Learn to Paint like Bob Ross!

$65 discounted for residents, $75 non-residents per session

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.

Session 4: Saturday, September 2, 2023 – 1pm to 4pm

Session 1: Saturday, October 14, 2023 – 1pm to 4pm

Session 3: Saturday, November 4, 2023 – 1pm to 4pm

Session 4: Saturday, December 9, 2023 – 1pm to 4pm

Session 5: Saturday, January 6, 2024 – 1pm to 4pm

Classes held at Fenton Community & Cultural Center, Art Room
Instructed by Ted Simpson, CRI

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Paint Like Bob Ross

Painting Dramatic Landscapes, Light & Luminosity

$50 discounted for residents, $60 non-residents

Ages: 16+


Join master artist Denise Willing Booher and learn to paint dramatic landscapes in watercolors! All skill levels, including beginners, are welcome to attend. Denise will lead  students through painting a luminous landscape in watercolor. You will learn how to work in thin layers of washes to build radiant colors and paint with strong, colorful fluid strokes. Denise will lead you step-by-step through demonstrating the painting process. Emphasis will be on what makes a good painting, planning the composition, good division of shapes, value planning, and what your art communicates while enjoying yourself!

September 26, 27, & 28, 2023

30 minute lunch break (bring your own lunch)

Supply List: 

  •  Paper – 2 sheets of Arches watercolor paper, 140lb cold press or 300lb cold press – 22” x 30” or watercolor block approximately 15 x 22 Suggest: Fabriano, Windsor Newton or another quality paper is fine) A better paper makes a big difference on how the paint lays on the paper. You will be painting a 15 x 22 painting.
  • A Painting board – large enough to fit 15 x 22 sheet of paper taped down. 
  • Watercolor paint Palette with paint wells mixing tray and cover, Cheap water container.
  • Paper Towels/Kleenex
  • Brushes: 3 Round watercolor brushes, pick a small, medium, and large, 2” flat wash brush, 1 small, cheap brush for masking fluid. Suggested brands: Princeton Aqua Elite or Trekell Protégé
  • Kneaded eraser. pencil, masking tapePaint -Bring the paints you normally use. Bring at least on set of primary colors tubes either warm or cool colors. Example: Cadmium Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, Permanent Alizarin Crimson. Suggest: Professional grade paints such as Windsor Newton. 

Fenton Community & Cultural Center
Instructed by Denise Willing Booher

Proudly sponsored by the City of Fenton and the Fenton Arts & Cultural Commission

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Art Summer 2023
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