Adult Classes/Workshops

2017 Classes    

Basics of Oil Painting with Vici Haag

Introduction to oil painting for beginners. No previous experience necessary. For adults and teens – suitable for teen Home School class.

Thursdays: Sept 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26,   12:30 – 2.30pm 

Fees:  $95       RAA Member: $70    



Judith will lead a 12 week hands on workshop using the Artist’s Way book by Julia Cameron. Judith has over 30 years as a motivational counselor to assist you in reaching your artistic goals.

Wednesdays  Introductory meeting Sept 13th, then Sept 20, 27,  Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29 Dec 6, 13  7 – 9 pm

Fee:   $130       RAA Member $110  



Explore landscape painting using light and shadows to create depth to your artwork.

Tuesdays   Oct 5, (Thursday) 10, 17, 31   6:30 – 9:00pm   

Fee:   $95       RAA Member $70  


CLAY SAFARI with Penny Palmer

Have fun learning good hand building techniques as you build clay projects from coils, slabs and pinch pots. No previous experience necessary.

Mondays: Oct 30, Nov 13, 20, 27, Dec 4   6:30 – 9pm

Fees:  $100        RAA Member: $75                materials fee $25 payable to instructor



Beginners WC class with step by step instruction of a specific piece

Fridays   Oct 30, Nov 13, 20, 27 10am – 12:30pm   

Fee:   $95       RAA Member $70  


Integrates creativity with instruction of basic skills, design and composition. Beginning through advanced students will grow in this class.  

  • 4 week class Oct 12, 19, 26 Nov 2  6:30 – 9:pm       
  • 5 week class  Nov 16, 30, Dec 7, 14, 21   7 – 9pm 

Fee: $95         RAA Member:   $70



Continue to learn techniques for better drawing that will improve all forms of art. Beginners to intermediates

Tuesdays: Nov 14, 21, Dec 12 & 19   6:30 – 9pm 

Fees:  $95        RAA Member: $70             


2017 Workshops

WORKSHOP with Ruth Wood

Ruth is an experienced glass artist and will teach you about glass. She will teach you how to make fused glass pieces, using your imagination to create a piece of art.

Saturday: September 16th 9:30am – 2:30pm (bring snack or lunch)

Fee: $70                RAA Member: $55


WORKSHOP with Angela Koenig

Angela says “”Pastels are little gems of pure color! As a medium, they are fun to use and can be incorporated into your artistic works in a variety of ways! Their explosive and vibrant color make your paintings sing, however, many
artists often under estimate the fantastic nature of this medium.” Come and experiment with Angela.

Saturday: September 30th 10:00am – 2:30pm (bring snack or lunch)

Fee: $70                RAA Member: $55



Tracy will teach students the fine art of needle felting. Choose between a potted cactus or a flower brooch. This is suitable for beginners. For teens and adults.

Saturday October 7th from 10:00 – 2:00pm $10 supply fee due to instructor

Fees:  $65    RAA Member:  $50



Ada will teach beginners how to create a mosaic stepping stone 12 x 12″. Returning students can use treated 3D object of their choice. Tools and china will be provided.

Sunday October 8th from 9:30 – 2:30, bring lunch or a snack

Fees:  $80               RAA Member:  $65





For more information on these and other class offerings or to register, contact the Redlands Art Association: 909-792-8435

A 72 hour notice prior to the start of the class must be given to the RAA to receive a refund or transfer to a different class.

There will not be a registration confirmation.  Students will be notified if the class is cancelled.

Class fees will not be prorated/refunded for missed classes.

Programs & Workshops

September 26 Program: Pastels with Angela Koenig

Exploring Pastels from Soup to Nuts!

by Angela Koenig

Angela Koenig will talk about the Soft Pastel medium on Tuesday, September 26th at 7.00 pm. Programs are free and open to the public. She intends present an A-Z regarding soft pastels, types of paper and techniques. Here’s what Angela has to say about pastels:

Pastels are little gems of pure color! As a medium, they are fun to use and can be incorporated into your artistic works in a variety of ways! Their explosive and vibrant color make your paintings sing, however, many artists often under estimate the fantastic nature of this medium. Artist Angela Koenig will join us on September 26th at 7:00 pm to kick off our new season, and will answer your questions and help you to understand   what makes pastels such a great medium for artists!

Choosing the right pastel is critical and depends upon your use and technique. Angela will explain how to get started with your own collection of colors and most importantly how to keep the colors clean and glowing in your work! Additionally, the presentation will include several substrate options and painting techniques for use of this flexible medium with a number of different mixed media options. We will learn about pastels and their unique qualities; you will not want to miss this opportunity to explore the world of pastels, literally from soup to  nuts!

Over the years, Angela Koenig has developed her artistic skills using a variety of different media, including pastels, encaustics, printmaking, watercolor, acrylic and oil as well as Chinese brush and mixed media. Her spontaneous assembly of color and texture propels her distinctive style as she strives to capture the essential soul of her subjects which range from impressionistic and representational work to abstraction.  In her  mission statement Angela describes her personal artistic orientation - “Most artists concentrate on the visible. I strive to capture what is underneath the superficial layer to convey the very essence of my subjects. I’m not just putting a brush to canvas. Every stroke is an untold story: every painting reflects a vision of vitality and spirit.”  Her work is prismatically vibrant and aesthetically  complex.

As an award winning artist, Angela participates in a number of invitational shows, including the San Dimas Festival of Arts, and was one of only three American artists featured by the Escondido Museum of Art in a recent showing of international Encaustic works. She has been asked to give presentations on a variety of mediums as well as conduct workshops and demonstrations for various regional art groups.  Her work has been featured in several magazines, and she is currently a working member of the Critical Eye Studio, and well as the Palm Springs Art Museum Artist Council.


Program committee looking for members

The Program committee will be convening in July-August to develop the next Program series.

Committee members help select the artists - demonstrators - lecturers for the Programs. Each member choses or is assigned one of the program artists, handles the contact information for the artist and makes sure he/she has everything for their program.  Once the committee secures the program artists, they don't meet as a committee until the next summer.

Fun and exciting to meet other artists - usually from out of the area.  Contact the gallery coordinators to sign up.  Email: or talk to Liz, Linda, Judith or Sandy at the gallery.

Program Committee looking for program artists

Please contact the Gallery if you have a suggestion for a program artist. We're looking for people to promote the visual arts ... and even teach us a thing or two. For example, we've had painters, sculptors, photographers... they tell us how they got into the arts, how they do their art, how they promote their art and tthen, an art historian who shows us what made them famous.

The new program series start in September.

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