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


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 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.

Upcoming Classes

Fundamentals of Landscape Painting

Instructor: 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.
Mondays, Oct. 22 - Nov. 26 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
$171 for members, $207 for non-members
SPECIAL NOTE: Students will meet at The PACE Center. Registration opens August 8.
Click here to register for this class on ASLD website
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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 Click here to register for this class.
Session B: Monday, Oct. 15-Nov. 5 | 1AM-4PM Click here to register for this class.
$136.85 for members, $161.00 for non-members
SPECIAL NOTE: Students will meet at The PACE Center. Registration opens August 8.
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