“Try your hand with a brush”

Painting Class, Wine & Supper Parties at Sundance Trail Dude Ranch – 2016

Painting Class, Wine & Supper Parties start March 5th, 2016!

Even if you have never painted anything, come find your inner artist in one evening! All tools and supplies (except the wine) are provided.

Last summer’s Introduction to Painting Class was so successful that our “resident artist” has agreed to teach another class.

In this 4 hour party you will have the opportunity to “try your hand with a brush” under the care and coaching of professional artist Amy Brackenbury.

Even if you have never painted anything, come find your inner artist in one evening! All tools and supplies (except the wine) are provided.

Enjoy dinner, a bit of wine, and some “creative time” in the company of like-minded folks.

Bring your sweetheart and your friends!

Gift Certificates are available.

March Painting Class Party Details in a thumbnail:

When: Saturday March 5th, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Sundance Trail Guest Ranch Maps and Directions

What: Amy will use the painting Aspen Trail to guide this first class.

Cost: $55.00 per person, includes meal, tools and supplies. Wine is available for sale here, or you are welcome to bring your own.

Painting Class size: is limited to 7 – 12 guests per party

Reservations: 970-224-1222

Spend the Night: Bed & Breakfast lodging with morning horseback riding is available. Bed & Breakfast Rates here

A bit more about Sundance Trail

Who is  Amy Brackenbury?

Artist Amy Brackenbury lives where she was raised on her family’s ranch in the foothills of the Rockies in northern Colorado. It is a lifestyle that she loves, in tune with the outdoors, the abundant and varied surrounding wildlife. Living on a ranch gives her an opportunity to work from live subjects.

It was no surprise to Brackenbury’s family when she went to Colorado State University to study art and painting. There were also several proficient artists on both sides of her family. Amy Brackenbury admires oriental art for its sense of composition, negative space, and simplicity. Realism is the style with which she portrays her animal images, with attention focused on the main subject.

Brackenbury paints primarily in acrylics, but for fun she may use oils and may “stray to unrelated abstract subjects.” In between spending time with her husband, artist Lars Larson, her two daughters, the animals, the ranch, the garden, and a myriad of other distractions, Brackenbury finds the time to paint. Her effervescent personality and joie de vivre plainly show in her joyful paintings of her adored animals.

Future painting classes will be guided by Amy’s paintings, such as: