The Modbo is delighted to announce its newest round of art classes.  Are you ready to try your hand at something new or expand upon your artistic experience?  These fun classes draw a great mix of students and take place in the coolest, most eclectic possible art studio environment, downtown in the Alley Arts District.  Don’t miss your chance to get a space in these very popular classes!  ***Classes are now 2 hours long– a great value!*** Space is very limited, so please reserve your space by emailing themodbo@gmail.com as soon as possible.  You can also leave a message at 633-4240.

On Monday nights, beginning November 19th, The Modbo will offer an Intermediate Oil Painting Class.  This class is the next step in your oil painting exploration.  It’s meant to further your skills as a painter, honing the craft, building a body of work, and having fun all the while.  The class will run for ten sessions, and each class goes from 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm.  $145 with a $10 model fee.  The Intro to Oil class is a recommended prerequisite; email themodbo@gmail.com for guidance.

Also on Monday nights, beginning November 19th, The Modbo will offer an Intro to Drawing class.  Have you ever said that you can’t draw? Then this is the class for you.  Dip your toes back into the waters of art-making with this springboard class.  We believe that everyone can draw, it’s just a matter of learning how.  Keep it simple, have some fun, and be amazed by your own progress.  This class is ten sessions long and goes from 7:30 pm until 9:30 pm.  $140 with a $10 model fee.  No experience required!

On Tuesday nights, beginning November 20th, The Modbo will offer an Introduction to Oil Painting class.  Have you ever wanted to paint? Did you paint when you were younger and wish you’d never stopped?  Intro to Oil is designed for the beginner, a fun class designed to produce results.  This class is ten sessions long and goes from 5:15 pm until 7:15 pm.  $140 with a $10 model fee.  No experience required!

On Tuesday nights, beginning November 20th, The Modbo will offer an Art Theory class.  Why do you make art the way you do? Do you find yourself stuck in a rut, making the same art over and over again? This class is designed by Brett Andrus to address those very issues, through a discussion-based examination of everything from color theory, to composition, to creativity and the development of one’s artistic style.  This class is ten sessions long and goes from 7:30 pm until 9:30 pm.  $140 with a $10 model fee.  Some experience recommended; email themodbo@gmail.com for guidance.

About the teacher:

Brett Andrus is a Savannah College of Art and Design graduate and a co-owner of The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. Having shown along both the Front Range and the East Coast, he is now an active member of The Modbo Collective. Andrus curates both The Modbo and S.P.Q.R. as well as several satellite restaurants and bars in the Colorado Springs area.  He has been teaching drawing and painting classes out of The Modbo for over three years.  Last year, Andrus won silver for Best Artist in both the Gazette and Indy’s Best Of contests.