Summer Art Classes

     June - August

Adult + Teen Art Classes

       September - May

The professional artists teaching at The Center focus on providing individualized attention to each student in a nurturing environment.  Group instruction is noted for the small class size that enables each student to develop his or her unique talents. Students may join our classes at any point, space permitting.

Painting in Acrylics & Oils

Adult| Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Terry Chancellor

6 weeks: $144.  Students can enroll anytime on a prorated basis, space permitting.

Learn about composition, color mixing, and technique as you paint subjects of your own choosing under guided instruction. Explore the landscape, still life, animal paintings, the portrait and mixed media painting! No experience necessary.  Supply list provided by instructor.

Painting in Oils & Pastels

Adult | Thursdays: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Instructor: Sue Brown

6 weeks: $180.00

Classes begin September 19.  Students can enroll anytime on a prorated basis, space permitting.

Adult students develop drawing skills as they pursue individually chosen projects in painting, including landscape, still life, figure and portrait painting.  Color mixing, composition, and technique are all discussed as you learn how to make vibrant paintings.  Discover how to use photos from your travels. All abilities welcome.  Supply list provided by instructor.

Teens & Tweens Virtual Studio Art Class

Ages 12+ | Mondays: 5pm-6pm 

Instructor: Sue Brown

10 weeks: $160.00


This class provides students with an opportunity to choose projects and refine their skills in drawing, shading, and color mixing. Students enjoy working with watercolors, oil pastels and acrylics in this studio class.  Students are sent a video art demonstration each week that they can view through a Dropbox link on a laptop, phone, or tablet whenever they like. Using materials they have at home students have created beautiful work this year including magnolia blossoms, red pandas, Picasso line portraits, figure drawings of Kobe Bryant, rainbow drip paintings of zebras and more!  Families send cell phone photos of the finished art for feedback and to put on our virtual bulletin board.  Not sure if a video lesson is right for your teen?  Email us for a free sample lesson!

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Monday-Thursday 2pm-7pm

Friday 3pm -6pm

Saturday-Sunday Closed

Summer Hours according to camp 






Shady Grove United Methodist Church

4825 Pouncey Tract Road

Glen Allen, Virginia 23059



Tel: 804.360.2687

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