Warrensburg offers art classes

January 2, 2013

Several art classes will be offered soon by Mid-Missouri Artists and Warrensburg Parks and Recreation in the Arts and Crafts Room at the Warrensburg Community Center, 345 E. Gay St.

The winter/spring session offers the following classes:

Jan. 5 — Drawing Workshop. Taught by artist and art educator Linda  Hoover, this one-day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) workshop will focus on techniques to make drawing more realistic. The fee is $45.

Feb. 7 through March 7 (no class on Feb. 28) — Intermediate Acrylic Painting. Rosemary Ferkovich ensures that everyone has fun in her classes while they work on their acrylic painting techniques. This four-session class will  meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. The fee is $45.

Feb. 23 — Creative Collage. Award-winning artist Shirley Horacek will direct this one-day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) workshop in creative collage (the art of cut and pasting). The instructor will provide Unryu paper, but participants  are encouraged to bring other interesting papers and “found objects” to incorporate into their work. The fee is $45.

March 4 through 18 — Beginning Digital Photography. Professional photographer and artist Faith Bemiss will cover the basics of using a digital camera as well as photography basics, e-mailing photos, posting photos on social media and more. Photographers will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays from March 4 through 18. The fee is $43.

People may sign up at the Warrensburg Community Center or by calling  660-747-7178.  Those with a barcode and pin number can enroll online at