You don’t have to be Picasso to enjoy our Drawing and Painting classes. Artists of all levels have the opportunity to create mini-masterpieces in The Arts Center’s drawing, painting, and printmaking courses.

Not sure where to begin? Try Drawing for the Terrified, Intuitive Painting, or any other Beginner-level class.

Bring your sense of adventure as you explore new tools, materials, and mediums in Studio Art classes at The Arts Center.



  • Perspective Drawing

    This one-day workshop introduces one of the most important elements in drawing: perspective. Through demonstrations, presentations, and drawing exercises, students will learn the basic skills of drawing fr...

    July 22, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Marion Reynolds

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  • Drawing for the Terrified Intensive

    This week-long intensive is for anyone who has ever said "I can't draw," but wished it were otherwise! Whether you are new to drawing or looking to build on a little experience, you will develop and refine...

    July 24, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: David Dowd

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  • Photopolymer Intaglio ADDED SESSION

    Photopolymer Intaglio is a nontoxic printmaking technique with rich tonal results for both photographic and hand-drawn images. Students will learn to use Photoshop to make or alter images which will be use...

    July 30, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Colleen Cox

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  • Diving into Drawing Weekend Workshop

    In this beginning-to-intermediate intense workshop for the “no longer terrified,” you will experience drawing a variety of subject matter. Sharpen skills and learning techniques while exploring still-l...

    August 5, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: David Dowd

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  • Painting Color Workshop: Oil and Acrylic

    This class provides creative approach to color theory, with a focus on adding richness and vitality to your paintings. This all-levels workshop is appropriate for complete beginners or experienced painters...

    August 12, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

    Instructor: Marion Reynolds

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  • Figure Drawing Open Studio

    Immerse yourself in an intensive afternoon-long figure drawing experience offered in the "open-studio" tradition. The Arts Center faculty will be available for discussion, but no instruction will be provi...

    August 19, 2017 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Armando Soto

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