Adult Programs

Upcoming Classes

Ages 13 and up

Plein Air Painting in Pleasanton

Firehouse Art Center’s downtown location makes it easy to find picturesque street scenes to paint. Instruction will focus on drawing, composition, value and color.

Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: Carolyn Lord

4 classes | $200R/$220N
60929 Sa 1/9-1/30 9:00am-1:00pm

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Ages 13 and up

Painting Skills

Students will continue practicing the skills learned in Lord’s perspective class, which is a prerequisite. With a limited palette, students will paint in oil to develop their observational skills of value and of warm and cool light.

Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: Carolyn Lord

3 classes | $125R/$137N
61009 Th 12/3-12/17 6:30-9:30pm

3 classes | $125R/$138N
60837 Th 12/3-12/17 10:00am-1:00pm
60836 Th 1/14-1/28 10:00am-1:00pm

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Painting California Poppies

This one day painting workshop will focus on painting a local scene of poppies and other wild flowers. The instructor will demonstrate how to start and build a pastel painting and provide one-on-one guidance. Beginners are welcome! If pastels are needed, a $10 supply fee is due at the time of registration.

Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: Debbie Wardrope

1 class | $95R/$105N
60933 Sa 1/16 10:00am-4:00pm

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