visual arts classes

We are excited to present this online education programming! Classes taking place are dependent on enrollment – so please register! If for any reason classes cannot take place as scheduled, we will work with you to offer another online class option, reschedule the program or refund you in full. 

To register for a class click on the class name or session title. Completing the class registration page will create a shopping cart so you can continue to register for as many classes as you like! If you’re a Guild member, don’t forget to register and sign in to receive your 10% class discount on other classes. If you’re having trouble with registering for a class, please visit the  How to Register for Classes Online page for more information and frequently asked questions.

All classes will be held virtually! Any materials will be available for curbside pickup or contactless delivery. You’ll receive more information after registering.


Looking for more art making opportunities? Check out Community Art Making at the Guild! Free arts opportunities for all ages!


ARTE EN ESPANOL

NEW ONLINE CLASS! IN SPANISH An immersion-style art class for beginner and early level Spanish speakers. Do fun art projects while being given instructions in Spanish! Learn basic conversational Spanish as you draw, paint and make fun paper crafts. Materials and bilingual supply list provided weekly by instructor. All ages welcome!

Saturdays Jan 16- Feb 27 | 4-5 pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $94.50 | Non-Member: $105
Instructor: Jennie Eubank

OH MY GOUACHE!

NEW ONLINE CLASS! Explore using the gouache painting medium in this 4 session class. Discover the variability and interesting characteristics of gouache. Class is designed for beginners, ages 14+. Supplies provided by instructor.

Saturdays Jan 30- Feb 20 | 5:30-6:30 pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $59.40 | Non-Member: $66
Instructor: Jennie Eubank

past classes

Did you miss one of these classes or want to take it again? Let us know!  Email Education Assistant and Outreach Coordinator Jennie Eubank at jennie@northfieldartsguild.org with class requests or ideas – we do our best to offer what our community wants!

PAINT YOUR PET!

NEW ONLINE CLASS! Artist Julie Fakler will teach you step by step on how to paint a portrait of your pet. In class you’ll learn about under painting, form, shape and color. Email your pet photo to juliefakler@gmail.com and she can print it out for you. If you don’t have a pet, don’t worry. Photos of pets are available. Wear clothes that can get paint on them.
Julie Fakler is a fiscal year 2021 recipient of a Creative Support for Individuals grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

PICASSOS CLUB

Make your own art inspired by the great Spanish and Latin American masters like Picasso, Velázquez, Dalí, Gaudi, Miró, Rivera, Botero and others! Individual creativity is highly encouraged in this class, where you’ll use a wide variety of techniques and supplies. Younger learners are encouraged to register with a friend. Grades K to 8

PAINT YOUR heART OUT!

Are you crazy for painting? You will love this! Explore several methods of painting techniques such as pour, splatter, water, chalk, chain pull and more. Several types of surfaces will be used to paint on and you will leave class with display-ready art pieces! Dress in clothes that can get messy. Grades 1-4.

WEARABLE ART

Become a fashion designer and create several pieces of art you can wear! Create custom clothes and accessories such as a cool tie-dye t-shirt, a colorful tote bag, hat, bandana and more! Assemble several jewelry pieces to accessorize your look. Explore a variety of fun media like fabric markers, crayons, stamps and stencils, while using methods like tie-dye, splatter and a few surprise methods! Grades 1-4.

CREATIVE COSTUME DESIGN

Do you like to draw? Is fashion your passion? Learn the basics of costume design, and let your imagination run wild as you render costumes of your own. Create designs for a play, a musical, a dance piece, an opera, and more! All of your designs will be compiled in an online portfolio. This class is a combination of online instruction and individual work to be completed outside of instructional hours. Grades 6-12.

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