Art Classes. October, 2014 schedule.

Monday, October 6,13, 20, 27, 2014 –  “Quality Lesson”. How to paint with acrylics.

Tuesday, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 –  Painting “Flowers”.

Wednesday, October 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014 – Painting “Forest”.

Thursday, October 9,16, 23, 30, 2014 – Painting a portrait. Learning the proportions of the face.

Friday, October 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014 – Drawing with ink pens. Continue reading

Painting Forest

Valeria ArtLabThe lesson “Painting forest” is the easiest version of painting the landscape for beginners. The tutorials are very simple. Once you made the forest you will realize how to make any landscape. All students get the different forest on the canvas, and remembering the tutorials, they are trying often to make another painting of the forest to train their skills. Continue reading

Painting “Flowers”


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      Painting flowers is the one of the most fascinating process in art and one of the most favorite my students’ lesson. Who does not love flowers? Even boys and men find this process very exciting. In this … Continue reading

Quality Lesson. How to paint with acrylics.

Eva Malevanskaya, "Under Mom's Wing", acrylic on canvas,12x12

Eva Malevanskaya, “Under Mom’s Wing”, acrylic on canvas,12×12

Before starting the art classes and taking lessons, I recommend to begin with the quality lesson. Why is it important for beginners? No matter how good your abilities for drawing are, and how hard you are working on your painting, if your artwork has no quality, you will feel uncomfortable to show it to somebody, won’t be able to exhibit or sell it, your artwork will look always like unfinished, and you will be disappointed.

In this lesson you will find out: Continue reading

Art Classes. September, 2014 schedule.


Monday, September 1, 8,15, 22, 29, 2014 –  “Quality Lesson”. How to paint with acrylics.

Tuesday, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014 –  Painting “Flowers”.

Wednesday, September 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014 – Painting “Forest”.

Thursday, September 4,11, 18, 25, 2014 – Painting a portrait. Learning the proportions of the face.

Friday, September 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014 – Drawing with ink pens. Continue reading

Art Expressions. My students’ artworks.


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My students Eva Malevanskaya and Jessie Glenn, both are 11 years old, got amazing results in the last session of the art lessons at Valeria ArtLab Studio, after I showed them how to make expressions of face. We tried a … Continue reading

Art Classes. May, 2014 schedule.

May 2014

May 3, 2014           10 a.m.  Lesson – Expressions (face and body).

May 10, 2014         10 a.m.  Lesson – 6×6 canvas painting.

                                1 p.m.  “How to become an artist”©, Valeria Barnhill’s two                                                             weeks (3 Saturdays) training. First Saturday training.                                                            Continue reading

Beautiful Flowers For Your Mom

Valeria ArtLab Floral ArrangementsHi, everybody,

I am just about to remind you that Mother’s Day is coming very soon, and suggest you to order fresh flowers and floral arrangements at Valeria ArtLab.

If you ordered flowers from Valeria ArtLab before, you probably will be happy to know that the prices on my bouquets and arrangements are still the same, they starts from $15 and no more than $35 for a big beautiful bouquet.  Continue reading

Our Students Are Winners

Congratulations to Rachel Upshaw,  Rayleigh Upshaw and Eva Malevanskaya, who participated in the 2014 Academic Rodeo Art competition and won! They are all students of Whitehouse Cain Elementary School and New Artists at Valeria ArtLab studio. They took Valeria Barnhill’s art class “How to Become an Artist“© in October 2013.

The girls have made amazing quality artworks and these artworks will be presented at the East Texas State Fair untill February 6, 2014. Continue reading