CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

CERAMICS

Ceramic Ornaments

3 session course | Tues Dec 7, Thurs Dec 9 & Thurs Dec 16 | 1-3pm Instructor: Juliette Davis Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced $75 member $100 non member

Kids Clay

3 session course - Wednesdays 1:30pm - 3pm - January 5, 12 & 19 Instructor Juliette Davis Dine in style! Make your own cup and plate out of clay and glaze using slab and pinch-pot methods. You can form and decorate it with your style! $100 member $125 non member

Pottery Wheel Class

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DANCE

East Coast Swing

Every Tuesday 7-8 pm Instructor: Jakob Preston Skill Level: Beginner
$10 member $15 non member

LA Style Salsa (Salsa on 1)

Every Friday 7-8 pm Instructor: Jakob Preston Skill Level: Beginner $10 member $15 non member

Digital Art

Introduction to Digital Art

3 Day Workshop/ Dec. 2, 9, 16th 5-7PM Join professional digital illustrator Kayla Raney for her new introduction to digital art workshop! Students will learn the basics of creating artwork on a tablet or iPad in the popular program Procreate, including how to create and customize your own digital brushes, color palettes, realistic textures, and many other creative techniques for creating professional looking artwork on your tablet. All skill levels are welcome. Must provide your own tablet/iPad and pen. Recommended for ages 14+ $150 member $175 non member

This Intake form must be filled out by students prior to the class and emailed to the instructor: Kayla Raney at raneydaysart@gmail.com. Email her directly with any questions.

DRAWING

Creative Drawing Basics

1 Day Workshop | Wed Mar 30 | Time 10am -2pm
Instructor: Lucina Roark Come and spend a few stimulating hours working with a variety of materials to explore your creativity in sketching and drawing. We will utilize the elements of drawing such as dots, lines, shapes, etc. to compose your ideas and/or stories in your own creative way to present a uniquely piece of artwork. Materials to bring to the workshop: Bristol Vellum drawing pad (11” x 14” or larger) Black markers (medium or wide tips) Charcoal (pencil and/or stick) Colored sticks $90 member $115 non member. 4 Student Minimum. You will not be charged unless 4 students sign up.

FIBER ARTS

Macrame Wall Hanging

1 Day Workshop | Dec 18 | Time 1-4PM Instructor: Alyssa Foxson. Macramé is a form of textile that uses knotting techniques and comes from the 13th century weavers’ word for “fringe”. Popular in the 60s and 70s, i's now back and as popular as ever. Embrace your inner boho goddess for this beginner macrame workshop. Learn all the basic macramé knots needed to make a macramé wall hanging and beyond. All supplies are included and you will leave this workshop with a beautiful macrame wall hanging ready for display! Skill level: All $110 member $130 non member

Temari Ball

1 day Workshop | Saturday Dec 11 10am-2pm Instructor: Ery Yoshida Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced. Temari is a Japanese folk art that involves embroidering decorative geometric patterns on the surface of soft balls. Originally, the balls were made of material and threads taken from worn-out silk kimonos. $70 member $80 non member

GLASS ARTS

Intermediate Stained Glass

1 Day Workshop | New dates coming Soon! | 9am-3pm Instructor: Rosemarie Brown Skill Level: Intermediate $145 member $160 non member

Fused Glass in Stand

1 Day Workshop | Nov 12 | 9am-12pm Instructor: Rosemarie Brown Skill Level: Intermediate $150 member $175 non member

Stained Glass Kaleidoscope

1 Day Workshop | Nov 15 | 9am-12pm Instructor: Rosemarie Brown Skill Level: Intermediate $125 member $150 non member

Mosaic Picture Frame

1 Day Workshop | Nov 19 | 9am-3pm Instructor: Rosemarie Brown Skill Level: Beginner $95 member $115 non member

JEWELRY

Intro to Sterling Silver Fabrication

4-Week Class By Appt Only. Tues-Thurs Instructor: Barb Lange Learn the basics of soldering, forging and basic stone setting. Students will create a sterling silver ring, a pair of earrings and a pendant. Each class is limited to 4 students. All materials are included. $270 includes all materials MDCA Satellite Location: Two B's Studio LLC. 411 N. Donnelly Street, Suite 206 Mount Dora, FL 32757 Call (352) 638-0001 to register. Be sure to tell her that we sent you!

Wire Wrap Pendants

1 Day Workshop Instructor: Janet Crane Learn the basics of wire wrapping and wire wrap a pendant. All tools and materials are provided. MDCA Satellite Location: Two B's Studio LLC. 411 N. Donnelly Street, Suite 206 Mount Dora, FL 32757 Call (352) 638-0001 to register. Be sure to tell her that we sent you!

MIXED MEDIA

Mixed Media

1-Day Workshop | Wed Apr 6, 2022 10am - 2pm Instructor: Lucina Roark. Come have fun learning the basic techniques of mixed media and experiment with hands-on projects using a variety of materials from paints to printed materials and even found objects. We will study ways to utilize these materials in building creative artwork to tell your own story or just to compose pieces of abstract work. The fun is endless. Materials to bring to the workshop: Bristol Vellum drawing pad (11” x 14” or larger), Black markers (medium or wide tips), Charcoal (pencil and/or stick), Colored sticks, Acrylic Medium or Elmer’s Glue, Brushes, Paper towels (or rags), sponges, Old printed materials (photos, letters, newspaper, etc.) Optional materials will be provided at the workshop. $100 member $125 non member. 4 Student Minimum. You will not be charged unless 4 students sign up.

OIL PASTELS

Oil Pastel

1-Day Workshop | Wed Mar 22, 2022 10am - 2pm Instructor: Lucina Roark Oil pastel is a versatile color drawing and painting medium. It can be used to sketch/draw in its packaged stick form or it can be used with solvent and brushes to create drawings that produce the look of oil paintings. This workshop will explore the various techniques of handling this medium and show you how to utilize these techniques to achieve your creative goals. Participants will learn both dry and wet techniques to create simple sketches as well as complicated drawings. Various types of oil pastels and drawing surfaces will be discussed. Materials will be provided at the workshop. $100 member $125 non member. 4 Student Minimum. You will not be charged unless 4 students sign up.

PAINT

Basic Watercolor

5-Week Class | Mondays 1-3:30pm Start Nov. 15 Instructor: Susan Grogan Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to paint in watercolor! All levels welcome. Supply list will be available. $110 member $140 non member

Exploring Watercolor

6-Week Class |Tuesdays 1-4pm Start Nov. 9 Instructor: Susan Grogan Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced Learn to paint with the luminosity of watercolor and further your painting ability. Challenge yourself with new techniques as well as sharpening your skills. This class will cover value, color mixing, composition, and design. This class is designed for students with intermediate watercolor skills. Supply list will be available. $130 member $160 non member

Watercolor Paint-Along

1-Day Workshop | Monday Nov 8 1-3:30pm Instructor: Susan Grogan Skill Level: Beginner No experience needed to complete a colorful painting while learning about color mixing, texture, and more! Materials are included. $55 member $85 non member

Acrylic or Oil Painting

4-Week Class | Thursdays 1-3pm CHOOSE Jan 6,13,20,27 . Feb 3,10,17,24 . Mar 3,10,17,24 . April 7,14,21,28 Instructor: Ken Fuller Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced Choose your own subject and bring your own acrylic or oil paints and supplies. $120 member $150 non member
NO proration for unattended classes

Wine & Paint Night!

2nd Friday of every month 5:30-7:30PM Starts Dec. 11th! Join artist Kayla Raney for an evening of creating in a fun, relaxed atmosphere! Every month is a different unique subject to paint while sipping on something tasty with friends- This month we are kicking off with handmade holiday cards! Blank cards provided and some supplies, but you are encouraged to bring your own. 21+ only. $15 members $25 non members

Painted Paper for Collage

2 Day Workshop | Nov 13 & 14 10am-2pm Instructor: Jackii Molsick Create unique papers for collage using a variety of paper, colors, stamps and more. Instructor will supply some materials and offer access to stamps and other necessary items. Session 1: Creation unique paper. Session 2: Use your papers to create a well-designed collage! $50 member $60 non member

Pet Portrait Painting: HOLIDAY special

Saturday Dec. 18th 10AM-3PM (hour break for lunch) Paint your pet with artist Kayla Raney! Students will get a custom, hand drawn sketch of their pet on canvas- and then follow along with the artist as we spend the day painting in the drawing and adding some holiday cheer! The perfect holiday gift this season, make sure you sign up quickly due to limited spots! Supplies are provided, all skill levels welcome. Recommended for ages 10+ $75 member $95 non member SEE IMPORTANT DETAILS below

Holiday Pet Portrait students must email the instructor a clearnon-pixelated picture of their pet at least one week prior to the class. Students will get an 8×10″ gallery wrapped canvas with a pencil sketch of their pet already drawn onto it at the beginning of class. Limit of 1 pet per canvas.

Sumi-e Watercolor painting

1 day Workshop | Wednesdays Nov 17 or 24. ALSO Dec 1, 15 10am-1pm Instructor: Jane Moody Skill Level: Beginner The art of Sumi-e originated in China about 6000 years ago as calligraphy and led to a beautiful fluid art style emphasizing spontaneity and life in the brushwork.. $50 member $60 non member

Open Studio Art Room

Tuesdays 9am-4pm This is an open studio session with no instruction. Tables for crafting and Easels available for use. Bring your own materials. $10 each session or $35 for 4 sessions

PAPER ART

Chigiri-e Papercraft

1 day Workshop | Monday Nov 22 1-4pm Instructor: Ery Yoshida Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced. Chigiri-e means "Paint with Torn Paper" Used in Asia for hundreds of years, this type of collage uses torn pieces of colored washi, rice or mulberry paper to create the images. No scissors are used and a clear water-based glue fixes the work. $65 member $75 non member

ChigiriPop up Holiday Card

1 day Workshop | Monday Nov 29 1-4pm Instructor: Ery Yoshida Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced. Holidays are just around the corner! In this workshop we will use the Japanese technique of Chigiri-e to make a Holiday Pop-up Card. $65 member $75 non member

Painted Paper for Collage

2 Day Workshop | Nov 13 & 14 10am-2pm Instructor: Jackii Molsick Create unique papers for collage using a variety of paper, colors, stamps and more. Instructor will supply some materials and offer access to stamps and other necessary items. Session 1: Creation unique paper. Session 2: Use your papers to create a well-designed collage! $50 member $60 non member

PHOTOGRAPHY

Intro to Digital Photography

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 2- Class Series | Tues Nov 2 & 12 OR Tues Nov 30 & Dec 2 2-5pm: Instructor: Paul Morris Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to create great photographs with any contemporary digital camera. Participants will explore the many functions of their digital cameras with guided instruction on topics such as exposure modes, controlling focus, shutter speed and aperture, white balance, file formats and more. Required materials: DSLR digital camera with memory card or an advanced compact camera. Classes are limited to 6 students. $150 member $175 non member

Required Materials:
DSLR or advanced compact digital camera with memory card and manual for detailed reference if needed.
Suggested:
Laptop computer and memory card reader.

 

We will review examples that illustrate how different camera settings can affect the final image.  Students will practice these skills on photo walks where they will learn hands-on how to create better photos.  We will be introduced to downloading photos to a computer, the basics of digital workflow, digital darkroom, and how to enhance your photos.

Day 1 – Getting to know your camera

Origins of photography
How does a digital camera work
Types of digital cameras
Understanding camera controls
Exposure modes
Exposure triangle
Color temperature and white balance
File formats and sizes
How a lens works and controlling depth of field
Hands on photo walk to test your skills

Day 2 – From the camera to the digital darkroom

Hands on photo walk
Composition basics
Learn how to see like a photographer
Types and quality of light
Choosing the right lens for your subject
Downloading and backing up your photos
Introduction to the digital darkroom and computer software

Digital Workflow
downloading and working with your digital photos
Basic concepts of photo editing
Output settings
Printing and archive

IPhone Photography

1 Day Workshop | Thurs Dec 9 2-5pm Instructor: Paul Morris Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to take great photos every time with your iPhone. Join us for a hands-on seminar where we will look under the hood at the features and settings for your iPhone camera. Requires an iPhone. Classes are limited to 6 students. $55 member $65 non member

Required Materials: Apple iPhone, any model

Given that most smartphones have amazing features that most users don’t even know about, this workshop will cover the following points:

  • Hour 1 – In class
    Learn about camera setup and settings, what they are for and when to use them. How to make better videos with your smartphone.

  • Hour 2 – Photo walk
    Using the options we learned in class we will go outside and take a short walk shooting photos along the way.

  • Hour 3 – Back in class
    We will go over enhancing your photos and sharing options.

    Required Materials: Apple iPhone, any model

ASIAN ART

Chigiri-e Papercraft

1 day Workshop | Monday Nov 22 1-4pm Instructor: Ery Yoshida Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced. Chigiri-e means "Paint with Torn Paper" Used in Asia for hundreds of years, this type of collage uses torn pieces of colored washi, rice or mulberry paper to create the images. No scissors are used and a clear water-based glue fixes the work. $65 member $75 non member

ChigiriPop up Holiday Card

1 day Workshop | Monday Nov 29 1-4pm Instructor: Ery Yoshida Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced. Holidays are just around the corner! In this workshop we will use the Japanese technique of Chigiri-e to make a Holiday Pop-up Card. $65 member $75 non member

Temari Ball

1 day Workshop | Saturday Dec 11 10am-2pm Instructor: Ery Yoshida Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced. Temari is a Japanese folk art that involves embroidering decorative geometric patterns on the surface of soft balls. Originally, the balls were made of material and threads taken from worn-out silk kimonos. $70 member $80 non member

Sumi-e Watercolor painting

1 day Workshop | Wednesdays Nov 17 or 24. ALSO Dec 1, 15 10am-1pm Instructor: Jane Moody Skill Level: Beginner The art of Sumi-e originated in China about 6000 years ago as calligraphy and led to a beautiful fluid art style emphasizing spontaneity and life in the brushwork.. $50 member $60 non member

COMIC ART

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Create Your Own Comic! Covers for Kids

3 day Workshop Dec 20-22nd 2-4PM Ages 10+ Kids get to create their very own comic book cover in this 3 day workshop! Students will learn about the art behind some of their favorite comic universes like Marvel and DC, and each student will have their own comic book cover template to create a special, unique cover of their own. Students may choose between working digitally or traditionally! $150 member $175 nonmember (class limit 10 people)

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Create Your Own Comic! Covers for Grown Ups!

3 day Workshop Dec 20-22nd 10AM-12PM Jealous of our kids workshop? Sign up for the grown up version! Students will design their own comic characters, learn about the behind-the-scenes of the comic industry from a working professional, basic comic book creation terminology, and create their own comic book cover with a template and step by step instruction! Students may choose between working digitally or traditionally, all skill levels welcome. $150 member $175 nonmember (class limit 10 people)

Virtual Art Classes

Virtual Drawing Class

In this adult (18+) virtual drawing course, we will explore the many ways drawing prompts us to use our imagination. With Jujmo’s fun drawing style and presentation you will learn how to draw anything and everything. This course will be fun and casual, a perfect setting for exploring the therapeutic qualities the arts can offer. Supplies Needed: paper and pencils/markers/crayons When: Wednesdays (November 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th), 5-6PM EST Where: ZOOM

Explore 3D animation through the magic of Augmented Reality (AR)

In this virtual class students of all abilities ages 12-22 years will create new dimensions to their art by adding 3D animation through the magic of Augmented Reality (AR). The goal for this class will be to begin creating a portfolio of 3D digital design artwork. This ZOOM class is recommended for students with animation/digital art experience. Classes begin October 7 through October 28, 2021. This class is now FULL! Please email Karla at karlaa@usf.edu if you would like to be added to the waitlist