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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

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.
 

 

Oct
5
Wed
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

Oct
12
Wed
Wire Wrapped Jewelry @ Quandary Antiques Cabin
Oct 12 @ 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

Oct
13
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Oct 13 @ 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 13 @ 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

Oct
19
Wed
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 19 @ 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
20
Thu
Beginner Drawing @ Randall Barn
Oct 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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

Oct
21
Fri
Glazing Techniques @ Ceramic Studio
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 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, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

Oct
27
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Oct 27 @ 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

 

Nov
2
Wed
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 2 @ 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

Nov
3
Thu
Beginner Drawing @ Randall Barn
Nov 3 @ 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
Nov 3 @ 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
Nov 3 @ 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