October 14 Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

6 Week Pottery Instructional and Guided Course

October 11 Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

6 Week Pottery Instructional and Guided Course

October 23, 30, & Nov 13: Watercolor Journaling with Jim Mahla

3 week class. Using watercolors, learn how to create a journal for traveling and paint En Plein Air!

November 5: Indigo in the Afternoon

Learn to dye indigo! We will learn about indigo and explore various Shibori resist methods while creating some great gifts.

November 5: Indigo at Night

Learn to indigo dye during the “blue” hours! We will learn about indigo and explore various Shibori resist methods while creating some great gifts.

November 6: Eucalyptus Magic in the Morning

Join us to naturally dye a one-of-a-kind scarf using fresh eucalyptus leaves!

November 6: Eucalyptus Magic in the Afternoon

Join us to naturally dye a one-of-a-kind scarf using fresh eucalyptus leaves!

September 26 One Day Clay Workshop: Leaf Platters with Wanda Brumwell

One Day Clay Workshop: Leaf Platters

September 18 Advanced Techniques: Glaze Camp

3 Week Ceramic Glazing Instructional

August 29: Photography Walking Tour with Kris Kelley (in person outdoors!)

Learn great photography techniques as you explore downtown Chestertown on foot with photographer Kris Kelley

4 Tuesdays in September: Vibrant Acrylic Painting with Christine O'Neill (in person at ArtsAlive!)

Discover acrylic painting on watercolor paper and/ or canvas. AKA - watercolors on steroids! VIBRANT OPAQUE AND TRANSPARENT COLORS!

August 17: Zen Turtle with Brenda Foehrkolb (via Zoom)

Enjoy the peaceful meditation of creating a turtle design with unique doodles & some special effects.

July 24 & 25: The Joy of Nature Journaling, Secret Garden Edition, with Kate Livie (in person outdoors!)

Explore a “secret garden” and capture its flowers and plants in this special, weekend-long edition of instructor Kate Livie’s Joy of Nature Journaling class.

July 8: Fancy Lettering with Brenda Foehrkolb (via Zoom)

Create a beautiful & simple kind of illuminated letters.

June 23: Painted Tea Bag with Brenda Foehrkolb (via Zoom)

Create a sweet summertime scene painting on a tea bag!

May 26: Liberate the Landscape with Paul Santori (in person outdoors!)

Paint or Draw en plein air with Paul Santori

May 6: More Paper Flowers with Pearl Uva (via Zoom)

Learn how to make two new types of beautiful paper flowers from fun papers you have at your home.

April 27: Paper Mache Piñata - Kit Class (via Zoom)

Learn how to make a paper mache piñata from a special Fiesta kit!

April 24: A Watercolor Spring “Tune-Up” Where The Sky's Not The Limit! with Steve Bleinberger (in person outdoors!)

Learn tips and techniques for creating striking colors, shades, and washes as you enjoy painting outdoors in the springtime.

April 22 - Evening Session: How to Enter Online Exhibits 101 with Kris Kelley (via Zoom)

Learn how to present your art and yourself in the most positive way so that you can successfully enter online exhibits.

April 14 - Daytime Session: How to Enter Online Exhibits 101 with Kris Kelley (via Zoom)

Learn how to present your art and yourself in the most positive way so that you can successfully enter online exhibits.

Mar 25 - Pysanky: Creating a New World Vision From Ancient Design with Coreen Weilminster (via Zoom)

Create a beautiful egg in the time-honored Ukrainian tradition of Pysanky, or create a symbolic piece of art to invoke a new world vision.

March 16: Paper Flowers with Pearl Uva (via Zoom)

Learn how to make beautiful paper flowers from book pages & other fun papers you have at your home.

Mar 11 - Paper Cityscapes with Rosa Leff (via Zoom)

Learn the basic techniques of knife cutting, use them to cut your own cityscape from a provided photo, and learn how to work from your own photos in the future.

Mar 3 - Pop-Art Coloring for a Good Cause - Collaborative Project Class (via Zoom)

Join us to color beautiful designs AND give back to a worthy cause at the same time!

Feb 18 - So You Want to Learn to Draw - with Vanna Ramirez (via Zoom)

Learn basic drawing techniques & skills in an outdoor setting

Feb 9 - Collaborative Project Class - Yarnstorming How-To (via Zoom)

Join RiverArts staff as we demonstrate a variety of ways to create fun and colorful art from yarn.

Feb 3, 10, & 17 - Exploring Watercolor with Deena Ball (via Zoom)

A three week exploration of the fundamentals of watercolor. Students will learn to control the ratio of water to pigment, recognize and create value differences and mix luminous colors.

Dec 17 - Vision Board for 2021 with Deanna Pratt (via Zoom)

Make a fun and creative vision board that will help you keep your hopes, dreams, and desires front and center as you begin 2021!

Dec 8 - Yoga for Artists with John MacLeod (via Zoom)

Stretch, relax, and focus your body and mind.

4 sessions start October 7 - Drawing Outdoors with Vanna Ramirez

Learn basic drawing techniques & skills in an outdoor setting

Oct 8 - Doodle, Write, & Play with Beth Williams

Explore handwriting as an element in doodling & creating art!

Oct 14 - Intro to Smartphone Photography with Kris Kelley

Learn how to use your smartphone to capture stunning photos and expand your creative horizons

Nov 7 - Clay Bird Feeder with Dianna Frymiare

Make a gorgeous bird feeder using clay hand-building techniques. For beginners & experienced potters alike!

4 sessions start Sept 26 - The Joy of Visual Journaling in Nature with Kate Livie

Deepen your connection to the environment, hone your skills of observation and reflection, and get creative through the practice of visual journaling.

Aug 31 - Stretch Your Creativity with Aundra Anderson

Refresh your mind & your creativity with stretches & easy yoga poses

Aug 13 - Cut & Paste the Shore: Landscape Collage with Yolanda Acree

Create a one-of-a-kind art piece using Eastern Shore landscapes as your inspiration. Yolanda Acree will walk you through how to use color and shape to achieve texture, depth, and contrast in your collage work.

Aug 17-21 - Absolute Beginner Watercolor with Deena Ball

Explore the joy of watercolor and the medium’s limitless range of possibilities in this online class.