Classes

The Center for the Arts offers workshops for all ages and is always open to ideas for new workshops. We strive to offer low cost workshops to bring artistic opportunities to everyone in our communities.

Please email or call and leave your contact info, if you have an idea for a workshop.

To sign up for classes or workshops listed below, come to the Center for the Arts at 251 Penrod Rd.,
Show Low or call 928.532.2296.

CURRENTLY SCHEDULED CLASSES

 

New Ways to Paint Watercolors
4 hour workshop with 1/2 hour for lunch
Saturday June 27, 2020
10 am to 2:30 pm
Fee is $50.00 and includes all materials

Who knew that you could use sponges, sticks, masking tape, and salt in painting a watercolor painting!
Working from a still life students will use a variety of techniques to complete a watercolor painting. All materials (watercolors, brushes, illustration board, and other tools) will be provided. You may bring any paints, tools, brushes you have if you wish. Whether you are a beginner or have experience drawing and painting you will benefit from participation in this workshop. You will be surprised at the beautiful effects you will obtain using different tools and materials. By the end of the workshop you will have a finished watercolor painting.

Every student will have their own separate work table with 6 feet between tables. All participants will wear masks and hand washing facilities are available. You can wear gloves or any other protection you may wish to use. Because of social distancing there are only 10 work tables available. So it is first come first served.

Our instructor, Jose Colchado is a retired university professor who has taught and practiced art making throughout his life. He taught art at the elementary, high school and university levels. His watercolor workshops have drawn rave reviews and students keep returning for more because they learn so much and their work improves beyond what they expected. He know how to work with those who are just starting out as well as more advanced students.

 

Beginning Drawing
4 hour workshop with 1/2 hour for lunch
Saturday, July 18, 2020
10 am to 2:30 pm.
Fee is $50.00 and includes all materials

Learn the basics of drawing. Working from a still life students will learn how to draw representational images, use line, shape, texture, light and perspective. All drawing materials (paper, pencils, erasers, smudges) will be provided. You can bring any drawing materials you may have if you wish. By the end of the workshop you will have completed a drawing ready to be framed.

All persons interested in drawing whether drawing for the first time, beginner, or advanced will benefit from this workshop.

Every student will have their own separate table to work on with 6 feet of distance between tables. All participants will wear masks and hand washing facilities are available. You can wear gloves or any other protection you may wish to use. Because of social distancing there are only 10 work tables available. So it is first come first served.

Our instructor, Jose Colchado is a retired university professor who has taught and practiced making art throughout his life. He taught art at the elementary, high school and university levels. His workshops at the Art Center have been very popular and most participants, whether beginner or advanced, feel they have improved their art making beyond their expectations.

To sign up for either or both classes, please call the Center for the Arts at 928-532-2296 or stop in at 251 Penrod Road in Show Low. Our limited hours of operation are Thursday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm. We will resume our regular summer hours of Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 4pm beginning Tuesday, June 16th.