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October 2018

Dia de los Muertos: A Juried Exhibit

October 5 - November 3
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Admission to the gallery is free, but a $5 suggested donation keeps programming affordable and accessible

In a colorful celebration in the Mexican tradition, artists taking part in Dia de los Muertos exhibit remember those who have gone before them. More about reveling life than remembering death, this unique day encourages us to connect with loved ones while reflecting on the ties that bind the past to present.

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Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

October 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Mondays
October 1 - November 5
6 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $90
Non-Members: $115

In this critique based class student’s artwork and ideas will be shared freely. Each class begins and ends with a group critique session. In between group sessions students work at individual stations at their own pace. Each student will receive one-on-one guidance from the instructor. Inspiration comes through sharing ideas, the stimulating critiques and challenging assignments. Lecture/demos cover areas such as composition, form, color and contrast. Supply list: Paints – The quality of your paint may be the most important…

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Modern – Intermediate Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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6 Mondays
October 22 - November 26
6 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $160
Non-Members: $200

Join artist and instructor Leo Johnson for your next step into painting with acrylic paints. In each class Leo will help students advance in their painting skills by expanding upon the basics of acrylic painting including mixing colors, using brushes, use of the palette knife, and many other techniques. If you have begun your journey into acrylic painting and want to go farther, this class is for you! Supply list: 3 Canvases – 16x20” Set of acrylic paints 10 –…

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Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
September 18 - October 23
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums. Students will work at their own level, subject, medium and style from realism to abstract, as well as studies in portraiture, color control, compositions, value study and drawing.   Supply List: Paints: Alizarin crimson Cadmium red Cadmium yellow light Pthalo Blue Ultramarine blue Ivory black Titanium white Brushes: Filberts sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 Soft synthetic brushes Few bristle brushes (larger sizes) Palette knife…

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Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
September 18 - October 23
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums. Students will work at their own level, subject, medium and style from realism to abstract, as well as studies in portraiture, color control, compositions, value study and drawing.   Supply List: Paints: Alizarin crimson Cadmium red Cadmium yellow light Pthalo Blue Ultramarine blue Ivory black Titanium white Brushes: Filberts sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 Soft synthetic brushes Few bristle brushes (larger sizes) Palette knife…

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Mixed Media and Techniques in Modern Art (Ages 16+)

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
October 23 - November 27
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $137.50

Artist and instructor Leo Johnson will guide students to investigate and use all forms of painting and drawing media and then to move on to found objects, collage, and assemblages. This class will be about exploration. Students will learn to explore with collage, watercolor, oil pastels, acrylics, and found objects in ways that will push their creative limits. Beginning students will learn jumping off points and advanced students will learn new tricks for their bag. This class will be organized…

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Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
September 18 - October 23
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums. Students will work at their own level, subject, medium and style from realism to abstract, as well as studies in portraiture, color control, compositions, value study and drawing.   Supply List: Paints: Alizarin crimson Cadmium red Cadmium yellow light Pthalo Blue Ultramarine blue Ivory black Titanium white Brushes: Filberts sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 Soft synthetic brushes Few bristle brushes (larger sizes) Palette knife…

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain (Ages 16+)

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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6 Wednesdays
September 19 - October 24
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

This class, for beginners and experienced artists alike, is based on the book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards. Instructor, Terry Lynn, will show and teach techniques that make it possible for ANYONE to draw. Class instruction will begin with the basics of line, move on to perspective, and finally to faces. This class will be taught in a fun and relaxing environment.   Supply List: #2 Pencil Drawing pencils (optional) 9x12” sketch book Typing/copy…

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Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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8 Tuesdays
October 30 - December 11
8 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $178
Non-Members: $223

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums. Students will work at their own level, subject, medium and style from realism to abstract, as well as studies in portraiture, color control, compositions, value study and drawing.   Supply List: Paints: Alizarin crimson Cadmium red Cadmium yellow light Pthalo Blue Ultramarine blue Ivory black Titanium white Brushes: Filberts sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 Soft synthetic brushes Few bristle brushes (larger sizes) Palette knife…

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Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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8 Tuesdays
October 30 - December 11
8 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums. Students will work at their own level, subject, medium and style from realism to abstract, as well as studies in portraiture, color control, compositions, value study and drawing.   Supply List: Paints: Alizarin crimson Cadmium red Cadmium yellow light Pthalo Blue Ultramarine blue Ivory black Titanium white Brushes: Filberts sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 Soft synthetic brushes Few bristle brushes (larger sizes) Palette knife…

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