Adult Classes | Painting: Oil

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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Wetland to Studio (4 weeks) PT401

Instructor: Beard, Nathan D

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

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $106.00

Non-Member: $126.00

Learn how to transform and interpret observations of nature into inspired works of art! Instructor Nathan Beard will lead you on a step-by-step process beginning with a walk through Highlands Hammock to take reference photos for paintings and drawings. Students will be asked to digitally alter those photos to any degree they wish and then complete paintings/drawings over the course of 4 Saturdays. Students should be prepared to experiment with several different media. This course is excellent for students wanting to experiment with abstraction that is grounded in representation. Prerequisites will include basic painting and drawing classes and access to a basic photo-editing computer program at home.

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Color Intensive Workshop with Elio Camacho W-PT480

Instructor: Camacho, Elio

Day of Week: Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $110.00

Non-Member: $130.00

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 whowant 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.

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Painting Shorebirds PT208

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 work on your own. Make a completed painting each class based on supplied photos of Blue Heron, Flamingo, Ibises, Egrets, Pelican and Sand Pipers.

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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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Open Painting Day PT459

Instructor: Nece, Melissa Miller

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Improve your skills in technique, composition and concept. Individualized instruction to develop your own style of painting in acrylics or oils. (Colored pencil and other media accepted with instructor's permission). Choose personal subject matter, explore composition and color theory, solve painting problems. Drawing experience recommended.

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Open Painting Night PT458

Instructor: Nece, Melissa Miller

Day of Week: Thur 7:00 pm - 10:00 PM

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Improve your skills in technique, composition and concept. Individualized instruction to develop your own style of painting in acrylics or oils. (Colored pencil and other media accepted with instructor's permission). Choose personal subject matter, explore composition and color theory, solve painting problems. Drawing experience recommended.

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Spinning: New Perspectives for Painting and Drawing PT456

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Whatever subject matter you like to draw or paint - spinning will free your subconscious abilities! Spinning refers to turning the paper, canvas, metal, wood or other surface at 90 degree angles while applying the oil, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, charcoal or other medium. Taking your favorite work of art and hanging it upside down may reveal an entirely new piece.

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Beginning Oil Painting PT429

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

Day of Week: Tues 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

If you have ever been intimidated by learning how to paint with oils you will learn that it’s one of the easiest and most forgiving mediums out there. In this class you will learn all the basics from what type of paints and surfaces are best, how different brushes work, how to set up a pallet, color mixing and mediums. There will be step-by-step demos on drawing and color values with lots of individual instruction. We will have a variety of subject matter to explore including still life set-ups. This class will be for all levels from the complete beginner to the more advanced painter.

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Painting the Landscape en Plein Air PT401

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

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

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Painting outside is like taking a mini vacation. You become immersed in the beauty of nature, sunlight, atmosphere and colors that cannot be reproduced in photographs. In this class we will be painting trees, foliage, grasses, sky, clouds, aerial perspective, etc. After beginning the paintings outside we will use photographs to complete the paintings in the studio.

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Painting the Portrait or Still Life PT479

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

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

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

In this intermediate class you will explore several different approaches to perfecting your painting skills in portraiture and still life using pastel, charcoal or oils. You'll learn how to create beautifully accurate portraits from photographs. Students may also opt to paint from a still-life of various objects and learn how to paint flowers and shiny surfaces like brass and silver. We will focus on color mixing, tonal values, edges, and accurate drawing.

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The Realistic Portrait in Oils & Pastels PT470

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

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

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Model Fee:   $40.00

In this class, you will learn the fundamental principles of portrait painting from life using direct painting methods. We will concentrate on proper proportion, values, skin tones, and getting a likeness. The instructor will give step by step demonstrations and lots of individual instruction from how to begin the initial drawing through mixing beautiful skin tones and atmospheric backgrounds. We will have two models for three weeks each.

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