Classes


Try something new - just for the FUN of it!

Our teachers are talented, experienced local artists with inspiring techniques and projects to share. Enjoy spending the evening in a creative space with supportive people - whether you're a seasoned pro or a new beginner, everyone is welcome!

All classes are held at the I Heart Art Studio - 15 Vivian Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA.

Advance registration and payment is required.  Register here by clicking on the PayPal buttons below (each class you select requires a separate PayPal transaction) or you can mail a check to Concord Art Association, PO Box 641, Concord CA 94122. You can also register in person before the class date with cash/check/credit card at another CAA meeting or event. 

A minimum number of registered students is required 48 hours before each class date to avoid cancellation, so register early and don't miss out! Please review our refund and cancellation policies at the bottom of this page.

Supplies that each student must bring (or purchase) are listed with each class description. Any supplies not listed will be provided by the instructor at no extra charge.

Members of the Concord Art Association and I Heart Art are eligible for the member price. You can join either organization at any time - click here for CAA membership details or click here for IHA membership details.

Register for as many one-night classes as you like!
Click here to download a printable schedule. 




October 17 - Tuesday  5:30-9pm
Creating Texture in Watercolor
As you create your own semi-abstract watercolor landscape, you'll learn different techniques to create more texture to give your painting a loose, poetic feel. Beginner-friendly and great for seasoned painters, too. 
Supplies to bring:  Watercolor brushes, palette knife, small container for water, non-absorbent board or cookie sheet (12"x16" or larger). Paper and paints will furnished in limited supply; feel free to bring more of your own.

Minimum # of students required:  7
Instructor:  Manon Jodoin 


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October 24 - Tuesday   6-8:30pm 
The Art of Social Media for Self-Promotion
Artists who want to build a bigger following, create more buzz about their work and generate more sales will learn how to use social media more effectively. We'll focus primarily on Facebook and Instagram - how to develop engaging content, nurture relationships, measure results and more.
Supplies to bring:  Laptop and/or mobile device

Minimum # of students required:  6
Instructor:  Lisa Fulmer


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October 26 - Thursday  6-9pm
Printing Your Own Collage Papers

Learn how to print designs and patterns on transparent and lightweight papers to use for collage. Make your collage art more complex and harmonious!   
Supplies to bring: 8x10" gel plate (Gelli Arts brand is recommended), fluid acrylic paints in your favorite colors (craft or student quality are fine), 2" or 3" wide soft rubber brayer, water container, paper towels.

Minimum # of students required: 10
Instructor:  Michaele Ignon


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Refund and cancellation policies:
Your class registration fee is refundable only until the registration deadline, which is 48 hours before that class date/time. Your class registration is also fully transferable. If you are unable to attend a class for which you are registered, please email us with the person's name who will attend in your place: concordartassociation@yahoo.com. CAA will not process any refunds after the registration deadline, unless CAA has to cancel the class for some reason, such as not meeting the minimum attendance requirement. However, each individual instructor reserves the right to make private exchange, transfer or refund arrangements, if they wish, with any registered student who misses the class.