ADULT Art CLASSES


Root Division offers an array of fun and affordable art classes in drawing, painting, and a variety of other media. Taught by our Studio Artists or Alums, our selection includes multi-session classes and single day workshops where you can gain new skills and get creative. Check out our offerings below, and register today!

Looking a last minute gift? Get creative with your gift giving! Purchase Root Division Gift Certificates for art classes taught by local artists. 

Questions about classes? See our FAQ

Drawing

Drawing 101 — Virtual
Drawing 101 — Virtual
Instructor:
Joyce Nojima
Sessions:
4
Starts:
January 18, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Tuition:
$180
Figure Drawing — In Person
Figure Drawing — In Person
Instructor:
Alma Leppla
Sessions:
6
Starts:
January 19, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Tuition:
$310
Pen & Ink Illustration Workshop — Virtual
Pen & Ink Illustration Workshop — Virtual
Instructor:
Alicia McDaniel
Sessions:
3
Starts:
February 27, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Tuition:
$135
Drawing 101 — In Person
Drawing 101 — In Person
Instructor:
Nicki Aquino
Sessions:
6
Starts:
March 7, 2023
Time:
6:30pm -8:30 pm
Tuition:
$310
Line Drawing from Life — In Person
Line Drawing from Life — In Person
Instructor:
Nibha Akireddy
Sessions:
2
Starts:
March 9, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition:
$110

Painting

Acrylic 101 — In Person
Acrylic 101 — In Person
Instructor:
Nathalie O'Brien
Sessions:
6
Starts:
January 17, 2023
Time:
6:30pm -8:30 pm
Tuition:
$310
Oil Painting 101 — In Person
Oil Painting 101 — In Person
Instructor:
Nibha Akireddy
Sessions:
6
Starts:
January 19, 2023
Time:
6:30pm -8:30 pm
Tuition:
$310
Valentine’s Cardmaking Workshop — Virtual
Valentine’s Cardmaking Workshop — Virtual
Instructor:
Joyce Nojima
Sessions:
1
Starts:
February 13, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Tuition:
$45
Watercolor Botanicalss — Virtual
Watercolor Botanicalss — Virtual
Instructor:
Joyce Nojima
Sessions:
1
Starts:
March 8, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Tuition:
$45
Mixed Media Painting Workshop — In Person
Mixed Media Painting Workshop — In Person
Instructor:
Nathalie O’Brien
Sessions:
4
Starts:
March 9, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition:
$210

Other Media

Encaustic Workshop — In Person
Encaustic Workshop — In Person
Instructor:
Salome El
Sessions:
2
Starts:
December 8, 2022
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition:
$150
Knitting 101 — In Person
Knitting 101 — In Person
Instructor:
Maya Salcido White
Sessions:
2
Starts:
January 18, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition:
$110
Cyanotype Printing Workshop A — In Person
Cyanotype Printing Workshop A — In Person
Instructor:
Charlotte Beck
Sessions:
2
Starts:
January 28, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuition:
$140
Digital Illustration — In Person
Digital Illustration — In Person
Instructor:
Valeria Olguín
Sessions:
3
Starts:
February 8, 2023
Time:
6:30pm -8:30 pm
Tuition:
$150
No Press Printmaking — In Person
No Press Printmaking — In Person
Instructor:
Maya Salcido White
Sessions:
4
Starts:
February 8, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition:
$210
Cyanotype Printing Workshop B — In Person
Cyanotype Printing Workshop B — In Person
Instructor:
Charlotte Beck
Sessions:
2
Starts:
March 18, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuition:
$140

Typography, Calligraphy, and Lettering

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Sculpture

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Digital Media

Digital Illustration — In Person
Digital Illustration — In Person
Instructor:
Valeria Olguín
Sessions:
3
Starts:
February 8, 2023
Time:
6:30pm -8:30 pm
Tuition:
$150

Textiles

Knitting 101 — In Person
Knitting 101 — In Person
Instructor:
Maya Salcido White
Sessions:
2
Starts:
January 18, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition:
$110

Photography

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Explore Past Classes

We offer a wide variety of classes that changes each season. Below are some classes we have offered in the past. If you find any that you are interested in, we would love to know! Please email our Education Programs Manager, Tamara at classes@rootdivision.org.

Click on our class offerings below to learn more about each course.


Give the gift of creativity when you purchase a gift certificate for a friend!

These can be applied to any Studio Class, Professional Development Workshop, or Private Tutorial.


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Frequently Asked QUestions


All classes are currently virtual, unless otherwise noted. We will begin offering in-person classes in September 2021.

As soon as possible! This will secure your spot and make sure that you have time to gather the supplies needed for your course. We strongly encourage students to register AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE of the first class to ensure placement.

Upon registration you will receive a list of materials to purchase prior to your first class meeting.

You can cancel anytime by emailing our Education Programs Manager at michael@rootdivision.org. To receive a full refund you have to cancel 24 hours prior to the start of the first class. You will receive 75% of the refund if you cancel less than 24 hours prior to and through the end of first class. If you cancel after the first class date you will receive a 25% refund.

Yes! Register with a friend and get 10% off the class fee. Register with 5 friends and one person takes the class for free.

Our instructors work hard to create an inclusive and positive learning environment for people from all walks of life. You always reserve the right to have your camera off and that is okay!

Our classes are structured for beginners, unless otherwise noted. We just ask students to bring their eagerness to learn!

They occur on different dates and may have different instructors. Sections A, B, and C of any class are the same level and course content.

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