Art Workshops

Spend your summer with Katy Art School!

Katy Art School has added 2 Day Art Workshops to our calendar to better fit the needs of our new and returning students. Our curriculum this summer is focused on allowing students to learn advanced techniques such as blending, layering, creating texture and more. Our students are growing their skills and we believe it is important that every artist is learning new things and being challenged at all levels. Learn about famous artists, or create fun and unique projects designed by our instructors just for the summer! Each workshop is designed for students ages 9 and up. Each workshop will involve doing different projects, so feel free to sign up for as many as you want! All supplies are provided by Katy Art School and included in the price of the class.

  *Any class with less than four students enrolled, will be cancelled the week before the session starts.  Parents will be notified via email and refunded for the class.*


This class will focus on fundamental drawing skills. Students will learn fundamental techniques such as shading, proportion, texture and value. Work with grey scales and experience with different tools and techniques. Create projects while experiencing using pencil, charcoal, colored pencil and apply color over some of the projects using pastels or watercolors. Learn more about texture, shading, proportion, and depth, along with perspective and how to capture what they see in their imagination or see in the world on paper. Cost: $100, Ages 9+

This class will focus on fundamental drawing skills. Students will learn fundamental techniques such as shading, proportion, texture and value. Work with grey scales and experience with different tools and techniques such as, drawing a human head and face. They will also learn more about texture, shading, proportion, and depth, along with perspective and how to capture the faces they see in their imagination or in the real world, on paper. Cost: $100, Ages 9+

Utilizing memory and personal experience, students are encouraged to render their own impressions of Landscapes. Individual elements of the landscape are explored and demonstrated. The instructor will offer techniques and specific methods such as color, shadows, and texture in landscape painting. Students will also get to explore different brushes and materials used in acrylic painting. The class includes informal discussions ranging from painting methods to basic color theory. The primary medium will be acrylic paint.  Cost: $100, Ages 9+

In this workshop students will discover the versatility of different mediums though the layering and blending techniques using pastels on a variety of paper choices. Students will be challenged in this workshop using their memory as wells as observing pictures & objects. They will get to explore their creativity using many different tools and paper styles while creating their colorful nature pastel masterpiece. Cost: $100, Ages 9+

This course introduces students to basic concepts and techniques of painting as a means of visual communication. The class will cover issues of color, texture, figure / ground relationships, visual and spatial concepts, paint handling and application in acrylic, as well as introduce students to basic painting vocabulary. Students will create projects while experiencing different tools and techniques and learn how to capture what they see in their imagination or see in the world on paper.Cost: $100, Ages 9+

Drawing: Lines and Shadows  

June 29th & 30th; 10am-2:30pm

The Art of Landscapes  

August 10th & 11th; 10am-2:30pm

Drawing Human Faces  

July 27th & 28th; 10am-2:30pm

Jackson Pollock: Splatter Paint 

July 20th & 21st; 10am-2:30pm

Exploring Acrylic Techniques  

July 13th & 14th; 10am-2:30pm

Drawing Nature with Oil Pastels

August 3rd & 4th; 10am-2:30pm

Jackson Pollock was a man who always wanted to be a famous artist. He tried all kinds of paint, all kinds of surfaces, and all kinds of different ways of putting the paint on the surface. They used brushes, but they also experimented with other tools, like walking on the canvas with paint on their shoes, pouring the paint, filling balloons with paint and throwing them at the canvas. Learn more about the life of Jackson Pollock and create your very own "action" painting inspired by his techniques. Cost: $100, Ages 9+