The studio is located in Costa Mesa, near the fairgrounds, close to the 405, 73, and 55 freeways.  Small group painting instruction is available for students of all levels.  Private instruction and personal critiques can be scheduled for individuals and small groups at the rate of $100 an hour with a two hour minimum. For more information on how to register for upcoming classes or to schedule private appointments click here

The Next Step
Wednesdays 10am – 2pm
Cost: $150 per 3 sessions

Upcoming dates:  2017

August 9,16, 23  FULL

September 1,8,15

October 4,11, 18

This class is for painters who are interested in developing ideas and executing them in a personally satisfying way. Coaching and feedback are provided on a weekly basis and are specific to the goals of each individual, all levels are welcome. Participants may work from photos, observation, the computer, or from imagination.  The objective in this class is to find a direction for your work that is authentic and meaningful to you in a very friendly environment. This group meets regularly and classes are ongoing throughout the year.   For more information or to register please  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

Private Classes and Internet Consulting

Private classes are available for students wishing to get one on one instruction.  These sessions can be especially helpful for students in need of direction, feedback, or a fresh perspective for their work.  They also can help beginning students feel more comfortable with entering a classroom setting and will provide information on the proper use of materials. The fee is $100 an hour with a two hour minumum for private consultation.  Internet coaching and critiques are also available for people who are unable to come to the studio.  To schedule a private appointment or an internet consultation click here.  


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