Classes & Workshops

About the Instructor, Jordan Pope

  • Jordan has taught classes and workshops since 1993
  • Voted “Best Art Instructor,” Montecito Journal’s 2013 “Best of the Best”
  • Her paintings have graced the covers of 5 Southern California magazines.
  • Member of the Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society and the California Art Club

More about Jordan Pope

Portico Fine Art offers painting classes.

Instructor Jordan Pope believes in sharing the secrets of good art and individual instruction to develop specific skills in a positive nurturing atmosphere. Classes are not only for serious students—they’re also for the hobbyist who is enriching their life with the love of beauty and expression. Many of Jordan’s students have gone on to win awards, have gallery exhibitions, and enter professional art shows.

Studio Classes (Accepting Registrations)

  • Beginner/Advanced, Ages 14 to 114+
  • Small Classes (8 to 12 Students)—Individual instruction
  • Oils and Drawing
  • Comfortable studio classes
  • Morning or afternoon classes
  • Ongoing classes in 6-week increments (1 class per week), start anytime you want
  • Convenient Parking
  • Please call (805) 695-8850 to receive information on these wonderful classes

Visitors Package
Are you coming in from out of town for a limited stay? Inquire about our visitors package.

For more information or to book, call
(805) 695-8850.

Plein Air

  • Next Plein Air Workshop: October 10, 11, & 12 of 2019. Please call (805) 695-8850 to receive more information on this wonderful workshop
  • How to start and complete a painting
  • Alla Prima style painting, using wet into wet paint
  • Learning to see and simplify your subject
  • Massing in correct color values
  • How to make natural believable color
  • Aero perspective in painting
  • Creating a focal point
  • How to use painterly edges and learning to see them

Color Workshop

  • Next Color Workshop: April 25, 26, & 27 of 2019. (Accepting Registrations) Please call (805) 695-8850 to register or receive more information about this workshop
  • Learn about:
    • Making the colors of nature
    • Warm and cool colors
    • Formulas for making skin tones
    • Creating highlights and shadows
    • Basic color mixing