Each course is designed to make the best use of the Online format: Displaying detailed techniques and my drawing expertise right in front of the participant's eyes.  The classes are recorded and made accessible to the students after each class to reinforce the learning content. After 25 years of teaching, my methods are constantly reevaluated and improved to be effectively adapted to an online platform. My students are very happy with this format and I am pleased with the work that results from it. I feel that for my medium, colored pencils, this is the best way to teach.     -Lisa 

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Coffee & Colored Pencils Club Online & other PATREON Classes

Join The CLUB ($25) and get...

  •  A live two-hour class on a Tuesday each month, 6-8pm ET.

  • Preliminary information, reference materials, demos necessary 

  • Live critique and Q&A classes

  • Further demos, videos & updates

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

  • There are also a limited # of spaces for my private mentoring at $65/month. 

  • plus... if you are unable to attend or would like to re-watch....

Video Library Access level ($10)...

  • Included for Coffee & Colored Pencils Club

  • Access to any recorded classes and reference materials

  • two new videos per month to watch at your convenience

Patron level ($3) too! To Register:. Click below & subscribe. You will be  billed when you sign up and on the first of each month. You can cancel at any time, just do so be fore the 1st of the next month


Tuesdays, 6-8pm



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Dazzling Colored Pencil Realism, Wednesdays June 8th-22nd,
5:00-7:00pm ET, Online.
Register Now!

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. 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. 


Use the Plaza Art Materials List and coupon below! 

Registration for these classes is OPEN:

Dazzling Colored Pencil Realism, 6/8-22

Precious metals, glass & gems, from shiny objects to photo realism, every surface is a special technique. Amaze everyone with what you can do in colored pencils. All artists welcome, beginner or advanced; adult & teens. Critique & demos included. Classes are recorded for you to re-watch. Teens welcome.

Dates: Wednesday, June 8-22, 5:00-7:00pm*, Online 

Price: $145 

Exotic Animals in Colored Pencil, 7/13-20

 A 2-part class on exotic animals in colored pencil. Achieve amazing realism in fur, feathers, and scales, animal features, structure and the dazzling colors of animals of the world. You will benefit whether beginner or advanced. Critique & demos included. Class are recorded for you to re-watch. Teens welcome

Dates: Wednesday, July 13-20, 5:00-7:00pm*, Online 

Price: $95 

Draw Your Pets in Colored Pencil, 8/3-10 

A 2-part class on drawing your cat or dog in colored pencil, or learning to draw pets for others. Achieve amazing realism in fur texture, animal features and structure. You will benefit whether beginner or advanced. Critique & demos included. Class are recorded for you to re-watch. Teens welcome.

Dates: Wednesday, August 3-19, 5:00-7:00pm*, Online 

Price: $95 


*All times are in the US Eastern Time Zone

2022-23 Fall & Winter Colored Pencil Class will be posted soon.

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What People Are Saying about Lisa's ONLINE CLASSES:

"From one colored pencil artist to another, your technique and variety of subjects along with the ability to teach is exceptional." -Judy V.

"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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