Adult & Teen Art Classes

May 2017
Adult

Fine Art Acrylics (Ages 18+)

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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6 Mondays
April 17 - May 22
6 Mondays (see all)
Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

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

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Tuesdays
April 4 - May 9
6 Tuesdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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

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Adult

Classical Painting PM (Ages 16+)

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Tuesdays
April 4 - May 9
6 Tuesdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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

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Adult

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

May 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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4 Wednesdays
April 12 - May 3
4 Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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

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Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

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

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

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Adult

Adult Improv (Ages 16+)

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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6 consecutive Wednesdays
April 5 - May 10
6 consecutive Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

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

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Adult

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

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

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

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Adult

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
FREE for Alliance Members

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

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Adult, Youth

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

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

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

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Adult

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

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

Artist and instructor Leo Johnson will guide students to investigate and use all forms of painting and drawing media and then to move on to found objects, collage, and assemblages.

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Adult, Youth

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

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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3 Consecutive Thursdays
May 11 - May 25
3 Consecutive Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $105
Non-Members: $135

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+)

May 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
May 16 - June 20
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and include 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+)

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
May 16 - June 20
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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+)

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
May 16 - June 20
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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, Youth

Zentangle – The Basics (Ages 12+)

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

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

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Adult

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

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Thursdays
May 18 - June 22
6 Consecutive Thursdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

This class, for beginners and experienced artists alike, is based on the book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards.  Instructor, Terry Lynn, will show and teach techniques that make it possible for ANYONE to draw.  Class instruction will begin with the basics of line, move on to perspective, and finally ...

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June 2017
Adult, Youth

Zentangle – The Basics and More (Ages 12+)

June 1 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Thursdays
June 1 - June 22
4 Consecutive Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

June 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
FREE for Alliance Members

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

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Adult, Youth

Introduction to Digital Media (Ages 16+)

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Sundays
June 4 - June 25
4 Consecutive Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

Step into the world of digital media!  Digital media designers create images, animation, and special effects that are incorporated in art, films, and other art forums seen today.  In this class students will be introduced to digital technology and will then create images of various types.  Topics will include: Getting familiar with equipment Coordinating from ...

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Adult

Beginning Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Mondays
June 5 - June 26
4 Consecutive Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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

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Adult

Unwind Your Mind – Yoga at the Alliance (Ages 16+)

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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4 Consecutive Wednesdays
June 7 - June 28
4 Consecutive Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $75
Non-Members: $95

This early evening yoga class is a perfect way to clear stresses of the day, care for and strengthen your body, and release tension to create space to breathe easier. Both beginners and experienced yoga practitioners enjoy the benefits of small class sizes & a welcoming environment. During the four- week session, you’ll receive weekly ...

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Adult

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

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

Artist and instructor Leo Johnson will guide students to investigate and use all forms of painting and drawing media and then to move on to found objects, collage, and assemblages.

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Adult

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Wednesdays
June 28 - July 19
4 Consecutive Wednesdays (see all)
Members: $145
Non-Members: $180

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

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July 2017
Adult, Youth

Comics and Figure Art (Ages 10 – 17)

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Sundays
July 2 - July 23
4 Consecutive Sundays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

Beginners and intermediate students alike are welcome to join Kevin in this character and figure development class!  Students will learn how to create or advance their own comics characters and learn or advance their understanding of figure drawing.  Those with experience will expand their skill by creating characters in sequential format and backgrounds.  Topics will ...

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Adult

Member Artist Open Studio (Ages 16+)

July 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
FREE for Alliance Members

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

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Adult

Beginning Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Mondays
July 10 - July 31
4 Consecutive Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
July 11 - August 15
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and include 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+)

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
July 11 - August 15
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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, Youth

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
July 11 - August 15
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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: Faces and Figures (Ages 18+)

July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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6 Thursdays
July 13 - August 17
6 Thursdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

In this 6 week course teaching artist Terry Lynn will give exercises for beginners to intermediate artist to improve their drawing skills.  Drawing from old master drawings and anatomy books will be utilized.  There will be lectures and demonstrations in the use of different pencil and pen techniques. Supply List: Drawing pencils Charcoal Kneaded eraser ...

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August 2017
Adult

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

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

Artist and instructor Leo Johnson will guide students to investigate and use all forms of painting and drawing media and then to move on to found objects, collage, and assemblages.

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Adult

Beginning Acrylic Painting (Ages 16+)

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Mondays
August 7 - August 28
4 Consecutive Mondays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $115
Non-Members: $145

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

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Adult

Classical Painting AM (Ages 16+)

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
August 22 - September 26
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

These Fine Art Painting Classes are for the novice to the professional and include 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 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
August 22 - September 26
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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, Youth

Painting Studio (Ages 16+)

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Tuesdays
August 22 - September 26
6 Consecutive Tuesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

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

Four Week Photography & DSLR Operation (Ages 16+)

August 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4 Consecutive Wednesdays
August 23 - September 13
4 Consecutive Wednesdays (see all)
10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
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Members: $145
Non-Members: $180

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

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

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 Consecutive Thursdays
August 24 - September 28
6 Consecutive Thursdays (see all)
Members: $125
Non-Members: $160

This class, for beginners and experienced artists alike, is based on the book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards.  Instructor, Terry Lynn, will show and teach techniques that make it possible for ANYONE to draw.  Class instruction will begin with the basics of line, move on to perspective, and finally ...

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