Classes  &  Workshops

Life Drawing Class    

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Oil Painting Classes   Monday Only

Dates for next sessions, I currently have two classes a week.

Monday   August 22, 2022 through Oct 10

Session after that starts:  October 17, 2022

This painting class is held at my studio, 908 E. Jefferson St.  Louisville KY,

Monday Classes:  9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

                               1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

$240  for  8  consecutive  classes    (or)   $35 per class

Classes are for 8 weeks, you can do a makeup by coming all day, attending both classes.

Everyone works on a different project using their own photographic reference or painting directly from life with a still life set up.   In general we paint and have a good time.    While working on your own project I help with drawing, composition, seeing value and mixing color.    I can teach the old masters style of painting or the alla prima, wet into wet style of painting and from portrait to still life and landscape.

I only have space for 4 students each class which allows for personal instruction..  

Please contact me

Go Figure    Meets on the 1st and 3rd Fridays -  10:00  am - 1:00 pm


We meet every Friday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.   Cost is $20 per friday     

This is not a class but rather a time for an artist to practice working on the figure.   Some work in oil, pastel or charcoal.

Usually we have one pose every Friday and the model is usually clothed but sometimes we will have a nude.  Anyone who attends the group can request a nude.

This group is open to anyone and the space can accomidate 5 people including myself.

Contact me:


This class is in 2 - sessions, back to back.  You can take one of the sessions or both  to get more instruction.

Monday's, 6:00 - 8:30 pm   First 6 week session - Sept 12 - Oct 17, 2022

Monday's  6:00 - 8:30 pm   Second 6 week session: Oct 24 - Nov 28 , 2022


$150 for non-members per session    

Members get a discount at checkout (use code MEMBERDRAW at LVA site)

Please register at LVA's Website    502-584-8166

Where - Art Sanctuary, 1433 S Shelby St, Louisville KY

Masks and Social Distancing Required!

Participants will have their temperature checked at the door, masks will be required for the duration of the class, and students will be positioned to maintain social distancing.   Class size is limited.

Seeing and understanding what you see is the foundation for all art.   This class is for artist who want to improve their drawing skills and learn to see and understand the human figure.  Starting with quick sketches and working to longer poses, each student will be taught at their skill level.

No experience is required.  

Bring the following supplies to the first class.

1 - 18” x 24” pad of white paper (not newsprint)

1 - jumbo stick of vine charcoal (about the size of your thumb)

1 - 6”x6” piece of chamois cloth (approximate size)

3 - sticks of vine or willow charcoal (medium or soft grade)

1 - compressed charcoal pencil (hard “General” brand is good)

1 - kneaded and 1 - gum eraser

1 - good sense of humor

Claudia Hammer  contact info:    502-396-0427

To register: please call LVA (Louisville Visual Art)  502-584-8166