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!
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 ExpressionsMore
Experimental wool art inspired by your own creativity..
Laguna Coastline & VinoMore
Learn and understand the techniques of oil painting with Mary Gulino
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 PortraitMore
Join Maryam Rouhi for a morning of abstract self-portraiture.
Fused Glass JewelryMore
Reaction to metals and different colors of glass- Alchemy of silver reactions to bronze & silver
Fused Glass Night Lights and DishesMore
MAKE A PATTERN BAR PLATE or nightlight - FROM YOUR OWN SKETCH
Mosaic Paper CollageMore
Discover your deep seeded creativity with Artist Charleine Guy through this unique mixed media art class.
Breakfast and Still Life at NIGHTMore
Join us for breakfast IN THE EVENING and paint a beautiful still life with Lisa Rainy.
Two-hour private glassblowing classes!
Landscape Painting from Photo Reference with Greg LaRockMore
2 day plein air workshop with master painter Greg LaRock.
Intro to SolderingMore
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 PaintingMore
Explore the medium of inks and dyes on silk with Nancy.
Botanical Art with Lisa RaineyMore
Explore Botanical Painting with Lisa Rainey
Whimsical Ceramic TeapotMore
Create a whimsical ceramic teapot with Walter Reiss!
Seascape Pallete Knife Classe with Michelle BurtMore
Create a unique wave painting using nothing but a pallete knife and your imagination.
Wire Wrapped Necklace with Mary GulinoMore
Join us at the Sawdust for a fun evening of jewelry making with Mary Gulino!
Watercolor Painting & Vino: Wave WorkshopMore
Join artist Mary Gulino and learn to paint a curling wave in watercolor and ink.
Celebrity Portrait Painting with Tatyana ZenMore
allow your imagination run wild creating vibrant colorful celebrity portrait.
Ceramic Chip and Dip with Robert JonesMore
Create a chip and dip bowl on the wheel with Robert Jones.
Wave Painting in AcrylicMore
Learn how to paint an acrylic wave on canvas with Michelle Burt!
Enameling with Julie SetterholmMore
Join us for a 3 hour enameling class with artist Julie Setterholm.
Create an amazing keepsake enameled photo pendant with artist Erin Proctor!
Hand Stamped Cuff BraceletMore
Create a personalized copper or sterling cuff bracelet.
Capturing Summer with CyanotypesMore
Capture your own impressions of Summer using a cyanotype process on both paper and fabric.
Learn the intricate art of Navajo beadwork in an all-day session with Sawdust artist & instructor, Lylah Jarvis!
Abstract Alcohol Ink ClassMore
Create a harmonious painting using creative color palettes from ink, in this 2-hour class.
Gemstone Bracelet WorkshopMore
Join Brynne and design two lovely and meaningful gemstone bracelets from start to finish.
Silk Scarf PaintingMore
Paint an abstract silk scarf with Michelle Burt!
Art with a TwistMore
Uncork your creativity with Carole Boller!
Laguna and the SkyMore
Paint the sky with Carole Boller.
Out of this WorldMore
Join Carole Boller in an out of this world art class and explore your creativity.