FAQs

General

Students may enroll at any time.

The Valley Glen studio is adjacent to Sherman Oaks. Cross streets are Burbank Boulevard and Woodman Avenue.

School is in session Tuesday through Saturday, year round excluding major holidays.

To discuss a customized schedule, contact Linda Wehrli at 818.766.0614 or linda@pastimesinc.com.

Free parking is available on the north side of Burbank Boulevard, and on the two adjacent side streets, Buffalo Avenue and Ventura Canyon.

Tuition is billed either monthly or by semester with a 10% semester discount.

Payment is due in full on the first class or first week of each month.

New students starting after the first week of the month are billed only for the hours booked that month.

Regular billing begins the following month.

Art Classes

6 – 7 years old for Art Classes.

One $22 trial Intro to Drawing art lesson includes individual instruction, a project kit which the student gets to keep and complementary use of the school’s art supplies.

Children’s classes are ages 6 – 12.

Teen classes are ages 13 – 18, however teens are welcome to attend adult classes.

Adult classes are ages 18 and above. Senior citizens are welcome.

A maximum of 9, a minimum of 2 and an average of 6.

Supplies are provided for the Intro to Drawing trial art lessons. A supply list is provided for each medium taught.  Kits can be purchased either from the Pastimes for a Lifetime online art store or at the student store conveniently located on the premises. Students are welcome to bring the supplies they already have. They may purchase individual art supplies directly from the student store on the premises.

Art classes are by appointment only. For availability, please call Linda Wehrli at 818.766.0614 or linda@pastimesinc.com.

You may register after the trial art class or online after confirming availability with Linda Wehrli at 818.766.0614 or linda@pastimesinc.com.

Piano Lessons

A complementary consultation is provided as a courtesy. Contact Linda Wehrli at 818.766.0614 or linda@pastimesinc.com for an appointment.

An acoustic piano is preferred. However, an electronic keyboard with 88 fully-weighted keys is acceptable.

7 – 8 years old for Piano Lessons. A free consultation is recommended for students younger than 7 years.

Privately. A 10% discount is available when two or more students book piano lessons back-to-back.