Youth Classes | Children

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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807 - Children's Clay Sculpture

Member Tuition: $60.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $70.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: 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.

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834W - Clay Gingerbread Houses

Member Tuition: $25.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $35.00

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: 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.

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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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818 - Drawing for Kids

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: 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.

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824B - Fabulous Fashion- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Klaus, Jennifer

Calling all fashionistas! Let's learn the art of drawing fashion. Using various fabrics, we will learn how to draw folds, texture, and fabric on top of the human figure. We will study the art of fashion and look at various designers in the industry. By the end of the 6 weeks, you will have drawn an entire fashion collection! Ages 8 - 12 For support, send email to Webmaster

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825 - Family Clay Night-Friday

Member Tuition: $70.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00

Instructor: 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.

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813A - 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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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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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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802 - Mixin' It Up with the Mini-Masters

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: 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.

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811 - People, Places and Things: Family Drawing Class With Uncle Todd

Member Tuition: $70.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: 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.

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842S - Positively Page Makers Sleepover

Member Tuition: $30.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $40.00

Instructor: Still, Todd

Ages 8-12 (please have your child eat dinner!). Grab your sleeping bags, pillows, “jammies”, tooth brush and flash lights for our sleep-over in the “Page Makers” hands on exhibit at the Dunedin Fine Art Center. We will tour the Featured Exhibit with flashlights and then return to the Hands-On area for more fun with computers, drawing, clay and theater. We will then partake of popcorn and “The Pagemaster” before lights out. Breakfast consists of doughnuts, bananas, milk and orange juice. Space limited-maximum of 15 campers. Register by Nov 3rd.

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817 - Sketch, Paint & Brush

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Ames, Joy

Kids, come out and experience sketching, drawing, mixing colors, new ways to use a brush and learning the basics of composition, you can make cool paintings. Come explore with sketch, paint & brush and have fun being a 2D artists! For new and continuing students, ages 8 -12.

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837A - Spin Art- NEW!!

Member Tuition: $55.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $65.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Henson, Ann

Come try this new way to paint! You'll be surprised at what happens when you turn the canvas and just let colors and shapes guide your design. It's easy & fun! Ages 8 - 12

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806 - Wacky Watermedia for Kids - NEW!!

Member Tuition: $52.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $62.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00

Instructor: Henson, Ann

Love water and paint? Come play with us as we use water media to paint on papers, canvas or fabrics with brushes, rollers, stamps & straws. We will stretch our imaginations to create incredible art! Ages 5 - 7. Maximum 10 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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