Barbara Goodsitt Studio

Ann Arbor, Michigan 


"The class is relaxing - no pressure. Its so nice to be learning new things in that kind of environment, and we learn a lot" - Deane Zarkovich 


    Upcoming 8 Week Class at 

    Washtenaw Community College - Community Enrichment

    Starting on Tuesday, January 9, 2018  6:15 PM- 8:45 PM

    Click here to register online

    Improve drawing techniques and stimulate creativity in this engaging class! Using professional-grade colored pencils, water-soluble colored pencils, graphite, pastels and other media, we will explore color theory and its application. A combination of demonstration, one-on-one guidance and individual studio time will help improve your technique and stimulate creativity. An optional class critique will be available. Register on the web or call 734-677-5060

    I will be teaching techniques using water soluble colored pencil and other media in combination with standard colored pencils. 

    • Explore the possibilities of drawing in color.
    • Learn new techniques and stimulate creativity through various imaginative projects.
    • Demonstrations will be presented on how to create a successful composition and understand color theory.
    • You will explore realism as well as abstraction.


    Comments from student's evaluations: 

    • Thank you for wonderful and wondrous classes! You opened a whole new world to me that I shall explore and play in for the rest of my days. I had no idea and look forward to the discovery and amazements ahead of me! You have touched my core with your open sharing, kindness and generosity of spirit. Thank you! - Carolyn Roberts, PhD, RN
    • "Barbara was such a fantastic instructor. She was always well prepared and her examples were very instructive. She is also a friendly, easy going person offering just the right amount of encouragement and critique. I hope to take this again, or any other classes she might offer" - Jane Santiago
    • "Barbara is a fantastic instructor! She is knowledgeable, patient and willing to repeat or revisit every lesson to ensure everyone succeeds" - Jackie Varady

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      Barb teaching Kathy Toy Nao

      Jane Santiago

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      Copyright Disclaimer:  All art on this site is the copyright of the artist Barbara Goodsitt, and may not be used, in whole or in part, for any purpose without the permission of the artist.