Learn to Draw and Paint Your Furry Family Member!
Tuesdays, June 9-30: 10am-12pm $80 + materials fee, $20
Contact the Gallery to register. 724.452.0539.
Give yourself the gift of creating fun portraits of your furry family members! This class in acrylics provides all the instruction needed to create a painting of your pet, cat or dog. You will get easy-to-follow, instructor demonstrations and plenty of individual attention. A variety of techniques will be explored including, form, light, wet and dry brush, and textures to help you get grounded in creating beautiful illustrations of your pet and equip you with the skill set and self-confidence in drawing and painting to continue on with a new hobby. Join us for a rewarding and enjoyable painting experience.
Advance registration and payment required. Call the Gallery to register! Limit 10 students per class (4 weekly classes per session). Adults 18+.
Missed classes can be made up with 1 weeks notice with personal one-on-one coaching by the instructor.
About Your Teacher, Ron Jesiolowski: Ron began his career studying painting and drawing at Art Institute of Pittsburgh and completed an MBA in International Design from Westminster College in London, England. He has enjoyed a successful career in corporate design with his art direction and design has gracing the packaging/branding of many popular global pet products including: Milkbone, 9 Lives, Kibbles and Bits, Meow Mix, Nutrish, Natures Recipe, Snausages, Jerky Treats and many others.
Ron’s fine art work has gained critical acclaim and has been featured in exhibitions throughout the Pittsburgh region including the Scaiffe Gallery, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, and the Carnegie Museum.
He is currently serving as Professor of Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking at Waynesburg University.
Ron has a reputation of nurturing creativity and skill through personal coaching to one’s own skill level, strengths and personalities from the beginner to the professional. His philosophy is that there is no “Right Way” of drawing or painting and that each person expresses themselves in their own unique personal style. The end result is an enjoyable, fun class and work that is personally rewarding.
“You have inspired me every day to push myself beyond my comfort zone and I am shocking myself everyday with the work I am producing. It really is all thanks to you. I don’t know if you realize how wonderful of a teacher you are but I am here to remind you that you have made me grow into the artist I am today and are to thank for the artist I will become. Thank you for everything!” — Jenna