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LYNN SHEFT, Introduction to Kumihimo Bracelet

Apr 06, 2024 10:00AM—2:30PM

Visual Arts Center - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Introduction to Kumihimo Bracelet Instructor: Lynn Sheft Medium: Jewelry Learn Kumihimo (pronounced coo’-me-he-moe), an ancient Japanese method of braiding cords. Lynn will teach you how to braid the cords and then integrate seed beads to create a stunning bracelet you’ll proudly wear home. Shown are two samples, but with other colors/combinations, you have a different…

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LYNN SHEFT, Donut Bail

Mar 09, 2024 10:00AM—1:30PM

Visual Arts Center - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Donut Bail Instructor: Lynn Sheft Medium: Jewelry Level: All Supply List Many people admire gemstone donuts, but they are at a loss as to what to do with them. Lynn will show you how to weave a wire bail for one to produce a beautiful pendant. Use it as a focal piece in a beaded…

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TAMMY DECARO, Resin Workshop

Mar 15, 2024 9:00AM—3:00PM

Visual Arts Center - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Resin Workshop Instructor: Tammy Decaro Medium: Resin Level: All Learn the basics of resin from coating to creating works with resin. Both quick coat and long cure resins will be used. Completed projects: Diptych painted resin pieces, molded items such as jewelry & coasters, framed resin/glass beach project, 2 painted wine glasses. Supply fee to…

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LINDA BACHOFNER, Texture with Acrylic Inks

Mar 16, 2024 10:00AM—2:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Texture with Acrylic Inks Instructor: Linda Bachofner Medium: Acrylic Inks / Mixed Instructor Supply Fee: $27 Supply List Join us for a fascinating mini workshop learning new techniques to add texture to your artwork. With various textural pieces like leaves, bubble wrap or glitter and acrylic Inks which will be sprayed & mingled, you will…

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LINDA BACHOFNER, Texture with Acrylic Inks

Jan 20, 2024 10:00AM—2:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Texture with Acrylic Inks Instructor: Linda Bachofner Medium: Acrylic Inks / Mixed Instructor Supply Fee: $27 Supply List Join us for a fascinating mini workshop learning new techniques to add texture to your artwork. With various textural pieces like leaves, bubble wrap or glitter and acrylic Inks which will be sprayed & mingled, you will…

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LINDA BACHOFNER, Texture with Acrylic Inks

Nov 11, 2023 10:00AM—2:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Texture with Acrylic Inks Instructor: Linda Bachofner Medium: Acrylic Inks / Mixed Instructor Supply Fee: $27 Supply List Join us for a fascinating mini workshop learning new techniques to add texture to your artwork. With various textural pieces like leaves, bubble wrap or glitter and acrylic Inks which will be sprayed & mingled, you will…

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TAMMY DECARO, Resin Workshop

Dec 15, 2023 9:00AM—3:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Resin Workshop Instructor: Tammy DeCaro Medium: Resin Learn the basics of resin from coating to creating works with resin. Both quick coat and long cure resins will be used. Completed projects: Diptych painted resin pieces, molded items such as jewelry & coasters, framed resin/glass beach project, 2 painted wine glasses. Supply fee to instructor: $110.

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TAMMY DECARO, Dutch Pour Technique

Nov 14, 2023 9:00AM—3:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Dutch Pour Technique Instructor: Tammy DeCaro Medium: Acrylics This workshop will teach three methods of the Dutch Pour technique. Please bring a hair dryer and boxes to take art home.  Supply fee to instructor $50.

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TAMMY DECARO, Bloom Technique

Feb 23, 2024 9:00AM—3:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Bloom Technique Instructor: Tammy DeCaro Medium: Acrylics A comprehensive course that will teach four methods of the bloom technique. Students need to bring a hair dryer and boxes to take art home. Supply fee $75 to instructor, students will take home extra Australian Floetrol (the secret sauce) and any extra pouring medium.

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TAMMY DECARO, Bloom Technique

Sep 22, 2023 9:00AM—3:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Bloom Technique Instructor: Tammy DeCaro Medium: Acrylics A comprehensive course that will teach four methods of the bloom technique. Students need to bring a hair dryer and boxes to take art home. Supply fee $75 to instructor, students will take home extra Australian Floetrol (the secret sauce) and any extra pouring medium.

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TRISH TINSLEY, Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass

Apr 12, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass Instructor: Trish Tinsley Medium: Glass Level: All Use simple wire wrapping techniques to create 2 beautiful, one-of-a-kind pendants out of a few carefully arranged pieces of wire and glass. Make spirals, bails and other common wire wrapping structures to adorn pendants. No experience needed. Enrollment is limited, sign up early.…

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TRISH TINSLEY, Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass

Mar 22, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass Instructor: Trish Tinsley Medium: Glass Level: All Use simple wire wrapping techniques to create 2 beautiful, one-of-a-kind pendants out of a few carefully arranged pieces of wire and glass. Make spirals, bails and other common wire wrapping structures to adorn pendants. No experience needed. Enrollment is limited, sign up early.…

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TRISH TINSLEY, Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass

Feb 09, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass Instructor: Trish Tinsley Medium: Glass Level: All Use simple wire wrapping techniques to create 2 beautiful, one-of-a-kind pendants out of a few carefully arranged pieces of wire and glass. Make spirals, bails and other common wire wrapping structures to adorn pendants. No experience needed. Enrollment is limited, sign up early.…

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TRISH TINSLEY, Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass

Dec 08, 2023 1:00PM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Wire Wrapping with Fused Glass Instructor: Trish Tinsley Medium: Glass Level: All Use simple wire wrapping techniques to create 2 beautiful, one-of-a-kind pendants out of a few carefully arranged pieces of wire and glass. Make spirals, bails and other common wire wrapping structures to adorn pendants. No experience needed. Enrollment is limited, sign up early.…

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JULIE TIBUS, Palette Knife Painting: Palms

Mar 28, 2024 10:00AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Palette Knife Painting: Palms Instructor: Julie Tibus Medium: Acrylic Supply List Palette knife painting is an exciting way to expressively and boldly paint nature. Explore techniques with the palette knife and mediums to add to your acrylics to help them hold shape and texture. We begin with a large brush and feathering method to create…

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JULIE TIBUS, Palette Knife Painting: Palms

Feb 24, 2024 10:00AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Palette Knife Painting: Palms Instructor: Julie Tibus Medium: Acrylic Supply List Palette knife painting is an exciting way to expressively and boldly paint nature. Explore techniques with the palette knife and mediums to add to your acrylics to help them hold shape and texture. We begin with a large brush and feathering method to create…

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JULIE TIBUS, Alcohol Inks Abstract Landscapes

Mar 27, 2024 10:00AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Rd

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Alcohol Inks Abstract landscapes Instructor: Julie Tibus Medium: Alcohol Ink Explore the incredible beauty of Alcohol Inks, an intensely vivid, fluid medium that practically paints itself! Participants will learn to paint with this unique medium on Art Graphix Paper, and are encouraged to experiment using various techniques. We begin focusing on the elements of Earth,…

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JULIE TIBUS, Alcohol Inks Abstract Landscapes

Jan 27, 2024 10:00AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Alcohol Inks Abstract Landscapes Instructor: Julie Tibus Medium: Alcohol Ink Explore the incredible beauty of Alcohol Inks, an intensely vivid, fluid medium that practically paints itself! Participants will learn to paint with this unique medium on Art Graphix Paper and are encouraged to experiment using various techniques. We begin focusing on the elements of Earth,…

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RINNY RYAN, Basket Weaving

Mar 15, 2024 10:00AM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Basket Weaving Instructor: Rinny Ryan Level: All  Supply List Using the “flat reed over under” basket weaving technique each student will complete a basket in the course of this workshop. Material Fee included in tuition covers reeds and seagrass.

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(SOLD OUT) RINNY RYAN, Basket Weaving

Nov 03, 2023 10:00AM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Note: This event is sold out. Basket Weaving Instructor: Rinny Ryan Level: All  Supply List Using the “flat reed over under” basket weaving technique each student will complete a basket in the course of this workshop. Material Fee included in tuition covers reeds and seagrass. 

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MAGGIE HENRY, Mixed Media Workshop: Jointed Paper Dolls

Apr 05, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Mixed Media Workshop: Jointed Paper Dolls Instructor: Maggie Henry Medium: Mixed Supply List These jointed paper dolls make great handmade gifts for a friend or for yourself! Create a doll to express a mood, a message, a wish, a prayer, or your innermost secrets. So, bring your supplies, xeroxed family photos and ephemera and we’ll…

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MAGGIE HENRY, Mixed Media Workshop: Family Puzzle Piece Ornament

Mar 08, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Mixed Media Workshop: Family Puzzle Piece Ornament Instructor: Maggie Henry Medium: Mixed Media Supply List Create hanging ornaments of family faces in mixed media. These ornaments will make great gifts for family & friends! With only a few supplies the possibilities are endless. Create an ornament with a puzzle piece and portrait of a loved…

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MAGGIE HENRY, Mixed Media Workshop: Collage Block Dolls

Jan 19, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Mixed Media Workshop: Collage Block Dolls Instructor: Maggie Henry Medium: Mixed Supply List Create charming collage block dolls using pre-cut shapes along with paint, paper, fabric and beads. With simple supplies you can make a fanciful sculptural doll for your wall. $10 for pre-cut base parts included in tuition. Wing template supplied.

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JANE HARRIS, Playful Mixed Media Collage with Paper & Fabric

Mar 23, 2024 9:30AM—4:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

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Playful Mixed Media Collage with Paper and Fabric Instructor: Jane Harris Medium: Collage – Mixed Level: All Supply List Creating in a playful and appealing way. This is Jane Harris’ take on mixed media collage.  Jane will show you how to create a one of her whimsical designs using paper and fabric. $25 fee to…

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JANE HARRIS, Playful Mixed Media Collage with Paper & Fabric

Feb 23, 2024 9:30AM—4:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Playful Mixed Media Collage with Paper and Fabric Instructor: Jane Harris Medium: Collage – Mixed Level: All Supply List Creating in a playful and appealing way. This is Jane Harris’ take on mixed media collage. Jane will show you how to create a one of her whimsical designs using paper and fabric. $25 fee to…

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JANE HARRIS, Playful Mixed Media Collage with Paper & Fabric

Nov 17, 2023 9:30AM—4:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Playful Mixed Media Collage with Paper & Fabric Instructor: Jane Harris Medium: Collage – Mixed Level: All Supply List Creating in a playful and appealing way. This is Jane Harris’ take on mixed media collage. Jane will show you how to create a one of her whimsical designs using paper and fabric. $25 fee to…

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SHIRLEY BLAKE, Abstract Collage

Jan 12, 2024 9:30AM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Abstract Collage Instructor: Shirley Blake Medium: Mixed Supply List Use collage elements in your workshop design for maximum effects. Have fun with papers, paints, patterns and textures for your unique design.

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SHIRLEY BLAKE, Charcoal Pouring

Feb 17, 2024 9:30AM—3:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Charcoal Pouring Instructor: Shirley Blake Medium: Charcoal / Mixed Level: All Supply List Join in the fun of an unusual beginning for your painting. You’ll use powdered charcoal in a free spirited pour with water for a base. You will further your painting with realistic or abstract shapes in watercolor, acrylic or pastel. There will…

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SHIRLEY BLAKE, Shapes in Your Painting

Mar 01, 2024 9:00AM—3:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Shapes in Your Painting Instructor: Shirley Blake Medium: Acrylic Supply List Enjoy a day of working with shapes…starting with basic shapes then working towards your own creative shapes which will be combined in your painting. Developing a sense of using shapes will create versatility within your work and will be another great “tool” for your…

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Past | Archive

JULIE TIBUS, Palette Knife Painting: Palms

Feb 24, 2024 10:00AM—3:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

JANE HARRIS, Playful Mixed Media Collage with Paper & Fabric

Feb 23, 2024 9:30AM—4:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

TAMMY DECARO, Bloom Technique

Feb 23, 2024 9:00AM—3:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

The Landscape of Guitar:  The Animated Painting Concert Experience | SOLD OUT

Feb 23, 2024 7:30PM

Performing Arts Center, Moe Auditorium & Film Center - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Printmaking—Botanical Art

Feb 22, 2024 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

La Fiesta: Celebrating Chick Corea

Feb 21, 2024 12:00PM—1:30PM

Center for Performing Arts, Moe Auditorium & Film Center - 10150 Bonita Beach Road