Paint, Paper & Pen

Registration for all Fall Classes will begin Tuesday, September 4. Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available.  All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.


MONOPRINTING - NEW!


Want to make your own prints that are unique? Want to know what printmaking is? Step into the world of printmaking with these fast paced, fun prints. In this class you will explore the basics of printmaking while using a combination of monoprinting and etching techniques. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #314818
Dates: Wednesdays, October 3 - 24
Time: 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Instructor: Ashley Farrand
Fee: $20.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: September 28
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10
FALL SCRAPBOOK LAYOUTS & CARDS
Inspired by all the scrapbook sketch sites out there on the internet? Just not sure how to use them. A great sketch goes a long ways, it can be rotated and altered to fit your creative needs, even used over and over! We will discover a bit about layering and coordinating patterned papers, embellishment clustering and more to complete these sketches. We will be using product from some of the top brands in the Scrapbooking Industry and you will go home with extra product. Instructions with pictures will be included with the class, so if you don’t finish you can complete the layouts on your own time! We will be creating 6 layouts, and 4 cards with a fall theme, you can bring photos if you like or add your photos at a later time. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #315810
Dates: Tuesdays, October 2 - October 9
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Cathy Harper
Fee: $30.00 plus $30.00 supply fee payable to instructor
Preregister by: September 25
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/11

CHRISTMAS SCRAPBOOKING LAYOUTS & CARDS


Do you have past Christmas photos to scrap or do you want a jump start on the upcoming holiday season? Have your pages done and ready to add to your album this year, just add your photos. We will be creating 6 scrapbook layouts, and 4 cards with fun inspiring product from some of the top brands in the scrapbooking industry and you will go home with some extra product. Instruction with pictures will be included with class in case we don’t finish on time, and you can complete at a later date! Ages 16 and up.
Activity #315820
Dates: Saturdays, October 13 – October 20
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Cathy Harper
Fee: $40.00 plus $30.00 supply fee payable to instructor
Min/Max: 4/11
Preregister by: October 5


FICTION WRITING FOR BEGINNERS AND BEYOND


Basics and beyond for fiction and novel writing. Whether you have never written a word, or have a novel in progress, come and write with us. Learn the art of fiction writing or hone your writing skills. This course is a mixture of instruction, information, writing prompts, and class workshopping. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #318635
Dates: Session A: Tuesdays, Sept 25 – Oct 30
            Session B: Tuesdays, Nov 6 – Dec 11
Times: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $45.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: 3 days before session begins
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/10

ADULT DRAWING - NEW!


Develop basic drawing skills, as well as build upon previous skills. This class will explore tonal drawings, how to utilize the grid method, and many other tricks of the trade. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #314008
Dates: Wednesdays, October 3 - 24
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ashley Farrand
Fee: $40.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: September 28
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/10

GOUACHE PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE PAINTING – NEW!


Gouache painting medium is extremely versatile, blending the painting worlds of translucent watercolors, opaque acrylics, and oils. Ages 15 and up.
Activity #313900
Date: Saturday, October 13
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jay Hopkins
Fee: $30.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: October 10
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

SILVERWARE PAINTING – NEW!


An introduction to Acrylic Painting with an expressionist approach using plastic silverware to create Still-Life, and Self-Portraits. Ages 15 and up.
Activity #313100
Dates: Thursdays, October 18 – November 8
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jay Hopkins
Fee: $40.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: October 15
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

ART & EXPERIMENTS - NEW!


With this class, we will go over various DIY art techniques utilized with a variety of media. We will cover fluid acrylic painting, alternative photography techniques, and anything else that piques interest. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #316010
Dates: October 9, November 13, December 11
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Crystal Harper
Fee: $30.00 plus $20.00 supply fee
Preregister by: October 2
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/10


  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center


    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989


How to Register:


  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081