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Oil Painting Lessons for Children and Adults

Instructor:   Layla Gray

Landscape, still life and portrait painting taught to beginners and intermediate students. Paint mixing, canvas preparation, mediums, brush and palette knife techniques are demonstrated and explored.  Work from favorite photo or still life set-up.

Private Lessons:  $50 per hour


Children's Group Oil Painting Class (minimum of 3)   Ages 8 and up

$40 per child per hour, after school and weekends

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Contact to register for class or more info:

Layla Gray at (703) 625-2646

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Workshop  Instructors

Kurt Schwarz  



The studio sponsors  several classes each year with popular instructor, Kurt Schwarz.    Kurt is a master realist painter specializing in portraiture, still life and landscape.   Check out his website for examples of his amazing work.  

Six to seven week classes are typically held on Thursdays (10:00-1:00)  in the Spring, Summer and Fall. 


Kurt works with all levels of students.  His classes always fill up early!

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