Paint, Paper & Pen

Registration for all Fall Classes will begin Tuesday, September 8. 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.


WRITING


FICTION WRITING


In this once a week class we will workshop our fiction writing. Whether you are in the middle of a novel or just getting started on an idea, come join us as we work together to make our fiction exceed all possibilities! Come to the First class with your work in progress or your idea, and be ready to jump right in! We’ll cover topics like point of view, past and present tense, narrative flow, plot and storyline, voice and theme and much, much more!
*Instructor requires participants to wear a mask to attend this class.
Activity #318635
Session A: Tuesdays, September 22 - October 27
Session B: Tuesdays, November 3 - December 8
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $75.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: 3 days before session starts
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/12

PAINT, PAPER, & PEN


ADULT DRAWING


Develop basic drawing skills, as well as build upon previous skills. This class will explore tonal drawings, colored pencils, how to utilize the grid method, and many other tricks of the trade. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #314008
Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 16 - Nov 4
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ashley Dunham
Fee: $80.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: September 11
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10

WHINE & CANVAS


Spend a Saturday afternoon whining, and learning how to paint with friends! Ages 16 and up.
Activity #313010
Date: Saturday, October 17
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Cassandra Mraz
Fee: $ 20.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: October 14
Min/Max Enrollment: 8/15


ACRYLIC POURING 101


In this introduction to acrylic paint pouring, learn the basic techniques of acrylic pour painting to create your own dynamic abstract art. This fun and experimental class will explore a few simple techniques as well as a basic recipe for mixing paint for pouring techniques. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #313051
Date: Saturday, October 24
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Dawn Menning
Fee: $20.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: October 21
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10


NEW! ACRYLIC POUR PLAYDATE


If you’ve taken Dawn’s Acrylic Pouring 101 class, and now would like to experiment with more techniques, this is a great time to get together and create! Ages 14 and up.
Activity #313052
Session A: Wednesday, October 28
Time: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Session B: Saturday, October 31
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Dawn Menning
Fee: $20.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: October 23
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10

ACRYLIC SKIN PENDANTS


Create beautiful, one of a kind pendants using acrylic skins to wear and share. Participants will make two styles of pendants: a wire frame style and pendant trays, with and without glass cabochons. Acrylic skins are a beautiful by-product of acrylic paint pouring, as well as being intentionally created. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #313054
Date: Saturday, November 21
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Dawn Menning
Fee: $20.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: November 18
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10

NEW! DRAWING WITH COLORED PENCILS


Want to give your drawings a pop of color? Learn the basics of colored pencil techniques to transform your pencil drawings to colorful masterpieces. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #314775
Dates: Wednesdays, Nov 18 - Dec 16 (No Class Nov. 25)
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ashley Dunham
Fee: $40.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: November 13
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