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  • Kick off your summer at the Blue Moose Gallery 

    It’s Party Time!

    June 23
    Friday Evening  5 pm - 8 pm
    &
    June 24
    Saturday  10 am - 5 pm


    “Summer Fun” 
    at the Blue Moose Art Gallery
    4032 S College Avenue A3
    Fort Collins, CO

    Refreshments, Door Prizes, Guessing Jar….
    The Gilded Goat Brewery will be serving up some wonderful samples on Friday Night! And Revolution Artisan Pops will be sharing sample popsicles on Saturday!


    Our June Featured

     'Artists in Action' 
    Come watch and enjoy!
    Alan Johnson - pin-striping demo on motorcycle and other things
    Patti Stickler - acrylic painting demo 
    Lynda Pelichowski - mixed media demo 

    Chad Shryock - tintype photography demo (Sat 1p)

    MEET THE ARTISTS


     

  • More Kid’s Summer Camps

    with artist, Midge Toomey, coming in July and August:

    July 17-20 - Chagall Camp

    August 7-10 - Picasso Camp

    Call to sign up now for these camps, too.


    Additional Classes

    coming in July and August….. more info later!

    Acrylic painting ….with Patti Stickler

    Lightroom for your photographs …...with Stephanie Cox

    Pen & ink with watercolor …..with Deb Groesser

    Plein air oil painting …..with DeWain Stoll

    Creating a watercolor journal …..with Lynda Pelichowski

    and more!

  • "Dichroic Glass Jewelry. Make your choice of colors and design!"

    Jewelry and Glass Artist, Susie Morey will share with you the basics of fusing glass, different types of glass, how to cut glass (or use the precut glass provided) and assemble your own beautiful creations. Make a pendant with earrings, or two pair of earrings. Susie will fire and finish your jewelry in her studio kiln and it will be ready the following week. All supplies are included.

    Class Fee $28.

  • "Make Drawing FUN and EASY!"

    Taught by artist, DeWain Stoll. All levels are welcome….including those who think they can’t draw! Have you said “I can’t even draw a straight line?” If so, this class is for you. Sharing his 30 plus years of professional experience, DeWain Stoll, teaches you quick and easy drawing FUNdamentals. Artistic techniques that help you simplify and improve your drawing. Supplies included.

    Class fee $25.

  • “A Scarf to Dye For!”

    Artist & Gallery Owner, Deb Groesser will show you how to create your own personalized scarf. You’ll be surprised how much fun this is! Make it to match your wardrobe or give it as a gift. Everything is included….you just show up and you will leave with a gorgeous silk scarf!

    Class Fee $28.

  • “Watercolor Basics ….and Crazy Birds”

    Deb Groesser, artist and Gallery owner, will share basic techniques for watercolor success, as you create a painting or two. This class is geared for newer watercolor painters, but all are welcome. You will come away with a good understanding of how to use watercolor to achieve the results you want. Come with your questions and be ready to have a fun time! Supplies are included.

    Class Fee $35.

  • PARTY FLASH!!!

    June Featured Artists Event

    Friday Evening:

    JUNE 23 • 5-8 pm

    Come enjoy a fun evening at the Blue Moose! Meet our featured artists, Alan Johnson, Patti Stickler, Lynda Pelichowski and Chad Shyrock, as well as other artists who will be on hand. Demos will include Alan pin-striping a motorcycle and Patti working on an acrylic painting. Also, beer tasting from the Gilded Goat Friday evening, door prizes and refreshments. (and see what happens when the Blue Moose meets the Gilded Goat!)


    Saturday:

    JUNE 24 8 10-5.

    The festivities continue on Saturday, with more artist demos by Lynda, Patti and Alan, and a special tin-type photography presentation by Chad. Refreshments and more door prizes will be given away. Mark your calendar now and join in the fun!

  • “Leather Wrap Beaded Bracelet”

    Artist, Linda Pelichowski, invites you to come for a fun evening creating your own one-of-a kind leather wrap bracelet. You will receive your choice of leather color as well as beads and be on your way to crafting a unique and wonderful piece to wear or give as a gift. All supplies are included.

    Class fee $35.

  • "Getting your Camera to work with you!"

    Photographer, Norm Keally, will be sharing all kinds of tips and information about taking better photographs. Norm shoots fabulous landscape, wildlife and sporting event photographs with a keen eye for composition and interest. Learn about your camera and the functions on it, including aperture, shutter speed, iso, focal length and composition. Bring your camera and all your questions and have a fun evening improving your skills as a photographer.

    Class Fee $25.

  • Summer Art Camp for Kids!

    Midge Toomey, mixed media artist, will be teaching a four day workshop for mature budding artists….kids age 8 - 12+. This week will feature the artist, Matisse. Students will view and discuss his work, learn the art of printmaking, collage and complete their own art projects. A bit of education and a LOT OF FUN! Supplies are included.

    Class Fee $100.

  • Beginning Soap Making!

    TeDi Jansen, owner of ‘SmallAcreFarm’, will teach about basic oils, how to create a soap recipe and safety practices in soap making. You will color, swirl and pour your own mold of soap! TeDi’s soaps and lotions are a favorite of many Blue Moose customers.

    Class Fee $28.

  • "Mixed Media Art Journal!"

    Artist, Lynda Pelichowski, will teach you how to create your own accordion art journal out of simple supplies and beautiful adornments.  She says "Once we have our own unique journals crafted, we’ll create a mixed media spread to start you on your path to fill it with your own personal expressions.  Very fun and easy!"  Supplies included.  Class fee $28.

  • “More Watercolor Magic” 

    Deb Groesser, artist and Gallery owner, will share with you a variety of techniques and styles in painting with watercolor.  You will have fun playing with this magic medium and how to make a splash with water.  Deb helps take the mystery out of watercolor, and will focus on composition, mixing colors, achieving a range of values and other things to create success in your paintings.  All levels are welcome, but some watercolor experience is helpful.  Be ready to have a great time!  Class Fee $35.  Supplies are included.

  • Sign up now for one or all of these fun classes!

     

    Also, coming to the Blue Moose Gallery after the Holidays ….. 

    classes in photography, mosaic, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, drawing, acrylic, portrait painting, watercolor and more! 

  • Potter Susie Morey will be teaching a pottery class and you will create one of these beautiful serving dishes...

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