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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
with Chad Walker
If you’ve always been interested in drawing but don’t really know how to get started, then this is the course for you. Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics of drawing and become the artist you’ve always dreamed you could be!
Anytime, Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17, 6 weeks
Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
with Beverly Richards Schulz
Learn to use digital editing techniques to show off your photos and memorabilia in Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking! Using Photoshop Elements, this course will teach you how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine traditional and digital scrapbooking.
Starting with simple projects, you'll quickly learn how to build pages, use artistic journaling, and produce sophisticated illusions. Photoshop Elements lets you build your own clip art, create frames, and develop multi-layer pages with an endless array of layouts and designs. You'll see how to draw and create your own art, build collages and scrapbooks to share, and work with both color and black and white. If you need to restore or age images—the tools are all available to you. Come take your scrapbooking to a new level!
Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
with Curt Simmons
Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby! In this course, you'll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera's controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you'll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time.
You'll explore composition and lighting issues and find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, you'll delve into your camera's shutter speed and aperture controls so that you'll be able to capture the photos you really want. You will discover how to use your computer to process your photos and digitally correct the most common problems. You'll see how your photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots of nature. By the end of this course, you'll have become the nature photographer you always wanted to be!
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Private Piano Lessons
with Susan Frank
Private one at a time piano lessons, 4 half hour lessons, either on facetime or live at York Adult Ed, at any level, beginning, intermediate, or advanced!
Ukulele for Beginners
with Duncan Perry
Yay for UKULELE! This little instrument has won the hearts of people everywhere. You will learn to play familiar music using essential chords and basic strumming and finger picking techniques and you don't need to know how to read music! It's a blast! Grab a uke and get ready for a low-stress, fun musical adventure!
BEYOND BEGINNERS UKULELE, THE JOURNEY CONTINUES
with Duncan Perry
Are you eager to take your ukulele playing to a new level? Would you like to enhance your strumming and finger-picking skills? Perhaps you'd like to discover how to introduce melody notes into your playing. Maybe you've wondered how to decorate your playing with techniques like hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides and more. Here's your chance! Join Duncan Perry for a skills packed program that offers advanced and creative ideas for playing the ukulele. You'll need a playable ukulele tuned to GCEA, of course, a sense of humor, a computer or an iPad on which to participate in this Zoom course, plus a solid knowledge of the primary six chords in each of the keys of C (C, Dm, Em, F, G7, Am) and G (G, Am, Bm, C, D7, Em, F). Sign up, tune-up, and get ready to notch up your ukulele playing skills!