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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.

For course description, click on the course title below. Hover on instructor name for biography.

 

Acrylic Painting Technique: How to Paint Flamingos (not for beginners)
Item: APT5002 Kathleen Kelly
M   2:30 PM - 5:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-110
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 7/29/2019 - 7/29/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. There will be an acrylic color chart on display to help you reach your desired effect. Please bring your own supplies; canvas: 8x10, a variety of brushes, acrylic paints & a palette knife. Oils are welcome too.
 

Acrylics Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy
Item: ABC1002 Colleen Cassidy
M   1:30 PM - 3:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 7/8/2019 - 8/5/2019       Fee: $79.00
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.
 

Drawing II - North Port
Item: ADNP2001 Ronald Sanders
W   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 8 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 7/10/2019 - 8/28/2019       Fee: $149.00
Supplies: pencils, paper, and eraser.
 

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Item: ADR1001 Marilyn Charlotte
Th   5:30 PM - 8:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 7/25/2019 - 8/29/2019       Fee: $119.00
For the first class bring about 12 sheets of white copy paper and a #2 pencil with an eraser. A complete supply list is listed below. Recommended book: "The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" by Betty Edwards. Paperback. Publisher: HarperCollins (ISBN-10:0007116454 ISBN-13: 978-0007116454). Workbook is handy, but not mandatory.

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 

Drawing With Charcoal (for beginners with some drawing experience)
Item: ADC1002 Lucy Barber
M   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 7 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 7/8/2019 - 8/19/2019       Fee: $139.00
For beginners with some drawing experience. ** On the first day bring a pad of charcoal paper, soft & medium vine charcoal, soft & medium compressed charcoal and your other drawing materials (erasers etc.).

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 

Watercolor Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy
Item: AWB1003 Colleen Cassidy
Tu   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 6/4/2019 - 6/25/2019       Fee: $69.00
Materials provided for the first class. Cost of supplies is $100-$125, depending on where supplies are purchased. A materials list will be provided at the first class.

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 

Watercolor Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy
Item: AWB1004 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 8/6/2019 - 8/27/2019       Fee: $69.00
Materials provided for the first class. Cost of supplies is $100-$125, depending on where supplies are purchased. A materials list will be provided at the first class.

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 

Acrylics, Impressionism (not for beginners)
Item: APAI1502 Lois Carson
Th   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 7 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 6/20/2019 - 8/8/2019       Fee: $129.00
Note: This class is not appropriate for beginning painters. Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 

Watercolor, Intermediate - Carson
Item: APWI2012 Lois Carson
W   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 6/26/2019 - 8/7/2019       Fee: $119.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS JULY 3.
 

Drawing Essentials
Item: ADE1002 Lucy Barber
W   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 7 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 7/10/2019 - 8/21/2019       Fee: $139.00

Click on class title for complete supply list. For the first class bring an 18"X24" Strathmore 400 or 300 drawing pad, masonite drawing board to fit the pad, graphite drawing pencils (HB, B, 2B), eraser, and charcoal pencils (soft, medium).

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 

Drawing With Colored Pencils - Beg/Int
Item: ADCP1002 Lucy Barber
M   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 7 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 7/8/2019 - 8/19/2019       Fee: $139.00

*For the first day bring in your colored pencils and an 11"x14" pad of 120 lb. smooth surface Bristol Board. We will discuss supplies on the first day.
COLORED PENCILS - Recommended Brands: Prismacolor OR Caran d'Ache. 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.

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 

Selling Your Art Online - North Port
Item: SBANP1001 Kathleen Kelly
Th   5:30 PM - 8:30 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Th 8/1/2019 - 8/1/2019       Fee: $29.00
What students say: "Told great stories - to add more points to her handouts." "She did a lot of work up front and had a lot of resources."
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Acrylics Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: ABC1001 Colleen Cassidy
Tu 4/30/2019 - 5/28/2019  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.
 
 

Drawing With Charcoal (for beginners with some drawing experience)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: ADC1001 Lucy Barber
M 4/29/2019 - 6/10/2019  For beginners with some drawing experience. ** On the first day bring a pad of charcoal paper, soft & medium vine charcoal, soft & medium compressed charcoal and your other drawing materials (erasers etc.). Please Note: Class dates are now April 29 - June 10

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 
Please Note- class is now 6 sessions. Class dates are now April 29 - June 10 NO CLASS MAY 27
 

Watercolor Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: AWB1002 Colleen Cassidy
Tu 4/30/2019 - 5/28/2019  Materials provided for the first class. Cost of supplies is $100-$125, depending on where supplies are purchased. A materials list will be provided at the first class.

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APAI2004 Lois Carson
F 5/3/2019 - 6/7/2019  This class is for students who have completed the acrylics beginning class and want to learn more techniques in this medium. Demonstration by the instructor is part of the class along with practicing the new techniques that are being taught. Prerequisite: Acrylics, Beginning. Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (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: APAI1501 Lois Carson
Th 5/2/2019 - 6/13/2019  Note: This class is not appropriate for beginning painters. Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 
 

Watercolor, Intermediate - Carson  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APWI2011 Lois Carson
W 5/1/2019 - 6/19/2019  Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APWI3001 Helen Burkett
Th 4/25/2019 - 5/30/2019  This class is not for beginners. Bring any supplies you have. View her work at www.helenburkett.com
 
 

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: APSO2501 Mary Lou Ringers
W 5/1/2019 - 6/12/2019 

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: APWO2502 Mary Lou Ringers
W 5/1/2019 - 6/12/2019 

This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
 
 

Drawing Essentials   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: ADE1001 Lucy Barber
W 5/1/2019 - 6/12/2019 

Click on class title for complete supply list. For the first class bring an 18"X24" Strathmore 400 or 300 drawing pad, masonite drawing board to fit the pad, graphite drawing pencils (HB, B, 2B), eraser, and charcoal pencils (soft, medium).

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 
 

Drawing With Colored Pencils - Beg/Int   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: ADCP1001 Lucy Barber
M 4/29/2019 - 6/10/2019 

*For the first day bring in your colored pencils and an 11"x14" pad of 120 lb. smooth surface Bristol Board. We will discuss supplies on the first day.
COLORED PENCILS - Recommended Brands: Prismacolor OR Caran d'Ache. 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.

For the Supply List, CLICK HERE.

 
Class is now 6 weeks. Class dates are April 29 - June 10. NO CLASS MAY 27
 

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

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