Visual Arts

Catching Light In Oils

Ages: 14+ years
This oil painting 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.

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 own canvas or drawing/painting pads, with all materials including paint, brushes, pallets, etc.
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $20 R/ $22 NR
Su, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
8674 Mar. 26
8675 Apr. 23
9576 May 21 (No June class) 
9578 July 23 
9579 August 27

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, etc. Please contact Tadashi at 303-475-8111 for workshop questions.
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $25 
Su, 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
8679 Apr. 9 
9580 May 7   
9581 June 4
9582 July 9  
9583 August 13