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Coming Sept. 21: Fall Online Art Classes Taught by Art League School

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – Still at home and looking for a way to occupy your time? Enjoy being creative? If so, there is a new opportunity right up your alley.

You can register for online art classes with The Art League School. Registration is now open for the courses, which begin Monday, September 21.

All skill levels are welcome. Select from more than 50 classes.and workshops. They range from basic painting and drawing instruction to computer-based digital illustration and GIF creation.

Classes meet via Zoom. In between sessions, students can stay in touch through Google Classroom or by email. And because classes are virtual, students do not have to be in the Alexandria area to participate. Simply connect to the Internet and you’re good to go.

Stating in a press release their belief that “interconnectedness is a vital source for creativity,” The Art League began offering online courses in April. These were seen as a safe alternative to in-person classes that temporarily closed because of COVID-19 safety guidelines. And the response to them has encouraged The Art League to continue offering online options.

Here are a few testimonials:

“I’m so glad that classes are continuing to be offered online. Although I live locally, I work with seniors and cannot take the risk of in-person classes at this time. This is a life-saver!”

“I’m a kid in a candy store! I can’t decide which [Art League] class to take first, so I’m taking two. Loving these online offerings, keep them coming.”

The Art League plans to continue online classes until further notice. Outdoor classes will also be held following social distancing protocols. Browse and register for classes HERE.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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