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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 […]

Member Mother’s Day Shopping Night for FAC members

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

Mother’s Day is Sunday May 8! Join us for this special member-only event and find a special and unique gift at the FAC’s shop by Ladyfingers. Enjoy iced tea, lemonade, and cookies while perusing a wide variety of handmade, locally sourced, and inclusive goods. In addition to your 10% member discount on all items, during […]

May Member Tour

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

Join Robyn Haynie, Head of Collections and Jonathan Dankenbring, Exhibition Designer/Preparator Manager in our courtyard to learn about the care and preservation of the sculptures there. Our museum team will explain and demonstrate several different techniques — whether glass, stone, bronze, or steel, that each material requires. We'll also discuss upcoming restoration projects for both […]