Overview

Nickel Plate Arts invites you to hone your drawing skills and develop new ones! This year, we are developing new classes, as well as offering old favorites! Our popular “Monday Night Drawing Class” for adult students (age 15+) is a great start for all skill levels. 

Enroll now to secure your seat in class!

Drawing Class with Eric
CURRENT CLASSES
Adult Drawing Class - Mondays, May 24 - Aug 2, 7-9 p.m. EDT

$120 for all 10 sessions – single sessions may be purchased for $12 each.

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

For ages 16+

Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi returns as our Monday Night Drawing Class instructor for our adult drawing class! Online students will receive a Zoom link each week. In-Person students should note the “Health & Safety Requirements” below.

Our popular drawing class is available to adult artists at all skill levels, basic to advanced. This is a great class for beginners and a relaxed opportunity for more experienced artists! Instructor Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi found her path in 1994 when she left the corporate world to pursue art. She has studied with renowned artists Graham Nickson, Dean of the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture; and Miraslov Antic, an instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She also has traveled extensively to many locales in Europe to hone her craft, sometimes alone and other times part of a group, but always with the goal of becoming a better artist. Jeannette is truly passionate about art and looks forward to teaching participants skills and techniques of artistic expression through drawing.

Nickel Plate Arts can provide basic materials to students. Please email info@nickelplatearts.org if you need supplies for the class. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will not be providing communal items for use: all students must keep and manage their own supplies.

***If you are purchasing a drop-in class the day that class is being held, you need to purchase by 5:00pm EDT in order to receive the Zoom link***

HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Our campus is open and available to everyone in our community, including children and members of vulnerable populations who may not yet have been able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. We are ensuring safety for in-person students, as well as for staff and guests, through the following procedures and requirements:

  • Face Masks are required for in-person students. Anyone who does not wish to wear a face mask may join the online option.
  • Our classroom space will be arranged for safe social distancing – we ask all students to respect social distancing guidelines.
  • We will provide sanitizing wipes and hand gel for student use. We ask that students wipe down their work areas at the end of class and as needed throughout class.
  • Students will be expected to obtain and keep their own supplies throughout the class: we will not provide communal supplies and the teacher will not be expected to clean or sanitize any supplies that students choose to share with each other.
  • No food or beverage will be served during class. Students may bring their own water or nonalcoholic beverages. We encourage students NOT to share their own food or drink with others during class. Please note – alcohol is not permitted on our campus during our classes.
  • It is our recommendation that all in-person students who are able should be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before they attend class.

Please note: Nickel Plate Arts and our class instructor can refuse service to anyone for any reason, including anyone who is unwilling to follow our safety guidelines. Also, Nickel Plate Arts reserves the right to convert any and all classes to online-only, if health and safety conditions require a change to our class format.
We know that these guidelines can be burdensome, but we appreciate everyone’s flexibility as we navigate this process!

Click here to register.

Tween & Teen Drawing Class - Wednesdays May 26 - July 28, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. EDT

$100 for all 10 sessions – single sessions can be purchased for $10 each.

Recommended for ages 11-15

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

This drawing class is available to tween and teen artists at all skill levels, basic to advanced. This is a great class for beginners and a relaxed opportunity for more experienced tween artists!

Instructor Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi found her path in 1994 when she left the corporate world to pursue art. She has studied with renowned artists Graham Nickson, Dean of the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture; and Miraslov Antic, an instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She also has traveled extensively to many locales in Europe to hone her craft, sometimes alone and other times part of a group, but always with the goal of becoming a better artist. Jeannette is truly passionate about art and looks forward to teaching participants skills and techniques of artistic expression through drawing.

Nickel Plate Arts can provide basic materials via pickup or shipping, but participants may also utilize their own supplies. Contact info@nickelplatearts.org if you need basic supplies.

HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Our campus is open and available to everyone in our community, including members of vulnerable populations who may not yet have been able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. We are ensuring safety for in-person students, as well as for staff and guests, through the following procedures and requirements:
– Face Masks are required for in-person students. Anyone who does not wish to wear a face mask may join the online option.
– Our classroom space will be arranged for safe social distancing – we ask all students to respect social distancing guidelines.
– We will provide sanitizing wipes and hand gel for student use. We ask that students wipe down their work areas at the end of class and as needed throughout class.
– Students will be expected to obtain and keep their own supplies throughout the class: we will not provide communal supplies and the teacher will not be expected to clean or sanitize any supplies that students choose to share with each other.
– No food or beverage will be served during class. Students may bring their own water. We encourage students NOT to share their own food or drink with others during class.
– It is our recommendation that all in-person students who are able should be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before they attend class. Please note that Nickel Plate Arts and our class instructor can refuse service to anyone for any reason, including anyone who is unwilling to follow our safety guidelines. Also, Nickel Plate Arts reserves the right to convert any and all classes to online-only, if health and safety conditions require a change to our class format. We know that these guidelines can be burdensome, but we appreciate everyone’s flexibility as we navigate this process!

Click here to register.

FUTURE CLASSES
Monday Night Drawing Class: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Sep 13–Nov 15

$120 for all 10 sessions – single sessions can be purchased for $10 each.
Registration will open in mid August

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom.

Jeanette Pomeroy Parssi returns as our Monday Night Drawing Class instructor for our online version of adult drawing class! After purchase, you will receive a Zoom link in order to video chat into the private interactive online course.

Our popular drawing class is available to adult artists at all skill levels, basic to advanced. This is a great class for beginners and a relaxed opportunity for more experienced artists! Instructor Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi found her path in 1994 when she left the corporate world to pursue art. She has studied with renowned artists Graham Nickson, Dean of the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture; and Miraslov Antic, an instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She also has traveled extensively to many locales in Europe to hone her craft, sometimes alone and other times part of a group, but always with the goal of becoming a better artist. Jeannette is truly passionate about art and looks forward to teaching participants skills and techniques of artistic expression through drawing.

Nickel Plate Arts will provide basic materials if needed via shipping directly to your home (please leave comment upon purchasing or send email to kwitsken@nickelplatearts.org if you need supplies), but participants are encouraged to use their own drawing supplies from home to maximize social distancing. Students must be 15 and older.

This ongoing class will be offered in subsequent sessions throughout 2021.

***If you are purchasing a drop-in class the day that class is being held, you need to purchase by 5:00pm EST in order to receive the Zoom link***

Tween & Teen Drawing Class - Wednesdays Sep 15-Nov 17, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. EDT

$100 for all 10 sessions – single sessions may be purchased for $10 each.
Registration will open in August.

Recommended for ages 11-15

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

This drawing class is available to tween and teen artists at all skill levels, basic to advanced. This is a great class for beginners and a relaxed opportunity for more experienced tween artists!

Instructor Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi found her path in 1994 when she left the corporate world to pursue art. She has studied with renowned artists Graham Nickson, Dean of the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture; and Miraslov Antic, an instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She also has traveled extensively to many locales in Europe to hone her craft, sometimes alone and other times part of a group, but always with the goal of becoming a better artist. Jeannette is truly passionate about art and looks forward to teaching participants skills and techniques of artistic expression through drawing.

Nickel Plate Arts can provide basic materials via pickup or shipping, but participants may also utilize their own supplies. Contact info@nickelplatearts.org if you need basic supplies.

Get Involved

We’re weaving together the fabric of our community. Add your thread and get in on the art game! Enroll yourself, your friends, or family members in one of our drawing classes. Keep tabs on upcoming class offerings by signing up for our newsletter. Become a member, volunteer, be a teacher, share your ideas for building community around the arts. Contact us to learn more!

Have a great experience? Let us know!

Email info@nickelplatearts.org with your class feedback!

Event Registration

Visit our calendar to find and register for the event you want to attend.

You know the value of a picture, so instead of reading 1,000 words, check out photos from past Monday Night Drawing Classes and other drawing adventures.

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