Brenda Will Kidera Fine Art

Classes

Ongoing Year-Round Classes

at Brenda Kidera’s Studio in Woodbine, MD
For info, call 410-489-0431 or e-mail brendakidera@gmail.com

Offering Adult Watercolor, Oil & Acrylic Classes (These three classes are currently full.)

Brenda has been conducting workshops and teaching classes for many years, covering a variety of subject matter and mediums, and working with artists of all levels. Step-by-step demonstrations, discussions on design and technique, and one-on-one interaction are integral parts of these classes. She has taught and given demonstrations and presentations for the Baltimore Watercolor Society, Delaware Watercolor Society, Washington Society of Landscape Painters, Annapolis Watercolor Club, Howard County Recreation and Parks, Laurel Art Guild, Olney Art Association, Montgomery Art Association, Carroll County Artists Guild, Chesapeake Decorative Painters Society, Columbia Art Center, and others. For more information on Brenda’s workshops, visit the Workshops page on this website. If you would like Brenda to teach a workshop for your organization, she would love to hear from you.

If you would like to be on her CLASS EMAIL LIST to see what’s coming up, write to Brenda at brendakidera@gmail.com


Delaware Watercolor Society -Approach to Still Life

To register, please visit:

www.delawarewatercolorsociety.org/workshops

Friday, October 19 – Sunday, October 21
2 1/2 Days (Half day Sunday)
The Glade Clubhouse
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Early Registration – $250 DWS Registration after September 15 – $275 Non-members – $300 This 2 and one-half day workshop is designed for artists of all levels. Brenda will provide step by step demonstrations, discussions on design and technique and one on one interaction. The information and techniques learned will easily translate beyond still life to all your works.


 

Fall 2018 Classes thru Howard County Rec & Parks

 Classes are held at Gary J. Arthur Community Center:
2400 Rte. 97, Cooksville, Maryland 21723
(Next to Glenwood Library)
CLASS REGISTRATION GOES LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, August 1, 6 pm!
www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

Watercolor Holiday Cards with Brenda Kidera

Back by popular demand! From new reference materials (provided), learn to build a painting using step-by-step instructions and demonstrations. Once complete, have the painting printed as cards in time to send out for the holidays. Elementary knowledge of watercolor necessary. $8 reference mate­rial fee due at first class. Materials list provided on ActiveNet. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 5

RP0201.101 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Sep 4 9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays $139

Oil Plein Air in the Courtyard with Brenda Kidera

Two Days – Friday and Saturday. With step-by-step instruction, learn how to paint plein air, capturing the color and light. Demonstrations and individual instruction. Bring your own supplies. Bring a bag lunch. Rain (will work indoors) or Shine. Materi­als list provided on ActiveNet. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 2

RP0204.101 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Sep 14 9:30am-4pm Friday & Saturday $215

Watercolor Plein Air in the Courtyard with Brenda Kidera

Two Days – Friday and Saturday. With step-by-step instruction, learn how to paint plein air, capturing the color and light. Demonstrations and individual instruction. Bring your own supplies. Bring a bag lunch. Rain (will work indoors) or shine. Materi­als list provided on ActiveNet. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 2

RP0205.101 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Sep 28 9:30am-4pm Friday & Saturday $215

Watercolor: Painting Shorebirds with Brenda Kidera

This class will take the fear out of painting birds by logically and methodi­cally breaking down the painting process. Designed for both beginners (elementary knowledge necessary) and more experienced artists! Paying close attention to detail, learn how to render the form of a shore bird convincingly, from its feathers to its feet. Learn new techniques and color theory. Demonstrations and step-by-step. $20 reference material fee due at first class includes half sheet 300# Arches watercolor paper. Materi­als list provided on ActiveNet. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 7

RP0203.101 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Oct 9 9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays $189

Color Theory and Mixing Paint for Artists

Bring your medium of choice and writing materials for note taking. This classes covers a multitude of fundamentals and concepts. Learn about the color wheel, how to mix paints, and different ways color can be used. $20 reference material fee due at first class. Materials list provided on ActiveNet. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 3

RP0202.101 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Nov 27 9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays $84


 THESE CLASSES ARE OVER…

Painting Shorebirds in Watercolor at Millsboro Art League

Friday thru Sunday, April 20-22, 2018
Sat/Sun 9:30am – 4:00pm; Sun 9:30-12:30
Millsboro Art League
203 Main Street, Millsboro, DE
Art League: 302-934-6440
millsboroartleague@gmail.com
$220 Members • $250 Non-Members

The workshop will take the fear out of painting birds by logically and methodically breaking down the painting process. Designed for both beginners and more experienced artists! Paying close attention to detail, learn how to render the form of a shore bird convincingly, from its feathers to its feet. Learn new techniques and color theory. Demonstrations, step-by-step instruction and one-on-one attention will be provided. I will supply reference materials.

Spring 2018 Classes thru Howard County Rec & Parks

Beginner Portraits in Oil with Brenda Kidera

18 yrs + / 7 classes starting February 16 / $189 + $8 ref. materials

Back by popular demand! With step-by-step instruction, learn how to paint a portrait in oil. If you’ve ever been afraid of painting a portrait, this is the class for you! We will begin with basic value studies and progress from there with color. Discussions on how to take photos for your own reference to use in class. Some oil experience is necessary. Reference material fee due at first class.
Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr 9:30 AM-12:30 PM Fr
Fridays February 16, 23; March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Still Life with Silver with Brenda Kidera

18 yrs + / 4 wks starting April 17 / $108+ $8 ref. materials fee

Learn how to paint reflective silver in a small dynamic still life. Learn new watercolor techniques using step-by-step instruction and demonstrations. Class discussion covers materials, color mixing and more.  $8 reference materials fee due at first class.  Art supply materials list provided on ActiveNet. Registration: 410-313-7275. Information: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr  9:30 PM – 12:30 PM Tuesdays

Class runs April 17, 24, May 1, 8


Winter 2018 Classes thru Howard County Rec & Parks

  Classes are held at Gary J. Arthur Community Center:

2400 Rte. 97, Cooksville, Maryland 21723
(Next to Glenwood Library)
CLASS REGISTRATION GOES LIVE ONLINE December 6, 6 pm!

www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

Think Small!  Artist Trading Cards in Watercolor or Acrylic

18 yrs + / 3 wks starting January 16 / $84+ $5 materials fee.

Artist Trading Cards are miniature works of art about the size of baseball cards.  Trade your cards, or mat and frame them.  They make great gifts!  Step-by-step instruction and demonstrations. Reference materials will be provided.  Knowledge of basic watercolor or acrylic technique is helpful.  Supply list available online or by mail.  Materials fee for reference material due at first class. Materials list provided on ActiveNet.  Registration: 410-313-7275. Information: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

RP0201.601 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr 9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays

January 16, 23, 30

Portraits in Watercolor with Brenda Kidera

18 yrs + / 7 wks starting February 13 / $189 + $12 ref. materials

Back by popular demand, this class will focus on painting faces in watercolor — drawing experience is not necessary. All new reference materials will be supplied; plus, you will also paint a portrait of your own. Knowledge of basic watercolor techniques is necessary. Step-by-step demonstrations and personalized teaching; monochromatic and full color studies; discussion on photographing your own subject. You will learn a layering technique that takes much of the fear out of watercolor portraiture.  $12 reference material fee due at first class – bring your own art supplies! Materials list provided on ActiveNet. Registration: 410-313-7275.  Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

RP0202.601 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr 9:30 AM-12:30 PM Tuesdays

Class runs February 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27

Watercolor Holiday Cards with Brenda Kidera

Back by popular demand! From new reference materials (provided), learn

to build a painting using step-by-step instructions and demonstrations.

Fall 2017 Classes thru Howard County Rec & Parks

 Classes are held at Gary J. Arthur Community Center:

2400 Rte. 97, Cooksville, Maryland 21723
(Next to Glenwood Library)
CLASS REGISTRATION GOES LIVE ONLINE August 2, 6 pm!

www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

Once complete, have the painting printed as cards in time to send out

for the holidays. Elementary knowledge of watercolor necessary. Supply

list: www.howardcountymd.gov/craftsandfinearts. $5 reference

material fee due at first class. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or

dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 5

RP0201.501 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr

September 5 –  9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays $135

 

NEW! Beginner Portraits in Oil

with Brenda Kidera

With step-by-step instruction, learn how to paint a portrait in oil. If you’ve

ever been afraid of painting a portrait, this is the class for you! Begin with

basic value studies and progress from there. Reference materials provided.

$20 reference material fee due at first class. Some oil experience is necessary.

Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 8

RP0204.501 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr

September 22 – 9:30am-12:30pm Fridays $219

 

Watercolor: Pouring Paint with Brenda Kidera

From new reference materials, this challenging and fun course walks you

through the entire process of pouring your painting. Begin with a value

sketch, followed by masking and pouring layers of paint. Bring your own art

supplies. Some watercolor experience is necessary. $20 reference material

fee due at first class, includes 300# Arches watercolor paper. Supply

list: www.howardcountymd.gov/craftsandfinearts. Info: Danielle Bassett,

410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 7

RP0202.501 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr

October 10 – 9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays $189

 

Pen & Ink with Watercolor with Brenda Kidera

Back by popular demand! With step-by-step instruction, learn how to work

with pen and ink with watercolor washes. Great for travel journaling! All

new reference materials are provided; you’re also free to bring your own.

Supply list: www.howardcountymd.gov/craftsandfinearts. $8 reference

material fee due at first class. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or

dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 3

RP0203.501 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr

November 28 – 9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays $84


These classes have already passed:

Spring 2017 Classes thru Howard County Rec & Parks

Classes are held at Gary J. Arthur Community Center:
2400 Rte. 97, Cooksville, Maryland 21723
(Next to Glenwood Library)
REGISTER ONLINE March 1, 6 pm:  www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

Class registration goes live Wednesday, March 1, 6pm!

NEW! Painting Butterflies & Flowers in Oil & Acrylic with Brenda Kidera

Celebrate spring by learning how to paint butterflies and flowers. Painting

techniques, color mixing, composition and more are covered through step-by-

step instruction and demonstrations. Brief knowledge of painting in

your medium is helpful. $8 materials fee due at first class. Materials list:

www.howardcountymd.gov/craftsandfinearts. Info: Danielle Bassett

410-313- 4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 5

RP0201.301 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Apr 28 9:30am-12:30pm Fridays $135

 

NEW! Painting Rocks & Water in Watercolor  with Brenda Kidera

Working step by step, learn how to paint a river scene with rocks, trees

and water. Bring your own art supplies. Elementary knowledge of

watercolor is necessary. Step-by-step instruction and demonstrations.

$12 materials fee due at first class. Materials list: www.howardcountymd.

gov/craftsandfinearts. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313- 4634 or

dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

18 yrs + Classes: 6

RP0202.301 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Apr 18 9:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays $165

 

 

 

 


 

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