Classes and Workshops

DISCLAIMER:: Campbell Artists’ Guild does not organize any of the classes or workshops listed on this page and does not provide individual consultations. Please use contact information provided at every listing to learn more about a class or workshop that interests you.

Ongoing Classes

Pacific Art League – weekly fine arts classes
The Pacific Art League offers weekly fine arts classes, each quarter, in a variety of media. The League prides itself on individualized attention; so most of their classes allow a maximum of 12 students. Generally classes meet for two to three hours. They also have classes for children.

Filoli – Art and Decorative Art
The picturesque surroundings of Filoli make a wonderful venue for art and artists, providing inspiration and a range of valuable resources. Students can experience one-on-one instruction and personal guidance while attending 2 – 5 day classes or work on their own during special Artist Access Days.

Campbell Recreation Department
Quarterly Recreation Activity Guide has a section for various art classes. The Guide is available in hard copy at the Campbell Recreation Office, City Hall, the Campbell Library, and on-line.

NUMU Atelier
All classes will be held at 4 Tait Avenue, Los Gatos, until further notice. Please contact 408.354.2646 or with any questions.

Sandra Jones – drawing human body in charcoal
Sandra teaches her technique in classes limited to six people (Wed 10-1, Tue 6:30-9:30pm; $50 per class). Studio is located in Campbell, CA. (408) Call: 371-0077.

Watercolor with Kay Duffy at Hakone Gardens
Explore and practice watercolor techniques, materials, and artful handling of various subjects with this excellent teacher. Each session includes a brief lecture, demonstration and critique. Emphasis is on individual assistance, improving your painting and design skills and having fun! Students chose class subjects and may bring other work for critique.
Dates: Every 2nd and 4th Monday morning
Time: 9:30 am to Noon
Place: Meet in the crafts area at Hakone Gardens. Follow Kay’s signs.
Fee: $20/class only when you attend
Registration: Register in class. E-mail Kay for the schedule of topics.
Information: Call Kay 408 867-0508 or
Visit Kay’s virtual gallery at

Ongoing Workshops

Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
SCVWS has a strong committee to sponsor workshops and demonstrations throughout the year, and for several years in advance. They welcome members and non-members to participate but give first priority to members. For more information about any workshop, contact the person named with the workshop or send an email to

Society of Western Artists conducts series of workshops and artist demos through the year.

PSWC – Workshops and Classes

Mixed Media and Acrylic with Jaya King

Community School of Music and Arts. Short, Medium, Long Poses at Finn Center, Mountain View

Myrna Wacknov’s Workshops
Beginning and advanced watercolor portrait workshops.

See the Calendar of Local Art Events for upcoming classes that are one-time events or short series

If you know about ongoing classes or workshops that could be added to this page, please fill out the short form below

The Atelier School of Classical Realism
Putting The Real Into Realism: Understanding and using effective illusions to describe visual realily.
Old Masters Drawing and Painting Technical Program:
Certificate Day Program in Drawing
Long Pose Figure Workshop
Saturday Figure Drawing and Anatomy Course
David Hardy
4920 Telegraph Ave. 2nd floor Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 407 1336

Online Learning Resources

Free Online Art Classes
Art Instruction Blog
Bill Martin’s Guide to Oil Painting
Artist Daily
Artist Network TV
Artists Network
Artists Network University
Atelier School of Classical Realism
Wet Canvas
The Art Institute Online
Academy Art

Online Art Instruction
Free Online Art Classes
Guide to Oil Painting

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