Weekly Classes By Level

Find the class or workshop that's right for your level of experience.

If you haven't picked up a pencil or brush in years or ever, or you are just looking to explore fine art - then these are the classes for you. Here you will learn foundational elements to art making including value, line, form, perspective, how to use your materials, and other many skills. These classes are enjoyable while focused on developing your ability.

VIEWING BEGINNING TO INTERMEDIATE CLASSES
Life Figure and Portrait Drawing Foundations

Life Figure and Portrait Drawing Foundations

Thurs. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Kline Academy Assistant Studio Manager + Instructor

Matteo Di Ventra

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

The practice of figure/portrait drawing from life is invaluable for an artist of any discipline. The skills learned in this class will equip students with the confidence to construct and figure and portrait from any angle, while achieving the sitters likeness.

Beauty Through Nature: Landscape Fundamentals

Beauty Through Nature: Landscape Fundamentals

Wed. 10am - 1pm

Kline Academy Instructor Sharon Weaver

Sharon Weaver

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

Capture the beauty found in the natural world by translating what you see onto the canvas. From brooks, to mountains, and forests to volcanoes. Our world is vast and brimming with potential for a painting to be created from it. Join Sharon Weaver, an accomplished studio and plein air artist, as she guides students through the fundamentals of landscape painting. Learn to see and think like a painter and translate reality into brushstrokes.

Contemporary Landscape Painting

Contemporary Landscape Painting

Mon. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Kline Academy Instructor Scott Yeskel

Scott Yeskel

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

Delve into the abstract world with Contemporary Artist, Scott Yeskel. Learn abstraction in painting with a strong foundation in sound artistic principals. See live demonstrations on how to keep your colors clean and create exciting paintings. Open to all ages & levels.

Alla Prima Portrait Painting

Alla Prima Portrait Painting

Thurs. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Kline Academy Assistant Studio Manager + Instructor

Matteo Di Ventra

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

This course is designed to simplify the daunting task of painting the portrait/figure from life, and instead equip each student with the process and techniques needed to make a structurally sound and beautiful alla prima portrait painting.

Beginning Drawing at Kline Academy

Beginning Drawing Foundations

Sat. 10am - 1pm

Kline Academy Instructor Matt Duckett

Matt Duckett

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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.

Learn to Oil Paint at Kline Academy

Introduction to Oil Painting

Sat. 2pm - 5pm

Kline Academy Studio Manager & Instructor Juri Umagami

Juri Umagami

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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.

Learn Historic Classical Drawing Skills at Kline Academy

Introduction to Classical Drawing

Tues. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Kline Academy Studio Manager & Instructor Juri Umagami

Juri Umagami

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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.

Learn Classical Painting at Kline Academy

Beginning Classical Painting

Wed. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Kline Academy Founder & Owner Cheryl Kline

Cheryl Kline

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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.

Pre-Teen/Teen Drawing & Painting

Tues. 4pm - 6pm

Kline Academy Studio Manager & Instructor Juri Umagami

Juri Umagami

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$60- $1080

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-Studio Landscape Painting Workshop

Wed. 10am - 1pm

Kline Academy Instructor Sharon Weaver

Sharon Weaver

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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.

Classical Painting with Cheryl Kline

Classical Painting Workshop

Thurs. 11am - 2pm

Kline Academy Founder & Owner Cheryl Kline

Cheryl Kline

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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.

Intermediate and Advance Figure & Portrait at Kline Academy

Advanced Figure and Portrait Painting/Drawing

Sat. 2pm - 5pm

Kline Academy Instructor William Neukomm

William Neukomm

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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. (Open to Drawing)

Contemporary Painting at Kline Academy

Emerging Artist Painting Workshop

Thurs. 11am - 2pm

Kline Academy Founder & Owner Cheryl Kline

Cheryl Kline

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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 Abstract painting at Kline Academy

Beginning Abstract and Contemporary Painting

Mon. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Kline Academy Instructor Scott Yeskel

Scott Yeskel

Instructor

Course fee ranges from:

(based on selection)

$85 - $1440

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.