Teen Drawing & Portfolio Development


While We Shelter in Place


All classes and events at the
Spruill Center for the Arts are postponed through the end of April. Spruill's Education Director and
staff are working to reschedule
all Spring classes and will be in
touch regarding new dates.

Several Instructors are providing Virtual Classes in lieu of our being able to meet in person. My Teen Virtual Classes (ZOOM CLASS) listings 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.

Spring 2020 Virtual Classes

Wednesday pm 

4:30 - 6:00pm..Teen Drawing & Portfolio Development

(Spruill Teens, Elm Street  Arts Class)

Saturday am       

1:00pm- 2:30pm........Adult & Teen Drawing Class

(Cherokee Art Center Adult/Teen Art Class)


-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

-For my spruill students who had registered for classes that "shelter in place" cancelled =>there is no additional cost to you for participating for April, 2020 because you paid for classes you didn't receive - it's my gift to you

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

-Join the class session at the appointed time

​© 2023 by John W Horne.com 

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