Classes & Tuition

Think Globally, Study Locally

In addition to creating my own work, I offer classical drawing and oil painting lessons through my private studio in Omaha, NE, as well as the Joslyn Art Museum.  I currently teach group classes and private lessons both online and in person.  Below are the drawing and oil painting classes I now have available.    

If you have any questions or would like to register for an upcoming class, please feel free to contact me directly

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2021 Autumn Studio

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Figure Painting Classes

Drawing Studio

This 12 week drawing course is built upon a melange of contemporary/classical/French academic ideas & exercises designed to guide our observation and practice while drawing from life.

In this class, we'll dive into ideas of light, form, proportion and composition, while drawing inspiration & information from my collection of casts and objects lit with natural, Northern light. (https://www.capronicollection.com )

*For more information regarding the curriculum and materials needed for this course, please contact me directly.

  • registration now open, only 5 spots available
  • Saturdays, 9am-12pm
  • September 4th - November 20th
  • My Studio near Old Market in Omaha,NE
  • $800/12 week course (or $75/week)

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Figure Painting Classes

Painting Studio

This 12 week Painting course is built upon contemporary/classical/French academic ideas and exercises designed to guide our observations and practices while oil painting from life.

In this class, we'll dive into color, light, and composition - in theory and practice. We'll explore classical and modern palettes, make abstract color and form studies, utilize alla prima and indirect methods, while drawing our inspiration/information from my collection of casts and objects lit with natural, Northern light. (www.capronicollection.com)

*For more information regarding the curriculum and materials for this course, please contact me directly.

  • registration now open, only 5 spots available
  • Saturdays 1-4pm
  • September 4th - November 20th
  • My Studio (in person classes return!)
  • $800/12wk course (or $75/week)

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Private Lessons

Private Tuition Drawing Theory

Some artists prefer to continue their development with the more personal approach of private study.

I can tailor lesson plans to meet your individual needs or help with specific projects you are working on. These sessions can exist in either the form of weekly instruction or one-off critiques and consultations, and can be in person or via zoom.

  • Omaha, NE
  • by appointment
  • daylight hours
  • $75/hour (or $800/12-lesson bundle)

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Joslyn Art Museum Classes

Oil Painting: Still Life

In this class we will explore the art of the still life. This class will focus our attention on the relationship between objects and light, how to “turn forms” to create the illusion of depth,  as well as organizing our color harmonies and managing our palettes.
  • Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
  • Online/Zoom
  • June 20-July 25th
  • Sundays, 1-2:30pm

For more information or to register for the class, please click the link below.



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Joselyn Art Museum

Oil Painting - Portrait colorstudy

In this class we will explore the Joslyn's fine collection of portraits through the exercise of the color study.  This course will be perfect for those learning how to mix naturalistic skin tones, focusing our attention on global light effects, and optimizing compositional harmonies at play.

  • Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha NE
  • online/zoom
  • October 24th - November 21st
  • Sundays, 1-2:30

For more information or to register for the class, please follow the link below.



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Long Pose Sunday Classes

Drawing in the Galleries

This in-person class will have us drawing directly from the Joslyn's collected works in the galleries.  We will be focusing on understanding light, value, proportion, and making compositional studies from the paintings in the collection.

  • Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha NE
  • 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • September 12 - October 10th
  • Sundays, 1-3:30pm

For more information or to register for the class, please follow the link below.



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Long Pose Sunday Classes