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Intro to Acrylic

DockingWednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: TBA

Acrylic painting gives a chance to every artist to  master their artistic abilities. The course covers basic elements of drawing and focuses on various methods of acrylic application techniques  and brush strokes. This course includes 4 periods, each period has 4 lessons in total. In order to progress in acrylic painting, students are highly encouraged to attend all 4 periods which are devoted to a specific subjects. Students of all levels are welcome.

Period I     Aug. 28 – Sept. 18   Objects drawing and basic still life composition; history of still life as an object of art.

Period II    Sept. 25 – Oct. 16    Warm color still life. Why Golden Age Dutch paintings are so famous? Secrets of Jan Van Eyck and other Dutch Masters will be revealed.

Period III   Oct.  23 – Nov. 13   Cold color still life “objet d’art” will be the main element of this eclectic composition. Let’s follow French impressionists after 1865 and learn how they change our vision.

Period IV   Nov. 20 – Dec. 18    Rainbow colors in still life for the most advanced students. How you can use multicolor palette to create beautiful painting without overworking it? Modern paintings by famous female artist Georgia O’Keeffe – artist with eternal spirit will be featured. NO CLASSES Nov.27


Advanced registration is required. High-quality art supplies are included with each class. One time registration fee is $25.

One Period (4 lessons): $160

Terms and Policies

Note: If you register for more than one session at once $5 discount will be applied for each extra session.

SPECIAL OFFER: Bring your friend and both get $10 off your first session. ENROLL ONLINE HERE.


Watercolor classes

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Instructor: Vladislav Yeliseyev     
Age: Mixed (adults, kids 11 and up)

These watercolor classes will focus on the use of watercolor materials, various application techniques, color mixing, understanding of composition and light distribution. You will also improve your freehand sketching skills. Students will draw and paint Still Life compositions from observation, landscapes from photographs. Individual instructions will be given in small group setting. Advanced registration is required. Space is limited to max 8 students.

White NightsArt material: We provide easels, watercolor paper, brushes, pallets. You will need to bring your watercolor pan set of at least 12 colors. We recommend “White Nights” watercolor set which you can buy online from Amazon, eBay or other internet stores. Also, it is available for purchase at our Studio.

Terms and Policies

Register online by paying with the credit card below or call 941.330.6865

Watercolor classes SCHEDULE 


December 19, 2013 2 – 4 pm  Registration closed

January 4, 2014 1 – 3 pm – Registration ends Jan.2

Demonstration of landscape painting. Vladislav Yeliseyev will reveal his watercolor painting techniques. Questions will be answered at the end of demonstration. Light refreshments will be provided. Fee: $15. Advanced registration is required.

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Wednesdays: join one class or session of 4.

SESSION I: January 8, 15, 22, 29   6:30 – 8:00 pm
SESSION II: February 5, 12, 19, 26   10:30 – 12:00 pm
SESSION III: March 5, 19, 26, April 2   6:30 – 8:00 pm
SESSION IV: April 9, 16, 23, 30   10:30 – 12:00 pm

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Fee: $120 for current students; $40 – one class (pay as you go, includes materials);
$145 for the new students (includes $25 registration fee).

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Wednesdays: join one class or session of 4.

SESSION Ia: January 8, 15, 22, 29   10:30 – 12:00 pm
SESSION IIa: February 5, 12, 19, 26   6:30 – 8:00 pm
SESSION IIIa: March 5, 19, 26, April10:30 – 12:00 pm
SESSION IVa: April 9, 16, 23, 30   6:30 – 8:00 pm


Fee: $120 for current students; $40 – one class (pay as you go, includes art material);
$145 for the new students (includes $25 registration fee).

Please select                 (PayPal “Bill Me Later” option available)
Student name

SPECIAL OFFER: Bring your friend and both get $10 off your first session.




Adult drawing class at Renaissance School of ArtTuesdays 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Saturdays 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Instructor: Vladislav Yeliseyev

As the drawing is the basis for all visual arts, this class will have the particular emphasis on the forming and developing students’ knowledge and skills in the field of traditional drawing. Students will learn fundamental principles of drawing such as perspective, composition, proportions, volume as well as study shading techniques, basic watercolor techniques, distribution of light, etc. through observation, analyzing the forms and constructing them. Student will draw three-dimensional solid objects and still life compositions. Casts drawing will be offered to advanced beginners and intermediate students. 

Students who attend two classes a week get a discount and individual challenge during their second class reflecting their drawing skills .

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