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Barre Sculpt ~ Session 2
Oct
27

Barre Sculpt ~ Session 2

Use the fundamentals of ballet to lift your seat, tone your muscles, and feel the burn in this six week long, 12 session barre workout class with Alex.  Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle. Guys welcome! Ages 18+. Session 2: October 27 – December 10. Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm & Thursdays 5:30 […]

Dance Cardio with Barron ~ Session 2
Oct
30

Dance Cardio with Barron ~ Session 2

Join enthusiastic instructor Barron Farnell for a fun and complete Zumba-style dance workout. Students should wear tennis shoes or dance shoes and bring their own water bottle. Ages 18+. Fridays, 9:30 – 10:30 am.  Session 2: October 30 – December 11 (No class 11/27). Min 3 to run each session, max of 10 students. GAC […]

Beginning Adult Tap ~ Session 2
Nov
02

Beginning Adult Tap ~ Session 2

Dust off your old tap shoes and refresh your skills, or take the leap and learn how to tap dance this fall. No experience needed, students should provide their own tap shoes. Ages 18+. Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm.  Session 2: November 2 – December 7. (No class 11/23) Min 3 – Max 10 students.  […]

Discover Watercolors ~ (Ages 9 – 15)
Nov
03

Discover Watercolors ~ (Ages 9 – 15)

Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. November 3 – December 1. (No class 11/24) Students will explore the infinite world of watercolor painting by learning about different, creative techniques that professionals use. The possibilities are endless, come explore them with us! Each student will receive a watercolor kit that will be theirs to keep after class. […]

Beginning Adult Ballet ~ Session 2
Nov
05

Beginning Adult Ballet ~ Session 2

Learn the fundamentals of ballet technique while achieving a strong, toned and sculpted physique. No dance experience necessary. Ages 18+.  Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am.  Session 2: November 5 – December 10. Min 3 – Max 10 students.  Instructor: Alexandria Rodriguez.  $65/session, $55.25/members.   REGISTER HERE  

Adult Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing – Session 2
Nov
03

Adult Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing – Session 2

Session 1: Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. September 24 – October 29. Instructor: TBD Session 2: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. November 3 – December 15. (No class 11/24) Instructor: Paige Stewart Use your knowledge of clay from the hand-building class and apply it to throwing on the wheel! Students will be taught centering, wheel […]

Adult Creative Clay: Hand-Building – Session 2
Nov
05

Adult Creative Clay: Hand-Building – Session 2

Session 1: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. September 22 – October 27. Instructor: Kit Wijkowski Session 2: Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. November 5 – December 17. (No class 11/26) Instructor: Kristin Gruenberger Students will learn the basics of clay and hand building with exciting creative projects, glazing and firing techniques. No experience necessary. Registration […]

Capturing a Portrait – Live Virtual Course
Nov
04

Capturing a Portrait – Live Virtual Course

Wednesday & Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. November 4 & 5. Spend a couple days exploring portrait drawing in various mediums with artist and instructor, Jordyn Dorrance. By understanding the different techniques in drawing a portrait, participants will learn the basics of creating a portrait and develop their existing portraiture skills. Instructor: Jordyn Dorrance. $55/student, […]

Discover Pastels ~ (Ages 8 – 14)
Nov
05

Discover Pastels ~ (Ages 8 – 14)

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. November 5 – December 3. (No class 11/26) In this four-week course students will explore the colorful medium of chalk pastel to create beautiful landscapes, still life drawings and more. No technical drawing skills are needed to succeed with this medium. You will go home with a number of finished […]

Make a Splash Watercolor – In Person Course
Nov
10

Make a Splash Watercolor – In Person Course

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. November 10 – December 3. (No class 11/24 & 11/26) Discover the magic of watercolor painting! Students will learn brushstroke techniques and the value of light and shadow to add drama to your paintings. All levels welcome. Experienced students will be given extra challenges. Minimum 4 students to […]

Introduction to Oil Painting – Live Virtual Course
Nov
11

Introduction to Oil Painting – Live Virtual Course

Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. November 11 – December 16. (No class 11/25) You’ve always wanted to try it…and here’s your opportunity! Learn the essentials of creating beautiful canvas oil paintings full of texture and depth! This five-week introductory course will allow the students to explore the tools and techniques to provide a foundation for […]

Playful Vases – Live Virtual Workshop
Nov
11

Playful Vases – Live Virtual Workshop

Wednesday, November 11. 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Join us for a whimsical virtual course with local artist, Kristin Gruenberger. Each student will be provided with the tools needed to complete a mini bud vase and a patchwork vase, all levels welcome. Registered students will receive instructions to pick up the supplies from the Gunnison Arts […]

Discover Oils ~ (Ages 13 – 16)
Nov
30

Discover Oils ~ (Ages 13 – 16)

Mondays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm. November 30 – December 21. Learn the essentials of creating beautiful canvas oil paintings full of texture and depth! This four-week introductory course will allow students to explore the tools and techniques to provide a foundation for creative expression in oil painting. Each student will receive a complete oil painting […]

Acrylic Pouring ~ Virtual Course
Dec
31

Acrylic Pouring ~ Virtual Course

Acrylic Pouring Virtual Course Pre-recorded virtual class available for download April 15. Treat yourself to something new and colorful! In this video, Artist and instructor, Gail Sovick, will walk you step by step through the process of mixing your fluid paints and using them to create your own, unique, abstract painting. Acrylic Pouring is fun […]

Photo Transfer & Colors ~ Virtual Course
Dec
31

Photo Transfer & Colors ~ Virtual Course

Photo Transfer & Colors – Pre-recorded Virtual Class Take a trip down memory lane and learn how to transfer your favorite black & white images to canvas by using a simple trick you can easily achieve at home! Once the image is transferred, add some color to the print using acrylic paints and pens to […]

Meditation & Mandalas: Rock Painting Workshop ~ Virtual Course
Dec
31

Meditation & Mandalas: Rock Painting Workshop ~ Virtual Course

Meditation & Mandalas ~ Rock Painting Workshop Virtual Course Pre-recorded virtual class. Gather your whole family to paint mandalas on river stones with Boo Radford! This workshop will be instruction interspersed with meditation. There is something uniquely calming about focusing on the task immediately before you, allow yourself to create in stillness and with purpose. […]

Introduction to Wood Burning ~ Virtual Course
Dec
31

Introduction to Wood Burning ~ Virtual Course

Introduction to Wood Burning Virtual Course Join artist and instructor, Chelsea Hoitt, as she demonstrates her various techniques and introduces you to the magic of wood burning! Instructor: Chelsea Hoitt. $10/class.  Supplies not included PURCHASE CLASS HERE  

Introduction to Wood Burning Cont. ~ Virtual Course
Dec
31

Introduction to Wood Burning Cont. ~ Virtual Course

Introduction to Wood Burning Continued Virtual Course Join artist and instructor, Chelsea Hoitt, as she demonstrates her various techniques and introduces you to the magic of wood burning! Instructor: Chelsea Hoitt. $10/class. Supplies not included PURCHASE CLASS HERE  

Songlines: a Painting Workshop ~ Virtual Course
Dec
31

Songlines: a Painting Workshop ~ Virtual Course

Songlines: a Painting Workshop Virtual Course Pre-recorded virtual class. Join Cheri Isgreen in this short, 20 minute, painting workshop and find inspiration in the art aboriginal songline painting. This workshop will introduce you to the history of songline painting and how to create a unique image by exploring a new way to view of the […]

Introduction to the Basics of Color Concepts
Jan
19

Introduction to the Basics of Color Concepts

Introduction to the Basics of Color Concepts Virtual Class Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. January 19 – March 2. Color is one of the fundamental elements of creative investigations and as such it is important to not only be exposed to color theory, but to understand how to apply that theory. This workshop investigates the […]

Introduction to the Fundamentals of Pictorial Composition
Jan
21

Introduction to the Fundamentals of Pictorial Composition

Introduction to the Fundamentals of Pictorial Composition Virtual Class Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. January 21 – March 4. Once of the most often asked questions in the two-dimensional arts is “how do I determine the organization of the pictorial surface; how do I arrange all of the different features of a composition in such […]

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