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Beginner Acrylics

at Ako Eyong - Valley Village 5308 Laurel Canyon Blvd, North Hollywood, California 91607

This class is for absolute beginners as well as for those who want to brush up on their skills.  It is a step by step, paint along class, during which the theories and principles behind every step are explained before they are executed. The students watch the instructor and then repeat the process on their own canvasses. And if they have any...

Saturday Jun 29th, 3pm - 5pm

Painting with Acrylics for Adults

at East Los Angeles College - Monterey Park 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Los Angeles, California 91754

This course helps students create and express themselves through acrylic painting. Students will receive step-by-step instruction to learn acrylic painting techniques covering concepts such as, basic color theory, composition, brush strokes, blending, and much more Preparation: Please bring acrylic paints (primary colors are a must), a brush set...

Sunday Jul 21st, 1:30pm - 3pm

  (5 sessions)
$70

5 sessions

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Wine & Watercolor

at Life On Its Side Studios - Burbank 2220 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91506

A changing theme every month, this is a great course for beginners and experienced artist alike! The theme is usually a geeky theme such as Disney, Marvel, Harry Potter, etc.  You will learn some great watercolor techniques that are easy for beginners and fun for experienced artists. We’ll even explore some color theory as we go!

Thursday Jul 18th, 7pm - 9pm

Adult Art: Sketching

at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

Using pencils, charcoal, colored pencils, and oil pastels, sketch in the museum’s galleries surrounded by inspiring works of art to study from. We will cover line, perspective, shading, basic color theory, and how and when such techniques can be used in order to express an individual style and way of seeing the world.  This class is designed...

Saturday Jul 20th, 10am - 1pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

Beginning Abstract Painting

at Kline Academy of Fine Art - Palms 3264 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90034

Our sought after Abstract Instructor, Scott Yeskell, begins by showing his students a well worn system based on sound art theories. See live demonstrations how to keep your colors clean and create exciting paintings. Open to all ages & levels. What you will learn: Learn a developed system of abstract painting Learn how to work with emotion,...

Monday Jul 1st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$325

5 sessions

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Drawing with Colors

at Kline Academy of Fine Art - Palms 3264 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90034

Drawing With Color Instructor:  Lana GloschatClass  Time: Thurs. 6:45 - 9:45pm, Ongoing Start Anytime! In this exciting new class learn to create beautiful artwork with dry drawing media. Dry Color media is non-toxic and easy to store. Build your skills as a colorist through a series of exercises in wax based colored pencil...

Monday Jul 1st, 6:45pm - 9:45pm

Drawing & Illustration (Grades 3-5)

at El Camino College - Torrance 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

Do you want to learn how to draw or become better at drawing? In this step-by-step drawing class, you'll learn through fun daily art activities.  Each activity will cover a different subject or topic including Mind Craft, Snack Time Still Life, T-Rex, Picasso, and Optical Illusion Fun.  You'll learn about color theory, blending techniques,...

Monday Jul 29th, 12:30pm - 3pm

  (10 sessions)
$225

10 sessions

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Beginning Foil

at Allen Kenoyer Stained Glass - Lawndale 4571 Artesia Blvd, Lawndale, California 90260

You will learn about the tools of the trade, such as the glass cutter, pliers and running pliers. As in any craft, knowing what tools to purchase and how to use them properly is essential. The class will cover the theory of “Why Glass Breaks?" holding the cutter, scoring the glass, breaking using pliers, breaking using running pliers, using a...

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)
$125

5 sessions

Basic Drawing Fundamentals

at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art - Van Nuys 16926 Saticoy St, Van Nuys, California 91406

Beginning Drawing Fundamentals is a foundation level class aimed at beginners as well as intermediate level artists who want an intensive refresher on fundamental drawing skills. The class begins with an overview of your drawing materials and continues with exercises designed to sharpen your observational skills so that you can create accurate, beautifully-rendered...

Tuesday Aug 6th, 7pm - 10pm

  (4 sessions)
$319

4 sessions

Composition 101: A Course in Photographic Design

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Los Angeles 1515 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

Ever wonder how two people can stand in the same spot, point their camera at the same subject but return with completely different ways of interpreting the identical scene? Building and making a photograph is like piecing together a puzzle. Creating an image in-camera is making a series of decisions and choices. The goal is to build a strong enough...

Wednesday Nov 6th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$465

6 sessions

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Chill Pill - Anxiety & Art

at Art Therapy LA - Sawtelle 12304 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 327 , Los Angeles, California 90025

Learning artistic methods to help release worry and anxiety using clay techniques to release tension and create art objects that help you soothe your triggers. The practice of working with clay is relaxing and healing. Connect and have fun. You will be introduced to various art exercises, optional sharing in a non-critical setting. Process art is...

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$40

Color and Light Theory

at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art - Van Nuys 16926 Saticoy St, Van Nuys, California 91406

Color Theory will introduce the student to the properties of color and how color is affected by light. Students will learn how to mix color to achieve desired hue, saturation, and value. Students will work with Color Wheel systems. Students will also study the mixing of “strings” of paint to understand how a color can transition through a value...

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$629

10 sessions

Color Theory Workshop

at Faux Masters Studio - Yorba Linda 22941 Savi Ranch Pkwy, Los Angeles, California 92887

As Artisans and Finishers, the knowledge and understanding of basic color theory is crucial to our ability to choose, create, and lead our clients to the best finishes to suit their desires. Shockingly though, too many of us in this industry have no formal training in this area and are "self-taught". Learning these basic principles will help you build...

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$225

Colored Pencil Techniques

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica 1227 2nd St, Santa Monica, California 90401

That’s colored pencil? Yes, it is, and you can learn how to get those vibrant colors and complex textures. Experiment with a variety of techniques for using wax- and oil-based colored pencils, water soluble pencils, and various papers and mixing media as you explore color theory, composition, project design, and finding a personal style. Drawing...

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$99

6 sessions

Art School Ready: Build Your Art Portfolio (for Teens)

at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

So you want to go to art school? This four-week intensive class focuses on figure drawing from nude models, color theory, self-portraits, and more! Students produce dozens of drawings in order to create a comprehensive portfolio geared toward art school applications. Experiment with drawing materials and techniques to work from still-lifes, landscapes,...

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$720

20 sessions

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