The Extension Program and Workshops are open to the public. There is no admission process nor portfolio review.
June 28, 2019, 11:59pm. Receive up to $50 off each class. No coupon necessary, tuition will be reduced at checkout.
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 Visiting Artist Workshops are open to the public. There is no admission process nor portfolio review.
|Course||Time||Instructor||Tuition||Early Tuition||Day||Start Date||No Classes||End Date|
|2625 Landscape Painting (From Photo Reference)||10am-2:30pm (30-min. break)||Rodolfo Rivademar||$549||$499||6 Mondays||July 22, 2019||N/A||August 26, 2019|
|2370A Still Life Painting (in OIls)||10am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Michael Siegel||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
|2370B Still Life Painting (in Oils)||10am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Michael Siegel||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
|2011 Methods and Materials in Painting||11am-4:30pm (30-min. break)||William Rodgers||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
|1608 Portrait Drawing||6pm-9pm||William Rodgers||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
|2385 Portrait Painting (Old Masters)||10am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Michael Siegel||$679||$629||8 Tuesdays||July 16, 2019||N/A||September 3, 2019|
|1001 Basic Drawing Fundamentals||7pm-10pm||Amanda Mears||$324||$299||4 Tuesdays||August 6, 2019||N/A||August 27, 2019|
|1340 Life Drawing (Figure Construction)||7pm-10pm||Ron Lemen||$324||$299||4 Tuesdays||July 9, 2019||July 16, 2019||August 6, 2019|
|1433 Head Construction||7pm-10pm||Ron Lemen||$324||$299||4 Tuesdays||August 13, 2019||September 2, 2019||September 3, 2019|
|3246A Long Pose Figure Sculpting||10am-1pm||Adam Matano||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
|3246B Long Pose Figure Sculpting||10am-1pm||Adam Matano||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
|2981 Portrait Painting (Indirect Method)||11am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Leon Okun||$374||$349||4 Wednesdays||July 17, 2019||N/A||August 7, 2019|
|2982 Clothed Figure Painting (Indirect Method)||11am-3:30pm (30-min. break)||Leon Okun||$374||$349||4 Wednesdays||August 14, 2019||N/A||September 4, 2019|
|1109 Cast Drawing (Features of the Face)||7pm-10pm||Leon Okun||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
|2109 Cast Painting (Features of the Face)||7pm-10pm||Leon Okun||$324||$299||4 Wednesdays||August 14, 2019||N/A||September 4, 2019|
|2840 Alla Prima Portrait Painting (Zorn Palette)||7pm-10pm||Vadim Zang||$324||$299||4 Wednesdays||July 17, 2019||N/A||August 7, 2019|
|2841 Alla Prima Figure Painting (Zorn Palette)||7pm-10pm||Vadim Zang||$324||$299||4 Wednesdays||August 14, 2019||N/A||September 4, 2019|
|2561A Alla Prima Portrait Painting||10am-1pm||Ryan Wurmser||$324||$299||4 Thursdays||July 18, 2019||August 8, 2019||August 15, 2019|
|2561B Alla Prima Portrait Painting||10am-1pm||Ryan Wurmser||$324||$299||4 Thursdays||August 22, 2019||N/A||September 12, 2019|
|1021 Beginning Portrait Drawing||10am-1pm||Andrea Mosley||$324||$299||4 Fridays||August 9, 2019||N/A||August 30, 2019|
|4000 Dynamic Sketching on Location||11am-3pm||Poe Tan||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO||CALL FOR INFO|
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 each instructed class purchased that quarter. Please call (818) 708-9232 to receive your coupon for the class in order to take advantage of this offer. (Workshops are excluded.)
For those 65 years and older, receive up to $50 off toward each instructed class per quarter. Please call (818) 708-9232 to receive your coupon for the class in order to take advantage of this offer. (Workshops are excluded.)
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 this program, members of Art Directors Guild (Local 800), Animation Guild (Local 839), Costume Designers Guild (Local 892), Motion Picture Costumers (Local 705), Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (Local 706) 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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