Youth Classes | Teen

818B - Creative cooking for Kids

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

We will have fun in this cooking class with kid-friendly recipes that teach students the basics of cooking. An emphasis on safety and cleanliness in the kitchen will be taught. Each class we will make two recipes, some simple, some more complex. A $10 fee is to be paid in the first class to the instructor for the cost of the food. Be sure to let the instructor know if you have any food allergy concerns. Ages 6 - 12 yrs

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818A - Creative cooking for Kids- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

We will have fun in this cooking class with kid-friendly recipes that teach students the basics of cooking. An emphasis on safety and cleanliness in the kitchen will be taught. Each class we will make two recipes, some simple, some more complex. A $10 fee is to be paid in the first class to the instructor for the cost of the food. Be sure to let the instructor know if you have any food allergy concerns. Ages 6 - 12 yrs

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5085 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $85.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: TBA

This $85 Gift Certificate allows a non-member student to take a regularly priced TEEN class. It does not include materials or model fees if applicable.

Your Invoice serves as the Gift Certificate, which must be redeemed at DFAC.

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5065 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: TBA

This $65 Gift Certificate allows a member student to take a regularly priced TEEN class. It does not include materials or model fees if applicable.

Your Invoice serves as the Gift Certificate, which must be redeemed at DFAC.

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5055 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $55.00

Instructor: TBA

This $55 Gift Certificate allows a member student to take a regularly priced Children's class. It does not include materials or model fees if applicable.

Your Invoice serves as the Gift Certificate, which must be redeemed at DFAC.

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5065 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: TBA

This $65 Gift Certificate allows a non-member student to take a regularly priced Children's class. It does not include materials or model fees if applicable.

Your Invoice serves as the Gift Certificate, which must be redeemed at DFAC.

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813B - Feeling Arts

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Individual 50 minute sessions employing therapeutic art techniques catered to the client and their needs. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can increase awareness as well as help with trauma. Great for children with mental, social and physical disabilities such as, but not limited to, ADD/ADHD, ODD, Autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. Art is an abstract form of communication that allows individuals to express their feelings and emotions non verbally. Art is used to improve hand eye coordination, spatial reasoning, concentration and attention to detail. Sessions can be a great addition to current therapies or as a chance to relax and explore emotions through the creative process. Jennifer Klaus is a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design, where she received her B.F.A. in Illustration. She is a local freelance artist as well as a self published children’s book writer and illustrator. For the last six years, she has been an instructor with DFAC for children and teens art classes. Jennifer has a BA in Psychology as well as her Master's in Clinical Research and Social Work. She is a master's level therapist who has worked with children of all ages, particularly those with learning and developmental disorders. Clinical hours were spent at Paul B. Stephens Exceptional and Calvin A. Hunsinger, both Pinellas county center schools. She has worked with FBA's (functional behavior assessments) and observations, IEP's (independent education plans),biopsychosocials and assessments. Jennifer also has experience with individual and group sessions. She is currently working towards licensure.

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813C - Feeling Arts

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Individual 50 minute sessions employing therapeutic art techniques catered to the client and their needs. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can increase awareness as well as help with trauma. Great for children with mental, social and physical disabilities such as, but not limited to, ADD/ADHD, ODD, Autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. Art is an abstract form of communication that allows individuals to express their feelings and emotions non verbally. Art is used to improve hand eye coordination, spatial reasoning, concentration and attention to detail. Sessions can be a great addition to current therapies or as a chance to relax and explore emotions through the creative process. Jennifer Klaus is a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design, where she received her B.F.A. in Illustration. She is a local freelance artist as well as a self published children’s book writer and illustrator. For the last six years, she has been an instructor with DFAC for children and teens art classes. Jennifer has a BA in Psychology as well as her Master's in Clinical Research and Social Work. She is a master's level therapist who has worked with children of all ages, particularly those with learning and developmental disorders. Clinical hours were spent at Paul B. Stephens Exceptional and Calvin A. Hunsinger, both Pinellas county center schools. She has worked with FBA's (functional behavior assessments) and observations, IEP's (independent education plans),biopsychosocials and assessments. Jennifer also has experience with individual and group sessions. She is currently working towards licensure.

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758 - Get Down to Painting

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: Didier, Jon

Hone your artistic skill set that allows you paint ANYTHING! This class focuses on creating representational works of art from still life materials (provided by either the student or the instructor). Starting with a minimal palette & basic shapes, painting students will practice mixing colors to create the illusion of a three dimensional space, gradually working towards a comprehensive color gamut, as well as complex forms. Skills will be developed based upon each individual’s level. -Suggested Painting Materials: Canvas or canvas board of any size, acrylic paints, & angular-flat brushes (of varying sizes). Note: Materials not supplied

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779A - Got Concept? Part A

Member Tuition: $75.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4

Non-Member: $95.00

Instructor: Anzures, Ian

Interested in Animation, Illustration, Video games, or Character Development? Well Concept Art may just be for you! Bring your ideas to life while learning valuable skills along the way. Emphasis on learning how to draw the figure in action, basic anatomy, landscape, & Story-boarding, all in traditional media to create a strong portfolio for future endeavors in D.E or A.P classes. Become familiar with developing a visual language, personal style, and presentation skills. Prerequisites: Drawing Note: Materials not supplied

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779B - Got Concept? Part B

Member Tuition: $75.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $95.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $15.00

Instructor: Anzures, Ian

Interested in Animation, Illustration, Video games, or Character Development? This continuing introduction to Concept Art may just be for you! Bring your ideas to life while learning valuable skills along the way. Emphasis on learning how to digitally paint and render projects from Got Concept? part A. Utilizing Adobe Photoshop CS6, and other industry standard programs, Students will create a strong portfolio for future endeavors in D.E or A.P classes. Become familiar with developing a visual language, personal style, and presentation skills. Prerequisites: Drawing, Got Concept? Part A REQUIRED materials: Sketchbook, USB Flashdrive 8GB Storage minimum

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838A - iPad for Kids- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Regan, Lauren

Come on out and have fun learning how to use the Apple Ipad. Take photos/videos and then manipulate them with "artsy" Apps to create your own fun, funky digital artwork. Traditional 2D media will also be incorporated. For new and continuing students. ages 7 - 11

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835WA - Mural Madness: Fairy Tales, Tall Tales and Legends Week Long Workshop

Member Tuition: $160.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $180.00

Instructor: Cavanagh, Kasie

Explore the Land of Fairy Tales and Legends with Miss Kasie. After learning about new and old tales, draw, paint and create your very own stories. Then, as a team, enlarge and create a magnificent, monumental mural for all to see. Mon 03/13 - Fri 03/17. 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Lunch not provided. Register by 03/06/17

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762A - NEW!! Steampunkin'

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: Still, Todd

Using real still lifes of skulls, animals, helmets, masks and vehicles, students will add their imagination to bring to life their own steam punk creations from a time long past. Jules Verne and HG Wells would be proud. Students will need to bring their preferred drawing materials with them.

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776 - Teen Art Journaling- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

Capture/create your feelings, thoughts and favorite things into art in a journal using paint, markers, pencils, collage, and other mediums. It is so cool working on your own ideas while using watercolor papers, old books, bindings, covers, duct tape etc. Everyday, several suggestions will be offered on themes to explore and materials to add and learn how to use. Processes like mono printing will be explored as well. Students need to bring journal of choice. Ages 11 - 17

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740 - Teen Clay: Wheel & Handbuilding

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Students will learn basic wheel throwing techniques and how to set up, operate and the clean their wheels. They will also focus on hand-building with strong emphasis on activities that develop imagination and inventiveness. Slab, pinch, carving and coil methods will explored.

For new and continuing students, ages 11 and up

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772B - Teen Creative Open Studio- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Come hang out Friday nights and work on your art! This class is open studio time with instruction; prompts and direction for projects will be given to those who want it. This class gives you a chance to work on subjects that interest you and to learn new techniques. Including, but not limited to, 2-D drawing, 3-D projects, figure, painting, mixed media, illustration, and portfolio work. Repeat students welcome!

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759 - Teen Darkroom- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $15.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

Teens and their 35mm cameras will use the darkroom to develop the art within themselves. Students will learn about the photographic process by capturing just the right shot, processing film/photos, and adding color to their prints through different processes to create something very cool from an originally black and white photo. Ages 11 - 17

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754 - Teen Drawing Class- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: Didier, Jon

Learn how to draw ANYTHING. This drawing from life class aims to train the eyes and the brain to work together in order to achieve a representational result on paper. After covering drawing fundamentals and "re-learning" how to see, students will have the opportunity to choose their own subject matter by using a combination of props, fellow classmates, and models. Skills will be developed at each individual's level. Materials suggested are an 18 x 24 newsprint/sketch pad (or larger), soft charcoal pencils (primarily 2B and 4B), pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, yard stick, soft vine charcoal, and any other tools you prefer...Note: Materials not supplied

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783 - Teen Life Drawing I

Member Tuition: $75.00

Skill Levels: Level 1

Non-Member: $95.00

Instructor: Anzures, Ian

This is a studio based class with the purpose to develop an understanding of the human figure and how it moves through space. Explained in simple, easy to follow guidelines, students will explore essential techniques and practice for fluidity in range of motion. Instructor as well as students will act as models through series of gesture drawings and studies of portraiture, hands, feet, etc. Materials needed: 18x24 newsprint pad, 8x11newsprint pad, Kneaded erasers, White erasers, Pencil Set, Charcoal set, Conte Crayons Black and White.

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704 - Wheel

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: 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.

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724 - Wheel

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: 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.

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