Art Classes and Workshops

Wonderful Watercolors – Beginner

Wednesdays
Time:  9:00am to 12:00pm

Session I           1/4/17 – 2/15/17       (six weeks)
Session II          2/22/17 – 3/29/17     (six weeks)

Come explore the fundamentals of Watercolor. You’ll splash, wash, glaze and spatter, as well as learn how to mix color to create colorful paintings. Instructor will also cover the fundamentals of design and drawing. A variety of subject matter is explored, from simple landscapes to still life.

No experience necessary!
Must have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn and constant practice is encouraged.

Instructor: Jackii Molsick
$130 members, $160 non-members


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Florida Favorites – Acrylic Painting

Thursdays
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Session I          1/5/17 – 1/19/17          (three weeks)
Session II         2/9/17 – 2/23/17           (three weeks)
(4th class to make up any unfinished paintings or make up a missed class)


Beginners welcome!

Enjoy painting what you love about being in Florida! You will enjoy painting palm trees, ocean waves, lake with reflections, a sunrise and a sunset. Emily will guide you through the process of creating Florida scenery in acrylics on canvas.

Instructor:  Emily Lewis
$110.00 members, $140 non-members


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Abstract Painting with Acrylics

Wednesdays
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Session I   1/11/17 – 2/15/17  (six weeks)

Start thinking outside the box! This course is designed for the intermediate to advanced painter or anyone who just wants to loosen up their painting style. Each class will begin with an abstract exercise/demonstration.


Learn the basic principles of abstraction with a concentration on concept, color and composition. Learn the principles of simplifying nature (reduction), making shapes within shapes, with emphasis on negative shape making. Liz will demonstrate lots of abstract techniques to help achieve a cohesive look for your paintings.

Contact the art center for a list of recommended supplies.
Instructor: Liz Wincup
Members $125, non-members $150

 


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Create a Masterpiece in the Style of Oriental Brush Painting

Wednesdays
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm.
Session I     1/4/17 – 2/15/17    (six weeks)
Session II    2/22/17 – 3/29/17 (six ( 6 ) weeks)

Learn to paint the Sumi Style (oriental brush painting). Subjects to be taught. Bamboos 竹, Orchids 蘭,Chrysanthemums 菊,Plum blossoms梅,岁寒三友 (Three amigos) bamboo, plum blossoms, and the pine tree, 蘭(春spring)、竹(夏summer)、菊(秋autumn) 梅(winter)

**Instructor will supply the Chinese brushes for use in class, Bottle black ink, Wet-one, paper towels, if anyone prefers to use their own watercolor, please bring them, we will have Chinese watercolor on hand for use in class.

Instructor:  Jane Moody 梁玉珍.
Price: $120 members, $150 non-members.


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Painting – All Skill Levels

Thursdays
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Session I    1/5/17 – 2/16/17     (six weeks)
Session II   2/23/17 – 3/30/17   (six weeks)

This class allows students to choose their preferred subject matter and medium. It covers setting up your palette, color mixing, composition, the importance of value contrast, glazing and under-painting techniques and offers support and suggestions on where to go next with your work.

This class is suitable for beginner to advanced students.

Instructor: Ken Fuller
$120 members, $150 non-members


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Wonderful Watercolors – Intermediate/Advanced

Tuesdays
Time:  9:00am to 12:00pm
Session I       1/3/17 – 2/14/17      (six weeks)
Session II      2/21/17 – 3/28/17    (six weeks)


Want to further your skills in watercolor? This class is for you! This class will cover more advanced techniques and subject matter, as well as a basic introduction to some experimental techniques to enhance skills. Each session will cover a complete lesson. Students must be pre-approved by instructor.

Instructor: Jackii Molsick
$130 members, $160 non-members


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Group Art Open Studio

Thursdays
Time: 9:30am to 12:00pm
Starting  1/5/2017 thru 5/18/2017

Oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, drawing, whatever! No matter what your medium or ability, come and join a weekly group in a relaxed social setting for practice and camaraderie. Enjoy coffee, tea and friends while working in a studio arts classroom. Bring your projects. Sit back and have fun! 

Suggested donation: $5 per class