Current Class Schedule

Quick Sketch Oil Painting Clinic

Be on the lookout for this collaborative workshop with co-instructor Trevor Thomas.

Course times & dates: TBD

Clinic Rates
Full Day: $150
1/2 Day: $80

Supply list: TBD

8 Week Figure Painting in Watercolor Course

This 8-week program is an excellent chance to improve your graphite, ink, and watercolor skills. Using line and wash techniques, the program focuses on proportions, gestures, basic anatomy, and movement. This broad approach is designed to improve both skill and speed delivering practical insights and expanding your life drawing and painting skills. Course materials will be provided.
Course time & dates: Mondays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, January 8, 2024-February 26, 2024
Program rate: $325
Drop-in: $50


Ongoing Classes

Plein Air Oil Painting

Plein Air painting will get you out in nature and capture the beauty of the Pikes Peak region. Students will meet at the Alvarez Gallery and Art School and then head to various locations in the city. Seasoned painters, beginners, and everyone in between are invited to this workshop to enhance your ability to capture the local landscape.

Course time & date: Tuesdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, location TBA

Class Rates
Drop-in: $50
5 classes: $150
Private lessons: $60/hr

Still Life Oil Painting

Instructional ongoing class. 

Course time & date: Wednesdays, starting 10 January 1:00-3:00 PM

Class Rates
Drop-in: $50
5 classes: $150
Private lessons: $60/hr

Open Figure Drawing

Non-instructional figure drawing session, focusing on short poses ranging from 1 minute to 20 minutes.

Course time & date: Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 PM

Monthly Membership rate: $60
Non-Member rate:
$20 per session 


Please be advised:

We request that if you have had a fever, chills, cough, fatigue, or have been exposed to someone with Covid-19 that you do not come to class. Stay home and get well.


Call (719) 337-2863 or email for information or to register for classes.