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
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   Robert Simone 813-476-1504 robertjsimone@ gmail.com Core Skills for Painters: Experience success with Robert's unique approach to helping new painters.  Focus is on developing the basic skills that painters need before they can become artists!  Well cover drawing for painters, color mixing, color theory, materials handling and more.  Skill level: Beginning to intermediate.  Medium: oils, water soluble oils, open acrylics. Studio C $30 per class/ members $35 per class non-members 10% discount when purchase 6 lessons at time.
Monday 1pm - 4pm Jan. – April Robert Simone 813-476-1504 robertjsimone@ gmail.com Paint Land & Sea With Robert J. Simone:  Experience success with Robert"s unique approach to painting.  Focus is on medium to large paintings.  Students learn all aspects of studio landscape painting from gathering and interpreting refereces to completing finished masterpieces.  Each month we explore different subject matter!  Skill level:  Intermediate to advanced.  Medium: oils, water soluble oils, open acrylics. Studio C $30 per class/ members $35 per class non-members 10% discount when purchase 6 lessons at time.
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
Tuesday 1pm – 4pm Jan. - April Robert Simone 813-476-1504 robertjsimone@ gmail.com Painterly Realism: Experience success with Robert’s unique paint-a-long format. Focus is on medium to large paintings. Students learn everything from gathering references to finishing masterpieces. Subject matter changes each month. Optional sessions on Friday mornings. Studio C $110/mo for members>br> $120/mo for non-members Discount card members receive 10% and pay as you go privileges.
Wednesday 9:30am – 2:30pm Carol Dameron 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
Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Patricia Chase Fired Arts — Fused Glass, 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 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
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