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Winter Art Classes

For more information on any of the following art classes, contact 949-470-8470 or arts@cityofmissionviejo.org.

Potocki Family Art Time

Help your child explore the creative world around he or she with different mediums and ideas through art projects. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Classes take place on the outdoor patio at the Potocki Center for the Arts. Current COVID-19 safety standards are in place. Pre-register for classes to hold your spot or drop-in.

Classes take place on the first and third Wednesday, September 1 to November 17 from 10-11:30 am for age 3 and older. Cost is $5 per child.

Click on the date below to pre-register for the class.

Nov. 17

Christmas Macramé Wall Hanging

Learn how to make a decorative holiday wall hanging using the macramé technique the square knot. Macramé beginners and experts alike are welcome.  All supplies are included.

Class takes place on Wednesday, December 8 from 6-8 pm for kids age 12 and older. Cost is $40: register here.

STEAM FUNdamentals

Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as cars, helicopters and treehouses. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas.

Classes take place December 27-30 from 9 am-noon for kids ages 6 to 10. Cost is $120: register here.

Adult Open Studio

Join the Cultural Arts Committee for monthly art workshops that will delight the creative spirit with mixed-medium projects. Projects range from rain sticks, line drawings and colored-pencil art to watercolor, printmaking and two-dimensional pieces. Seating is limited, so don’t delay in reserving your spot today. *A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor.

Classes take place Tuesdays from 3-5 pm January 11 to February 8 for adults 18 and older. The class is free.

Jan. 11 - register here

Feb. 8 - register here

Wonderful Watercolor with Marlene Gerloff

Learn about color theory and elements of art and technique. Enjoy learning to create successful watercolor paintings through training, demonstrations, and critiques. A supply list will be provided upon registration to new painters.

Classes take place Wednesdays from 12-2:30 pm January 12 to February 16 for adults 18 and older. Cost is $80: register here.

Paint & Sip

Bring your friends or make some new ones as you paint your very own masterpiece!  With acrylic on canvas, you will become your very own favorite artist as you paint the joyful, “Bee Kind, Bee Happy, Bee Thankful.”  Have you always wanted to paint but not sure you could do it?  Mojdeh will take you, step-by-step, in creating your own masterpiece!  *Wine available for purchase.

This class will take place on Thursday, January 13 from 6-8 pm for adults 21 and older.  Cost is $20: register here.

Fun Art for Kids

Kids will experience creativity through fun art projects. Classes include a directed drawing experience followed by an art activity using various art media. All supplies provided. *A $10 supply fee is payable to instructor on the first day of class.

Classes take place Wednesdays from 3:30-5 pm February 2 to March 9 for kids ages 7 to 11. *Classes are free: register here.

Paint, Paste & Pour

Watch your child discover paint, glue, crayons, dough, and more. Kids enjoy developmentally appropriate hands-on experiences with manipulative art and sensory materials. Parent participation is required. *A $20 material fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.

Classes take place Tuesdays from 10-10:45 am January 4-25 for kids 18 months to 6 years.  *Cost is $45: register here.

Classes take place Tuesdays from 10-10:45 am February 1-22 for kids 18 months to 6 years. *Cost is $45: register here.

Beginning Guitar & Ukulele Ensemble

Experience fun and easy musical interaction with other beginners in a friendly and supportive environment. Learn simple chords, strum styles, familiar melodies and classic songs in this combination class. The blend of lows of the guitar and highs of the ukulele is an amazingly beautiful sound. Must bring your own guitar or ukulele to class.

Classes take place Mondays from 5-6 pm January 3-31 (no class Jan. 17) for people 10 and older. Cost is $25: register here.

The Pleasure of Drawing

Learn to really see and record your world on paper in the form of drawing with line, tone and texture in a variety of subjects.

Classes take place on Wednesdays from 12:30-2 pm February 23 to March 30 for adults 18 and older.  Cost is $45: register here.


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