This summer, Benjamin Hummel and Cherish Flieder will be teaching several workshops for adults and teens through the city of Westminster, Colorado. See what is going on.

Register online throughWestminster Parks and Rec or call 303-658-2900.

Social Media Marketing

Tuesday, June 14
6:30-8:30 pm


Find out how you can use the latest social media tools to tell your fans and potential collectors about your artistic creations online! Learn about the most popular platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube and others and WHICH ONES you should be focusing on for YOUR best results. Bring your burning questions, computers/smart devices for hands-on interaction. You will walk away with loads of information, insider tips and an actionable plan to implement right away for the greatest exposure for promoting your creativity on the Internet.  Instructor:  Cherish Flieder

Market Your Creative Business

Saturday, June 18
1:30-4:30 pm


Learn how to get the word out about your new artwork and shows, or get the art job you always wanted. In this jam-packed workshop you will get loads of creative marketing ideas and a way to organize and use them right away.  Find out how you can use cutting-edge printed and digital marketing techniques that make a maximum impact for you and your work.  Instructor:  Cherish Flieder

Youth Chalk Art

Two sessions. Pick the one that works better for your schedule:
Tuesday, June 21, 9 am to 2 pm
Tuesday, August 2, 9 am to 2 pm


Learn the secrets of working in chalk including how to make illustrations “pop” on asphalt and concrete. Idea generation, what makes good chalk art and methods for gridding are covered. Students will work in teams on their creations. For ages 8 to 15. Instructor: Benjamin Hummel

Your Simply Amazing Artist Website

Saturday, July 9
1:30-4:30 pm


An artists’ website is their #1 marketing tool to promote art to buyers, collectors and galleries.  If you have a website, learn how to take it to the next level; if you don’t, learn what you need to get started and how to make it on a shoestring budget.  Learn about many DIY tools like blogs, shopping carts, social media, web galleries, contact forms, artists statements, bios and more. Instructor:  Cherish Flieder

Youth Introduction to Illustration

3 day class, Tuesdays in July
July 12, 19, 26
1:00-3:00 pm


Are you drawing pictures instead of taking notes? Join local artist and illustrator Benjamin Hummel on a crash course on illustration. From children’s books to phone apps to animated graphics, illustration is all around. Get the inside scoop on the fundamentals of observation, composition, character design, and story telling. Instructor: Benjamin Hummel

All About Greeting Cards

Saturday, July 30
1:30-4:30 pm


Have you ever wanted to design your own greeting cards and get them made? Do you want to learn more about how to get them produced and in the hands of people who can enjoy and give them away? Come learn about the business of creating and producing greeting cards. Topics we will talk about include concepts, art and design creation, layout and production of cards, finding vendors, printers or licensing partners to manufacture your cards for retailing opportunities. Bring your creativity and come ready to learn how you can get started making and selling quality greeting cards right away! Instructor:  Cherish Flieder

Register online throughWestminster Parks and Rec or call 303-658-2900.

If you can’t make it to the live classes but would be interested in taking a similar class online, send us a message.

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