Art Classes

Innovative and creative art lessons in drawing and painting are designed for students from 5-17 years and adults.  All Art classes meet at my home studio in Frisco, TX.  To see the schedule and to register for classes that meet throughout the year go to:  Registration Art Classes

  • The class location is within minutes from Plano, Allen, Little Elm, and McKinney TX.
  • Classes meet one hour, once a week, with a total of 32 classes in the calendar year.
  • Art 1 classes meet for 1.25 hours each week. Art 2-3 meets 1.5 hours each week.
  • Holiday breaks are the same as the area public schools.

Classes include:

  • Drawing and Mixed Media 1 and 2 for Children 5-8 years

Classes begin each lesson with drawing and finish with color in tempera, watercolor, markers, or pastels. Children learn basic drawing skills, and  painting techniques.

  • Intermediate Classes 1 and 2 for Children 9-12 years

Children are introduced to more advanced drawing skills in the first semester.  Drawing lessons include: pencil, charcoal, oil and soft pastel, and colored pencil.  Students learn values of tone and shading.  Different techniques are used for blending of light and dark tones and colors.  In the second semester students are introduced to color/color schemes and painting in watercolor, tempera, and acrylic.

  • Art 1 and 2 for Teens

Art 1 is for students from 13-17 years old.   The first semester students focus on drawing values of tone and shading with various media.  Some projects include portrait, still life, animals, and perspective.  Students learn about color and color schemes the second semester.   Painting is done in watercolor, tempera, and acrylic on canvas the second semester.

During succeeding years students may take Art 2.

For a complete syllabus, click on “Contact” in the main top menu.  I would be glad to send you the course explanation and goals.

  • Painting for Adults

Adults will enjoy lessons in Landscape and Floral in acrylic painting.  The class workshop meets 3 days for 2 hours each day.  Great instruction with stimulating projects.