Art Classes

The Creative Arts School at Old School Square offers a variety of art classes for all levels. Come and create! 

To contact the Creative Arts School, please call 561-243-7922, ext. 478. Deborah will be happy to take care of you!

Spring/Summer 2018 CLASSES:

SS Term 4   8/6/2018 9/2/2018
Closed Labor Day   9/3/2018 9/3/2018
SS Term 5 – Week 1 Workshops   9/4/2018 9/9/2018
Closed Rosh Hashanah   9/10/2018 9/11/2018
SS Term 5 – Week 2 Workshops   9/12/2018 9/16/2018
CAS Closed   9/17/2018 9/23/2018
CAS Closed   9/24/2018 9/30/2018

Art Workshops

september 2018

5sep9:30 am- 4:30 pmNEW! Perspective for the Artist9:30 am - 4:30 pm

8sep1:00 pm- 4:00 pmNEW! Expressive Figure Drawing1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

12sep9:30 am- 4:30 pmNEW! Quick Watercolor Techniques for the Traveling Artist9:30 am - 4:30 pm

13sep9:30 am- 4:30 pmNEW! Mix Master - A Color Mixing Workshop9:30 am - 4:30 pm

13sep9:30 amNEW! Poured Paint! Go With the Flow9:30 am

14sep9:30 am- 4:30 pmNEW! Wildlife Painting9:30 am - 4:30 pm

14sep9:30 am- 4:30 pmNEW! The Value of Painting9:30 am - 4:30 pm

15sep9:30 am- 4:30 pmNEW! Quick Pencil Techniques for the Traveling Artist9:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • Painting

    • Contemporary Painting

      Instructor: 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


    • Oil Painting 101

      Instructor: Beth Sloat BEGINNERS – OIL 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,


    • NEW! Oil Painting 102

      Instructor: Beth Sloat INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED – OIL The still life setups from the morning drawing class will be available as a painting reference in the afternoon. We will also experiment with painting from our drawings to promote “loosening up” and creativity. Instruction will focus on painting with oil mediums. Artists working in other mediums are welcome


    • Discover Your Personal Painting Style

      Instructor: 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


    • Multimedia Master Class

      Instructor: 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


    • NEW! Mixed Media Painting

      Instructor: 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


    • Picturesque Pastels

      Instructor: Deborah LaFogg-Docherty BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE – PASTEL Students will explore the use of pastel, learn technique, experiment with underpainting, textures and play with color. Classes will include themed subjects and student choice. All will have the chance to create pastel paintings that have strong compositions, pleasing colors with exciting results. Wednesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


    • Exploring Painting

      Instructor: Vicki Siegel ALL LEVELS – OIL/ACRYLIC Pursue your passion for painting and develop your individual style with instructor, Vicki Siegel. Learn key principles that every artist needs to know in order to improve their paintings. Topics such as palette and color mixing, color, value, composition, brushwork, light and shadow, atmospheric perspective, achieving distance, edges


  • Watercolor

    • Traveling Artists: Ink, Watercolor/WC Pencil Techniques

      Instructor: 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


    • Watercolor

      Instructor: Sid DelMar Leach Beginners 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


  • Drawing

    • Drawing 101

      Instructor: Beth Sloat BEGINNER 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,


    • NEW! Drawing 102

      Instructor: Beth Sloat INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Students asked for a drawing class that would be followed by opportunities to paint the same subject. This is it! Drawing mainly from still life setups, and later, possibly from photo references, we will explore the possibilities of representation with drawing media and techniques. There will be instruction and critiques. A


    • Drawing and Painting “Alla Prima”

      Instructor: 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


    • NEW! Perspective for the Artist

      Instructor: Sid DelMar Leach BEGINNER It is obvious to the viewer of any painting of a traditionally realistic subject matter if the artist who created the painting did not understand the “rules” of perspective. In this class, we will examine these “tools” that have been handed down historically. Perspective is most important in the creation


    • NEW! Advanced Artistic Perspective

      Instructor: Fernando Porras 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


    • NEW! Animal Drawing

      Instructor: 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


  • Collage & Mixed Media

    • Collage and Mixed Media

      Instructor – 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,


  • Installation Art


      Instructor: Peter Pereira Are you a writer/poet, musician, painter, sculptor, photographer, movie-maker, dancer, gymnast, engineer, astronomer, chef, or some combination? This inclusive course explores installation art in all media and will incorporate your media including photographs, paintings, drawings, video, sound and sculptural materials in the exciting field of mixed and multimedia installation works. So, bring