Academy of Art of Highland Park

Pursuing the excellence of art through the art of excellence

Horse (2018) fabric collage by Bianca M.

Studio Year 2018-2019

We are now in week 3 of 8

Swing back into creative action with us
at the drawing board, bench, or easel.
We have everything ready for you!



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8th Week Exploration

Session I: Bone Anatomy for Artists

Join us this 8th Week as we explore animal bone anatomy and the power of measurement for solving problems of proportion and scale! Meanwhile, enjoy these pictures of some of our practitioners doing amazing anatomical sketches from direct observation!

Hannah G-W Developing her Tondo at the Easel, August 2018

Welcome back all returning practitioners!

Welcome to all new practitioners joining us now!

Studio 2018

Chief Instructor Ana and young artists learning safety protocols when grinding colors and creating new media.
Internal Parts of a Barometer (2018) color marker on paper by Joyce M.
Budgie (2016) watercolor tondo on paper by Sachi Segan
Cedar jokes with her excellent artwork

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Student News

Mayu Burr and the Art of Linocut Printmaking

We have been enchanted by these hand-made prints by local artist and adult AAHP practitioner Mayu Burr. Mayu, now exploring deeper craft matters in her oil painting practice here at our studios, has been developing delicate printing techniques in her home studio practice. She has been working on fine cardstock made for watercolor postcards, traditional linocut tools, craft knives, linoleum, and ink stamp pads she purchases in Japan. Read more