Drawing, Painting, Crafts, and More

WELDING

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, June 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.     Metal Shop
ARCR 1215M01-59020              $160, $30 material fee to instructor

Thu, June 26, 5-8 p.m.                Metal Shop
ARCR 1215M02-59021              $160, $30 material fee to instructor

Thu, July 10, 5-8 p.m.                 Metal Shop
ARCR 1215M03-59234              $160, $30 material fee to instructor

Sat, July 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.       Metal Shop
ARCR 1215M04-59235              $160, $30 material fee to instructor

Sat, Aug 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.         Metal Shop
ARCR 1215M05-59236              $160, $30 material fee to instructor

Thu, Aug 7, 5-8 p.m.                   Metal Shop
ARCR 1215M06-59237              $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.

Sun, June 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.     Metal Shop
ARCR 1216M01-59122              $200, $30 material fee to instructor

Sun, July 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.       Metal Shop
ARCR 1216M02-59194              $200, $30 material fee to instructor

Sun, Aug 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.         Metal Shop
ARCR 1216M03-59195              $200, $30 material fee to instructor

PAINTING

Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting

Valorie Snyder
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, June 26-July 31, 2-5 p.m., 6 wks    Littleton Campus
ARCR 1061M01-58215                          $139, plus materials

Thu, June 26-July 31, 6-9 p.m., 6 wks    Littleton Campus
ARCR 1061M02-59239                          $139, plus materials

Advanced Oil Painting

Valorie Snyder
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, June 24-July 29, 6-9 p.m., 6 wks  Littleton Campus
ARCR 1205M01-58991                        $139, plus materials

Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor

Marilyn Cassidy
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. *No class the week of July 1.

Wed, June 18-July 30*, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 6 wks   Littleton Campus
ARCR 1200M01-59198                                     $139, plus materials*

Plein Air Pastel Painting at Hudson Gardens

Joy Schultz
Come learn about composition, value, color and techniques of pastel while capturing the beautiful surroundings and atmosphere of Hudson Gardens. No experience necessary. Visit her website to view Joy’s earlier work. Visit her online store to view more recent work and to learn about Joy’s other offerings. Supply list found online.  Bring a drop cloth.

Tue, June 24-July 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 5 wks         Hudson Gardens
ARCR 1098M01-59197                                                       $139, plus materials

A Dip into Art

Joy Schultz
Try 6 different media each week including charcoal, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, and pen and ink. Discover the fun of each technique. A demonstration of various techniques is given. Explore basic elements of art: composition, value, and color. No experience is necessary. Bring drop cloth. Material fee includes all you need. Visit her website to view Joy’s earlier work. Visit her online store to view more recent work and to learn about Joy’s other offerings. Joy will provide all supplies for class which is included in the material fee.

Tue July 29-Aug 26, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 5 wks            Littleton Campus
ARCR 1099M01-59199                                          $139, $24 material fee to instructor

DRAWING

You Can Draw!

Brian Brennan
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, June 19-July 24, 6:30-9 p.m., 6 wks    Littleton Campus
ARCR 1101M01-58223                                $139, plus materials

Continuing Drawing

Brian Brennan
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, June 24-July 29, 6:30-9 p.m., 6 wks      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1103M01-59196                                 $139, plus materials

CALLIGRAPHY

Beginning and Continuing Calligraphy

Watch Evette's How To Begin Writing in Calligraphy Video! 

Evette Goldstein
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. Check out her calligraphy website.

Thu, July 24-Aug 21, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks    Littleton Campus
ARCR 1104M01-58578                          $99, $40 material fee to instructor*

Illuminations

Watch Evette's How To Begin Writing in Calligraphy Video! 

Evette Goldstein
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, May 15-Jun 12, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1114S01-80837                            $99

WOOD CRAFTS

Beginning Woodcarving

Jack Bayman
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, June 18-Aug 6, 6:30-9 p.m., 8 wks     Littleton Campus
ARCR 1055M01-58227                                $149, $20-$30 material fee to instructor