Tag: Art Class

No member meeting in December! See you January 10th!

NO DECEMBER Member Meeting
Enjoy the Holidays!
Check out the Art Links below for art inspiration.
Art Web Links for December for art inspiration

Check out Cloth Paper Scissors website for an treasure trove of inspiration:  blog, mixed media, tools and resources and more!  http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/

Zentangle Snowman: http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/a-doodle-december-snowman-idea/

How to create a mixed media landscape:http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/zen-doodle-tutorial-mixed-media-landscape/

Join us on January 10, 2018
Artist Social Activity
Art Swap
Mini Art Show

5:30 pm Meet & Greet
Activity begins at 6:00 pm
Great Frame Up
(430 Main St. Longmont)

Kumihimo, Japanese Braiding with Rhonda Crosman.
All supplies will be provided, by Rhonda and you will learn the process, set it up and take it home to finish.

Please bring a recent piece of artwork for a Mini Art Show (1 / person)
a snack to share & good quality, useable art supplies you wish to Art Swap.

Members need to bring the following:

1. Scissors to cut yarn. Paper and writing tool to take notes.
2. Art materials in good condition to swap.
3. A recent art piece for the Mini – Art Show 1/person
4. A small snack to share is appreciated,

Fall Color Sunrise Paint Session

 Saturday, October 7, 2017  |  06:30 AM – 09:30 AM
  Ag Heritage Center  |  Registration Required

Arts – Adult Programs

Please join us for a sunrise paint session at the Agricultural Heritage Center. We will open up the center early so that artists can capture the rising sun. Bring along your spirit of adventure, your own art supplies in the medium of your choice and a chair if you’d like. Artists can create work to submit for consideration to the 2018 Outdoor Creations exhibit. Children under 18 years of age are welcome to attend with adult supervision.

Maximum Participants: 20

Registration Required

Registration is required for this activity.

General Info
Karen Imbierowicz
(303) 678-6268

Fall Color Paint Session

Evening Paint Session at Hall Ranch Sat 8/26

Upcoming paint sessions hosted by Boulder County Parks & Open Space

Saturday, August 26, 2017  |  04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
  Hall Ranch  |  Registration Required

Arts – Adult Programs

Please join us for an evening paint session with local artist, Lydia Pottoff, at Hall Ranch. This event will involve a moderate hike. Bring along your spirit of adventure, your own art supplies in the medium of your choice and a chair if you’d like. Long sleeves, pants, sunscreen, insect protection, water and closed toed shoes are recommended. En plein air artists can create work to submit for consideration to the 2018 Outdoor Creations exhibit. Children under 18 years of age are welcome to attend with adult supervision.

Maximum Participants: 15

Future Events not yet on the calendar include:

 9/23 at Caribou Ranch and one on 10/7 at the Agricultural Heritage Center

Registration is required for these activities through Discover Boulder County,

You are invited to Darla Bostick’s 10th Annual Ghost Ranch Workshop/Retreat in Abiquiu, NM  

1-7 October 2017.
Includes digital photography, watercolors/acrylics, pencil, ink, incorporating text and mixed media work with options for plein air painting and comfort of a group activity room (floor to ceiling vista views). For 7 days/6 nights you can relax, enjoy, and create. Lodging and meals included at Ghost Ranch property. T
Space is limited to 16 participants. Bring materials you love to work with (or try something new) and join us! The workshop fee is $550. Room and board at the Ranch are not included.
Come and see for yourself why Georgia O’Keeffe loved Ghost Ranch! Last year each participant received $300+ in art merchandise in their welcome bag…and door prizes exceeded $800!
My website has more details:  www.darlabostick.com

Get That Camera off Auto!

May 13, 2017

Cliff DeJong will teach a beginning photography class on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at his home in NE Longmont from 9-12N. Basics of camera settings will be covered, along with composition and simple processing of JPGs and RAW files. In the afternoon, we will car pool to the Butterfly Pavilion to practice our photography. If interested, contact Cliff at CliffDeJong@gmail.com or 720-340-9194.

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 www.suzannefrazier.com.

Colored Pencils Workshop “Fabulous Flowers” Saturday Feb. 18th, 2-5pm

Don’t forget the upcoming Colored Pencils Workshop,
“Fabulous Flowers”

Saturday Feb. 18th, 2-5pm
Space is limited, please sign up in advance

Susan Steven’s Studio
917 Champion Cir.
Longmont, CO 80503

Supply List:

1.    Colored pencils  (or I have some to loan if needed).  The recommended brand is Prismacolor, but other brands are fine. Michael’s and Hobby Lobby carry Prismacolors and many others brands. You only need a small set with the basic colors to start with.
2.    I will have fresh flowers to work from, You can bring a reference photo or your own flowers If you prefer.
3.    A camera/cell phone camera to take photos of the still-life in case you need to finish at home.
4.    Your lunch/snack and water bottle. We will take a 30 min. break for lunch.

Please call or email me if you have any questions:

Susan Steven
303) 557-8881

Beginning Landscape Painting in Pastels with Lydia Pottoff

Lydia Pottoff

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

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 jillmusser99@msn.com

See Musser Bio and Paintings at www.jillmusser.com