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Yoga at the FAC

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

Join teacher Amanda Smolinski from Soulshines Yoga for a one-hour yoga class in our beautiful glass-walled Smith Family gallery. Participants are invited to stay and enjoy the museum for free after class. All experience levels welcome. Please bring your own mat. Water is allowed during class, but not in the museum galleries. Suggested donation of […]

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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.