Littleton, CO – August 8, 2023 – The Heritage Fine Arts Guild is thrilled to announce an exciting workshop led by professional Mixed Media Artist Candace French. Titled “Painting Aspens with a Palette Knife and Acrylics,” this workshop promises to guide participants through the enchanting process of using a palette knife to craft mesmerizing aspen landscapes. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will take place at the First Presbyterian Church of Littleton, located at 1609 W. Littleton Blvd., Littleton, CO 80120.

Participants will have the unique opportunity to explore the art of palette knife painting techniques with acrylics, under the expert guidance of Candace French. From beginning to end, attendees will embark on a creative journey, starting with painting backgrounds that encompass skies, fields, or mountains. The workshop will then delve into the magic of adding aspens using palette knife techniques, resulting in stunning acrylic landscapes.

“Painting Aspens with a Palette Knife and Acrylics” not only teaches the technical aspects of palette knife painting but also includes insights into composition and knowing when a work of art is complete. Candace French’s engaging and inspiring teaching style ensures participants experience both artistic growth and enjoyment.

This workshop is open to artists of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned painter or new to the art world, Candace French’s instruction will cater to your individual needs and help you develop your artistic voice.

About Candace French:

Candace French is a professional Mixed Media Artist known for her exceptional ability to blend colors, textures, and light. Her artistic approach involves layering to create captivating and mysterious visuals that captivate viewers. With a background in intuitive painting, Candace rekindled her passion for art and creativity after a personal loss. Her art aims to bring joy and healing to herself and others.

As a Pébéo Mixed Media Product Specialist and one of 25 global Pébéo Art Educators, Candace offers a range of classes and workshops, both online and throughout the Denver metro area. She approaches teaching as a way to encourage self-expression and creativity alignment.

Workshop Details:

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: First Presbyterian Church of Littleton, 1609 W. Littleton Blvd., Littleton, CO 80120


Members: $60

Non-Members: $100 (Membership plus registration available at the same cost)

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the beauty of palette knife painting and acrylics with the talented Candace French. To secure your spot and learn more about the workshop, visit Heritage Fine Arts Guild’s website and select “Current Workshops.”

For more information about Candace French and her artwork, classes, and events, visit her official website

The Heritage Fine Arts Guild is proud to be supported by the SCFD (Scientific and Cultural Facilities District).

–Kim Dwyer, Publicity Director

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