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The newly re-imagined S.P.Q.R. Art Space  announces five new classes starting on January 21st.  Taught by award wining artist and renowned teacher Brett Andrus, and still located in the edgy alley art gallery space of S.P.Q.R., each round of classes lasts for nine sessions, and costs just $175 for all nine classes.  To reserve, or for questions, please email Brett at s.p.q.r.artspace@gmail.com.  S.P.Q.R. Art Space is located at 17B E. Bijou, 80903, in the Arts Alley in downtown Colorado Springs.

Drawing 301

Starting on Monday, May 13th at 5:15 pm

$175 for nine weeks

This class will expand your drawing horizons.  While continuing to refine your technique, students will be introduced to illustrative and comic book styles.  We will focus on creativity, drawing without a reference and visual narrative story telling.  Students will explore ink, watercolor, and graphite in a fast paced, fun environment. 

Oil Painting 101

Starting on Monday, May 13th at 7:30 pm

$175 for nine weeks

Have you always been curious about oil painting? This class is definitely for you! Students will be given an introduction to the medium of the old masters. We will cover oil painting best practices, basic color mixing, as well as still life, life painting, and an introduction to art history.

Water Based Media Exploration

Starting on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00 pm

$199 for nine weeks

This will not be your “typical” watercolor class. In this 9 week survey class, students will learn that it is okay to break the rules of water based media. Focus will be on watercolor and gouache, utilizing the material for subjects ranging from landscape to the figure.  We are going to go outside and look at the world.  Experiments will be made, fun will be had, rules will be broken, noses will be thumbed in our direction.