Ocean Reef Art League
120 Anchor Dr.
Key Largo, FL  33037
305-367-2359  Fax: 305-367-2346
2019-2020 Art League Classes


MONDAYS

WATERCOLOR with Monica Bankowski
9:00am-Noon | Studio 5 & 6
$225 Session
Session 1: November 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9, 16
Session 2: January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17
Session 3: February 24,March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Creative techniques and color mixing will be emphasized in various compositions
by working with direct observation and reference material. Students may utilize
their own painting ideas or the instructor’s suggested weekly lessons.

DRAWING FUNDAMENTALS with Monica Bankowski
1:00-4:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
$225 Session
Session 1: November 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9, 16
Session 2: January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10 &17
Session 3: February 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Learning to draw is learning to see. Increase your creativity and skill using these
artistic essentials where the concepts of perspective, proportion, light/shadow,
negative/positive, will be taught. Lessons will be from direct observation and
reference material.

BEADING with Linda Richman
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 7
$250 Session
Session 1: February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 2, 9
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 onto combining stitches for more complicated
designs.
Advanced students, for example, will go on to learn bezzeling and dimensional
designing. 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 who would like to experience this technique.

TUESDAYS

HAND BUILDING CLAY & RAKU
with Georgina Hosek
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 2
$250 Session
Session 1: November 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17
Session 2: January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18
Session 3: February 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Clay is a most rewarding tactile medium with the possibilities of creating everyday
useful articles to sculpted artistic pieces. Methods taught include pinch, slab, and
coil, to using a potter’s wheel. Also offered is a Japanese type of open flame firing
called Raku. We welcome the beginner through advanced student.

WEDNESDAYS

CREATIVE DRAWING with Rodney Jackson
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
$250 Session
Session 1: November 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18
Session 2: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19
Session 3: February 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1
This course is designed to address the traditional qualities and unique
properties of creative drawing with the inclusion of solving problems
in observation and expression by translating these experiences into
graphic terms, by exploring the elements of gesture, line, texture, shape,
volume, space, light/shadow, and perspective.

Stained Glass & Mosaics with
Veronica Gutierrez
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 7
$250 Session
Session 1: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19
Session 2: February 26, March 4, 11, 25, April 1, Thursday April 2
Veronica invites you to learn the fundamentals of cutting and assembling
stained glass into beautiful self-inspired projects or one the instructor
might suggest. Mosaic is also offered, a similar technique, using
tile, glass, mirror, found objects, sea glass, shells, or anything else you
may want to use. Join us for the fun filled class! No experience necessary.

PAINTING ON POTTERY with Marijke Browning
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 2
$35 Per Class Member
$45 Per Class Non-Member
November 6, 13, 20, (27 9:00am-2:00pm)
December 4, 11, 18
January 8, 15, 22, 29
February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 4, 11, 18
April 1, 15, 22, 29
Painting pottery is a class where you learn a variety of techniques to decorate
already provided earthenware.
All glazes are lead free and can therefore be used for daily use. Consider
making gifts for family, grandkids and friends. Stop in and see what we
have to offer. Please register prior to class time.

THURSDAYS
OILS & ACRYLICS
with BJ Royster
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
$250 Session
Session 1: January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20
Session 2: February 27, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2
BJ Royster unlocks the creativity in you utilizing a relaxed, informative
and art-centric process. This class is designed for beginners, as well as
those who desire to enhance their knowledge and discipline within.

FRIDAYS
OILS & ACRYLICS with Mike Rooney
10:00am-3:00pm | Studio 5, 6
$
195
Short Session: December 6, 13 & 20
$275 Each Session

Session 1: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21
Session 2: February 28, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3
The first 30-45 minutes of every class will be a short “how-to” lesson or
demonstration on different subjects like the importance of values, composition, oil
and acrylic techniques, acrylic techniques, glazing, underpainting, painting water,
palm trees, also drawing tips and color mixing tricks etc.
The remainder of the class will be devoted to helping students, easel-
to-easel, with their own paintings or giving constructive critiques
with emphasis on hands on problem solving.
Rooney is one of the Florida Keys most popular instructors so don’t delay
signing up. Classes fill up quickly.

Days Varie

APPLE BASKET with Cheryl Conklin
4:30-6:00pm | Studio 5 & 6
$65 Member per class
$85 Non-Member per class

November

Thursday 11/7,
Wednesday 11/13
Friday 11/22

December
Wednesday 12/4
Friday 12/13
Thursday 12/19

January
Friday 1/3
Thursday 1/9
Wednesday 1/15
Friday 1/24
Thursday 1/30

February
Wednesday 2/5
Thursday 2/20
Wednesday 2/26

March
Friday 3/6
Thursday 3/12
Wednesday 3/18

April
Thursday 4/2
Friday 4/17
Thursday 4/23
This class will be a combination class of iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.
The format of the class is question and answer. Each student will
come to class with a list of questions on any of the above formats. We will then
proceed student to student, hearing and answering their questions.