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January and February classes enrolling now

Winter Break Schedule: closed: December 22-January 8
Open for regular schedule beginning Sunday, January 9

New Class for Young Artists


Tuesdays 4:00-5:30

Explore the art tricks that make a picture worth more than a thousand words with Rick Dallago.

For students aged 7-14

Classical Drawing for Young Artists
young artist drawing

Wednesdays 4:30-6:00

Explore classical art with Elena Cantor in these ongoing weekly classes.

For students aged 10-16

Classical Figure
artist painting figure

Saturdays and Tuesdays 1-4

January New Time: Tuesdays 12:30-3:30

Explore and develop classical drawing and painting skills in this intensive long pose figure study class.


Thursday Artistic Anatomy

Thursdays 5-6

Ben Harden uses renowned master teacher Bridgman's anatomy drawings as guide for understanding and sketching artistic anatomy

Thursday Figure Sketching
Figure sketches

Thursday evenings 6:15-8:15

Ben Harden teaches how to sketch a figure from life using classical methods in this ongoing class.

meet up for Art History

Second Fridays at BSOFA

JANUARY 14: 6-7:30

Art and the Academy

FREE for BSOFA students and alums

$10 all others.

Introduction to Classical Technique
Student artist posing in front of painting

Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 • Wednesdays 1-4

Saturdays 9:30-12:30

Sundays 9:30-12:30 and 1-4

Empower yourself and learn to draw and paint using classical technique fundamentals.

Afternoon Oil Painting
Elena Cantor with palette

Sunday and Wednesday afternoons 1-4

Join Elena Cantor in person and explore oil painting in these ongoing classes.


Portrait Painting

Wednesdays 6-8

Work from photo reference and create dramatic oil paintings with Ben Harden

Classical Portraiture

Sundays 9:30-12:30

Elena Cantor teaches classical portraiture from, pencil sketch to tonal study.

Goosecreek waterfall
Goosecreek waterfall

The Boulder Goosecreek Bike Path faces the front of Art Work Space

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Front door of Suite B

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rabbit bush and bee
rabbit bush and bee

September blooms along Goose Creek bike path

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dogs eye of a Bargue drawing
dogs eye of a Bargue drawing


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Seeing double
Seeing double

Grisaille painting by BSOFA student Heather McGarey of David's eye

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Full size drawing of sculpture
Full size drawing of sculpture

Full sized charcoal drawing of Greek God sculpture made in Introduction to Classical Technique class.

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Long pose sketches._._
Long pose sketches._._

Students charcoal drawings of Long Pose Figure class

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Portrait of Stephanie
Portrait of Stephanie

Charcoal and chalk on Roma paper drawing of Stephanie

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Chad's Thursday Evening sketch
Chad's Thursday Evening sketch

Thursday Evening Sketch pencil drawing by BSOFA student

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Learn to see

what's really there.