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" Class Dates: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8
    Jan 11, 10:00 AM – Feb 08, 12:30 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This is a five-week course for intermediate and/or advanced 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. Dates: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8
  • Adult Workshop: "Creating with Color" Classes 1,2, 3, 4
    Jan 13, 10:00 AM – Feb 03, 1:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This is a four-week class; students will learn color theory by creating art works. Using a variety of media and approaches, they will learn how to mix color and how to apply color schemes for both visual appeal and meaning. Students will apply mixing skills to paint a color wheel painting.
  • Adult Paint Night
    Thu, Jan 27
    Kilmarnock
    Jan 27, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Join Doug Mock for a fun and exciting paint night as you learn to create in a loose and painterly style. This will be a watercolor class open to all skill levels, including the very beginner. You will learn to use blues and purples to indicate the cold and brisk winter season.
  • Workshop:  Pricing Your Art – Solving the Puzzle
    Jan 29, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    New (and some not-so-new) artists find one of the most challenging aspects of fine-art sales and making a profit is figuring out how to set prices for their work.
  • Try It Tuesday: Beginning Wool Spinning
    Feb 08, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    The spinning of fibers to create thread and yarn has been going on since pre-history. Fiber spinning was once a matter of survival to provide humans with clothing, ropes, & shelter. Now spinning has become an art craft & the resulting product can be used in other art crafts like knitting, weaving..
  • Adult Workshop: Painting Glass and Metal in Oils or Pastels
    Feb 19, 9:00 AM – Feb 20, 4:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Many artists are intimidated by objects made of metal and or glass. When handled correctly, these items can look magical and impressive in any painting. Cate Kauffman will teach her methods for interpreting what one sees when looking at a glass object and how to capture it in paint/pastel.