Art Classes & Workshops

Traditional Art Classes and Workshops (skill-based)

The Traditional Arts are Art Works! Studio offers both group and private lessons for the novice to the experienced student. Our classes and workshops explore the creative process and self-expression through various art media, subject matter, and techniques. We offer classes and workshops in drawing, watercolor and acrylic painting, hand-printmaking, and crafts.

Thanks for stopping by! Please visit often as new offerings are being continuously listed. Also be sure to check out the offerings listed in the Expressive Arts Section!

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  • 60 min lessons

  • Art Lessons via Zoom or Your Home

  • Individually designed for 4 – 97 years old

  • $40/session or 4 sessions for $100

Private Art Lessons

Private Personal Art Lessons

  • 60 min lessons, 4 or 8 week packages

  • Online Art Lessons via Zoom

  • All ages welcome

  • Packages starting at $35/hour

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Class Supply Lists

Art supplies are a personal choice and budget is a huge determining factor. However, if you are wondering what I recommend, check out my lists. maybe you’ll become a collector or connoisseur…

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Modern Watercolor: Texture

  • Sundays, June 11 or July 16: 1 -3 PM EST
  • 2-Hour Online Workshop Via Zoom

  • Adults, aged 18 years old and older

  • $25 each session (bundle special price avail)

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Drawing Collections Workshop

  • On Location and Coming July & Aug 2023
  • 3 Hrs. 11-1 PM in-person Ann Arbor NHM

  • Adults aged 18 and older
  • $40 (art supplies included)

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Watercolor Basic Techniques

  • Coming Summer 2023

  • In-person Location Downtwon Walled Lake

  • Adults, aged 18 years old and older

  • $162 – $180

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Taste O’ Watercolor Harmony

  • 1.5 Hrs. Workshop Coming Mid June 2023

  • Online Art Workshop via Zoom

  • Adults, aged 18 years old and older

  • $25

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Beyond the Basics Drawing

  • 4 Mons, July 2023
  • In-person location TBA

  • Adults, aged 18 years old and older

  • $162 – $180

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Basic Drawing 101

  • 4 Mons, coming July 2023

  • In-person location TBA

  • Adults, aged 18 years old and older

  • $162 – $180

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WC 102 – Closer Look – Color

  • 4 Fridays coming July 2023

  • In-person location TBA

  • Adults, aged 18 years old and older

  • $162 – $180
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Outdoor Plein Air Draw Paint

  • 3 hours: Coming in Summer 2023

  • In-person Marshbank Park, West Bloomfield

  • Adults, aged 18 years and older

  • $25

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Watercolor Color Harmony

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  • 5-weeks In-person and online classes

  • Adults, aged 18 years old and older

  • $162 – $180

“Sasha is an amazing art teacher. I began taking watercolor painting classes from her and this process transformed my life. She helped me see myself as an artist, which boosted my self-esteem and confidence. “

Maike Walbrecht, Former Director of ESL, UNCW