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Classes​ & Workshops for Adults - Summer 2023

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All classes can be taken online. In-studio classes/workshops are held at our painting studio in Glen Park, SF at 300 Chenery Street unless otherwise noted. For questions please contact CCE.

CCE offers work trade/scholarships (email us to get more information)
 

Weekly Classes

For new and continuing students, ages 18 and up; no experience needed.

Learn to connect with and express your deepest creative self through an intuitive painting process.

CLASS FEES

Online (sliding scale)

Summer and late Summer 2024:

4-week series: $170 - $220 sliding scale

8-week series: $320 - $400 sliding scale

In-studio (includes all materials) :

Summer and late Summer 2024:

4-week series: $240

8-week series: $450

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

Tuesdays   6p - 8:30p

led by Maria Freebairn-Smith

Online and in-person at our new Sonoma County satellite studio
1405 Cooper Rd.
Sebastopol, CA

Summer:

4-weeks series or drop in:

June 25th-July 6th

Wednesdays   10a - 1p

Summer:

Online led by Claudia

8-weeks series:

May 8 - Jul 17, 2024 (no class on May 22, May 29, Jun 19)

4-weeks series:

May 8 - Jun 12 (no class on May 22 and May 29)
Jun 26 - Jul 17 led by Claudia Erzinger

Late Summer:

Online led by Claudia and Jan Haller

In-person at Sonoma County satellite studio1405 Cooper Rd.Sebastopol, CA led by Maria Freebairn-Smith

 

8-weeks series:

Aug 7 - Sep 25

 

4-weeks series:

Aug 7 - Aug 28

Sep 4 - Sep 25

Thursdays   6p - 8:30p

led by Claudia Erzinger and Maria Freebairn-Smith

Online and in-studio

Summer:

4-weeks series:
Jun 27 - Jul 25 (no class Jul 4)

Late Summer:

8-weeks series:

Aug 8 - Sep 26

 

4-weeks series:

Aug 8 - Aug 29

Sep 5 - Sep 26

Fridays   10a - 1p

led by Claudia Erzinger and Maria Freebairn-Smith

Online and in-studio

Summer:

8-weeks series:

May 10 - Jul 19, 2024 (no class on May 24, May 31, Jun 21)

4-weeks series:

May 10 - Jun 14 (no class on May 24 and May 31)
Jun 28 - Jul 19
 

Late Summer:

8-weeks series:

Aug 9 - Sep 27

 

4-weeks series:

Aug 9 - Aug 30

Sep 6 - Sep 27

Introductory/Community Classes


"Tending the Creative Fire"

For new and continuing students; guidance for those new to intuitive painting and/or new to painting at home.

Saturdays, 10a - 12:30p

Jun 8, 2024, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

July 13, 2024, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

Aug 10, 2024 online and in-studio with Maria Freebairn-Smith

Sep 7, 2024, online and in-studio with Maria Freebairn-Smith

Fee: $45 - $65 sliding scale.

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability.

1-Day Workshops

"Painting from Within - Come Play with Color and Paint"
For new and continuing students. Offered online and in-studio.

Saturdays, 10a - 4p

Jun 29, 2024  with Claudia Erzinger

Aug 24 , 2024  with Claudia Erzinger

Sep 28, 2024 with Claudia Erzinger

Fees:

Online $90 - $145 sliding scale

In-studio: $95 - $150 sliding scale (includes all materials)

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

 

Weekend workshops

"A Deepening into Intuitive Painting"

for new and continuing students. Offered online and in-studio.

Co-taught by Claudia Erzinger and Maria Freebairn-Smith

May 25–26, 2024
July 27–28, 2024

December 7–8, 2024

Daily Schedule:

Morning session, 10a - 1p
Afternoon session, 2:30p - 5:30p

 

Fees: 

Online: $265, discounted rate: $245

In-studio: $295 (includes all materials), discounted rate: $275

To receive discounted rate, pay in full one month in advance (Apr 25, Jun 27, Nov 7)

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

Special Package Deal!
Register for all three workshops and save $100.

Online: pay $695 (versus full price of $795)

In-studio: pay $785 (versus full price of $885)

3-Day Women's Retreat 

"Essensual - Igniting your Inner Fire"

A women's painting retreat amongst the redwoods

Come explore and express your creative nature through intuitive painting in a beautiful setting among the redwoods. Enjoy delicious plant-based and gluten-free meals, gentle walks in the trees, and hot tubs under the stars.

 

Retreat led by:  Claudia Erzinger and Alyssa Cox

Painting facilitated by: Claudia Erzinger

Food by: Chef Alyssa Cox

Dates: June 21-23, 2024

(arrive Friday 1pm, depart Sunday 3pm)

Salamander Camp, Santa Cruz mountains

 

Cost: Sliding scale $550 - $775 (Included are painting materials, food, camping-style lodging)

 

Accommodations: camping-style - large sleeping yurts with beds for those who wish to sleep inside, and others may camp on the property in tents or cars.

You may check out the website of Salamander Camp for more Info.

 

Beginning and continuing painters welcome

Max 12 participants


Committed to the Core—Intensive Inquiry through Intuitive Painting


April–December, 2024
Led by Claudia Erzinger and Maria Freebairn-Smith

Date preview for 2025 intensives:
May 19 - 23, 2025, optional weekend: May 17-18, 2025

July 28 -August, 2025, optional Weekend: July 26-27, 2025

December 8-12, 2025, optional Weekend: December 6-7, 2025

We are offering a new program for experienced painters: Committed to the Core—Intensive Inquiry through Intuitive Painting. Members of the program will each develop and commit to a personal 9-month plan for ongoing painting, including three 5-day intensives. We would love for you to join us and reinvigorate your commitment to living fully through the mystery and wisdom of the painting practice.
 

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