Art Classes

Seaside Harmony, July 19 and 24

Think ahead! It's midsummer and you want to cool off at the beach, but you can't get time off to get there? Instead, try painting this lovely seascape. Continue reading

Pandas: Mother and Baby, July 5 and 10

Here is a chance to do Barbara Powell's popular painting featuring a mama panda bear and her cub! Although this is a Barbara Powell original creation, it is an offshoot of the single adult panda found in Bob Ross' wildlife painting series. Continue reading

Cactus at Sunset, July 12 and 17

Barbara Powell's students will take a breakthis month from the mountain scenes that are a Bob Ross hallmark with this desert sunset scene found in Ross' Joy of Painting Book 8. Continue reading

Evergreen at Sunset, July 26 and 31

This beautiful painting featurng a setting sun seen through a forest of pine trees can be found in Bob Ross' Joy of Painting Book 7. It follows on the heels of a southwestern sunset scene -- Cactus at Sunset -- scheduled for Jul 12. Continue reading

Old Homestead, May 17 and 22

This lovely scene, done entirely in brown and white, looks hauntingly like an old sepia toned print from long ago. Although it is not a Bob Ross creation, art teacher Barbara Powell used Ross techniques to create this lovely original specifically for this class. Continue reading

Landscape: Waterfall in the Woods, April 24

This lesson by Certified Bob Ross Instructor Barbara Powell will be held in Hagerstown MD only. The beautiful painting features a beautiful waterfall cascading down a cliff deep in the woods. Continue reading

Landscape: Deep Forest Falls, May 3 and 15

Calling all artists looking forward to summer, plenty of greenery and perhaps a sparkling stream to admire from the side of the bank or perhaps even soak their feet into following that late spring hike up to the waterfall! Continue reading

Landscape: Distant Windmill, April 26 and May 1

This beautiful painting with a windmill sitting beteen two farm buildings in the distance features a gorgeous orange and yellow sky, with the brilliant colors reflected in a river in the foreground. Continue reading

January 11, 18 classes moved to February

Two January classes have been cancelled and moved to the first two Saturdays of February. Barbara and Woody will be out of town those two weeks. Continue reading

Floral: Orange Mums, May 24 and 29

Anticipate fall with your own artistic version of fall-blooming mums in bright hues of yellow and orange. This lesson will feature the use of Bob Ross' wet-on-wet painting technique adapted by his painting partner Annette Kowalski to create beautiful floral masterpieces. Continue reading