Keizer Art Association


Colored Pencil Class

Instructor: TBA

Fall Term: October 3-November 21, 2022, 9:00am-12:00 noon, 8 weeks, $80

Winter Term: January 9-February 27, 2023, 9:00am-12:00 noon, 8 weeks, $80

Spring Term: April 3-May 22, 2023 9:00am-12:00 noon, 8 weeks, $80

Colored Pencil Classes are taught by various talented artists. Realism, abstraction, whimsy, landscape, portraiture, and wildlife are all favorite subjects of colored pencil students. In these classes you will learn color theory, layering, strokes, use of paper and tools, dry pencil, watercolor pencil and much more. These classes show the student how much fun it is to learn new techniques and stretch your expertise. All levels of pencil pushers welcome. Please sign up for class at least two weeks ahead of time. We are limited to 18 students.

Bacic Supplies:

  • Set of 24+ size Prismacolor, Lyra, Faber Castel, or professional artist-grade colored pencils
  • Set of water color pencils (optional)
  • Kneaded eraser f or lifting and/or a variety of erasers of your choice
  • Pad or sheets of good quality paper, such as Bristol, Stonehenge, or Canson
  • Ruler or straight edge, eraser shield (optional), electric eraser (optional)
  • Pencil sharpener, (metal blade, not plastic) can be battery operated, electric, or hand-held
  • Drawing board or support for paper
  • Drafting tape or artist tape
  • Soft drafting brush or non-used makeup brush
  • Container to hold supplies and to protect pencils from breakage
  • A sense of humor

*Since we have guest instructors, you may be asked to bring other supplies.

Students can register on-line at and pay using Credit Card, Debit Card, or PayPal. Or, checks can be written to Keizer Art Association and mailed to 980 Chemawa Rd. NE, Keizer, OR 97303. Questions? Call or text Carol Harris at 503-580-5476 or email at

Please click on "Pay Now" to register and pay for the FALL TERM 8 classes. Payment is $80.

Please click on "Pay Now" to register and pay for the WINTER TERM 8 classes. Payment is $80.

Please click on "Pay Now" to register and pay for the SPRING TERM 8 classes. Payment is $80.

Click on "Pay Now" to register and pay for the 3 sessions. (Total Class Cost = $90 plus $10 Material Fee.
Material Fee of $10 to be paid directly to instructor and is due at first session.)

Click on "Pay Now" to register and pay for this class. (Total Class Cost = $55)

Steve Kleier -- Landscape Watercolor Painting
2 Day Workshop
March 11-12 2023

The natural landscape is beautiful, and everyone can enjoy looking at it. Painting it is fun and easy with a few skills and getting a good one feels great! I will show you ways that interpret the landscape using classic painting concepts that tap into your inner artist. This class is for intermediate and advanced artists and would be a great for someone who has been painting in oil or acrylic and wants to try watercolor. Join me for fun and learning.

Watercolor Materials List

  • Sketchbook , pencils and eraser
  • Artists Quality Watercolor paper (140lb cold press suggested)
  • Cheap student grade paper for tests
  • Pallet for mixing colors
  • Spray bottle
  • Pallet knife
  • Kleenex tissue
  • Cotton cloth or sponge
  • Selection of artists quality watercolor brushes


  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Manganese Blue
  • Cad yellow Lt
  • Cad Red Lt
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Raw Sienna
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Paynes grey
  • White Gouache Optional
  • Burnt Umber
  • Prussian Blue
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Or bring the colors you have and use those

Click on "Pay Now" to register and pay for this workshop. (Total Cost = $100)

Watercolor Painting with Michelle Myers

A new class is in the planning stage.

Check back soon for more information.

Pyrography Class w/ Donna Miller

Live Class in the Keizer Arts Classroom

This class is interrupted due to an injury. Updated session dates will be announced.

Class Cost $50 for 4 Sessions
$5 Material Fee Due at First Session

Register early. Class size limited to 10 students.

Believe it or not, this is Burning on Watercolor Paper. One would think that you have to turn the heat down but actually it burns a little hotter while still being careful to not burn through.

Materials provided for use during class:

  • Wood burning kit
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Pattern
  • Graphite paper
  • Tape
  • Red Pen
  • Pencil
  • White eraser
  • Tip cleaner
  • Sample Design

Materials suggested to bring to class:

  • Small desk fan
  • Watercolor pencils (optional)
  • Small watercolor brush (optional)

Class Outline

  • Brief history of pyrography
  • Safety do's & don'ts
  • Materials that can be used to wood burn
  • Preparation of material to be burned
  • Open Wood burning kits
  • Short project
  • Main project
  • Sealing finished project

Click on "Pay Now" to register and pay for the 4 sessions. (Total Class Cost = $50.
Lab Fee of $5 to be paid directly to instructor and is due at first session.)

Great Teaching Opportunities

KAA has created an instructional environment that will meet all your teaching needs.

In-person Classes

  • Well Lighted Classroom
  • Projection of Demos
  • Art Library

Online Classes

  • Fast Internet
  • Professional Equipment
  • Unlimited Number of Remote Students
  • In-class Live Technical Support

Patio Classes

  • Large Open Patio
  • Attractive Setting

Contact KAA ( for more info and class scheduling

Special For Oregon Trail Card Holders

Keizer Art Association supports our art community by providing free art classes to Oregon Trail Card holders. This offer is provided on an as-available basis.
Contact KAA at for more information.

New classes coming soon.

You can purchase with confidence from KAA!


If a KAA class is cancelled, you will receive a FULL REFUND that can be used for a future class or returned to you.


If YOU wish to cancel up to 2 weeks prior to the scheduled class, you will receive CREDIT towards a future class. If YOU cancel 1 week prior to the scheduled class, you will receive a 50% CREDIT towards a future class. If YOU do not attend the class, there will be no refund or credit. Art class instructors are paid based on student enrollment. This policy enables our quality instructors to plan for their class.

Please Note:

If you are having a problem registering and/or paying for a class online, please contact attention Carol Harris. Carol will help you through any problems you may be experiencing. We are always happy to register you for a class by email or in person at KAA.

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