Drawing And Painting Lessons

Professional art classes for children from 5 years old, teens and adults

Art Classes For Children

Children from 5 years old

We’re trying to achieve a right balance between teaching techniques and developing creativity. You kids will learn how to draw and paint animals, people, nature, cars, fruits, manga and more other interesting things!

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Art Classes For Adults

All ages, from teens to seniors

We teach all media (drawing, pastel, watercolour, acrylic, oil etc.), all levels (from beginners to advanced), and all kinds of 2D art.

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Special Courses

Drawing and Oil Painting Fundamentals

Our special courses are perfect for people looking for structured instruction, willing to leatn techniques within tight time frames. In other words, we will give you a lot of theory, perform exercises, and do plenty of material practice.

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Art Appreciation Talks

Learn how to understand arts

"I like it" or "I don't like it" is not a criterium in arts. With our help you can see more behind great artists' paintings and understand arts at a deeper level.

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What We Do

Pictures painted by our students

Locations, Schedules and Rates

Art Workshops

Our workshops are ideal for those who'd like to try a medium first and then decide which one to choose.

Human Body Drawing

4 sessions, 2 hrs each
  • $112 (art supplies not included)
  • Gesture, shading, positive and negative drawing, basic anatomy, proportions
  • Some drawing experience neccessary

Tribute to Van Gogh in acrylic or oil

1 session, 2 hrs
  • $50 for acrylic or $60 for oil
  • Art supplies included
  • No experience necessary

Landscape or Fruits in Watercolours

1 session, 2 hrs
  • $35 (art supplies included)
  • Painting from photo or life
  • No experience necessary

Oil painting – Intro

1 session, 2 hrs
  • $60 (art supplies included)
  • Painting from photo. You can bring yours.
  • No experience necessary

Our Teachers

Elena Perelman

Elena Perelman is the owner of RUSART and she has been... Read more

Elena Zhukova

Elena joined our team in 2014. She is a very talented artist... Read more

Iryna Kharina

Iryna is a Ukrainian-born artist, now living and working in Canada. Read more

Margo Poliakova

An artist and an interior designer, Margo joined RUSART in 2016... Read more


Art Appreciation Talk. Session 4
Mar 25, 2017

Location: New Westminster Studio (200-733 6th Street, New Westminster)
Art Movements of 20th century: impressionism, primitivism, expressionism, cubism, Dada, modern art, futurism, constructivism and others

Magic lessons
Feb 9, 2017

Magic lessons for kids and teens from professional actors. Spring Semester registration open.

New paintings by our students
Feb 9, 2017

New paintings uploaded to Students' Gallery

Chess classes at RUSART
Feb 09, 2017

Spring Semester registration open

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