Visual Arts

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. 7, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Note, new workshop date of Oct. 7)

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
10847 F, Sept. 29, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Colorful Stroll (Canvas)
10848 F, Dec. 1, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Holiday Lights (Wine Glass) 

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 
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
11562 Sa, Sept. 9. 26, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
10885 Sa, Oct. 14 – 28, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
11599 Sa, Nov. 4, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 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
10889 Tu, Nov. 7 – 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
10993 M-W, Oct. 2 – 4, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 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 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. 
10985 Sept. 24
10986 Oct. 22
10987 Nov. 26
10988 Dec.3

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 
Su, 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
10780 Sept. 10  
10781 Oct. 8 
10782 Nov. 12  
10783 Dec. 10