Adult Classes | Pastels

477 - Art & Soul of Landscape Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: 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.

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428 - Exploring Pastels

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 1

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Allison, Brooke

In this beginning pastel class, student will be introduced to concepts which will lay a firm foundation for future pastel projects. With individual guidance from Master Pastelist Brooke Allison, you will learn composition, color and technique by working from still life and photographs.

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453 - Independent Study in Drawing and Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Allison, Brooke

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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421 - Intro to Pastel Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Potocki, Lorraine

Learn pastel painting techniques using hard and soft pastels. This is a “how to” class for beginners with demonstrations and lots of individual instruction. If you already know “how to”, you’ll learn “what now”—taking your pastel painting to its next level. Working from still life subjects and your own photo references, you will learn the basics of composition, values, the use of cool and warm colors, and much more.

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418 - Open Drawing and Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

Take your drawing and painting to new heights of expression... bring YOUR TOOLS and we will help you excel to the next level! Learn anatomy, composition, and many facets of art. An open painting and drawing class to work on your own compositions with expert help.

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479 - Painting the Portrait or Still Life

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

In this intermediate class you will explore several different approaches to perfecting your painting skills in portraiture using pastel, charcoal or oils. You'll learn Classical Realism principles to paint form and tonal values using plaster head casts as they do in the Ateliers or you can work from photographs. Students may also opt to learn how to set up a still-life and learn classical painting methods, such as tonal values, edges, and accurate drawing.

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452W - Pastel Brilliance-Underpaint with Pizzazz!

Member Tuition: $225.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $250.00

Instructor: Kouffman, Jakki

This 2 day workshop will offer several techniques for altering the environment using different “underpainting” strategies. Employing dry grounds, wet grounds and pumice-infused acrylic grounds, we will sample several methods for preparing the surface to enhance the effect of your pastel marks. In this way, you will see there are many choices for bringing flair to your final statement. To give your pastels more pizzazz, just try some nifty re-tooling from underneath! Bring personal source material such as photos of landscapes (print or digital), preferably with clear patterns of light and dark.

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450 - Possibilities in Pastel

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Allison, Brooke

In this intermediate to advanced pastel class, we explore techniques and ideas to help each student develop and mature their artistic voice. New techniques and ideas are presented through demonstrations and group talks given by Master Pastelist Brooke Allison. You will choose your subject matter, working from photographs, still life composition or your imagination.

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487W - Richard McKinley

Member Tuition: $870.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $895.00

Instructor: McKinley, Richard

This special Destination workshop will offer you, the student, the opportunity to express your creative intent with the renowned workshop instructor, Richard McKinley. You will explore various artistic manipulations of composition, value, and color as a means of helping you, the artist, add your personal feelings and emotions to the landscape.

In addition to ‘easel time’ indoors or out, the workshop will offer a special trip to the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg for a private viewing of selected artwork in their collection, a private walking tour of the famous outdoor wall murals around the city, and a live glass blowing demonstration at the Duncan McClellan Gallery.

Take advantage of the beautiful weather, sugar sand beaches, golf, art galleries and all the wonders of the Dunedin area while you are here.

You may reserve your place in the workshop with a $250 non-refundable deposit with the balance due on or before Dec. 1st. Call to make your reservations today as this incredible opportunity will fill fast.

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470 - The Realistic Portrait in Oils & Pastels

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Model Fee:   $40.00

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

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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