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Welding for Art's Sake: Beginning Welding
Cathy Hiatt/Diane Larson
Discover the tools and techniques to create welded art pieces. Learn basic metal fabrication using acetylene torch, plasma cutter and MIG welder. Explore varied finishing techniques using sand blaster, polishing/grinding equipment and heat coloration using oxy-acetylene torches. With one-on-one instruction and guidance, design and create a metal sculpture using various metal objects and scrap steel. Wear or bring a long-sleeve shirt and pants (no shorts) and closed-toe shoes or boots. *These classes are held at the Metal Shop, 3311 W. 71st Ave., Westminster
Sat, Dec 6, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1215F04-68903 $160, $30 material fee to instructor closed
Sat, Jan 31, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1215W01-81363 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Sat, Feb 21, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1215W02-81364 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Sat, Mar 21, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1215W03- 81365 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Sat, Apr 11, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1215W04-81366 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Advanced Welding Workshop
Cathy Hiatt/Diane Larson
Continue your welding skills. Work as a team developing designs and creating a metal sculpture. Enjoy unlimited access to scrap metal, found metal objects and processed steel and the expertise and guidance of three instructors. Pre-requisite: Beginning Welding
Sun, Dec 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1216F04-69151 $200, $30 material fee to instructor
Sun, Feb 8, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1216W01-81367 $200, $30 material fee to instructor
Sun, Feb 22, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1216W02-81368 $200, $30 material fee to instructor
Sun, Mar 22, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1216W03-81710 $200, $30 material fee to instructor
Sun, Apr 12, 11-3 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1216W04-81711 $200, $30 material fee to instructor
Cutting Edge Metal Art
Cathy Hiatt/Diane Larson
Learn to design and create a metal art piece with one-on-one guidance and instruction in the use of a plasma cutter and oxyacetylene torch. Students will create two (2) wall art pieces in 20g and 16g steel. Choose from a variety of patterns to draw, cut and finish both pieces using a variety of tools and equipment. Personal inspiration is always encouraged. These classes are held at the Metal Shop, 3311 W. 71st Ave., Westminster.
Thu, Dec 4, 5-8 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1213F04-69147 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Thu, Jan 29, 5-8 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1213W01-81706 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Thu, Feb 19, 5-8 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1213W02-81707 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Thu, Mar 19, 5-8 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1213W03-81708 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Thu, Apr 2, 5-8 p.m. Metal Shop
ARCR 1213W04-81709 $160, $30 material fee to instructor
Welding for Homeowners
Household projects got you stumped? Learn basic metalworking and fabrication skills by turning household project ideas into 3-D realities. Spend the first part of the class learning shop and tool safety through an assigned project. Project includes basic metal fabrication techniques: MIG welding, grinders, oxy-acetylene/plasma torch, and the use of a shear.
Fri, Jan 23-Mar 13, 3:30-6 p.m., 8 wks, Emily Griffith Tech College
ARCR 1214W01-81721 $289
Screen Printing Workshop
Learn the technique of screen printing, so that you can make your own designs and products from your own home. Explore the tools and processes needed to make your own silk screen and experience the process of printing. Take away a finished screen and the knowledge to begin to follow your own screen printing dreams. Materials provided. Classes held at 13th and Glenarm.
Fri, Feb 13-20, 9-1 p.m., 2 wks Emily Griffith Tech College
ARCR 1232W01-81714 $119, includes materials
Basic Clock Repair
Want to learn clock repairing as a hobby or profession? Learn clock dis-assembly, re-building, cleaning, assembly and adjustment. Gain the knowledge and techniques to be able to get a job repairing the most common type of mechanical clocks available today. You will receive an optional material list at the first class and most tools are provided. Classes held at 13th and Glenarm.
Tue, Jan 27-Mar 17, 1-4 p.m., 8 wks Emily Griffith Tech College
ARCR 1230W01-81723 $199, plus supplies
Tue, Jan 27-Mar 17, 5-8 p.m., 8 wks Emily Griffith Tech College
ARCR 1230W02-81724 $199, plus supplies
Learn about the various types of brushes, how to apply paint, painting techniques and color theory. Choose subjects. Complete assigned exercises. Progress at your pace. Build on what you already know or learn what you may have missed in previous art classes. Includes lectures, notes, demonstrations, and individual help. Fun for beginners and comprehensive for all levels. Cass requires the use of non-toxic Turpenoid Natural, rather than turpentine or other dangerous solvents. Supply list. For more information about Valorie and this class, check her out on her website or on her blog.
Thu, Jan 22-Feb 26, 2-5 p.m., 6 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1061W01-80074 $139, plus materials
Thu, Jan 22-Feb 26 , 6-9 p.m., 6 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1061W02-80075 $139, plus materials
Advanced Oil Painting
For painters with a comfortable grasp of painting techniques, brushwork, and color mixing. Possible topics of focus include alla prima painting, painting faster, advanced color mixing, still life compositions, and old master approaches or opt to work on your own project. Note: This class requires the use of Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits (made by Gamblin Paints), rather than turpentine or other dangerous solvents. Bring supplies from your previous class, and we will add as needed. Supply list. For more information about Valorie and this class, check her out online at her website or on her blog.
Tue, Jan 20-Feb 24, 6-9 p.m., 6 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1205W01- 81115 $139, plus materials
Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor
Discover a variety of approaches to watercolor through demonstrations, practice, and critiques. Explore watercolor artists. For intermediate students, refine your own techniques and explore others. Supply list. Bring a drop cloth.
Wed, Feb 4-Mar 11, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 6 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1200W01-81113 $139, plus materials
You Can Draw!
Discover how to draw anything you see! This is a great class for beginners with little or no experience. Explore line, texture, tone as you learn how to draw observationally. Discover the secrets behind perspective, shape, shading and composition. Learn the techniques of "recording" images from your vision onto paper or canvas! Learn to draw anything you see! Explore line, texture, tone, perspective, shape, shading and composition. Bring drawing paper, ruler, and any type of pencil and eraser to first class. Supply list will also be discussed at first class.
Thu, Jan 22-Feb 26, 6:30-9 p.m., 6 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1101W01-80071 $139, plus materials
For those who have taken Brian's You Can Draw! class or have some drawing experience. Continue to build your drawing skills. Supply list will also be discussed at first class.
Tue, Mar 3-Apr 7, 6:30-9 p.m., 6 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1103W01-81376 $139, plus materials
Fun with Faces
Have fun exploring the human face. This class will simplify and show you how easy drawing a face can be. Learn how to see the head as basically a spherical form, and the proportions and placement of features. Use vine charcoal to create a variety of expressive marks from line quality to shading. See how easy charcoal is to change and build upon. See the supply list online.
Tue, Nov. 4-Dec 2, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 5 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1090F01-68911 $99, $4 material fee to instructor
Illustrating Children’s Books
Have you ever had the creative desire to illustrate a children’s book? If so, this hands-on class is for you! Explore how to develop a storyboard from a manuscript, draw sketches to-scale, and turn the sketches into finished illustrations. Examples, discussions, and drawing time are included. Bring your story to illustrate or choose a children’s story from the public domain. Learn from an award-winning artist, graphic designer, children’s book illustrator, and author.
Tue, Sept 23-30, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1080F01-69153 $69, $3 material fee to instructor
Beginning and Continuing Calligraphy
Learn Copperplate Calligraphy, the style of writing found in the Declaration of Independence. Discover the joy of self-expression through this beautiful art form. Check out her calligraphy website
Thu, Feb 26-Mar 26, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1102W01-81742 $99, $40 material fee to instructor*
Chancery Hand Calligraphy
Learn Chancery Italic Calligraphy. Discover the joy of self-expression through this beautiful ancient art form. *If you are left handed, the material fee will be $6 more. Notify the office upon registration in order that materials will be ordered in time for course start date.
Thu, Jan 22-Feb 19, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1104W01-80073 $99, $40 material fee to instructor*
Learn this ancient art. Illuminations can be used to enhance quotes and poems written in calligraphy or as “stand alone” framed art work. Basic calligraphy skills are helpful. Supply list found online. Supply list. Check out her calligraphy website.
Thu, Nov 13-Dec 18, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1114F01-68890 $99
By carving wildlife such as birds, animals, fish, etc. learn the steps of woodcarving including roughing out, relieving, texturing, painting and mounting. Selection of wood and tools will be covered. Depending on your project, material fee will vary. Bring a drop cloth.
Wed, Jan 21-Mar 11, 6:30-9 p.m., 8 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1055W01- 80099 $149, $20-$30 material fee to instructor
Create Some Fall and Winter Fun! Get Hooked: On Crocheting!
Crocheting is the newest craze of an old skill. Gain tips, knowledge and crochet creatively while you relax and meet new crochet friends. Practice yarns and crochet hooks are provided for first-timers or bring your own special project. Left-handers are welcome.
Wed, Feb 4-25, 6-8 p.m., 4 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1122W01-80082 $79
The Green Scene-Sewing Workshop
Learn to re-purpose and re-invent clothes from your closets or the thrift store. It’s for beginning to intermediate skill levels and is a vehicle for you to learn more about the intricacies of patterns, designing, fitting and sewing. Machines provided. Classes held 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver
Mon, Jan 26-Feb 23, 5-9 p.m., 4 wks Emily Griffith Tech College