Adult Classes

Release your creative spirit and find new insights and skills within our multiple studio classrooms. Browse our offerings below, get to know our award-winning instructors, enroll in a class and start discovering the arts today!


Next Session - Fall II: November 4 - December 22

Class Session Schedule

Our classes are divided into seven 6-week sessions throughout the year. Registrations are currently available for the following sessions.

Summer I: June 3-July 14, 2019

Summer II: July 15-August 25, 2019

Fall I: September 9-October 20, 2019

Workshop Weeks: October 21-November 1

Fall II: November 4-December 22, 2019


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Business of Art

You’ve developed your artwork to a professional level and now it’s time to start your art business. Well-established successful artists will help you overcome the hurdles, plan for success and answer questions you were afraid to ask.
Business of Art

Calligraphy

Learn the ancient art of hand lettering in several different styles. Calligraphy can be used for invitations, letters, posters and more. Explore traditional English calligraphy as well as Japanese calligraphy and brush painting.
Calligraphy

Clay

Whether you want to learn basic pottery skills or advance the ones you already have, DFAC has something for you. Hand building and wheel techniques, glazing and firing techniques are just some of the things you will learn!
Clay

Digital Arts

The Dunedin Fine Art Center has gone digital! In one of our digital art classes, you can learn how to take your digital images to the next level. Our award-winning instructors teach the ins and outs of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more.
Digital Arts

Drawing

Learn to draw anything by learning to see as an artist sees, with emphasis on the perception of contour, negative space, proportion and value—take a crack at the portable and inexpensive world of colored pencil—or hone your intermediate skills in a live model class.
Drawing

Fiber Arts

Learn the ancient art of weaving, basketry, eco printing, dyeing, and batik. We offer numerous fiber arts classes so you can build a foundation in one technique or try many diverse ways to express yourself. Our designated Fiber Arts studio provides all of the equipment you will need to create beautiful works of art!
Fiber Arts

 

Food Arts

Learn the tips and tricks of great food and beautiful presentation from professional chefs in a relaxed atmosphere. Students work in groups to create a delicious meal, then sit down together to enjoy the final product!
Food Arts

Jewelry

For all levels of experience from beginner to advanced, the jewelry classes can help you learn the necessary skills in class so you can create beautiful original jewelry. Make something for yourself, or make gifts for your family and friends.
Jewelry

Metal Arts

Explore the basic metalworking skills, including how to cut metal using various techniques. Classes are held at the Institute for Creative Arts on Douglas Avenue in Downtown Dunedin.
Metal Arts

Mixed Media

Explore the diverse world of mixed media with one of our various class offerings. Delight your creative senses with a mixed media class in collage and assemblage, painting, art journaling, and more!
Mixed Media

 

Painting: Acrylic

Work at your skill level, whether beginner or experienced artist, in painting classes using acrylic paints. Focus on portraiture, landscapes, abstract and even portraiture….whatever inspires you.
Painting: Acrylic

Painting: Oil

Oil painting is a traditional art form that can be used for portraits, still life, landscapes and abstract work. Classes are available for both beginners and experienced painters.
Painting: Oil

 

Painting: Optional Medium

Optional medium classes allow you to work in the medium of your choice, with the painting materials you are most familiar with. Classes are available for both beginners and experienced painters.
Painting: Optional Medium

Painting: Watercolor

Watercolor is one of our most popular areas of interest. Join a beginner’s class or advance your abilities while experimenting with color, technique, subject…the possibilities are endless.
Painting: Watercolor

 

Learning to paint with pastels is possible in the adult classes at DFAC.

Pastels

No other medium allows you to apply rich color to the paper as quickly as you can with pastels. Classes are available for artists of all skill levels from beginner to advanced.
Pastels

 

The DFAC adult classes also teach Intermediate photography.

Photography

Learn basic tools and tricks using your digital camera and then explore more technical aspects of photography including taking better photos of your artwork, the art of the long exposure and more.
Photography

 

Printmaking

Explore printmaking! Learn the oldest form of printmaking by utilizing basic relief techniques with linoleum blocks and woodcuts. You can also try your hand at etching, using copper plates and a non-acid etching solutions to make line and aquatint etchings.
Printmaking

Stone carving is a different way of expressing oneself in the adult classes at DFAC.

Stone Carving

At the Dunedin Fine Art Center, learn the fundamentals of stone sculpture using hand tools and pneumatic equipment to start bringing your ideas to life! We offer Stone Carving for all levels.

Stone Carving

The art of wood turning is taught in the adult classes at DFAC.

Woodturning

Work on a lathe to turn pens, candlesticks, bowls, lidded boxes and more. These classes are limited in size so instruction is focused on your success.

Woodturning

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Come Out and Play!

At the Dunedin Fine Art Center, we’re proud to offer a little something for everyone through a variety of fun, educational art classes for adults. We hope you come out and take a class or two and see why everyone says the Dunedin Fine Art Center is where the art is! To learn more about our mission, and us, click here, or contact us for more information on our classes.