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October 2018

Watercolor Techniques: Oct 1,8,15,22

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

Meeting on Mondays, come experience painting with watercolors in a positive and successful atmosphere. Each class will begin with a mini lesson through a demonstration. Participants will experience playing with color and design. You will learn many strategies for creating your finished piece. Donna will give you individual support and gentle critique. Email or call for materials list. Contact: flebullfroggulch@msn.com or 303-661-0797

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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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Wednesday Building Blocks to Painting in Oils and Acrylics: Oct 3,10,17,24

October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Geared towards adults and teens, Getting a firmer handle on the basics of painting and design will give any artist a boost toward better paintings. You will learn through discussions, demonstrations, and one-on-one instructor help as you paint. This ongoing class will cover the six building blocks on a cyclical basis: design/shape, drawing/line, values, color, edges, and brushwork/detail. Supplies are provided on the students first day of class, and after that they will be expected to bring their own supplies.…

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Loosen Up Your Painting-Oct 4,11,18,25

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This adult class meets on Thursdays and is for intermediate and above levels and most painting media. It is designed to help artists approach their painting in a loose and abstract manner. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. Students are responsible for their own materials. Call Colleen for further information or questions. Contact: colleentuck@gmail.com, 303-621-4035

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles-Oct 4,11,18,25

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

$20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. Meeting on Thursdays, this is an ongoing, fun kid’s art class! We explore many mediums and make beautiful and creative works of art. We have lots of NEW , exciting ideas for fall projects and artists from our faculty will visit. We always serve a small snack for those hungry kids. Please contact Debra for specifics. Contact: Debra Bond, dbondo@comcast.net

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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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Mosaic Class-Oct 7 and 21

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Sundays from noon-4pm. Materials fee $40 paid to instructor on the first day of class. Learn the ancient art of mosaic using contemporary materials. Your substrate or base, approximately 8×8, is provided and included in the material fee. Students are encouraged to make cartoons similar to coloring book designs, i.e. flowers, birds – or think outside the box – abstraction and doodle designs ok. The class covers construction, working with glass, pottery, stones, beads, marbles, tiles, and more. The second…

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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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Batik on Rice Paper-Oct 13

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This class will meet at Donnas home studio. Please contact her for directions .Tuesdays from 9:30 to 12:00 pm. Learn the art of watercolor batik on rice paper using simple techniques to transfer your images or the ones provided to complete a piece of art. Color, design, ink and the use of wax are a vital part of this technique. The goals for this class are to have fun, learn this technique, and complete a piece of art. Handouts are…

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Drawing What You See and Beyond-Oct 16,23,30,Nov 6,13

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

$10 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. Class meets on Tuesdays. If you can sign your name, you can draw, but you must learn how just like anything else. Basic drawing is the stepping stone to a better painting; seeing differently is the key to a great drawing. Give your drawings and paintings more depth, better perspective, and master the secret of lights, darks, and shadows. Bring a soft pencil (#2) and a 9”x12” spiral bound sketchbook to…

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Colored Pencils, Watercolor Pencils: Explore One or Both-Oct 16,23,30,Nov 6,13

October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Material fee of $10 to be paid to the insructor. Join this weekly Tuesday group to learn the magic of drawing with colored pencils, using Prismacolor or comparable pencils and/or watercolor pencils. Learn to match, blend and layer colors to create a drawing of your own choosing. Whether you are a beginner with colored pencils or have drawing experience, this is the place for you. Bring whatever supplies you have to the first session and we will go over the…

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Pen and Ink Sketching for Everyone-Oct 17,24,31,Nov 7,14

October 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Class meets Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Materials fee of $10 due to instructor on the first day of class. Join artist and teacher April Christenson to explore the many options and techniques that pen and ink offers. You can be a beginner or experienced artist to enjoy this class! Bring a 9”x12” spiral bound sketchbook, #2 pencil and several skinny black pens. We will discuss other specific supplies at the first session. Continuing students bring a photo (or two) to start…

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Make Glass Pendants-Oct 27

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Materials Fee $20 paid to the instructor.  Come play with glass and make two pendants out of precut colored and dichroic glass. Use my “no fail” ideas or use your own, unique designs. We’ll discuss the fusing process and the unique properties of dichroic glass; there will be plenty of time to experiment. The pieces will be fired at instructor’s house, and you will be contacted when ready for pickup at pARTiculars. Contact: joyweinstein@gmail.com

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Hands On Intro to Digital Photography-Oct 27

October 27 @ 12:30 pm - 7:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Learn the basics of using a digital camera at home, at work, or traveling, whether you have a point-and-shoot with some features or a fancy new DSLR. This intimate, laid-back, and non-competitive class will teach you how to use your new camera – or make better use of your existing camera’s features. With a mixture of lecture and hands-on photography, this class will cover taking photographs and setting up a digital photo workflow. You must take some photos before you…

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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

Loosen Up Your Painting-Nov 1,8,15,29

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

This adult class meets on Thursdays and is for intermediate and above levels and most painting media. It is designed to help artists approach their painting in a loose and abstract manner. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. Students are responsible for their own materials. Call Colleen for further information or questions. Contact: colleentuck@gmail.com, 303-621-4035

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles-Nov 1,8,15,29

November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

$20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. Meeting on Thursdays, this is an ongoing, fun kid’s art class! We explore many mediums and make beautiful and creative works of art. We have lots of NEW, exciting ideas for fall projects and artists from our faculty will visit. We always serve a small snack for those hungry kids. Please contact Debra for specifics. Contact: Debra Bond, dbondo@comcast.net

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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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Mosaic Class-Nov 4 and 18

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Sundays from noon-4pm. Materials fee $40 paid to instructor on the first day of class. Learn the ancient art of mosaic using contemporary materials. Your substrate or base, approximately 8×8, is provided and included in the material fee. Students are encouraged to make cartoons similar to coloring book designs, i.e. flowers, birds – or think outside the box – abstraction and doodle designs ok. The class covers construction, working with glass, pottery, stones, beads, marbles, tiles, and more. The second…

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Watercolor Techniques: Nov 5,12,19

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

Meeting on Mondays, come experience painting with watercolors in a positive and successful atmosphere. Each class will begin with a mini lesson through a demonstration. Participants will experience playing with color and design. You will learn many strategies for creating your finished piece. Donna will give you individual support and gentle critique. Email or call for materials list. Contact: flebullfroggulch@msn.com or 303-661-0797

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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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Wednesday Building Blocks to Painting in Oils and Acrylics: Nov 7,14,21,28

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Geared towards adults and teens, Getting a firmer handle on the basics of painting and design will give any artist a boost toward better paintings. You will learn through discussions, demonstrations, and one-on-one instructor help as you paint. This ongoing class will cover the six building blocks on a cyclical basis: design/shape, drawing/line, values, color, edges, and brushwork/detail. Supplies are provided on the students first day of class, and after that they will be expected to bring their own supplies.…

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Batik on Rice Paper-Nov 10

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Saturdays from 9:30 to 12:00 pm. This class will meet at Donnas home studio. Please contact her for directions. Learn the art of watercolor batik on rice paper using simple techniques to transfer your images or the ones provided to complete a piece of art. Color, design, ink and the use of wax are a vital part of this technique. The goals for this class are to have fun, learn this technique, and complete a piece of art. Handouts are…

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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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Wednesday Building Blocks to Painting in Oils and Acrylics: Dec 5,12,19

December 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

Geared towards adults and teens, Getting a firmer handle on the basics of painting and design will give any artist a boost toward better paintings. You will learn through discussions, demonstrations, and one-on-one instructor help as you paint. This ongoing class will cover the six building blocks on a cyclical basis: design/shape, drawing/line, values, color, edges, and brushwork/detail. Supplies are provided on the students first day of class, and after that they will be expected to bring their own supplies.…

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Loosen Up Your Painting: Abstraction is Easy-Dec 6,13,20

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

This adult class meets on Thursdays and is for intermediate and above levels and most painting media. It is designed to help artists approach their painting in a loose and abstract manner. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. Students are responsible for their own materials. Call Colleen for further information or questions. Contact: colleentuck@gmail.com, 303-621-4035

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles-Dec 6,13,20

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 US

$20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. Meeting on Thursdays, this is an ongoing, fun kid’s art class! We explore many mediums and make beautiful and creative works of art. We have lots of NEW, exciting ideas for fall projects and artists from our faculty will visit. We always serve a small snack for those hungry kids. Please contact Debra for specifics. Contact: Debra Bond, dbondo@comcast.net

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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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