Learn to Paint

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.

Intermediate and Advance Figure & Portrait at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Advanced Figure & Portrait Painting Workshop

William Neukomm

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Sat. 2pm - 5pm (Registration Open)

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.

Beginning Figure Painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Figure Painting

William Neukomm

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Sat. 2pm - 5pm (Registration Open)

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.

Contemporary Painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Emerging Artist Painting Workshop

Cheryl Kline

with

Thurs. 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Resume 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.

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

$75 - $719

Introduction to Oil Painting

Juri Umagami

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Sat. 2pm - 5pm (Registration Open)

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.

Portrait Workshop at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Portrait Painting Workshop

William Neukomm

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Sat. 2pm - 5pm (Registration Open)

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.

Beginning Abstract painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Abstract and Contemporary Painting

Scott Yeskel

with

Mon. 10am - 1pm (Resume Soon)

Mon. 6:30 - 9:30pm (Registration Open)

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.

Learndirect Painting Oil or Acrylic
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Painting Techniques

Scott Yeskel

with

Mon. 10am - 1pm (Resume Soon)

Mon. 6:30 - 9:30pm (Registration Open)

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.

Landscape Painting
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

In-Studio Landscape Painting Workshop

Sharon Weaver

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Wed. 10:00am - 1:00pm (Registration Open)

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.

Abstract painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Modern Abstract Painting Workshop

Scott Yeskel

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Mon. 10am - 1pm (Resume Soon)

Mon. 6:30 - 9:30pm (Registration Open)

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.

The Best Pre-Teen Art Program in LA
In-Person Weekly Course

$45- $200

Pre-Teen Drawing & Painting

Scott Yeskel

with

Mon. 4pm - 6 pm (Registration Open)

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).

Learn Classical Painting at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Beginning Classical Painting

Cheryl Kline

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Wed. 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Resume in June)

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

$75 - $719

Classical Painting Workshop

Cheryl Kline

with

Wed. 6:30 - 9:30pm (Resume in June)

Thurs. 11:00am - 2:00pm (Registration Open)

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 at Kline Academy
In-Person Weekly Course

$75 - $719

Introduction to Landscape Painting

Sharon Weaver

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Wed. 10am - 1pm (Registration Open)

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.

Storytelling with Portraits
In-Person Weekly Course

$100 - $570

Narrative Portrait Painting

Cheryl Kline

with

Wed. 2pm - 5pm (Resume 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.

Teen Drawing & Painting Course
In-Person Weekly Course

$45- $200

Teen Drawing & Painting

Scott Yeskel

with

Mon. 4pm - 6pm (Registration Open)

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).

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Live Zoom Class

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Landscape Painting Demo Zoom

with Sharon Weaver

Mondays 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Watch 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. Class recording will be available after class.

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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. 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

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! Class recording will be available after class.

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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.

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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 - 139.00 USD

The Artist's Workshop Zoom

with Cheryl Kline

Thursdays 10:00am - 11:00pm

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.

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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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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

$35.00 - 120.00 USD

Landscape Painting Critique Zoom

with Sharon Weaver

1st + 3rd Fridays 10:00am - 11:00am

This one hour online meeting includes a critique of your painting. Students will send images of the paintings they are working on by Thursday noon 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.

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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.

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Sharon Weaver, Oil on canvas
In-Person Workshops

$75.00 USD

Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

Sharon Weaver

SOLD OUT | Sat. May 22 | 9:30am - 12:30pm

Let's paint outside! You will be painting in our local scenic areas with instruction. Students will learn color mixing, composition and other skills for mastering landscape painting!

Juliette Aristides, Oil on Canvas
In-Person Workshops

$799.00 USD

Classical Figure Painting Workshop

Juliette Aristides

POSTPONED

With COVID-19 and the state order, this workshop has been postponed.

Experience the Classical Training with master artist Juliette Aristides! Explore the stages of painting, from quick starts to a sequential development of a longer pose throughout the rest of the workshop. All levels welcome!

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Cheryl Kline, Oil on canvas
In-Person Workshops

$450.00 USD

The Imaginary Landscape Painting Workshop

Cheryl Kline

POSTPONED

With COVID-19 and the state order, this workshop has been postponed.

Create your own landscape using both classical & contemporary techniques! Sought-after Cloud Painter Cheryl Kline is going to take you on an artistic journey into an unknown landscape that is unique to you!

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