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July 2020

Art & Acting in the Forest

Art & Acting in the Forest

July 27, 2020 - July 31, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 27, 2020

La Foret Conference and Retreat Center, 6145 Shoup Rd
Colorado Springs, 80908 US
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Enjoy outstanding arts education with instructors from the FAC’s Bemis School of Art, set in the lush forest at the 400–acre La Foret Conference and Retreat Center. The FAC’s partnership with La Foret has a long history. Alice Bemis Taylor was one of the three benefactresses of the Fine Arts Center and had her summer home at La Foret. The Taylor Memorial Chapel was designed by Fine Arts Center’s architect John Gaw Meem and built in 1929. Stretch your imagination! Experience…

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The Secret Garden

Virtual: The Secret Garden

July 27 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2020

This virtual class is inspired by the classic book “The Secret Garden” by Frances Burnett. Learn to draw Mary Lennox, the main character, paint colorful blossoms using paint and art tissue, create a magnified key-hole looking into the secret garden, and design a graffiti garden using black and white images with splashes of color and words. Enjoy a virtual tea party on the last day of class! This class includes live Zoom sessions and online video content.  Ages 6-9

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Beginning Drawing: Eyes, Head, Heart, & Hands

Virtual: Beginning Drawing: Eyes, Head, Heart, & Hands

July 28 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020

Learning to draw involves connections, with your subjects and with yourself. In this virtual class, learn the practice of drawing through fascinating exercises, intense observation, refined coordination, and connecting with your subjects. This course sessions can be taken in sequence with VA2 Beginning Drawing: Eyes, Head, Heart, & Hands, or taken as a stand alone class. This class includes live Zoom sessions and studio hours with instructor. Ages 16-Adult

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August 2020

Virtual oil painting

Virtual: Let’s Get Started with Oil Painting

August 8 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 12, 2020

If you have ever wanted to learn how to paint with oils, this virtual class is for you. I will cover all the basics of oil painting for the beginner, including materials and their safe use, color mixing, types of brushwork, and more. Video demonstrations and techniques will be available for you to watch and try at your leisure. Give it a try and I will be your guide! We’ll meet in our Zoom classroom for discussion and feedback. Ages 16-Adult

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Nancy Lovendahl

Virtual: Writing Your Artist Statement

August 10 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until August 14, 2020

Join artist Nancy Lovendahl. This course is for artists wishing to know more about what they are accomplishing in their studios and learn how to write and share those insights on paper. The five sessions will act like a gradual building process of writing about what, why, and how we are making our art, plus if we have succeeded in accomplishing our goals. “This is the most difficult workshop I’ve ever taken and has given me the self-confidence I never knew was possible!” This class…

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Ink Play

Virtual: Ink Play, Drawing & Layers for Monoprints

August 19 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 9, 2020

This virtual class guides you will play with what ink can do, how to mix in other media, and “taking lines for walks.” While monoprinting means only one copy, these techniques will allow you to use and reuse your drawings to create interesting multiple prints. This class includes live Zoom sessions and studio hours with the instructor.  Ages 16-Adult

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September 2020

Emerging Artists

Emerging Artists Class

September 26, 2020 - November 7, 2020
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One event on November 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Emerging Artists Spring Class will restart this fall.  This group of students will join Rebecca to continue your work on School House Rock Live Jr. Class is full.

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Enchanted Textures of Taos, New Mexico

Enchanted Textures of Taos, New Mexico

September 28, 2020 - October 2, 2020

This plein air water-media workshop takes place in and around the historic town of Taos, New Mexico. In 1915, Taos became famous as the home of the Taos Society of Artists and has remained an artist’s mecca ever since. Our instructor Martha has also become enchanted with New Mexico, and uses its light and textures as the subject of her watercolor and oil paintings. The chamisa, sage, and cottonwood trees against the rugged mountains and mesas make up the enticing landscape of…

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