Adult Classes | Painting: Watercolor

Monday

1/11/21 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wood, Anita

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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


Monday

9/14/20 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kuehn, Noriko

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.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $145.00

Non-Member: $175.00


Monday

11/2/20 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Joyce, Shawn Dell

Learn the basics of still life painting; how to draw objects in correct proportion to teach other, tips for making symmetrical objects like wine glasses and bottles, ways to paint transparent objects like glass, and shiny surfaces like metal and fruit. Each class starts with a demo in pastel or oil, followed by painting time with one-on-one help as needed. Open to all media. Classical still lifes with an emphasis on beach themes, complementary colors, and direct observation, color temperature and skill building.

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


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

9/15/20 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Waltz, Kerry Stratton

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.

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced,Professional

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


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


Wednesday

9/16/20 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Baker, Karen

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.

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


Wednesday

9/16/20 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Waltz, Kerry Stratton

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.

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced,Professional

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


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

1/14/21 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wood, Anita

The theme for this class is Painting Portraits. You are welcome to paint from your own photo. Look for a photo that is very clear and has strong values. You will learn the basic techniques for using color and values while painting in layers. 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 upon registration.

Levels: Advanced,Professional

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


Thursday

9/17/20 - 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Waltz, Kerry Stratton

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!

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


Thursday

The theme for this class is Painting Portraits. You are welcome to paint from your own photo. Look for a photo that is very clear and has strong values. You will learn the basic techniques for using color and values while painting in layers. 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 upon registration.

Levels: Advanced,Professional

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

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


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

9/17/20 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kuehn, Noriko

Learn the simple and serene world of painting Sumi-e (painting with ink) combined with Japanese Gansai watercolors. Gansai (??) is traditional Japanese watercolor. In English, we tend to refer to both types of paints as simply watercolor. ... Gansai is written ?? and the type of water colors that are more traditional in the West (also called transparent watercolors) are written ?? (Suisai). Gansai Tambi (Gansai meaning "vibrance" and Tambi meaning "aesthetic") are artist quality Japanese paints that are described as watercolors, but have a very different feel and effect 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 Japanese Gansai Tambi watercolors & Sumi-e to paint images, such as Bamboo, flowers, fish and Japanese landscape from beautiful photos. Learn the historical and cultural background of Gansai & Sumi-e. The lecture will be minimal with focus on plenty of hands-on studio time.
A $30 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor to cover cost of sumi ink, a Gansai Tambi watercolor set and use of Japanese brushes for the session. Instructor will provide a variety of Japanese papers to try in the first class.

Levels: All Levels

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

Member Tuition: $145.00

Non-Member: $175.00