Sawdust Art Classes

Sawdust Art Classes serves a unique population of both local and visiting patrons, providing art classes in a variety of different mediums while also highlighting the artistic history of Laguna Beach. Our classes are held on the Festival grounds, giving you the opportunity to experience the magic of Sawdust off-season while our Artists teach their craft hands-on. All materials are provided in the cost of the class and absolutely no experience is necessary, unless otherwise specified. All we ask is that you bring enthusiasm, a desire to learn, and to have fun!

If you are interested in finding out more, please email us at: We look forward to welcoming you to the magic of Sawdust Art Classes!

Year-Round Studio and Art Classes: Beginner to Advanced

I Spy Your Eye Photography

Class Information Join artist Mary Church in this three-part class covering the key principals of photography. In the first part of the class, Mary will talk you through the key…

After Dark: Van Gogh Cypress Tree & Star

Class Information Learn the techniques of Master Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh while sipping on a glass of wine! Brush work, color, light and movement are the key elements of what…

Introduction to Mosaic Art

Enter the colorful world of mosaic art with local artist Ron Shearer, in this two-weekend workshop!

Fused Glass Coral Art

Learn how to turn an abstract idea into a beautiful rainbow glass bowl or wall art with fused glass artist Barbara Lolli!

After Dark: Abstract Florals in Acrylics

Enjoy an evening painting class at the Sawdust with artist Lisa Rainey in this SAC After Dark series. Includes wine!


Encounter the magic of glassblowing in the Sawdust glass demo booth with a master glassblower!

Pottery Wheel Experience

Learn how to throw a pot on a pottery wheel with Sawdust artist Robert Jones!

Mixed Media Holiday Magic

Immerse yourself into Charleine Guy’s world of vibrant color and magic, where you will learn how to use color, paint, and mixed media to create an impressionistic work of art!