Ocean Reef Art League
120 Anchor Dr.
Key Largo, FL  33037
305-367-2359  Fax: 305-367-2346
2017-2018 Art League Classes


Monday's

Watercolor with Monica Bankowski
10:00am – 3:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
Session 1: December 4, 11 & 18
Session 2: January 8, 22, 29, February 5, 12 & 19
Session 3: February 26, March 5, 12, 19, April 2 & 9
Watercolor students will use a range of techniques to create effects and mood. Composition
will be studied to create interest along with color mixing and contrast. Suggestions will be made
for a variety of subject matter and materials allowing for personal expression and creativity.

Photo Book with Cheryl Conklin
1:00-4:00pm | Studio 4
Per class $65 Member | $85 Non-Member
December 18 & April 9
Learn to create a photo book using MyPublisher!
Upload pictures from your computer, pick the style and format for your book, arrange pictures,
and add text. Once the design is finished, place your order for printing!

Tuesdays

Hands on Clay with Georgina Hosek
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 2
$250 per session
Session 1: January 2, 9, 16, 23, February 6 & 13
Session 2: February 27, March 6, 13, 20, April 2 & 9
Clay is a most rewarding medium. You will create objects by simple methods of pinching, coiling
and slab rolling. Also you can learn to master the potter’s wheel. After finishing by glazing and
final firing, you will take your masterpiece home for all of your loved ones to admire.

Wednesdays

Stained Glass and Mosaics with Veronica Gutierrez
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 7
$235 per session
Session 1: January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7
Session 2: February 14, 21, 28, March 14, 21 & April 4
Learn the traditional art of stained glass and mosaics in this entertaining and rewarding class.
Build your very own stained glass panel or a mosaic project while learning how to cut and shape
glass or tiles.

Creative Drawing
with Rodney Jackson
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
$235 per session
Session 1: January 3, 10, 24, 31, February 7 & 14
Session 2: February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21 & April 4
Enjoy exploring your creativity in charcoal, pastel, colored pencil and water soluble crayon.
Enhance your skills with classical drawing techniques and experience the roll of light and
shadow with relief sculpture.

Painting Pottery with Marijke Browning
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 2
$35 per class plus the cost of pottery.
December 6, 13, 20, 27, January 3, 10, 17, 24, February 7, 14, 28,
March 7, 14, 21, April 4, 11, 18 & 25
This class teaches you to design and paint your own pottery. There are a wide variety of pottery
pieces Marijke has available for purchase. You then paint and decorate them. It's a great way to
make gifts for all occasions and meet new friends.
No experience necessary.

Androids and Tablets with Cheryl Conklin
4:30-6:00pm | Studio 4
Per class
$65 Member | $85 Non-Member
December 6, January 3, February 7, March 7
We will cover such topics as email, setting up contacts, Gmail Apps, text messaging, using the
Internet, taking photos and e-mailing them, maintaining and managing the device, and much
more!


Oils and Acrylics for the Beginner with BJ Royster
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
Session 1 $80: December 7 & 14
Session 2 $235: January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, & 8
Session 3 $235: February 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15 & 22
BJ Royster unlocks the creative process in you in a relaxed, informative and creative manner.
This class is designed for beginners, as well as those artists who want to enhance their
knowledge and discipline within the creative process.
Born and raised in South Florida, BJ is recognized as a foremost artist specializing in reefs. After
overcoming a fear of diving, she became a certified SCUBA diver and now translates the
underwater beauty to her canvases. Her award winning work can be seen around the world, in
several publications, and in her gallery, BJ Royster Ocean Gallery in Islamorada.

Clay & Raku with Georgina Hosek
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 2
$250 per session
Session 1: January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1 & 8
Session 2: February 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15 & 22
This exciting class offers the students the options of hand building glaze techniques, high firing,
wheel throwing and so much more. Clay is a most rewarding medium. You will create objects
by simple or advanced methods. All levels are welcome!

Beading with Linda Richmond
$235 per session
10:00am-3:00pm | Location TBA
Session 1: January 4, 18, 25, February 1, 8 & 15
Session 2: February 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & April 5
Participants will work at their own skill level and pace. Beginners will learn the basic stitches
including peyote, herringbone, fringe and many more. After mastering the basics, we will move
on to combining stitches for more complicated designs.
Students with a working knowledge of the basics will advance to more complicated pieces,
including bezzeling and dimensional designs. You will leave with an understanding of how
pieces are constructed and be able to recognize stitches in a piece you admire. We will also be
working on a loom for those that would like to experience this technique.

iPad with Cheryl Conklin
4:30-6:00pm | Studio 4
Per class $65 Member | $85 Non-Member
December 14, January 18, February 1, 15, March 1, 15, April 5, 12, & 26
Making your iPad work for you will be the objective.
We will cover such topics as iBook (the iPad as an e-reader), creating photo albums, the App
Store and what apps to get, creating contacts, email, using calendar, using notes and reminders,
using the internet, how to update and sync your iPad to your computer and so much more!

Fridays

Watercolor with Linda Levy
9:30am-12:30pm | Studio 4
$175
Session 1: January 26, February 2, 9, 16 & 23
All levels with some experience necessary. Demonstrations weekly with an opportunity to work
on your own projects or the instructors weekly exercise.

Oils & Acrylics with Kathleen Denis
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
Session 1 $80:  December 8 & 15
Session 2 $235: February 16, 23, March 2, 9 (with guest instructor Mike Rooney), 16 & 23
This class is for the painter who wants to develop their artistic skills. Brief demos/lessons will be
given such as: mixing and using colors, good composition, creating a focal point, creating depth
with temperature, creative brush strokes, and much more. Individual attention will be given to
each student. Bring your own reference or some may be provided.

Oils & Acrylics with Mike Rooney
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
$235
January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2 & 9
Mr. Rooney has taught workshops internationally in Italy and Cuba. Nationally, he teaches up and
down the Atlantic Seaboard from Maine to Key West. He has made 7 instructional DVDs for major
art suppliers and is in the Royal Bank of Canada's Corporate Collection. Mr. Rooney was selected
to be on the cover of the annual Cape Cod Life Arts Edition in 2012. Mr. Rooney is represented
exclusively on Cape Cod by Rowley Gallery.

Days Vary
iPhone with Cheryl Conklin
4:30-6:00pm | Studio 4
Per class $65 Member | $85 Non-Member
January 9 (Tue.), January 23 (Tue.), February 22 (Wed.), March 21 (Tues.) April 4 (Wed.), April 18
(Wed.)
Making your iPhone work for you will be the objective.
We will cover such topics as email, setting up contacts, the App Store, tracking weather,
using maps, text messaging, using the internet, taking photos and e-mailing them, setting a
password and finger prints, using calendar, notes, and reminders, and much more!