What People Are Saying about Lisa's ONLINE CLASSES:

"Thanks, Lis, for your terrific drawing class! Even on Zoom, you brought to life important ways of visualizing and translating those new insights into compelling drawings." - Carolyn B.

"Amazing Classes, Amazing Teacher!" - Beth B.

"Thoroughly enjoyed yesterday’s online session. Watching you draw makes a big difference in improving my drawing skills.  There is immense value to me with this teaching technique. Brava!” - Rita D.   

"I’m so pleased with my progress in your class.  This is something that I never thought I could do.   Your instructions are so helpful and I learn so much each time.  I look forward to each class." - Julie G.

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Coffee & Colored Pencils Club

Ongoing. Sign Up & Also get ALL PREVIOUS CLASSES!

I teach Coffee & Colored Pencil class via Zoom, with posts and critique classes all month long via Patreon.  

What this includes: 

  •  A live two-hour class on a Tuesday each month from 6-8pm. After which you can send work in to be critiqued.

  • Upcoming dates of classes and Critiques, click on the CALENDAR button above.

  • Preliminary information, reference materials, demos if necessary 

  • Live critique and Q&A classes

  • Further demos, videos & updates

  • Access to any classes that were recorded and classes from previous months. This makes them available even if you are unable to attend or for the class to re-watch.

  • There are also a limited # of spaces for my private mentoring at $45/month. 

Price: Only $20 per month. To Register, click below and subscribe. You will be automatically billed when you sign up and then the first of each month. You can cancel at any time, just do so be fore the 1st of the next month

Every Month

Tuesday, Once-a-Month 6-8pm

Colored Pencil Portrait Intensive

If you want to draw colored pencil portraits this Summer Intensive Course is just for you! Meeting twice a week in July on Wednesdays and Fridays at 4pm. This will be a fast-paced and intensive time of improving your skills, to make beautiful portraits in colored pencils.

  • Learn from my knowledge of traditional portraiture to create in colored pencil, the look and feel of real skin, hair, correct anatomy. 

  • create dynamic compositions that tell your subject's story. Get an eye for cropping and editing. Discover the tools of color, value, texture to create focus.

  • You will have the ability to ask questions. You will learn to participate in group critique.

  • Not for the feint hearted or the rank beginner, it will benefit you to have taken a colored pencil course before OR a life drawing or painting class.

 Price: $175 total. Pay $50* below to hold your spot. *Deposit is non-refundable. You will be billed for the balance of $125 payable by 6/30.


$50 deposit hold your seat in class.

The Fine Art of Colored Pencil Animals

The Fine Art of Colored Pencils Classes have moved Online to rave reviews. Now everyone in class an see right over my shoulder to what I am drawing! Offered through the Yellow Barn Studio in Glen Echo, now you can take my class from home. Or anywhere! Learn the amazing capabilities of colored pencils and how to use them to their highest potential to create realism and a variety of textures as we turn a humble medium into masterful fine art in different weekly projects. Learn to create eyes, fur and skin on many types of animals while learning to capture their anatomy and discussing what makes a dynamic background & composition. Learn how to use photos as a reference for life. Demonstrations, experimentation and critique included. For all artists who want to add colored pencils to their arsenal. Supply list/info: Use the buttons below for the list or kit at Plaza Arts or email

Minimum age 14. 

Price: $265, Sundays  2-4pm,  January 24th - February 28th with Critique and Q&A Classes Wednesdays at 6pm.No previous experience necessary.

Look for Spring Classes through Yellow Barn Studios 3/21-4/18 and 5/2-6/6


6 Sundays 2-4pm & Wed Critiques 6pm


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FREE Sunday Sketch Class

Grab your box of colored pencils and draw a fox alongside Lis Zadravec Artist as she takes you through the delicate nature of fur rendering using colored pencils. Hosted by the National Sporting Library & Museum of Middleburg, VA, as part of their Sunday Sketch Program. You can still access the  photo we used at
You can watch the replay at

This Free Zoom class was offered through


FREE Colored Pencil Zoom & Patreon Q&A

Want to find out what my classes are all about on Zoom via Patreon? I mean what do those words even mean!!! Two months ago you couldn't have made me turn on a video class - Now I am teaching them. Join me for a little Q&A and open up a whole new world of Art and learning. Watch the replay as I work on my latest project while you try out all this new online stuff. Come see how you like working with me online.

I was LIVE on FPAC's Start Lunch with the Arts on Saturday May 30th at noon. Re-watch at the link below or click on the image or you can go to Franklin Park Arts Center's sites at or 

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