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Exploring storytelling as art through the use of visual cues and references. Learn to use personal symbols to represent ideas that draw from individual experiences, hopes, dreams and private history. Content uses skill with paint media which the tactile mind manipulates through the concept and narrative to create truly striking and thought provoking imagery. This course is open to all paint media.

Exploring storytelling as art through the use of visual cues and references. Learn to use personal symbols to represent ideas that draw from individual experiences, hopes, dreams and private history. Content uses skill with paint media which the tactile mind manipulates through the concept and narrative to create truly striking and thought provoking imagery. This course is open to all paint media.

Gather your friends, sip your favorite beverage and delight in step-by-step art instruction with our talented Venice Art Center instructions. You will leave with a unique masterpiece! No expereince is necessary.

Bring your own beverages and snacks. Alcoholic beverages are allowed for artists over 21.

Reserve private parties...from birthday and bachelorette celebrations to date nights. Parties are booked in advance, on request.

Instructor:  TBA

Date:  Thursday, May 14, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

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Gather your friends, sip your favorite beverage and delight in step-by-step art instruction with our talented Venice Art Center instructions. You will leave with a unique masterpiece! No expereince is necessary.

Bring your own beverages and snacks. Alcoholic beverages are allowed for artists over 21.

Reserve private parties...from birthday and bachelorette celebrations to date nights. Parties are booked in advance, on request.

Instructor:  Susan Wilcox

Date:  Thursday, April 9, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

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Gather your friends, sip your favorite beverage and delight in step-by-step art instruction with our talented Venice Art Center instructions. You will leave with a unique masterpiece! No expereince is necessary.

Bring your own beverages and snacks. Alcoholic beverages are allowed for artists over 21.

Reserve private parties...from birthday and bachelorette celebrations to date nights. Parties are booked in advance, on request.

Instructor:  Gary Maria

Date:  Thursday, March 26, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

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Gather your friends, sip your favorite beverage and delight in step-by-step art instruction with our talented Venice Art Center instructions. You will leave with a unique masterpiece! No expereince is necessary.

Bring your own beverages and snacks. Alcoholic beverages are allowed for artists over 21.

Reserve private parties...from birthday and bachelorette celebrations to date nights. Parties are booked in advance, on request.

Instructor:  Frances Smith

Date:  Thursday, March 12, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

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Enjoy an open painting session with an instructor to guide you with your painting.

Dates: (Unless otherwise noted)

Thursdays, 6:30–9:00pm
November 7, December 5, December 19,
April 1 & 16

Wednesdays, 6:30–9:00pm
 January 22, February 5 & 19, March 4 & 18

Fee: $19 Members   $24 Nonmembers

One-on-one acrylic instruction for adults with special needs. Focus on spontaneous expression: whatever you love that day, in that moment, is what you paint! Using color, shape, and composition we will explore some of your favorite things. No pressure approach to painting. Relax and be inspired!

Instructor: David Rakyta

Dates: By appointment call 941-485-7136

616: Dates and Times Vary

To register for this class, call 941-485-7136

Learn to paint traditional landscape works from photographs that include buildings, mountains, and trees. Study composition, gray-scale tones, perspective effects, and sketching techniques using any painting medium. Subject matter will vary. All levels welcome.

Instructor: Gary Maria

Dates: 5 weeks, days vary, 9:30am–12:00pm

615A: Mondays, November 18–December 16
615B: Fridays, February 7–March 13 No class February 14
615C: Mondays, February 10–March 16 No class February 17 CANCELED
615D: Mondays, April 27–June 1No class May 25

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Download supply list needed for this class (will link to a PDF)

Offering an exploration of oil painting for all levels, students may work from photographs of their choice or from an in-class still-life at their own pace. Experimentation with wash, semi-opaque, opaque, or impasto methods is encouraged. Class demonstrations, individual critique, and guidance will help develop your skills. 

Instructor: Gary Maria

Dates:  5 weeks, Saturday, 9:30am–12:30pm

614A: October 5–November 2
614B: November 23–December 21
614D: February 29–March 28
614E: April 4–May 2

Dates: 4 weeks, Saturday, 9:30am–12:30pm

614C: January 11–February 1 CANCELED

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Download supply list needed for this class (will link to a PDF)

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