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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.

Paint-In with Fran Nichols
Fran Nichols   |   All Mediums
Workshop   |   Tue, July 09, 2019   |   $15.00
Enjoy a day with other artists painting subjects of your choosing while Fran visits your easel to give you helpful suggestions and critique. Bring your lunch or we can order out. You need to register on-line but pay ...

Painting the World in Watercolor
Louisa McHugh   |   watercolor
Class   |   Jul 10–Aug 7, 2019   |   $185.00
Come join our favorite watercolor instructor, Louisa, for a chance to paint the different types of landscapes from around the world, and tricks for capturing different types of terrain, and various approaches to ...

Urban Sketching With Mike Ishikawa
Mike Ishikawa   |   Pencil & Ink
Workshop   |   Sun, July 14, 2019   |   $85.00
Mike is known for his fantastic sketches completed while traveling. Come learn how he does it, and develop your drawing, shading and enhancing urban scenes - your own trips or Mike will share. This is designed as a ...

PSSC Beginners' Class
Pastel Society Southern California   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Sat, August 03, 2019   |   $25.00
Basic introduction to the medium of soft pastel open to beginners who have joined the Pastel Society of Southern California. Go to to join PSSC before registering for the class. All materials will be ...

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 a rich and nuanced as any oil painting. Jesse will guide you step by step in creating a dramatic, realistic portrait through ...

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 ...