Artist Victoria Kwaskinski to Lead Drawing Workshop for Heritage Fine Arts Guild

On January 7, artist Victoria Kwasinski will lead a workshop for the Heritage Fine Arts Guild. This drawing exemplifies her expressive style. (Image used by permission.)

On January 7, artist Victoria Kwasinski will lead a workshop for the Heritage Fine Arts Guild. This drawing exemplifies her expressive style. (Image used by permission.)

LITTLETON, CO — On Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, artist Victoria Kwaskinski will lead a one-day workshop, “Drawing is Creative and Fun,” for the Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County.

Ms. Kwaskinski attended the Colorado Institute of Art and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. She has more than 30 years of experience as a professional artist and has worked as a corporate graphic artist, freelance illustrator, gallery owner, fine artist and art instructor. Ms. Kwasinski has taught drawing and painting extensively throughout the Denver area since 1996.

The morning of the workshop focuses on the dynamics of line, form, proportions, value and shading with traditional drawing skills and methods. Participants will learn to observe and truly see, the groundwork for good drawing skills. They will also learn different drawing techniques to render form. The afternoon focuses on expressive and creative drawing using brush and fluid paint. Registrants will discover their personal brushstroke and signature drawing skills. This type of drawing can be incorporated into dynamic paintings.

The workshop will be held January 7 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm (doors unlocked by 8:30 am) at First Presbyterian Church, 1609 W. Littleton Blvd. in Littleton, at the northwest corner of Littleton Blvd. and Windermere Street. Artists aged 18 years and older may attend; cost is $30 for Heritage Fine Arts Guild members, $50 for non-members. Membership is only $35 and sign-up forms are at http://www.heritage-guild.com/membership.html.

Participants should bring three objects of different sizes and shapes, such as a tall vase, a spherical object, a cylindrical object, etc. For a registration form and a complete supply list, please see: http://www.heritage-guild.com/current-workshops.html. Payment is required to reserve a space and the number of participants is limited. For further detail, contact Mary kay Jacobus, mkstudio@comcast.net, phone 303-594-4667.

About The Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County
The Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County (http://www.heritage-guild.com/) is a non-profit corporation organized in 1974 by Colorado artists. The Guild hosts art exhibits at several local Adventist hospitals and spring and fall art shows at Bemis Public Library in Littleton. In cooperation with Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, the Guild holds “This is Colorado,” an annual, juried, statewide art show; the 2016 event occurred October 10-November 3. The Guild also sponsors weekly group painting sessions and workshops by accomplished guest artists. Membership is open to individuals at all levels of experience in fine arts media, as well as those interested in art appreciation. The Guild is supported in part by a grant from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District serving the seven-county Denver, Colorado, metropolitan area.


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