Image: Detail from painting by Hope Hendrickson (1995)

Open Studio

Open Studio provides artists with time in the studio to work independently. Choose to work in the Main Studio, on the Decks, or on the Bulkhead. Easels and tables are available.

No Instructor

Orientation to Creativity

Many people are uncertain about choosing a specific course. They feel one must have talent or at least skill to pursue art making with satisfaction. This course is planned to help the beginner explore their own interests and as an introduction to various art forms. Experiments will include daily exercises in drawing, painting, collage.
Materials provided.


These painting classes provide instruction individually and in a group setting. Students work at their own pace and in their own style using any painting medium: acrylic, oil, watercolor, tempera, and collage materials. Outdoor easels and tables are available for use on the decks and beaches. Weekly demonstrations, motivations, set-ups, life models, and Friday group critiques are included.
This course is not designed for beginners.
Basic materials provided.