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Dip your toes into the world of art making! Try this bundle of beginner level drawing and painting classes to experience a range of mediums, teachers, and styles. We offer in-person, online, and hybrid classroom options for your comfort. Register for one or all of these classes today:

  • Beginning Drawing – ACF21102 – In-person
  • Painting Foundations – ACF21203 – Hybrid (in-person and online)
  • Watercolor 101 – ACF21301 – Online


About the Classes:


Beginning Drawing – ACF21102 – In-person

9/13 – 11/29, no class 10/11
Mondays, 11 Sessions
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Instructor: Ola Aksan

This is a professional yet fun introduction to drawing! Learning to draw provides students with an excellent foundation for additional drawing, painting, and other art explorations. Sharpen your observation skills and learn to develop accurate and expressive drawings using a variety of materials. See website for materials list.


Watercolor 101 – ACF21301 – Online

10/26 – 11/30
Tuesdays, 6 Sessions
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Instructor: Michele Clamp

This 6-week online watercolor class is designed for beginners!You’ll be able to view Michele’s paper as she demonstrates watercolor techniques from the basics to finished paintings. You’ll be able to paint alongside her, ask questions, and interact with other students.
During our 6 week course we will learn about:

  • Different materials used in watercolor
  • Color wheel, values, and hues, and how to mix every color possible with your
  • Washes and how to mix dark and light values.
  • Brush stroke and wet on wet techniques, dry brush strokes, layering, edges and so much more!


Painting Foundations – ACF21203 – Hybrid (in-person and online)

10/27 – 12/1, no class 11/24
Wednesdays, 5 Sessions
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Instructor: Michael Wilson

Set your inner artist free in a studio painting class! Working from observation, beginners will complete exercises in value, color, and chroma. Advanced beginners begin to generate their own projects while absorbing instruction, critique, and healthy doses of encouragement. All will explore new techniques and painting concepts. This class provides a solid, comprehensive foundation in oil or acrylic for students intent on developing their ease, skill, and facility with paint. See website for materials list.


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Watercolor 101 - ACF21301 - Online
$ 335.00
Painting Foundations - Hybrid: In-Person - ACF21203
$ 335.00
Painting Foundations - Hybrid: Online - ACF21204
$ 335.00

In the event of a COVID-related building closure, in-person classes will continue with live online learning (Zoom). In the case of equipment-intensive courses, the curriculum may be adjusted slightly. For example, all ceramics classes will continue with a handbuilding focus.

Please Note: Online registration for classes that begin on Monday or Saturday close the Friday before at 12PM. Online registration for classes that begin on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday close on the day before at 12PM. If class registration has closed online and you are interested in registering, please email Marte at [email protected]

Adult Live Online Learning (Zoom) Classes: The “Student’s Email” you provide during registration will be emailed the Zoom link and login information one hour before the class begins.

Children/Teen Live Online Learning (Zoom) Classes: The email you provide at checkout will be emailed the Zoom link and login information one hour before the class begins.

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