Class Calendar

Open During Classes or By Appointment, please don't hesitate to give us a call 805-643-6400.

 


July

 

Saturday, July 29th 10am - 1pm (class link)

  • Zentangle 2 - Drawing with Tasia Erickson

$54 each includes all supplies

Maybe your Zen Doodle for relaxation, maybe its a kind of meditation. Learn artful doodling with Tasia in this fun class with creative shapes and textures.  You will learn how to create your own unique doodle and inspire you to create your own at home. You will learn shading, structure, how to create textures and then how to combine all of the elements to create something interesting.  They look more complicated than they are and are the most fun you will have drawing.

 

 

Saturday, July 29th 2-5pm (class link)

  • Lino and Mono Printing - Pick your Subject Workshop

$57 each No Experience Required. All Supplies Included

This class is a fun day of carving, stamping and art making.  You will learn all the techniques to create your own lino cut stamp, how to ink it and create several of your own mono-prints with a wide variety of colors.  

The subject of your lino is wide open to a variety of topics such as flowers, koi, seashells, sea creatures, landscapes and more. Choose from one of our patterns or bring your own graphic picture and we will help you turn it into your own cration. The possibilities are endless.

 

July 31st - Aug 2nd (class link) 

  • Kids Art Camp with Jen Livia Seascapes, Landscapes, Trees, Mountains and more MyVentura # 8616

Learn to turn what you see in a photo into a painting in this week's camp.  We will work on several mini projects that will let you learn to create a variety of landscapes from the mountains to the coast.

 


August

Tuesday August 1st 5:30-8:30PM (class link)

  • Paint a sailboat on a rolling ocean Watercolors with Phyllis Gubins

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Learn how to paint water and wind in order to create the special effects in this sailboat painting. We will use most of the special effects techniques you’ve learned to create this beautiful coastal scene. 

 

 

Saturday, August 5th 1-4pm (class link)

  • Shore Birds Watercolors with Phyllis Gubins

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Explore a variety of fun techniques in this class all about the birds along the shore.  You will learn how to layer feathers crating textures with shading, color variation and masking.  Learn to capture depth and dimension of your chosen bird.  Pick between an Egret, Heron, Pelican or Plover.

 

 

Saturday, August 5th 6-8pm (class link)

  • Paint Party Jelly Magic

$39 each or 2 for $68

Have a fun afternoon learning to paint your own Jellyfish surrounded by a colorful magic undersea nebula.  Learn to paint depth in your background, colorful Jellyfish and all of his tentacles.  This class is easier than it looks and Jen will walk you through all of the steps needed to create your own acrylic painting.

 

 

August 7th- 9th (class link)  

  • Kids Art Camp with Jen Livia Little of Everything MyVentura # 8617 M-W

This week of class is full of exploration, those kids who have attended other weeks of class will get to explore their favorite subjects in more depth.  They can choose what subjects they want to work with and Jen will teach them a variety of techniques to capture these ideas in art.  Students will explore any medium from watercolors, acrylics, pastels, sculpture and event mixed media.

 

 


Saturday, August 19th 11am-5pm (class link)

  • Seasons of Change Acrylics with Marco Aguilar

$95 each or $120 with supplies

Capture the whole year's worth of beauty in this one painting as you learn a variety of techniques to capture life in the whole year through.  Marco's magic will help you capture a unique scene and inspire you to paint more.

 

 

Thursday, August 24th 11am-2pm (class link)

  • Animals of All Kinds Acrylics with Jen Livia

$49 each or $64 w/ supplies

Learn to paint any animal you can imagine, Jen will walk you through how to create the magic and sparkle in the animals eye, the contours of their structure, fur, details and more.  Jen has samples of horses, safari critters, sea animals, your pet and more.   Pick from her ideas or bring your own inspiration.

 

 

Saturday, August 26th 10am-1pm (class link)

  • New Beginning in Pastels with Tasia Erickson

$57 includes all supplies

Capture a unique perspective and almost dream like scene in this class with Tasia.  She will walk you through how to capture this iconic landscape with a dramatic palm duo in the foreground and our local landmark 2 trees in the distance. This class will give you a different look at landscapes and you will learn a wide variety of skills that can be applied to various paintings.

 

 

Saturday, Aug 26th 2-5pm

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Learn to paint a sea siren in this class of imagination and fanciful delight, we will paint a fun fanciful mermaid in the water.  Choose from a variety of mermaids and make her your own. You will learn a variety of techniques to capture this creatures' environment and the mermaid herself.


September

 

Saturday, Sept 2nd 11am-4pm (class link)

  • Glass Mosaics Pick Your Subject $120 each or 2 for $200

In these classes you will create your own glass mosaic on a pre-cut 
wood board. Choose from over 25 
shapes to make your own or create a landscape on one of our square forms.  Some of the forms include dolphin, sea horse, sea shells, 
fish, butterfly, mirror, duck or turtle, surfboard, dragon fly and more . 
You will learn all the steps needed to create your desired stained 
glass mosaic and you will also learn how to incorporate designs 
within your mosaic to make it uniquely yours. You will leave the 
class with a finished piece ready to hang on your wall.

 

 

Sunday, September, 3rd 2-4pm (class link)

  • Paint Party Tropical Heat

$39 each or 2 for $68

Escape from the normal colors of landscapes and be bold with your colors in this vibrant and dramatic class all about tropical places.  Learn to paint a hot sunset or cool day scene filled with things that resemble your last vacation.  You will learn all of the steps to create this vibrant scene with bold silhouettes and soft waters.

 

 

Sept. 7th 11am-2pm (class link)

  • Paint Your Zen, Summer Flowers, Buddha and More Acrylics with Jen Livia

$49 each or $64 w/ supplies

Learn to paint a Zen experience with your choice of happy Buddha or summer flowers from a photo or another painting sample. You will learn how to create depth, layering and more in your painting as you paint your own version of a zen setting realistic or abstract.

 

Saturday, September 9th 10am-1pm (class link)

  • Cascading Falls

$57 includes all supplies

Capture a unique perspective and almost dream like scene in this class with Tasia.  She will walk you through how to create a dynamic landscape with distant mountains, fluffy clouds and cascading falls.  This class will give you a different look at landscapes and you will learn a wide variety of skills that can be applied to various paintings.

 

Sunday, Sept. 17th 1-4pm (class link)

  • Mini Paintings and Painting on Wood Acrylics with Jen Livia

$49 each or $64 w/ supplies

Learn to create your own mini works of art, we will focus on a variety of landscapes local and tropical, as well as florals and even abstracts.  You can learn to paint these fun little creations on canvas or wood but please bring along 2-3 small pieces ready to paint (5x7, 5x5, 4x6 or your choice) and we will explore a variety of fun creations full of color and magic.   This is a fun class where you can really try some new ideas without committing to a large painting, this is great to try something new and Jen will help guide you through the steps.  Wood is a fun alternative surface to paint on with has a unique texture so if you have any small pieces available this is a fun time to bring it to paint with.

 

Saturday, Sept 23rd 2m-5pm (class link)

  • Liquid Acrylics, Inks, Pouring Liquids and Resin

$49 each or $70 with supplies

Learn to create a kaleidoscope of colors without brushstrokes in this fun class of random accidents and more.  We will combine fluid acrylics and inks in layers to create a soft background similar to a watercolor, we will then add layers of drips, streams of paint, pouring mediums and resin.  You will learn how to combing pouring mediums and self leveling gel with paint to create a variety of dirty pours, soft edge, hard edge and supreme pours.  Once the base is dry we will add other elements to make it come to life, choose from a variety of inspired pieces and have a blast in this slightly messy class.
 

 

Sunday, Sept 24th 3-5:30pm (class link)

  • Turtle Paint and a Pint Class

$39 each includes your 1st Pint, Supplies and Instruction

Have a fun afternoon learning to paint your own Sea Turtles in acrylics with Jen.  You will learn to paint one or two turtles in their undersea world with soft moving water and bubbles.  Jen will walk you through all of the steps needed to create your own acrylic painting and have fun making the piece your own.