Visual Arts

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KidzArt: Canvas & Cookies

Ages: 5 and Up With Adult
Painting Experience for kids and parents together! Explore your creativity while completing a 12” x 16” acrylic painting on canvas ready to take home and display! Cookies and drinks provided, along with all materials needed to create a canvas painting you will both be proud of! Up to two additional participants may register for $10 fee.
Instructor: KidzArt
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $48 R/$52 NR per child/adult 
8506 Sa, Sept. 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Subject: Dream Catcher 
8507 Sa, Oct. 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Subject: Purple Night 
8508 Sa, Dec. 3, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Subject: Holiday Ornament

KidzArt: Imagine!

Ages: 5-12
Students power up their creative energy at KidzArt! Students will explore the many elements of the visual arts by creating an original drawing and coloring it using different mediums. Confidence soars with KidzArt. If you can dream, you can draw! All materials included.
Instructor: KidzArt
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $75 R/$82 NR per four week session 
8509 W, Sept. 7 – 28, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Subject: Crazy Creatures 
8510 W, Oct. 5 – 26, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Subject: Fantastic Fall

KidzArt: Holiday Gift Workshop

Ages: 5-12
Back again this year by popular demand! Kids will be busy creating one-of-a-kind artistic gifts while parents can go out and do some last-minute shopping. Gift pieces and cards will be created, wrapped, and ready to give or keep! We will explore lots of fun methods and materials! 
Instructor: KidzArt
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $65 R/$71 NR 
8511 F, Dec. 16, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Canvas & Cupcakes with Dylan’s Down with the Arts

Ages: 8+
Come create your own 16”x 20” masterpiece! No experience necessary. Open to individuals with or without special needs, ages 8 to adult. Volunteers will be available to assist all artists with special needs. All supplies provided. Students are requested to complete the Parker Arts Inclusion Services Participation Online Form. Please click here to submit the form.
Instructor: DDWA
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $30 R/$33 NR 
8543 Sa, Sept. 24, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Catching Light In Oils

Ages: 14+ years
This class is for the beginning to intermediate artist. Instructor, Kris Iltis will help you find your artist eye while exploring the principals of painting in a warm and encouraging setting. Students will paint from references provided by instructor or will work on a project that is personally inspiring. Topics addressed include: working with color, shape, value, and drawing to form a strong composition. Demonstrations, exercises, art history, and individual instruction guide the student to the next level of their painting.
Instructor: Kris Iltis
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $90 R/$99 NR
W, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
8512 Sept. 7, 14, 21 
8513 Nov. 2, 9, 16 
8514 Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 

Mixed Media Collage Class

Ages: 16+ years
Students will learn various mixed media tips and techniques, and complete a 12”x12” canvas collage using various supplies including paper, fabric, paint, and ink. Students will make some of their own paper. Art or craft experience welcome, but not necessary!
Instructor: Chris Stuart
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR 
8523 Sa, Sept. 17, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
8524 Sa, Oct. 8, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
8525 Sa, Nov. 5, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
8526 Th, Dec. 8, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.