Arts & Crafts
All classes will be offered in compliance with TUSD and the LA County Department of Public Health Safety Protocols.
Community Education and Interest classes are fully funded by student fees.
ENROLL EARLY to assure your class is offered. Classes not meeting minimum enrollments will be canceled prior to the first class session.
Open Studio Painting
Do you have a project you are working on or you just want to unwind, relax, and have fun painting with others? Here’s the perfect class that provides the space and an instructor that will guide, critique, and answer any of your questions. Students bring their own supplies and materials to work on projects at their own pace. Some painting experience required.
Come learn the basics of Tole Painting which has been around since the 1800s. It's a form of decorative painting that anyone can learn and can be applied to many different surfaces, such as wood and tin. Written instructions, a photo of the finished project, along with the pattern, are provided. Instructor guides you step by step with instruction on how to prepare your surface, transfer your pattern, and how to protect your painting once it's completed. All levels are welcome. No painting experience is necessary. Supplies will be discussed the first day of class.
Under the supervision of the teacher, students use basic principles and techniques of oil painting, learn basic composition, color theory, and various other oil painting ideologies and practices. Themes include: floral, seascape, landscape, still life, portraits, and other painting topics. Students provide their own tools and supplies.
Learn this popular painting technique that shades, highlights, and blends all in one stroke of your brush. Paint gifts for family and friends or something special for your home. With this fun, quick, and easy technique, you can paint on glass, wood, tin, fabric, furniture and even on walls. You don’t have to be an artist, and it’s for people of all ages. (Fee does NOT include materials).