Teen Drawing & Portfolio Development

Summer/Fall 2020

While We Shelter in Place


A closer look at our 'new normal' reveals initial predictions face regular updates and revisions.

Admittedly, precautions have lasted longer than optimists amongst us initially predicted.

Truth is it will last longer yet.


Because all of us must do our part
I'll be continuing our Virtual Class 
calendar thru 12/29/20. 

I have one class {Tuesday, 7 - 9:30pm, 
Figure Drawing} that has made at
Spruill Center for the Arts

and begins 10/06/20. The other centers I held class at are either closed until 1/01/21 or are running Virtual only for the time being


Hope to see all of you Virtually soon. 

Remember to stay safe

Best Regards..........John W Horne


My Teen Virtual Classes (ZOOM CLASS)  is listing are below

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we

work through all of this.



I am often asked and usually am able carry’ 2-4 private students

year-round. Presently I have one private student with 2 more

starting in January 2019. 

I meet weekly with my students, year-round, at the student's home.

My rates are reasonable and do represent a serious commitment on both our parts to the process. My class meetings are usually 90min.

I charge $60 an hour & $80 for 90min- when paid monthly-**.

90% of past student's classes were 90 min in length. 

(*I invoice before the start of each month. there is a $5/hr supplemental fee when/if classes are paid weekly)


During our meeting time we review: work assigned, accomplished successes, future challenges, present topics, school assignments, A/P requirements, many other artists works to keep students aware of what is being created in the art world, here and abroad.

My class is designed for students who're interested in ultimately taking their creative ability and drawing skills to an higher level and who want to advance within a friendly 'studio environment'. 

Demonstrations and critiques are apart of the weekly scenario. In short, a private class consists precisely of what we do in a group class, albeit more concentrated and focused thereby bringing exponentially better developed works. Students work from life &/or photos - either heir own or provided by instructor. . Sixty- two private students since 2002,

61 graduated with 60 accepted into their University of choice......" None failed to gain admission.

Undergrad: Ringling College of Art, F.I.T., Alabama, Auburn, Art Institute, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Parsons School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Cal. Arts, GSU, UGA, KSU, MICA, Valdosta, SCADCarnegie Melon, Trinity College at Temple U., Appalachian State, Grandview U., Corcoran.

MFA programs: SCAD, Syracuse University Overseas Study (1yr masters program/architecture in Florence, Italy);

School of the Visual Arts, New Paltz.

FALL 2020 Virtual Classes

Wednesday pm 

4:30 - 6:00pm..


Originally for Spruill Art Center Teen students, NOW OPEN TO ALL TEENS 13 -19YRS

I    10/07 - 10/28           

II   11/04 - 11/25          

III  12/02 - 12/16*  
2 hr class$80.00/ 4 weeks  &  $70.00/3* weeks 

Saturday pm      

1:00pm- 2:30pm........


Originally Established for Cherokee Art Center & Elm Street students, NOW OPEN TO ALL TEENS 13 -19YRS

90 min => $75.00/4 weeks


-Registered through me at my email address

-Have your art work, supplies, notes, questions, ready

-Follow directions to respond to class' Email Invitation 

-Click Link, Download & Install The Zoom software

-Make sure your video cam and mic are turned on

-You will be able to join using either your smart phone or your tablet or your computer

-Join the class session at the appointed time