ART CLASSES – OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

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.


WATERCOLOR PAINTING

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.


JEWELRY MAKING

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

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

OIL PAINTING 101

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.