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Contact info

1310 Walters Pt, Monument, CO 80132, USStudio Address

About the Artist Facilitator

Kris Gideon is a Monument-based artist who received her BFA in painting and drawing from Metropolitan State University in 2013.  She tailors her watercolor classes to beginners and provides detailed instructions and techniques to help beginners in their watercolor journey, inspiring students in a new pursuit and skill.

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MY EXPERIENCES

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About this Experience

This beautiful vibrant pansy was created with the beginner in mind. You will be guided step-by-step on a provided template:

*how to mix the colors we will be using

*how to properly hold your brush for brush control

*how to layer

My goal is for you to learn valuable watercolor techniques in creating a realistic pansy. We learn on professional watercolor paper (Arches Cold Press) and use professional watercolor paints (M. Graham).





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
All Ages

Credit Cost: 4
Venue:
Cottonwood Center for the Arts
Located at:
427 E Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Date(s):
10/8/23
Time(s):
2-5
10/8/23 Watercolor Class:  Pansy

About this Experience

“With an apple, I will astonish Paris.” – Cezanne

We are going to recreate in watercolor a section of a wonderful painting by Cezanne titled: “Still Life with Apples and Pears.” You will be guided step by step as we work through our template layering colors and blending. All supplies are provided during class as well as your template. I look forward to seeing you for this fun project!





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
All Ages

Credit Cost: 4
Venue:
Monument Library
Located at:
1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Monument, CO 80132
Date(s):
10/22/23
Time(s):
10:30-2
10/21/23 Watercolor Class:  Cezanne Apples and Pears

About this Experience

“With an apple, I will astonish Paris.” – Cezanne

We are going to recreate in watercolor a section of a wonderful painting by Cezanne titled: “Still Life with Apples and Pears.” You will be guided step by step as we work through our template layering colors and blending. All supplies are provided during class as well as your template. I look forward to seeing you for this fun project!





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults

Credit Cost: 4
Venue:
PPLD- 21-C
Located at:
1175 Chapel Hills Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Date(s):
10/23/23
Time(s):
11:30-3
10/23/23 Watercolor Class:  Cezanne Apples and Pears

About this Experience

Columbine Watercolor:

This class is geared towards beginners. You are provided a template, a step-by-step packet, and all supplies needed during class to paint. I guide you through all the steps including a warm-up.

I believe in showing you how to learn using the best paints on the best paper. It makes all the difference! We use Arches cold press paper and M. Graham tube watercolors.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Individual
Age:
Specifically for Adults

Credit Cost: 4
Venue:
PPLD-21C
Located at:
1175 Chapel Hills Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Date(s):
10/17/23
Time(s):
10:30-2
Private Class: Tri Lakes Women's Club
Level:
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Type:
Individual Individual
Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
Age:
All Ages All Ages
Youth Youth
Adult Adult
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