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Art Classes & Art Gallery in Graham, Washington

Expand your knowledge in different mediums of art with the help of the art classes and gallery provided by Lucas Art & Frame in Graham, Washington. Our art center is home to a gallery and a wide variety of art classes. Students or hobbyist study various arts, including:


Photography classes

Gary McCutcheon has ongoing classes for beginner, Int. and advanced students. Photography and beginner photoshop classes are available on Wed. evenings from 6:30-8:30 for the small fee of $30. Gary has his own photography studio and has been in the business for many years.

 Intermediate Photography continues                                                               

Point and shoot cameras for beginners to the more experienced photographer. 

Learn to see and record the beauty and the unusual that is right in your own backyard, whether you live in the city or the country.  Beginners to the more experienced are welcome.

New photoshop and photography classes will resume soon.




We have a team of local instructors who are also experienced professional artists. They teach on a regular schedule.

Guest instructors are invited  to teach different techniques and/or mediums. Visiting teachers are typically booked for 2 or 3 days in a row.

You must preregister and pay  for each class in order to reserve your space.

Deposits are made payable to the instructor and mailed to Lucas Art.

Schedules are posted on this website and are subject to change.

 Art supplies are available for the classes.

Photography, Art Classes in Graham, WA


Art Gallery

We carry work from  of Pacific Northwestern artist, Kare. Browse through our selection, which includes:





Artwork is created on wood, paper, canvas, metal, leather and even rattlesnake skin.Originals, prints, and commissioned work is available.


Custom picture framing.

Choose from our many samples including half inch to 3 inch moldings, simple styles or unique imports.  With over 30 years in the business, we can help you select a design  to fit your style and budget.


Class schedule

Wood Burning Classes 2013
Paul Langston, instructor 

Two forms of classes are offered. Demo workshops are done in two day sessions where all the students work on the same project.

Burn your own are one session classes where Paul assists you on your selected project.

All classes are from 10-2 and the fee is $35 per day. You must pre register and have your own equipment. (New students may borrow equipment on the first project to evaluate interest.) Required wood is a separate fee.

Workshop Dates: “Burn Your Own” dates:

  August 24, 31            Sat.
Oct. 18, 25                  Fri.

July  19 Fri.
Sept. 20 Fri.
Nov.  23 Sat.


                                                                          To Register:  Make check payable to instructor and mail to Lucas Art.

Calligraphy for Beginners

Gina Arnold

 5 weeks...wednesday evenings 6:30-7:30    $60 for all.

Five one hour classes will give you the knowledge of conquering the Italic Alphabet with a calligraphy pen. 

Write your own invitations, label your scrap-bookw and improve your penmanship.


Terry Isaac

October 17,18, 19,  2013


Terry will be coming from British Columbia to share his extraordinary technique for painting wildlife with acrylics.  This professional has written books on technique and has been a published artist for many years.  In this particular session, you will learn how to paint fur.  The subject matter will be a BISON  3 days for $295



David Gray
November 14,15, and 16, 2013


David will show you how to paint luminous skin tones as we work from a live model. His portraits are so real, you expect them to turn their heads and speak. Work with this master for 3 days and see what you can accomplish.

$295 for instructor (model fee $50 payable to Lucas Art) 





He’s Back….so save the date.

 “I always learn so much”is the statement Robert students say. If you have not taken advantage of his guidance, this is the year to do so.  We study plein aire, composition, values, sketching with your brush, perspective and so much more.  All while producing study oil paintings.

You are strongly encouraged to take all 3 days if possible. 

Three days for $295 or $100 for each. (model fee is additional)

Peter X O’Brien    Instructor


Peter is an amazing, patient instructor.  He will guide the students through a selected project each day.  He demonstrates and explains step by step how to achieve beautiful and colorful watercolor paintings. Peter makes his living as an artist and is an Oregon resident. Classes begin at 9:30 and finish around 4:30. Class fee is $75 per day and does not include your materials. 

                                                                                          Sept. 13       Fri.        TBA

                                                                                          Sept.14        Sat.        TBA

                                                                                           Nov. 8          Fri.        TBA

                                                                                           Nov. 9          Sat.       TBA


Karen Lucas Davis has been instructing students since 1979.  and teaches many classes throughout the year.  This NW artist has made her living from painting.  During a 6 year period, she traveled full time through the western states selling art and photographing  reference  material. Students rave about her patience and knowledge with acrylics, watercolor and oils.  Class size is limited to 10 so that each student gets individual attention.

PYO Classes
(Paint your own)


Sometimes, we need some assistance with painting our own projects.   You may work in oil, acrylic or watercolor, and Karen will help.  Tuesdays and Wednesdays and some Saturdays are specifically designed for just that.You must be pre registered because space is limited.  Classes are payable in advance. No refunds if you cancel less than 24 hours prior to the class.

                             Tuesdays                10:30-2:30pm     $30 ea
                             Wednesdays           12:30 – 3:30      $25 ea. 
                             Saturdays (See Dates)        2:30-5    $25


Mini          Mini MiMMini Workshpopsni Workshops                   Workshops (full day) 


  Ship at Sea               Oct. 24  Thursday                 $75 

A wet on wet technigue for painting ship coming out of the fog in one day.              9:30 to 4:30

If you would like to take the class and need all materials, they can be included for $85.  

Beginners Oil Basics

Oct. 12  9:30-12:30  Oct. 26  9:30-4:30

Learn the basics of painting trees, mountains and skies and have a permanent notebook to remind you later for whatever medium you work in.

All materials will be provided for your use.  $135  




Contact us in Graham, Washington, to request more information about our art classes and gallery.