Art

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Classes for Kids & Teens (under 18)

Classes for Teens & Adults

Workshops


Big Time Art with Michele Stone

Does your teen need a place to expand their creative energies? Are they looking for new and innovative ways to explore texture, surfaces and mediums of art? If so, this class is for them. The Carrollwood Cultural Center is broadening its artistic scope to the outside of the facility and installing permanent fixtures of campus. In this class, teens will learn how to design and create a mural, or grout tile and glass, or construct a mobile to be on display as public art at the Center.

Ages: 11-15

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER II

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Colored Pencil Techniques with Linda Evans

Learn how to use shading and layering techniques to make art come alive with color pencils. Pick from a variety of design motif templates if you are a beginner, or enhance your own personal artistic style through experiments and techniques with this neat, portable, and expressive media.

Ages: 8-12

Supplies List: drawing pad, felt tip pens (fine and medium / black and color), colored pencils (The instructor will provide student grade pencils; however, if the student wants Prismcolor Pencils, a basic set is suggested.)

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER II

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Draw Anime, Magna & Comic Book Heroes with Jamie Jones

Has your child ever wanted to draw their favorite superheroes from the big screen? This class will teach the basics of creating a comic book from the backgrounds to the hero to designing a page layout.

Ages: 8-12

Supplies List: drawing paper and pencil

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER II

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Experiments in Drawing with Linda Evans

Expand your drawing skills by learning how to select and combine subjects, create artistic compositions and experiment with art materials. Explore new techniques, light and shadow, and the power of observation.

Ages: 8-12

Supplies List: drawing pad (11″x 14″ or larger), white copy paper, soft lead drawing pencils, if desired

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER II

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Jr. Artist with Michele Stone

Children will have fun as they create original pieces of art while learning about different mediums and techniques. Kids will use their imagination as they explore colors, textures and genres as they expand their knowledge about visual art. Continuous enrollment in this class throughout the year will allow your child(ren) to continue developing their artistic abilities. Soon you will have plenty of beautiful art pieces to display in your home!

Ages: 8-12

Materials Fee: $25 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

WINTER II

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Little Rembrandt with Michele Stone

Your kindergarten through third graders will have fun as they create original pieces of art while learning about different mediums and techniques. Kids will use their imagination as they explore colors, textures and genres and expand their knowledge about visual art. Continuous enrollment in this class throughout the year will allow your child(ren) to continue developing their artistic abilities. Soon, you will have plenty beautiful pieces to display in your home!

Ages: 5-7

Materials Fee: $25 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

WINTER II

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Recycle & Create Art with Michele Stone

Does your child like to create art out of recycled materials? Are they always finding ways to make new projects and creations out of those everyday items? In this class they will continue to learn, explore and create while making beautiful artistic masterpieces from those recycled items, as well as learn how creating this way is eco-friendly and purposeful.

Ages: 5-10

Supplies List: 1 Sunday newspaper, 2 clean and empty plastic laundry soap bottles, 2 clean and empty milk carton, 2 medium-sized cardboard boxes, 1 package of multicolored tissue paper, 1 shoe or book box.

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

WINTER II

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stART for Kids with Linda Evans

In this class, children will experiment with drawing, composition, color and design. In this class, the focus is on having fun with art. Who knows? Your children’s creations may find themselves on note cards, in a gallery, in your home, or on a T-shirt! (Materials provided by the instructor.)

Ages: 8-12

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER II

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Watercolor Pencils with Linda Cox

Enjoy the creative fun of learning this easy painting technique. Watercolor pencils are ideal for capturing a range of subjects, including landscapes, flowers, still life, people, pets, superheroes and more! All it takes is your imagination and a willingness to experiment with this fun media. After your first session, you can continue to learn and grow with more subjects and techniques being offered throughout the year.

Ages: 10-15

Supplies List: Watercolor Pencils (8-12 colors — teacher recommends Kimberly Watercolor Pencils by Generals), 9” x 12” pad of 90 pound watercolor paper, brushes will be provided

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

WINTER II

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Intro to Acrylic Texture & Technique with Michele Stone

Explore different techniques, textures and styles of acrylic painting in this introductory class. You will learn how using a palette knife and texture paste coupled with acrylic paints and other media will offer a variety of desired effects and bring your paintings to life.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: Artist Loft Fundamentals white synthetic brushes (10-pack), Grumbacher Academy Acrylics Introductory Set, 2 16″x20″ Fredix or Artist Loft gallery wrapped canvases, palette knife, plastic knife, plastic spoon, plastic fork, tissue paper, Liquetex modeling paste, Modge Podge

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER II

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Oriental Brush Painting (Sumi-e) with Linda Cox

Learn basic brush strokes to create beautiful and meditative paintings. This is a relaxing and meditative art therapy class that will awaken the senses to a new passion for painting.  Oriental music will be played throughout the course to enhance tranquility. The painting techniques are easy to learn. Themes include traditional Oriental subjects such as bamboo, birds, insects, pandas, dragon and more. This is an ongoing class for all skill levels. After the first session, you can continue to learn and grow with more subjects being featured throughout the year.

Ages: Teen / Adult

Supplies: Bamboo brush (medium size), Bottle of black Sumi-e ink, 9” x 12” pad of plain newsprint paper

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

WINTER II

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Painting in Oil and Pastel with Gainor Roberts

This is a class for everyone, skilled or novice. The techniques of applying paint and building a painting is based on the methods adopted by the French Impressionists. Emphasis is on design, color, and values. The first class is a lecture/demonstration about the materials and methods used to build a painting. For more information visit www.classesbygainor.com.

(The first class will be a lecture and demonstration of the painting process for new students. Returning students may continue to do work from the previous session during the lecture.)

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: Supplies will be discussed during the first class. Materials list will be handed out. The supplies list will include brushes (assorted sizes), oils or pastel paints, small canvas or paper if working in pastels, odorless mineral spirits

Tuition: $120 member / $140 non-member

WINTER II

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Portrait Painting with Help with Gainor Roberts

Artists have used mechanical means to improve the accuracy of their work for centuries. Is this cheating? Don’t feel guilty…it has been suggested that the greatest of the Old Masters used various aids to help them find their mistakes. Today we can use digital photo editing. Our photo is enlarged to the size of our canvas and then traced on a clear plastic sheet.  Mistakes are immediately spotted as we use the overlay to check the work as it is painted. Use any medium you like. Students should have some basic painting experience in their chosen medium. For more information, go to www.classesbygainor.com.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: canvas or paper maximum 18″ x 24″

Materials Fee: $15 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $102 member / $120 non-member

WINTER II

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Sampling the Media with Gainor Roberts

Try Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors, and Pastels to see which one you like. The first class is lecture about all the mediums. Then each class is smorgasbord of materials from which you can pick one or all the mediums to “play” with. The class is not intended to be a “technique” class. For more information, go to www.classesbygainor.com.

(The first class will include a lecture and demonstration about all of the media offered and how they are used.)

Ages: 18+

Materials Fee: $35 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $102 member / $120 non-member

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Understanding the Basics of Drawing with Gainor Roberts

Learn the fundamentals of Classical Drawing (perspective and proportion), while experimenting with different drawing materials and papers. Students will receive a 20-page booklet written by the instructor called Understanding the Basics of Drawing. For more information, go to www.classesbygainor.com.

Ages: 18+

Materials Fee: $15 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $102 member / $120 non-member

WINTER I

  • Tuesday, 6-8 pm

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Watercolor Painting with Michele Stone

Learn how to create beautiful watercolor paintings in this introductory class. Watercolor is typically known as a transparent medium. In this class you will learn how to apply the watercolor and get the desired affect through layering, adding color, and brush techniques. The end result will be wonderful painting that you can proudly display in your home.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: Artist Loft Fundamentals White Synthetic Brushes (10-pack), Talens Watercolor Pan set, transparent 24 (item number 00308-1039) at DickBlick.com or Koi Watercolor packet set at AOE Art Supply, Fredricks Watercolor Canvas (12″x16″) paper towels, spray water bottle, plastic cup, watercolor paint tray

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER II

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