Dated Workshops

Listings are for current PSC Members only. Please email with your information and image to post here. We'll need the title, dates, description, location, your contact information, the link/email/phone for those who want to register, and an image (jpg about 300pixels wide) if you'd like to include one.

A "Tulip Garden" Paint-Along with Rita Kirkman, on Zoom
Spring is in the Air! Gather your Favorite Flowery photo and paint along (to your pic or Rita's) on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 1pm Central Time!
Register here:

When you register Rita will send you the Zoom invitation, her reference photo, and a list of suggested materials.
The paint-along will start at 1pm Central Time and will last about 2 hours.
(PS: Registration includes a link to the video which will be ready just a few days later! So if you must skip out early, or come in late, no worries!)

Fundamentals of Landscape painting from Life with LORENZO CHAVEZ
8/24/2023 - 9/1/2023
Blue Bird Studios, Santa Fe, New Mexico
We will be present with nature while creating a painting and learning and experiencing from life the beautiful and inspiring effects of Color, Light, Shadows, Values, and the fresh air. Painting directly in front of and surrounded by the captivating landscape.
Let me be your artist guide to the practice of Plein Air Painting.

Blue Bird Studios
Santa Fe New Mexico
August 24th - Sept 1

Ongoing Classes

In-Studio Painting Class with Jeannette Stutzman, Master Signature Member PSC
3145 Sulky Lane, Evergreen, CO 80439
Come to my Evergreen studio for a 2 hour (or longer) in-studio painting class. The class is informal and designed to provide one-on-one instruction and guidance in the areas that you need help. Please plan to bring your pastels, paper, drawing materials, travel easel and drop cloth. We'll make a plan when we talk so we can decide on reference. I will provide you with a TV tray to put your pastels on while you're working. Visit my website at to see examples of my artwork.
When: Call or text at 720-320-3929 to schedule some time.
Cost: $25/hour.
I am a Master Signature Member of PSC and I've been teaching for over 20 years.
Please call me with questions or help signing up at 720-320-3929 (cell phone). Email at All levels, Drawing, Pastel, Oil...
Plein Air Painting Tune up with Cliff Austin
Plein Air Painting Tune up
Tuesday Mornings - on going email me for more information
locations vary, $120 for 4 sessions
some plein air experience preferred
Workshops in Santa Fe, NM!
Beth Cooper (PSC member) has opened an art workshop space in Santa Fe!

Teachers lined up are: Desmond O'Hagan, Barbara Jaenicke, Mike Mahon, Tobi Clement, Christine Swann, Lorenzo Chavez and Diane Fechenbach lined up for this year.

Owner and Operator
Bluebird Studios, LLC
Santa Fe, New Mexico
MIXIN' IT UP - T5: Techniques, Theory, Tips, Transitions & Transformation
3371 S Corona St, Englewood, CO 80113 (Home Studio)
Pastel Class with Ivadell Marie, B.S. Art Education, PSC Signature Member

This class is ongoing focusing on:

  • Materials: Papers & various substrates, Pastels and experiment with
  • new materials
  • Color Theory
  • Values
  • Composition
  • Pastel Techniques (demonstrated & practiced)

Our time will focus on your artistic concept which we'll build with the basic principles and elements of art (line, shape, color, value, proportion, balance). We'll work together with whatever artistic level you begin with, and through encouragement, practice and just plain fun, you will develop your own style and finished artwork!

I just have a maximum of 4 students per class, so a lot of individual attention.

As one student stated, "It's a non-threatening & encouraging environment".

All levels are welcome since there is something to learn for all in this experience.

Call for schedule (303.748.0141)
Price: $45/3 hr. session (if 3-4 students in class); Private class: $75/3 hr)
If you are hesitant jumping into a class environment, we can work together for a private 3-hour session prior to joining the class ... Just call to chat!

Phone: 303-748-0141
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