Online Classes


Painting with Water Soluble Oil Paints

Ann Bianchi
Fridays, April 9 - 30 (10-12)
Have you wished to create a special oil painting of crisp winter colors? Hues related to the season will be a welcome surprise...

Acrylic Painting – Drawings to Canvas

Ann Bianchi
Fridays, March 5 -2 6 (10-12)
Take your drawings to the next level and develop them into paintings in this class....

Foundations of Digital Photography

Cindy Wilson
Tuesdays, Jan 9 - Feb 4 (6:30-8:30)
Have you been so frustrated by your digital camera's manual that you rely on automatic? And you had such high hopes for the...

Inspirations from the Masters

Jan Armor
Wednesdays, Feb 3-24 (10-11:30 am)
Explore the work of master photographers present and past, then bring to bear their brilliance in your own work. We will investigate Kertesz, Koudelka, Ho,...

Out of the Elements

Trish Hurley
Tuesdays, Feb 2 - Mar 9 (1-3pm)
This class is meant for you to expand your knowledge of art and its formal compositional components as well as think outside your...

Mixing it Up

Trish Hurley
Wednesdays, Feb 24-Mar 17 (1-3pm)
This class is focused on understanding color theory and mixing color using a split palette (see materials list). The investigation of hues, tones, temperature and...

Photo Atelier – 2nd Session

Cindy Wilson
Thursdays, Feb 4 - Apr 15 (6:30-8:30pm)
Through an online platform, students will share their photographs, initiated by a visual or symbolic prompt, with a small group of peers, gaining...

Create with Procreate!

Cindy DiDonato
Mondays, Mar 1-22 (10am-12pm)
Procreate is a digital app that opens up a world of possibilities for creativity. You can sketch and paint on a blank canvas, or you can...

The Next Step in Digital Photography

Cindy Wilson
Tuesdays, Mar 2-23 (6:30-8:30pm)
Now that you have a basic understanding of how your camera works, using aperture and shutter speed and ISO in a basic way, it’s time to...

Drawing with Graphite & Colored Pencils

Ann Bianchi
Fridays, Jan 8-29 (10am-12pm)
In these 4 online Zoom classes we will develop our drawing skills while working with pencils from simple objects found at home. Choosing, applying, and adjusting...

Nature Drawing Series

Ann Bianchi
Fridays, Feb 5-26 (10am-12pm)
Choose your materials and join us for 4 online Zoom classes drawing from Nature. Insects, birds, trees and flowers will be some of our inspirations. Create...

Block Printing Textiles

Olivia Watson
Wednesdays, Jan 20&27 (6-8pm)
Block printing is a form of relief printmaking that can be done at home with a few tools. We will be creating our own designs and...

Linocut Printmaking

Olivia Watson
Saturdays, Feb 13, 20, 27 (10am-12pm)
Linocut printmaking is a form of relief printmaking that can be done at home with a few tools. Students will learn best practices for...

Alcohol Inks for Intermediate & Advanced Levels

Mary Wojciechowski
Feb 2, 4 (10am-12pm)
This four-hour online class has been designed for students who have either taken an alcohol ink class with me previously or have had other instruction or...

Onsite Classes

Material fees are paid directly to the instructors in class – Thank You.


Building Simple Drawing Skills

Michele Leavitt
Mondays, April 19 - May 10 (9am-12pm)
Learn how to draw in an easy-going studio setting. Participants will explore several general drawing techniques that are part of an artist’s drawing...

The Basics of Oil & Cold Wax

Diane Brown
Monday, Apr 12 (10-3)
This 5 hour class will begin with a demonstration of the Oil & Cold Wax medium. You will learn how to prep your paper, how to...

COVID Precautions

To ensure the health and safety of all students, our faculty and staff, Wickford Art Association has instituted various protocols in response to the COVID-19 crisis:
  • Class sizes are limited to 10 for plein air and 6 in-gallery.
  • The gallery will be closed to the general public when classes are in session.
  • Masks must be worn in the gallery by visitors, students, faculty and staff.
  • Plastic gloves are available upon request.
  • We have made hand sanitizer and wipes available at all times.
  • Regular cleaning and sanitizing of common spaces and frequent cleaning of all touched surfaces will occur.