When you look at the bowl of fruit on the kitchen table, do you think about how the light and shadows affect the colors that you perceive? If not, take the first step toward having the eye of a painter with a two-hour Introduction to Studio Art Painting Class for $29 (normally $60) from Ann Bridges Art Studio on Wilshire Boulevard.
You're in good hands with Ann, who's both an LA artist with an MFA and an experienced instructor. Her classes are intimate and casual, and the perfect environment to make aspiring Monets feel comfortable. You'll benefit from the expert guidance she's honed during 15 years of teaching at Cal State Long Beach and the prestigious Orange County High School of the Arts. Grab your brushes and this deal -- you might want to frame it to commemorate the moment you began your new life as a painter.