Adult Workshops | Painting Workshops

Sunday

8/2/20 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

Learn to use pastels to make beautiful and realistic paintings from direct observation. Learn about pastel hardnesses, paper tooth, and substrates. Layer pastel to create your own color wheel from primaries, and how to use a complementary palette.

Levels: Beginner

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

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00


Tuesday

10/27/20 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Waltz, Kerry Stratton

This workshop will explore all the wonderful creative techniques that watercolor offers. Demonstrations, individual attention, and classroom discussions that will help you create loose, impressionistic and expressive watercolors. We will learn how to plan for success by using the elements of design, color theory, and making painting plans. Enjoy the liquidity and spontaneity of watercolor.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00


Tuesday

10/20/20 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thomas-Weible, Debra

Want to learn to paint dogs, cats, birds? Week one will focus on picking several subjects from your photographs and working on the pencil drawing…with the emphasis on learning to draw. Week two, we will deal with color theory and how to mix colors from a limited palette. Once we have mastered the basics, we will paint our animal subjects.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $115.00


Tuesday

10/27/20 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kuehn, Noriko

Learn the simple and serene world of painting Sumi-e (painting with ink). Students will learn Shodo techniques with Japanese brushes. Master brushstroke control and drawing Japanese characters, such as "heart" and "moon." There will also be discussion of the historical and cultural background of Shodo and Sumi-e.
*A $10 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor to cover cost of sumi ink and use of Japanese brushes for session. Instructor will provide a variety of Japanese papers to try in the workshop.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $80.00


Tuesday

10/27/20 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

Students will learn to use painting knives to make paintings from photos of sailboats with colorful water reflections. Learn how to mix paint and make interesting effects with knives. Choose which sailboat you wish to paint, and follow along step-by-step, learn the techniques, then paint independently. Open to oil and acrylic painters.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00


Wednesday

10/28/20 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cadena, Elizabeth

In this messy, experimental class, we’ll explore the fun and very addicting technique of “dirty pours” and “flip cup” acrylic pours. The results look like marble or even planets, when poured onto circular supports. Learn how to create “cells” within your pours.

This class includes a ton of paints, pouring mediums and several supports (canvases, etc.), and you will finish the day with at least 3 small finished pieces. All supplies included!

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00


Wednesday

10/28/20 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

Learn to use pastels to make beautiful and realistic paintings from direct observation. Learn about pastel hardnesses, paper tooth, and substrates. Layer pastel to create your own color wheel from primaries, and how to use a complementary palette.

Levels: Beginner

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

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00


Thursday

10/29/20 - 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Waltz, Kerry Stratton

This class is a brief introduction to watercolors for beginners. No experience is necessary but it is helpful to have some drawing skills. In this hands on class, you will learn basic brush techniques, some mixing, and some basic principles of watercolor such as line, balance, value, color and composition. You will have a completed painting (or nearly so) by the end of the class. We'll even supply all the materials so you can try the technique before investing in supplies.

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $80.00


Thursday

11/5/20 - 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

Want to paint outdoors but not sure how to start, or what equipment you need? Join award-winning plein air artist Shawn Dell Joyce as she shows you the basics of plein air painting. Learn how to make a value sketch, plan your painting, and capture the light in 1 hour. This workshop starts with an introduction to equipment, and a demonstration by the artist in how to translate a value sketch into a finished painting. After a lunch break at the Palm Cafe, students will paint their own plein air painting with one-on-one help. All materials will be supplied. Meet on the lawn by the Dunedin Fine Art Center.

Levels: Beginner

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $10.00


Thursday

10/8/20 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thomas-Weible, Debra

Let's paint a portrait in watercolor! We will concentrate early on with choosing a good subject and drawing the best likeness possible and move onto painting our subject to reflect his/her personality with beautiful colors, value and design.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $115.00


Thursday

7/30/20 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

Students will learn to use painting knives to make paintings from photos of sailboats with colorful water reflections. Learn how to mix paint and make interesting effects with knives. Choose which sailboat you wish to paint, and follow along step-by-step, learn the techniques, then paint independently. Open to oil and acrylic painters.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00


Friday

10/30/20 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camacho, Elio

Build a strong painting foundation and explore your passion for color with nationally known colorist Elio Camacho! Students can work in either oils or acrylics. This workshop is structured for both beginner to advanced students who want to develop their skill understanding and using color. Students will work from a floral still life that is set up by the instructor. The instructor will demonstrate his techniques, and provide easel-side instruction and critiques for students during the workshop.
Withdrawals from this workshop will not be refunded after February 1.

Elio Camacho was born in Madeira, an island south of Portugal. Elio immigrated to California with his family when he was young. His paintings are in the Alla Prima style to capture the first impression and light on a given subject.

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

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

Member Tuition: $110.00

Non-Member: $130.00


Saturday

7/25/20 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cadena, Elizabeth

In this messy, experimental class, we’ll explore the fun and very addicting technique of “dirty pours” and “flip cup” acrylic pours. The results look like marble or even planets, when poured onto circular supports. Learn how to create “cells” within your pours.

This class includes a ton of paints, pouring mediums and several supports (canvases, etc.), and you will finish the day with at least 3 small finished pieces. All supplies included!

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00


Saturday

10/24/20 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

This is a plein air figure painting workshop that happens on the beach with a live model. Learn about the artist Joaquim Sorolla and see examples of his figure paintings on the beach and learn how he sees color temperature differently than other artists. Then try your hand at “Painting the color of light” on the beach en plein air with a live model in a flowing white gown. Meet at Dunedin Fine Art Center at 10am, break for lunch at noon at Edgewater park downtown Dunedin, then on the beach directly in front of the sailing club building at Dunedin Marina.

Levels: Intermediate

Location: TBD - , FL

Model Fee:   $20.00

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $115.00


Saturday

9/26/20 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

Students will learn to use painting knives to make paintings from photos of sailboats with colorful water reflections. Learn how to mix paint and make interesting effects with knives. Choose which sailboat you wish to paint, and follow along step-by-step, learn the techniques, then paint independently. Open to oil and acrylic painters.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00