Adult Classes | Painting: Watercolor

Independent Study in Drawing and Painting PT453

Instructor: Allison, Brooke

Day of Week: Thur 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Advanced,Professional,

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

The mission of this class is to give experienced artists a time and place to work out their own vision with aid from an instructor experienced with a variety of art materials and styles. Student should have experience with their medium of choice.

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Art & Soul of Landscape Painting PT477

Instructor: Baker, Karen

Day of Week: Wed 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Bring your passion for landscape painting to new heights in this guided, open studio, all media class. Using your own reference materials, learn how to identify and convey the essence of your landscape subjects— respond by interpreting vs. copying. Develop more intuitive, spontaneous ways of seeing. Paint with greater emotion and purpose. Additional topics include composition and design, color exploration, qualities of light and shadow, value contrasts, edge control, aerial perspective. Maximum 10 students, familiar with their chosen medium.

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The Illusion of Glass W-PT601

Instructor: Jackson, Paul

Day of Week: Fri, Sat, Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $325.00

Non-Member: $350.00

In this three-day workshop, Paul will demonstrate the versatility of watercolor paint. You will learn how to work in thin layers of washes to build up luminous colors. Paul will lead you step-by-step with demonstrations of the painting process. Emphasis will be on what makes a good painting, planning the entire picture area, the importance of thinking through the composition, good division of shapes, value planning, what to communicate about the subject, and how to correct mistakes. Expect an intense, concentrated and lively workshop where you will elevate your understanding of watercolor.

Paul Jackson received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Missouri in 1992, and has since been relentless in pursuit of his creative dreams, receiving top honors in national and international competitions, contributing his art to a vast library of magazines and books and sharing his creative influence to all corners of the earth. Honored by the American Watercolor Society with signature membership at the age of 30, Paul is also a Signature member of the National Watercolor Society and an Honor Member of the Missouri Watercolor Society. Paul was the Grand Prize winner in the Paint Your Way to Paris competition and has been featured as one of the Master Painters of the World in International Artists Magazine.

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Painting Sunsets, Clouds and Water Reflection PT210

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Thematic painting classes open to oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylics. Each class starts with a demonstration, followed by one-on-one help in your own media. Step-by-step instruction as well as open time to do your own thing. Make a completed painting each class based on photos (supplied) of beach sunsets, beautiful clouds, storms, and water reflections.

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Painting Tropical Flowers PT209

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Thematic painting classes open to oil, pastel, watercolor, and acrylics. Each class starts with a demonstration, followed by one-on-one help in your own media. Step-by-step instruction as well as open time to do your own thing. Make a completed painting each class based on supplied photos of Hibiscus, Bird of Paradise, Magnolia, Orchid, Sunflower, and Water Hyacinth.

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Japanese Sumi-e PT368

Instructor: Kuehn, Noriko

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $145.00

Non-Member: $175.00

Learn the simple and serene world of painting Sumi-e (painting with ink). This class is for anyone and covers the basic skills of Japanese brush painting for beginners, as well as more advanced techniques for experienced learners. The class focuses on Sumi-e to paint images, such as Bamboo, flowers, fish and Japanese landscape from beautiful photos. Learn the historical and cultural background of Sumi-e. The lecture will be minimal with focus on plenty of hands-on studio time. Learn how to balance Yin and Yang, using the contrast of ink to create the desired results.
A $15 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 first class.

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Animals in Watercolor (4 Weeks) W-PT540

Instructor: Thomas-Weible, Debra

Day of Week: Thur 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $106.00

Non-Member: $126.00

This workshop meets once a week for four weeks. 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.

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Beauty is in the EYE of the Beholder! W-PT542

Instructor: Thomas-Weible, Debra

Day of Week: Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $75.00

Learn how to draw/paint eyes, human or animal from someone who knows eyes...an ophthalmologist (retired)! Come with your paints, your pencils and good photographs of eyes (your photos or cut from magazines). We will learn the anatomy, how to draw an eye, first with pencil, and then put some life into them with color. I will work in watercolor, but you can choose your medium. We will start with a lesson, then a demonstration and finally set to work to improve those faces. Without a beautiful and interesting eye, a portrait suffers. Bring your own painting or drawing equipment of your choice.

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Portraits in Watercolor (4 weeks) W-PT543

Instructor: Thomas-Weible, Debra

Day of Week: Thur 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $106.00

Non-Member: $126.00

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.

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Beginning Watercolor PT579

Instructor: Waltz, Kerry Stratton

Day of Week: Thur 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

New to watercolor? This class will lead you through everything you need to know to get started in watercolor. We will complete a painting each week that will focus on basic techniques and explore a variety of subject matter. No prior experience needed, just a few supplies and a desire to have FUN!

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Intermediate Watercolor PT582

Instructor: Waltz, Kerry Stratton

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced,Professional

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Enjoy all the wonderful creative techniques that are unique to watercolor: how to control wet-into wet washes and use those creative techniques to express your subject. We will learn how to plan for success by using the elements of design, color theory and painting plans. Emphasis will be on how to loosen up with wet into wet watercolor. There will be daily demonstrations and plenty of individual attention.

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One Day Watercolor Workshop W-PT597

Instructor: Waltz, Kerry Stratton

Day of Week: Thur 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $80.00

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.

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Wet Watercolor W-PT578

Instructor: Waltz, Kerry Stratton

Day of Week: Tues 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $85.00

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.

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Big and Beautiful Calla Lilies - Georgia O'Keeffe Style W-PT208

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00

In this one-day workshop we will be painting Calla Lilies - in a dramatic Georgia O'Keeffe style - Larger than Life! This is a composition that features two large callas, abstracted long stems along with a beautiful dark background. Paint along with the instructor's composition or select your own composition!

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Experimental Watermedia - a Hot Wax Finish! W-MM117

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Wed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $80.00

Non-Member: $110.00

This workshop meets once a week for three weeks. The techniques are FUN and full of surprising possibilities! Students can paint in watercolors or fluid acrylics. The instructor’s demonstration will be tulips, but students can select their own composition - landscape, still life or flowers. Bring your idea and we will put it into action! Paint on cradled panel with paper for watercolors, canvas (stretched or not stretched), or paper. Depends on your finish! Finish with hot wax medium, cold wax medium or spray for watercolors. For acrylics, Finish with cold wax medium or spray.

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Watercolor For Beginners PT553

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint in Watercolors? Come paint with us in this "no fear" approach to learn this fabulous medium! This course will focus on “how to” lessons featuring a new demo every week. The studies will include the color wheel, values, transparent colors, the mystery of "warm and cool" colors, brushstrokes and various techniques. A variety of subjects will expand your watercolor skills. This class is for all levels – New to watercolors and experienced beginners.

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Watercolors - Larger than Life-Painting a Still Life PT552

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Thur 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: Advanced,Professional

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

The theme for this class is Painting a Still Life. Everyone is invited to create their own still life or help in creating one for the class. Objects, Composition, Design and Lighting will be considered as we are creating. We will look at the best way to photograph our setting. After we photo our setups, we will look at the scale, the background options and color palette. Throughout this course we will be painting from photos or from a Still Life Set up, your choice. This will be a very exciting 6 week session! All classes start with a critique to help us evaluate our paintings. As always you have the option of painting your own composition as there will be plenty of time for painting during the class with individual consultations to help you achieve your personal goals! A detail class outline is available along with a material list.

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Watercolors - Larger than Life-Painting a Still Life PT552B

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Thur 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Advanced,Professional

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

The theme for this class is Painting a Still Life. Everyone is invited to create their own still life or help in creating one for the class. Objects, Composition, Design and Lighting will be considered as we are creating. We will look at the best way to photograph our setting. After we photo our setups, we will look at the scale, the background options and color palette. Throughout this course we will be painting from photos or from a Still Life Set up, your choice. This will be a very exciting 6 week session! All classes start with a critique to help us evaluate our paintings. As always you have the option of painting your own composition as there will be plenty of time for painting during the class with individual consultations to help you achieve your personal goals! A detail class outline is available along with a material list.

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Watercolors - Larger than Life: WATER and all it's Beauty! PT556

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Thur 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

In this class we will be painting compositions with glowing reflections, misty water, soft wave action and a luminescent water scene with a 12-way wash!
Everyone is encouraged to paint from their own reference, creating their own compositions. All demo reference material is always available. Every class will have a critique, many demo's and plenty of time for painting with individual consultations to help you achieve your personal goals.

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Watercolors - Larger than Life: WATER and all it's Beauty! PT557

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Thur 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate, Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

In this class we will be painting compositions with glowing reflections, misty water, soft wave action and a luminescent water scene with a 12-way wash!
Everyone is encouraged to paint from their own reference, creating their own compositions. All demo reference material is always available. Every class will have a critique, many demo's and plenty of time for painting with individual consultations to help you achieve your personal goals.

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Watercolors, Larger than Life: Painting Flowers - Larger than Life! PT558

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Thur 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Flowers - Larger than Life! Along with traditional painting we will be spraying, gentle pouring and creating textures all in watercolor! Demos and studies will include various painting surface options and various finishes for consideration rather than traditional framing.
Everyone is invited to create their own flower composition. Class demo photo references are always available to all. The beauty in Flowers can really be appreciated with Flowers Larger than Life! Every class will have a critique and lots of time for painting. Individual attention is given to all throughout the class.

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Watercolors, Larger than Life: Painting Flowers - Larger than Life! PT559

Instructor: Wood, Anita

Day of Week: Thur 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate, Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Flowers - Larger than Life! Along with traditional painting we will be spraying, gentle pouring and creating textures all in watercolor! Demos and studies will include various painting surface options and various finishes for consideration rather than traditional framing.
Everyone is invited to create their own flower composition. Class demo photo references are always available to all. The beauty in Flowers can really be appreciated with Flowers Larger than Life! Every class will have a critique and lots of time for painting. Individual attention is given to all throughout the class.

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