Art instruction offered for young people in Greenwood Village


The Art and Recreation Division of Greenwood Village offers art instruction for children through the fall in late afternoon sessions at the Curtis Arts and Humanities Center, housed in a historic schoolhouse at East Orchard Road and South University Boulevard.

• Youth Painting — What’s Your Style? Runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24. It offers an introduction to popular painting styles of the 19th and early 20th centuries: Monet Impressionism, Seurat Pointillism, Picasso Cubism and Student’s Style Choice. 6 to 12 years old. $50 includes all supplies.

• Lights and Shadows. Runs 4:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Paint in the dark with only a specific light source. 6 to 12 years old. $50 includes all supplies.

• Youth Drawing. Fridays from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Sessions each month: Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25; Nov. 8, 15 and 22; Dec. 6. Teaches elements of drawing skills through still lives, nature scenes and portraits. Bring sketchpad, kneaded eraser, art gum or pink pearl eraser, ruler, sanding block, paper towels and 2 B lead sketching pencils. 11 to 15 years old. $40 per session.

• Mixed Media. Runs 4:30 to 6 p.m. Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Works of art are created by combining different materials: collage, decoupage and found art works. Ages 6 to 12 years old. $50 includes all supplies.


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