Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Many of the classes listed are on-going, meaning you can enter a class whenever it is most convenient for you. Feel free to contact the instructors for class registration and more information. Download the Schedule »    
Day & Time Instructor Class Room Fee
GRAPHICS
Monday 10am - 12pm                 Doug Land                   727-643-2554 Drawing: The focus of this class is on review and practice of basic drawing skills along with the elements and principles of art and design. Parkside Gallery $15 per session payable month-to-month
Friday 9:30am - 12pm June-August Facilitator Peter Garino The Portrait Workshop:  Let's get together for sketching, drawing and painting. This open studio style class has a live model. Create in a quiet friendly atmosphere while listening to classical music. The choice of media is open. There is no instructor. Painting easels, card tables & snacks are provided. Parkside Gallery $4 members $10 non-members
WATERCOLOR
Tuesday 9:30am - 12pm               Libit Jones                    727-643-2554    libitartist@gmail.com Watercolor Wonders: Students of all levels will enjoy this class's focus on stretching yourself as an artist. Monthly projects are meant to get you thinking outside the box. During the first class, beginners will have their materials provided and class materials will be discussed. Parkside Gallery Half day: $70/mo for members $80/mo for non-membersFull day: $130/mo for members $150/mo for non-members
Wednesday 9:30am -12:30pm                Susan Wiley                                  518-587-453 Watercolor Wednesdays: If you are a beginner, getting back into painting or want to try watercolors, this is the class for you. You will learn all about the supplies and how they are used. The first class will cover eight techniques,.Come join the fun! Parkside Gallery $80 for 4 classes or $25 per class
Thursday 9:30am -12pm 1pm - 13:30pm                Libit Jones                   727-643-2554 libitartist@gmail.com Intermediate & Advanced Watermedia: The focus is on you as you take your art to the next level using your own reference material and the water media of your choice. Enjoy a half or full day of techniques, critiques and painting, painting, painting. Parkside Gallery Half day: $70/mo for members $80/mo for non-membersFull day: $130/mo for members $150/mo for non-members
OIL & ACRYLIC
Monday 9 - 12pm Jan. - March               Robert Simone            813-476-1504    robertjsimone@gmail.com Core Skills for Painters: Learn the foundational painting skills which we all need in order to be artists.  Emphasis on color mixing, form (light & shadow) and brushwork.  Fun, informative and suitable for all levels. Studio C $37.50 per class/ members $40 per class non-members
Monday 1pm - 4pm Jan.- March              Robert Simone          813-476-1504     robertjsimone@gmail.com Paint Land & Sea With Robert J. Simone:  Learn Robert's methods and secrets for painting his award winning studio paintings. Suitable for students who paint on their own regularly.   Studio C $37.50 per class/ members $40 per class non-members
Tuesday 9:30am - 12pm           Jack Providenti            727-215-4838   fineartjp@aol.com Impressionism & the Adventure of Plein-Air Painting: Learn the art of impressionist painting techniques to complete a painting in two hours! You can also join us on field trips where you will be painting outdoors. There will be something to learn for all levels. Beginners are welcome. Studio C $30 per class $100 for 4 lessons10% discount for members
Wednesday 9:30am – 2:30pm            Carol Dameron             727 866 8709  caroldameron@hotmail.com Advanced Painting in Oils and Acrylics: This class offers painting instruction in oils or acrylics. The focus is on color, composition and surface. Classical theory, color theory and art history. Still life provided. Bring lunch. Studio C $130/mo
Thursday 9:30am - 12:30pm        Ron Marvin          ronmarvinart@hotmail.com Fundamentals of Portrait Painting: Learn portrait painting with Ron working in oil or acrylics. Students will work from live model or photographs. Contact Ron for a materials list. Studio C $20 for members plus model fee $30 for non-members plus model fee
Thursday 1:30pm - 4pm           Jack Providenti             727-215-4838    fineartjp@aol.com Impressionism & the Adventure of Plein-Air Painting: Learn the art of impressionist painting techniques to complete a painting in two hours! You can also join us on field trips where students will be painting outdoors. There will be something to learn for all levels. Beginners are welcome. Studio C $30 per class $100 for 4 lessons 10% discount for members
FIRED ARTS
Wednesday 10am – 12:00pm Patricia Chase Fired Arts-Fused Glass: Learn basic glass cutting and assembling techniques for kiln fired glass. Make fused glass jewelry components and functional art glass. Mary Tracy Studio $15 per session for members $18 for non-members
Wednesday 1pm - 3:30pm Patricia Chase Fired Arts — Advanced: Continue learning glass cutting and assembling techniques for kiln fired glass. Make fused glass jewelry components and functional art glass. Mary Tracy Studio $15 per session for members $18 for non-members
WELLNESS CLASSES
Monday 9:30am – 11am Oct. - May              Barbara Anton              727-367-2571 Morning Yoga: Join us as we challenge ourselves focusing on improving strength, energy, balance, and flexibility and ending in deep relaxation. Mary Nabors $10 for members $12 for non-members
Monday 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm               Carmen Ruiz                727-215 0357 Caribbean Aerobics: Mary Nabors $5 per session
Monday 6pm - 7:20pm                Beth Cole               727-367-6554 Ashtanga Yoga: Ashtanga Yoga is a series of flowing postures bringing energy to the body and calmness to the mind while building strength, flexibility and balance. You will walk away feeling peaceful, empowered, vibrant and joyful. Mary Nabors $12 for members $14 for non-members
Tuesday 8:30am - 9:30am Jan. - May              Suze Huie                     813-431-6283       horseartsuze@gmail.com ZUMBA… This dance fitness class is based on Latin dances from around the world from Salsa to Bollywood. Walk-ins of all ages and ability levels welcome. Please bring water and a towel. Mary Nabors $5 for members $7 for non-members
Wednesday 6 - 7:30pm Last Wed. of each month Aug-May            Lori Meadows              727 902 5868      lorimeadows@hotmail.com   Aromatherapy and Essential Oils: Join Lori the last Wednesday evening of every month for a fun and informative class on Aromatherapy and Essential Oils! You’ll leave each class with a make-and-take item that you can start using right away! Please contact Lori for details and reservations. Parkside Gallery $10 for members>br> $12 for non-members
Thursday 8:30am - 9:30am Jan.- May              Suze Huie                  813-431-62834    horseartsuze@gmail.com ZUMBA… This dance fitness class is based on Latin dances from around the world from Salsa to Bollywood. Walk-ins of all ages and ability levels welcome. Please bring water and a towel. Mary Nabors $5 for members $7 for non-members
Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm             Carmen Ruiz              727-215 0357 Caribbean Aerobics: Mary Nabors $5 per session
Saturday 9:30am – 10:45am Oct. - May           Barbara Anton            727-367 2571 Saturday Yoga: Join us as we challenge ourselves focusing on improving strength, energy, balance, and flexibility and ending in deep relaxation. Mary Nabors $10 for members $12 for non-members
Saturday 4:30pm – 5:30pm July 8th & 22nd Sally and Katherine Robinson 727-515 0451       beginwithin88@gmail.com     www.beginwithin.me Drumming Up the Fun: We heard/felt our mother's heartbeat at 80dBs (decibels) in the womb.  It's no wonder we are so drawn to the drum & rhythm because of this initial exposure to the solid beat of the heart.  Come re-experience your natural innate rhythms with Drum CONNECTION Tampabay.  We will be learning drum ensembles from many different cultures from around the globe.  No experience necessary, all ages welcome,  Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Mary Nabors $10 for members>br> $12 for non-members $5 children
2nd &4th Saturday  Class will resume this winter             Katherine Robinson           727-515-0451   Meditation, Relaxation & Chanting :Come join me for an hour of mindfulness meditation practices, chakra work, chanting and guided imagery with progressive relaxation. Reconnect to a deeper part of yourself and remember how to BE. We are human *beings* not human doings. This will be an opportunity to invite calm, restoration, healing and positive energy into your mind body and spirit. With a busy and hectic lifestyle and schedule, the body and mind struggles to keep up with the pace we set, doing and thinking. Please bring something comfortable to sit and lie down on. Crystal bowls and frame drum will be used to deepen the experience. Chairs are provided for those that would rather sit. For more information, please go to www.beginwithin.me Mary Nabors $10 per session for members $12 per session for non-members