Abstract | Abstract Watercolor | Acrylic | Book Illustration | Calligraphy | Cartooning, Manga and Superheroes | Charcoal | Color Pencil | Digital Art and Anime | Home School Program | Learn to Draw | Mixed Media | Monochromatic drawing (Griselle) | Oil Painting | Pastel | Pen and Ink | Photograph | Portraiture | Sculpting with Clay | Watercolor | Zentangle (seasonal)


The Tulsa Art Center is a comprehensive art-centered educational community where some of Tulsa’s finest professionals inspire students of all skill levels and ages to achieve their creative goals.

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Location: 6808 S Memorial Dr, Ste 236, Tulsa, OK 74133

Visit Us!


Make us your new Friday night outing. Grab a friend (s) anyone over 12 , bring your snacks and we provide you with non-alcoholic drinks while we instruct you on how to complete a fabulous work of art to take home. No more excuses for blank walls! We will have a new painting every Friday that is beginner friendly but can be tailored to those with a little more experience. Find a new talent and we will even help you develop it further by offering $10 tuition off on our regular classes. Crazy for Canvas is also available for private parties and birthdays during the weekends.


acrylic class   
canvas painting trees 
  painting acrylic trees    

 March 6

Light in the Forest


$40 / 6:30 pm



March 13

Aspen Creek

$40 / 6:30 pm



March 20


$40 / 6:30 pm


March 27

Tree of Life

$40 / 6:30 pm


Bad Weather Policy

We want you safe; Tulsa Art Center will close if Tulsa Public Schools have closed.

Exception:  We all know Oklahoma weather... if roads are clear for evening classes, we will email you to let you know if classes are held.

abstract art classLearn Abstract in 4 Weeks, Tuesdays  6:30pm

Learn the basics of composing an abstract painting. Learn, color, texture and composition are important aspects of painting in an abstract style. In this special 4 week course you can start your exploration into this wonderful art style. Bring your acrylic paints of color choice and your favorite canvas size. Class meets once a week on Tuesdays from 6:30-9 pm $150.00. REGISTER NOW

mixed media journal

Mixed Media ART Journal  March 9, 6:30- 9 pm

This 4 week class is a mixture of creative play, art journaling, collage and exploring. This fun class is aimed at unleashing your creativity. We will be using magazines, stamps, stencils and will add texture and elements using a variety of paints and mediums as we build the art journal. Some of the elements we will use are Gesso to paint and soften, Golden Fluid acrylics for brilliance, specialty gels and pastes for texture, Montana paint pens, Caran d'ache watercolor crayons and inks to add the icing on the cake. We will also work with image transfers layered with color and texture. You will need to bring a journal no less than 11x14 and any found object you would like to incorporate in your journal. Any of the techniques can be applied to canvas for your home decor.  Mondays at 6:30 beginning March 9. Cost is $110 and includes supplies.

Learn to draw Cartoons, Super Heroes and much more.

Every child is an artist. Let us teach them the concepts of drawing subject matters that they enjoy best. This class will increase their confidence as they advance in drawing skills and learn the use of Prismacolor pencils. Ages 8-12

Mixed Media Workshop March 14 1-4 pm

mixed media classEver have trouble remembering dates? Here is a wonderful way to remind yourself of important dates or Grandkids birthdays! Join us as we have fun with mixed media. You will take home two 12x12 canvases and the knowledge of how to make more! A great wedding gift idea. Cost $85 and all supplies included.

Painting with Acrylic Ink! Tuesdays at 6:30, Marsha Hill

This super easy super fun 8 week course will give you hours of relaxed enjoyment. The course will teach the use and materials of acrylic ink painting. Acrylic ink is a multidimensional and versitile media. It does not fade and you can use it in combination with graphite pencils, ink pencils, colored pencils. It thins with water and cleans up with water. It is fast drying and u-v stable. Colors can be created by mixing, and it goes a long way. You can use a variety of tools to apply  different creative effects. brushes, pen staffs, technical pens, sponges, paper towels, all work.You can do fine artwork pieces or technical art work. All are suitable for reproducing with giclees prints or other print media. REGISTER NOW

watercolor portrait

Watercolor Portraits with Evelyn Petroski. Tuesday, March  17, 10-4 pm. $125

Painting portraits in watercolor can yield amazing results.  During this 6 hour workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn the important concepts of incorporating graduated washes, hard and soft edges and warm and cool tones that evolve into a stunningly accurate watercolor portrait. You will leave with a finished painting. Please bring a sack lunch or there are many places around us to grab a bite.

Supplies; 300 lb watercolor paper cut into 16x20.  Colors: Cad yellow, raw sienna, burnt sienna, cad red light, alizarin crimson, cobalt blue, ultramarine blue, indigo. Brushes, 1" flat, #6 angular brush, #10 round, and #2 round. REGISTER NOW

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COLOR PENCILS Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10 am, Tuesdays 6:30 pm

In this amazing class we will teach you how to use Prismacolor pencils to achieve beautiful realistic  and artistic results. Turn a plain picture into a real work of art by learning how to add, blend and shade with layers of color.  No clean up of paint mess, just a relaxing time among new friends. All levels are welcomed. REGISTER NOW


Zentangle the Queen! Saturday, March 7, 1-4 pm.  $40, all supplies included.

Whether you are a seasoned Zentangler or a newby, you will have fun clothing our beautiful little queen.  Can't draw you say? No problem, we will have a projector set up as well as a pattern you can trace to get you on your way.  Learn how to Zentangle and stipple with ink the "fashionable" way!

drawing classLearn to Draw! Thursdays 6:30pm
Learn how to draw what you see, with these beginner drawing lessons. Discover essential drawing skills from how to hold a pencil through to perspective, pencil shading, and sketching. Progress into more difficult subjects in this fun and challenging class. Ages 14- adults