"Carol is phenomenal... She is not a cookie-cutter teacher. She meets everyone where they are in their own artistic journey. I would not want to go anywhere else
for classes. 
-Marie D

“Carol is a patient and steady artistic guide. She helps her students connect with the creative process as much she helps them learn about methods and materials.”  -Lin I

Carol Whalen Art Studio is a safe, relaxed, and creative environment where students learn at their own pace. I will guide students toward developing artistic and perceptual skills in drawing, painting, and, or mixed media while staying open to their personal style, vision, and voice.

 

 

WORKSHOPS BY REQUEST:     

 

PAINT PARTY -  Invite your fun-loving friends, bring your favorite beverage, and enjoy step-by-step instruction to create your very own unique acrylic painting. Even if you've never painted before, you will have tons of fun and maybe pick up a new hobby!

WATERCOLOR NOTECARDS - If the idea of painting with watercolor intrigues you, this workshop is a great opportunity to explore various ways of enjoying this medium while having fun with your friends. 

                                                               

MOSAICS - If you are all about reusing and upcycling, this workshop is for you. Options are birdbaths, tabletops, trivets, garden stones, and whatever else you can imagine. Turn your own broken/collected treasures into something new.

 

PRAYER / MEDITATION BEADS - Here is an opportunity to enjoy being creative and feed your spirit as well. Prayer / Meditation beads can be made for any intention, issue, or person of particular importance to you.

PLEIN AIR OIL PAINTING - Painting in nature is a wonderful experience that can initially feel a bit overwhelming. This workshop will help with simplifying the process of painting outdoors as well as introduce participants to oil painting.

 

DRAWING, PAINTING, and MIXED MEDIA CLASSES

     For Teens and Adults, no experience is required. Classes are ongoing.

Whether you just want to explore your creativity and expressive abilities, have a desire for a thorough command of the formal elements of art, or both, I am happy to have you join my class. 

As a teacher, my primary ambition is to share my love of art with my students. I accomplish this by teaching good skills, and, more importantly, by helping each student feel confidence and joy in expressing themselves through creating art.

 

“We had a great time at her workshop with our kids, and would recommend her studio to anyone!"

-Ed R

"Carol is caring, direct, and knows her stuff. I also hosted a paint party at my home for 12 women that Carol taught. It was so much fun. All my guests loved her." -Marie D