Digital Experiences

In this video, Artist Eva Enriquez will teach you how to create a simple watercolor landscape using watercolor. You'll need the following materials: jar of water; watercolors: Quinacridone Magenta, Cadmium Yellow, & Phthalo Turquoise Blue; palette; round brush & flat brush, watercolor paper, blue tape, paper towel, and rag.

To learn more watercolor techniques and to improve your skills, sign up for one of our Virtual Art Classes! Root Division offers highly innovative and affordable art classes that guide students through a variety of art processes. Taught by Studio Artists and Studio Alums. Classes help to support Root Division's mission and programming including below-market rate studios for Bay Area emerging artists, free youth art programs, and free art exhibitions featuring local artists.  

Virtual Classes: Summer Schedule Added! 

Check out our current Virtual Class Schedule as we continue to add new options and iterations throughout the year. We invite your suggestions for opportunities to engage, be inspired, and create!

ABOUT OUR CLASSES: We have a variety of virtual offerings - from favorites in Drawing, Acrylics, and Water Based Media to new workshops in Smartphone Photography and Cyanotype. 

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Personalized Virtual Tutorials

Root Division offers individual tutorials taught virtually by a selected group of Studio Artists. Instruction is structured on an individualized basis, based on your interests. Private classes are available for all levels, ages 8 & up in any of these areas:
Painting (Acrylics, Oils, Water-Based Media)
Fiber Arts (Knitting, Embroidery, Macrame)
Book-Making (Zine-Making, Bookbinding)
Mixed Media 
3D Modeling
Video / Video Editing
Critiques / Portfolio Reviews
Art Education for Children / Teaching Practices

$45 for 1 hour of private instruction 
$90 for 2 hour of private instruction  
$125 for 3 hour of private instruction 




Puppet Story Sharing with Ms. Bonny 

Download our free PDF tutorial for puppet-making, create your own puppets and then join us for a live storytelling session! In this experience, Ms. Bonny will provide tips and tricks for making your own puppets with scraps found at home, in your recycling bin, in the backyard, or on your nature walks, and will lead the attendees and their puppets in a story sharing excercise. Come to the live session with a puppet you have made or are working on, introduce it to everyone, and watch Bonny make a puppet live! Open to kids of all ages and their families.

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Free Download: Portraits w/Modeling Clay

Download this free PDF tutorial for instructions on how to make your own Wild Portraits! Root Division Studio Artist and teacher Angélica Turner leads you through the steps to “paint” a Henri Matisse-inspired portrait using modelling clay. This activity will challenge you to explore material, texture, and color, and is perfect for kids and adults alike! This content is free and available to everyone, but donations in any size are appreciated to support our work! 

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Instructor: Angélica Turner, BFA


Free Downloads: Root Division's Coloring Book 

The Root Division Coloring Book is a showcase of the unique and diverse roster of Studio Artists at Root Division. We will be updating this page with new digitized drawings every week. Download new pages weekly or purchase the whole book from our online store to be mailed to you!

Free Downloads Here » 



Free Virtual Creative Station Download Here »



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