AMUSE ART STUDIO, 1389 N. CR-393, Santa Rosa Beach. Drawing and acrylic classes. Call 850-660-6560 for more info.
ARTFUL THINGS, 1087 East John Sims Parkway, Niceville. Call 850-729-2600 for more info.
Tuesdays. Oil with Rosalyn O’Grady, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 PM. Cost is $20 per session plus supplies. Call Ros at 850-865-5343. rosalynogrady.com.
Wednesdays. Watercolor with Lou Kaunzinger, 10 AM-noon. Cost for four-week session is $80 plus supplies. Call Lou at 850-897-1456.
ARTISTS AT GULF PLACE, 40 Town Center Loop, Santa Rosa Beach. Call 850-622-0400 or visit www.artistsatgulfplace.com for more info.
ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) Classes at the Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. More info at artsdesignsociety.org.
Mondays and Wednesdays. Clay and Pottery Open Studio, 9 AM-noon both days and 6:30-9 PM Mondays. Beginners welcome. Cost for morning classes with Pat Basque and Sherry Cooler is $15 ($12 for ADSO members). Cost for Monday evening class with Marcy Eady is $15 ($12 for ADSO members). Materials and firing included.
Tuesdays. Art for Children Ages 6-12, 4-5:30 PM. Marcy Eady teaches about the masters and their styles using principles of basic drawing, painting and sculpture. Media vary each week. Cost per month is $70 ($60 for ADSO members). All supplies included.
Tuesdays. Oil Painting with Dale Gauvin, 9 AM-1 PM. Learn the Chiaroscuro technique favored by the old masters. Cost is $90 ($80 for ADSO members).
Tuesdays. Open Studio, 7-9:30 PM. Bring your own supplies (except clay—no clay, please) and work with other Beachcomberland artists. Cost is $12 ($10 for ADSO members). Call Marcy at 850-585-4967 by 5:30 p.m. to ensure access.
Thursdays. Watercolor with Pat Farwell, 9:30 AM-noon. For beginners and advanced artists. Bring your own supplies. Cost is $90 ($80 for ADSO members). Supply list available at the ADSO website.
Fridays. Open Studio, 10 AM-12:30 PM. Same as Tuesdays, but enter through the ADSO office, please.
CHROMA STUDIO & GALLERY, 3925 West County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach. Call 1-844-5-CHROMA or visit www.CHROMA30A.com for more info.
FULL CIRCLE GALLERY, 29 B Eglin Parkway, Fort Walton Beach. Call 850-362-8041 or visit fullcirclefwb.com for more info.
HERITAGE MUSEUM OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA, 115 Westview Avenue, Valparaiso. Call 850-678-2615 or visit Heritage-Museum.org to sign up or for more info.
HH ARTS, 100 Beal Parkway SW, Fort Walton Beach. Call 850-218-2155 to register for classes.
Dec. 14. Chalked Country Paint with Michele Michael, 11-1 PM and 6-8 PM. Presented in partnership with Coastal Bohemian, this workshop shows you the versatility and ease in the application of chalked country paint and its use on furniture, metal, glass, wood and fabrics. Learn traditional painting, shabby chic, two-color distress and more. Cost is $48. Make your reservation by calling Michele at 631-245-2674.
THE SHARD SHOP in the Shops of Grayton, Grayton Beach. ShardWorx is a new way of making art with glass and resin on a painted surface. Open Mon.-Sat., 9:15 AM-4 PM. Classes daily. Adult classes, 9:30 AM. All ages classes at 11 AM, 12:45 and 2:15 PM. Classes last about an hour, and all materials are provided. Artwork is ready the day after class. All skill levels welcome. Adults start at $85, kids at $40. Sign up online at ShardShop.com or call 850-231-0544.
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