CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Painting and Drawing

January 2023 Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

Worth captures the daily life on the island on small roof tiles, large murals, and even over a dozen local cars. Learn from a favorite artist in a fun and easy step-by-step process with new scenes each week!

Basic Paint Pouring with Sandy West

Part chemistry, part artistry. Explore a loose approach to painting.

Woodcut Relief with Andy Thurber

Go from pencil drawing to carved wood relief, telling Key West stories.

February 2023 Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

Worth captures the daily life on the island on small roof tiles, large murals, and even over a dozen local cars. Learn from a favorite artist in a fun and easy step-by-step process with new scenes each week!

Drop-In Figure Drawing – February

Work from a live model for up to two hours. No instruction.

Figure Drawing: Exploring the Classical Tradition with Lothar Speer

Students learn classical techniques by working with a live model.

The Red Door is Open: Collaborative Artmaking with Robert Hitz

A creative collective wherein artists of different disciplines create work inspired by others.

Mixed Media Explorations with Jean Pederson

Students will explore various combinations of mixed media with an emphasis on water-soluble paints and mediums.

Paint & Sip with Sandy West

Paint, sip, repeat. West leads participants through an evening of creative imbibing.

Acrylic/Exploring Mediums with Lothar Speer

Explore the accessible and versatile medium of acrylic painting, with a master in the field.

Paint and Sip with Sandy West

Paint, sip, repeat. Sandy West leads participants through an evening of creative imbibing.

March 2023 Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

Worth captures the daily life on the island on small roof tiles, large murals, and even over a dozen local cars. Learn from a favorite artist in a fun and easy step-by-step process with new scenes each week!

Drop-In Figure Drawing – March

Work from a live model for up to two hours. No instruction.

Expressive Arts & the Tamalpa Life Art Process with Katharine Doughty

Discover embodied creativity through movement, drawing, writing.

Boot Camp Celebrates Tennessee Williams with Rick Worth

Rick Worth celebrates Tennessee Williams with a special edition of Painting Boot Camp.

What Do I Paint? with Priscilla Coote

Students are guided toward choices that lead to satisfying works of art.

Stories the Life Writes with Heidi Theissen

Even still life subjects can be incorporated into the most extraordinary story of your life! German artist Theissen leads students through developing drawings with pencil and ink in her signature sepia graphic novel style.

April 2023 Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

Worth captures the daily life on the island on small roof tiles, large murals, and even over a dozen local cars. Learn from a favorite artist in a fun and easy step-by-step process with new scenes each week!

Drop-In Figure Drawing – April

Work from a live model for up to two hours. No instruction.

The Art of Caricature: Reasons and Means of Exaggeration with Lothar Speer

Incorporate the subtle art of satire into your drawing practice.

Image, Words and Movement with Andrea Panzeca

Teaching artist Panzeca leads participants through a series of exercises in writing, drawing, and movement.

Batik: Painting with Wax and Dye on Fabric with Wendy Tatter

Try the classic textile art form originating from Indonesia of creating designs with wax and dye on fabric.

Paint Pouring with a Sea Creature with Sandy West

West builds upon her popular Paint Pouring series with a special two-day workshop. Pour your aquamarine background on day one and then return to add a sea creature to the finished product.

As Above, So Below with Fiona Morehouse

This plein air workshop focuses on the rich historical and biological life of the Kapok Tree utilizing a variety of drawing and painting techniques, to get up close and personal to this majestic Key West icon.

Summer Solstice Plein Air Watercolor Intensive with Susan Sugar

A perennial summer favorite propels students to the next level of plein air work, capturing the sky and sea at sunset with beloved instructor and master watercolor artist Susan Sugar.

Summer Solstice Plein Air Watercolor Intensive with Susan Sugar

A perennial summer favorite propels students to the next level of plein air work, capturing the sky and sea at sunset with beloved instructor and master watercolor artist Susan Sugar.