Many people may dream of becoming a sketch artist but can’t draw anything more than a stick figure. So how do you fulfill your dream of becoming an artist? Take a sketching class. Classes are offered all over South Florida from college campuses to private studios. Prices vary greatly by length of class and cost of materials. But future artists will find the time spent in drawing and sketching classes to be time and money well spent.


Victorios Art Studio
934 North Victoria Park Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(954) 764-6968

Victorios Art Studio opened its doors in 2012. This studio is not a franchise, it is family owned and operated. The studio offers weekday, evening, and weekend hours for the benefit of working families. Students as young as 4 years old are welcome to enroll in classes at Victorios Art Studio. Small group sizes are the greatest asset of this studio. The smaller class size offers a chance for more one-on-one instruction. Students are taught to use charcoal, acrylic paints, pastels, oil, and water colors.

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Miami Dade College
300 N. E. 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College offers drawing and sketching classes throughout the year. Classes are taught by professional art instructors who are artists in their own right. Previous drawing or art experience is not necessary for the beginning level classes. Classes are offered during the day and some are offered in the evening as well. Although the continuing education and adult education classes often do not have attendance requirements, it is suggested that students attend all classes in order to get the full knowledge of the drawing class they are attending.


Blu Moon Studio Of Art
Florentino Plaza
3444 Main Hwy
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 794-0329

For those who know absolutely nothing about drawing, Blu Moon Studio of Art may be just what you need. The Basic Drawing I class is for students who “don’t know how to draw a straight line” but want to learn to draw. The Basic Drawing class is four weeks long and students will learn about the fundamentals of drawing as well as learn how to see things as an artist would see them. Blu Moon offers classes throughout the year for both adults and children. Check out the website for more information about when the next class will begin.

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Art Center/South Florida Studios
924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 674-8278

The Art Center/South Florida Studios goal is to support artists and the arts and culture in South Florida. The studio encourages experimentation and innovation in the arts as well as offers residencies to study the art cultures in other areas. This art center even has its own gallery to display art creations. There are drawing classes, printmaking labs, jewelry making classes and many more to choose from. The Art Center/South Florida opened its doors in 1984 and has been happily serving the needs of future artists ever since.


Beaux Arts Children’s Art Camp & Classes
Lowe Art Museum
University of Miami
1301 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-3535

Beaux Arts is an organization of volunteers with the purpose to promote an interest in the arts and drawing. Classes vary by time of year. There are classes offered for both adults and children. Most of the classes are in the late afternoon or evening and on weekends. There are also holiday camps offered to keep children occupied in an art class during various school holidays. Parents and children can enjoy learning to sketch together at Beaux Arts.

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