digital art gallery

We are so proud of the students enrolled in our art classes. Please enjoy their work in our digital art gallery.

Art offerings

For more information about Art classes, contact Emma Koenig at 815-459-0680, ext 1228

paint nites

Paint Nite: Easy Level
Ages 7+
It's never too early to nurture the love of art! Simple to follow, stroke-by-stroke age appropriate directions make creating your artwork easy. We supply the 11x14 canvas and acrylic paint, you bring friends, snack and a beverage. Together we will explore your inner talent. Registration in advance required.
Fee: $25 res/$30 non-res (youth), $35 res/$40 (adult)

Sat, June 10, Noon-2 pm
Reg for code 320330-01
Sat, July 8, Noon-2 pm
Reg for code 320330-02
Sat, Aug 26, Noon-2 pm
Reg for code 320330-03

Paint Nite: Teen/Adult
Ages 15+
Let's get creative! All are welcome for our step-by-step paint nights. Our instructor will provide all art supplies (including stencils), your bring friends, food, and drink to make it a fun night out. Registration in advance required.
Fee: $35 res/$45 non-res

Wed, June 7, 6:30-9:30 pm
Reg for code 320333-01
Wed, July 12, 6:30-9:30 pm
Reg for code 320330-02
Wed, Aug 23, 6:30-9:30 pm
Reg for code 320330-03
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Other Art Classes

Watercolor Painting
ages 18+
Discover the fun and enjoyment that watercolor has to offer. Painters with and without experience are welcome. Enjoy socializing with the class while creating a lovely painting. Be surprised at what you can create. Please purchase items from the supply list prior to the start of class.
Location: Grand Oaks
Fee: $65/$78
Time: 9:30 am-12 pm
Fri, 6/23-7/28
Fri, 8/4-9/8
Tu, 6/27-8/8
Tu, 8/15-9/19

Hobby Lobby
  • 2/4" flat brush Master Touch
  • #6 round Series 2000 Master Touch
  • #0 and #4 angular Master Touch
  • 1 set watercolor tubes Master Touch Set
  • 1 paint pallette tray/glass jar for water/paper towel/pencil
  • 1 pad MasterTouch or Canson watercolor paper 140 lb wt
  • Cold press 9 x 12
  • 1 package Master Touch wax-free transfer paper

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Photography-Learn to Creatively Take Pictures
ages 18+
This course introduces the creative side of traditional film or digital photography. Topics include use of color, improving use of texture in the photo, and lighting. Particpants will have an opportunity to practice taking pictures during class. If you are looking to improve your picture taking skills, this is one class you won't want to miss. Note: Participants must bring a digital camera to class.
Location: Oakwoods Lodge
Fee: $98/$128
Time: 6-8 pm
Mon, 6/5-6/19

Photography-How to Photograph Butterflies, Birds and Action Pics
ages 18+
Do your sports or action pictures come out dark or blurry? Do you like to photograph butterflies and birds? In this class, we will go over the functions of the camera to give you the best results for photographing butterflies and birds. We will go out into the field to work on the techniques. Join our class to get hands on instruction and practice. Note: Participants should bring your camera to class with the lenses you own.
Location: Oakwoods Lodge
Fee: $98/$128
Time: 6-8 pm
Mon, 8/7-8/21
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