Youth Classes | Teen

Monday

4/8/24 - 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. Please wear your favorite Apron each week. Aprons not provided.

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Member Tuition: $135.00

Non-Member: $155.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $25.00


Monday

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: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

10/28/24 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sal Gulino

Students will embark on a creative journey through various hand-building techniques including line coil, slab construction and the pinch method. Our adventure will lead us to create enchanted vessels, mugs, candle votives, whistles and more. All with decorative and sculptural embellishments of your own choosing! We will also try our hand at throwing on the potters wheel! Come explore, create and have fun. Ages 9 & up.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Monday

4/8/24 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

The Art of Collage: The Art of Collage will explore collage in all its forms! We will look at pieces of art by famous artists such as Matisse and Hoch. We will also explore the art of living artist Holly Would. Oh, and of course, we will make our own AWESOME ART! Cutting! Layering! Gluing! Glitter! Rocks! Material! It’s that simple…Tada! You will speak like an art critic, develop your own aesthetic and learn some art history. Most importantly, you will make some amazing art! Ages 11-17

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Monday

2/26/24 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tinling, Chef Craig

Want to become a better home chef or chase even bigger culinary dreams? In this 5-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. No class 3/11/24. Please wear your favorite Apron each week. Aprons not provided.

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $15.00

Member Tuition: $113.00

Non-Member: $130.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $20.00


Monday

7/15/24 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 pm
Griffin, Margot

This 2 hour workshop is the perfect introduction to modern Calligraphy, which not only creates beautiful lettering but can be used as a mindfulness tool too! Using pencils and then brush markers, we will start with the basic principals and strokes before moving on to print and cursive letter forms. All supplies are included and no experience or even good handwriting is necessary to learn this traditional art. Ages 11-16

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $45.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

9/9/24 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

Embark on a journey into the realm of ancient legends and mythical wonders with our crafting class inspired by the captivating stories of Greek mythology. Participants will delve into the tales of gods, beasts and heroic mortals as they sculpt majestic laurel wreaths, iconic symbols of power such as Poseidon's Trident or Zeus's Thunderbolt and artifacts that echo the epic adventures of heroes like Hercules and Perseus. Join us for an unforgettable odyssey throughout the realms of ancient Greece where imagination knows no bounds and the tales of told come to life through art and crafting. Ages 11-16

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Tuesday

2/27/24 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

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: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

4/9/24 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

Self Portraits: Who are you? What makes you, you? Are you your thoughts and ideas? Are you your opinions? How can you show the world who you are? Is it an expression on your face or your folded arms? Why do artists create self-portraits? What are they trying to express? Do colors have meanings? We will explore many questions of identity through art. You will look at and analyze famous self-portraits such as the Mona Lisa and Frida Kahlo. Then you will make your own self-portraits in various mediums. You will improve your drawing skills and simultaneously have a deeper understanding of who you are. Art will be created mindfully and intentionally. Get ready to make amazing art that shows the world who you are! Ages 11-17

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Tuesday

9/10/24 - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

Step into a realm where magic and imagination intertwine in our enchanting art and crafting class. Inspired by a world of wizardry and wonder. Participants will embark on a spellbinding journey through the creation of fantastical artifacts and mystical creations. From crafting personalized wands infused with the essence of the arcane to designing potion books filled with secrets and enchantments. Each project will transport participants to a realm where the ordinary meets the extraordinary. Join us as we delve into the rich tapestry of a beloved universe, igniting the imagination and nurturing creativity in a class that celebrates the magic within us all. Ages 8-12.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Wednesday

4/10/24 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Papas, Zoe

Explore the exciting world of character design and watercolor! In this class, students will learn the process of designing a character and painting them in a watercolor scene. Drawing methods, how to compose a scene, and how to work with watercolor will be taught. The instructor will do demonstrations and provide feedback as students work. Creativity in their designs will be encouraged while also maintaining a sense of realism. By the end of the class, students will have a finished watercolor painting and the confidence to continue their artistic journey. Ages 11 – 18. Maximum 8 students. Materials fee paid to instructor: $20

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Wednesday

4/10/24 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Rothstein, Lance

Escape the digital doldrums and discover pictures you can touch! You'll learn how to craft your own hand-made gelatin silver photographs using brand new, cutting-edge methods, and others more than 100 years old. This class will cover: - How to load and use a film camera. (cameras provided for use during class) - Learning how to make a good exposure - Developing black & white film - Making proof sheets / contact prints - Learning which negatives will make the best prints - Using darkroom enlargers to make traditional silver-gelatin photographs. Ages 11 – 16. Maximum 8 students.

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Wednesday

4/10/24 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

The Art of Surrealism is a fascinating period of art and strange things happen in Surrealism: Clocks melt, trains come out of fireplaces, rocks float and it rains people… Explore the artworks of the artist of this time and then make your own surreal art works that will have your friends and family questioning your sanity. But you won’t be insane! You will be Surreal! You will play games like the exquisite corpse and make hybrid creatures that only a true surrealist could dream up! Ages 11-17

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Thursday

4/11/24 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

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: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Thursday

3/7/24 - 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 menu themes: 1/11- fiesta Fun 2/8- Asian Favorites 3/7- Down South 4/11- Italian Cuisine - Please wear your favorite Apron to class! Aprons not provided.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $20.00


Thursday

2/29/24 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spiliotes, Jaime

Welcome to the immersive world of art for homeschooled tweens and teens! This creative space is where you will discover the power of visual expression and the joy of sharing your imagination. Whether you are a seasoned artist or just beginning to explore your artistic talents, this class offers a supportive environment for you to hone your skills and broaden your artistic horizons.

Throughout this journey, we will delve into a diverse range of art forms, from drawing and painting to sculpture and even mixed media. With each project, you will have the opportunity to experiment with various techniques, styles, and materials, encouraging you to push the boundaries of your creativity.

As we explore art history and the works of renowned artists, you will gain insights into different art movements and the cultural significance of their creations. This knowledge will inspire you to infuse your own art with meaning and purpose, making your pieces truly personal and impactful. For new and continuing students. Ages 11 - 16. This is a drop off program.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

9/12/24 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Papas, Zoe

Learn how to draw realistically by doing what the master artists did! Draw from life and copy artworks to learn the artist's secrets. The instructor will provide objects to draw and artworks to copy, but students are welcome to bring their own as well. Students will learn a classical approach and receive individual constructive feedback. Suggested materials are: 2H, HB and 2B pencils (Staedtler brand recommended), 11"x14" drawing paper pad (Strathmore brand recommended), pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser and ruler. The instructor can provide drawing materials to students for a $20.00 fee if notified ahead of time. Ages 11-16

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Friday

3/1/24 - 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: $85.00

Non-Member: $105.00


Saturday

10/12/24 - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Beatty, Emma

Calling All Middle School & Early High School students! Come out and join DFAC's Teen Art Club! Sign up with a friend and meet some new ones. In this club we encourage socializing in a positive, artsy, open studio type environment. The instructor will offer suggestions but it is up to you to use your creative imagination. The club will meet for 3 Saturdays to explore a different medium focus during each class. Material fee includes: Materials, chips, water/soda. See you there! Club meets Saturdays 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm on the following dates: Price includes all 3 Session Dates: October 12th Painting, October 19th Self Hardening Clay, October 26th Mixed Media.

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:   $10.00