Arts and Design Society
of Fort Walton Beach


17 First Street SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL
32548

Gallery Hours:
Tue-Fri 12-4 pm
Sat 1-4 pm

Classes/Workshops

To register or for more information call 850-244-1271.
A valid registration requires a payment of 50% of tuition.
See bottom of the page for complete Registration and Refund Policy.


Joye Moon Watercolor Workshop


January 8, 9, and 10, 2015 (Thurs, Fri, Sat) 10 AM – 5 PM
Cost: $245 member / $265 non-member

Students provide their own materials for watercolor
Lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm on your own

Joye Moon, a nationally-known watercolorist, will present a new Watercolor/Collage workshop based on taking one subject that will be altered using different design methods. Students will use a subject(s) of their choice; an animal, a flower, or a simple object and will complete several paintings. Students are asked to bring: standard watercolor supplies, 140 lb watercolor paper, a package of napkins with images, a jar with lid, glue; Weld Bond, decoupage glue, Yes glue, or acrylic matte medium (do not bring Elmer’s glue), an old brush, old plastic table cloth, several old paintings for use as the base for Funky Chicken Collage project.

This class is for beginner through advanced watercolor students. Specialty papers will be available for purchase. www.joyemoon.com.

Realism to Abstraction, Acrylic Workshop with Farideh Peacock


January 15 and 16, 2015 (Thurs-Fri) 9 AM -1 PM
Cost: $110 member / $130 non-member

Farideh Peacock will offer a two-day acrylic workshop, studying complementary colors, contrast, balance and the creativity of a piece. Students will provide their own materials for acrylic; titanium white, cad yellow, cad red, ultramarine blue, raw sienna, raw umber, and any other color they have; brushes of various sizes, water container, paper towels, palette, canvas 16×20, soft drawing pencil, and work in progress if they have.

Peacock’s art education began in England and continued in the United States, where she obtained a BFA from the Herron School of Art, Indiana University, and then became a faculty member of the Indianapolis Art Center. www.faridehpeacock.com

Georgia O’Keeffe’s One Hundred Flowers, Acrylic Workshop with Farideh Peacock


March 5 and 6, 2015 (Thurs-Fri) 9 AM -1 PM
Cost: $110 member / $130 non-member

Farideh Peacock will offer a two-day acrylic workshop, studying the technique and style of American modernist Georgia O’Keeffe. Students will concentrate on paintings of enlarged flowers, presenting them close up as if seen through magnifying lens. There will be critique at the end of each day. Students will bring one single flower of their choice. Students will provide their own materials for acrylic; titanium white, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, ultramarine blue, raw sienna, raw umber, alizarin red, cobalt blue and any other color they have; brushes of various sizes, water container, paper towels, palette, canvas not smaller than 16×20, soft drawing pencil.

Peacock’s art education began in England and continued in the United States, where she obtained a BFA from the Herron School of Art, Indiana University, and then became a faculty member of the Indianapolis Art Center. www.faridehpeacock.com


Weekly Classes/Open Studio at ADSO

Clay & Pottery Open Studio


Mon and Wed 9 am – 12 noon, Mon 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Come in and have fun working with clay, hand building or wheel throwing. Beginners welcome. Materials and firing included.

Cost: Mon/Wed am – $10 member/$12 non-member, Instructor – Pat Basque

Cost: Mon pm – $12 member/$15 non-member, Instructor – Marcy Eady

Art Class for Children Ages 6-12


Tues 4 – 5:30 pm

Using the principles of basic drawing, painting and sculpture, students will learn about the master artists and their styles. Varying mediums will be used each week.

All supplies included.

Cost per month: $60 member / $70 non-member

Instructor – Marcy Eady

Classes resume in the fall

Open Studio


Tues 7pm – 9:30 pm

Bring in your paintings or other project you are working on and work with other artists.

Cost: $5 member / $7 non-member, call Hanna with questions 850-582-1329.

Resumes in the fall

Oil Painting – Chiaroscuro technique


Tuesday 9 am – 2 pm

Learn to paint as the old masters painted, with the lights and darks.

Cost per month: $70 member / $85 non-member

Instructor – Dale Gauvin

Watercolor Painting


Tuesday 9:30 AM – 12 PM

Cost per month: $70 member / $85 non-member

Instructor – Mo Metrogen

Photography Group


3rd Wednesday of the month 7 pm – 9 pm, in the gallery.

The group’s mission is to encourage fellowship and to provide a place where photographers may discuss and exhibit their work. Attendance is free.

Life Drawing


1st and 3rd Thursday 6 pm – 9 pm

Hone your drawing skills with the human figure. Bring your pencils & paper. No instruction. No photography will be allowed.

Cost: $10 member / $12 non-member (May change depending on number of Artists.)

Life Drawing / Life Painting session


3rd Saturday 9 am – 12:30 pm

EXCEPT
November and December 2014 as follows:
November 1, December 6

Cost: $15 per single session, plus a tip for the model. ADSO members may purchase a discount card good for 4 sessions for $50 (available from Mike at session)

This is an open session, there is no instructor. There are two models per session – one does short poses and the other does a single, long pose. Bring your own materials and work in any drawing or painting media you desire. No photography is allowed. Advance registration is requested; please call the office, (850) 244-1271.

Registration and Refund Policy for All Workshops
and Classes

You are not registered until ADSO receives payment of 50% of tuition. We cannot hold your place in a class without a deposit.

Deposit will be returned if cancellation is more than 1 month prior to class / 50% of deposit will be returned if cancellation is 1 month to 2 weeks prior to class / no refund if cancellation is 2 weeks or less prior to class. Visa and MasterCard Accepted.

This policy is necessary due to ADSO’S contractual commitment to the artist/instructor one month prior to class.


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