Classes and Demos for Members!

Go to the Studio to register, and for complete class information, bio of the teacher, and materials lists. DO NOTSIGN UP FOR MORE THAN 2 CLASSES – IF YOU SIGN UP FOR 2 CLASSES, DESIGNATE 1ST AND 2ND CHOICE

Art Journal As a Legacy
with Donnalyn Yates & Mary Sinclair
Wednesdays April 5,12,19,26  9:30 - 12:00
(Join anytime! Contact either teacher for info.)

Beginning & Intermediate Watercolor with Peg Simmons

Tuesdays in March 9:30 - 11:30, and 1:00 - 3:00​​​

About the Artist:

In 4th grade, Mary complete her first plein-air painting and that memorable experience seeded a lifelong desire to pursue the arts.  She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington and then began work as a cartographer.

        In ensuing years she studied with renowned artists and took courses at such places at the Gage Academy and the Watts Atelier.  She began earning many private and public commissions and also worked as Artist in Residence for the Stillwater School District in Stillwater, MN.
        Years have passed and now Mary is an Artist Member of the California Art Club, a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, The Pastel Society of the West Coast and a Master’s Circle Member of the          International Association of Pastel Societies.
Mary has received considerable recognition for her pastels and has received numerous awards in various exhibitions. She has been recognized in the annual Pastel 100 of the Pastel Journal and has recently exhibited her work in “American Women Pastelists in France” in 2022. She shows her work in the summer at the Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach.

Among Barbara’s recent awards are:

 People's Choice Award, LPAPA Annual Waterworks Exhibition

 2rd Place, Laguna Plein Air Salon, 2022

 Best in Show, LPAPA Plein Air Invitational, 2020

 Honorable Mention, Watercolor Plein Air Salon, 2022

 Honorable Mention, Mendocino Paint Out, 2021 

March Demo Artist:

Mary Aslin, Pastel Artist!

Date: Monday, March 27th
Time: 6:30 pm (It is advised to log in at 6:20 pm!)
​To attend: Look for the LWAA email on the day of the event for Zoom login information, or refer to the info below: 
See you at the meeting!
For general questions, email Maria:

Use this link to access to the Zoom demonstration:

Log in at 6:20 pm for admittance to the 6:30 pm demonstration.

The final painting from our February watercolor demonstrator, Barbara Tapp: The Tourists:  Nubble Lighthouse , Maine

Beginning Acrylics with Penni Rubin
Wednesdays April 12,19,26 12:30 - 3:34​
Chinese Calligraphy with Byung Hee Gwak
Saturdays - ONGOING 10:00 -12:00​​​
Open Studio for Watercolorists
Mondays - April 3,10,17,24
12:30- 3:30 and 1:00 - 3:30 
Paint & Take It - All Media with Mary Reider​
April 5th, 1:00 - 3:00

Art Studio Class ScheduleJanuary/February/March 2023​​

Open studio for acrylics and multi-media
Bring a friend and come to paint!
Fridays  9:30am - 3:30pm​​

Classes generally follow the same schedule as the Saddleback College Emeritus classes. However, we also offer shortened and ongoing schedules for some of our classes. Please be aware that class sizes are 15 students maximum! To register, go to the art studio at Clubhouse 4. No online or email reservation accepted.

You must be a member of LWAA to take classes.  For general questions about classes, email 

We are currently looking for new teachers! 

If interested in teaching, please email Ellen Zimet at the email above!

Click on the image below to watch Febuary Demo! 

About LWAA Classes:

Open Studio for those who have taken training in the
Print Making class and/or qualified printmakers
Thursdays - April 6,13,20,27
9:00am - 12:30pm