Learn Art For Teens

At Kline Academy, we have many options from on-site classes, live Zoom classes, to workshops with visiting artists and even pre-taped courses.

If you need guidance, give us a call (310) 927-2436 or contact us.

Uninstructed Figure Workshop
In-Person Weekly Course

$10 to reserve a spot, $10 cash at the door

Uninstructed Figure Workshop, All Levels

Jennifer Fabos

Wed. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Step in the shoes of the ancient masters by participating in the age old tradition of drawing and painting from life! This 3 hour session with a live model is a fun way for any and all artists to practice and hone their skills in whatever medium they wish.

Learn to Oil Paint at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

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.

Beginning Figure Painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Figure Painting, All Levels

Matt Duckett

Sat. 2pm - 5pm

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. (Open to Drawing)

Contemporary Pop Culture Painting
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440 (Thanksgiving sale 10% off)

Contemporary Pop Culture Painting

Kai Lun Qu

Tues. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

LAUNCHING DECEMBER 6TH! SIGN UP NOW!
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Within this fun and informative course, students will learn how to capture pop culture character portraits ranging from films to video games in the alla prima technique of oil painting.

Beginning Drawing at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Beginning Drawing Foundations

Johnny Castillo

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.

Abstract Painting
In-Person Weekly Course

$95 - $325

Special Music: Individual Vision in Abstract Painting

Robert Szot

Tues. 10am - 1pm

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A painting, at its core, is the creative act of the individual. All other concerns, whether it be technique or talent, are secondary to your own voice and commitment to your individual vision. Through discussion, demo’s and practical application, we will focus on making abstract paintings by lessening the separation between who you are and what you create by stressing the importance of the individual in producing unique singularities.

Learn Historic Classical Drawing Skills at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

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.

Beginning Figure Drawing at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Figure Drawing, All Levels

Matt Duckett

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.

Classical Painting with Cheryl Kline
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Classical Painting Workshop, All Levels

Cheryl Kline

Thurs. 11am - 2pm

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.

Learn Classical Painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Beginning Classical Painting

Cheryl Kline

Wed. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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.

The Best Pre-Teen/Teen Art Program in L.A.
In-Person Weekly Course

$60- $1080

Pre-Teen/Teen Drawing & Painting, All Levels

Juri Umagami

Tues. 4pm - 6pm

Build a powerful portfolio with the guide of a professional artist! 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 Pre-Teens and Teens (11-17).

Landscape Painting
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

In-Studio Landscape Painting Workshop, All Levels

Sharon Weaver

Wed. 10am - 1pm

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.

Contemporary Painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Emerging Artist Painting Workshop, All Levels

Cheryl Kline

Thurs. 11am - 2pm

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.

Beginning Portrait Painting
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Beginning Portrait Painting

Kai Lun Qu

Thurs. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

LAUNCHING NOVEMBER 3RD! SIGN UP NOW!

Students will be exploring the art of painting the portrait from life. This course is primarily focused on painting the head in a convincing, representational manner.

Beginning Abstract painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Abstract and Contemporary Landscape Painting, All Level

Scott Yeskel

Mon. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Our sought after Contemporary Artist, Scott Yeskel, 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.

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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. Paint along or do it as homework at your free time. The reference image will be sent before the class and class recording will be available after class.

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD (thanksgiving sale $20 off)

The Artist's Workshop Zoom

with Cheryl Kline

Thursdays 10:00am - 11:00am

(Thanksgiving sale $20 off 4 week bundle using code $20off. expires 11/29 at 12:00am PST)

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.

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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. Beginners & Teens are welcome. You can paint along or do it as homework at your free time. The reference image will be sent before the class and class recording will be available after class.

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Live Zoom Class

$17.50 - 120.00 USD

Paint Night on Fridays! Zoom

with Cheryl Kline

POSTPONED

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! Class recording will be available after class.

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Live Zoom Class

$60.00 - 300.00 USD (thanksgiving sale $20 off)

Classical Painting Techniques Explored Zoom

with Cheryl Kline

Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm

(Thanksgiving sale $20 off 4-6 week bundle using code $20off. expires 11/29 at 12:00am PST)

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. Class recording will be available after class.

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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.

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Sharon Weaver, Oil on Canvas
In-Person Workshops

$100 USD (Thanksgiving sale $10 off)

Plein Air Landscape Workshop

Sharon Weaver

1 Day | Saturday, December 10th, 2022 | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Thanksgiving sale $10 off using code $10off. expires 11/29 at 12:00am PST

Capture the beauty found in the natural world by translating what you see onto the canvas. Join Sharon Weaver at Kenneth Hahn State Park as she guides you through the fundamentals of plein air landscape painting.

Rob Szot, Collage on Paper
In-Person Workshops

TBD

Special Music: Works on Paper

Robert Szot

Coming Soon! 2023!

Starting with a day of mono print continue to build using a variety of mixed media techniques…

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Steven Assael, Oil on Canvas
In-Person Workshops

$795 USD (Thanksgiving sale $100 off)

Portrait Painting on Copper

Steven Assael

2 Days | Fri. February 24th & Sun. 26th, 2023 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thanksgiving sale $100 off using code $100offSA. expires 11/29 at 12:00am PST

Historically, copper supports were for many artists a practical and relatively simple way to prepare for oil painting. Artists such as Rubens and Rembrandt painted on copper.

David Assael, Creature Sculpture
In-Person Workshops

$295 USD (Thanksgiving sale $30 off)

Creature Design and Maquette Sculpting Workshop

David Assael

1 Day | Sun. February 26th, 2023 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thanksgiving sale $30 off using code $30off. expires 11/29 at 12:00am PST

You will draw, create an armature, and sculpt a maquette of your own creature design. Be it fantasy, sci fi, or horror; the options are endless!