Fine Arts Classes


Michele Perry’s Introductory to Silk Scarf Colorings

(Social Distancing and Masks Required)

Join us for a relaxing morning in our studio overlooking beautiful Lake Jackson. We will be making hand dyed 100% silk scarves using the bleeding art tissue technique. Participants will be provided with a 54” white silk scarf to dye. These turn out gorgeous but can not be rushed. There will be time to socialize as we wait for the dyes to set. Come and join us!

Date: Tuesday June 29, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fee: $30.00 for members, $35 for non members
Instructor: Michele Perry
Location: Visual Arts Center (teal building)
Class size is limited to 8 maximum , so sign up early. An additional class may be added if necessary.


Date: Wednesday June 30, 2021

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Instructor: Loretta Dewitt

Fee: $25.00 member/$30.00 non-member



Mornings and Afternoons with Larry

The Highlands Art League is pleased to announce a new oil painting class coming to the Visual Arts Center in Sebring.  Artist Larry Felder will be teaching a unique series of oil painting classes for all skill levels called “Morning with Larry.” Classes begin Wednesday Jan 6th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and will run every Wednesday throughout the year. The cost of each class is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. All supplies are included in that cost. The Visual Arts Center is located at 1989 Lakeview Dr, Sebring, FL 33870. (Directly behind the Historical Society Museum) To sign up for the class please call the Highlands Art League at (863) 385-5312 or email 

Larry Felder was born in San Antonio, Texas. He earned a BFA in Studio Painting from The University of Texas at Austin.  His focus has been studio painting, but his early training in Architecture and Graphic Design led him to a distinguished 30-year career in Advertising and Publishing. Felder is a member of Oil Painters of America and The International Guild of Realism. He has taught Art at Texas State University and has won many honors and awards for his work. His paintings can be seen on his web site: He has recently moved to the Highlands County area and is an active member of HAL.  

Class Date/Time: Wednesday Morning — 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Class Date/Time: Wednesday Afternoon — 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Waiting List

Place: Visual Art Center, HAL [teal building on Lake Jackson, ample parking in the lot]

Instructor/Artist: Larry Felder

Cost includes all materials: $25 for members and $35 for non-members.

** NOTE: Call the HAL office for availability.