I have taught painting, drawing, sculpture, and ceramics for over 30 years. My artwork reflects extensive personal and academic studies. People of all ages and abilities have enjoyed my energetic, educational workshops, and classes.
Very affordable weekly classes for you!
* Enjoy learning in your own home or favorite creative place!
* Participate with other creative individuals.
* A great way to meet others and enjoy creating art!
Questions? Contact me at:
Visit me at Patreon/PaulBirchak.
My Patreon Tiers are:
$20.00 per month and you are welcome to come to both of the classes held every Saturday.
Tier 1 The Pastel Safari
Tier 2 The Drawing Journey
Weekly group classes presented via Zoom live from my Brooklyn, New York Studios.
These classes are for people at all levels of artistic skill. Everyone, from the complete beginner to the more advanced, is welcome to join us:
Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm ET Zone for The Pastel Safari
Saturdays: 3:30 to 6:00 pm ET Zone for The Drawing Journey
All classes are (2.5-hour class sessions).
Via Zoom I will give a live demonstration in every class. We will explore painting, drawing, and pastel mediums. Learn about the materials, techniques, and styles in each medium. This tier includes helpful educational materials and tips. Email or messenger communication and Q+A interaction are available.
You will be able to post your work, share tips, and learn with other class members on my FaceBook group site - Painting, Drawing, and Pastel Adventures.
Private personal classes
Includes Tier 1, Tier 2, and one additional class per week. The additional class will be dedicated solely to your needs and designed to help you reach your artistic goals. Included in this personal learning interaction you will have the ability to connect ( Via Zoom ) online Monday - Friday, for personal guidance in your art advancement. This class is designed for people of all levels of artistic skill, beginner to advanced.
The class is designed for the artist who is pursuing a project-based focused study in art. The long-term studies of light and form, and light and color, landscape, still-life, portrait, animals, and more.
The private classes will be structured in such a way that is similar to a formal Atelier art school curriculum.
I will give a live demonstration in each class in which you can learn and interact. This class includes the opportunity to pursue drawing, pastels, and learn to paint with oil paint, acrylics, or water-mixable oil paint.
*Water-Mixable Oils - Water Soluble Oil Paints are safe solvent-free oil paint. Advanced educational materials, including videos, will be provided to you.
You will also receive email or messenger connection, free critique, and Q+A interaction in all of the above classes.
For Tier 3, we will determine which day of the week and time slot works best for your schedule.
Limited to 5 students per month.
These fun and adventurous art classes and workshops benefit complete beginners as well as experienced artisans. Through my time-tested techniques and personal attention to their goals, they will learn to draw and paint in Plein-air and studio landscape, portrait, still life, flowers, animals, and so much more. Each workshop includes a demonstration and instructional materials designed to guide participants toward developing their own style. Students are exposed to traditional and modern techniques including contemporary, classical realism, illustration, impressionism, and more. Depending upon the nature of the class or workshop, students can learn to paint in oils, acrylics, and mixed media or draw in pencil, colored pencil, pastels, and charcoal. Beginners, intermediate, and accomplished artists are always welcome.