New Adult Art Classes at the New S.P.Q.R. Art Space!

The newly re-imagined S.P.Q.R. Art Space (formerly conjoined with The Modbo) announces a new round of classes.  Taught by renowned artist and teacher Brett Andrus, and still located in the edgy alley art gallery space of S.P.Q.R., each round of classes lasts for eight sessions, and costs just $170 for all eight classes.  To reserve, or for questions, please email Lauren at modboco@gmail.com.  S.P.Q.R. Art Space is located at 17B E. Bijou, 80903, in the Arts Alley in downtown Colorado Springs.

 

On Tuesday, February 7th, at 5:15 pm, S.P.Q.R. Art Space offers Art Theory and Professional Practices.  Are you ready to take your art to the next level? This class is designed to teach you the best way to approach art galleries, among other professional aspects of the trade. How do you feel about the business side of your art? Are you ready for some guidance? This class is for you.  In the art theory realm, this class will cover conceptual theory and design theory, as well as opening up the eternal artistic question– why do you do what you do as an artist?

 

On Tuesday, February 7th, at 7:30 pm, S.P.Q.R. Art Space offers Advanced Oil Painting.  This class is only available for those who have taken at least Oil 101.  Given the small class size, there will be a custom curriculum for each student.  Part critique, part studio, this class will absolutely take your painting to the next level.

 

On Monday, February 27th, at 5:15 pm, S.P.Q.R. Art Space offers Oil 101. Have you always been curious about oil painting? This class is definitely for you! Students will be given an introduction to the medium of oil paints, as well as knowledge of how best to utilize it, make it work, etc. Basic color mixing will be covered, as well as still life, life painting, and an  introduction to art history. Prerequisite: No oil painting experience required, but a basic knowledge of drawing is preferred.

 

On Monday, February 27th, at 7:30 pm, S.P.Q.R. Art Space offers Sound Smart at the Museum: Ouroboros.  In this lecture-oriented class, instructor Brett Andrus will present a close look at six contemporary American painters.  You’ll be taken on a walk back through history, examining their artistic genealogy. Totally fascinating and totally worth your while.

 

New Adult Art Classes start on August 29th!

The ModboCo School of Art announces new 2016 classes for adults! Classes begin the week of August 29th. More info at themodboco.com (where you can also register online), or by emailing modboco@gmail.com or by leaving a message at 633-4240.  Classes are held at the Modbo gallery, 17c E. Bijou St., 80903.  All classes include 9 sessions and are taught by award winning local artist Brett Andrus.  Now in its eighth year, the ModboCo School of Art offers classes for most ages and skill levels.  The ModboCo’s mission is to provide our students with an access point to art making, as well as a safe place to fail. We aim to celebrate our students’ growth, challenge them, and ensure quality in our teaching. At the end of the day, we want to help shape the cultural identity of our community, to create with integrity, to open possibilities, and to have fun in the process.  What are you waiting for? Register now!

Mondays from 5:15-7:15 pm, beginning August 29th, Oil 101, $175

Have you always been curious about oil painting? This class is definitely for you! Students will be given an introduction to the medium of oil paints, as well as knowledge of how best to utilize it, make it work, etc. Basic color mixing will be covered, as well as still life, life painting, and an  introduction to art history. Prerequisite: No oil painting experience required, but a basic knowledge of drawing is preferred.

Mondays from 7:30-9:30 pm, beginning August 29th, Sound Smart at the Museum 101, $150

Are you an artist looking for inspiration? Or somebody who just really appreciates art? Then join us for this art history class designed to introduce you to the major art makers and movements in western art over the last 700 years. We will learn about the movers and shakers that have shaped the art making process from the Northern Renaissance up to what happened last week. This will not be a date memorization class, this will be fun!

Tuesdays from 6 pm til 8 pm, beginning August 30th, Advanced Oil, $175

Advanced oil painters assemble! It’s time for oil painting boot camp!  This challenging course will allow you to deepen your oil painting technique through painting from life, lectures, some art theory, etc.  It’s time to take things to the next level.  Prerequisite: previous advanced oil painting students, or students who have finished Oil Painting 201.

New Kids Art Classes start on June 11th!

The ModboCo School of Art presents new summer art classes for kids.  Classes are on Saturdays beginning June 11th.  The classes last for six sessions, and all six are just $100.  To register for the full session, go to themodboco.com, or leave a message at 633-4240.  All classes are taught by Christian Medovich and held at The Modbo gallery, 17c East Bijou, 80903.

 

*ModboCo Art Rangers, 1st through 5th grades*

12:30 pm til 1:45 pm

Instructor Christian Medovich teaches this class, for ages 1st through 5th grade. For six classes in total, this course is only $100 with materials included. This introductory through intermediate class engages elementary aged artists in a comprehensive and exciting exploration into the visual world. We will begin to uncover the building blocks and techniques necessary for a solid foundation. Our emphasis on line, shape, and form will begin to make the important connections between our mind’s eye and the physical representation in 2D and 3D.

 

*Middle School Drawing*

2:00 pm til 3:15 pm

Christian Medovich will lead this class for middle schoolers. This fun class will teach the basics of drawing in a simple, easy to follow manner.  Fundamentals of drawing and rendering will be taught, as well as perspective, mark-making, and more.  Six classes, with materials included, are just $100.  Your child will be amazed by their own progress!

 

Spring/Summer Art Classes for Grown Ups Start on May 9th!

The ModboCo School of Art announces new 2016 classes for Adults! Classes begin the week of May 9th. More info at themodboco.com (where you can also register online), or by emailing modboco@gmail.com or by leaving a message at 633-4240.  Classes are held at the Modbo gallery, 17c E. Bijou St., 80903.  All classes include 9 sessions and are taught by award winning local artist Brett Andrus.  Now in its seventh year, the ModboCo School of Art offers classes for most ages and skill levels.  The ModboCo’s mission is to provide our students with an access point to art making, as well as a safe place to fail. We aim to celebrate our students’ growth, challenge them, and ensure quality in our teaching. At the end of the day, we want to help shape the cultural identity of our community, to create with integrity, to open possibilities, and to have fun in the process.  What are you waiting for? Register now!

Mondays from 5:15-7:15 pm, beginning May 9th, Drawing 101, $175

If you have never drawn before, or feel rusty on your drawing skills, this is the class for you! Students will be taught basic sight reading, handling of media, artistic vocabulary, still life and life drawing, and introduction to perspective.  This class is the perfect starting point for all classes in the ModboCo curriculum.

Mondays from 7:30-9:30 pm, beginning May 9th, Fundamentals of Watercolor, $175

This class will feature lots of experimentation and in-studio work with models as well as some landscape and plein air painting.  There will be a focus on the medium and technique of watercolor.

Tuesdays from 6 pm til 8 pm, beginning May 10th, Advanced Studio, $175

Are you currently creating a body of work? Or stuck in a rut? This critique and studio class may be just the thing for you.  Artists are invited to bring in their works in progress during this course.  There will be a few sessions with models, lots of discussion, and the chance to learn from both the instructor and your peers.

New Kids Art Classes Start This Saturday, February 13th!

The ModboCo School of Art presents new fall art classes for kids.  Classes are on Saturdays beginning February 13th.  The classes last for six sessions, and all six are just $100.  To register for the full session, go to themodboco.com, or leave a message at 633-4240.  All classes are taught by Christian Medovich and held at The Modbo gallery, 17c East Bijou, 80903.

*ModboCo Art Starters, 1st through 5th grades*

11:00 am til 12:15 pm

Instructor Christian Medovich teaches this class, for ages 1st through 5th grade. For six classes in total, this course is only $100 with materials included. This introductory class engages elementary aged artists in a comprehensive and exciting exploration into the visual world. We will begin to uncover the building blocks and techniques necessary for a solid foundation. Our emphasis on line, shape, and form will begin to make the important connections between our mind’s eye and the physical representation in 2D and 3D.

*ModboCo Art Rangers, 1st through 5th grades*

12:30 pm til 1:45 pm

Instructor Christian Medovich teaches this class, for ages 1st through 5th grade. $100 with materials included for all six classes. This class builds on what students learned in the Art Starters class. The elementary aged artists will continue building the foundations of technique and creative thinking. Students will get a chance to explore with new media and learn a little bit of Art History. Always a fun environment, the ModboCo strives for growth of our young artist.

*Middle School Drawing*

2:15 pm til 3:30 pm

Christian Medovich will lead this class for middle schoolers. This fun class will teach the basics of drawing in a simple, easy to follow manner.  Fundamentals of drawing and rendering will be taught, as well as perspective, mark-making, and more.  Six classes, with materials included, are just $100.  Your child will be amazed by their own progress!

New Adult Art Classes starting in January

The ModboCo School of Art announces new 2016 classes for Adults! Classes begin the week of January 18th. More info at themodboco.com (where you can also register online), or by emailing modboco@gmail.com or by leaving a message at 633-4240.  Classes are held at the Modbo gallery, 17c E. Bijou St., 80903.  All classes include 9 sessions and are taught by award winning local artist Brett Andrus.  Now in its seventh year, the ModboCo School of Art offers classes for most ages and skill levels.  The ModboCo’s mission is to provide our students with an access point to art making, as well as a safe place to fail. We aim to celebrate our students’ growth, challenge them, and ensure quality in our teaching. At the end of the day, we want to help shape the cultural identity of our community, to create with integrity, to open possibilities, and to have fun in the process.  What are you waiting for? Register now!

Mondays from 6-8 pm, beginning January 18th, Mixed Media Explorations, $175

In the mixed media class, students will explore art creation with a variety of different mediums.  Mediums will  include watercolor, gouache, printmaking, gold leaf, assemblage, acrylic, and collage.  Students will also learn about artists throughout art history who created with these mediums.  The intention of this class is to allow students a chance to play and experiment while creating work.

Tuesdays from 5:15 til 7:15 pm, Drawing 101, $160

If you have never drawn before, or feel rusty on your drawing skills, this is the class for you! Students will be taught basic sight reading, handling of media, artistic vocabulary, still life and life drawing, and introduction to perspective.  This class is the perfect starting point for all classes in the ModboCo curriculum.

Tuesdays from 7:30 til 9:30 pm, Advanced Studio, $160

Are you currently creating a body of work? Or stuck in a rut? This critique and studio class may be just the thing for you.  Artists are invited to bring in their works in progress during this course.  There will be a few sessions with models, lots of discussion, and the chance to learn from both the instructor and your peers.

 

New Classes for Kids Start in A Few Weeks!

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The ModboCo School of Art presents new fall art classes for kids.  Classes are on Saturdays beginning November 14th.  The classes last for six sessions, and all six are just $100.  To register for the full session, go to themodboco.com, or leave a message at 633-4240.  All classes are taught by Christian Medovich and held at The Modbo gallery, 17c East Bijou, 80903.

*ModboCo Art Starters, 1st through 5th grades*

11:00 am til 12:15 pm

Instructor Christian Medovich teaches this class, for ages 1st through 5th grade. For six classes in total, this course is only $100 with materials included. This introductory class engages elementary aged artists in a comprehensive and exciting exploration into the visual world. We will begin to uncover the building blocks and techniques necessary for a solid foundation. Our emphasis on line, shape, and form will begin to make the important connections between our mind’s eye and the physical representation in 2D and 3D.

*ModboCo Art Rangers, 1st through 5th grades*

12:30 pm til 1:45 pm

Instructor Christian Medovich teaches this class, for ages 1st through 5th grade. $100 with materials included for all six classes. This class builds on what students learned in the Art Starters class. The elementary aged artists will continue building the foundations of technique and creative thinking. Students will get a chance to explore with new media and learn a little bit of Art History. Always a fun environment, the ModboCo strives for growth of our young artist.

*Middle School Drawing*

2:15 pm til 3:30 pm

Christian Medovich will lead this class for middle schoolers. This fun class will teach the basics of drawing in a simple, easy to follow manner.  Fundamentals of drawing and rendering will be taught, as well as perspective, mark-making, and more.  Six classes, with materials included, are just $100.  Your child will be amazed by their own progress!

Summer Kids’ Classes, Now a la carte!

The ModboCo School of Art is now offering kids’ classes this summer a la carte.  That’s right, you can drop in, or come to all six sessions!  Classes are on Saturdays between July 18th and August 22nd.  If you choose to drop in, it’s just $16 for the class.  All six are $100.  To register for the full session, go to themodboco.com, or leave a message at 633-4240.  All classes are taught by Christian Medovich and held at The Modbo gallery, 17c East Bijou, 80903.

*ModboCo Art Starters, 1st through 5th grades*

11:00 am til 12:15 pm

Instructor Christian Medovich teaches this class, for ages 1st through 5th grade. For six classes in total, this course is only $100 with materials included. This introductory class engages elementary aged artists in a comprehensive and exciting exploration into the visual world. We will begin to uncover the building blocks and techniques necessary for a solid foundation. Our emphasis on line, shape, and form will begin to make the important connections between our mind’s eye and the physical representation in 2D and 3D.

*ModboCo Art Rangers, 1st through 5th grades*

12:30 pm til 1:45 pm

Instructor Christian Medovich teaches this class, for ages 1st through 5th grade. $100 with materials included for all six classes. This class builds on what students learned in the Art Starters class. The elementary aged artists will continue building the foundations of technique and creative thinking. Students will get a chance to explore with new media and learn a little bit of Art History. Always a fun environment, the ModboCo strives for growth of our young artist.

*Middle School Drawing*

2:15 pm til 3:30 pm

Christian Medovich will lead this class for middle schoolers. This fun class will teach the basics of drawing in a simple, easy to follow manner.  Fundamentals of drawing and rendering will be taught, as well as perspective, mark-making, and more.  Six classes, with materials included, are just $100.  Your child will be amazed by their own progress!