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Virtual Arts Classes

 Summer Virtual Classes Are Here!

Center for Community Arts' Teaching Artists will continue to teach virtual classes throughout the summer! Join us from your home as we explore dance, drawing, painting, acting, and music. Classes begin on a rolling basis, starting on June 15. Classes will meet for one, three, and five sessions online.

Registration opens online on June 8 at 9:00 am.

View all of our classes for Youth and Adult below - click on the class name for more details or to register.

Click here to review Frequently Asked Questions about our Virtual Classes. 

New to Zoom? Click to read through our Student Guide to Zoom.

Please note that all class times are listed in Pacific Standard Time (PST).

 

Questions about a class? Having trouble logging in to your class?

Email us at info@communityarts.org and we'll follow up with you.

Call us at (925) 943-5846 - leave a message with your contact information and we'll return your call.

 

Adult - Art History Lecture Series | Adult - Ceramics | Adult - Dance | Adult - Digital Media & Photography | Adult - Drawing, Painting & Printmaking | Adult - Glass


Youth - Ceramics | Youth - Dance | Youth - Digital Media & Photography | Youth - Drawing, Painting & Printmaking | Youth - Music | Youth - Writing

 

 

NEW | Art History Lecture Series (Adult)

Contemporary Female Artists: 1990-2020  (with Jenny Balisle) – Tuesdays, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST (7/21/20-8/18/20) – 5 sessions 

 

Ceramics (Adult)

Setting up a Home Ceramic Studio (Beg-Adv)  (with Takemi Tsuruta) – Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST (7/18/20-8/1/20) – 3 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Pottery for Plants, Hand-building (Beg-Adv) LAB  (with Ellen Sachtschale) – Mondays, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST (7/20/20-8/17/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Honing Your Pottery Wheel Skills (Int-Adv) LAB  (with Chris Fortin) – Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST (7/21/20-8/18/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Intro to Sculpture (Beg-Adv) LAB (with Chris Fortin) – Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 11:00 am PST (7/22/20-8/19/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Ceramics Forum (Int-Adv) LAB (with Ann-Marie Hannawacker) – Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST (7/22/20-8/19/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Introduction to Ceramics: Hand-building (Beg-Int) LAB (with Ann-Marie Hannawacker) – Thursdays, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST (7/23/20-8/20/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Texture and Surface: Hand-building (Beg-Adv) LAB (with Ellen Sachtschale) – Fridays, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST (7/24/20-8/21/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Intro to Hand-building (Beg-Int) LAB (with Ellen Sachtschale) – Saturdays, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST (7/25/20-8/22/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Exploring the Wheel Cylinder (Int-Adv) LAB (with Bruno Kark) – Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST (8/12/20-9/9/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Underglaze, Transfer, and Brushwork (Int-Adv) LAB (with Janina Plascencia) – Thursdays, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST (8/13/20-9/10/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

Hand-built Teapots (Int-Adv) LAB (with Chris Fortin) – Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 11:00 am PST (8/26/20-9/9/20) – 3 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol    

 

Dance (Adult)

Jazz (with Jennifer O'Neill) – Mondays, 7:45 - 8:45 pm PST (7/6/20-8/3/20) – 5 sessions

Ballet (with Jennifer O'Neill) – Tuesdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm PST (7/7/20-8/4/20) – 5 sessions

 

Digital Media & Photography (Adult)

Photography Forum (with Brian Shapiro) –  Third Tuesday of every month, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm PST (7/21/20-5/18/21) – 10 sessions remaining

Digitizing Your Negatives and Slides (with Brian Shapiro) – Saturdays, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST (7/25/20-8/8/20) – 3 sessions

Intro to Adobe Lightroom CC Classic (with Brian Shapiro) – Saturdays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST (7/25/20-8/8/20) – 3 sessions

 

Drawing, Painting & Printmaking(Adult)

Figure Drawing (with Jody Mattison)

 Session 1 - Fridays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST (7/31/20-8/14/20) – 3 sessions

Session 2 -  Fridays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST (8/21/20-9/4/20) – 3 sessions

Portrait in Panpastel and Charcoal Pencil (with Seema Mahboob) – Saturdays, 2:00 - 3:30 pm PST (8/8/20 - 9/5/20) - 5 sessions - View materials list   

Drawing and Painting with Pastel   (with Jody Mattison) – Mondays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST (8/17/20-8/31/20) – 3 sessions

Drawing and Painting: Building Skills and Techniques  (with Patsy Taylor) – Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST (7/21/20-8/18/20) – 5 sessions    

Abstract Painting & Collage - All Levels (with Pamela Howett) – Tuesdays, 1:30 – 3:00 pm PST (7/7/20 - 8/4/20) - 5 sessions - View materials list

Direct Painting (with Jody Mattison) – Friday, 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST (7/27/20-8/10/20) – 3 sessions

Nature-Based Watercolor & Gouache Class  (with Elizabeth Selna) – Tuesdays, 11:15 am - 12:45 pm PST (7/14/20 - 8/11/20) - 5 sessions - View materials list

Watercolor & Gouache Painting I & II: Technique & Tips  (with Elizabeth Selna) – Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST (7/30/20 - 8/13/20) - 3 sessions - View materials list

Absolute Beginner Watercolor  (with Wendy Soneson) – Mondays, 9:30 am - 11:00 am PST (7/27/20-8/24/20) – 5 sessions

Monday Morning Painting  (with Patsy Taylor) – Mondays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST (7/27/20-8/24/20) – 5 sessions

Advanced Painting  (with Patsy Taylor) – Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 11:00 am PST (7/21/20-8/18/20) – 5 sessions

Night Painting (with Patsy Taylor) – Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST (7/23/20-8/20/20) – 5 sessions

Old Masters Painting (with Jody Mattison)

Session 1 - Thursdays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST (7/30/20-8/13/20) – 3 sessions

Session 2 - Thursdays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST (8/20/20-9/3/20) – 3 sessions

Nature-Based Watercolor/Gouache Workshops - (with Elizabeth Selna)

Your Garden's Plants & Animals - Wednesday, 11:15 am - 1:15 pm PST (7/15/20) - 1 session - View materials list

Native California Birds – Wednesday, 11:15 am - 1:15 pm PST (7/22/20) - 1 session - View materials list

California Landscape – Wednesday, 11:15 am - 1:15 pm PST (8/5/20) - 1 session - View materials list

Watercolor Painting (Int/Adv) (with Leslie Wilson)

Mondays, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm PST (7/20/20-8/17/20) – 5 sessions

Wednesdays, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm PST (7/22/20-8/19/20) – 5 sessions

Fridays, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm PST (7/24/20-8/28/20) – 5 sessions

Figure Painting and Drawing (with Elizabeth Selna) – Wednesdays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST (8/5/20-8/26/20) – 3 sessions - View materials list

 

Glass (Adult)

Glass Fusers Group (with Melissa McCumiskey) – Second Saturday of each month, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST (7/11/20-5/8/21) – 10 sessions remaining

 

Ceramics (Youth)

Creating with Clay  (with Ellen Sachtschale) – Saturdays, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST (8/1/20-8/29/20) – 5 sessions - View materials list and firing protocol   

   

Dance (Youth)

Ballet Level 3  (with Erin Leedom) – Mondays, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST (7/20/20-8/24/20) – 5 sessions

Ballet Level 4  (with Erin Leedom) – Mondays, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST (7/20/20-8/24/20) – 5 sessions

  

Digital Media & Photography (Youth)

Photoshop for Teens  (with Brian Shapiro) – Tuesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST (8/11/20-9/8/20) – 5 sessions

  

Drawing, Painting & Printmaking (Youth)

Teen Drawing and Painting (with Elizabeth Selna) – Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:30 pm PST (7/14/20 - 8/11/20) - 5 sessions - View materials list

Terribly Terrific Twos: Toddler/Parent-Child (with Julie Tadena)

Ages 24-36 Months - Fridays, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm PST (7/31/20-8/28/20) – 5 sessions  

I Can Do It Art (with Atiba Thomas) – Wednesdays, 4:15 pm-5:15 pm PST (7/28/20 - 8/25/20) - 5 sessions 

     

Music (Youth)

Learn to Play Violin in a Flash (with Rem Djemilev) – Saturdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST (8/1/20 - 8/29/20) - 5 sessions  

 

Writing and Literature (Youth)

Write Your Own Fairy Tale  (with Spencer Goodheart) – Sundays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST (8/2/20-8/30/20) – 5 sessions

Basics of Writing Short Fiction  (with Spencer Goodheart) – Sundays, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST (8/2/20-8/30/20) – 5 sessions

 

 

 

Review our Frequently Asked Questions about our Virtual Classes.

Email us at info@communityarts.org for more information.

We're still available by phone - leave us a message at (925) 943-5846 and we'll return your call as soon as possible.