Visual Arts

KidzArt Fireflies

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 
8648 Sa, Apr. 15, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Firefly Evening

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 
8652 W, Apr. 5 – 26, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Around the World

Creative Art & Cooking

Ages: 5-9
Awaken your child’s imagination through creative art, free expression, and the freedom to be messy! Students will explore a variety of media in drawing, painting, sculpting, and cooking as they create multiple masterpieces. Join us for a week of FUN!
Instructor: Colorado Young Artists
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $125 R/$137 NR Additional $30 materials fee payable to the instructor.
9623 Tu-F, June 27 – 30, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Catching Light In Oils

Ages: 14+ 
This class is for the beginning to intermediate artist. Instructor, Kris Iltis will help you find your artist eye while exploring the principles 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.   
8671 Apr. 5, 12, 19

Mixed Media Collage Class

Ages: 16+  
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 
8681 Sa, Mar. 18, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
9572 Th, May 11, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
9574 Sa, June 24, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  
9575 Sa, July 22, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
9573 Th, Aug. 10, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Joys of Oil Painting

Ages: 14+
Grab this chance to break through your inertia and fear, and immerse yourself in painting. This workshop is for the beginning or intermediate artist. Our day will include: slide show, setting up your equipment and how to best use it for your desired effects.  Kris's step by step instruction will guide you through basic drawing and painting skills to complete your masterpiece. Pack your lunch and supplies and join us for a day of art.
Instructor: Kris Iltis
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
9605 Tu, May 2, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
9606 Sa, May 6, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
9607 Sa, July 15, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
9608 Su, July 30, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
9609 Sa, Aug. 12, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
9610 Sa, Aug. 26, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hands-On: Introduction to DSLR Photography

Ages: 16+
This course is designed to help you understand and get more out of your Digital SLR or “super-zoom” camera. Full of tips, tricks and live demonstrations, this class will help you understand Aperture, ISO, Shutter-Speed, RAW versus JPEG, and how to use them to your advantage using simple terminology. Discover easy methods for image editing, and take better pictures by using composition techniques and developing your artistic eye.  Students should bring their camera and camera manual to class.
Instructor:  Steven Martin
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $65 R/$70 NR
9566 W, June 14 – July 12, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.