Visual Arts

Art After School


Ages: 7-12
Visual arts for children after school. This one-week class includes: drawing, colored pencil, watercolor, and acrylic painting!
Instructor: Mark Bucher
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
10984 M, T, Th, F, Sept. 25 – 29, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (no class on W, 9/27)

KidzArt: Parent’s Night Out  **NEW


Ages: 5-12
Enjoy a worry-free evening while your kids attend an arts enriching Parent’s Night Out at PACE Center. KidzArt instructors will lead students in creating an original Music themed watercolor drawing, a clay animal masterpiece and other fun projects with a break for pizza dinner.
Instructor: KidzArt
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $65 R/$71 NR ($20 discount for each additional sibling.)
10712 Sa, Sept. 16, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. Drop off can begin at 6:45 p.m.
Parents – purchase tickets to comedian Paul Riser at PACE Center. Drop your kids for an enrichment program while enjoying an evening to yourselves! Please visit www.ParkerArts.org or call the Box Office at 303.805.6800.

KidzArt: Imagine!


Ages: 5-12
Students power up their creative energy at KidzArt! Create a drawing and color it using different professional quality artist mediums each time. Explore many elements of visual art and design in a supportive environment. Confidence soars with KidzArt! If you can dream, you can draw!
Instructor: KidzArt
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $75 R/$82 NR
10713 M, Sept. 11 – Oct. 2, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Egyptian Art
10714 M, Oct. 9 – 30, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Fun Fall Creatures

KidzArt: Canvas and Cookies


Ages: 5+
Painting experience for kids and parents together! Explore your creativity while each of you complete your own painting to take home and display. Cookies (or pizza) and drinks are provided, along with all materials needed to create two paintings you both will be proud of! Register additional children for $10.00 each up to two additional.
Instructor: KidzArt
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $48 R/$52 NR
10715 Th, Sept. 21, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Pizza)
10716 Sa, Oct. 21, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
10717 Sa, Nov. 11, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Dylan’s Down With the Arts Fall Craft Workshop


Ages: 8+
This class will focus on the Fall season and you will go home with crafts to help decorate your home! Open to individuals with or without special needs. Volunteers on hand to assist artists.
Instructor: Dylan’s Down With the Arts
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $30 R/$33 NR
10721 Sa, Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

KidzArt: Holiday Gift Workshop


Ages: 6-12
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. Lots of fun methods and materials will be explored!
Instructor: KidzArt
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $65 R/$71 NR
10718 Sa, Dec. 2, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 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.
10881 Sa, Sept. 30, 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.
10885 Sa, Oct. 14 – 28, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Art Journaling


Ages: 15+
This class will start you on a path of keeping a journal of ideas and art. Students will create a journal using mixed media and collage, while finishing some pages and creating backgrounds for future work. All supplies included.
Instructor: Chris Stuart
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50  R/$55  NR
10884 Th, Nov. 30, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Making Your Mark with Painting


Ages: 14+
Kris will gently guide you past your fears to teach you to paint. Her instruction covers painting techniques used by artists from the Dutch painters to the Impressionists and beyond. Come and experience the joy of creating something truly your own.
Instructor: Kris Iltis
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
10888 Tu, Sept. 5 – 19, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
10889 Tu, Nov. 7 – 21, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 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/$71 NR
10853 W, Sept. 13 – Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.