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Best Art Workshops in the Greater Austin Area! See for yourself!

Can’t commit to a weekly art class but still want to learn a new technique? Want some personalized home decor? In need of a fun date idea or entertaining friend outing? Enroll in a Workshop by Cordovan Art School!

Our workshops are taught by artists renown statewide and nationally. Our instructors will lead you in creating a fantastic work of art. We believe in teaching fundamentals and tangible skills so you’ll walk away with a work of art and the knowledge needed to continue creating on your own time. 

Learn more about our Workshop instructors and view their portfolios on our Cordovan Faculty Page.

October 2019

Private Clay Workshop - Round Rock

Donna Staten

Friday, October 18     10:00am - 12:00pm

Did you know that Cordovan can customize a fun workshop for you and your friends? This group has chosen to do a hand building clay session. These friends graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1971 and get together from all over central Texas for fun, mini reunions! We would love to host your baby or bridal shower, Girl or Boy Scouts, team building, corporate events, and so much more!

SOLD OUT!

Spooky Starry Night: Canvas Workshop - Cedar Park

Saturday, October 26th     6:00pm-8:00pm

Girl’s night out, date night, or just for fun, this acrylic painting inspired by Starry Night will get you in the Halloween mood! Bring your friends, drinks, treats and let your inner artist out for the night. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Our professional artist will give you step-by-step instructions to create your own unique work of art.

It's Fall Y'all! Mommy & Me Workshop - Round Rock

Kim Block

Saturday, October 26th     2:00pm - 4:00pm

Dads welcome too! Join us for this fun parent/grandparent and child painting workshop! Veteran art teacher Kim Block will lead you to paint a fall scarecrow as well as a coordinating pumpkin. You will leave with two 11x14 acrylic paintings and a great memory. This will sell out quickly so grab your spot!

Bob Ross Fall Landscape - NW Austin - 14yrs to Adult

Gary Carlile

Saturday, Oct. 26th     1:30pm - 4:30pm

Learn to paint just like Bob Ross does on TV as you complete a beautiful oil painting in just a few hours! Cordovan is proud to team up with the ONLY "Bob Ross Certified" instructor in Austin! Classes are suited for beginners or intermediate painters; you need no previous experience to attend.
Take home your own completed painting after just one class. Spend the day experiencing the true joy of painting.

November 2019

Bob Ross Winter Landscape- Round Rock - 14yrs to Adult

Gary Carlile

Saturday, Nov. 2nd     1:30pm-4:30pm

Learn to paint just like Bob Ross does on TV as you complete a beautiful oil painting in just a few hours! Cordovan is proud to team up with the ONLY “Bob Ross Certified” instructor in Austin! Classes are suited for beginners or intermediate painters; you need no previous experience to attend.

Lake Forest Paint Night

Saturday, Nov. 9th     7pm - 9pm

Lake Forest ladies night out. Join your neighbors for a night of fun creating a beautiful masterpiece. This acrylic painting will get you in the mood for fall! Bring your friends, drinks, treats and let your inner artist out for the night. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Our professional artist will give you step-by-step instructions to create your own unique work of art.

Winter Princess & Pottery - Cedar Park

Saturday, Nov. 9th     1:30pm-3:00pm

Join us for a magical event. Our Winter Princess is coming to the Pottery Parlor to paint pottery with you and princess. Throughout the event they will visit with guests as they paint and enjoy lemonade and treats. Fee is $50 and includes one adult and one child. You will want to make sure you have your cameras ready for this one. Additional guests are $25. Costumes are welcome but not required. Aprons will be available to help keep all ballgowns clean.

Bob Ross Hidden Cabin - NW Austin - 14yrs to Adult

Gary Carlile

Saturday, Nov 16th     1:30pm-4:30pm

Learn to paint just like Bob Ross does on TV as you complete a beautiful oil painting in just a few hours! Cordovan is proud to team up with the ONLY “Bob Ross Certified” instructor in Austin! Classes are suited for beginners or intermediate painters; you need no previous experience to attend.

Portraits in Oil- Pets or People - Round Rock - 14yrs to Adult

Gary Lovelace

Saturday, Nov. 16th     9:00am - 4:00pm

Join master artist and Cordovan teacher Gary Lovelace in this special workshop opportunity! He will teach you his techniques to create a realistic portrait in oil paint- your choice of pet or person. You will start by sketching the subject on paper and then move to canvas. Gary will demonstrate how to mix and thin the paint; how to lay down skin tones and to blend colors; and how to finish with the fine details. This is a 9:00-4:00 session so that you will leave with a finished masterpiece! You don't want to miss this! All supplies furnished. Just bring a photo of your subject, preferably larger than 8x10.


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$150

Clay Wall Pockets - NW Austin

Kim Block

Saturday, Nov. 16th     2:00pm - 4:00pm

Want to try your hand at clay handbuilding? This is your chance with step by step directions in a fun environment! These trendy wall pockets can hold succulents, air ferns, or whatever you choose. Templates will be available from fish to pumpkins or you can create an organic style of your own. Texture tools will also be available with instructions on how to use them. You will choose your own color for a high gloss glaze finish. Your pocket will be a one of a kind piece of art. The piece be kiln fired by Cordovan and ready in about 10 days.

Block Printing for the Holidays - Georgetown

Alexha Bonner

Saturday, Nov. 23rd     2:00pm - 5:00pm

Just in time for the holidays, learn the basics of stamp carving and block printing to create a unique design for your greeting/holiday cards. In this workshop, you will learn how to carve your own design and print it on a card set. For beginners to advanced, no experience necessary . Materials for this workshop will include a 5"x7" rubber block material, brayers, printing ink, card stock, and a cutter with blades. Join this master artist for a fun and educational workshop!

January 2020

Classic Pastel - Georgetown - 14yrs - Adult

Rita Kirkman

Saturday, Jan 18th & Sunday, Jan 19th     9am - 4pm

Award winning artist Rita Kirkman's classic Pastel Workshop focuses on painting small and often to rapidly improve your skills and expand your knowledge. Learn to capture light and loosen up with Rita's innovative under-painting technique. Instruction emphasizes composition and techniques for a small format, value and temperature control, how to creatively interpret your photos and how to stay productive with your art within a busy lifestyle. Grow your grasp of values, temperature, color and composition in a relaxed and fun atmosphere! For beginner to advanced. Supply list will be emailed later.


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$320

Learn more about our Workshop instructors and view their portfolios on our Cordovan Faculty Page: https://cordovanartschool.com/faculty/