Barbara Stanton Classes:  Teen/Adult Ongoing Art Classes at the Bothwell Art Center, West end of the building Friday nights 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Ask Barbara about fees and other details. Text or call 925 518-9273. Home phone: 925 373-9638. Ask 

Classes and Workshops

Note: in no particular order! 

Free One Hour Art Lessons For Your Children with an Artist from the Pleasanton Art League in conjunction with PAL’s show, Imagination Expressed now showing at the Museum on Main, Pleasanton. Lesson hours: 10:30 am to 2:00 pm on these Saturdays: April 7, April 21, May 12 and May 19. Watercolor, Color Pencil, Poster Paint, Crayon, etc. For information, Diana Hostetter 925 872-3552 or email


Beginning Linocut & Hand Coloring Workshop:2-days, June 3 & 10, 10am-4pm. $145
Instructor: Karen Barry instructor. Learn about designing, transferring your design, and carving techniques. We will use hand printing methods so that you can continue to print without a press at home with minimal investment in equipment. We will print with one color (black) on paper suitable for adding hand coloring, if desired. The class is flexible, so, time permitting, you will be able to make prints and add color with watercolors, color pencils, etc. To register for class or for more information -

AIR, (Artists in Reflection) will be hosting a community forum on the subject of Unity. A three member panel of people from different professions will lead our discussion. The forum is open to all but may serve to help artists create works on the theme of unity for a separate event later this summer.  May 20, 2018, 6:30 -8:30pm, Bothwell Arts Center  Information:

Colored Pencil: Basics and Beyond, at  Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 8th Street, Livermore CA). Maryann Kott, New 5 Week Colored Pencil Classes:  INTERMEDIATE: Adding other mediums to colored pencil drawings. Classes start on Monday, April 16, 9:30-Noon. BEGINNER/BASIC: Students will learn the properties of the colored pencil, color theory, and how to create their own pencil projects. Classes start Saturday, April 21, 9:30-Noon. Adult, $135. DRAWING CLASS:: Focus on Nature for beginner and Intermediate students.  Classes start Thursday, April 19, 9:30-Noon. Adult, $135.  Contact for more information or to sign up. 

Springtown Art Center features pottery for kids & adults and is located at 931 Larkspur Dr., Livermore. Call Sue Vincent at 408 836-3029 or email Website:

Pocket Sketch On-The-Go: Learn to use pocket sized material which you can take anywhere. This is a fun-filled 3-day workshop, April 20-21-22, at the picturesque Mendocino Art Center. To register, call 800 653-3328, Ext. 10. Information: 925 325-9632.

The Young Artists’ Studio:  Artist Peggy Frank offers small group instruction in art to students ages 7 through high school and also is offering an adult class.  Projects include all kinds of drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.  High school students working on advanced portfolios are welcome.  Peggy has been an art instructor in the Livermore Valley since 1980.  Contact her at (925) 443-8755 or email

Colored Pencil artist Ranjini Venkatachari will be instructing a Mixed Media & Color Pencil workshop on Saturday April 21 from 1pm-4pm at Artist & Crafstman in Berkeley 2573 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704. Ranjini will be showing students how to use caran_dacheNeocolor II wax crayons and colored pencils on Ampersand pastel boards to create realistic looking drawing. Fee - $50 ( Includes all supplies needed for the demo including colored pencils) Call  +1 510-704-4040or stop in to reserve your spot as space is limited!  (

Livermore Art Association

Bothwell Art Center:  For information on upcoming classes, contact  925 447-ARTS or email 

Way Up Art & Frame: or email or call 925 443-3388. 

2018 California Watercolor Association (CWA) Workshops featuring Michael Reardon, Steve Rogers, Jeannie McGuire, Eric Wiegardt, Iain Stewart, Ted Nuttall and Lian Quan Zhen For brochure: