The Extension Program and Workshops are open to the public. There is no admission process nor portfolio review.
Early Registration Deadline: 11:59 PM PST, Friday, April 24, 2020 Receive up to $50 off each course. No coupon code necessary, discounted price will reflect upon checkout. Exclusions: Workshops & Events.
To view additional information on the courses and instructors, please click on the titles and names. Our cancellation and other policies can be found within this page and in each class listing.
The Extension Program and Workshops & Events are open to the public. There is no admission process nor portfolio review.
|Course||Time||Instructor||Tuition||Early Register||Day||Start Date||No Classes||End Date|
|2624 Still Life Painting (Florals in Oil, Pastels or Watercolor)||10am-2:30pm (30-min. break)||Rodolfo Rivademar||$549||$499||6 Mondays||May 4, 2020||May 25, 2020||June 15, 2020|
|2747 Life Painting/Drawing (Portrait & Clothed Figure)||11am-4:30pm (30-min. break)||Daniel Bilmes||$629||$579||6 Mondays||May 4, 2020||May 25, 2020|
June 1, 2020
|June 22, 2020|
|0036 Figure Quick Sketch Workshop||7pm-10pm||Uninstructed||$175||$150||6 Mondays||May 4, 2020||May 25, 2020||June 15, 2020|
|1001 Basic Drawing Fundamentals||7pm-10pm||Van Saro||$349||$324||6 Mondays||May 4, 2020||May 25, 2020||June 15, 2020|
|2061 Portrait Painting||7pm-10pm||Valerie Pobjoy||$349||$324||6 Mondays||May 4, 2020||May 25, 2020||June 15, 2020|
|2385 Portrait Painting (Old Masters)||10am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Michael Siegel||$679||$629||8 Tuesdays||May 5, 2020||N/A||June 23, 2020|
|4029 Dynamic Sketching on Location (Limited Spaces)||10am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Glenn Vilppu||SOLD OUT||SOLD OUT||10 Tuesdays||April 7, 2020||N/A||June 9, 2020|
|1700 Figure Drawing (Tonal)||11am-2pm||Vadim Zang||$549||$499||8 Tuesdays||May 5, 2020||N/A||June 23, 2020|
|1083 Figure Drawing (Analytical)||7pm-10pm||Andrew Park||$549||$499||8 Tuesdays||May 5, 2020||N/A||June 23, 2020|
|1194 Portrait Drawing||7pm-10pm||Valerie Pobjoy||$549||$499||8 Tuesdays||May 5, 2020||N/A||June 23, 2020|
|3246 Figure Sculpting (Long Pose)||7pm-10pm||Adam Matano||$549||$499||8 Tuesdays||May 5, 2020||N/A||June 23, 2020|
|2071 Watercolor (Personal Projects)||11am-2pm||Jon Messer||$549||$499||8 Wednesdays||May 6, 2020||N/A||June 24, 2020|
|2983 Life Painting (Portrait and Clothed Figure)||11am-4pm (30-min. break)||Leon Okun||$649||$599||8 Wednesdays||May 6, 2020||N/A||June 24, 2020|
|1078 Youth Drawing Club||4:30pm-6:30pm||Chris SooHoo||$249||$224||8 Wednesdays||May 6, 2020||N/A||June 24, 2020|
|1109 Basic Drawing Fundamentals (Face Cast/Drapery & Folds)||4:30pm-6:30pm||Leon Okun||$324||$299||8 Wednesdays||May 6, 2020||N/A||June 24, 2020|
|2426 Life Painting (Oil & Watercolor)||7pm-10pm||Chris SooHoo||$549||$499||8 Wednesdays||May 6, 2020||N/A||June 24, 2020|
|3245 Figure Quick Sculpt||7pm-10pm||Adam Matano||$424||$399||7 Wednesdays||May 13, 2020||N/A||June 24, 2020|
|0053 Long Pose Figure & Costumed Workshop||10am-1pm||Uninstructed||$175||$150||8 Thursdays||May 7, 2020||N/A||June 25, 2020|
|3003 Anatomy/2d Drawing||10am-1pm||Rey Bustos||$549||$499||8 Thursdays||May 7, 2020||N/A||June 25, 2020|
|2561 Portrait Painting (Alla Prima)||10am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Ryan Wurmser||$679||$629||8 Thursdays||May 7, 2020||N/A||June 25, 2020|
|1021 Portrait Drawing||10am-1pm||Andrea Mosley||$349||$324||6 Fridays||May 15, 2020||N/A||June 19, 2020|
|1300 Figure Drawing||10am-2pm||Rey Bustos||$599||$549||8 Fridays||May 8, 2020||N/A||June 26, 2020|
|2854 Alla Prima Painting Master Studies||11am-2pm||Vadim Zang||$549||$499||8 Fridays||May 8, 2020||N/A||June 26, 2020|
Registration and Payment Plans
Students must be paid in full prior to the first day of class when enrolled in an Extension Course or Workshop, except those with a payment plan agreement. Please visit the Main Office at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the class, to complete any pending registration issues.
Payment Plans: A 3% Payment Plan Fee will be assessed, with a maximum charge of $35. The Payment Plan Fee, $20 Registration Fee, plus 50% of the total tuition owing must be paid on or before the first day of class. The remaining 50% of the tuition can be paid with a post-dated check (dated 1 month later) or with a signed Credit Card Authorization Form.
There is a $35.00 fee for all checks returned as N.S.F. (Non-Sufficient Funds).
Course Changes or Cancellations
LAAFA reserves the right to cancel any class, limit class size, change class times or substitute instructors for those listed in the schedule.
If a class is cancelled, students will be issued a full refund or may transfer with no fee to another class.
If an instructor must leave after a term has begun, and no suitable substitute is available, the student will be refunded a pro-rated amount.
Refunds and Transfers
All classes, uninstructed workshops, Visiting Artist Workshops and artist demonstrations are non-refundable. You may request to drop for credit (see next paragraph) or transfer into another class.
You have two weeks to evaluate each class and decide whether you want to drop for credit (a dollar amount calculated based on the receipt of request) or transfer into a new class. Requests must be submitted before the start of the third session, via email to email@example.com. A $25 Drop/Transfer Fee is assessed. Credit will be valid for a full year and is non-refundable. It can be applied toward any Extension Course, Workshop or Visiting Artist Event at LAAFA.
All Visiting Artist Workshops and artist demonstrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Absences and Make-Ups
One free make-up session is allowed per quarter, per class. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, at least 3 days in advance, with the course and date you wish to attend as a make-up. Make-up sessions aren’t transferable to future quarters.
- If you arrive late, please enter quietly. If you have equipment to set up, please wait for a break to set up so that you do not disrupt the class.
- The front row of benches is reserved for sitting individuals.
- Economize your workspace to accommodate fellow artists.
- Please refrain from talking to the models while they are posing. Photography is not allowed without the express permission of the model. The model may require a photography fee.
- Please refrain from personal discussions while class is in session. Be sure to switch cell phone ringers OFF.
- Don’t comment on others’ work unless it is solicited.
- Animals are not permitted, with the exception of assistance dogs for the disabled.
- Please clean up your work area and properly dispose of your waste after class. Use the Brush Cleaning Closet, not the bathroom sinks, to clean your hands, paintbrushes and other art tools.
- No Turpentine or smelly solvents and mediums are allowed. Odorless Mineral Spirits is preferred.
Uninstructed Workshop Policy
- There will only be 16 spots allowed in the workshops. Entry in the workshop is on a first come, first served basis. Students paying on a per-day basis will be admitted at the start time of the workshop if space is available.
- Please note that all students must pay prior to the start of each workshop or class when paying on a per-day basis, and prior to entering the workshop to set up.
- A monitor appointed by LAAFA will set up all uninstructed workshops. Once the pose is set, there will be no changes.
- Any suggestions or comments, please email us at email@example.com.
LAAFA Payment Plan
For those students needing extra time during the quarter to pay for their classes, LAAFA offers a payment plan. Pay for half of your tuition cost prior to your class start date and then half-way through pay your remaining balance. Only for a 3% fee!
Student will be unable to continue in the program if all of the payment requirements are not met.
PayPal – Bill Me Later
Students have the option to purchase classes by PayPal. One of the features of PayPal is a “Bill Me Later” promotion that includes: No Payment + No Interest if paid for within 6 months! Subject to credit approval.
Receive 15% off the total price of $1500 or more for on-campus instructed classes. Promo Code: multi15
New Student Discount
Students who are new to LAAFA receive up to a $50 off toward one instructed class. Please call (818) 708-9232 to receive your coupon for the class in order to take advantage of this offer.
For those 65 years and older, receive up to $50 off toward each class. Workshops & Events are excluded. Please call (818) 708-9232 to receive your coupon for the class in order to take advantage of this offer.
Refer a new student and once they have completed an instructed class at LAAFA, you are entitled to receive $50 off toward one instructed class in the following quarter, of equal or greater value. Please call (818) 708-9232 to receive your coupon for the class in order to take advantage of this offer. (Workshops are excluded.)
CSATTF Tuition Reimbursement Program – More Information
Through the program, members of Local 44, Local 695, Motion Picture Costumers (Local 705), Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (Local 706), Local 755, Art Directors Guild (Local 800), The Animation Guild (Local 839), Local 871, The Studio Teachers Union (Local 884), and Costume Designers Guild (Local 892) are able to apply for:
Reimbursement of two-thirds the tuition cost for CSATTF approved classes and workshops.
PLEASE NOTE: Your reimbursement is based on the approved amount from CSATTF. If tuition is lower, you will be reimbursed only up to two-thirds of the actual amount paid. If tuition is higher, you will be responsible to pay the difference and only be reimbursed up to two-thirds of the approved amount from CSATTF.
Discounts cannot be combined. Certain classes may be excluded. Other restrictions may apply.
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