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2014 Adult Art Workshops

The Spanish Peaks Arts Council is offering twelve art workshops between January and the end of June. Here is the list of opportunities to expand your vision or improve your skills:. 

Feb. 5 - March 26, Weekly watercolor classes with Kathy Hill. Wednesdays 1 - 3:30 pm. $20 each class. Not necessary to take all the classes, but registration is recommended at least one week in advance for each class. $5 for minimal supplies or bring your own. Each class will concentrate on specific watercolor techniques with changing subjects. Click on the link for the Watercolor class registration form.  View paintings by Kathy Hill at www.KathyWHill.com. Supply list

Feb. 7 Wearable Art Pieces created with resin, with Mary Sewell Cooper. 9 am - 4 pm with a break at noon for lunch. $60 plus $15 materials fee.

March 14-16. Inkle Weaving with Mary Jean Fowler. 10 am - Noon each day. Weave a belt or narrow band with cotton threads. $60 plus $15 materials fee.

April 5 - Wireworks Chains and Wearable Art with Mary Sewell Cooper. 1 - 4 pm $30 plus materials. This half-day class will help you gain technical proficiency.

April 11-13  Tapestry with Mary Jean Fowler. 10 am - Noon each day. Learn the basics of this ancient art. $60 plus $25 materials fee for wool threads.

May 25 - Aspects of Photography: Capturing the Image with Gary Benson. 9 am - Noon. $30

May 30 - Ink and Stone: Bamboo Brush Painting with Rachel Dimond. 9 am - 4 pm with a break at noon for lunch. $60 plus $15 materials fee.

May 31 - Introduction to Batik with Beth and Jonathan Evans. 9 am - 4 pm with a break at noon for lunch. $60 plus  materials fee.

June 7 & 8 - Getting Started in Oils or Acrylics with Kathy Hill. 9 am - 4 pm each day with a break for lunch. $60 each day. Must take Sat. class in order to take Sunday class. Choose either oil or acrylic paints to learn the basics of painting. Click here for a materials list   A limited amount of materials are available for a $35 fee. For more information call Kathy 719 742-5756.

June 14 - Monoprints with accomplished printmaker and educator Gay Kohl, judge for the Colorado show, 9 am - 4 pm with a break at noon for lunch. $60 plus $10 materials fee.

June 19 - Botanical Illustrations with Ann Gethen. 9 am - 4 pm with a break at noon for lunch. $60. Provide your own mechanical pencil, watercolors and fine brush. Paper will be provided.

Visit SPACe at 132 W. Ryus (west end of the Town Park) in La Veta to register in person, or send your check and registration form to SPACe workshops, PO Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055. SPACe is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 11 am - 2 pm during the winter.

Pay by credit card online with PayPal, then print out the registration form and mail it to SPACe workshops, PO Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055.

Adult Art Workshops

If there are less than 4 people signed up within 7 days of class, it may be cancelled 7 days prior to the scheduled start date, unless the instructor chooses otherwise. *Students will be notified of the possibility of cancellation and payments will be refunded or may be applied to another class. Credit card payments made through PayPal will be refunded by check with a small fee deducted, charged to SPACe by PayPal.

Call Rena at 719 742-3083 or SPACe 719 742-3074 for more information.

 

 

June workshops

Getting Started in Oils or Acrylics

with Kathy Hill.  June 7 & 8  9 am - 4 pm. $60 per day.

 

 

Learn the basics of painting with either oils or acrylics on canvas, along with tips on good composition. Must take the Saturday class in order to take the Sunday class. Materials list

 

Making Monoprints

with printmaker and educator Gay Kohl. June 14  9 am - 4 pm.

$60 plus $10 materials fee.

 

Monoprinting is the art form to increase your creativity and let your artistic juices flow. You will create realistic or abstract images that can easily be rearranged and transformed into additional prints adding textures with found objects. This class is for beginners or advanced

printmakers.  Info as to found objects to bring be mailed after registration.

 

 

Botanical Illustration

with accomplished La Veta artist Ann Gethen.

June 19  9 am - 4 pm. $60

In this one day workshop you will learn techniques for making detailed, accurate drawings of flowering plants. Materials needed: mechanical pencil, watercolors and a fine brush. Paper will be provided.