Art Classes

Spring 2023 Art Class Schedule:

I am delighted to share that we will be offering in-person art courses at my home studio in Rockville, Maryland and the Art League School in Alexandria, Virginia. Hope to see you all!

  • Creative Art Class (In-Person, all levels, Age 9-16) 

Rockville, MD

Get in touch with your creative side while exploring different art mediums such as charcoal, pastel, watercolor, oil paint, and 3D project/sculpture. Classes will include a combination of demonstration, experimentation, and critique.

4pm- 5:15pm, Tuesdays, (Mar. 21st – Jun. 6th, 2023, no class on March 28th due to Spring Break. Art Show/Pizza Party: June 6th!)

Class: 1 hour 15 minutes, 11 sessions
Price: $396 (material included); $39/class for drop-in

  • Portrait Painting and Drawing,
    (In-Person, Intermediate to Advanced, Age 12+)

Rockville, MD

This class provides a foundation for observation-based portrait drawing and painting in the style of classical realism. We will cover the anatomy of human faces and learn about value, proportion and line patterns. We will have a couple of our students serve as a model for the class. Students will have options to paint portrait in oil if they choose to. Classes will include a combination of demonstration, drawing, discussion, and art appreciation. 

10:00am- 12:00pm, Saturdays,
(Mar. 25th – Jun. 3rd, 2023, no class on April 1st and May 13)
Class: 2 hours, 9 sessions
Price: $442 (Please bring your own oil painting supplies if you choose to paint in oil); $55/class for drop-in

  • Basic Drawing for Young People (Age 9-12) at The Art League School  

I will be teaching Basic Drawing for Young People (Ages 9-12) at The Art League School, Alexandria, VA

1:30 pm —  3:30 pm, Sundays
(Apr. 16th – Jun. 4h, 2023)
Class: 2 hours, 8 sessions
Price: $200 (Basic drawing materials are required. The supplies and supply lists can be obtained at The Art League Store in the Torpedo Factory, room 217. The store hours are 11am – 5pm, Monday through Sunday. Call ahead here: 703-548-8127)

To register the drawing class at the Art League, please click the link.

To register my art classes at Rockville, MD and workshop in Taipei, Taiwan, please email

Summer 2023 Art Workshop in Taiwan

  • Portrait Painting in the Style of John Singer Sargent and His Contemporaries 

6:30-9:30pm on Fridays, June 30th, July 7st and 14th, 2023
Class: 3 hours, 3 sessions
Location: Sean Art, Taipei

Inspired by the painting style of Spanish painter Diego Velázquez, and American painter John Singer Sargent, we will explore the technique and guidelines from those great masters to create our modern portrait paintings.

  • Realistic Drawing for Young Artists

10 – 11:30am on Saturdays, July 1st, 8th and 15th
Class: 1.5 hours, 3 sessions
Location: Xinyi District, Taipei

  • Watercolor Class for Young Artists

1:30 – 3:30pm on Thursday, June 29, July 6th, and 13th
Class: 2 hours, 3 sessions
Location: Xinyi District, Taipei

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Photos from Portrait painting workshop in Taiwan to share
Photo Credit: Sean at Bench Time Drawing Lab