Learn Art For Teens

At Kline Academy, we have many options from On-site classes, to live Zoom classes, Workshops with visiting artists and even pre-taped courses. If you need guidance, give us a call (310) 927-2436 or contact us.

In-Person Weekly Course

$45- $200

Teen Drawing & Painting

Roberto Jaramillo

Mon. 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Master the basics of sketching and painting from life with a Master Artist. Students will learn to use charcoal and oil paints as they develop their portfolio, with creative freedom to choose their subject matter. Open to all Teens (13-18).

In-Person Weekly Course

$100 - $570

Narrative Portrait Painting

Cheryl Kline

Wed. 2pm - 5pm (Resumes Soon)

Bringing a narrative to your portrait painting will add elements of mystery and story giving it a life of it's own and allowing the viewer their own unique interpretation. You'll work with the live model with added elements to enhance atmosphere as well as develop your skills in proportions, skin tones and design. Intermediate to advanced levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Introduction to Landscape Painting

Sharon Weaver

Wed. 10am -1pm (Resumes Soon)

Excited to explore landscape painting? In this class you will learn the basics of painting using beautiful landscapes as your subject. Learn how to use color, create a good composition, mix shadow colors and use brush strokes to describe the form. All levels welcome.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Emerging Artist Painting Workshop

Cheryl Kline

Thurs. 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Resumes Soon)

Do you already feel confident as a painter but would you like to try some new approaches to everyday ideas? Or maybe you know your direction but you really need some mentoring and critiques to fine tune your work to submit to a gallery. This is an experimental guided workshop for artists to find their voice to be able to show their work or just experiment. Intermediate to advanced levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Portrait Drawing Workshop

Miguel Gonzalez

Sat. 10am - 1pm

Depending on your drawing skills, we will start you off with either a cast head or the live model. Everyone works at their own pace without pressure. This class will give you the tools you need to find accurate proportions and later to create a likness.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Figure Drawing

Miguel Gonzalez

Sat. 10am - 1pm

In this class, learn the beautiful language of the line in live figure drawing as well as a quick way to find shadow patterns and shapes. Emphasis will be on proportions, gesture, construction of the three dimensional form, and later details of the body. Teens/adults & all levels welcome.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Abstract and Contemporary Painting

Scott Yeskel

Mon. 6:30-9:30pm

Tues. 9:30am-12:30pm (Resumes Soon)

Our sought after Contemporary Artist, Scott Yeskell, begins by showing his students a solid system of abstraction based on sound art theories. See live demonstrations on how to keep your colors clean and create exciting paintings. Open to all ages & levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$45- $200

Pre-Teen Drawing & Painting

Roberto Jaramillo

Mon. 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Help your budding artist learn the skills they need to successfully develop their art while being guided by a Master Artist. Students will progress through exploring different materials and subjects.

Open to all Pre-Teens (10 -12).

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Modern Abstract Painting Workshop

Scott Yeskel

Mon. 6:30-9:30pm

Tues. 9:30am-12:30pm (Resumes Soon)

This is the perfect workshop for abstract artists looking to build a body of work while still learning new skills to enhance your paintings from a master Instructor. Both oil and acrylic painters welcome. Intermediate to advanced levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Introduction to Classical Drawing

Juri Umagami

Tues. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Get transported to a European Art academy while learning to draw from the masters... learn proportions and shading and the use of line from "Bargue" master drawings & then move into cast heads as the second part of this exciting course, rarely offered in the U.S. All ages & levels welcome.

In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $300

Contemporary Mono-Print Making Workshop

Scott Yeskel

Tues. 9:30am-12:30pm (Resumes Soon)

If you want instant gratification and a chemical free environment, this is the medium for you! You will use non-toxic, water-based inks to create beautiful & vibrant prints in a contemporary style! All levels, ages OK!

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Painting Techniques

Scott Yeskel

Mon. 6:30-9:30pm

Tues. 9:30am-12:30pm (Resumes Soon)

Ready to explore painting? In this class you will learn the basics including - how to keep your colors clean and vibrant, mix shadow colors and use brush strokes to describe the form. There are many styles you can explore in this class. Open to all ages & levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Drawing Foundations

William Neukomm

Sat. 10am - 1pm

It all starts and ends with drawing, the foundation every artist needs. If you struggle with form, core shadows and composition- then begin the class with tailored instruction on perfecting your drawing skills.

Open to all ages & levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Advanced Figure & Portrait Painting Workshop

Miguel Gonzalez

Sat. 2pm - 5pm (Resumes Soon)

The art of the figure presents the ultimate challenge to the artist and once mastered, opens up a world of possibilities. This class will give you the tools you need to create a successful body of work! In this course, students may choose to either draw or paint the live model. Open to teens/adults, intermediate to advanced levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Portrait Painting Workshop

Miguel Gonzalez

Sat. 2pm - 5pm (Resumes Soon)

Discover a step by step approach to reveal the beautiful & compelling natures of a portrait. Emphasis will be on concept, gesture, construction and color of the three dimensional form. Long Pose. Open to all ages & levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Introduction to Oil Painting

Juri Umagami

Sat. 2pm - 5pm

Learn the basics of oil painting through step by step projects. We use non-toxic materials, help you to develop your painting skills in color, light and form that will leave you ready to paint your own masterpiece. All ages & levels welcome.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

In-Studio Landscape Painting Workshop

Sharon Weaver

Wed. 10:00am - 1:00pm (Resumes Soon)

Master the skills needed to transport the beauty of nature into an original landscape painting with an award winning artist. Create atmosphere in your work specific to landscape painting that brings it to life! Open to ages & levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Classical Painting Workshop

Cheryl Kline

Wed. 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Resumes Soon)

Thurs. 10am - 1pm (Resumes Soon)

Explore many historical styles as you develop your work from figurative and realistic paintings, to landscapes, still life and your own contemporary images that inspire you as you continue to use and apply the principles that you learned in our initial exercises. Intermediate to advanced levels.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Figure Painting

Miguel Gonzalez

Sat. 2pm - 5pm (Resumes Soon)

This course emphasizes an academic approach to painting the live figure and the various techniques used for rendering three-dimensional form. By working with a long pose, you will be given ample time to study the shapes, values of the figure.Teens/adults & All levels welcome.

In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Classical Painting

Cheryl Kline

Wed. 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Resumes Soon)

If you want to be a great jazz player - you need to study scales and classical foundations. The same is true to become a great painter. Many students come to us who have had years of art school, but have never been "taught" how to paint! But your frustration ends at our front door! All levels welcome.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Teen Drawing & Painting Zoom

with Roberto Jaramillo

Mondays 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In this one hour lecture, Roberto will demo and talk about the lesson for the day. Students will be able to ask questions regarding the material. Students will progress through exploring different materials and subjects. Homework will be provided at the end of the class and will be discussed every week. Open to ages 10 - 18.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Landscape Painting Critique Zoom

with Sharon Weaver

Wednesdays 10:30am - 11:30am

This one hour online meeting includes a critique of your painting. Students will send images of the paintings they are working on every Monday and Sharon will make adjustments using Photoshop. The before and after images will be displayed on the computer screen and she will point out the changes that she made.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Animal Portrait Drawing Zoom

with Juri Umagami

Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

In this one hour meeting, you will watch drawing demo of various animal portraits in graphite. You will learn how to measure basic structures, shade transitions and capture details from a photo reference. You will receive a reference photos & other materials for homework. Beginners & Teens are welcome.

Live Zoom Class

$65.00 - 120.00 USD

Alla Prima Portrait Painting: Live Stream

with Cheryl Kline

COMING SOON

This live stream event is accessible by everybody and it doesn't matter where you live! Via Zoom, you can paint along master artist Cheryl Kline or watch how she paints a portrait with a live model in the Alla Prima Style. For you to have the best learning experience, Cheryl is going to set up two cameras: one on Cheryl's canvas & upright palette and one on the model, and you can access to the recording for several days after each session.

Live Zoom Class

$45.00 - 160.00 USD

Contemporary Landscape Painting Zoom

with Scott Yeskel

Tuesdays 11:00am - 12:30pm

In this 1.5 hour meeting, learn how to paint landscapes in an impressionistic style while staying in touch with traditional methods and techniques. Watch Scott's demo on how to keep your colors clean and create deconstructed landscape paintings. You can download the image he is using and work along or do it as homework at your free time.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Classical Painting Techniques Explored Zoom

with Cheryl Kline

Wednesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

In this online, live Zoom class you will see demonstrations of historical painting techniques by Cheryl. Learn step by step and then practice on your free time. Materials, color mixing and surface preparation and many solutions to solving painting issues will be a weekly topic. Group Critiques for current work in progress will also be offered.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Landscape Painting Demo Zoom

with Sharon Weaver

Fridays 10:30am - 11:30am

This meeting is a rotating 'how-to' on landscape painting. Students learn everything they need to master the landscape. We will discuss composition, color, values, edge work and the steps needed for a balanced painting. Sharon will help students understand the best way to correct problems with their landscape paintings. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the art discussion.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Procreate Digital Painting Zoom

with Masha Keating

COMING SOON

After taking Procreate Beginner Workshop, continue your journey into digital art with weekly support from Masha and your classmates. As you work on your projects, technical and aesthetic questions will come up. Each meeting will begin with Masha addressing every ones questions followed by a demo. Topic of the demo will reflect the needs of the group each week.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Abstract Painting Zoom

with Scott Yeskel

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's loosen up! Scott Yeskel will conduct an abstract deconstruction demo using a photo reference in this one hour Zoom meeting. Start with a quick sketch ‘thumbnail’ to a color sketch, to a small study. You can download the image he is using and work along or do it as homework at your free time. Beginners & Teens are welcome.

Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 139.00 USD

The Artist's Workshop Zoom

with Cheryl Kline

Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Let's find inspiration. We may visit a virtual exhibit and discuss how artists compose their images and then explore ways that you can dive into a new technique to try it for yourself. Live demonstrations will be your guide. Homework for those who want to try something new and then get feedback. Share a piece that you need help with.

Live Zoom Class

$17.50 - 120.00 USD

Paint Night on Fridays! Zoom

with Cheryl Kline

Fridays 6:15pm - 8:00pm

Need to unwind and want to create some art? Join us on Friday eves from the comfort of your own home and we will show you step by step how to create a painting. Grab your favorite beverage and be ready to have some fun. This “paint along” session is an all levels, all ages, meant to be stress-free, class. Acrylic is preferred but oil is OK to use too!

Live Zoom Class

$200.00 USD

The Imaginary Landscape Painting Workshop

with Cheryl Kline

COMING SOON

Allow me to guide you on an artistic journey into an unknown landscape that is unique to you. Using your intuition, imagination and materials, each of you will create a visual story, a note to self, and in some cases …a spiritual oasis. In this workshop you will learn techniques to help you unlock the blocks that can inhibit us from our primal needs as human beings, to create and play.

In-Person Workshops

$899.00 USD

Ecorche' (3D Anatomy Figure) Workshop

Rey Bustos

SOLD OUT

Foster an intimate understanding of the spatial relationships between the three dimensional structures of the human body.

In-Person Workshops

$99.00 USD

Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

Sharon Weaver

POSTPONED

Take a mini painting trip this Spring!

In-Person Workshops

$799.00 USD

Figure & Portrait Drawing Workshop

Steven Assael

POSTPONED

Go beyond just technique to add mystery and narrative to your work in this exciting workshop with a world renowned figurative artist. Learn a narrative approach to drawing the human portrait and figure with an emphasis on anatomy, form and value. Open to all levels!

In-Person Workshops

MORE INFO COMING SOON!

Gold Leaf & Landscape Painting Workshop

Sharon Weaver

POSTPONED

Wonderful technique that has been used throughout art history...

In-Person Workshops

$450.00 USD

The Imaginary Landscape Painting Workshop

Cheryl Kline

POSTPONED

Create your own landscape using both classical & contemporary techniques

In-Person Workshops

$199.00 USD

Earthly Elements Landscape Painting Bootcamp

Sharon Weaver

POSTPONED

In this intensive in-studio workshop, artists of all levels will learn to develop the basic building blocks needed to paint a landscape painting. See live demonstrations on how to paint several basic elements found in most landscapes including trees, water & skies. Open to all levels.

In-Person Workshops

$399.00 USD

Painting Interiors & Environments

Kenny Harris

POSTPONED

During this 2 day workshop you will master painted scenes with stories to tell that only an artist can bring to life. Whether you are fascinated by interiors or just want to develop your backgrounds, finding beauty in them that lends to your narrative, then this is a class you don't want to miss! Open to all levels.

In-Person Workshops

MORE INFO COMING SOON!

Procreate Digital Painting Workshop

Masha Keating

CALL FOR DATE

Experience the step-by-step “how to” world of Procreate!

In-Person Workshops

$799.00 USD

Classical Figure Painting Workshop

Juliette Aristides

POSTPONED

Experience the Classical Training with master artist Juliette Aristides

In-Person Workshops

$295.00 USD

The Simple Still Life Painting Workshop

Scott Yeskel

POSTPONED

A direct painting workshop that works directly from life

In-Person Workshops

$799.00 USD

Still Life Painting Workshop

Devin Cecil-Wishing

CALL FOR DATE

Glow your still life painting...

3264 Motor Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90034

 

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310-927-2436

310-837-7194

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Tue 12 - 9:30pm

Wed 12 - 5pm

Th 12 - 5pm

Fri 12 - 5pm

Sat 10am - 5pm

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*We are working remotely. If you'd like to visit our studio, please make an appointment at 310-837-7194.

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