Youth Classes | Children

Sunday

12/18/22 - 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 9.

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


Monday

10/31/22 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Williams, Ashley

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: $60.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

10/31/22 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mason Gehring

Six individual sessions creating and using art therapeutically in a nonclinical setting. Each session is tailored to the participant interest and style. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can assist with increasing emotional awareness and healing. The creative process using art allows an opportunity to non-verbally express emotions when appropriate, as well assist with spatial reasoning, eye-hand coordination, concentration, attention to detail and creativity. Great for children with a variety of challenges socially, emotionally, physically, including and not limited to ADD/ADHA, ODD, Spectrum and learning challenges. Ages 8 - 16 Mason is a studio artist, drawing and painting instructor, and an artist in healthcare professional, with a BFA from the School of Visual Art and an MA in Arts in Medicine from University of Florida.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $175.00

Non-Member: $195.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Monday

12/19/22 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
TBA

Mon 12/19 - Thurs 12/22, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come sample all your favorite mediums like pencils, charcoal, markers, oil pastels, watercolor, tempera and clay. Spend 4 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 - 10. Lunch not provided. Register by Dec 15

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $130.00

Non-Member: $155.00


Monday

3/13/23 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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. 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Ages 8 - 12. Maximum 10 students. Lunch not provided. Register by 3/1/22

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $140.00

Non-Member: $160.00


Monday

10/31/22 - 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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $100.00

Non-Member: $120.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $25.00


Monday

10/31/22 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 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 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: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00


Tuesday

11/1/22 - 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 4.5, 5 & 6.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

11/1/22 - 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: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00


Tuesday

11/1/22 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Williams, Ashley

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: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

11/1/22 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mason Gehring

Six individual sessions creating and using art therapeutically in a nonclinical setting. Each session is tailored to the participant interest and style. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can assist with increasing emotional awareness and healing. The creative process using art allows an opportunity to non-verbally express emotions when appropriate, as well assist with spatial reasoning, eye-hand coordination, concentration, attention to detail and creativity. Great for children with a variety of challenges socially, emotionally, physically, including and not limited to ADD/ADHA, ODD, Spectrum and learning challenges. Ages 8 - 16 Mason is a studio artist, drawing and painting instructor, and an artist in healthcare professional, with a BFA from the School of Visual Art and an MA in Arts in Medicine from University of Florida.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $175.00

Non-Member: $195.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Tuesday

12/27/22 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
TBA

Tues 12/27 - Thurs 12/29, 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 - 10. Lunch not provided. Register by Dec 15

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $100.00

Non-Member: $120.00


Tuesday

1/3/23 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
TBA

Tues 1/3 - Fri 1/6, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come sample all your favorite mediums like pencils, charcoal, markers, oil pastels, watercolor, tempera and clay. Spend 4 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 - 10. Lunch not provided. Register by Dec 15

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $130.00

Non-Member: $155.00


Wednesday

1/11/23 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Williams, Ashley

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 with completion of signed Technology Respect Form.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Wednesday

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: $60.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

11/3/22 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 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: $60.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Mat'l Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

11/3/22 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mason Gehring

Six individual sessions creating and using art therapeutically in a nonclinical setting. Each session is tailored to the participant interest and style. Art encourages creativity, reduces stress, improves self-esteem, and can assist with increasing emotional awareness and healing. The creative process using art allows an opportunity to non-verbally express emotions when appropriate, as well assist with spatial reasoning, eye-hand coordination, concentration, attention to detail and creativity. Great for children with a variety of challenges socially, emotionally, physically, including and not limited to ADD/ADHA, ODD, Spectrum and learning challenges. Ages 8 - 16 Mason is a studio artist, drawing and painting instructor, and an artist in healthcare professional, with a BFA from the School of Visual Art and an MA in Arts in Medicine from University of Florida.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $175.00

Non-Member: $195.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00


Thursday

1/12/23 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
LaDrig, Jacqueline

Tweens will embark on a creative journey through various hand-building techniques line coil and slab construction as 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. We will also try our hand at throwing on the wheel! Come explore, create and have fun. Maximum 8 students. Ages 9 and up

Levels: All Levels

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

Clay Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00


Thursday

1/26/23 - 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 10 students. Register for one, two, three, or all of them! Register with your friends and siblings as students are grouped in sets of 2,3 or 4 for cooking stations See below for specific menus:

***1/26 – Minestrone Soup, Alfredo Herb Sauce over Fettuccine, Chocolate Ganache Dipped Strawberries****

2/23 - Southwest Tortilla Soup, Chicken & Cheese Empanadas/Roasted Poblano Salsa, Key Lime Tartlets with Whipped Cream****

3/23 – Mediterranean Chopped Salad, Greek Turkey Sliders, Feta & Tzatziki Sauce, Baklavas with Orange Honey Syrup****

4/20 - Bacon, Potato & Corn Hash, Easiest Cheese Omelets, Peanut Butter Energy Bites

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:   $15.00


Friday

11/4/22 - 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: $100.00

Non-Member: $120.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Friday

2/10/23 - 8:00 pm - 8:00 am
Still, Todd

Grab your sleeping bags, pillows, “jammies”, tooth brush and flash lights for our sleep-over in the 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 iPads, drawing, and theater. We will then partake of popcorn and a movie before lights out. Breakfast consists of doughnuts, bananas, milk and orange juice. Space limited-maximum of 10 campers. Register by Feb 1.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $80.00


Friday

11/4/22 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
TBA

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: $90.00

Non-Member: $110.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Saturday

12/17/22 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rush, Dr. Kai

Imagine being able to 3D print anything you dream of? Your teen can do just that! In this 3D printing one-day workshop students will learn, discover, design, and print a 3D image of their very own! They could print their favorite anime character, chess pieces or even their own jewelry or gifts for a loved one for the holidays. Due to this being a one-day class, any 3D creations the tween or teens design and are not printed on-site, will be mailed to your house after the class. Like animation and virtual reality, 3D printing is the future and teens will have fun, learning a 21st century lifetime skill! Ages 9-15 Maximum 8 students.

Levels: All Levels

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

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Member Tuition: $55.00

Non-Member: $75.00


Saturday

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: $70.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $5.00