August 2018

Wed Aug 22
Fri Aug 24

Watercolor Classes by Jeff Nelson

Watercolor artist Jeff Nelson is offering beginning and advanced level watercolor classes at the Heyde Center for the Arts, August 22-23-24.

Beginner Class - August 22 will be a one-day class from 9-3pm. This class is for the beginning painter (see Winter Birch image for intended subject). This class will be limited to 12 people.

Advanced Class - August 23 - 24 are for the experienced painter. The intended image for the class is Meadow Lark. These classes will cover techniques including washes, gradient wash, splash bleed, masking, dry brush, spattering. By the end of class each person will be able to leave with a completed painting. The advanced class is limited to 10.

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Wed Aug 22
Wed Sep 26

The Chetek Gang:

It must be something in the water. Chetek, Wisconsin is home to some of the best and most eclectic artists in western Wisconsin. This exhibit will feature the work of four Chetek-based artists.  No cost for admission. Artwork will be available for sale. 

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October 2018

Wed Oct 24
Thu Oct 25

Watercolor class: perspective and composition

Jeff Nelson is offering a perspective and composition watercolor class at the Heyde Center for the Arts. Specific skills to be taught include: multiple vanishing points, off edge vanishing points, rules for formal and informal composition, highlighting, washes, ruler painting and basic color theory.

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