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Drawing & Painting Classes San Diego

Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting in San Diego, mastering techniques like still life, portrait, and landscape painting in these immersive art classes.

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Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Unlock your creativity with Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting. Learn new techniques in color, composition, and texture through demonstrations, critiques, and peer interaction. No drawing skills are required.

Tuesday, Mar 12th, 10:30am–1:30pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

How to Become an Artist

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Discover your inner artist with a crash course in Art 101 at Art on 30th. Join instructor Wendy Kwasny as she guides beginners through the fundamentals of art, from understanding materials to mixing colors. Unleash your creativity and leave with a newfound sense of confidence in your artistic abilities.

Sunday, Mar 3rd, 11am–2:30pm Pacific Time

Intro to Watercolor Painting

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Discover the joy of creating loose and fluid watercolor paintings in this engaging course. Learn essential techniques and receive personalized guidance from an experienced instructor. Unlock your artistic potential and gain confidence in your ability to create beautiful watercolor masterpieces.

Tuesday, Mar 19th, 6–9pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

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Intro to Oil Painting

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Discover the beauty and ease of oil painting with this beginner-friendly course. Explore color, value, and composition while creating a loose, realistic style using non-toxic materials. Complete a painting using a photo reference of your choice.

Monday, Mar 18th, 6–9pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

Figure Drawing from Life

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Learn to draw the human figure, where the principles of form and proportion as well as gesture and movement are applied, with the aid of a live nude model. Learn the fundamentals of capturing the human anatomy with traditional techniques. In this class, you'll learn how to: Develop better observational skills Hand-eye coordination Draw short and long poses Learn human proportions through observation of a live model Mark making with charcoal...

Monday, Mar 18th, 6–9pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

Sketchbook Play workshop

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Unleash your creativity and explore new techniques in this workshop designed to help artists of all levels nurture their practice and develop a deeper relationship with their sketchbooks. Discover how to capture ideas more quickly, play with composition and color, and go beyond drawing to paint in your sketchbook. Join us for a journey of artistic growth and self-expression.

Sunday, Feb 25th, 1–4:30pm Pacific Time

Intro to Still Life Painting (Acrylic or Oil)

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Make painting realistically far more exciting in this yummy and fun class as you work with food to showcase what makes them crave-able. Learn to paint realistically in a simple and fun way using both real life setups and photo references, to create colorful artworks! In this class, you will learn how to: arrange a still life in a fun and unique way use your phone to capture arrangements with purposeful lighting and color mix oil or acrylic...

Tuesday, Apr 23rd, 6–9pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

Raw Canvas & Fluid Acrylics

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

If you've been curious how to create the watercolor-looking abstract paintings on raw canvas, Jennifer McHugh will guide you in the process of using fluid acrylics and staining...similar to the Helen Frankenthaler soak-stain method. Topics covered: Using raw (unprimed) canvas vs. primed (gessoed) canvas Experimenting with various types of fluid paints Making your heavy bodied acrylic into a high flow paint Using different methods to apply paint...

Saturday, Mar 16th, 1–4pm Pacific Time

Intermediate Abstract Acrylics

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Take your abstract acrylic skills to the next level with this advanced course at Art on 30th. Discover composition techniques, explore new tools and mediums, and learn how to start an abstract piece from scratch. Prerequisite: Intro to Abstract Acrylics.

Wednesday, Mar 13th, 6–9pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

Art Wine and Paint Night Deal

Art Wine and Paint Night

Painting & Vino @ 1035 University Ave , San Diego, CA

Unleash your creativity in a vibrant and entertaining evening of painting, where you'll be guided through the process of creating a stunning flower bouquet on a beach windowsill. No experience is necessary, just come and enjoy a perfect night out in San Diego!

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

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Catalina – Paint and Sip Deal

Catalina – Paint and Sip

Painting & Vino @ 2332 La Mirada Dr , Vista, CA

Painting and Vino’s Paint and Sip events. Get ready for a creative and fun-filled evening as we host the “Catalina” Paint and Sip event! Whether you’re an experienced artist or just looking for a memorable night out, this event promises to be a fantastic experience for everyone. What to Expect: Painting the Catalina Island: Our talented art instructor will guide you step-by-step in recreating this skylit island on canvas. Whether it’s...

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 6–9pm Pacific Time

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Pacific Beach Paint and Sip Deal

Pacific Beach Paint and Sip

Painting & Vino @ 1269 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA

Get ready for a creative and fun-filled evening as we host the “San Diego Sunset Paint and Sip” event! Whether you’re an experienced artist or just looking for a memorable night out, this event promises to be a fantastic experience for everyone. What to Expect: Painting Sunset Palms: Our talented art instructor will guide you step-by-step in recreating this gorgeous Californian sky on canvas. Whether it’s your first time holding a paintbrush...

Friday, Feb 23rd, 1–4pm Pacific Time

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LJ Cove Lunch and Paint Deal

LJ Cove Lunch and Paint

Painting & Vino @ 16081 San Dieguito Rd, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Join us for a Easy and fun creative Saturday afternoon to have lunch and learn to paint this beautiful view of La Jolla Cove. No experience necessary. Artist Erin will guide you all the way through with Fun and Easy Step by Step instruction. Attend Solo or bring your Co-workers, a Date, friends and family for a lovely lunch and Paint afternoon. With Painting & Vino you’ll have a good time and walk away with an amazing painting you created yourself....

Saturday, Feb 24th, 1–3pm Pacific Time

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'Love at Sunset' Deal

'Love at Sunset'

Painting & Vino @ 258 E 2nd Ave, Escondido, CA

Unwind with a brush in one hand and a glass of wine in the other as you create your own masterpiece at a Wine and Paint Night. Join local artists in recreating "Love at Sunset" while enjoying delicious food and the company of friends or family. Let your creativity flow in this beginner-friendly class with all supplies provided.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 2–5pm Pacific Time

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Saguaro Sunset – Wine and Paint Night Deal

Saguaro Sunset – Wine and Paint Night

Painting & Vino @ 1556 Camino Del Arroyo Dr, San Marcos, CA

Unleash your inner artist and indulge in a night of creativity. Explore your artistic freedom and recreate the vibrant hues of the "Saguaro Sunset" painting. Join us for an unforgettable experience filled with great company, delicious food, and classic Italian wine.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 4–7pm Pacific Time

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The Lovers – Tarot Card Paint and Pints Deal

The Lovers – Tarot Card Paint and Pints

Painting & Vino @ 2550 Jason Court, San Diego, CA

Unleash your creativity with a Valentine's Day twist at this indoor, pet-friendly, and kid-friendly painting event. Join us for a guided session where you can customize your version of "The Lovers" tarot card, set against a backdrop of sun, moon, and stars. Don't miss the chance to paint and sip on some refreshing beverages while surrounded by fellow art enthusiasts.

Sunday, Feb 25th, 1–4pm Pacific Time

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Love Blooms – Paint and Pints Deal

Love Blooms – Paint and Pints

Painting & Vino @ 239 East Valley Pkwy, San Diego, CA

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon! We will be meeting for our monthly Paint and Pints to recreate “Love Blooms”. Reconnect with friends and family over a creative experience, burgers and beer. This is an instructor lead beginner friendly class with all supplies provided. This location is indoor and is both pet-friendly and kid-friendly. We encourage artistic freedom! You can alter the painting to fit your style and use any of our colors. Things to...

Sunday, Feb 25th, 2–5pm Pacific Time

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Sun Flower – Paint and Pints Deal

Sun Flower – Paint and Pints

Painting & Vino @ 2899 University Ave, San Diego, CA

Unleash your inner artist and immerse yourself in a world of color at this unforgettable evening of artistic exploration, drinks, and fun. Join us for an evening of painting, sipping, and connecting as our professional artist guides you step by step to create a masterpiece to cherish. Bring a friend, or a date, or come solo - no experience necessary!

Sunday, Feb 25th, 4–7pm Pacific Time

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Tropical Sunset Deal

Tropical Sunset

Painting & Vino @ 877 Hornblend St, San Diego, CA

Unleash your creativity and immerse yourself in a night of artistry at this captivating event. Join friends, family, or even a date for an unforgettable Paint Night experience that requires no prior painting knowledge. With the guidance of a talented artist, let your imagination soar as you sip on delightful beverages and enjoy the delicious food on offer.

Monday, Feb 26th, 6–8:30pm Pacific Time

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Desert Cactus Deal

Desert Cactus

Painting & Vino @ 13480 Evening Creek Dr, San Diego, CA

Join us for Thursday paint night. No experience necessary.  You will get Step-by-Step instruction from Artist while you paint. Enjoy fantastic food and delicious Cocktails, wine and beer available for purchase throughout the event. All the Tables are spread out to provide space between guests. It’s a perfect way to wind down after work with friends, coworkers, attend Solo or bring a date to impress! Best Paint and Sip in San Diego! all...

Wednesday, Feb 28th, 6–8:30pm Pacific Time

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