City of Largo, Florida

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The Studio @ The Center Class Information

Preregistration is required for all art classes. Visit to register online or register in person at any Largo Recreation Center.

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Learn step by step how to create your own acrylic art work. This is an ongoing art class. Preregistration required one week prior to first class of each session.

Instructor: Patricia Lester

144199 Tue 10a-1p $48/$96 per month

All About Art NEW!

(Ages 7-13)

This art overview will introduce your budding Picasso to a wide variety of styles and mediums. Drawing, painting and collage are only the tip of this artful iceberg. Preregistration required one week prior to first class. Fee includes all supplies. Minimum of three.

Instructor: Joan Kozma

143136 Mon 4:30-5:30p $36/$72 per month

No program January 1, 15 and February 19

Arts & Crafts Workshop for Kids 

(Ages 7-12)

These seasonal workshops are a great way to introduce your aspiring artist to the arts.

Instructor: Joan Kozma

All About Eggs - Painted eggs, zentangle eggs and egg animals.

143137-C1 Mar 24 Sat 11:30a-1:30p $15/$30

Build Your Own Birdhouse - Make a birdhouse from recycled and upcycled products.

143137-D1 Apr 28 Sat 11:30a-1:30p $15/$30

Candle Making Party NEW! 


Great for a girls night out!

Tampa based Tipsy Candle Company will be on hand to walk you through all the stages of making your own, full size candle. From melting the wax to selecting your candles’ unique combination of scents, this workshop covers it all. Price includes all supplies for one scented candle plus one beverage (beer, wine, soda, bottled water, coffee or tea). Available for private parties, too. Preregistration required by February 1. Minimum 15.

Instructor: Tipsy Candle Company

144112-B1 Feb 15 Fri 6:30-8:30p $40

Card Making 


Learn a variety of techniques to make beautiful hand made cards and leave with a ready to use product. Some supplies included. 

Instructor: Lea Rummler

144148 Sat 9:30-11:30a $36/$72 per month

Drop in fee: $10/$20

Coloring Club 


Turn on your brain with this fun and therapeutic activity. Coloring Club will supply interesting and unique color sheets plus all the supplies you need to make your masterpiece.

1344107 Mon 10a-12p & Thu 6:30-8p $1.50/$5

*No program January 1, 15 & February 19

Crochet Workshop

(Ages 12 and up)

Are you interested in learning this wonderful craft form or just haven’t done it in years? Then this workshop is for you. You’ll learn the basic skills and take home your own project that day. Fee includes all supplies.

144123-B3 Feb 17 Sat 9:30a-12p $22/$44

144123-C3 Mar 17 Sat 9:30a-12p $22/$44

144123-D3 Apr 21 Sat 9:30a-12p $22/$44



This class is for the beginner to intermediate level student. We will learn to create the illusion of forms, textures and light sources using a variety of drawing media. Students will draw along with the teacher as we address a different image or topic each class.

Instructor: Patricia Lester

144102 Tue 2-4p $48/$96 per month

Fused Glass Workshop NEW! 


Students will learn how to cut and place glass to create artful forms and jewelry. Glass and tools will be provided. Preregistration required one week prior to first class of each session. Minimum of three.

Instructor: Patricia Lester

144105 Sat Feb 3 9:30a-12:30p $30/$60

Jewelry Making 


Learn more advanced jewelry making techniques while you make a one of kind statement piece. Preregistration required one week prior to first class of each session. Supply fee $15 payable to instructor at start of class.

Instructor: Camille Hammerschmidt

144104-B1 Feb 6 Tue 7-10p $30/$60 Tree of Life Necklace

144104-B2 Feb 20 Tue 7-10p $30/$60 Spiral Peyote Bracelet

144104-C1 Mar 6 Tue 7-10p $30/$60 3-D Tree of Life Necklace

144104-C2 Mar 20 Tue 7-10p $30/$60 DNA Spiral Bracelet

144104-D1 Apr 3 Tue 7-10p $30/$60 Make & Take Earring

144104-D2 Apr 17 Tue 7-10p $30/$60 Wire Braiding Bracelet

Jewelry Making - Introduction for Kids

(Ages 6 & Up)

Start your little artist off right with proper instruction on simple jewelry making techniques. Registration required by January 20. Materials fee: $10 payable to instructor at start of class.

Instructor: Camille Hammerschmidt

143139-A1 Jan 27 Sat 11a-12:30p $18/$36

Oil Painting 


Students will learn the basic essentials for creating dimensional, life-like paintings using various paint applications, working from still life set ups or by using their own photographic reference. Supply list available. Preregistration required one week prior to first class of each session.

Instructor: Carol Crumrine

144109 Fri 2:30-4:30p $48/$96 per month

Paint & Sip Parties 


Great for a Girls Night Out!

Paint your very own masterpiece while enjoying a fun night out with friends. No art experience necessary. Price includes 16" x 20" canvas, all paints and supplies and one beverage (beer, wine, soda, bottled water, coffee or tea). Preregistration required one week prior to each session.

Instructor: Pam Armentano

144101-B1 Feb 2 Fri 7-10p $40

144101-C1 Mar 2 Fri 7-10p $40



Enjoy the freedom of expression and ease of set up in painting with soft pastels. Students will learn techniques needed to create the illusion of form and light.

Instructor: Patricia Lester

144106 Thu 9:30-11:30a $48/$96 per month

Photography Workshops


This class teaches you how to get the most out of your digital camera or smart phone/tablet camera. Students will learn how to frame their shots for the best possible outcome. Preregistration required one week prior to each session. Minimum of five.

Instructor: Letha Imodan

Basic Camera Functions for Beginners

144102-A1 Jan 17 Wed 6-9p $30/$60

Portrait Photography

144102-B1 Feb 7 Wed 6-9p $30/$60

Finding the Light

144102-C1 Mar 7 Wed 6-9p $30/$60

Beach Photography

144102-D1 Apr 4 Wed 6-9p $30/$60

Portraiture NEW!


Bring in your favorite medium (pencil, charcoal, acrylics or pastels) and learn how to draw a person or a pet.

Instructor: Pamela Armentano

144110 Wed 2-4p $48/$96 per month



This class teaches all the things that can be done in clay. Learn how to use the potters wheel, how to hand build, the secrets to glazing and about the firing process. Materials fee: $25 due upon registration for purchase of class materials for new students. Payable as needed for continuing students.

Instructor: Pat Lester


144125 Thu 1-4p $48/$96 per month


144125 Thu 5:30-8:30p $48/$96 per month

Pottery for Kids 

(Ages 7-13)

Students will create projects using hand building techniques such as pinch pots, coiling and slab construction. Children should come dressed for "muddy" work and fun. $15 clay fee paid to instructor. Preregistration required one week prior to first class. Minimum 4. 

Instructor: Pam Armentano

143125 Wed 4:30-5:30p $36/$72 per month

Pottery - Open Studio 


We invite experienced potters to come enjoy our studio. No instruction available on site. Amenities include six pottery wheels, extruder, slab roller and kiln. Price is for studio use. See flier for paint, glazing and firing fees prices. Program meets 1st & 3rd Mondays.

144127 Mon 5:30-8:30p $10/$20

144127 Sat 11:30a-1:30p $10/$20

*No program January 1 & February 19

Scratchboard Workshops


Scratchboard is a black-and-white drawing medium that utilizes a cardboard or panel board with a thin coating of fine, white clay covered by a layer of india ink. Students use sharp tools to scratch lines through the ink revealing the picture beneath. More lines equals a brighter picture resembling a wood engraving. Bring a lunch to enjoy while you work. $25 material fee payable to the instructor at start of class. Preregistration deadlines: March 3

Instructor: Barbara Lewis

All levels welcome.

144123-C1 Mar 10 Sat 10a-4p $40/$80



Continue exploring creative techniques while expanding knowledge of design, color, values and subject matter. A new challenge will be presented at each class while exploring your own subject interest. Suggested supply list available. Minimum 3. Preregistration required one week prior to first class.

Instructor: Kerry Waltz

144111 Mon 12:30-3p $48/$96 per month

*No program January 1, 15 & Feb 19

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