Classes & Workshops

Come to Studios on the Park—let our well-equipped studios, talented and supportive artists, and beautiful parkside setting bring out the artist in you!

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PRAA Atelier 101: Painting Workshop

with WB Eckert
Wednesday, November 28, December 5 & 19: 9 am - 12 pm
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This clinic is for acrylic painters who are looking for an opportunity to paint with like-minded painters and who would also like an opportunity to share guidance and direction with instructor WB Eckert. Bring your own painting, or work from a provided set up. This is a great opportunity to bring that painting that you are struggling with, work on it in the clinic with some constructive direction. Bring your own materials. $25. Drop-ins welcome.


Saturday Night Paint Party

with Lury Norris
Saturday, December 8: 6 pm - 8:30 pm
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It's paint party time! Make the most of your Saturday night by uncorking your inner artist while sipping on Paso’s finest wines. If you've never painted before, this is a fun way to get started! Local, professional artist Lury Norris takes you step-by-step through creating your very own gorgeous masterpiece of a Happy Holiday Snowman in acrylics. This fun and easy painting experience is surprisingly rewarding and all supplies are provided. Studios Winery Partner wines available for purchase. Limited to 6 students. $40 fee includes all materials.


PRAA Painting with Acrylics for Beginners

with WB Eckert
Wednesday, December 12: 9 am - 12 pm
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This is a hands-on beginners class for those interested in learning how to paint with acrylics. Paints, brushes, and equipment supplied. Materials needed: 8 - 8x10" canvas boards, clothes suitable for painting. Limited to 6 students. $45 per student.


Oh Deer, the Holidays are Here! Painting Party

with Amy Beeman of ArtSocial 805
Thursday, December 13: 6 pm - 8 pm
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Oh Deer, the Holidays are Here! Professional lead artist, Amy Beeman of ArtSocial 805 instructs you through the process of creating this festive painting of a holiday deer. Get you in the spirit of the season while you enjoy sipping on your favorite beverage. BYOB.

The cost of $40/person includes all supplies (canvas, paints, brushes and apron) and some sweet bites! There’s no experience necessary, just a desire to have fun and create something amazing. Ages 21 and up.

Reserve your spot by making a payment via Paypal to or deliver a check (payable to Karyn Blaney) or cash to Studios on the Park. Questions? Contact instructor, Karyn Blaney at or 903.368.2496.


Intermediate Cookie Decorating

with Arty McGoo
Saturday, December 15: 10 am - 2 pm
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Come build on your cookie skills with local resident and internationally-renowned cookie artist, Arty McGoo! This class is appropriate for everyone ages 12 & up. We will be learning some great techniques, going step by step through the design of six amazing cookies. Limited to 20 students. Your supplies for use during the class, lunch, and a gift bag are all included in the $100 price. Come join us for fun, friendship, and fabulous cookies! (Beginning Cookie Decorating is not a prerequisite.)



PRAA Splashing Paint with the Painters' Guild

Tuesday Mornings: 9 am - 12 pm
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Painters of every media meet and paint together, share ideas and provide friendly critiques. Furnish your own art supplies. For artists of all skill levels - beginners welcome.

Sponsored by Paso Robles Art Association. Free for PRAA members and $5 for non-members. For more information, call Page Graeber at 805.239.7337 or email


Ultimate Beginning Drawing Tutorial:

Seeing and recording forms, shapes, and edges accurately

with Lury Norris
Thursday Evenings November 29, December 6, 13, 20, 27: 4:30 pm  - 6 pm
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Learn how to truly record what you see. With patient guidance and expert instruction from Lury Norris, this class is for the true novice, for the person who says they can “barely draw a stick figure.” Lury teaches you to work with pictures and still lifes, using pencil and charcoal on paper. Study at your own pace and gain the ability to take your subject and record it with true accuracy. Materials list: drawing pencils (preferably 2B and 4B), erasers (white plastic or pink pearl and some kneaded), and sketch paper (11"x14" best). RSVP required 24 hours in advance. $70 for four classes or $20/class.. $10 optional materials fee.


Yoga Sundays at Studios

with Jane Hian, Suzi Riley and Anita Speciale
Sunday Mornings: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Stretch your body, soothe your soul and get a little artistic inspiration with Studios morning yoga classes. Held before open hours, these gentle one-hour sessions give attendees of all abilities the luxury of having an inspiring setting all to themselves. As a center for art and creativity, Studios is the perfect place to reflect and discover the beauty within.

Beginners and drop-in attendees are welcome. Entrance to Studios is through the main doors. Please note there are no change room facilities. Students are asked to bring their own yoga mat but a limited number are also available on loan. $10 cash or check. Limited scholarships are provided. Contact the office at 805.238.9800 if you know a student that may be interested.