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.


Stretching Your Imagination with Color
Mike Ishikawa   |   pastel
Workshop   |   Sun, January 23, 2022   |   $100.00
Mike is generously contributing all funds from this workshop as a fundraiser for Destination: Art! Mike will provide a black and white photo and have UART paper in 9x12 available for purchase. The object will be to draw ...

The Winter Landscape in Pastel - In Studio
Joe Mancuso   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   February 17–18, 2022   |   $120.00
Joe will be covering composition, value, drawing, color, edges plus advantages & disadvantages of working from photos. Photographs will be provided; however, students are welcome to use their own images. The same image ...

The Winter Landscape in Pastel - Zoom
Joe Mancuso   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   February 17–18, 2022   |   $120.00
Joe will be covering composition, value, drawing, color, edges plus advantages & disadvantages of working from photos. Photographs will be provided; however, students are welcome to use their own images. The same image ...

Pastel Painting with an Emphasis on Underpainting
Dori Dewberry   |   pastel
Class   |   Feb 23–Mar 23, 2022   |   $175.00
In this course, we will explore the choices we have when starting a pastel painting using underpainting. Underpainting with color can enhance the outcome of a painting. By working with watercolor or water-based ...

Pastel Painting with an Emphasis on Underpainting - ZOOM
Dori Dewberry   |   pastel
Class   |   Feb 23–Mar 23, 2022   |   $175.00
In this course, we will explore the choices we have when starting a pastel painting using underpainting. Underpainting with color can enhance the outcome of a painting. By working with watercolor or water-based ...

Oil Painting
Paula Vukmanic   |   Oils
Class   |   Feb 24–Mar 24, 2022   |   $175.00
This workshop is appropriate for beginners to the advanced. Paula will do a demonstration then support each painter in their experiences of oil painting as they paint.
We will review the techniques and approaches for ...


Mentoring Weekly Workshop
Frank Minuto   |   All Mediums
Class   |   Feb 24–Mar 24, 2022   |   $175.00
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 ...

Basic Drawing - Beginning or Refresher
Yoonsook West   |   Charcoal, pencil
Class   |   Feb 25–Mar 25, 2022   |   $175.00
Drawing and seeing are essential skills for all visual artists. The goal of this course is to build on your drawing abilities, no matter where you are in your artistic journey. This five-week class will introduce ...

Basic Drawing - Beginning or Refresher - ZOOM
Yoonsook West   |   Charcoal, pencil
Class   |   Feb 25–Mar 25, 2022   |   $175.00
Drawing and seeing are essential skills for all visual artists. The goal of this course is to build on your drawing abilities, no matter where you are in your artistic journey. This five-week class will introduce ...

Tony Allain - Creating Mood and Atmosphere in Pastel
Tony Allain   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   May 5–6, 2022   |   $275.00
Have you ever wanted to bring a looser and more painterly feel to your work loaded with juicy color and flooded with light?
Fear not. The cavalry is coming!!!
Tony will share some of his working methods concentrating ...


Animals! Pen & Wash Sketching, In-Studio
Louisa McHugh   |   Pen & ink, watercolor
Class   |   Jan 12–Feb 9, 2022   |   $175.00
A class to help improve your drawing skills and quickly draw animals. We will learn techniques for drawing to help achieve a balance of accuracy, spontaneity, and speed, then add color washes. We will do step by step ...

Animals! Pen & Wash Sketching, ZOOM
Louisa McHugh   |   Pen & ink, watercolor
Class   |   Jan 12–Feb 9, 2022   |   $175.00
A class to help improve your drawing skills and quickly draw animals. We will learn techniques for drawing to help achieve a balance of accuracy, spontaneity, and speed, then add color washes. We will do step by step ...