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Year-Round STUDIO AND ART Classes:Closed

Our on campus classes are currently closed. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have exciting new content STILL AVAILABLE! ! Check out our new SAC Online page to continue learning and creating along with our Sawdust artists from the comfort of your own home!

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Online videos of art classes, artist demos and studio visits!

We desire as artists and art educators to keep inspiring and bringing life and joy during these difficult times. Check back soon to see what we have in store for the coming months!

Stay Safe and Stay Tuned!

The SAC team

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Sawdust Art Classes serve a unique population of both local and visiting patrons, providing year-round art classes in a variety of media from glassblowing and jewelry making to painting and ceramics. SAC gives a platform for Sawdust artists to teach their trade hands-on in the festival off season, while highlighting the artistic history of Laguna Beach. SAC also offers a robust program for group and corporate classes!

Classes are held on the Sawdust Festival grounds. Please bring class registration to allow free entry to the festival on the day of your class. For frequently asked questions, please visit SAC FAQ.

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Experimental Wool Expressions

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Experimental wool art inspired by your own creativity..

 

Laguna Coastline & Vino

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Learn and understand the techniques of oil painting with Mary Gulino

 

Screen Printing

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Learn the basics of screenprinting in this fun one hour SSAC 'After Dark' class! Students will leave with their own one-of-a-kind hand screenprinted canvas tote bag celebrating the Sawdust Art Festival's 5

 

Abstract Self Portrait

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Join Maryam Rouhi for a morning of abstract self-portraiture.

 

Fused Glass Jewelry

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Reaction to metals and different colors of glass- Alchemy of silver reactions to bronze & silver

 

Fused Glass Night Lights and Dishes

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MAKE A PATTERN BAR PLATE or nightlight - FROM YOUR OWN SKETCH

 

Mosaic Paper Collage

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Discover your deep seeded creativity with Artist Charleine Guy through this unique mixed media art class.

 

Breakfast and Still Life at NIGHT

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Join us for breakfast IN THE EVENING and paint a beautiful still life with Lisa Rainy.

 

Glassblowing

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Two-hour private glassblowing classes!

 

Landscape Painting from Photo Reference with Greg LaRock

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2 day plein air workshop with master painter Greg LaRock.

 

Intro to Soldering

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This special three hour class is limited to six students who will be learning basic soldering techniques. You will be using a small professional torch that is widely available at a minimal cost.

 

Experimental Silk Painting

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Explore the medium of inks and dyes on silk with Nancy.

 

Botanical Art with Lisa Rainey

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Explore Botanical Painting with Lisa Rainey

 

Whimsical Ceramic Teapot

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Create a whimsical ceramic teapot with Walter Reiss!

 

Seascape Pallete Knife Classe with Michelle Burt

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Create a unique wave painting using nothing but a pallete knife and your imagination.

 

Wire Wrapped Necklace with Mary Gulino

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Join us at the Sawdust for a fun evening of jewelry making with Mary Gulino!

 

Watercolor Painting & Vino: Wave Workshop

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Join artist Mary Gulino and learn to paint a curling wave in watercolor and ink.

 

Celebrity Portrait Painting with Tatyana Zen

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allow your imagination run wild creating vibrant colorful celebrity portrait.

 

Ceramic Chip and Dip with Robert Jones

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Create a chip and dip bowl on the wheel with Robert Jones.

 

Wave Painting in Acrylic

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Learn how to paint an acrylic wave on canvas with Michelle Burt!

 

Enameling with Julie Setterholm

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Join us for a 3 hour enameling class with artist Julie Setterholm.

 

Photo Enameling

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Create an amazing keepsake enameled photo pendant with artist Erin Proctor!

 

Hand Stamped Cuff Bracelet

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Create a personalized copper or sterling cuff bracelet.

 

Capturing Summer with Cyanotypes

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Capture your own impressions of Summer using a cyanotype process on both paper and fabric.

 

Navajo Beadworking

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Learn the intricate art of Navajo beadwork in an all-day session with Sawdust artist & instructor, Lylah Jarvis!

 

Abstract Alcohol Ink Class

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Create a harmonious painting using creative color palettes from ink, in this 2-hour class.

 

Gemstone Bracelet Workshop

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Join Brynne and design two lovely and meaningful gemstone bracelets from start to finish.

 

Silk Scarf Painting

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Paint an abstract silk scarf with Michelle Burt!

 

Art with a Twist

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Uncork your creativity with Carole Boller!

 

Laguna and the Sky

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Paint the sky with Carole Boller.

 

Out of this World

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Join Carole Boller in an out of this world art class and explore your creativity.