Classes and Workshops

 All classes and workshops take place in the Brazosport Art League Studio located at The Center for the Arts & Sciences.

Open Studio • Mondays & Wednesdays • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Evening Open Studio • Mondays • 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
An opportunity for members to learn from each other while working on their own projects in varied media. These fun & casual sessions are very helpful for beginners, and everyone 18 and older is welcome. Come three times as a guest; membership required thereafter. Information: Norma Robuck,
(979) 417-1074.

Life Drawing • 1st & 3rd Wednesdays • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
During open studio. Model fee. Information: Harry Sargent, (979) 297–4766.

Teen Studio Time •  Wednesdays • 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.                                                                                          We will meet every Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the Art League Studio. Cost is $60 per semester. All supplies included. We will study Art Techniques with a myriad of instructors and mediums including acrylic painting, watercolors, pastels, clay, pen and ink, pencil, stained glass mosaic, jewelry/metal work, and 3-D art. Ages 13-18. Class is limited to 17 students. For more information, please call Linda Strickland at 979-201-8258.

Paint – N – Sip •  July 26 & 27 • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Class is $40/person. All supplies & snacks are included. You may bring along your favorite beverage. Please call Linda at (979) 201-8258 to register for class. Class size is limited.

Aug                  16 & 17

Sept                 27 & 28

Oct                   25 & 26

Nov                  30

Saturday Art Class

Mixed Media Abstract • Line Work with Cindy Grandjean • Aug. 18 • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This is a fun mixed media class to explore us of a cruciform composition to create and abstract design using water based mediums.  Bring your own supplies or $10 supply fee to use instructor’s supplies.  Class is for absolute beginners on up.

All Saturday Art Classes are $15 members, $25 non-members.  Sign-up sheet, and supply list will be on the Studio bulletin board.


Intermediate Drawing • Instructed by Judy Vera Aug. 18 • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

All Saturday Art Classes are $15 members, $25 non-members. A supply list will be posted, you can bring your own or purchase separately from the instructor.  Contact Judy Vera or 979-849-5649 for more information.

Smash Glass  • July 19 • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

A new class done in the Paint-n-Sip style. Arrange colorful glass pieces on a canvas and we’ll pour the resin.  No glue, no grout, no skills needed.  All supplies included along with appetizers and bottled water.  Feel free to bring your favorite beverage.  Art will be ready for pick up in 24 hours.  $40 for 8 x 10 and $50 for 11 x 14.  To register, call Linda Strickland 979-201-8258 or on Facebook:  Linda Strickland Art.

SUMMER CLASSES- no classes week of June 11-15 & July 9 – 13

Intermediate Watercolor Classes • Thursdays • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • June 7 – Aug. 9

Instructed by Robert Ruhmann. Robert does realistic landscapes and seascapes.  Class is open to all intermediate students.$60 per month.

Contact Judy Vera or 918-269-9227 or 979-849-5649

Art Tales • Thursday, June 14 • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

We screen how Hollywood has presented artists and have a discussion (participation encouraged) about the true version of events and outcomes. Tentative schedule of artists (so far) includes  SERAFINA de SENLIS, PABLO PICASSO, GEORGIA O’KEEFE, EDVARD MUNCH, JOHANNES VERMEER, AMEDEO MODIGLIANI, FRIDA KAHLO, FRANCISCO GOYA, JACKSON POLLOCK, GUSTAV KLIMPT, JMW TURNER, PAUL GAUGUIN, REMBRANT, CAVEMEN, HIERONYMOUS BOSCH, and MARGARET KEANE.  The class is free; we provide the popcorn and ice; bring your beverage of choice.


Intermediate Watercolor with Robert Ruhmann – Saturday, July 14, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Robert does realistic landscapes and seascapes in watercolor.  This class is for intermediate students. Class is $75 per person.


Yupo & Watercolor – Friday, Aug. 24 • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. AND Saturday Aug. 25 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Instructors Grady Pennington & Linda Strickland.  More information to come.


Pour & Smash & Pour – acrylic pouring with repurposed glass. Sept. 7, 6-9pm & Sept. 8, 9-3pm.  Instructors Linda Strickland and Robin Campbell.  No skills or experience needed. More information to come.


Colorful Acrylic Painting of Birds with Doug Hiser; Saturday, Sept. 29, 9am – 4pm.  $70 per person.  This is an intermediate class.  The Painted Jungles Workshop will be Acrylic paintings of Birds on 16 x 20 canvas.  Doug Hiser will assist and guide artists through his style of animal painting with acrylics and ink.