Now you can enjoy Studio Art Classes from home! Featuring experienced educators and professional artists, each video looks at an object from our collection for inspiration, walks you through the basics of a different technique, and offers ideas and suggestions for studio exploration on your own.

Drawing

Portrait Drawing from Sculpture

Gain a basic understanding of how to conceptualize and draw a pencil portrait with studio art class instructor Cameron McCool in this 18-minute video tutorial.

Mixed Media

Evening Tones: An Exploration in Color and Composition

Learn how to apply principles of color theory to painting with studio art class instructor Gianna Stewart in this 21-minute video tutorial.

Painting

Watercolor Landscapes

Discover the expressive potential of watercolor landscapes with studio art class instructor Yo Ahn Han in this 23-minute video tutorial.

Printmaking

Trash Bag Monoprints

This easy home printmaking technique will have you thinking about trash bags and cotton swabs in a whole new light! Experiment with color mixing, ghost prints, line drawing, and subtractive techniques with studio art class instructor Erin Bisceglia in this 22-minute video tutorial.

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