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Aug
22
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Aug
23
Fri
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Sep
3
Tue
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Bring your toddler to the Arts District Campus for a miniclass for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long, and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Schuermann

Young Writers Club @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Young Writers Club @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Join us each week for inspiration, collaboration, and guidance in creative writing. We spend time each week writing, discussing a different novel, sharing our work and offering positive feedback for each other’s writing. We will have guest authors and field trips throughout the year, all helping to nurture the writing process and career as authors. Students work together to produce a yearly publication called “Imagine: A Collection of Creative Writing and Artwork from Summit County Youth.”

For ages 10-14. *Age range flexible. To ensure a spot, register online.

Instructor: Sonya Darlymple

Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Distressing + Repurposing @ Fuqua Livery Stable
Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Distressing + Repurposing @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Ever have that old piece of furniture sitting around that you can’t get rid of? Or how about that table you want to refinish but just don’t quite know how? Well, your’re in luck! In this class you’ll learn distressing techniques and different applications so you can give new life to grandma’s old coffee table that you just can’t bear to part with. We will cover how to get a crackle effect like old lead paint, why it’s so important to put the dings and dents in the right places, how to get a worn, layered effect using multiple layers of chalk paint.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Paul Rosenbeck

Herbal Apothecary @ Randall Barn
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Herbal Apothecary @ Randall Barn | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This four-week class will cover herbs growing in your backyard that can be used for food and medicine. Each week we will focus on one herb, learn its uses, its growing environment, and make a recipe from it for beauty or personal care.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. Cost of the class includes materials.

Instructor: Erica Ragusa

Sep
4
Wed
After School Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
After School Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Get creative after school in a fun and relaxed environment! During each session, students will work on a new project, pushing the boundaries of imagination and invention. Throughout the quarter, children will have the opportunity to explore new materials and techniques.

For ages 6 and up. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents must register at Old Masonic Hall for first-time participants.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Sep 4 @ 5:13 pm – 6:13 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Projects for Beginner Metalsmithing Classes:

9/4 Stacking Rings
9/11 Silver Pendant
9/18 Silver Earrings
9/25 Mountain inspired reticulated
silver and copper pendants or earrings.
10/2 Riveted copper and silver
owl pendants or choice design.
10/9 Silver turquoise stone
bezel ring.
10/16 Stacking Rings
10/23 Silver Pendant
10/30 Stacking Rings
11/6 Silver Earrings
11/13 Silver Pendant
11/20 Stacking Rings
11/27 Silver Pendant
12/5 Stacking Rings
12/11 Silver earrings
12/18 Stacking Rings

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructors: Kerri Anne Stassen + Sharon Speedy

Sep
5
Thu
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This kid class acts more as a club, where students will be introduced to various ceramic processes and projects, and allowed to pursue their own creativity in clay with guidance from the instructor. We will mostly utilize hand building techniques, while wheel throwing will be an option for more advanced students. Ceramics is a multi session process, and it usually takes 2-3 classes to complete a project.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

The cost of the class includes clay, use of wheels, tools, and other studio equipment.

For ages 6 – 12. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents must register at Old Masonic Hall for first-time participants.

Instructor: Kia Neill

Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flameworking (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Sep
6
Fri
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Bring your toddler to the Arts District Campus for a miniclass for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long, and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Schuermann

Oil Painting @ Randall Barn
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oil Painting @ Randall Barn | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class is for aspiring or novice painters and for students who would like to brush up on their oil painting skills. These small classes are designed to meet the needs of individual students while covering painting skills that pertain to any level.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials and use of studio equipment.

Instructor: Amy Evans

*Image: Shadows ‐ Oil ‐ linen panel ‐ 7 x 10 by Amy Evans

Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
This is an introduction to the potters wheel where students will practice the standard throwing steps of centering clay and bringing up the walls to form cylinders and basic shapes. We will also cover finishing steps with trimming our pieces and adding handles or feet. Students will also explore different methods of surface decoration, including sgraffito techniques using underglazes, as well as final glazing techniques.
 
While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

 

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flameworking (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Date Night: Do it in the Nude-Figure Drawing @ Gallery@OMH
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Date Night: Do it in the Nude-Figure Drawing @ Gallery@OMH | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Come mingle with other singles and couple and learn how to draw from life. This Nude Figure Drawing class will be open to all levels of drawing skills and will focus on figure study using charcoal and charcoal paper observing a live model.

Tickets will include 1 drink of beer or wine. Additional drinks are available for purchase. Participants must be 21 or older to attend.

Instructor: Elisa Gomez

Sep
7
Sat
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

A class fitted to all skill levels, beginner-advanced, where we will use basic techniques and build upon them to make nature themed pendants. We will use a variety of tools to help us accomplish this vision. Squishing, carving, sculpting, and even cutting glass to make familiar patterns. Come join the fun and witness the seemingly endless possibilities that glass can accomplish!

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Johnny Fetchko

*Image: Pink Flower Vine Pendant by Johnny Fetchko

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates. This class will also explore using underglazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Sep
8
Sun
Glass Accessories: Necklaces + Hairpins @ Hot Shop
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glass Accessories: Necklaces + Hairpins @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this class you can learn traditional Japanese bead making originally created to wear with a kimono as a status symbol. You also can learn how to create pendants that represent different forms of nature. Once you have taken a few classes, try your hand at making a more advanced piece such as a hair pin.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Dylan Burdine

Sep
10
Tue
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Sep 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Bring your toddler to the Arts District Campus for a miniclass for mini-artists. Projects are thirty minutes long, and will provide parents an opportunity to be creative with their young ones.

For ages 1-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Schuermann