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Classes - Summer 2024

There are two ways to register for a class.

Method 1: Click on the "Buy Now" button beside each class.
Method 2: Contact Home Coming Art Studio at 609-579-4412 or After contacting the studio, an invoice will be emailed to you for the entire cost of the class or a deposit, depending on the cost of the class. Payment can be made check, credit card or cash. Payment must be received within 2 weeks to hold the registration for the class. 
Upon registering, students will receive a welcome email with further details about the class. Cancellations made prior to 30 days before the class will receive a full refund.

Dye Your Own Warp or Yarn

Instructor: Annette Devitt

Date: Saturday, June 8

Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Cost: $80

All materials included. A set of supplies will be available to use for the class.


Participants will learn to use a limited palette of dyes for cellulose fibers to create unique warps or yarn. The morning will start with participants making samples of each color. In the afternoon, participants will choose to dye two warps or two skeins of yarn or one of each. Yarn will be 100% cotton and warps will be predominately cotton with possibly rayon as well. 

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Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Instructor: David Dorrell

Date: Wednesday, June 26

Time: 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Cost: $35 

All materials included. A set of supplies will be available to use for the class.


Full demonstration by David Dorrell a painter with over 50 years' experience.  Mr. Dorrell will provide step by step instruction to complete one painting in 2.5 hours. Style is fun and easy to follow along. Suitable for beginners with no art background to advanced artists wanting to try acrylics or try a new style of painting. 


Three Day Acrylic Painting Workshop

Instructor: David Dorrell

Date: Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24

Time: 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Cost: $90 (bring your own paint)   $100 (paint provided)   $115 (includes student grade paint set described below)

Most materials and supplies to be provided at no additional charge EXCEPT PAINT FEE, see options below.

Over the three days there will be time for more in-depth discussions of value (light and dark), color and composition in paintings. We will work from reference photos for both paintings.

Day one we will paint a 10x8 painting using only two colors plus white (Supplies for this day will be provided no added charge).

Day Two and Three, we will work on a larger canvas board 14x11. During these two days we will determine the best composition for our paintings, explore color mixing more fully including determining values and the difference between value and color in painting.

Paint Required: 

  1. Acrylic Paint, Student grade or higher in the following colors (acceptable alternatives listed):

    1. Titanium White

    2. Primary Yellow (Lemon or Cadmium Yellow Pale)

    3. Primary Red (Scarlet, Cadmium Red hue, Napthol Red)

    4. Primary Blue (Pthalo, Cobalt, or Ultramarine)

    5. Hooker’s Green (Pthalo green, Sap green, Deep Green, Viridian)

    6. Alizarin Crimson Hue (may just say Crimson, Maroon, or Magenta)

    7. Yellow Ochre (Yellow Oxide)

    8. Paynes Grey (provided for the class for two color painting)

    9. Burnt Sienna, English red or similar (provided for the class for two color painting)

Option #1:  Bring your own paints: (no added charge).

Option #2:  Paint provided to you for the class: ($10.00 for three day workshop).

Option #3:  Attendees may purchase a student grade paint set that they can take home. Kit includes brushes, 12ml paints including similar list to above plus a few other colors, desktop easel, palette, canvas boards, color wheel. Note: good choice for those planning to take the extended 3-day course or serious about starting to paint in acrylics at home. The paint tubes are small, but used in a manner similar to the workshop, should be enough for the intro workshop, the extended workshop and for several small additional acrylic paintings. ($25.00 added charge, please let us know of this choice in advance of the class).

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Paint Provided - $100

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With Paint Set - $115

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