Art Getaway

Art Getaway is an immersive event held at the Lost Pines Art Center on the third Saturday of every other month from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Experience a variety of hands-on activities, including Intro Art Classes, artist demonstrations, live music, exhibits, a kids crafts table and more, guaranteed to pique the creativity in everyone! All ages are welcome. Admission is FREE, and donations are always welcome!  (Classes will require a registration fee.)

Our next Art Getaway will be held on: Saturday, January 19th, 2019, 1:00-5:00pm; Here are the listings:

Live Flamenco Guitar, with David Córdoba

4:00-5:00pm, Art of the Pines Gallery, Free! (donations are welcome)

Flamenco in the Pines:  Come enjoy the enchanting and soulful melodies of flamenco guitarist, David Córdoba.  Originally from Alicante, Spain, David has lived in Austin for many years performing as a soloist, and as part of several flamenco ensembles.  We are thrilled to welcome him back for another show at the Art Center!  You won’t want to miss this!  As always, the show is family friendly, and seating will be available.

Intro to Pastel Painting, 1:00-4:00pm, Classroom 2, $40.00


PanPastel® Adventure with Enid Wood, PSA, PSNM: Purchase tickets here!

If you are eager to try PanPastels@, this afternoon workshop at the beautiful new Lost Pines Art Center, just 30 miles east of Austin, provides all the materials you need. Bring your sense of adventure and your own reference photos. Students will experiment with PanPastels® to block in the major shapes and values of a painting, and will also learn to use them to apply texture for creative backgrounds, to modify color temperature, and create an entire painting, using Sofft Tools applicator sponges. Class participants work on subjects that have meaning for them personally in this informal, supportive class.  Ages 17 and up. Learn more about Enid here:

Intro to Textured Acrylic Painting, 1:00-3:00pm, Art of the Pines Gallery, $35.00

The Basics of Textured Acrylic Painting with Loriann Rodriguez: Purchase tickets here!

Learn how to create a beautiful still life painting to take home, led by League Artist Loriann Rodriguez. She will also guide you through the process of using a palette knife and washes to create texture, and bring your piece to life! Loriann has been a League member for 10 years. Class is open to anyone ages 16 and up, and all supplies are provided.

Community Table with Tracy Loring, 1:00-5:00pm, Member’s Gallery, Free!

(Donations are welcome)


Feeling a little stressed? Take some time for reflection and relaxation with artist Tracy Loring, while she guides you through Zentangles and Artistic Doodling. Zentangles have become a popular technique of drawing repetitive patterns to increase focus and creativity. Art Doodling is a way to use color and abstract shapes on paper, revealing an unexpected image. All supplies are provided, and you can do one image, or several.  Ages 12 and up.

2:00-5:00pm, Blow Your Own Glass Flower with Mark Rendulic, $45

Experience the thrill of using your own breath to blow a one of kind sun catcher ball! Register for a 20 minute session time slot in the New Glass Silo at the Art Center.  All supplies are provided, and closed toe shoes and cotton clothing are required.  Ages 17 and Up are welcome.  Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent, and sign a waiver.

One person per time slot- you can register here:

1:00-4:00pm, Artist Demonstrations, Free!

2:00-4:00- Vicky Balcou, Member Artist, demonstrating figure drawing with crayon!  Vicky will have drawings for sale, as well, at her work station, located in the Members Gallery.

Kids Arts and Crafts- 1:00-5:00pm, Art of the Pines, Free!

Arts and Crafts in the Kids Room: Let your child’s imagination and creativity soar with an endless supply of art and craft supplies, such as paints, beads for stringing, craft paper, and printed images for coloring.  Kids and parents alike can dive right in and create unique pieces to take home.  All supplies provided.

For a list of all classes currently available at the Art Center visit our Classes Page!