Join us in our 800 square foot, fully-equipped art studio/workshop. We offer quality arts instruction in many mediums, from drawing and painting to claywork and multimedia projects. If you are looking for a welcoming environment to learn and develop your creative talents, Belvedere is the place for you!


 

CLAY CLASSES 2019:

Register for a Class: Come to our gallery to complete paperwork.
Register for a Workshop: Call (970)731-1619 to schedule an appointment.
Register for Open Studio: Come to our gallery to complete paperwork and get a punch card.

Registration is confirmed only after full payment is received. Class fees are refundable only up to 7 days before classes begin. Classes may be cancelled with full refunds if class size minimums are not met.

Belvedere Arts Studio & Gallery
Located at: 2363 Eagle Dr in Pagosa Springs, CO
Call Us: (970)731-1619
Hours: Wed – Sat from 10am – 4pm. We are also usually available to take sign-ups on Tuesdays 9-4.

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  • Mosaic Tile Table

    10/00 am-3/00 pm
    2019/10/01

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra
    Beginner Level

    Make a beautiful mosaic tile table using your own design or one of ours. Transfer a pattern to wet clay, cut tile shapes, and carve your design. Slow-dry, bisque-fire, hand-paint, and glaze-fire. Install and grout finished tiles onto a metal garden table.

    3 Weeks on Mondays and Tuesdays
    September 16 – October 1
    10:00 am – 3:00 pm with break for lunch
    $250 + $35 small table or $45 large table – includes clay, glaze, & firing

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  • Watercolor

    9/30 am-12/00 pm
    2019/10/02

    Instructor: Theresa Shepherd
    Beginner Level

    Learn the basics of color theory and value. Discover how to paint from a value sketch or photo, and study painting wet on wet, wet on dry, as well as creating washes and negative painting to create layers.

    6 Weeks on Wednesday
    September 25 – October 30
    9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    $250 + cost of supplies (varies)

     

  • Bird in a Nest : After-School Clay Program

    4/00 pm-5/00 pm
    2019/10/02

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    For Elementary, Grades 2 – 4.

    Make a bird in a nest from clay.

    4 – 5 PM
    Mon. Sept. 23 & Wed. Sept. 25 – Making
    Mon. Sept 30 & Wed. Oct. 2 – Painting

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  • Wheel Throwing

    6/00 pm-8/30 pm
    2019/10/03

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra
    Beginner Level

    Explore the meditative experience of throwing clay on a potter’s wheel. Learn to prepare clay for throwing and focus on centering and making shapes from a cylinder form. Bisque-fire, glaze, and glaze-fire projects.

    6 Weeks on Thursday
    September 12 – October 17
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    $250 + $20 toolkit – includes clay, glaze, & firing

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  • Pumpkin & Fall Leaves Luminaria : After-School Clay Program

    2/00 pm-4/00 pm
    2019/10/04

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    For Middle School, Grades 5 – 8.

    Make luminaria/lanterns in pumpkin and fall leaf shapes.

    Friday
    2 – 4 PM
    Oct. 4 – Making
    Nov. 1 – Painting

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  • Tile Making

    1/00 pm-4/00 pm
    2019/10/05

    Instructor: Brianna Kramer
    Beginner Level

    This is a great introductory course to working with clay. Learn the basic properties of clay, transfer a drawing/pattern to a clay slab, cut out your tiles, and carve the surface to create a raised design. Bisque-fire, hand-paint, and glaze-fire projects.

    4 Weeks on Saturday
    September 14 – October 5
    1:00 – 4:00 pm
    $200 + $35 toolkit – includes clay, glaze, & firing

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  • Sculpting the Human Form

    2/00 pm-5/00 pm
    2019/10/07

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra

    Focus on bust form (shoulders up). Work from a live model using terra cotta clay. Learn to use an armature to make bust forms, then remove and reassemble the sculpture into a hollow form to be kiln-fired.

    October 7 – 9
    Mon/Tues/Wed
    2 – 5 PM

    $225 + $15 Model Fee + $TBD Toolkit – includes clay and firing

     

  • Monster Pinch Pots : After-School Clay Program

    4/00 pm-5/00 pm
    2019/10/07

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    For Elementary, Grades 2 – 4.

    Form monsters from pinch pots.

    4 – 5 PM
    Mon. Oct. 7 & Wed. Oct. 9 – Making
    Mon. Nov. 4 & Wed. Nov. 6 – Painting

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  • Sculpting the Human Form

    2/00 pm-5/00 pm
    2019/10/08

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra

    Focus on bust form (shoulders up). Work from a live model using terra cotta clay. Learn to use an armature to make bust forms, then remove and reassemble the sculpture into a hollow form to be kiln-fired.

    October 7 – 9
    Mon/Tues/Wed
    2 – 5 PM

    $225 + $15 Model Fee + $TBD Toolkit – includes clay and firing

     

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  • Watercolor

    9/30 am-12/00 pm
    2019/10/09

    Instructor: Theresa Shepherd
    Beginner Level

    Learn the basics of color theory and value. Discover how to paint from a value sketch or photo, and study painting wet on wet, wet on dry, as well as creating washes and negative painting to create layers.

    6 Weeks on Wednesday
    September 25 – October 30
    9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    $250 + cost of supplies (varies)

     

  • Sculpting the Human Form

    2/00 pm-5/00 pm
    2019/10/09

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra

    Focus on bust form (shoulders up). Work from a live model using terra cotta clay. Learn to use an armature to make bust forms, then remove and reassemble the sculpture into a hollow form to be kiln-fired.

    October 7 – 9
    Mon/Tues/Wed
    2 – 5 PM

    $225 + $15 Model Fee + $TBD Toolkit – includes clay and firing

     

  • Monster Pinch Pots : After-School Clay Program

    4/00 pm-5/00 pm
    2019/10/09

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    For Elementary, Grades 2 – 4.

    Form monsters from pinch pots.

    4 – 5 PM
    Mon. Oct. 7 & Wed. Oct. 9 – Making
    Mon. Nov. 4 & Wed. Nov. 6 – Painting

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  • Wheel Throwing

    6/00 pm-8/30 pm
    2019/10/10

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra
    Beginner Level

    Explore the meditative experience of throwing clay on a potter’s wheel. Learn to prepare clay for throwing and focus on centering and making shapes from a cylinder form. Bisque-fire, glaze, and glaze-fire projects.

    6 Weeks on Thursday
    September 12 – October 17
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    $250 + $20 toolkit – includes clay, glaze, & firing

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  • Meet the Artist Friday: Theresa Shepherd

    4/00 pm-6/00 pm
    2019/10/11

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    2363 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    Join Belvedere Arts for an entertaining evening with Watercolorist Theresa Shepherd as she shares her inspirations and stories about her creative journeys. Enjoy fine wine and cheese, along with live music!

    Additional Parking in Hollyhock Lot, East of the Pagosa Center for the Arts.

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  • Watercolor

    9/30 am-12/00 pm
    2019/10/16

    Instructor: Theresa Shepherd
    Beginner Level

    Learn the basics of color theory and value. Discover how to paint from a value sketch or photo, and study painting wet on wet, wet on dry, as well as creating washes and negative painting to create layers.

    6 Weeks on Wednesday
    September 25 – October 30
    9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    $250 + cost of supplies (varies)

     

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  • Wheel Throwing

    6/00 pm-8/30 pm
    2019/10/17

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra
    Beginner Level

    Explore the meditative experience of throwing clay on a potter’s wheel. Learn to prepare clay for throwing and focus on centering and making shapes from a cylinder form. Bisque-fire, glaze, and glaze-fire projects.

    6 Weeks on Thursday
    September 12 – October 17
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    $250 + $20 toolkit – includes clay, glaze, & firing

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  • Watercolor

    9/30 am-12/00 pm
    2019/10/23

    Instructor: Theresa Shepherd
    Beginner Level

    Learn the basics of color theory and value. Discover how to paint from a value sketch or photo, and study painting wet on wet, wet on dry, as well as creating washes and negative painting to create layers.

    6 Weeks on Wednesday
    September 25 – October 30
    9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    $250 + cost of supplies (varies)

     

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  • Watercolor

    9/30 am-12/00 pm
    2019/10/30

    Instructor: Theresa Shepherd
    Beginner Level

    Learn the basics of color theory and value. Discover how to paint from a value sketch or photo, and study painting wet on wet, wet on dry, as well as creating washes and negative painting to create layers.

    6 Weeks on Wednesday
    September 25 – October 30
    9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    $250 + cost of supplies (varies)

     

  • Hand-Building

    6/00 pm-8/30 pm
    2019/10/30

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra
    Beginner Level

    Make beautiful, useful pottery quickly and easily. Learn to build with slabs and coils and apply surface decoration techniques. Bisque-fire, glaze, and glaze-fire projects.

    6 Weeks on Wednesday
    October 30 – December 11, no class November 20
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    $250 + $35 toolkit – includes clay, glaze, & firing

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  • Wheel Throwing

    6/00 pm-8/30 pm
    2019/10/31

    Instructor: Susan Martin-Serra
    Beginner Level

    Explore the meditative experience of throwing clay on a potter’s wheel. Learn to prepare clay for throwing and focus on centering and making shapes from a cylinder form. Bisque-fire, glaze, and glaze-fire projects.

    6 Weeks on Thursday
    October 31 – December 12, no class November 21
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    $250 + $20 toolkit – includes clay, glaze, & firing