Two, One-Week Sessions
$35 each class ($65 for both )

Choose 1 or both classes

My name is Carla Sonheim. If you don't know me, I am the author of
"Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun"
and a workshop instructor known for my fun and inventive exercises that have
helped many adults recover a more child-like, playful approach to creating.

The two new classes I'm offering this summer are:

Watercolor Transfer Paintings: August 6- 10, 2012

Cereal Box Paper Dolls: August 13- 17, 2012

$35 each / Both for $65

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(Click each image to go back to class description, samples, and supply lists.)

Here’s the scoop for these camp sessions:

• Think “camp” and be ready for a week jam-packed with creativity! (Update: If you do all the assignments each day, I estimate it will take about 1 – 1.5 hours each day.)

• Each day you’ll wake up to a morning peptalk email with links to your daily schedule, warm-up PDF drawing worksheet, daily assignment and demonstration video. (Five camp days; five warm-up worksheets; assignments; five videos.)

• A password-protected blog dedicated to each class will serve as our clubhouse and will be our meeting place for all of the above.

• A flickr group will be created for each session so you can (optionally) share your worksheets, drawings, paintings, and enjoy and learn from the artwork of others. (However, if you are shy about posting your art, I am always available to look at your work via email.)

• A perfect activity to do with your kids.

• The class materials will be up and available for download until “forever,” if for some reason you need to miss a day (or a couple of weeks).

• Upon registration, you will receive an email within 48 hours confirming your sign-up. The week before your camp session begins, you will receive a “test” email to make sure you can receive/view everything. (That way, when the camp starts, any mosquito bugs will be worked out!)

• What you will need: You will be able to read acrobat pdf files and view videos.

• Class fee is good for participants living in a single household.


Registration is now open.
Please consider joining the fun! (I promise to make it fun.)

Cost $35 each

($65 for both classes)

Choose 1 or both classes

I'm happy to answer any questions!
Please email me at and I'll get right back to you!


Nice Testimonials from Previous Online Classes

"Loved taking your classes! They are jam packed with lessons and I had a lot of fun too!
I've been more productive in the last two weeks than I have in the last two years." -- Sharon

"I just finished your Faces 101 course. Thank you so much. You are a terrific teacher
(who has clearly been teaching drawing to all levels of learners for a VERY long time)!
Really nice design with the videos and very clear, manageable projects.
Best of all is your easy, loose approach." -- Diana

"Picasso said it: 'Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.'
You are helping us remaining an artist ☺ and nobody could do it better, thank you." -- Manuela

"I feel like for the past month I’ve been able to hang out with a couple of new friends.
One of those new friends is you, Carla – and the other is the kid in me who
has been dormant for a while." -- Claudia
, The Art of Silliness

"The Best X 3
Best drawing class I’ve taken on-line or off-line.
Best teacher who made drawing fun.
Best time spent that brought a smile to my face and joy to my heart."
-- Judith
, The Art of Silliness

"Don’t think, just join! This was the best drawing experience of my life, and I have
taken a lot of classes! I learned many tools to make cool and fun art,
and tricks to get myself drawing and get the creative juices flowing if I get stuck.
Every artist should take this class at some point!" -- Traci
, The Art of Silliness

"I think the key is Carla’s ability to make art fun. While you’re doing the exercises,
you aren’t worried about what you’re doing so much as just enjoying the play, and before you know it,
you’ve learned you can do something new. Now I’ll take those new things and let them inform
the future work I do. Having such a personable teacher and some lovely classmates in the
flickr group really was the icing on the cake. Thanks, Carla!" -- Gretchen

"Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into the Imaginary Creatures class.
I loved everything - the warmups, the assignments, but most especially the videos. They were so easy to follow. And your supply list was simple, but not necessarily materials I use (at least not together), but you're right in that my pictures have so much more depth." -- Michele

"Carla, I can't tell you how much I have enjoyed the Faces class! Faces have always intimidated me.
Your methods of creating faces are so freeing and fun, and I feel more confident now in developing
my own style. Thank you so much. I love your teaching style!" -- Patti

"I have enjoyed this class more than I can tell you! You have veered me off into a whole new way
of thinking about my art and about drawing. The video tutorials were truly top notch
and your funny, easy going personality really shines in them. I’m looking forward to the
Junk Mail book and anything else you dream up!" -- Dar


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