Drawing Workshops & Classes

The Joy of Drawing, Part 2: The Joy Continues!
w/ Julia Carpenter

4 Mondays:
Sept 30, Oct 7, 14, 21 / 10:30am-1:30pm
Oct 28, Nov 4, 11, 18 / 2:30-5:30pm

Continue with your joyful drawing adventure with Julia! Learn to be “in the moment” as you actively participate in drawing – learning to deeply focus, which is a calming antidote to our fast-paced world. In this part 2, you’ll explore more methods and materials, practice and hone your new skills and learn some new ones. A great class for beginner to intermediate drawers.

The Joy of Drawing, Part 1
w/ Julia Carpenter

4 Mondays :
Sept 30, Oct 7, 14, 21 / 2:30-5:30pm
Oct 28, Nov 4, 11, 18 / 10:30am-1:30pm

A great take on Drawing Basics! In this 4-week class, Julia will take you on an adventure of discovery – learning how to really “see”, exercising a different part of your brain than you usually use, and teaching you the magical joy of drawing! You’ll learn the basic elements like line, shape, value and form. You’ll learn about simplifying shapes, gauging proportions and how to create depth. This is a great place for beginners to start, and for a refresher course for all artists.

The Drawing Experience Part 1
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

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

5 Wednesdays / Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 / 10:30-1:30

Fall in love with drawing - THE basis for all your future art endeavors. Even if you think you can’t draw a stick figure, instructor and artist Joe Mac Kechnie will teach you how! You will develop basic drawing skills using an approach that combines left and right brain abilities. Most of all, you will thoroughly enjoy yourself in a fun and non-intimidating environment. Great for beginners and a refresher for all levels.

The Drawing Experience 2 with an Expressive Twist w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

5 Wednesdays / Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 / 2-5

A great new take on our classic Drawing Experience Part 2. If you have some basic drawing skills already, whether it’s from Drawing Experience 1 or some other basic class, you are ready for this one! Joe will teach composition and perspective as the backbone of this course. The “twist” is that he’ll be guiding you in expressive and abstractive techniques, to take your drawing level to a fun, creative, exciting place where you learn to express your own voice!

Mostly Charcoal with a Chance of Pastel
w/ Julia Carpenter

5 Tuesdays / Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 / 10:30-1:30

Dive into charcoal’s velvety blackness, and get in touch with your wild side. Come draw big, bold and expressive birds, animals, landscapes, and portraits. Learn the basics of shading and various techniques to unlock this magical medium.  You are guaranteed to get dirty and have fun doing it!


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