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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.

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.

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.

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.

Abstract Painting
In-Person Weekly Course

$95 - $325

Special Music: Individual Vision in Abstract Painting

Robert Szot

Tues. 10am - 1pm

October 4th - October 25th

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.

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 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

$17.50 - 120.00 USD

Paint Night on Fridays!

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.