Visual Arts

Palette Up!


Ages: 21+
Uncork your creativity! Socialize, relax, and recharge. Complete a painting on canvas or glass painting project each time. First glass of wine is included with registration and provided by PACE. All materials included.
Instructor: Amy Klein
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $40 R/$44 NR
10849 F, Jan. 26, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Mandala Design (Canvas) Sorry, this class has been cancelled.
10850 Sa, March 16, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Colorado Brew (Pair of Beer Glasses)
  

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
11627 Sa, Jan. 13, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
11628 Sa, Apr. 7, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas


Ages: 15+
Students will learn various mixed media tips and techniques, and complete a 12”x12” canvas collage using paper, fabric, paint, and ink. Students will make some of their own paper and cards. Art or craft experience welcome, but not necessary!
Instructor: Chris Stuart
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
10882 M, March 5, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 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
10883 Sa, April 21, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cold Wax Creations


Ages: 18+
This three day workshop will teach you how to explore and create with cold wax and oil paint. This medium is totally different from encaustic and provides incredible texture and depth while encouraging a true sense of play and discovery! If you don’t like something, just cover it up with another layer of wax and paint! No pressure. No experience in any kind of art needed. Just lots of messy fun! You’ll walk away with at least three completed paintings. Students should bring oil paints and an apron/shirt that can get dirty.
Instructor: Dianna Fritzler
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $175 R/$192 NR
10994 Tu-Th, Mar. 20 – 22, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
See Dianna’s lecture on Marketing Muscle for Artists online at www.ParkerArts.org.

Beginning and Intermediate Workshop with Tadashi


Ages: 10+ years
Learn with a Master Tadashi Hayakawa. Beginner and intermediate artists, students, and hobbyists, will learn how to enjoy the process of creating art with imagination and freedom of expression along with basic techniques. This class is great for all ages, especially seniors or those needing physical therapy. Students must supply their subject matter and supplies: paper or canvas, media (pencil, acrylic, water color, pastel, or other), brushes, water jar, and tablecloth or drop cloth. Students as young as 10 may register if they are motivated to be a fine artist.
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $20 R/ $22 NR
Su, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
10989 Jan. 28  Sorry, this class has been cancelled.
10990 Feb. 25
10991 Mar. 25  
10992 Apr. 22
    

Professional Workshop with Tadashi


Ages: 18+ years
Advanced artists will learn to reach their next level, develop critical art appreciation, while creating enthusiasm and energy for art expression with Tadashi Hayakawa. Students are encouraged to bring a current work in progress and must supply their own canvas or drawing/painting pads, with all materials including paint, brushes, pallets, water jar, drop-cloth, etc. Donations made to Tadashi Hayakawa are encouraged. Please contact Tadashi at 303-475-8111 for workshop questions.
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $25 
Sunday, 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
10786 Mar. 11  
10880 Apr. 8
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
12620 May 12  
12645 June 30
12646 July 28 
12647 Aug. 25

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas


Ages: 14+
Students will learn various mixed media tips and techniques, and complete a 12”x12” canvas collage using paper, fabric, paint, and ink. Students will make some of their own paper and cards. Art or craft experience welcome, but not necessary!
Instructor: Chris Stuart
Location: The Schoolhouse
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
12658 Th, May 17, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (TSH)
12659 Sa, Aug. 11, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (PACE)

Art Journaling


Ages: 14+
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
12660 Sa, June 23, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Intro to Outdoor Painting with Oils


Ages: 17+
Discover the joy's of painting "en plein air" ! ALL PAINTING MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED! This workshop is for the beginning artist interested in the techniques and equipment needed for painting in the great outdoors. Pack your lunch and supplies and join us for a day of art. Students will need: folding chair, lunch, hat, sunscreen, bug spray, 8x10 sketchbook, soft pencil, and eraser. Materials fee will cover, canvas, paint, brushes, thinner, paint palette and easel).
Instructor: Kris Iltis
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $75 R/$82 NR (Additional $15 fee payable to instructor.)
12661 Sa, May 5, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
12662 Sa, July 7, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Pastel Painting: From Line to Design


Ages: 18+
Take advantage of this chance to explore the soft pastel medium and learn about the artist's view of light in a one-day workshop.  Beginning or intermediate students will first experience using pastels to paint with the concepts of light and shadow interacting with a simple subject.  The second pastel painting will focus on seeing the play of light on landscape subjects and how it affects our color selections as we paint.  There is something in this workshop for all art students--no matter the level of experience.  The Instructor's focus is on helping you learn about pastels, and/or contemplating how to express light as an artist. Students will need a basic set of professional pastels, (Richeson Half-Stick Foundation Pastel Set, Landscape Set), 9” x 12” sanded paper, 9” x 12” support board, and a few household items – masking tape, latex or nitrile gloves, and a package of wet wipes for this class (Please email instructor two weeks before the class with questions or to purchase a starter pastel kit for $55 at Deena7762@gmail.com).  A detailed supply list will be emailed to students after registering for the class.
Instructor: Nancy Biesemeier Dee (www.NancyLDee.com)
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $95 R/$104 NR
12663 Sa July 21, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.