
Wednesday, October 21
Layer and “paint the Rockies” in pastel to create dramatic, impressionistic mountain ranges. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Dripping Trees
Thursday, October 22
Using an acrylic paint, watered-down drip method make amazing and beautiful trees. The “takeaway” method, with opaque paint, will create a beautiful effect making the trees pop right off the paper. Instructed by Pat Saunders-White

Animal Attitudes
Wednesday, October 28
A step-by-step demonstration to achieve a successful acrylic animal painting. Please bring one 8×10 black and white picture and one 8×10 colored picture of the animal you wish to paint. Instructed by Pat Saunders-White


Classroom Covid-19 Policies

Participation waivers must be completed before class and will be emailed to you are available upon arrival.

For the health and safety of our staff and students, additional classroom precautions will be in place, following guidelines from CDC, State of Colorado and Larimer County, regarding COVID-19. When you register, you will receive a confirmation note, with a list of these precautions. If you have questions before registering, please do not hesitate to call or email us.

 Please bring a cloth face covering, a full personal water bottle and a lunch. Parents will not be admitted into the classroom and will check students in and out in the lobby. A COVID will take place at check in. If you are sick, please do not attend class.


Loveland Museum Class Registration Policy

  • We depend on your enrollment for a successful class. Please plan your schedule carefully to avoid cancellations.
  • If you must cancel your registration, please call (970) 962-2410 at least five (5) business days before the class. You may choose to transfer to another class, retain a credit for a future class, or receive your money back. Cancellations made after the above deadline are creditable or refundable at 50% of the registration fee. If you do not call to cancel or do not show up for a class, your registration fee will be forfeited. For refunds, please allow for two weeks for checks to be processed.
  • No cash refunds.
  • The Museum has the right to cancel classes. If class enrollment is below the minimum requirement, a class may be cancelled. Class cancellation decisions are made three (3) days prior to class.