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LAAFA instructors represent an illustrious group of professional and accomplished talent. Each instructor has been specifically chosen because of their professional experience and the immense amount of knowledge they possess in their given subjects. Such a wide scope of knowledge and experience allows LAAFA to offer a broad range of approaches to teaching art.  Our dedicated instructors are here at every step of the way to guide our students in their artistic journey. Students may utilize our instructors through classes, online courses, workshops, mentorships, lectures, personal projects during their studies at LAAFA.  Scheduling of classes varies from quarter to quarter and is based on instructor’s availability and classes desired by students.  Please click on the instructor’s name below to view each instructor’s bio.

Ramon Hurtado

Artist Figure Construction Figure Quick Sketch instructor Long Pose Ramon Hurtado

Rey Bustos

3D Anatomy Analytical Figure Drawing Anatomy Ecorche Head Drawing Rey Bustos

Sean Cheetham

acclaimed artist Alla Prima Portrait Painting Portrait Painting Sean Cheetham