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.   
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+ years
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 
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.

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. 
8672 Jan. 22
8673 Feb. 26
8674 Mar. 26
8675 Apr. 23

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.
8676 Jan. 8
8677 Feb. 12
8678 Mar. 12
8679 Apr. 9  

Canvas & Cupcakes with Dylan’s Down with the Arts

Ages: 8-Adults 
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.
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-Adults
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.
Instructor: DDWA
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $30 R/$33 NR
8653 Sa, Feb. 18, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.