Our Arts & Crafts classes offer our patrons both young and old a chance to express themselves through a variety of different mediums, including painting, pottery, drawing, pastels and more. We also host paint parties, the Largo Art Association, and youth & teen classes. Find out more at the Community Center or call 727-518-3131.
This class will be a free form exploration of the history and fun of comics and pop culture. Draw, learn, and imagine at your own speed, using online resources that allow for an in-class, multi-media experience. Projects and instruction are tailored to individual needs and goals. Join artist Peter Pachoumis and a group of comic minded fans with all levels of experience and abilities for joint exercises, chatter, and laughter.
This class is currently held virtually. Cost is $32/$64 per month
Join this amazing group for great socialization, support, and the opportunity to create beautiful crochet, knit cross stitch, needlepoint, and other craft items. Many are sent to various non-profit organizations and hospitals in need of blankets, lap robes, newborn hats, burn patients safe toys, and more. Personal projects are also encouraged at any time. All skill levels welcome and hands-on help is available for out of practice or new participants.
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. Class begins February 5.
CURRENTLY POSTPONED Learn how to use the potters wheel, how to hand build, the secrets to glazing and about the firing process. Materials fee: $25 for clay when needed and $10 monthly for glazes paid to instructor. Preregistration required.
Paint your very own masterpiece. Price includes 16" x 20" canvas, all paints and supplies and one beverage Community Center(beer, wine, soda, bottled water, coffee or tea). Preregistration no later than one week prior to each session.
Take your trash and turn them into unique works of art or functional pieces that you can take home! This upcycle workshop is perfect for a parent and child to do together and have fun. All supplies provided. Preregistration is required by April 21.
Registration and project details will be available in February 2021.
Get hooked on crochet with these fun projects. If you have a child that is crafty and wants to try something new, this class will be perfect for them plus they'll be proud to show their work off! All materials will be supplied except for the flip flop and each class will be two days in length. Space is limited and preregistration is required.
Cell Phone Pouch Mon, Jan 25 & Thu, Jan 28 Registration required by Jan 20
Crochet Flip Flop (Must bring own flip flop) Mon, Feb 22 & Thu, Feb 25 Registration required by Feb 17
Let your child express themselves through imagination and creativity. Each week will be a new activity that includes, painting frame worthy masterpieces, making edible play dough to mold in to their most loved cartoon characters, creating beautiful sculptures and more!
This class will focus on the basics of how to draw cartoons. Youth will be introduced to different drawing techniques, story telling, and preparing their artistic understanding of their work with a new drawing project monthly. They'll also learn how drawing can be a means of communication, allowing a safe environment to draw their feelings and attitudes in ways that words cannot express. Children will also explore other genres such as comic books/strips, anime and illustrations. Please arrive with your sketch book, drawing pencils (black and colored) and eraser.
Instructor: Valentina Richardson $32/$64 per month
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The City of Largo Recreation, Parks & Arts Department is excited to welcome back our patrons.