Category: Blog

  • Flowers Watercolor Project

    Join MaryLeah Marshall for a fun art class where you will learn to paint flowers using watercolors. Materials Needed: watercolor paper, paintbrush, watercolor paint, bucket of water, and paper towels.

  • Self-Portrait Drawing Project

    Join Larry Weinberg for a fun art class where you will learn to draw a self-portrait. Materials Needed: pencil, eraser, drawing paper, and a sharpie marker.

  • Water Lilly Watercolor Project

    Join MaryLeah Marshall for a fun art class where you will learn to paint waterlilies using watercolors. Materials Needed: watercolor paper, paint brush, paper towels, bucket of water, and watercolor paint.

  • Whale Shark Drawing Project

    Join Larry Weinberg for a fun art class where you will learn to draw a whale shark. Materials Needed: pencil, eraser, sharpie marker, drawing or watercolor paper, and something to add color (markers, colored pencils, watercolor paints, etc.).

  • Meet Dianne Novak: Mentee from Rumriver Art Center’s 2020-21 Artist Mentorship Program

    I sat down with Dianne Novak to see how her year with our mentorship program went for her, I asked her when did she first think she wanted to be an artist? Dianne always thought of herself as a writer and didn’t think she could be an artist as well. She grew up surrounded by… Read More

  • Meet Bill Hogan: Mentee from Rumriver Art Center’s 2020-21 Artist Mentorship Program

    I would like to introduce you to Bill Hogan, he was a mentee for this last year. Bill’s focus was on watercolor painting and he worked with Jerry Jorgenrud for the last 9 months. They have a show at the Rumriver Art Gallery opening on Saturday, July 17 from 2pm-4pm which runs through August 13…. Read More

  • Juneteenth Rose Project

    Join Wou Browne for a fun project to celebrate Juneteenth. You will create a rose project using acrylic paint. Materials Needed: pencil, eraser, canvas or paper, paintbrush and acrylic paint.

  • Parrot Watercolor Project

    Join Larry Weinberg for a fun class where you will learn to draw a colorful parrot. Material Needed: Drawing Paper, pencil, eraser, and material to add color (watercolor paint, colored pencils, markers, etc.)

  • Meet Anita Cholewa, A 2020-21 RRAC Artist Mentorship Program Mentee

    As our Mentorship program year is rapping up, I sat down with mentee Anita Cholewa to see how the year went for her and to get to know her a bit better. Anita grew up in Chicago. She started drawing as a child and her father noticed her talent and signed her up for drawing… Read More

  • Tulips Watercolor Project

    MaryLeah Marshall takes you through the process of painting beautiful Tulips using watercolors. Materials Needed: watercolor paper, paintbrush, watercolor paint, pencil, and eraser.