Adult and Teen Classes 14 +

Teen and Adult Studio Classes

Adults and teens ages 14 and up come learn new skills from a practiced artist. Classes are geared toward beginners and promote learning in a relaxed and encouraging environment. All materials will be provided but bring your own if you’d like. 


Drawing and Painting your Pet 

Is the closest member of your family your pet? Come show your pet love by learning how to draw and paint your dearest friend.  All you need is a good photo printed out (please don’t bring in the real version) to start your treasured creation.  We will learn how to draw out the proportion of your pet with basic shapes, how to paint in base colors, and how to show texture of the animal to make it more realistic.

Instructor: Rich  Stolt

March 5th ,12th and 19th, 2024

6:00 – 8:00 pm



Drawing and Painting Contemporary Portraits

In this class we’ll break down the shapes of the face into simple shapes. Draw and paint in expressive layers. Create portraits on patterned or map paper, and a final project on canvas. 

Instructor:  Rich Stolt

Date April Tues. 16, 23, and 30

Time 6 -8 p.m.


$125/ 1 participant

$240/ 2 participants



Contemporary Painting and Collage

Learn new ways of creating with acrylic paint and mixed media: collaging, stamping, stenciling, using drawing and writing tools, as well as other ways to apply and remove paint. Create depth in layers, including personal imagery and expressive mark making. 

Instructor: Rich Stolt

Dates Tuesday May 14, 21, 28

Times 6-8 p.m.


$125/ 1 participant

$240/ 2 participants



Watercolor 101: Landscapes

Learn the basics of watercolor painting through a series of practice swatches that include layering, brush techniques, block out methods. and paint mixing. Understand all the basics. Practice with step by step guidance to create atmospheric studies using layering techniques to create depth. In our second session we will do plein-air watercolor paintings at Kawachinagano Japanese Garden, walking distance from The Art Lab. 

Instructor: Maren Bell

Dates Sundays May 26th and June 2nd 2024

Times 3:30pm – 6:00pm 

$100/ 1 participant

$95/ 2 participants



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Cancellation Policy:

One week before the class date, or earlier, class refunds will be issued if needed. However, class refunds will only be issued for class credit within the week before class.