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Adult Classes 2024 · May–June · PDF

Clay Odyssey w/ Penny and Nancy #4 & 5

In this class you will explore the different techniques used in hand building ceramics. You’ll build, glaze and have your pieces fired here at the gallery. 15hrs. $30 supply fee is due to the instructor at the start of first class.

Mondays: Jun 3, 10, 17, 24; Jul 1, 8 · 6:00–8:30pm 

Mondays: Aug 12, 19, 26, Sep 9, 16, 23 · 6:00–8:30pm 

Fee: $150 / RAA Member $120   


Advanced Oils w/ Martha Cowan #5

Learn advanced and skill building techniques, color mixing. Includes weekly demonstrations and sharing of information on tools and supplies. Enjoy the camaraderie of a group of experienced painters.  12hrs

Wednesdays: Aug 14, 21, 28, Sep 4 · 9:30am–12:30pm

Fee: $120 / RAA Member $96


Beginning Oils/Acrylics w/ Martha Cowan #5

Learn the basics, skill building techniques, and color mixing. Includes weekly demonstrations and sharing of information on tools and supplies. 10hrs

Wednesdays: Aug 14, 21, 28, Sep 4 · 1:00–3:30pm

Fee: $100 / RAA Member $80


Pastels w/ Natalie Richards #4

Learn the wonderful medium of pastels with fun and easy instruction from our expert instructor. Some supplies available for purchase from the instructor. 10hrs.

Wednesdays: Jun 26, Jul 3, 10, 17  · 6:30–9:00pm 

Fee: $100 / RAA Member $80


Watercolors w/ Holly Warner #5 & #6

Holly has lots of instructional information and new techniques to share with you, along with demonstrations. 7.5hrs

Thursdays: July 11, 18, 25 · 6:30–9:00pm

Thursdays: Aug 15, 22, 29 · 6:30–9:00pm

Fee: $75 / RAA Member $60


Intermediate Drawing w/ Marcia Taack #3 & #4

Learn the basics of drawing that will help in every aspect of art. 10hrs

Fridays: Jun 14,22, 28, Jul 5 · 6:30–9:00pm

Fridays: Aug 16, 23, 30, Sep 13 (no class Sep 6) · 6:30–9:00pm

Fee: $100 / RAA Member $80


Beginning Drawing w/ Marcia Taack #3 & #4

Learn the basics of drawing that will help in every aspect of art. 10hrs

Saturdays: Jun 29, Jul 6, 13, 20 · 9:30am–12:00pm

Saturdays: Aug 17, 24, 31, Sep 7 · 2:00–4:30pm

Fee: $100 / RAA Member $80


Coming Soon: Plein Air w/ Terri Bailey TBA

··· 2024 One Day Workshops ···

Mosaic Stepping Stone Workshop w/ Ada Jarvis

Make mosaic art out of broken china and more. Choose a Planter or Shovel to make, when you sign up. All supplies provided. $15 supply fee is due to the instructor at beginning of the workshop.

Sunday June 9 · 1:00–5:00pm

Fee: $75 / RAA Member $60


Acrylic Pouring/Marbling w/ Debbie Mount

Learn how to do acrylic pouring and marbling cards if time permits. $10 supply fee due at the start of the workshop.

Saturday June 22 · 10:00am–1:00pm

Fee: $55 / RAA Member $45


“Paint Redlands” w/ Natalie Richards

Learn how to paint lovely Redlands themed painting with pastels and paper that you can take home! $20 supply feedue at the start of the workshop.

Saturday July 13 · 10:00am–1:00pm

Fee: $75 / RAA Member $60


Portrait Workshop w/ Debbie Mount

Using pencils and charcoal, learn how to draw portraits or improve your current drawings. All supplies provided. 

Sunday July 21 · 10:00am–1:00pm

Fee: $55 / RAA Member $45



For more information on these and other class offerings or to register, contact the Redlands Art Association: 909-792-8435.


A 72 hour notice prior to the start of the class must be given to the RAA to receive a refund or transfer to a different class.


      • There will not be a registration confirmation.  
      • Students will be notified if the class is cancelled.

      • Class fees will not be prorated/refunded for missed classes. 
      • Please call gallery ASAP if unable to attend 909-792-8435


Meet Your Instructors…


Terrie Burian

Terrie has been creating beautiful bracelets, necklaces and earrings for the past eight years. She loves wire wrapping and working with real stones, beads, organics and metals. Her passion is inspired by her love of nature.



Martha Cowan

I’ve been a painter, primarily in oils, for most of my life. Years of education, both through college and in workshops with many other painters, has helped me get to where I am today as an artist. I paint on a daily basis, and show and sell my work through galleries and my website, I love teaching painting and passing along what I know to my students.


Ada Jarvis

Ada Jarvis is self taught in the art of pique assiette (mosaics incorporating broken china, glass, tiles, found items). She teaches workshops in this art and sells pieces in various shops. She also paints with acrylics and oils, preferring minis and glass balls. 


Monica Foulston

I began my art journey “officially” in 2016. I bought on old painting and painted right over it. The positive response on social media inspired me to push myself to purchase a quality canvas and materials and create more artwork and I haven’t stopped since.  Visit:


Deborah Mount

Deborah Mount is a credentialed art teacher for the State of California and works in the Rialto School District as a substitute teacher—primarily for the VAPA teams (Visual and Performing Art) at every elementary school in our district. Before retiring in 1999, she was an Art teacher at Rialto High School for twenty years and currently teaches “part time” at Redlands Art Association and Lake Arrowhead Christian SchoolAs an artist, she is passionate about sharing the visual arts with children knowing this will equip them with lifelong skills and an appreciation for the artwork of others as well as helping them to develop and discover their own talents and creativity.  She also feels it is important to learn about art history and the art of many cultures for enrichment.  Art is a “visual language” that surpasses barriers of time, culture, genders and language. In addition, it is vital for students to learn the Elements of Art and Principles of Design and develop a foundation for a life-long love of the arts.

Penny Palmer

Penny’s enthusiasm working with clay has been her passion for the past 50 years! Wheel throwing unique and beautiful functional wares, teaching, hand building and running the studio with Nancy are my interests.


Nancy Roeder

Nancy loves hand building pottery and she has been teaching for ten years. Her one of a kind creations have won her a place and prizes in local juried Art shows.



Christy Salazar

Christy Salazar is a wife and mother to 2 adult children who are both married. She’s also a new grandma to the sweetest little boy ever! She has been a public school teacher for many years, teaching 2nd grade and then English Language Intervention. She has taught the 6-9 year old children’s art classes at the RAA for the last year and a half, including many art camps. Christy was born and raised in Redlands, a true native. She took art classes as a child at the RAA and has now come full circle. She enjoys all types of art and crafts, cooking, traveling, gardening, and socializing. Christy said as an art teacher she hopes to inspire creativity in all her students!

Holly Warner

Holly Warner has a passion for watercolors and has been teaching since 2017. Her classes encourage experimentation with style, techniques, subject matter, and foundations. She will challenge you to be creative and find your own artistic voice.