Welcome to Bay Area Art School

Bay Area Art School is a teaching studio art space, located near the coast in Pacifica, CA. We offer an exciting range of drawing and painting classes for kids and adults, Realism Art Class for ages 12-16, and seasonal and summer art camps. Our mission is to provide an inclusive supporting environment that encourages students to participate in all phases of the artistic process, from ideation to completion. Our experienced instructors provide personalized guidance and instruction, helping students develop their artistic skills and build confidence. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting out, Bay Area Art School is the perfect place to explore and unlock your creativity. Come join us and let’s make some amazing art together!

Afterschool Art Classes

For young artists we have afterschool art classes Monday – Thursday.

Art Camps

Summer Camps

2024 Summer Camp registration will open very soon!  Join us for an afterschool art class one day. Subscribe to our emails and find out when!

Art for Adults

Art classes & events for grown-ups.

We also offer private art classes

Spring & Summer Art Camps for Kids

At Bay Area Art School, we believe that art is a powerful tool for personal expression, self-discovery, and growth. Our spring & summer art camps for kids are a great way to keep your child’s creativity flowing during their school break. Our campers have the opportunity to explore different art forms and techniques while making new friends and having fun. Our experienced instructors guide campers through each project, ensuring that each child leaves camp with a sense of accomplishment and newfound confidence.

Art Classes in Pacifica, CA

Our studio is equipped with a wide range of art supplies and materials, including paints, brushes, canvases, and more. We also have a roll-up garage door that opens up to a beautiful view, perfect for our art camps during the spring and summer. Our classes are led by experienced and knowledgeable instructors who are passionate about art and teaching.

Paint Parties

We offer Art & Paint Parties at our studio or at your location.

YouTube Channel

We have a growing library of resources whether you need a refresher, it’s your first visit you you just love art vids.

First Time at Studio?

Make sure you’re ready for your first time at the studio.

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Join the fun as we build confidence in our artists

Bay Area Art School offers a welcoming and inspiring environment for anyone looking to explore and develop their artistic skills in Pacifica, CA. With a variety of art classes, including drawing and painting classes, and summer art camps for kids, we are dedicated to providing a space for students of all ages and skill levels to connect and grow through the power of artistic expression.

Sign up for emails from Bay Area Art School

Sign up for upcoming camp and class announcements as well as exclusive discounts and coupons. We often have early bird discounts through email only! You can opt our of our emails at any time.

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Art Supplies and Materials List (View Supplies and materials list)

Before your first day of camp please take a look at our recommended art supply list.

Calendar of Upcoming Art Classes, Art Camps, & Paint Clubs

Student Artwork

Student Artwork
Mr. Budowski's teaching method is simple: Build confidence, encourage creativity & technique and have fun!

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What Will We Learn?

What Will We Learn?
Anime, cartooning, the human figure, animal illustrations, creature creation, fantasy art camps, intro to realism, and so much more.

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Bay Area Art School was created as a place for enthusiastic young artists looking for engaging caring teachers. Our teachers and instructors have had real world experience and understand that teaching in today's digital age is about engagement, adaptability, enthusiasm, and also being a charismatic teacher who is just fun to hang out with.

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