Artists in Bloom

The class is for all the aspiring artists who love drawing and painting.  You will learn and improve on basic drawing skills and explore various techniques and media that will make your art beautiful! Age appropriate lessons help each student grow and develop their skills and creativity.  Students use a variety of media:  Water-based paints (Acrylic, Watercolor and Tempera) Vine Charcoal, Oil and Chalk Pastels, Graphite, Color Pencil, Water-color Pencil and Ink.  Students are introduced to artistic concepts such as shading, proportion, composition and basic color mixing.  Advanced students pursue their individual artistic interests and learn more advanced techniques.

For more info, please e-mail instructor at or call her at 703-501-3489.


  • Date: Fridays - February 21 - March 20, 2020 (No Class March 6, 2020)
  • Ages: 6-18
  • Cost: $65 Residents/$75 Non-Residents
  • Supplies Needed: 11x15 watercolor pad (140lb); 11x14 drawing pad (70lbs), graphite pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), kneaded eraser, pencil sharpener, pencil box.  Don’t worry if you can’t find all the supplies; we’ll show you the supplies at the first class.
  • Location: Marshall Center Room A
  • Registration Start Date: 1/27/2020
  • Registration Deadline: 2/14/2020
  • Form:Artist in Bloom Registration Form
  • Online Registration: Register Online