school year programs

Annual ART SHOW: 5/5-5/6/2018

5/5-5/6, 11am-3pm, (Sat. & Sun.)


School Year (Sept-June)

16-week curriculum (Fall & Spring)

Medium-based  instructions

Meet the same schedule 1x weekly 

Week 1-3 Illustrations & drawing 

Week 4-6 Charcoals and Soft Pastels

Week 7-10 Watercolor Studies

Week 11-12 Oil Pastel 

Week 13-16 Acrylics on canvas  

Young Artist Program (2.5 Hr. lesson format) with Mrs. Ma Serious learners are responsible to manage their own  supplies independently and able to setup/cleanup proficiently without  assistance. Take constructive criticism, aim to improve and advance in  techniques. Exercise 1-3 drafts per class, explore art history and color theories. Age 10+: manage palette proficiently & aim to complete a sketch in  20 minutes per draft. Ideal for potential young artists who are passionate and  have had art fundamentals. Engage artistic development via critical thinking,  apply relevant research to articulate/compose various concepts with  perspectives. Originality is emphasized. Draw both from scale & observation.  Draw accurately with measuring techniques; demand details. Paint interpretively  with proficient color theories. Supplies packets are a required purchase in addition to tuition. To  be advised for an audition or portfolio, private lessons with Mrs. Ma to be pre-scheduled in addition to group formats.  AGE 9+  *Select W or TH 3-5:30 (W/TH  3:20-5:30 Late Drop Off) 

AGE 10+ *Sat. 12:15-2:45pm or *Sat 9:30-noon    *Fri  3:45-6:15pm    

90-Min. Art Fundamentals

Aim to complete drawing and painting neatly, exercise patience and focus. Learn the use of brushes and palette.  Familiarize appropriate working surfaces, explore various mediums, supplies are included with the 16-week curriculum.
*Mon/Tu  4:15-5:45 (Beginners with Ms.  Christine & Ms. Christina) 

*SUN 9:30-11 (Age 7-12, with Mr.  Christopher & Ms. Emily)    

*SUN 11:15-12:45 (Age 5+, with Mr.  Christopher, Ms. Emily)         


Family Sunday Painting with Mr. Jesse 

SUNDAY  3/18, 1:30-3:15  

Adult & Youth Family Members 

Portfolio/Private Lessons

Semi-private 6-hr. lesson (1:2~3) $300pp., or 6-hr. lesson (1:4~6)  $270pp. Minimum 1.5-hr. for drawing or 2-hr. for painting lesson per meeting.  PRIVATE (1:1): $70 per hour or 6-hr. lesson series (1:1) $395p. No refund, no  make up with no-show. Advanced payments & scheduling are required. 48 hr.  ahead notice is required to reschedule or make up as an entire group. This  format allows art families to form their small groups, arrange schedules and  tailor fit artistic development. Private is scheduled during public school  holidays, summer/spring/mid-winter recess, parent teacher conference, veterans or election day. Exclude supplies. 

Take a trial

$30 for a 90-min. lesson, $40 for a 2.5-hr. lesson. $15 trial credit will be applied toward payment in full 16-week session tuition. To reserve  a spot: $50pp non-refundable registration fee will be accepted as a deposit to be applied toward full time session tuition. 

(Appointments only. NO Walk-In during instructions!)            


Summer art programs

July 10-August 23, TWTH 4-6pm (ART Fundamentals)

Summer ART   Beginners Friendly T/W/TH,  4-6pm   For Recreation ART Learners: With drawing and  paintings curriculum, enjoy artistic  summer enrichment to explore mediums, pastels and watercolor. Ideal for  art enthusiasts. Art instructions with guided outlines with Artist Instructor,  Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting, Ms. Christine. Exercise fine motor skills,  patience and focus & familiarize working surfaces. Use of pastels and  brushes, exercise fine motor skills.    

T/W/TH Medium Based Themes & supplies included:  Teacher’s  Demo, Vocab, Goal Setting: 4-4:30 ART Application Instructions, 4:30-5:45  ART  Reading/Discussion 5:45-6   W * T/W/TH: attend 3  days $90per week; select 2 days a week, $65 per week * Per Lesson Tuition OR TRIAL FEE:  $35pp per instruction. *  NO SAME DAY DROP OFF, NO WALK IN, pre-registration is required at least 2 weeks before attending, subject to seat availabilbity. Early enrollment by 5/31 is encouraged.    Upon enrollment, summer member’s policy: art fundamental program includes supplies and is for enrichment only, not qualified as a day care, not tax  deductible.  No makeup if you missed a summer class. Payment in full only, no payment plan is accepted.   


July/August Fine Art with Mrs. Ma, T/W/TH 1-3:30

For Serious ART Learners (Age 9+): Focus on  technique-building and compose a summer portfolio filled with paintings and  drawings while  enjoying a creativity-filled summer afternoons. Artistic development, creative  ideas discussion and art appreciation are incorporated into the curriculum. Medium-focused  curriculum allows students to explore various subject matter based on their  ability level. Classic training format that is ideal for independent and serious  learners; homework  may be required for research and highly encouraged with guided technique instructions with Mrs. Ma.

Standard weekly session tuition ($120pp T/W/TH 1-3:30
Week 1 (7/10-12)  characters (realistic or fantasy) & design settings
Week 2 (7/17-19)  charcoal & pastels: observation of life & objects  

Week 3 (7/24-26)  Watercolor studies: realistic in nature, interpretive in  paintin

Week 4 (7/31-8/2)  Acrylic Painting: explore fauvism, impressionism & realism

(NO Summer Session 8/3-8/20 1-3:30) 

Week 5 (8/21-8/23) Architecture & Illustrations: Color Pencils and Micron Pens


NOTE: Class credit may be arranged to  apply in fall or spring session after the fee is deducted. 50% deposit for each summer week is non-refundable, plus  $50 non-refundable  deposit for spring/fall session to hold a spot & $25 administrative  fee. No makeup if you  missed a summer class. Weekly supply check list is available upon registration.  No monetary refund after 5/1.Studio’s 5-week supplies  packet exclude sharpies or micron pens for  illustration: $80  with an art tote, 1 canvas, A/C & W/C 24  color paint set, charcoal set, 24c water-soluble pastels, oil pastel  set, drawing pad and w/c 140lb pad  with assorted brush set.  $80 supplies fee is not part  of the tuition and pre-order is required.   

Recess & Private Lessons

Private with Mrs. Ma

Pre-registration is required.      
6-hour (1:1) $395 


School Breaks & Birthday Party

Birthday Party with Ms. Christine

View Ms. Christine's Student Art Album 


Reserve birthday parties on Sundays & School Recess. 

Adult & Youth Family Painting 3/18/2018, 1:30-3:15


     With Mr. Jesse

Build Your Own Workshop

Ideal for Family Painting, Private/Corporate Events, Social Groups, Boy/Girl Scouts & Special Occasions, recreation for beginners and art enthusiasts. 

About Us

Our Artist Studio aims to provide art enrichment to enjoy as a creative community and advocates art making as a healthy creative outlet. Our art members are encouraged to explore various fine arts mediums in our group lesson formats, as they learn various perspectives of making art. For serious and portfolio learners who aim to prepare for a competitive audition, consult Mrs. Ma for private art lessons.