Classes By Medium


  • Acrylic
  • Drawing
  • Oil
  • Other
  • Pastel
  • Watercolor

Portrait Long Pose with William Noonan

Screen Shot 2015-05-04 at 7.05.50 AMPortrait 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 the first Thursday of every month (unless specified) 6-9pm. class is  $35 + 11.25 model fee ($30 + $11.25 members.) or Online $40.  Class Materials List

September 7th
October 5th
November 15th
                                     December 7th

Instructor: William Noonan     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $30 + 11.25 model fee = $41.25
Session Dates: online ($40.00)

Acrylic with Nancy Reed Jones

head shot NancyBeginner through advanced acrylic painting workshop. Step by Step with Instructor Fine Art Acrylic Classes: Students will work step by step with Nancy Reed Jones to complete beautiful works of art. Students may also bring their own photos to work from independently and will receive help from instructor.  Relaxing music and refreshments.
Class Time: Tuesdays 1-3pm ongoing at WRS or online: How an online class works
This class is OPEN TO ALL MEDIUMS and geared toward beginners to advanced. 
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Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Price: Ongoing $110 or $100 members or web prepay . 4 workshops Tuesdays 1-3pm
Session Dates: any month of Tuesdays members ($100.00)
any month of Tuesdays nonmembers ($125.)
online month of Tuesdays ($75.)
try an online class for free! (open to all!) ($0)
try a class for free! (open to new students) ($0)
Repeating Dates: Tuesday ($30.00)

“Painting with the Stars” with Shawn Dell Joyce

Paint with the Art Stars! Learn about the Old Masters and a few modern/contemporary artists as well! Great class to learn about art history and different art making techniques. Each class you will be introduced to the work of a different artist, and work from the same subject using the same materials as that artist, and make a complete painting every day! Classical art training for children, easy to follow, step-by-step instruction, painting from direct observation using real art materials, easels, and still lifes. Class happens at Wallkill River School. Materials provided (ages 8-15) Adult may join in with child (family rate)! Monday-Friday 1-3pmchildren-painting

Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $125 for the week per child, $50/week for adult
Session Dates: July 9-13, 1-3pm Wallkill River School ($125.00)
Family rate (1 adult 1 Child) ($150.00)
July 23-27, 1-3pm Wallkill River School ($125.00)
Aug. 13-17, 1-3pm Wallkill River School ($125.00)
Adult 1 class only ($10.00)
Child 1 class only ($25.00)

Acrylic for Absolute Beginners With Nancy Reed Jones

img_6681-2This 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 first three Weds. of each month (no class last Weds) In house or online How an online class works

Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Price: 3 sessions $120 nonmembers, $100 members, $80 online
Session Dates: Weds. Nonmembers ($120.00)
Weds. Members ($100.00)
Online ($80.00)
try one class free (new students only) ($0)
try 1 online class free! (all students) ($0)

Beginning Painting with Shawn Dell Joyce

Want to paint, but not sure if you want to try watercolor, acrylic, pastel, or palette knife painting? Learn basic painting techniques, color mixing, brushwork, and experiment with a different media each class. Great fun and a great way to try each media without spending a lot of money on materials. Shawn takes you through the basics of drawing your subject then laying out your palette, choosing your brushes, and painting each step of the way. Open to acrylic or oils ONLINE ONLY!  How an online class works

Materials List for Beginning Painting with Shawn Dell Joyce

Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $80 for members, not available to nonmembers
Session Dates: 4 Saturdays in Feb. 1-3pm ONLINE ($80.00)
Try one online class for free ($0)
Three classes in Feb. ONLINE ($60.00)