Laurels
Best Painting &
Drawing Teachers
in Phoenix
2017

Why These Painting & Drawing Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored painting & drawing teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best painting & drawing teachers in Phoenix, AZ.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Art Lessons For You

Art Lessons For You is a studio located in Phoenix, AZ that is committed to providing top-notch art programs to enhance each student’s artistic capabilities. The art studio’s lessons focus on basic design principles and explore a vast array of artistic techniques. Adult, group, and children’s classes are available and the studio supplies the materials from trusted art suppliers like Jerry's Artarama, Michaels, and Dick Blick. The fun-filled classes are taught by Kathie Kelly, a professional artist with an impressive portfolio, who obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio. She loves creating drawings, paintings, paper collages, and 3D sculptures. She also provides Paint Up Parties for birthdays, baby showers, meetup, groups, and other special events.

Phoenix, AZ(480) 544-6206

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Burst Of Butterflies

Burst Of Butterflies, a pottery and art studio located in Chandler, AZ, offers a fun, social atmosphere for events such as parties, social meetings, Ladies or Couples Night, Corporate functions, team buildings, and other special celebrations. This family-owned business offers services that complement the art and culture community in the area. The 2700-square foot facility is the ideal setting for couples, singles, and group events. The studio also provides services including ceramic and porcelain repair, pottery wheel use, kiln time sharing, and custom canvas painting, among many others. Interactive classes like Intro to Clay Wheel Throwing, Glass Fusing – Pendant Workshop, and Intro to Ceramic Clay Modeling are available. Additionally, Burst Of Butterflies offers walk-in activities, summer camps, and afternoon workshops. The studio also has upcoming canvas, wet clay, pottery and fused glass events.

Chandler, AZ(480) 559-8016

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Carrie Curran Art Studios

Carrie Curran Art Studios, located in Scottsdale, AZ, was founded by accomplished artists who are passionate about sharing their love for art with individuals and the local community. Owner Carrie Curran is well-equipped with more than 25 years of experience as a fine artist and teacher. Her daughter, Maggie, completed her fine arts education at NAU. The founders, along with other exceptional artists, share the same passion for creating and teaching art in a relaxing atmosphere. The art studio is the ideal place for private parties, kids birthday parties, corporate events, and fundraisers. The studio offers workshops for adult parties, family art, and weekly classes, featuring Van Gogh Vino, Paint Your Pet, and Hermosa Inn. Carrie Curran Art Studios also provides events and activities for kids, such as For Kids Home, After School Art, Summer Fine Art Camp, School Holiday Art Breaks, Homeschool Art, Family Art, and Teen Art.

Scottsdale, AZ(480) 478-8121

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Gogh Paint

Gogh Paint, located in Glendale, AZ, is a fun place to be to explore artistic capabilities. The studio has passionate, dedicated artists who can teach students how to paint and improve their artistic talents. The school provides the art supplies and features adult art classes, allowing students ages 21 and up to bring wine or beer. Gogh Paint is also the perfect place to host private painting parties like corporate events, birthday parties, bachelorette parties, bridal and baby showers, kids' parties, and others special events. The studio can accommodate up to 40 people. Gogh Paint has received positive testimonials from clients and students due to its fun events, friendly and personable art teachers, warm and friendly environment, great instruction, and inspiring painting lessons.

Glendale, AZ(623) 566-6600

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Kathy E. Walker's Fine Art

Kathy E. Walker's Fine Art, located in Sun City, AZ, specializes in capturing different characters of horses as they interact, mingle and play with people. Kathy, an art teacher for over twenty years, has a passion for painting bulls, wildlife, cowboys, Native Americans, rodeo events, and more. She also provides lessons in acrylic painting, watercolor, and drawing skill lessons to individuals who want to explore their artistic skills including group classes and one-on-one lessons. Kathy can also teach in the client’s facility and can accommodate a minimum of three students. Additionally, she offers all-inclusive workshops, which cover 11x14 sanded and prepared stretched canvas, class techniques for painting with acrylic, and focused instruction, among others. Kathy E. Walker's Fine Art specializes in commission art for clients who are interested in having a portrait of their pets or favorite horse.

Sun City, AZ(602) 413-1663

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Life On Canvas

Life On Canvas is an art studio located in Glendale, AZ that offers a wide variety of art classes and private painting parties. Life on Canvas also offers private BYOB painting party and team building packages for family reunions, gatherings, birthdays, bridal showers, team bonding, and other special events. Life On Canvas sells gift certificates that make a great present for friends or loved ones. The owner, Leigh Ann Stastny, is passionate about the local paint-wine community and sharing her love for the art.

Glendale, AZ(623) 256-2248

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Party With Paint

Party With Paint, an art studio located in Mesa, AZ, provides a simple step-by-step art instruction in a comfortable atmosphere. The studio provides everything the customers need to create his or her work of art, including pencils, 16×20 stretched canvas, rulers, aprons, erasers, brushes, easels, towels, acrylic paints, and palettes. The studio is committed to providing fun, laid-back painting parties for adults and children. Adult parties feature the "Feel the Beat", "Orange Flower", "Tuscany View", and "Bamboo Message", among others. Party With Paint also provides summer programs for kids, which are packed with fun-filled activities to help children explore their creativity. Additional Adult Private Parties include, "The Scream", "Walk-Ins Welcome", "Kiss me...I'm Irish", "Surf's Up", "Rain Dance", "Serenity Tree", and so much more.

Mesa, AZ(480) 309-0007

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Rachel’s Young at Art Studio

Rachel’s Young at Art Studio, in Scottsdale, AZ, is fully committed to enhancing children’s emotional growth through art in a safe and comfortable environment. The studio offers a variety of classes and programs, including Mommy and Me, With Mommy and Me, Paint With a Pal and Simply Sensory. The school also does themed art parties for children ages 2 and up. Rachel’s Young at Art Studio also conducts fun-filled art camps in spring, summer, and fall, featuring activities such as dramatic play, story time, sensory activities, art projects, and much more. The art studio won Yelp’s 2016 Award recipient.

Scottsdale, AZ(480) 621-6155

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Scottsdale Artists´ School

Scottsdale Artists´ School aims to provide quality weekly workshops classes for aspiring and experienced artists. This school has professional artists and instructors who teach courses for all skill levels. The local weekly class program consists of intense courses that span three to five consecutive days. The courses and classes are labeled with different skill levels, such as absolute beginner, beginner, intermediate, and advanced, and are taught by nationally-known artists from all over the country. The premier art school also takes pride in providing youth programs that include traditional fine art lessons in painting, ceramics, drawing, and 3D design for individuals ages 6-9, 10-14 and high school students. Scottsdale Artists´ School is also affiliated with Arizona Art Supply, Blick Art Materials, Fine Art Connoisseur, Grand Canyon Association, The Legacy Gallery, Phoenix Art Museum, Portrait Society of America, Scottsdale Cultural Council, Scottsdale League for the Arts, and Western Spirit Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, among others.

Scottsdale, AZ(480) 990-1422

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SunDust Gallery Paint & Pottery Studio

SunDust Gallery Paint & Pottery Studio, a studio located in Gilbert, AZ, has been providing art lessons and services to the East Valley’s creative communities since 2009. The art studio is fully committed to providing art classes, lessons and parties to individuals of all ages. It offers adult classes and one-on-one private lessons, as well as special needs art lessons, girl scout classes, business and school classes, and much more. The studio also offers walk-in and paint hours, which include “Paint & Take” ceramics and canvas painting. SunDust Gallery Paint & Pottery Studio takes art learning and enjoyment to a greater level with its private and public art parties for birthdays, kids’ parties, adult functions, and other special events.

Gilbert, AZ(480) 464-6077

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