The Art Garage offers tween and teen workshops in a variety of mediums, register below! We also offer private lessons and they can be scheduled by calling 303-377-2353 or filling out our Private Lesson Form HERE.
Our 2019 Tween and Teen Workshops: (Summer Tween/Teen Workshops will be up and open for registration April 1)
Plein Air Watercolor Classes at Artsweek Golden!
July 7th-July 11th
This special event will take our artists into the natural environment of Golden, Colorado! Artists will set up their easels and learn techniques from their surroundings. Participants will learn many different watercolor skills such as color choices, watercolor glazing and resists. The Plein Air Event will conclude with a reception, awards ceremony and artwork sale on July 11th. Students are able to submit their completed plein air masterpieces in the art show. The first day students will meet at Meet at Golden History Park at 923 10th St. Golden, Colorado.
Ages 15-17 5-day Workshop July 7th-11th: REGISTER HERE!
Sunday, July 7th: 10:00am-3:00pm
Monday, July 8th: 10:00am-3:00 pm
Tuesday, July 9th: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 10th: 9:00am-2:00pm
Thursday, July 11th: 10:30am-6:00pm
Ages 9-14 One day Workshops:
Sunday July 7th, 8:30am-4:30pm: REGISTER HERE!
Monday July 8th, 8:30am-4:30pm: REGISTER HERE!
Summer 2019 Workshops
VIBRANT WORLD of BATIK
Sunday, July 14th
Let’s explore the world of textiles! In this Batik workshop, students will learn all about this ancient Indonesian art form - from its history to its modern day application. Students will choose their color schemes, design their own patterns, and plan out their textile techniques. They will explore fabric dyeing methods as well as learn how to use wax as a resist in order to give fabric that richly colored and antiquated finish that batik is known for. We will supply fabric and all necessary materials for this exciting workshop! REGISTER HERE!
GLASS ETCHING: SHAPES AND CHEMISTRY
Sunday, July 28th
In this glass etching workshop, students will learn about the power of positive and negative space as well as organic versus geometric shapes. We will apply hands-on science and safely play with corrosive materials to learn the art of etching! If they wish, students can bring their own smooth glassware to use, or take advantage of a variety of other glass surfaces supplied by The Art Garage. This exciting new class will be sure to intrigue all artists! REGISTER HERE!
AUTHENTIC WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES
Sunday, August 4th
This workshop will explore the wonderful world of watercolor! Students will learn from many demos and hands-on activities about color choices, watercolor glazing, and resists. Within the four hour workshop, students will be able to create three or four masterpieces. Our subject matter will very from landscapes, floral still life, people, animals, buildings, and more! Join us for this exciting watercolor workshop and learn from one of Denver’s most talented watercolorists! REGISTER HERE!
VISUAL ART PORTFOLIO PREP CLASS
Tuesdays, September 3rd-24th
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Does your student need help working towards an art portfolio or visual art audition? We are here to help guide these assignments and give technical and constructive lessons and feedback to help aid your student’s application process. We will focus on creativity, observational skill and structured art elements and how to apply these to your student’s individual style. Still life, portfolio construction and passion for art will be heavily discussed and studied. This would be a great opportunity for students inquiring about enrollment at Denver School of the Arts or other visual arts schools. REGISTER HERE!
Thursdays, October 3rd-31st
5:00pm - 7:00pm
We will cut, etch and carve into surfaces to make our own printmaking plates. Artists will learn how to use the negative of an original block to depict shapes and forms within their prints. We will learn transfer techniques such as tiling, collagraph and drypoint etching. Join us for this special class where we will even use our own printing press!