LOOKING FOR ONLINE ART CLASSES? Classes and workshops in drawing, painting, cartooning and more? Rekindle has several scheduled, with more coming soon.

  1. Our IN-PERSON CLASSES meet on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. They’ve been postponed due to coronavirus but will be back soon. For a full list of in-person classes – scroll down.
  2. Our ONLINE CLASSES can be taken on any mobile device using Zoom. See list below:



Anyone can draw… this means you! In this fun, step-by-step ONLINE DRAWING 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. More info


In this Seattle oil painting class, open to everyone but intended for absolute beginners, you’ll learn the techniques of the Old Masters, including glazing, impasto and palette knife painting techniques, producing a finished realistic painting with inner glow and lasting beauty.  This fun, step-by-step class offers offers personalized instruction within the camaraderie of a small group setting. More info


Looking for a fun introductory CARTOONING CLASS? Our instructor is in Seattle, but you can take this “real time” class anywhere in the world.  Topics covered in this intensive four week course include: How to draw cartoon faces and figures from several different angles; how to draw facial expressions and emotions; how to draw human and animal cartoon characters, and finish them in ink; and more. More info


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.

Whether you’re interested in gag cartoons, greeting cards, humorous illustration, drawing comic books or newspaper strips, or taking a cartooning class just for fun, this class will get you off to a good start.

In this fun, information-filled 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! 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Students will learn about composition, planning a painting, and underpainting as well as exploring how to apply paint in an Impressionist style. This class is ideal for aspiring painters with some experience in oil and acrylic painting, or for beginners who have completed the instructor’s OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS course.


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.


There will be instruction and assistance in using a variety of tools to make your designing easier. Each step will be explained, demonstrated, and then practiced with careful guidance in order to ensure a successful completion of the projects. By the end of the class, you will have created a pair or two of earrings, a gemstone bracelet of your choice, and a long “trade” bead necklace with a simple closure.


“Mixed Media Collage” is a great class for accomplished artists to unlock their creativity, and a wonderful introduction for beginning collage students as well.


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