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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

$100

with Chad Walker

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

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! You'll become intimately familiar with paper types, drawing styles, rendering techniques, and the basic principles of perspective, layout, design, lighting, volume, and space. If you have an interest in learning what it's like to draw or would love to increase your current knowledge in the field of art and illustrating, then this course aims to fulfill all of your needs.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking

$100

with Beverly Richards Schulz

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

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!

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

$100

with Curt Simmons

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

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!

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Private Ballroom Dance Lessons

$79

with Robin Shaw

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

Do you have a special event coming up? Do you want a personalized dance for it? During your two sessions, one hour each Robin will work with you to choreograph and practice the perfect dance to your song. Smooth soled shoes work best.

Pick the time that works for you and pick your start date.

Day and Times:

Tuesday, 1:30-2:30

Tuesday, 2:30-3:30

Wednesday, 5:30-6:30

Wednesday, 6:30-7:30

Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30

Thursday, 2:30-3:30

Then you pick the date to start.

Clay Creations: Rolled, Stamped, Slab Mug

$26

with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 27, 2022 at 10 am
1 additional session on Sep 29, 2022

Working with real clay, roll and stamp your very own design to create your new favorite mug. Once fired, it will be ready for you to come back and glaze!

Clay Creations: Come Create!

$26

with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 27, 2022 at 6 pm
15 additional sessions through May 31, 2023

Clay Creations! We'll offer several clay ideas using the same basic format beginnings and then work on your own ideas! Gnomes, Animals, Angels....so many ideas! Once fired, it will be ready for you to come back and glaze!

Drilling Beach Stone and Sea Glass

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 1, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Learn to drill holes in beach stones or seaglass, then line the hole with a sterling tube rivet. You will create a silver piece of both a stone/glass riveted on top. Bring your collection and as time allows students will be able to drill and create beads and charms that they can attach to chains or wires. No experience necessary. All metals, tools, and supplies provided.

Ukulele Beyond Beginners

$89

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2022 at 6 pm

Explore ways of decorating your ukulele playing with triplets, hammer-ons, pull offs, slides and more. Discover how melody notes can enhance your playing. You'll need a playable ukulele tuned to GCEA plus a solid knowledge of the primary six chords in each of the keys of C and G.





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