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Drawing & Painting

    • May 23, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • August 29, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • New Dimensions Studio
    • 2
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    Sundays, May 23, June 27, July 18, August 29

    10:00–11:30 am

    Instructor: Jaymee Fedor

    Social distancing and wearing face mask are required. Class size is limited.

    For ages 7–12. Let's hang out and draw! We'll learn how to draw all sorts of creatures and characters, large and small, cute and creepy! We'll draw together step-by-step, but students are free to follow their own vision as they see fit. We'll start class with a nice stack of drawings to choose from, and vote on our favorites. Then, time to draw! Markers, colored pencils, watercolor paints (and of course glitter glue!) will all be available for finishing off our masterpieces. 

    May 23 – Aliens!

    June 27 – Movie Characters!

    July 18 – Baby Animals!

    August 29 – Video Game Characters!

    Register by at least two days before each individual class.

    • May 23, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • August 29, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • New Dimensions Studio
    • 4
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    Sundays, May 23, June 27, July 18, August 29

    12:30–3:00 pm

    Instructor: Jaymee Fedor

    Social distancing and wearing face mask are required. Class size is limited.

    Join us for a fun afternoon of drawing from the human figure. Grab your favorite supplies, and get ready to sharpen up those proportion skills! Guidance from an instructor is available as needed, but this will be a primarily self-directed class. Poses will vary from 1 minute to 15 minutes long and the model will be nude.  Cost includes model fee.

    Register by at least two days before each individual class.

    • June 02, 2021
    • 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • July 07, 2021
    • 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • New Dimensions Studio
    • 4
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    Wednesdays, 1:00–3:00 pm

    June 2 (The Eyes)

    June 9 (The Nose)

    June 16 (The Ears)

    June 23 (The Mouth) 

    June 30 (The Teeth)

    July 7 (Putting it all together)

    Instructor:  Angie Nofsinger

    Wearing a face mask is required for those not vaccinated. Class size is limited.

    Ages 14+. Beginner–Advanced. Learn how to create life-like elements of the face using colored pencils and Pan Pastels. Each session will focus on a different aspect of the face: eyes, nose, ears, mouth and the hardest of all teeth! The last session will be putting all these together to create a portrait. Color theory will be used to mimic realistic skin tones, highlights and textures. Come and learn the techniques to create an amazing portrait! Sign-up for entire course or individual classes.

    Equipment needed: favorite sketching pencils, handheld sharpener, artists eraser, and artist quality colored pencils. Certain colored pencils, pan pastels and paper will be provided.  

    Register by: 5/31 or at least 2 days before each class.

    • June 04, 2021
    • 10:30 AM (CDT)
    • July 23, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • New Dimensions Studio
    • 2
    Registration is closed

    Fridays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23

    10:30–12:00 pm

    Instructor: Jaymee Fedor

    Class size limited. Social distancing and face masks are required.

    Learn the basics of drawing in this 8-week course. This course is perfect for absolute beginners who can't even draw a stick figure, though more advanced students may appreciate a refresher, too! We will draw from observation and from photographs, and learn various techniques for improving our hand-eye coordination. You will learn that drawing is not a “natural” talent, but a skill that can be learned and practiced! No previous drawing experience is necessary. All supplies are provided!

    Register by: 6/02

    • June 04, 2021
    • 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • July 09, 2021
    • 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • New Dimensions Studio
    • 3
    Registration is closed

    Friday, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9 

    1:00–3:00 pm

    Instructor: Jaymee Fedor

    Class size limited. Social distancing and face masks are required.

    Learn the basics of acrylic painting in this six-week class. This class is perfect for those who’ve always wanted to learn how to paint but need some help getting started. Geared towards beginners, we will focus on color-mixing, techniques, and value before creating a final painting.  Supplies included in fee.

    Register by: 6/02

    • June 28, 2021
    • 10:30 AM (CDT)
    • July 19, 2021
    • 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • Womanspace Gardens
    • 8
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    Mondays, June 28, July 5, 12, 19

    10:30 am–12:30 pm

    Instructor:  Jaymee Fedor

    Have you always wanted to paint from life outdoors, but don't have the confidence? Let's change that! You'll learn the best supplies, techniques, and tricks to make your "plein air" paintings come to life! Some painting experience is recommended, but not required. All supplies are provided.

    Register by: 6/26

    • June 28, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (CDT)
    • July 19, 2021
    • 3:30 PM (CDT)
    • New Dimensions Studio
    • 5
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    Mondays, June 28, July 5, 12, 19

    1:30–3:30 pm

    Instructor: Jaymee Fedor


    Face masks are required for those who are not vaccinated and optional for those who are. Class size is limited.

    Come hang out and improve your drawing skills! We'll learn new drawing tricks here and there, and also dedicate some time to developing our work. We'll leave the small paper behind and experiment with various work surfaces! Some previous drawing experience is recommended, but not required. All supplies are provided.

    Register by: 6/26

    • July 08, 2021
    • 10:00 AM (CDT)
    • July 29, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Womanspace Grounds & other various locations
    • 6
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    Thursday, July  8, 15, 22, 29

    10:00 am–12:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Sue Abare

    Please follow current Covid-19 guidelines, social distancing and face mask recommendations. This class is held outdoors.

    Take your paints on the road with Sue Abare and paint the town in watercolor! The first class will meet at Womanspace to paint in the beautiful Womanspace grounds. Each week the class will decide where they want to adventure to the next week. There are so many beautiful places in Rockford and the surrounding area to choose from! Bring your painting supplies, your own water supply, and a chair.

    Register by: 7/06

    • August 09, 2021
    • 10:30 AM (CDT)
    • August 30, 2021
    • 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • Womanspace New Dimensions Studio
    • 3
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    Monday, August 9, 15, 23, 30

    10:30 am–12:30 pm

    Instructor:  Jaymee Fedor

    Social distancing and wearing face masks are required. Class size is limited.

    Want to keep moving forward with your watercolor skills? Come hang out in this 4-week intermediate class! We'll have plenty of time to make a couple of nice paintings, but we'll also take a deeper look at materials (especially paint and paper), and learn more about color theory. All supplies are provided.

    Register by: 8/7

    • August 09, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (CDT)
    • August 30, 2021
    • 3:30 PM (CDT)
    • Womanspace New Dimensions Studio
    • 5
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    Mondays, August 9, 16, 23, 30

    1:30–3:30 pm

    Instructor:  Jaymee Fedor

    Social distancing and wearing face masks are required. Class size is limited.

    Come hang out and develop your acrylic work! Acrylic is one of the most versatile types of paint, and the more options you have the more time you'll need to explore! Help is available wherever you need it, whether it's stretching a canvas or advice on mediums. All supplies are provided, including various work surfaces, painting ideas, and different brands of professional-grade acrylic paint.

    Register by: 8/7

    • August 11, 2021
    • 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • September 01, 2021
    • 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • New Dimensions Upper Studio
    • 5
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    Wednesdays August 11, 18, 25, September 1

    1:00–3:00 pm

    Instructor:  Angie Nofsinger

    Social distancing and wearing face masks are required. Class size is limited.  

    Ages 16+. Intermediate-Advanced. Learn to draw animals! This class will emphasize creating natural looking fur and striking facial features bringing to life the charm of the animal you choose to draw. Learn how to use Pan Pastels and colored pencils to create an amazing animal portrait.

    Equipment needed: favorite sketching pencils, handheld sharpener, artists eraser. Pan Pastels and colored pencils will be available for use, paper will be provided. If you wish to purchase your own before class, a list of supplies will be provided after you register.   

    Register by: 8/09

    • August 12, 2021
    • 10:00 AM (CDT)
    • September 09, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Anjali Pavilion
    • 9
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    Thursday, August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 9

    10:00 am–12:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Sue Abare

    Social distancing & wearing face masks are required even outdoors. Class size is limited.

    Summer's here and while still respecting the safety requirements of the experts, we are "skinning" things down to take a dip! This is a watercolor open studio in the Anjali Pavillon with Sue Abare. Each person will be provided a card table, chair, and water (for paints). Please bring your own supplies, a table covering, and subject matter reference…or feel free to paint from the beautiful scenery around you. You are welcome to move your chair to the garden to paint! 

    Register by: 8/12



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