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Unlock your inner artist with a wide variety of painting classes in Houston. From beginners to advanced, discover techniques, styles, and creative expression that will elevate your skills and bring beauty to your life.

6 classes in-person in Houston have spots left, and 14 classes live online are available.

Corporate Creativity Experience: Art Blast Package (2.5 hours)

Shot of Art Houston @ 1917 Silver St, Houston, TX

Unleash your creativity and immerse yourself in a personalized art experience that will leave you inspired and amazed. Let Shot of Art HOU LLC take your next party to the next level with their Corporate Creativity Experience.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 6–8:30pm Central Time

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Shooting and Spinning Experience

Shot of Art Houston @ 1917 Silver St, Houston, TX

Unleash your creativity and experience the thrill of shooting paint-filled balloons to create stunning abstract art at Shot OF Art HOU LLC. Get ready to spin your paint-splashed canvas and watch as a masterpiece comes to life. Bring your friends for an unforgettable artistic adventure.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 7–7:45pm Central Time

Fluid Art Experience

Shot of Art Houston @ 1917 Silver St, Houston, TX

Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing creative process as you explore the world of fluid art. Unleash your artistic expression using acrylic paints, silicone, and a torch to create stunning patterns that will leave you captivated. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will awaken your inner artist.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 7–7:45pm Central Time

Spinning Experience

Shot of Art Houston @ 1917 Silver St, Houston, TX

Unleash your creativity with an abstract painting technique that combines color, movement, and spontaneity. Join us for an immersive art experience that will leave you with a unique masterpiece. Book now and let your imagination spin!

Friday, Feb 23rd, 3–3:45pm Central Time

Online Painting with Acrylics 301

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Unleash your creativity and learn the techniques of 20th-century masters with the Online Painting with Acrylics 301 course. Discover how to mix colors, prepare the canvas, and execute styles such as impressionism, contemporary realism, color block, and abstract. Take your painting skills to the next level with this flexible and vibrant medium.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 5:30–6:30pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

Online Water - Soluble Oils 401

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Discover the eco-friendly joy of oil painting with water-soluble oils. Learn the techniques of mixing colors and brushwork while creating stunning traditional and contemporary pieces. Say yes to this delicious and non-toxic medium at Pastimes for a Lifetime.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 5:30–6:30pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

Online Oil Pastel 101

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Discover the world of oil pastels with this online art course. Unleash your creativity as you learn color theory, blending techniques, and how to create stunning works of art that resemble oil paintings. Perfect for beginners looking for a mess-free and vibrant medium.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 5:30–6:30pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

Online Watercolor 202 - Intermediate

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Take your watercolor skills to the next level with this intermediate class at Pastimes for a Lifetime. Learn advanced techniques for texture, tone, and color layering, and discover how to create deeper, richer colors in your paintings. Perfect for artists interested in fine art or illustration.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 5:30–6:30pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

92nd Street Y

Discover the unique properties of watercolor as you observe still life, figures, or photographs in this engaging art class. Learn techniques of paint application and color formation, while receiving real-time feedback on your progress. Join now to explore the captivating world of watercolor painting.

Wednesday, Apr 3rd, 10am–12:30pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)

Watercolor

BrushCapades @ Online Classroom

Unleash your creativity with a hands-on tutorial that provides all the necessary materials for a 90-minute watercolor experience. Discover the joy of painting with a watercolor fan set, brushes, and high-quality paper, all included in this immersive workshop. Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore the beautiful world of watercolors!

Tuesday, Feb 27th, 7–8:30pm Central Time

Beginners Watercolor Painting

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

Ignite your inner artist with inspiring watercolor painting classes at NYC's #1-rated art studio. Learn a wide variety of techniques and explore landscape, still life, and abstraction. No experience necessary - this course is perfect for beginners!

Saturday, Feb 24th, 3:45–5pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

Acrylics Painting

BrushCapades @ Online Classroom

Unleash your inner artist and discover the joy of acrylic painting in this captivating class. Immerse yourself in the world of colors and brushstrokes as you create your very own masterpiece under the guidance of a skilled and lively instructor. Unleash your creativity and unlock the secrets of professional painting techniques every week!

Tuesday, Feb 27th, 7–8:30pm Central Time

Painting with Gouache (All Levels)

92nd Street Y

Expand your artistic skills and learn to create stunning compositions that showcase depth, texture, and atmosphere. Perfect for those with previous experience in gouache painting, this course at 92nd Street Y will enhance your color range, surface knowledge, and brush techniques. Don't miss this opportunity to take your gouache painting to the next level.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 4–6:30pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

Portrait Painting

92nd Street Y

Unlock the secrets of capturing the essence of a model through anatomy, proportion, and color-mixing. Embrace the challenge of painting different views of the head with live models, as you explore the art of portrait painting. Join us on this artistic journey and bring your portraits to life.

Wednesday, Apr 3rd, 10am–12:30pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)

Painting People in Watercolor

92nd Street Y

Unlock your creativity and learn to paint expressive watercolor portraits of people in this online course. Discover the techniques used by renowned artists like Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent, and develop your style to capture the likeness and emotion of your subjects. Don't miss out on this opportunity to deepen your understanding and sharpen your skills in watercolor portraiture.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 1–3:30pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

Watercolor Painting: Focus on Landscapes

92nd Street Y

Discover the beauty of watercolor landscapes with artist Zach Seeger as he guides you through advanced techniques to create stunning reflections, lush forests, and captivating skies. Enhance your painting skills and explore the rich medium of watercolor in this immersive course.

Monday, Feb 26th, 7–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (5 sessions)

Model Painting with Live Model

The Gallery Girls

Join us for an immersive art experience where you can unleash your creativity by capturing the beauty of a live model. Connect with fellow artists and friends in our virtual painting session, all from the comfort of your own home. Sign up now to receive the exclusive link and passcode to join our engaging art community.

Wednesday, Feb 28th, 6:15–9:15pm Pacific Time

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Discover the Best Painting Classes in Houston

Are you a resident of Houston or the surrounding area? Do you want a new hobby that will help you express yourself? It might be a good idea for you to try painting. This method of artistic expression–in which paint, pigment, color, or another medium is applied to a solid surface–dates back to prehistory, when nomadic people created paintings on rocky walls using charcoal. The most commonly used tool to apply paint is a brush, but other tools, such as knives, spatulas, sponges, and airbrushes can be used alone or in combination with brushes. The oldest paintings discovered to date were found in Spain, and they are thought to be over 42,000 years old. Painting is an accessible craft that only requires a few materials to get started, so anyone can learn painting.

Why You Should Learn Painting in Houston

If you are looking for a way to relieve stress from work or school in Houston, learning painting could not only help improve your mental health, but give you something to do with your hands during your free time. You may also like the aspect of painting that can be related to doing things for other people. This can come in many forms, such as creating a special gift in the form of a painting that they can hang in their home. This could be a painting of them, their pet, a landscape, or a special memory that is meaningful to them.

There are people across the globe who enjoy painting, both as a hobby and as a profession. Once you have mastered the basics of painting, you might want to research local clubs, groups, events, or organizations where you can meet other people who like painting. These groups could be in-person, but they could also be online, and pretty soon you may find yourself with some new friends who also enjoy painting.

Learning painting is a marketable skill that you may be able to turn into a side hustle or even a new job altogether. You could easily begin selling your paintings through an online marketplace, or in person at a craft fair close to where you live. You may even be able to start taking commissions, where you create custom paintings based on the requests of your customers.

In-Person Painting Classes in Houston

If you want to learn painting in-person in Houston, CourseHorse can connect you with classes in your area. For example, Chalk Paint 101 - The Basics happens at Multiplicity in Katy, TX. In this class, you will have fun while you learn the basics of painting with Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint. You will experiment with color and leave the workshop with a project that will serve as a reminder of the tips and tricks you learned from your expert instructor. Another Multiplicity offering in Katy is Shabby Chic Home Organizer. In this class, you will paint and decoupage a home organizer, while choosing the paint color and paper you will use.

4-Day Mixed Media Summer Art Camp is put on by Multiplicity, and includes four fun-filled days of creating with resin, poly shrink, beads, mixed metals, canvas, flowers, paint, paper, and more. All materials are included in the cost of the class, but you must remember to bring a snack with you for each session. Birch Paradise - String Pull Painting is a Multiplicity offering that will show you how to string pull on canvas and paint with random objects to create texture and depth. You will achieve your piece of art without using a paint brush.

For those who have taken Chalk Paint 101 at Multiplicity, you may enjoy Chalk Paint 202 - Embellishments. In this class, the focus is on finishing treatments that help develop added interest and create more design elements in your chalk painted pieces. Even if you have no painting experience, you can attend this workshop and learn something while having fun. And Painted Dish Towels is a Multiplicity offering that will teach you how to carve potatoes and other objects into stamps, then use the stamps to print on towels with paint. You will receive two painted dish towels as a part of the single session class fee.

Virtual Painting Classes 

Would you prefer to take a virtual painting class instead of an in-person one? You should know that online painting classes have their pros and cons just like in-person painting classes. Something good about taking a virtual painting class is that you can attend the class from anywhere. Feel free to work on your painting project at home, in your backyard, or even in a public space like a park. You also do not have to commute to a classroom when you take an online painting class, which saves you both money and time. The biggest con about taking an online painting class is that you generally have to supply your own materials and equipment.

If you are interested in online painting classes, CourseHorse has options that will work for you. For example, Beginner’s Intro to Watercolor Painting: Single Session is a class that explores the colorful world of watercolor painting. You will experience learning and fun in this relaxed group atmosphere while you discover your unique form of self-expression. Beginner Watercolor Online is a six-session course focused on botanicals, and you will learn to paint with luminous, sparkling watercolors. Enjoy acquiring new techniques and learning through fun activities that transition into studies and landscapes. Online Painting With Acrylics 301 is a virtual class for all levels in which you will learn the techniques of 20th-century painting masters. These include mixing colors and preparing your canvas for your work.

Private Group Painting Classes in Houston

Do you want to book a private group painting class for your friends or colleagues in Houston? CourseHorse offers painting classes for private groups in Houston that they can deliver to you. Virtual Watercolor Workshop (Materials Included) takes up to 225 participants at a time, and all materials are provided for the class. You and your coworkers will have fun learning new techniques to create an abstract painting in a relaxing and creative atmosphere. Virtual Acrylic Painting (Materials Included) will take up to 500 participants per course and all materials are included. This class will teach those in your group how to create a painting together on canvas. While you will all be working on the same painting, the end products will be unique to each artist. The Virtual Watercolor Georgia O’Keeffe (Materials Included) course is a workshop that takes up to 225 people and includes all the materials you need to learn. This unique class will teach your group about legendary watercolor artist Georgia O’Keeffe, and in the process of painting, you will learn her techniques.

If you do not see a group class that interests you listed publicly on their website, CourseHorse can provide a different class for your group. Reach out through the contact form on their website to learn about all available options. And remember that when you book with CourseHorse, you get a multitude of benefits, including the ability to change your group size after booking if necessary. You will also receive a confirmation within 24 hours of your booking, and there are no extra booking fees. Finally, CourseHorse private group classes are supported on multiple platforms, so everyone can join in on the fun no matter where they are.

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