Art

Learn to Paint like Bob Ross!

Bob Ross Art Summer 2022$65 Discounted for residents,
$75 Regular fee for non-residents

Ages 13 – Adult

Join us in painting happy little trees and fluffy clouds as we put dreams onto canvas. Join Ted Simpson, Certified Ross Instructor as he guides you through painting your own Bob Ross Style masterpiece in just a few hours.

No experience necessary and all supplies included.

1:00–4:00 pm

Summer 2022
Session 1: Saturday, May 14, 2022 1-4pm
Session 2: Saturday, June 25, 2022 1-4pm
Session 3: Saturday, July 30, 2022 1-4pm
Session 4: Saturday, August 20, 2022 1-4pm

Fenton Community & Cultural Center, Art room
Instructed by Ted Simpson, CRI


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Quick Sketch Watercolors for Travelers

$50 discounted for residents, $60 non-residents
Ages 16 and up

Quickly capture your glimpses of your world, life and travels with loose lines and painterly colors with instructor Denise Willing Booher quick sketch and paint system. This “go with the flow” technique is perfect for painting anywhere including studies, journals, and finished paintings. Learn to see like an interesting subject an artist’s eye in the moment and to compose and draw more organically with confidence. Inject captivating, mingling watercolors into your sketch in just minutes. Denise will go over useful suggestions on packing watercolors to take along for any adventure. For experienced, beginner, and intermediate students. Denise is a working artist living in Fenton. She shows her work regionally, nationally, and internationally. Denise is the past President of the National Watercolor Society as well as a Signature member and the past President of the Michigan Watercolor Society.

Supply List for Quick Sketch Watercolors On the Go: 

  1. Watercolor Paper Book or Spiral Pad 140lb Cold Press 5 x 7 (must open and lay flat) Windsor & Newton, Fabriano, Canson, Hahnemuhle to name a few, make one all reasonably priced.
  2. #8 Watercolor round brush and an (Optional) 1.5 inch flat wash brush (synthetic sable).
  3. Paint Travel kit. (Winsor & Newton (390639, Field plus kit, Field box) or Koi Watercolor Sketch Box or a simple portable watercolor set. You will need a small plastic plate to mix colors on if your set does not have a mixing area. You can make your own Travel Set by adding your own tube watercolor paint (Primary colors of Red, Yellow and Blue ect.) into a Folding Watercolor Palette by Masters International which is $4.99.
  4. Absorbent Towel/rag/sponge for absorbing water
  5. Plastic Plate for a mixing pallet
  6. If not included with you set, bring a dollar store container with a lid for water to rinse your brush and a bottle of water to fill it up
  7. (Optional) portable light weight chair, cushion or towel to sit on.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:30am–12:30pm
June 7, 8, 9, 2022

Fenton Community & Cultural Center

This class is proudly and graciously sponsored by the City of Fenton and the Fenton Arts & Cultural Commission.


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Advanced Painting in Watercolor

$70 discounted for residents, $80 non-residents

Ages 16 and up

Advanced watercolor painting with instructor Denise Willing Booher. This is an advanced class for students to bring in their own work and work in class. Denise will teach, advise, and lead students to produce their best work through drawing, painting and design skills using their own personal voice in their work. Please bring your own supplies and paintings to work on. Denise is a working artist living in Fenton. She shows her work regionally, nationally, and internationally. Denise is the past President of the National Watercolor Society as well as a Signature member and the past President of the Michigan Watercolor Society.

Tuesdays, 6:30–7:45pm
September 13–October 18, 2022

Classes held at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center

This class is proudly and graciously sponsored by the City of Fenton and the Fenton Arts & Cultural Commission.


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