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Artists' Market offers a wide range of classes, workshops, and groups for personal enrichment.  To maintain an intimate setting and be sure Instructors are really accessible, most classes are limited in size to 6 - 10 participants. You can register for them online, or you can print and send in the mail-in registration form.  We're now accepting reservations for the events below.

Note: Please let us know about any course you are interested in that is not currently scheduled, and we'll notify you next time it's offered.

Painting With Alcohol Inks Instructor: Jane Brennan

Learn to paint and play with alcohol inks!

Artist Jane Brennan will help you experience the thrill of bloom and the blend of alcohol ink, as these vibrant colors act and react.  You’ll learn techniques like free flow, pouring, and painting on ceramic tiles, as well as other surfaces.  

All materials for this class will be supplied and you will go home with finished tiles.

This class is not currently scheduled; please e-mail us to be notified next offering.


“Basic -Intermediate Watercolor” with Michelle Schroeder

Watercolors are quick, clean, and portable!  Study the basics of watercolor, and see why some say it’s the most exciting and expressive medium of them all. 

You’ll learn how to prep the paper and practice the different brushstrokes.  Then our Instructor will guide you through the creation of your own monochrome picture, as well as a polychrome picture. 

You’ll also discover how to plan and compose a landscape, and add simple details.   The cost of the class includes all the materials you’ll need, plus a nice mat and frame to take your creation home in.

Tuition: $55    

This class is not currently scheduled.

How To Be Happy Class

For complete information on our "How To Be Happy" class click here

"Drawing Fundamentals" with John Tomlinson

This three hour session provides students with basic drawing instruction from Master Artist John Tomlinson (click here for his bio).  With John’s guidance and an arranged still life, you’ll learn to develop your observational skills, drawing techniques, technical abilities, and creative responses.

The cost includes some great stuff to take home with you, including a portable tabletop sketch box, a 9 x 12 inch, 30-sheet drawing pad, an assortment of pencils (including graphite and charcoal drawing pencils, with kneaded rubber and gum rubber erasers), and a pencil sharpener.

You might never leave home without your sketch pad again!

Tuition: $75 for a three hour session  Please e-mail us if you'd like to be notified when this class is next scheduled.

"Introduction to Pastels" with Michelle Schroeder

The direct, colorful nature of pastels is ideal for capturing the qualities of immediacy, spontaneity, and sparkle. Bright colors or dark ones, sparkling clarity or misty atmosphere, landscape, still life, portrait—there’s no subject, style, or mood that can't be portrayed beautifully in pastel.

This three hour session provides students with Basic Drawing instruction from Master Artist Michelle Schroeder. An art instructor for many years, she is also an accomplished artist in her own right.

With Michelle’s guidance, you’ll learn the basics of becoming a pastel artist—no prior experience necessary. The cost includes all materials needed for the class. Sign up and see why many artists call pastel the purest form of painting.

Tuition: $50 for a three hour session.  Please e-mail us if you'd like to be notified when this class is next scheduled.

Learn to Zentangle!

Learn to Zentangle with Linda Cobb—The Zentangles Method is

  • easy-to-learn
  • relaxing
  • enjoyed all over the world across a wide range of skills, interests, and ages
  • a fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. 

     It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction, and is said to increases a sense of personal well-being.

Join Zentangles Master Linda Cobb for a two hour exploration of this art form—no experience necessary.

Tuition: $35

This class is not currently scheduled.  Please e-mail us if you'd like to be informed when it is next scheduled.

"Fashion Intervention" with Daria Dorosh

     "Fashion Intervention with Daria Dorosh" is a hands-on design workshop for people of all ages, genders, and experience who love fashion and believe in sustainable clothing design. (Click here for her bio.) She will teach you how to refashion old clothes into new ones!  No previous skills required. 

Participants are required to bring from five to ten items that are stained, damaged, or no longer wearable.  Favorite ribbons, buttons, beads, trims, and textile scraps are also useful.  We’ll have a supply of scissors, needles, thread, and pins on hand, but feel free to bring your own as well.

Make room in your closet, express your creativity, create a new wardrobe, and save space in landfills—all at the same time!

Tuition for this session is $45. Please e-mail us if you'd like to know when this class is next scheduled.

Learn To Play Guitar 


Without Reading Music

Group or Private Guitar Lessons


Learn any style (folk, rock, blues, country, and more)

Experienced teacher of adult learners

Learn a song the first lesson

Music, handouts, and chord charts included

Rent, buy, or bring a guitar

Bi-weekly Lessons

Group Lessons: $10 per lesson 

Private Lessons: $25 per lesson

Call 845-557-8713 or E-MAIL US

"Pastel Pet Portraits" with Ann Marie Nitti

Bring your favorite picture of your favorite pet and learn how to render it’s likeness in a beautiful pastel portrait.  Our Instructor is nationally known for her pet portraits, and was the subject of pieces in both Animal Fair and Hudson Valley magazines.

With Ann Marie’s gentle guidance, you’ll discover that your pastel pet portrait can capture not only the facial structure and fur of your pet, but also the unconditional love your pet displays.

Includes all necesary supplies, plus a mat and frame for your creation.

Tuition: $55 for this three hour session  Please e-mail us if you'd like to be notified when this class is next scheduled.

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