Art Students League of Denver Classes

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Parker Arts now presents Art Students League of Denver satellite classes in Parker! We are a community of artists where everyone is welcome to share their love of art.

Our Mission

The Art Students League of Denver provides an inclusive art community where professional artists guide individuals of all abilities to reach their highest potential.

Our Core Values

Community, Inclusiveness, Learning and Artistic Self-Expression

Membership

An annual membership with the Art Students League of Denver is available to those who wish to join our community. Your tax-deductible membership helps us provide an inclusive and inspiring art community, maintain our historic building and support artists. You can purchase or renew your membership today by calling the Registration Office at 303-778-6990 ext. 0.

Please visit Art Students League of Denver (or www.ASLD.org) for memberships and class registration. Parker Arts satellite classes are held at Parker Art Culture and Events Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue. Please click here for direct access to ASLD Parker satellite classes.

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Loose and Expressive Watercolor Painting
Steve Griggs | Ability: Beginner, Intermediate
Learn how to create lively watercolor paintings with free and generous brush strokes. During this workshop, beginner and intermediate level painters are invited to try out a variety of watercolor painting strategies and techniques to create loose, intuitive, free, and spontaneous effects. You will learn about color mixing, glazes, composition, drying time, thickness, and edges while painting short, warm-up sketches as well as finished landscape or cityscape paintings.
Session A: Monday, Sept. 10-Oct. 1 | 1PM-4PM
Session B: Monday, Oct. 15-Nov. 5 | 1AM-4PM Register Here
$47.50 for 1-day workshop, $57.50 for non-members
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Fundamentals of Landscape Painting
Lorenzo Chavez| Ability: Advanced, Intermediate
This workshop will focus on the how and why of landscape painting. We will concentrate on improving our composition skills, understanding the importance of simplification of shapes and masses, understanding the importance of correct values, atmospheric perspective, creating a center of interest, the use of edges, drawing and color. This workshop is for those who already enjoy working with pastels and/or oils, or committed students who wish to experiment with these mediums.
SPECIAL NOTE: Workshop will be held at the PACE center in Parker.
Mondays, Oct. 22-Nov. 26 | 9AM-12PM
$171 for 6-week workshop, $207 for non-members
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Upcoming Classes


Fundamentals of Landscape Painting
Instructor: Lorenzo Chavez Ability: Beginner, Intermediate
This workshop will focus on teaching the fundamentals of outdoor landscape painting using oil and/or pastel. Pastel and oil are great landscape sketching mediums—their consistency of color and quick handling are valuable when working outdoors. We will cover concept emphasis, shape, line, values, colors, edges and the importance of an emotional involvement. Atmospheric and linear perspective, understanding the natural light and color outdoors will be discussed and applied.
Fee: $175.95 ($207 for non-members) Register at www.ASLD.org.
Mondays, Jan. 28 – March 11, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (No class Feb. 18.)

Loose and Expressive Watercolor Painting
Steve Griggs | Ability: Beginner, Intermediate
Learn how to create lively watercolor paintings with free and generous brush strokes. During this workshop, beginner and intermediate level painters are invited to try out a variety of watercolor painting strategies and techniques to create loose, intuitive, free, and spontaneous effects. You will learn about color mixing, glazes, composition, drying time, thickness, and edges while painting short, warm-up sketches as well as finished landscape or cityscape paintings.
Session A: Monday, Jan. 7 – Feb, 4, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (No class Jan. 21.)
Session B: Monday, Feb. 25 – Mar. 18, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $136.85 ($161.00 for non-members) Register at www.ASLD.org.

Dynamic Painting With Cold Wax
Dianna Fritzler| Ability: All
You will create multiple paintings using cold wax medium and oil paint. Through demos and hands-on painting, be prepared to: learn about the do’s and don’ts of creating with cold wax, discover numerous techniques to create texture and build color, create dynamic compositions using shape, line, color, texture and more with this versatile medium. Materials will be supplied. Materials fee: $30 per student.
Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $136.85 ($161 for non-members) Register at www.ASLD.org. - Information coming soon!