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Sep
27
Tue
Crafts for Focused Tots @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Sep 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Crafts for Focused Tots @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class would engage the young toddler from ages 3-5 in a focused art medium each week, emphasizing and enhancing their focus, fine motor, gross motor, communication, and visual artistic skills. For ages 3-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

Artist Professional Development Series @ Tin Shop
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Artist Professional Development Series @ Tin Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Instructor: Kia Neill

9/6 – Photographing Artwork + Editing Images
9/13 – Artist statements, Bios, Resumes + Websites
9/20 – Art Calls, Proposals + Budgets (Location moved to the Tin Shop)
9/27 – Cutting Mats + Presentation on the Cheap (Location moved to the Tin Shop)
10/4 – Photographing Artwork + Editing Images
10/11 – Artist statements, Bios, Resumes + Websites
10/18 – Art Calls, Proposals + Budgets
10/25 – Cutting Mats + Presentation on the Cheap
 
For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location
Sep
28
Wed
Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop

In this class, students will be exposed to a new technique every week. Students will be able to take home a finished project each week and will develop skills to explore their practice independently. For projects labeled advanced, previous metalsmithing experience is required.

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

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

9/7 – Sterling Silver Textured 1/4″ Band Rings

9/14 – Stacking Rings

9/21 – Enameling

9/28 – ADVANCED Spinner Rings

10/5 – Sterling Silver Textured Earrings

10/12 – Silver Pendant

10/19 – Stone Setting w/ Sterling Silver Bezel and Tiger Eye/Turquoise Cabochon

10/26 – Stacking Rings

11/2 – Spinner Ring w/ Silver and Copper Mixed Metal

11/9 – ADVANCED Bezel Making

11/16 – Enameling 

11/23 – Silver Pendant

11/30 – Sterling Silver Textured 1/4″ Band Rings

12/7 – ADVANCED Spinner Rings

12/14 – Sterling Silver Textured Earrings

12/21 Stacking Rings

 

 

Sep
29
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Learn the art of lampworking (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 and marbles. 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. Glass pieces must be kiln fired overnight.  Completed pieces can be picked up the next day.

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

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

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

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Sep
30
Fri
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Blue River | Colorado | United States

 

Bring your toddler to the Arts District Campus for a mini-class 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. Scheuermann

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
1
Sat
All Ages Pick-A-Project @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
All Ages Pick-A-Project @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 

Are you looking for a Saturday activity that the whole family can do? Then this is the class for you! During All Ages Pick-A-Project, participants will get to choose a variety of creative activities that can be completed in the 90-minute session that works best for them. Sessions start at 9am and there are 8 seats available for each session. An instructor will be there to provide step-by-step instruction. So, choose a session, bring the family, and pick your projects!

Time Slots:
9-10:15am (8 spots available)
10:45am-12pm (8 spots available)
12:15-1:30pm (8 spots available)

 
9/3: Marbled paper journal, Mason Jar Painting, Celestial painting
9/24: Leaf printed wreath, Decoupage collection box, Piggy bank
10/1 : Candy jar, Spooky ghost painting, Halloween masks
10/22 : Halloween masks, Paper Mache candy box, Skeleton leaf wreath
11/5 : Celestial painting, Piggy bank, Mason Jar Painting
11/26 : Candy jar, Frosty leaf printed wreath, Sew a wallet
12/3 : Snowy mountain painting, Decoupage gift box, Sew a stocking
 
Instructor: Kia Neill
 
For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location
 
All Ages Pick-A-Project @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Oct 1 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
All Ages Pick-A-Project @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Are you looking for a Saturday activity that the whole family can do? Then this is the class for you! During All Ages Pick-A-Project, participants will get to choose a variety of creative activities that can be completed in the 90-minute session that works best for them. Sessions start at 9am and there are 8 seats available for each session. An instructor will be there to provide step-by-step instruction. So, choose a session, bring the family, and pick your projects!

Time Slots:
9-10:15am (8 spots available)
10:45am-12pm (8 spots available)
12:15-1:30pm (8 spots available)

 
9/3: Marbled paper journal, Mason Jar Painting, Celestial painting
9/24: Leaf printed wreath, Decoupage collection box, Piggy bank
10/1 : Candy jar, Spooky ghost painting, Halloween masks
10/22 : Halloween masks, Paper Mache candy box, Skeleton leaf wreath
11/5 : Celestial painting, Piggy bank, Mason Jar Painting
11/26 : Candy jar, Frosty leaf printed wreath, Sew a wallet
12/3 : Snowy mountain painting, Decoupage gift box, Sew a stocking
 
Instructor: Kia Neill
 
For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location
 
All Ages Pick-A-Project @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Oct 1 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
All Ages Pick-A-Project @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Are you looking for a Saturday activity that the whole family can do? Then this is the class for you! During All Ages Pick-A-Project, participants will get to choose a variety of creative activities that can be completed in the 90-minute session that works best for them. Sessions start at 9am and there are 8 seats available for each session. An instructor will be there to provide step-by-step instruction. So, choose a session, bring the family, and pick your projects!

Time Slots:
9-10:15am (8 spots available)
10:45am-12pm (8 spots available)
12:15-1:30pm (8 spots available)

 
9/3: Marbled paper journal, Mason Jar Painting, Celestial painting
9/24: Leaf printed wreath, Decoupage collection box, Piggy bank
10/1 : Candy jar, Spooky ghost painting, Halloween masks
10/22 : Halloween masks, Paper Mache candy box, Skeleton leaf wreath
11/5 : Celestial painting, Piggy bank, Mason Jar Painting
11/26 : Candy jar, Frosty leaf printed wreath, Sew a wallet
12/3 : Snowy mountain painting, Decoupage gift box, Sew a stocking
 
Instructor: Kia Neill
 
For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location
Oct
2
Sun
Beginner Oil Painting @ Randall Barn
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Beginner Oil Painting @ Randall Barn | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
Enjoy the adventure of creating your own work of art each week while becoming familiar with the basic methods, techniques, and tools of oil painting on canvas. Create a new painting each week while learning to use a variety of oils, solvents, brushes and supports. Acquire skills in underpainting, scumbling, glazing, Impasto, Alla Prima, and Sfumato techniques.
Instructor: Tracy Bligh
Participants must be 17 or older to participate.
 
For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location
 
September 4: Still-Life Study of Glass
Compose a still-life using 3 to 4 glass vases. Learn the techniques of painting reflected
light, the illusion of water and proper shadow colors. This study produces a beautiful
piece of art!
September 11: Impressionist Style Self-Portrait
Using a 16”x20” canvas, create a larger-than-life impressionist style self-portrait of the
head with the use of a hand mirror. Learn how to paint facial features using tints and
shades.
September 18: Autumn Still-Life
Using a wicker basket, arrange a composition of pumpkins, gourds, pinecones, acorns
and fall foliage. With a palette full of rich fall colors, paint a still-life focusing on light
and shadows to create colorful forms.
September 25: Plein Air of Golden Aspens
Walk a short distance down to the Blue River in Breckenridge (5 minutes from the
studio) and paint the glorious golden Aspen trees, Impressionist style. Learn how to
create balance and harmony in your landscape composition that is appealing to the
viewing eye.
October 2: Plein Air of Peak 8 and Main St.
We will set up outside of the Randall Barn in the direction of Peak 8 and Main St. Using
one, two and three-point perspectives we will create a contemporary style painting
with mountains, cabins, sidewalks and streets.
October 9: Still-life Musical Instrument Study Impasto Style
Create a musical instrument collage painting using a thick application of paint to show
form and reflect light.
 

 

The Wailin’ Jennys @ Riverwalk Center
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm
The Wailin' Jennys @ Riverwalk Center | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Reserved Seating

The Wailin’Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody, and Heather Masse—three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. Starting as a happy accident of solo singer-songwriters getting together for a one-time-only performance at a tiny guitar shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba, The Wailin’ Jennys have earned their place as one of today’s most beloved international folk groups.

Oct
4
Tue
Crafts for Focused Tots @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Oct 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Crafts for Focused Tots @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class would engage the young toddler from ages 3-5 in a focused art medium each week, emphasizing and enhancing their focus, fine motor, gross motor, communication, and visual artistic skills. For ages 3-5. To ensure a spot, register online. Parents are required to attend. Please register for child only.

Instructor: Paige P. Scheuermann

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

Artist Professional Development Series @ Old Masonic Hall
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Artist Professional Development Series @ Old Masonic Hall | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Instructor: Kia Neill

9/6 – Photographing Artwork + Editing Images
9/13 – Artist statements, Bios, Resumes + Websites
9/20 – Art Calls, Proposals + Budgets (Location moved to the Tin Shop)
9/27 – Cutting Mats + Presentation on the Cheap (Location moved to the Tin Shop)
10/4 – Photographing Artwork + Editing Images
10/11 – Artist statements, Bios, Resumes + Websites
10/18 – Art Calls, Proposals + Budgets
10/25 – Cutting Mats + Presentation on the Cheap
 
For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location
Young Writer’s Club @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Young Writer's 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. Free journals are available to all students. For ages 10 and up. To ensure a spot, register online. 

Instructor: Kimberly Nicoletti

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

 

Oct
5
Wed
Afterschool Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Oct 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Afterschool Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Blue River | Colorado | United States

 

Get creative in a fun and relaxed environment! During each session, children will work on a new project, pushing the boundaries of imagination and invention. They will have the opportunity to explore new materials and techniques using a variety of mediums.

For ages 6 and up. To ensure a spot, register online.

Instructor: Paige Scheuermann

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

To offer a high-quality experience for all participants, if you need to register for 4 or more spots, we recommend that you contact Drea Edwards at drea@breckcreate.org to arrange a private youth class.

Please note that if your youth is struggling to maintain appropriate behaviors, remain engaged with the class activities or is compromising the safety of themselves or others after several redirections from the instructor, we will contact you to pick them up before the end of class.  No refunds will be issued.

 

Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop

In this class, students will be exposed to a new technique every week. Students will be able to take home a finished project each week and will develop skills to explore their practice independently. For projects labeled advanced, previous metalsmithing experience is required.

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

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

9/7 – Sterling Silver Textured 1/4″ Band Rings

9/14 – Stacking Rings

9/21 – Enameling

9/28 – ADVANCED Spinner Rings

10/5 – Sterling Silver Textured Earrings

10/12 – Silver Pendant

10/19 – Stone Setting w/ Sterling Silver Bezel and Tiger Eye/Turquoise Cabochon

10/26 – Stacking Rings

11/2 – Spinner Ring w/ Silver and Copper Mixed Metal

11/9 – ADVANCED Bezel Making

11/16 – Enameling 

11/23 – Silver Pendant

11/30 – Sterling Silver Textured 1/4″ Band Rings

12/7 – ADVANCED Spinner Rings

12/14 – Sterling Silver Textured Earrings

12/21 Stacking Rings

 

 

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics 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 surface decorating techniques using underglazes and sgraffito as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. Projects created in this class will not be completed until they are fired in a ceramic kiln. Kiln firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln. To pick up kiln fired pieces, please see a Breck Create team member at Old Masonic Hall.

While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
6
Thu
Beginner Drawing @ Randall Barn
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Beginner Drawing @ Randall Barn | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Each week we will go over tips and tricks to learn how to draw from life. Learning to draw from life is actually about learning to really see. We’ll go over a variety of approaches to starting and completing a drawing as well explore different drawing medium. Some weeks may be focused on meticulous perspective, while other weeks may be all about expressive gestural mark making. Some weeks we’ll play with color, and other weeks we’ll get messy using charcoal. During the warmer months, if the weather is appropriate, we may go outside to draw.

Instructor: Kia Neill

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials and use of tools. Non-members: $30 Members: $23

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

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

 

Learn the art of lampworking (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 and marbles. 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. Glass pieces must be kiln fired overnight.  Completed pieces can be picked up the next day.

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

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

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

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location