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Fused Glass—Coral Bowl

Aug 16, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

GET FIRED UP! Make a beautiful coral bowl or organic wall art out of glass. Strips of glass are sized and assembled, then fired and shaped in a kiln to achieve a stunning centerpiece or art décor to hang on a wall. No experience needed. The instructor will walk you through the process while you…

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Painting—It’s Abstract

Aug 02, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Join accomplished painter Heather Zappattini on a one-night-jaunt into the world of abstract painting. No experience is required. Heather will advise you from her unique perspective—you’ll be inspired by her talent and teaching style.Tuition includes materials, instruction, food & wine.

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Fused Glass—Mosaic Plate

Jul 19, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

GET FIRED UP! This fun one-night class offers a square or round mosaic plate project. Create an original abstract design, or copy an existing image of your choice. Let your inner artist shine through, as you assemble a rainbow of colorful glass pieces into a mosaic masterpiece! Then we will fire up the kilns and…

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Mentoring Class – Kirk (KIR071422)

Jul 14, 2022 1:00PM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Richard Kirk will mentor students one on one.  No supply list for this class. For all levels and all mediums.

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Extreme Functional Pottery – Lawson (LAW071122-1)

Jul 11, 2022 9:00AM—Aug 08, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level All  Hand builders and wheel throwers unite to design and create fun inventive table wear. Serving dishes, berry bowls, chip n dips, pitchers and flower vases. Combine hand built and wheel thrown pieces, cut pots apart and reassemble, add funky feet, handles, lugs and lids. $55 clay glaze firing Supply List

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Personal Pathways – Lawson (LAW071122-2)

Jul 11, 2022 1:00PM—Aug 08, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level All  Pursue and explore your own ideas with instructional guidance to achieve your individual goals in wheel throwing or hand building; alter or combine different techniques to create something that is uniquely you $55 clay glaze firing Supply List

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It’s Abstract—with Sue Riger

Jul 05, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Join us for a whole new experience! Explore the joy of your creativity. YOUR DESIGN, YOUR COLORS, this experience IS all about YOU! Sharing fun techniques and helpful hints, the instructor will show you how to create your vision on the canvas. At the end of the night you will leave with a completely unique…

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Friday Figure Study – Level: All – Broman (CBR070122)

Jul 01, 2022 1:00PM—Jul 29, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts 26100 Old 41 Rd

Join us for a Friday Long Pose Figure Study class with Carol Broman. Models will be either nude, clothed or costumed. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with Carol. Model fee w/8 enrolled $50pp – w/7 $54pp – w/6 $63pp – w/5 $75pp – w/4 $94pp – w/3 $125pp. Payable first day of session. Drop-in…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE063022)

Jun 30, 2022 1:00PM—Jul 28, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level All w/ Exp.  You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more.  Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural…

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Mosaics Tonight

Jun 30, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Here’s your chance to create a beautiful Mosaic artwork in one night! After enjoying a light dinner and wine, choose from beautiful images provided or create your own. The fun begins as you select gorgeous glass pieces and learn the ancient Mosaic technique that will bring your image to life!  We provide the glass, materials,…

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Throwing & Handbuilding – Ryan Level All (RYA062922)

Jun 29, 2022 1:00PM—Jul 27, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Students with experience welcome for this combined class of wheel throwing and handbuilding.  Be ready to explore and develop your work, this class will give you the techniques that will make your pottery excel! Level: All   Supply List

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Figure Study – Monitor (FIG062922)

Jun 29, 2022 1:00PM—Jul 27, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts 26100 Old 41 Rd

No instructor/Monitor only – Work from life in this Figure Study class with the medium of your choice. Models are clothed or nude, either long or short pose, pending artists wishes.  Drop-ins welcome  Drop in $33 mem / $37 non-mem

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Romancing The Stone – Pre-req – Mertens (MER062922)

Jun 29, 2022 9:00AM—Jul 27, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to Stone Stone fee separate Explore your creative side by carving a variety of natural stones. Discover unique colors, textures and properties of a variety of stones. Use hand or power tools to carve and create your finished stone masterpiece. Size and complexity of design may require multiple sessions. You don’t have…

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Romancing The Stone – Pre-req – Mertens (MER062822)

Jun 28, 2022 9:00AM—Jul 26, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to Stone Stone fee separate Explore your creative side by carving a variety of natural stones. Discover unique colors, textures and properties of a variety of stones. Use hand or power tools to carve and create your finished stone masterpiece. Size and complexity of design may require multiple sessions. You don’t have…

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Fused Glass—Mosaic Plate

Jun 14, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

GET FIRED UP! This fun one-night class offers a square or round mosaic plate project. Create an original abstract design, or copy an existing image of your choice. Let your inner artist shine through, as you assemble a rainbow of colorful glass pieces into a mosaic masterpiece! Then we will fire up the kilns and…

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Mentoring Class – Kirk (KIR060922)

Jun 09, 2022 1:00PM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Richard Kirk will mentor students one on one.  No supply list for this class. For all levels and all mediums.

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It’s Abstract—with Sue Riger

Jun 07, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Join us for a whole new experience! Explore the joy of your creativity. YOUR DESIGN, YOUR COLORS, this experience IS all about YOU! Sharing fun techniques and helpful hints, the instructor will show you how to create your vision on the canvas. At the end of the night you will leave with a completely unique…

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Glassblowing—Witches Ball

Jun 05, 2022 11:00AM—1:00PM

Art Glass by Mathews 5309 Shirley Street #7 Naples, FL 34109

Each student will work side by side from start to finish, with Ray Mathews creating their own Blown Glass Witches Ball working with traditional glass blowers tools. Students will choose their own colors. The Only Requirement is to have an Experience you will Never forget! Proper attire-please wear closed toe shoes (no heels or flip…

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Portraying the People of SWFL – Monitor (FIG060422)

Jun 04, 2022 10:00AM—Aug 06, 2022 1:00PM

Center for Visual Arts 26100 Old 41 Rd

This is an uninstructed monitored studio session. A variety of models are recruited among those who live and work in our communities. Each meeting offers a different model in order to explore, develop, and expand figurative representational skills. Jun 4, 18, Jul 9, 23, Aug 6

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Glassblowing—Ornament

Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—11:00AM

Art Glass by Mathews - 5309 Shirley Street #7 Naples, FL 34109

Each student will work side by side from start to finish, with Ray Mathews creating their own Blown Glass Ornament working with traditional glass blowers tools. Students will choose their own colors. The only requirement is to have an experience you will never forget! Proper attire-please wear closed toe shoes (no heels or flip flops). …

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Fused Glass—Vase

May 26, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

FIRE & ICE! Create a stunning glass vase/votive holder during a fun evening with friends. Using 3 colors of glass, design an elegant mosaic pattern then add ‘frit’ for a sparkling filigree border. No experience needed, come join the fun! Includes materials, guidance, food and wine

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Mosaics Tonight

May 19, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Here’s your chance to create a beautiful Mosaic artwork in one night! After enjoying a light dinner and wine, choose from beautiful images provided or create your own. The fun begins as you select gorgeous glass pieces and learn the ancient Mosaic technique that will bring your image to life!  We provide the glass, materials,…

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Glazing—Great Bowls of Fire

May 16, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Use brilliantly colored glazes, stamp, or slip trail designs on a beautiful hand thrown ceramic bowl of your choosing. Techniques will be explained and demonstrated while you enjoy some food and drink and then off you go! Let your creativity flow and create a unique functionable bowl. Fired bowls can be picked up the following…

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Friday Figure Study – Level: All – Broman (CBR051322)

May 13, 2022 10:00AM—Jun 10, 2022 1:00PM

Center for Visual Arts 26100 Old 41 Rd

Join us for a Friday Long Pose Figure Study class with Carol Broman. Models will be either nude, clothed or costumed. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with Carol. Model fee w/8 enrolled $50pp – w/7 $54pp – w/6 $63pp – w/5 $75pp – w/4 $94pp – w/3 $125pp. Payable first day of session. Drop-in…

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Beginning Landscapes Acrylic & Oil – Wilson (WIL051322)

May 13, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 10, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Learn the basics of acrylics & oils and techniques of the brushes and tools you will use.  Build your skills and confidence in color mixing, blending and shading. You will also learn the elements of composition to help you create successful landscapes.  Supply List Online Supply List  

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Artist’s Choice – Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE051222)

May 12, 2022 1:00PM—Jun 09, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level All w/ Exp.  You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more.  Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural…

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Throwing & Handbuilding – Level: All – Ryan (RYA051122-1)

May 11, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 08, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Students with experience welcome for this combined class of wheel throwing and handbuilding.  Be ready to explore and develop your work, this class will give you the techniques that will make your pottery excel! Level: All Supply List

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Figure Study – Monitor (FIG051122)

May 11, 2022 1:00PM—Jun 08, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

No instructor/Monitor only – Work from life in this Figure Study class with the medium of your choice. Models are clothed or nude, either long or short pose, pending artists wishes.  Drop-ins welcome  Drop in $33 mem / $37 non-mem

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Stone Carving: “Rocks to Art” – Corsini (COR051122)

May 11, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 01, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to Stone Stone fee separate Transform a rock into a unique stone sculpture! Choose from a variety of colors and types of stones such as Alabaster, Soapstone, African Wonderstone, and even Marble.  Learn design concepts, carving techniques and use of tools.  Depending on size and complexity of design, finished projects may take…

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Adult Intermediate Tap – Demchak (DEM051122)

May 11, 2022 9:30AM—Jun 08, 2022 10:30AM

Center for Performing Arts 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Level: Intermediate Join us for a fun and exhilarating hour of Tap Dancing. This class is for tappers with experience, enjoy challenging yourself and having a great time. Supply List

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Stone Carving “Rocks to Art”- Corsini (COR051022)

May 10, 2022 9:00AM—May 31, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to Stone Stone fee separate Transform a rock into a unique stone sculpture! Choose from a variety of colors and types of stones such as Alabaster, Soapstone, African Wonderstone, and even Marble.  Learn design concepts, carving techniques and use of tools.  Depending on size and complexity of design, finished projects may take…

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Intro to Acrylics – Julian (JUL051022)

May 10, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 07, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

This is a follow along class giving you the basics of acrylic painting. Dee leads you through exercises in mixing colors, blending, drawing and shading. Class includes information on materials/supplies used in acrylic painting. Level All Supply List

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Beginning Slab Rolling – Ryan (RYA051022)

May 10, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 07, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Learn how to create wonderful functional and non-functional clay work using the slab roller and hand-building.  The possibilities are endless, this is a fun class for beginners but anyone is welcome! Supply List

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Glassblowing—Ornament

May 08, 2022 11:00AM—1:00PM

Art Glass by Mathews 5309 Shirley Street #7 Naples, FL 34109

Each student will work side by side from start to finish, with Ray Mathews creating their own Blown Glass Ornament working with traditional glass blowers tools. Students will choose their own colors. The Only Requirement is to have an Experience you will Never forget! Proper attire-please wear closed toe shoes (no heels or flip flops) …

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It’s Abstract—with Janis McCracken

May 03, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Join us for a whole new experience! Explore the joy of your creativity. YOUR DESIGN, YOUR COLORS, this experience IS all about YOU! Sharing fun techniques and helpful hints, the instructor will show you how to create your vision on the canvas. At the end of the night you will leave with a completely unique…

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Extreme Functional Pottery – Lawson (LAW050222-1)

May 02, 2022 9:00AM—May 23, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level All  Hand builders and wheel throwers unite to design and create fun inventive table wear. Serving dishes, berry bowls, chip n dips, pitchers and flower vases. Combine hand built and wheel thrown pieces, cut pots apart and reassemble, add funky feet, handles, lugs and lids.  Supply List Online $55 clay glaze firing Supply List

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Personal Pathways – Lawson (LAW050222-2)

May 02, 2022 1:00PM—May 23, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Pursue and explore your own ideas with instructional guidance to achieve your individual goals in wheel throwing or hand building; alter or combine different techniques to create something that is uniquely you. $55 clay glaze firing Supply List  

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Independent Study Fused Glass – Level: Pre-req – Rouleau (ROU040222)

Apr 02, 2022 9:00AM—Apr 30, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

This Glass Fusing class is for all levels, the instructor will work individually with students on projects appropriate for their skills, beginners must take Intro to Glass Fusing Pre-requisite   Glass & Firing Fees extra Independent Study Fused Glass Rouleau

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Friday Figure Study – Level: All – Broman (CBR040122)

Apr 01, 2022 10:00AM—Apr 29, 2022 1:00PM

Center for Performing Arts 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Join us for a Friday Long Pose Figure Study class with Carol Broman. Models will be either nude, clothed or costumed. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with Carol. Model fee w/8 enrolled $50pp – w/7 $54pp – w/6 $63pp – w/5 $75pp – w/4 $94pp – w/3 $125pp. Payable first day of session. Drop-in…

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Mastering Monet – Kirk (KIR040122-2)

Apr 01, 2022 1:00PM—Apr 29, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Claude Monet developed a style of painting in the 1890s that was extremely popular. This class will analyze the method of paint application that Monet utilized through this period and create several paintings using his working method.  Supply List Online Mastering Monet Supply List

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Personal Pathways – Lawson (LAW040122-2)

Apr 01, 2022 1:00PM—Apr 29, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level All  Pursue and explore your own ideas with instructional guidance to achieve your individual goals in wheel throwing or hand building; alter or combine different techniques to create something that is uniquely you $55 clay glaze firing Personal Pathways in Clay Lawson

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Beginning Wheel – Lawson (LAW040122-1)

Apr 01, 2022 9:00AM—Apr 29, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

 This class will open you up to the wonders of the potter’s wheel. The basics of wedging, centering, throwing and glazing will be taught.  Repeated demos and individual attention  Supply List Online $55 clay glaze firing. Supply List Online $55 clay glaze firing Supply List

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Drawing 1 – Level: Beginner – Wilson (WIL040122)

Apr 01, 2022 9:00AM—Apr 29, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

You can learn to draw and you don’t have to be super talented.You will be able to see as an artist sees by learning the 5 perceptual skills of drawing. Some of the techniques used are based on Master Teacher Betty Edwards’ book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Whether you are a…

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Romancing The Stone – Level: Pre-req – Mertens (MER033122)

Mar 31, 2022 9:00AM—May 05, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to Stone Stone fee separate Explore your creative side by carving a variety of natural stones. Discover unique colors, textures and properties of a variety of stones. Use hand or power tools to carve and create your finished stone masterpiece. Size and complexity of design may require multiple sessions. You don’t have…

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Stone Carving “Rocks to Art”- Corsini (COR033022)

Mar 30, 2022 9:00AM—May 04, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to Stone Stone fee separate Transform a rock into a unique stone sculpture! Choose from a variety of colors and types of stones such as Alabaster, Soapstone, African Wonderstone, and even Marble.  Learn design concepts, carving techniques and use of tools.  Depending on size and complexity of design, finished projects may take…

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Stone Carving “Rocks to Art”- Corsini (COR032922-2)

Mar 29, 2022 12:30PM—May 03, 2022 3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to Stone Stone fee separate Transform a rock into a unique stone sculpture! Choose from a variety of colors and types of stones such as Alabaster, Soapstone, African Wonderstone, and even Marble.  Learn design concepts, carving techniques and use of tools.  Depending on size and complexity of design, finished projects may take…

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Stone Carving “Rocks to Art” – Corsini (COR032922-1)

Mar 29, 2022 9:00AM—May 03, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: pre-req. Intro to StoneStone fee separate Transform a rock into a unique stone sculpture! Choose from a variety of colors and types of stones such as Alabaster, Soapstone, African Wonderstone, and even Marble.  Learn design concepts, carving techniques and use of tools.  Depending on size and complexity of design, finished projects may take multiple…

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