Training the
Artists of Tomorrow to
Achieve 
Their 
Dreams Today!
A New York City native herself, has over 40 years of professional office management skills, backed by some of the largest corporations in the country. It is with this experience, and Diane's fond love of watercolor that enables her to coach anyone on the planet, and take them from mediocre to the Consummate Professional.

The skills and techniques taught by Ms. Diane, will also increase your confidence and enjoyment of Art to keep you desiring future lessons. These lessons will become your ticket as emerging artists, that will take you to the next level as you discover not only the pure Art of Drawing and Painting, but ultimately the fulfillment of Your Greatest Future Dreams Coming True!  

Here is just a small sampling of the hard            copy and digital references we teach from....
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​Contact Us
"We love talking to you and giving you information about our Amazing Studio.   The best way to accomplish this is for you to email us.   Simply click the Contact Button.  Please include a return phone number.  While phone calls are great, there are times we cannot always answer the phones, so email: draw@thedrawingpoint.com and or (TEXT - once you have our cell phone number) is the fastest way to get the information you need!   

If you need to inquire about an Art Class, Special Workshops, Paint Parties, or just want to chat, please Email, or Call our studio at 813.651.3363 and leave a voice message, and Coach Diane will return your call as promptly as possible.         
Thank You for inquiring about The Drawing Point.
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Mission Statement
Coaches'​ Artwork / Bio
Our mission is to provide the best art instruction possible in a positive environment that cultivates each student’s talents. We are dedicated to recognizing, affirming and supporting each student’s emerging individuality by helping them strengthen their sense of self through art. 

​Classes
We offer private art lessons throughout the year. Our sessions are broken down into 60 minute sessions once a week. Reservations are necessary and by appointment only. Our students have the opportunity to learn how to properly draw in two and three dimensional form using a variety of media such as Graphite Pencil, Colored Pencil, Water-Color-Pencils, Chalk Pastel Watercolor Paint, and Acrylics.

​A variety of subject matter and materials will be explored from week to week, such as Simple and Advanced Figure Studies (Late Great Andrew Loomis Drawings only - Absolutely No Live Unclothed Allowed!), Cartoon and Realistic Animals - Landscapes and Still-life, and much more....
Students also, will be encouraged to draw and develop subject matter of their choice. 

Tuition
Our tuition is based on a four sessions per month due on the first of the month. If there is a fifth week, we do not hold sessions that week unless it is applied for a make-up classes. There is not a contract or registration fee. If you enroll in the middle of the month, tuition will be prorated accordingly. Fees are $180/month for 4 weekly consecutive 60 minute sessions.

Professional Art Starter Kits
For your convenience, we have available Art Starter Kits, which include: Staedtler Graphite Pencils, Sketch Pads, Erasers, Sharpener, and more...

Make-Up Classes
A 24 hour notice is required, otherwise your class will be forefeited.  Make up classes CAN be given as a one time courtesy class during that month and are based on special circumstances (like bad weather,  transportation issues, illness (student/parent), school events, or for other unforeseen circumstances that cannot be avoided.

Special exceptions can be discussed in person. Under no circumstances are refunds given, however credit can be applied towards the following month's lessons.

Specialty Workshops - Paint Painting!
We do offer private Paint Party workshops and best of all, we are mobile.  (See Party Gallery tab) Contact us to discuss and book.  

Reference Materials
Testimonies
Our Paint Parties Are Now Mobile... Schedule Us At Your Facility Today!
Art Portfolio Preparation
Assistance and Guidance 

How to Submit an
 Impressive Art Portfolio 

A strong portfolio could lead not only to admission into the school of your choice, but also numerous scholarship opportunities. While we cannot guarantee your acceptance in an Art School (e.g. Blake High or Private Art College), we can however assist and guide you.  For more information, please email us or call the number on this web site.

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"Best of Valrico Awards"
" The Drawing Point " - 'In The News'  

 'Osprey Observer' - Valrico, FL  

 'The Brandon News' - (An edition of The Tampa Tribune)

Bob Carter - "Master Head Art Coach"  - High School, College and beyond. 
* Extremely Advanced Elementary (4th & 5th) and Advanced Middle School students can be taught by Coach Bob too. 

Diane Carter - "Head Art Coach" - Elementary Age and Head Paint Party Coordinator  


A New York City Commercial Illustrator/Graphic Designer for over 30+ years, and Head Coach of "The Drawing Point," is able to bring to the table an incredible array of skills, experience and talent.  Coach Bob Carter shares his love and knowledge of drawing, directed for either fine art, or commercial art in these on going lessons. 

The skills and techniques taught by Coach Bob, will increase your confidence and enjoyment of Art to keep you desiring future lessons. These lessons will become your ticket as emerging artists, that will take you to the next level as you discover not only the pure Art of Drawing and Painting, but ultimately the fulfillment of Your Greatest Future Dreams Coming True!  

Learn How to Draw and Paint!
813.651.3363
By Appointment Only!
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Private Gallery Collection 
DIGITAL ART
LOGO DESIGN
FINIISHED LINE ART - Instructional Sheets, Tee Shirt Design
MARKER COMP ART
FINISHED COMMERCIAL ART and COMMISSIONED ART - Chalk Pastel, Graphite, Watercolor Paints, Markers, Prisma Colored Pencils
FINE ART -  Paintings and Drawings - Chalk Pastel, Graphite, Water Color Paints/Pencils, Prisma Colored Pencils
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Private Gallery Collection 
 ... small sampling of past and present
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