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You Can Paint Like a Pro (incl all mat'l) - Teens ages 13-19 only - North Port
Item: APTNP1001 Ronald Sanders
M Tu W Th   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 4 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
M Tu W Th 7/8/2019 - 7/11/2019       Fee: $89.00
Young painters aged 13-19 are invited to participate in a 4-day intensive painting workshop and the chance to be mentored by a true art professional. ACE's longtime instructor Ron Sanders, whose illustrations and fine art have appeared on numerous book and magazine covers and in many galleries, will teach up to 24 teens age 13-19 how to think like a Pro Artist— how to work smarter and faster without sacrificing accuracy. Topics include color mixing, composing to tell your story, leading the eye with darks and lights, and painting processes. All materials included.

 

You Can Draw Like a Pro (incl all mat'l) - Teens ages 13-19 only - North Port
Item: APDNP1000 Ronald Sanders
M Tu W Th   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 4 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
M Tu W Th 6/24/2019 - 6/27/2019       Fee: $89.00
A teen who loves to draw will appreciate the immersive experience of four days of intensive drawing instruction and the chance to be mentored by a true art professional. ACE's longtime instructor Ron Sanders, whose illustrations and fine art have appeared on numerous book and magazine covers and in many galleries, will teach up to 24 teens age 13-19 how to think like a Pro Artist —how to work smarter and faster without sacrificing accuracy. Topics include pro rendering techniques to create form, exaggeration for dramatic effect, and simplifying complexity for quick block-ins. All materials included.


 

Beginner Photography - North Port
Item: PNP1002 Andrzej Oscilowicz
W   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC North Port Rm Comp Lab 1-214
Sessions: 5 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 6/12/2019 - 7/17/2019       Fee: $109.00
The best way to learn to take good pictures is to shoot pictures and then share positive critiques; this is how we all learn. Each week in this class, I will give you a different photography assignment, and the next week, come to class with your three best pictures on a flash drive. We'll spend part of the class looking at everyone's work. It's stimulating and inspiring to see what everyone comes up with. Make sure you have the manual for your camera. If you don't, you can download it at www.cameramanualsonline.com. Print it, or save it to a flash drive. Make sure the battery is charged..
NO CLASS JULY 3
 

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.
 

One Day Masterpiece in Acrylics (incl mat'l) - North Port
Item: APDNP3003 Kathleen Kelly
Th   2:30 PM - 5:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Th 6/27/2019 - 6/27/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Alcohol Ink Creations: The Basics (incl mat'l) - North Port
Item: AINP1002 Pamela Schmidt
Tu   1:00 PM - 3:30 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 6/11/2019 - 6/11/2019       Fee: $39.00
Join me as we learn the basic materials, tools, and concept of alcohol inks and bring home some finished projects. You will be able to take what you've learned and confidently work on projects at home.
 

Alcohol Ink Creations: The Basics (incl mat'l) - North Port
Item: AINP1003 Pamela Schmidt
Tu   4:30 PM - 7:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 7/23/2019 - 7/23/2019       Fee: $39.00
Join me as we learn the basic materials, tools, and concept of alcohol inks and bring home some finished projects. You will be able to take what you've learned and confidently work on projects at home.
 

Alcohol Ink Creations: The Basics (incl mat'l) - North Port
Item: AINP1004 Pamela Schmidt
Th   1:00 PM - 3:30 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Th 8/22/2019 - 8/22/2019       Fee: $39.00
Join me as we learn the basic materials, tools, and concept of alcohol inks and bring home some finished projects. You will be able to take what you've learned and confidently work on projects at home.
 

Paint Pouring Adventures: The Basics - (inc some mat'l) North Port
Item: APNP1501 Pamela Schmidt
Tu   4:30 PM - 7:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 6/11/2019 - 6/11/2019       Fee: $39.00
You will leave having completed two projects. Plan on picking up your projects another day to allow for proper drying time. Wear old clothes or bring a smock/apron.
Supply List:
Apron.
Assortment of craft paint - four bottles maximum of your favorite colors plus white (Any brand except Apple Barrel). Paint doesn't need to be expensive acrylic paints; cheaper brands like Folk Art and DecoArt are preferred.
Two canvases: 9x12, 8x10, or similar size (must be stretched canvas, not a panel).
Roll of paper towels.
 

Paint Pouring Adventures: The Basics - (inc some mat'l) North Port
Item: APNP1503 Pamela Schmidt
Tu   1:00 PM - 3:30 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 7/23/2019 - 7/23/2019       Fee: $39.00
You will leave having completed two projects. Plan on picking up your projects another day to allow for proper drying time. Wear old clothes or bring a smock/apron.
Supply List:
Apron.
Assortment of craft paint - four bottles maximum of your favorite colors plus white (Any brand except Apple Barrel). Paint doesn't need to be expensive acrylic paints; cheaper brands like Folk Art and DecoArt are preferred.
Two canvases: 9x12, 8x10, or similar size (must be stretched canvas, not a panel).
Roll of paper towels.
 

Paint Pouring Adventures: The Basics - (inc some mat'l) North Port
Item: APNP1504 Pamela Schmidt
Th   4:30 PM - 7:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Th 8/22/2019 - 8/22/2019       Fee: $39.00
You will leave having completed two projects. Plan on picking up your projects another day to allow for proper drying time. Wear old clothes or bring a smock/apron.
Supply List:
Apron.
Assortment of craft paint - four bottles maximum of your favorite colors plus white (Any brand except Apple Barrel). Paint doesn't need to be expensive acrylic paints; cheaper brands like Folk Art and DecoArt are preferred.
Two canvases: 9x12, 8x10, or similar size (must be stretched canvas, not a panel).
Roll of paper towels.
 

Photoshop Elements 2 - North Port
Item: TDPENP2001 Andrzej Oscilowicz
Tu   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC North Port Rm Comp Lab 1-214
Sessions: 5 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 6/4/2019 - 7/9/2019       Fee: $109.00
Before the class begins, please visit https://ajocreations.com/suncoast-college/ to see what to bring to class or if you have questions.
NO CLASS JULY 2
 

Intermediate Photography - North Port
Item: PNP2001 Andrzej Oscilowicz
M   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC North Port Rm Comp Lab 1-214
Sessions: 5 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
M 6/10/2019 - 7/15/2019       Fee: $109.00
TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS CLASS: Please read your manuals and familiarize yourselves with your cameras. Perform the assigned photo shoots. Allow me to challenge you to be a better photographer!
NO CLASS JULY 1. Bring your cameras, manual, flash units, sample images on a USB.
 

Acrylics, Beginning (inc'l mat'l for first class) - North Port
Item: APNP1001 Ronald Sanders
W   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 5 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 6/12/2019 - 7/17/2019       Fee: $109.00
A class for those new to painting in acrylic paints, but with basic knowledge of drawing and color mixing. Students will paint along with the instructor on various assignments in order to explore the unique characteristics of acrylics and the different ways that they can be applied, from thin washes to thick impasto. We will also discuss the use of various mediums and the effects that they can create. Supplies provided for the first class. Cost of supplies can run from $100-$125, depending on where they are purchased.
NO CLASS JULY 3.
 

Portrait & Head Shot Photography - North Port
Item: TPHNP1001 Andrzej Oscilowicz
W   3:30 PM - 5:30 PM STC North Port Rm Comp Lab 1-214
Sessions: 3 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 6/12/2019 - 6/26/2019       Fee: $69.00
 

Right Brain Drawing - North Port
Item: ADBNP1001 Kathleen Kelly
Th   5:30 PM - 8:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 6 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Th 6/13/2019 - 7/25/2019       Fee: $99.00
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).
 

Right Brain Drawing - North Port
Item: ADBNP1002 Kathleen Kelly
Th   2:30 PM - 5:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 6 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Th 7/11/2019 - 8/15/2019       Fee: $99.00
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).
 

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.
 

Intro to Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners - North Port
Item: APONP1001 Ronald Sanders
W   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 6 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 7/24/2019 - 8/28/2019       Fee: $119.00
The first class will be a discussion of tools and methods. From that you can get a shopping list of minimal supplies to prepare for painting on week two. So come and enjoy a no-stress intro for absolute beginners.
 

Beginner Photography - 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: PNP1001 Andrzej Oscilowicz
M 4/29/2019 - 6/3/2019  The best way to learn to take good pictures is to shoot pictures and then share positive critiques; this is how we all learn. Each week in this class, I will give you a different photography assignment, and the next week, come to class with your three best pictures on a flash drive. We'll spend part of the class looking at everyone's work. It's stimulating and inspiring to see what everyone comes up with. Make sure you have the manual for your camera. If you don't, you can download it at www.cameramanualsonline.com. Print it, or save it to a flash drive. Make sure the battery is charged.
 
NO CLASS MAY 27
 

Acrylics, 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: ADPNP1001 Kathleen Kelly
Th 5/2/2019 - 6/6/2019  Materials supplied for the first class. Cost of supplies could run $100-$125, depending on where they are purchased.
 
 

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