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Upcoming Watercolor Classes & Workshops
in Colorado & New Mexico

Dennis Pendleton is a Watercolor artist who teaches classes and workshops throughout the year in Denver, Colorado and beyond. View all the upcoming Classes & Workshops that Dennis offers below.

 

If you are interested in having Dennis teach a class or workshop send him an email to: pendletonstudio@gmail.com

 

Looking for online watercolor tutorials?
Dennis offers Zoom Watercolor Classes, as well as a great lineup of online tutorial videos with everything from selecting paint colors to palette setup to painting techniques.

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Denver Art Students League Watercolor Class
Here are my upcoming Classes
and Workshops I teach at the

Art Students League of Denver:

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Introduction to Painting in Watercolor (Second Session)

Adult Course  | In-Person Classes (7 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Nov 6 - Dec 18, 2023 | Location:  Art Students League of Denver | Room: 106

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM MDT 

Member Price: $312.37

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NEW! ONLINE WATERCOLOR CLASS

Developing a Landscape in Watercolor

Adult Course | Online Class using Zoom (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Nov 7 - Nov 28, 2023 | ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM MDT 

Member Price: $170.00

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Introduction to Painting in Watercolor (First Session)

Adult Course | In-Person Classes (7 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Jan 8 - Feb 19, 2024| Location:  Art Students League of Denver | Room: 106

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM MDT 

Member Price: $330.22

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Introduction to Painting in Watercolor (Second Session)

Adult Course  | In-Person Classes (7 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Mar 4 - Apr 15, 2024 | Location:  Art Students League of Denver | Room: 106

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM MDT 

Member Price: $330.22

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NEW! IN-PERSON WATERCOLOR CLASS

Snow Scenes in Watercolor

Adult Course | In-Person Classes (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Jan 9 - Jan 30, 2024 | Location:  Art Students League of Denver | Room:  106

Time:  6:00 - 9:00 PM MDT

Member Price: $188.70

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NEW! ONLINE WATERCOLOR CLASS

Creating Sparkling Whites in Watercolor

Adult Course | Online Class using Zoom (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Jan 9 - Jan 30, 2024 | ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM MDT 

Member Price: $170.00

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NEW! IN-PERSON WATERCOLOR CLASS

Landscapes with Fence in Watercolor

Adult Course | In-Person Classes (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Feb 6 - Feb 27, 2024| Location:  Art Students League of Denver | Room: 106

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM MDT

Member Price:  $188.70

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NEW! ONLINE WATERCOLOR CLASS
Landscape with Animal(s) in Watercolor

Adult Course | Online Class using Zoom (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Feb 6 - Feb 27, 2024 | ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM MDT

Member Price: $170.00

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NEW! IN-PERSON WATERCOLOR CLASS

Using an Accent Color in Watercolor Painting

Adult Course | In-Person Classes (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date:  Mar 5 - Mar 26, 2024 | Location: Art Students League of Denver | Room: 106

Time:  6:00 - 9:00 PM MDT

Member Price:  $188.70

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NEW! ONLINE WATERCOLOR CLASS
Flowers with Window in Watercolor

Adult Course | Online Class using Zoom (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Mar 5 - Mar 26, 2024 | ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

Time:  1:00 - 3:30 PM MDT

Member Price: $170.00

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NEW! IN-PERSON WATERCOLOR CLASS

Putting Figures in the Landscape with Watercolor

Adult Course | In-Person Classes (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date:  Apr 9 - Apr 30, 2024 | Location: Art Students League of Denver | Room: 106

Time:  6:00 - 9:00 PM MDT

Member Price:  $188.70

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NEW! ONLINE WATERCOLOR CLASS

All About Gardening with Watercolor

Adult Course | Online Class using Zoom (4 classes)

Medium: Painting | Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

Instructor(s): Pendleton, Dennis

Date: Apr 9 - Apr 30, 2024 | ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

Time:  1:00 - 3:30 PM MDT

Member Price: $170.00

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Choose a current Semester, and Choose "Dennis Pendleton" as instructor to register and/or learn more about upcoming classes at the Art Student's League of Denver:

Denver Watercolor Classes & Workshops: Dennis Pendleton
Denver Watercolor Classes & Workshops: Landscapes
Flower Watercolor Painting by Dennis Pendleton
Denver Watercolor Classes & Workshops: Painting Barns & Sheds in Watercolor
Denver Watercolor Classes & Workshops: Painting Reflections
Denver Watercolor Classes & Workshops: Landscapes with a Bridge

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Long Weekend Summer Workshops

DIG OUT YOUR EASEL AND PAINTS
Denver Botanic Gardens Watercolor Workshops

Plan on moving your studio outside and joining me this summer at Botanic Gardens where there are overflowing, sun-drenched, flower-filled compositions.  Dennis will show you how to take the overgrown, explosive arrangement of flowers and foliage and turn them into compelling watercolor paintings.  You will be enchanted by the gardens as you learn how to compose, identify values, and mix colors.  Some watercolor experience is necessary. and not recommended for absolute  beginners.

 

Each day Dennis will demonstrate a painting and spend the rest of the day working individually with the students.  Friendly critiques will also allow you to learn from each other.  Your paintings will blossom as you capture the lush gardens in all their bountiful beauty.

You can bring your own lunch or the Beehive Cafe in the middle of the gardens has a nice menu.
 

Friday, Saturday, Sunday Workshops in Summer 2023:

June 2, 3, 4, 2023 - Denver Botanic Gardens
(June rain makeup dates: June 16,17,18)

July 14, 15, 16, 2023 - Denver Botanic Gardens

August 18, 19, 20, 2023 - Denver Botanic Gardens

Begins at 9:00 a.m.

One day - $95 / Two days - $170 /Three days - $225

Gardens admission not included in price.

Email Dennis at: pendletonstudio@gmail.com if you are interested or if you have any questions.

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLORADO SUMMER WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

July 28,29, & 30, 2023 • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
 

Join Dennis Pendleton for a 3-day plein air watercolor workshop in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and begin to see the way an artist sees the great outdoors,  Immersing yourself in the lush summertime mountain setting, learn everything from how to simplify the complex landscape to capturing sparkling color to creating a strong sense of light in your paintings.  Steamboat Springs is rich in beautiful subject matter.  From working ranches with old barns and haystacks to dramatic mountainscapes with quaking aspen trees, you will revel in the scenery.  Whether you are new to watercolor painting or a more advanced student, Dennis will help push your skills to the next level through demonstrations, individual attention, and friendly critiques.  Basic watercolor experience needed. Students are responsible for their lodging and meals. Dottie at the Steamboat Art Museum can make recommendations on lodging.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLORADO WINTER WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

March 25, 26, 27, 2022 - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

There is magic in the freshly fallen snow and brilliant winter sunshine in the mountains of Steamboat Springs.  Capture this exquisite beauty of winter as you paint from reference material in the warm comfort of the art museum studio in this 3-day workshop.  With scenes dominated by a white blanket of snow, the icy landscape is a compelling subject for the watercolor artist.  Winter's frozen artistry is a great way to study values, color relationships, contrast, and composition.  The Yampa and Elk River valleys abound with subject matter such as ranch scenes, aspen forests and mountain vistas.  Dennis Pendleton will demonstrate daily as he explains how to simplify the subject matter, work with a strong value range, and make color choices.  The workshop will include individual painting time, personalized instruction, and friendly group critiques.  Come and thaw out on a chilly winter day painting crisp snow settings in watercolor.  Basic watercolor experience needed.  Students are responsible for their lodging and meals.  Dottie at the Steamboat Art Museum can make recommendations on lodging.

Watercolor Workshop Cost: $ 375
Steamboat Museum: 970.870.1755
To register and pay, call the museum and tell them you want to signup for the Dennis Pendleton's 2023 Watercolor Workshop.  Students are responsible for their own lodging.

If you are interested in my Steamboat Workshop, or if you have any questions email me at pendletonstudio@gmail.com

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Taos Watercolor Workshop Yearly
May 19 - 24, 2024 •  Sunday-Friday Workshop

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Every spring I teach a Watercolor Workshop in Taos, New Mexico which is known for its legendary sunlight. We headquarter at the fabulous and historic Mabel Dodge Luhan House with its traditional adobe architecture and delicious gourmet buffet breakfast.  Gathering in the dining room is the perfect beginning before we take off for our painting site.  Enjoy daily demonstrations by Dennis that are designed to inspire your creative process.  You will learn how to start, develop, and complete successful "plein air" paintings.  Dennis enjoys working individually with everyone to nurture their unique painting style.  The friendly and inspiring critiques will build camaraderie and confidence on your artistic journey.  Come and let the magic and beauty in the "Land of Enchantment" be your muse!

 

Each student is responsible for their own lodging and meals and the price of the workshop is $550.  A $100 nonrefundable deposit will hold your space and the remaining $450 is due by April 16th. This workshop is limited to 14 people and sold out the last 3 years.

 

If you are interested in attending the 2024 Taos workshop or have any questions, email Dennis at pendletonstudio@gmail.com
 

NOTE:  Please be aware that the elevation at Taos, New Mexico is 6,969 feet which is almost 2,000 feet higher than Denver, Colorado.  Even though we park near the painting sites, there is a fair amount of walking and carrying supplies.  If you have health issues, please consider this before signing up.

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