"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint." -Edward Hopper
L.A. Art Lessons believes that with the right step-by-step instruction and encouragement, anyone can become an art star! Lessons encompass drawing, painting, and mixed media projects that investigate various principles and elements of art.
Owner and instructor, Julie Orr, is a visual artist based in Los Angeles, California. She has years of experience teaching art from small children to adults and loves sharing her passion with other artists, of all levels. She believes that creative expression is vital for the development of children and cathartic for adults.
Julie is nationally exhibiting artist. She received her Master of Fine Arts from Claremont Graduate University and Bachelor of Arts from Kenyon College. She is also a production designer and has designed various projects that include a BET video for Snoop Dogg, MTV commercial and Top Chef Masters. Whether designing a Hollywood set or creating a work of art, Julie loves arranging visual elements in a way that is provocative and aesthetically interesting.
"Everyone is an artist." -Joseph Beuys
"Always do what you are afraid to do." -Ralph Waldo Emerson