The Renegade Page: Finding the Poetry for the Moment

Trisha

Need a pick me up? An infusion of beauty? A reminder of what’s going right? A chance to write about what is most challenging? Every moment—even mid-pandemic and mid-election season—contains an invitation to lean into the world as it is. Join poet and performer Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer for a playful, provocative exploration of how to find poetry in everything—from spatulas …

ARTbar: Sunflowers and Wine Sipping

Trisha

Capture the colors of fall with this bright sunflower painting! Receive step-by-step instructions to create this colorful painting. Instructor Anne Hockenberry will guide you through the steps to create this fall landscape. All materials are provided and no experience is required. Open your door to creativity and give it a shot! $40 includes instruction, all materials, a drink AND you’ll …

Hot Art: Basic Encaustic Techniques 2-Day Workshop with Victoria Eubanks

Trisha

This a high energy, hands-on encaustic workshop for adults. We will explore a variety of encaustic techniques, including making medium and paint, prepping substrates, fusing wax, layering translucent color, adding and reducing texture, masking, stencils, mark making, image transfer techniques and more. All materials provided, just bring your creativity and go home with art. Victoria Eubanks brings thirty years of …

Nature Journaling with Mary Menz

Trisha

Explore ways to document your observations in nature using writing prompts and drawing skills—you do NOT have to be an artist! Learn about the local flora and fauna with naturalist and Colorado Native Plant Master® Mary Menz. Bring a notebook, pens, pencils, colored pencils, and an eraser. You’ll leave the session with increased confidence and loads of materials and resources. …

ARTbar: Poppy Field

Trisha

Come paint with us! Celebrate the summer season by creating this colorful scene. You’ll receive step-by-step instructions from Anne Hockenberry to create this acrylic painting on a 16×20 inch canvas. No experience necessary and all materials are provided. New to ARTbar! You can now participate remotely, with materials provided in advance! For those participating on site- you will now recieve …

Flower Finding with Mary Menz and Jim Pisarowicz

Trisha

Let’s find late-season wildflowers in the high country. Take a short hike with Mary Menz and Jim Pisarowicz to find and photograph stunning vistas and flowers. Fee includes a copy of their book Common Wildflowers of the San Juan Mountains. Bring notebook/pencil, snack, something to sit on (a garden pad or trash bag), plenty of water; and dress for the …

Photographing and Learning About Wildflowers with Jim Pisarowicz and Mary Menz

Trisha

Join Jim Pisarowicz and Mary Menz for a morning of photographing and learnign about wildflowers of the San Juan Mountains! Learn Jim’s techniques for photographing wildflowers in the morning hours; and learn their IDs, along with interesting plant facts. Fee includes a copy of their book Common Wildflowers of the San Juan Mountains. Bring your camera, paper, pen, a snack, …

ARTbar: Evening at the Lake

Trisha

Come paint with us! Celebrate the summer season by creating this whimsical scene. You’ll receive step-by-step instructions from Anne Hockenberry to create this acrylic painting on a 16×20 inch canvas. No experience necessary and all materials are provided. New to ARTbar! You can now participate remotely, with materials provided in advance! For those participating on site- you will now recieve …

Live Virtual Workshop with Meg Harper

Trisha

Join a favorite Ridgway Rendevzous artist for a virtual workshop!! During this live call we will go into detail on the following: -Impressionism -Color theory with color wheel training -Tones of darks and lights -What brushes to use when -How to paint eyes like me -How to paint using colors that you want and not necessarily what you see Email …

ARTbar: Coffee Cups and Glasses of Wine

Trisha

Come paint with us! Create these colorful coffee cups with a loose impressionist technique. You’ll receive step-by-step instructions from Anne Hockenberry to create this acrylic painting on a 10×20 inch canvas. No experience necessary and all materials are provided. New to ARTbar! You can now participate remotely, with materials provided in advance! For those participating on site- you will now …