Adult & Teen Art Classes

June 2019

Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

June 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
June 25 - July 30
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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
June 25 - July 30
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 ...

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
June 25 - July 30
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 ...

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Adult

Drawing AND Painting Flowers (Ages 16+)

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
June 26 - July 31
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

Beginning to advanced students alike are invited to learn how to draw and paint beautiful flowers with professional, teaching artist Terry Lynn.  Students will start by learning how to draw flowers, morph into value control to make the petals bend, add color, a and finally paint flowers with ease and flow.  Students will draw and ...

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Adult

Beginning Belly Dancing (ages 16+)

June 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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5 Wednesdays
June 12 - July 17
5 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $52
Non-Members: $65

Have fun learning the ancient art and modern styles of this dynamic dance! Belly Dancing is a naturally low impact activity that improves posture, core strength, flexibility and the mind-body connection. Adults will learn the basic moves, steps and rhythms that are applicable to either traditional or tribal styles of Belly Dance in this course ...

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July 2019

Adult

HulaFit Dance (Ages 16+)

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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4 Mondays
July 8 - August 12
4 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

What is HulaFit?  It is an exciting and fun workout featuring basic elements of Hawaiian and Tahitian dancing.  Get in shape and learn some beautiful dance moves at the same time.  Come have fun with Polynesian dancer Marliss Brockington AND get a great workout! Supply list: wear comfortable clothes and shoes Class Refund Policy

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Adult, Youth

Beginner Hoop Dance Class (Ages 13+)

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Tuesdays
July 9 - July 30
4 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $65
Non-Members: $82

This Beginner Hoop Class is a month-long series with one class per week. The first class being a day of conversation and questions, a demonstration of where this could take you, an exercise called sway, common terminology intro, waist hooping, and then practice. Week two will be recap from week one, sway, more common terminology, ...

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Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
July 10 - July 31
4 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $155
Non-Members: $194

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.  This four-week class begins with introducing you to Program, Aperture (Av), and Shutter (Tv) modes. You will learn how and when to use Exposure Compensation.  We will have ...

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Adult

Tri-Axial Weaving (Ages 16+)

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $50
Non-Members: $63

Created on your choice square format canvas or thick foam-core board, this weaving technique is done with commercial and hand-painted ribbons of various sizes.  Students may bring additional ribbons to add into their artwork if they wish.  Satin ribbons will be supplied to paint with acrylic paints then woven in a tri-axial manner on canvas ...

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Adult, Youth

Zentangle® – Enjoy Drawing Effortlessly! (Ages 12+)

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Zentangle is easy, fun and stress-free. Learn everything you need to create beautiful designs that can be combined, altered and repeated to create unlimited images. If you can draw the letters ‘I’ ‘C’ ‘S’ and ‘O’, you can “tangle.” Zentangle promotes a sense of well-being. No matter your skill level, you will experience success and a sense ...

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Adult

The Art of Composition – Lecture (ages 14+)

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $45
Non-Members: $57

This lecture workshop is for anyone who loves making art, learning about art, or just appreciating art!  The lecture will cover the fundamental principles used to create visually striking art works.  We will first begin by exploring how composition functions as a visual design by covering the elements of design and the principals of design ...

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Adult

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

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
July 16 - August 20
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $130
Non-Members: $165

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 ...

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Adult, Youth

Funtastical Paper Flowers™ (Ages 12+)

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Join your friends for some fantastical flower fun!  Learn easy-to-make, colorful origami flowers embellished with a variety of options.  Create the perfect handmade gift or captivating centerpiece for every occasion.  All materials will be provided. Supply list: none Class Refund Policy

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Adult

Dry Pastel – Landscape Workshop (ages 14+)

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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3-Day Workshop
July 24 - July 26
3-Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $157

Calling all beginners who are eager to express themselves and have a ton of fun while doing it!  This Dry Pastel – Landscape Workshop is the perfect way to be creative in color while feeling relaxed, fulfilled, and inspired.  Students will learn a variety of beginner artistic dry pastel techniques through personalized instruction.  Come explore ...

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Adult

Beginning Belly Dancing (ages 16+)

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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5 Wednesdays
July 24 - August 21
5 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $52
Non-Members: $65

Have fun learning the ancient art and modern styles of this dynamic dance! Belly Dancing is a naturally low impact activity that improves posture, core strength, flexibility and the mind-body connection. Adults will learn the basic moves, steps and rhythms that are applicable to either traditional or tribal styles of Belly Dance in this course ...

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Adult

A Life Well-Written is a Work of Art (Ages 18+)

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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3 Fridays
July 26 - August 9
3 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

This three-part class provides adult participants with the inspiration, motivation, and literary tools to write their unique life stories.  With professional advice from an award-winning journalist and published author, and with examples from her semi-autobiographical novels and nonfiction memoir, students will learn how to get started, what to include (and what to purge), how to ...

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August 2019

Adult

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16)

August 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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5 Fridays
August 2 - August 30
5 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $55
Non-Members: $55

Marliss' classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 - 9 practice from 4:30-5:15. Students 10 - 16 practice from 5:15-6. Performances are held around the community 3-4 times a year. Costumes are required at a minimal cost. ...

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Adult

Draw with Charcoal: Develop and Improve your Drawing Skills (ages 16+)

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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4 Mondays
August 5 - August 26
4 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $157

This course will focus on the development and improvement of basic drawing skills and concepts with an emphasis on observation and visual problem solving.  Representation and expression will be explored through the use of black and while drawing media.  Critiques will be used to develop student’s ability to formulate and verbalize knowledgeable responses to visual ...

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

August 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
August 6 - September 10
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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
August 6 - September 10
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 ...

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
August 6 - September 10
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 ...

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Adult

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

August 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
August 7 - August 28
4 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

Francesco will start each class with a drawing demonstration (9:30 to 10:00), the student will then apply the notions learned in drawing a live, nude model for 2 hours (10:00 to 12:00). One-on-one assistance and feedback will be provided upon request from the student.  The class is designed for beginner to advanced students. You will ...

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Adult

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

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
August 7 - September 11
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 ...

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Adult

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

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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4 Thursdays
August 8 - August 29
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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

Non-Instructed Life Drawing (Ages 18+)

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 Thursdays
August 8 - August 29
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $70
Non-Members: $90

In this session you will draw from a professional nude model and explore the freedom of drawing without instruction. This class will offer students the possibility to implement the concepts learned in the instructed life drawing class.  Facilitator of the Sessions, Francesco Gillia will pose and light the model with students’ input. Easels are provided. ...

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Adult

Fridays with Francesco (Ages 18+)

August 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $95
Non-Members: $120

Join Francesco on the second Friday of each month for a workshop on different aspects of figure drawing.  These workshops are 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.  Francesco will share basics on ...

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Adult

Photography & DSLR Operation Workshop (Ages 16+)

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $95
Non-Members: $120

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.  This one-day workshop will begin with an introduction to Program, Aperture (Av), and Shutter (Tv) modes. You will learn how and when to use Exposure Compensation.  We will ...

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Adult

HulaFit Dance (Ages 16+)

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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6 Mondays
August 19 - September 30
6 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

What is HulaFit?  It is an exciting and fun workout featuring basic elements of Hawaiian and Tahitian dancing.  Get in shape and learn some beautiful dance moves at the same time.  Come have fun with Polynesian dancer Marliss Brockington AND get a great workout! NO class Sept. 2; still a 6 class session. Supply list: ...

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Adult

Playwriting (ages 17+)

August 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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8 Saturdays
August 24 - October 12
8 Saturdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $20
Non-Members: $25

The CHANGE Program (Communities Harnessing the Arts to Nurture and Grow Equity) engages aspiring adult minority actors in theatre education, provides performance opportunities, and a platform to convene dialogue on social issues that challenge our community through creative, artistic expression.  This 8 week course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of playwriting to aspiring minority ...

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Adult

Acting Class (Ages 17+)

August 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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8 Saturdays
August 24 - October 12
8 Saturdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $20
Non-Members: $25

The CHANGE Program (Communities Harnessing the Arts to Nurture and Grow Equity) engages aspiring adult minority actors in theatre education, provides performance opportunities, and a platform to convene dialogue on social issues that challenge our community through creative, artistic expression.  Through this acting course students will explore the fundamentals of acting, character developments, and scene ...

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