Pickpocket Arts Classes

Located at 166 Pickpocket Road in Brentwood, New Hampshire, Pickpocket Arts Studio is a beautiful and open space where artists can build their skills and develop their talents. Students of all ages and abilities are welcome. Classes run throughout the summer and we will be adding new classes this fall as well!

To sign up for a listed class: please call Bonnie at 603-475-1084 or email pickpocketarts@gmail.com. We hope to have online registration soon!

Private Art Classes are also available upon request. More information is listed below the Summer Art Classes section.

Class Descriptions: 

All classes can be tailored to your individual preferences and skill level.

Drawing: Explore a variety of drawing media from artist pencils, chalk pastel, oil pastel, to conte crayon and pen and ink. Learn strategies to

Painting: Students will focus on a particular paint medium while in this class whether it is watercolor, tempera, acrylic, or oil.

Printmaking: Linoleum, woodcut, collagraph, and mono printing will be explored in printmaking and the idea of making multiples through relief in both additive and subtractive processes.

Digital Photography: Learn how to make the most out of your digital camera by exploring composition and post-processing techniques. *Digital camera required, DSLRs preferred.

Paint Parties: perfect for birthdays, bachelorette parties, friends’ night, bridal/baby showers, you name it. Paint parties are a fun way to get together to unleash your inner artist. Choose from a variety of paintings to recreate or pitch an idea, anything is possible!

Summer Art Classes

Cost: $120/student for three-day session. $25 deposit required upon registration.

Session 1 – July 19, 20, and 21 – Drawing. A three-day drawing course for students ages 10 – adult. The session runs Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30am – 11:30am. Light snacks and drinks are provided.

Session 2 – July 26, 27, and 28 – Painting. A three-day painting course for students ages 10 – adult. The session runs Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30am – 11:30am. Light snacks and drinks are provided.

Session 3 – August 2, 3, and 4 – Printmaking. A three-day printmaking course for students ages 10 – adult.  The session runs Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30am – 11:30am. Light snacks and drinks are provided.

Session 4 – August 9, 10, and 11 – Drawing. A three-day drawing course for students ages 10 – adult. The session runs Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30am – 11:30am. Light snacks and drinks are provided.

Session 5 – August 16, 17 and 18 – Painting. A three-day painting course for students  ages 10 – adult. The session runs Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30am – 11:30am. Light snacks and drinks are provided.

Session 6 – August 23, 24, and 25 – Printmaking. A three-day printmaking course for students ages 10 – adult. The session runs Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30am – 11:30am. Light snacks and drinks are provided.

Private Art Classes

Email Ashley at pickpocketarts@gmail.com with questions or to schedule a class or paint party.

Recommended ages: 5 – Adult

Private Lessons at the Pickpocket Arts Studio in Brentwood, NH: 

Private Class – Single Day Session (2 hours), 1-2 students: $60/student

Private Class – Single Day Session (2 hours), 3+ students: $45/student

Private Class – Three-Day Session (2 hours each day), 1-2 students: $140/student

Private Class – Three-Day Session (2 hours each day), 3+ students: $120/student

Paint Party – 2 hours, 8+ participants: host chooses the image, one image per party. $50 deposit required to register, final count due 3 days prior to event, deposit is refundable up to 10 days prior to event.

  • $25 per student – 8×10″ canvas panel
  • $30 per student – 8×10″ or 12×12″ stretched canvas
  • $35 per student – 16×20″ stretched canvas
  • What’s included: all paint required, brushes, water and cups, paper towels, wireless speaker for music.
  • What you’ll need: an apron or clothes that can get painty and any refreshments or decorations you’d like for your guests.

Private Lessons at your own location:

Private Class – Single Day Session (2 hours), 1-2 students: $80/student

Private Class – Single Day Session (2 hours), 3+ students: $65/student

Private Class – Three-Day Session (2 hours each day), 1-2 students: $180/student

Private Class – Three-Day Session (2 hours each day), 3+ students: $160/student

Paint Party – 2 hours, 8+ students: host chooses the image. $50 deposit required to register, final count due 3 days prior to event, deposit is refundable up to 10 days prior to event.

  • $30 per student – 8×10″ canvas panel
  • $35 per student – 8×10″ or 12×12″ stretched canvas
  • $40 per student – 16×20″ stretched canvas
  • What’s included: all paint required, brushes, drop-cloths for tables, water and cups, paper towels, wireless speaker for music.
  • What you’ll need: seating and tables for your guests, an apron or clothes that can get painty and any refreshments or decorations you’d like for your guests. *If you are hosting from a venue other than your home, make sure you book this on your own and understand any requirements or limitations the space may have.