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The La Veta School of the Arts

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105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
719-742-3421 www.theLVSA.org

July 2019

Painting with Tools

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$10 – $15

Painting with Tools July 19 - Peggy Zehring Choose unusual tools to make beautiful paintings. Bring found objects or find them in our yard. Mix your own colors and have fun applying them. You will create a final piece of stunning art you will be proud to hang at home.

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Drawing with Pastels and charcoal art class

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$150

DRAWING with PASTELS AND CHARCOAL Peggy Zehring July 20 & 21 $150 (Lab fee $25) “Each of us is born with a mark. Your job as an artist is to have fun and find your own mark. Using pastels, charcoal, unusual tools and a blindfold, you will learn to trust your own vision and make sense of nonsense. This class will also teach you to understand the language of line and form. No experience necessary. All supplies will be furnished…

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Sumi Painting

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$150

SUMI PAINTING Raquel Dimond July 27 & 28 $150 (Lab fee $30) “Learn technique and then dispense with it.” A few bold brush strokes render leaves, flower petals, grasses, branches and all manner of wildlife. This class will begin with a short explanation of the origins of Sumi painting and the materials needed. By the second day, students will be using rice paper and making beautiful paintings. The lab fee will pay for all the materials needed for this class.…

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August 2019

Navajo Sandpainting children’s art class

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$10 – $15

Navajo Sandpainting - Aug. 2 - Sharona Nova-Whitley Design and create a sandpainting just like the Native Americans created. Sharona will explain the unique process used by the original inhabitants of Colorado.

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Watercolor Class

August 3 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$150

WATERCOLOR Frank LaLumia August 3 & 4 $150 This Watercolor Workshop is designed to deepen our understanding of the craft of Watercolor Painting. Individual technique is a function of one’s personal aesthetic. Individual technique will be emphasized -producing work that is expressive and authentic to each artist’s personal aesthetic. This is our goal. This class is open to artists at all levels, beginner to advanced. Oil painters are welcome. Demonstrations will be in Watercolor Frank LaLumia is a Signature Member…

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Encaustic children’s art class

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$10 – $15

Encaustic Aug. 9 - Tanya White Have fun exploring collage, wax and oils. In two hours, Tanya will help you complete two different encaustic techniques that will have your family in awe. Experience the magic of watching color melt and mix as you make several homemade cards. Then cover your favorite found objects with wax to create beautiful images on a board.

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Introduction to Web Comics

August 10 @ 9:00 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$150

INTRODUCTION TO COMICS/ August 10 & 11 $150 An intro to comics, graphic novels, and webcomics. Learn a brief history of this form of storytelling, and how to start making your own. We will go through the basic steps of starting, and make little graphic novels or comic books. Bring your story ideas. Rachael Schneider recently graduated from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, CO with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art focusing in electronic art. She has taught children’s…

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Drawing with Charcoal and Pastels children’s art class

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$10 – $15

Drawing with Charcoal and Pastels- Aug 16 - Lana Thomas Wachterman Try playing with unusual tools. Lana will help you make surprising marks with charcoal and pastels including fluorescent colors. Hang up your drawings and share. Then put them on your wall at home for your family to enjoy.

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Drawing and Painting from the Figure

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$150

DRAWING AND PAINTING FROM THE FIGURE Paula Little August 17 and 18 $150 (Lab Fee $20 for models) All levels of experience are welcome in this class. We will be joyfully drawing with charcoal from a costumed model in the mornings, and painting the the model with acrylic or watercolor in the afternoons. You will learn perspective, drawing techniques, as well as expressive painting techniques through spatial observations. Paula Little studied at Choinard Art School and Art Center in LA,…

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Doodling with Line and Color children’s art class

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$10 – $15

Doodling with Line and Color Aug 23 - Becky Myers Have fun doodling with pencils, pens, colored pencils and chalk. There are no rules. Just let the tools make the marks for you and follow the lines and colors to discover something surprising, memorable, and personal.

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September 2019

Experimental Drawing and Painting Workshop

September 3 @ 9:00 am - September 7 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$375

EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING/PAINTING WORKSHOPS Peggy Zehring June17-21 June 24-28 Sept. 3-7 Sept. 9-13 $375 per week You will have 5 days (or if you sign up for both classes, 11 days) to discover and explore your own unique style. Emphasis will be on creativity and originality and having fun with your art. Using tools, charcoal and paint, you will explore mark-making, paint possibilities, making sense of nonsense, trusting your own vision and the psychology of line, form and color. You will…

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October 2019

Art Welding

October 12 @ 9:00 am - October 13 @ 4:00 pm
The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus
La Veta, 81055
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$150

ART WELDING Doug Anderson Oct .12 & 13 $150 Lab Fee $60 This intensive two-day class will give you a hands on introduction to gas and mig welding techniques for creating found object and mild steel sculpture. You will also learn common methods for cutting steel. Various other commonly implemented arts metal techniques will be discussed in detail as well as basic welding safety. On day two, the instructor will assist you in creating a sculpture from found objects that…

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