Youth Classes | Children

Sunday

10/27/24 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Sunday, October 27, 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. 18

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $45.00

Non-Member: $65.00


Sunday

12/15/24 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Create your very own dream gingerbread house from clay that hardens without firing. Decorate your “castle” for a long lasting holiday treasure. Create a village with your family! Children 6 and under need adult helpers, registration required for those who build their own clay gingerbread houses. Must register by Dec 6.

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $45.00

Non-Member: $65.00


Monday

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

Young artists will start out working with the basic shapes, then on to blind contour drawings, gesture drawings, still life and landscape drawings. Come explore how to capture the world with a variety of 2 D materials! For new and continuing students, 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:   $5.00


Monday

9/9/24 - 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Tinling, Chef Craig

Come on a culinary adventure around the world with Chef Craig! In each class we will explore different ingredients, flavors, geography, and dishes of a specific country (from Thailand to France to Morocco and more). We will learn basic and advanced cooking and baking techniques to create a meal that you will enjoy at the end of the class with your new friends. Don't worry if you have already done this class before - we explore new regions and dishes in every session! For new and continuing students, ages 8 – 10. Register in sets of 2,3 or 4 for grouping at cooking stations. Please wear your favorite Apron to each class! Aprons not provided.

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Member Tuition: $115.00

Non-Member: $135.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $35.00


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


Tuesday

9/10/24 - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ames, Joy

Hey Mini-Masters! Come on out and have some fun with painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and clay. Students will investigate famous artists and then create with a variety of media. Bring your imagination! For new and continuing students Maximum 10 children. Ages 5-7.

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:   $5.00


Tuesday

9/10/24 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Hand-building clay class with strong emphasis on activities that develop imagination and inventiveness. Children develop manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination through slab, carving and coiling methods. For new and continuing students, ages 6 & up.

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00


Tuesday

9/10/24 - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ames, Joy

All children are artists so come out, come out, wherever you are and explore with sketch, paint & brush! We will create works of art based on paintings like Monet's garden and Van Gogh's sunflowers using paint, pencils and pastels as they learn how to appreciate their own talent, think about art and communicate their ideas visually. In teaching the young artist we want to spark their Imagination and increase their knowledge through 6 fun-filled hours of art and exploration with Ms Joy. For new and continuing students, ages 7 -10.

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:   $5.00


Tuesday

9/10/24 - 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

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

9/11/24 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jacques, Devon

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 7-10

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:   $5.00


Wednesday

9/11/24 - 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


Thursday

12/26/24 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mattson, Ashley

Come sample all of your favorite mediums like pencils, markers, oil pastels, watercolors, tempera and clay. Spend 2 days of creative enrichment while enjoying some great, artful "break" fun! Drop off is at 9:00 am and pick up is promptly at 3:00 pm. Ages 7-10. Bring lunch, snack and a drink bottle. ID is required for pick-up. Register by Dec.13

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $100.00

Non-Member: $120.00


Thursday

1/2/25 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mattson, Ashley

Come sample all of your favorite mediums like pencils, markers, oil pastels, watercolors, tempera and clay. Spend 2 days of creative enrichment while enjoying some great, artful "break" fun! Drop off is at 9:00 am and pick up is promptly at 3:00 pm. Ages 7-10. Bring lunch, snack and a drink bottle. ID is required for pick-up. Register by Dec.13

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $100.00

Non-Member: $120.00


Friday

9/13/24 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sikorski, Steve

Families can now explore the ishy gishy, squishy clay together! Join Mr. Steve as he guides you through the pinch, coil and slab methods of handbuilding clay. Also, try your hand at throwing on the wheel. This class serves as a fun, basic, artful overview of the ever-popular medium of clay. Dress for mess! Tuition and materials fee covers one adult and one child for 6 weeks! For new and continuing students, ages 6 & up.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $115.00

Non-Member: $135.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Friday

9/13/24 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Beatty, Emma

Families will love experimenting with different media and creating multiple art projects through painting, drawing, mixed-media, and self-hardening clay! We will guide you through to true self-expression! Tuition and materials fee covers one adult and one child for 6 weeks! For new and continuing students, ages 7 & up. Maximum 8 pairs. For new and continuing students.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $105.00

Non-Member: $125.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Friday

10/25/24 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Williams, Ashley

Ages 8-10. (Please have your child eat dinner before arriving & bring your flashlight). Come join us for an evening of fun! We will begin our night with a creative, artsy activity. Next, we will travel through the featured exhibits with our flashlights in hand and then return to finish our time in the Children's Hands-On Museum. We will provide popcorn for an evening snack. Parents must pick up promptly at 9:00 PM . ID is required for pick up. Spaces are limited to 10 children.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00


Saturday

9/14/24 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beatty, Emma

Explore the exciting world of Virtual Reality! In this class students will draw their favorite animal, dinosaur, flower or character, then paint it with traditional 2D materials. After painting, students will then construct a 3D wire model of their subject. Finally, students will use headsets, laptops and controllers to bring their subject to life in the Virtual Reality world. Bring a USB drive to save your final digital work of art. Ages 8 - 10

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00


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