Classes​ & Workshops for Adults - Summer 2021

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All classes can be taken online; everyone is welcome. In-studio painting is also available for most classes and workshops. If you are interested in painting live in the studio and are fully vaccinated for COVID, please contact CCE for availability and further details.

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

Weekly Classes

All classes are for new and continuing students, ages 18 and up; no experience needed. For in-studio participation full COVID vaccination is required.

 

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

CLASS FEES

Online (sliding scale)

Spring and Summer 2022:

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

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

In-studio (includes all materials) :

Spring and Summer 2022:

4-week series: $240

8-week series: $450

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

CLASS SCHEDULE

Spring and Summer 2022
 

Tuesdays   6 - 8:30p 
led by Maria Freebairn-Smith

Online and in-studio

Spring:

4-week series:

Mar. 29 – Apr. 19

Apr. 26 – May 17

8-week series:

Mar. 29 – May 17

 

Summer:

4-week series:

Jun. 14 – Jul. 5

Wednesdays   10a - 1p

led by Claudia Erzinger

Online

Spring:

4-week series:

Mar. 30 – Apr. 20

Apr. 27 – May 18

8-week series:

Mar. 30 – May 18

Summer:

4-week series:

Jun. 15 – Jul. 6

Jul. 13 – Aug. 3

8-week series:

Jun. 15 – Aug. 3

Thursdays   6p - 8:30p

led by Claudia Erzinger

Online and in-studio

Spring:

4-week series:

Mar. 31 – Apr. 21

Apr. 28 – May 19

8-week series:

Mar. 31 – May 19

Summer:

4-week series:

Jun. 16 – Jul. 7

Jul. 14 – Aug. 4

8-week series:

Jun. 16 – Aug. 4

Fridays   10a - 1p

led by Claudia Erzinger

Online and in-studio

Spring:

4-week series:

Apr. 1 – Apr. 22

Apr. 29 – May 20

8-week series:

Apr. 1 – May 20

Summer:

4-week series:

Jun. 17 – Jul. 8

Jul. 15 – Aug. 5

8-week series:

Jun. 17 – Aug. 5

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.

Fee: $25 - $45 sliding scale.

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability. For in-studio participation full COVID vaccination is required.

Saturdays, 10a - 12:30p

Apr. 23, 2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

May. 21, 2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

Jun. 25, 2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

Jul. 23,  2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

Aug. 20, 2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

1 Day Workshops

“Painting from Your Heart and Body” 

for new and continuing students. Offered online and in-studio. For in-studio participation full COVID vaccination is required.

10a - 4p

Sunday, Jun. 5, 2022  with Maria Freebairn-Smith

Sunday, Jul. 10, 2022 with Claudia Erzinger

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022  with Maria Freebairn-Smith

Fees:

Online $85 - $115 sliding scale

In-studio: $120 (includes all materials)

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

7-Day Painting Intensive (new: 2-Day weekend available)

"A Deep Dive into Intuitive Painting" for new and continuing students. 

Offered online and in-studio. For in-studio participation full COVID vaccination is required.

Instructor: Claudia Erzinger

May 28 - June 3, 2022

Daily Schedule:

Morning session, 10a - 1p
Afternoon session, 2:30p - 5:30p
Evening open studio, 7p - 9p

Cost:

Online: $770, discount rate $700, 2-Day: $220

In-studio: $875, discount rate $800, 2-Day: $285 (includes all materials)

To receive discounted rate, pay in full by end of day of April 29, 2022

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

 

5-Day Painting Intensive (2-Day weekend available)

"A Deep Dive into Intuitive Painting" for new and continuing students. 

Offered online and in-studio. For in-studio participation full COVID vaccination is required.

Instructor: Claudia Erzinger

5-Day: Aug. 6 - Aug. 10, 2022

Daily Schedule:

Morning session, 10a - 1p
Afternoon session, 2:30p - 5:30p
Evening open studio, 7p - 9p

Cost:

Online: 5-Day: $550, discount rate $500, 2-Day: $220

In-studio: 5-Day: $625, discount rate $575. 2-Day: $285 (includes all materials)

               

To receive discounted rate, pay in full by end of day of Jul. 8, 2022

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

"Essensual" Weekend Women's Retreat 

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 vegan and gluten-free meals, gentle walks in the trees and hot tubs under the stars.

 

Instructor: Claudia Erzinger

Food by Chef Alyssa Cox

 

June 10-12, 2022  (arrive Friday 1-3pm, depart Sunday 3pm)

Salamander Camp, Santa Cruz mountains

 

Cost: Sliding scale $495-$650 (Included are painting materials, food, camping-style lodging)

 

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

 

Beginning and continuing painters welcome

Max 8 participants

Full Covid vaccination required

Other Creativity Classes

6-Week Digital Storytelling Workshop

 

Experience a new way to express yourself creatively! Using the material of your life, painting process, or family history you’ll craft a 2 - 4 minute video that captures your voice. No experience necessary!

 

Visit www.karinebaczynski.com to learn more about the workshop and see samples of finished work. This class is limited to 5 people. 

Wednesdays 3p – 5p PST

led by Karine Baczynski 

 

​6-week series  online

Please contact CCE if interested in class

Cost: $400