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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.

 

Experimental Abstract and Watercolor (incl mat'l for first class)
Item: APEN1001 Leda Palermo
1/29/2018 - 3/5/2018 

 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Fee: $129.00
NO CLASS FEBRUARY 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.          

 

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 2/23/2018 - 3/23/2018       Fee: $99.00
NO prior painting experience required. Please bring a pen/pencil, notebook and any painting supplies you may have. **Supplies will be discussed at the first class
NO CLASS MARCH 14
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)
Item: APAI2006 Lois Carson
F   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 12 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 1/26/2018 - 4/20/2018       Fee: $229.00
Bring whatever painting supplies you have.
NO CLASS MARCH 30
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)
Item: APAI2007 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 1/26/2018 - 3/2/2018       Fee: $119.00
Bring whatever painting supplies you have.
 

Acrylics, Intermediate (incl Impressionism)
Item: APAI2008 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 3/9/2018 - 4/20/2018       Fee: $119.00
Bring whatever painting supplies you have.
NO CLASS MARCH 30
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (Not for Beginners)
Item: APAI1505 Lois Carson
Th   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-106
Sessions: 12 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 1/25/2018 - 4/19/2018       Fee: $229.00
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 MARCH 29
 

Acrylics, Impressionism (Not for Beginners)
Item: APAI1506 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 1/25/2018 - 3/1/2018       Fee: $119.00
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: APAI1507 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 3/8/2018 - 4/19/2018       Fee: $119.00
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 MARCH 29
 

Watercolor, Beginning (incl mat'l for first class) North Port
Item: APW1007 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 1/24/2018 - 2/28/2018       Fee: $119.00
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
Item: APWI2005 Lois Carson
W   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 12 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 1/24/2018 - 4/18/2018       Fee: $229.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS MARCH 28
 

Watercolor, Intermediate
Item: APWI2006 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 1/24/2018 - 2/28/2018       Fee: $119.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
 

Watercolor, Intermediate
Item: APWI2007 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 3/7/2018 - 4/18/2018       Fee: $119.00
Students should bring whatever painting supplies they have: brushes, paint, canvas, pencil, paper, etc.
NO CLASS MARCH 28
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: APWI3003 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 1/25/2018 - 3/1/2018       Fee: $119.00
 

Watercolor, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: APWI3004 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 3/8/2018 - 4/19/2018       Fee: $119.00
NO CLASS MARCH 29
 

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
 

Watercolor, Ink & Colored Pencil
Item: APWI1007 Ronald Sanders
Th   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 1/25/2018 - 3/1/2018       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.
 

Painting: It's All About Color - All Levels
Item: APAM2003 Julie Hanson
Tu   1:30 PM - 4:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 3/6/2018 - 4/17/2018       Fee: $119.00
Supplies: Any medium (not water-color) 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 3/27
 

Understanding Color: Best Results for Your Coloring & Other Art Projects(incl mat'l)
Item: HMZ1100 Julie Burch
Th   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 2/1/2018 - 2/1/2018       Fee: $29.00
 

Drawing & Painting the Portrait With Live Model
Item: APD2002 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 3/6/2018 - 4/17/2018       Fee: $159.00
Bring the colors you have (and we will look at what you will need to add to them to get your selection geared up for the best possible color relationships possible) and a notebook. 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 3/27
 

Drawing Essentials
Item: ADE1005 Lucy Barber
3/7/2018 - 4/18/2018 

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, charcoal pencils (soft, medium).

 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Fee: $119.00
NO CLASS MARCH 28

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.          

 

Acrylics, Beginning Level I (incl all matl)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APAB1001 Patrice Burkhardt
F 1/19/2018 - 2/16/2018  NO prior painting experience required. Please bring a pen/pencil, notebook and any painting supplies you may have. **Supplies will be discussed at the first class
 
 

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 1/10/2018 - 3/14/2018  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: APWO2503 Mary Lou Ringers
W 1/10/2018 - 3/14/2018  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 1/23/2018 - 4/17/2018 

Supplies: Any medium (not water-color) 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: $229.00
NO CLASS MARCH 27

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.          

 

Painting: It's All About Color - All Levels
Item: APAM2002 Julie Hanson
Tu 1/23/2018 - 2/27/2018 

Supplies: Any medium (not water-color) 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

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   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: APDR2003 Julie Hanson
Tu 1/23/2018 - 2/27/2018  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: ADE1004 Lucy Barber
M 1/22/2018 - 4/16/2018  Click on class title for complete supply list. For the first class bring an 18” x 24" drawing pad with a drawing board, graphite drawing pencils (HB, B, 2B), eraser, charcoal pencils (soft, medium).
 
NO CLASS 2/19 AND 3/26
 

Drawing With Colored Pencils   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: ADCP1003 Lucy Barber
M 1/22/2018 - 4/16/2018 

For the first day bring in your colored pencils, a 14"x17" pad of Strathmore 400 series drawing paper, and +a white plastic eraser. We will discuss supplies on the first day.
COLORED PENCILS- Caran d'Ache is a really good 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 2/19 AND 3/26
 

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

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