Students receive individual attention and easel time to tackle concepts while building a strong artistic foundation. Our curriculum offers a progressive approach in the study of charcoal and graphite drawing as well as oil painting. 

Students are limited per class to maximize one-on-one instruction. 

Start taking classes at any time!

Registration for FALL classes is up and running! Classes start September 10 and are held at Joy Street Studios in Somerville, MA with the exception of Landscape Classes.

  • Full Class | 14 classes: $700 (runs weekly September 10th -December 14th)

  • Six Class Pass: $350 (to use for 7 consecutive weeks)

  • Single Class: $65

  • Drop-in Figure Session: $25 (uninstructed figure sessions with a live model)

Private lessons are also available, reach out for more information.


still life of an oil painting from an art class

Theory & Practice of Drawing and Painting

Great introduction class for amateurs or anyone at any level of comprehension. 

September 10th-December 14th

Classes are held once a week. Learn more for details.


charcoal drawing created in a studio art class

Drop-in Figure Sessions

Uninstructed figure sessions. We set the pose, you draw or paint your heart out! 

Currently on hiatus- inquire into upcoming figure opportunities


charcoal drawing that reflect classical realism in the European tradition.


Sign up to experience some of what we offer in our regular classes. 

Workshops are currently on hiatus.