Youth Classes | Children

Monday

3/2/20 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00


Monday

3/2/20 - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Klaus, Jennifer

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: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

3/2/20 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Klaus, Jennifer

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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

12/21/20 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Regan, Lauren

Mon 12/21 - Wed 12/23, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM or Mon 12/28 - Wed 12/30, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $100.00

Non-Member: $125.00


Monday

6/1/20 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Williams, Ashley

Love to draw and paint? Come and explore the different unique ways to create portraits including yourself! From realism to the abstract qualities of cubism, learn to draw people in different styles. All the while, learning to use different mediums, like graphite, acrylics, and oil pastels. We will travel through the ages of art, learning how self-portraits have changed and their portrayal. We will start with ancient Egyptian portraits and work our way to the present. Come journey with us and learn the fun and importance of self-portraiture. For new and continuing students, ages 8-11.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

6/22/20 - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Still, Todd

Explore the exciting world of Virtual Reality! In this 5 - day class students will work with the theme of the week creating their artwork with traditional 2D materials. After drawing and 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 Realty world. Bring a USB drive to save your final digital work of art. Ages 9 - 12

6/22- 6/26, 3:30 – 5:00 PM Dog-topia meets Cat-tropolis

7/6 – 7/10, 3:30 – 5:00 PM Shark Week 5: Sharks in Space

7/20 – 7/24, 3:30 – 5:00 PM Suuuuuuper-Foods: Food and Super-Heroes

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00


Tuesday

3/3/20 - 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, 6 & 7.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

3/3/20 - 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: $60.00

Non-Member: $70.00


Tuesday

3/3/20 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Pattee, Shannon

Tuesdays Or Thursdays This early learner class is designed specifically to enhance the development and creativity of the young child and their favorite Grown-up playmate. Come ready to have some art-based fun geared to strengthen the bond between adult and child. From beginning to end… “Let Art Play A Part!” (Preschool ages 3-5) Class space is limited

Maximum 12 students.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

9/15/20 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Regan, Lauren

Come on out and have fun learning how to create a variety of digital artworks on an Apple iPad. We will use several different types of artsy apps to create digital paintings, photo altered artworks, and simple animations. We will even incorporate traditional 2D media into the digital media. For new and continuing students, ages 7-11. Apple iPads are provided for in class use.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $70.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

3/3/20 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stratemeyer, Debbie

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 9 - 14

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

3/3/20 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Klaus, Jennifer

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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

3/3/20 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Still, Todd

Explore the exciting world of Virtual Reality! In this class students will draw their favorite animal, dinosaur, flower or character, then paint it with tradition 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 Realty world. Bring a USB drive to save your final digital work of art. Ages 8 - 11

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00


Wednesday

9/16/20 - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pattee, Shannon

Tuesdays Or Thursdays This early learner class is designed specifically to enhance the development and creativity of the young child and their favorite Grown-up playmate. Come ready to have some art-based fun geared to strengthen the bond between adult and child. From beginning to end… “Let Art Play A Part!” (Preschool ages 3-5) Class space is limited

Maximum 12 students.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Wednesday

3/4/20 - 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Barner, Allyson

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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Wednesday

3/4/20 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Williams, Ashley

Love to draw and paint? Come and explore the different unique ways to create portraits including yourself! From realism to the abstract qualities of cubism, learn to draw people in different styles. All the while, learning to use different mediums, like graphite, acrylics, and oil pastels. We will travel through the ages of art, learning how self-portraits have changed and their portrayal. We will start with ancient Egyptian portraits and work our way to the present. Come journey with us and learn the fun and importance of self-portraiture. For new and continuing students, ages 8-11.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Wednesday

6/3/20 - 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Barner, Allyson

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

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Wednesday

3/4/20 - 4:30 pm - 5:30 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 – 12

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $100.00

Non-Member: $115.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $15.00


Wednesday

11/4/20 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Still, Todd

Explore the exciting world of Virtual Reality! In this class students will draw their favorite animal, dinosaur, flower or character, then paint it with tradition 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 Realty world. Bring a USB drive to save your final digital work of art. Ages 8 - 11

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00


Wednesday

10/21/20 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pattee, Shannon

Join us for a creative morning of Artsy fun & play! We will begin with an uplifting story and a little bit of silliness! Take a quick stroll through the art center! Head into an art studio to work on some nifty projects! End our morning with exploration & play in DFAC’s amazing Children’s Hands-On museum. (Ages 2.5 – 6) Space is Limited

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $10.00

Non-Member: $15.00


Thursday

3/5/20 - 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 8 -12.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

3/5/20 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Pattee, Shannon

Tuesdays Or Thursdays This early learner class is designed specifically to enhance the development and creativity of the young child and their favorite Grown-up playmate. Come ready to have some art-based fun geared to strengthen the bond between adult and child. From beginning to end… “Let Art Play A Part!” (Preschool ages 3-5) Class space is limited

Maximum 12 students.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

12/31/20 - TBD - TBD
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.

Levels: Any

Location: TBD - , FL

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $85.00


Thursday

12/31/20 - TBD - TBD
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.

Levels: Any

Location: TBD - , FL

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $55.00


Thursday

12/31/20 - TBD - TBD
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.

Levels: Any

Location: TBD - , FL

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $65.00


Thursday

3/5/20 - 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Barner, Allyson

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

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

3/5/20 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 pm
Still, Todd

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

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00


Thursday

3/5/20 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

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

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $65.00


Thursday

11/5/20 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 pm
Barner, Allyson

Want to make all your own Holiday presents for your family and friends? Students (a.k.a. Elves) will be proud to make their own Holiday gifts for everyone on their list. They will create, wrap, decorate and bring the gifts home ready for the celebrations. For new and continuing students, ages 8-11.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $70.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

4/9/20 - 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 12 students. Register for one, two, three, four or all of them! See below for specific menus for the below listed themes:

3/5 - That's Amore' Italian Cuisine: Minestrone Soup, Garlic Knots, Fettuccine with 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.

4/9 - Bon Appetit - French - Monte Cristo Sandwich Bites, Chicken & Vegetable en Papillote, Potatoes Au Gratin & Creme Brulee.

4/23 - Down South- Southern- Pimento Cheese Tartlets, BLT Salad, Hot Honey Oven Fried Chicken Tenders & Peach Cobbler.

5/7 - Thai - Fresh Spring Rolls with Hoisin Dipping Sauce, Thai inspired Turkey Sliders with Asian Slaw & Mango Mousse.

5/21 - Cajun - Cajun Shrimp Salad, Jambalaya Stuffed Tomatoes, Andouille and Cheese Cornbread & Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce.

June 11 Southwest Tortilla Soup Chicken & Cheese Empanadas with Roasted Poblano Salsa Cinnamon Chocolate Lava Cakes

July 16th Greek Chopped Salad Rosemary Flat-breads with Tzatziki Sauce Individual Baklavas with Orange Honey Syrup

August 20th Broccoli Cheddar Soup Oven-fried Popcorn Chicken with Parmesan Ranch Dipping Sauce Root Beer Float Cupcakes

September 10th Bacon Potato & Corn Hash Easiest Cheese Omelettes Peanut Butter Crumb Cake

September 24th Roasted Tomato & Basil Bisque Chicken Involtini Caramel Apple Pie Bars

October 8th Green Chili and Shrimp Chowder Caesar Salad with Cornbread Croutons Pumpkin Spiced Cupcakes

November 12th Panko Crusted Chicken with Soy Ginger Glaze Vegetable Lo Mein Butterscotch Pudding

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $40.00

Non-Member: $50.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $15.00


Friday

12/31/21 - TBD - TBD
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.

Levels: Any

Location: TBD - , FL

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $65.00


Friday

3/6/20 - 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: $75.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l Fee:   $10.00


Friday

11/13/20 - 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Still, Todd

Families can now explore the world of drawing together! Classes move from drawing portraits and people to perspective and landscapes, then on to cool Still Lifes and finishing with drawing to music! Fees cover one adult and one youth. Ages 8 and older.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Friday

9/18/20 - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Klaus, Jennifer

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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Friday

11/13/20 - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Klaus, Jennifer

5 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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $139.00

Non-Member: $164.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Friday

11/13/20 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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! Ages 11 & older

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $58.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Saturday

10/17/20 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Saturday, October 17, 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 12

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $35.00

Non-Member: $45.00


Saturday

12/19/20 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Instructor: Miss Jacki

Create your very own dream gingerbread house from clay that hardens without firing. Decorate your “castle” for 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 11.

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $35.00

Non-Member: $45.00


Saturday

6/6/20 - 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Olan, Maria

Ms. Maria will help you create masterpieces in the land of 2 and 3 dimensions. Explore, create, funtastic artworks centered around cool subjects like dinosaurs, robots, animals and fantastical beasties! Ages: 7-11

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Saturday

3/7/20 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schilling, Krista

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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00