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Blue Skies

Blue Door Studio Ithaca
Art Adventures
Create • Explore • Discover!



Katrina will not be teaching classes in July and August 2024 EXCEPT for Private Lessons and Group Team Building sessions. Contact Katrina to schedule!

Classes taught by Carol Spence and other local artists will continue through the summer! 

Current Classes

Tap Into Your Creative Self!

What do you want to learn?

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Art is an Adventure! 

Whether you want to learn something new, continue to improve your skills, or resume where you left off back in Junior High Art, we have classes for you!  Drawing, painting, printmaking, oil pastel, watercolor, and more! Learn in a welcoming and supportive setting with other adults at your skill level.

Take a series of classes over a few weeks or a one session class in a morning or afternoon.

Expand Your Art Knowledge

Botanical Monoprints, Abstract Collage, Waxed Watercolor -- Join guest teachers to learn new media and techniques. Many of these art making sessions don't require any drawing skills, just a willingness to explore, experiment, and be adventurous!


For more information, please get in touch with Katrina today.


More About Us

Our Philosophy and Goals

The Blue Door Studio is a place to create, explore, and discover new ways of looking and thinking. Studio classes focus on teaching adults art making skills and viewpoints, empowering them to believe in their ability to learn, and encouraging them to see how art can add richness and new meaning to all of our lives. 


Our approach to teaching is tailored to students' ability levels and interests. Classes range from beginner to advanced, taught by studio founder, Katrina Morse, or guest teachers, and are affordably priced.  We occasionally offer children's classes and child+adult classes. We invite you to explore our course schedule, which changes monthly, and stop by the studio for a visit at your convenience.

Get in Touch

Blue Door Studio Ithaca

Katrina Morse

4190 Dubois Rd
Ithaca, New York 14850


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“I don’t ever take a span of a few hours for myself to create without an end-goal. This was such a gift, to spend time with others in a nurturing space and just create art!”


~ Printmaking Student

“The class was amazing. Drawing in this way is a mindfulness exercise. I could feel my whole body, mind, and soul focus on the simple things like taking time to really SEE what is! Thank you Katrina! Coming back soon!”

Student in Introduction to Drawing 

“It was a wonderful setting, with an amazing teacher and eager learners!”

Paint Party Participant

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