Adult Classes | Painting: Acrylic

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 PT400

Instructor: Beard, Nathan D

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

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

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 6 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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Acrylic Paint Pouring Party W-PT120

Instructor: Cadena, Elizabeth

Day of Week: Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $65.00

Non-Member: $75.00

In this messy, experimental class, we’ll explore the fun and very addicting technique of “dirty pours” and “flip cup” acrylic pours. The results look like marble or even planets, when poured onto circular supports. Learn how to create “cells” within your pours.

This class includes a ton of paints, pouring mediums and several supports (canvases, etc.), and you will finish the day with at least 3 small finished pieces. All supplies included!

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Acrylic Painting for Beginners PT478

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

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

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? This class covers the basics from value sketch, color mixing (making all the colors in the color wheel from the primaries), brushwork and applying paint to canvas, and techniques for blending and creating beautiful paintings from photos. Beach scene photos supplied or you may bring your own. Materials can be purchased (see supply list) or students can pay a $20 materials fee to the instructor.

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Introduction to Acrylic Painting PT481

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

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

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? This class covers the basics from value sketch, color mixing (making all the colors in the color wheel from the primaries), brushwork and applying paint to canvas, and techniques for blending and creating beautiful paintings from photos. Beach scene photos supplied or you may bring your own. Materials can be purchased (see supply list) or students can pay a $20 materials fee to the instructor.

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Painting Expressive Water Landscapes W-PT203

Instructor: Mandala, Teresa

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $70.00

Non-Member: $85.00

This workshop will teach you how to create vibrant water scenes. Working with acrylic paints, textures and mediums, students will be guided step-by-step through process of creating a water landscape. This workshop also covers the use color and textures, effective compositions, and how to finish a painting. There will be lots of discussion on the creative process throughout the day.

*Bring your own paints, canvases and photos for inspiration.

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Painting & Drawing Open Studio PT445

Instructor: Monitor

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Currently enrolled painting, drawing and pastel and other 2D students can work independently alongside other DFAC students during this open studio that meets weekly. Open Painting Studio registration entitles you to an 18 hours of studio time per 6-week session. There is a monitor present but no active instruction. You must register at the front desk to receive your studio punch card.

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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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Abstract Expressionism Acrylic Painting PT422

Instructor: Potocki, Lorraine

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Explore a wide range of creative and abstract painting techniques learning how to express movement, texture, and emotions. Learn different ideas of how to start a painting and how to complete it. Using brushes, palette knives and colour shapers, experience the excitement of experimentation and loosening up. Join the fun and express yourself.

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Acrylic Impressionism PT483

Instructor: Potocki, Lorraine

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

In Acrylic Impressionism, it is the feeling of the finished piece that is important. Using photo references and still life objects, we will be working to capture the visual impression or feeling of the moment vs. achieving an accurate depiction.

Painting with small brushes and palette knives, we’ll experience an outpour of emotion and energy in our work and experiment with the shifting effect of light and color.

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Brush Up! PT203

Instructor: Potocki/Schultheis

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

Find new life in works you've started to paint! Create new work that wows! Cut loose and explore because anything is possible! What to expect: 2 experienced and fun instructors (Lorraine Potocki and Candy Schultheis), limitless exploration, enthusiastic encouragement. You are welcome to work in the 2D medium of your choice or play with something new.

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Intuitive Acrylic Painting PT370

Instructor: Schultheis, Candy

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

In this class you will be getting in touch with your intuition through prompts and exercises designed to reveal the inner you. A variety of tools and techniques will be explored as we develop our own unique style. Activating our canvas and responding to it will be an essential part of the process. The sky is the limit!

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Spinning-New Perspectives on Art PT456

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

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

Levels: All Levels

Location: Cottage Campus

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Whatever subject matter you like to paint - spinning will free your subconscious abilities! "Spinning" refers to turning the canvas, metal, wood or other vehicle 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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