Acrylic & Oil Painting Workshops

Secrets to Expressive, Loose Painting in Mixed Media w/ Joe MacKechnie

Sorry this workshop is full, but occasionally spots do open up! Please contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787 

Saturday - Sunday / November 17-18 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Would you like to learn how to paint with expression, energy and movement? Learn how to create fresh and loose paintings with this wonderful impressionist artist and fantastic instructor. Joe paints in this way and he can teach you how! All medium and experience levels are welcome.

Advanced Finger Painting: From Concept to Canvas
w/ Kimberly Adams

Sorry this workshop is full. Please contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787 

Friday - Sunday / November 30 - December 2 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Choose your own subject, bring in your own painting or reference photo, and get excellent instruction in how to start – and finish! – your own project! In this 3-day format, you can complete a larger canvas. For finger painting students who’ve taken at least one 2-day workshop with Kimberly (not for beginners). Limited to just 9 students, so sign up today!

Try it! Acrylics: Paint a Colorful Floral 
w/ Tracy Felix

Friday / January 18 / 6-830pm

Create a beautiful, modern floral still life painting with ARTspot owner Tracy Felix.

She will take you step by step on this journey with bright beautiful colors.  You can follow along exactly, or personalize the colors as you like. Your personality will come through with flying colors! This class is designed for everyone to inspire and unleash your unique creativity.

Exploring Acrylic & Collage
w/ Tracy Felix
Contemporary Painting Series

Saturday-Sunday / January 19-20 / 11am-5pm

Combine collage, layers of paint, and textures for a mixed media adventure. You will take home a finished painting filled with your personality. Starting with a simple shape, whether a stylized face or flowers or whatever appeals to you, Tracy will take you step by step to make this easy and fun. This is a great workshop to gain an understanding of acrylic painting, and you will learn about gels, pastes and mediums & what they can do for you!  Great for all levels, “beginners and beyond”.

Crazily Creative Portraits in Mixed Media
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

Saturday-Sunday / January 26-27 / 10:30-4:30pm

Get ready for some fun portrait drawing and painting! With this award-winning portrait artist and instructor, you’ll break out of the mold and learn to spice up your portraiture with your own expressive and creative style using watercolor, acrylics, pastels, charcoals and inks.  After a quick review of how to get the features in the right places, you’ll learn ways to paint out-of-the-box, edgy, funny, emotional, and surreal faces.  This course is open to all who have good drawing experience, at least a little portraiture, and have used one or more of the painting mediums listed above. Not suitable for beginners.

Textural Landscape Painting in Oil from Start to Finish
w/ Mike Wise

Friday-Sunday / February 1-3 / 10:30-6:00 pm

Learn how to achieve the dramatic effects you’ve seen in Mike’s paintings as we celebrate texture and dimension! In this 3-day workshop, you will learn to use mediums, tools and techniques for creating textural oil painting. Students will execute a landscape painting, learning how to start and how to finish, learning tips and tricks along the way. Some experience in oils is necessary.

Majestic Mountain Landscapes in Oil or Acrylic
w/ David Marty

Saturday-Sunday / Feb 9-10 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Here’s a wonderful workshop for all levels of painters – even beginning students! Join us for this fun and easy, step-by-step class, whether you have never painted before or you’re an intermediate student needing to learn some new tips and tricks. With demos and individual guidance, you’ll learn how to paint magnificent mountains, with snowy peaks, and majestic trees reflected in alpine lakes.  If you have wanted to paint our beautiful mountain scenery with oils or acrylics but didn’t know how to start, then this class is for you!

Try it! Finger Painting a Vibrant Spring Landscape
w/ Kimberly Adams

Friday evening / March 1 / 6-8:30pm

Sorry this class is full, but occasionally spots do open up! Please contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787 

Try It for yourself in our quick, fun, evening format with our awesome Fine Art Finger Painter, Kimberly Adams! If you’ve have been wanting to check this out this new technique, this is your chance. For a minimal investment and maximum fun, grab a friend - or schedule a date night - and come to Edmonds for a great evening.

Finger Painting Meets the Old Masters
w/ Kimberly Adams

Saturday - Sunday  /  March 2-3  / 10:30-4:30 pm

Sorry this class is full, but occasionally spots do open up! To be placed on the wait list, call 425.697.2787. Finger Painting is fun! Students love this great instructor! In this 2-day workshop you’ll create 2 paintings: a re-creation of a classic Impressionist painting by one of the Master Impressionists, and then a masterpiece of your own! Great for all levels, even beginners!

Oil Painting in The Russian Impressionist Tradition
w/ Pam Ingalls

Demo: Thursday / March 28 / 6-8pm
Friday - Sunday / March 29-31 / 10:30-4:30 pm

With renowned impressionist Pam Ingalls, learn to oil paint in this beautiful style of “liquid light”.  Going through the basics - exploring value, color value and more - this experienced instructor is able to take you from wherever you are to the next level. All levels are very welcome!

Discovery! Intro to Oil Painting
w/ Angela Bandurka

Saturday / April 6 / 11-5 pm

Welcome to our “Discovery!” series – developed for new students, just venturing into the world of art! If you’ve never picked up a brush or if you’ve never dabbled with oils, here’s the perfect place to start. Angela Bandurka will guide you through the basics to create your own one-of-a-kind piece of art! 

Discovery! Intro to Painting with Acrylics
w/ Angela Bandurka

Sunday / April 7 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Maybe you’ve wondered, “Could I do that?” as you gaze at a gorgeous painting. Angela Bandurka is here to tell you: YES, you CAN!  If you need a safe place to try painting with acrylics, THIS is it! Angela Bandurka will gently guide you through the steps to creating your own one-of-a-kind piece of art!

The Basics & Beyond! Oil & Acrylic Painting
w/ Angela Bandurka

New Dates!
5 classes / Thursdays / 5-8 pm / June 6, 13, 20, 27, (skip 4th of July), & July 11

Learn the basic techniques of oil or acrylic painting with a wonderful, encouraging instructor, Angela Bandurka. From landscapes, to still lifes and even simplified portraits, this course will teach you the secrets of how to create colorful, luscious paintings! Whether you prefer oils or acrylics, Angela is a master of both.


All workshops must be paid in full to sign up.

We are happy to take your payments over the phone,
 in person or on our website.

We offer 90% refunds for student cancellations 14 days or more before class.

No Refunds for Cancellations less than 14 days prior to class.

 For information on our cancellation policy, please check out our FAQ page on this website