Paint like Claude Monet with Toaa Dallo in Santa Cruz

“Poppy Field” by Claude Monet

“Poppy Field” by Claude Monet

Saturday, February 10, at Palace Art in Capitola, California (11 am to 6 pm)

Paint your own version of this Impressionist masterpiece by Claude Monet. It’s among the most beloved paintings at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, and it offers us a great lesson in style and color, form and composition, texture and brushwork. I will guide you step-by-step through this special Paint Along workshop, as you complete your version of this famous work of art!


Saturday, February 17, at Palace Art in Capitola (11 am to 6 pm)

Everyone wants to know how to paint clouds, and we’re offering a special one-day event to show you how to do it. You’ll learn about painting basic shapes, color mixing, blending, light sources, shadow, and perspective—all the secrets to great cloudscapes.

Portrait Painting

Saturday, February 24, at Palace Art in Capitola (11 am to 6 pm)

This charming portrait by the great American artist John Singer Sargent hangs in the National Gallery, and it’s an ideal subject for our portraiture workshop. You’ll start with a specially marked canvas to help you through the early stages, and I will guide you with step-by-step demonstrations to keep you going. Learn about the art of portraiture in a relaxed, friendly setting. It’s a must-attend event!

Everyone is Welcome

No prior painting experience is necessary. These workshops are designed for beginners, and for people who love to make art and want to learn more about it. You can do it! It’s just $65, including materials, canvas, and paints.

Weekday Art Classes

Art is fun! Learn how to paint and have a great time, too. You can choose any subject you like — whatever inspires you. It’s just $30 per class or $125 for a series of five classes.

Schedule of Classes

Mondays, 2-5

Tuesdays, 10-1, and 2-5

Fridays, 5-8 


Palace Art & Office Supply
Located in: King’s Plaza Shopping Center
Address: 1501 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010
Call: (831) 332-9532

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