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Military Artistic Healing

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

Discover techniques to inspire creative skills and gain greater self–awareness. Explore possibilities, develop your creativity, and gain personal insight through working with a variety of controllable mediums. There are many benefits to using art to express emotions: art can furnish a healthy outlet and an alternate way to communicate something that one cannot always put […]

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Group Painting Reviews

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

Are you curious whether the paintings you are creating are “good?” Feedback from others who are not artists may not be helpful. How do you judge your own work objectively? This class will offer you an opportunity to learn about your work and the work of others in a supportive and educational group format. Dena […]

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Crystalline Glazes

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

Learn how to properly make, apply, and fire crystalline glaze while discovering the most attractive forms for these spectacular glazes. This is a fantastic opportunity to advance your knowledge of glazing in general and produce beautiful pieces of pottery. Supplies will be provided. Level III – This class is for those who have significant experience […]

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The Story of Me. Told by Me!

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

We are the protagonists of our own stories. We see and interact with the world from our own point of view. By using cameras to show others how we interact with what we see, we can tell stories that allow us to foster a greater human connection with ourselves and the other people in our […]

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Thrown and Altered Ceramics

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

Throwing on the potter’s wheel and handbuilding combined into one fun class to make unique work! Use the pottery wheel to make while learning new techniques to alter your work with molds, sprigs, texturing, and hand forming, along with other methods. Level 0 – This class is for the true beginner with no prior experience […]

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Tantalizing Textured Mugs

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

Practice slab construction to hand build tantalizing mugs from textured clay slabs. Build mugs that have three or four feet, or build four-sided full-bodied forms using fold-up flat patterns. You will not be able to resist filling your mugs with your favorite beverage! Level 0 – This class is for the true beginner with no […]

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Handbuilding in Clay

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

This exciting workshop will focus on the techniques of handbuilding to communicate your style. Build what you want and learn how to transform a malleable ball of clay into a piece you love. This course demonstrates different building techniques and how to finish your work with glazing. Level 0 – This class is for the […]

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Watercolor Mountain Landscape and Techniques

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

Discover new watercolor techniques and try something new! In this class, we will examine the art style of contemporary artist Jen Aranyi, practice drawing a simple, abstract mountain range, then outline it with black Sharpies, and finish the sky with watercolors to create a galaxy-like effect. We will discuss diverse ways to finish the foreground […]