Adult Workshops

Plan to come and learn something new, sharpen your skills and have fun with art.  

Register at Cedar Keyhole (457 2nd St, 352-543-5801) or with the artist directly.  Please be sure to include your full name, email address and phone number so we can let you know if anything changes. Payment will be collected on the first day of the workshop unless otherwise specified.

Questions: contact instructor for workshop details or CedarKeyArtsCenter@gmail.com  for general questions.

JANUARY

   

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Jan 7, Monday

10:30 – 1:30 pm

Sewing Help with Bunny Hand

Sometimes you have a project you need a little assistance to complete or get started.  Join a friendly group for sewing fun. $15, $20 for non-members. Register with Bunny at 352-378-2799 or at the Keyhole.  

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Jan 8, Tuesday

10:00-1:00 Paint Pouring with Ann Kamzelski

Use acrylic paint diluted with Elmer’s glue or Floetrol to create this unique artistic piece of your own. You will be mixing the colors and pour it onto the canvas, Spreading the paint will be the “most” fun!Other options may be available to pour you paint on.  Join us for this fun-filled creative session.  Enjoy using paint pouring and take home three of your own creations.  All supplies included. $50 members, $55  for on-members.  Register at the Keyhole or with Ann at Kamzel@epix.net

 

Jan 9,  Wed

6:30-8-30 pm Watercolor Magic Paint Party with Sandi Allen

You may bring your own watercolor brushes if you have them.  We will let the water do the work by working with puddles of color. All supplies will be furnished.  Light refreshments will be furnished by CKAC committee members.   CKAC members  $20, $25 for non-members Sign up at the Keyhole or email Sandi at sallen41@frontier.com

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Jan 12, Saturday

9 a.m. – 12 noon and 1- 4 p.m. Re-Creations with Miriam Novack  

 

Finding a “work of art” with excellent underlying design, but less than perfect finishes, is a wonderful challenge.  Miriam transforms these pieces into unique, imaginative works by painting them with acrylic paint, using her own signature styles. You too can create your own found treasurers.  Bring an object, any object and watch it transform!  $50.00, $55.00 for non-members.  Contact Miriam at incolor@pobox.com or register at the Keyhole.  Registration deadline, one week before class.  

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Jan 14, 21, & 28 (Mondays)

10:30 – 1:30

Three Session Quilting

Workshop

Bunny Hand will lead us through a quilt making experience, sharing her experience and talent with the participants.  This is a 3-session workshop (Beginning Quilting 4-Patch; Setting 4-Patch Blocks on Point; Applique 3 Ways). Supply list maybe picked up at the Salty Needle.  Register with Bunny at 352-378-2799 or at the Keyhole.  Cost:  $50.00, $55.00 for non-members.  Deadline to register is one week before class. 

Jan 23, Wed

10 –4 pm

Basket Making with Marcella Bamford

Weave you very own oak basket under expert leadership with Marcella.  All basket materials will be supplied but a list of additional tools will be provided to participants (all common things found around the house).  Cost $15, $20 for non-members, plus $18 supply fee.   Basket supply list to bring to class: 5 gallon bucket, towel, scissors, pruning shears, tape measure and ice pick. Max 8.  Register at the Keyhole or contact Marcella at 352-221-5750. 

 

Jan 29 & 30 Tues/Weds

 10 am – 1 pm

Landscape Art - Peace Pole with Nancy Hanson

Create a colorful Peace Pole for your yard, garden or quiet spot. You will use color, patterns, images and the word Peace in the design. Create, color and promote peace and harmony in our communities. You will leave with the pole ready to install. $40.00, $45.00 for non-members, plus $40 for supplies. If student brings pole, but does not want ground spike or solar top the supply fee would only be $10.  Please contact Nancy at 0412nancy@live.ca with questions as to supplies needed. Includes 4 ft pre primed 4 x 4, landscape ground spike for installation, and paint supplies. Maximum 10.  Deadline for registration one week before class.

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January 31, Thursday

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Cork Fun Paint Party

with Darlene White

Enjoy an evening with Darlene as she shows us how to cover with corks an item of our choice (trivet, picture frame or a simple wall hanging).  Feel free to bring any item at home that you wish to embellish.  If you have your own glue gun, please bring it.  Light refreshments will be provided by the CKAC committee.  Register at the Keyhole or with Darlene at

FEBRUARY

   

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Feb 4, Monday

10:30 – 1:30 pm

Sewing Help with Bunny Hand.

Sometimes you have a project you need a little assistance to complete or get started.  Join a friendly group for sewing fun. $15/session. $20 for non-members Register at the Keyhole at with Bunny at 352-378-2399.

Feb 11 & 18, 25th

(Mondays)

10:30 – 1:30 pm Quilting Basic Braid with Bunny Hand

The braid quilt looks complicated, but is so easy that a novice can fine find success. With so many styles, this could become a favorite for quick results. Pattern provided.  $50.00, $55.00 for non-members. Supply list available at The Salty Needle Quilt Shop.  Register with Bunny at 352-378-2799.

 

 

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Feb 7 & 21

(Thursdays)

10 am – 2 pm

Raku with Amy Gernhardt

Make and Fire a Raku piece. In the first session, you will be instructed on how to form a piece of Raku clay. The second session will involve glazing and firing. If you prefer the firing session only (second session) we will provide a piece which you can glaze and fire.  Sessions two and three run concurrently and will just go until finished. First session minimum of 10 people is $25; Second session $25; Third session with our Raku piece is $45. Minimum 5 students for glaze and fire only. Materials fee is $10 and includes instruction and firing time by two experienced instructors. There is a $5 discount for Cedar Key Arts Center members. The Raku workshop will be held at Cedar Key Pottery 13951 SW 77th Place, Cedar Key FL 32625. Call Henry or Amy 352-543-9165 or 352-215-2096 with questions. Brown bag lunch.  Register at the Keyhole or with Henry and Amy at the information above. 

Feb 12, Tues

10:30 – 2:30 pm

Mini Workshop #1 ACRYLIC PAINTING ON CANVAS:  PAINT A FLORIDA REEF FISH With C Swayze

Carroll is known worldwide for her paintings of tropical fish.  Learn the anatomy of the fish, then learn the techniques of acrylic painting using large brushes, free strokes and lots of color.  Learn to draw with a brush first, then learn the art of back painting and layering to achieve a beautiful finished painting ready to frame. $45.00, $50.00 for non – members, plus $20.00 for supplies.  Register with Keyhole or email Carroll at SwayzeArt@msn.com.  

Feb 13, Wed

10:30 – 2:30 pm Mini Workshop #2 ACRYLICS AS WATERCOLORS-PAINT LOGGERHEAD TURTLES, FISH CORALS with Carroll Swayze

Learn to use acrylics just as you would watercolors with two amazing differences.  Acrylics will not wash away and they will never fade, yet they paint like watercolors with some guidance. Learn the actual techniques that artist, Carroll Swayze, uses in her original acrylic paintings.  Using acrylic washes and ink, learn to paint a beautiful underwater tropical reef scene. $45, $50 for non-members, plus $20 for supplies.  Register at Keyhole or with Carroll at SwayzeArt@msn.com

Deadline is one week before the class.

 

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Feb 14, Thursday

10:30 – 2:30 on  Mini Workshop #3 ACRYLIC ON CANVAS: PAINT AN AMAZING OCTOPUS with Carroll Swayze

Ever want to paint an octopus?  Carroll Swayze will teach you the art of drawing this incredible tentacled creature with a brush then show you how to layer in the paint using large brushes and a great acrylic colors to create a colorful tropical painting ready to hang in your home.  $45, $50 for non-members, plus $20 for supplies.  Register at Keyhole or email Carroll at SwayzeArt@msn.com.  Deadline one week before the class.

 

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Feb, 16, Saturday,

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Gyotaku with Sandi Jackson.

Sandi will teach the Japanese technique of Gyotaku know as “fish rubbing”.  As a member of the Nature Printing Society, she has studied with world-renowned Gyotaku Masters.  Students will learn the history of this art, how to prepare the fish, how to blend colors on the fish and how to select the correct paper or fabric for fish rubbing.  The process involves applying oil based inks directly to the fish then natural fiber or fabric is placed on top of the fish and rubbed.  Various techniques and bold colors are used to transform this traditional process into a unique fish print for each participant to take home.  For those that have taken previous workshops more advanced techniques will be explained.  Students are also welcome to bring their own tee shirts (light colors in cotton or cotton blends are best). Contact Sand at sandi@sandkat.com or register at the Keyhole.  $45, $50 for non-members, plus $10 for supplies (including the fish).  We will be working with oils.  Wear old clothes and bring an apron if you have one.  Minimum 6.  Deadline for registering is one week before the class.

 

Feb 19, Tuesday

10 a.m. – noon, Creating Dimension with Watercolor with Sandi Allen

We will study various fruits to learn how to develop shape using shading. All supplies will be furnished. You may bring your own watercolor brushes if you have them. CKAC members $35/$40 for non-members. Sign up at the Keyhole or email Sandi at sallen41@frontier.com.  Registration deadline 1 week before the class.

 

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Feb 7 & 21

(Thursdays)

10 am – 2 pm

Raku with Amy Gernhardt

Make and Fire a Raku piece. In the first session, you will be instructed on how to form a piece of Raku clay. The second session will involve glazing and firing. If you prefer the firing session only (second session) we will provide a piece which you can glaze and fire.  Sessions two and three run concurrently and will just go until finished. First session minimum of 10 people is $25; Second session $25; Third session with our Raku piece is $45. Minimum 5 students for glaze and fire only. Materials fee is $10 and includes instruction and firing time by two experienced instructors. There is a $5 discount for CKAC members. The Raku workshop will be held at Cedar Key Pottery 13951 SW 77th Place, Cedar Key FL 32625. Call Henry or Amy 352-543-9165 or 352-215-2096 with questions. Brown bag lunch.  Register at the Keyhole or with Henry and Amy at the information above. 

Feb 26, Tuesday

1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Fabric Collage Hoop Art with Donna Funnell

Create a Flamingo and hexie collage using fabric scraps embellished with simple embroidery.  Donna will share her experience and talent with us to create this fabric piece of art.  $40.00, $45.00 for non-members, plus $10 for supplies.  Register at the Keyhole or with Donna at dfunnell@sympatic.ca.   Deadline for registering is one week before the class.  

 

 

Feb 28, Thursday

6:30-8:30

Card Making Paint Party using dried flowers with Sandy Lindhout

Exercise your creativity and enjoyment of nature using dried flowers to design and create A2 size greeting cards.  Use a variety of colors/types of cardstock and make as many cards as you wish in the time frame of the class.  Inspirational samples will be shown.  You will use a paper cutter, paper scorer, various adhesives, contact paper, a corner punch, & ruler (maybe even exercise your math skills).  Blank pre-cut message insert pages & envelopes will be provided for each card.  All skilllevels.  Light refreshments will be provided by the CKAC. Register at the Keyhole or email Sandy at beeswax62@outlook.com $22, $27 for non-mem.  Max 10.   Deadline for registration is one week before the class.  

MARCH

   

 

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Mar 4, Monday

10:30 – 1:30

Sewing Help with Bunny Hand

Sometimes you have a project you need a little assistance to complete or get started.  Join a friendly group for sewing fun.  $15/session, $20 for non-members.  Register at the Keyhole or with Bunny at 352-378-2399.

 

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Mar 5,  Tuesday, 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. Mini Workshop #4

ACRYLICS AS WATERCOLORS ON PAPER:  PAINT FLORIDA'S CRABS with Carroll Swayze.

Learn to use acrylics as watercolors to create a tropical painting on paper.  Choose one of the many crazy Florida native crabs as your subject matter and learn the actual techniques that artist, Carroll Swayze, uses in her original acrylic paintings.  Using ink and acrylic washes, watch the crab come to life on your paper as you create your own beautiful painting ready to frame.  $45.00, $50.00 for non-mem, plus $20 for supplies. Register at the Keyhole or email Carroll at SwayzeArt@msn.com   Deadline to register one week before the class.  

 

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Mar 6, Wed

10:00 – 2:00 pm Mini Workshop #5

ACRYLIC PAINTING ON CANVAS:  PAINT A ROSEATE SPOONBILL

with Carroll Swayze

Learn the techniques of acrylic painting using large brushes, free strokes and lots of color.  The project teaches the student the use of back painting an image to achieve a finished painting.  The desired effect of color mixing and layering is a technique that can be used in many different painting projects and the finished image will be a beautiful large painting of a beautiful roseate spoonbill for your home $45.00, $50.00 for non -embers, plus $20 for supplies. Register at the Keyhole or with email Carroll at SwayzeArt@msn.com

March 11, 18, & 25 (Mondays)

10:30 – 1:30 p.m.

3-D Patchwork Quilting with B Hand

Get the look of curves and triangles without the angst!  Each week may be taken separately or pay one price for all 3 sessions.  

$25 session or $50 for all three.  $5 more if you are non-members.  The supply list is available at the Salty Needle Quilt Shop.  Register at the Keyhole or with Bunny at 352-378-2799.

March 12, Tues

6:30-8:30

T-Shirt Paint Party with Esta Johnston

Join us for a spring t-shirt paint party.  Bring your own light colored blouse, apron or t-shirt and paint a spring design. Cost $20 ($25 for non-members), plus $5 for materials.  Sign up at the Cedar Keyhole or contact msesta58@gmail.com.


 

Mar 19 Tuesday,

 10 - 3 & Mar 20, Wed, 10 – 2.  Mosaic Mirrors by Carole Meier, Clay Artist

Carole will share techniques and ideas for creating your own expression through mosaic.  Build a personalized mirror with a choice of handmade stoneware pieces and components as an art design for your home or for a special gift.  You are welcome to bring meaningful additions of your own broken china or small memorabilia.  The class will include the opportunity to choose from an array of colorful mosaic pieces created in the Bear Lake Pottery Studio.  Backing, pottery pieces, glue, hanger, grout and 6” mirror all included in supply fee.  Enjoy a fun project with a talented clay artist.  $45.00, $50.00 for non-members.  Plus $22 for supplies.  Register at the Keyhole or contact Carole at bearlakepotterym@gmail.com

March 22, Monday

1-3 pm

Garden Hypertufa with Dave Treharne

Bring a Turkish towel and a plastic garden pot (for mold) and enjoy making your very own hypertufa gardent pot.  $15 ($20 for non-members), plus $5 for supplies.  Sign-up at the Cedar Keyhole or contact Dave at 3-4-481-0789.

APRIL

   

 

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April 2, Tues

“Color Energy”

12 noon - 4 p.m. with Phyllis Shipley

The essentials in this class will be having fun with an open mind in relating color with energy, emotion and response. We will do various glazes and visualize those glazes into a finished expression on canvas.  We will have a short demo and an exercise to see what this is all about. Samples will be shown relating to the demo, etc. Negative painting will be used to make your visual come alive. Canvas will be provided along with primary color paints, gesso, 1" brush and a spray bottle. Bring other brushes if you wish. If you have a painting that you are "stumped" on, bring it and see what energy you can pull out in it. This session will be an adventure in all levels of painting including beginning painters.  Pease bring a warm smile and a happy heart and your brush.  Register at the Keyhole or with Phyllis at pfineart@yahoo.com. Deadline for registration is one week before class

 

 

 

 

April 9/10, T/W

Color Printmaking

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. with Esta Johnson

Info will follow

 

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April 18, Thursday

6:30-8:30pm

Card Making “Paint Party” with Betsy Thurston

Participants will cut, stamp, assemble, embellish, and create unique cards with supplies and materials provided by the instructor.  $22 for members, $27 for non-members.  Light refreshments provided by CKAC.  Call Betsy 352-681-1461 or register at Keyhole.  Maximum of 12 students.

 


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If you are interested in teaching a workshop, please contact us at CedarKeyArtsCenter@gmail.com
or call to the Workshop Committee Coordinator.