Fall/Winter  2018-2019 Adult Classes

All classes meet at the Loveland Museum and all supplies are provided, unless otherwise noted. Classes are suitable for most skill levels. Please see registration policy for more details.
Ages 16 and older.

All classes meet from 1 – 4 pm **except as noted

$50 each ($40 for museum members) Except where noted.

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Purple Underpainting in Watercolor
Tuesday, March 5
Paint beautiful yellow flowers with depth using transparent watercolors techniques. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

In the Woods
Tuesday, March 26
With this watercolor project, you will learn to use mask to paint a forest of springtime aspen trees. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

Tree Line Drip Painting
Wednesday, April 10
Make abstract trees using acrylic fluid paint with a splash and drip method. Reduction painting will develop a beautiful effect making the trees pop. Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

Get to the Point
Tuesday, April 16
Learn to paint with dots of acrylic in the style of the impressionist Georges Seurat. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

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Spring/Summer 2019 Adult Classes

All classes meet at the Loveland Museum and all supplies are provided, unless otherwise noted. Classes are suitable for most skill levels. Please see registration policy for more details.
Ages 16 and older.

All classes meet from 1 – 4 pm 

$50 each ($40 for museum members) Except where noted.

Registration begins April 2nd at 10:00 am.

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Abstracts
Tuesday, June 11
We will paint with gesso and stencils to create an abstract that is fun and unique, using various methods. Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

Impressionistic Pastels
Tuesday, June 18
Paint a Colorado landscape with atmosphere and depth in soft pastels the way the Impressionists did with dabs of pure color. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

Georgia’s Flowers
Tuesday, July 9
Create larger than life blooms in the swirling strokes of O’Keeffe, using pastels. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

Alcohol Ink Abstracts
Tuesday, July 16
Paint beautiful yellow flowers with depth using transparent watercolors techniques. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

Purple Underpainting in Watercolor
Tuesday, March 5
We will create awesome abstracts with alcohol ink by pouring and blowing this new cool medium. Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

Prairies of the West
Tuesday, July 23
Capture the rolling hills and clouds of the prairie as we use pastels and sandpaper. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

Painting the Van Gogh Landscape
Tuesday, July 30
Learn to paint a simplified landscape, mimicking the swirling strokes of Van Gogh, using acrylic paints. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

Antique and Contemporary Abstracts
Tuesday, August 6
Using stencils and high flow acrylics, we will make all kinds of exciting abstracts. No drawing skills needed but emphasis will be placed on composition.
Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

Photo Transfers
Tuesday, August 20
Using Gel Medium, learn a new way to enhance photos for further exploration. Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

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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.