Art Classes


Studio Painting

8 Classes 

Ages:ages 14+

(Children ages 14 – 17 must be accompanied by an adult.) Class size is limited, register early.

MOHS/Rm B-236  Time: 6:30-9:00pm
Session 1: Thurs. Sept 20 – Nov 15
(No class on Nov. 8th )

Session 2: Thurs. 11/29 – 1/24

Session 3: Thurs. 1/31 – 3/21

Session 4: Thurs. 3/28 – 6/6 No class 4/18 (10 sessions Cost:$140)


Open studio classes allow the freedom to explore. Methods of painting from sketch and design to final painting.  Water color will be incorporated. Materials and methods are covered, color and design, drawing and the function of various styles of painting are demonstrated by a professional Artist

Supplies needed

Oil paint  small tubes, at least 6 oil brushes size 2-4-6-8- a fan brush filbert style. rags, odorless paint thinner, liquin medium. canvas or canvas board any size. if using watercolor , a starter set of watercolors, paper or watercolor  pad, watercolor  brushes,1″ flat #6  round, synthetic sponge,#2 pencil,kneaded eraser,mixing palette or plastic dish..acrylics, 1 set of acrylic  paint , synthetic brushes,canvas or canvas pad.

Please bring an  image that you will be using for painting,either photograph or original drawing.

Any questions please email me at

Back by Popular Demand!

Strictly Watercolor

$84 (plus supplies)
Ages 14+

8 Mondays

Learn all the methods  and materials regarding watercolor painting, from beginner to experienced. Everyone works at their own pace with no pressure. Materials and methods allow each artist to find their own comfort zone, follow step by step instruction by Award winning Artist David John Rush, with more than 50 years of experience as a professional Artist and Educator.

Location: MOHS/Rm. B-236

 8 Mondays
Session 1: Sept. Sept 17 – Nov. 5

Session 2: 11/ 12-1/14 no class 12/24 or 1-31

Session 3: 1/28-3/25 no class 2/18

Session 4: 4/1-6/3 no class 4/15 or 5/27

Online Registration with Visa, MasterCard or Discover, if paying by check or cash please contact Recreation 973-426-7262

Art cdavid rushlasses presented by David Rush, Professional Artist Portrait Society of America,

50 years exp.


Byram artist recognized as one of NJ’s greatest