Do you want in on the action?? I’m available to be your guide and teach you some popular techniques and help you create a unique painting of your own that you can be proud of.

In-person and Virtual Class options are available. Scroll below to learn more.

In-Person Class Options

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One on One Paint Pour or Abstract Painting Class

Each class is up to 2 hours of instruction for your choice of either two 8″ x 10″ or one 16″ x 20″ painting. This class includes all the materials needed for either an Acrylic Pour or Abstract painting. For the 8″x10″ acrylic pour paintings, covered containers to take wet paintings home after class is provided.

1 or 2 Students – $55 per person

Acrylic Pour Party

Includes everything available in the “One on One” class, with two 8″ x 10″ paintings, plus a closed top container to take home.

3-10 Students – $35 per person for up to 2 hours.

11+ Students – $25 per person for up to 2 hours.

Abstract “Traditional” Paint Party

Would you rather use a brush instead of pouring your paint on canvas? This option is perfect to help you create an abstract piece that compliments your home or office!

If needed, I can create a custom painting for the group to copy in the colors of their choice. The focal image can be pre-drawn on the canvas in light pencil as a paint guide.

This party includes up to 2 hours of instruction with one 16″ x 20″ canvas, paint supplies, and embellishments (glitter, metal leaf, tape, stencil, etc.).

3-10 Students – $35 per person

11+ Students – $25 per person

Virtual Class/Party

Enjoy all the fun and teaching of an in-person class, in the comfort of your own home – anywhere in the world! A virtual class/party can be conducted via Zoom, a video conferencing website, and app. You can join via your computer or your smartphone. The class supply list and a private link will be provided upon receipt of payment. The typical class will run for 2 hours. If additional time is needed towards the end of the class, you can request and purchase an additional half-hour for $15, before the class ends, at the availability of the instructor.

One student – $45, create one to two paintings (depending on the size of canvas chosen by student and style of painting), class time two hours.

2-5 Students – $25 per person, creating one painting, class time up to 2.5 hours.

6+ Students – $15 per person, creating one painting, class time up to 2.5 hours.

Artist Talk and Demonstration

I’ll bring a collection of DeKelis Art for display at the venue, talk about my journey from corporate to professional full-time artist, my creative process and provide a live demonstration of popular Acrylic Pour Techniques.

My live demo is done in a way that encourages group participation with the option of up to three volunteers to test out the techniques, plus an enclosed container to take their painting home as a souvenir.

I am also available to provide motivational speaking on how to discover, awaken and pursue your personal creative gifts and talents.

Rates start at $250 and depend on the scope of the request. Please email me to discuss your event and the best option for you –

Not Local? – I am available for online video chat lessons. I am also able to travel outside of the Polk County area, ex: Tampa/Orlando (or beyond), please contact me for travel rates.

For booking and questions, contact me at