Farmstead Arts Center, located in Basking Ridge, is offering virtual (online) art classes, taught by the Farmstead’s talented teaching artists. Classes will be held via Zoom. Students can take advantage of online painting classes, including watercolor, oil, pastels, colored pencils and drawing classes including figure, portrait and illustration and more.

The six week classes begin September 26.

Registration is underway for the following classes, so don't delay in signing up today!

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Class with Margaret Fanning

  • Watercolor Portraits – Thursdays, 10am-12pm
  • Draw & Paint from Photos – Thursdays 1-3pm

Class with Stefano Junior - Introduction to Illustration & Cartooning – Saturdays, 11am-1pm

Classes with Oscar Peterson

  • Watercolor Painting – Wednesdays, 10am-12pm
  • Portrait Drawing – Fridays, 10am-12pm
  • Figure Drawing – Fridays, 1-3pm 
  • Landscape & Still Life Painting – Fridays – 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Classes with Doug Schiller

  • Master the Art of Colored Pencils - Mondays, 2-4pm
  • Intro to Studio Landscapes – Mondays, 7-9pm
  • Intro to Watercolors – Tuesdays, 2-4pm
  • Oil Painting – Tuesdays, 7-9pm
  • Intro to Pastels – Wednesdays, 1-3pm
  • Drawing & Painting for Adults– Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:30pm
  • Tromp L-oeil – Thursdays, 4-6pm 7-9pm
  • Teen Drawing & Painting – Thursdays, 7-9pm 

To sign up for classes, visit  Class descriptions can also be found at:

As our offices are closed, please email for more information.

Events are made possible, in part, by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.