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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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) and Japanese Kanji Calligraphy (Shodo). This casual class is for anyone and covers the basic skills of Japanese brush painting for beginners, as well as more advanced techniques for experienced learners. Learn Shodo techniques with Japanese brushes. Master brushstroke control to draw Japanese characters, such as "heart" and "moon." The class also focuses on Sumi-e to draw images, such as Bamboo and Koi fish. Learn the historical and cultural background of Shodo and 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 $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 first class.

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Animals in Watercolor-4 wk 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: $100.00

Non-Member: $120.00

This is a 4 week class. 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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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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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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