Classes at West Contra Costa Adult Education

Figure Drawing, Figure Painting, Portrait Drawing, and Oil Painting classes offered at West Contra Costa Adult Education.  Courses are taught by El Cerrito artist Deb Danziger, who received her MFA in painting from New York Academy of Art. Classes are for students at all levels and they offer a grounding in technical skills while allowing for students to grow at their own pace and ability. Students work from a live model in the figure drawing and figure painting classes and take turns being the model in portrait drawing classes. The upcoming session runs for eight weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays as follows:

Figure Painting -Thursdays from 10 am – 1 pm (beginning on 4/16)

Portrait drawing – Thursdays from 2 pm – 5 pm (beginning on 4/16)

Oil Painting – Tuesdays from 10 am – 1 pm (beginning on 4/14)
Figure Drawing – Tuesdays from 2 pm – 5 pm (beginning on 4/14)

Classes cost $85 for the 8 week session, plus model fees where applicable

For more information and to sign up for classes, please visit the West Contra Costa Adult Education Website at:

You can also see more of Deb’s work and samples of student work on her website: