Personal Mandala Workshop

Based on the research and teachings of Angeles Arrien's book "Signs of Life," students will learn what signs and symbols are most beneficial to their own well being. The author […]

Painting Or Drawing The Portrait

Become more confident as a portraitist and capture the personality of your subject in your art. Students already confident in a medium other than graphite pencil (e.g. oil, acrylic, pastels, […]

Portrait & Figure Drawing

Learn the guidelines for creating a successfully executed human portrait. The first four weeks of class will cover portrait proportions, measurements, and shading, as well as creating natural looking hair […]

Painting Or Drawing The Portrait

Become more confident as a portraitist and capture the personality of your subject in your art. Students already confident in a medium other than graphite pencil (e.g. oil, acrylic, pastels, […]

Smooth Painting With Pastels

Working on smooth surfaces with pastels enables you to blend your colors smoothly and quickly; it lends itself to creating color almost by "accident." One can move  pastels quickly and […]

February Vacation: Still Life Painting

Using watercolor pencils and canvas students will draw from a still life and will learn a new way of seeing the ordinary objects around them. Perspective, watercolor painting techniques, and […]

Drawing For All

Students will draw with graphite pencil, learning about line, dark and light values, composition and more. We will turn the ordinary into the sublime, working from a still life (and […]