• Story of The French Flat

    The French Flat's name was inspired by a painting excursion Cathy and Keri took to France. The flat is either a living space, a matte finish of paint, a crate of plants...

     

    We've evolved from flower and gift stores in Denver, CO and Tubac, AZ to online sales and we're now on Antiques Etc. on Colfax & Ivy. Daughter, Keri is now offering painting classes for kids and adults.

     

    Invite the romance of French style and art into your home with our antiques and painting!

  • French Flat Art Lab Options

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  • Painting and Drawing FUNdamentals

    3rd-5th 1st-graders are invited to this drawing and painting class!

    We invite your blossoming artist to workshops with local artist and Swigert para, Keri Deixler. We will use fine art-quality acrylic paint on canvas, as well as pastels and charcoal on textured papers. The course will comprise of still lifes, portraits and plein air subject matter. We'll delve into concepts like value, composition and color. When we exceed six students, there will be two adult artist teachers: Keri and Swigert/DDS parent/puppeteer/artist, Kara Krasner.

     

    Each class, we'll explore an artist and become inspired and informed by various techniques, and then apply them with watercolor or acrylic paint; charcoal and pastels. No class on March 28 for Spring Break.

     

    Tuesday, March 21-April 25th (3:30-5:00 in Swigert Art Room)

    Master Artist Club for 1-3rd Grade March 8-May 3

    Hone in on your child's application of paint, while delving into the style, mediums and subject matter of Master artists.

    What: Art enrichment to enhance and support your child’s love of art!

    Who: Mrs. (Stephany) Bergan and Mrs.(Keri) Deixler, classes open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade only.

    Where: Swigert Art Room 125

    When: Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 pm for 8 weeks. Classes run every Wednesday, March 1st –April 26th..

    Why: We will be inquiring into a vast array of artists including Paul Cezanne, Salvador Dali, Frida Kahlo, Norman Rockwell and creating vibrant works of art that reflect the various elements and principles of art!

     

    Wednesday, March 8-May 3 (3:30-5:00 in Swigert Art Room)

     

    Private or Small Group Painting or Drawing Sesh

    One-on-one or small group art lesson for children. Your choice of subject matter and mediums (Charcoal, pastel, paint).

    Customized art lesson for children or adults with your choice of subject (landscape, portrait, still life, photograph) and medium (acrylic, oil or watercolor paint; charcoal or pastel). Classes may be held in the comfort of your own home or in our home/garden studio.

     

    Anytime you want in NorthEast Denver

  • Personal References of Past Work

    Testimonials from people for whom I've painted

    Renee:

    "Keri is a true treasure. She took my daughter's larger than life mural idea and made it come alive on her bedroom wall. Not only is the artwork exactly what we were looking for, but Keri ensured Addie was part of the process the entire way through. Keri is passionate about what she does and adores sharing that with her clients. I have now used Keri on three different occasions to paint wall murals and have been thrilled with the results each time."

    Boy's Colorado Sports Teams

    Teen's Reading Nook--Before

    "My daughter was involved in every phase of the process: selecting the image, painting the mural, and decorating it afterward. Keri’s collaboration on this project gave us not only this fun mural, but my daughter learned to mix color and paint a mural!"

    Teen's Reading Nook--After

    On-Vacation Powder Room

    Ed:

    “Keri is a hard worker, determined, and committed to the projects she chooses to accept. We are constantly complimented on her mural.”

  • Contact us when you need beauty in your life

    Keri@thefrenchflat.com

    cathy@thefrenchflat.com

    Tel: 720-941-9309

  • French thoughts

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

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