Fine art instruction in painting & drawing — from my studio or in nationally known schools in the southeast. All levels are welcome. One-day classes on special topics; weekly classes in the studio and location, and occasional 3-day workshops from my studio.We work primarily in oils.

  • Oil painting, all levels. Materials from grounds, pigments, and tools to color, composition, and finished painting.
  • Drawing: fundamental to advanced. Line, value, form, texture, perspective.
  • Drawing preparation for painting. Charcoal, graphite, drawing with a brush.
  • Traditional use of oil mediums and varnishes.
  • Three-hour classes, 10am – 3pm weekly and Saturday.
  • Portfolio Development – Art School applicants (high school), private coaching.
  • Youth Classes – Elementary and Middle-High School  – Monday 3 – 6pm with Alisa Lumbreras. Registration and family interviews are required for students under 18.

Residential Workshops – area schools or organizations with lodging, and meals. Visit their website to register.

John C. Campbell Folk School Online catalog   (click here)

April 2024 – Spring Color Pallette – Oils only – scheduled at John C. Campbell Folk School  – in Brasstown, North Carolina. 

Private Instruction

Private instruction is available in oils and drawing in my studio.