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A visit to the Fine Arts Center can be something planned for months (and our most popular shows and classes sell out quickly, so a bit of planning can put you ahead of the pack), or it could be delightfully spontaneous. With so many things to do here, we strive to be as flexible as you are. See current exhibitions on view

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August 2020

Emerging Artists

Emerging Artists: Let’s Make a Musical!

August 6 @ 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 7, 2020

Ever wonder what it takes to make a musical? If so, this is the class for you. Students will work with their instructors on creating a brand new musical. Singing, dancing, acting, writing, designing, and directing will all be explored in this brand new class. This session will culminate with a performance of their brand new work. Ages 8-13 Summer camps will be held virtually and will offer students a chance to engage their creativity and build theatrical skills in…

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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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