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Acting for Fun - Adults
$79.00 (1 section 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.

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.

Color Theory for Painters
$99.00 (1 section available)
Learn the basics of color theory and color mixing through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises with paint (gouache and opaque water medium). You will learn about and experiment with color interactions, color harmonies, and color contrasts. Students should bring to class Gouache: black, white, flame red, bengal rose, spectrum yellow, ultramarine blue, and phthalocyanine blue, a variety of flat and round brushes (suitable for watercolor); palette with wells for mixing, 11" x 14" sketchbook, metal ruler, pencil, eraser, paper towels, water receptacle, x-acto knife, rubber cement or glue sticks.

Digital Photography 1.01
$139.00 (1 section 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.

Digital Photography 1.02
$139.00 (1 section available)
Learn camera settings, light and pre-visualization will be reviewed which can have a dramatic effect of your final creation. One class will be a Saturday morning field trip. Learn advanced camera and field techniques as applied to: camera equipment and exposure modes; on and off camera flash; studio lighting for portraits and products; design and composition; realism, abstract and conceptual thought process; portfolio development and presentation.

Drawing Basics
$69.00 - $79.00 (4 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 for Beginners
$89.00 - $99.00 (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
$49.00 (2 sections 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
$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. 

Getting Started in Watercolors
$99.00 (1 section available)
Do you love the softness of watercolors but do not know where to begin? Or do you need a refresher? Start with color mixing and palette arranging. Determine which materials and colors to use and how. Learn about graded washes, textures, wet-on-wet, and dry-brush techniques. Begin your journey with watercolors now!

Jewelry Creation and Design for Beginners
$69.00 (2 sections 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.

Knitting 1 - Beginner - Learn the Basics Of Knitting!
$69.00 (2 sections available)
Students will learn how to hold the knitting needles and yarn, then progress through all of the knitting basics, such as casting on, binding off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, and simple increase and decrease. This class is taught in English-style knitting. Step-by-step, you will build skills and learn how to confidently knit any beginner-level pattern. Class projects may include easy dishcloth samples, a scarf, a headband with matching wrist warmers, a water bottle holder, a phone cozy, and a baby hat. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN SIZE 8 NEEDLES and WORSTED WEIGHT YARN.

Knitting 101
$89.00 (1 section available)
Basic stitches and techniques of knitting are taught and practiced. Practice pieces will be meaningful and examples of simple procedures upon which other stitches and patterns evolve will be demonstrated.

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.

Make a Wood Sign W-Faux Calligraphy
$49.00 (1 section available)
Learn how to do faux calligraphy and then use this application to make an art piece on wood. Please bring the following materials to the first class: Wood piece of your choice, paint or stain for your wood piece, paper, pencils and fine sharpies.

Making Holiday Bows
$39.00 (2 sections 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.

Modern Calligraphy and Lettering 1
$79.00 (2 sections available)
This course teaches the art of modern calligraphy using a pointed pen. Students will learn about the tools and how to use them. We will learn basic strokes and progress to a full alphabet. We will also look at decorative elements to enhance your lettering and ways of applying your new skill to various projects. You will not need much equipment to create beautiful lettering and a detailed shopping list will be emailed to students prior to the first class. Some materials include a bottle of black ink, a pen holder an hunt 22 nib. Additional supplies will be discussed at the first class. Items can be purchased at most local arts and craft stores and online.

Paint Your Pet
$79.00 (1 section available)
Learn how to paint your pet with easy instruction. No numbers required! This course will help you develop the skillset needed to create your masterpiece. In this class you will learn how to choose a pet, sketch your subject, paint, and add final touches. Suggested paint mediums are acrylic and/or watercolor. Students will also need a sketch book, pencils, and favorite pet photo for the first session. Further details on materials will be discussed in class. Beginners are welcome.

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