The Art League School in Old Town Alexandria, VA offers classes and workshops in a variety of painting media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, and pastel with first-rate instructors. Painting courses ranging from realism to abstraction are offered for the aspiring and the accomplished artist. Classes and workshops take place year-round during the week, weekend, day and evening.

See also: Watercolor

Take a peek inside one of our abstract painting classes

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Patrick Kirwin
Susan Herron
Rachel Collins
Rachel Collins
Judy Heiser
Midnight Blooms by Guido R. Zanni
Guido R. Zanni

Painting instructors

Painting on the Creativity in Action blog

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