Art Classes 2018 – Open to the public

Saturday, August 25  |  10:00 am – 12:30 pm
GIANT PAPER ROSE with Farrah Colma

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This step-by-step class will teach you how to create a beautiful giant rose out of paper. Learn how to construct petals from a template and how to place and glue petals to form a 1-1/2 ft. rose. The finished rose will be ready to hang. “Free” glue gun to one lucky student.

All supplies provided!
Workshop fee: $45 | Supply fee: $5 (payable to instructor in class)



Sunday, August 26 | 10 am – noon*
INTRODUCTION TO PYROGRAPHY (Wood Burning) with Kelley Badgley 

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Learn basic wood burning skills from award-winning pyrographer, Kelley Badgley.  You’ll use different tips and styles, to create a ready to hang piece.

$35 per person  | Materials fee $10 (payable to instructor in class)
Vacaville Art Gallery Annex (behind the Art Gallery’s little blue house on the hill)




Learn basic fundamentals of bead looming and create a loomed beaded bracelet in the process.

> Saturday, September 1 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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> Wednesday, September 12 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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Saturday, September 9 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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In this class, you will be using a straw, a paint brush, some skewers and other small items to control your creation. I will be showing you how to make a  fun and whimsical pour and turn it into a butterfly.

Workshop fee: $20 | Supply fee: $20 (payable to instructor in class)
Class size limited to 10 students, so please register early.

Supplies to bring to class: 2 or more canvases the same size (max size 8″ x 10″);  5 to 8 colors of acrylic paint; and apron.


Saturday, September 15 | 10 am – 2 pm*
ACRYLIC POURS 101 with Christina Miles

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$20 per person |Supplies fee $20 (payable to instructor in class)
Where: Vacaville Art Gallery Annex (behind the Art Gallery)

In this class, you will learn how to mix, pour and torch your acrylic pours to create some amazing cells in your paintings.


Saturday, September 22| 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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$30 class fee | $30 materials fee (includes full bead kit)

Limited to 5 students.

In this intermediate class, you’ll learn how to work on a more complex bead design, create your own designs, add elements to a basic loomed piece, and produce a beaded bracelet. Please bring a small pair of scissors and small pliers.



2-day class

Saturday, November 17 – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday, November 18 – 10:00 am – noon

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In this fun beginner workshop, students will learn the ancient art of using fragments of colorful stained glass to design a unique mosaic mirror. Each mosaic is a distinctive design with exquisite detailing adding to the charm and character of each piece



*Registration Cancellations & Refunds

Enrollment. Class registration may be completed online or in person at the Vacaville Art Gallery. An instructor may require a minimum and maximum number of students, so please check the instructor’s detailed information.  Registration is complete only after payment has been received online, at the gallery, or paid directly to the instruction prior to the class date.

Cancellation.  If you cannot attend the class, you may send someone in your place (please advise the gallery of the change).  If you cancel enrollment seven (7) or more days prior to the start of the class, credit will be given for a future class in the full amount of the class you cancelled. If you cancel enrollment 48 hours prior to the start of class – or you do not show up for the class  – no credit will be given.  If the Instructor’s minimum is not met, the class may cancelled by the Instructor with at least a 2-day notice and a full refund will be given.