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

Figure Drawing Workshop - In Person
Figure Drawing Workshop – In Person
Instructor:
Megan Leppla
Sessions:
4
Starts:
February 10, 2022
Time:
6:30-9:30 pm
Tuition:
$290
Life Drawing: Graphic Non-Fiction Comics Workshop - Virtual
Life Drawing: Graphic Non-Fiction Comics Workshop – Virtual
Instructor:
Annette Block
Sessions:
4
Starts:
March 17, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$180

Painting

Acrylic 101 - Virtual
Acrylic 101 – Virtual
Instructor:
Rea Lynn de Guzman
Sessions:
4
Starts:
March 7, 2022
Time:
6:00-8:00 pm
Tuition:
$180
Encaustic Workshop - Virtual
Encaustic Workshop – Virtual
Instructor:
Salome El
Sessions:
1
Starts:
March 1, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$45
Mixed Media Painting Workshop - In Person
Mixed Media Painting Workshop – In Person
Instructor:
Nathalie O’Brien
Sessions:
4
Starts:
April 7, 2022
Time:
6:30-9:30 pm
Tuition:
$290
Water Based Media B - Virtual
Water Based Media B – Virtual
Instructor:
Joyce Nojima
Sessions:
4
Starts:
February 9, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$180
Watercolor Botanicals Workshop - Virtual
Watercolor Botanicals Workshop – Virtual
Instructor:
Rea Lynn de Guzman
Sessions:
1
Starts:
February 11, 2022
Time:
2:00-4:00 pm
Tuition:
$45
Watercolor Workshop: Observational Painting - In Person
Watercolor Workshop: Observational Painting – In Person
Instructor:
Joyce Nojima
Sessions:
4
Starts:
March 19, 2022
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuition:
$290

Other Media

Cyanotype Printing Workshop - In Person
Cyanotype Printing Workshop – In Person
Instructor:
Charlotte Beck
Sessions:
3
Starts:
April 16, 2022
Time:
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Tuition:
$220.00
Installation Mindset - In Person
Installation Mindset – In Person
Instructor:
Rebeca Flores
Sessions:
3
Starts:
March 3, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$150
Sigil Making Workshop - In Person
Sigil Making Workshop – In Person
Instructor:
Charlotte Beck
Sessions:
1
Starts:
March 8, 2022
Time:
6:30-9:30 pm
Tuition:
$80
Still Life, Collage, & Photography Workshop - In Person
Still Life, Collage, & Photography Workshop – In Person
Instructor:
Jasmine Mengjiao Zhang
Sessions:
3
Starts:
March 8, 2022
Time:
6:30-9:30 pm
Tuition:
$220.00
The Auto-Ethnography of Food Workshop - Virtual
The Auto-Ethnography of Food Workshop – Virtual
Instructor:
Sonya Thorne
Sessions:
2
Starts:
April 4, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$90

Typography, Calligraphy, and Lettering

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Sculpture

Installation Mindset - In Person
Installation Mindset – In Person
Instructor:
Rebeca Flores
Sessions:
3
Starts:
March 3, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$150

Digital Media

Digital Illustration 101 - Virtual
Digital Illustration 101 – Virtual
Instructor:
Megan Badilla
Sessions:
3
Starts:
February 16, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$135
Sound Design & Music Production - Virtual
Sound Design & Music Production – Virtual
Instructor:
Leah King
Sessions:
4
Starts:
March 7, 2022
Time:
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuition:
$180

Textiles

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Photography

Cyanotype Printing Workshop - In Person
Cyanotype Printing Workshop – In Person
Instructor:
Charlotte Beck
Sessions:
3
Starts:
April 16, 2022
Time:
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Tuition:
$220.00
Still Life, Collage, & Photography Workshop - In Person
Still Life, Collage, & Photography Workshop – In Person
Instructor:
Jasmine Mengjiao Zhang
Sessions:
3
Starts:
March 8, 2022
Time:
6:30-9:30 pm
Tuition:
$220.00

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 at michael@rootdivision.org.

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


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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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