Adult Classes | Painting: Acrylic

453 - Independent Study in Drawing and Painting

Instructor: Allison, Brooke

Day of Week: Thur 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

The mission of this class is to give experienced artists a time and place to work out their own vision with aid from an instructor experienced with a variety of art materials and styles. Student should have experience with their medium of choice.

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477 - Art & Soul of Landscape Painting

Instructor: Baker, Karen

Day of Week: Wed 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Bring your passion for landscape painting to new heights in this guided, open studio, all media class. Using your own reference materials, learn how to identify and convey the essence of your landscape subjects— respond by interpreting vs. copying. Develop more intuitive, spontaneous ways of seeing. Paint with greater emotion and purpose. Additional topics include composition and design, color exploration, qualities of light and shadow, value contrasts, edge control, aerial perspective. Maximum 10 students, familiar with their chosen medium.

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495 - Painting the Florida Landscape - Inside & Out

Instructor: Baker, Karen

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Location: Cottage Campus

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

The study of landscape painting must include time spent working outdoors directly from nature, where we connect with the essence of our subject and arrive at our statement of purpose. This unique course of study combines painting outdoors on location with indoor studio sessions. Working outdoors en plein air, we will develop a series of small format color studies. Back in the studio we will create finished paintings using our color studies as reference. Additional topics covered: color choices and values, composition, patterns of light and shadow, aerial perspective. Instructor demos and plenty of one-on-one attention.

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463 - Oils/Acrylic Painting-Starting Fresh

Instructor: Duff-Bohrer, Joan

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

This class is designed to help you enrich your oil or acrylic paintings. Students will receive instruction on ways to start a painting and some ideas about color effectiveness. The first class will involve a still life exercise and later classes may include a set up by the instructor or your own choice of imagery. Materials on the supply list should be brought to the first class.

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549 - Dancing with YUPO and Rocking with TERRASKIN!

Instructor: Ikin, Taylor

Day of Week: Tues 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Known as the “YUPO QUEEN” for the past 16 years, Taylor Ikin, will also introduce you to Yupo, a waterproof synthetic paper, and a new surface, Terraskin, which is made from stone! Enjoy individual attention and class critiques, motivational reading and art discussions in a creative environment.

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465 - Joyful Painting

Instructor: Jacobson, Cynthia

Day of Week: Mon 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4

Location: Cottage Campus

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Students are encouraged to find their personal style in the painting medium of their choice. Specific exercises to discover the creative spirit and development as an artist will also be explored. A supportive and intimate environment provides individual attention that builds self confidence.

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PT101 - Beginning Acrylic

Instructor: Kouffman, Jakki

Day of Week: Wed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 1,Level 2

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

You've decided to try acrylic, but have no idea where to start. Or you've been teaching yourself to use acrylic, but only in combination with water. If either of these describes your situation, let's start at the beginning and talk about your choice of colors. We'll then move on to a thorough discussion of how and when to use liquid mediums, solid gels and opaque pastes. Next we'll investigate the essential tools, like brushes, painting knives and surfaces. Each exercise will build slowly on those of the previous week, reinforced by short demonstrations and small projects. Let's make learning a new medium fun and fulfilling!

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PT102 - Intermediate/Advanced Acrylic

Instructor: Kouffman, Jakki

Day of Week: Wed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Would you love to delve into the facts of acrylic technology? With over 50 different liquids, gels and pastes, it's useful to know why, when and how often to utilize this panoply of effects. A respect for intuitive processes is paramount, but a solid approach to craft informs all great painting. Bring your favorite works in any style, whether completed or in progress. We will discuss how you got there, what your questions are and how to advance your dreams for a more informed technique and expressiveness. topics will include additive and subtractive processes (layering, pouring, pressing, stenciling, collaging and scraping), as well as pigment types(opaque, transparent, iridescent and interference colors).

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459 - Open Painting Day

Instructor: Nece, Melissa Miller

Day of Week: Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Improve your skills in technique, composition and concept. Individualized instruction to develop your own style of painting in acrylics or oils. (Colored pencil students accepted with instructor's permission). Choose personal subject matter, explore composition and color theory, solve painting problems. Need drawing experience.

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458 - Open Painting Night

Instructor: Nece, Melissa Miller

Day of Week: Thur 7:00 pm - 10:00 PM

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

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Improve your skills in technique, composition and concept. Individualized instruction to develop your own style of painting in acrylics or oils. (Colored pencil students accepted with instructor's permission). Choose personal subject matter, explore composition and color theory, solve painting problems. Need drawing experience.

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PT203 - Brush Up!

Instructor: No Instructor

Day of Week: Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Find new life in works you've started to paint! Create new work that wows! Cut loose and explore because anything is possible! What to expect: 2 experienced and fun instructors (Lorraine Potocki and Candy Schultheis), limitless exploration, enthusiastic encouragement. You are welcome to work in the 2D medium of your choice or play with something new.

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422 - Abstract Expressionism Acrylic Painting

Instructor: Potocki, Lorraine

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Explore a wide range of creative and abstract painting techniques learning how to express movement, texture, and emotions. Learn different ideas of how to start a painting and how to complete it. Using brushes, palette knives and colour shapers, experience the excitement of experimentation and loosening up. Join the fun and express yourself.

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483 - Acrylic Impressionism

Instructor: Rosefelt, Carole

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Working with acrylics, you will explore acrylic painting in loose impressionistic style on canvas and paper. Themes of landscape, florals and still life from resource photos will be used. Demonstrations and some art history will help you develop your own free style.

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481 - Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Instructor: Rosefelt, Carole

Day of Week: Wed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 1

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Get comfortable with acrylic painting on paper and canvas using direct painting methods for beginners. Using photos for reference, we will explore creative possibilities. Class includes demonstrations and individual help.

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497W - One Day Intro to Acrylic Painting

Instructor: Rosefelt, Carole

Day of Week: Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 1,Level 2

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $95.00

Find out if acrylic painting is for you. Students will complete three small projects on paper and/or canvas inspired by the subject of your choice. A $5 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor and includes all supplies.

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370 - Intuitive Acrylic Painting

Instructor: Schultheis, Candy

Day of Week: Tues 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

In this class you will be getting in touch with your intuition through prompts and exercises designed to reveal the inner you. A variety of tools and techniques will be explored as we develop our own unique style. Activating our canvas and responding to it will be an essential part of the process. The sky is the limit!

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418 - Open Drawing and Painting

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

Day of Week: Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Cottage Campus

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Take your drawing and painting to new heights of expression... bring YOUR TOOLS and we will help you excel to the next level! Learn anatomy, composition, and many facets of art. An open painting and drawing class to work on your own compositions with expert help.

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457 - Spinning-New Perspectives on Art

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

Day of Week: Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Cottage Campus

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Whatever subject matter you like to paint - spinning will free your subconscious abilities! "Spinning" refers to turning the canvas, metal, wood or other vehicle at 90 degree angles while applying the oil, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, charcoal or other medium. Taking your favorite work of art and hanging it upside down may reveal an entirely new piece.

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456 - Spinning-New Perspectives on Art

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

Day of Week: Tues 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Cottage Campus

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Whatever subject matter you like to paint - spinning will free your subconscious abilities! "Spinning" refers to turning the canvas, metal, wood or other vehicle at 90 degree angles while applying the oil, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, charcoal or other medium. Taking your favorite work of art and hanging it upside down may reveal an entirely new piece.

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599 - Acrylic Painting:Textures & Mediums

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

If you are interested in using Textures and Mediums in addition to your Acrylics, this is your class. The class will focus on Abstracts - landscapes and florals using Textures. You can expect a demo to start the class and also throughout the class as we build our painting. Photos will be available but you are encouraged to paint from your own material. There will be plenty of time for painting during the class with individual consultations to help you achieve your personal goals! This class is suited for all levels, with only enthusiasm required! Material list and Course Outline are available.

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598 - An Acrylic Journey

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

In this part of our Acrylic Journey we will explore the world of painting Abstracts focusing on shape! Every class will have a demo to encourage/inspire you. Colors will be blended, scraped and dripped to create beautiful subtle paintings. Feel free to use any canvas size, fluid acrylics, heavy body acrylics, gels, pastes and collage to achieve your goal. If you are a new painter or have painted for awhile, come and join us - it will be fun and rewarding!

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