Adult & Teen Art Classes

March 2017

iRecycle Workshop

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Free

It seems today that technology is evolving so rapidly that electronics become obsolete as soon as we purchase them. Discarded devices, along with an array of cables, cords, and adapters, pile up in a closet or garage and eventually end up in a landfill, where toxic chemicals leach into groundwater to poison the environment. Visual ...

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Adult

Dry Media: Drawing II (Ages 16+)

March 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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6 Mondays
February 20 - March 27
6 Mondays (see all)
Members: $120
Non-Members: $150

Further experience with drawing will be gained as you work with materials like powdered graphite, charcoal, markers, pens, and much more. Materials such as acrylic sheets, sanded papers, Bristol vellum, plate and smooth, clay coat (too many to list) will also be used in class. All materials will be provided by instructor.

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Adult

Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

March 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Mondays
February 20 - March 27
6 Mondays (see all)
Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

Come join this safe and nurturing environment for the creative process open to students of all levels. Inspiration comes through sharing ideas, stimulating critiques and challenging assignments. Lecture/demos cover areas such as composition, form, color and contrast.

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Adult

Out of the Box Art (Ages 16+)

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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6 Mondays
February 20 - March 27
6 Mondays (see all)
Members: $120
Non-Members: $150

Here we go again!! More out of the box art through out of the box thinking, out of the box use of materials and out of the box artists!!! Acrylics, watercolor, pastels, decoupage, and all sorts of fabulous mediums for fabulous effects will be employed. Mr. Clean magic eraser??? Yes. The sky is the limit; ...

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Adult

Watercolors Everywhere! Where Do I Begin? (Ages 16+)

March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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6 Mondays
February 20 - March 27
6 Mondays (see all)
Members: $120
Non-Members: $150

In this introductory watercolor painting class beginners will learn both traditional techniques and a few non-traditional tricks.  All paints and materials needed for class will be provided by the instructor.  Come empty handed and leave as a watercolor artist!

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

March 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
February 21 - March 28
6 Tuesdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums.

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
February 21 - March 28
6 Tuesdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums.

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
February 21 - March 28
6 Tuesdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

Novices through advanced students are invited to this oil, acrylic and pastel painting studio. Students may start withdrawing color class or begin with their own individual projects.

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Adult

Constructing the Human Figure: Male Torso Front View (Ages 18+)

March 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $95
Non-Members: $120

This workshop is designed to give beginners a way to understand and learn how to draw and intermediate to advanced students a way to improve their drawing, focusing on the human figure.  All students will be given a way to understand artist anatomy to help in drawing the human figure.  Francesco will share basics on ...

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

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
March 29 - May 3
6 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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.

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Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
March 8 - March 29
4 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $145
Non-Members: $180

You know some of the basics, but are ready to call the shots when it comes to setting your camera’s functions. No more auto setting for you.

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Adult

Invasion of Privacy, Defamation, Fur & Feathers (Ages 18+)

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Can you use someone’s face or name in your work? What is the role of parody? What the heck is invasion of privacy, anyway? Also includes a basic introduction to the perils of using fur or feathers in your work. This and more from an experienced creative arts attorney. Includes a Q and A. Supply ...

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

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Thursdays
March 2 - April 6
6 Thursdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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 ...

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Fundamentals of Oil Painting – Follow the Masters (Ages 16+)

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Thursdays
March 23 - April 13
4 Consecutive Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $105
Non-Members: $135

This class is designed to give beginners and intermediate students a way to understand how to handle the medium of oil paint and how to mix color effectively.  Students will work with painting from old Masters like Gainsborough, Rembrandt, and Zorn.  Francesco will paint along with students and provide one on one assistance and feedback.  ...

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Adult

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

March 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Every Friday
March 3 - March 31
Every Friday (see all)
FREE for Alliance Members

Join fellow Alliance members every Friday for an open studio. All mediums, techniques and styles are welcome.

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April 2017
Adult, Youth

One on One Piano, Guitar or Drum Lessons (Ages 7+)

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
April 3 - April 27
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays (see all)
Members: $Call for pricing
Non-Members: $Call for pricing

30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons with instructor Daryl Best, meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays between 4-8PM.

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Adult

Beginning Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Mondays
April 3 - April 24
4 Consecutive Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

Join artist and instructor Leo Johnson for your first step into painting with acrylic paints.  In each class Leo will help students advance from beginners to painters by introducing the basics of acrylic painting including mixing colors, using brushes, use of the palette knife, and many other techniques.  If you have never taken a class ...

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

April 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
April 4 - May 9
6 Tuesdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums.

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
April 4 - May 9
6 Tuesdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and includes all mediums.

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

Novices through advanced students are invited to this oil, acrylic and pastel painting studio. Students may start withdrawing color class or begin with their own individual projects.

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Adult

Instructed Life Drawing – Gestural & Structural Approach to the Figure (Ages 18+)

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
April 5 - April 26
4 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

Francesco’s one-on-one assistance and feedback ensure beginners students understanding and keep advanced and returning students engaged and challenged.

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Adult

Adult Improv (Ages 16+)

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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6 consecutive Wednesdays
April 5 - May 10
6 consecutive Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

This introduction to the improvisation developed at Chicago’s Second City and seen on "Whose Line is It Anyway?" is about playing together, laughter, joy and support. Through exercises and games you will learn about the “rules” of Improv, agreement, listening, story, teamwork, and the basics of scenes. You will also improve your memory, self-confidence and ...

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Adult

Alcohol Ink Workshop (Ages 18+)

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Alcohol inks are bold and beautiful and create artwork that cannot be duplicated. No two pieces are ever alike making this medium distinct and unconventional. During this one day workshop you will learn various techniques, using different tools and these vibrant inks. You will complete different pieces of art and finish them to be used ...

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Adult, Youth

Easter Palm Art Workshop (Ages 8+)

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Members: $20
Non-Members: $25

Learn how to make your very own Easter basket -- plus napkin rings, bracelets, wreaths, table decorations, even paper -- using an item you might have in your yard. PalmArt Easter playshop on April 8 uses the frond of the royal palm tree to make amazing creations that are cheap, durable and beautiful. "There are many ...

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Adult

Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Mondays
April 17 - May 22
6 Mondays (see all)
Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

Come join this safe and nurturing environment for the creative process open to students of all levels. Inspiration comes through sharing ideas, stimulating critiques and challenging assignments. Lecture/demos cover areas such as composition, form, color and contrast.

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Adult

Fundamentals of Oil Painting – Follow the Masters (Ages 16+)

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Thursdays
April 20 - May 11
4 Consecutive Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $105
Non-Members: $135

This class is designed to give beginners and intermediate students a way to understand how to handle the medium of oil paint and how to mix color effectively.  Students will work with painting from old Masters like Gainsborough, Rembrandt, and Zorn.  Francesco will paint along with students and provide one on one assistance and feedback.  ...

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May 2017
Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
May 3 - May 24
4 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $145
Non-Members: $180

You know some of the basics, but are ready to call the shots when it comes to setting your camera’s functions. No more auto setting for you.

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Adult

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday
May 5 - May 26
Every Friday (see all)
FREE for Alliance Members

Join fellow Alliance members every Friday for an open studio. All mediums, techniques and styles are welcome.

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Adult, Youth

Decoupage Collage (Ages 6 – 11 w/Adult or 12+)

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Members: $45
Non-Members: $60

Make this a family event for discounted pricing.  Call or stop by to register multiple family members or friends and receive $5 off each registration! Participants can let their inner artist run free during this fun and inspirational mixed media collage art class. Designer Amy Genzlinger will help participants create inspired designs and eye-catching layouts ...

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Adult

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

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
May 10 - June 14
6 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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.

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Adult, Youth

Zentangle – The Basics (Ages 12+)

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

The Zentangle method of drawing is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.  This practice increases mental focus, encourages creative expression and promotes artistic confidence while offering a sense of wellbeing.  Zentangle is suitable for a wide range of skill, interests and ages. During this introduction, students learn ...

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June 2017
Adult

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

June 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Every Friday
June 2 - June 30
Every Friday (see all)
FREE for Alliance Members

Join fellow Alliance members every Friday for an open studio. All mediums, techniques and styles are welcome.

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Adult

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

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
June 21 - July 26
6 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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.

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July 2017
Adult

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

July 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Every Friday
July 7 - July 28
Every Friday (see all)
FREE for Alliance Members

Join fellow Alliance members every Friday for an open studio. All mediums, techniques and styles are welcome.

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August 2017
Adult

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

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
August 2 - September 6
6 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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.

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