Art Classes & Workshops


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Creative Cards
Mojo Mondays Creative Cards and Gift-Making Classes
In this class you will learn quick, fun and easy techniques in a relaxed setting to create quality cards and/or gifts. Beautiful, quality materials, including card stock, decorative papers, stamps, inks, embossing products, die cuts and accessories are included in the price of the class. Fees are payable in advance of the class. Price: Just $12 per class (2 classes now available each Monday) Ongoing: Mondays, 10:30 am-12:30 pm and 1:30 pm-3:30 pm Contact Ree Nathan at or (321) 961-2350 or (321) 773-0095.

Mosaics Classes
Mosaics with Suzan meets every Saturday evening (except the second Saturday of the month) from 5:30-8: 30 pm. Cost is $20 per class using instructor’s tools and your own materials. Cost is $10 per class using your own tools and materials. Contact Suzan Brooks for more information at or (321) 431-5881.

Create Magical Pastel Paintings
Have fun creating magical pastel paintings with local artist Debi Pettigrew. Learn how to paint wildlife, animals, pets, landscapes, seascapes, still life and portraits! Classes will focus on various pastel techniques to achieve textures, contrast and for as well as learning how and when to use hard and soft pastels. This class encourages every student to choose their favorite subject matter and to develop their own unique style. Classes are Tuesday evenings (each Tuesday except for the 2nd Tuesday of the month), 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Sundays, 10 am-Noon. Cost is $20.00 per class or $75.00 /4 classes. Contact Debi Pettigrew, (321) 749-1153 or or The Art Gallery of Viera at (321) 504-4343. Supplies provided for the first session at which point a supply list will be provided. .
Watercolor Classes

Watercolor Group
Bring your watercolor supplies and your ideas and Bobbi will help you pull it all together. The emphasis will be on guiding you with your projects and helping you to develop your individual style. Classes are Tuesdays from 1:30-4:30, $20/3-hour class. Contact Bobbi Q Brown, or 321-536-7773.

Watercolor Tuesday Mornings
Each week will focus on a new skill of watercolor painting including basic drawing, color mixing, washes, wet in wet, dry brush, using other materials for texture and more.
Tuesday mornings 9:30 am to12:30 pm. .
Cost is $80 per month (4 weeks) with payment in full or $25 per session.  Contact Susan Stone at (401) 596-4266 or at

Watercolor Thursday Evenings
Each week will focus on a new skill of watercolor painting including basic drawing, color mixing, washes, wet in wet, dry brush, using other materials for texture and more.
Thursday evenings 5-8 pm.
Cost is $80 per month (4 weeks) with payment in full or $25 per session.  Contact Susan Stone at (401) 596-4266 or at

Open Studio
Open Studio with Susan Stone will include an ongoing drawing class with demonstrations in perspective, watercolor, colored pencil and pen & ink as needed or requested. Students may work on their own projects with direction from Susan or participate in the ongoing drawing class. Classes are on Saturdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Classes are $60 for 4 weeks or $20 per individual session. Notice a day in advance is requested for drop-ins or cancellation. Contact Susan at or at (401) 596-4266.

Adventures in Art For Children
Adventures in Art will introduce children ages 6-10 to basic art skills through a variety of fun projects using mediums such as watercolor, collage, printmaking and pastels.  All materials provided.
Classes are held ongoing Sundays from 1-2:30 pm.  Cost is $75/4 weeks or $25 per individual session.  Students can start at any time.
Contact Susan Stone at (401) 596-4266 or at
Adventures in Art For Teens
Adventures in Art will introduce teens to basic art skills or enhance skills already in place, through a variety of interesting projects using mediums such as watercolor, collage, printmaking and pastels.  Composition and drawing will be strong elements as well.  All materials provided.
Ongoing Sundays from 3 to 5pm. Students can start at any time.  Cost is $80/4 weeks or $25 per individual session. Contact Susan Stone at (401) 596-4266 or at

Color Pencils for Children with Maria Laughlin-Figurative Art
Children will learn to excel using the art tools that they will use most throughout their school career and instill a foundation to build their artistic abilities. This class will introduce children to basic art using color pencil with different techniques.
Color Pressure, Layering Colors Mixing Colors, Outline Finish, Blending
Classes are Saturday, 10 am-12:00 pm Students may start at any time. Cost: $25 per class or 4 classes for $80. All classes require pre-registration with payment in full.
For more information or to register contact Maria Laughlin at or call (954)394-0795.

Drawing: Methods and Techniques with Elizabeth Scholder
Learn the methods and techniques of pencil, conte, and ink drawing.  If you have already taken beginner drawing lessons, you may discover ways to modify and expand on your repertoire of drawing skills under the patient, helpful care of Elizabeth Scholder, artist/instructor.  Teenagers are welcome to the course upon approval of teacher.  See how light affects form.  Try different surfaces and grades of drawing implements to vary effect.  Learn various forms of contour drawing, try “Negative drawing,” highlights on a dark background. Fridays, Sept 26-Oct 24, 1:00-2:30 pm. $80 for 5 weeks, includes materials fee. Contact Elizabeth Scholder: (321)292-9782   
Acrylic Painting with Elizabeth Scholder
Learn methods and techniques of acrylic painting: creating “ground,” how to do underpainting, developing form through value changes.  Color theory: hue, value, intensity; complementary, harmonies with inspiration from the Old Masters.  Composition: focal point, variety, and “eye flow.” Fridays, Sept 26-Oct 17, 3:00-5:00 pm. and Wednesdays, October 22-November 19, 3-5 pm. Cost is $80 for 5 weeks includes materials fee.
Contact Elizabeth Scholder: (321)292-9782   E-mail:

Oils with Laura
Come and experience a relaxed, enjoyable time with oils. Bring your own photos, drawings, inspirations and discover your love for oils. Laura will guide you with brush and knife techniques as well as blending of colors to help you develop your own individual style. Bring your own supplies. Some oil experience is preferred, but not necessary. Class meets Fridays from 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Cost is $20.00 per class. Please contact Laura at or 321-474-1872 to register.

Sculpture and Mold Making Class
Taught by Ed Chope, Sculptor and Master Mold Maker
Classes meet on Mondays 6-8 pm except for the last Monday of the month. Cost: $120.00 for six two-hour classes. Ed has created original designs and commissioned artwork based on the clients specific needs for over 35 years.  His sculptures have been displayed worldwide in private collections, national buildings and museums.   This sculpture class will consist of 6 two hour sessions held on consecutive Mondays.  In the first three weeks you will create a relief from your favorite photo, scene, or design.   After you complete your relief you will make a flexible mold that will allow you to make copies for resale out of plaster, resin, concrete, plastic, or molten wax for bronze. Your final class will be pouring your mold and learning some of the secrets of producing the best finished product.   Additional cost: Tools and materials will be additional and will vary based on the size of your original. Call Ed Chope at 321-205-6281 or for more information and to register.


Blendabilities Alcohol Markers and Techniques Workshop with Ree
Thursday, October 16, 1:30-3:30 pm
We will practice different styles of blending and shading with alcohol marker color families. All paper, stamps, ink pads will be provided. I will also have a set of Skin Tone markers for you to use. Cost includes your choice of the following kits:
Kit #1--$47—Your choice 2 color shades (6 markers), Memento Ink Pad, Refill, Color Lifter.Kit #2--$58—Your choice of 3 color shades (9 markers), Memento Ink Pad, Refill, Color Lifter.Registration/Payment deadline is Thursday, October 2. To register, contact Ree at 321-961-2350 or at

Christmas Cards Workshops with Ree
Thursday, October 30, 10:30 am-2 pm
Friday, November 21, 1-4:30 pm
We will create 6 elegant Christmas cards with matching envelopes (2 each of 3 designs) using beautiful cardstocks, designer papers, beautiful stamps, vellum, ribbons and embellishments. We’ll use die-cut machines to emboss and cut beautiful shapes. We’ll also utilize heat embossing and faux watercolor techniques. All supplies except for adhesive will be provided. Cost is $23. Register by October 23 by emailing Ree at or calling 321-961-2350. Class size is limited.

Watercolor Winter Workshop with Ree
Friday, December 5, 1:30-4:30 pm
We will use beautiful supplies to create 20 pretty Christmas cards with matching envelopes. We’ll use watercolor techniques, stamps, die cuts and many beautiful embellishments. No prior experience is required! All supplies except for adhesive are included. Cost is $28.
Register by November 24 by emailing Ree at or calling 321-961-2350. Class size is limited.


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