Private LessonsWith private lessons, students can have individualized instruction that suits their schedule in a variety of media, styles, and skill levels.
Sketching and Drawing
Media: pencil, charcoal, graphite, pen/ink, chalk, pastel
Sketching is the most basic skill in an artist’s toolkit, but also one of the most important and, often, very intimidating to new students.
Lessons in sketching and drawing cover:
How to translate what you see onto paper
Media: watercolor and acrylic. We can also teach oil, but there are venue restrictions.
Students usually progress to watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting after acquiring some basic drawing skills. Painting lessons concentrate on color theory: how colors mix with each other and react to light and shadow.
Please note that traditional painting lessons require a minimum of 2 hours per session because a lot of work and learning goes into preparing the paints and other materials.
Painting classes cover skills like:
Watercolor, acrylic, and oil basics
Anime and Manga
Media: pencil, pen/ink, copic markers, watercolor, digitalJapanese anime and manga has become a very popular form of art, but what many people don’t know is that good anime artwork requires a thorough understanding of realistic anatomy and perspective.
Covers subjects such as:
Line quality and characteristics
Digital Art - Private Lessons Only
Media: Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, Wacom tablets
Digital art is a growing and diverse medium, and we can help you learn programs like Adobe Photoshop and Corel Painter as well as figure out the ins and outs of graphics tablets.
Learn things like:
Digital painting using a graphic tablet