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May
20
Fri
Glazing Techniques @ Ceramic Studio
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Glazing Techniques @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class will discuss and demonstrate proper ceramic glazing techniques for mid-range-firing. Perfect for the student who has made ceramic pieces and needs glaze instruction or for experienced students that would like to learn new glazing techniques.

This class is designed for past clay hand-building participants or BCA ceramics open studio patrons that need glazing instructions for their bisque ware. Please make sure your pieces are bisque fired and ready to be glazed before class. *No outside studio bisque ware allowed, only bisque ware made in BCA ceramics studio.

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

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

 

May
21
Sat
Photography for Hikers @ Varies by class
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Photography for Hikers @ Varies by class | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
Improve your photography skills while enjoying some fresh air on some local trails. Learn some tips on photo composition to help you compose a dynamic shot to begin with, as well as tips on camera operation, whether you will be using your camera phone or your DSLR camera. In addition to bringing cameras, students should also be able and prepared for a light to intermediate hike, with proper footwear, attire, water, snacks, and anything else they may need. Anticipate 1-3 miles of hiking. Participants must be 10 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials.

Instructor: Kia Neill
 
Each session we will meet at a different Trailhead to explore and take pictures. Parking at the trail head could be busy, so allow for plenty of time to find a parking spot. Or consider taking the bus.
 
We will meet at the following locations on the following dates:
 
05/21  Meeting point: B&B Trail Head Parking : https://goo.gl/maps/jnrNWz3uuVX5azaP7
Bus: Breckenridge Free Ride Purple Route stop 305 French Gulch : https://goo.gl/maps/HvP7jtb1etLvBGEb8
 
06/11  Meeting point: Gold Hill Trail Head Parking : https://goo.gl/maps/kBVihZJuP4xk2Tng8
Bus: Summit Stage Bus Frisco/Breck stop Revette Drive : https://goo.gl/maps/2cj28tNnsoMkaz538
 
07/09  Meeting point: Snowflake Lake Trailhead : https://goo.gl/maps/uJKrE4fBpcqZZ2yMA
Bus: Breckenridge Free Ride Yellow Route stop 13 Beaver Run : https://goo.gl/maps/JYNzCvrUFSRAVbMt5
 
08/20  Meeting point: Iowa Hill Trail Head Parking
Bus: Breckenridge Free Ride Yellow Route stop 55 Breckenridge Terrace 2 :

 

 

May
25
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
In this class, students will be exposed to a new technique every week. No experience required. Students will be able to take home a finished project each week and will develop skills to explore their practice independently.
Please note that for advanced classes, participants must have prior metalsmithing experience in order to complete the project within the provided class time.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

04/06: Enameling
04/13: Stacking Rings
04/20: NO CLASS
04/27: Copper Pet/Name Tags

05/25 Stacking Rings
06/01 Spinner Ring
06/08 Stacking Rings
06/15 Bail Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
06/22 Stacking Rings
06/29 Silver Pendant
07/06 Bezel Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
07/13 NO CLASS
07/20 Spinner Ring
07/27 Silver Pendant
08/03 Stacking Rings

 

 

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
May 25 @ 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 kilm. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

Jun
1
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
In this class, students will be exposed to a new technique every week. No experience required. Students will be able to take home a finished project each week and will develop skills to explore their practice independently.
Please note that for advanced classes, participants must have prior metalsmithing experience in order to complete the project within the provided class time.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

04/06: Enameling
04/13: Stacking Rings
04/20: NO CLASS
04/27: Copper Pet/Name Tags

05/25 Stacking Rings
06/01 Spinner Ring
06/08 Stacking Rings
06/15 Bail Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
06/22 Stacking Rings
06/29 Silver Pendant
07/06 Bezel Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
07/13 NO CLASS
07/20 Spinner Ring
07/27 Silver Pendant
08/03 Stacking Rings

 

 

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Jun 1 @ 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 kilm. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

Jun
2
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jun 2 @ 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, 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. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

 

Jun
8
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
In this class, students will be exposed to a new technique every week. No experience required. Students will be able to take home a finished project each week and will develop skills to explore their practice independently.
Please note that for advanced classes, participants must have prior metalsmithing experience in order to complete the project within the provided class time.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

04/06: Enameling
04/13: Stacking Rings
04/20: NO CLASS
04/27: Copper Pet/Name Tags

05/25 Stacking Rings
06/01 Spinner Ring
06/08 Stacking Rings
06/15 Bail Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
06/22 Stacking Rings
06/29 Silver Pendant
07/06 Bezel Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
07/13 NO CLASS
07/20 Spinner Ring
07/27 Silver Pendant
08/03 Stacking Rings

 

 

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Jun 8 @ 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 kilm. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

Jun
9
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jun 9 @ 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, 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. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

 

Jun
10
Fri
Metalsmithing for Teens @ Hot Shop
Jun 10 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Metalsmithing for Teens @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

In this class, participants ages 12 and up will learn how to safely work with copper and silver to create cuffs, bracelets or rings. Participants must be 12 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials.

Instructor: Sharon Speedy

 

Jun
11
Sat
Photography for Hikers @ Varies by class
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Photography for Hikers @ Varies by class | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
Improve your photography skills while enjoying some fresh air on some local trails. Learn some tips on photo composition to help you compose a dynamic shot to begin with, as well as tips on camera operation, whether you will be using your camera phone or your DSLR camera. In addition to bringing cameras, students should also be able and prepared for a light to intermediate hike, with proper footwear, attire, water, snacks, and anything else they may need. Anticipate 1-3 miles of hiking. Participants must be 10 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials.

Instructor: Kia Neill
 
Each session we will meet at a different Trailhead to explore and take pictures. Parking at the trail head could be busy, so allow for plenty of time to find a parking spot. Or consider taking the bus.
 
We will meet at the following locations on the following dates:
 
05/21  Meeting point: B&B Trail Head Parking : https://goo.gl/maps/jnrNWz3uuVX5azaP7
Bus: Breckenridge Free Ride Purple Route stop 305 French Gulch : https://goo.gl/maps/HvP7jtb1etLvBGEb8
 
06/11  Meeting point: Gold Hill Trail Head Parking : https://goo.gl/maps/kBVihZJuP4xk2Tng8
Bus: Summit Stage Bus Frisco/Breck stop Revette Drive : https://goo.gl/maps/2cj28tNnsoMkaz538
 
07/09  Meeting point: Snowflake Lake Trailhead : https://goo.gl/maps/uJKrE4fBpcqZZ2yMA
Bus: Breckenridge Free Ride Yellow Route stop 13 Beaver Run : https://goo.gl/maps/JYNzCvrUFSRAVbMt5
 
08/20  Meeting point: Iowa Hill Trail Head Parking
Bus: Breckenridge Free Ride Yellow Route stop 55 Breckenridge Terrace 2 :

 

 

Jun
15
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
In this class, students will be exposed to a new technique every week. No experience required. Students will be able to take home a finished project each week and will develop skills to explore their practice independently.
Please note that for advanced classes, participants must have prior metalsmithing experience in order to complete the project within the provided class time.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

04/06: Enameling
04/13: Stacking Rings
04/20: NO CLASS
04/27: Copper Pet/Name Tags

05/25 Stacking Rings
06/01 Spinner Ring
06/08 Stacking Rings
06/15 Bail Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
06/22 Stacking Rings
06/29 Silver Pendant
07/06 Bezel Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
07/13 NO CLASS
07/20 Spinner Ring
07/27 Silver Pendant
08/03 Stacking Rings

 

 

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Jun 15 @ 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 kilm. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

Jun
16
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jun 16 @ 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, 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. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

 

Jun
22
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
In this class, students will be exposed to a new technique every week. No experience required. Students will be able to take home a finished project each week and will develop skills to explore their practice independently.
Please note that for advanced classes, participants must have prior metalsmithing experience in order to complete the project within the provided class time.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

04/06: Enameling
04/13: Stacking Rings
04/20: NO CLASS
04/27: Copper Pet/Name Tags

05/25 Stacking Rings
06/01 Spinner Ring
06/08 Stacking Rings
06/15 Bail Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
06/22 Stacking Rings
06/29 Silver Pendant
07/06 Bezel Making With Silver Pendant – Advanced
07/13 NO CLASS
07/20 Spinner Ring
07/27 Silver Pendant
08/03 Stacking Rings

 

 

Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Jun 22 @ 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 kilm. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

Jun
23
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jun 23 @ 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, 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. 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

Class participants, even pre-registered, are required to check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class. 

 

Jun
24
Fri
Metalsmithing for Teens @ Hot Shop
Jun 24 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Metalsmithing for Teens @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

In this class, participants ages 12 and up will learn how to safely work with copper and silver to create cuffs, bracelets or rings. Participants must be 12 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials.

Instructor: Sharon Speedy

 

Glazing Techniques @ Ceramic Studio
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Glazing Techniques @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class will discuss and demonstrate proper ceramic glazing techniques for mid-range-firing. Perfect for the student who has made ceramic pieces and needs glaze instruction or for experienced students that would like to learn new glazing techniques.

This class is designed for past clay hand-building participants or BCA ceramics open studio patrons that need glazing instructions for their bisque ware. Please make sure your pieces are bisque fired and ready to be glazed before class. *No outside studio bisque ware allowed, only bisque ware made in BCA ceramics studio.

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

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, participants should check-in at Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., prior to class.