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Dec
8
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Dec 8 @ 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
Dec 8 @ 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

Dec
9
Fri
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Dec 9 @ 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

Glass Blown Beads & Jewelry @ Hot Shop
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glass Blown Beads & Jewelry @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

  

Join glass artist and jewelry maker, Tricia Stokes for two days of Hot Shop fun!

Day one, will focus on learning the art of creating glass blown beads.
Day two, you’ll get use your created beads to make fashionable jewelry pieces.
Participants must attend both days.

2-day Class Dates:
November 3 + 4, 2022
December 9 + 10, 2022

Instructor: Tricia Stokes

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

 

Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

What kid doesn’t like to play with clay?! Kids will learn the basics of working with clay while also exploring additional material possibilities. We’ll produce fun projects that will become treasured mantel pieces, however, they won’t be able to take projects home the same day. As is the nature of working with clay, all projects must thoroughly dry and be fired (which takes about 2 weeks). Then, you can enjoy your morning coffee out of the handmade mug your little one made for you.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Instructor: Kia Neill

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

10/7 – Pinch pot pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

10/14 – Spooky slab ghosts and zombie lanterns

10/21 – Snake coil pots 

10/28 – Decorative Masks for wall hanging

11/4 – Hot cocoa mugs

11/18 – Candy jars

12/2 – Cookie cutter lanterns and bowls

12/9 –  Pinch Pot Snowmen

 

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

12/16 – Hot cocoa mugs

Dec
10
Sat
Second Saturday @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Second Saturday @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 1pm for free family friendly arts and crafts activities.

All ages welcome. Parents must attend with children. Only 10 individuals admitted at a time.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

 

 

 

Family Mug Making @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Family Mug Making @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Enjoy a hands on clay class with the whole family, ages 5 and up. In this class participants will each construct a clay mug and decorate the surface with ceramic glaze paints. For younger participants, parent/guardian supervision and assistance is needed. **Please be aware that this is a multi step process class, the projects will need to be fired once dried and picked up at Old Masonic Hall 7 to 11 days later. We do not offer shipping.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

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

Re-news @ Tin Shop
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Re-news @ Tin Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Join visiting Artist in Residence, Tara Homasi for a fresh take on local news and happenings. In this workshop participants will use text and images from the local newspapers in addition to collected images from Google Maps and manipulate these materials to reconstruct their content and meaning. Local newspapers will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own printed materials that they would like to incorporate into their artwork.

Recommended for ages 12+. 

Instructor: Tara Homasi

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

Totally Basic Crochet @ Robert Whyte House
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Totally Basic Crochet @ Robert Whyte House | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Join visiting Artist-in-Residence, Emma Oliver to learn the absolute basic skill of crochet with the goal of making granny squares. Granny squares are a very useful crochet motif that can be used to make wearables and art objects alike. Some skills that will be covered are slip knot, tension, chaining, and double crochet. This class is suitable for the absolute beginner!

Recommended for ages 12+

Instructor: Emma Oliver

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

Drafts + Crafts @ Old Masonic Hall
Dec 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Drafts + Crafts @ Old Masonic Hall | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
Hop off the mountain and onto the Arts District for the happiest hour!
 
Enjoy craft beer from Broken Compass Brewery while you complete a craft with us. Drafts + Crafts is a social class where the creatively timid and the naturally artistic can hang together while getting creative. A different project each month will have you returning again and again!
 
• 9/3 – Beer Can Piñatas
• 11/19 – Beer Can String Light Lanterns
• 12/10 – Beer Can Party Crowns
 
Pre-registration is required and tickets will include 1 drink of beer. Additional drinks are available for purchase. Participants must be 21 or older to attend.
 
For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location
Dec
13
Tue
Crafts for Focused Tots @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Dec 13 @ 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

 

Young Writer’s Club @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Dec 13 @ 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

 

 

Dec
14
Wed
Afterschool Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Dec 14 @ 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
Dec 14 @ 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

 

 

Wire Wrapped Jewelry @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wire Wrapped Jewelry @ Quandary Antiques Cabin | Blue River | Colorado | United States

 

Join us monthly to learn the art of wire wrapped jewelry! Participants will create a pendant or earrings by forming wire into a beautiful holder for a natural stone. Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials and use of tools.

Instructor: Kimberly Nicoletti

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

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Dec 14 @ 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

Dec
15
Thu
Beginner Drawing @ Randall Barn
Dec 15 @ 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
Dec 15 @ 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
Dec 15 @ 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

Dec
16
Fri
Toddler Art @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Dec 16 @ 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