Shawn Dell Joyce

Capturing Light with Pastel PA301

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

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

Levels: Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

In this class, pastel students will learn how to capture atmospheric light (sunsets and light effects) from photo reference, how to paint translucent light in cut glass bowls, reflective metal surfaces, and other advanced pastel topics from still life. Students should be familiar with pastels and comfortable with still life and photo reference. One class will be en plein air painting the sunset as it happens.

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Plein Air Adventure PT112

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

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

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: TBD

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

Want to be a plein air artist and capture that beautiful light? This workshop covers the basics of plein air painting starting with thumbnail sketches for composition and value, using a viewfinder, sketching in 5 values, and transferring that sketch to paper. Then working up a painting from dark to light, and evaluating for correct value, perspective and proportion. Learn how to meet the challenges of working in plein air, changing light and quick, alla prima painting by working with a plein air pro. In each class, you will make a few studies (color and value) and a finished painting. Class includes one additional optional nocturne painting class happening at night in downtown Dunedin.

You may work in the medium of your choice.

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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: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

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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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: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

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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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: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

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 and you may bring your own for the last class.
Materials can be purchased (see supply list) or students can pay a $20 materials fee to the instructor and have materials supplied for all 6 classes.

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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: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00

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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Learn to Draw in 4 Hours W-DR108

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

Day of Week: Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00

Learn the basics of drawing including starting with simple forms, seeing and capturing 5 values to shade accurately and create the illusion of realism. Learn how "sight" to get proper perspective and the illusion of depth. Get your own copies of proportion charts and learn how portrait painters to Renaissance kings and queens were able to get accurate likenesses. Draw from direct observation and create beautiful, dimensional sketches! All materials supplied.

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Learn to use Pastel in 4 hours W-PA102

Instructor: Joyce, Shawn Dell

Day of Week: Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $75.00

Non-Member: $95.00

Learn to use pastels to make beautiful and realistic paintings from direct observation. Learn about pastel hardnesses, paper tooth, and substrates. Layer pastel to create your own color wheel from primaries, and how to use a complementary palette.

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