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Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

November 2019

Felted Bead Earrings and Necklaces-Tuesday Nov 12, 9am-noon

November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - November 13, 2019 @ 12:00 am
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Make your own felted bead jewelry! This class, taught by Linda Bice, is suitable for teens and adults. There is a $15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the day of class.The class atmosphere will be fun, comfortable, supportive, and of learning and experimentation. Students will learn various techniques for making felted beads including: rolled and sliced, balls and wrapped and will also learn how to incorporate these items into various forms of jewelry. Each student will…

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Encaustic Process with Wax Workshop:Saturday Nov 16, 9:30am-12:30pm

November 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor: Donna Flebbe Adults and Teens: Encaustic classes will be held at Donna's Studio; call Donna for directio Description: Encaustic painting using heated beeswax mixed with pigments dates back to the 1st century BC. Donna offers three hours of encaustic technique for beginners and advanced students to create art in a positive and successful way. Explore several methods of creating hot wax art from beginning to completion of your art piece. Bring to class: All materials included Contact: Call Donna…

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Mixed Media Exploration:Saturday, Nov 16, 10am-1pm

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor Name: Linda Bice: http://www.lindabice.com Adult & Teens; Material Fee: $15 payable to the instructor on the day of class. Description: In this class, you will learn to create art using found objects, paints, stencils, inks, papers, and various other items to make a lively unique creation. We will create a finished piece of art on gallery wrapped canvas ready hang. The class atmosphere will be fun, comfortable, supportive, of learning and experimentation.     Bring to class: All materials are provided…

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Silk Scarf Painting Workshop:Nov 17, 10:30am-4:30pm

November 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for All Ages - Kids 8 & up, Teens, Families, Adults.Meets on a Saturday. Materials fee of $10 payable to instructor on the day of classDuring this workshop you will create a special hand painted silk scarf. You will learn how to use a liquid resist to create your design on the silk, have a lunch break while it dries, and then you will paint your scarf with special silk dyes, set the dyes and then wash…

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Felted Collar or Neck Warmer: Tuesday, Nov 19, 9am-noon

November 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Make your own Felted Collar or Neck Warmer There is a $10 materials fee payable to the instructor on the day of class.The class atmosphere will be fun, comfortable, supportive, and one of learning and experimentation. Participants will complete a collar or neck warmer of their chosen color scheme and design during this 3 hour workshop. Lots of hands-on assistance and direction will be provided. Not suitable for anyone allergic to wool. No experience required. Bring to class: All materials…

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Iris Folding Cards:November 23, 10:15am-12:15pm

November 23, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is designed for children age 8 through adults.Class meets on a Saturday, with an $18 Materials Fee to be paid to the instructor. Start early making your holiday cards because you are going want to make more at home! These unusual pieces look complicated but are actually quite simple to make. The technique is called iris folding because the completed piece resembles the variable opening of a camera lens. The technique originated in Holland, where local craft people used beautifully…

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December 2019

Explore Calligraphy- 4 pack of 2.5hour lessons

December 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is a 4 pack of 2.5 hour lessons. You will need to contact the instructor to arrange dates and times. You also have the option of purchasing just one single lesson for $37. In addition, there is a $5 materials fee to be paid to instructor at the time of your first lesson. Classes must be held within 4 months of purchase. This class is appropriate for adults as well as teens. In a private, semi-private, or group setting,…

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Drawing Studio: 5 pack good for any of Aprils classes

December 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This 5 pack  is good for any of Aprils classes, and can be used for 4 months from time of purchase. This is designed for returning students. You can drop into any class, bring what you are working on and April will help you with your drawing problems. Enjoy stress free time drawing with fellow artists. Any questions? Contact April. Contact: aprilgchristenson@gmail.com

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Drawing Techniques for Sketching: Dec 3,10; 2-4pm

December 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Class meets Tuesdays from 2-4pm. Materials fee of $5 due to instructor on the first day of class. Suitable for adults and teens, beginning and continuing students. Description: Learn to sketch outdoors and while traveling using quicker techniques and tips. Learn how to narrow down all the visual overload and get a simple and fast drawing on paper. We will learn and have fun at the same time! Bring to class: Bring a pencil or pencil set if you have…

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Creative Crafts for the Holidays-Tuesdays Dec 3,10, 4-6pm

December 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Create special holiday crafts and gifts! This class, taught by April Christensen, is designed for teens and adults. Beginners welcome! There is a $25 materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class.Description: Join artist April Christenson for a variety of different art media. Each week will be something different using different art materials. You do not need to be an “artist” to create something great. A sample of our crafts: Scratchboard, printing, and weaving! Give some…

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Painting in Oils and Acrylics: 4 pack-Wednesdays 12:30-3pm

December 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an ongoing class taught by Jeanne Hougen, which meets on Wednesdays from 12:30-3pm. This class is designed for students who have taken one of Jeanne's beginning oil or acrylics classes, or for those with some previous painting experience. Please bring the painting supplies you normally use. 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.…

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Loosen Up Your Painting: 4 pack- Thursdays 1:00-3:30pm

December 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an on-going class; you can start at any time Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:30 pm, September through December • 4 sessions $168; Drop in fee - $47 Can be used within four months of purchase Description: This adult class is designed to help artists approach their painting in a loose and intuitive way. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. It is for intermediate and above level painters. Students…

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles: Thursdays December 5,12,19, 4-5:30pm

December 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Ages: 6-11 This class meets on a Thursday, and there is a $20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. You may purchase a drop-in class for $32 after getting a confirmation from the instructor. An ongoing, fun kid’s art class, OODLES is being offered for the fall months! We explore many mediums and make beautiful and creative works of art. Join us for after school fun! We always serve a small snack…

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Mosaic Class-Fridays Dec 6, 1:30-5:30 and Dec 20, 1:30-3:30pm

December 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

2 day workshop- Fridays Dec 6, 1:30-5:30 and Dec 20, 1:30-3:30pm. Materials fee $25 paid to instructor on the first day of class. Suitable for teens 12 and up, as well as for adults. Description: Come learn how to mosaic. A great class if you want to explore working with glass, stones, beads, marbles, tiles, and more. A focus on color, texture, line, are introduced. Students will learn how to prepare the project and design it and will be guided through the process to…

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Acrylic Pouring-Saturday Dec 7, 1-4pm

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn Acrylic Pouring! This class, taught by Linda Bice, is suitable for teens and adults. There is a $10 materials fee due to the instructor on the day of class.Description: The class atmosphere will be fun, comfortable, supportive, learning and experimentation. Acrylic pouring is fun and easy. The results are random and gorgeous. You will have to pick up your finished painting the next day (or later if you need to) in order for them to dry laying flat. You…

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Pine Cone Holiday Decor:Sunday December 8, 10am-3pm

December 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Make Pine Cone inspired Holiday Decor! Taught by Linda Bice, this workshop is designed for teens and adults. There is a $10 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the day of class.Description: Pine Cone creations lend a natural beauty to your holiday decorating. The options are unlimited. We will learn about using pinecones to create beautiful decorative items such as wreaths, candleholders and center pieces. Participants will complete one project of their choice from examples provided. This…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(aka Riveting)- Dec 9,16,23, 3-6pm

December 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb Amador This class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $30 Payable to the instructor on the first day of class.Description:Prerequisite: Must have riveting experience or have taken the beginning class to be able to advance to Beyond Basics and Making a Riveted Bracelet               Description: Each of the 3 sessions will include: • Beginning riveting, Students will learn the basics of riveting…

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Such Fun Earrings-Saturday Dec 14, 10:30am-12:30pm

December 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Make your own Earrings! This class, taught by Joy Weinstein is suitable for children ages 12 and up, and for adults. There is a materials fee of $20 to be paid to the instructor on the day of class. Sterling silver ear wires are an additional fee.Description: Use your own creativity to make these unique earrings made with colored glass and copper wire. Start with the “skeleton”, the wire. Twist it into a design of loops and turns. Into the…

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Leather Journal Class: • Sunday, December 15, 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

December 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
Hand made book

This class meets on a Sunday and there is a $40 materils feeto 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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January 2020

Painting in Oils and Acrylics: 4 pack-Wednesdays 12:30-3pm

January 1 @ 12:30 pm - January 29 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an ongoing class taught by Jeanne Hougen, which meets on Wednesdays from 12:30-3pm.This class is designed for students who have taken one of Jeanne's beginning oil or acrylics classes, or for those with some previous painting experience. Please bring the painting supplies you normally use. 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…

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Loosen Up Your Painting: 4 pack- Thursdays 1:00-3:30pm

January 2 @ 1:00 pm - January 29 @ 3:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an on-going class; you can start at any timeThursdays, 1:00 - 3:30 pm, September through December• 4 sessions $168; Drop in fee - $47 Can be used within four months of purchaseDescription: This adult class is designed to help artists approach their painting in a loose and intuitive way. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. It is for intermediate and above level painters. Students are responsible for…

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Life Drawing-Saturdays, January 4, 18; 10am-Noon

January 4 @ 10:00 am - January 18 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Life drawing will be held at Lauries studio on Saturdays January 4 and 18, from 10am-noon. Call or email Laurie for directions.This event is for artists wanting to practice, hone or refresh their skills by the human form using live models. The instructor will act as moderator of the class managing time and directing the model but is available for advice and gentle critique. We will start with short timed poses for warm up and then increase the length of…

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Whimsical 3D Felted Birds: Sunday Jan5, 11:30am-3pm

January 5 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is designed for all ages: kids 8 and up, teens, families, and adults. There is a $10 materials fee payable to the instructor on the day of class. Class is limited to a class size of 8.Learn how to make a detailed 3D bird using needle and wet felting techniques. Sculpting, attaching, and creating embellishments will be demonstrated to enhance your bird design. Each student will make one bird during the workshop and will have enough materials to…

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Painting with Soft Pastels-Every Monday, 9:30-12:00noon starting Jan 6

January 6 @ 9:30 am - January 27 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with Soft Pastels!Instructor: Linda Bice (www.lindabice.com)Adult & Teens - Minimum 2, maximum 8Every MONDAY, 9:30 – 12:00 noon starting January 6th• 4 pack for $126, drop in $35Prerequisite: Intro to Soft Pastel Painting and Beginning Pastel Painting preferredTHIS CLASS TAKES PLACE AT LINDA’S HOME STUDIO IN BOULDERMaterials Fee: $10 payable to instructor (unless you bring all your own supplies). In addition, after the first class, you will need to bring your own paper or pay an additional…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Riveting Basics)- Jan 6, 2-5pm

January 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class.Description:In this class students will learn the basics of riveting and complete a pendant using copper and brass wire and tubing. The focus of this class is to learn to connect metal without soldering, a process known as cold connections. You will learn to stamp designs, texture metal, rivet, and…

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Intro to Soft Pastel: Tuesday, January 7; 9am-12noon

January 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class, taught by Linda Bice, is designed for adults and teens.  There is a materials fee of $7 payable to the instructor on the first day of class. Class size will be limited to 8 to ensure sufficient individual support.Designed for the absolute beginner. We will discuss materials (papers and boards, pastel brands and types), style (abstract, realism), basic techniques (how to use the pastel stick) and basic process (how to create a simple painting). Each participant will complete…

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Drawing What You See and Beyond:Jan 7,14,21,28, Feb 4; 2-4pm

January 7 @ 2:00 pm - February 4 @ 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is appropriate for Adults and Teens.$15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. Class meets on Tuesdays from 2-4pm. Drop-in's are welcomed after recieving a verbal confirmation from April for $37 per class.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…

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Colored Pencils Drawing Studio:Jan 7,14,21,28,Feb 4; 4-6pm

January 7 @ 4:00 pm - February 4 @ 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class meets on Tuesdays, is designed for adults and teens, with a material fee of $15 to be paid to the insructor on the first day of class.You are welcome to purchase a $37 drop-in admission ticket only after recieving a verbal confirmation from April.Learn the magic of drawing with colored pencils using prismacolor or comparable colored pencils. Learn to match, blend and layer colors to create a drawing of your own choosing. Bring a set of 24 Prismacolor…

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Drawing for the Painter: Jan 7,14,21,28, 6:30-8:30pm

January 7 @ 6:30 pm - January 28 @ 8:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for adults and teens and meets on Tuesdays.We have all been told that drawing is a foundational skill that will improve any painters’ artwork. This is undoubtedly true, but have you ever struggled to transfer drawing skills to painting? In this 4 week series you will learn to approach drawing skills as a painter. You will learn that drawing can be achieved not only using line, but through the “carving” of shapes. You will become acquainted with terms…

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Beginning Acrylic Painting:Wednesday Jan 8,15,22,29; 10am-12noon

January 8 @ 10:00 am - January 29 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for adults and teens ages 16 and up, and meets on Wednesdays.Description: This 4 week session is designed to give the beginning acrylic painter the basic skills necessary to begin their acrylic painting journey. You will learn about the various supplies and techniques used by acrylic painters, and be able to hone in on the ones you would like to use, as well as the ones most necessary for all acrylic painters. You will practice both painting…

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Mixed Media Collage-Wednesdays Jan 8,15,22,29, 3:30-6pm

January 8 @ 3:30 pm - January 29 @ 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn Mixed Media Collage!This class is taught by Donna Flebbe, and meets at her home studio. Please contact Donna for directions. There is a $20 materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class.Description:Mixed Media Collage is created by applying papers and other materials to design a pleasing piece of art. This procedure takes time as you manipulate the papers and other items to plan your piece. We will discuss design and composition. Participants will learn to…

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Encaustic Process with Wax Workshop:Saturday Jan 11, 9:30am-12:30pm

January 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor: Donna Flebbe Adults and Teens: Encaustic classes will be held at Donna's Studio; call Donna for directionsDescription: Encaustic painting using heated beeswax mixed with pigments dates back to the 1st century BC. Donna offers three hours of encaustic technique for beginners and advanced students to create art in a positive and successful way. Explore several methods of creating hot wax art from beginning to completion of your art piece. Bring to class: All materials includedContact: Call Donna for directions…

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Felt Painting Workshop:Saturday, Jan 11, 2:30-6pm

January 11 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for All Ages - Kids 5 & up, Teens, Families, Adults.Class meets on a Saturday and there is a $10 materials fee payable to the instructor.This class, taught by Suzanne Connolly-Howes, is designed for all ages, and is a wonderful family experience. You will learn how to make a detailed image using a needle felting tool. You will design your piece on a pre-felted wool square that can be turned into a beautiful wall hanging. Needle and…

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Watercolor Exercises-Mondays Jan 13,20,27, 10am-12pm

January 13 @ 10:00 am - January 27 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with water colorTaught by Laurie Adams, designed for beginners and intermediate painters age teen through adult. Description:This class is geared for beginners and intermediate painters who already have basic watercolor skills but want to learn more about watercolor using different subject matters and techniques. You will begin each session with a watercolor exercise, followed by free painting. Some examples of possible topics that may be included are color mixing and color theory, skin tones, landscapes/trees, hands and…

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Watercolor Techniques at Donna’s Studio:Mondays Jan 13,20,27 1-3pm

January 13 @ 1:00 pm - January 27 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Watercolor Experiences, taught by Donna Flebbe, will be held at Donna's home studio. Please contact Donna for directions.This class is suitable for teens age 12 and up as well as for adults.A drop in fee of $37 can be purchased following confirmation from Donna.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…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Beyond Riveting Basics)- Jan 13, 2-5pm

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class. Prequisite: Beginning riveting class, or prior experience with riveting.Description:In this one day class, students will learn more advanced techniques of riveting, building on what was taught in the beginning class or any prior experience with basic riveting. We will design and fabricate a pendant using some of the techniques…

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Beginning Painting with Soft Pastel-Tues, Jan 14,21,28,Feb 4, 9:30am-noon

January 14 @ 9:30 am - February 4 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with soft pastel!Taught by Linda Bice, this class is designed for teens and adults. There is a $10 materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class (unless you bring all your own supplies).Description: Four class sessions building on each other. Each class will begin with a demo of a specific technique or subject. Designed for those who have taken my intro class or have some knowledge of materials and basic techniques. We will…

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles: Thursdays January 16,23,30, 4-5:30pm

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - January 30 @ 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Ages: 6-11This class meets on a Thursday, and there is a $20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. You may purchase a drop-in class for $32 after getting a confirmation from the instructor.A lively, fun kid’s art class. We focus on learning about different mediums including drawing, cartooning, watercolor, acrylics, collage, 3D art and more!  Your child will be making beautiful and creative works of art and be eligible for our student art show! Please…

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Such Fun Earrings-Saturday Jan 18, 10:30am-12:30pm

January 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Make your own Earrings!This class, taught by Joy Weinstein is suitable for children ages 12 and up, and for adults. There is a materials fee of $20 to be paid to the instructor on the day of class. Sterling silver ear wires are an additional fee.Description: Use your own creativity to make these unique earrings made with colored glass and copper wire. Start with the “skeleton”, the wire. Twist it into a design of loops and turns. Into the loops…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Creating a cuff bracelet using rivets))- Jan 20, 2-5pm

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb Amador This class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class. Sterling silver bracelet blanks can be purchased for an additional $25. Prequisite: Beginning riveting class, or prior experience with riveting. Description: Students will learn to fabricate a bracelet from copper and/or brass. We will discuss design elements using wire and decorative rivets, tube rivets, and the use of tabs.…

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Acrylic Pouring-Saturday Jan 25, 9am-Noon

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn Acrylic Pouring!This class, taught by Linda Bice, is suitable for teens and adults. There is a $10 materials fee due to the instructor on the day of class.Description: The class atmosphere will be fun, comfortable, supportive, learning and experimentation. Acrylic pouring is fun and easy. The results are random and gorgeous. We will experiment with the Dirty Pour, Flip Cup, Dutch Pour, Balloon dip, Controlled Pour, Paper Towel pull and more. You will have to pick up your finished…

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Make Fused Glass Pendants and Barrettes: Saturday Jan 25, 1-3pm

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This Saturday class, taught by Joy Weinstein, is suitable for adults, and children ages 10 and up.Materials fees payable to instructor: $20 covers 2 glass pieces. Additional pieces are $10 each for pendants and $12 for barrettes.Use dichroic & colored glass to make your own special pendants or barrettes. A handout and short discussion will help you understand the fusing process and firing and how to create designs with glass. You can experiment with your own designs, or try ones…

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February 2020

Life Drawing-Saturdays, February 1,15; 10am-Noon

February 1 @ 10:00 am - February 15 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Life drawing will be held at Lauries studio on Saturday, February 1 and 15, from 10am-noon. Call or email Laurie for directions.This event is for artists wanting to practice, hone or refresh their skills by the human form using live models. The instructor will act as moderator of the class managing time and directing the model but is available for advice and gentle critique. We will start with short timed poses for warm up and then increase the length of…

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Mosaic Class-Saturdays Feb 1, 1:30-5:30 and Feb 15, 1:30-3:30pm

February 1 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

2 day workshop- Fridays Dec 6, 1:30-5:30 and Dec 20, 1:30-3:30pm. Materials fee $25 paid to instructor on the first day of class. Suitable for teens 12 and up, as well as for adults.Description: Come learn how to mosaic. A great class if you want to explore working with glass, stones, beads, marbles, tiles, and more. A focus on color, texture, line, are introduced. Students will learn how to prepare the project and design it and will be guided through the process to complete…

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Intro to Book Binding:Sunday, Feb 2, 12:00-3:00 pm

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

Materials Fee: $5 to be paid to the instructor on the day of classDescription:Make 5 different easy books while learning the fundamentals of book binding. We'll cover sewing techniques, materials – where to get them and how to use them – and some basic binding philosophies. Contact: boneheadned@aol.com

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Painting with Soft Pastels-Every Monday, 9:30-12:00noon starting Feb 2

February 3 @ 9:30 am - February 24 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with Soft Pastels!Instructor: Linda Bice (www.lindabice.com)Adult & Teens - Minimum 2, maximum 8Every MONDAY, 9:30 – 12:00 noon starting January 6th• 4 pack for $126, drop in $35Prerequisite: Intro to Soft Pastel Painting and Beginning Pastel Painting preferredMaterials Fee: $10 payable to instructor (unless you bring all your own supplies). In addition, after the first class, you will need to bring your own paper or pay an additional fee for the cost of the paper used.Description:This class…

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Watercolor Exercises-Mondays Feb 3,10,17,24, 10am-12pm

February 3 @ 10:00 am - February 24 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with water colorTaught by Laurie Adams, designed for beginners and intermediate painters age teen through adult. Description:This class is geared for beginners and intermediate painters who already have basic watercolor skills but want to learn more about watercolor using different subject matters and techniques. You will begin each session with a watercolor exercise, followed by free painting. Some examples of possible topics that may be included are color mixing and color theory, skin tones, landscapes/trees, hands and…

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Watercolor Techniques at Donna’s Studio:Mondays Feb 3,10,24, Mar 2, 1-3pm

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - March 2 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Watercolor Experiences, taught by Donna Flebbe, will be held at Donna's home studio. Please contact Donna for directions.This class is suitable for teens age 12 and up as well as for adults.A drop in fee of $42 can be purchased following confirmation from Donna.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…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Riveting Basics)- Feb 3, 2-5pm

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class.Description:In this class students will learn the basics of riveting and complete a pendant using copper and brass wire and tubing. The focus of this class is to learn to connect metal without soldering, a process known as cold connections. You will learn to stamp designs, texture metal, rivet, and…

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Edges and Brushwork: Feb 4,11,18,25, 6:30-8:30pm

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - February 25 @ 8:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for adults and teens and meets on Tuesdays.Are you looking to create more subtlety in your paintings? Are you looking to improve in, or loosen up your brushwork? Then this class is for you! In this 4 week series you will learn about brushwork and how it relates to edges.  You will learn how edges differ from line, and how to see and use them, from hard to soft, and even lost. These skills are often what…

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Drawing Nature- Feb 5,12,19,26; 3:30-5:00pm

February 5 @ 3:30 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class meets on Wednesdays, and there is a materials fee of $15 to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class.In this class we will explore nature using our pencils, focusing on drawing techniques for all those elements big and small. Bring a 9”x12” spiral bound sketchbook and a set of graphite pencils and eraser. This class is for beginners and experienced students. Contact: aprilpencilart@gmail.com

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Beginning Oil Painting: Feb 5,12,19,26; 10am-12noon

February 5 @ 10:00 am - February 26 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for adults and teens 16 and up, and meets on Wednesdays.Description: This 4 week session is designed to give the beginning oil painter the basic skills necessary to begin their oil painting journey. You will learn about the various supplies and techniques used by oil painters, and be able to hone in on the ones you would like to use, as well as the ones most necessary for all oil painters. You will practice both painting from…

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Painting in Oils and Acrylics: 4 pack-Wednesdays 12:30-3pm

February 5 @ 12:30 pm - February 26 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an ongoing class taught by Jeanne Hougen, which meets on Wednesdays from 12:30-3pm.This class is designed for students who have taken one of Jeanne's beginning oil or acrylics classes, or for those with some previous painting experience. Please bring the painting supplies you normally use. 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…

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Mixed Media Collage-Wednesdays Feb 5,12,19,26, 3:30-6pm

February 5 @ 3:30 pm - February 26 @ 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn Mixed Media Collage!This class is taught by Donna Flebbe, and meets at her home studio. Please contact Donna for directions. There is a $20 materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class.Description:Mixed Media Collage is created by applying papers and other materials to design a pleasing piece of art. This procedure takes time as you manipulate the papers and other items to plan your piece. We will discuss design and composition. Participants will learn to…

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Loosen Up Your Painting: 4 pack- Thursdays 1:00-3:30pm

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - February 27 @ 3:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an on-going class; you can start at any timeThursdays, 1:00 - 3:30 pm, September through December• 4 sessions $168; Drop in fee - $47 Can be used within four months of purchaseDescription: This adult class is designed to help intermediate to advanced artists approach their painting in a loose and intuitive way. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. It is for intermediate and above level painters. Students…

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles: Thursdays February 6,13,20,27, 4-5:30pm

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - February 27 @ 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Ages: 6-11This class meets on a Thursday, and there is a $20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. You may purchase a drop-in class for $32 after getting a confirmation from the instructor.A lively, fun kid’s art class. We focus on learning about different mediums including drawing, cartooning, watercolor, acrylics, collage, 3D art and more!  Your child will be making beautiful and creative works of art and be eligible for our student art show! Please…

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Get Ready for Valentines Day: Saturday Feb 8, 10:30am-12:30pm

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for Adults and children (10 and older). Class meets on a Saturday, with a $10 Materials Fee per participant to be paid to the instructor on the day of workshop.Description: We'll decorate sugar heart cookies then use the iris folding technique to make one or more valentines and then move on to pop up cards. The techniques are easy, and you will want to make more at home! Contact: joyweinstein@gmail.com 

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Beyond Riveting Basics)- Feb 10, 2-5pm

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class. Prequisite: Beginning riveting class, or prior experience with riveting.Description:In this one day class, students will learn more advanced techniques of riveting, building on what was taught in the beginning class or any prior experience with basic riveting. We will design and fabricate a pendant using some of the techniques…

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Drawing What You See and Beyond:Feb 11,18,25, Mar 3,10; 2-4pm

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - March 10 @ 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is appropriate for Adults and Teens.$15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. Class meets on Tuesdays from 2-4pm. Drop-in's are welcomed after recieving a verbal confirmation from April for $37 per class.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…

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Colored Pencils Drawing Studio:Feb 11,18,25,Mar 3,10; 4-6pm

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - March 10 @ 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class meets on Tuesdays, is designed for adults and teens, with a material fee of $15 to be paid to the insructor on the first day of class.You are welcome to purchase a $37 drop-in admission ticket only after recieving a verbal confirmation from April.Learn the magic of drawing with colored pencils using prismacolor or comparable colored pencils. Learn to match, blend and layer colors to create a drawing of your own choosing. Bring a set of 24 Prismacolor…

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Silk Painting Workshop: Sunday Feb 16, 10:30-4pm

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

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 scarf. You will learn how to use a liquid resist to create your design on the silk. We will take a short break while the resist  dries and paint the scarf with special silk dyes. We will set the dyes and wash and iron to finish your…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Creating a cuff bracelet using rivets))- Feb 17, 2-5pm

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class. Sterling silver bracelet blanks can be purchased for an additional $25. Prequisite: Beginning riveting class, or prior experience with riveting.Description: Students will learn to fabricate a bracelet from copper and/or brass. We will discuss design elements using wire and decorative rivets, tube rivets, and the use of tabs. You will…

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Watercolor Class: H2OH! Still Water; Feb 21, 1:30-3:30pm

February 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Materials Fee: $5 payable to teacher on the day of classDescription:Students must have a working knowledge of watercolor. Learn to paint lakes and puddles, water drops and water in a clear vase. There are a variety of techniques we can use to get the desired effects. Bring to class: 3 or more sheets of WC paper (11x14), brushes, pigment and palette, board, artist tape, water container and towels/rags. Contact:   molly.hargarten@gmail.com

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Encaustic Process with Wax Workshop:Saturday Feb 22, 9:30am-12:30pm

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor: Donna Flebbe Adults and Teens: Encaustic classes will be held at Donna's Studio; call Donna for directionsDescription: Encaustic painting using heated beeswax mixed with pigments dates back to the 1st century BC. Donna offers three hours of encaustic technique for beginners and advanced students to create art in a positive and successful way. Explore several methods of creating hot wax art from beginning to completion of your art piece. Bring to class: All materials includedContact: Call Donna for directions…

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Watercolor Class: H2OH! Moving Water; Feb 28, 1:30-3:30pm

February 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Materials Fee: $5 payable to teacher on the day of classDescription:Students must have a working knowledge of watercolor. Learn to paint wavy lakes, rushing streams and ocean waves. There are a variety of techniques we can use to get the desired effects. Bring to class: 3 or more sheets of WC paper (11x14), brushes, pigment and palette, board, artist tape, water container and towels/rags. Contact:   molly.hargarten@gmail.com 

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Make Fused Glass Pendants and Barrettes: Saturday Feb 29, 10:30am-12:30pm

February 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This Saturday class, taught by Joy Weinstein, is suitable for adults, and children ages 10 and up.Materials fees payable to instructor: $20 covers 2 glass pieces. Additional pieces are $10 each for pendants and $12 for barrettes.Use dichroic & colored glass to make your own special pendants or barrettes. A handout and short discussion will help you understand the fusing process and firing and how to create designs with glass. You can experiment with your own designs, or try ones…

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March 2020

Leather Journal Class: • Sunday, March 1; 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class meets on a Sunday and there is a $45 materials fee 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:…

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Painting with Soft Pastels-Every Monday, 9:30-12:00noon starting Mar 2

March 2 @ 9:30 am - March 30 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with Soft Pastels!Instructor: Linda Bice (www.lindabice.com)Adult & Teens - Minimum 2, maximum 8Every MONDAY, 9:30 – 12:00 noon starting January 6th• 4 pack for $126, drop in $35Prerequisite: Intro to Soft Pastel Painting and Beginning Pastel Painting preferredTHIS CLASS TAKES PLACE AT LINDA’S HOME STUDIO IN BOULDERMaterials Fee: $10 payable to instructor (unless you bring all your own supplies). In addition, after the first class, you will need to bring your own paper or pay an additional…

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Watercolor Exercises-Mondays March 2,9,16,30, 10am-12pm

March 2 @ 10:00 am - March 30 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with water colorTaught by Laurie Adams, designed for beginners and intermediate painters age teen through adult. Description:This class is geared for beginners and intermediate painters who already have basic watercolor skills but want to learn more about watercolor using different subject matters and techniques. You will begin each session with a watercolor exercise, followed by free painting. Some examples of possible topics that may be included are color mixing and color theory, skin tones, landscapes/trees, hands and…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Riveting Basics)- Mar 2, 2-5pm

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class.Description:In this class students will learn the basics of riveting and complete a pendant using copper and brass wire and tubing. The focus of this class is to learn to connect metal without soldering, a process known as cold connections. You will learn to stamp designs, texture metal, rivet, and…

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Painting with Soft Pastels- Tuesdays, 9:30-noon, March 3,10,17,24

March 3 @ 9:30 am - March 24 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn to paint with Soft Pastels!Instructor: Linda Bice (www.lindabice.com)Adult & Teens - Minimum 2, maximum 8Every TUESDAY, 9:30 – 12:00 noon • 4 pack for $126, drop in $35Prerequisite: Intro to Soft Pastel Painting and Beginning Pastel Painting preferredTHIS CLASS TAKES PLACE AT LINDA’S HOME STUDIO IN BOULDERMaterials Fee: $10 payable to instructor (unless you bring all your own supplies). In addition, after the first class, you will need to bring your own paper or pay an additional fee for…

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Drawing Nature- Mar 4,11,18,25; 3:30-5:00pm

March 4 @ 3:30 am - March 25 @ 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class meets on Wednesdays, and there is a materials fee of $15 to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class.In this class we will explore nature using our pencils, focusing on drawing techniques for all those elements big and small. Bring a 9”x12” spiral bound sketchbook and a set of graphite pencils and eraser. This class is for beginners and experienced students. Contact: aprilpencilart@gmail.com

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Beginning Acrylic Painting:Wednesday Mar 4,11,18,25; 10am-12noon

March 4 @ 10:00 am - March 25 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for adults and teens ages 16 and up, and meets on Wednesdays.Description: This 4 week session is designed to give the beginning acrylic painter the basic skills necessary to begin their acrylic painting journey. You will learn about the various supplies and techniques used by acrylic painters, and be able to hone in on the ones you would like to use, as well as the ones most necessary for all acrylic painters. You will practice both painting…

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Painting in Oils and Acrylics: 4 pack-Wednesdays 12:30-3pm

March 4 @ 12:30 pm - March 25 @ 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an ongoing class taught by Jeanne Hougen, which meets on Wednesdays from 12:30-3pm.This class is designed for students who have taken one of Jeanne's beginning oil or acrylics classes, or for those with some previous painting experience. Please bring the painting supplies you normally use. 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…

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Mixed Media Collage-Wednesdays Mar 4,11,18,25, 3:30-6pm

March 4 @ 3:30 pm - March 25 @ 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn Mixed Media Collage!This class is taught by Donna Flebbe, and meets at her home studio. Please contact Donna for directions. There is a $20 materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class.Description:Mixed Media Collage is created by applying papers and other materials to design a pleasing piece of art. This procedure takes time as you manipulate the papers and other items to plan your piece. We will discuss design and composition. Participants will learn to…

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Loosen Up Your Painting: 4 pack- Thursdays 1:00-3:30pm

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - March 26 @ 3:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This is an on-going class; you can start at any timeThursdays, 1:00 - 3:30 pm, September through December• 4 sessions $168; Drop in fee - $47 Can be used within four months of purchaseDescription: This adult class is designed to help intermediate and advanced artists approach their painting in a loose and intuitive way. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. It is for intermediate and above level painters. Students…

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles: Thursdays March 5,12,19,26, 4-5:30pm

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - March 26 @ 6:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Ages: 6-11This class meets on a Thursday, and there is a $20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. You may purchase a drop-in class for $32 after getting a confirmation from the instructor.A lively, fun kid’s art class. We focus on learning about different mediums including drawing, cartooning, watercolor, acrylics, collage, 3D art and more!  Your child will be making beautiful and creative works of art and be eligible for our student art show! Please…

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Life Drawing-Saturdays, March 7, 14; 10am-Noon

March 7 @ 10:00 am - March 14 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Life drawing will be held at Lauries studio on Saturday,March 7 and 14 , from 10am-noon. Call or email Laurie for directions.This event is for artists wanting to practice, hone or refresh their skills by the human form using live models. The instructor will act as moderator of the class managing time and directing the model but is available for advice and gentle critique. We will start with short timed poses for warm up and then increase the length of…

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Such Fun Earrings-Saturday Mar 7, 10:30am-12:30pm

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Make your own Earrings!This class, taught by Joy Weinstein is suitable for children ages 12 and up, and for adults. There is a materials fee of $20 to be paid to the instructor on the day of class. Sterling silver ear wires are an additional fee.Description: Use your own creativity to make these unique earrings made with colored glass and copper wire. Start with the “skeleton”, the wire. Twist it into a design of loops and turns. Into the loops…

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Whimsical 3D Felted Birds: Sunday Mar 8, 11:30am-3pm

March 8 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is designed for all ages: kids 8 and up, teens, families, and adults. There is a $10 materials fee payable to the instructor on the day of class. Class is limited to a class size of 8.Learn how to make a detailed 3D bird using needle and wet felting techniques. Sculpting, attaching, and creating embellishments will be demonstrated to enhance your bird design. Each student will make one bird during the workshop and will have enough materials to…

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Watercolor Techniques at Donna’s Studio:Mondays March 9,16,23,30, 1-3pm

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - April 27 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Watercolor Experiences, taught by Donna Flebbe, will be held at Donna's home studio. Please contact Donna for directions.This class is suitable for teens age 12 and up as well as for adults.A drop in fee of $42 can be purchased following confirmation from Donna.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…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Beyond Riveting Basics)- Mar 9, 2-5pm

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class. Prequisite: Beginning riveting class, or prior experience with riveting.Description:In this one day class, students will learn more advanced techniques of riveting, building on what was taught in the beginning class or any prior experience with basic riveting. We will design and fabricate a pendant using some of the techniques…

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Texture and Brushwork: Mar 10,17,24,31, 6:30-8:30pm

March 10 @ 6:30 pm - March 31 @ 8:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

This class is for adults and teens and meets on Tuesdays.Are you looking to improve in, or loosen up your brushwork, and curious about haw to create various textures in your paintings? Then this class is for you! In this 4 week series you will learn about creating texture, and will experiment with brushwork in all its variety. Various textures, whether physical in nature or merely an illusion, are often what creates movement an a painting. These skills are often what…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Creating a cuff bracelet using rivets)-March 16, 2-5pm

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class. Sterling silver bracelet blanks can be purchased for an additional $25. Prequisite: Beginning riveting class, or prior experience with riveting.Description: Students will learn to fabricate a bracelet from copper and/or brass. We will discuss design elements using wire and decorative rivets, tube rivets, and the use of tabs. You will…

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Drawing What You See and Beyond:Mar 17,24,31, April 7, 14; 2-4pm

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - April 14 @ 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$37.00 - $136.00

This class is appropriate for Adults and Teens.$15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. Class meets on Tuesdays from 2-4pm. Drop-in's are welcomed after recieving a verbal confirmation from April for $37 per class.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…

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Colored Pencils Drawing Studio:Mar 17,24,31,Apr 7,14; 4-6pm

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - April 14 @ 6:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$37.00 - $136.00

This class meets on Tuesdays, is designed for adults and teens, with a material fee of $15 to be paid to the insructor on the first day of class.You are welcome to purchase a $37 drop-in admission ticket only after recieving a verbal confirmation from April.Learn the magic of drawing with colored pencils using prismacolor or comparable colored pencils. Learn to match, blend and layer colors to create a drawing of your own choosing. Bring a set of 24 Prismacolor…

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Acrylic Pouring-Saturday March 21, 9am-Noon

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Learn Acrylic Pouring!This class, taught by Linda Bice, is suitable for teens and adults. There is a $10 materials fee due to the instructor on the day of class.Description: The class atmosphere will be fun, comfortable, supportive, learning and experimentation. Acrylic pouring is fun and easy. The results are random and gorgeous. We will experiment with the Dirty Pour, Flip Cup, Dutch Pour, Balloon dip, Controlled Pour, Paper Towel pull and more. You will have to pick up your finished…

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Encaustic Process with Wax Workshop:Saturday March 21, 9:30am-12:30pm

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Instructor: Donna Flebbe Adults and Teens: Encaustic classes will be held at Donna's Studio; call Donna for directionsDescription: Encaustic painting using heated beeswax mixed with pigments dates back to the 1st century BC. Donna offers three hours of encaustic technique for beginners and advanced students to create art in a positive and successful way. Explore several methods of creating hot wax art from beginning to completion of your art piece. Bring to class: All materials includedContact: Call Donna for directions…

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Silk Painting Workshop: Sunday Mar 29, 10:30-4pm

March 29 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

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 scarf. You will learn how to use a liquid resist to create your design on the silk. We will take a short break while the resist  dries and paint the scarf with special silk dyes. We will set the dyes and wash and iron to finish your…

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April 2020

Painting in Oils and Acrylics: 4 pack-Wednesdays 12:30-3pm

April 1 @ 12:30 pm - April 29 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$35.00 - $140.00

This is an ongoing class taught by Jeanne Hougen, which meets on Wednesdays from 12:30-3pm. This class is designed for students who have taken one of Jeanne's beginning oil or acrylics classes, or for those with some previous painting experience. Please bring the painting supplies you normally use. 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…

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Nature Drawing: Watercolor Pencil Flowers: April 1,8,15,22,29; 3:30-5pm

April 1 @ 3:30 pm - April 29 @ 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$126.00

Instructor: April Christenson (www.aprilc.art) This class is for adults and teens and meets on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. There is a materials fee of $15 payable to the instructor on the first day of class.Join artist and teacher April Christenson to explore the many options and techniques that watercolor pencils offer. You can be a beginner or experienced artist to enjoy this class! Bring a 9”x12” spiral bound sketchbook, #2 pencil. We will discuss other specific supplies and try out watercolor pencils…

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Loosen Up Your Painting: 4 pack- Thursdays 1:00-3:30pm

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - April 30 @ 3:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$47.00 - $168.00

This is an on-going class; you can start at any timeThursdays, 1:00 - 3:30 pm, September through December• 4 sessions $168; Drop in fee - $47 Can be used within four months of purchaseDescription: This adult class is designed to help intermediate and advanced artists approach their painting in a loose and intuitive way. Discussion and description of other artists’ work will help the students see and create in new ways. It is for intermediate and above level painters. Students…

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Kids Art: Oodles of Doodles: Thursdays April 2,9,16,23,30, 4-5:30pm

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - April 30 @ 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$32.00 - $125.00

Ages: 6-11This class meets on a Thursday, and there is a $20 materials fee to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. You may purchase a drop-in class for $32 after getting a confirmation from the instructor.A lively, fun kid’s art class. We focus on learning about different mediums including drawing, cartooning, watercolor, acrylics, collage, 3D art and more!  Your child will be making beautiful and creative works of art and be eligible for our student art show! Please…

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Friday Painting in Oils and Acrylics: 4 pack-Fridays 9am-Noon

April 3 @ 12:30 pm - May 1 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$35.00 - $140.00

This is an ongoing class taught by Jeanne Hougen, which meets on Fridays from 9am-Noon. This class is designed for students who have taken one of Jeanne's beginning oil or acrylics classes, or for those with some previous painting experience. Please bring the painting supplies you normally use. 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…

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Life Drawing-Saturdays, April 4,18; 10am-Noon

April 4 @ 10:00 am - April 18 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$22.00 - $45.00

Life drawing will be held at Lauries studio on Saturday, April 4 and 18 , from 10am-noon. Call or email Laurie for directions.This event is for artists wanting to practice, hone or refresh their skills by the human form using live models. The instructor will act as moderator of the class managing time and directing the model but is available for advice and gentle critique. We will start with short timed poses for warm up and then increase the length…

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Mosaic Class-Saturdays April 4, 1:30-5:30 and April 18, 1:30-3:30pm

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$68.00

2 day workshop- Fridays Dec 6, 1:30-5:30 and Dec 20, 1:30-3:30pm. Materials fee $25 paid to instructor on the first day of class. Suitable for teens 12 and up, as well as for adults.Description: Come learn how to mosaic. A great class if you want to explore working with glass, stones, beads, marbles, tiles, and more. A focus on color, texture, line, are introduced. Students will learn how to prepare the project and design it and will be guided through the process to complete…

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Painting with Soft Pastels-Every Monday, 9:30-12:00noon starting Apr 6

April 6 @ 9:30 am - April 27 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$35.00 - $126.00

Learn to paint with Soft Pastels!Instructor: Linda Bice (www.lindabice.com)Adult & Teens - Minimum 2, maximum 8Every MONDAY, 9:30 – 12:00 noon starting January 6th• 4 pack for $126, drop in $35Prerequisite: Intro to Soft Pastel Painting and Beginning Pastel Painting preferredTHIS CLASS TAKES PLACE AT LINDA’S HOME STUDIO IN BOULDERMaterials Fee: $10 payable to instructor (unless you bring all your own supplies). In addition, after the first class, you will need to bring your own paper or pay an additional…

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Watercolor Exercises-Mondays April 6,13,20,27, 10am-12pm

April 6 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 12:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$42.00 - $142.00

Learn to paint with water colorTaught by Laurie Adams, designed for beginners and intermediate painters age teen through adult. Description:This class is geared for beginners and intermediate painters who already have basic watercolor skills but want to learn more about watercolor using different subject matters and techniques. You will begin each session with a watercolor exercise, followed by free painting. Some examples of possible topics that may be included are color mixing and color theory, skin tones, landscapes/trees, hands and…

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Watercolor Techniques at Donna’s Studio:Mondays April 6,13,20,27, 1-3pm

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - April 27 @ 3:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$42.00 - $142.00

Watercolor Experiences, taught by Donna Flebbe, will be held at Donna's home studio. Please contact Donna for directions.This class is suitable for teens age 12 and up as well as for adults.A drop in fee of $42 can be purchased following confirmation from Donna.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…

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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(Riveting Basics)- April 6, 2-5pm

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio, 401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
$40.00

Instructor:Barb AmadorThis class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $20 Payable to the instructor on the day of class.Description:In this class students will learn the basics of riveting and complete a pendant using copper and brass wire and tubing. The focus of this class is to learn to connect metal without soldering, a process known as cold connections. You will learn to stamp designs, texture metal, rivet, and…

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