Visual Arts

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.

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 
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
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.