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Sketchbook in Quarantine: Virtual Zoom Studio

Throughout history, artists have always kept visual diaries of their ideas and surroundings. In this online class, we will explore what that means to us during this challenging time of COVID-19. Using basic art supplies and items at hand, you will learn some techniques for exploring, playing and recording your environment in a sketchbook. We […]

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Sound of Music Day Camps

Delight your young emerging artist in a magical holiday experience they won’t soon forget. Our Day Camps offer kids 6-13 a fun, educational adventure complete with a tour of the theatre, hands-on experiences with the set, a personal meet-and-greet with the cast members, and more! Cost is $30 per child (please bring a sack lunch […]

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Painting Florals & Landscapes in Alcohol Inks

Paint vividly colored landscapes and florals using alcohol inks on a slick painting surface with little to no drawing necessary. The instructor will present and demonstrate a painting of florals in the morning and a painting of a landscape/seascape in the afternoon. You’ll have ample time both before and after lunch to complete several small […]

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Figure Drawing & Painting at the FAC

In celebration of the Broadmoor Art Academy’s 100th anniversary join local artist Erin Gillespie in the courtyard or sculpture garden of the Fine Arts Center for drawing and painting the figure directly from a live model through long and short poses, as well as demonstrations and examples of contemporary and classical figure drawing. Demonstrations will […]

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Plein Air Landscape Painting

Surrounded by the Garden of the Gods or Rockledge Ranch, we’ll walk through the process of plein air painting from start to finish. Learn how to create a strong composition, sketch and block in values, and eventually add color and details to finish their landscape painting. Some experience in preferred painting medium is required. In […]

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