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.

Please be aware of the Destination: Art Program Registration and Cancellation Policies


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.

Step by Step Watercolor Workshop
Douglas Castleman   |   Watercolor
Workshop   |   Sat, July 16, 2022   |   $120.00
All watercolor levels are welcome, from students who have never tried to paint to expert artists.
New students and those who would like a refresher will follow along as Douglas paints a landscape scene in watercolor. ...

Margaret Lindsey   |   various mediums
Workshop   |   Jul 19–Aug 30, 2022   |   $15.00
Come join us for some summer fun indoors playing with various art mediums at Destination: Art!

Tuesday, July 19 at 10am-2pm - Gelli Prints and collage with Robin Johns. Come play and see what creative colors, ...

Mentoring Monthly Workshop
Frank Minuto   |   All Mediums
Workshop   |   Thu, July 21, 2022   |   $50.00
Many artists have found Frank Minuto's insight invaluable and have felt he has helped their art to progress to the next level. During the class, artists will work independently on their own projects. Frank will mentor ...

Stirring Up Your Creativity: Artistic Workout with Shells
Paula Vukmanic   |   Mixed Media
Workshop   |   Thu, July 28, 2022   |   $50.00
There is always more than one way to view anything. What is the best angle for you to artistically produce a shell? You shall find out as we draw, paint and design a shell in as many different ways we can think of. ...

Mountains Majesty in Pastel
Joe Mancuso   |   Soft Pastel
Workshop   |   August 4–5, 2022   |   $125.00
This workshop will explore the powerful imagery of mountains as a subject for the landscape.
Some of the topics covered will be form, shape, value, color and ...

PSSC Pastel Beginners' Class
Pastel Society Southern California   |   pastel
Workshop   |   Sat, August 13, 2022   |   $25.00
The Pastel Society of Southern California invites you to be introduced to the medium of soft pastels. We want to share the joy of pure pigment applied to the page. No prior experience is necessary, and all materials ...

Developing the Narrative in the Landscape
Daniel Gonzalez   |   Participant's Choice - All media
Workshop   |   Sat, August 27, 2022   |   $145.00
In this workshop students will learn ways to develop the narrative in their artwork. We will revisit the fundamentals of art with a focus on storytelling. Visual emotion with lighting and composition will be ...

Capturing Light
Alain Picard   |   Soft Pastel
Workshop   |   May 4–6, 2023   |   $425.00
The true subject of this three-day workshop is light. We’ll study the way light reveals form, color, and emotion by focusing each day on a unique subject.

We begin day one by studying the effect of dramatic light ...

The Painterly Landscape
Alain Picard   |   Soft Pastel
Workshop   |   May 7–8, 2023   |   $295.00
Loosen up your landscapes using the painterly approach! This workshop will empower you with successful strategies for loosening up your work with bold marks and fresh color. Learn to simplify complex scenes into clear ...