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Find painting classes in Reading, PA

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Top 10 painting classes in Reading, PA

Students agree: these Reading painting classes are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

5.0(2)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
Serves Reading, PA
Karen M. says, " He is so knowledgeable and such an awesome teacher" Read more
Dan Ault

Dan Ault

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Reading, PA
I feel that I relate to people very easily on a one-to-one basis. I am a good listener, and I enjoy getting to know my students both as people and as artists. I am extremely patient. There is nothing more satisfying than being with someone when they find themselves artistically.
Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

5.0(3)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Reading, PA
Karen M. says, " He is so knowledgeable and such an awesome teacher" Read more
Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

5.0(2)
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
Serves Reading, PA
Karen M. says, " He is so knowledgeable and such an awesome teacher " Read more
Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

Painting Lessons With A Classically Trained Artist

5.0(2)
Offers online services
Serves Reading, PA
Karen M. says, " He is so knowledgeable and such an awesome teacher " Read more

Your Painting Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do painting classes cost?

Painting classes cost $200 to $500 for a 5- to 10-week course, or $20 to $80 per person for a single session. Local, city-sponsored classes typically cost less than private lessons or college courses. Some painting classes offer discounts for friends, children, or other groups.

Some instructors include all materials in their prices, while others require that you buy some or all of them yourself. Online painting classes can be done anywhere and can be paused as needed without slowing anyone else down.

How long are painting classes?

Painting classes usually last 1 to 3 hours¸ depending on the age group, experience level, and location. Kids' classes are shorter than adult or college-level classes and are sometimes only available during certain hours of the day.

What kind of painting class is best for beginners?

Acrylic paint is best for beginners because it is easy to work with, easy to clean up, and dries quickly. Watercolor paint is also convenient and easy to clean up, but it is harder to work with and correct mistakes. Oil paints are best for beginner or intermediate painters with some experience.

Where can I take painting classes?

You can take painting classes from local rec centers, colleges, private instructors, and paint-and-sip shops. Paint-and-sip businesses provide materials and instructions for students to complete while socializing and drinking or eating.

What do I bring to painting classes?

Some classes provide all of the paint and supplies. Others do not, and you will have to buy your own. This may include any of the following:

  • Paints
  • Brushes
  • Easel
  • Canvas
  • Apron

How do I hire a painting instructor?

Search our list of instructors, then:

  • Compare 3+ free estimates.
  • Explore reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Choose an experienced instructor.
  • Make sure there are enough openings for you and any friends or family members you bring.
  • Make sure you have the right supplies if applicable.
  • Avoid making large payments up front.

What questions should I ask painting instructors?

When looking for local painting classes, ask the following questions:

  • How long have you been painting?
  • Do you allow walk-ins?
  • What type of paint would you recommend for my experience level?
  • What's your cancellation policy?
  • Do you have an age requirement?
  • How long are your classes?
  • Can I take my work home after class, or does it need to stay here to dry?
  • Will you give me an estimate and contract in writing?

Reviews for Reading painting classes

Recent success stories from people in the Reading area.
Evie C.
He is fantastic! Works well with you and is super encouraging. I can’t wait to see how my art progresses with his instruction.
Painting Lessons With a Classically Trained Artist
Karen M.
He is so knowledgeable and such an awesome teacher
Painting Lessons With a Classically Trained Artist
Evie C.
He is fantastic! Works well with you and is super encouraging. I can’t wait to see how my art progresses with his instruction.
Painting Lessons With a Classically Trained Artist
Evie C.
He is fantastic! Works well with you and is super encouraging. I can’t wait to see how my art progresses with his instruction.
Painting Lessons With a Classically Trained Artist
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