Craft Center member painting with water colors.
Painting and Drawing

Perhaps one of the first things that comes to mind when thinking of “fine art” is painting and drawing, but this artform is far from basic. From acrylics to pastel chalks, we offer an array of mediums to choose from, each presenting their own unique set of challenges. Whether you’re interested in still life or more abstract expression, with our workshops anyone can learn to unlock their inner artist and start to see the world in a new light.

Tools Available
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Some canvases and paper
  • Easels
  • Drawing boards
  • Various paint brushes
  • Cups for water
  • Larger canvases are not available outside of workshops.

Studio Hours

Open Studio Hours: 

October 15-October 21

Friday: 10am-6pm

Saturday: 3:30pm-6pm

Sunday: 3:30pm-6pm

Monday: 10am-9pm

Tuesday: 10am-5:30pm

Wednesday: 10am-2pm

Thursday: 10am-3pm, 6:30pm-9pm

Orientation Schedule:

Orientations are currently not required to use this studio. However, you must have previous experience in this medium. 


Intro to Painting

Student Price: $15.00
Non-student Price: $15.00
Workshop Date(s):
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Enjoy a quick overview of painting using primarily acrylic media. Color mixing, brush techniques, and basic drawing skills will be included. This workshop is best suited for beginning painters.

Due to limited capacity, this in-person workshop is being made available for current UO students only.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Craft Center is committed to safety for all workshop participants. Studio users are expected to follow all standard Craft Center studio use guidelines. In addition, studio users are required to wear a mask covering nose and mouth while in the Craft Center facilities. All studio and tool use procedures are tailored for safety of both studio users and staff, and users will be asked to follow posted and verbal instructions to ensure a clean, comfortable studio environment. Detailed information about your workshop registration will be sent to you in a confirmation email from a Craft Center staff member before your workshop time.

This workshop has already started and registration is not available.

Acrylic Painting Techniques

Student Price: $85.00
Non-student Price: $85.00
Workshop Date(s):
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Acrylic paint is an easy and forgiving medium with which to create both abstract and naturalistic artwork.  Participants will cover mixing, application, composition, and more. Individual attention and demonstrations will assure success in this fun acrylic workshop that is perfect for beginners and continuing painters alike.

Due to limited capacity, this in-person workshop is being made available for current UO students only.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Craft Center is committed to safety for all workshop participants. Studio users are expected to follow all standard Craft Center studio use guidelines. In addition, studio users are required to wear a mask covering nose and mouth while in the Craft Center facilities. All studio and tool use procedures are tailored for safety of both studio users and staff, and users will be asked to follow posted and verbal instructions to ensure a clean, comfortable studio environment. Detailed information about your workshop registration will be sent to you in a confirmation email from a Craft Center staff member before your workshop time.

This workshop has already started and registration is not available.

Self Portrait

Student Price: $105.00
Non-student Price: $105.00
Workshop Date(s):
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Learn about different drawing tools and techniques while practicing self-portraits.

Due to limited capacity, this in-person workshop is being made available for current UO students only.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Craft Center is committed to safety for all workshop participants. Studio users are expected to follow all standard Craft Center studio use guidelines. In addition, studio users are required to wear a mask covering nose and mouth while in the Craft Center facilities. All studio and tool use procedures are tailored for safety of both studio users and staff, and users will be asked to follow posted and verbal instructions to ensure a clean, comfortable studio environment. Detailed information about your workshop registration will be sent to you in a confirmation email from a Craft Center staff member before your workshop time.

This workshop has already started and registration is not available.