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 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
CULTURAL ARTS
Tuesday 10am - 11:30am Christiane Vinet 727-643-2554 SPBMusicClub.com Music Ensemble: Come join us as we play covers of members' favorite tunes. Guitar, keyboard, vocalists, percussion, traditional instruments. We usually play music from the 60's to the 80's or so. Standards and Broadway thrown in for good measure. This is a musical activity in itself, though we may play out from time to time for fun if we can get enough of a quorum. Mary Nabors $5 per session for members, $8 per session for non-members
Thursday 6:30pm - 8pm Christiane Vinet 727-643-2554 SPBMusicClub.com Boomwhacker Ensemble: Come and see!!! Anybody can play! Wacth a Video » Mary Nabors $5 per session for members, $8 per session for non-members
Friday 10am - 11:30am Christiane Vinet 727-643-2554 SPBMusicClub.com Beginning Keyboard: Have you always wanted to be able to play the piano? Bring a small electronic keyboard and join us! No prior experience necessary. Music book fee $10 each season. Mary Nabors $5 per session for members, $8 per session for non-members
Wednesday 10 - 11am Jan 18 – Feb 8 Roberto Alvarez 727 492 6653 Italian: Roberto Alvarez’s passionate and fun presentation leads to an enjoyable and stress-free introduction to Italy’s language and culture...the perfect way to prepare for your vacation or reconnect with your Italian heritage. Parkside Gallery $10 for members, $11 Non-members per class
WATERCOLOR
Tuesday 9:30am - 12pm Libit Jones 727-643-2554 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-members Full day: $130/mo for members, $150/mo for non-members
Thursday 9:30am -12pm, 1pm - 13:30pm Libit Jones 727-643-2554 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-members Full 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 $25 per class, $90 for 4 lessons 10% 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, $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 $25 per class, $90 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 3:30pm - 4:30pm Jane Putzel 727-360-8393 Stretch & Tone Mary Nabors $4 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 Lori Meadows 727 902 5868   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! Parkside Gallery $10 for members $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
WORKSHOPS
March 12 10:30-12:30 Donna Yanus, RYT & Anna Sandoval, ART juanna47@hotmail.com Gumguru@msn.com 352 220 1100 727 698 8275 NITHA WORKSHOP  Introducing a powerful approach to wellness by combining YOGA and Art Therapy.  Art Therapy is the creative approach to wellness that focuses on using one's body and mind to express feelings and emotions. Yoga in its simplest form is a type of union.  Some of the tools of this tradition can be used to create a natural state of relaxation, enhancing the wellness of both the physical body and the mind.  This is a fun-educational workshop that requires no artistic skills or previous YOGA experience. Mary Nabors $45 per person paid in advance - mats/media included