Upcoming in-person classes:
Situ Art Academy, Covina CA

Exploring Color Harmony

February 6, 2020 - April 9, 2020

Color is the most sensual and emotionally appealing aspect of painting – and it is also one of the most deceptively tricky factors the painter has to contend with. How do you achieve a beautiful color harmony? How do you create a sense of mood? How do you capture a believable depiction of light? In this class, we will explore all of these questions and more.

Creative Arts Group, Sierra Madre CA:

Exploring Watercolor (ages 10-14)

January 14, 2020 - March 3, 2020

Watercolor is a wonderful first painting medium for young artists. In this class, we will explore the concepts that are crucial to painting – basic color theory, effective brush techniques, planning and composition, as well as fundamental drawing. We will also experiment with some beautiful special effects that are unique to watercolor.

Creative Arts Group, Sierra Madre CA:

Sketchbook Magic (ages 10-14)

January 15, 2019 - March 4, 2020

Keeping a sketchbook is a fantastic way for artists of all ages to learn and develop creatively. In this class, students will explore the fundamentals of drawing and painting through the practice of keeping a sketchbook. We will experiment with different media - ballpoint pen, colored pencil, opaque watercolor, as well as different subjects and techniques.

Creative Arts Group, Sierra Madre CA:

Oil Painting for Beginners - Learning From the Masters

January 14, 2020 - March 17, 2020

Have you ever wanted to paint in oils but wasn’t sure how to get started? Then this is the ideal painting class for you. In this class, we will focus on learning the fundamentals of oil painting by studying the work of master artists. 

Hippo Factory, Los Angeles CA:

One Day Workshop: Arranging and Painting Flowers

March 14, 2020

Have you ever wanted to paint flowers? If you have ever found inspiration in gardens and florist shops, then this is the workshop for you. Flowers are an incredibly rewarding and fun painting subject – but also a very challenging one! This one-day workshop will introduce you to some basic concepts and practices that will make flower painting a little less intimidating.

The Art Studio LLC, Westminster CA:

Painting Portraits in Charcoal and Oil

January 27, 2020 - March 23, 2020

In this class, you will learn the basics of drawing with a fun, painterly approach. By using a variety of charcoal materials and tools like paint brushes, blending stumps and rags, you will learn to create beautiful portraits and improve your drawing skills with a technique that closely mimics painting.

Private Painting and Drawing Lessons

I am also happy to offer limited private or semi-private lessons for students living in or near Los Angeles, CA. Private lessons are a wonderful way for students to get individualized attention and instruction based on their particular needs. This is a great option for beginners who want to kickstart their learning or for more advanced students who want to focus on specific skills and techniques. Each private lesson is designed around the needs of each individual student and can be scheduled on a weekly or monthly schedule. All lessons are held at the residence or studio of the student. I will provide any reference materials, books or props that are needed. Students are expected to supply their own art materials. Please visit the contact me page or email me to schedule if you are interested in private painting or drawing lessons!

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