Youth Classes | Teen

Monday

9/9/24 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tinling, Chef Craig

Want to become a better home chef or chase even bigger culinary dreams? In this 6-week session you will learn new recipes, master different meals and feel comfortable and independent in the kitchen. We will be going over knife skills, mise en place (origination) while cooking fun interesting food from around the world and developing life skills. Ages 11 - 15. Register with your friends and siblings as students are grouped in sets of 2,3 or 4 for cooking stations. Please wear your favorite Apron each week. Aprons not provided.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Lab Fee:   $25.00

Member Tuition: $135.00

Non-Member: $155.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $35.00


Monday

Do you like creating and drawing your own characters? Does learning to draw characters from your favorite shows and games excite you? Then this is the class for you! We will be learning the fundamentals of character design and understanding the basics of drawing people. Have fun drawing your characters in manga, anime, and traditional styles, whichever you choose. In this class we will explore what makes a successful character, doing our best to create a new one from scratch or re-constructing an existing one. Using the fundamentals of drawing, it will help us develop our characters further. So come explore different styles of design as we create our very own memorable characters! Paper/pencils/colored pencils supplied. Students are welcome to bring their own sketch books, ink pens or Copic markers. Ages 11 - 15

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

10/28/24 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sal Gulino

Students will embark on a creative journey through various hand-building techniques including line coil, slab construction and the pinch method. Our adventure will lead us to create enchanted vessels, mugs, candle votives, whistles and more. All with decorative and sculptural embellishments of your own choosing! We will also try our hand at throwing on the potters wheel! Come explore, create and have fun. Ages 9 & up.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Monday

7/15/24 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 pm
Griffin, Margot

This 2 hour workshop is the perfect introduction to modern Calligraphy, which not only creates beautiful lettering but can be used as a mindfulness tool too! Using pencils and then brush markers, we will start with the basic principals and strokes before moving on to print and cursive letter forms. All supplies are included and no experience or even good handwriting is necessary to learn this traditional art. Ages 11-16

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $45.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

9/9/24 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

Embark on a journey into the realm of ancient legends and mythical wonders with our crafting class inspired by the captivating stories of Greek mythology. Participants will delve into the tales of gods, beasts and heroic mortals as they sculpt majestic laurel wreaths, iconic symbols of power such as Poseidon's Trident or Zeus's Thunderbolt and artifacts that echo the epic adventures of heroes like Hercules and Perseus. Join us for an unforgettable odyssey throughout the realms of ancient Greece where imagination knows no bounds and the tales of told come to life through art and crafting. Ages 11-16

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Tuesday

9/10/24 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

Like to draw Japanese characters like Manga and even some from a popular hunting/collecting games? Come hang out in this "club-like" class and draw in your favorite journal, taking one of the drawings, cut it out or enlarge it and mount it on a larger painted background, or create stories in your journal/sketchbook. The teacher will have props to help you with this project. Students need to bring journal of choice and are welcome to bring favorite props as well. Ages 10 - 16

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

9/10/24 - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

Step into a realm where magic and imagination intertwine in our enchanting art and crafting class. Inspired by a world of wizardry and wonder. Participants will embark on a spellbinding journey through the creation of fantastical artifacts and mystical creations. From crafting personalized wands infused with the essence of the arcane to designing potion books filled with secrets and enchantments. Each project will transport participants to a realm where the ordinary meets the extraordinary. Join us as we delve into the rich tapestry of a beloved universe, igniting the imagination and nurturing creativity in a class that celebrates the magic within us all. Ages 8-12.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Wednesday

9/11/24 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Rothstein, Lance

Escape the digital doldrums and discover pictures you can touch! You'll learn how to craft your own hand-made gelatin silver photographs using brand new, cutting-edge methods, and others more than 100 years old. This class will cover: - How to load and use a film camera. (cameras provided for use during class) - Learning how to make a good exposure - Developing black & white film - Making proof sheets / contact prints - Learning which negatives will make the best prints - Using darkroom enlargers to make traditional silver-gelatin photographs. Ages 11 – 16. Maximum 8 students.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Thursday

9/12/24 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Papas, Zoe

Learn how to draw realistically by doing what the master artists did! Draw from life and copy artworks to learn the artist's secrets. The instructor will provide objects to draw and artworks to copy, but students are welcome to bring their own as well. Students will learn a classical approach and receive individual constructive feedback. Suggested materials are: 2H, HB and 2B pencils (Staedtler brand recommended), 11"x14" drawing paper pad (Strathmore brand recommended), pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser and ruler. The instructor can provide drawing materials to students for a $20.00 fee if notified ahead of time. Ages 11-16

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Friday

7/19/24 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Learn basic wheel throwing techniques while experimenting with underglazes, glazes and non-traditional materials added to clay. Individual expression is encouraged. Students will learn and be responsible for set up, operation and the clean up of their wheels. For new and continuing students. Ages 11 and up. Maximum 12 students.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Saturday

10/12/24 - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Beatty, Emma

Calling All Middle School & Early High School students! Come out and join DFAC's Teen Art Club! Sign up with a friend and meet some new ones. In this club we encourage socializing in a positive, artsy, open studio type environment. The instructor will offer suggestions but it is up to you to use your creative imagination. The club will meet for 3 Saturdays to explore a different medium focus during each class. Material fee includes: Materials, chips, water/soda. See you there! Club meets Saturdays 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm on the following dates: Price includes all 3 Session Dates: October 12th Painting, October 19th Self Hardening Clay, October 26th Mixed Media.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $45.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00