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Alcohol inks provide a variety of vibrant and creative possibilities! In this one-day workshop, you'll learn how to manipulate the ink on ceramic tiles, glossy photo paper, metal, and glass to create brightly colored images and flow of design. Create coasters, unique glasses, jewelry, coffee mugs and cards that are unmistakably yours. Alcohol inks are an acid-free, highly-pigmented and fast drying medium that can be used on non-porous surfaces. They will stain, so wear art clothes or bring an apron to protect clothing. A materials list can be found by contacting instructor at elaine.riley@bvsd.org. Approximate cost will be $15.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 10/14/2017, ending 10/14/2017

Tuition: $55.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  Art room

Instructor : Elaine Riley 

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Alcohol inks provide a variety of vibrant and creative possibilities! In this one-day workshop, you'll learn how to manipulate the ink on ceramic tiles, glossy photo paper, metal, and glass to create brightly colored images and flow of design. Create coasters, unique glasses, jewelry, coffee mugs and cards that are unmistakably yours. Alcohol inks are an acid-free, highly-pigmented and fast drying medium that can be used on non-porous surfaces. They will stain, so wear art clothes or bring an apron to protect clothing. A materials list can be found by contacting instructor at elaine.riley@bvsd.org. Approximate cost will be $15.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 11/4/2017, ending 11/4/2017

Tuition: $55.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  Art room

Instructor : Elaine Riley 

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Create your own uniquely beautiful prayer bowl to gracefully hold your loving prayers and “intention cards.” While you craft your hand-formed bowl using quick air drying clay, you will learn about the history of prayer bowls, their uses and why they were so important to our ancestors. In the second class you will paint and decorate your bowl. Once it’s finished, you can fill your bowl with intention cards that contain prayer requests and blessings. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 11/28/2017, ending 12/5/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  Art Room

Instructor : Laura Staisiunas 



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Batik is a form of fiber art using wax to make resist designs and patterns on fabric. Once the resist is applied, your choices for adding colors are limited only by your imagination!  You'll learn a variety of ways to make beautiful colors, patterns and images on fabric and create pieces that can be mounted as a wall hanging or to make functional and wearable art.  You'll experiment with 1 or 2 practice pieces and then create a finished product of your choice. No artistic experience necessary, just bring an open mind and your creativity.  A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at first class.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/19/2017, ending 10/26/2017

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Claudia Lewis' Studio Location : 
  Claudia Lewis' Studio.

Room :  Claudias Studio

Instructor : Claudia Lewis 

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Halloween is a great opportunity to craft your own unique costumes. The ART of costume includes clothing, hats, laurels, shoes and all manner of decorative wearable art. This workshop will focus on crafting skills and simple materials that will transform an idea from concept to fashion statement! Bring your imagination and explore this fun and fascinating creative activity and take home wearable art!  A $30 materials fee is payable to instructor. Registration fee covers both adult and child.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/21/2017, ending 10/21/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  Art Room 507

Instructor : Deborah Gallagher 



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Explore the rich history and traditions that surround the ancient ritual of Dia De Los Muertos - The Day of the Dead. This holiday celebration is a combination of pre-Hispanic customs and Christian devotions that come to life each year in Hispanic cultures throughout the world. Learn about the symbolic skeletons, offrendas, flowers and art while preparing and sampling traditional dishes of this uniquely beautiful and spiritual celebration of life and death. Make simple papel picado-cut paper, sugar skulls and pan del muerto as we prepare traditional foods to sample and place on our offrenda at home. A $30 materials fee is payable to instructor. Registration fee covers both adult and child.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/28/2017, ending 10/28/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  Art room 507

Instructor : Deborah Gallagher 



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Create several stunning pieces of wearable art using fusible dichroic glass, perfect holiday gifts! Learn to cut, layer and design dichroic glass into unique and artistic jewelry. Dichroic glass is coated with many layers of metal oxides resulting in a sparkly appearance, perfect for jewelry. Literally meaning “two colors”, this glass has a mystical quality and changes colors depending on lighting and the angle in which it is viewed. Project options include pendants, rings and earrings.  A materials fee of $48 is payable to instructor at first class.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 11/14/2017, ending 11/28/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/21/2017)

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $48.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  art room 507

Instructor : Erinn Diekman 



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Learn how to design and create a 12" fused glass mandala that can hang in your window or be shaped into a food safe dish. Create with intent while learning how to layer transparent glass resulting in a beautiful outcome. A perfect gift for someone special or for use in your home. A $48 materials fee is payable to instructor at first class.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 11/2/2017, ending 11/9/2017

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $48.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  507 art room

Instructor : Erinn Diekman 



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Make you own holiday gifts with a choice of ornaments, tree-shaped dishes or both. Decorate your projects with frit, stringers, noodles, paint, pebbles, dots, dichroic scraps and confetti glass (all included along with tool rental in the materials fee). You also have the option to purchase dichroic firesticks, non-scrap dichroic glass and precut glass shapes for an extra fee. You can expect to spend between $15 -40 for materials, depending on the shapes and sizes you choose. Instructor will fire projects after class, drill a hole for hanging and add a ribbon. No fusing or glass experience required. If you are making the tree shaped dishes, please notify instructor 48 hours in advance of the size.

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 11/12/2017, ending 11/12/2017

Tuition: $28.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : Great Glass Galore Home Studio Location : 
  Great Glass Galore Home Studio.

Room :  studio

Instructor : Linda Ehlers 

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Essential oils make perfect homemade gifts that are personalized and inexpensive to make. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of aromatherapy and essential oils safety, along with recipes and resources to create comforting bath salts, invigorating roller blends, a glass room diffuser with reeds and easy aromatic sachets. This season, give a gift that is natural and comes from your heart. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 12/2/2017, ending 12/2/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  Art room

Instructor : Laura Staisiunas 



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Create an illuminated letter based on the highly decorated manuscripts of the Middle Ages using faux gilding and vining techniques. Although this is a wonderful tool for the accomplished artist, no artistic background is necessary. Contact instructor at marita.mcdonough@gmail.com for supplies. A $5 materials fee is payable to instructor for items not supplied by student. Bring a sack lunch.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; starting 11/14/2017, ending 11/14/2017

Tuition: $55.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : KUMON Math and Reading Center Location : 
  KUMON Math and Reading Center.

Room :  building

Instructor : Marita McDonough 



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Design and 3D print your own jewelry, mechanical designs or freeform models on the first day! You will learn to use different free software packages to create 3D models, prepare them for 3D printing, print with a fused filament fabrication 3D printer and post-process your prints. Class will cover the strengths of various printing applications for use in different types of designs. Students will need to bring their own laptops, preferably Windows-based. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at class.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 10/5/2017, ending 10/26/2017

Tuition: $150.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  238

Instructor : Hypatia Studio 



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