Fine Art Academy

Paint splashes

Brush up on your art skills at the SCC Fine Arts Academy.

This one is over. Will we see you next time?

SCC West Burlington

Choose one academy:

Academy I - 9:15 to 12:00

Academy II -11:15 to 2:00

Each academy includes both workshops and a free lunch.

Participate in two college-level, hands-on workshops taught by local artist & SCC instructor John Bybee.

Examples of past workshops

The Overview of Underpainting
The fun and freedom of underpainting makes starting a painting virtually stress free. In this workshop you will learn simple steps and strategies that will make your approach to painting loose and free.

Completing the Composition
See how the underpainting serves as a foundation for your final painting. You will learn how to quickly change colors and adjust your forms as you build out your composition.

Want to check out SCC's art programs and offerings?

Contact Barb Carroll at or (319) 208-5019.