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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. LocalArtists@destination-art.net

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

Paint-Ins

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.


Contemporary Trends in Watercolor Painting
Louisa McHugh   |   Watercolor
Class   |   Aug 21–Sep 17, 2019   |   $185.00
Come join our reigning master teacher of all things watercolor, Louisa McHugh, for for a fun and informative foray into exploring popular trends in the medium, and learning how to incorporate them into your own work ...

Plein Air Painting - How to Approach - Bernard Fallon
Bernard Fallon   |   All Mediums
Workshop   |   Fri, September 13, 2019   |   $75.00
Plein Air Painting: so you want to paint outside?
This One-Day Painting Workshop is a practical guide to successfully transitioning to painting en plein air in any medium.
Improve your experience by learning how to ...


Pastel Painting with Joe Mancuso
Joe Mancuso   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Sat, September 14, 2019   |   $95.00
An award winning and professional pastel painter with more than twenty-five years of experience, Joe brings his knowledge into a relaxed and welcoming environment designed for students of all levels. Personal attention ...

Colored Pencil Portraits with Jesse Lane
Jesse Lane   |   Colored Pencil
Workshop   |   September 21–22, 2019   |   $295.00
Learn the secrets of turning colored pencil into a Fine Art medium creating works as rich and nuanced as any oil painting. Jesse will guide you step by step in creating a dramatic, realistic portrait through ...

Paint In with Fran
Fran Nichols   |   All
Workshop   |   Tue, September 24, 2019   |   $15.00
Come join us for another informative paint-in with Fran critique - watch your painting skills improve with her suggestions.

Bring a lunch or order out! ...


Pastel Review of Reflections learned in Sullivan Class
Fran Nichols   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Thu, September 26, 2019   |   $70.00
Fran is one of our favorite instructors who will present a demonstration in the early hours; you can then paint her subject or one of your own choosing. As Fran just had a three-day workshop with Liz Sullivan, I think ...

Calligraphy with Roxy
Roxy Szigat   |   Pen & Ink
Workshop   |   Sat, October 05, 2019   |   $89.00
“Intro to Modern Calligraphy” is a fun and relaxed workshop designed for the calligraphy newbie. In this 6-hour workshop, students will be guided through an array of topics, tips, and disciplines, including materials ...

Desmond O'Hagan Capturing Light in Pastel & Oil
Desmond O'Hagan   |   Pastel & Oil
Workshop   |   October 9–11, 2019   |   $375.00
Desmond was honored to be named, Eminent Pastelist in March of 2018, by International Assoc Pastel Artists (IAPS); only 12 other pastelists internationally have this distinction. In this workshop there will be daily ...

Pastel Painting with Joe Mancuso
Joe Mancuso   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Sat, October 26, 2019   |   $95.00
An award winning and professional pastel painter with more than twenty-five years of experience, Joe brings his knowledge into a relaxed and welcoming environment designed for students of all levels. Personal attention ...

Paint-In with Fran Nichols
Fran Nichols   |   All
Workshop   |   Tue, October 29, 2019   |   $15.00
Come join us for another informative paint-in with Fran critique - watch your painting skills improve with her suggestions. Bring a lunch or order ...

Sulverpoint with Olga Ryabtsova
Olga Ryabtsova   |   Silverpoint
Workshop   |   Sat, November 02, 2019   |   $85.00
Silverpoint is a metal media that can leave a mark on the prepared abrasive surface and known for its fine, delicate strokes as well as high archival qualities. Many silverpoint drawings of Old Masters can be seen in ...

Paint-In with Fran Nichols
Fran Nichols   |   All
Workshop   |   Tue, November 19, 2019   |   $15.00
Come join us for another informative paint-in with Fran critique - watch your painting skills improve with her suggestions. Bring a lunch or order out! Pay in the class - not on line. Let us know if you have to cancel ...

Pastel Workshop with Fran Nichols
Fran Nichols   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Wed, November 20, 2019   |   $70.00
Come join Fran for another popular workshop where you will be given an excellent demonstration followed by painting one of Frann's images or your own. Fran will assist you as you reach for the next level in your art ...