Beginner – Intermediate Painting Classes

I love teaching new painters the basics as much as I love encouraging and advising more seasoned artists.

With years as an athletic coach, professional artist, and homeschooling mom of four kids,
I can work with all learning styles and enjoy figuring out the best ways to communicate a new concept.




So, whether you are completely new to painting or you’re looking to build on knowledge you already have,
my classes are perfect for you if:

  • You’ve dreamed of learning to paint for years—and finally have time after raising your kids.
  • You’re a seasoned painter who wants to develop confidence and motivation or refresh your skills.
  • You’re curious to learn about value, composition and color.
  • You want to hang out with a wonderful group of fellow artists.


“You are such a good teacher and very
engaging. I liked how you used a multimedia
approach: verbal, demos, hands-on, and good
feedback and a very gracious hostess!”
                                                                                                                          – Susan
“I loved the class. I am such a beginner. You did a
great job of starting me with some basics. Thank
you for being so patient and helpful. Greatly
appreciated! Thank you for the wonderful lunch
yesday. I thoroughly enjoyed myself!”
                                                                                                                          – Nancy



Upcoming Beginner – Intermediate Painting Classes

Village Gallery of Arts
Thursdays-April 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6 – 9 pm

Cost: $235 non-members
Level: Beg to Intermediate
Limit: Min 5, Max 10
Where: Village Gallery of Arts (right down the street from my house!) 503.644.8001

Value is so important to painting! Join Annie as she explores value through composition and color. She will have several demonstrations, exercises for you and individual attention. There will be homework so that you will be able to appreciate and engage in the time in class.

Supplies: email Annie: