SEATTLE ART CLASSES

Looking for drawing, painting, collage, cartooning, colored pencil, and other art classes in Seattle? Rekindle School offers over a dozen different art classes each quarter.

  • Some classes run for several meetings.
  • Others are one-day workshops.
  • Most meet on the University of Washington campus.
  • To start exploring our Seattle art classes, scroll down or click the links below:


Art classes listed by start date

     SAT 11/17DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class #111351: Drawing for Absolute Beginners -
Saturdays, 10 am-12 noon. 11/17, 12/1, 12/8
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus
Minimum: 5. Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 8

"Whether your goal is to be able to draw from life, photos, or imagination, this enjoyable introductory class will help..."


     SUN 12/16: OIL PAINTING 1-DAY

OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class 68934: Oil Painting for Beginners -
Saturdays 2/16, 2/23, 3/2 - 10 am-12:15 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Minimum: 5. Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 1

"In this class, students will learn how to work with oils, using an easy step-by-step method that will have you falling in love with oils..."

 


     SAT. 1/5/19: DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class 163697: 
Drawing for Absolute Beginners -
Jan. 2019: Sat. 10 am-12 pm. 1/5, 1/12, 1/19
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus (Seattle)
Minimum: 5. Max: 16. Enrolled so far: 14

"Whether your goal is to be able to draw from life, photos, or imagination, this enjoyable introductory class will help..."


     SAT 1/5/19: CARTOONING
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class #17493 - Cartooning 101 - Jan. 2019 class -
1/5, 1/12, 1/19 - 12:30pm-2:30 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Minimum: 5. Max.: 12. Enrolled so far: 6

"Learn how to create your own characters and show them in action, even if you’ve never drawn before..."


     TUES 1/8/2019: DRAWING FACES AND PORTRAITS
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class 28575: Drawing Faces - Winter 2019 dates:
Tuesdays 1/8/19, 1/15/19, 1/22/19, 6pm-8pm
Instructor: Nils Osmar. Tuition: $125 + $10 reg. fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 2


     SATURDAY 1/12/19: ACRYLIC PAINTING

OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class 111128: ACRYLIC PAINTING
Sundays 3/23, 3/31, 4/7, 10am-12:30pm
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 1


     SATURDAY 1/12/19: WATERCOLOR PAINTING
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class # 162979: Watercolor - January 2019 class:
3 Saturdays: 1/12, 1/19 and 1/26, 1:30 pm-4 pm
Instructor: Lonni Flowers. Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 6


Starts on SATURDAY 1/26/2019
      DRAWING 102: THE NEXT STEP

OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class 179586: Drawing 102: Winter 2019 dates:  3 meetings: 1/26, 2/2, 2/9. Saturdays, 10 am-12 noon
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus


     TUES 1/29/19: FIGURE DRAWING
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

Class #29581: Figure Drawing - Three meetings:
1/29/19, 2/5/19, 2/12/19 - Tuesdays, 6 pm-8 pm
Tuition: $125 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 2


CLASSES OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT:


DRAWING CLASSES – Short Course Descriptions!

  • For a quick OVERVIEW of our current and upcoming drawing classes, scroll down!
  • For more information, including dates and times, student comments, and information about the instructor(s), click the course titles!

DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Anyone can draw… this means you! In this fun, step-by-step class, aimed at total beginners, we’ll work our way through a number of exercises designed to train your eye, hand and imagination to work together as a unit, or a team. Most students notice striking improvement as the class moves along. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


DRAWING 102: THE NEXT STEP

A fun follow-up to our “Drawing for Absolute Beginners” class! You’ll learn how to do contour drawing, draw in some fun new materials, and bring your artwork to the next level, using the step by step exercises in this class.


LEARN TO DRAW IN A DAY

A one-day version of our popular “Drawing for Absolute Beginners” class. You could spend your life trying to figure out drawing – or learn some basics that’ll make it a hundred times easier, in this class. Come join us to doodle, draw, have fun, and learn the basics of drawing in a day. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


COLORED PENCIL DRAWING for BEGINNERS

Looking for a colored pencil class in Seattle that’s easy, step-by-step, and designed for total beginners? A class where you can learn how to draw in color using high quality pencils, in beautiful, vibrant hues?  Our Seattle colored pencil class is a good place to start. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


DRAWING FACES

In this fun, information-filled Seattle drawing class, you’ll learn how to draw men’s, women’s, and children’s faces; how to draw folks from different countries and cultures; how to draw facial angles and expressions; how to draw the features: ears, noses, eyes, eyebrows and mouths; how to catch a resemblance when drawing from a photo or life; how to draw hair – and much more!  You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


FIGURE DRAWING

In this Seattle figure drawing class, you’ll learn how to draw realistic human figures using an easy step-by-step method, even if you’ve never drawn before. Plus: how to draw hands and feet, how to show the figure in action, and how to draw both male and female figures. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Goes great with our DRAWING FACES class. Seattle: UW campus  


DRAWING IN PEN, BRUSH AND INK

In this class you’ll learn to use brush-pens, inking brushes, felt tip pens and nib pens to create striking high-contrast images. You’ll learn how to do feathering, hatching, cross-hatching, and more. Offered every other quarter. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

In this Perspective drawing workshop, you’ll learn the basics of one-, two- and three-point perspective, and how to use some easy principles to enhance the realism in your drawings or paintings, and create a sense of depth and spatial reality. Easy, step-by-step instruction that anyone can learn and benefit form, even if you are brand new to perspective. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


PAINTING CLASSES – Short Course Descriptions!

ACRYLIC PAINTING for BEGINNERS

In this fun introductory class, you’ll learn how to mix and blend colors in acrylics; how to use brushes to create a variety of textures and patterns; how to start with a loose sketch or idea, and turn it into a lovely painting you can take home with you or give to a friend; and more. You’ll have fun, get comfortable working with acrylics, and you’ll learn techniques you can practice to develop your painting skills further in the future. Seattle: UW campus 


COLORED PENCIL DRAWING for BEGINNERS

Looking for a colored pencil class in Seattle that’s easy, step-by-step, and designed for total beginners?  A class where you can learn how to draw in color using high quality pencils, in beautiful, vibrant hues? Our Colored Pencil for Beginners workshop is a good place to start. (This class usually meets at Artist and Craftsman Supply store, in the University District in Seattle)


OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS

In this class, students will learn how to work with water-miscible oil paints, using an easy step-by-step method that will have you falling in love with oils. (Water-miscible paints clean up with water, so you don’t need turpentine or dangerous chemicals.) You’ll learn how to paint some simple and easy shapes; how to mix and blend colors; how to paint some simple objects and make them look three-dimensional; and more. Plus: an easy approach for painting trees, mountains, and flowers. Seattle: UW campus 


WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

Looking for a Seattle watercolor class that’s open to everyone, even those who’ve never painted before? “Watercolor Workshop” is a pleasant introduction to watercolor painting for anyone who enjoys color and wants to experience the joy of watching a painting of your own happen. By the end of the class, students will take home a variety of vibrant, fun paintings that you have created for yourself.  Seattle: UW campus 

CARTOONING CLASSES: Short Course Descriptions

CARTOONING 101

Looking for a fun introductory class in cartooning? In this class, you’ll learn how to create your own cartoon characters and show them in action, even if you’ve never drawn before. Whether you’re interested in drawing “gag” panels, greeting cards, humorous illustrations, comic books or newspaper strips, or just exploring a fun and easy new art form to take a break from it all, this class will get you off to a good start. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


COMIC BOOK ILLUSTRATION

In this class, open to everyone, students will start out by learning how to draw realistically proportioned adult human figures in a simplified comic book style, then learn how to show them in action. We’ll practice drawing, shading and inking the figure and moving it around on the page.  You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class.  Seattle: UW campus  

 

OTHER ARTS AND CRAFTS – Short course descriptions

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE

“Mixed Media Collage”is a great class for accomplished artists to unlock their creativity, and a wonderful introduction for beginning collage students as well. There is absolutely no experience required! No drawing skills needed at all!  No expensive tools to buy! Collage is a perfect way to get your creative feet wet. Note: There is a small materials fee payable to the instructor. 


COLORED PENCIL DRAWING

Looking for a colored pencil class in Seattle that’s easy, step-by-step, and designed for total beginners? A class where you can learn how to draw in color using high quality pencils, in beautiful, vibrant hues?  Our Seattle colored pencil class is a good place to start. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus