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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.

 

 

Acrylics, Beginning Level I (incl all matl)
Item: APAB1002 Patrice Burkhardt
F   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 10/5/2018 - 11/2/2018       Fee: $99.00
NO prior painting experience required. Includes all materials.
 

Acrylics, Beginning Level I (incl all matl)
Item: APAB1003 Patrice Burkhardt
F   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 11/9/2018 - 12/14/2018       Fee: $99.00
NO prior painting experience required. Includes all materials.
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 23.
 

Acrylic Painting Technique: How to Paint Waves - North Port
Item: APTNP3002 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 11/16/2018 - 11/16/2018       Fee: $25.00
Bring your own supplies. acrylic, oil or pastels are acceptable mediums
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)
Item: APAI2002 Lois Carson
F   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 10/5/2018 - 11/2/2018       Fee: $99.00
Bring whatever painting supplies you have.
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)
Item: APAI2003 Lois Carson
F   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 11/9/2018 - 12/14/2018       Fee: $99.00
Bring whatever painting supplies you have.
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 23.
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (Not for Beginners)
Item: APAI1502 Lois Carson
Th   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 10/4/2018 - 11/1/2018       Fee: $99.00
Note: This class is not appropriate for beginning painters. Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (Not for Beginners)
Item: APAI1503 Lois Carson
Th   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 11/8/2018 - 12/13/2018       Fee: $99.00
Note: This class is not appropriate for beginning painters. Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 22.
 

Watercolor, Intermediate - Carson
Item: APWI2011 Lois Carson
W   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/3/2018 - 10/31/2018       Fee: $99.00
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: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 11/7/2018 - 12/12/2018       Fee: $99.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 21.
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: APWI3001 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 11/1/2018 - 12/13/2018       Fee: $119.00
This class is not for beginners. Bring any supplies you have. View her work at www.helenburkett.com
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 22.
 

Watercolor, Open Studio (not for beginners)
Item: APWO2501 Mary Lou Ringers
W   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 10 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/3/2018 - 12/12/2018       Fee: $189.00
This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
No Class on 11/21
 

Watercolor, Open Studio (not for beginners)
Item: APWO2502 Mary Lou Ringers
W   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 10 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/3/2018 - 12/12/2018       Fee: $189.00
This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
No Class on 11/21
 

Painting: It's All About Color - All Levels
Item: APAM2001 Julie Hanson
Tu   1:30 PM - 4:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 11/6/2018 - 12/11/2018       Fee: $99.00
Supplies: Any medium (except watercolor) If you are unsure of your medium, wait until first class and we will discuss mediums and supplies. We will explain in depth.
NO CLASS 11/20
 

Drawing & Painting the Portrait With Live Model (not for beginners)
Item: APDR1001 Julie Hanson
Tu   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 11/6/2018 - 12/11/2018       Fee: $139.00
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.
NO CLASS 11/20
 

Pet Portraits - Any medium except watercolor (not for beginners) (incl canvas)
Item: APDD1001 Kathleen Kelly
Sa   11:30 AM - 2:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 11/3/2018 - 11/10/2018       Fee: $49.00
Bring your supplies - any medium except watercolor. Instructor demonstrates half a portrait with pastels on both days. Students may paint along.
 

Drawing Essentials
Item: ADE1001 Lucy Barber
10/1/2018 - 12/10/2018 

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, and charcoal pencils (soft, medium).

 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fee: $189.00
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 19.

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Experiment With Collage Workshop
Item: APEC1001 Faith Bradburn-Keller
M   4:30 PM - 7:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 12/10/2018 - 12/17/2018       Fee: $39.00

Student Supply List: Canvas (at least one-11x14, 10x10 or 12x12) Panel (not stretched) palette and/or palette paper, brushes (variety of sizes), gel medium matte, acrylic paints or craft paint, at least one Xerox image and/or color inkjet print, magazine clippings and/or photos, scrapbook or other like paper, 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.
 

Drawing With Colored Pencils - Beg/Int
Item: ADCP1001 Lucy Barber
10/1/2018 - 12/10/2018 

*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.

 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Fee: $189.00
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 19.

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Selling Your Art Online - North Port
Item: SBANP1001 Kathleen Kelly
F   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 11/2/2018 - 11/2/2018       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."
Time has changed to 9am-12pm. ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

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

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