Registration is now open for the winter and spring china painting classes at Irving Recreation Center, 2010 Van Dorn. The center has offered china painting classes since 1991. They are taught by Lincoln artist Peg Pelter, an overglaze specialist who paints on porcelain, tile and pottery. Her work has appeared in The China Decorator, The China Painter and The British Porcelain Artist.
Classes are offered for beginning and experienced painters. Each four-week session and Saturday workshop includes the completion of at least one instructor-led project, or for the more advanced, the option to work independently.
"The classes are offered in a relaxed and social atmosphere, and the coffee is always on," said Dan Payzant, Director of Irving Recreation Center. "Our center has convenient parking, a spacious classroom with good lighting, two large kilns and a great teacher for this fun class."
The classes are offered on the following dates:
Students can register and pay for classes and workshops online at parks.lincoln.ne.gov (click the "Register Online" button). Those registering online will be required to use or sign up for a free MyInterlinc account, create a Parks and Rec profile and search for classes. Students may also register by phone at least seven days in advance by calling the Irving Rec Center at 402-441-7954.
More information on Parks and Recreation programs is available at parks.lincoln.ne.gov.