Artist Cottage and Apothecary

Artist Cottage
Awaken your creativity, at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa's haven for self-discovery and expression.  Our Artist in Residence will guide you through an offering of classes; whether a novice or an expert, the Artist Cottage is your sanctuary for expression.

Art Offerings
Join us as we learn, explore and create artful interpretations of the world we see.  Our Artist in Residence will offer assistance in translating your vision into your work of art.  Our art offerings are available on a rotating schedule and approachable for all skill levels.

  • Basic Drawing
  • Water Colors
  • Glass Painting
  • Tile Painting
  • Mixed Media
  • Silk Scarf Painting
  • Orizomegami - The art of Japanese paper folding and dyeing
  • Children's Explorations


At the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, we embrace our most creative minds with a selection of art explorations designed with a child's love of color and imagination in mind.  Our Artist in Residence would be pleased to arrange any of our traditional art offerings as a private lesson for children under the age of 12 years.  All art explorations for children under the age of 12 years will require a guardian in attendance. 

Explorative Painting
Found Nature Collages
Playful Scents
Treasure Jars
Mobile making

Apothecary - Aroma Custom Blending
An experience that will awaken your senses, our custom blending class will rely on your unconscious to create your own uniquely personal scent.  Enjoy your scent as a classic perfume or have your apothecary specialist blend it into a customized product line.

Paint By The Glass - Art Class Experiences
A unique masterpiece on wooden canvas, our art instructors will guide you step-by-step to design a beautiful replication of a featured painting. For morning classes, enjoy mimosas and continental breakfast refreshments as you design a work of art that becomes uniquely yours. In the afternoons or evenings, wine and cheese will be offered. Please contact Spa Ojai to schedule your reservation with a minimum of seven days advance notice. Cancellations require 72-hour notice.

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Prices subject to change without notice. For your convenience, at the time of check-in, a 20% Service Charge will be added to your treatment and activity list price. This service charge includes gratuities for the associates who serve you throughout the Spa Village.

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