2019 Adult Art Workshop Program

2019 Adult Art Workshops at SPACe

Try the New!

Explore and Enjoy Creativity through Arts and Crafts

Watercolor, Oil & Acrylic painting, Braiding, Monoprinting, Punchneedle, Calligraphy and Printing on muslin will be explored this June, July and August. 

June 11, 12, & 13 and July 16 Introduction to Watercolor Painting with Kathy Hill. Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors at the all day workshop June 11, 9:30-Noon and 2 – 4:30 pm for $75. All materials can be provided for an additional $25 with 2 weeks advance registration. Follow up with half day workshops June 12 & 13 for $35. June 11 will focus on landscape painting, June 12 will be evergreen trees and June 13, flowers. July 16 will be an all day workshop for $75, same as June 11.

June 18 Monoprinting with a Gelli Plate with Roberta Lutgens. 9:30 – 12:30. Learn how to make distinctive designs by monoprinting with Gelli Plates. All levels welcome. Come prepared for FUN. $30 fee plus $8 materials fee.



June 20 & 27 Braiding with Laura Davis. 9:30-12:30. Learn the old-fashioned craft of braiding fabric scraps and lacing them together. $30 fee includes materials.



June 29 Painting in the Studio with Kim Mackey. 9:30 am – 4 pm with lunch break. Use your own oil paints or acrylic paints while you receive individual instruction, learning to “see” what you paint. Still life and photo references will be used as you are guided to develop your imagination and learn about principles of color, design, value and draftsmanship.

July 25 Monoprinting with Gay Kohl. 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. Using demonstration and guidance, students will discover the monoprint techniques of addition and subtraction, “Chin Colle”, ghost prints and ink rolling. Background history of printmaking will be presented plus composition jewels that can be used in any art form. Be prepared for a fun day filled with exploration and experimentation. 

July 27 Introduction to Russian Punchneedle with Roberta Lutgens. 9:30 – 12:30. Learn how to create lovely embroidery using a punchneedle. With the guidance of the instructor, you will have all the basic knowledge and materials to continue to create your own works. $30 plus $10 materials fee.


August 3, 10, 17 Calligraphy-The Art of Beautiful Writing with Patti Paiz Jones. 10 – 11:30 each day. Learn Chancery Cursive Calligraphy, lower and upper case, while understanding all aspects involved with calligraphy. $25 per session.


August 15 Introduction to Printing on Cotton Muslin with Roberta Lutgens. 9:30 – 12:30. Learn a FUN way to create your own designs for printing on cotton muslin. With the guidance of the instructor, you will make your own pieces to take home. $30 plus $8 materials fee.


To reserve a place in a workshop, send the registration fee to SPACe Adult Workshops, PO Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055. If possible, print the Registration Form and send it with your check. Please read the registration form carefully. Include the name and date of the workshop. Do not send the materials fee as you will pay that directly to the instructor during the class. You will be contacted with more information. Email [email protected] or call 719 742-3074 for more information.