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Painting in Nature

Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO

This is an exploratory class of nature through painting. Students will learn the basics of watercolor in week one, basics of acrylic in week two, and by week three students will have their choice on which medium (acrylic or watercolor) they would like to continue exploring. Create some art in the beautiful outdoors!

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Portraits in Oil

Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO

Inspired by Rembrandt’s palette and layering techniques, this class will provide a strong foundation for developing portrait painting skills and/or expanding and enriching your current practice. Informed with the instructor’s years of personal development and experience, the approach is a simple, step-by-step process designed for minimal anxiety and a solid foundation to continue to expand […]

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Ceramic Sets

Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO

In these two sessions, learn some new techniques and get creative with a variety of handbuilding methods. Make a set of wares that will be a functional memento. Make ceramics to serve drinks, snacks, or whatever you choose!

Art Adventure Day

Fine Arts Center 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, CO

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center's Bemis School of Art will host a free Art Adventure Day in our studios! Pop in to check out what we have to offer and explore your creativity in drawing, painting, and sculpture! Art Adventure Day will offer a variety of hands-on art projects in the Bemis School of Art […]

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Drawing Far and Wide: A Course on Perspective

Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO

Class for ages 12-16. This course is all about perspective. Through indoor and outdoor exercises each week and two unique final projects (like a city block of haunted houses), you will develop the skills to create depth in any piece of art. Students with previous experience are welcome to join and hone their skills. We will cover 1-, […]

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Block Printing

Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO

Ages 6-9. Learn how to create prints by carving into Styrofoam. You will be introduced to the art of printmaking and learn about lines, patterns, and contrast. Explore printing on varied materials, such as paper and fabric, as well as how to use found objects in printing with ink.

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Enchanted Textures of Taos, New Mexico

Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO

Taos’ light, color, and culture have inspired modern artists for over 125 years to create inspirational and memorable paintings. Taos is especially stunning in the autumn with glorious textures and colors. Professional artist and instructor Martha Mans will concentrate on watercolor and gouache painting with a special small presentation about how she creates her casein […]

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Landscapes in Oil Pastels

Bemis School of Art 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO

Ages 9-12. Enjoy creating your favorite landscapes with oil pastels. Learn to draw the various elements found in landscapes while discovering the importance of the direction of strokes and blending of colors. Study the concept of background and foreground, as well as light and shadow effects to create vibrant landscapes. Supplies will be provided.