CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Painting and Drawing

Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

By most measures (including a handful of Bubba awards) Rick Worth is the most popular artist in Key West, and it’s no wonder; he’s hard working, funny, easygoing, and dripping with talent. Worth reprises his role as drill sergeant for another season.

Observational and Figure Drawing with Pamela Calore

This class, for adults aiming to improve their drawing skills, focuses on observational drawing techniques, shading and composition. Join the current Key West High School teacher and PhD student Pam Calore, as she turns her teaching attention to adult learners.

Intuitive Painting with B. Lucy Stevens

Remember the joy of painting? Reawaken your creative spirit in a no-pressure, non-judgmental environment.

Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

By most measures (including a handful of Bubba awards) Rick Worth is the most popular artist in Key West, and it’s no wonder; he’s hard working, funny, easygoing, and dripping with talent. Worth reprises his role as drill sergeant for another season.

Figure Drawing on the Roof with Lothar Speer

Lothar Speer brings his classical approach to the figure back to The Studios—now in a new location! Learn the basics of anatomy and the importance of lighting and tone en plein air on the roof at Hugh’s View.

EZ Ink and Watercolor Sketching with Mike Rooney

Travel light, but record it all. Learn to create quick, sketches with minimal supplies. Rooney’s no pressure class will show you how to sketch people, buildings, trees, and street scenes in this fun and informative class.

Graphite Drawing and Realism with Tyler Buckheim Trosset

Learn to craft a realistic drawing, starting with choosing the right materials and subject.

Works & Words with Roberta Marks

Marks explores how and why artists create through assignments, lectures and critiques of outside work.

Figure Drawing with Lothar Speer

Take your figure work a few steps further with tips from a master.

Paint Pouring with Sandy Trupcevic-West

Acrylic paint pouring involves a bit of chemistry, as ratios and fluidity have a direct impact on the end result. Heavier paints sink as lighter ones come to the surface creating beautiful cells. It’s also an exciting and fun technique because you don’t know what the finished product will look like!

Lighten Up, Loosen Up with Richard Stephens

Richard Stephens is well-known for giving technical information sprinkled with humor and anecdotes, entertaining and educational painting demonstrations and lots of one on one time. He constantly explains what he is doing, and more importantly, why. Students will find themselves challenged, but informed and loving every minute of the ride.

Strokes of Color in Acrylic with Sharon DiGuilio

In this course, students will work with acrylics, pens and markers to create paintings on watercolor paper. Learn to express yourself with line, design, paint colors and mark making gestures. Explore the amazing world of color mixing and create harmony in your work in the most fascinating way. Get ready for a fun filled day learning to create in a new way, making your own mark.

Paint Pouring with Sandy Trupcevic-West

Acrylic paint pouring involves a bit of chemistry, as ratios and fluidity have a direct impact on the end result. Heavier paints sink as lighter ones come to the surface creating beautiful cells. It’s also an exciting and fun technique because you don’t know what the finished product will look like!

Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

By most measures (including a handful of Bubba awards) Rick Worth is the most popular artist in Key West, and it’s no wonder; he’s hard working, funny, easygoing, and dripping with talent. Worth reprises his role as drill sergeant for another season.

Dealer’s Choice with Mike Rooney

Rooney will take input from his class members to craft a made-to-order March session.

Drawing Native Flora with Lisa D. Watson, PEAR

Learn the importance of protecting native plants, while drawing from beautiful live examples.

Introduction to Acrylic Painting with Lothar Speer

Created due to popular demand! Portrait, figure and caricature master Lothar Speer teaches the basics of an accessible medium.

Intro to Surrealism: Painting, Music & Film with Ian Brockway

Brockway introduces an era of creative evolution through three lenses: painting, music, film. This introductory course will underscore the perspective that Surrealism is not just a historical period in literature and art, but it remains vibrant in popular culture and forms of protest today.

Paint Pouring with Sandy Trupcevic-West

Acrylic paint pouring involves a bit of chemistry, as ratios and fluidity have a direct impact on the end result. Heavier paints sink as lighter ones come to the surface creating beautiful cells. It’s also an exciting and fun technique because you don’t know what the finished product will look like!

Painting Boot Camp with Rick Worth

By most measures (including a handful of Bubba awards) Rick Worth is the most popular artist in Key West, and it’s no wonder; he’s hard working, funny, easygoing, and dripping with talent. Worth reprises his role as drill sergeant for another season.

Paint Pouring with Sandy Trupcevic-West

Acrylic paint pouring involves a bit of chemistry, as ratios and fluidity have a direct impact on the end result. Heavier paints sink as lighter ones come to the surface creating beautiful cells. It’s also an exciting and fun technique because you don’t know what the finished product will look like!

Portraiture with Lothar Speer

Explore the classical elements, and historical context, of portraiture through the Baroque technique.

Continuous Line Self Portraiture with Ernest Shaw, PEAR

Visiting artist Ernest Shaw moves participants through a short history of drawing, philosophies and purposes of drawing, and realistic expectations for outcomes. Shaw works diligently to create a relaxed, non judgmental, environment that is informative, fun, and engaging.

Paint Pouring with Sandy Trupcevic-West

Acrylic paint pouring involves a bit of chemistry, as ratios and fluidity have a direct impact on the end result. Heavier paints sink as lighter ones come to the surface creating beautiful cells. It’s also an exciting and fun technique because you don’t know what the finished product will look like!

The Studios of Key West