ongoing classes

Open Studio hours Tuesdays 10-12:30 and the 1st Friday of each month 6-8:30 pm.

Enjoy a creative space. Either choose a project here or bring in your own or a combination of the 2. This a casual, supportive environment to find inspiration, instruction and interaction. Coffee and tea always served. You are welcome to bring any other food or drinks to sustain your creativity. Studio fee of $10 or the price of a project. Projects start at $15.  Please RSVP to save your spot. 805-459-6080

Kids Knitting and other Fiber Fun 

Wednesdays 3:15-4:15 and 4:30-5:30 $15 per class. 

Cindy Konrad works with kids 7 and up to learn the beautiful art of knitting. She is a Waldorf trained teacher among many other talents. This is a very sweet class, kids love having their fingers busy and great conversations are had while working side by side at their own pace with beautiful 100% wool in a rainbow of colors. Contact Cindy directly to sign up or with any questions.

Cindy is also offering a Knitting Circle on the 4th Sunday of the month. 10-12pm. This is designed to create a community of knitters of all ages. Price is $20/family. Instruction, inspiration, materials and great conversation are available. This is for all ages and levels from age 7 and up. Contact Cindy with any questions


We are happy to welcome Jeanne Miller to Left Coast Art Studio. Jeanne Miller's paintings celebrate the earth, water and sky of the American west in silk, oil and pastel. Living on California’s beautiful central coast, she teaches painting, leads guided painting experiences outdoors in vineyards, and does custom work for residential and commercial use. See her work at

Jeanne is offering some new and exciting classes. From left to right...Silk Painting for beginners, Acrylic painting for Beginners.

Creative Circle will take place on Mondays 4-6pm. $20 for a two hour session:  Bring whatever you're working on and enjoy the company of others simply sharing the energy and inspiration of a circle of artists! While this is not a class, Jeanne can provide basic materials for acrylic, oil pastel, silk or watercolor if you give her 24 hours notice (additional fee required). Call or text please to RSVP 805-602-7817

Acrylic Painting for Beginners: July 10,17 and 24th 2-4pm  $65 includes all 3 sessions and materials.


For details about each class and to register  Click Here    This will take you to Jeanne's page where you can register. 


This class will focus on teaching your kids how to truly interact with the natural world. They will learn about  various insects, animals, sea life, and about the edible, medicinal, and ethnobotanical uses of plants and seaweeds. We will spend our days hiking, playing, learning, observing, journaling, and creating.
Cost: $15 for pre registered students and $20 for drop in. Ages 8 and up only please. Your child will need a well fitting backpack and sturdy hiking shoes that they can put on themselves. Drop off will be at a different location each week. 

Taught by Lindsay Best. Mother of 3 boys, naturalist, teacher and outdoor enthusiast. To register click here DISCOVERY KIDS


Tuesdays 3:15-4:15 and 4:30-5:30

$15/class if you pre-register $18 for drop in. Please let Sarah know if you are coming so she can prepare all of her amazing materials and continual attendance allows kids to work on projects that carry over.

Taught by Sarah Bryant

For children ages 6 and up, participants will have opportunities for honing basic woodworking skills as well as plenty of stitching and gluing.

The seasons inspire the projects in this fun class. Fall included making felted spiders, stuffed pumpkins, spooky bats, seedpod mice, spinning tops, mini wooden catapults and garden art.  Each week participants will be invited to develop a variety of skills as they hammer, sand, drill, stitch, felt, snip, glue and sculpt. 

Space is limited.  To register Contact Sarah Bryant