These classes allow students of all levels to enjoy and learn from various artists and explore various painting mediums and techniques. Students are given the freedom to express themselves, explore and take risks in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Watercolor Bootcamp with Artist Catherine Hillis

Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30 | 9:30am-4:00pm 

Artist Catherine Hillis guides students in improving their watercolor skills and mastering composition and design. This workshop serves as an introduction for beginners and a “tune-up” for intermediates. Students will learn how to develop a successful design from their own resource photos and advance their painting skills. Hillis will introduce students to new techniques and some of the latest products in the watercolor world.

Instructor/Artist(s): Catherine Hillis
Ages 18+ | $200 member/VSU student | $220 non-member
Supply list will be provided upon registration.

Weekday Watercolors

Class meets 1st Wednesday of each month | 10am – Noon
Weekday Watercolors will not meet over the summer and will pick back up in September. 

Whether you want to learn a new medium or technique, brush up on your skills or just come hang out and have fun! Come check out Weekday Watercolors with artist Pat Otto! Each month, participants will paint a different subject matter. All materials included; however, a supply list will be available if you would like to purchase your own supplies for outside class time use. . No experience needed; beginner's welcome.

Instructor/Artist: Pat Otto
Ages 16+ | $25 member/VSU student | $35 non-member
All supplies included

Coffee & Canvas

Class meets 2nd Tuesday of each month | 9:30am-Noon

This is a beginner acrylic painting class! Looking for a relaxing fun hobby? Want to learn a new skill or dive into the art of painting? This class is for you! Each class will explore a different subject matter to paint. The instructor will teach mixing, underpainting, value, layering, blending and more!.

Instructor(s)/Artist(s): Nancy Crombie and Annette Crosby
Ages 16+ | $25 member/VSU student | $35 non-member
All supplies, and coffee, included - 11x14 Canvas

Paint & Sip

Workshop is held on various days – check calendar for dates

Come out and have a fun, relaxing evening as Artist Annette Crosby walks you through the steps on how to create an abstract work of art!

Instructor/Artist: Annette Crosby
Ages 18+ | $30 member/VSU student | $40 non-member
Supplies included - 16 x 20 canvas.
Wine included for those 21+.
All classes are held in the Art Annex, on the main campus of Turner Center for the Arts, 601 N. Patterson Street, unless otherwise noted.
Due to limited availability NO REFUNDS will be given unless you notify the Center 72 hours prior to class by calling 229.247.2787.