Entries by Holly

15th ARC Salon Call for Entries

When talking about competitions and exhibitions dedicated to 21st Century Realism, The Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon is the largest in the world in terms of entries, and the most diverse in terms of categories and international participation. Over $130,000 in cash awards, top Prize $25,000 cash award, international traveling exhibition opportunity with the […]

Dodger Dogs and a Hog Wild Mural

by Ada Ruiz Welcome to Clougherty Packing Co., home of the famous Dodger Dogs and of the poorly painted hog wild mural. If you haven’t already heard about or seen this place, I highly recommend a trip there at least once in your lifetime. This place is the Farmer John Brand Clougherty Meat Packing Company […]

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You Are Invited!

LAAFA is an accredited private college offering 3-Year BFA Degree and Certificate Programs, as well as 1-year to 18-month Intensive Art Training Tracks. We invite prospective students to come and see our intimate artistic environment and audit a full-time class.  Students can have a glimpse of the personal attention they will receive by instructors and […]

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2016 Spring Complimentary Demonstrations

Come, Learn and Enjoy! Come and watch our instructors in action on the first day of class.  These complimentary demonstrations allow you to step inside the minds of these skilled artists and engage in conversation about the creative process and passion for art-marking.  In addition, receive information on instructors’ favorite tools, mediums and materials! No […]

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Los Angeles Art Workshops

We are thrilled to offer the best art workshops taught by highly acclaimed local and visiting artists!  Students worldwide can come to LAAFA and learn techniques, receive valuable instruction, feedback and critiques.  Plus, working alongside your favorite artist is priceless.  Please visit the full list of workshops currently available. Be sure to check back often […]

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Approved for Veterans Education Benefits

We are now approved for Veterans Educational Benefits by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education.  Veterans who would like to study in our 3-Year Degree and Certificate Programs in Fine or Entertainment Art will receive educational benefits through the VA. Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30) The Dependents […]

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Young Masters Summer Art Workshops

Are you looking for a program that helps your budding artist improve their art?   LAAFA Young Masters Workshops gives teens, 12 and up, the opportunity to grow as artists by strengthening their foundational skill-set for drawing and painting. In these workshops, we will challenge the students, create good habits, and achieve individual goals. The […]

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Accepting Fine & Entertainment Art Applications | Fall 2013

The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA) is accepting applications for our Fall full-time degree and atelier programs.  LAAFA is considered a premier choice for students wanting an intensive art program that provides the necessary foundation skills allowing our students to apply these fundamentals to a career in the fine art or entertainment art […]

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10-Years Of Excellence in Art Education

The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA) recently celebrated a milestone of 10 years in art education. The party was held at the famed Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, CA.  And yes, the band playing in the video is Sean Cheetham’s band, Del Toro. We have a spectacular line-up of instructors and individual classes […]

LAAFA Registration Information

 How to Register If you would like to register for your classes online, please follow these simple steps: 1.  You may either download our (PDF) scheduleof classes.  You may select your class from the  PDF.  Just hover over the class title and click.  Your next option is to go directly to our online reservation system […]

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Ecorche/3D Anatomy w/ Rey Bustos – Weeks 6-9

“Muscle Memory” During weeks 6 through 9 in Ecorche with Rey Bustos at LAAFA we added “musculature” to our ecorches. Using “chocolate” Sculpey, we crafted each muscle according to helpful guidelines Rey provided for us.   With Rey’s detailed drawings and demonstrations to lead us in the right direction, we worked our way up the […]