Brentwood Classes and Events


Paint With Oils
Landscape Painitng

Media: Traditional Oils/ Water Mixable Oils
Instructor: Mark Roberts
Date & Time: Wednesdays 5th, 12th, 21st, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th
  3pm to 5pm.
Special Price of $150 for 6 week Class.
Location: Way Up Art and Frame, 8335 Brentwood Blvd Suite F
To register contact Way Up Art and Frame  925-443-3322 or

The class will emphasize design, color and light quality. We will work from still life set ups, nature and photo reference. During occasional field trips, it will be permitted to work in traditional oils, but in the the classroom we will work only in water soluble oils. Material is available at Way Up Art and Frame.

Mark Roberts received his bachelor degree in graphic design at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obsipo. Later he received his formal art education at the California Art Institute, studying under various respected artists. Presently, Mark teaches at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and at Las Positas College in Livermore. He also teaches privately to a loyal group of local painters. you can read more about him at
water soluble paints, recommended: 
titanium white, ivory black, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, ultra marine blue
water container, medium for water based oils, container for medium, paper towels or rags, palette, palette knife, 
canvases or panels sizes 11″ x 14″ to about 16″ x 20″, brushes: flats or filberts sizes 2,4,6,8,10, a small round brush for detail.

Traditional Oil Paint Recommended:

Titanium white
Ivory black
Cadmium yellow
Cadmium red
Alizarin crimson

Ultramarine blue

Brushes: Filberts or flats of various sizes: #2, #4, #6, #8, #12, a small round brush for detail
Palette Knife
Rags or paper towels
Linseed oil and turpenoid (for traditional oil paints)
Container for the medium (linseed oil and turpenoid)
Canvases or painting boards: recommended sizes of 8″ x 10″ to 16″ x 20″ for plein air studies
A trash bag

Paint with Acrylic


Media: Acrylic
Instructor: Keta Greig
Date & Time: Wednesdays 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th 1:15pm to 3pm
Per day Class Fee $45, Materials Not included.
Location: Way Up Art and Frame, 8335 Brentwood Blvd Suite F
To register contact Keta Greig 925-783-6951 or

Ever wondered what it’s like to paint with acrylic? Join us for an introductory class on the basics to acrylic painting. Learn the techniques to help translate your ideas into a work of art. Keta Greig. Painting is her passion.  She earned her degree from the University of Creativity and Color.  Her students say that she has taught them to see the world from a different perspective and to live in the moment in a world of color.  Unleashing beauty and releasing creativity is her heart’s desire. She currently teaches for the City of Brent wood, Liberty Adult Education and Diablo Valley College.

You don’t want to miss the opportunity to take her class. Come and learn to see this world of color.  It will change your life.

 Paint With Watercolor

Instructor: Sue Clanton
Date & Time: Mondays 12:30-3:30

June 19th, 26th

July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

August 14th, 28th

Sept 4th, 18th, 25th

Oct 2nd, 30th

Per day Class Fee $20
To register contact Sue Clanton

This is a class for beginners and intermediate painters. with beginners instructor will go over all materials needed to create a watercolor, starting with how to transfer your drawing to watercolor paper. Instructor will demonstrate what colors and how to use the different paints. Then you will create your own painting.

 A Summer Colored Pencil Experience

This class will combine colored pencil and graphite using several techniques and drawing surfaces.  Each technique will result in a beautiful and unique finished drawing in realism.  Surfaces used will be drafting film, vellum and smooth drawing paper, and fine art photographic paper.  All paper provided by instructor.  Plan on doing a given sample exercise of each technique and then go on to develop your own creation.  Plan on a fun summer drawing experience.
To fine out more about Maryann Kot and her accomplishments visit

Instructor Maryann Kot 

Class Fee of $145 for 6 week class
Date & Time: Wednesdays June 21st-July 26th.
Class location: Way Up Art and Frame 8335 Brentwood Blvd Ste F, Brentwood 
Contact Maryann for more info or to register 520-429-6300