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Classes and Workshops Fall/Winter 2018 - 2019 |

REGISTRATION Sharon Morgan Director of the Creative Arts School Old School Square

2019 SPRING/SUMMER CLASSES Registration Opens For All Terms:

2018/19 FALL/WINTER CLASSES Registration Opens For All Terms:

APRIL 6, 2019

SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 TO REGISTER ONLINE: Go to our web site: TO REGISTER BY PHONE: Call our direct line 561 403 2954

Deborah Veres Arts Education Coordinator Old School Square | 561 403 2954

CONTENTS Registration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Fall/Winter 2018/19 Classes at a Glance . . . . . . . 3 Fall/Winter 2018/19 Terms & Fees at a Glance. . . 5 Workshops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Art Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Photography Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Digital Imaging Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Writing Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Youth Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Instructor Bios. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Payment and Refund Policies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Meetup Groups. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Map & Directions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

TO REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit Old School Square / Crest Theatre lobby, 51 N. Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

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SEND A KID TO CLASS The Creative Arts School at Old School Square offers scholarships to children from Delray Beach who cannot afford to attend class. Scholarships are funded through partner organizations such as the Delray Art League and awarded through the Palm Beach County School District. Your donation of $100 will provide a full scholarship that covers all class

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Sharon Morgan Director of the Creative Arts School Deborah Veres Arts Education Coordinator 561 403 2954 |










Drawing 101 All Terms | Page 15

Drawing & Painting “Alla Prima” All Terms | Page 16

Contemporary Painting All Terms | Page 15

Advanced Watercolor Term 3, 4 | Page 17

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom All Terms | Page 28

Intermediate Watercolor All Terms | Page 17 Photography on the Move All Terms | Page 24


Oil Painting 101 All Terms | Page 16

Contemporary Painting All Terms | Page 15

Discover Your Personal Painting Style All Terms | Page 15

Multimedia Master Class All Terms | Page 17

Introduction to Using Your Digital Camera All Terms | Page 24

Late Afternoon


Collage & Mixed Media All Terms | Page 18 Page X

Nature & Wildlife Photography All Terms | Page 26

Intermediate Fine Art Photography All Terms | Page 25

Installation Art for Teens All Terms | Page 35

Messy Hands All Terms | Page 34

All Terms | Page X

BAK Theatre Prep Terms 1 & 2 | Page 35


BAK Communication Prep Terms 1 & 2 | Page 35

Traveling Artists: Ink, Watercolor/WC Pencil Techniques All Terms | Page 16 Introduction to Using Your Digital Camera All Terms | Page 24

Open Studio All Terms | Page 22 Advanced Artistic Perspective All Terms | Page 18 Beginners Time-Lapse Photography All Terms | Page 26 Critique Group 1 All Terms | Page 32

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19




Open Studio All Terms | Page 16

Figure Drawing & Painting Terms 2, 3 | Page 13

Open Studio All Terms | Page 16

Advanced Watercolor Terms 3, 4 | Page 11

Discovering Abstract Painting All Terms | Page 14

Digital Drawing All Terms | Page 23

Beginning Urban Mixed Media: Textured Abstracts Term 1 | Page 14 Master - Fine Art Photography All Terms | Page 26

Drawing 102 All Terms | Page 19

Exploring Painting All Terms | Page 21

Picturesque Pastels Term 2, 3, 4 | Page 16

Advanced Abstract Painting All Terms | Page 20

Photoshop for Photographers All Terms | Page 22

Intuitive Painting - Art From the Heart All Terms | Page 21

From Digital to Paint All Terms | Page 23

From Memories to Memoir All Terms | Page 32 Drawing & Painting All Terms | Page 34

Crazy Hands for Art All Terms | Page 34

Animal Drawing All Terms | Page 19

Mixed Media Painting All Terms | Page 20


Digital Abstraction All Terms | Page 29 The Essence of Photography Term 3, 4 | Page 25

Intermediate & Advanced Poetry Term 2, 3, 4 | Page 32










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6 Weeks

· Veteran's Day 11/12/18 · Thanksgiving Break 11/21/18 - 11/23/18 · Tree Lighting 11/29/18 evening




2 Weeks

Holiday Season





8 Weeks

· Poetry Fest 1/21/19 - 1/26/19 · Presidents Day 2/18/19 · Delray Beach Open Finals Weekend x2/22/19 - 2/24/19

· Closed 3/11/19 · Delray Affair 4/12/19 - 4/14/19 · Good Friday 4/19/19 · Passover 4/20/19 · Easter 4/21/19




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1 Week

Class Break

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19


9/1/18 Class Registration Open for ALL Fall/Winter Terms 9/7/18 Creative Arts School Open House

OCTOBER 10/5/18 Season Launch Party

DECEMBER 12/6/2018 - 12/09/18 Art Basel 12/8/18 Holiday Parade 12/10/18 Cornell Art Museum Beyond Art Basel 12/15/18 Creative Arts School Open House



11/10/18 - 11/11/18 Cornell Art Museum Art On The Square 11/29/18 Tree Lighting

JANUARY 1/21/19 - 1/26/19 Poetry Fest 2/1/19 - 2/2/19 Plein Fun Fest

FEBRUARY 2/9/19 - 2/10/19 C  ornell Art Museum Art On The Square 2/22/19 - 2/24/19 Delray Beach Open

MARCH 3/16/19 St Patrick’s Day

APRIL 4/12/19 - 4/14/19 Delray Affair 4/6/19 Creative Arts School Opens House 4/6/19 Creative Arts School Class Registration Open for ALL Spring/Summer Terms

MAY 5/10/19 Old School Square Craft Beer Fest





Art Instructor, Sally Cooper



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TERM TERM 1 10/1/18 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM |  TERM 2 11/13/18 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM | TERM 3 1/7/19 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM | TERM 4 3/11/19 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19 – 4/21/19

RESIDENT ARTIST WORKSHOPS PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP - Ralph Papa ALL LEVELS – TWO 1/2 DAY WORKSHOPS – OIL/ACRYLIC This workshop is ideal for improving your ability in sketching and painting outdoors “en plein air”. Included are instructor demonstrations with tips on tools and materials, scene selection, setup, composition, perspective and color selection and mixing followed by a critique and Q&A session. Participants will meet at the Creative Arts School and set up on the grounds of Old School Square. Artists can work in the medium of their choice. Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | 12/14/18, 1/18/19 | Fee: $90

Art Instructor, Ralph Papa

POINT OF VIEW DRAWING - Sid Delmar Leach ALL LEVELS – 2 DAY PERSPECTIVE WORKSHOP Every beginning and advanced artist needs to understand that the complete drawing and painting is made up of numerous smaller elements. Learn how to draw solid objects on a two-dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point. We will examine these in detail and how they combine successfully to create your finished art piece. Saturday/Sunday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm | 1/19/19 - 1/20/19 | Fee: $315

Art Instructor, Sid Delmar Leach

POWERFUL ACRYLIC PAINT LAYERS - Vicki Siegel ALL LEVELS - 2 DAY WORKSHOP - ACRYLIC Learn exciting new ways to layer acrylics to create rich and complex surfaces. Artists working in all media or style will benefit from this innovative way of thinking about materials. Gels, pastes, acrylic skins, masking, stencils, transparent and translucency and direct image transfers will be explained. Whether a beginner or an accomplished artist, you will be inspired by the information packed demonstrations. Siegel, a Golden Artist Educator, will give you the chance to try some new and fun paint products while creating new work on canvas and paper. Friday/Saturday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm | 2/15/19 - 2/16/19 | Fee: $315 Art Instructor, Vicki Siegel



RESIDENT ARTIST WORKSHOPS EXPRESSIVE ABSTRACT: LARGE SCALE PAINTING - Sally Cooper INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED – THREE 2 DAY WORKSHOPS – ACRYLIC This energized two-day workshop takes place in a vintage gymnasium (1925 Fieldhouse at Old School Square) an exceptional studio opportunity with lots of room to paint and be creative. Emphasis is on an intuitive, fearless approach, experimentation, and individual creativity. Each participant will have an 8x8 foot wall space, table and easel where you will be able to work in a large format, small or both, with direct guidance. You will be inspired by the energy in the room and will experience unique “loosening up” exercises. Explore mark-making and new ways to start a painting. Add mystery and depth to your work by using your own personal calligraphy and some other fun tools. Note: This workshop is for intermediate (2-5 years art experience) through advanced levels (5 years art experience through professional artist). Art Instructor, Sally Cooper

Friday/Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm | 11/2/18 – 11/3/18, 1/25/19 – 1/26/19, 3/8/19 – 3/9/19 | Fee: $450

ADVENTURES IN ACRYLIC LANDSCAPES - Charles Passarelli ALL LEVELS – 2 DAY WORKSHOP – ACRYLIC Venture into the magic of painting with the modern media of Acrylic Paints. You will learn how and when to use the medium in a glaze or a solid pigment form to create the most desired effect in your painting. This most versatile medium will allow you to explore new approaches to your painting. Friday/Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm | 3/1/18 - 3/2/18 | Fee: $315

Art Instructor, Charles Passarelli


TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19


FOR THE PROFESSIONAL OR SERIOUS AMATEUR ARTIST BUILDING AN ABSTRACT SERIES: A NEW APPROACH - Brenda Zappitell 4 DAY WORKSHOP – ACRYLIC Free your abstraction in an unconventional space! This workshop offers a premiere opportunity to create an abstract series using our 1925 Fieldhouse (a vintage gym) as your studio! This amazing, inspiring space is perfect for creating work in as large a format as you want, with hands-on intensive assistance. Participants create their own abstract series by learning how to paint three or more paintings a day. We will use acrylic paint and “loosening up” exercises to liberate intuitive creativity. Discussion of color theory, composition and suggestions for creating your own “painting process” will also be provided. There will be daily meditation and demonstrations in the workshops. Art Instructor, Brenda Zappitell

Brenda Hope Zappitell ( Born in 1964 in South Florida. Zappitell lives in Delray Beach, FL with her family. She creates abstract expressionist works not only born out of intuition but also serendipitously influenced by nature and life experiences. Her work is in both private and public collections, including MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, The St. Regis Hotel in New York City, The Hard Rock Hotel in Tampa, FL, The University Of North Texas Business Leadership Building and The Boca Raton Museum of Art. She is represented in galleries all over the US and has participated in solo and group exhibitions in NYC, Los Angeles, Santa Fe and New Orleans as well as in other locations. Zappitell has written articles and a blog for Professional Artist Magazine. She has taught many workshops to artists from all over the country. Ms. Zappitell had a solo exhibition at the Boca Museum of Art in 2014 and co-curated a group exhibition at the Cornell Museum of Art in the same year. In 2017, she had a residency with Manneken Press in Bloomington Illinois where she produced a large group of monotypes. Friday/Monday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm | 1/18/19 - 1/21/19 | Fee: $1000


PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS IPHONEOGRAPHY 101 - Raymond Gehman BEGINNERS – FOUR 1/2 DAY WORKSHOPS If you are an iPhone owner who has never considered using your phone for serious photography, now is the time! This class will introduce you to the superb camera in your iPhone which can open a huge visual world of snapshots, spontaneous moments, personal art, and close family moments for you. Time in this class will be divided between hands-on demonstrations, local photo walkabouts, and fun, insightful critiques. You will learn how to use the native camera features as well as how to post-edit. Students will be given a list of apps to download before the first class. iPhone 5, 6, and 7 are preferable if possible. See class supply list for app downloads: Photography Instructor, Raymond Gehman

Saturday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | 10/27/18, 12/8/18, 2/2/19, 4/6/19 | Fee: $90

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY: CANDID PORTRAITURE - Lee Gordon ALL LEVELS – SEVEN 1/2 DAY WORKSHOPS Street photography is an exercise in the art of observation: paying attention to the theater that goes on in every city and town, and capturing moments that tell stories. This course will walk you through the streets of Delray Beach to share insights on the art of candid street photography, from gear choices to shooting techniques. Immerse yourself in the thick of things, overcome your nerves and adjust your camera to respond as quickly as possible. We will spend part of our class time on the streets and the other part in class discussing and critiquing our images. Topics include: Street photography gear, shooting with a long lens, shooting with a short lens, photographing a crowd, focusing on people, getting permission to photograph someone, shooting people in motion, reviewing images in a classroom setting. Photography Instructor, Lee Gordon

Saturday 10:00 am – 1:00 am | 10/13/18, 11/10/18, 12/8/18, 1/12/19, 2/9/19, 3/9/19, 4/13/19 | Fee: $75

PHOTOGRAPHY AS ART - Cheryl Maeder TWO 1 DAY WORKSHOPS Come on a journey to discover your own Unique Photographic Style that is “Out of the Box”. Cheryl Maeder will help participants discover their own Self Expression through the Camera. Rather than showing work that others think is beautiful, delve deeper and learn to play with the Camera to create work that has not been seen before! Participants will need to bring camera, laptop, digital photo card. Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 am | 11/3/18, 3/2/19 | Fee: $350

Photography Instructor, Cheryl Maeder


TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

WRITING WORKSHOPS GIVE LIFE TO YOUR CHARACTERS IN FICTION - Winston Aarons TWO 1/2 DAY WORKSHOPS In this workshop/discussion course, the instructor will take attendees into the complex world of character development in the novel. Formidably crafted, engaging, believable and multi-layered characters are the hallmark of every great work of fiction. In the short story and novel, it is the characters, particularly wellcrafted protagonists, that will engage the reader and hold his attention. The attendees will learn how to develop such characters in their works. By means of an open forum the instructor will discuss and explain the literary machinery behind character development. Attendees will come to understand how characters bounce off each other, shed light on each other, and the importance this has on the development of the protagonist and the work as a whole. Saturday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | 11/3/18, 2/2/19 | Fee: $40

THE CREATIVE SELF - Barbara Cronie TWO 1/2 DAY WORKSHOPS What lies in your subconscious as a writer and wants to be discovered? It’s time to find out in this 3-hour workshop. By quieting the mind and entering an hour of silence, you can find your “creative self.” The following format has been tried and tested by the instructor at Palm Beach State College and an NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) Conference. First Hour – The Breath. Exercises to relax the body and slow the breath. Meditation with a special visualization. Second Hour – Silence. Freewriting or stream of consciousness writing. Summary paragraph on the results. Third Hour – Sharing. Read aloud your “creative self” discovery (not mandatory). Short discussion by participants. Saturday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | 1/12/19 | Fee: $40


Art Instructor, Vicki Siegel


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CLASSES TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19 TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 |  TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19


Come and CREATE! Art is something that is created with imagination and skill, that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas, feelings or provokes thought. CLASS UPDATES AND REGISTRATION at 14

DRAWING 101 – Beth Sloat BEGINNERS Learn to see like an artist in a structured and supportive environment. Learning to draw can be a life changing experience and drawing is the gateway to all the visual arts. Students will become acquainted with various drawing tools and learn to draw realistically from observation with exercises that include line, shape, mark making, shading, perspective and composition. Working from still life set ups, drawings will create the illusion of 3-dimensions on a 2 dimensional surface. The instructor provides demonstrations and individual attention. Monday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk

Art Instructor, Beth Sloat

CONTEMPORARY PAINTING – Peter G. Pereira ALL LEVELS – ACRYLIC (SOME OIL) Take a fantastic journey into painting! This course is perfect for those students and professional artists itching to flush out and consolidate aspects of your artwork that are in need of some R & D…creative therapy! I want to help you pull out individual styles and compositions by resolving and unifying styles you may have, with great humility and persistence. Let’s work out creative solutions to those seemingly complicated and intractable, but confounding, brilliant and creative Doodles/Conundrums. We will explore, exploit and interpret combinations of artwork drawn from your work; Day in the Life, Art/History and from Imagination, by dialing through and contemporizing techniques, insights and energy from Impressionism, Expressionism, Surrealism and Mixed-Media. Expect some serious Fun and some great undoodle-like finishes. Art Instructor, Peter G. Pereira

Monday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk Tuesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

DISCOVER YOUR PERSONAL PAINTING STYLE - Carla Golembe ALL LEVELS - ACRYLIC Explore painting techniques, composition, color and creative expression in an upbeat and encouraging atmosphere. Learn brushwork, layering, and color mixing techniques and apply them to express yourself in paint. Discover how source material can be a springboard for your imagination to take flight and create a work of art. Projects are suggested to those seeking guidance. As your confidence and skills evolve, you will be encouraged to develop your own ideas. You will benefit from individual attention, demonstrations and supportive critiques. All skill levels are welcome and direction is tailored to your abilities and artistic goals. Instruction will be in acrylic. Monday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk Art Instructor, Carla Golembe


TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

OIL PAINTING 101 - Beth Sloat BEGINNERS Are you new at painting in oils? Do you want to learn new methods or break old habits? Then this class is for you! The oil paint medium is versatile, challenging and rewarding. With an initial focus on representational painting from life, each painting will apply basic skills —drawing, composition, canvas preparation and color theory application. Learn about new, eco-friendly materials. Daily demonstrations, discussions of master artists and critiques will guide you to develop an art vocabulary and self-confident painting. Individual guidance at your easel will be offered as you progress toward mastery of the medium and development of your own style. Monday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk Art Instructor, Beth Sloat

TRAVELING ARTISTS: INK, WATERCOLOR/WC PENCIL TECHNIQUES -Fernando Porras ALL LEVELS Can you finish a base-wash and your wine before it starts raining and make it to the station in time for the last train? Soon you will! Join our class to learn how to tackle wonderful problems like this and a good number of great techniques to make the best out of your watercolors when you travel. Capture the essence of a moving crowd, of the beautiful reflections on a wet cobbled street and of the perfect morning sky with quick pencils, flowing layers of color, and accentuating ink lines and splashes. The class will focus on quick sketching pencil techniques and how to make them disappear under great watercolor washes to capture the essence of the places you love. Learn how to use permanent ink lines and watercolor pencils to create memorable sketches during your trips. Tips on how to use new technologies on your smart-phone and computer so they become part of your tool-kit will complement this fun class. Art Instructor, Fernando Porras

Monday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk

DRAWING AND PAINTING “Alla Prima” – Ralph Papa ALL LEVELS – ACRYLIC/WATERCOLOR Develop and enhance your skills in both drawing and painting. Participants are encouraged to work with a limited color palette on canvas or heavy paper with the aim of starting a new work at each class session. With each class session art students work with the instructor in creating preparatory drawings to develop them into complete paintings. Learn drawing skills and apply techniques to transition drawings into harmonious color landscape, still life, or portrait paintings. Learning will be maximized through instructor demo's as well as individual attention for each student. Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $195 5 wk

Art Instructor, Ralph Papa


ADVANCED WATERCOLOR - Charles Passarelli PREVIOUS WATERCOLOR PAINTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Students will further their skills by learning how to use color, the correct ways of applying paint, technique,styles and tricks to accomplish effects in their work. A photocopy will be furnished to students as all will work on the same subject at the same time. Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Term 3, 4 | Fee: T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Term 3, 4 | Fee: T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

Art Instructor, Charles Passarelli

INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR - Sid DelMar Leach PREVIOUS WATERCOLOR PAINTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED This class will establish the basics of what watercolor is and how to use it carefully and accurately. Instruction will be in the use of transparent watercolor. Students will be given a drawing, depicting European subject matter, which they will transfer to watercolor paper. All students will work from the same image at the same time. Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

Art Instructor, Sid Delmar Leach

MULTIMEDIA MASTER CLASS - Donna Fuller INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED – OIL/ACRYLIC/WATERCOLOR You will learn to understand what your paint and brushes can do for you - learn color, concept, perception and usage. Learn how to make them work in creating your art and developing your own distinctive style. You will use copy/photographs of your own for reference. However serious about your craft, this is a very informal class and though pursuing “our dream,” we have a good time. This class will help the artist achieve high art rather than mere rendering, learn good composition and how to create beautiful, dynamic visual statements. Free yourself from the literal and create drama in your painting. Tuesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Art Instructor, Donna Fuller


TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

COLLAGE AND MIXED MEDIA - Sharon Koskoff ALL LEVELS – ACRYLIC/MISC MATERIALS Explore and learn about the fascinating world of collage and mixed media using found materials, recyclables, personal photographs, collectibles and other unusual art mediums! Discover assemblage and construction techniques for 2-D and 3-D creations. Class includes emphasis on design principles including balance, color, composition, direction, geometry, line, repetition and shape. Think FUN! Individual attention is provided. Let’s creatively implement your ideas where everything is possible… let your imagination reign free! Tuesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

Art Instructor, Sharon Koskoff

ADVANCED ARTISTIC PERSPECTIVE - Fernando Porras ADVANCED - PENCIL A class for those who want to master artistic perspective. Learn a realistic approach to one, two, three, and variable-point perspectives, perspective of shadows, perspective of reflections, and transparency distortions. Learn tricks to quickly apply amazing perspectives to your freehand sketches, your paintings and illustrations. Stop avoiding foreshortening in the human figure and learn techniques that will make you look forward to those compositions. Create atmospheric perspectives both in landscapes and underwater seascapes and tackle great compositions using aerial perspective. Great for painters and book illustrators. Tuesday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $ 231 6 wk, T2 $ 231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Art Instructor, Fernando Porras

PICTURESQUE PASTELS - Deborah LaFogg Docherty BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE - PASTEL Picturesque Pastels covers the use of light and color to make your pastel paintings exciting! Learn to make your pastels show stoppers! This course is for beginners that want to expand their experience with the medium and intermediate pastelists that want to grow their skills. You will paint from a setup and also paint subjects you select. Topics include pastel papers, different types of pastels, how to do under paintings and to work direct. Wednesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $ 231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Art Instructor, Deborah LaFogg Docherty


DRAWING 102 - Beth Sloat INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Let’s continue the drawing experience! Now that you’ve learned the fundamentals in Drawing 101, We will hone in on those skills and take your artistry to the next level. With ever changing still life subjects, this class will focus on composition, rhythmn/movement, pattern, unity/variety and value development. Listen to music as you draw, receive individual instruction, try out new art mediums and participate in helpful class critiques. Previous drawing experience recommended. Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $ 231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

Art Instructor, Beth Sloat

ANIMAL DRAWING - Fernando Porras ALL LEVELS Learn to draw your animal friends – realistically or as children’s illustrations. Big and small, learn how to separate the basic volumes and shapes of their anatomy to be able to draw them in any position you want, moving or still! Master those perfect textures, from the skin of an iguana, to the feathers of a macaw, from the tusks of an elephant giant, to the delicate wings of a tiny butterfly. Join the class to capture all different kinds of animals in pencil and learn to create incredible environments for them to live on in a variety of styles. A trip to the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter to draw live animals is part of the class. Fernando is the designer of the First of South America Conservation Stamp and Print. Wednesday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Art Instructor, Fernando Porras

FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING - Robert Barra ALL LEVELS – PENCIL/CHARCOAL/OIL/ACRYLIC This class will concentrate on drawing and painting the figure using pencil, oil, acrylic or watercolor. Students will work from the model and learn about structure, gesture and likeness to develop understanding of the pose and form. Class participants will build confidence in painting the live figure. Learn to see the figure anew by placement in a new light and space. Male and Female models alternate each week.Model fee of $75 is included in the class price. Number of student to confirm class is based on 1 student per week of term. Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms 2, 3 | Fee: T2 $270 5 wk, T3 $378 8 wk Art Instructor, Robert Barra


TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

BEGINNING URBAN MIX MEDIA: TEXTURED ABSTRACTS - Erin Ashley ACRYLIC/MIXED MEDIA This class is for the beginner abstract artist. You will discover new and exciting ways to create dynamic textured abstracts using a variety of different mediums including, newspapers, tape, acrylic, house paints, etc. Over six classes I will teach you a variety of simple exercises using untraditional tools and techniques to create your own, one of a kind textured abstract masterpiece. This is a fun and no pressure class that will help you start to see abstract painting in a new light and get your Creative juices flowing! Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Term 1 | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk

Art Instructor, Erin Ashley

DISCOVERING ABSTRACT PAINTING - Sally Cooper BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE (basic acrylic painting skills necessary) – ACRYLIC This course will explore your creative self and open your mind to the possibilities of working with new methods, taking risks, painting intuitively and allowing chance to create a breakthrough. Artistic originality is encouraged in a light atmosphere where “mistakes” can be turned into masterpieces. Through a process of experimentation and discovery, your personal, unique vision will be nurtured and realized. We will learn about the visual language of painting in dealing with color, composition and painting techniques. Through several tried and true methods, the process of creating a well-designed, non-objective abstract painting will be demystified. This class includes weekly demonstrations as well as critiques and individual guidance. Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $195 5 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Art Instructor, Sally Cooper

ADVANCED ABSTRACT PAINTING - Sally Cooper ACRYLIC This course will take you deeper into your creative self where play, exploration and fun interactions along with some new contemporary approaches for self-expression will guide you to discovering your unique voice. You will learn to deal with self-doubt and the frustrations of the creative process and become more aware of your personal strengths and challenges and how this is reflected in your art making. Color, design, shape, contrast, value, layering, inspiration and more will be discussed. Through weekly individual one-on-one personal coaching you will be guided into those areas where you want to grow. You will also learn to listen to your paintings and allow the magic to happen. Thursday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $195 5 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Art Instructor, Sally Cooper


EXPLORING PAINTING - Vicki Siegel INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED – OIL/ACRYLIC Pursue your passion for painting and develop your individual style. Learn key principles that every artist needs to know to improve their paintings. Topics such as palette and color mixing, color value, composition, brushwork, light and shadow and experimental techniques will be covered. Demonstrations and individual instruction set the stage for you to take your paintings to the next level. Work in any artistic style utilizing reference materials or your imagination. Thursday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

Art Instructor, Vicki Siegel

MIXED MEDIA PAINTING - Fernando Porras All LEVELS – OIL/ACRYLIC Explore the creative possibilities of Mixed-Media Painting. Whether it is canvas, clay tablets, wood, paper, or a mix of all of them, panels can become one of your best allies as an artist. Explore oil, acrylic, and mixed media techniques and experiment with the amazing effects that can be created with gels and modeling pastes over different surfaces and materials. Learn to paint flawlessly smooth translucent gradients with oil washes over acrylic bases and create bold effects with heavy impasto to bring incredible volume to both your abstract or figurative paintings. Thursday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $159 4 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Art Instructor, Fernando Porras

INTUITIVE PAINTING: ART FROM THE HEART - Carla Golembe ALL LEVELS – ACRYLIC In this fun, process-oriented class, students will be encouraged to tap into their creative source. Focusing on painting from your inner being, you’ll discover your authentic style of mark making, palette, and imagery Through guided step-by-step prompts and demos at the start of each class you’ll allow your paintings to emerge. This is not a class about replicating a particular image or style or copying photos. Rather, the course encourages you to think outside the box and explore what is intuitive and organic to you. There will be instruction in color, paint mixing, composition, layering and the use of various tools; however, the focus will be to nurture you to dive into creativity. There are no “mistakes” in this class, only opportunities to let go of preconceived notions and build confidence. The class is open to anyone with a desire to play and discover. Art Instructor, Carla Golembe


Friday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $159 4 wk

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

CANVAS & COCKTAILS The Creative Arts School continues its popular art experience, where you can create an art piece in a relaxed atmosphere… all while enjoying a nice glass of wine, a craft beer or a signature cocktail. We offer something different with one of our creative Canvas & Cocktails instructors. No experience necessary! It’s a perfect girls’ night out, group night or a date night. Group reservations are required; fee includes all materials and one drink ticket. For information, call 561.403.2954 Call to book your event! Studio Fee: $36 per person (10 person min, 15 person max) Ocean Breeze Fee: $45.00 per person (20 person min, 28 person max)

OPEN STUDIO WITH LIVE MODEL THIS THREE HOUR STUDIO TIME IS WITHOUT INSTRUCTION. AGES 18 AND UP Format: One long portrait pose on alternating portrait weeks on Tuesday and Friday. Short warm-up gesture poses and several longer poses on Wednesday and alternating figure weeks on Tuesday, Friday. Tuesday 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Alternates Figure/Portrait | All Terms | Fee: $20 a class Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Figure Only | All Terms | Fee: $20 a class Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Alternates Figure/Portrait | All Terms | Fee: $20 a class Note: Professional Figure and Portrait Models may contact Deborah Veres, at 561-403-2954 to schedule paid modeling sessions.

STUDIO EXPERIENCE AGES 18 AND UP Do you need a place to come and create your masterpiece? A place to paint, draw or explore your creative side? Bring your own supplies and we supply the studio! This three or 6 hour studio time (if available) is without instruction. Come CREATE! Floating Studio Space | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and/or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms Fee: $20 for 3 hours sessions Call for Availability | 561-243-7922 x478



Come and SEE! THE ART OF SEEING The Art of Seeing can open up a world of new and wonderful visual experiences. Students can learn to see through new eyes while using the camera like a sculptor uses a hammer and chisel, or the artist uses a brush and paints. Our courses can help you explore your creative potential to the fullest.

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

INTRODUCTION TO USING YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA - Irene Hill BEGINNERS If the manual that came with your digital camera is causing more confusion than you care to deal with, fear not. This course is designed to help you become more comfortable and creative with your equipment. The class breaks down the learning process into understandable weekly sessions that include taking photos and learning to experiment with camera techniques such as creative use of aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Get started the right way in a friendly artistic environment and discover the world of creative expression through digital photography. Bring your camera and manual to all classes. Monday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk Photography Instructor, Irene Hill

INTRODUCTION TO USING YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA - Dimitri Sagatov BEGINNERS Want to learn how to take your camera off AUTO mode? This course is designed to help you become more comfortable and creative with your equipment. The class breaks down the learning process into understandable weekly sessions that include taking photos and learning to experiment with camera techniques such as the triangle of exposure: creative use of aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Get started the right way in a friendly artistic environment and discover the world of creative expression through digital photography. Bring your camera and manual to all classes. Minimum of 5 students to confirm class. REQUIRED: A Camera with Multiple Exposure modes is required for this class. These include aperture priority, shutter priority, manual mode and program mode. Photography Instructor, Dimitri Sagatov

Monday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk

PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE MOVE - Irene Hill BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE Anxious to get out there and do more shooting? Want to produce more artistic, nuanced images? In this course for beginner and intermediate students, we will alternate between classroom work on composition and critique with off-campus photo shoots. Emphasis will be on producing uncluttered, dynamic images using natural light. Bring your camera to all classes. There are no specific camera models or types required. Bring your camera and samples of your work to the first class. There may be additional fees, such as entrance fees at photoshoot locations. Tuesday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Photography Instructor, Irene Hill


INTERMEDIATE FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY - Irene Hill Take the next step in your journey to become a more creative photographer. Learn to see as an artist sees. Develop a better sense of light, shadow, shape, and form. Go beyond the basics and begin to compile and edit a body of work. You will learn how to use the camera more creatively while developing a personal aesthetic. This course concentrates on being able to see and isolate subject matter from the environment. Texture, line and space will become part of your photographic lexicon. Study with a group of aspiring students in a class devoted to your growth and development as a creative fine art photographer. Bring your camera and printed samples of your work to the first class. Tuesday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

Photography Instructor, Irene Hill

ADVANCED FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY - Irene Hill Ready to explore and expand your photographic skills by drawing from not only established principles of design but from new and imaginative ways to think ‘out of the box’? Open yourself to unlimited creativity and visual interpretation by developing the technical ability to create high-level artistic images. Through instruction and weekly assignments, students will also learn to articulate how and why subjects were chosen and identify the specific elements of design that contribute to their composition. Bring printed samples of your work to the first class. Wednesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

Photography Instructor, Irene Hill

ESSENCE OF PHOTOGRAPHY - Evan Reinheimer ALL LEVELS This class will revitalize your photography practice by exploring your relationship to your subject, your camera, and yourself. Through photo exercises, assignments, and field trips, we will learn to deepen our visual awareness while clarifying our approach, so that image making becomes both more personal and meaningful. This class will provide a unique opportunity to rethink our expectations of what it means to ‘see’. We will work on simplicity and making more powerful photographs, supporting the notion that a photograph is not ‘taken’ but made. Attention will be paid to lighting, composition, depth-of-field and exposure issues, but more importantly, you will practice using this information to make more powerful and meaningful images. Bring a sense of commitment (and sense of humor) and curiosity to class, as well as a few examples of recent work to the first session. Photography Instructor, Evan Reinheimer


Wednesday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Term 3 | Fee: T3 $303 8 wk

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

PHOTOGRAPHY SALON - Irene Hill FOR UPPER LEVEL STUDENTS This class is designed for creative, experienced photographers who want to elevate their photography to a higher, more nuanced artistic level. The Photography Salon will emphasize imagination and the artful expression of creativity and will include classic as well as conceptual photography. Discussion and critique, along with weekly assignments, will be emphasized as learning tools to create better images. There will be an emphasis on breaking out of your comfort zone and exploring new photographic visions. Students will prepare a body of work throughout the term. Thursday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Photography Instructor, Irene Hill

MASTER – FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY - Lee Gordon EXPERIENCED PHOTOGRAPHERS This class is for experienced, creative photographers interested in more than camera clubs or limited seminars and workshops. Become a part of South Florida’s most accomplished group of artistic photographers. Meet in a unique environment with fellow enthusiasts while sharing ideas, techniques, experiences and inspiration. This ongoing class allows the participant the opportunity for continued growth and development as a photographic artist. The level of work and creative ability of this group of artists is unmatched in all of South Florida. Bring printed samples of your work to the first class. Thursday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk Photography Instructor, Lee Gordon

NATURE AND WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY - Raymond Gehman There is a beautiful abundance of natural gifts in our south Florida region, and for the nature photography enthusiast who seeks to capture the “wilder” side of town, from the ocean’s sparkling shoreline to the sweeping sawgrass wetlands, this is the class for you! Raymond’s nature and wildlife photography for National Geographic has given him a wealth of knowledge, techniques, and tips that he will share with you in this ongoing class. You will learn, through on-location field trips, lectures, and in-depth critiques on how to capture exquisite landscapes and exciting wildlife images. A working knowledge of your DSLR is required for this class, as well as wide angle (12-24mm) and telephoto (300-600mm) lenses. Monday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $159 4 wk Photography Instructor, Raymond Gehman



Come and VISUALIZE! DIGITAL IMAGING: CAPTURE THROUGH OUTPUT These digital imaging classes will open up new worlds of creative possibilities, allowing you to fully integrate your vision while enhancing your technical capabilities. Students will learn in a modern interactive studio environment with a hands-on approach to problem solving and technical development.

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

These digital imaging classes will open up new worlds of creative possibilities, allowing you to fully integrate your vision while enhancing your technical capabilities. Students will learn in a modern interactive studio environment with a hands-on approach to problem solving and technical development. PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS - Dimitri Sagatov BEGINNERS This course is an introduction to the world of creative possibilities available to photographers through Adobe Photoshop. If your current photo editing process leaves something to be desired, Photoshop is a powerful program that will allow you to take your post processing to the next level. To take advantage of these powerful tools, a basic understanding of how and why Photoshop works is vital. Through detailed stepby-step instruction, students will develop a practical understanding of the Photoshop workspace, learning the foundational skills needed to use Photoshop with confidence. Using example images provided by the instructor, students will learn an effective workflow for importing images, editing with purpose, and outputting completed images for print and web use. Minimum of 5 students to confirm class. Photography Instructor, Dimitri Sagatov

REQUIRED: Students must bring a laptop, with mouse and power cord, and have Adobe Photoshop CS5 or higher installed. This course is designed for photographers who have a working knowledge of their computer operating system. Experience with one of the following: Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Apple Aperture or Adobe Camera Raw is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. The course is taught on an Apple operating system. Wednesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk


Photography Instructor, Lee Gordon

This class is an introduction to using Adobe Lightroom as a digital asset management application. As photographers, we produce an abundance of images, which need to be organized, developed, and integrated into an efficient color managed digital workflow from capture to output. As digital photography advances and evolves, Adobe Lightroom is the best solution for all photographers and passionate hobbyists who want to get the most out of their digital images. To gain control over your creative output as a digital photographer, you must develop an effective color managed and understood workflow, supporting your photographic images. An efficient, reproducible workflow allows every photographer to dramatically improve their images and delivery quality, while reducing the amount of time spent processing digital files. Putting the time into learning a structured, digital workflow while utilizing Adobe Lightroom will yield output results that clearly speak for themselves. REQUIRED: Students must bring a laptop, fully charged, with a mouse, power cord and Adobe Lightroom CC 2015 installed. In addition, bring an empty 1 or 2 TB external hard drive. This class is designed for photographers who have a working knowledge of their computer operating system. The class is taught on an Apple computer operating system. A $45 book fee not included in class price. Monday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $267 7 wk, T4 $195 5 wk


DIGITAL DRAWING - Laurence Gartel BEGINNERS Draw the human figure each week with your ipad, smartphone, laptop. Learn to use a variation of brushes and techniques which could later be incorporated into other works and or stand alone images. By using the tools of technology the interpretations of reality will give your work your own unique work and personality. Each week we will have a different live model to give us different experiences and perspectives. – Great Art pushes the limits of culture. Model fee included in class price. Number of students to confirm class is based on 1 student per week of term. Requirements: Photoshop loaded onto a laptop, a drawing device like a Wacom Tablet or a Mouse. External memory drive. The computer then becomes a tool, just like a paintbrush. Digital Imaging Instructor, Laurence Gartel

Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $306 6 wk, T2 $270 5 wk, T3 $378 8 wk, T4 $306 6 wk

DIGITAL ABSTRACTION - Laurence Gartel BEGINNERS The evolution of Art has come full circle. The computer enables us to go beyond what we see in the real world or what we can imagine. Computer possibilities enable us to make things that cannot be conceived without digital assistance. We can utilize images from reality and abstract them as well as create abstractions from scratch. Using Photoshop as our new brushes and tools we will review various techniques using brushes, layers, modes, shapes as well as reviewing the 3D potentials. Create a new paradigm of imagery pertinent to the 21st-century. Requirements: Photoshop loaded onto a laptop, a drawing device like a Wacom Tablet or a Mouse. External memory drive. The computer then becomes a tool, just like a paintbrush. Digital Imaging Instructor, Laurence Gartel

Wednesday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

FROM DIGITAL TO PAINT- Laurence Gartel BEGINNERS Creating Digital Art images which could not be conceived any other way then by using a computer. Translate these images to paintings. We will work with Digital Art as source material and then use traditional media as the final end product using a variety of techniques: painting, collaging, paper cutting, taping, and more. REQUIREMENTS: Photoshop loaded onto a laptop, a drawing device like a Wacom Tablet or a Mouse. External memory drive. The computer then becomes a tool, just like a paintbrush. Moving forward we will need traditional media: canvas, drawing pad, charcoal, pastels, markers, and learn other techniques. Digital Imaging Instructor, Laurence Gartel


Thursday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $195 5 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

EXPLORING TIME-LAPSE PHOTOGRAPHY - Reese Hendrik Blanke NOVICE PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE RECOMMENDED Learn the fundamentals of time lapse photography, from capturing individual shots in sequence to editing and compiling those photos into a video format. Time lapse video is becoming more prevalent in video content, such as commercials and documentaries. In this course, students will learn a new skill by using commonly used gear, composition techniques and editing software. To apply these new skills, students will venture out onto the grounds of Old School Square to choose a subject, and capture the images required to create a time-lapse video! Once this has been achieved, a demonstration will take place detailing how to compile a time- apse using Adobe software and formatting. The demo will conclude with a high quality webformatted video, which will be viewed in class, and made available to all students – perfect for YouTube, lnstagram, Facebook or just to share with friends and family! Photography Instructor, Reese Hendrik Blanke

Students are required to bring their own DSLR camera/lens (with multiple shooting modes, such as manual, aperture or shutter priority), memory, intervalometer and tripod – Rail and pan/tilt systems are optional. Adobe editing software is strongly recommended. Tuesday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $231 6 wk, T2 $231 6 wk, T3 $303 8 wk, T4 $231 6 wk



Passion, Persistence, Patience, PUBLISH

Come and PUBLISH! THE WRITERS’ COLONY prepares students to complete writing projects with the primary objective of getting published or self-publishing. 31

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

Every student who completes a writing course automatically becomes a member of The Writers’ Colony. Students must have at least a high school diploma to register. All courses and workshops prepare students to complete writing projects with the primary objective of getting published (traditional) or self-publishing. If you are a beginning writer or a published author, you can't afford to miss these courses! By popular demand—


Now is the time to organize your life experiences into a memoir worthy of being published, or just write about your favorite people and things as a record of family history. Develop a writing process that works for you. You will learn how essay and narrative writing can be combined to express your ideas. Journal writing will be important in remembering those special people and events. In the workshop part of the course, you will select writings to read aloud for constructive criticism. This feedback is most helpful and proves to be invaluable for each writer. All students receive a personal critique of their writing. Wednesday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $213 6 wk, T2 $180 5 wk, T3 $279 8 wk, T4 $213 6 wk

CRITIQUE GROUP 1 - Barbara Cronie PREREQUISITE: Students' projects must have the approval of the writing program instructor. Continue refining your writing skills with the help of constructive criticism from your peers and the Program Director. Class consists of your reading aloud for 10-15 minutes and then receiving constructive criticism for 10 minutes. Copies of material to be read must be available for each student. Getting different opinions is most helpful before you finish your manuscript. You can take the course as often as needed— some finish their project here and then prepare to get published or self-publish. If you have not taken one of the writing courses but have a writing project, you may be eligible for the group with prior approval from the Program Instructor. Tuesday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $105 6 wk, T2 $105 6 wk, T3 $135 8 wk, T4 $105 6 wk

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED POETRY - Winston Aarons This course is for students who want to understand the craft of poetry and write more convincing, interesting and formidable poems that meet the criteria for publication. They will focus on the various aspects of poetic craft, including imagery, metaphor, line, stanza, rhythm, diction, and tone, in order to strengthen their writing skills. They will read their poems in class and get feedback from fellow students and the instructor. The instructor will also meet individually with students, help with their revisions, and guide them toward finding their own poetic voice, as well as recommend the works of poets that may help them in their development. There will be much focus on revision. Students will revise and rewrite their poems until they reach satisfactory levels. The instructor’s mission is to have students create poems that may be accepted for publication in journals and eventually the publication of a chapbook or book of poems. Thursday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Terms 2, 3, 4 | Fee: T2 $147 4 wk, T3 $279 8 wk, T4 $213 6 wk

OPEN READINGS FREE TO THE PUBLIC – CALLING ALL WRITERS OF FICTION, NONFICTION, & POETRY Enjoy making new friends in a Literary Gathering! Come to listen or sign up to read from an original work (published or unpublished). All levels are welcome. Participants read for 10–15 minutes. After the readings there is a short OPEN DISCUSSION which is not a critique session. The purpose is to encourage one another to continue writing. Refreshments served. Organizers: Barbara Cronie and Bobbie Kotler Moderator: Bobbie Kotler The second Thursday evening of the month | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm | The Crest Theatre 2018: 10/11, 11/8, 12/13 | 2019:  1/10, 2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13 Call:  561-742-3244 for info. Do not have to call to read.  Walk-ins welcome.



“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” —PABLO PICASSO

Come and CREATE! Creative activity is an important building block in child development. 33

TERM 1 10/1/18 – 11/11/18 | TERM 2 11/13/18 – 12/23/18 | TERM 3 1/7/19 – 3/10/19 | TERM 4 3/11/19 – 4/21/19

MESSY HANDS – Dilia Leon FOR AGES 6 – 8 “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” -Pablo Picasso. Messy Hands is a space to cultivate the innate artist children are. Paul Klee's cat, Kandinsky's concentric circles... Klimt's Tree of Life... We embark on a journey filled with stories, textures, colors, and techniques, one famous painting at a time. Materials are included. Tuesday 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $115 6 wk, T2 $115 6 wk, T3 $145 8 wk, T4 $115 6 wk

Student creating

CRAZY HANDS FOR ART – Dilia Leon FOR AGES 9 – 12 We will meet a famous artist, learning about their journey and techniques, through a PowerPoint presentation, and visuals. “What do you see?”, “What does this art piece make you feel?”, “What does this painting remind you of?” These are some of the questions that guide our group discussion before we start painting. One specific piece is chosen to be reinterpreted by each student, mixing the artist’s technique with the children’s unique vision. As an added bonus we expand our Spanish vocabulary with a few key words related to the artist covered each class. Materials are included. Thursday 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $115 6 wk, T2 $85 4 wk, T3 $145 8 wk, T4 $115 6 wk Student creating

DRAWING AND PAINTING – Genia Howard FOR AGES 9 – 12 Students will complete many creative exercises that will enrich their creative process and personal expression. Fundamental drawing skills based upon observation of actual objects will be practiced. These include composition, sighting, tonal (shading), contour drawing and exploration of color. Student’s sense of proportion, compositional layout and line quality will benefit, as well as their ability to create volume by using a range of values. On alternating terms, students will use wet or dry media. They will work in sketch books as well as create a variety of original art works suitable for their portfolio. For those auditioning for BAK, timed simulations of audition skills will be included. Every effort is made to structure the class to the level and needs of each student in an environment of fun and productivity. Materials are included. Student creating

Wednesday 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $115 6 wk, T2 $100 5 wk, T3 $145 8 wk, T4 $115 6 wk


INSTALLATION ART – TEENS - Peter Pereira FOR AGES 13 – 16 Bring a Shoe! Peter G. Pereira, creator of the Trees of Life Sculpture and Multimedia Installation Series will introduce you to this groundbreaking and exiting course: Installation Art. Get ready for a magical experience as you explore in-and-outof-the-box approaches to composing installation art! This class will be a fun and exciting way to develop your own skills and dreams while learning the art of teamwork. Are you a writer/poet, into fashion, a musician, painter, sculptor, photographer, movie-maker, dancer, gymnast, carpenter/engineer, chef, or some combination in the making? Then this course is for you! It explores Installation Art in all media inclusively and for everyone! We will incorporate a variety of your own media works and ideas including photographs, paintings, drawings, writing, video, sound and sculptural materials. So, bring something of yours along (and also bring an extra shoe, which will later become part of a larger interactive and multimedia installation piece)! Through the weeks, we will be discussing chosen object(s), planning out in 2d and 3d, discussing ideas about the installation piece and site, including materials, budget, spaces and scale, ecology, carbon footprint, construction, a little project managing, funding, social media and marketing. We will also introduce techniques for documenting the process, which will make the project a film in the making! Bring a shoe and join this journey of a thousand creative miles! Completion of assignments may require some fun time outside of class. Assembly fee included in class price. Materials not included – Participants are required to provide their own materials.

Monday 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm | All Terms | Fee: T1 $185 6 wk, T2 $160 5 wk, T3 $210 7 wk, T4 $160 5 wk Instructor, Peter Pereira

BAK THEATRE PREP – Awesome Kid Auditions FOR AGES 9 – 12 Get your 5th grader prepared to audition for the Bak MSOA Theatre Department with Melissa Boher Jacobson’s Awesome Kid Auditions Coaching Program, taught by Awesome Kid Auditions Associate Teacher John Lariviere. Melissa and John have  taught hundreds of students this popular and successful workshop on auditioning for the Bak MSOA Theatre department for over  12 years with a 90% success rate.  Class follows all guidelines for audition and includes preparation, audition techniques, including cold reading and songs as well as an end of session mock audition. MINIMUM STUDENTS: 6 | MAXIMUM STUDENTS: 12 Tuesday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Term 1 & 2 Combined | 10/2/18 - 12/18/18 | Fee: $550 12 wk

BAK COMMUNICATION PREP – Awesome Kid Auditions Get your 5th grader prepared to audition for the Bak MSOA Communications Department with Melissa Boher Jacobson’s Awesome Kid Auditions coaching program, taught by Awesome Kid Auditions Associate Teacher John Lariviere. Melissa and John have taught this popular and successful audition workshop for students wishing to audition for the Bak MSOA Communication Department for 9 years with a 90% success rate. Class follows all guidelines for audition and includes all aspects of the audition process including speaking and speech preparation, creative writing and ad design, as well as an end of session mock audition. MINIMUM STUDENTS: 6 | MAXIMUM STUDENTS: 12 Tuesday 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm | Term 1 & 2 Combined | 10/2/18 - 12/18/18 | Fee: $550 12 wk


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WINSTON AARONS has a Master of Fine Arts degree in writing (poetry)from Sarah Lawrence College. He has taught courses in English, workshops in poetry and fiction, at Lynn University for several years, and was Director of the school’s Honors Program. He also taught Contemporary Literature at Palm Beach State college, where he was active in the school’s fiction and poetry workshops. He has published a novel, Jasmine, which Kirkus Reviews listed as one of the top twenty-five Indie Books of 2012. Several of Mr. Aarons’ poems have been published in literary journals. His book of poems, That Sudden Shift of Air, will be published in the Fall of 2018.

ERIN ASHLEY is an internationally renowned artist who has lived in NY, Los Angeles and Florida for most of her life. Self trained artist, her art career started by surprise when she tried painting as a new hobby that quickly grew into a full time art career. Her art has been published worldwide and has appeared on HGTV Flip Or Flop show, Bravo TV "Million Dollar Listing" and published in many art and home décor magazines including the cover of Refresh Better Homes and Garden magazine. You can find many prints of her works in home stores and websites such as Wayfair. com and more. Erin Ashley’s work has appeared in several galleries in the US, Italy and solo exhibitions. She has been commissioned by several fortune 500 companies such as Cartoon Network, Time Warner editing studios, Blick Art Corporate headquarters and many other prestigious companies and designers worldwide.

ROBERT BARRA was educated at the Rhode Island School of Design and The Art Students League of New York and is listed in “Who’s Who in American Art.” He has exhibited at: The Butler Institute of American Art, The National Arts Club, The Salamagundi Club, James Beard House, The Newport Museum, The Ridgewood Art Institute, Springfield Art Museum, Museum of Texas Tech University, Huntsville Museum of Art, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History and the McAllen International Museum. Mr. Barra is an elected member of Allied Artists of America and winner of many awards including

The Windsor and Newton Award of Excellence for Oil Painting. His work has appeared in major publications including The New Yorker, Gourmet Magazine, Saturday Review and The New York Times. His work is in private collections in U.S. and Europe. He lives in Florida and teaches figure drawing and painting.

REESE HENDRIK BLANKE is a Florida native, passionate photographer, videographer and professional digital ‘Jack-of-all-trades’ – His portfolio includes published works in both print and digital formats across an array of industries and disciplines. As a lifelong student of multi-media and nature, Reese provides students with deep insights into the many connections between our digital and physical worlds.

SALLY COOPER has been painting all her life and in the mid-nineties moved from detailed representational work to seeking the abstract. She is a six-time winner of The Artist’s Magazine’s national competition and a Signature member of the National Watercolor Society.  Her work has been featured in Acrylic Artist, Professional Artist, and The Artist’s Magazine where her painting Blue Horizon was featured on the cover of the May, 2015 issue.  Most recently her work was included in the 2017 publication Art Journey Abstract Painting, as well as Eyes on Abstracts and Best of American Acrylics.  Her paintings have been included in numerous regional and national competitive exhibitions receiving awards in most.  Sally’s work is “about a creative process rather than a specific image or place.”  She is represented by Mary Woerner Fine Arts, West Palm Beach.  Visit Sally’s website at:



The faculty for the School of Creative Arts is one of the most talented in South Florida! These professionals bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their classes. As a result of expert instruction here, many of our students’ works have been juried into competitions and accepted into local, regional and national exhibitions. Several of our high school students have been accepted into art programs at some of the best schools in the country.

received an M.A. in Writing from New York University. Her diversified background includes teaching, writing and experience in magazine and book publishing. Starting out in NYC at Random House as a copywriter, she soon moved on to magazines as the editor of Modern Stereo. Two years later she became the managing editor of a publishing house which produced several magazines. Published as a journalist (articles and interviews), she has traveled to Italy twice, promoting food and wine for the Italian Trade Commission, NYC. Among her teaching positions she lists: The Lighthouse International, NYC;



Katharine Gibbs School (seminars), NYC; Palm Beach State College; Palm Beach County Continuing Education– before forming The Writers’ Colony. She presently offers an editing service, Editing Par Excellence, for beginning and established writers who are preparing manuscripts for publishing. She is a member of The International Women’s Writing Guild (IWWG) and The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW).

LAURENCE GARTEL has traveled the world exhibiting and projecting his work in Australia, Spain, Germany, Italy, as well as going to India, creating a Bollywood Music/Video for Universal Entertainment. He has been commissioned to produce artwork on Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as for corporations such as Coca Cola, Philip Morris, Walt Disney, National Basketball Association, Gibson Guitars, Bang & Olufsen, and known to most for his ABSOLUT GARTEL ad for Absolut Vodka.

DEBORAH LAFOGG DOCHERTY combines two great loves in her work: nature and painting. While working in nature. Deborah strives to give her audience a glimpse of how animals live in the wild. She received the Masters Circle award from the International Association of Pastel Societies. Her work has been featured in museums, national and international art shows and International magazines as well as in private collections. Ms. LaFogg Docherty has illustrated a children’s book with part of the proceeds going to save critical habitat in the Florida Keys. Membership affiliations include: associate member of the Society of Animal Artists, Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, Signature Member of the Artists for Conservation, member of excellence with the Southeastern Pastel Society, member of the Oil Painters of America, member of the International Guild of realism, the Pastel Society of North Florida, Degas Pastel Society and member of the Women Artists of the West and the Audubon Artists. Visit her web site at

DONNA STEGER FULLER has a BA in Art from University of Florida and an MA in Anthropology from Florida Atlantic University. She has done extensive commercial work for Motorola, Office Depot, PBIA and others, as well as limited edition posters for the City of Boca Raton and Hilton Hotels. Donna has executed many commissions of classical reproductions of old masters, such as Rubens, Vermeer and Guardi to name a few. Donna is a Signature Member of the International Acrylic Society and a member of Oil Painters of America. Ms. Fuller’s paintings are in collections in the UK, Japan, Australia and USA.island of Fanoe in Denmark. Her work is in collections in Denmark, Germany, France and Greece, as well as in the U.S.A.

As a working Artist, 2015 could have been its own book. Gartel was the Official Artist of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Los Angeles. He “wrapped” the large-scale, one of a kind Grammy Statue with his Digital Art printed to vinyl right here in South Florida. He was the Artist of the NASA MMS Mission, at Kennedy Space Center, as well as being the Artist of the Newport Jazz Festival wrapping a one of a kind Trumpet to honor the career of Miles Davis. Gartel unveiled the First National State Art Car at the Capital building in Concord with Governor Maggie Hassan, reading letters of Accomodation from the House of Representatives, Senate, and Congress. Gartel partipated in the Los Angeles Street Art Fair creating a commissioned Dodge Viper Art Car and was the Visionary of the 3D Print Conference in Santa Clara. Gartel showcased his 1978 ground breaking “Self Portrait” film at the 7th Annual Cairo International Video Festival. He finished the year creating the Official Artwork for the Monaco International Film Festival. His concentration the last several years has been focused on Art Cars, the first commission being the TESLA Electric Art Roadster during Art Basel Miami Beach in 2010. He was the “FEATURE” of the 113th New York International Auto Show with his own 30,000 square foot Pavilion in 2013. Mercedes Benz commissioned Gartel to create a very special Art Car to celebrate their “13th Million Friend" on Facebook. Gartel unveiled a $250,000 Renntech Mercedes SL65 V-12 Art Car at Fisher Island Club during Art Basel Miami, December 2014, an Award Winner “Best of Class” at Amelia Island 2015. His “Care-Connect” VW Amarok represents the First Solar Satellite Art Truck. Gartel branded the Oslo Motor Show and produced a BMW Mini LIVE for the Norwegian public in October, 2016. Gartel unveiled an Alfa Romeo “Giulia” Art Car to America in March 2017. His current museum show: “WARHOL vs GARTEL HYP POP” was shown at Palazzo Bufalini, Spoleto, Lucca Center of Contemporary Art and Art & Co, Lecce. Gartel presented his new “300-page” book of the same title during Art Basel Switzerland. His Art graced the Front Cover of Boca Magazine, January 2018 issue, and Pompano Magazine February 2018 isse. Website:

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For 25 years I have worked for the National Geographic Society, traveling and photographing the world. I have been awarded three National Geographic cover photographs, and I have published numerous book covers, books, and magazine articles. I studied fine art photography at Northern Virginia Community College and earned a degree in photojournalism in 1979 from the renowned School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia. I worked as a newspaper photojournalist in Montana and at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk before moving to National Geographic. My photographs have been featured in seven National Geographic Magazine articles including two cover portraits on “The Vanishing Prairie Dog” and “Eastern Wildlife: Bittersweet Success.” I have also done over a dozen single-photographer National Geographic Books, including “Yellowstone to Yukon,” and eight National Geographic Travelers, including “Jasper National Park.” I have had exhibitions around the U.S.: The Native Spirit one-man show at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre, West Palm Beach, FL; Gardens and Flowers at the Centre; Circles of Light at the Jung Center Gallery in Houston, TX, the Dixie Art Loft in West Palm Beach, and Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Martin County, FL; and a four-person show at the Visual Arts Center in Portsmouth, VA, entitled P4|Paintings, Photographs, Pottery and Prints: New Work…Raymond Gehman. Visit Raymond’s website at: raymondgehman.comm

is an award winning Master Photographer and graduate of Northwestern University with a dual Master’s Degree in English and Education. She has photographed over 200 concerts and events throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, has been a special events consultant to the National Geographic Society, escorted numerous international tours, and created and managed hundreds of lectures, conferences and seminars. As a lifelong photographer whose goals are now directed to instructing others in the art of fine photography, Irene brings a world of national and international experience along with a love of teaching to her students. Visit Irene’s website at: irenehill.

CARLA GOLEMBE is an award winning acrylic painter and illustrator. She has illustrated numerous picture books. Carla has painted 5 animal sculptures for animals on parade public art projects, a Piano of Joy for Keys to the City and created a wine label for Dos Puentes Winery. Her work is included in corporate, museum and private collections throughout the world.

LEE GORDON has a comprehensive understanding of the art and skills of photography. Since his first cameras – a Kodak Brownie Hawkeye and a Fujica Half Frame – he has owned and operated photographic studios, a fine-art photography gallery, and is currently both a commercial and fine art photographer. Lee’s commercial interests are architectural, lifestyle, and interior design statements. His creative interests are mastering and teaching photographic digital workflow and producing fine art prints. “My creative intention is to simply capture and share the beauty and wonder of the earth, and its magnificent places, faces and spaces.” Visit Lee’s website at:

GENIA HOWARD has a Masters in Art Education from FAU and achieved National Board Certification in art in 2001. Most of her teaching career has been at the high school level, especially with the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs. Additionally, she has taught kindergarten, middle school, and adult education. Proficient in water media, oil and acrylic, she is equally adept at using traditional drawing media and experimental media.


is a professional muralist and designer widely recognized in South Florida for her projects with children and diverse audiences. She is a cum laude graduate in fine arts from Brooklyn College and holds an additional degree from New York School of Interior Design. She has taught at the Montgomery Armory Art Center, Boca Raton Museum of Art, and the Norton Museum of Art.

SID DELMAR LEACH graduated from the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Fontainebleau, France. He has a B.S. in Art from B.Y.U. and is the author of two books on perspective and pencil drawing published by McGraw Hill, Education: Techniques of Interior Design Rendering and Presentation and Photographic Perspective Drawing Techniques. He taught drawing for seven years and chaired the Design Department at Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Francisco. Mr. Leach has lived, drawn and painted in France and Holland and studied with Ted Seth Jacobs in France. Mr. Leach’s drawings and paintings are held in private international collections.






is an emerging Venezuelan artist based in Delray Beach, Florida. Dilia’s background is in Early Childhood and Preschool Education, owning and running a Preschool in Caracas, Venezuela since 1987. Throughout her life, Dilia has never steered far from the arts. Beginning as a young student of architecture, Dilia continued her lifelong journey of artistic expression through pottery, illustration and jewelry. With the intent of sharing her passion and knowledge, Dilia has offered workshops on art techniques to groups of children, teachers, and assistants. Since moving to Delray Beach, FL in December 2016, Dilia has found a new way of expressing her creativity through abstract painting. Her love for the tropic, expressive background, and her tumultuous hometown comes across the canvases through bright colors, strong strokes and rich compositions. Dilia enjoys collages, the use of letters and numbers, and various textures and techniques in her paintings. Dilia feels that the canvas always whispers to her where to go with her strokes. After completing four terms at the Creative Arts School of Old School Square, Dilia Leon is now exhibiting her paintings at Style de Vie Gallery, in the Pineapple Grove Arts District in Delray Beach. She also has two paintings in the 12th Annual Juried Art Show, “Summer of Love” at Sugar Sand Park Community Center in Boca Raton, Florida. And won the People’s Choice award with her painting “Flowers”.

CHERYL MAEDER Cheryl Maeder is an internationally known, award-winning photographer. Maeder’s work is in the permanent collection of the Frost Museum in Miami, and international exhibitions at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Her work is exhibited in international art fairs such as Art Miami, Art London and Art Shanghai. Her work is currently on solo exhibition at the Miami International Airport.

RALPH PAPA was born and raised in Manhattan and studied art and architecture in New York at Queens College and CCNY and at the Art Students League. His paintings range from studio works composed of real and imagined themes to figurative, portraits and plein air paintings. Mr. Papa teaches drawing and painting at his Delray studio and at the Creative Arts School at Old School Square. He is a member of the Garrison Art Center, the Delray Art League, Past President of the Artists’ Guild of the Boca Museum and co-founder of ‘Plein Air Painters of Palm Beach’. His works are in public and private collections in the U.S. and Canada and can be seen in galleries in Boynton Beach, Delray Beach at his studio, the Artists’ Guild Gallery and on his website at:

CHARLES PASSARELLI spent his professional career as a successful advertising illustrator. His work was commissioned by many clients in the United States and abroad, such as NASA, I.B.M., Air Canada, Voxal of Germany and all the US automotive companies. He also taught advanced illustration at The Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. When Charles retired he decided to follow his abiding interest in watercolor painting. After moving to Florida, he joined local art groups and participated in indoor and outdoor art shows. His work has been shown in art galleries in Florida and Michigan, and he has won several national show awards, including Best of Show at Pigeon Key as well as first place at Boynton Beach GALA, Delray Affair, and several indoor shows. He is a signature member and award winner of the Florida Watercolor Society. He continues to teach, conducting watercolor workshops and demonstrations in Michigan and Florida each year. Besides watercolor, Charles works in oils, acrylics, and pastels, as he believes artists should never stop expanding their knowledge of their crafts.

PETER G. PEREIRA is a versatile artist in Painting, Illustration Performance and Installation Art. Based in New York over the past twenty plus years, is now ready to settle in beautiful Delray Beach. He studied at the University of Omaha and Art Studies in Europe and Africa in the 1980’s and 90’s. On his return, he was accepted into several prestigious galleries for painting including Timothy Roberts Gallery and Gallerie D’Art Contemporain (to which his abstract work has returned). He has since continued to create across disciplines and notably evolved the Trees of Life Sculpture Multimedia Installation over the past 10 years in New York and toured Internationally in recent years (with Figment Arts) bringing this unique Installation Series as far Geelong Australia. Based on Painting and Drawing from his time in Africa and later Montreal he also created the Paradox Box Series of Wrap Sculpture and Painting Performance Series and compose an original Album for the show which later became performed off-Broadway. As an illustrator, his Comic Book Narrative work appears in Strauss News Media and now also published by Four Story Media Group in Delray Beach.

FERNANDO PORRAS is an award winning painter, illustrator, photographer, and designer. He has an MFA from Radford University and over ten years of experience teaching art and advanced computer graphics at the university level. After years as art director for advertising giants Y&R and Ogilvy & Mather/Corpa, he went solo to design for clients such as American Express, Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, and Seagram, among many others. Early in his painting career he won the international watercolor competition to create the conservation stamp “First

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EVAN REINHEIMER is an award winning artist from New York. He is a graduate of the State University of New York with degrees in Photography and Business. Evan developed and specializes in a technique for aerial photography in which he uses a kite to lift his camera into the air, giving him a totally new perspective on his subjects; This technique is referred to as "Kite Aerial Photography." Evan has traveled across Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North and South America using this technique to create his artwork. Evan's photographs are exhibited in galleries and fine art festivals across the country. View Evan Reinheimer's work at:

DIMITRI SAGATOV is fine art photographer and designer based in Delray Beach. Primarily selftaught, Dimitri’s photographs are in private collections across the United States and abroad. An active member of the Delray Beach community, he serves on the board of the Delray Art League. His artistic focus is on producing unique fine art prints, and sharing his passion for photography through teaching and exhibiting his work throughout Florida. “My intention is to evoke the memory of a time and place in my photographs. Not just as it was, but as I felt and experienced it.” Visit Dimitri’s website at:

VICKI SIEGEL earned a B.F.A from the University of Illinois and continued her M.F.A coursework at Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy. She developed a passion for painting while she pursued a career in advertising. Vicki’s work is influenced by memories, both personal and collective and addresses social issues. She is a passionate instructor of adult painting. Vicki Siegel is a Golden Artist Educator (GAEP) and a member of the National Association of Women Artists. Ms. Siegel frequently exhibits in South Florida and her work is included in numerous private collections. Siegel’s studio is in Delray Beach, Florida. View her work at:

BETH SLOAT has a passion for guiding students to develop a strong foundation in their art as they are learning to express themselves. She has a B.A. from Hofstra University, received a B.F.A. from Colorado State University. Before studying Fine Art at The Armory Art Center, she was an artist in Biomedical Communications at Southwestern Medical School. Beth teaches drawing and painting to children and adults at the Creative Arts School, The Armory and the Boca Museum. She exhibits her drawings and paintings in various local venues and has work in private collections.


of South America”. For the past 24 years he has used his artwork to create awareness about the plight of fast disappearing indigenous groups living in the rainforests of South America. While staying with some of the tribes, he creates sketches that, once in his studio, turn into oil portraits of huge format. His exhibits have taken him to multiple solo shows from Caracas, to New York, to Paris, and his pieces are exhibited around the world by leading galleries in some of the most prestigious art fairs, including local contemporary art venues like Art Miami, Art Wynwood, Art Boca, Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach Modern & Contemporary, and Palm Beach Jewelry, Art, & Antiques. As an illustrator, he travels and uses his photographs and what his sketchbooks collect to create children’s books.



PAYMENT AND REFUND POLICIES Our registration policy has been developed to be as flexible as possible, while protecting quality educational standards. All programs and instructors are subject to change. ALL STUDIOS ARE LOCATED IN THE CREST THEATRE BUILDING UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. 2018–19 FALL/WINTER CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

• Placement in a course is secured by payment of all fees. • Doors open 15 minutes prior to class start time. • Each class fee contains a non-refundable $15 Combined Registration and Preservation fee. • Proration for class days to be missed may be available at time of registration. Proration guidelines are set by instructors. • Refunds and Transfers must be requested before the end of the second week of a term. • Suggested supply lists for classes are available online, • The Center is not responsible for any artwork/personal items that are lost, stolen, damaged or left in the classroom. • Students and parents must respect the rights of other students and staff or they may be asked to leave the school and forfeit tuition. • Old School Square reserves the right to photograph classes and events on the campus for all marketing efforts which includes Social Media: Facebook and Instagram.

MEETUP GROUPS MEETUP.COM/ART-OUT-OF-SCHOOL/ Organized and maintained by the Creative Arts School staff at Old School Square. Our purpose is to reach out to those whose passion is drawing, painting and/or photography to help you explore your creative potential. Our mission is to create opportunities for beginner through master level artists to network, share ideas and expand their knowledge. Many of our members are teaching or are enrolled in classes at the Creative Arts School, but this is not a requirement for membership in the group. We look forward to having you join us, meet some new friends and have fun! MEETUP.COM/PHOTOGRAPHY-THE-ART-OF-SEEING/ Organized and maintained independently by Jim Miller, Russell Levine and Irene Hill. Welcome to our group of creative and talented photographers. Our mission is to help you explore your photographic potential, and to spread the passion for the “art of seeing” to others so that they may use the camera as an artistic tool, much as painters use their brushes. We welcome all those, regardless of experience, with an interest in advancing their photographic skills. Many of our members attend Fine Art Photography Classes at the Creative Arts School, but this is certainly not a requirement for membership in the group. MEETUP.COM/PALMBEACHARTISTS/ Organized and maintained independently by Donna Walsh and Ralph Papa. This meetup group is for art lovers and artists at all levels who love plein air painting in and around Palm Beach County and the surrounding South Florida vicinity. The group was organized by Ralph Papa & Donna Walsh in 2010 to bring artists together to paint the land, sea and city scapes in beautiful south Florida. We welcome resident artists and visiting artists at all levels to come out with us to paint and document today’s landscapes that contribute to tomorrow’s history. GET CONNECTED!



Old School Square is an award-winning arts center and the cultural heart of Delray Beach. The campus includes early 20th century school buildings, which were beautifully restored and re-adapted to house the Crest Theatre – with the Creative Arts School on the second floor, the Cornell Museum and the Fieldhouse. Also on the campus is The Pavilion, a state-of-the-art outdoor performance venue. By combining historic preservation and the arts, Old School Square became the catalyst for the 1990’s renaissance of downtown Delray Beach, now regarded as one the hottest destinations in the country. In 2012 Delray Beach was named “America’s Most Fun Small Town” by Rand McNally and USA Today. Old School Square is a community gathering place for a diverse schedule of activities. Nearly half a million people come to Old School Square each year for performances, lectures, exhibits, concerts, tours, classes, events, festivals, and rental activities such as weddings, receptions, private parties, and corporate events. CITY HALL NE 1ST STREET






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Creative Arts School Fall/Winter 2018-19 Classes/Workshops Catalog  

Art, Photography, Digital Imaging, Writing/Poetry and Youth classes and workshops.

Creative Arts School Fall/Winter 2018-19 Classes/Workshops Catalog  

Art, Photography, Digital Imaging, Writing/Poetry and Youth classes and workshops.