Ethan's Gallery & Studio in Arvada CO

Classes with Artist Ethan Hoekstra

During COVID: Masks recommended.

Atmospheric Perspective (Great for beginners) | Ethan's Gallery & Studio

Atmospheric Perspective (Great for Beginners)

Week 1. Painting a mountain scape creating distance with colors, and depth with overlapping layers.
Week 2. Painting Forests, creating different layers of trees and foliage to compose a deep and spacious forest using simple brush techniques.
Week 3. Painting plants, using color intensity to harmoniously create depth without relying on distance.

Class details:
  • 3 Week Course
  • Days: November 7th, 14th, 21st, 2020
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Tuition: $100/Person
  • Capacity: 8 People Max


Bonsai Tree Workshop (some experience is recommended) | Ethan's Gallery & Studio

Bonsai Tree Workshop (Some Experience Recommended)

Create your own fancy Bonsai tree using fun and easy techniques, that get you good results!
You select a picture of a Bonsai tree that suits your fancy, and send it to us via email, and we will trace it out on a 11 x 14 canvas. I will instruct step-by-step the process of building up textures with the oils and blending acrylics to create a complimentary background to make the bonsai tree POP!

Class details:
  • Oils and Acrylics All Supplies are Provided
  • Days: October 23rd, 2020
  • Time: 5:45pm - 7:45pm
  • Tuition: $50/Person
  • Capacity: 8 People Max


Pet Portrait Workshop) | Ethan's Gallery & Studio

Pet Portrait Workshop

Have fun with a friend or family member painting a beautiful piece of your pet.
This is also a BYOB event, so prepare for a cheerful and laidback paint session. Great for a friend/Family outing, a hand made gift, or just for fun.
Take or Find the best photo you have of your fur-baby and send it to us via email, and we will trace out the picture on a 16” x 20” Canvas. I will instruct you step by step on how to paint your pet. We will have reference photos, and even offer alternate color schemes if realism isn’t your thing.

Class details:
  • Acrylics All Supplies are Provided
  • Days: November 27th, 2020
  • Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Tuition: $50/Person
  • Capacity: 8 People Max


Watercolor Classes with Artist Cherish Flieder

Welcoming inexperienced and advanced students. Regardless your starting point, we will be giving you personal guidance for your artistic growth. During COVID: Masks recommended.

Expressive Nature Watercolors Course | Ethan's Gallery & Studio

Expressive Nature Watercolors Course

Relax your grip and try your hand at creating loose and fun watercolors. This is a three-week course that will guide you through an expressive way of painting flowers, blooms and leaves a well as landscapes, clouds and trees. The process can be unpredictable, but that’s what makes it fun! Join us for a great and relaxing atmosphere of artistic discovery.
Week 1 – Sweeping Landscape
Week 2 – Butterfly + Blooms
Week 3 – Aspen Trees

Class details:
  • Supplies Not Included. Supply List will be provided upon registration
  • Days: Thursday, October 22, 29, November 5, 2020
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Tuition: $135 for course + cost of supplies (supply list will be provided upon registration)
  • Drop-in option: If room is available $50 each class session + supplies


Atmospheric Perspective (Great for beginners) | Ethan's Gallery & Studio

Wellness + Watercolor Workshop

Explore the 9 areas of wellness through painting! We will explore watercolor as an expressive and intuitive art medium to paint away our stress. Tips on wellness and painting as a means of visual journaling in relation to the theme will be shared throughout this unique experience together. Bring a friend or family member for a fun evening together.
Wellness + Watercolors: Stress Less – Saturday, October 24
Wellness + Watercolors: Chocolate Loving – Saturday, November 7
Wellness + Watercolors: Gratitude Art – Saturday, November 21
Wellness + Watercolors: Tropical Escape – Saturday, December 5
Wellness + Watercolors: Holiday Herbal Tea – Saturday, December 19

Class details:
  • All Supplies are Provided
  • Days: Saturday, October 24, November 7, 21, December 5, 19, 2020
  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Tuition: $50/Person/Workshop
  • Bundle option: Enroll in all 5 Wellness + Watercolor workshops for $225 (supplies included) – Save $25!