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. 

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Virtual Workshop - Watercolor Painting With Energy and Freedom
Steve Griggs | Ability: All (Level 1, 2, & 3)
In this four-week watercolor class we will explore common watercolor techniques and processes for creating a successful watercolor painting. Building on the concepts introduced at each level, we will further develop methods for achieving free and loose style paintings. We will explore the use of format and composition to develop the painting’s story. In addition, we will talk about the use of sketchbooks to record and develop ideas. We will also explore more advanced color and mixing strategies to create interesting visual effects. Come ready to have fun and learn this wonderful painting medium! Classes are held virtually.
Location: Virtual
Fee: $160
Level 1: M, Sept. 14 – Oct. 4, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Level 2: Tu, Sept. 15 – Oct. 5,  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Level 3: W, Sept. 16 – Oct. 6, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Level 1: M, Oct. 19 – Nov. 9, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Level 2: Tu, Oct. 20 – Nov. 10, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Level 3: W, Oct. 21 – Nov. 11, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, June 1-22, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Special Note: This class will take place online via Zoom. Link will be provided by instructor prior to the class starting.
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Painting Landscapes: Outdoors
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. All workshop days will be spent in the field (weather permitting) with social distancing.
Location: First class held at The Schoolhouse. Remaining classes held at outdoor location identified by instructor.
Fee: $168
Session A: Mondays, June 15-July 6, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Session B: Mondays, July 13-August 3, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Session C: Tuesdays, July 14-August 3, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Session D, Mondays August 10-August 31, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Session E, Tuesdays August 11- September 1, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
SPECIAL NOTE: All classes will take place outdoors with strict social distancing. By registering for this class, you agree to stay six feet apart and wear a face mask at all times for the safety of all participants. The instructor will also review work from six feet away. Thank you for helping us prioritize the safety of everyone involved.
Instructor will provide students information regarding class locations prior to the start of class. In the case of inclement weather, classes will be held at the Schoolhouse. Address: 19650 E. Mainstreet, Parker, CO 80138
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Painting Landscapes: Outdoors
Lorenzo Chavez| Ability: Beginner, Intermediate
Ages: 18+
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. All workshop days will be spent in the field (weather permitting).
Fee: $240
Session A: M, Sept. 14 – 28, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ($180 3 week session)
Session A: Tu, Sept. 8 – 29, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Session B: M, Oct. 5 – 26, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Session B: Tu, Oct. 6 – 27, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Download Supply List for Oils
Download Supply List for Pastels

Register at www.ASLD.org.