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Art Classes Calendar



Allard's Art Classes















Watercolor Art Lessons Class




Meet Our Instructors


Hilda Vandergriff, Local Artist

California artist, Hilda Vandergriff, learned to draw and paint from art teachers at College of The Sequoias, has taken many workshops on the Central Coast and at The Door Gallery in Fresno, California. Hilda’s art inspiration is nature, insects, flowers, animals and landscapes. She looks for the beauty in all her subject matter that ultimately will translate into an original cherished piece of artwork. The watercolor paintings are a variety of animals, insects, and flowers from travels.  Butterflies and dragonflies are a joy to paint and uniquely all different in her paintings.




Acrylic Painting



LK Papadakis, Local Artist

College Professor LK teaches techniques for painting, color mixing, layering, among the many processes of working on an image and more.



Gouache Basics




Sydni, Local Artist

Meet our new instructor! Sydni has some creative sessions for Kids art classes and more!



Kids Art Exploration

Kids Summer Art Camp

Paint Nite

Paint Pour






Maria Rosas, Local Artist

Come learn blending techniques using vine and compressed charcoal with Maria!



Charcoal Drawing





Michael Camacho,

Emmy-nominated Animator

Michael studied art at Fresno City College then transferred to Cal State Fullerton where he got his bachelor’s degree in Illustration. Work history: internship at Cartoon Network, then Background and Prop Designer working on Clarence for Cartoon Network. The next 10 years he worked in the animation industry for studios such as Netflix, Warner Brothers, Nickelodeon, Bento Box and Rough Draft Animation; was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his work on Summer Camp Island where he was Lead Character Designer. .



Animation Drawing




Grecia Enns, Local Artist

Local lettering artist Grecia Enns from “Daisies and the Roses” Calligraphy



Calligraphy Modern Brush Lettering




Jamie, Local Artist

Jamie is an artist of the Fresno-area and she is excited to be teaching at Allard’s! Jamie’s art activities and lessons are influenced by her time working in museums and art education centers, and she enjoys leading projects that are inspired by nature, artists of the past and present, and the environments we live in. When teaching lessons on techniques or mediums, she also encourages students to make choices that allow them to make the project their own. As a practicing artist, Jamie often works in mixed-media drawing and painting, and she has exhibited her work at ArtHop and beyond. She received her BA in Studio Art and her MFA in Visual Art from Azusa Pacific University.



Kids Art Exploration



Madi, Local Artist




Kids Summer Art Camp




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We want everyone safe and healthy.

Our new Policy & Procedures for our Art Classes:

Most classes are limited to 8-12 people depending on the class.

We have sanitizing stations at the front of the store.

Our restrooms are not open to the public, but open for students.


Allard's Art Class Policy:

First come, first served!

You must register & prepay for the class in advance, as seating is limited.

You may sign-up in store, online, or by calling 559-225-1500.

Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of your class for signing in and setting up.

When classes start at 10am on Saturdays, we will open for you at 9:50am.

Pricing, Dates, and Times subject to change.


Class Cancellation Policy:

Allard’s Art reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, participants will be notified via their provided phone number and/or email with as much notice as possible and a full refund will be given.
If a make-up class or future date is offered, you will be given the option to register for the future date in lieu of a refund.
Cancellations or class transfers by the participant must be made at least 48 hours before the start of the class for a full refund or transfer.
No refunds will be given for “no call, no-shows” or a late cancellation. Once the class is in session, we will not offer a refund or transfer.