Welcome to ART + Academy! 

If you are looking for art classes, you’ve found them!  

Ignite your passion for art, learning how to draw and paint in one of our year-round weekly classes. From children as young as 4 years old to 99-year-old adults, we have a class for you, in any of our four convenient locations in the greater Austin, metro area: NW Austin, Cedar Park, SW Austin and Lakeway.

We believe that small classes are best for teaching art and encouraging you to explore your creativity.  Get inspired by others in your class, learn to use different media like graphite pencil, charcoal, soft and oil pastels, ink, watercolor, acrylic and mixed media and be ready to create the extraordinary!

We are proud to be a locally owned business since 2009.

NEWS


Get Ready!

Opening Lakeway location this fall.

Registration is now open
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Reserve your spot!

Lakeway Address

We provide ongoing art instruction from September to May on a monthly tuition basis. Our classes are small and organized by age groups. Because our groups are small, we can integrate new students throughout the school year. If you want to learn more about our drawing and painting classes, read about each age group class in the CLASSES tab.

Anytime! Student registration is open year-round and classes are held continuously throughout the school year. Students may take four classes per month at their assigned day and time.

Absolutely! You do not need to have any previous instruction or experience to come to Art+Academy. We will take you to the next skill level wether you are a beginner who can only draw stick figures or an advanced student wanting to learn a new medium or technique.

Your Progress

This is the progress of one of our adult students. Her "before" drawing shows the skill level she had when came to our classes.

After 18 hrs. of instruction, she draw again her self-portrait with a considerable improvement. She continued developing her skills and what you see here in color, is the portrait of her daughter using soft-pastels.
Discover what you can achieve with us. We care about your progress and tailor each class to help you reach your goals and take your skills to the next level.

Do you love art?

How many adults have you heard say that they “do not have an artistic bone in their body” or who say “I can’t even draw a straight line”?

Most of us stop drawing around 10 years of age when we become self-conscious and very critical of ourselves. As Pablo Picasso said, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” The good news is that learning how to draw is like learning to ride a bicycle or playing an instrument; you can learn and we can teach you.

This is an example of an adult student's progress.

NURTURING ARTISTIC MINDS

Professional Artists

Join us and be taught by professionals. Ignite your passion and learn from experienced teachers in an encouraging environment. We will help you explore your creativity, develop your artistic skills, and create the extraordinary.

Meet our teachers! All of them have a degree in an art or art education field.

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