Overview

Our current painting classes are led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 marked her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing. She is also a former Artist in Residence at the Ignite Studio at the Fishers Library and the 2020 Nickel Plate Arts Arts Educator of the Year.

We update this page as new and different classes become available – check back often or sign up for our newsletter to get updates.

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UPCOMING IN 2023
Tuesday Oil Painting (All Levels), Jan 10-Feb 21, 9-11 a.m. EDT

$175 for all 7 sessions, $25 for a single session

Register here!

January 10th-February 21st
Tuesdays
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT

Suggested age 16+

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. A minimum of 3 students is required for the instructor to teach an in-person session. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

For creative people with either some previous painting experience or none at all, these Studio Sessions provide time to work alongside other painters and get guidance and tips from our talented painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.
Join in from week to week to work on your own project or take advantage of the assignments and challenges that our instructor gives.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts and have the instructor ship them to you, there is an option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies”

Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 marked her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.

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 highly recommended for in-person students. We reserve the right to require masks at any time.
– 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!

Wednesday Morning Oil Painting (All Levels), Jan 11-Feb 22, 9-11 a.m. EDT

$175 for all 10 sessions, $25 for single session

Register here!

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. A minimum of 3 students is required for the instructor to teach an in-person session. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

Wednesdays, January 11th-February 22nd
10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. (EDT)

Suggested age 16+

For creative people with either some previous painting experience or none at all, these Studio Sessions provide time to work alongside other painters and get guidance and tips from our talented painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.
Join in from week to week to work on your own project or take advantage of the assignments and challenges that our instructor gives.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts and have the instructor ship them to you, there is an option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies”

Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 marked her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.

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 highly recommended for in-person students. We reserve the right to require masks at any time.
– 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.

Wednesday Evening Oil Painting (All Levels), Jan 11-Feb 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT

$175 for all 7 sessions, $25 for single sessions

Register here! 

These sessions will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. A minimum of 3 students is required for the teacher to hold an in-person session. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

Wednesdays, January 11th-February 22nd
6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT

For creative people with either some previous painting experience or none at all, these Studio Sessions provide time to work alongside other painters and get guidance and tips from our talented painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.
Join in from week to week to work on your own project or take advantage of the assignments and challenges that our instructor gives.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts, there is an additional option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies,”
Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

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 strongly recommended for in-person students. We deserve the right to require masks at any time.
– 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 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!

FUTURE CLASSES:
Tuesday Oil Painting (All Levels), March 14-April 25, 9-11 a.m. EDT

$175 for all 7 sessions, $25 for a single session

REGISTRATION LINKS COMING IN 2023

March 14th-April 25th
Tuesdays
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT

Suggested age 16+

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. A minimum of 3 students is required for the instructor to teach an in-person session. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

For creative people with either some previous painting experience or none at all, these Studio Sessions provide time to work alongside other painters and get guidance and tips from our talented painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.
Join in from week to week to work on your own project or take advantage of the assignments and challenges that our instructor gives.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts and have the instructor ship them to you, there is an option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies”

Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 marked her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.

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 highly recommended for in-person students. We reserve the right to require masks at any time.
– 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!

Wednesday Morning Oil Painting (All Levels), March 15-April 26, 9-11 a.m. EDT

$175 for all 10 sessions, $25 for single session

REGISTRATION LINK COMING IN 2023

This class is will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. A minimum of 3 students is required for the instructor to teach an in-person session. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

Wednesdays, March 15th-April 26th
10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. (EDT)

Suggested age 16+

For creative people with either some previous painting experience or none at all, these Studio Sessions provide time to work alongside other painters and get guidance and tips from our talented painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.
Join in from week to week to work on your own project or take advantage of the assignments and challenges that our instructor gives.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts and have the instructor ship them to you, there is an option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies”

Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 marked her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.

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 highly recommended for in-person students. We reserve the right to require masks at any time.
– 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.

Wednesday Evening Oil Painting (All Levels), March 15-April 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT

$175 for all 7 sessions, $25 for single sessions

REGISTRATION LINK COMING IN 2023

These sessions will use a hybrid model: students may participate in-person at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, or participate online via Zoom. A minimum of 3 students is required for the teacher to hold an in-person session. For information on our safety procedures for in-person students, please see “Health and Safety Requirements” below.

Wednesdays, March 15th-April 26th
6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT

For creative people with either some previous painting experience or none at all, these Studio Sessions provide time to work alongside other painters and get guidance and tips from our talented painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.
Join in from week to week to work on your own project or take advantage of the assignments and challenges that our instructor gives.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts, there is an additional option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies,”
Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

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 strongly recommended for in-person students. We deserve the right to require masks at any time.
– 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 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!

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We’re weaving together the fabric of our community. Add your thread and get in on the art game! Enroll yourself, friends or family members in one of our painting classes. Keep tabs on upcoming classes 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!

We’re Blushing

“I’ve really enjoyed the class. I didn’t know that I could paint anything recognizable. Even though I’m not as good as some, I am so proud of the paintings that I have done so far. It is good for me to set the time aside to paint, otherwise I probably wouldn’t find the time at home.”

– Anita Landress –

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