Now featuring 10-week courses so you can spend even more time with our top-rated instructors in our light-filled studio. As always, classes feature:

  • Personalized instruction in a small group setting (maximum 12 students per class)
  • Locker rental
  • No hidden fees
  • Adult Open Studio time (19 hours available throughout the week and weekends)

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Registration open November 15

Acrylic Painting

Sundays| 10:30AM-1PM | 2/17 – 3/17 | $200

Students can express their inner artist through learning the basics of acrylic painting in this course. Through class demonstrations and personalized instruction, students will learn color mixing, tone value, texture, and composition. Students can start from a picture or a still life and will discover their unique personal expression. Painting in any style, students can paint from perception, imagination or abstraction. Small class size allows for one-on-one expert instruction that pushes students work to the next level. Beginners and advanced students are all welcome.

Instructor: Alex Pimienta

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Painting Your Vision

Mondays | 10AM-12:30PM | 1/7 – 3/25 | $375 

Whether you are a returning painter or a new artist, this course is designed for you to explore your personal vision. The diversity of practices within this class creates an inspiring space for each student to experiment. Students will work on independent projects at their own pace with personalized instruction and discussion. You can paint in your choice of oil paint or acrylic. Basic techniques will be covered, supplemented by advanced dialog for intermediate and advanced painters. Each artist will get one-on-one feedback sessions with the instructor.

Instructor: Jodie Niss

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Watercolor Painting

In this course students start by experimenting with watercolor and exploring techniques. Designed for all levels of experience, this course includes demos in color and design, wet-on-wet, and dry-brush techniques. Students will learn how to create texture, mix color, blend, use brushes, and understand composition. The class will use still lifes as well as reference materials such as sketches, reproductions, and photos. Students will develop their own style and abilities through individualized, one-on-one instruction as well as small group instruction. 

Mondays | 6:30 – 9PM | 1/7 – 3/25 | $375 

Instructor: Jodie Niss

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Thursdays | 10AM – 12:30PM | 1/10 – 3/14 | $375

Instructor: Kelsey Shwetz

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Painting Studio

Tuesdays | 6:30 – 9PM | 1/8 – 3/26 | $375

This course is for students who wish to continue their painting practice in a studio setting with one-on-one guidance of an instructor. Each student will work independently and will be guided on his/her personal painting journey through demonstrations,discussions, and individual artistic advice. Artists can paint in any medium they choose. Experienced painters of all levels welcome.

Instructor: Jodie Niss

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Oil Painting from Photographs

Thursdays | 6:30 – 9PM | 1/10 – 3/14 | $375

Learn the basics of oil painting or build on your existing skills. This oil painting class is for students of all levels who want to learn to paint from photographs. Bring a photo of your favorite person, animal, or landscape and have fun experimenting with oil paint. Learn how to set up your palette, mix colors, use color theory, create compositions, make textures and create a sense of light and dark.

Instructor: Jodie Niss

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Introduction to Oil Painting – FULL

Saturdays | 3 – 5:30PM | 1/12 – 3/16 | $375

In this class students will discover the creative and technical advantages of oil painting. Learn the basics—from setting up the palette and mixing colors to a variety of  other techniques—while painting still lifes. The exercises presented will develop your skills in observation and painting to create depth and develop a sense of light. Students will paint from still life setups as well as from their own photographs.

Instructor: Julia Chen


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