Copic Marker Illustration

Copic Markers – Getting Started with Alcohol Based Inks

Let’s be honest. Copic Sketch markers are just about the most expensive markers on the market right now. Are they the right tool for 6-12 year old kids to be using in a summer art camp? Are they the right tools for parents to buy for their children to use at home? In large part, the answer to these questions depends on the maturity of the child and the oversight of the teacher/parent. Read More

Inktober 2017 Supplies

Inktober Drawing Challenge! What Do You Need?

Get Ready for Inktober 2017! The Inktober challenge is an art phenomenon that sweeps the internet every fall. It was started in 2009 by Jake Parker, who challenged himself to create an ink drawing each day for the entire month of October. Loads of other artists join the festivities each year and post their drawings Read More

Beginner Drawing Lesson - Summer Art Camp 2017

2017 Summer Camp in Review – Join Us Again in 2018!

We Look Forward to Seeing You Next Summer! Our 2017 Summer Art Camps were a huge success! Check out our playlist below for a video recap of each class from this summer. We look forward to providing even more opportunities for you to learn with us in 2018. If you would like to be updated Read More

Ultimate Color Theory - Class Highlights

Ultimate Color Theory Class Highlights

Highlights from Ultimate Color Theory Class What does color theory mean? How do you mix colors? What is a color wheel, and what do artists do with one? Our Ultimate Color Theory class answered these questions, and so many more! We learned the difference between hue, saturation, and color. We learned how to mix all Read More

Wide Open Spaces - Landscape Class Highlights

Wide Open Spaces – Landscape Class Highlights

Highlights from Wide Open Spaces Landscape Class Another great adventure has ended, but our artistic lives are only just beginning. This week, five strangers and their guide embarked on a journey through space and time! We started with an evening stroll down a moonlit dirt path. After making it over those first few hills, we Read More

Drawing Supplies for Beginners - Sketchbooks and Pencils

Drawing Supplies for Beginners – What to Buy?

How to Choose the Right Drawing Supplies for Beginners Everyone has their own preference for drawing supplies. Some recommendations come directly from manufacturers, while others come from artists who have been using a specific brand for their whole career. I personally recommend different drawing supplies for beginners than I do for advanced artists. So who Read More

Figures and Faces - Portrait Class Highlights

Figures and Faces – Portrait Class Highlights

Highlights from Figures and Faces Portrait Class Four strangers met on Monday, not knowing yet that they shared a common quest. Through the course of their journey, they learned to trust each other and call each other “friend.” As their guide, I led them through the strange land known as Imagine-Nation, where anything was possible. Read More

Zentangle Supplies

Zentangle Supplies – Essentials for Doodling

Which Zentangle Supplies Work for You? Skip reading, and jump straight to the Zentangle Supplies? Everyone has their own preference for Zentangle supplies. Some recommendations come directly from manufacturers, such as the Sakura Company. They’re the ones who trademarked the term Zentangle! So who should you believe? Do you take the recommendation of an international Read More

Beginner Drawing Lesson - Summer Art Camp 2017

Drawing Lesson is a Huge Success!

Beginner Drawing Lesson Highlights Five days ago, our fellowship of eight drew on our vintage shoes and embarked upon an epic quest. Armed with pencils in hand, this imaginative crew gallantly created worlds in which we swam with mermaids. After a long day chasing submarines, we made landfall and watched the sun set over the Read More

Art Camp 2017: Registration is Now Open

Art Camp 2017: Registration is Now Open

Register for Art Camp Today! Seating is limited, so you’ll want to register for our 2017 Summer Art Camp before it’s too late! This year, we will be offering six different week-long courses, with focuses on charcoal, graphite, pastels, and acrylic paints. There’s something for everyone, including children and adults. Each class is five days Read More

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