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Drawing & Painting  

ACE knows art! In the last year alone, ACE counted approximately 4,000 registrations in the arts! Our art classes run the gamut from Beginning Watercolor to Advanced Acrylics - and everything in between. What's the secret to our success? Talented, caring instructors, a huge array of classes, and a top-notch facility. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist, our instructors will work with you to maximize your skills. No supplies or not much time? Some classes supply all you need - and some classes are just one or two sessions. It's the perfect place to learn something new or brush up on current skills.

 

Acrylic Painting Technique - How to Paint Leaves - North Port
Item: APTNP2001 Kathleen Kelly
F   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 5/4/2018 - 5/4/2018       Fee: $25.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Acrylic Painting Technique - How to Paint Waves - North Port
Item: APTNP3001 Kathleen Kelly
F   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 5/11/2018 - 5/11/2018       Fee: $25.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Acrylics Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy
Item: AABC1001 Colleen Cassidy
Tu   1:30 PM - 3:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 7/10/2018 - 7/31/2018       Fee: $59.00
A complete supply list will be discussed at the first class. Cost of supplies can run up to $100-$125, depending on where they are purchased.
 

Experiment With Collage Workshop
Item: APEC1001 Faith Bradburn-Keller
F   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 6/1/2018 - 6/1/2018       Fee: $39.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Student Supply List: Canvas (at least one, at least 16x20) stretched or panel, palette and/or palette paper, brushes (variety of sizes), gel medium, acrylic paints, at least one Xerox image and/or color inkjet print, magazine clippings and/or photos, sponge, scissors, X-Acto knife. Other suggested items (optional): waxed paper, stencils, textured items (leaves, lace, etc.), found objects (small and flat are best), colored pencils or watercolor pencils, pastels, brayer or mini rolling pin, palette knife, rice paper or other textured paper, white glue, stamps, and inks.
 

One Morning Masterpiece - North Port (incl materials)
Item: APMNP1001 Kathleen Kelly
F   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 5/25/2018 - 5/25/2018       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

One Morning Masterpiece - North Port (incl materials)
Item: APMNP1002 Kathleen Kelly
F   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 8/10/2018 - 8/10/2018       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

One Morning Masterpiece - North Port (incl materials)
Item: APMNP1003 Kathleen Kelly
F   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 8/24/2018 - 8/24/2018       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Pet Portraits (incl mat'l) Not for Beginners
Item: ADPD1001 Sandra Wix
W   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 8/1/2018 - 8/22/2018       Fee: $79.00
*Please send a clear photograph of your pet to claudia.wix@sarasotacountyschools.net so I can size it and have it ready for you to paint on the 1st day of class. All supplies will be included; paint, canvas and paintbrushes. Time permitting you can bring in your own canvas for a 2nd portrait and I can get you started. Please bring along an apron, paper towels and a pen.
 

Portraits, All Media - North Port
Item: APN1002 Ronald Sanders
W   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 8 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 6/20/2018 - 8/15/2018       Fee: $149.00
(basic drawing skills and some knowledge of your chosen media required)
NO CLASS JULY 4
 

Selling Your Art Online - North Port
Item: SBANP1001 Kathleen Kelly
F   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Classroom 1-213
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 4/27/2018 - 4/27/2018       Fee: $19.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

The Art of Still Life
Item: AAM2004 Ronald Sanders
Th   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 8 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 4/26/2018 - 6/14/2018       Fee: $149.00
Bring your supplies.
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)
Item: APAI2009 Lois Carson
F   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 4/27/2018 - 6/1/2018       Fee: $119.00
Bring whatever painting supplies you have.
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (Not for Beginners)
Item: APAI1508 Lois Carson
Th   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 9 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 4/26/2018 - 6/21/2018       Fee: $169.00
This class is not suitable for beginning students. Cost of supplies is $100-$125, depending on where they are purchased. Materials list will be discussed at the first class.
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (Not for Beginners)
Item: APAI1509 Lois Carson
Th   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 9 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 6/28/2018 - 8/30/2018       Fee: $169.00
This class is not suitable for beginning students. Cost of supplies is $100-$125, depending on where they are purchased. Materials list will be discussed at the first class.
NO CLASS JULY 5
 

Watercolor, Intermediate
Item: APWI2011 Lois Carson
W   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 9 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 4/25/2018 - 6/20/2018       Fee: $169.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 

Watercolor, Intermediate
Item: APWI2012 Lois Carson
W   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 9 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 6/27/2018 - 8/29/2018       Fee: $169.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS JULY 4
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: APWI3005 Helen Burkett
Th   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 4/26/2018 - 5/31/2018       Fee: $119.00
This class is not for beginners. Bring any supplies you have. View her work at www.helenburkett.com
 

Watercolor, Open Studio (not for beginners)
Item: APWO2506 Mary Lou Ringers
W   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 5/16/2018 - 6/13/2018       Fee: $99.00
This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
 

Watercolor, Open Studio (not for beginners)
Item: APWO2507 Mary Lou Ringers
W   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 5/16/2018 - 6/13/2018       Fee: $99.00
This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
 

Painting: It's All About Color - All Levels
Item: APAM2001 Julie Hanson
Tu 4/24/2018 - 5/29/2018 

Supplies: Any medium (not watercolor) If you are unsure of your medium, wait until first class and we will discuss mediums and supplies. We will explain in depth.

 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Fee: $119.00

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Drawing & Painting the Portrait With Live Model
Item: APDR1001 Julie Hanson
Tu   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 4/24/2018 - 5/29/2018       Fee: $159.00
Bring a notebook and the colors you have. We will look at what you will need to add to them so that your selection has the best possible color relationships. In this class we will focus on the head, but the whole clothed model is available for drawing and painting. Model poses for two consecutive weeks.
 

Drawing Essentials
Item: ADE1006 Lucy Barber
M   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 8 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 4/30/2018 - 6/25/2018       Fee: $149.00
Click on class title for complete supply list. For the first class bring a 14” x 17" drawing pad, graphite drawing pencils (HB, B, 2B), eraser, charcoal pencils (soft, medium).
NO CLASS MAY 28
 

Drawing Essentials
Item: ADE1008 Lucy Barber
W   5:30 PM - 8:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 8 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 5/2/2018 - 6/20/2018       Fee: $149.00
Click on class title for complete supply list. For the first class bring a 14” x 17" drawing pad, graphite drawing pencils (HB, B, 2B), eraser, charcoal pencils (soft, medium).
 

Drawing Essentials
Item: ADE1007 Lucy Barber
M   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 7/9/2018 - 8/13/2018       Fee: $119.00
Click on class title for complete supply list. For the first class bring a 14” x 17" drawing pad, graphite drawing pencils (HB, B, 2B), eraser, charcoal pencils (soft, medium).
 

Drawing Essentials
Item: ADE1009 Lucy Barber
W   5:30 PM - 8:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 7/11/2018 - 8/15/2018       Fee: $119.00
Click on class title for complete supply list. For the first class bring a 14” x 17" drawing pad, graphite drawing pencils (HB, B, 2B), eraser, charcoal pencils (soft, medium).
 

Drawing With Colored Pencils
Item: ADCP1005 Lucy Barber
M   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 8 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 4/30/2018 - 6/25/2018       Fee: $149.00

*For the first day bring in your colored pencils, a 11"x14"" pad of 120lb. smooth surface Bristol Board. We will discuss supplies on the first day.
COLORED PENCILS- Recommended Brands: Prismacolor OR Caran d'Ache brand. Be sure to get a good assortment, at least 12 - for example, a variety of reds, yellows, blues, greens, orange, violet, neutral colors, white, and a blending pencil.
NO CLASS MAY 28
 

Drawing With Colored Pencils
Item: ADCP1006 Lucy Barber
M   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 7/9/2018 - 8/13/2018       Fee: $119.00

*For the first day bring in your colored pencils, a 11"x14"" pad of 120lb. smooth surface Bristol Board. We will discuss supplies on the first day.
COLORED PENCILS- Recommended Brands: Prismacolor OR Caran d'Ache brand. Be sure to get a good assortment, at least 12 - for example, a variety of reds, yellows, blues, greens, orange, violet, neutral colors, white, and a blending pencil.
 

Watercolor, Open Studio (not for beginners)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APWO2504 Mary Lou Ringers
W 4/11/2018 - 5/9/2018  This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
 
 

Watercolor, Open Studio (not for beginners)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APWO2505 Mary Lou Ringers
W 4/11/2018 - 5/9/2018  This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
 
 

Register early to avoid disappointment as classes will fill up quickly!

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