Guidelines for 
Classes and Workshops
Classes for kids and teens are on a separate page on this site

Registration is open to PSAA members and the public. Members receive a discount on all classes and workshops. For workshops where tuition is $150 or more, a deposit of $100 must accompany the registration. Full payment is due thirty (30) days prior to the workshop. Generally the deposit is non-refundable unless there is a wating list, or if the class is cancelled. 

Advanced registration is encouraged. See the Forms page on this website for registration guidelines and registration forms for the workshops and classes listed below.  
All Classes and Workshops are held at PSAA.


In the event of inclement weather, class schedules may change. If you have any concerns, please call Pat Pelletier at 609-971-8962. 
Thank you.

2017 Schedule
Classes, Workshops, Demos and 
Plein Air Sessions


Mail course registration forms (above) and checks made out to PSAA...
PLEASE include your name, phone and email and all the class information (teacher, medium, dates) when you send your check in. Thank you. 

Mail to: 
Pat Pelletier, PSAA Registrar, 5 One Eye Way, Waretown, NJ 08758

Pat's phone and email:

Registration and Payments for regular classes and workshops must be in for a minimum of 6 students at least five days prior to the start of class. Reimbursements will be made to those who have paid for a cancelled class. 

There will be no cancellations or refunds after class starts.

Before sending payment, call the registrar to be sure that the class is not full. 
Classes have limited space.
Click here to print this form
Note: to view a printable version of the 2017 schedule in a brochure format below, click our Fall 2017 brochure of classes, front and back.
Note: Please bring paper towels and a table cover to classes. Students are responsible for cleaning up their work area and lunch area when finished.

Classes and 


Portrait Session - Sundays, 1 to 3pm except holiday weekends.  A model is provided for members to draw or paint in any medium they choose.  Assistance is available.  There is a $2.00 fee for the model. 

Portrait Session - Mondays, 7pm to 9pm except holidays.  Assistance is available.  There is a $2.00 fee for the model

Life Drawing Session - Thursdays, 7pm to  9pm except holidays.  An undraped model is provided for members to draw or paint using the media of their choice.  Advice and assistance is available if needed.  There is a $5.00 fee for models.

Do Your Own Thing - Wednesdays, 10:30am to 2:30pm (except last Wednesday of the Month and Board meeting days)

Artists Helping Artists meet on Wednesdays, 2:30pm to 4:30pm (except the last Wednesday of the month). No fee.

Classic Botanical Art
a new addition to the schedule was a one time only, single day workshop with internationally known botanical artist Dianne Sutherland Ball.  She was in the area and instructed a class at PSAA on September 30th. PSAA provide the paper. Members $60, Non-members $90. This class was for intermediate to advanced watercolor students. 

Art Chat with Nancy Glines - the first and third Thursday mornings of every month at 10:15 at the Seaport Shanty in Tuckerton Seaport, but check the "Pine Shores Art" page on Facebook for any last minute changes or cancellations.

Plein Air Group on nice-weather days, the dates are typically alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays based on feedback from the last few years. We usually meet about 8:30am-9am and paint until noon, but you are welcome to paint all day if you want. Once the coordinator decides on a location, an email is sent out on the weekend prior to the outing. If interested, contact Paul Hartelius or Kathy Crocker ( at 609-597-3557 and leave a detailed message. And it's free!  Check out this page for a previous Plein Air session.  

Fees for the classes are $50 for members, $75 for non-members, unless otherwise noted.

Note: In the event of inclement weather, class schedules may change. If you have any concerns, please call Pat Pelletier at 609-971-8962. Thank you.
In the event of inclement weather, class schedules may change. If you have any concerns, please call Pat Pelletier at 609-971-8962. Thank you.
Note: for Class schedules and related information, please scroll down

Scenes from Pat Morgan's recent 2-day Watercolor workshop
18 happy students in Pat Morgan's flower workshop - and - oh - those greens!


Carolyn Opderbeck's Alcohol Ink class has been rescheduled for 
December 4th and 5th

Also, Jason Ward's Acrylics class still needs a few more students. Jason and Sheri always have a challenging atmosphere that brings artists to the next level. Learn some different techniques, great background and practical approaches.

Still room in most of our other October classes, so check the schedules and get your checks in to Pat Pelletier if you want them to proceed!


Pine Shores Art Association
94 Stafford Ave PO Box 886 Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone: 609-597-3557 ♦ email: ♦ 
Classes & Workshops 2017 

Please Read

Important Changes to Pine Shores Art Association

Sign-Up and Refund Policy for Instructors 2018

For workshops where tuition is $150 or more, a deposit of $100 must accompany the registration. For classes from $100 to $150 in tuition, the deposit will be $50. Full payment must be received 30 days prior to the class start date. If withdrawal is prior to 30 days from the class start date, any monies paid, less a $40 service fee, will be refunded. Pine Shores Art Association policy standard is that there will be no refunds given for withdrawals from classes for Out-Of-Town instructors within 30 days of the class start date.

If a class fails to meet the required minimum enrollment by 30 days prior to the start date, the workshop will be canceled and full refunds issued. If a student withdraws from the class within the 30-day period, and a replacement is found, the student will receive a refund minus a $40 service/cancellation charge. If a replacement cannot be found, no refund will be issued.

For local instructors, there is a maximum and minimum enrollment set by the instructor and program committee. A minimum of eight (8) paid students is required ten (10) days prior to the start date or the workshop will be cancelled and full refunds issued. PSAA assumes no liability for non-refundable expenses related to workshop cancellations or schedule changes.

Register for classes and pay online at PSAA or make checks payable to PSAA and mail to Pat Pelletier, 5 One Eye Way, Waretown, NJ 08758. Please include your name, email address, phone number, specific class info, and instructor's name with all checks. 

(To become a member, you must submit a separate check for $30 and mail to Membership - PSAA, 94 Stafford Avenue, Manahawkin NJ 08050.)

   September 30 - Botanical Art class - CLASS IS  FULL - WAIT LIST ONLY 
  Dec. 4 & 5           Alcohol Ink (2)                                          Carolyn Opderbeck                  9:30-3:30         50                75        
9:30-3:00         60                90
  Oct. 26 & Nov. 2    Pastel (2)  - some supplies included       Renee Leopardi                       9:30-3:30          60                80       
Classes & Workshops 2017
Here is a photo of many of the class members and their paintings from the Beginning Oils class. Instructor Jill DeFelice was really impressed with the finished paintings.