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Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA) - Extension Program

Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art



16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA, United States

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The Extension Program is geared toward the working arts professional, part-time student, and recreational artists who are unable to attend our full-time intensive programs, but want serious art instruction from our highly qualified faculty. These classes are conveniently offered weekdays, weekends, and evenings to fit your busy schedule.

For students looking for a full-time curriculum designed to develop your skills with the most efficient use of time, LAAFA offers Degree and Atelier Programs.

Schedule of Classes:

LAAFA offers classes for students of all levels. We provide all of our students the opportunity to have their work reviewed by one of our highly qualified teachers in order to help them decide which classes are best for them. Let our experienced faculty help you work toward your goal of becoming a well-trained artist.

Workshops and Events:

We are fortunate to have Master Fine Artists and Major Studio Entertainment Artists visit LAAFA and share their wealth of knowledge with our students. We are proud that LAAFA is their school of choice.

Click here to view our list of visiting artists.

Online Classes:

Students who are unable to attend LAAFA have the opportunity to take online foundational classes. Currently available: 10-week Ecorché/3D Anatomy -Rey Bustos - Available Now, Drawing the Portrait From Charcoal (Full Demonstration) - Nathan Fowkes - Available Now, 10-week Drawing the Portrait in Charcoal - Nathan Fowkes - Available Now. Schedule online class releases in 2013: Imaginatomy - Rey Bustos, Figure Painting - Max Ginsburg, Alla Prima Painting - David Leffel, Life Painting (with Drapery and Folds) - Ron Lemen, Figure Construction - Ron Lemen, Color Theory - Bill Perkins, Composition - Bill Perkins and Drawing from Imagination - Glenn Vilppu.

For details on our classes, scholarships, and all of our programs, log on to for your convenience.

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16926 Saticoy Street

Lake Balboa, California, United States

Tree - Natalya Lederman

Evening Fog, San Simeon - Jon Messer

Gold Earring - Christina Ramos

Adrienne by Nathan Fowkes

Birdcage by Daniel Bilmes

Head Construction by Ramon Hurtado

Seascape by Ruo Li

Along the Appian Way by Sharon Weaver

Poet by Kate Savage

Sara by Vadim Zanginian

Supplemental Resources by Danny Galieote