Registration for all classes can be done in person at Mistlin Gallery, or online at 

DSLR  Crash Course – Learn to Take Photographs Instead of Snapshots

Saturday, Feb. 23, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  $50

David Schroeder and John Wynn will teach the basics of using a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera.  Participants will learn about the “Exposure Triangle,” consisting of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO settings. Bring your camera and your manual.

Pet Portraiture in Pastels, Olive – Step by Step

Creating a cherished portrait of an animal friend, (or person), can be one of the most emotional and rewarding things an artist can do. For many artists, creating an accurate representation may seem a daunting task. In this workshop for beginners through intermediate, we will use techniques that will help whatever the level of expertise. Participants will take home methods they can apply to future projects.

Instructor, Christine Obers has achieved Distinguished Pastelist status from the Pastel Society of the West Coast. She has also received Master Pastelist status from the Pastel Artists of Canada.

Saturday and Sunday, March 9th and 10th with an optional day on Monday, March 11th. The fee for the 2 day workshop is $170. The optional third day adds $85. (This third day would only be available to those who have completed the previous two days.) Class size is limited to 8 participants. A supply list is available, or you can purchase supplies from Chris.

Drawing and Watercolor Workshop

Saturday, April 13, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sunday, April 14, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day 1 – On Saturday, Tony Pooler will lead a drawing and composition workshop with the intent of having a drawing that you can transfer to watercolor paper and complete at home, OR take to Day 2, Sunday, and complete it using watercolor with Anise Burns. She’ll teach about controlling watercolor washes while applying the elements and principles of design. $50 each day, attend one or both.

Figure Drawing Drop-In Each Wednesday, 7 – 9 p.m.

Join us for informal, non-instructional life drawing sessions with a nude model. This is a weekly drop-in group, $10 per night. Bring your own supplies and easel (tables are available). No registration necessary, over 18 only.