Painting and Drawing Classes

Project Space offers in-depth art classes for adults who aim to master their craft.  Classes are designed to support the growth of each individual artist by giving them tools that support their goals, in any media.  The classes are fun and intensive.  They are held in downtown Talent, OR, a vibrant Southern Oregon small town with a growing number of artist studios, restaurants and shops.

Plein Air Landscape Painting

Develop essential skills for plein air and studio landscape painting.  This class will cover perspective, atmosphere, color, value, clouds and more.  There will be two studio lecture and demo sessions and six plein air painting sessions with one-to-one instruction. Lecture/Demo: Two Wednesdays, May 1 and May 8 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Project Space … Continue reading Plein Air Landscape Painting

Painting I – Still Life

Taught by Sarah F. Burns Students who wish to sign up for this class must have taken Drawing or Painting with Sarah in the past and feel proficient in the basic elements of drawing.  It may be acceptable to take Drawing I and Painting I concurrently – contact Sarah with questions at  This class … Continue reading Painting I – Still Life

Drawing I – Still Life

Taught by Sarah F. Burns This class focuses on the essential, foundational principles and tools of drawing and painting representationally.  These key elements are broken down and covered in-depth.  Each class will cover on one principle or tool and they will build logically as the class continues.  This class is ideal for beginners, but it … Continue reading Drawing I – Still Life

Uninstructed Life Drawing

We host weekly Uninstructed Life Drawing sessions!  These sessions typically will use the same unclothed model in the same pose for the entire month. Every Wednesday from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Space is Limited to 7 participating artists $16 drop-in (cash, exact change please, limited to space available) or pre-pay here for the month … Continue reading Uninstructed Life Drawing

Floral Painting

Dive into the challenge and joy of painting flowers — they only last a few day so you have to get on it to get something beautiful! We will cover form, texture, color, value.  We’ll look at strategies for painting vases full of water too.  Everyone loves flowers and if you can paint a bouquet, … Continue reading Floral Painting

Life Drawing Class with Anatomy

  Work on the essential components of figure drawing.  Drawing the figure is often a life-long practice for visual artists.  It is extremely helpful for painters, sculptors and is a fun way to learn anatomy, which gives all humans insight into their own bodies.In this series we will address: Proportion Gesture Weight Construction Light Effects/Values … Continue reading Life Drawing Class with Anatomy

Private Mentoring

We can all use a coach from time to time to be our best! For independent artists and students who could use some feedback and strategizing, Sarah Burns can schedule a studio visit to look at work, strategize goals, address challenges and offer support.   Fee is $50 for an hour visit. Once purchased, Sarah … Continue reading Private Mentoring