Upcoming Classes


Private Lessons

Private Art Lessons

Come work in a creative environment with a professional artist for one-on-one sessions that will help you develop your skills, direction, and focus. Beki Borman graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2004 with a BFA in painting. She has worked for years in both painting and drawing mediums and is well versed in tools and techniques as well as design and composition. Beki has taught classes and workshops at several locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin and has experience with oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite, and more.

No matter your experience, Beki will develop a plan and schedule with you to work with your goals as an artist. She will work with you side by side in her studio, offering guidance, feedback, while providing lessons and learning plans uniquely designed for you. There is no obligation, you pay by the hour and can cancel at any time.

Beki’s studio is located in her West Milwaukee home.


  • Lessons start at $25/hr, students provide their own materials. For a travel fee, Beki can come to you as well. This fee will vary depending on distance.
  • www.bekiborman.comor contact her at: bekiborman@gmail.com



121 Tree Pattern Platform

Mixed Media Pastels with Beki Borman

 Held at the Cedarburg Cultural Center

Wednesdays, October 28, – 18: 6:00-8:00pm

Pastels are one of the most versatile mediums.  In this class we will take pastel drawing to the next level. Intricate under paintings, experimental techniques, layering, and more will be covered.  Learn to combine pastel with watercolor, pencil, acrylic, and more! Beginners welcome. 

$79 Member/ $98 Non-Member Register by phone: 262.375.3676 or online


Landscape Painting in Watercolor

Class held at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield, WI

Tuesdays, Nov. 3 – 17
6:00 – 8:30 pm

This class will work from photographs to study the elements of landscape and how watercolor painting technique can be used to recreate a scene. We will work on how to achieve depth, atmosphere, and feeling in a landscape.

Cost: $65 ($55 for donors)
Supplies not included.

register by phone: 262.373.5023 or online

Forest Space 19

Abstract Watercolors

Held at the Cedarburg Cultural Center

Wednesdays, December 2 – 6: 6:00-8:00pm

Abstraction is a fun and unique way to work with watercolor.  We will briefly cover the basics of watercolor and then delve into experimental techniques that respond to the patterns, colors, and textures. Composition will be discussed along with ways to express oneself through the flow of water. Beginners are welcome! 

$59 Member/ $74 Non-Member Register by phone: 262.375.3676 or online


New Methods in Acrylic Painting

Class held at:
The Museum of Wisconsin Art
205 Veterans Ave.
West Bend, WI 53095
262-334-9638 (Phone)

Saturday, December 5, 10:30am–3:30pm

Learn how to turn dull photographs into vibrant and colorful compositions by using acrylic painting techniques. Students will build images using painting knives, rollers, and rags.

Register by December 1

Materials included

Cost: $125

Register with MOWA by phone at: 262.247.2263 or online