Learn Classical Techniques

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Beginning Portrait Painting
In-Person Weekly Course

$85 - $1440

Beginning Portrait Painting and Drawing

Matteo Di Ventra

Thurs. 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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

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)

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.

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Classical Painting Techniques Explored

with Cheryl Kline

Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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. Class recording will be available after class.

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

The Artist's Workshop

with Cheryl Kline

Thursdays 10:00am - 11:00am

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

$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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David Assael, Creature Sculpture
In-Person Workshops

TBD

Creature Sculpting Workshop

David Assael

FEBRUARY 2023!

More information Coming Soon!

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Steven Assael, Oil on Canvas
In-Person Workshops

TBD

Portrait Painting on Copper

Steven Assael

FEBRUARY 2023!

More information Coming Soon!

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Sharon Weaver, Oil on Canvas
In-Person Workshops

$100 USD

Plein Air Landscape Workshop

Sharon Weaver

1 Day | Saturday, October 8th, 2022 | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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