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Make Sundays your day to pick up the tips that make all the difference.

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Beginning Oil Painting

With Ben Harden

SUNDAYS

1-3

Each Class: 2h

Session 1, Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5 and 12

Price: $215

Session 2,  Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19 and 26

Price: $215

This class is eligible for Academy student discount.

Ben Harden will guide students through short projects each week in the Introduction to Oil Painting class.

 

Students will learn about the materials and tools used for painting and color mixing technique and will explore values and tones. 

 

Supplies will be provided as part of the class fee

 

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The Art of Colored Pencils

with Heather McGarey

SUNDAYS

3:30-5

Each Class: 1.5 hours

Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5 and 12

Price: $175

This is a comprehensive class that will cover all aspects of using colored pencil as a fine art medium. You will learn colored pencil fundamentals as well as more advanced techniques that you can use to make your own work of art.

Heather is a Signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America and served as president of the Denver Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society for three years. Her colored pencil work has been in numerous juried shows and international exhibitions.

Supplies will be provided as part of the class fee.

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Know Your Materials

with Heather McGarey

SUNDAYS

3:30-5

Each Class: 1.5 hours

Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19 and 26

Price: $225

Would you like to learn how to stretch your own canvas and prepare it for painting?​

Do you wonder what the numbers on the pencils mean?

Have you ever sharpened your charcoal before using it?

What are the best papers for pencil or charcoal drawing?

These and other little details that make all the difference will be covered by Heather McGarey Sunday afternoons from 3:30-5

The class fee includes $50 for supplies.