Index: Art Classes for Anyone

We've updated our Art Classes Index with November listings. These are classes primarily meant for beginners and intermediate levels. Have you always wanted to art, but feel like you can't art? Jump into a class and socialize with fellow Dentonites that are likely to also be art appreciators. If there's a class that should be included in our index, please email

A Creative Art Studio
227 W. Oak St. #101

Wednesday Morning Drawing Class
10 - 11:30a.m.
$20 per lesson
Bring your own sketchbook (12x14 or 16x20), drawing pencils, white eraser, and kneaded eraser. Students can join at any time to learn the fundamentals of drawing.  

Denton Public Library

All classes at the Denton Public Library are free because, well, this city is awesome.

Experienced Crocheter (Ages 18+)
Thursday, November 11th
9:30 - 11:30a.m.
Mary Cresson teaches the three basic stitches of the Tunisian Crochet Technique that makes things look stitched. Bring your own worsted-weight yarn. Tunisian hooks will be supplied. Registration is required.

Thursday Night Stampin (Ages 16+)
Thursday, November 17th
6:30pm - 8:30p.m.
Emily Fowler: 502 Oakland St.
Get into card-making with all supplies provided. Make sure to register in advance to get into the class. Students will make 3 themed cards using stamp and design sets.

The DIME Store
510 South Locust

Beginning Brush Lettering with Wildflower Art Shop
Saturday, October 8th
10:30a.m. - 12p.m.
$55 ($85 with Brush Lettering Kit)
Brush lettering is a practice similar to calligraphy. Students will gain skills in using a single brush pen to make beautiful letters, and take home something they'll be proud to hang on their walls. All supplies used during class are provided.  Students will take home an inspiring work of art.

Beginning Hand Lettering with Wildflower Art Shop
Saturday, November 12th
10:30a.m. - Noon
$65 ($110 with Hand Lettering Kit)
If you've ever wanted to design a rad poster with artsy lettering, this is your chance to develop those skills. Participants will learn a wide range of styles, and are encouraged to bring their own favorite quotes. Words are art too!

Workshop: Beginning Calligraphy With Wildflower
Tuesday, November 15th
6 - 7:30p.m.
$55 ($95 with calligraphy kit)
Learn the art of beautiful lettering in this class that covers the basics of lowercase modern calligraphy.  Beginners are welcome and calligraphy kits are available as a $40 add-on.  

Greater Denton Arts Council
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
400 E. Hickory St.

Creative Space Workshop Series: Comic Strip Creation Workshop
Thursday, November 3
$50 ($45 for GDAC members)
Comic aficionado? Why not make one yourself? Curator and artist Josh Rose will explain his process before participants design their own 3-4 panel comic strip. This event is for adults over 21 and BYOB. All supplies are provided.

Wednesdays: Midday Zen at the PAAC:  Noon - 12:50p.m.
Ema Ruth Russell Rehearsal Studio
A little hump day treat for your inner yogi. Don't have yoga clothing or equipment? No worries. This class is tailored to fit casual clothing and mats are available to borrow at no cost. For more info on more classes around town visit Karma Yoga.

Sunday's: Denton Celtic Dancers Community Dance Class: 5 - 7p.m.
$1 per session, FREE for students
Ema Ruth Russell Rehearsal Studio
Not only does this class welcome newcomers, it provides the chance to observe more experienced Celtic dancers if you show up at 5p.m. Wear loose, comfortable clothing that doesn't restrict movement and leather shoes with no heels such as jazz shoes, ballet slippers, and ghillies. For more info visit Denton Celtic Dancers.

Greenspace Arts Collective
529 Malone St, Denton, TX 76201

The following Fall classes began September 6th but are continuing through November. Single class prices are available. Check their calendar for rates and descriptions.
4:30 - 5:30     Ballet-Contemporary / Age 11 & Up
5:30 - 6:00     Pointe Class / Age 11 & Up

5:00 - 6:00    Ballet - Tap / Age 5-8
6:30 - 7:30     Ballet Barre & Stretch / Adult-Teen

4:00 - 5:00     Ballet-Tap / Age 3-4
5:00 - 6:00     Ballet-Contemporary / Age 8-10
6:00 - 6:30     Tap Technique / Age 8 & Up

6:30 - 7:30     Classical Ballet / Adult-Teen
7:30 - 8:30     Chakra Yoga / Adult

10:30 - 11:30   Mommy & Me Toddler
2:00 - 3:30     Salsa

Painting with a Twist
208 W. Oak St. Denton, TX 76201

Painting with a Twist hosts sessions almost every day. Check out their calendar to pick out a class. Typical cost is $35 a session, and it's BYOB if the class isn't a family friendly event.

Scrap Denton
420 S. Bell Ave, Denton, TX 76201

Feminist Fashion Club: Darts and Tucks
Saturday, November 12
Thrifty customizing is an underutilized element of personal fashion. At this workshop, participants can bring a used item of clothing and learn how to alter it to your unique body. As the workshop says, dart and tuck techniques will be taught in order to reshape garments around the chest and waist area.

Serendipity on the Square
108 W. Oak St.

Shabby Chic Painting Workshops
Evening Sessions: Tuesdays through Saturdays 6-8p.m.
Daytime Sessions: Tuesdays through Thursdays 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.; Saturdays 2-4p.m.
Pick up some shabby chic skills in this class. Participants are provided paint, supplies, and a free furniture item to keep. This can be solo experience, or you can bring along a group for a fun night of learning with friends and family.
Call 940-382-7685 for reservations.