Vian Borchert is an internationally acclaimed artist, a Corcoran GW graduate, and an art educator with over a decade of teaching experience. Borchert teaches art classes at the Yellow Barn Studio in Glen Echo Park, Maryland.

Yellow Barn

The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo, Maryland

Yellow Barn Studio

7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812

Registration is available through the Glen Echo Partnership for Art and Culture. Additional information about the classes and Vian Borchert are provided by the Glen Echo Park.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak all classes will be conducted online using Zoom (Zoom.us).
Registration will be done using the Glen Echo Online System when clicking the [register] button below!

Watercolor for Beginners and Intermediate

Watercolor Picture Designed for both beginning and continuing students to explore traditional watercolor and experimental watercolor techniques. Color theory and composition are emphasized through images based on still life and landscape.
Minimum age 14.

Class Registration Information:

Course Registration Days Times Dates No Class Location
Watercolor (Beg/Int)
3 Sessions
Mon 10:00AM -
12:00PM
06-07-2021 -
06-21-2021
-- Online
Watercolor (Beg/Int)
3 Sessions
Mon 10:00AM -
12:00PM
08-09-2021 -
08-23-2021
-- Online

Drawing for Beginners and Intermediate

Drawing Picture This drawing class is designed for beginning students where students will learn how to use many drawing mediums such as charcoal, pencils, pen and ink, and colored pencils to create dynamic drawings. Demos of all types of line-contour, gesture, variable and hatched lines will be presented. Art themes such as still life, landscape, studies and images from your own inspiration will be covered.
Minimum age 14.

Class Registration Information:

Course Register Days Times Dates No Class Location
Drawing (Beg/Int)
3 Sessions
Fri 10:00AM -
12:00PM
08-13-2021 -
08-27-2021
-- Online

Advanced Painting Club

Advanced Painting Club Designed for advanced and continuing students with prior knowledge of painting and drawing. Class focuses on projects such as landscape and encourages creative exploration and the student’s own choice of topic to work from. Class time is devoted to critiques, lectures, art history references, and discussion. Students paint independently between classes. Water based Painting mediums are utilized for this class such as watercolor and acrylic. Class focuses on essential elements of art that produce aesthetic compositions such as color, contrast, shapes, texture, brush marks, and balance.
Minimum age 14.

Class Registration Information:

Course Registration Days Times Dates No Class Location
Advanced Painting Club (Advanced)
3 Sessions
Tue 10:00AM -
12:00PM
08-10-2021 -
08-24-2021
-- Online

Advanced Exploration in Drawing Club

Advanced Explartion in Drawing Club Designed for advanced and continuing students with prior knowledge of drawing and coloring. Mixed media drawing mediums are utilized such as graphite pencils, charcoal, colored pencils, pastels, and pen & ink. Class focuses on projects such as landscape and encourages creative exploration and the student’s own choice of topic to work from. Class time is devoted to critiques, lectures, art history references, and discussion. Students draw independently between classes. Class focuses on essential elements of art that produce aesthetic compositions such as line, shading, contrast, shapes, color, and balance.
Minimum age 14.

Class Registration Information:

Course Registration Days Times Dates No Class Location
Advanced Exploration in Drawing Club (Advanced)
3 Sessions
Thu 10:00AM -
12:00PM
08-12-2021 -
08-26-2021
-- Online

To register for a class please press on the Register button within the class information table above.

If you have any questions related to the art classes, please send them to info(at)vianborchert(dot)com or use the contact formular.