Area Art Classes September 2022


Artful Things Niceville
Visit for the most up to date schedule. Call the gallery at 850-729-2600 to reserve seating for the following workshops:

2—Intro to Knitting Part 1 with Eliza Scalia. 3 – 4:30 pm. In part 1 of Eliza Scalia’s Intro to Knitting, she will be teaching how to begin a knitting project, including the very basics of how to knit. This class will conclude with part 2 on September 9. Bring own materials, including needles size #10 or #12 and chunky yarn. $47.50 for BOTH classes. Reserve at 850-729-2600.
3—Pop-up Shop with Beth McCurdy. 10 am – 3 pm. Join 30-A jewelry artist Beth McCurdy as she showcases her Gulf-inspired hand-crafted pieces utilizing shells, sand, epoxy, and various other embellishments.
3—Encaustic Scenes with Corina Zalace. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. In the last opportunity of the year to experience encaustic wax artwork with instructor Corina Zalace, learn to explore working with a hot iron and stylus to create 4-5 Colored wax pictures (plus envelopes) of local scenes. Seating limited to 5, with no art experience necessary. $47.50 Supplies included. Register at 850-720-2600.
9—Intro to Knitting Part 2 with Eliza Scalia. 3:00-4:30 pm. In part 2, Eliza teaches how to finish a knitting project correctly. Return with project from previous class and own materials, including needles size #10 or #12 and chunky yarn. $47.50 for BOTH classes. Register at 850-720-2600.
10—Oil Florals the Impressionist Way with Jeanette Herron. 10:30 – 1:30 pm. Artists with some experience working in oils learn to paint like the masters with award winning artist Jeanette Herron, one of Artful Things Niceville’s featured gallery artists. $37.50 with own supplies, $75.00. Supplies included. Register at 850-729-2600.
17—Acrylic Pour with Debi Profeta. 10:30-2:30. Popular Instructing Artist Debi Profeta returns to teach the “sunflower swipe” on two 10×20 gallery wrapped canvases. $77.50 Supplies included. Call 850-720-2600.
24—Intro to the Italic Hand with Elia Saxer. 10:30 – 1:30 pm. Artist and calligrapher Elia Saxer teaches the basic letter forms of the Italic Hand and how to write using a calligraphy pen. Students leave with a frameable piece of calligraphy artwork using a favorite quotation! $65. Supplies included. Register at 850-729-2600.
24—Andi Scurto reading The Accidental Adventure of Mattie the Giraffe. 11 am start time. Free to the public! Children of all ages are welcome.

Ongoing Classes:
Rosalyn O’grady – Oil or Acrylics. Tuesday mornings 10 am – noon, $20 per session plus supplies.
Theresia Mcinnis – Watercolor Techniques. Tuesday afternoons 12:45-3:45pm. $27.50 plus supplies. Email to register.
Charlotte Arnold – Open Studio with Live Model. Wednesday mornings 10:30am-1:30pm. Uninstructed-$15, limited to 6 seats. Bring your own supplies, your medium and an easel. Sign up: 850-729-2600
Chris Mcloone – Teens’ Drawing w/ Chris McLoone starts Wednesday, August 17. Wednesday afternoons 3:30- 4:30pm. $15. Bring a sketchbook and pencil. Learn to draw your favorite anime characters. Sign up at gallery: 850-729-2600
Sheila Mahony – One-Stroke Basics—Thursday mornings. 10:30 am- 12:30 pm. $37.50. Certain supplies required to be purchased from instructor, at a discount from retail. Further info or sign up 850-687-8288.

October Preview:
10/1/22 Clay Pumpkins! with Marcy Eady. 10:30-12:30. $37.50
10/8/22 One-Stroke PUMPKINS with Sheila Mahony. 10:30-2:30 $37.50 supplies included.
10/15 Kids’ Halloween Accessories with Marla Armstrong. 10:30-12:30. $42.50
10/22 The Illuminated Letter with Elia Saxer. 10:30-1:30. $75
10/29/22 Halloween Lino Cut with Chris McLoone. 10:30-1:30. $55

Tues-Fri 10am – 5pm | Sat 10am – 3pm | Appointments Available (850) 729-2600
1087 East, E. John Sims Pkwy in Niceville

Big Orange House Designs

1—Paint Pour w/ JoJo. Part art – Part science – 100% FUN! Creative abstract at it’s best! $37.62
2—Glass Art Open Studio. PUMPKIN PATCH TIME!!! Come and make a cute glass design with Ang! $26.62
6—POLARITY (HKC). SEMESTER of ELECTRONICS. This week we’re experimenting with POLARITY. $19.79
8—Word Board Glass Art. What is YOUR WORD? $58.85
Want to book a PRIVATE TABLE in a class or host a PARTY? Contact JoJo AT 334-320-6658 or
(850) 737-6193
4652 Hwy. 20E, Pineapple
Plaza, Bluewater Bay in Niceville