CCAC
Monday, October 22, 2018
Topics > Arts, Crafts & Music


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.

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.

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, 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 (1 section 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 (1 section 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.

Knitting 2 - Advanced Beginner - Lace, Cables, and Charts
$69.00 (2 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

Macro Photography in Nature
$79.00 (1 section available)
Close-up photography will give you an intimate view of the world around you. Focused on nature, this class will cover the basics of macro photography, including equipment, concepts and special techniques - all for great results when getting up close and personal with your subject matter. Both in-classroom and on-location instruction is provided. Students should have knowledge of photography fundamentals and skill with their own camera. Macro lenses are helpful.

Making Holiday Bows
$39.00 (1 section available)
Learn how to make bows for any occasion by learning tips and techniques used by gift industry professionals. Please bring two rolls of wire edge ribbon and a sharp pair of scissors to class.

Painting With Watercolor
$99.00 (1 section available)
Explore techniques that can bring watercolors to life through practice in the classroom. All skill levels are welcome. Supplies needed for the course will be discussed at the first meeting.

Portrait Photography
$69.00 (1 section available)
Learn to take better portrait photographs, in the studio or on-location, while learning methods to control light, setting and gesture.. Students will learn about types of portraiture and their characteristics, composition rules and tools, subject behavior and posing, lighting styles and equipment. Additionally, they will gain better understanding of, and ways to control natural and artificial lighting. Prerequisite: Students should have a dSLR camera and a working knowledge of its basic functions. Bring the camera's Manual if available.

 
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