Children as young as 5 and adults as old as they want to be can learn the drawing and painting techniques of old masters at the new Art School Santa Fe at The Lofts, 3600 Cerrillos Road.
Artist and art teacher Ronny Beeman believes the art fundamentals of light, shadows and shapes pioneered by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Monet give the basic beginner or more advanced artist the tools to draw and paint in any style desired.
“This is learning techniques in a really fun way,” Beeman said.
Beeman, 48, opened the 300-square-foot space with a 22-foot ceiling in August. The art school allows Beeman to give students one-on-one attention that has eluded her for five years as art teacher at Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences.
“This is something for kids that can’t play baseball, something for kids that can’t dance,” Beeman said. “The first