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.


Paint It Again! Reviving Old Paintings
Mike Ishikawa   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Sat, October 01, 2022   |   $100.00
Painting a scene again is a good way to see how far you've come in your art journey. Bring 2 or 3 older paintings and the photos you painted from, if you have them. We will use a Self-Critique Checklist developed by ...

Shipwreck Macrame' Bottle Holder
Koki Hall   |   All Supplies Provided
Workshop   |   Sat, October 08, 2022   |   $25.00
Come join Koki for a unique DIY PRE-Halloween event! Create your own Shipwreck Macrame water bottle holder, leaving your hands free… perhaps to do some Halloween trick or treats?
All you need to make this bottle ...


Painting and Drawing Flowers Simply and Beautifully
Robert Dvorak   |   Watercolor
Workshop   |   Fri, October 14, 2022   |   $140.00
Painting and drawing flowers can be learned by anyone.  This class is for you if you:
Would like to be able to draw and paint flowers in watercolor simply and beautifully.
Would like to learn easy techniques for ...


First Two Dvorak Workshops
Robert Dvorak   |   Watercolor
Workshop   |   October 14–15, 2022   |   $235.00
Take the first two Robert Dvorak workshops at a discount price. See individual workshops for ...

All Three Dvorak Workshops
Robert Dvorak   |   Watercolor & Material Kit $25
Workshop   |   October 14–16, 2022   |   $385.00
Take all three Robert Dvorak workshops at a discount price. See individual workshops for ...

Spontaneous Watercolor
Robert Dvorak   |   Watercolor
Workshop   |   Sat, October 15, 2022   |   $140.00
Want to have fun painting watercolor with freedom and ease? You will learn to paint fast, free. and spontaneously.

If you:
have no previous watercolor painting instruction
would like to be able to paint watercolors ...


Travel Drawing and Painting
Robert Dvorak   |   Materials Kit Required $25 in class
Workshop   |   Sun, October 16, 2022   |   $140.00
Want to make your next trip the most rewarding of all? Take a sketchbook with you and rather than point and click your phone or camera, take a few extra minutes to make some fine quick sketches and color them with ...

The Joys of Painting with Pastels Part 2
Paula Vukmanic   |   pastel
Workshop   |   Wed, October 19, 2022   |   $110.00
This Part 2 workshop will focus on the importance of background color. Once again, please bring your own items (3 or so) for the still life and a cloth for the background to enhance your choices.

Pastels offer the ...


Mentoring Monthly Workshop
Frank Minuto   |   All Mediums
Workshop   |   Thu, October 20, 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 ...

Mixed Media Series - Class 1: Layering
Lynn Mikami   |   Mixed - see Materials list
Workshop   |   Sat, October 22, 2022   |   $50.00
For those who were on the waitlist before, or are now able to come... a Reprise of Class 1 in the Mixed Media Series
Destination: Art Gallery, Artist, Lynn Mikami, is presenting an ongoing series of Mini-Mixed Media ...


FUNdamentals of Drawing
Yoonsook West   |   Pencil
Workshop   |   October 28–29, 2022   |   $120.00
Day 1. Landscape
Sketching and drawing are the languages of painting. Those thumbnail drawings define how much information you are going to communicate on your painting. The goal of this course is to establish value and ...


SBWS It's All About the Flowers
Lawrence Yun   |   Watercolor
Workshop   |   November 5–6, 2022   |   $100.00
This SPECIAL price is for South Bay Watercolor Society Members ONLY - but sign up as a member now by emailing their membership director at parrishh@verizon.net
This 2-day watercolor workshop explores the compositional ...


Mixed Media Series Class 2 - Pouring & Layering
Lynn Mikami   |   Mixed - See Supply List
Workshop   |   Sat, November 19, 2022   |   $50.00
Destination: Art Gallery, Artist, Lynn Mikami, is presenting an ongoing series of Mini-Mixed Media Classes. In a spirit of exploration, growth and nurturing individual creativity, each class will emphasize a different ...

Mixed Media Series Class 2 - REPRISE
Lynn Mikami   |   Mixed - See Supply List
Workshop   |   Sat, January 21, 2023   |   $50.00
Destination: Art Gallery, Artist, Lynn Mikami, is presenting an ongoing series of Mini-Mixed Media Classes. In a spirit of exploration, growth and nurturing individual creativity, each class will emphasize a different ...

Value to Color in Pastel
Dori Dewberry   |   Pastel
Workshop   |   Sat, January 28, 2023   |   $120.00
A good opportunity to practice value sketches and translating them to colorful paintings in pastel. Let’s test the importance of value in creating color paintings in pastel. We will explore limited palette, color ...

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 ...

Mini Desert Planter Craft
Koki Hall   |   Craft Supplies Provided
Workshop   |   Sat, September 24, 2022   |   $48.00
Create a self-sustaining beautiful living paradise in a glass wine bottle planter. Join crafter Koki Hall to design a miniature garden with succulents, forest moss and river rocks. No need to shop for tools or supplies ...