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October 2018

Collage with Altered Papers and Other Materials-Oct 1,8,15,22

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Class will be held at Donna's studio so please contact her for directions. This class meets on Thursdays from 6-8pm. There is a $10 Materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class.   Learn how to alter and use pages from National Geographic Magazines, the use of stencils, paint, inks, and other papers to create a completed collage. You can also bring your own bits and pieces of ephemera to include in your creation.  …

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Cacophony Of Color: Oct2,9,16,23

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for adults and teens and meets on Tuesdays. Do you love color, but struggle with getting clean mixtures? Do you wonder if the colors you are using are creating pleasing compositions? Do you want to gain a better understanding of things like color temperature, and saturation? Then this class is for you! In this 4 week series, you will experiment with color, learn to control your color mixtures without spending hours creating color charts, better understand things…

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Try Your Hand at Watercolor: Oct 5 and 12

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for aults & teens, meets on Fridays with a $15 materials fee payable to instructor. This class is for people that have always wanted to try painting with watercolor but haven't because of the cost, not knowing how to start or just putting it off. We will learn about the necessary materials; brushes, paper, pigments and how to use them. I will provide all the materials you will need so you can see if you like it…

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Intro to Cursive for Kids:Oct 8,15,22,29

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for kids age 8 -12 and must already know lower case “printing” Meets on MondaysThe reasons to learn cursive handwriting are numerous, not the least of which includes the neuro pathways created in the brain through hand-eye coordination. We will progress through a series of exercises designed to teach cursive compared to “printing” which will de-mystify the written words of our fore-fathers. Contact: marita.mcdonough@gmail.com

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Felt Painting Workshop: Oct 28

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for All Ages - Kids 5 & up, Teens, Families, Adults.Class meets on Sundays, and there is a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor.Learn how to make a detailed image using a felting needle. You will design your piece on a pre felted wool square that can be turned into a beautiful wall hanging. Needle and wet felting techniques will be demonstrated for enhancing your piece. Each student will make their own wet-felted background piece to…

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November 2018

Try Your Hand at Watercolor:Nov 2,9

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for aults & teens, meets on Fridays with a $15 materials fee payable to instructor. This class is for people that have always wanted to try painting with watercolor but haven't because of the cost, not knowing how to start or just putting it off. We will learn about the necessary materials; brushes, paper, pigments and how to use them. I will provide all the materials you will need so you can see if you like it…

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Intro to Cursive for Kids:Nov 5,12,19,26

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for kids age 8 -12 and must already know lower case "printing" Meets on MondaysThe reasons to learn cursive handwriting are numerous, not the least of which includes the neuro pathways created in the brain through hand-eye coordination. We will progress through a series of exercises designed to teach cursive compared to "printing" which will de-mystify the written words of our fore-fathers. Contact: marita.mcdonough@gmail.com

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Collage with Altered Papers and Other Materials-Nov 5,12,19

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class meets at Donnas studio- please contact her for directions. Class meets on Thursdays from 6-8pm. There is a $8 Materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class.   Learn how to alter and use pages from National Geographic Magazines, the use of stencils, paint, inks, and other papers to create a completed collage. You can also bring your own bits and pieces of ephemera to include in your creation.   Contact: Donna…

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The Value of Values: Nov 6,13,20,27

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for adults and teens and meets on Tuesdays. Value is an art term that refers to how light or dark a color mixture is. The value of seeing, understanding, and using values correctly in your paintings cannot be overemphasized as it is foundational to creating an effective composition. Whether striving for more realism in your paintings, or looking to create more impact in your abstracts, understanding values will go a long way to getting you where you…

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Glass Ornaments: Nov 10

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This Class is for Adults, Teens (12 and older), meets on a Saturday and Has a materials fee of $20 paid to the instructor.Make some holiday ornaments to hang on your window or tree or use them as part of your holiday gift wrapping. Choose Christmas trees, snowmen, Santa’s, reindeer and more to add to your holiday collection. The pieces will be fired at instructor's house, and you will be contacted when ready for pickup at pARTiculars. Option: Additional $4…

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Felt Painting Workshop: Nov 11

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for All Ages - Kids 5 & up, Teens, Families, Adults.Class meets on Sundays, and there is a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor.Learn how to make a detailed image using a felting needle. You will design your piece on a pre felted wool square that can be turned into a beautiful wall hanging. Needle and wet felting techniques will be demonstrated for enhancing your piece. Each student will make their own wet-felted background piece to…

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Silk Hoops Painting Workshop: Nov 17

November 17 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for All Ages - Kids 5 & up, Teens, Families, Adults.Meets on a Saturday. Materials fee of $10 payable to instructor.During this one day workshop you will create a special hand painted silk hoop. You will learn how to use a liquid resist to create your design on the silk, and paint your hoop with special silk dyes, set the dyes and then wash the resist away. This workshop is a great way to make lasting memories…

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December 2018

Illuminated Letters Workshop: Dec 1

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for adults and teens, with no background in art or calligraphy required .Meets on a Saturday with a materials fee of $10 payable to instructor.Create a Decorated Letter in the style of the Middle Ages scriptoria; scribes, illustrators and illuminators worked together to create elaborate books with pigments and gold; we will use modern materials, which will be provided by the instructor for your use. Contact Marita for additional supplies to bring. Contact: marita.mcdonough@gmail.com (mailto:marita.mcdonough@gmail.com)

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Silk Painting Workshop: Dec 2

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for All Ages - Kids 5 & up, Teens, Families, Adults.Meets on a Saturday. Materials fee of $10 payable to instructor.During this one day workshop you will create a special hand painted silk hoop. You will learn how to use a liquid resist to create your design on the silk, and paint your hoop with special silk dyes, set the dyes and then wash the resist away. This workshop is a great way to make lasting memories…

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Holiday Cards:Dec 8

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class is for Aaults and teens (12 and older).Class meets on a Saturday, with a $14 Materials Fee to be paid to the instructor.The Iris Paper Folding technique originated in Holland in the 20th century to resemble the spiraling eye of a camera. Folded strips of colored paper create the designs that can be made into greeting cards .You will have your choice of several designs to make. Time permitting, we will also make envelopes. Please bring small pointed…

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Leather Journal Class-Dec 9

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

There is a $40 materils fee for this class to be paid on the day of class to the instructor. In this class you’ll learn to make a 10” x 6-1/2” leather-bound travel journal. We’ll use Arches text, a 100% cotton paper. You’ll learn about paper grain, folding & tearing paper, materials, tools, the longstitch / linkstitch, and where to get what you need to make more books. All materials included except buttons & beads. Contact: boneheadned@aol.com

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