Arts & Crafts

Downtown Activity Center: 215 SW A Street Community Center: 1101 SW Citizens Circle
Hours vary by facility
Downtown Activity Center: 479-464-PARK (7275) Community Center: 479-696-0200
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Digital Photography 

If you want to learn photography or just need a refresher this class is for you! This 6 week class will cover basic photographic skills & techniques. Classes offer instruction and discussion on camera functions, lenses, exposure & different lighting situations. We will discuss composition, photographing different subjects, the differences between software that are available, how to handle raw files and file storage, and demonstrate how to do minor fixes to photographs. Come join us and learn how to take great photographs!

Dates:  May 1 – June 12 (no class 5/29)
Class meets every Monday
Time: 6:15pm – 8:15pm
Age:  18 and older
Cost:  $85 member / $95 non-member
Location: Bentonville Community Center

Digital Photography-Individual Photo Subjects

Ever wonder how photographers get that nice silky look on waterfalls? Or how to take photographs that reflect the splendor of landscapes and the captivating details of nature?  This two hour class will teach you the essential tools and techniques needed to get the most from your images and digital camera and give you suggestions and ideas on how and where to take superior landscape or waterscape photos!
New Classes Coming Soon!

Watercolor Painting

Explore the basics of Watercolor: choosing the right brushes, paint and paper, mixing and applying paint, correcting mistakes, and saving the white of the paper. Experiment with exciting tricks and techniques; all in a non-stressful, fun environment. Students will create a finished painting at the end of the 6 week session, while getting a good feel for a unique, enjoyable, and very beautiful medium.

All Supplies Included!

Acrylic Painting

Learn to paint with acrylics with all the basic acrylic painting tips and techniques you'll need in order to get great results. We will cover the appropriate brushes to use and which medium can create different results. The class will also focus on brush strokes, blending techniques and much more. You'll learn everything you need to know to make representational work as well as abstract.

All Supplies Included!

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