Berkeley Arts Council Art Classes for May

The Berkeley Arts Council announces three new art classes for May to be presented at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in downtown Martinsburg. May classes will be taught by Judith Becker, a juried artist with dual degrees in design and education.

Judith Becker with students
Judith Becker with students

For novices, Becker will present “Beginning Watercolor Painting” on a series of four Tuesday afternoons, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Two additional classes are designed for students working at all skill levels. “Mixed Media with Water Based Paint” is designed to expand one’s ability to express one’s self beyond the ordinary. The series will be held on Fridays, May 8, 15, 22 and 29, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

“Unlocking the Mysteries of Shading and Shadows,” a one-day class open to students using any medium, will take place on Saturday, May 9, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

As previously announced, Judith Becker will lead a special spring class, “Capturing the Beauty of Trees,” on Saturday, April 18, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate the season by learning to capture the colors, shades, textures and open spaces of different trees.

Details and registration information is on the web at

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