Class Descriptions

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The Art Spot is a fine arts studio suited for most 2-Dimensional media. This includes Oil paints, Acrylics, Watercolors, Charcoal, Pencil, Pastel, Colored Pencil and Pen & Ink.

Most classes are designed for beginners and intermediate students. Visit the Adult Schedule or the Children's Schedule to find out which classes have all the materials provided and which ones do not. There you will also find the enrollment fees for each class.

Studio Drawing

For ages 10-13
This drawing class is for young artists looking to experience and learn how to draw. While basic techniques will be covered, our instructors are experts at guiding levels of each learner individually. No drawing experience necessary! Students will learn how to shade three dimensional objects including highlights and shadow, start and complete well-composed works of art and mix colors. A variety of subject will be explored which may include still life, landscape/cityscape, portraiture, figure drawing, abstract, Op-art, perspective drawing and illustration. Throughout the course students will learn valuable techniques in a variety of media. Some of the media may include: graphite pencils, charcoal, colored pencils, pen, ink & marker, and/or water-soluble pencils. Instructors are CT licensed professionals.

Drawing & Painting

For ages 14-Adult
This course is extremely flexible in that you are free to choose your medium of choice(painting or drawing) and the subject matter that you want to pursue. If you have little to no drawing or painting experience or would simply like to learn more advanced techniques and get a better understanding of the art creating process, this is the class for you. Progress at your own pace and learn through one on one instruction throughout a 2 hour class. Topics of study include basic drawing and basic painting, Still life, landscape painting, 3-D shading, rendering, perspective drawing, figure drawing, portraiture, color theory, composition, canvas stretching, advanced materials study and more. You will learn to see the world around you and make the art creating process much more quantifiable than before!

Art Workshop for Children

For ages 6-9
The ART Spot offers year round classes for children. These young learners will experience a variety of media including painting, drawing, sculpture, and fiber art. All of our children’s classes are instructed by certified professionals Teachers with a license to teach art K-12 in the State of Connecticut. The classes take place in a fine arts studio but the curriculum is designed specific for young minds and attention spans.


For High School Aged Students - Adults

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Sign up for an Art Class!

If you would like to sign up for a class, contact us here.
Simply fill out the form and we will get back to you.

If you would like to schedule a studio visit, please let us know you would like to schedule a visit in the contact form's message box.

Email is most convienient however, if you wish to speak to someone call us at: (860) 410-1961

Art Talk!

Art Talk! is a completely new section to our redesigned website.

Art Talk! is an ever changing art blog/public forum that offers a wide range of art related information...

...everything from drawing and painting tutorials to artist interviews and color mixing advice.

Art Talk! is dynamically driven - meaning you can contribute! Users can comment on articles and put their two cents in.

We will also be integrating public art galleries for users to use, so keep checking Art Talk! for new and exciting information!