Joanne Tarlin Painting and Drawing Classes

Develop your Drawing Skills, adult class

Select an afternoon or evening class

Monday afternoons 1:15pm to 2:45pm

6 sessions:December 4, 11, 18; January 8, 15, 22

or Monday evenings 6:15-7:45

6 sessions: January 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb 8, 15

An Introduction and Refresher Course on How to Draw

This course will review sighting, proportion, scale, and perspective while introducing color through the use of pastel and washes. Students supply their own materials; a supply list will be sent upon enrollment.

Contact Joanne Tarlin directly to enroll: or phone: 508-542-2115

Drawing and Painting Fun for young children

(Age 4.5 through grade 4) Open Enrollment.

For children who love to paint and draw, this class will develop their knowledge of lines, colors, shapes and more through fun projects. We welcome all children.

Select a time: Mondays from 4:15pm to 5:00pm OR  Mondays from 5:00pm to 5:45pm

12 classes $180 includes materials

Contact Joanne Tarlin directly to enroll: or phone: 508-542-2115

Classical to Contemporary Painting, Winter Session

(Age 8 and up)

For students who already love to paint, this class will expand their understanding of how we see and create images.Students will create

progressively more mature works.

Dates/Time: Wednesdays 6:00pm to 7:30pm. January 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14

Fee: 6 classes $150

Contact Joanne Tarlin directly to enroll: or phone: 508-542-2115

Drawing and Cartooning 

(formerly Teens at 2)

Saturdays 2:00pm to 4:00pm

(entering grades 4+) Open enrollment.

6 or 12 classes

Six lessons $240.

12 lessons $440.

Students supply their own materials.

Contact Joanne Tarlin directly to enroll: or phone: 508-542-2115

Winter Workshop: The Interaction of Color

4 Saturdays, 11:45-1:45, Per person January 6, 13, 20, 27
Location: 107 Concord Road, Wayland, Arts Wayland Community Art Center
Instructor: Joanne Tarlin, Fee: $130.

This is a four week workshop exploring Joseph Albers exercises to train your eye to see color and value better. Whether you paint, knit, sew clothes, scrapbook, work with paper, or draw on a computer, this classic course, still taught in many art schools, will give you the knowledge to make informed color choices. Students need to bring:  a metal ruler, cutting mat or 8x10 piece of cardboard, rubber cement or glue stick, notebook to take notes (there will be homework), and a minimum of 4 old magazines that can be shared and cut up. (If you don’t subscribe to any, check your local library or give and take at the trash transfer station.)

About the instructor: Joanne Tarlin holds a BFA from the Otis Art Institute and Parsons School of Design, and an MFA from The Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, and Tufts University. She’s a former creative director and graphic designer in the advertising industry and currently works as studio artist, painting in both oil and watercolor. She has taught at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Somerville Arts Center, 77 Arts Academy, MetroWest Arts Academy and gives private lessons to children and adults. Her work can be viewed at 

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