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

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)

Summer 2022:

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

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

In-studio (includes all materials) :

Summer 2022:

4-week series: $240

8-week series: $450

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

Wednesdays   10a - 1p

led by Claudia Erzinger

Online

 

Summer:

4-week series:

Jul. 13 – Aug. 3

8-week series:

Jun. 15 – Aug. 3

Late Summer:

4-week series:

Aug. 31 - Sep. 21 led by Jan Haller

Fall:

4-weeks series:

Sep. 28 - Oct. 26, no class on Oct.19
Nov. 2 - Nov. 23
8-weeks series:

Sep. 28 - Nov. 23, no class on Oct 19
 

Fridays   10a - 1p

led by Claudia Erzinger

Online and in-studio

Summer:

4-week series:

Jul. 15 – Aug. 5

8-week series:

Jun. 17 – Aug. 5

Late Summer:

4-week series:

Sep. 2 - Sep. 23 led by Maria Freebairn-Smith

Fall:

4-weeks series:

Sep. 30 - Oct. 28, no class on Oct 21
Nov 4 - Nov 25
8-weeks series:

Sep. 30 - Nov. 25, no class on Oct 21

 

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

 

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

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

Sep.24, 2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

Oct. 15, 2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

Nov. 19, 2022, online and in-studio with Claudia Erzinger

Thursdays   6p - 8:30p

led by Claudia Erzinger

Online and in-studio

Summer:

4-week series:

Jun. 16 – Jul. 7

Jul. 14 – Aug. 4

8-week series:

Jun. 16 – Aug. 4

Fall:

4-weeks series:

Sep. 29 - Oct 27, no class on Oct 20
Nov. 3 - Dec.1, no class on Nov 24
8-weeks series:

Sep. 29 - Dec 1, no classes on Oct 20, Nov 24

 

1 Day Workshops

"Endings and Beginnings—Painting through Transitions"
for new and continuing students. Offered online and in-studio. For in-studio participation full COVID vaccination is required.

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022  with Maria Freebairn-Smith
10a - 4p

Fees:

Online $85 - $115 sliding scale

In-studio: $120 (includes all materials)

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 - extended to Jul. 15, 2022.

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability


7-Day Painting Intensive

"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

Dec. 3- 9, 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 Nov. 4, 2022

For in-studio participation contact CCE for availability

Weekend Women's Retreat 

"Essensual - An Inward Journey"

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

 

Date: Oct 20 - 23, 2022  (arrive Thursday 1-3pm, depart Sunday 3pm)

Salamander Camp, Santa Cruz mountains

 

Cost: Sliding scale $675 - $925 (Included are painting materials, food, camping-style lodging)

 

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

 

Beginning and continuing painters welcome

Max 12 participants

Requirement: covid vaccination, neg covid rapid test on day of arrival

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