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Paint and Pizza- NEW!! YH802

Instructor: Ames, Joy

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $70.00

Mat'l/Lab 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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Creative Painting, Drawing, Mixed-Media, & More - NEW YH307

Instructor: Barncord, Jill

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 child will thrive in our unique and fun class for young artists-in-the-making! Students will create multiple art projects through painting (watercolors and acrylics), drawing, mixed-media, and more! Students will receive one-on-one art student instruction while discovering the world of famous artists like Salvador Dalí, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Pablo Picasso. Students will learn about the color wheel, color theory, juxtaposition, texture, perspective, and more while practicing true self-expression! Students will learn about realism versus abstract art, how to make a collage, and how to create a self-portrait. Artists will begin to explore different mediums of the visual arts and build a small portfolio. Subject matter themes and mediums will vary week to week. This class is a wonderful means for blossoming artists to explore their interests. Ages 7-12

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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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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!

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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.

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Happy Halloween Clay Workshop W-YH607

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $30.00

Non-Member: $40.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Saturday, October 26, Create your very own Pumpkin or Skull from clay that hardens without firing. Decorate your creation for a long lasting holiday treasure. Create a haunted pumpkin patch with your family! Ages 8 and older, registration required for those who build their own clay creations. Must register by Oct 21

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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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Youth Group Wheel TN786

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Fri 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Youth Group Wheel CLay Class August: 23 & 30 Sept.: 6, 20 & 27th Oct.: 11th

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iPad Animation for Kids YH500

Instructor: Regan, Lauren

Day of Week: Wed 4:30 pm - 5:30 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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Goth: The Drawing Class- NEW!! TN105

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

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.

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Spooky Drawing Workshop W-YH606

Instructor: Still, Todd

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $30.00

Non-Member: $40.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Thursday, October 31, Create spooky drawings using charcoal and a variety of Halloween themed still lifes such as Mr bones life size top hat skeleton, skull, boney hands, pumpkin, zombies, gargoyle, creepy/silly monster masks, etc. Ages 8 and older, registration required for all who draw. Supplies provided and costumes welcomed. Must register by Oct 28

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Teen Drawing Class TN101

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

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

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Teen Drawing Class- NEW!! TN100

Instructor: Stillman, Noelle

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

Learn how to draw ANYTHING. This drawing from life class aims to train the eyes and the brain to work together in order to achieve a representational result on paper. After covering drawing fundamentals and "re-learning" how to see, students will have the opportunity to choose their own subject matter by using a combination of props, fellow classmates, and models. Skills will be developed at each individual's level. Materials suggested are an 18 x 24 newsprint/sketch pad (or larger), soft charcoal pencils (primarily 2B and 4B), pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, yard stick, soft vine charcoal, and any other tools you prefer...Note: Materials not supplied. Fall II no class on 11/7 and 11/21

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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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Winter Break Bonanza Two Day Workshop W-YH620

Instructor: TBA

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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Black and White Photography for Teens- NEW TN502

Instructor: Turner-Smith, Kim

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

A great introductory class for teens to explore the craft of printing black and white photographs in a traditional wet darkroom. Students will learn the essential steps of developing film and printing their own photographs. During this course, we will practice composition techniques and thoughtful lighting choices through a variety of subject matter including portraiture, still life, and landscape. Students will also have the opportunity to try alternative process emulsions and experimental photography. Students are encouraged to bring their own 35mm cameras. Ages 11 - 17

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Teen Photoshop - NEW!! TN503

Instructor: Turner-Smith, Kim

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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