ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) Classes at the Art Center, 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 (no pottery) 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.
July 25. Sip and Paint with Ruta Kanaporis, 6:30-8:30 PM. This session’s theme is “Summer Night Sky,” a whimsical nocturnal study. Cost is $40 ($35 for ADSO members), all supplies included. Bring your “sip” of choice.
July 27. “Welcome to Watercolors!” Workshop with Natalia Light, 10 AM-12:30 PM. Paint a realistic, soft black cat…without using any black! Cost is $25 ($20 for ADSO members). Supply list online or purchase in class for $5.
Aug. 8. 15. 22 and 29. “Acrylics for Everyone” Series with Hannah Flynn, 6-8:30 PM. After learning basic techniques, students will create their own original acrylic paintings. Cost for the four-session workshop is $135 ($120 for ADSO members). Students provide their own materials—supply list available at the ADSO office.
Oct. 4-6. “Bigger, Faster, Fresher, Looser Abstracts” Workshop with David M. Kessler, 9 AM-4 PM. “Learn to paint more freely!” Registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 4. Cost is $350 ($320 for ADSO members). Students provide their own materials—supply list available at the ADSO office. Learn more about the artist at www.davidkessler.com.
CHROMA STUDIO & GALLERY, 3925 West County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach. Call 1-844-5-CHROMA or visit www.CHROMA30A.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.
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, 1:30 and 3 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.