Art Classes

Destination: Art offers a variety of art classes and workshops to provide our artist community with quality instruction, a comfortable environment and support to improve their technique and knowledge. Destination: Art continues  to hold classes in pastel, oil painting, watercolor, mixed media, drawing and photography. Our instructors are award winning artists, and our classes are kept small granting you the best learning opportunity. Please revisit this page each month to see what classes and workshops are scheduled.  If you have an art skill you wish to learn and you don't see it here, please let us know.



FOR ALL CLASSES CONTACT:  Suzanne Kuuskmae


 May-June :  www.destination-art.net Classes in Torrance
PAINT-INS – Every Tuesday.  9:30 – 2:30 $10 Associates, $15 non-Associates, $30 per month or pay for 6 months at a time $180. Fran will join us May 16 and June 20 at paint-ins to critique your work.


JOE MANCUSO PASTEL PAINTING  May 27 9:30 – 3:00.  Full Class.
June 9 Friday  - Open.   Tuition $85, class limit 12.   l

FRAN NICHOLS - Wednesday,  May 10 from 9:30 - 3:00    $75  Full Classs - Wait List.  June class forming-date TBD. MAY 16 - June 20 paint-ins. 


Mike Ishikawa - Pastel painting June 17, Saturday.  tuition $75 9:30 - 2:30. 


Managing Color Theory and Practice; How to interpret the colors of a photograph – Bernard Fallon June 24, 9:30 – 4:00 $85.  All media.


DOUG CASTLEMAN – July 8 - Saturday $75
9:30 – 3:00.  A step by step approach - Great for beginners as well as advanced students!

LOUISA MC HUGH - Watercolor series starting June 14, 21, 28, July 12 and 19.  $150 Tuition.  Create an expressive piece that flows! Cityscapes, waterscapes, and landscapes.  9:30 - 12:30

BUENA JOHNSON –PORTRAITS- Fridays 9:30 – 12:30   More sessions in colored pencil portraits or still life planned for 

June 2  - 31  Come join the fun! 5 classes $225 tuition. 

SUSAN LILLY SILK PAINTING  Limit 6 students    May 15 - wait list. Full-Day Saturday class forming for June.  

DAVE WOLFRAM PASTEL -  July 10 - 31 Mondays 9:30 - 12:30 Pastel Underpaintings.  $160 Tuition.

DARCY ROBERTS - Mixed Media Collage Workshop - July 15 $75            9:30 - 3:00.  Explore with unusual art materials and create a collage that expresses powerful words and images of your dreams, goals, and desires. 

LOIS OLSEN - Abstract Painting - July 29 Saturday $75  9:30 - 2:30


Blaise Gauba - Sculpting for All.  Starting with Bas-relief images and beyond.  Blaise has worked for Disney and has a fantastic resume.  Let me know of your interest.  Wish to plan a class in July or August.

DESMOND O’HAGAN Oil and Pastel – September 14 and 15; 16 and 17.  $265 each two-day session. Taking $150 deposit now!  Classes filling up!

WINE and CANVAS PARTIES 6  - 9:00 p.m. $35   Plan a party for your friends – We provide the teacher and art supplies.  Get a group!



Contact:  Suzanne Kuuskmae