Art Classes at Historic Spanish Point

with Master Artist & Teacher: Norma Winter

“I have a strong passion for creating fine visuals of all kind, and sharing that passion with others of all ages. My experience in education enables me to easily transfer these skills to others.”

–Norma Albertha Winter

Art for All

Historic Spanish Point is proud to host Norma Albertha Winter as our artist in residence. In addition to her vast knowledge of artistic techniques, she has many years of teaching experience with artists of all ages, skills, and abilities.

We welcome you to join Norma for one of her many upcoming art classes.

Norma Winter studied Visual Arts at American Art School in New York City, and various schools and colleges throughout the United States; including Willoughby Fine Arts, Lakeland Community College, Johnston State College and University of Phoenix. She works in many mediums, including clay, plaster, metal, watercolor, pastels, oils, woodcarving, airbrush, pencil, pen and ink, dyes, lettering, drawing and calligraphy, and has been teaching many of these forms in schools, colleges and in her studio for the past thirty years

“Art is an avenue to creative Imagination. Creative imagination gives rise to expanding the thought process. It engenders a freedom that is a fun way to discover one’s inner-person and integrity”.

Mary Jane

Student in Alsketchii Workshop

Schedule A Class Today!

 For more information, or to reserve your seat, please call:

(941) 966-5214

Online Registration is at the bottom of this page. Please call for member pricing.

Current Course Offerings

Click on each tab in the table below to read full course descriptions, available dates, and required materials information.

Available January 2019 and April 2019

6 classes: Mondays and Wednesdays

Select mornings (10am-12pm) or afternoons (2pm-4pm)

  • January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, and 23
  • April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, and 17

Class Description:  Learn to draw basic shapes. Recognize basic shapes in objects. Learn to retain and make visible what we are seeing. Recognize light and dark, and cast shadows.

*REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS:

(Students must provide their own course materials. Materials can be purchased from local art supply stores or big box stores. Specific brands are not necessary.)

  • 2 HB Pencil
  • Ebony Pencil
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Pink Eraser
  • Sketch Pad

Drawing classes are $110 for Historic Spanish Point Members ($120 for future Members). To obtain the Member rate, please register by phone: (941) 966-5214.

Available February 2019 and May 2019

6 classes: Mondays and Wednesdays

Select mornings (10am-12pm) or afternoons (2pm-4pm)

  • February 4, 6, 11, 13, 20, and 25
  • May 6, 8, 13. 15, 20, and 22

Class Description: Learn to draw and paint botanicals from the Butterfly garden or along the lush natural pathways of Historic Spanish Point.

*REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS:

(Students must provide their own course materials. Materials can be purchased from local art supply stores or big box stores. Specific brands are not necessary.)

  • Sketch Pad
  • 12×14 inch stretched canvas
  • 2 — Acrylic brushes #8 or #10 (one flat, one round)
  • 2B pencil
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Pink Eraser
  • Basic colors in acrylic paint tubes

Painting classes are $110 for Historic Spanish Point Members ($120 for future Members). To obtain the Member rate, please register by phone: (941) 966-5214.

Available March 2019

4 classes: Mondays and Wednesdays

Morning Sessions (10am-12pm): March 4, 6, 11, and 13

Afternoon Sessions (2pm-4pm): March 18, 20, 25, and 27

Class Description: Learn to write the written word in Chancery–a historical form of calligraphy. Learn the strokes that form the letters, and combine letters to make words and sentences. We will practice to gain elegance and proper form.

*REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS:

(Students must provide their own course materials. Materials can be purchased from local art supply stores or big box stores. Specific brands are not necessary.)

  • Marvy 3.5 Calligraphic market (chisel point)
  • Medium nib calligraphy pen (contact instructor if further information is needed)
  • T-square ruler (12, 14 or 18 inches)
  • Two 2B pencils
  • Practice Pad
  • Tracing Pad

Calligraphy classes are $70 for Historic Spanish Point Members ($80 for future Members). To obtain the Member rate, please register by phone: (941) 966-5214.

One Class (Various Dates/Times)

January 30, 2019 | 1:00pm-3:30pm

February 27, 2019 | 9:30am-12:00pm

April 24, 2019 | 1:00pm-3:30pm

May 29, 2019 | 9:30am-12:00pm 

Class Description: Learn to draw a smooth continuous line, forming shapes revealed by the subconscious YOU on paper. As you guide your pen along in space you will create free-formed shapes that will fill in with beautiful designs retained subconsciously in your mental storehouse. Surprise yourself!

*REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS:

(Students must provide their own course materials. Materials can be purchased from local art supply stores or big box stores. Specific brands are not necessary.)

  • Fine point Sharpie marker
  • Smooth surface pen and ink pad, 9×12 inches
  • Watercolors (optional)

Drawing classes are $15 for Historic Spanish Point Members ($20 for future Members). To obtain the Member rate, please register by phone: (941) 966-5214.

COURSE POLICIES

  • All art classes must be paid in full at the time of enrollment.
  • All six-session classes are $110 per person for Historic Spanish Point Members, $120 for future Members. Four-session classes are $70 for Members, $80 for future members. One session courses are $15 for Members, $20 for future Members. To obtain the Member rate, please call our front desk to register: (941) 966-5214 x 0.
  • Classes are small and intimate, thus allowing for more personalized attention from the instructor. Courses fill up quickly, so please register well in advance.
  • Course materials are required and are the responsibility of the student. Course materials can be purchased at art/craft supply stores and most big-box retailers. Course materials are not included in the cost of the class.
  • Students are expected to attend all parts of the class. If you are unable to attend any part of the course, please contact the instructor as soon as possible.
  • The majority of classes take place in the Art Studio on the 2nd Floor of the historic White Cottage. If you have difficulty navigating stairs, please contact the instructor: (941) 966-5214.
  • Classes are non-refundable.
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