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Weekly Classes

Weekly Classes are regular art classes held in our classroom at Alabama Art Supply. We offer several weekly art classes led by professional artists who love to teach. If you are a beginner exploring your creative side, want to learn a new art skill to add to your repertoire, or take your art to the next level, try these classes. Ron Lewis, Susan Oliver, Susan Ripp, and Cynthia Parsons teach our classes. Read more about their classes below.

Our store is located at 1006 23rd Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205. Get directions to our store here.

Please call us Monday through Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm if you have any questions about our classes or getting to our store.

We also hold Workshops. These are one-time events and each one has a different theme or art instruction experience. Our regular workshop instructors are Lisa Opielinski and Chris Cruz, with other guest instructors throughout the year. Click Here to visit our Workshop Page.


Paint with Ron Lewis on Tuesday Mornings

Ron Lewis Open Studio Art Class

Call Ron Lewis at 205-600-9805


Paint with Susan Oliver on Tuesday Afternoons

Susan Oliver Acrylic Painting Class

Please join us. Beginners are welcome!

Come join local Birmingham artist Susan Oliver, previously featured in Southern Living, for acrylic painting classes at Alabama Art Supply. Classes are taught in 4-part increments over the course of each month.

These classes are fun, highly individualized, and you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with Susan to develop your own personal style. If you are looking to think outside of the box and have a great time, this is the class for you!
Please bring a canvas (size of your choice), brushes, and an assortment of acrylic paints. Students who wish to purchase supplies at Alabama Art Supply will receive a discount.

Please contact Susan Oliver at for more information.


Paint with Susan Ripp on Wednesday Mornings

Susan Ripp Watercolor Guided Art Class

Call Susan Ripp at 205-444-9244




Paint with Cynthia Parsons on Thursdays

 Cynthia Parsons Open Studio Art Class

Do join us! Geography doesn’t hinder our fun of learning to paint a bit! Beginning painters and "Just Listeners" are welcome!

Join Cynthia Parsons for her Thursday Open Studio in the Alabama Art Supply classroom and via Zoom for painting instruction and demonstrations. The Zoom sessions are from 12:00- 2:00 CST and are videotaped live from the classroom at Alabama Art Supply. Please contact Cynthia for prices for Classroom and Zoom painting instruction. 

Click the link for more information: Cynthia Parsons Classes and Workshops

The class is limited to 20 students. Cynthia will provide the link to the video of each of the four classes to all class participants.

The class begins with an overview (positive critique!) of participants' most recent paintings. A painting demonstration by Parsons follows. 

Call Cynthia Parsons at 256-520-2360