2020 Summer Classes 

Fine Arts & Creativity

 

Beginner Oil Painting/Drawing (Ages 15+)

Instructor: Diamond Vigil

A practical introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials. Investigate issues of color and composition through the still life and portrait. 

Wed, Jul 1-Aug 19 | 6:00-8:00

Tuition: $80 | 8 Classes

Intermediate Oil Painting/Drawing (Ages 15+)

Instructor: Diamond Vigil

A more advance overview to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials. Investigate issues of color and composition through the still life and portrait. 

Thurs, Jul 2-Aug 20 | 6:00-8:00

Tuition: $80 | 8 Classes

Music

Piano Lessons (Ages 7+)

Instructor: Miss Molly

Private piano lessons for kids and adults, beginner to intermediate level tailored to the needs of each individual student.

Tues-Sat, Jun 2-Aug 15 | 30 minute lessons

Please email ncarr@delrioarts.com for lesson time availability.

Tuition: $35/month | 4 classes/month

Photography

 

Community Open Darkroom (Ages 18+)

This is for photographers wanting a place to print. Green chemicals and some equipment provided; bring your own paper.

Tuition: $10/scheduled use or $50 unlimited month

 

Pottery
 

Wheel Throwing (Ages 16+)

Instructor: Lida Scharton

Students will learn the basics of how to throw on the wheel.  They will be provided with 25 lbs. of clay and the use of all Firehouse glazes.

Wed, May 20-Jul 15 | 6:30-9:00

Tuition: $100 | 9 Classes 

 

Kids Pottery-Hand Building (Ages 7-12)

Instructor: Julia Lipe

Learn various hand-building techniques and apply them every day to make their own unique and fun creations! All work will be glazed by students then fired and ready to take home at the end of the course. Tools, clay, and glaze will be supplied.

Mon & Thurs Jun 29-Jul 9 | 10:30-12:00

Tuition: $40 | 4 Classes


Open Pottery Studio

Students 18 and older with prior ceramics experience may sign-up for open studio use of the ceramics room.  The fee covers use of wheels, and glazes. Firing is only done by Firehouse personnel when kiln is full.

Call for studio availability

Free Kid Workshops (Grade K-5)

Pre-registration required

 

Free Craft Workshop
Instructor: DRCA Staff

Thurs, Jul 23 or Aug 20 | 3:00-4:00

Tuition: FREE | 1 class

 

Registration Information:

  • To register for a class, you can come by the Firehouse to fill out a registration form and pay for the class or for a limited time, visit our class registration page.

  • Class spots cannot be held until payment is received

  • You must pre-register for all classes

  • DRCA Members receive a 10% discount

  • Classes may cancel due to insufficient enrollment, students will be notified by phone

  • Full refund are given only if class is canceled by the Firehouse. If a student wishes to cancel before the first class day a full refund less 30% will be given.

  • No refund after first class

 

Note to Parents:

In order to better serve you and insure the enjoyment and safety of our youngest art patrons,

please be on time to pick-up your child. 
Please let us know if your child has any special needs. All classes are designed to be age appropriate and you will need to contact the Firehouse if you are interested in having your child attend a class outside of his/her age limit. Thank you for your interest as we continue to provide quality art education!

 

 

Class Scholarships

Scholarships based on economic need are available.

One scholarship a year per family

Scholarship Sponsors: Del Rio Rotary Club

 


This project is supported by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, The United Way,

and the Val Verde Community Foundation, along with many of our other sponsors as shown on our sponsorship page