ArtSpace — Herndon

ArtSpace Herndon is a community art gallery created and supported by art lovers in the greater Herndon area. ArtSpace Herndon is a gathering place to celebrate the arts, showcasing artwork and events by local, regionally, and nationally known artists and performers. ArtSpace Herndon features a 1,700 sq foot art gallery and two classrooms for all types of art classes and small group sessions with artists.


Atelier Garage — Marcia Klioze — Leesburg

Open Painting and Drawing Sessions

Open Session: Thursdays Painting Party! Looking for a place to paint and exchange ideas with like-minded artists? Open studio, no instruction. Life painting and drawing.

Private and Semi-Private Classes

Beginning and Intermediate figurative and portrait painting classes in home studio. Hours are flexible and coordinated with students needs and instructor.


DebKArt Home Studios — Ashburn

Linda Fisler, Palette Knife Artist and Author — Composing and Editing: 2 Skills 2 Lean, in Plein Air Painting and in Writing

Would you like to paint lovely landscapes in oil or acrylic confidently and more easily? Instruction is relaxed, in my home studio and outdoors in the Broadlands neighborhood, limited to 12 students. Linda will teach you how she paints from life outdoors, using palette knives — talk about easy clean up compared to brushes! Learn how to compose and edit landscape paintings. Then learn how to compose and edit documents like your biography, resume, newsletter, social media posts, etc. Each day in the workshop you will learn techniques for fully expressing yourself visually AND literally. Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to come and learn. Every student will receive a free copy of Linda's instructional book, Four Pillars to Build Your Masterpiece.

David Shevlino Paints the Clothed Figure

Would you like to create fresh, loose figure paintings? Instruction by this contemporary master is relaxed, in my home studio and outdoors in the Broadlands neighborhood, limited to 12 students. David will teach you how he paints from live models alla prima (wet into wet). Learn how to simplify form, values and color into understandable tones and shapes. Each day in the workshop we will watch David demonstrate, and then paint from live models ourselves. Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to come and learn. Every student will appreciate painting loosely and with greater economy in their strokes.

David Cheifetz — Focus Mastered

Learn to paint impressionistic still life using a palette knife or brush. We will work together on still life composition, brush painting, and knife painting. Any skill level in painting is fine, I enjoy adjusting my advice for each person’s level. However, more advanced students will find it easier to focus on the subtleties of composition.


LisArts.com — Sterling

Art Classes for Children & Teens, After-School & Home-Schooled

Art Classes for children aged 5yrs through teens, after school Wednesdays and on Saturday mornings. Homeschool classes on Wednesdays and Fridays. Visit www.LisArts.com for complete class descriptions, times, and fees.


Round Hill Arts Center — Round Hill

Round Hill Arts Center is community-based, encouraging participation in the arts for the benefit of the entire community of western Loudoun. We also seek to foster an understanding of the many ways in which art is present in our lives — from paintings and drawings to furniture and textiles. In short, we are about getting people into art!


Rust Library — Leesburg

Copyright Workshop for Visual Artists

The U.S. Copyright office will lead a discussion to clarify the latest copyright issues for visual artists. Examples of art will be shown to illustrate real copyright cases. Q&A to follow. Cider and doughnuts will be available. For adults.


The Cooley Gallery — Leesburg

Open Ceramic Studio

A twist on our session set class schedule to allow for those that want to simply drop in to create. Amy will have a set project for each evening in this series of dates. Although you are free to use the studio time to create on your own if you choose. Discover what you can create with a few simple hand building techniques and learn the most current and creative ways to work with slabs, coil, and molds to create plates, vases, tiles, butter dishes and more. Experiment with a wide range of color and texture using slips, stains, and glazes to decorate your ceramic creations. Individual and group discussions will help guide you as your ideas and creativity develop. All reservations are made online and are non-refundable. We will, however, apply a credit to the next scheduled class with the same instructor, if you cancel at least 48 hours prior to class.

  • Tuesdays 6 - 8:30pm OR Thursdays 10am - 1pm
  • Please call us at 703-779-4639 for more information

Beginning/Intermediate Painting Classes

Instructor: Marcia Klioze. Wednesdays, July 26 - August 30 (with the exception of August 23rd). Sundays, July 30 - August 27 (with the exception of August 20th). Interested in painting portraits or a still life? Enjoy painting in the setting of this beautiful gallery with wonderful art to inspire you! This session we are offering both. If portraits are your preference, you will learn how to paint from a photo of the instructors choice. You will learn what to look for in a photo reference. Come and learn how to paint, or for advanced artists, enjoy painting portraits and figures in oil, acrylic or pastel. Those students inclined to paint still life will also have that opportunity, for an interesting still life as well. Drop ins are welcome, at a $45.00 fee, please call prior to advise instructor. All reservations are made online and are non-refundable. We will, however, gladly give you a gift certificate if you cancel at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled class. Students need to acquire supplies for this class, list of recommended supplies will be provided.

Clay Handbuilding Class

Instructor: Amy Manson. Tuesdays, September 19 - November 7. Thursday, September 21 - November 9. Did you know that beautiful and functional ceramics can be made simply without using the pottery wheel? With this ancient art form, the possibilities are endless. Discover what you can create with a few simple hand building techniques and learn the most current and creative ways to work with slabs, coil, and molds to create plates, vases, tiles, butter dishes and more. Experiment with a wide range of color and texture using slips, stains and glazes to decorate your ceramic creations. Individual and group discussions will help guide you as your ideas and creativity develop. All reservations are made online and are non-refundable. We will, however, apply a credit to the next scheduled class with the same instructor, if you cancel at least 48 hours prior to class. Materials will be provided.

Open Ceramic Studio

A twist on our session set class schedule to allow for those that want to simply drop in to create. Amy will have a set project for each evening in this series of dates. Although you are free to use the studio time to create on your own if you choose. Discover what you can create with a few simple hand building techniques and learn the most current and creative ways to work with slabs, coil, and molds to create plates, vases, tiles, butter dishes and more. Experiment with a wide range of color and texture using slips, stains, and glazes to decorate your ceramic creations. Individual and group discussions will help guide you as your ideas and creativity develop. All reservations are made online and are non-refundable. We will, however, apply a credit to the next scheduled class with the same instructor, if you cancel at least 48 hours prior to class.

Beginning/Intermediate Water Color Class

This class if for those that have some experience with painting, or if you are a beginner, you're in for a treat. In this series of classes. In this series of classes you will be taught how to design and set up watercolor painting and how to use the paints. We hope to produce 2 or more paintings by the end of the session. Drop ins welcome for a $35.00 fee


VSA of Loudoun — DaVinci Studio — Purcellville

Art Group & Open Studio Classes

The DaVinci Open Studio is an on-going studio session where a variety of materials are available for participants to explore painting, drawing and other media, at their own pace and in a social setting alongside a trained artist. During Art Group participants will work on fun and creative art projects which are not only a great way to express oneself, but are also an interesting way to connect with peers. Artwork will be shared and discussed with the group, offering a chance to not only discover art, but also something about themselves and each other!

  • Mondays, 10 - 11am and 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Visit www.vsaloudoun.org or contact Kellie at 540-338-7973