ART INSTRUCTION

 
ART CLASSES, CREATIVE WORKSHOPS AND GROUP EVENTS
FOR KIDS & ADULTS

At AEI, we believe in celebrating Life, Love, and Creativity. It is with this in mind that we are offering instructor-led courses in various mediums and groups. We have regularly scheduled classes, individual sessions, and special group programs available for your special event, so there is something for everybody.

AEI Studio & Gifts, Windsor CO
AEI Studio & Gifts - Art Classes

Art Classes

Create Your Own Class

Choose the class and we work together to arrange dates and times

AEI Studio & Gifts - Art Classes
 
KID'S ART CLASSES

Private Art Lessons for Kids

$20 / 1 hr

Work one on one with professional art instructor, Pamela Tallon.  Explore your artistic abilities.  Learn various techniques for drawing, painting, sketching and more.

Weekly 1-hour lessons

Ages 4-18

call to schedule

Private Art Lessons for Kids

Art & Literature (4 sessions)

$65

In this class we will have an art project based on a children's book. Each week we will have a new art project and new book.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.  Snacks are included.

Ages 4+

This class includes 4 sessions

Next session TBD

Art & Literature Class

Youth Stained Glass

$100

Learn the basics of creating stained glass projects.  Learn about different types of glass, how to handle, cut and grind the glass.  Also learn how to solder and finish your glass project using the copper foil method.  Students will create a small window.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

Ages 11+ (unless approved by the instructor)

Call for available class times

Youth Stained Glass Lessons

Tie Dye

$25

Play with various techniques to design a tie dye shirt and socks.  Students must bring a 100% cotton T-shirt and socks.  

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Tie Dye Art for Kids

Bird House Mosaic

$45

Decorate a bird house with colorful glass tiles and paint.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

2 session

90 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Bird House Mosaic for Kids

Sculpt Clay Jewelry

$25

Make your own colorful beads out of  Sculpey clay.  We will create pins and pendants as well.

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Sculpt Clay Jewelry class for Kids

Paper Mache' Rain Stick

$30

Even if it is not raining you will be able to listen to the rain with a magical rain stick you created yourself.   Taught by Pamela Tallon.

2 sessions

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Paper Mache Rain Stick Art Class

Glass Mug Painting

$20

Design your own glass mug with special glass paints. Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Beginning Print Making

$75

We will work with the art of print making on linoleum tiles.  It is an art that uses tools to cut into the linoleum and black and colored ink rolled onto the linoleum to pull prints from your piece.

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

3 session

60 minutes

For ages 10+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Print Making Art Class

Jewelry Beading

$20

Make your own jewelry from art beads. Make a bracelet and necklace.  All supplies included.  

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

Ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Jewelry Beading Art Class

Batik Fabric Design

$85

Students will learn the art of fabric design.  One project will include making a pillow using dye and the light of the sun.  A second project will be to create a beautiful fabric batik using dye and wax.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

4 sessions

60 minutes

For ages 9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Batik Fabric Design Art Class

Nail & String Art

$30

Design a 3-d picture on wood with colored string and nails.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

1 session

90 minutes

For ages  9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Nail & String Art Class

3-D Lotus Flower

$35

Let's create your own 3-D Lotus Flower.  We will paint with acrylics, and cut the petals out to create a 3-dimensional flower. 

Age 5+

2 1-hour sessions

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes can have 1-5 students 

Dream Catcher

$30

Design your own dream catcher using a hoop, yarn, ribbon, flowers, and other decorations. All supplies are included in the cost of the class. Taught by Pamela Tallon.

Ages 8+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

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Make Your Own Kaleidoscope

$30

Design your kaleidoscope using paper tubes, beads bits of glass, and paper mirrors.  All supplies included in the cost of the class.  Taught by Pamela Tallon

Ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes size is 1-5 students 

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Paper Bead Making

$20

Make your own colorful beads out of paper.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Paper Bead Making

3D Mixed Media

$30

Create a 3D art project using various materials and paint.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

75 minutes

For ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

3d mixed media art class

Watercolor & Paper Weaving

$30

Learn about watercolor painting and create your own combinations of colors, then weave the paper together to make your art project.

1 session

90 minutes

For ages 8+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

watercolor and paper weaving art class

Create with Duct Tape

$25

Students will create their very own pencil case out of colorful duct tape.   Taught by Pamela Tallon.  

1 session

75 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Create with Duct Tape Art Class

God's Eye Project

$25

God's eyes (Ojo de Dios) are a traditional Mexican object made by weaving a colorful design on a wooden cross.  Learn to make your own God's eye using colorful yarn and wooden dowel sticks. 

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

90 minutes

For ages 9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

ZenTangle Drawing

$30

Combining a variety of patterns to create a dynamic picture.

1 session

120 minutes

For ages 9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

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CLASSES FOR ADULTS

Beginning Stained Glass

$110 / 4 sessions

Learn the basics of creating stained glass projects.  Learn about different types of glass, how to handle, cut and grind the glass.  Also learn how to solder and finish your glass project using the copper foil method.  You will need to purchase one roll of solder.  If you chose to make a fan lamp additional cost will be for the lamp base and light.  These items can be bought at the studio.  The copper foil and standard glass will be provided in the cost of the class.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Class meets for 4 weeks

2-hour lessons are held once a week

Tue:    12:30-2:30 PM, or 2:30 - 4:30 PM

Wed: 10:00-12:00 PM, 1:00-3:00 PM, or 5:30 - 7:30 PM  

Thur:  5:30 -7:30 PM 

Fri:     10:30 AM- 12:30 PM

Sat:    2:15 - 4:15 PM

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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Beginning Mosaics

$65

Learn the basics of creating mosaics with tiles and pieces of glass.  All supplies included. This class is a great opportunity for group parties or as a family project.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon. 

90 minute lesson

A time can be arranged between student and teacher.

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Intermediate Stained Glass

$110 / 4 sessions

Prerequisite:  Beginning Stained Glass or approval from the instructor.

Learn how to design your own original stained glass panel using the Tiffany copper foil method.  Learn about using bevels and/or bevel clusters.  Glass, copper foil and solder can be purchased at the studio.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Class meets for 4 weeks

2-hour lessons are held once a week

Tue:    12:30-2:30 PM, or 2:30 - 4:30 PM

Wed: 10:00-12:00 PM, 1:00-3:00 PM, or 5:30 - 7:30 PM  

Thur:  5:30 -7:30 PM 

Fri:     10:30 AM- 12:30 PM

Sat:    2:15 - 4:15 PM

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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Advanced Glass Mosaics

$110 / 4 Sessions

Prerequisite:  Beginning Stained Glass or approval from the instructor.

Learn how to design your own mosaic plate or vase using your own stained glass design.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Class meets for 4 weeks

2-hour lessons are held once a week

Tue:    12:30-2:30 PM, or 2:30 - 4:30 PM

Wed: 10:00-12:00 PM, 1:00-3:00 PM, or 5:30 - 7:30 PM  

Thur:  5:30 -7:30 PM 

Fri:     10:30 AM- 12:30 PM

Sat:    2:15 - 4:15 PM

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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Advanced Stained Glass

$110 / 4 Sessions

Prerequisite: Beginning Stained Glass or approval from the instructor.

Learn to make a 3-dimensional stained glass piece which includes glass box, business card holder, candle holders, or kaleidoscopes.  Pieces can be made out of bevels or stained glass.   Student will buy foil, solder bevels, and hardware.   Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Class meets for 4 weeks

2-hour lessons are held once a week

Tue:    12:30-2:30 PM, or 2:30 - 4:30 PM

Wed: 10:00-12:00 PM, 1:00-3:00 PM, or 5:30 - 7:30 PM  

Thur:  5:30 -7:30 PM 

Fri:     10:30 AM- 12:30 PM

Sat:    2:15 - 4:15 PM

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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Acrylic Painting Instruction

$35 / 1 hr

Acrylic is the most forgiving of all the paints!  Learn all of it's virtues including hard edge, palette knife painting and layering with washes.  This class is available on an individual basis.  Learn basic techniques on acrylic painting.  Private instruction with Pamela Tallon.

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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Beginning Drawing Instruction

$35 / 1 hr

Learn the basics of drawing including line, cross hatching, shading, and texture.  We will start with  basic warm-up exercises to get our hands and eyes in sync with each other.  Stop by AEI for a supply list.   This class is available on an individual basis.  Professional instruction from Pamela Tallon.

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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Advanced Drawing Instruction

$35 / 1 hr

Discover the beauty of drawing with Prismacolor Colored Pencils!  These pencils are not the pencils you used in school projects!  Learn shading and color blending.  We will work off of still life and your imagination.  Professional art instruction from Pamela Tallon.

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Private Knitting Instruction

$25 per hour (adults) $20 per hour (under age 18)

One-on-one instruction with Tiffany.  Learn beginning knitting skills just in time to make Christmas gifts.  Projects to include a version of the infinity scarf pictured here.  Yarn is included in the cost of this class.  There is a small charge for needles.

 

Number of sessions are flexible and according to your learning goals. 

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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CREATIVE WORKSHOPS

Up-cycling with Cornelia Davis

$110 / 4 sessions

Up-cycling is the newest trend.  Cornelia will show you how to make a colorful bowl using recycled magazines.

Next session TBD

We will have supplies available.  Feel free to bring any old magazines to use on your project.

Click to sign up for this session.

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Experimental Watercolor

$70

This is not your traditional watercolor class.  We will have fun with watercolors, mixing it with other mediums to get the desired results.  $35.00 of supplies are included in the cost of the class.  You get to keep the set of watercolor paints. 

Available for Adults

2-hour class

Next session TBD

Click to inquire about availability or to register.

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