Art can be an enjoyable and relaxing hobby. We all have great memories of artwork created by our children and many of us still have these creative works on display around the house. But nothing says art can only be enjoyed by young people. Adults can gain much from art and many places offer lessons geared specifically toward a more mature population. Here are the top painting lessons for adults in Houston.
Watercolor Art Society Houston 
1601 W. Alabama St.
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 942-9966
www.watercolorhouston.org

A non- profit organization with hundreds of members, Watercolor Art Society of Houston brings together artistically inclined adults to paint, draw, socialize, and have fun. On the second or third Saturday of each month, Watercolor Society Houston hosts a Paint-In, which is open to all and focuses on different painting techniques. This organization also hosts multiple class meetings for painting lessons each month, concentrating on watercolor painting as a means of artistic expression. Watercolors are among the first type of paint people experience as kids and Watercolor Art Society Houston is a great place to get in touch with your childhood memories and learn new ways to create works of art using this versatile paint.

Art League Houston
1953 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 523-9530
www.artleaguehouston.org

A good option for those who want traditional painting lessons, Art League Houston offers weekend classes and workshops designed to help adults of all ages get in touch with their inner Rembrandt. Classes focus on specific types of painting such as acrylic, oil painting, and figure painting and include classes geared toward beginners and advanced students. Art League Houston limits its students to no more than a dozen per classroom, ensuring that everyone receives the proper level of attention to achieve their best. Classes are reasonably priced and those with heightened interest may want to become an Art League Houston member and take advantage of the privileges of membership, including discounts on any art course.

Art Class And Wine Glass
122 Vintage Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77070
(832) 474-2585
www.artclasswineglass.com

Another adult painting opportunity with a wine component, Art Class and Wine Glass is a great place to visit when you want a quick painting lesson on the go. This art business accepts walk-in students and offers short sessions, making it perfect for those with little time to spare. Art Class and Wine Glass lets students bring along any food and drink of their choosing to the sessions. Whether you want to paint in a group or individually, Art Glass and Wine Glass is a great way to learn more about painting in a comfortable, customer-focused setting.

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Houston School Of Art & Design
1909 Campbell Road
Houston, TX 77080
(713) 464-2787
www.artschoolhouston.com

At the Houston School of Art & Design, students can learn the basics about painting in a learning environment tailored to individual needs. Adults can become versed in the practice of specific types of paining including airbrush, watercolor, oil painting and more under the guidance of highly skilled art teachers. Houston School of Art & Design has an Adult Try it Out Program that is ideal for those who want to learn more about art but are unsure exactly where their talents and interests lie. Students often finish a course with newfound skills and talents, ready to schedule more classes and further pursue their artistic endeavors.

Vino Artino
11550 Louetta Road
Houston, TX 77070
(281) 251-1175
www.vinoartino.com

If variety is your style and you like wine or other adult beverages, then a place you should visit is Vino Artino. This business offers two and three hour painting classes that concentrate on a specific theme and they encourage painters to bring their own booze. One class might have western landscapes as its main theme while another may focus on a specific holiday. Bring along some wine or other adult beverage, grab your paint brush, and feel your stress melt away as you create a work of art fit for framing at Vino Artino.

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