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Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be issued if you cancel at least a week in advance of the start of the class.

Snow Day Policy: CAE classes will be closed in the event that Jefferson County Public Schools have closed due to severe weather as announced by local radio or TV.

The Brush and Beyond
August 6, 2018 - August 9, 2018
Monday, August 6-Thursday, August 9, 9:30am-3:30pm
All levels
Instructor: Mary Ann Beckwith
Course description: Mary Ann Beckwith will serve as the juror in the 45th annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, to be held at the Center for the Arts Evergreen. The "Brush and Beyond" Workshop will be an art altering experience! The energy filled days will explore creative methods of watermedia application, including texturing and the building of layers of paint. Participants will be exposed to new techniques and materials that will allow them to better express their visions and ideas through their paintings. The methods taught and materials utilized will be suitable for both representational and abstract imagery. Demonstrations and discussions will encompass and focus on composition and design, how to recharge your work, sources of inspiration and the business of being an artist. Each day will include plenty of time for painting and optional critiques.
$399.00 CAE Member
$450.00 Non-Member
Your Creative Journey Through Pastel; Level I
August 18, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Saturday and Sunday, August 18, 19, 10:00am-4:00pm
All levels
Instructor: Marjie Eakin-Petty
Course description: Level I - Beginning with The Basics - Building Foundational Skills
Best for those new to pastel or new to painting or any level wishing to spark up their color and technique skills. These two-day, indoor workshops focus on discovering your own path to inspiration while learning how to capture the essence of excitement in the landscape. Learn the principles of creating vibrant pastel paintings, infusing your artwork with dynamic light and color. Enjoy the process of connecting with your own creative expression while learning the fundamentals of pastel painting in a fun and relaxed environment. Bring reference photos from which to work or new students may paint along with Marjie's demonstration as you begin to immerse yourself in your own painting. Previous knowledge of painting is helpful but not required in Level I. Recommended: repeat Level 1 three or more times (if new to painting) until a working proficiency of concepts is reached before advancing to Level II.

Each day begins with a time of gathering and sharing of your own creative journey, and brief exercises to stimulate your creative fire and inspire your life as an artist. Followed by instruction of soft pastel techniques, composition and color theory. Marjie will demonstrate and provide easel-side assistance while you paint each afternoon.

Class is limited to nine (9) so sign up soon!
$225.00 CAE Member
$245.00 Non-Member
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