classes with jessica schiffman
Award-winning painter and DAC Instructor Jessica Schiffman is offering several online art classes on Zoom. Jessica Schiffman has been a full-time artist for twenty years. Her paintings are widely collected, and she has illustrated many children’s books and painted murals. She has taught art classes and workshop for fifteen years, in venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program, the Desert Art Center, the Create Center for the Arts, Shadow Hills Country Club, and Sunnylands, the Annenberg Estate. She studied painting at the San Francisco Art Institute.Painting Landscapes, Florals and More, in Oils and Acrylics, Mondays, 1:00 to 4:00.
Classes include step by step demos, with a different subject each week. Photo reference materials are emailed to students in advance. Students may work on their own subject matter if they choose. Demo is followed by work time, sharing, and critique, in a casual and friendly atmosphere.
Painting Portraits and the Human Figure in Oils and Acrylics, Tuesdays 1:00 to 4:00.
Class includes a step by step demo with a different subject each week. Photo reference materials are emailed to students in advance. Students may work on their own subject matter if they choose. Demo is followed by work time, sharing and critique, in a casual and friendly atmosphere.
Drawing, Wednesdays, 1:00 to 4:00.
This class includes a warm-up exercise and a specific lesson each week. Topics covered include figure drawing, perspective, dark and light, landscape, animals and much more. Teacher demos are followed by work time, sharing and critique. The atmosphere is casual and supportive.
Cost: $35 for one class, or $120 for 4. Classes are 3 hours.
Class sizes are limited.
Students may email artwork to Jessica during the week for feedback.
For more information, contact Jessica Schiffman: email@example.com 951-212-378
PLEIN AIR CLASSES on dac grounds
Beginning March 3rd, popular DAC instructor Jessica Schiffman will lead a new plein air class on Wednesdays from 8 am to 11am.
All skill levels are welcome. Students will set up easels under the eaves outside the DAC and subject matter will include the beautiful trees, lawns, mountains and historic buildings that surround the Desert Art Center.
“I love painting outdoors. I find it very exhilarating, and so much more exciting than painting from a photograph”, she says. “You have to paint fast, and that gets you energized.”
Attendees can pay $120 for 4 classes or $35 for 1 class. Contact Jessica – (951) 212-3783 or firstname.lastname@example.org – for availability and to receive the materials lists.