Art Classes

Christmas Eve: Dec. 20, Jan. 8

Imagine worshiping in this little snowbound wilderness church on Christmas Eve this year. If tramping through the snow isn't your thing, do the next best thing. Come to Barbara Powell's art class the Saturday before Christmas or the first week of the New Year and learn how to paint this dramatic scene featuring that snowbound church. If you like the results, think about using your original painting to create next year's annual Christmas card. Continue reading

Hidden Winter Moon: Jan. 17 and 22

This week's lesson by Bob Ross Certified Instructor Barbara Powell features a painting found in Ross' Joy of Painting Book 15. Barbara will reinforce student's skills with the palette knife in creating a range of rugged mountains in the background and a little cabin in the foreground. Continue reading

Winter Paradise: Jan. 10 and 15

This classic Bob Ross winter scene can be found in Ross' Joy of Painting book 20. The popular Bob Ross painting will be offered at both the Chambersburg and Hagerstown Hobby Lobby locations. Continue reading

Christmas Stocking, Dec. 6 and Dec. 11

Just in time for Chrstmas! Attend this Barbara Powell art class and paint a beautiful Christmas stocking filled with gorgeous white blooms. Then take it home and hang it -- not on the mantel but on the wall to enhance your holiday decor. Continue reading

Christmas Candle, Nov. 22 and Dec. 4

Barbara brought this beautiful holiday-themed still life back from a Bob Ross instructors event in Washington DC several years ago. This painting would beautifully decorate a living room mantle or make a wonderful Christmas gift. Continue reading

Cardinal in The Window, Dec. 13 and Dec. 18

With Christmas just around the corner, Bob Ross Certified Art Instructor Barbara Powell offers a snowy lesson featuring a bright red Cardinal, a local resident who doesn't fly south in the fall, but winters in our area. Continue reading

Mountain Stream: Oct. 18 and 23

Who wouldn't love to relax and perhaps get in a little fishing in the stream running though this beautiful mountain valley, as depicted in this beautiful oil painting, worthy of hanging above anyone's fireplace mantle. Continue reading

Eagle’s Flight, Sept. 13 and 18

Certified Bob Ross instructor Barbara Powell has created this beautiful painting of an eagle soaring high above a rocky cliff especially for her Pennsylvania and Maryland students. Continue reading