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. 

1815 W. 213th Street, Torrance  (just off Cabrillo between Cabrillo and Western)


August-September: 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 Sept 19 at paint-in to critique your work.  Make a reservation - we need at least six to run this critique.

FRAN NICHOLS - Class on September 27 and October 25, $75 9:30 - 2:30

LOUISA MC HUGH - Watercolor series. September 13, 20,  Oct 4, 11, 18 $150 Tuition.  Create an expressive piece that flows! Cityscapes, waterscapes, and landscapes.  9:30 - 12:30. Wednesdays.

Douglas Castleman - Watercolor Workshop September 23 9:30 - 3:00 $85   Landscapes

It's Colored Pencil-Believe It or Not!

Join us for the upcoming Colored Pencil Class scheduled to begin Friday, August 11, 2017. Learn about the best materials and papers to use to render animals, still life or landscapes; learn to master blending, layering, color by sight, combining medias, how to draw a blurry background in
*Instructor is a professional artist and has work in the Smithsonian, Getty and MOCA.

The tuition is $135     This class will be continued September 22 - October 27 Fridays.  $250 for Six Classes.

RODOLFO RIVADEMAR - OIL AND PASTEL PAINTING  September 25 - October 23, Mondays from 1:00 - 4:00. 5 Classes $200

LERRI PETERSON - Acrylic - Introduction to painting techniques.  October 5, Thursday - November 2.  Develop skills that will give you the skills to paint the representational subject of your choice. Five classes $175  9:30 - 12:30

SUZANNE KUUSKMAE - painting on silk returns October 21 Saturday 9:30 - 12:30 and October 4, Wednesday from 1- 4:00  $40 per class includes supplies.

DESMOND O’HAGAN Oil and Pastel – September 14 and 15; 16 and 17.  $265 each two-day session.   Classes filling up! A few spots left.

2018 March - Richard McKinley will be here March 7 and 8  Beginner $265 and March 9, 10, 11, Mentoring Advanced classes. $390.  Now taking sign ups!  A $200 deposit is required.  Classes filling fast.

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!  In the Fall, we will offer scarf painting parties too!  

Contact:  Suzanne Kuuskmae