In Studio

We’re Still Mentoring!

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We’re Still Mentoring!

It’s been over 20 days since we had to shutter our studios in downtown Monterey, but we didn’t disappear. We moved YAC’s program to an online clubhouse to keep them engaged with their art, each ›››

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30Days/30Drawings Returns!

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30Days/30Drawings Returns!

YAC’s 30/30 challenge returns this March! Sharpen those pencils, grab your paints, pens, pastels, etc… and get ready to create a piece of art everyday! 30 Days/ 30Drawings brings together YACsters, mentors, professional artists and ›››

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The Village Project at YAC!

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The Village Project at YAC!

We were so thrilled to have The Village Project come paint at YAC last week! We do outreach with The Village Project twice a month but this was the first time they got to come ›››

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Nature Drawing with Erin Hunter!

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Nature Drawing with Erin Hunter!

Huge thanks to artist and science illustrator Erin Hunter for the fabulous ‘Drawing from Nature’ workshop she lead at YAC two weeks ago! YACsters had such a good time drawing the amazing assortment of flowers, ›››

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YAC participates in the Brooklyn Art Library Sketchbook Project!

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YAC participates in the Brooklyn Art Library Sketchbook Project!

This March, in conjunction with our twice-yearly 30Days/30Drawings challenge, we had the fabulous opportunity to participate in the Sketchbook Project! Located in the Brooklyn Art Library, The Sketchbook Project features 38,702 artists’ books contributed by ›››

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YACebana Workshop – Ikebana YACstyle!

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YACebana Workshop – Ikebana YACstyle!

YACsters enjoyed a fabulous month-long Ikebana workshop in studio with Susan McKendry and Hanni Liliedahl! Ikebana is the Japanese art of floral arrangement – it has a very long history and over 1000 different schools ›››

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Awesome Caran D’Ache Demo at YAC!

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Awesome Caran D’Ache Demo at YAC!

Huge thanks to Caran D’Ache for the fabulous demo in studio at YAC! We learned so much and had so much fun playing with their fabulous products, thank you!

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30/30 Returns September 1st!

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30/30 Returns September 1st!

Tomorrow (September 1st) marks the beginning of YAC’s 7th installment of the 30Days/30Drawings challenge! 30Days/30Drawings brings together YACsters, mentors, professional artists and YAC alum in an old art school exercise that boosts artistic fluency and ›››

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Kevin Robinson in Studio!

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Kevin Robinson in Studio!

Thanks to Kevin Robinson for dropping by YAC studios and giving us an impromptu concert on Wednesday!

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Sketch Workshop with Edward Eyth

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Sketch Workshop with Edward Eyth

Last week artist and designer Edward Eyth lead an incredible 3 day long Sketch Workshop at YAC! Sketching is an essential skill for any career in the visual arts. When you learn to sketch and ›››

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