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 
8647 Sa, Feb. 25, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seahorse
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 
8650 W, Feb. 1 – 22, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Treats and Traditions
8651 W, Mar. 1 – 29, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. (No class March 22) Artistic Animals
8652 W, Apr. 5 – 26, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Around the World

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 
8544 Sa, Mar. 11, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dylan’s Down with the Arts Cake Decorating

Ages: 6+
Decorate your own cake with friends! Open to ages six to adult with or without special needs. Each participant will receive an individual cake to decorate and take home to enjoy! Gluten-free cakes can be requested. 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
8653 Sa, Feb. 18, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 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.   
8514 Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 
8668 Jan. 11, 18, 25
8669 Feb. 1, 8, 15
8670 Mar. 1, 8, 15
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 
8526 Th, Dec. 8, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
8680 Sa, Jan. 21, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
8682 Th, Feb. 9, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
8681 Sa, Mar. 18, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.