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Canvas Stretching 101

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

Learn about the tools, materials and techniques needed for stretching your own painting canvas in this workshop. Making your own canvas widens up your options and makes your art unique. The quality is also better than store-bought canvases as they put little gesso possible which causes dry surface. Most importantly, it is CHEAPER when you build it...

Saturday Dec 7th, 6pm - 8:30pm

Weird Mandala Cut-Paper Collage Workshop

at Embrace The Weird - San Pedro 112 E 22nd St Unit A206, San Pedro, California 90731

Let's make some monsters! I illustrated a bunch of weird monster face parts (eyeballs, noses, ears, mouths, horns and some additional accessories), I will have some 12" x 12" canvases, glue, googely eyes, paint, colored pencils and paint markers; you will make crazy original weird art by swirling a painted vortex on the canvas, then collaging all...

Saturday Oct 26th, 1pm - 4pm

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Monster Maker Cut-paper Collage Workshop!

at Embrace The Weird - San Pedro 112 E 22nd St Unit A206, San Pedro, California 90731

Let's make some monsters! THE CONCEPT: I illustrated a bunch of monster face parts (eyeballs, noses, ears, mouths, horns and some additional accessories), I will have some 12" x 12" canvases, glue, googly eyes, paint, colored pencils, and paint markers; you will make crazy original weird art by swirling a painted vortex on the canvas, then collaging...

Friday Oct 25th, 5pm - 8pm

The Black and White Nude: Lighting Chiaroscuro

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

The human form is beautiful to work with photographically. Lighting is one of the most important elements to consider in the creation of a nude image. Chiaroscuro in art is an Italian term that literally means ‘light-dark’. In paintings the description often refers to tonal variations which are used to suggest the volume and modeling of the subjects...

Saturday Oct 26th, 10am - 6pm

Silk Water Marbling: Introduction to Water Marbling

at El Camino College - San Pedro 112 E 22nd St Stu 102, San Pedro, California 90731

Course Name: Silk Water Marbling:Introduction to Water Marbling – marble on paper, silk & cork Discover the magical art of water marbling in this fun hands-on class.  Marbling is an umbrella term for aqueous surface design techniques--you can create a pattern by dropping paint onto a liquid surface. No previous art experience of any...

Sunday Dec 1st, 1pm - 4pm

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Painting in Watercolor - Level 1

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

Come try your hand at a wonderful art form with subtle nuances and spontaneity, as well as brilliance and control. Learn traditional watercolor techniques through invaluable demonstrations that will give you a solid foundation. Watercolor is a medium that’s not as unforgiving as you might think, so come find out about some surprising tricks that...

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$109

6 sessions

Adult Art: Drawing and Painting

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

View paintings from LACMA’s permanent collection to learn how great artists use color, composition, and brushwork to make a painting. In the studio you will learn basic drawing and painting skills while experimenting with a variety of materials and techniques. Acrylic paint and a stretched canvas will be provided. Bring your ideas with artist Rosanne...

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$250

5 sessions

Adult Art: Acrylic Painting Techniques

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

Excite and refresh artistic skills by using versatile acrylic materials and LACMA's exhibitions as a catalyst for ideas. Work from a still life arranged by the instructor, personal photos, and in-class sketches for inspiration.  All skills welcome. 

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$250

5 sessions

Beginners Face Painting

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

This course is an introduction to face painting. Participants will learn the free-hand stroke skills necessary to create swirls, teardrops, curlicues, dots and spots, stroke leaves, and teardrop flowers.  Topics will also include tool and make up selection, loading your brush with multiple colors, using split cakes, and proper hygiene. The skills...

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$60

2 sessions

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...

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$70

5 sessions

Prickly Pear

at Brushstrokes and Beverages - Long Beach 144 Linden Ave, Long Beach, California 90802

Learn how to paint “Prickly Pear” step-by-step! We make painting easy and exciting. Our talented artists will instruct you step-by-step through re-creating the featured painting of the day.  At the end of the event, you’ll take home a work of art that you created. Whether it be a swanky wine bar or a hip cafe, you can grab a glass of...

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$35

Shipwrecked

at Brushstrokes and Beverages - Long Beach 144 Linden Ave, Long Beach, California 90802

Learn how to paint “Shipwrecked” step-by-step! We make painting easy and exciting. Our talented artists will instruct you step-by-step through re-creating the featured painting of the day. At the end of the event, you’ll take home a work of art that you created. Whether it be a swanky wine bar or a hip cafe, you can grab a glass of wine or...

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$35

Painting in Watercolor - Level 2

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

Join a class designed for those who wish to improve and guide their watercolor techniques toward a more personal and creative direction. In a supportive, constructive, and stress-free environment, learn how to achieve desired effects that will enhance previous painting attempts, and find out about effective methods for attaining more satisfying results...

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$109

6 sessions

Creative Night

at Brushstrokes and Beverages - Long Beach 501 E Broadway Unit C, Long Beach, California 90802

Sometimes you just want to paint away without instruction (minimal guidance available). Our Creative Night is 3 hours of painting fun! Supplies included! Leave the mess to us!

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$30

Face Painting

at Los Angeles City College - East Hollywood 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

Students will learn free hand stroke skills necessary to create colorful swirls, teardrops, curlicues, dots, stroke leaves, and teardrop flowers Topics also include tool and makeup selection, loading your brush with multiple colors, using split cakes, plus safety hygiene.  Face Painting can be used for Children's Parties, Halloween makeup, School...

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$85

4 sessions

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