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Spring Session I
 
MATTING & FRAMING YOUR ART WITHOUT DEPLETING YOUR WALLET
Friday 9 am – 3 pm
Jan 20
Janie Gildow
*This class is full. Call (520)883-3024 to be added to the waiting list.
 
COMMANDING CAMERA COMPOSITION
Monday 10am – 4pm
Jan 30
Robert Renfrow
 
MINIATURE MEMORIES: TRAVEL SIZE SKETCHING
Friday 10 - 4 
Feb 3
Catherine Nash
 
ANSWERING A CALL TO ARTISTS
Friday 9am – 3pm
Feb 10
Susan Morris
 
Spring Session II
COLORED PENCIL II 
Mondays 9 – noon
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
Janie Gildow
 
CREATIVE JOURNALING: RECORDING YOUR JOURNEY
Mondays 9 – noon
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
Susan Morris
 
COLORED PENCIL ON MYLAR: COLORS OF THE DESERT
Mondays 1 – 4pm
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
Janie Gildow
 
WATER DROPS TO WATERFALLS
Mondays 1 – 4pm          
Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13

Rick Wheeler
 
ACRYLIC MEDIUMS, METHODS & EXPERIMENTS
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14
Holly Swangstu
Fee: $170 museum members/$220 nonmembers
Class fee includes paint and canvas.
 
WHAT’S FOR DINNER? EXPLORING PREDATOR/PREY
Tuesdays 9 - noon      
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14

Rachel Ivanyi
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
 
DRAWING BASICS BOOTCAMP
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14
Fee: 
$150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
PORTFOLIO PREPARATION
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers 
Janie Gildow 
 
PEN & INK I
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15
Fee: 
$150 museum members/$200 nonmembers 
Rick Wheeler
 
PASTEL FROM THE GROUND UP
Wednesdays 9 - noon 
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15 
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Meredith Milstead
 
PENCIL II
Wednesdays 1 -4pm
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15            
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
INTERMEDIATE NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: BEYOND THE BASICS
Wednesdays 1 -4pm
Feb 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow   
 
WATERCOLOR GLAZING
Thursdays 9 - noon
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris

 
WILDLIFE DETAILS: NOSE TO TAIL
Thursdays 9 - noon
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
MIXED MEDIA PLEIN AIR PAINTING IN THE DESERT
Thursdays 1 – 4pm
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS 15: TODAY’S DIGITAL DARKROOM
Thursdays 1 – 4pm
Feb. 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
 
INTRO TO ADOBE LIGHTROOM 6/CC
Friday 10am – 4pm
Feb 17   
Fee: $60 museum members / $110 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
Spring Session III
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS CAMERA QUICKSTART
Monday 10 – 4pm
Mar 20
Fee: $55 museum members/$105 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow

 
ADULT COLORING WITH THE COLORED PENCIL
Mondays 9 - noon
Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17
Fee: 
$150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow


 
SCRATCHBOARD: WHEN COLOR ENHANCES
Mondays 9 - noon
Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler

 
EXPLORATIONS IN FIELD SKETCHING 
Mondays 1 – 4
Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
FLOWER PORTRAITS IN COLORED PENCIL
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow

 
COLOR MIXING FOR ARTISTS
Tuesdays 9 - noon
Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 18, 25 *This class skips April 11
Fee: $155 museum members/$205nonmembers
Susan Morris
 
COLORED PENCIL ON COLORED PAPER
Tuesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow
LIGHT ON FORM: CAPTURING LIGHT
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19 
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Catherine Nash
 
THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Wednesdays 9 - noon
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Robert Renfrow
COLORED PENCIL ON BLACK: EXPLORE THE DARK SIDE
Wednesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Janie Gildow

 
ANIMAL LIFE DRAWING
Wednesdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19  
Fee: $160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Holly Swangstu
SONORAN SWATCHES: PATTERN, DECORATION & MOTIF
4 Thursdays 9 – noon 
Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, 20 *this class skips Apr 13
Fee: $120 museum members/$170 nonmembers
Rachel Ivanyi 
HOT AND COOL COLORS: CREATING A MOOD
Thursdays 9 – noon
Mar 23, 30, Apr 13, 20, 27 *this class skips April 6
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris

 
TANTALIZING TEXTURES WITH WATERCOLOR
Thursdays 1 – 4pm
Mar 23, 30, Apr 13, 20, 27 *this class skips April 6
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Susan Morris
TAKE IT TO THE MAX: ACRYLIC PAINTING ON LARGE CANVAS
Thursdays 1 – 4pm 
Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, 13, 20
Fee: $150 museum members/$200 nonmembers
Rick Wheeler
 
CREATE A WEBSITE: START TO FINISH
Fridays 9 – noon
Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21 
Fee: $200 museum members/$250 nonmembers
Jay Pierstorff
 
DRAWING HISTORIC TUCSON: PERSPECTIVE II
Fridays 9 – noon
Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14 
Fee: $120 museum members/$170 nonmembers
Catherine Nash 
 
PHOTOGRAPHY IN FULL BLOOM
Friday  10am – 4pm
Mar 24
Fee: $55 museum members/$105 nonmembers
Dr. John Schaefer