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Tape It Up: Technique of Masking Tape Sculpture
Instructor: Jeff Ocasio

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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This class welcomes artists of all levels, from beginners eager to explore their artistic abilities to experienced artists seeking to embrace a playful and whimsical artistic approach where they will learn the basics of sculpting with masking tape. […]

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Silk Painting
Instructor: Deborah Zwetsch

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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Silk painting is the application of dyes directly onto silk fabric. The colors are quite often bright, vibrant, and translucent, creating a one-of-a-kind piece. Students will be inspired as Deborah demonstrates an exciting array of techniques with cloth designs observing nature. You will hand-paint your very own original art on “crepe de Chine’ silk fabric--canvas that […]

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Expressive Palette Knife in Oil
Instructor: Jan Ellen Atkielski

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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This information-packed workshop is designed to give a good foundation for bold, direct palette knife painting. (Beginners – Advanced). Participants can expect to produce at least one painting. Class starts with a demonstration focusing on the most direct and effective methods for painting strong, vibrant oils using painting knives and a limited palette. Participants are […]

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Event Series Zentangle Drawing Series

Zentangle Drawing
Instructor: Donna Lee Cole

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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Experience the art of Zentangle®, a relaxing drawing concept that anyone can enjoy, one stroke at a time. It is a wonderful, meditative art form suitable for both beginners and experienced artists. Zentangle will help increase focus and relax the mind. Students will learn the history and concept of this unique art form and then […]

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Pastel Painting
Instructor: Mary Klunk

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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Learn techniques for successful pastel painting. Work with an instructor experienced in the use of pastels to depict portraits, still lifes, and/or figure studies. Instruction will consist of (1) selection of materials to use for successful pastel paintings, (2) demonstrations of various techniques to use with pastels, (3) arrangement of objects for still life subjects, […]

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The “Un-Basket”
Instructor: Gisela Damandl

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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Call the box office at (239) 395-0900 to join the waitlist.
In this class, we will be using seagrass to weave one-of-a-kind pieces. Seagrass is several feet long and is easy to work with. It is an ideal medium for coiling and open weaving. […]

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BIG ARTS – Open Studio

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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A place for inspiration! Artists generate ideas, but they need space and time to develop these ideas, and for visual artists, it all comes together in the studio. Join in during Open Studio on the first Tuesday of each month. Use this time to work on your individual art projects while interacting with other artists. […]

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Watercolor Fundamentals
Instructor: Sunny Krchmar

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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This class is for those new to watercolors or at an intermediate level who are interested in improving current skills. Sunny will introduce you to the wide assortment of watercolor supplies. You’ll learn how to mix your colors through a variety of painting exercises, add interesting texture, and be inspired to create more freely. Basic […]

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Silk Painting
Instructor: Deborah Zwetsch

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
Event Category:

Silk painting is the application of dyes directly onto silk fabric. The colors are quite often bright, vibrant, and translucent, creating a one-of-a-kind piece. Students will be inspired as Deborah demonstrates an exciting array of techniques with cloth designs observing nature. You will hand-paint your very own original art on “crepe de Chine’ silk fabric--canvas that […]

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Tape It Up: Technique of Masking Tape Sculpture
Instructor: Jeff Ocasio

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
Event Category:

This class welcomes artists of all levels, from beginners eager to explore their artistic abilities to experienced artists seeking to embrace a playful and whimsical artistic approach where they will learn the basics of sculpting with masking tape. Jeff’s teaching style is relaxed and conversational, and the class is limited to only six students for […]

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Event Series Fluid Art Series

Fluid Art
Instructor: Tammy DeCaro

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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Join mixed-media artist Tammy DeCaro in this fun and creative fluid art series. The April session will focus on the pouring with gadgets, fluid art technique. These mini-workshops will include mixing paints, choosing pouring mediums, and how to choose colors and layer them to produce different fluid art effects. Supply list:  Wear comfortable clothes. Bring […]

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Wine & Paint Mixer
Instructor: Sissi Janku

BIG ARTS Sanibel 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL, United States
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Join us for this 2-hour mixer and create your very own Van Gogh Pelican under Sissi’s instruction. Journey into a mix of abstraction and realism, a hint of childlike joy, and a harmonious play of bright colors with a sneaky dash of warmth and heartfelt simplicity.  Wine is provided by BIG ARTS. Supply list: Students […]

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