Youth Classes | Children

YH303 - Creative Storytelling

Instructor: Ames, Joy

Day of Week: Wed 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Draw and paint your own story!!!!! Create a book with illustrations and/ or paintings, giving shape and words to your imagination. Creating your own characters, storytelling becomes a wonderful exploration of imagination from words to lines and colors. Ages 8 -12.

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YH301 - Mixin' It Up with the Mini-Masters

Instructor: Ames, Joy

Day of Week: Tues 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Hey Mini-Masters! Come on out and have some fun with painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and clay. Students will investigate famous artists and then create with a variety of media. Bring your imagination! For new and continuing students Maximum 10 children. Ages 5, 6 & 7.

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YH802 - Paint and Pizza

Instructor: Ames, Joy

Day of Week: Tues 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $70.00

Mat'l Fee:   $10.00

Ciao e Benvenuto! We need your enthusiasm and imagination to create art filled fun, cool paintings while enjoying a small slice of pizza at the same time! You will be the masters of the moment using acrylics, watercolors, and colored pencils to create your amazing designs. Ages 8 -12.

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YH304 - Sketch, Paint & Brush

Instructor: Ames, Joy

Day of Week: Thur 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Kids, come out and experience sketching, drawing, mixing colors, new ways to use a brush and learning the basics of composition, you can make cool paintings. Come explore with sketch, paint & brush and have fun being a 2D artists! For new and continuing students, ages 8 -12.

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YH101 - Animals, Animals, Animals

Instructor: Bryson, Jill

Day of Week: Tues 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Calling all animal lovers! Whether furry, scaly, or slimy . . . animals are fun. Learn to use shape, proportion, and texture to draw lifelike animals. Learn easy techniques that will make bunnies more cuddly and snakes scarier. The giant world of animals will be represented so come out on safari with us! Ages 8-12

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YH102 - Kids Make Comics

Instructor: Bryson, Jill

Day of Week: Tues 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

This 6-week program consists of three cool components. The first two weeks students learn how to design, draw, and ‘move’ their own comic or cartoon character! The second two weeks, artists learn how to put their own character into a mini-adventure! The third two weeks they convert their mini-adventure into a mini-comic! Prior students may continue developing and making new characters, stories, and comics. For new and continuing students, ages 8 – 12.

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YH200 - Spin Art- NEW!!

Instructor: Henson, Ann

Day of Week: Mon 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

A class for those who feel they don't have the skills to paint, or who just don't know what to paint. We'll start with a blank canvas and a few colors. With each spin/turn of the canvas we'll pause to look for shapes within it until our creative mind sees a subject we like....just like looking for things in the clouds:) No gimmicks--just a technique. Come try it!! Ages 8-12

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YH100 - Drawing for Kids

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Day of Week: Mon 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Young artists will start out working with the basic shapes, then on to blind contour drawings, gesture drawings, still life and landscape drawings. Come explore how to capture the world with a variety of 2 D materials! For new and continuing students, ages 8 -12.

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YH302 - Fabulous Fashion

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Day of Week: Mon 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Calling all fashionistas! Let's learn the art of drawing fashion. Using various fabrics, we will learn how to draw folds, texture, and fabric on top of the human figure. We will study the art of fashion and look at various designers in the industry. By the end of the 6 weeks, you will have drawn an entire fashion collection! Ages 8 - 12 For support, send email to Webmaster

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YH700 - Feeling Arts

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Day of Week: Mon 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

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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YH701 - Feeling Arts

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Day of Week: Wed 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

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

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Day of Week:

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location:

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l Fee:   $5.00

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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YH702 - Feeling Arts

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Day of Week: Fri 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

6 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 received her B.F.A. in Illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design. 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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YH400 - Children's Clay Sculpture

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Tues 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $70.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Hand-building clay class with strong emphasis on activities that develop imagination and inventiveness. Children develop manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination through slab, carving and coiling methods. For new and continuing students, ages 6 & up.

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834W - Clay Gingerbread Houses

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Sun 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $25.00

Non-Member: $35.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: Miss Jacki

Create your very own dream gingerbread house from clay that hardens without firing. Decorate your “castle” for long lasting holiday treasure. Create a village with your family! Children 6 and under need adult helpers, registration required for those who build their own clay gingerbread houses. Must register by Dec 11.

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YH500 - iPad Animation for Kids - NEW!!

Instructor: Regan, Lauren

Day of Week: Wed 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Come on out and make your very own animated movie on an iPad. Through an interactive and hands on approach, you will learn how to produce a stop-motion animation. A variety of iPad apps will be used in all stages of movie production, from planning and storyboarding, filming and editing, to adding soundtrack. For new and continuing students, ages 8-11.

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837W2 - Winter Break Bonanza

Instructor: Regan, Lauren

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $130.00

Non-Member: $150.00

Come sample all your favorite mediums like pencils, charcoal, markers, oil pastels, watercolor, tempera and clay. Spend the week creating your favorite subjects like robots, animals, dinosaurs, super heroes, etc for some great, artful “break” fun. Tues 1/2 - Fri 1/5, 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Lunch not provided. Register by 12/15/17

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YH401 - Family Clay Night-Friday

Instructor: Sikorski, Steve

Day of Week: Fri 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00

Families can now explore the ishy gishy, squishy clay together! Join Mr. Steve as he guides you through the pinch, coil and slab methods of handbuilding clay. Also, try your hand at throwing on the wheel. This class serves as a fun, basic, artful overview of the ever-popular medium of clay. Dress for mess! Tuition and materials fee covers one adult and one child for 6 weeks! For new and continuing students, ages 6 & up.

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W-YH610 - Positively Page Makers Sleepover

Instructor: Still, Todd

Day of Week: Fri & Sat 8:00 pm - 8:00 am

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $30.00

Non-Member: $40.00

Ages 8-12 (please have your child eat dinner!). Grab your sleeping bags, pillows, “jammies”, tooth brush and flash lights for our sleep-over in the “Page Makers” hands on exhibit at the Dunedin Fine Art Center. We will tour the Featured Exhibit with flashlights and then return to the Hands-On area for more fun with computers, drawing, clay and theater. We will then partake of popcorn and “The Pagemaster” before lights out. Breakfast consists of doughnuts, bananas, milk and orange juice. Space limited-maximum of 15 campers. Register by Jan 26th.

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W-YH605 - Robots of Star Wars: Workshop for Youth, Teen and Adults

Instructor: Still, Todd

Day of Week: Fri 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $25.00

Non-Member: $35.00

In this open studio type workshop, bring your medium of choice and capture a bit of Sci-Fi history in this one time opportunity to draw from Todd Still’s Star Wars Robot Collection including: C3PO, R2D2, R2Q5, K2SO, BB8, Imperial probe droid, Droideka, General Grievous, etc. Background movies will be playing for atmosphere and reference. We won’t stop you from wearing your favorite Episode! Open Studio monitored by Ahl Sundar, the Bounty Hunter…so watch it! Ages 8 – 108

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TN102 - Characters of Anime and Manga- NEW!!

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

Day of Week: Tues 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Like to draw Japanese characters like Manga and even some from a popular hunting/collecting games? Come hang out 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 9 - 14

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YH801 - Cooking for Kids - NEW!!

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

Day of Week: Thur 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

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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YH800 - Cooking for Kids- NEW!!

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

Day of Week: Mon 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

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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W-YH600 - Stone Cold Fun

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

Day of Week: Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $30.00

Non-Member: $40.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Come join in on the rock painting and hiding fun here at the art center. All you need is you! We will provide the rocks, paints and instruction. Bring the whole family for family fun!

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5085 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

Skill Levels: Any

Location: TBD

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $85.00

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

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

Skill Levels: Any

Location: TBD

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $65.00

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

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

Skill Levels: Any

Location: TBD

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $55.00

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

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

Skill Levels: Any

Location: TBD

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $65.00

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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W-YH615 - iPad Spring Break Bonanza

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $130.00

Non-Member: $150.00

Come on out and have fun using 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. Try your hand at some stop motion movies as well. For new and continuing students. ages 7 - 11. Mon 03/26 - Fri 03/30. 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Lunch not provided. Register by 03/05/17

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W-YH616 - Mural Spring Break Bonanza

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $130.00

Non-Member: $150.00

Explore the Land of Fairy Tales and Legends through art. 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 03/26 - Fri 03/30. 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Lunch not provided. Register by 03/05/17

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