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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create, & Cultivate the Visual Arts!

  • Learn Charcoal or Graphite!
  • Lean on Location!
  • Cultivate with Linda Chappel!
  • Cultivate with Michele Vaughan!
  • Join the Fun!
  • Create Abstracts!
  • Learn Watercolor!
  • Cultivate with Christy Olsen!
  • Create in Color!
  • Cultivate with Stacy Egan!
  • Learn How to Oil Paint!
  • Learn the Pastel Medium!
  • Create Portraits or Figure!
  • Learn Opaque Watercolor!
  • Learn Watercolor or Gouache!
  • Learn Linear Perspective Drawing
  • Request a demonstration during 'Art Nite'
  • Create Animal Portraits!
  • Take an Adult Art Class with Us!
  • Create Still Life or Florals!
  • Learn Mixed Media with Michele!

Practicing the Visual Arts will enrich your life, get started today!

It provides a source of self-fulfilment and challenge, combined with social interactions and meaningful connections, the Visual Arts may enrich your life!

Learn, create or cultivate the Visual Arts with us! We provide quality instruction within a supportive environment. We believe that anyone can learn to sketch, draw, art journal or paint with knowledge, practice and a community!

About Us

We are an unprecedented mobile Visual Arts school, serving Tucson, Arizona since the spring of 2016! We proudly teach drawing, sketching, art journaling or painting in person within a classroom setting in a variety of mediums, subject matter & visual art techniques. Adults, ages 16 & up (or accompanied by a guardian) are welcome to enroll.

Our Team of Instructors

Our instructors are key in the learning process and want to share the verve with you! Each is experienced, supportive, knowledgeable, perceptive and clear. They focus on teaching techniques not a specific style. They create a warm, welcoming, encouraging and respectful classroom environment, where students can make meaningful connections, develop or improve their skills.

“We believe that good teaching is an art!“


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