Year-Round STUDIO AND ART Classes: Beginner to Advanced
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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Laguna Coastline & VinoMore
Learn and understand the techniques of oil painting with Mary Gulino
Abstract Self PortraitMore
Join Maryam Rouhi for a morning of abstract self-portraiture.
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.
Botanical Art with Lisa RaineyMore
Explore Botanical Painting with Lisa Rainey
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.
Whimsical Ceramic TeapotMore
Create a whimsical ceramic teapot with Walter Reiss!
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.
Portrait Street Photography with Film CamerasMore
Tour the beautiful town of Laguna Beach while capturing breathtaking photograms on film.
Wave Painting in AcrylicMore
Learn how to paint an acrylic wave on canvas with Michelle Burt!
Acrylic Wave Painting & Vino: The Perfect CureMore
Join artist Mary Gulino for her liquid Acrylic Wave Painting & Vino Workshop
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.
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!
Elements of ArtMore
Join Mary Hurlbut on an exciting journey to discover your own creativity