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Art lessons can encompass a number of mediums and are open to a lot of interpretation. What one person might consider art, another person would consider junk. Whether you are looking for art lessons for yourself or if you have a child who might want to take them, rest assured that there are a number of art opportunities to choose from.

First of all, determine what type of art lessons you want to take. Because art takes many forms, it is important to focus in on one particular area. Have you ever been intrigued by a potter’s wheel and how clay is used to make something beautiful and useful like a vase or a table setting with plates? There are a number of retail pottery stores where you could make your own pottery on-site and have it fired in the kiln. These establishments also offer art lessons to the local public.

Is watercolor or oil painting more your style? Consider attending a few local artist exhibits and find which painter styles you like the most and ask the gallery owners or even the artists themselves who they would recommend to teach you art lessons.

If you live near a university or community center, you will likely find a number of art lessons available to choose from. Local hobby stores are a good source too. They often will have guest artists come into their stores and offer demonstrations and art lessons to those who attend. These demonstrations are typically free to the public. Be sure to read the newspaper or magazine for the local area to find out when these art lessons might be offered.

The internet is also a valuable tool in finding art lessons in your area. Just type in the type of lesson you want to take as well as your city and state into any search engine and presto! You should get a healthy list of possibilities.

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