Painting is fun! And acrylics are a great medium to start with. In this Seattle painting class, you’ll learn how to mix and blend acrylics, how to use brushes, and how to paint some simple objects and landscapes, step-by-step. Even if you don’t know an artist’s brush from a toothbrush, you’ll have fun, learn a lot, and get off to a good start. You can take this class as a three-week course or a one-day workshop.
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? In this enjoyable class, aimed at beginners but open to all levels, you’ll learn how to create your own cartoon characters and show them in action, even if you’ve never drawn before. You’ll learn how to draw cartoon faces and figures; how to draw human and animal characters & more.
Colored pencils can be used to create beautiful sketches and drawings. They’re also the cleanest, most portable medium you can find. In this enjoyable introductory Seattle class, you’ll learn how to draw and “paint” on paper using high quality pencils, and mix and blend them in different ways to create beautiful, vibrant drawings. Come spend the afternoons exploring color and learning about this fascinating and relaxing medium.
In this class students will learn how to draw faces and portraits using an easy step-by-step method. You’ll learn how to draw male and female faces… front views, side views and other angles… facial expressions… and more. You’ll learn how to draw realistic, believable faces when you don’t have a model, and also how to get a good resemblance when you’re drawing from life or photos.
Anyone can draw… this means you! In this enjoyable introductory drawing class, aimed at total beginners, we’ll work our way through a number of exercises designed to train your eye, hand and imagination to work together. Most students notice striking improvement in their artwork by the second meeting. (NOTE: This is the 3-WEEK version of the class. If you are looking for the 1-DAY version, see Learn to Draw in a Day.)
Ink drawings can be striking and beautiful. They have a vivid element of contrast that can define forms in a dramatic or whimsical way. Come join us and spend a fun day exploring this fascinating art form.
Hire a Youth in Focus photography student
Youth in Focus is a nonprofit in the Rainier Valley that offers free photography classes to underserved teenagers.
Our team of Advanced level photography students, aged 15-19, are available for hire through the Freelance Project to photograph events such as festivals, fundraisers, art opening or other special projects as a low-budget service for other nonprofits and community organizations in Seattle.
If you are interested in knowing more about the Freelance Project or in hiring our students to photograph your event, please contact Sam Smith at 206