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Art Lessons for Kids • One-To-One Tutoring • Birthday Parties • Private Lessons

The Artist’s Apprentice offers the creative person an opportunity to explore his/her individual talents through a variety of medium, subject matter and techniques. Classes are taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner of The Artist’s Apprentice established in 2002.

A variety of classes, offered in a group setting are designed for young artists ages 7 & up. Special programs are available for younger children, homeschool students, birthday parties, scout outings, American Heritage and Religious Groups, and those in the International Baccalaureate program.

View our Class Schedule to find out what’s being offered right now. We also offer private art classes at the Independence Library or at your home!

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⚡️Beginning Monday afternoon! 🌞Call today!💥Does your child like to draw? Do they like Manga and Anime? This is the camp for them! Register online at or over the phone at 248.391.0304 x3500. You won't want to miss out on this! #anime ##mangá #art #drawing ... See MoreSee Less

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Does your kiddo love ART? The Artist's Apprentice is offering 22 different art camps this summer, beginning June 7th! (7 camps in Lake Orion, 6 in Clarkston, including Clarkston Family Farm, 5 in Rochester Hills, 3 in Fenton, & 1 in Springfield Township.) ... See MoreSee Less

Does your kiddo love ART? The Artists Apprentice is offering 22 different art camps this summer, beginning June 7th! (7 camps in Lake Orion, 6 in Clarkston, including Clarkston Family Farm, 5 in Rochester Hills, 3 in Fenton, & 1 in Springfield Township.)

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Upcoming Lessons

December 9, 2021
  • Ready. Set. DRAW!

    December 9, 2021  4:20 pm - 5:50 pm
    Renaissance High School, 6558 Waldon Rd, Village of Clarkston, MI 48346, USA

    Flora to Fauna! Bodies to Buildings! Let's get drawing! We will be tackling it all in this 4 session, skill building series aimed at improving your young artists drawing abilities. Students will be experimenting with a variety of mediums to produce four, quite impressive, pieces of artwork. A Gallery Show will be extended to families following class on the final day. Taught by artist/instructor Pamela Palmer, owner of The Artist's Apprentice.
    Ages 7 & up. As always siblings of any age are welcome!
    Fridays 11/5, (Skip 11/12), 11/19, (Skip 11/26), 12/3  cancelled 12/9 instead, 12/10.
    $60 plus $15 material fee payable to instructor on the 1st day of classes.

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18 years and counting! All of our fine art experiences are instructed by Pamela Palmer, an artist who was born and educated in Canada. Pamela has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a major in painting and a minor in drawing from the University of Windsor and a Diploma of Interior Design from St. Clair College. Her works have been accepted into the government collection of Ontario and into juried shows at the Windsor Gallery of Art. She has been the 4th grade art teacher at the Independence El. and art instructor at the Early Childhood Learning Center for the Young 5’s program.

The Artist’s Apprentice has received a huge amount of recognition since its beginnings through the Youth Enrichment Program in Clarkston, Michigan

As part of The Artist’s Apprentice program, students will be working to improve upon their personal best, an ongoing mindset that should continue throughout a lifetime.


…and many more! Check the Class Schedule to see what’s being offered right now!

How Do I Enroll?

For group classes, go to the Class Schedule and click on the desired class for information on how to enroll.

Click here to enroll in private classes, art parties, or to pay online.

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If you have a question, call Pamela Palmer at

(248) 620-3040

Or text (248) 842-1349

For the fastest response, simply use the form to the right, and we'll get back to you soon!