This course helps to organize and expand your artistic knowledge. We explore different styles and media, so you can find the right fit for your artistic temperament. We study art history. We invite models for portrait painting and figure drawing and go outside for the plein air sessions.


Basic artistic skills such as: 

mixing colors, understandig proportions, light and shadow,

perspective and composition are required for this course.



$150 monthly or $300 for 10 classes

TIME: Saturday, 10:15 AM-1:15 PM

Please find detailed description of this course below:


Adults Intermediate course detailed program:


Lessons 1 -2. Painting a complicated still life, acrylics/oil


Lesson 3. Multiple sketches and one detailed drawing of a human head (live model), pencil/chalk. 


Lessons 4-5. Painting a portrait (live model), acrylics/oil


Lessons 6-7. Plein-air, pastels&watercolor


Lesson 8. Sketches of human figure (live model), pencil


Lessons 9-10. Detailed drawing of a human figure (live model), pencil

Our calendar for the 2019-2020 school year:


First day of trial (demo) classes: Monday, August 19, 2019

First day of fall classes: Tuesday, September 3d, 2019

Thanksgiving break: Monday, November 28th, 2019 - Sunday, December 1st, 2019 - Thanksgiving break (no classes)

New Year break: Monday, December 23th, 2019 - Sunday, January 5th, 2020 - winter art camps, no classes

Spring break SF: Monday, March 30, 2020- Friday, April 3, 2020 - spring art camp in San Francisco

Winter Break MV: Monday,  February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 21, 202 - winter art camp in Mountain View

Spring break MV: Monday,  April 6, 2020 - Friday, April 10, 2010 - spring art camp in Mountain View

Winter Break SJ: Monday,  February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 21, 202 - winter art camp in San Jose

Spring break SJ: Monday, April 13, 2020 - April 17, 2020 - spring art camp in San Jose

Summer break: Monday, June 1, 2020 - Sunday, August 9th, 2020- summer art camps and classes

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