The Art Garage offers tween and teen summer workshops in a variety of mediums, register below! We also offer private lessons and they can be scheduled by calling 303-377-2353.
Our 2017 Tween and Teen Workshops:
Plein Air Painting
June 26th-30th (Monday-Friday 12:30pm-4:00pm)
Plein Air Painting: This week, we’ll leave the four walls of the studio behind and get up close and personal with the natural world. Class will travel off-site to locations around and near Denver to create drawings and watercolor paintings from the landscapes, plants and animals that we find there. Students will create studies and completed artworks and learn drawing and painting fundamentals. Class will meet at The Art Garage the first day and then will meet at the Botanic Gardens, City Park and the Denver Zoo throughout the week. Specific details about drop off points will be provided prior to class. REGISTER HERE!
Paint Your Pet
July 10th-14th (Monday-Friday, 5:30-7:30pm)
Paint Your Pet: Create a portrait of your most spoiled family member (furry or feathered)! Artists will advance their drawing and painting skills and vocabulary including scale, blending, underpainting, highlights, shadow and detail. Each student will take home a completed pet portrait on a 18”x24” professional stretched canvas. REGISTER HERE!
July 17-21 (Monday-Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm)
Explore Denver: In this workshop, artists will experience our beautiful city from multiple perspectives! Students will meet off-site at some of Denver’s best sites and attractions to learn about these local gems all while building important artistic skills of drawing and painting from life. Each day will focus on different subject matter including architecture, sculpture, fine art and more. Locations include City Park, the Denver Art Museum and Civic Center Park. Specific details about drop-off locations will be emailed prior to class. REGISTER HERE!
Wheel Throwing and Hand-building
July 25th-August 15th (4 Tuesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm)
Wheel Throwing and Hand-building: This class will explore both hand-building and wheel throwing to make unique and functional wares for the home including cups, bowls plates and more! Students will learn essential skills like centering, trimming and decorating techniques. REGISTER HERE!
August 7th-11th (Monday-Friday 5:30pm-7:30pm)
Fantasy Art: This class will expand both your imagination and artistic skills as artists learn to depict fantasy/sci fi worlds and subject matter. Artists will explore the tools and mediums of illustration and important illustration and art concepts including gesture, composition, value, perspective, mood, color, lighting and more! REGISTER HERE!
At an age when communicating thoughts and feelings is often the hardest, art can be an outlet for teenagers to not only express themselves freely but to also discover a little more about their roles in the world. The Art Garage aims to create thought-provoking and challenging classes that provide structure and independence for every type of budding mind. Whether a teen is proficient in many forms of art or is a novice just trying gain a new skill, every class is safe and encourages teens to cultivate their artistry and will boost their confidence.
The Art Garage offers After School Enrichments that are carefully crafted step-by-step lessons in many mediums, and open studio sessions where we provide the materials and guidance, and the students provide the subjects.