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The Boulder School of Fine Art Academy


First Trimester:

Classes - Sep. 15-Nov. 23, 2022

Portfolio Review Nov. 29-Dec. 3

Student Art Show Dec. 9-23

Second Trimester:

Orientation - January 8, 10 and 11

Classes- January 14-March 26, 2023

Snow Day makeups and Portfolio Review: March 28-Apr. 1

Third Trimester

Orientation - April 11-15

Classes - April 16-June 24, 2023

Final Portfolio Review: June 25-29

BSOFA Academy for adults and teens

Classical Drawing and Painting

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Empower yourself and learn to draw and paint using classical technique fundamentals. Morning, afternoon and evening weekdays and weekend classes.

Figure Sketching

Figure sketches

Learn how to sketch a figure from life using classical methods in this Thursday evening class with Ben Harden.

Long Pose Figure 

oil paintings of figure model

Develop your understanding and technique of figure drawing and painting in our fundamental figure class. Weekdays

Draped Figure


Ben Harden explores the special challenges of depicting the draped figure Wednesday mornings beginning January 18, 2023

Classical Portraiture

portrait model and students

Elena Cantor teaches classical portraiture from pencil sketch to tonal study on Saturday afternoons.

Sculpting in Clay


Pedro Rivera teaches a classical approach to figurative sculpting in clay. Saturdays and Wednesdays from 1-4

Special Topic:
Beginning Oil Painting 

Painting teacher and student

Ben Harden guides students through the basics of oil painting in these Sunday afternoon classes for beginners.

Special Topic:
The Art of Colored Pencil

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Heather McGarey shares her expertise with color pencil drawing Sunday afternoon beginning in January 2023

Special Topic:
Know your Materials


Stretch your own canvas. sharpen your charcoal and pencils and more with Heather McGarey, Sunday afternoons beginning March 2023

Paint, Draw, Create!
student's art work

Tuesdays 4:00-5:30

Rick Dallago's students paint, draw and make unique creations while learning art fundamentals and having fun..

For students aged 9-16

Classical Drawing for Youth
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Wednesdays 4:30-6:00

Learn to draw the classical way with Elena Cantor in these ongoing weekly classes.

For students aged 11-18

Learn how to create art without limits