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All instructed workshops include supplies in the registration fee, unless otherwise noted.

Uninstructed workshops are $15 per session and students must bring their own supplies.

Enroll online on our registration page or by calling us at (310) 451-5657!
Enrollment for Summer workshops will open on May 29

Extracting Colors from California Plants
Hand Processed Organic & Mineral Colorants:
Master Artist Demonstration & Hands on Laboratory
Sandy Rodriguez
Saturday June 2: 1:00-3:00pm
Join artist Sandy Rodriguez for an exploration of organic and mineral colorants. Ms. Rodriguez will present her latest body of work followed by a hands-on demonstration.

Participants will learn about the methods for extracting and processing colors from edible and medicinal organic colorants. Ms. Rodriguez will teach students how to extract color from plants, insects, bark as well as telluric materials (mineral and earth pigments) of Alta and Baja California.

Participants will make a color chart on handmade paper that is processed from mulberry and wild fig bark in Mexico.

Register now!


Uninstructed Life Drawing
Every Wednesday from 2-5pm and Thursday from 3-6pm when classes are in session

Twice weekly, the Brentwood Art Center provides a model for an uninstructed workshop. Wednesdays feature 3 hour poses (to allow for oil painting) and Thursdays are short, 20 minute poses. Students must bring their own supplies to uninstructed workshops.

Please call to reserve your spot at (310) 451-5657.