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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Acting for Fun - Adults
$79.00 (4 sections available)
Students are led through scene work as well as improvisation techniques in a relaxed, supportive environment. Film versus stage acting will be explored as well as practical knowledge for the business of acting. Beginners and more advanced students are welcome.

Acting: Basic Skills for Stage & Film
$79.00 (1 section available)
Improve and expand your presentation skills, public speaking ability and ways to express yourself while you explore the fundamentals of the craft in a relaxed and supportive setting. Topics include physical and vocal techniques, method acting, improvisation, on-camera skills, audition technique, and ways to express spontaneous personal feelings. No previous acting course or experience required.

Camera Phone Photography
$69.00 (1 section available)
Do you take more photographs with your cellphone than with a traditional camera? In this class, we will advance your use and understanding of the camera phone controls. Learn the use of lighting, exposure, focus, composition to improve images, and other tips to increase your visual awareness and creativity. We will download apps, both free and at your own cost, and use them in class.

Canvas and Acrylic Painting
$69.00 (2 sections available)
Learn a variety of painting techniques, methods, and styles to decorate a canvas with acrylic paints. Each class, a new painting will be finished. Students will need to bring canvas, paints, and brushes to each class. Please call 412.788.7507 for a list of supplies.

Collage - Visual Expression
$89.00 (1 section available)
Want to express yourself visually, but don't think you can draw? Join us for an introduction to visual expression using existing images. Collaging explores composition, design, and color theory without the need to draw.

Color Theory
$39.00 (1 section available)
This class is designed as a lecture to teach the basic principles of color theory, which can be applied to all types of work where color is used, such as floral design, knitting, paintings and home decorating. The main goal is to gain an understanding of how colors work together. After becoming familiar with the basics of the primary, secondary, tertiary and neutral colors, students will learn the various types of color harmonies and how to use these harmonies to their advantage. There is a $5 fee collected at the first class for a color wheel.

Color Theory Advanced
$39.00 (1 section available)
This advanced color theory course is designed as a lecture/workshop series intended to go well beyond the basics of color mixing. We will learn how to apply the principles of intensity, value, shading, tinting, and temperature to achieve proper keying, lighting, depth, and mood. We will learn how to apply these principles to a limited palette and different types of media. Color Theory is required as a prerequisite.

Digital Photography 1.01
$139.00 (3 sections available)
This class is designed for beginners to be hands on, so bring your camera, instruction manual and notepad. One class will be a Saturday morning field trip. This class covers: file types, shooting modes, camera and lens features; exposure and metering, ISO, aperture (f-stops), shutter speed, white balance, EV, AF and lens functions; flash, light quality and control; design and composition, camera care tips and essential gear for travel, sports, work, nature and family.

DIY Farmhouse Clock
$109.00 (1 section available)
In love with the "Farmhouse" look? Create your very own custom farmhouse clock! During this workshop, you will learn how to paint, layer, distress and stencil to create this gorgeous clock (24" diameter). Cost includes materials.

DIY Pair of Pillows
$59.00 (1 section available)
During this workshop, you'll learn how fabulous Fusion paint adheres to fabric! Choose from over 50 colors and make it truly unique to suit your home decor style! You will leave the workshop with 2 pillows. Cost includes materials.

Drawing Basics
$69.00 - $89.00 (3 sections available)
This fundamental drawing course includes the topics of shape, light, line, value and perspective. With graphite and ink for its working media, this course is recommended for the beginner or anyone wanting to improve drawing skills. This course is a stepping stone in preparation for more advanced drawing classes. For the first class, students will need an 11x14 sketch pad, assortment of drawing pencils 6B-4H, vinyl and kneaded erasers, blending stump and photo (front view at least 3x5). Other materials will be discussed at the first class.

Drawing Faces
$69.00 (1 section available)
Learn the techniques of the portraiture and the caricature artists. Working from photos, gain an understanding of facial proportion and features in regards to symmetry and asymmetry. As time allows, the class will progress from photos to real-life by having some fun drawing each other. This course is recommended for someone who has had previous drawing experience or has taken a drawing course and is not easily intimidated.First class students will need an 11x14 sketch pad, assortment of drawing pencils 6B-4H, vinyl and kneaded erasers, blending stump, photo (front view at least 3x5). Other materials will be discussed at the first class.

Drawing for Beginners
$69.00 - $89.00 (2 sections available)
Anyone can draw. In this course the learner will be able to unlock the hidden ability to draw. It all begins with a line, and you will bea ble to draw single objects to highly detailed compositions. This class is a must for students who enjoy painting but feel they cannot draw.

Drawing, Pastels
$69.00 (1 section available)
This course explores drawing with color while using pastels as the medium to teach various techniques. Learn to achieve a balance of light and dark in pictures and learn to establish middle tones using colored papers that are traditional for pastels. Experience working on interesting surfaces like velour and sandpaper. For the first class bring an assortment of colored pastel papers at least 9x12 (include white), kneaded and vinyl erasers, pastels recommended, a good quality square, pastel assortment (ie: Prisma color, Grumbacher). Other materials to be discussed at the first class. Previous exposure to color theory or the Basic Color Theory course is strongly recommend.

Floral Design
$59.00 - $89.00 (3 sections available)

Students will be instructed by a professional floral designer, learning floral design concepts, color coordination of silk, dried and fresh flowers. Go home with beautiful projects such as table centerpieces, wall and door decorations, swags, wreaths, etc. This informative hands-on training course may enable you to gain entry-level employment in a floral related job. Cost of extra materials will be discussed at the first class. 


Holiday Floral, Wreaths, & Bows
$69.00 (3 sections available)
Learn silk and artificial flower arranging techniques for fall and holidays using containers and 2 different wreath bases. Add the finishing touch with a handmade bow. Bring a container for a floral design to the first class. Materials for the last 3 classes will be discussed the first class. Please call 412.788.7507 for a supply list.

Jewelry Creation and Design for Beginners
$69.00 (1 section available)
Learn to make elegant jewelry using seed beads, glass and crystals. Explore different jewelry making techniques while creating unique beaded jewelry. In addition to learning about tools and materials understand what makes a well-designed piece of jewelry. Materials are extra. Please call for supply list.

Jewelry: Pounding, Stamping, Wire-Wrapping, & Tree of Life
$69.00 (2 sections available)
Learn the details of jewelry pounding, stamping, name/letters/texture and layered metals. Learn different wire gauges and uses. Create Multiple pieces of jewelry with these techniques and tools, including a "Tree of Life Pendant". Please call 412.788.7507 for a list of supplies.

Knitting 1 - Beginner - Learn the Basics Of Knitting!
$69.00 (3 sections available)
Learn the basics of knitting and discover a relaxing hobby you'll enjoy for a lifetime! Students will learn how to hold the knitting needles and learn about yarn and how to care for different yarn. This class progresses you through all the knitting basics such as, casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, binding off, and combinations of both stitches. This class is taught in English-style knitting. Step-by-step, you will learn to build skills to learn how to confidently knit any beginner-level pattern. Class projects may include easy dishcloth samples, a scarf, wrist warmers, or a coffee cup cozy. Projects will be using basic stitch patterns, and simple color changes. Bring size US 8/5.0 mm Knitting Needles and Worsted Weight Cotton yarn.

Knitting 2 - Advanced Beginner - Lace, Cables, and Charts
$69.00 (3 sections available)
Go beyond the basics of knitting and continue to build confidence and add to your knitting knowledge! Students will learn how to read patterns, read charts, knit a variety of stitches such as increases and decreases, lace patterns, and basic cable patterns. Students will learn to knit in the round. Learn to fix mistakes and learn lots of tips and tricks. You will learn to build your skills to learn how to confidently knit many intermediate-level patterns. Class projects may include examples of intermediate dishcloths, scarves, wrist warmers, mittens, and hats. Projects will be using intermediate stitches and repetitive stitch patterns. Bring size US 8/5.0 mm Knitting Needles and Worsted Weight Cotton yarn

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