Flex your creative muscles at these discounted art classes in Houston

Flex your creative muscles at these discounted art classes in Houston
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By Hoodline - Published on July 19, 2018.

If you're looking to boost your artistic abilities, take heed: Plenty of studios around town are offering discounts on beginner-level classes. Read on for a rundown.

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50 percent off painting class

Join local artist Maya Imani Watson for a painting session. The class, held every first Saturday at The Flat, offers students a chance to practice painting techniques, with instruction from a seasoned expert, in a social environment. For a limited time, tickets for individuals and couples are discounted by more than 50 percent.

When: First Saturday of every month
Where: 1701 Commonwealth St., Neartown/ Montrose
Price: $27-$49 (regularly $60-$120)

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82 percent off photography basics class

Explore the basics of photography with Jimmy Loyd, a portraitist, studio owner and freelance photojournalist for the Houston Chronicle. Throughout his 25-year career in photography, Loyd has captured digital and analog family portraits, professional headshots and in-the-moment sports images with ease. For 82 percent off the regular price, students can follow Loyd into the wild to learn proper composition and framing techniques through a hands-on workshop.

Where: 1111 Heights Blvd., Greater Heights
Price: $36 (85 percent discount off regular price)

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47 percent off glass fusing workshop

Join Mark Todd of Juggernaut Glass for an introduction to glasswork. With more than a decade of training under his belt, Todd blows and shapes molten material into works of art in an improvised fashion. Students can expect to learn the ins and outs of the process in a fun and safe environment — at nearly 40 percent off the regular price.

Where: 214 E. 27th St., Sunset Heights
Price: $81.50-$153 ($125-$250)

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