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Drawing from Life: Develop Daily Sketchbook Practice

Develop drawing skills and cultivate daily creative practice by sketching from life. Learn to loosen your hand, frame your composition, and capture simple moments to create a cohesive body of work (and perhaps a lifelong habit)! We will use simple, portable materials that make it easy to incorporate drawing into your everyday routine. You'll leave with a sketchbook and new practices to explore. This class includes field trips to the Fine Arts Center! Adults

Creative Sketchbook: Drawing from Life

Learn to draw from your life! Cultivate a daily creative sketch-booking practice and an observational eye. Learn to sketch life loosely, consider composition, and capture simple moments to create a cohesive body of work. We will use simple, portable materials that make it easy to incorporate drawing into your life. You'll leave with a sketchbook and creative practices to take with you anywhere! This class includes field trips to the Fine Art Center galleries and other walking adventures! Ages 12-16

Start Your Week with Creative Practice

Join us to create dedicated time in your weeks for your creative practice. If you've been looking to incorporate more art into your life, this class is for you! We will experiment with mixed media 2D and sketchbook techniques with a focus on creating a regular space for play, self-expression, and loosening our creative minds. Explore everything from line and texture to mark making and word art, plus creative community conversation topics each week! Adults

Introduction to the Elements of Art

This class is for children who enjoy their art classes in school and would appreciate greater freedom in what they create. The course will cover the 7 Elements of Art and the 12 Principles of Design, then guide students along a basic art creation process. By the end of the course, each student will have an art piece to share and present in front of their classmates. Ages 6-9

Peter and the Wolf

Students will create illustrations for the presentation of Peter and The Wolf at the Colorado College Summer Music Festival. Drawing skills are required as well as a love of making art. This class will focus on creating art inspired by the classic children's story Peter and The Wolf. During the music festival, a special children's concert presentation will feature the illustrations created in this class. While the orchestra performs a musical composition and a narrator reads Peter and The Wolf, the illustrations will be shown on a screen for the audience to view. This is a unique opportunity for young creatives and their families to enjoy. Ages 9-12

ArtTrax: Drawing III

This course, as well as building on the knowledge of the previous two courses, introduces new topics, such as how to work with accidents, how to choose your subject matter and style, and exploring abstractions. Bemis ArtTrax is a new curriculum created to provide equitable and accessible pathways to the arts. ArtTrax courses introduce the fundamental concepts of painting, drawing, and sculpting through a series of engaging exercises. Emphasis is not on producing finished works of art but rather on developing a basic skill set through practice and repetition. Ages 16-Adult