Bay Area Art School involves students in all aspects in the artistic process. We offer drawing and painting classes and camps in a wide variety of styles, mediums and materials. After School Art is perfect for young creatives looking for an in-person group environment with other artists where they can follow along with daily projects or bring their own work and get answers relevant to their specific needs. Parents, if your child loves art and is looking for optimal guidance, you’ve come to the right place!

Afterschool Art Classes

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

Art Camps

Spring Camps & Summer Camps

Bay Area Art School is having Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter Camps!

Art for Adults

Art classes & events for grown-ups.

We also offer private art classes

We are located in Pacifica, CA

In-person and online art classes, camps, art coaching and private paint parties and events.

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.

We build confidence in our artists

We teach a method that involves students in all aspects in the artistic process.

Art Camps! In-Person and Online

In-Person Art Classes and Camps. Take a look at our upcoming schedule and find a class or camp with us.


Art Club is the place for young creatives to have fun!

Art Club is an afterschool place for young creatives to follow along with guided art projects, learn new drawing and paint skills, and improve their artwork.  The format will include 1 or 2 quick warm ups for the first 15 minutes and then we’ll get into a 45 minute guided drawing. Remaining time will be spent on techniques, critiques and Q&A with the Instructor.


FREE Demo Online Art Camp: Crazy Animal Selfies!

Crazy Animals Camp was a huge success! I’ve recreated one of our more popular and fun camp activities for you to follow along at home.  It’s a great way to learn more about us and also find out some really cool tips and tricks as we draw, ink, watercolor and color pencil a bunch of animal selfies.

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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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