Adult & Teen Art Classes

September 2018

Adult, Youth

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

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
September 3 - September 27
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

September 25 @ 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 ...

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Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

September 25 @ 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 ...

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

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
September 11 - October 16
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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Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

September 25 @ 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 ...

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Adult

Finding Freedom with Watercolor (Ages 16+)

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
September 12 - October 17
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $150

Watercolor can be intimidating but in this class you will learn to let the brush and water do the work. We will go through a few simple exercises in technique and color, and then you will create your own watercolor paintings from floral arrangements or photo reference. One-on-one instruction will help you find the freedom ...

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Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
September 5 - September 26
4 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $150
Non-Members: $187.50

This four-week class begins with introducing you to Program, Aperture (Av), and Shutter (Tv) modes.

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

September 26 @ 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 ...

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Portrait Drawing Using Traditional Media (Ages 16+)

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Thursdays
September 13 - October 18
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $160
Non-Members: $200

In this class you will learn to draw a portrait from a live model using traditional drawing materials such as conté crayon, pen and ink, ink wash, and more. Emphasis will be placed on proportion, practical anatomy, and likeness. There will be some demonstrations and a lot of one-on-one help. Beginning to more advanced students ...

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

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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4 Thursdays
September 6 - September 27
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

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Every Friday
January 12 - December 28
Every Friday (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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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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Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Every Friday
August 31 - June 14
Every Friday (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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FREE for Alliance Members

Join fellow Alliance members every Friday from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm for an open studio. All mediums, techniques, and styles welcomed.

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Adult

CHANGE Acting Program (ages 17+)

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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8 Saturdays
September 22 - November 10
8 Saturdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $25
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 the course, students explore the fundamentals of acting, character development and scene work. The ...

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October 2018

Adult

Still Life for ALL Media (ages 16+)

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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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: $140
Non-Members: $175

Students will work on a different still life vignette, using different mediums each week.  Patty will provide gentle, guided instruction AND all of the materials you need.  No matter what your medium the goal is the create works you will be proud to display! Supply list: none Class Refund Policy

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Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

October 1 @ 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 ...

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Adult

Collage (ages 16+)

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6 Mondays
October 1 - November 12
6 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $140
Non-Members: $175

Learn the satisfaction of the Collage medium!  Patty will provide gentle, guided instruction AND all of the materials you need.  With a mixture of textures, colors, and images all carefully worked together you can complete artwork you will be proud to display! Supply list: none Class Refund Policy

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Adult, Youth

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

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
October 1 - October 30
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

Out of the Box Mixed Media – Introductory Level (ages 16+)

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
October 2 - November 13
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $140
Non-Members: $175

Paint, collage, texture, add found objects, use tools in new and unusual ways; do it all and step out of the box!  Patty will provide step-by-step instruction to get you on your way to some of the most popular art made.  While all materials are provided you may find yourself wanting to bring things from ...

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Adult

Relaxing – Meditative Watercolor Painting (Ages 16+)

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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5 Thursdays
October 4 - November 1
5 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

Join teaching artist Susan Beavers and enjoy a relaxing, meditative form of painting using one brush and colors which please you.  Create shapes and forms using basic brush strokes while listening to soothing background music.  As Susan says, “You don’t have to be an artist.  The art I teach is meditative; for relaxation.”  Whatever your ...

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Adult, Youth

Improv (Ages 11+)

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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4 Thursdays
October 4 - October 25
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $80
Non-Members: $100

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, Youth

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

October 7 @ 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, Youth

Skull Walking Staff – Masking Tape Sculpture Workshop (Ages 12+)

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $44
Non-Members: $55

Learn the basics of shaping and applying masking tape onto a bamboo walking stick to create your own “Skull Walking Staff.”  A roll of masking tape and a bamboo walking stick will be supplied.  Students will leave with a masking tape sculpted skull on a walking stick and instructions on how to apply glue, seal ...

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Adult, Youth

Shells 2 Share (Ages 12+)

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

Learn this easy and fun method of decorating local seashells with Meg Scott, Certified Zentangle® Teacher.  Add a personal message to these tiny treasures and share your love and gratitude with others.  No art experienced needed.  Be inspired to pursue other art projects using this concept.  Make art that is homegrown, handpicked and hand painted ...

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Adult

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 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

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 ...

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Adult, Youth

Every Tree Needs a Door – Fairy Creations (Ages 14+)

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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3 Saturdays
October 27 - November 10
3 Saturdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $138

In these times we can all use a bit of an escape into the world of fantasy and childhood dreams, so join today and go on a journey to the realms of fairies and gnomes! In this beginners polymer clay class you will learn how to blend colors, imitate surfaces like rock and wood, and ...

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Adult

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 ...

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Adult

Introduction to Drawing the Figure (Ages 18+)

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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2 Day Workshop
October 30 - October 31
2 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $180
Non-Members: $225

In this workshop for beginning to intermediate artists, students will be taught a way to understand and learn to draw, focusing on the human figure.  Topics will include an introduction to gesture and structural drawing, essential forms to construct the figure, cross contour lines and landmarks to help give the figure volume and perspective, volumes ...

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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 ...

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Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 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: $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 ...

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Adult

Drawing Still Life (Ages 16+)

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Wednesdays
October 31 - December 5
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

This class is for all levels.  Students will use basic drawing materials from pencisl to charcoal to work on shading to develop forms in drawing.  Each week students will work from a still life set up.  Demonstrations on placement and proportion will be provided with drawing time and short critiques at the end of the ...

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November 2018

Adult

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

November 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
November 1 - November 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, Youth

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

November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
November 1 - November 29
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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See Policy for Pricing

Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

Non-Instructed Life Drawing (Ages 18+)

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 Thursdays
November 1 - November 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

Tai Chi for Health and Balance (ages 16+)

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Saturdays
November 3 - December 15
6 Saturdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $85
Non-Members: $107

“True Tai Chi movements appear to be gentle and graceful, but like the force beneath a seemingly calmly flowing river, Tai Chi movements contain much power and internal strength – the power of healing and wellness.”  Dr. Paul Lam Forms will be demonstrated then broken down into their component parts of foot placement, weight transfer, ...

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

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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3 Wednesdays
November 7 - November 21
3 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $103.75
Non-Members: $130

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 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 see ...

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Adult

Fridays with Francesco (Ages 18+)

November 9 @ 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

Alcohol Ink Workshop (Ages 18+)

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
2 Day Workshop
November 10 - November 11
2 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $60
Non-Members: $75

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 two day workshop you will learn various techniques, using different tools and these vibrant inks. You will complete different pieces of art and finish some with a high ...

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Adult, Youth

Faux Gemstone (Ages 12+)

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Follow easy step-by-step instructions to create colorful, realistic gem-like images using colored pencils. These are a fun addition to your Zentangle® drawings or all alone.  Then create a small metal pendant incorporating a gem drawing covered with resin.   Class Refund Policy

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Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Mondays
November 12 - December 17
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 ...

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Adult

Collaborative Art (ages 16+)

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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6 Mondays
November 12 - December 17
6 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $140
Non-Members: $175

Artists will work together to create a “mural” on a large piece of 200# watercolor paper using acrylic paints.  Collaboration takes patience.  It takes cohesiveness.  It takes planning.  The mural will be done in a simple Diego Rivera style with a hundred different elements for artists to divide amongst themselves.  There will be a lot ...

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Adult

Make Your Mark (ages 16+)

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6 Mondays
November 12 - December 17
6 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $140
Non-Members: $175

Make your mark in the world of tangle and design.  Work in brights if that’s your preference of pastel colors, or create a fabulous achromatic piece.  All materials will be provided; just bring your imagination. Supply list: none Class Refund Policy

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Out of the Box Painting (ages 16+)

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
November 13 - December 18
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $140
Non-Members: $175

Learn to expand beyond the typical brush or palette knife painting.  Try mediums you have only used one way or never even tried.  All materials will be provided. Supply list: none Class Refund Policy

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Adult

Photography & DSLR Operation Workshop (Ages 16+)

November 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, Youth

Better Than Bows (Ages 12+)

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Take gift wrapping to a new level!  Learn to create beautiful ornamental paper floral designs to adorn gift bags or boxes. A multitude of papers and other embellishments will be supplied, including gift bags.   Class Refund Policy

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Adult

ELIO CAMACHO – FREE ARTIST DEMO

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Non-Members: $10

San Francisco artist Elio Camacho will provide a free demonstration ($10 for non-members) of his painting style for artists and art connoisseurs showing his Alla Prima style which captures the first impression and light on a given subject. Elio is scheduled to teach a 3 – day workshop at the Alliance in November. Come meet ...

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Adult

STILL LIFE WORKSHOP WITH ELIO CAMACHO (Ages 16+)

November 28 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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3 Day Workshop
November 28 - November 30
3 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $375
Non-Members: $475

As a painting instructor, my mission is to provide students with the foundation necessary to be creative.  My goal is to assist students in capturing the particular mood of the moment and to express themselves in a bold and colorful way, while capturing the beauty and spontaneity of nature.  My workshops are very hands-on, with ...

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Adult

Relaxing – Meditative Watercolor Painting (Ages 16+)

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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4 Thursdays
November 29 - December 20
4 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $110
Non-Members: $138

Join teaching artist Susan Beavers and enjoy a relaxing, meditative form of painting using one brush and colors which please you.  Create shapes and forms using basic brush strokes while listening to soothing background music.  As Susan says, “You don’t have to be an artist.  The art I teach is meditative; for relaxation.”  Whatever your ...

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December 2018

Adult, Youth

Beading – Polymer Bead Making (Ages 14+)

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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2 Saturdays
December 1 - December 8
2 Saturdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $95
Non-Members: $119

Did you ever dream of making your own necklace, in your own favorite colors, made to your own taste, with beads you made yourself?  Would you like to give a special friend a unique, one-of-a-kind gift that you made yourself?  Give someone, even yourself, the gift of art this holiday season! In this 2 weeks ...

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Adult, Youth

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

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
December 3 - December 31
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

Intermediate Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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6 Mondays
December 3 - January 21
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 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

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

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
December 4 - January 22
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

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

December 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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3 Wednesdays
December 5 - December 19
3 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $103.75
Non-Members: $130

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 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 see ...

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Adult

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

December 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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3 Thursdays
December 6 - December 20
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $96.25
Non-Members: $121

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+)

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 Thursdays
December 6 - December 20
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $53.75
Non-Members: $67.50

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+)

December 7 @ 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

Paper Bead Workshop (Ages 16+)

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Join in and learn the basic techniques of paper bead making. Turn recycled paper into colorful and fashionable pieces to wear, such as bracelets and necklaces. Supply list: Recycled magazines pages or any colorful paper (thicker paper, like magazine covers, works best) Scissors White glue Clear nail polish Skewer sticks (wood) Ruler Elastic (stretchy) string ...

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Adult

Alcohol Ink Workshop (Ages 18+)

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
2 Day Workshop
December 8 - December 9
2 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $60
Non-Members: $70

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 two day workshop you will learn various techniques, using different tools and these vibrant inks. You will complete different pieces of art and finish some with a high ...

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Adult

Drawing Animals (Ages 14+)

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
December 12 - January 2
4 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $95
Non-Members: $120

This drawing class is for all levels of artists!  Students will learn how to create texture and depth in a drawing of their favorite pet or animal immortalizing them forever.  Instruction will begin with pencils but then students will be welcome to explore other mediums.  Learn to choose the best photo for a great drawing ...

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Adult

Photography & DSLR Operation Workshop (Ages 16+)

December 15 @ 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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January 2019

Adult, Youth

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

January 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
January 1 - January 31
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult, Youth

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

January 6, 2019 @ 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

Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

January 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Mondays
January 7 - February 11
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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

January 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
January 8 - February 12
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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

January 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
January 8 - February 12
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 ...

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

January 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
January 8 - February 12
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 ...

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Adult

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

January 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
January 9 - January 30
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 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 see ...

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Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
January 9 - January 30
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

Perspective and Landscape Drawing (Ages 16+)

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Wednesdays
January 9 - February 13
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

This class will cover composition and basic perspective drawing leading to the creation of compelling landscape drawings. In the process students will improve their drawing skills no matter from what level they begin. Students will receive instruction on how to choose and alter reference photos. They will learn of materials to assist in the creation ...

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Adult

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

January 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
January 10 - January 31
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

BIGGER, FASTER, FRESHER, LOOSER ABSTRACT PAINTING (Ages 16+)

January 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Day Workshop
January 10 - January 12
3 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $350
Non-Members: $435

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED BY DEC. 10, 2018 Have you ever wondered how to Loosen-Up your painting style?  Paint with more Freedom?  Be more Spontaneous?  Be more Expressive?  If the answer to any of these questions is, “yes,” then David’s Bigger, Faster, Fresher, Looser Abstract Painting workshop is for you!  David will teach you how to do ...

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Adult

Relaxing – Meditative Watercolor Painting (Ages 16+)

January 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
5 Thursdays
January 10 - February 7
5 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

Join teaching artist Susan Beavers and enjoy a relaxing, meditative form of painting using one brush and colors which please you.  Create shapes and forms using basic brush strokes while listening to soothing background music.  As Susan says, “You don’t have to be an artist.  The art I teach is meditative; for relaxation.”  Whatever your ...

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Adult

Non-Instructed Life Drawing (Ages 18+)

January 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
January 10 - January 31
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+)

January 11, 2019 @ 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

The Secret Weapons of Colored Pencil – Mastering Colored Pencil (Ages 16+)

January 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
2 Day Workshop
January 12 - January 13
2 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $160
Non-Members: $200

It’s no surprise artists everywhere are taking up colored pencils – they may be the most versatile of all art media. No matter your style or level of experience, you will learn the secrets of quickly producing beautiful effects with simple tools. Through technical exercises, you’ll master quick methods for realistic textures and learn how ...

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Adult

Alcohol Ink Workshop (Ages 18+)

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
2 Day Workshop
January 19 - January 20
2 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $60
Non-Members: $75

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 two day workshop you will learn various techniques, using different tools and these vibrant inks. You will complete different pieces of art and finish some with a high ...

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Adult, Youth

Zentangle® – The Basics and More (Ages 12+)

January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Sundays
January 20 - February 17
4 Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $157

Come experience this easy, relaxing, and fun method of creating beautiful designs by drawing structured patterns!  The Zentangle method increases focus and creativity, builds artistic confidence, and promotes a sense of wellbeing.  Embrace the joy of drawing.  Zentangle is art for everyone.  No art experience needed.  Each week new patterns and techniques will be explored.  ...

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Adult

Intermediate Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

January 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Mondays
January 28 - March 4
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 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

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

January 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
January 29 - March 5
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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February 2019

Adult, Youth

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

February 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
February 4 - February 28
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

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

February 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
February 6 - February 27
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 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 see ...

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Adult

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

February 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Thursdays
February 7 - February 28
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $96.25
Non-Members: $121

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+)

February 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
3 Thursdays
February 7 - February 28
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $53.75
Non-Members: $67.50

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+)

February 8, 2019 @ 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

Adding Gold to Floral Paintings – Watercolor, Collage & Metallic

February 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
2 Day Workshop
February 12 - February 13
2 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $230
Non-Members: $290

The focus of this workshop is painting watercolor florals that glow, while abstracting the background and adding gold highlights for zing. Karen will demonstrate sunflowers, but students may choose whatever subject they wish.  Abstract backgrounds add excitement and interest.  Students will learn glazing, adding collage for texture, negative painting, and adding gold highlights to zip ...

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Adult

Photography & DSLR Operation Workshop (Ages 16+)

February 16, 2019 @ 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

Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

February 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
5 Mondays
February 18 - March 25
5 Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $77
Non-Members: $97

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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

February 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
February 19 - March 26
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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

February 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
February 19 - March 26
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 ...

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

February 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
February 19 - March 26
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 ...

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

February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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6 Wednesdays
February 20 - March 27
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

Portrait Photography Master Class (Ages 18+)

February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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3 Thursdays
February 21 - March 7
3 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

Learn to take attractive images of family and friends in this 3 week class with exhibiting artist Herb Sklar.  You can use your DSLR camera, your point and shoot camera, or even your phone camera!  Beginners to advanced photographers alike will learn the process of connecting with and posing the model, creative composition, lighting, wardrobe, ...

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Adult

Relaxing – Meditative Watercolor Painting (Ages 16+)

February 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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5 Thursdays
February 21 - March 21
5 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

Join teaching artist Susan Beavers and enjoy a relaxing, meditative form of painting using one brush and colors which please you.  Create shapes and forms using basic brush strokes while listening to soothing background music.  As Susan says, “You don’t have to be an artist.  The art I teach is meditative; for relaxation.”  Whatever your ...

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Adult

Alcohol Ink Workshop (Ages 18+)

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
2 Day Workshop
February 23 - February 24
2 Day Workshop (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $60
Non-Members: $75

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 two day workshop you will learn various techniques, using different tools and these vibrant inks. You will complete different pieces of art and finish some with a high ...

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March 2019

Adult, Youth

Shells 2 Share™ (Ages 12+)

March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Learn this easy and fun method of decorating local seashells with Meg Scott, Certified Zentangle® Teacher.  Add a personal message to these tiny treasures and share your love and gratitude with others.  No art experienced needed.  Be inspired to pursue other art projects using this concept.  Make art that is homegrown, handpicked and hand painted ...

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Adult, Youth

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

March 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
March 4 - March 28
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

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

March 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
March 6 - March 27
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 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 see ...

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Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

March 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
March 6 - March 27
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

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

March 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
March 7 - March 28
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+)

March 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 Thursdays
March 7 - March 28
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+)

March 8, 2019 @ 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, Youth

Whimsical Paper Flowers (Ages 12+)

March 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Learn two easy and fun methods of creating whimsical bouquets using a variety of colored papers, colored tape, pipe cleaners, wire, craft gems, and more!   Class Refund Policy

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Adult

Intermediate Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

March 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Mondays
March 11 - April 15
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 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

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

March 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
March 12 - April 16
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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April 2019

Adult

Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

April 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Mondays
April 1 - May 6
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 ...

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

April 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
April 1 - April 30
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

April 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
April 2 - May 7
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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

April 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
April 2 - May 7
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 ...

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

April 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
April 2 - May 7
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 ...

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Adult

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

April 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
April 3 - April 24
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 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 see ...

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Adult

Drawing Still Life (Ages 16+)

April 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Wednesdays
April 3 - May 8
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

This class is for all levels.  Students will use basic drawing materials from pencisl to charcoal to work on shading to develop forms in drawing.  Each week students will work from a still life set up.  Demonstrations on placement and proportion will be provided with drawing time and short critiques at the end of the ...

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

April 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
April 4 - April 25
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+)

April 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Thursdays
April 4 - April 25
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

Sketch Pad Drawing (Ages 18+)

April 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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4 Fridays
April 5 - April 26
4 Fridays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

Using a sketch pad allows artists to draw from their immediate experiences.  Like a written diary, the sketches depict objects, people, feelings, ideas, etc.  These sketches can later be developed and expanded into a more defined drawing or painting.  It’s what DaVinci, Picasso, and other great artists have done before they decided how to complete ...

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Adult

Fridays with Francesco (Ages 18+)

April 12, 2019 @ 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+)

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $65
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

Intermediate Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

April 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Mondays
April 22 - June 3
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 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

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

April 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
April 23 - May 28
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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May 2019

Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
May 1 - May 22
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, Youth

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

May 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays
May 2 - May 30
Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Monthly, 30 Minute Sessions Between 4-8PM 30 minute, one on one private guitar, piano or drum lessons meeting on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays between 4-8PM. Daryl Best has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and ...

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Adult

Youth Art Works (Ages 9+)

May 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Thursdays
May 9 - June 13
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

So much fun they won’t know they’re learning!  This youth class is designed to foster an appreciation of art for students.  We will introduce students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke their curiosity and to hone their natural creativity.  Students will cover techniques in pencil, watercolors, mixed media, and acrylics.  Students ...

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

May 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
May 14 - June 18
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 ...

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

May 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
May 14 - June 18
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
+ Google Map
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 ...

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Adult

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

May 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
May 14 - June 18
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 ...

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Perspective and Landscape Drawing (Ages 16+)

May 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Wednesdays
May 15 - June 19
6 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Members: $135
Non-Members: $170

This class will cover composition and basic perspective drawing leading to the creation of compelling landscape drawings.  In the process students will improve their drawing skills no matter from what level they begin.  Students will receive instruction on how to choose and alter reference photos. They will learn of materials to assist in the creation ...

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June 2019

Adult

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

June 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Tuesdays
June 4 - July 9
6 Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
+ Google Map
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

Photography & DSLR Operation Workshop (Ages 16+)

June 8, 2019 @ 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

Intermediate Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

June 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
6 Mondays
June 10 - July 15
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 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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July 2019

Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

July 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
4 Wednesdays
July 10 - July 31
4 Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
+ Google Map
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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August 2019

Adult

Photography & DSLR Operation Workshop (Ages 16+)

August 17, 2019 @ 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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