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Designed for those serious about becoming a Fine Artist,
this unique program requires you to apply and be accepted in.

6-9
Students

Each class is small for more intimate and personalized learning.

Individual Work 

Work at your own pace, no need to wait for others or worry about going too slow.

2.5 hours 
 

Each class gives time for instruction and applying what is taught.

Track Progress

Awards & recognition given for accomplishing each milestone.

Held
Weekly

Each class is ongoing year-round with no scheduled end date.

Class Instruction

Drawing warm-ups and weekly class & personal instruction is given.

$240 
 

Tuition billed on the 25th of every month for the upcoming month.

Collaborative

Group and individual contests between other academies creates unity!

KIDS DRAWING ACADEMY

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MONDAYS 4:00- 6:30 pm

Ages 8- 12 yrs.

Starts October 5th, 2022

Monthly Tuition $240

2 1/2 hours

 

YOU MUST APPLY & BE ACCEPTED

INTO THE ACADEMY PROGRAM

For younger artists, it’s important for the artistic process to be fun and engaging. In this 2.5-hour class, students will learn the basics of drawing from photo references, still-life objects, and from their imagination.

 

With a focus on fine art drawing skills, students will use both graphite and charcoal mediums to create finished art pieces. Through lessons on artistic observation and creativity, students will train their artistic eye to see the world as an artist sees it, a world filled with beauty and potential.

 

Class is 2 1/2 hrs. long and broken down into segments such as warm-up exercises, class lesson, individual projects, critiques, break and collaborative work.

 

The opportunity to work as a team, and also to progress and achieve milestones individually is the key process in the academy program.  Each student has the option to work at their own pace through the program.

 

If you're interested in applying for this program please fill out the application form and we will contact you for an interview.

INSTRUCTOR: Sarah Hale

Class starts: October 5th • Runs year-round

Students responsible for their own supplies 

OIL PAINTING & DRAWING ACADEMY

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TUESDAYS 1:00pm- 3:30pm

Ages 14- adult

ONE SPOT AVAILABLE- APPLY NOW!

Monthly Tuition $240

2 1/2 hrs.

 

YOU MUST APPLY & BE ACCEPTED

INTO THE ACADEMY PROGRAM

In this Oil Painting/ Drawing Academy each student will have the opportunity to learn as a class, and to work through the process of learning a variety of different techniques both in drawing and the oil painting process. Every student is able to work at their own pace, and pass off goals to reach milestones in the process.

 

Class is 2 1/2 hrs. long and broken down into segments such as warm-up exercises, class lesson, individual projects, critiques, break and collaborative work.

 

The opportunity to work as a team, and also to progress and achieve milestones individually is the key process in the academy program.  Each student has the option to work at their own pace through the program.

 

If you're interested in applying for this program please fill out the application form and we will contact you for an interview.

INSTRUCTOR: Susie Bytheway

Class starts: August 30th • Runs year-round

Students responsible for their own supplies 

PRE-TEEN COLORED PENCIL & DRAWING ACADEMY

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WEDNESDAYS 4:00pm- 6:30pm

Ages 11-14

SORRY CLASS IS FULL- GET ON THE WAITLIST!

Monthly Tuition $240

2 1/2 hrs. 

 

YOU MUST APPLY & BE ACCEPTED

INTO THE ACADEMY PROGRAM

In this Colored Pencil/ Drawing Academy each student will have the opportunity to learn as a class, and to work through the process of learning a variety of different techniques both in drawing and using colored pencils. Every student is able to work at their own pace, and pass off goals to reach milestones in the process.

Students will learn about the transparent nature of colored pencils and how to combine and layer them to get different realistic effects. They will focus on creating artwork with texture, lighting, shadow shapes and hard & soft edges to create realistic looking artwork .

 

Class is 2 1/2 hrs. long and broken down into segments such as warm-up exercises, class lesson, individual projects, critiques, break and collaborative work.

 

The opportunity to work as a team, and also to progress and achieve milestones individually is the key process in the academy program.  Each student has the option to work at their own pace through the program.

 

If you're interested in applying for this program please fill out the application form and we will contact you for an interview.

INSTRUCTOR: Susie Bytheway & Sarah Hale

Class starts: August 30th • Runs year-round

Students responsible for their own supplies 

WATERCOLOR & COLORED PENCIL DRAWING ACADEMY

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TUESDAYS 10:00am- 12:30pm

Ages 14- adult

Monthly Tuition $240

 2 1/2 hrs.

 

YOU MUST APPLY & BE ACCEPTED

INTO THE ACADEMY PROGRAM

In this Academy each student will have the opportunity to learn as a class, and to work through the process of learning a variety of different techniques both in drawing, colored pencil and/or watercolor, it's your choice!. You can choose to learn both, or just one. 

You will learn and understand each technique and process for creating a variety of different styles and effects.  Every student is able to work at their own pace, and pass off goals to reach milestones in the process.

 

Class is 2 1/2 hrs. long and broken down into segments such as warm-up exercises, class lesson, individual projects, critiques, break and collaborative work.

 

The opportunity to work as a team, and also to progress and achieve milestones individually is the key process in the academy program.  Each student has the option to work at their own pace through the program.

 

If you're interested in applying for this program please fill out the application form and we will contact you for an interview.

INSTRUCTOR: Susie Bytheway

Class starts: August 30th • Runs year-round

Students responsible for their own supplies 

TEEN OIL PAINTING & DRAWING ACADEMY

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TUESDAYS 4:00pm- 6:30pm

Ages 13- 18

ONE SPOT AVAILABLE- APPLY NOW!

Monthly Tuition $240

2 1/2 hrs.

 

YOU MUST APPLY & BE ACCEPTED

INTO THE ACADEMY PROGRAM

In this Oil Painting/ Drawing Academy each student will have the opportunity to learn as a class, and to work through the process of learning a variety of different techniques both in drawing and the oil painting process. Every student is able to work at their own pace, and pass off goals to reach milestones in the process.

They will both draw and paint of variety of different styles of artwork and subject matter from stylized to realistic to macro and more.  

 

Class is 2 1/2 hrs. long and broken down into segments such as warm-up exercises, class lesson, individual projects, critiques, break and collaborative work.

 

The opportunity to work as a team, and also to progress and achieve milestones individually is the key process in the academy program.  Each student has the option to work at their own pace through the program.

 

If you're interested in applying for this program please fill out the application form and we will contact you for an interview.

INSTRUCTOR: Susie Bytheway

Class starts: August 30th • Runs year-round

Students responsible for their own supplies 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Not sure what Academy   to apply for?

I love it when we receive individual help on concepts we have not mastered.
I appreciate watching the demonstrations and then being given the time to catch up. I also really enjoy the variety of projects we do.

Christine
Academy Student

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PERSONALIZED LEARNING

Get the support and guidance that will help you grow as an accomplished artist. Students pass off different projects and move forward through the course as they understand each principle. There are different milestones to help you see your progress. 

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ALWAYS BE GROWING

Never feel pressured to speed up or slow down your progress based on other students. Learn and grow at your own pace and skill level! And with no end date for our Academies, you'll always be progressing as an artist.

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COMMUNITY FEEL

Accelerate your learning by surrounding yourself with other creatives just like you! Students will collaborate with one another on different projects and have competitions between the other Academies. Every Academy has an assortment of experienced and newbie artists, so you'll never feel alone no matter what.

The Academy is for you if...

  • You are serious about growing as an artist.

  • You feel stuck in your progress and need help.

  • You value community and want to get to know other artists.

  • You are looking for a long-term, ongoing class.

  • You want to work at your own speed.

  • You are looking for a mentor to guide and help you succeed.

It's so great to be around other people with the same interests. I've learned so much about organization and technique.
Emma
Academy Student

Applying is as simple as...

1

Fill out the Academy Application to help us get to know you.

2

We will reach out to you within 24-48 hrs of receiving your application.

3

You'll come into our studio for an interview.

4

We'll let you know whether or not you made it!