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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create, and Cultivate the Visual Arts!

Frequently Asked Questions

For questions specific to our classes or workshops, visit the classes page, for all other questions, see below.

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Art Classes

What is registration?

The process of signing up for a class or workshop is called registration. After learners are registered for a class or workshop, they will be charged tuition fees.

How can I register to take a class?

To register for a class, visit, click on the link to register for the class, then choose a payment method.

What is enrollment?

Learners are enrolled in a class or workshop after they pay the full tuition.

How do I enroll in a class?

Complete your enrollment online using a credit card or pay in person with cash, check or credit card.

What if I have a gift card or discount?

Gift cards or discounts must be redeemed by contacting our administration office, they will subtract those from your invoice.

What do I need to bring with me?

General supply lists are available on each class enrollment form, listed at the bottom of the page. Some instructors will email a more detailed supply list, prior to the start date of the class. This email routes to the email that you provided when you enrolled. Please check your spam folder.

Expectations for All Classes

When learning a new skill, we all learn from each other. Please help us create a supportive environment!

  • Be respectful to your fellow students, everyone should feel free to ask questions without judgment or ridicule.
  • Turn off cell phones or put on vibrate; if you need to take a call, please do so outside the classroom
  • Come to class on time or set up your studio equipment after the lecture, demonstration or critique is over.
  • Bring a willingness to learn or at a minimum, a sense of humor. Attitude is everything!

Steps to Enrollment

What are the steps to take a class?

Here are the steps.

1) Get on the Roster

Please enroll in each class. It reserves your seat and helps the instructor prepare for your arrival.

2) Pay Your Tuition

You may pay with a credit card when you enroll online or your may pay your tuition on the first day.

3) Find Your Location

If you need driving directions, visit the 'Locations page'. If your class in 'On Location' or in a 'Private Studio' the instructor will email you with the location the week before the class begins.

4) Be Comfortable

Wear comfortable shoes if you plan on standing at your easel. You may get dirty depending on the medium, so bring an apron or an old shirt that is suitable to get stained, soiled or ruined. If you are taking a plein air class be sure to bring a hat and wear sunscreen.

5) Materials and Art Supplies

Instructors will email you during the week before the class starts or will provide you with materials upon your arrival. Please visit our education blog for more information on art supplies or to read about our instructor recommendations.

6) Provide Your Information

Fill out a student information form on the first day of class or use the online form.