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Friday, February 28, 2020
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Abstract Painting
$59.00 (1 section available)
Concerned and hesitant about painting for the first time? Have no fear! With shapes, colors and forms, learn how to make abstract art. Learn to embrace the art movement that turns heads with new imaginations of exciting colors and textures. Using basic acrylic colors, assorted brushes and a canvas, leave this class with a masterful depiction of the abstract movement. You will be proud of your creation.

Acrylic Paint Seascapes
$49.00 (1 section available)
Let's paint the ocean and seascapes on canvases of your choice! In this course, you'll need bottled acrylic craft paint or tube acrylic paint (if you want thicker texture), a variety of brushes, palette/foam plate, cup, paper towels. You can contact the instructor with any questions.

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.

Art Deco in the 1920S
$49.00 (1 section available)
The Roaring 20s was a time of remarkable creativity. Discover how the elements of nature and geometric form blend to create the Art Deco Period. Take a look at artists, architects, and designers of the period. Create your own multimedia art deco project.

Art Support
$49.00 (1 section available)
This course will provide beginner artists feedback in painting while working on projects of their choice.

Basic Acting
$79.00 (1 section available)
Ever wanted to try breaking out of stage fright? This introductory course will challenge each student to find the actor that is in everyone. Through improvisational games, script reading, and confidence-building exercises, students will become comfortable speaking in front of others while exploring characters and earning an appreciation for the art of theatre in general, and the potential for acting specifically.

Basic Beading - Tools & Techniques
$69.00 (1 section available)
If you've been at all curious about the variety of jewelry making items available and how to use them, then take this class! You'll practice using crimp beads, jump rings, eye pins, etc. Great introduction to beading. A materials list will be sent prior to the first class.

Better Camera Phone Photography
$39.00 (1 section available)
Are you always whipping out your phone to take pictures of the world around you? Learn how to make your vacation pictures and special moments pop without having to buy an expensive and sometimes bulky camera. This class will cover all the basics of manipulating the camera app, as well as how to use composition and lighting to improve your photos.

Candlemaking
$149.00 (1 section available)
Are you a candle lover? For many, no cozy night at home is complete without a candle illuminating the room while filling it with a favorite seasonal scent. This course will provide students with an introduction to the art and science of candlemaking, and will leave with the proper knowledge and resources to make safe, clean-burning, fragrant candles. Learn about all aspects of the process: proper wax and container selection, choosing the appropriate wick, and adding fragrances. Students will receive hands-on instruction with how to melt the wax, blend & add scents, pour candles, and finish for the perfect home scenting option. Students will go home with at least two candles each week. Materials are included in cost of the course.

Canvas and Acrylic Painting
$69.00 (1 section 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.

Color Theory
$39.00 (2 sections 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.

Color Theory Advanced
$39.00 (2 sections 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.

Crochet 101
$69.00 (1 section available)
Learn how to create beautiful homemade items using the easy and fast craft of crocheting. Things such as the single crochet, double crochet, increasing, and decreasing will be covered. Please call 412.788.7507 for a complete supply list.

Drawing Basics
$89.00 (1 section 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 for Beginners 2
$69.00 (1 section available)
Are you ready to begin drawing where we left off? Now you know you can draw after completing the Drawing for Beginners course! Discover your ability to draw and shade the detailed compositions you desire to create while improving your drawing skills. All drawing artists and aspiring painters are welcome.

Egg (pisanki) Decorating
$69.00 (1 section available)
Learn the old tradition of Slavic Easter egg decorating, Pisanki history, styles, how to prepare eggs and dyes, choose design, and decorate your long-lasting treasures. Sessions include different styles: Polish etched eggs, drop and pull method, Ukranian using dyes and wax, and three dimensional. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy this class.

Exhibit & Sell Your Photography
$39.00 (1 section available)
How does one go about marketing and selling photography? Discover what sells best, how to get wall space, printing and framing, and pricing are some of the topics covered in this workshop

Expressive Acrylics
$69.00 (1 section available)
Bring your expressive side to life with acrylics. Working from a still life, you will learn how to mix acrylic paints while bringing various techniques into your work. You will leave the class with the skills you need to create beautiful, vibrant expressionist paintings. This class is for the adventurous who want to have fun with color! This class is great for beginners or mid level artists.

Facing the Acrylic Medium
$79.00 (1 section available)
There are so many acrylic mediums on the market, that an artist can have a difficult time just choosing one. This class will introduce you to three mediums over the course of our time together. You will also learn various techniques that you can bring into your own work at home. In this workshop you will work from a portrait to create a textured, vibrant, expressionist, inspired painting. This workshop is for those who look to experiment with color, texture, and form

Floral Table Arrangement
$39.00 (3 sections available)
Learn floral arranging basics for your favorite season with silk/artificial flowers. You'll make something beautiful for your table or for someone else. Call 412.788.7507 for supply list.

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