Children's Classes and Events Page

Lauren Combs

Mark Kistler

Summer Mixed Media

Drawing Camps with cartoons

Woodlands Art League Summer for Kids - 2018

Pour a Texas plaque, paint your favorite sea creature, and explore texture with mediums, papers, and found objects in our summer art class! All supplies included, projects brought home in ready-to-hang condition.

Session 1: June 13, 20, and 27

Wednesdays 10am to noon

$140 per student, includes $40 supply fee

Limit of 8 per class, ages 11-15

 Hey peeps, come see me at WIZARD WORLD Minneapolis May 5-7! As a special THANK YOU, use the code KISTLER at checkout to get 20% off your ticket price.

 Click here!

Meet Johanna Shread

one of our NEW summer art camp teachers!!

Check out Johanna's Portfolio!

Check out Johanna's Video Reel!

Hi I'm Johanna! I'm originally from New England, I grew up watching cartoons and drawing in many, many sketchbooks during the long one hour commute to my grade school.

Summer is almost here! 

Sign-up for camp now!

 Register today!


Parents watched Mark Kistler as "Commander Mark" on National Public Television's "The Secret City" and "Mark Kistler's Imagination Station" in the 1980's. Now, the new generation of children have the opportunity to learn from nationally acclaimed art educator Mark Kistler. Children will have dynamic drawing lessons progressing through a series of fun, creative pencil power adventures, (Parents are invited to participate!). Each day, Mark will explore a different theme of creative discovery, from medieval castles to undersea adventures, from lunar moon modules to drooling dinosaurs. These are Summer Art Camps that your child will never forget! Mark Kistler has written 9 best-selling children's how-to-draw books, starred in 200 television episodes, and taught millions of children how-to-draw in over 18 countries around the world. 


Mark Kistler's Visual and Performing Summer Arts Camp is YOUR place to dive into your favorite arts in a fun inspiring place! Escape into your own artist world-be with friends who see, hear and live in the world as YOU do! These Master Artists are your guides to drawing, claymation, 3-D Pop-Up cards, musical theater, music, and LIVE on stage performance!

Each week of the Full day visual & performing fine arts summer camp is Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM. Amazing Artists and Performers from around the country fly in to teach YOUR kids in an awesome fun-filled week of art!


June 6-9 

Mark Kistler's Partial Day Drawing in 3-D Summer Camp

Rio Rancho , New Mexico - Morning

Gospel Light Baptist Church

Albuquerque, New Mexico - Afternoon

Eastgate Church

June 12-15

Mark Kistler's Partial Day Drawing in 3-D Summer Camp

Sugar land, Texas

Sugar Land Art Center & Gallery

June 19-22 

Mark Kistler's Partial Day Drawing in 3-D Summer Camp

Spring, Texas - Morning

Vicki Michelle Dance Studio

The Woodlands, Texas - Afternoon

Northwoods Church

June 27-30

 Mark Kistler's Full day visual & performing fine arts summer camp

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

               Location: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

10025 W. North Ave.

Wauwatosa, WI 53226 

Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM

July 10-14

Mark Kistler's Full day visual & performing fine arts summer camp

Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Location: All Saints Lutheran Church

4800 All Saints Road NW
Albuquerque, NM

Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM

July 17-21

Mark Kistler's Full day visual & performing fine arts summer camp

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Location: East Gate Church

 12120 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123

Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM

July 24-28

Mark Kistler's Full day visual & performing fine arts summer camp

Woodlands/Spring, Texas

Location: Trinity Lutheran School

5201 Spring Cypress Rd., Spring, TX 77379

Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM

July 31-August 4 

Mark Kistler's Full day visual & performing fine arts summer camp

Missouri City/Sugarland, Texas

Location: Sienna Lutheran Academy

770 Waters Lake Blvd, Missouri City, TX 77459

                                                       Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM


August 7-11

Mark Kistler's Partial Day Drawing in 3-D Summer Camp

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Location: Fort Wayne Museum of Art

311 E. Main St. 

Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Click for more sign up information!

Mighty Art Monday!

Here's the Mighty Art Monday LIVE Webcast with Mr. Mark we did yesterday!

If you missed the lesson we have posted it in your memberships 100 hours of recorded Webcasts. 


Not a member of Mighty Art Mondays LIVE Webcast with Mr. Mark?  



Can't make the LIVE Monday Homeschool Webcasts?  Sign up today for! Get access to over 300 online, on-demand, Mr. Mark video how to draw lessons!  Over 16,000 subscribers over the last 10 years! Click here for more details! Sign up today for 1 YEAR membership for ONLY $99! 




Sign up for today! 


Here's your YOUTUBE 

 lesson for today!


REMEMBER to subscribe to Mark Kistler's YouTube channel today!


Remember, we are here to help and to make sure that you get all the information you need to get your child drawing!

Please ask for help if you need it!


Brandy Clark (

Director of Online Learning


Mark Kistler LIVE

P.O. Box 142

6046 FM 2920

Spring, TX 77379

WAL offers a great variety of classes in various mediums for both children and adults.  WAL' s mission is to provide the community with professional but affordable art education to help provide students the opportunity to explore their passion for the arts, improve their natural talent, and create modes for expression.

Creating art is one of the most natural and effective way children communicate and even learn!  Our classes provide a wonderful opportunity to learn all about art and to be involved with the creative process in a relaxed and fun environment!  We offer small intimate classes where your child can get the personalized instruction he or she needs to truly shine as an artist!  And all classes are taught by real Artists!

We will be offering children’s painting classes on Wednesdays for both afternoon and early evenings where your young artists will learn the fundamentals of painting plus loads of specialty painting techniques!  Even if your child is new to art and painting, all levels are welcome and that all classes, regardless of whatever stage your young artist currently is at, are beginner friendly.  Come and have fun creating original masterpieces while actively learning about ART!

 WINTER Session  begins soon !  November 9th 16th, 30th, Dec. 7th and 14th! Two age groups!  Five classes for $140 which includes $15 supply fee.

Full refunds will be given up to 2 weeks before start of first class; 70% at one week; 50% by first class. Limit of 10 seats per class/session so sign up early!

Registration Form


        Children Classes

Mail in Registrations:

Online registration and payment is encouraged to hold your child's place in the desired session. We cannot promise to hold seats until payments are received. If you pay by mail, please make sure you mail your check and forms at least a full week ahead of time for it to be received before class.  If payment is mailed late, please email either Jilan or Lauren to notify them that registration may be expected.
Download and print registration and permission forms. Please bring to first class if not mailed. 

Make checks payable to WAL or Woodlands Art League Include CLASS TITLE/STUDENT NAME on the memo line of your check.

Mail to:

Woodlands Art League

PO Box 7234
The Woodlands, TX  77387

WAL welcomes your comments and suggestions!   We are also always looking for artists that are interested in sharing their techniques and skills with others. If you are interested in teaching at WAL or have comments, questions, or suggestions please contact:

Class Director:  Lauren Combs at 

ART is what we do. Come join us!

"The Woodlands Art League" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Texas , P.O. Box 7234, The Woodlands, Tx.  77387

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software