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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 (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy
Item: AABC1002 Colleen Cassidy
Tu   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 3/26/2019 - 4/16/2019       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.
 

Drawing II - North Port
Item: ADNP2001 Ronald Sanders
W   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 6 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 3/6/2019 - 4/17/2019       Fee: $119.00
NO CLASS MARCH 20.
 

Personal Progress Workshop: An Open Studio for Acrylics, Oils & Pastels - North Port
Item: APNP1000 Kathleen Kelly
F   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 3 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
F 4/5/2019 - 4/19/2019       Fee: $49.00
Definitely NOT for beginners. Students should have knowledge their medium as well as color mixing, and uses for all brushes. This open studio is artists in action!
 

Watercolor, Ink and Colored Pencils - North Port
Item: AWINP1001 Ronald Sanders
W   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 6 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 3/6/2019 - 4/17/2019       Fee: $119.00
Supply List: Watercolors and brushes, Permanent Waterproof India Ink and Pens, and Colored Pencils. Preferred surface is Vellum Bristol Board or smooth watercolor paper - surface should take both drawing and washes well. (note: Permanent ink can be applied with calligraphy pens, brush, technical pens, or even Sharpie pens - so long as the ink is waterproof so that we can apply watercolor over the top without bleeding) Recommended colored pencils are Prismacolor Premier. Bring photo reference of your choice from which to work.
NO CLASS MARCH 20.
 

Watercolor Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) - Cassidy
Item: AWB1004 Colleen Cassidy
M   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 3/25/2019 - 4/15/2019       Fee: $79.00
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, Beginning Level I (incl all matl)
Item: APAB1004 Patrice Burkhardt
F   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 3/1/2019 - 4/12/2019       Fee: $139.00
NO prior painting experience required. Includes all materials.
NO CLASS MARCH 22
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)
Item: APAI2005 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 3/8/2019 - 4/19/2019       Fee: $119.00
Prerequisite: Acrylics, Beginning. Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
no class MARCH 22.
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (not for beginners)
Item: APAI1504 Lois Carson
Th   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 3/7/2019 - 4/18/2019       Fee: $119.00
Note: This class is not appropriate for beginning painters.
Cost of supplies is $100-$125, depending on where they are purchased.
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS MARCH 21.
 

Watercolor, Intermediate - Carson
Item: APWI2013 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 3/6/2019 - 4/17/2019       Fee: $119.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS MARCH 20.
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: APWI3002 Helen Burkett
Th   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 3/7/2019 - 3/14/2019       Fee: $49.00
This class is not for beginners. Bring any supplies you have. Each of the two session classes consists of a different project and will be different from the preceding six week classes projects. Open to anyone except beginners. Lessons will be presented so that new students can jump right in. View her work at www.helenburkett.com
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: APWI3003 Helen Burkett
Th   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 3/28/2019 - 4/4/2019       Fee: $49.00
This class is not for beginners. Bring any supplies you have. Each of the two session classes consists of a different project and will be different from the preceding six week classes projects. Open to anyone except beginners. Lessons will be presented so that new students can jump right in. View her work at www.helenburkett.com
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: APWI3004 Helen Burkett
Th   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 4/11/2019 - 4/18/2019       Fee: $49.00
This class is not for beginners. Bring any supplies you have. Each of the two session classes consists of a different project and will be different from the preceding six week classes projects. Open to anyone except beginners. Lessons will be presented so that new students can jump right in. View her work at www.helenburkett.com
 

Painting: It's All About Color - All Levels
Item: APAM2003 Julie Hanson
Tu 3/5/2019 - 4/16/2019 

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.

 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Fee: $119.00
NO CLASS MARCH 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.          

 

Drawing & Painting the Portrait With Live Model (not for beginners)
Item: APDR1003 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 3/5/2019 - 4/16/2019       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.
 

Experiment With Collage Workshop
Item: APEC1002 Faith Bradburn-Keller
Th   4:30 PM - 7:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 3/7/2019 - 3/14/2019       Fee: $39.00

Student Supply List:
Canvas panel (at least one 11x14, 10x10, or 12x12 - not stretched canvas), palette and/or palette paper pad, brushes (variety of sizes), matte gel medium, 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, and 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.
 

Selling Your Art Online - North Port
Item: SBANP1002 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 3/8/2019 - 3/8/2019       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.
 

Right Brain Drawing I   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: ADR1001 Kathleen Kelly
M 2/11/2019 - 3/11/2019  A book is required: "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" by Betty Edwards. There is an accompanying workbook; however, it is not necessary for the class. You will be given many handouts. For the first class, bring a pencil and a sketchbook (9 X 12 size is perfect).
NO CLASS FEB 18.
 
 

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
Sa 1/26/2019 - 2/23/2019  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.

 
 

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: AWB1003 Colleen Cassidy
M 2/4/2019 - 3/11/2019  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.

 
NO CLASS FEB 18
 

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: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 1/18/2019 - 2/22/2019       Fee: $139.00
NO prior painting experience required. Includes all materials.
 

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 1/25/2019 - 3/1/2019  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: APAI1503 Lois Carson
Th 1/24/2019 - 2/28/2019  Note: This class is not appropriate for beginning painters. Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 
 

Watercolor, Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) North Port   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APWNP1001 Ronald Sanders
W 1/23/2019 - 2/27/2019  Supplies provided for first class. Supply list: Quinacridone Rose (PV19), Phthalocyanine Blue: Green Shade (PB15:4), Lemon Yellow/Primary Yellow Watercolor brushes, Watercolor paper (preferably a “block”), Paper towels and water container.
 
 

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: APWI2012 Lois Carson
W 1/23/2019 - 2/27/2019  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 1/24/2019 - 2/28/2019  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: APWO2501 Mary Lou Ringers
W 1/23/2019 - 4/3/2019  This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
 
No Class on March 20.
 

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 1/23/2019 - 4/3/2019  This course is designed for watercolor students who have intermediate or advanced experience.
 
No Class on March 20.
 

Painting: It's All About Color - All Levels   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APAM2002 Julie Hanson
Tu 1/22/2019 - 2/26/2019  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.
 
 

Drawing & Painting the Portrait With Live Model (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: APDR1002 Julie Hanson
Tu 1/22/2019 - 2/26/2019 

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   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: ADE1002 Lucy Barber
M 1/28/2019 - 4/15/2019 

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.

 
NO CLASS FEBRUARY 18 AND MARCH 18.
 

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: ADCP1002 Lucy Barber
M 1/28/2019 - 4/15/2019 

*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.

 
NO CLASS FEBRUARY 18 AND MARCH 18.
 

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

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