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Destination: Art Classes & Workshops

Destination: Art offers a variety of art classes and workshops to provide our community with quality instruction, a comfortable environment and support to improve their technique and knowledge. Destination: Art continues to hold classes in pastel, oil painting, watercolor, mixed media, and drawing. Our instructors are award winning artists, and our classes are kept small, granting students the best learning opportunity. Please revisit this page each month to see what classes and workshops are scheduled. If there is an art skill you wish to learn and you don't see it here, please email us to let us know.

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Come join us for a day of uninstructed painting. Everyone works on their own projects with their own supplies. A great time of mutual encouragement and camaraderie.
Tuesdays, 10 AM – 3PM. Drop in, no registration, $15 each or $10 for Associate artists. See below for discounted quarterly registration.

Watercolor and Mixed Media Experimentation
Louisa McHugh   |   Watercolor/Mixed Media
Class   |   June 6–27, 2018   |   $144.00
Explore non-traditional and Experimental techniques, adding elements of mixed media for exciting new ...

How to bring your Animal Paintings to life RETURNS
Lerri Peterson   |   all
Class   |   June 7–28, 2018   |   $140.00
Back by popular demand! Learn how to bring your paintings of your furry, feathered.scaled, and otherwise, friends to life. If you missed out the first time, you'll want to make this ...

Mixed Media Freestyle Abstract Painting
Annie Clavel   |   Mixed water media
Workshop   |   Sat, June 23, 2018   |   $80.00
Experience intuitive painting!
Be prepared to paint freely using large brushes, palette knives and acrylic paints and mediums.
Hands-on demonstrations and color techniques will help you to create your own abstract ...

Un instructed   |   Any Medium
Class   |   Jul 3–Sep 25, 2018   |   $100.00
Come join us for a day of uninstructed painting, working on your own project. A great time of mutual encouragement and ...

Fran Nichols Pastel One Day Workshop
Fran Nichols   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Wed, July 18, 2018   |   $85.00
Come participate with us as Fran gives us her expert instruction, demonstration, and critique. Fran always has some recap of her favorite teachers' tips to pass on to us, and she always has many ways to suggest making ...

A Structured Approach to Oil Painting
David Wolfram   |   Oils and Acrylics
Workshop   |   Jul 19–Aug 16, 2018   |   $180.00
Learn to become a better painter with this proven method. Viewing the painting process as a systematic approach allows you to make the right choices at the proper time greatly improving your chances for a successful ...

Paint-In with Fran Nichols
Fran Nichols   |   All Mediums
Workshop   |   Tue, July 24, 2018   |   $15.00
Work at your own pace on the painting of your choice. Fran will visit your station to give encouragement and critique so that you have another fabulous painting at the end of the class. $10 for Associates; $15 ...

Pastel Application for Realism
Otto Sturcke   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Sat, August 18, 2018   |   $85.00
This workshop provides in depth solutions to create the realism you’re looking for in your work. Working from photo reference, attendees will use a variety of techniques on two different surfaces, La Carte Sanded Paper ...

Desmond O'Hagan Pastel Workshop
Desmond O'Hagan   |   pastel
Workshop   |   September 14–16, 2018   |   $375.00
Join us for an exciting three day workshop with Nationally known, returning Master Pastellist, Desmond ...

Alan Flattmann Workshop
Alan Flattmann   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   March 1–3, 2019   |   $395.00
A Pastel workshop with Alan Flattmann. More details to ...