Join us as the Broadmoor Galleries hosts our 5th annual Broadmoor Art Experience in association with the Broadmoor Hotel. Opening the 2nd weekend of the month, July, the show takes place over four weekends, with 15-20 artists setting up each Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm across the Broadmoor Property. Visit with artists while they create new pieces on-site, ask questions, or inquire about acquisitions.
Krista SteedKS@BroadmoorGalleries.com(719) 577-5744
Jamie Oberloh JO@BroadmoorGalleries.com719-577-5764
July 9th & 10th
July 16th & 17th
July 23th & 24th
July 30th & 31th
This weekend will feature museum artists Gerald Balciar, Margery Torrey and many other great artists!
Our final weekend of the Broadmoor Art Experience ends on a high note with a heavy presence of Museum Artists. Marquee names within the museum world, including George Hallmark, and Dustin Van Wechel. Our very own Prix de West!
Mon-Sat 9:30am-5:30pmSunday 9:30am-5:00pm
1. Clay – Chavant Le Beau Touche. Get the regular clay, not HM (high melt).2. Clay warming devices, a metal bucket with a clamp on heat lamp or 100 W bulb works great.3. Tie wire.4. Aluminum foil.5. Scissors.6. Favorite sculpture tools.7. Plank of wood (pine) approximately 8″ x 8″ x 2″.Bring as many planks as you wish…the wood is used as the base for your sculpture.8. Plumber’s pipe, 1/2″ threaded: Bring several different lengths…up to 10″…not PVC pipe.Plumber’s pipe T joint.Plumber’s pipe couplers.Plumber’s pipe flange.9. Screws and screwdriver to secure the flange to wood…this may be done before you arrive. (Place flange in the center of plank)10. Wire cutters11. Needle nose pliers12. Rubber mallet.13. Spatula14. Measuring devices such as rulers, measuring tape, dividers, and calipers.15. Because we concentrate on BIRDS IN FLIGHT, live models in the classroom are more distracting than useful. I will demonstrate the technique of constructing a cantilevered bird armature that can be used for many different bird species and will show you how to assemble shapes to capture the “gist” of the specific bird.16. Bird field guides such as Peterson, Stokes, Golden, or Sibley. Sibley’s Guide to Birds (not Sibley’s Guide to Bird Life and Behavior) is best if bringing only one field guide. This popular book can usually be purchased at any bookstore.17. Bring your laptop to the class if possible.18. Bring your sketchbook.
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