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Creative Painting, Drawing, Mixed-Media, & CLay - NEW YH307

Instructor: Barner, Allyson

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Your young artist will love experimenting with different media and creating multiple art projects through painting, drawing, mixed-media, and clay! Students will receive one-on-one instruction while discovering the world of famous artists like Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, and Georgia O'Keefe. Students will learn about realistic and abstract art, color theory, proportion, and perspective while practicing true self-expression! Students will learn how to utilize the elements and principles of art to create quality, original art pieces in different mediums and begin build a small portfolio of work. For new and continuing students Ages 7-12

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iPad Animation for Kids YH500

Instructor: Barner, Allyson

Day of Week: Wed 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

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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Photo Fun Time for Homeschoolers TN701

Instructor: Carrier, Kimi

Day of Week: Wed 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $5.00

Join your Coolest Photoshop Teacher for some Digital fun and exploration. Students will take and be a part of photos shot in, around and outside the DFAC. Continue learning and exploring photoshop in the DFAC digital lab creating your photo-magic masterpieces. Final works to be printed on an ongoing basis. Bring digital cameras (if you have one) and a USB drive too for an awesome time with Miss Kimi. For new and continuing students, ages 10 – 17 yr. Minimum of 6 Maximum of 10. This is a drop off program.

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Relief Printmaking for Teens - NEW!! TN303

Instructor: Dziegiel, Brandie

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00

Relief Printmaking is an artistic process consisting of cutting away a print surface in such a way that all that remains of the original surface is the design which is “inked” and printed/stamped on to paper, thus creating multiple copies of the design. This class will introduce students to relief printmaking using linocut. Linocut is a process that utilizes linoleum, a soft rubber like material. We’ll learn basic elements of design applied to printmaking, how to transfer a design to a plate, carving techniques, and how to print single plates using registration techniques. This class is open to all levels, ages 14 & up. Students will need to bring a drawing pencil and sketchbook. Remaining materials will be supplied by instructor.

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Teen Creative Sketchbook/Journaling TN304

Instructor: Gehring, Mason

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

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

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Teen Drawing Class- NEW!! TN100

Instructor: Gehring, Mason

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

This drawing class aims to give guidance on drawing basics like sketching, gesture drawing, still life, perspective, and figure drawing to develop the students’ skills at everyone’s level. This class also serves as an open studio where students may practice what they want to draw and receive help as needed. We will work to train the eye to learn how to “really see” using blind contour drawing as a technique to improve drawing skills. Students will create a final piece of their own subject matter by using a combination of props, fellow classmates, and models. Materials suggested are an 18 x 24 newsprint/sketch pad, 18 x 24 drawing paper (70 lb.), pencils 2B and 4B, ebony pencil, blending tortillons, pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, soft vine charcoal, and any other tools you prefer. Note: Materials not supplied. For new and continuing students, ages 11 & up.

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Feeling Arts YH700

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Note: See Schedules for more time slots on Mondays. 6 Individual 50 minute sessions employing therapeutic art techniques catered to the client and their needs. 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 encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can increase awareness as well as help with symptoms of trauma. 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 a B.F.A. in Illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design. She has been teaching 9 years at DFAC in the children/teen art classes/camps. Jennifer has a BA in Psychology and a Master's in Clinical Research/Social Work. She is a LCSW who has worked with children of all ages and their families in individual, family and group sessions, particularly those with behavior, learning and developmental disorders. Jennifer worked with Calvin A. Hunsinger and Paul B. Stephens (both Pinellas county center schools), an inpatient SIPP program for adolescents, an outpatient trauma and behavioral program for children and their families.

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Feeling Arts YH704

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Note: See Schedules for more time slots on Tuesdays. 6 Individual 50 minute sessions employing therapeutic art techniques catered to the client and their needs. 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 encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can increase awareness as well as help with symptoms of trauma. 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 nine 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 LCSW who has worked with children of all ages and their families , particularly those with behavior, learning and developmental disorders. Jennifer worked with Calvin A. Hunsinger and Paul B. Stephens, both Pinellas county center schools. For the last few years, Jennifer has worked at an inpatient SIPP program for adolescents as well as an outpatient trauma and behavioral program for children and their families. Jennifer also has experience with individual, family and group sessions.

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Teen Creative Open Studio TN301

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

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! Ages 11 & older

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iPad Animation for Kids YH501

Instructor: Kurasz, Michelle

Day of Week: Sat 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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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Adventures in Teen Handbuilding TN402

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Teens will embark on a creative journey through various hand-building techniques line coil and slab construction a 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. Come explore, create and have fun. Ages 11 & older

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Teen Clay: Wheel & Handbuilding for Homeschoolers TN702

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Wed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Join the Queen Of Clay to learn basic wheel throwing techniques(centering, opening, flooring, pulling, etc) and how to set up, operate and then clean the wheels. Students will also focus on hand-building with strong emphasis on activities that develop imagination and inventiveness. Slab, pinch, carving and coil methods will be explored as well as glazing techniques. For new and continuing students, ages 10 – 17 yr. Minimum of 6 Maximum of 10. This is a drop off program.

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Wheel TN401

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Fri 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

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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Digital Painting for Teens-NEW!! TN504

Instructor: Locascio, Theodore

Day of Week: Thur 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

In this intro to digital painting course, students will learn the basics of painting in Adobe Photoshop, including: sketching a composition, utilizing layers, color mixing and blending, working with digital brush presets, and expressive mark making. Come experience the creative freedom of painting on a digital canvas! Ages 14 and older.

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Oil Painting for Teens TN202

Instructor: Locascio, Theodore

Day of Week: Thur 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $35.00

In this introductory painting session, students will learn the basics of oil painting, including: canvas prep, sketching a composition, color mixing and blending, and expressive mark making. Learn to paint what you see -- not what you think you see! Materials provided plus you get to keep two 16 x 20 canvases, the remaining paint and brushes! ages 14 and older

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Teen Photoshop - NEW!! TN503

Instructor: Locascio, Theodore

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Lab Fee:   $5.00

In this course students will gain the foundational skills to properly use the tools in Photoshop. Students will learn to navigate the toolbar, work in layers, color correct, retouch and enhance their photographs using this powerful photo editing software. Demo images will be provided for students to work with and they will also have the opportunity to edit their own photographs. Bring digital camera (if you have one) and a USB drive. Ages 11 – 17 Note: Fall I 5 weeks, 5:30 PM – 7:15 PM

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“Creative Cooking” One Day Workshops W-FA 240-Y

Instructor: McGiffin, Chef Debbie

Day of Week: Thur 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $40.00

Non-Member: $50.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00

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 12 students. Register for one, two, three, four or all of them! See below for specific menus for the below listed themes - 1/23 – Asian Favorites: Oven Fried Egg Rolls with Dipping Sauce, Beef & Broccoli, Very Veggie Fried Rice, Key Lime Tartlets. 2/6 - Comfort Foods: Chicken and Vegetable Soup, Big Fat Fluffy Biscuits, Homemade Mac and Cheese, Dark Chocolate cake with Bittersweet Chocolate Glaze. 3/5 - That's Amore' Italian Cuisine: Minestrone Soup, Garlic Knots, Fettuccine wit Alfredo Herb Sauce, Tiramisu Cupcakes. 3/26 - Fiesta Fun! Menu: Mexican Chopped Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing, Homemade Chili con Queso, Chipotle Chicken and Bean Taquitos with Fresh Salsa, and Warm Cinnamon Apple Bites

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Winter Break Bonanza Two Day Workshop W-YH620

Instructor: Regan, Lauren

Day of Week: Thur & Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Come sample all your favorite mediums like pencils, charcoal, markers, oil pastels, watercolor, tempera and clay. Spend two days creating your favorite subjects like robots, animals, dinosaurs, super heroes, etc for some great, artful “break” fun. 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 7 - 11. Lunch not provided. Register by 12/16/19

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Super Heroes: The Drawing Class- NEW!! TN107

Instructor: Still, Todd

Day of Week: Thur 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Learn how to draw through exploring the “Super Hero side” of imagery while Marvel/DC movies play in the background. Subject matter includes 3D props/statues of Iron Man, Dead Pool, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Batman Mask, Iron Man Helmets, War Machine, Captain America shield, etc. Students will need to bring something to draw with and draw on. Note: Materials not supplied. Ages 11 and older

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Teen Drawing Class for Homeschoolers TN700

Instructor: Still, Todd

Day of Week: Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Come out and learn the basics while drawing cool stuff like animals, armor, dragons, robots, skulls, starwars props, etc. The focus and challenge will be to capture 3 dimensional objects onto a two dimensional surface. 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. For new and continuing students, ages 10 – 17 yr. Minimum of 6 Maximum of 15. This is a drop off program.

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Characters of Anime and Manga- NEW!! TN102

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

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

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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Cooking for Kids- NEW!! YH800

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

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

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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Teen Darkroom TN500

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00

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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DFAC Gift Certificate 5055

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

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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DFAC Gift Certificate 5065

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

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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DFAC Gift Certificate 5065

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

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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DFAC Gift Certificate 5085

Instructor: TBA

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

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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Spring Break Bonanza W-YH617

Instructor: TBA

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

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. 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Lunch not provided. Register by 3/8/19

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