Workshops

About the Workshops

Max paints These workshops can fill quickly, so you are encouraged to register as soon as possible to reserve your space. All classes are limited to 10 students, unless otherwise indicated. Either pay in full or pay a $50 deposit for each workshop at the time of registration. If a workshop is full or cancelled, your payment will be refunded.

Register online via the secure PayPal platform by clicking on the “Choose Option ” button for your desired workshop or workshops below.

You can also register by mail. Send your check or money order to LVSA, PO Box 33, La Veta, CO 81055. Click here for a printer-friendly PDF of our registration form.

If you have any questions, please call the Class Administrator Lana Thomas Wachterman, 719 742-3421, or e-mail: LVArtSchool@yahoo.com.

Materials:
If the class you register for has a supply list, it will be sent to you when you register. Some classes may have a lab fee which you will pay directly to the instructor on the first day of class. Some instructors will bring supplies that students can purchase at the time of class.

Paula paints 2Class Schedules:
Unless you have been notified to the contrary, classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a one hour lunch break. All classes will be held at The La Veta School of the Arts, 105 W. Ryus, across from
the park.

Accommodations:
A listing of places to stay (of all kinds) can be found online through the local Chamber of Commerce website: www.lavetacucharachamber.com. This list will include local campgrounds, B&Bs, hotels, inns and some local housing at reasonable rates. other information can also be obtained on that site, such as places to eat and scenic drives.

For more information about the area check out  www.SpanishPeaksCountry.com

COMING SOON: Enroll now for 2018 workshop classes:

06/16 IPhone/Android Camera Workshop / Heather Curtis

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Heather Curtis' image
June 16 & 17 ■ $150 Bring your iPhone/Android/iPad/Tablet (mobile device with a camera) to this fun class and learn how to take spectacular photos with just your phone or iPad camera. Using some clip-on lenses, we'll zoom into the world of macro and fisheye photography and then learn to manipulate the images through a free app More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

06/18 Experimental Drawing/Painting Workshops / Peggy Zehring

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Peggy's image
June 18-22 ■ June 25-29 ■ September 4-8 ■ September 10-14 $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, More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

06/30 Film Appreciation / Kenny Schneider

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Kenny's image #1
September 15-16  ■ $150 Kenny will show at least two full-length “great films” on Saturday and Sunday mornings with discussions in the afternoons.  The class will offer an overview of how filmmaking began, touching on historical breakthroughs, and the development of editing, lighting, and directing:  the basic tools for analyzing the art of cinema.  This short survey More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

07/07 Navajo Sand Painting / Sharona Nova

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Sharona's image
July 7 or July 8 ■ $75 (Lab Fee $15) The Navajo or Diné, value balance, harmony and beauty, a concept captured in the word Hózhó. This concept is reflected in their everyday lives, and is evident in their sand paintings. This class is an exploration of the symbolism and symmetry created in Navajo sand painting. Saturday More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

07/14 BRONZEclay Jewelry / Mary Sewell Cooper

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Mary's image
July 14 & 15 ■ $150 (lab Fee $35) Learn to construct bronze jewelry and accessories using BRONZclay, which can be worked like clay and fired to metal in a kiln. Learn to construct unique pieces of jewelry from start to finish. The class is for beginners as well as more advanced students. Projects will More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

07/21 Drawing and Painting from the Figure / Paula Little

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Paula Little's image
July 21 & 22 ■ $150 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 model with acrylic or watercolor in the afternoons. You will learn perspective, drawing techniques, as well as expressive painting techniques through spatial observations. More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

07/28 Experimental Abstract Drawing / Peggy Zehring

Goddess Drawing 22b
Goddess Drawing 22b
July 28-29 ■ $150 (Lab Fee $25) Each of us is born with a mark. Your job as an artist is to find your own mark and capitalize on it. This class will help you find your own mark and your Truth using charcoal, unusual tools and a blindfold. You will learn to trust your More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

08/11 Advanced Beginner Cellphone Photography Class

Heather Curtis’ image
Heather Curtis' image
August 11 & 12 ■$150 Advanced Beginner is not a play on words. This class is about having fun with your photos. Using your iPhone or Android cellphone, this class will help you gain more comfort and knowledge with your cell phone camera. Using clip-on attachment lenses and thinking out of the box, this class More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

08/4 Watercolor / Frank LaLumia

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Frank LaLumia's image
August 4 & 5 ■ $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 class is open to artists at all levels, More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

10/13 Art Welding / Doug Anderson

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Doug Anderson image
October 13 & 14 ■ $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 More Info »
Price: $0.00
by mgcraddock@aol.com

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