Art Classes

Nilis Art Studio offers paintingdrawing, sketching, watercolor, stitching, sewing, robotics and many more classes. Please browse this page to see schedule for our classes. You can Register directly for the class by clicking on the ‘Register’ link in the table.

All classes have a one-time 40$ registration fee and quarterly supply fee. Supply fees differ based on the art medium and difficulty level. 

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NEW : VEX 123 and VEX GO Robotics classes

VEX Robotics Classes are engaging and hands-on educational course designed to introduce students to the exciting world of robotics and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning.

VEX 123 Class: The VEX 123 Class is a dynamic and interactive introduction to robotics and STEM education for younger students. Using the VEX 123 robotics platform, students explore basic engineering and programming concepts through hands-on activities, assembling their own simple robots and learning to control them with block-based coding. This class sparks creativity and curiosity, empowering students to develop foundational STEM skills in a fun and engaging way.

VEX GO Class: The VEX GO Class offers an immersive and educational experience for elementary and middle school students interested in robotics and STEM. With the VEX GO robotics kit, students work collaboratively to design, build, and program functioning robots capable of completing various challenges. This class promotes teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking as students delve deeper into engineering and computer science concepts, all within an enjoyable and supportive learning environment.

Key Features of the VEX 123 Class: Hands-On Learning, Collaborative Environment, Curriculum Integration, Problem Solving & Critical Thinking, Inclusive Learning, Instructor Guidance, Real-World Applications, Fun & Engaging

PS: Students need to bring charged ipad or laptop.

NEW : Sewing, Stitching and Embroidery

Sewing, stitching and embroidery, where creativity and craftsmanship come together in a fun and engaging environment! This unique class is designed for kids aged 8-16 who have a passion for sewing, stitching, and embroidery. In this year long class, our young crafter will learn the art of creating their very own handbags, decorative pillows, soft toys and many more creations from scratch.
At Nili’s Art Studio, we believe in nurturing creativity, building confidence, and fostering a love for sewing and embroidery. Our expert instructors will guide this creative class through the fundamentals of sewing, stitching, and embroidering, all while ensuring a fun and safe atmosphere. From choosing fabrics and patterns to mastering essential techniques, crafters will be immersed in an unforgettable hands-on experience.
Many more endless topic to explore with Ms. Uma! 🙂

NEW : Character design and Comic Writing

Dive into the vibrant world of character design and comic storytelling! This hands-on class is tailored for young artists and writers between the ages of 8-14 who are eager to bring their imagination to life. Guided by seasoned instructors, students will learn the foundational techniques of character development, narrative design, and comic layout. Whether your child dreams of creating the next superhero sensation or wants to weave tales of magical realms, this class provides the tools to help them start their artistic journey.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Focus on Character Creation, Storytelling Basics, Comic Layout & Design, World-Building, and Interactive Feedback Sessions
  • Understand the key elements of a compelling narrative and how to translate it into a comic format
  • Gain confidence in expressing ideas visually and through writing
  • Collaborate and learn in a supportive, fun, and engaging environment.
  • Guest Appearances: Occasional guest lectures from professional comic artists and writers, offering insights into the industry and personal tips for aspiring creators.
  • Final Project Showcase: Conclude the course with a chance for students to share their mini-comics or character portfolios with peers, family, and friends.

Materials Needed: our quarterly $30 supply fees will cover materials 

NEW : Ceramic Hand Building

Clay is a very sensory creative material. Have fun smashing, smushing, coiling, pinching and creating imaginative sculptures. There are many different types of clays to work with. We introduce different types of clay based on skill level during All-in-one category (air Dry Clay)

Skill Levels :  Beginners, Intermediate , Advanced 

Little artists will have hands-on chance to draw, paint, clay and collage. Emphasis is on individual exploration in color mixing, scribbles, marks, and telling stories with shapes and colors, these sessions are creative, educational and fun.

Sessions are designed to provide sensory experience with four mediums taking into consideration students’ fine motor skills, attention span, little fingers and curiosity. We do make special adjustment in our class with kids with special need and ADHD students by keeping their unique observation and sensitivity. We would love to see your little champ’s first creation as well as how far they can reach with our careful guidance. 

Early Art Education

Watercolor Art Class

Watercolors can produce painting effects which no other medium can match. It is all about the transparency and glow that you can achieve with this media that is not possible with other forms of art. Runny and hard to control but you can find beauty in water and paints explosion. Students will learn new technique to make their dream subjects!

Skill Levels : Early Education, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

There are no hard boundaries between skill levels, but usually performance speaks! We would like to remind all parents that each artist has their own individual style and has freedom to explore.


Students create observational and expressive paintings in acrylic while exploring the subject matter, styles and techniques that speak to their personal interests. Projects are inspired by nature and abstract concepts. It can be followed with animals, still life and human figures once students get comfortable with mediums and some basic techniques.

Skill Levels : Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

We maintain the perfect balance of learning and creativity with fun at Nili’s Art Studio. We provide and encourage opportunities to make student’s artwork unique with their own spin with ideas and imagination. We are excited to be a part of your creative journey!


This class provides age-appropriate drawing lessons on composition, line, shape, form and shading, including lots of drawing using imagination, drawing games and exercises. We will focus on – materials, process,  techniques for analyzing subjects and breaking the subject down into basic shapes using reference lines. Our framework helps lay a foundation for finished drawing. This helps bring students’ drawings to life with detail and texture with more complex subjects!

Skill Levels : Beginner (combined with drawing and painting mediums), Intermediate and Advanced.

If you are confused which level to pick, feel free to give us a call and we are happy to help you 🙂

All In One

Students explore different medium and art styles. We help identify their interests them. Students will explore four different mediums with Sketching, Watercolor, Craft, Clay (Air dry clay) & Acrylic on Canvas projects.

Oil Pastel

Oil pastels are soft and have rich cream-style consistency that creates intense colors. Students learn to use oil pastels in a streamlined learning activity. Basics are taught through a warm up and then applied to create a unique abstract oil pastel work of art.

Techniques taught: High and low pressure blending, scumbling, stippling, sgraffito, & paper towel blending.

Online Art Classes

Excellent quality online art classes for all ages. Please read individual canvas, watercolor and sketching class descriptions for more detail.