Youth Classes | Teen

Monday

10/31/22 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mason Gehring

Six individual sessions creating and using art therapeutically in a nonclinical setting. Each session is tailored to the participant interest and style. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can assist with increasing emotional awareness and healing. The creative process using art allows an opportunity to non-verbally express emotions when appropriate, as well assist with spatial reasoning, eye-hand coordination, concentration, attention to detail and creativity. Great for children with a variety of challenges socially, emotionally, physically, including and not limited to ADD/ADHA, ODD, Spectrum and learning challenges. Ages 8 - 16 Mason is a studio artist, drawing and painting instructor, and an artist in healthcare professional, with a BFA from the School of Visual Art and an MA in Arts in Medicine from University of Florida.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $175.00

Non-Member: $195.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

11/7/22 - 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Hicks, Latonya

Come hang out Monday 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! Ages 13 - 17

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Monday

10/31/22 - 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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $120.00

Non-Member: $140.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $25.00


Tuesday

11/1/22 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Williams, Ashley

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: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

11/1/22 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mason Gehring

Six individual sessions creating and using art therapeutically in a nonclinical setting. Each session is tailored to the participant interest and style. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can assist with increasing emotional awareness and healing. The creative process using art allows an opportunity to non-verbally express emotions when appropriate, as well assist with spatial reasoning, eye-hand coordination, concentration, attention to detail and creativity. Great for children with a variety of challenges socially, emotionally, physically, including and not limited to ADD/ADHA, ODD, Spectrum and learning challenges. Ages 8 - 16 Mason is a studio artist, drawing and painting instructor, and an artist in healthcare professional, with a BFA from the School of Visual Art and an MA in Arts in Medicine from University of Florida.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $175.00

Non-Member: $195.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Wednesday

11/2/22 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Still, Todd

Explore the exciting world of Virtual Reality! In this class students will draw a subject from multiple angles. They will then paint it with traditional 2D materials. Students will then construct a surreal 3D wire/clay model. Finally, students will use headsets, laptops and controllers to bring their subject to life in the Virtual Realty world. Bring a USB drive to save your final digital work of art. Ages 12 - 16

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00


Thursday

1/12/23 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm
Still, Todd

Explore drawing the “darker side” of imagery with the help of dark materials and dark music. Subject matter includes skulls, gargoyles, dragons, etc. Students will need: 18” x 24” newsprint drawing pad, soft vine or willow thin charcoal, compressed charcoal, kneaded eraser and a can of cheap hairspray as a fixative. The objective of this class is to capture 3D objects realistically as well as expressively.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00


Thursday

11/3/22 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mason Gehring

Six individual sessions creating and using art therapeutically in a nonclinical setting. Each session is tailored to the participant interest and style. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can assist with increasing emotional awareness and healing. The creative process using art allows an opportunity to non-verbally express emotions when appropriate, as well assist with spatial reasoning, eye-hand coordination, concentration, attention to detail and creativity. Great for children with a variety of challenges socially, emotionally, physically, including and not limited to ADD/ADHA, ODD, Spectrum and learning challenges. Ages 8 - 16 Mason is a studio artist, drawing and painting instructor, and an artist in healthcare professional, with a BFA from the School of Visual Art and an MA in Arts in Medicine from University of Florida.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $175.00

Non-Member: $195.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

1/12/23 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Tweens will embark on a creative journey through various hand-building techniques line coil and slab construction as well as the pinch method. The student will also learn the difference between drape and press molds. Our adventure will lead us to create castles with dragons, anime decorative boxes and the fish whistle to name a few. We will also try our hand at throwing on the wheel! Come explore, create and have fun. Maximum 8 students. Ages 9 and up

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00


Thursday

11/3/22 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mason Gehring

This class will focus on creating your own personal sketchbook/journal to use as a creative place to explore your creative process and to instill a practice of creative self-care. We will use a variety of mediums to work in our sketchbooks from drawing, painting, collage, black out poetry, etc. to give different opportunities for expression. We will discuss and explore any technique or medium to work on together or individually. This will also serve as an open studio and safe place so students may practice what they want to draw and receive help as needed. Materials suggested: at least 8” x 10” sketchbook or used book or larger size, favorite magazines/imagery to cut up, preferred drawing tools like markers, pens, pencils etc., any other found materials that could be put into a sketchbook. Note: Some materials like glue, tape, paint, and other drawing materials will be supplied. For new and continuing students, ages 11 & up

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

1/26/23 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McGiffin, Chef Debbie

Join Chef Debbie McGiffin for these one day, hands-on cooking workshops for teens. We will learn the basics of cutlery, how to read and understand a recipe and the practical art of 'Mise en Place' as well as a variety of cooking techniques. At the end of the workshop students will enjoy their creation together. Each one-day workshop will have a different theme and will be all from scratch. Ages 10 - 15. Maximum 10 students. Register for one, two, three, or all of them! Register with your friends and siblings as students are grouped in sets of 2,3 or 4 for cooking stations See below for specific menus:

***1/26 – Minestrone Soup, Alfredo Herb Sauce over Fettuccine, Chocolate Ganache Dipped Strawberries****

2/23 - Southwest Tortilla Soup, Chicken & Cheese Empanadas/Roasted Poblano Salsa, Key Lime Tartlets with Whipped Cream****

3/23 – Mediterranean Chopped Salad, Greek Turkey Sliders, Feta & Tzatziki Sauce, Baklavas with Orange Honey Syrup****

4/20 - Bacon, Potato & Corn Hash, Easiest Cheese Omelets, Peanut Butter Energy Bites

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:   $15.00


Thursday

11/3/22 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm
Still, Todd

Come out and learn the basics while drawing cool stuff like armor, dragons, starwars props, etc. Or choose to focus on the figure by using a combination of props, fellow classmates and models. This class also works as an open studio, which means you may bring your own subject matter and ‘practice’ what you want to draw and receive help as well. Skills will be developed at each individual’s level. Materials Suggested are 18 x 24 sketch pad, 9 x 12 sketch pad, ebony pencils, soft pencils HB, 2B, 4B, pencil sharpener, pink eraser, kneaded eraser, #5 soft vine charcoal and any other tools you prefer. Note: Materials not supplied

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00


Friday

10/14/22 - 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Carrier, Kimi

Photoshop for Groups Only

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $70.00


Friday

11/4/22 - 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: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00


Saturday

12/17/22 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rush, Dr. Kai

Imagine being able to 3D print anything you dream of? Your teen can do just that! In this 3D printing one-day workshop students will learn, discover, design, and print a 3D image of their very own! They could print their favorite anime character, chess pieces or even their own jewelry or gifts for a loved one for the holidays. Due to this being a one-day class, any 3D creations the tween or teens design and are not printed on-site, will be mailed to your house after the class. Like animation and virtual reality, 3D printing is the future and teens will have fun, learning a 21st century lifetime skill! Ages 9-15 Maximum 8 students.

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $75.00


Saturday

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: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00