Top Los Angeles Art Courses

  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Intro to Drawing Class • Safe In-Studio

    This drawing class offers a perfect introduction to learning the basics of drawing techniques. Students gain an overview of the various materials used in drawing, as well as methods for developing the skills to realistically render various objects. Participants will also receive individual feedback as they work and learn to draw with more accuracy and confidence.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $40
    • 1 Hour
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    • Beginner
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Drawing with Charcoal 101 (Safe In-Studio)

    This charcoal drawing course offers participants a safe studio learning environment in Los Angeles. Students will be provided with materials and will be instructed on fundamentals such as blending temperatures, contour drawing, line quality, horizon line, composition, and gesture drawing. They will also gain tips and advice on creating tone and values in their work to add depth and drama to their drawings.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Drawing with Graphite 101 (Safe In-Studio)

    This in-person art class in Los Angeles provides beginners with an introduction to the basics of drawing with graphite pencils. Participants will learn the fundamentals of observational drawing techniques, including the use of shading and perspective. Participants will also explore a variety of exercises and projects that cover a range of graphite pencil techniques.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Drawing with Graphite 102 (Safe In-Studio)

    This art course is designed for intermediate artists who wish to build on their existing drawing skills by learning specifically how to draw with graphite. Through this six-hour class, participants will learn the fundamentals of the medium, various mark-making techniques, and details on how to draw three-dimensional forms.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • Intermediate
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Gray Colored Pencil 101 (Safe In-Studio)

    Learn how to use colored pencils in this art course designed for all skill levels. Participants will learn basic shading techniques, techniques for working with different textures, and advance to more complex details for adding depth. This course provides step-by-step instructions to help artists master the techniques of colored pencil drawing.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Santa Monica College Creating Comics & Graphic Novels

    This course by a professional comic book artist in Los Angeles teaches participants how to create comic books and graphic novels. Through individualized instruction, participants will learn the technical drawing skills required for comics, from page layout to character development. Upon completion, participants will have the necessary skills to create their own comics and graphic novels.

    In-person @ 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California
    • $118
    • 12 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Los Angeles City College Introduction to Henna Art, Part 1: Application

    In this hands-on course, participants will gain a comprehensive introduction to henna art, learning the history of the art form and the techniques needed to create beautiful henna designs. They will also practice traditionally-inspired designs and how to use the all-natural henna paste. No prior experience is required.

    In-person @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California
    • $69
    • 3 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • Los Angeles City College Draw Comic Book & Cartoon Characters (Adults)

    In this comic book drawing class, participants will learn how to create dynamic and life-like characters, as well as develop their style. Participants will also cover topics such as lighting, composition, anatomy, and story-telling centered around cartoon and comic book characters.

    In-person @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California
    • $75
    • 5 Weeks, 1 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • The Gallery Girls Westside Drink & Draw

    This two-hour drawing class offers a fun, relaxed atmosphere for artists of all levels to learn how to create stunning drawings of various compositions and objects. Participants will learn a variety of techniques, like shading and coloring, along with the basics of art theory to help them develop their skills. Drinks will be provided to get the creative juices flowing!

    In-person @ 5210 Collier Pl, Woodland Hills, California
    • $20
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • American School of Flower Design Floral Design Sampler

    This floral design sampler course is designed to help participants develop a basic understanding of the fundamentals of floral design. Through hands-on practice, participants will learn the basic techniques of flower preparation, design, handling, and finishing arrangements. In addition, this course will provide an overview of the floral industry along with current trends in both design and care.

    In-person @ 741 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, California
    • $195
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • American School of Flower Design Flower Design Star: 1 Week Comprehensive

    This course is perfect for anyone interested in floral design and looking to get a comprehensive overview. Participants will learn techniques from start to finish, including flower selection, arranging, and advanced design. You will also be introduced to creative and expressive ideas for flower designs.

    In-person @ 741 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, California
    • $1,850
    • 21 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • American School of Flower Design Introduction to Flower Design

    In this introductory flower design course, participants will explore the basics of floral design and composition, including identifying and utilizing seasonal resources, understanding flower structure and care, and components of a successful design. Professional guidance will also be given on the use of beautiful color combinations and the properties of various floral varieties.

    In-person @ 741 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, California
    • $495
    • 7 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Oil Pastel 101 (Safe In-Studio)

    In this class, learn the basics of working with oil pastels to create a visual masterpiece. Participants will learn about the different compositions and techniques for creating oil pastel paintings, and use that knowledge to make their own. Emphasis will also be placed on color theory to help improve composition.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Painting with Acrylics 301 (Safe In-Studio)

    This painting course with acrylics will provide participants with a safe and interactive environment to refine existing techniques and learn new techniques. Participants will learn essential skills such as how to blend colors and add depth to create realistic scenes. With the guidance of an experienced instructor, participants will also have the chance to practice with their choice of painting styles.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Water - Soluble Oils 401 (Safe In-Studio)

    This oil painting course in Los Angeles teaches how to use water-soluble oils to increase color mixing capabilities. Participants will learn how to use glazing to create depth and control the transparency of colors, as well as a range of skills and techniques in oil painting such as material mixing, structural considerations, and composition.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Watercolor 201 - Beginner (Safe In-Studio)

    This watercolor painting class is perfect for beginners. Participants will develop many basic painting skills including exploring color, design, composition, and techniques for painting with watercolor. This will take place in a safe, socially-distant studio setting.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Pastimes for a Lifetime Watercolor 202 - Intermediate (Safe In-Studio)

    This course offers intermediate-level instruction in the art of watercolor painting. Through this guided program, participants will learn advanced techniques such as color mixing, washes, texturing, and painting from studio still-life setups, as well as composition and painting with acrylics. This class is held in a safe, in-studio setting, with all materials supplied.

    In-person @ 13615 Burbank Blvd, Van Nuys, California
    • $160
    • 4 Hours
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    • Intermediate
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  • Santa Monica College On the Street with Your Camera

    This photography class in Los Angeles provides participants with practical composition techniques to use while out and about with their cameras. Focus is given to the streetscape as well as bringing artistry to inspire participants' creativity. A variety of topics will be covered including composition in camera, rules of framing, and visual storytelling.

    In-person @ 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California
    • $158
    • 20 Hours
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    • Intermediate
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  • Los Angeles City College Painting with Watercolors

    This course teaches students aged 17 and up the fundamentals of painting with watercolors. Through discerning guidance, learners gain an understanding of creating vibrant paintings with a variety of watercolor techniques. Students will have the chance to work on still life paintings as well as landscapes, learning to maximize the beauty of their works.

    In-person @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California
    • $85
    • 5 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • Los Angeles City College Take Better Photos

    This photography course offers participants the chance to improve their shots through training in lighting, composition, camera settings, and more. The focus of the class is to equip participants with the understanding and skills to achieve the results they desire. Participants are guaranteed to leave the course with a much better understanding of the fundamentals of photography.

    In-person @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California
    • $49
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    • All Levels
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