Adult Classes/Workshops

2017 Classes


An introduction to drawing, suitable for beginning through advanced students.

Tuesdays: June 13, 20, 27 July 11  6:30 – 9pm

Fees:  $95               RAA Member:  $70



An introduction to landscape painting and advanced Still Life painting.

Wednesdays: Aug 23, 30 Sept 6, 13, 20 10am – 1pm

Fees:  $105    RAA Member:  $80


PASTEL with NATALIE RICHARDS for Beginners/Intermediates

Focus on Landscapes and still life

Wednesdays   May 24, 31 June 7, 14, 28    6:30- 8:30pm 

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: June 12, 19, 26 July 10, 17   7 – 9 pm

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



Students need to bring own laptop and images to work with. Students will learn an overview of the software and learn manipulation and enhancement techniques.

THursdays: June 22. 29 July 6, 13, 20   6:30 – 8:30pm

Fee:   $95       RAA Member $70  




Step by Step instruction of a specific piece

Fridays   10am – 12:30pm   Sept 1, 15, 22, 29

Fee:   $95       RAA Member $70  


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

Thursdays: Aug 17, 24, 31 Sept 7, 14    7pm – 9pm  SOLD OUT

Fee: $95         RAA Member:   $70


2017 Workshops


Tia will be teaching you how to make jewelry from copper clay

Saturday: June 17th 9:30am – 4pm (1/2 lunch break-bring sack lunch)

Fee: $95                RAA Member: $80 + $25 materials fee payable to instructor




Tia will be teaching you how to make jewelry with different enameling techniques (limited spaces)

Saturday: June 24th 9:30am – 4pm (1/2 lunch break-bring sack lunch)

Fee: $95                RAA Member: $80 + $25 materials fee payable to instructor




Beginners will turn stepping stones into treasured piece. Bring (1) 12″ x 12″ stepping stone from Lowes, Home Depot, or Walmart. Intermediate will refine skills on 3-D piece. Pieces must be sealed before class
All other tools and supplies are provided.
Sunday: July 30th 9:30am – 2:30pm (bring snack or lunch)

Fee: $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

May 23 Program – Bruce Herwig

Bruce is going to present his "How-tos" on marketing your art work.  His examples will be his popular Color Me Redlands coloring books, calendars and Redlands landscape photography.

Tuesday, May 22 at 7 pm.  Public welcome... no charge.

“Georgia O’Keeffe… continued”

With Linda Zoeckler, 4-25-17

The April Program at the Redlands Art Association Gallery will be the lecture and photos, “ Georgia Totto O'Keeffe: Later Works”, by art historian, Linda Zoeckler on Tuesday, April  at 25, 7 pm.

Zoeckler, taught art history at Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA.

The Gallery is located at 215 E. State St, downtown, Redlands. No charge, public welcome.

Clay Safari Class

Upcoming Class: Clay Safari beginning April 17!

Penny Palmer and Nancy Roeder will teach and guide you on a five week adventure through the clay safari outback at the Redlands Art Association, located at 215 State Street in the city of Redlands.

Penny has been involved in ceramics and teaching hand building, throwing & sculpture over the past forty years with low fire, mid range, wood & kazegama firings, pit and raku firing, and traditional stoneware and porcelain high fire pieces that have made their way into homes and private collections throughout the globe!

“I love working with clay and teaching new and experienced clay artists", Penny states." I am a Studio Potter, dedicated to passing along the knowledge, skills, secrets, shortcuts and techniques that I have gleaned over the course of my lifetime to train the next Studio Potters for our future”.

Nancy excels in hand building and incorporating her unique surface textures, designs and decorating techniques.  she exhibits her pieces locally and they have become sought after in juried art shows.

This new clay safari class will give you hands on experience taming the raw, wild and savage clay into one-of-a-kind pieces that you will decorate, glaze and take home to your collection.

  • 5 Monday nights 6pm - 8:30pm
  • April 17, 24, through may 1, 8, & 22
  • RAA member $75.00*/non member $100.00*
  • Book your passage now! 909 792 - 8435

* There is a one-time $25.00 materials fee for the whole course payable to the instructor at the first class.