We are excited to return to a robust schedule of in-person classes for 2022!  See our offerings below and register by clicking the button below the listing.  You can register via our website or if you prefer, you may register in person at RAL Art Center or by phone at 804-436-9309.  

 

We appreciate your suggestions for classes in any area that interests you.  Please email Sharon Stone at gallerymanager@ralartcenter.com with your suggestions for classes and instructors. 

Classes

  • Adult Workshop: Watercolor Magic 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6
    Sep 08, 9:30 AM EDT – Oct 06, 12:30 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This course is for intermediate water color artists who wish to take their work to another level. You will learn how to take advantage of watercolor's beautiful properties by pouring, blowing, using different processes to obtain creative backgrounds and how to use and create interesting textures.
  • Adult Workshop: Drawing - Learning to See  - 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6
    Sep 08, 1:30 PM EDT – Oct 06, 4:00 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This is a course for beginners and for all those who have always wanted to learn to draw but never thought they could! Based on the best-selling book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, by Betty Edwards.
  • Adult Workshop:  Watercolor Painting for the True Beginner
    Sep 30, 10:00 AM – Nov 04, 12:30 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Do you have the desire to paint in watercolor but don’t know where to start? Then this is your chance! Artists will learn about supplies, beginning techniques, choosing subject matter and achieving results that are sure to please. Open your mind, prepare to learn, have some fun, and enjoy it.
  • Adult Workshop:  Oil and Cold Wax with Kathleen Noffsinger
    Oct 11, 10:00 AM – Oct 12, 3:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This “creativity” workshop is a painting class for artists who would like to “loosen up” and escape the confines of detailed painting & drawing by working with oil paint mixed with cold wax.
  • Adult Workshop "Watercolor Magic II" Dates: 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10
    Oct 13, 9:30 AM – Nov 10, 12:30 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This course is for intermediate water color artists who have completed Watercolor Magic Session I with Gloria Clifford. If interested students have not completed that course but would like to register for Session II, they should contact the instructor at tropicalart02@hotmail.com or 804-514-7716.
  • Adult Plein Air 2-Day Workshop: Fall into Art with Thomas Bradshaw
    Oct 15, 10:00 AM – Oct 16, 4:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    In this exciting 2-day plein air workshop you will explore light & shadow in the landscape. Artists will go in-depth using oils as they learn how to simplify a difficult scene. You will work from a limited pallet to achieve unlimited colors while painting alla prima start to finish in one session
  • Adult Workshop: Fused Glass Pendant on October 18th, 10am - 12pm
    Oct 18, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Make a bauble or two and maybe a pair of earrings while learning the basics of fused glass. A little scoring, snipping, and breaking of glass may be involved in this evening of fun and social creativity. Pieces assembled at RAL will be left with the instructor for firing and may be picked up later.
  • Adult Workshop: Understanding Composition and Design: Improve YOUR Art and Have Fun!
    Oct 22, 10:00 AM – Oct 23, 4:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This “creativity” workshop is a painting class for artists who would like to “loosen up” and escape the confines of detailed painting & drawing by working with oil paint mixed with cold wax.
  • October Paint Night: Feels like Fall!
    Oct 27, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Join RAL Art Center co-op artist and teacher Juli Schuszler for a fun evening of painting together. You will be creating an autumn-themed still-life painting. Our paintings will be completed using acrylic paint on an 11” x 14” stretched canvas.
  • Adult Workshop: The Joy of Color (Five Sessions)
    Nov 17, 10:00 AM – Dec 22, 12:30 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    After years of teaching drawing and painting classes, I noticed that many students had only a minimum knowledge of color and how to use it properly within their paintings and/or drawings. As a concerned result, I developed a five-week color experimentation class. This is a 5 week class.