Youth Classes | Teen

776A - Characters of Anime and Manga- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

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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818B - Cooking for Kids - NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

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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818A - Cooking for Kids- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

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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814 - Creative Storytelling

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Ames, Joy

Draw and paint your own story!!!!! Create a book with illustrations and/ or paintings, giving shape and words to your imagination. Creating your own characters, storytelling becomes a wonderful exploration of imagination from words to lines and colors. Ages 8 -12.

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814A - Creative Storytelling

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Ames, Joy

Draw and paint your own story!!!!! Create a book with illustrations and/ or paintings, giving shape and words to your imagination. Creating your own characters, storytelling becomes a wonderful exploration of imagination from words to lines and colors. Ages 8 -12.

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5085 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $85.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: TBA

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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5065 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: TBA

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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5055 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $55.00

Instructor: TBA

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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5065 - DFAC Gift Certificate

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: Any

Non-Member: $65.00

Instructor: TBA

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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813B - Feeling Arts

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Individual 50 minute sessions employing therapeutic art techniques catered to the client and their needs. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can increase awareness as well as help with trauma. 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 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 six 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 master's level therapist who has worked with children of all ages, particularly those with learning and developmental disorders. Clinical hours were spent at Paul B. Stephens Exceptional and Calvin A. Hunsinger, both Pinellas county center schools. She has worked with FBA's (functional behavior assessments) and observations, IEP's (independent education plans),biopsychosocials and assessments. Jennifer also has experience with individual and group sessions. She is currently working towards licensure.

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813C - Feeling Arts

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Mat'l Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Individual 50 minute sessions employing therapeutic art techniques catered to the client and their needs. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can increase awareness as well as help with trauma. 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 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 six 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 master's level therapist who has worked with children of all ages, particularly those with learning and developmental disorders. Clinical hours were spent at Paul B. Stephens Exceptional and Calvin A. Hunsinger, both Pinellas county center schools. She has worked with FBA's (functional behavior assessments) and observations, IEP's (independent education plans),biopsychosocials and assessments. Jennifer also has experience with individual and group sessions. She is currently working towards licensure.

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758 - Get Down to Painting

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: Didier, Jon

Hone your artistic skill set that allows you paint ANYTHING! This class focuses on creating representational works of art from still life materials (provided by either the student or the instructor). Starting with a minimal palette & basic shapes, painting students will practice mixing colors to create the illusion of a three dimensional space, gradually working towards a comprehensive color gamut, as well as complex forms. Skills will be developed based upon each individual’s level. -Suggested Painting Materials: Canvas or canvas board of any size, acrylic paints, & angular-flat brushes (of varying sizes). Note: Materials not supplied

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762 - Goth: The Drawing Class

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: 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.

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834W2 - Happy Halloween Clay Workshop

Member Tuition: $25.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $35.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Sunday, October 29, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm. 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 20.

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786w - In A Galaxy Not So Far Away One Day Open Studio for Youth, Teen and Adults

Member Tuition: $25.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $35.00

Instructor: Still, Todd

In this one day, open studio type workshop, bring your medium of choice and capture a bit of Sci-Fi history in this one time opportunity to draw from Todd Still’s Star Wars Collection. Helmets from some of your favorite characters like vader, fett, skywalker, tie fighter pilot, biker scout, gunner, plus the evolution of 4 generations of troopers and some weaponry. We always start out in sketch mode, look for basic shapes/forms, and then bring our drawings into focus with shading and details. Background movies will be playing along with some toys for atmosphere and reference. We won’t stop you from wearing your favorite Episode! Open Studio monitored by Ahl Sundar, the Bounty Hunter…so watch it! Ages 10 – 110

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838B - iPad Animation for Kids - NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Regan, Lauren

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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838A - iPad for Kids- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Regan, Lauren

Come on out and have fun learning how to use the Apple Ipad. Take photos/videos and then manipulate them with "artsy" Apps to create your own fun, funky digital artwork. Traditional 2D media will also be incorporated. For new and continuing students. ages 7 - 11

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762C - NEW!! - Doctor Who?

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: Still, Todd

Come on out and draw all things “Who”. Costumes/props are welcomed as still life subjects. Use dastardly Daleks and steely Cybermen props as well as stretching your imagination to create new characters. Practice perspective with the TARDIS as subject matter. Basic drawing materials needed: Large sketch pad, drawing pencils, ebony pencils, etc.

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762A - NEW!! Steampunkin'

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: Still, Todd

Using real still lifes of skulls, animals, helmets, masks and vehicles, students will add their imagination to bring to life their own steam punk creations from a time long past. Jules Verne and HG Wells would be proud. Students will need to bring their preferred drawing materials with them.

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776 - Teen Art Journaling- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

Capture/create your feelings, thoughts and favorite things into art in a journal using paint, markers, pencils, collage, and other mediums. It is so cool working on your own ideas while using watercolor papers, old books, bindings, covers, duct tape etc. Everyday, several suggestions will be offered on themes to explore and materials to add and learn how to use. Processes like mono printing will be explored as well. Students need to bring journal of choice. Ages 11 - 17

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740 - Teen Clay: Wheel & Handbuilding

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Students will learn basic wheel throwing techniques and how to set up, operate and the clean their wheels. They will also focus on hand-building with strong emphasis on activities that develop imagination and inventiveness. Slab, pinch, carving and coil methods will explored.

For new and continuing students, ages 11 and up

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772B - Teen Creative Open Studio- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

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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772A - Teen Creative Open Studio- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

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!

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759 - Teen Darkroom- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $15.00

Instructor: Stratemeyer, Debbie

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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754 - Teen Drawing Class- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: Didier, Jon

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

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753 - Teen Drawing Class- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Instructor: 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

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704 - Wheel

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: 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.

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724 - Wheel

Member Tuition: $65.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $85.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: 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.

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837W1 - Winter Break Bonanza

Member Tuition: $130.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $150.00

Instructor: TBA

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. Tues 12/26 - Fri 12/29. 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Lunch not provided. Register by 12/15/17

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837W2 - Winter Break Bonanza

Member Tuition: $130.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $150.00

Instructor: TBA

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. Tues 1/2 - Fri 1/5, 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Lunch not provided. Register by 12/15/17

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