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MARK US AS A FAVORITE: CLASSES UPDATED FREQUENTLY (multi session class series at bottom)

Advance registration & payment required: Call 386-676-3347


Cocktails and Canvas 


Canvas & Cocktails – It’s a Painting Party!

 Sip wine while creating your own masterpiece.  Our teaching artists will help everyone in the class create a 16 x 20”version of the same painting. 

The cost is $35 and includes all supplies and includes 2 drinks.  You may bring your own nibbles.  No experience necessary.  Register early.  These fill up!

Payment required at time of reservations.  Refunds not available/1 attempt to reschedule offered

Class is $35 for members and $38.50 for not-yet-members

Classes are 6 - 8 PM

Tuesday, January 27 (Pat) "Winter Seascape"   FULL

Tuesday, February 3 (Leah) SPECIAL VALENTINE'S EDIDTION "Cards & Cocktails" ($38 members/ $42 not-yet-members) (create 3-4 original Valentine's cards)

Tuesday, February 10 (Kristin) "Lovebirds"

Wednesday, February 25 (Pat) "Lily Pond"



Art in Therapy

(the 4th Thursday of each month from 3 - 4:30)

Held at the Cancer Care Center of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center

A free, visual art program open to anyone in need of healing: patients, caregivers and survivors can all benefit from self-expression

Class is free but space is limited.  Call 386-231-2229 to reserve your spot!

Upcoming Classes:


 One-day workshops


FREE Oil Painting Demonstration with Frank Ferrante: "A Walk on the Beach"

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 7 - 8:30 PM

This Plein Air influenced oil painting demonstration of a Florida seashore is for painters who want a better understanding of the fundamentals of seascape painting – or for people who just enjoy a walk on the beach. Ferrante will work with his (circa.1880) “prismatic pallet”, quickly using a direct approach, which the Impressionists called “alla prima” … “all at once”.  The demonstration will also focus on the fundamentals of painting: composition, color values, structure, and form. Pre-registration is required – please call 386-676-3347 for your reservation.


Watercolor Basics Workshop

Instructor: Pat Spano

Date: January 24th, 2015  Time 9 AM - noon

Cost: $65 members / $72 not-yet members

Level: Beginner - Intermediate



Please join Pat Spano for this intro workshop in the art of watercolor! Gain an understanding of watercolor materials and techniques including color theory, color mixing, and creating values. After a lesson on the basics, the class will move outside (weather permitting) to paint from life in the garden. Students will create and 11”x14” painting, ready to frame. All supplies provided. Open to participants 14 and older.

Collage: Transcending the Layers of Paper and Paste (Adults) 

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015   Time: 10 am - 3:30 pm

Level: Beginner – Advanced

Class Fee: $99 (members) / $110 (not-yet members)


Instructor Joyce McAdams will guide you through the steps to develop your own vision and style through the medium of collage, using specific projects and demonstrations. In this creative workshop learn basic collaging skills like gluing, cutting, tearing, multiple layering, and working with acrylics and digital imagery. The beginning artist will find that collage is a fun and exciting way to unlock creativity. For the experienced artist this workshop is a way to explore new avenues in their own work.  Joyce will also be available to share knowledge of professional practices, shows, gallery relationships, and artwork presentation that she has acquired in 45 years as a professional artist. You will leave with a matted piece of beautiful artwork, ready to frame and hang! All supplies provided. Open to participants 18 and older.  Instructor: Joyce McAdams    Fee:  $99 member/ $110 not-yet-member.


The Magic of Colored Pencil: The Next Step

Instructor: Hanneke Jevons

Date: Saturday, January 31st, 2015   Time: 12:30-3:30pm

Cost: $35 (members) / $38.50 (not-yet members)

Level: Intermediate


This is a follow up workshop for The Magic of Colored Pencil. In this session participants will review the basics and continue with items not covered in the first session. The instructor will talk more extensively about colors, color choices, paper surfaces, techniques, pencil strokes, pressure, texture, impressed lines and grisaille. These skills will be applied to a tulip project. For this follow up workshop participants are asked to bring a drawing board or hard surface (to hold an 8”x10” project), Prismacolor pencils (24 or more), a basic kneaded eraser, and a colorless blender. If you do not have the last 2 items they will be provided. Some extra Prismacolor pencils will be available. All other supplies provided. Open to participants 18 and older who have taken The Magic of Color Pencil with Hanneke Jevons.

Cards & Cocktails: Valentine Edition

Instructor: Leah Wiedemer

Date: Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015   Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $38 (members) / $42 (not-yet members)


If you’re a fan of our popular Canvas & Cocktails class, join us for this class with a Valentine twist! Leah Wiedemer will guide you through the process of painting holiday cards with pre-planned designs or paint your own unique creation. You will learn how to use ink and watercolor to create vibrant images. No drawing or painting experience needed! You will leave with 3-4 cards. All supplies and wine provided. Open to participants 21 and older.


Origami Workshop: Intro to Japanese Paper Folding

Instructor: Kristin Heron

Date: Wednesday, February 4th, 2015  Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $32 (members) / $36 (not-yet members)


Simple squares of colored paper will magically transform into tiny and beautiful paper sculptures in this Origami workshop. Participants will learn how easy and fun it is to create art with traditional Japanese paper folding techniques. Learn basic folds, origami terminology, and techniques for painting your own origami paper! Leave with several complete origami models including a bookmark, gift box, sunburst and many others, and the knowledge to continue this creative hobby on your own. All supplies provided. Open to participants 14 and older.


Graphite Workshop


Instructor: Hanneke Jevons

Date: Saturday, February 7th, 2015   Time: 12:30-3:30pm

Cost: $35 (members) / $38.50 (not-yet members)



In this graphite pencil workshop Hanneke Jevons will introduce the materials and techniques used to draw from life. The instructor will begin with a study of the value scale and how to make a smooth transition from light to dark to create a 3-D effect on a 2-D surface. After working on a value scale sheet with the 3 basic shapes - cone, cylinder and sphere – these skills will be applied to draw from a still life. How to draw light source, highlight, shadows, reflected light and cast shadows will be covered. A follow-up workshop introducing how to go from black and white to color will be offered in the spring. All supplies provided. Open to participants 18 and older.


Intro to Metal Etched Jewelry

Instructor: Sarah Heron

Date: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015  Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $50 (members) / $56 (not-yet members)

Level: Beginner - Intermediate



Students will learn the techniques to prep metal, apply a hand-drawn or stamped design with resist, etch safely, and finish their pieces. Copper, brass, and nickel silver will be mixed to create one-of-a-kind earrings and a pendant necklace. Teachers note: Drawing skills learned in the Zentangle classes are a wonderful complement to this workshop, but no drawing skills are needed. All supplies provided. Open to participants 14 and older.


Stamp Making Workshop

Instructor: Kristin Heron

Date: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015  Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $46 (members) / $51 (not-yet members)



Learn how to create your own stamps using carving and non-carving methods in this creative workshop. Stamps can be used on their own or as a small design element in a larger piece of artwork. Participants will leave this workshop with two or more unique stamps, a series of small prints or notecards, and the knowledge to continue experimenting with this fun hobby. All supplies provided. Open to participants 14 and older.


Catching the Light: Oil and Acrylic Painting Workshop

Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 9 AM - 3 PM

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Class Fee: $125 (members) $137.50 (not-yet-members)

Intermediate to advanced students are welcome to participate in this six hour traditional painting workshop, in oils or acrylics. The class will focus on the formal elements of painting including composition, color values, structure, and form. A brief painting demonstration will proceed the class. You are welcome to paint the demo, or you can paint any subject matter that you prefer. A list of suggested supplies will be provided prior to the class. Students are responsible for materials. Open to participants 18 and older. Instructor: Frank Ferrante


Image Transfer Workshop: Modern Magnets

Instructor: Kristin Heron

Date: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015  Time: 6-8pm

Cost:  $55 (members) / $61 (not-yet members)

Level: Beginner - Intermediate



In this workshop participants will be introduced to the materials and various methods used to make successful photo and hand-drawn image transfers. Image transfers have a beautiful, ethereal quality and can be used in a multitude of art applications. Participants will use the techniques learned to create a unique set of modern magnets and leave with the knowledge to continue experimenting with image transfers in their own artwork and craft projects. No drawing experience required.  All supplies provided. Open to participants 14 and older.

Intro to Encaustic

Instructor: Irina Ashcraft

Date: Saturday, February 28th, 2015  Time: 9:30am-1:30pm

Cost:  $75 (members) / $83 (not-yet members)

Level: Beginner - Intermediate


Encaustic, painting in melted beeswax, dammar resin and pigment, is an ancient art tracing back to Roman days. Learn to play with hot wax and you will be hooked! This 4-hour workshop will introduce you to this fascinating art technique through demonstrations and hands-on practice that will allow you to create 2-3 small encaustic pieces. Individuals of all levels and styles are welcome! All supplies provided. Open to participants age 14 and older.

Multi-session Classes 


Color Pencil 102-B

Instructor: Bill Shoemaker

Dates: Mondays & Thursdays – February 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th    Time: 10am-noon

Cost: $95 (members) / $106 (not-yet members)

Level: Intermediate 


CPSA Signature Member Bill Shoemaker will teach students how to get “special effects” by discussing and demonstrating reductive drawing techniques. In this series of four classes students will learn how to draw feather groupings and render real fur!  Participants will also learn the secrets of putting that “Sparkle” in animals’ eyes, which is so important. All supplies provided. Open to participants 18 and older who have taken Color Pencil #101 with Bill Shoemaker.


Instructor: Tracey Lyon

Date: Thursdays, – February 12th & 19      TIME   6- 8 PM

Level: Beginner – Intermediate

Class Fee: $50 members / $55 not-yet members


Please join certified Zentangle instructor Tracey Lyon for this two class series perfect for all levels, and learn the basics of the Zentangle method. Zentangle is a method of mindful drawing using simple, repetitive patterns that leads to the creation of a beautiful, one-of-a-kind piece of art. It’s easy to learn, simple to practice, and is enjoyed by a wide range of ages and levels of art expertise. The benefits include stress relief, pain management, inspiration, and the nurturing of the natural creative abilities of all people. Begin to explore using white pen on black tiles in this series. Experience the meditative flow of creativity, while making beautiful Zentangle paper tiles, using multiple tangle patterns. All supplies provided; additional supplies available for purchase with cash or check. Open to participants 14 and older.


Call now to register.  Classes fill quickly.  386-676-3347



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