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Learn to Draw and Paint in Portland

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 14 reviews.Portland, United States

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Experience hosted by Leah

3 hours
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Learn to paint with a professional portland artist

Join me in my artist studio to learn to draw and paint a photograph of your choice. You don't need previous art experience (though it doesn't hurt), just a willingness to learn. I'll provide all materials and refreshments, including a selection of my favorite local wines and cheese. You'll walk out with a 9 x 12 inch painting you've made yourself.

Leah's commitment to safety

This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.

What's included

  • Food
    We can arrange for special snacks for special dietary needs
  • Drinks
    wine, coffee, tea
  • Equipment
    You can either e-mail me a photo you want to paint (so I can print it out),...
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Meet your host, Leah

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 14 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am an internationally collected artist and teacher very involved in the Portland art scene. I serve as vice pres. of Portland Open Studios, the annual studio tour, and have a full student roster.
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Where you'll be

The entire immersion experience will take place in my professional art studio - a converted garage - in North Portland's historic University Park neighborhood. You'll experience a real working artist environment.

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 14 reviews.

Xuebin
August 2019
Leah在painting上的引导与教学非常有特色,十分适合没有基础的绘画新手。
Chelsea
September 2018
Leah is a wonderful teacher. We had a great time and walked away truly having learned something about creating art and with the confidence to do more. I would highly recommend her class!
Lorraine
June 2018
It was a wonderful experience. Leah broke down the drawing process to lower our anxieties and worries about “messing up”. I ended up with a piece of art I would never have guessed I could create. Definitely an experience that will help you plumb the inner creativity inside of you.
It was a wonderful experience. Leah broke down the drawing process to lower our anxieties and worries about “messing up”. I ended up with a piece of art I would never have guessed…
Kelly
March 2018
Leah is a great teacher. Two of us took her painting class with zero experience and walked away with a great desire to learn more (and a couple of not-terrible paintings!) I enjoyed listening to her thoughts about how art can reshape your way of thinking. I definitely want to take another class from her.
Leah is a great teacher. Two of us took her painting class with zero experience and walked away with a great desire to learn more (and a couple of not-terrible paintings!) I enjoye…
Josh
March 2018
This class was a great time! I really enjoyed the experience, and had a blast (re)learning to draw, and eventually watercolor. I had a little bit of prior experience (totally not necessary for this class), and Leah really helped to cater the lesson accordingly. Oh, and the snacks were delicious, the beverages were cold, and the company was awesome - what more could you ask for on a Saturday afternoon?! Highly recommend booking this Experience!
This class was a great time! I really enjoyed the experience, and had a blast (re)learning to draw, and eventually watercolor. I had a little bit of prior experience (totally not n…
Yannis
February 2018
Leah was very knowledgeable and as someone who has never picked up a paint brush before, her basic teachings on drawing and painting was a total surprise. Very happy with how the class turned out, the mood was relaxed and the end result fun. Would definitely recommend for others interested in getting their feet wet somewhere.
Leah was very knowledgeable and as someone who has never picked up a paint brush before, her basic teachings on drawing and painting was a total surprise. Very happy with how the c…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

You'll need to arrange your own transportation to North Portland.

What to bring

Don't bring anything, but do e-mail me a photo you'd like to draw so I can arrange to have it printed. Or you can work with stock imagery I have in the studio.