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  • Watercolor

Friday Sip & Paints with Nancy Reed Jones

October 25th 6-8:00 PM Moon Rise on the Lake

Create beautiful luminous paintings and enjoy an evening of fun! Instructor will paint with you step by step to help you complete an amazing work of art that you can take home the same night. Even if you have never painted before, this experience will bring out your hidden talents!  Materials, smocks, and cookies included. Feel free to bring additional snacks or beverages!  Reserve your spot now!

November 22nd 6-8:00 PM Swan River

Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Session Dates: Oct. 25th 6-8:00 PM Moon Rise on the Lake ($40.00)
Oct. 25th 6-8:00 PM Moon Rise on the Lake MEMBERS ($35.00)
Nov. 22nd 6-8:00 PM Swan River ($40.00)
Nov. 22nd 6-8:00 PM Swan River ($35.00)

Paint your Dog in Oil or Acrylic with Catherine DeCesare

Beginners Welcome!
If you ever wanted to paint a dog portrait while using the richness of oil or acrylic paint then this is the class you want to take.  We’ll start at the beginning with a value painting in black and white and move on to a color piece while exploring the values, composition, drawing and color mixings, and the proper care of your brushes.
Please bring along samples of your work and a good contrast photograph of your pet.
Bring your own painting supplies (supply list) or use ours for $10 per day.
Location:  Nailed It Hardware, 4 South St. Washingtonville, NY 10992 (on Rt-208 near the intersection with Rt-94) Nailed It Location Info
Time:  Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Catherine DeCesare
Price: Please pre-pay for your classes online or over the phone. We cannot accept payment at this venue!
Session Dates: Nov 5, 12, 19, 26  ($150.00)
Nov 5, 12, 19, 26 MEMBERS ($135.00)
Nov. 5th ($40.00)
Nov. 12th ($40.00)
Nov. 19th ($40.00)
Nov. 26th ($40.00)
Materials Fee (per day) ($10.00)

Try Painting! Acrylic for Beginners with Cathy DeMaio

This class is ideal for someone who has never painted before (or just wants a fun morning!).  The teacher will guide the students step-by-step to create this pretty sunflower.  Complete the piece, start to finish in just 2 hours in this mini workshop.  All materials supplied, including a real stretched canvas!!

Maximum of 6 students



Instructor: Cathy DeMaio
Price: $40.00 (includes stretched canvas and all materials)
Session Dates: Nov. 7th 10-12:30 ($40.00)

Beginner Palette Knife with Nicole Asendorf

This class is for anyone who has always wanted to learn to paint with a palette knife.  You can choose to work in either acrylic or oil.  I personally prefer oil.  Basic techniques will be taught.  Feel free to bring reference photos of basic landscape and cityscapes for inspiration for your painting.

10am-12pm Sunday

$40 a session

Supply your own materials or pay $10/day


Instructor: Nicole Asendorf
Price: $40 a session, monthly discounts for members
Session Dates: Acrylic Materials Fee Single Day ($10.00)
Oct 20th & 27th ($80.00)
Oct 20th & 27th + Materials ($100.00)
Oct 20th & 27th MEMBERS ($70.00)
Oct 20th & 27th + Materials MEMBERS ($90.00)
October 20th ($40.00)
October 27th ($40.00)
Nov 3, 10, 17th ($120.00)
Nov 3, 10, 17th + Materials ($150.00)
Nov 3, 10, 17th MEMBERS ($105.00)
Nov 3, 10, 17th + Materials MEMBERS ($135.00)
Nov. 3rd ($40.00)
Nov. 10th ($40.00)
Nov. 17th ($40.00)

Senior Drop-In

Free for art enthusiasts over 65 (younger people are welcome to join in for $5 per person).   This is a self-directed class, meaning that you can work on whatever projects you would like, in whatever media you would like.   Although there is no formal instruction, the group is lead by Vickie O’Neill, an accomplished artist, and this is a supportive group of people who are very generous about sharing their knowledge.  All levels of ability are welcome.  This is a wonderful opportunity to develop your skills and meet some new friends.

Tuesday Mornings 10-12:00


Instructor: Vicki ONeill
Session Dates: 65+ Tuesdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ($FREE!)
Under 65 Tuesdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ($5.00)

Acrylic for Absolute Beginners With Nancy Reed Jones

This class is for folks who have always wanted to learn to paint but are intimidated by the more advanced classes. Students will learn the basic techniques and principles they will need to create beautiful acrylic paintings. classes will give you the foundational skills required to paint in the tactile and easy to work with medium that is acrylic

6:30-8:30pm Weds. evenings

Materials can be provided for an extra fee of $10.00 per day or bring your own:

Paints (Windsor & Newton or Grumbacher) tube acrylics.

Colors:  Titanium White, Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Yellow Light, Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Umber.

11×14 canvas

long handle brushes: 1 inch flat, 1/2 inch flat, 2 rounds ( 1 large and 1 small) #0 or #1 liner brush.(short handle)

paper towels, water container, paper plates for paint





Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Price: 3 sessions $120 nonmembers, $100 members
Session Dates: Materials Fee per day ($10.00)
September 18th ($40.00)
October 2, 9, 16 Nonmembers ($120.00)
October 2, 9, 16 Nonmembers+ Materials ($150.00)
October 2, 9, 16 Members ($100.00)
October 2, 9, 16 Members + Materials ($130.00)
Oct 2nd ($40.00)
Oct 9th ($40.00)
Oct. 16th ($40.00)
Nov 6, 13, 20th ($120.00)
Nov 6, 13, 20th Members ($100.00)
December 4, 11, 18th ($120.00)
December 4, 11, 18th Members ($100.00)

Romantic Landscapes in Acrylic with Nancy Reed Jones

head shot NancyIntermediate through advanced acrylic painting studio
Nancy will bring a new photo reference for every class and students can follow along with her or students may bring their own photos to work from independently and will receive help from instructor.   Relaxing music and refreshments.
Class Time: Tuesdays 1-3pm ongoing 
Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Session Dates: Sept 10, 17, 24th Tue 1-3:00 ($90.00)
Sept 10, 17, 24th MEMBERS ($75.00)
Sept 10th ($30.00)
Sept 17th ($30.00)
Sept 24th ($30.00)
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22 ($120.00)
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22 MEMBERS ($100.00)
Oct 1st ($30.00)
Oct 8th ($30.00)
Oct 15th ($30.00)
Oct 22 ($30.00)
Nov 5, 12, 19 ($90.00)
Nov 5, 12, 19 MEMBERS ($75.00)
Dec 3, 10, 17th ($90.00)
Dec 3, 10, 17th MEMBERS ($75.00)
Acrylic Materials Single Day ($10.00)

Portrait Long Pose with William Noonan

Portrait long pose with William Noonan – This one-a-month three hour session will have one long pose appropriate for portrait painting or drawing. Students may work in any medium they choose. Instruction will be one-on-one critiques with the teacher.

This class is appropriate for intermediate to advanced students.

Class is offered on one day every month 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Class is  $35 + 10.00 model fee ($30 + $10.00 members.) 



Instructor: William Noonan     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $35.00 +$10 model fee
Session Dates: September 23rd 6-9PM ($48.00)
September 23rd (Members) ($45.00)
October 21st ($48.00)
October 21st (Members) ($45.00)
November 18th ($48.00)
November 18th (Members) ($45.00)
December 9th ($48.00)
December 9th (Members) ($45.00)