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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.

A Structured Approach to Oil Painting PLUS
David Wolfram   |   Oils, but acrylics will work
Class   |   Apr 10–May 8, 2019   |   $185.00
This comprehensive painting class is good for all painters, whether you are new, or if you have been painting for a while, but want to take your work to the next level. We will cover all the material from the original ...

Watercolor Ins & Outs
Louisa McHugh   |   Watercolor
Class   |   Apr 10–May 8, 2019   |   $185.00
Louisa is going to teach using a combination of traditional techniques and Experimental methods for a contemporary spin on creating watercolor ...

Fran Nichols   |   All
Workshop   |   Tue, April 23, 2019   |   $15.00
Paint-In Tuesday with Fran Nichols. Fran gives you critiques that help you make the most of your painting day. Any medium is fine, and you need to register on line but you will pay in the ...

Fran Nichols Pastel Workshop
Fran Nichols   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Wed, May 15, 2019   |   $65.00
Another one of our workshops with Fran Nichols who will do a demo, review some of the favorite lessons of past out-of-town instructors, and give you a helpful critique that will show you how to make improvements in your ...

Chasing the Light with Tony Allain
Tony Allain   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   May 17–19, 2019   |   $375.00
Tony will share some of his working methods in this workshop, concentrating on painting land & seascapes that are filled with colour and light. We will explore the use of direct strokes on a textured surface to ...

Pastel Painting with M. Ishikawa Rocks & Waterfalls
Mike Ishikawa   |   PASTEL
Workshop   |   Sun, June 09, 2019   |   $85.00

I am teaching a one day workshop on painting rocks and waterfalls. They go together like “peas in a pod”. You have to have rocks to have a waterfall. Together they make quite a beautiful scene. ...