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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 - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/24/2018, ending 10/24/2018

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Generous View Studio Location : 
  Generous View Studio.

Room :  studio

Instructor : Elaine Riley 

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Bath bombs are fun to create and make great gifts! Learn the step-by-step process and take home wonderfully scented bath bombs to enjoy in your own tub or to give away. It's about to get delightfully messy, so you might want to bring an apron. Materials fee: $5.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 11/3/2018, ending 11/3/2018

Tuition: $20.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  362

Instructor : Laura Staisiunas 

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When you talk to yourself, which mantras and affirmations do you say? Join Elaine to use mixed media visual journaling to translate your thoughts into a small journal and collage. This freeing art form allows "mistakes" to become design and requires no experience. In the process, you can reaffirm intentions, set new ones or just play as you decompress from the stress of your day. Materials fee: $30.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/10/2018, ending 10/17/2018

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Generous View Studio Location : 
  Generous View Studio.

Room :  studio

Instructor : Elaine Riley 



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Carve your own masterpiece from wood with step-by-step instructions from a master carver. Learn about European chip carving, relief carving and carving in the round with a focus on individual projects. Discover what types of wood to use, how to sharpen tools, and most importantly, safety techniques. Materials fee: $8.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/1/2018, ending 11/5/2018

Tuition: $155.00

Materials Cost: $8.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  362

Instructor : Joseph Sikora 

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Learn how to wind and saw your own jump rings as you make three popular brass wire chain samples. Then choose one of these patterns and begin constructing a striking sterling silver bracelet. No soldering is required since we're using 18-gauge wire. Please bring reading glasses or an optivisor, if you have one. Materials fee: $65.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 10/20/2018, ending 10/20/2018

Tuition: $105.00

Materials Cost: $65.00

Location : Studio Heiwa Location : 
  Studio Heiwa.

Room :  studio

Instructor : Chris Weston 

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Etching is a great way to add depth and texture to an otherwise plain metal surface. This technique will allow you to achieve deeper levels of design and artistry with your work. Using a variety of resists, you will create designs on a copper surface, then etch it using a non-toxic saltwater process. You'll then use your etched material to punch out and dome a simple shield pendant. Materials fee: $25.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 11/17/2018, ending 11/17/2018

Tuition: $105.00

Materials Cost: $25.00

Location : Studio Heiwa Location : 
  Studio Heiwa.

Room :  studio

Instructor : Chris Weston 

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The experience of making a mask using your own face as the mold is playful and surprising, yet profound. As your mask is painted and decorated, it begins to come alive. Your mask can be used as part of your Halloween costume or a piece of decorative art for your home. No previous experience required. Materials fee: $20.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/6/2018, ending 10/13/2018

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  Art Room

Instructor : Myrna Castaline 

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Halloween is a great opportunity to craft your own unique costumes and it's not the only time your creation can be used. Wear it to the next party or event! 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: steampunk, gods and goddesses, creatures . . . fun for all ages! Registration and materials fee covers both adult and child. Suitable for ages 10 and up. Materials fee: $35.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/6/2018, ending 10/6/2018

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  Art Room 319

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. Registration and materials fee cover both adult and child. Suitable for ages 10 and up. Materials fee: $35

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/20/2018, ending 10/20/2018

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  Art room 319

Instructor : Deborah Gallagher 

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Your art journal will combine art making, diary keeping and journaling into one creative activity. It's a way to explore your creativity and colorfully document your life using simple art techniques. Discover new ways to use paints, pens and other art supplies to express your thoughts and feelings. Work on your art journal in class and later at home. Once you begin making your art journal, you'll find it's a great stress reliever and very rewarding.  You can check out instructor's website at bearttastic.com. Materials fee (includes journal): $29.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 10/6/2018, ending 10/20/2018

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $29.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  Art room 507

Instructor : Deborah Williams 

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Learn the art of fusing while working with stunning dichroic glass (2 colors). You will learn techniques necessary to create beautiful and vibrant glass jewelry. Beginning with the basics and working into advanced level fusing techniques, you will create at least 15 pendants with the option to make an additional piece of jewelry. Perfect for gift giving! Materials fee: $70

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 11/1/2018, ending 11/15/2018

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $70.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  art room 507

Instructor : Erinn Diekman 

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Create a stunning aspen tree scene using vibrant fusible glass and glass elements. Learn to cut and design with glass as you make your own unique 10" square platter or window hanging, resulting in a colorful Colorado aspen scene. This creative piece is great for your home or to give as a gift. Materials fee: $30.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 9/29/2018, ending 9/29/2018

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  Art Room

Instructor : Erinn Diekman 

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