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Come join JOHN TAFT as he teaches FUNDAMENTALS OF PORTRAIT PAINTING, a 3-day intensive workshop drawing and painting from the model.

When:        March 16-18, 2017,    8:45 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Where:       West of Longmont, CO

Price:         $375 (includes all model fees)

Deposit:     $50 (refundable through Valentine’s day)

Contact the STUDIO with your interest and any questions.

Happy New Year!


How to Sell Your Art Workshop
With the Abundant Artist

Sat, Mar 18, 2017, 8:00 AM –
Sun, Mar 19, 2017, 5:00 PM

The How to Sell Your Art Workshops are an off-shoot of The Abundant Artist Conference. These are the get-in-the-weeds day-long sessions where we dig deep into your art business and help you figure out how to sell more of your art.

Click here for more information.

Lydia Pottoff

Beginning Landscape Painting in Pastels

6 weeks – 3 Hour Sessions

Week of March 27 – May 1

Mon or Weds afternoons.
Classes are limited.

In this six week class you’ll learn the building blocks to create a successful landscape painting In pastels. We’ll explore the fundamentals of value and composition as well as surfaces, layering techniques and stroke making. We’ll also look at how to work with your own photos to strengthen and manipulate them in order to make a better composition. Discover the pure exhilaration of pastel painting!

For more information please contact Lydia Pottoff:


Jill Musser

Oil or acrylic painting class at Firehouse Art Center – 667 4 th Avenue - Longmont, Colorado

Instruction by Jill Musser, oil painter.

8 Classes - Tuesdays, starting February 7 – March 22, 2017

Two sessions - Choose 2:30 p.m. 5 p.m., or evening session 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

All levels of painting experience welcome. $185.00 for the 8 classes.

Class limited to 20. (Minimum of 6)

Must register and pay fee by January 26, 2017

Register on line:

or in person at the Firehouse Art Center, Tues – Sat, 12 – 5 p.m.

Questions? More Info? Materials List?

Call Jill at 303-485- 5121

or email

See Musser Bio and Paintings at

Anita Jantz:

New openings for watercolor classes at all levels. Monday or Wednesday afternoons. $25 per class. Learn with Anita Jantz. View her website at and for more information or to sign up call 303-485-8811

Cynthia Barnes:

Teaches workshops at her studio, contact Cynthia at 720-273-2477 or

Dot Pecina

NO FEAR OIL PAINTING classes, by Dot Pecina, for beginning and intermediate students. Classes are held on Monday mornings from 9 am - 11 am, Monday evenings 7-9pm and Wednesday afternoons, 1 pm - 4 pm. Each session runs for a month continuing through the year. Cost is $49.00 for each month's session. Enjoy painting in a relaxed atmosphere as you build your ability to create your vibrant oil painting. Call Dot for additional information.303-682-8957 or e-mail at

Suzanne Frazier

Suzanne Frazier Saturday Art Workshops

1515 Main Street, #201, Longmont, CO
If you have been looking for a way to expand your art experience, these are the workshops for you!
There are two art sessions. The cost of each workshop is $72 for 2 art sessions and paper. We will be using oil pastels to explore our creativity. You can bring your own box of oil pastels or purchase a box for $7 from Suzanne at the beginning of the workshop. At the end of the day you will have completed at least two oil pastel drawings and will have had the opportunity to explore your personal creativity.
Here’s the schedule:
First Saturday of the Month: Get To Know an Artist or Artist Group
Each month we will look at an artist or a group of Artists to explore their style, color choices and perspective to inspire your creativity.
Second Saturday of the Month:   Color Theory for Artists
First we will look at Color Theory, then move on to understand the three groups of complimentary colors and finish up getting to know how to use black/white/gray.
Third Saturday of the Month:  Saturday Art Workshop
Each month we will look at different ways to express yourself through composition, color theory and other topics to enhance your personal expression.
Check Suzanne’s website for information on each month's workshops at