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Art Classes Calendar


Allard's Art Classes


Open House




Oil Painting Class


Chinese Brush Painting Class


Watercolor Art Lessons Class


Watercolor Art Lessons Class


Daniel Smith Demo


Oil Painting Class


Oil Painting Class


Chinese Brush Painting Class


Chinese Brush Painting Class


Oil Painting Class


Oil Painting Class


Oil Painting Class


Oil Painting Class


Oil Painting Class


Watercolor Art Lessons Class

with LK Papadakis, Local Artist

Art Professor L. K. Papadakis teaches gouache techniques to beginner and intermediate artists. Gouache is a historic, centuries old designer’s paint that was almost forgotten when computers came around. Now, it is a social media artists favorite for its unique velvety matte finish (easy to scan and photograph without glare), and its bold, bright colors that stay truer to the original when digitized!


Gouache is water soluble, so it is compatible with watercolors and can be rehydrated if it dries on the palette (no waste!). It can be used in thin, translucent washes or thick, opaque layers, which makes it a nearly mistake-proof medium. Best of all, gouache artists need just brushes, paper (or journal), a palette and water to create and share their beautiful artwork at home or on the go. If you are curious about gouache paint, and you want to discover its eco-friendly, portability and versatile qualities, we would be pleased to have you in the class.





Prickly Pear - $49 plus supplies

Wednesday, November 16th




Fire and ice warm and cool painting with under painting and texture

Required Supplies:


M.Graham Gouache

Titanium White

Pyrrol Red


Phthalocyanine Blue

Sap Green

Winsor & Newton Cobalt

Turquoise Light


Tracing paper

Transfer paper

Ball point pen

#2 Graphite Pencil



6"x8” Fluid Watercolor Block


5 1/2"X 8” Strathmore Visual Multimedia Journal (wire bound)


Simply Simmons Brush

Liner #1

Round #6

Flat Shader #6

One Stroke 1/2”

Oval Wash 3/4”


Porcelain (best choice) or

Plastic Well Palette







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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.

Classes starting 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.