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1 Quilt Block 6 Designs
$89.00 (1 section available)
Make a throw size quilt that is uniquely yours by using one candlestick block and choosing from six different layout designs. This class is suitable for all skill levels of quilters. Students will supply their own machine and materials for the course. Cost of materials is extra and the student is responsible for purchasing supplies. A supply list will be sent prior to the start of class. Approximate supply cost $125.

Abstract Drawing & Design
$79.00 (1 section available)
This course is great for all artists looking to expand their abstract design skills. We will discuss the transition from realism to abstraction through contemporary artist examples, and analyzing formal techniques. We will approach various starting points to a work of art - from a photo reference, memory inspiration, and free writing. Materials will be student's choice, with a suggested list provided.

Acrylic Paint Seascapes
$59.00 (1 section available)
Let's paint the ocean, sky, rocks, beach, 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.

Acrylic Painting Techniques
$79.00 (1 section available)
This class is for all levels of experience, including beginners. Acrylic paint is great for artists just getting started- it's quick drying application, and ability to overlap make it very forgiving to use. Whether you are interested in abstract or realistic techniques, we will cover it all - paint application, color mixing, blending, value, surfaces, and more!

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 Through the Ages
$49.00 (2 sections available)
Explore the Master's paintings through this casual art history course. A visual exploration of art periods and movements from the first recorded painting to presents day. Through this lecture, paintings and architecture styles will be discussed and appreciated.

Canvas and Acrylic Painting
$59.00 (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.

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.

Drawing Basics
$69.00 (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 the Absolute Beginner
$139.00 (4 sections available)
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be!

Floral Design
$89.00 (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/Christmas Wreaths and Bows
$29.00 (1 section available)
Make a beautiful door/home decoration or gift in this class. We'll learn some basics to making a variety of wreath options, along with bows for every floral or gift giving occasion. Call 412.788.7507 for supply list.

Home Floral Arranging
$29.00 (1 section available)
Arranging flowers can be intimidating. Learn how simple it really is to make your own floral arrangements at home. We'll cover some basic tips and where to best find your materials so you can easily add fresh flowers to your decor. In the class, you'll make an arrangement from home along with the instructor. For a list of suggested supplies to get prior to class, call 412-788-7507.

How to Fix Your Own Clothes: Buttons, Patches and Hems
$29.00 (1 section available)
Does your favorite pair of pants have a tear or a loose hem? Learn how to fix your clothes yourself without having to pay for a tailor or seamstress. We will look at the basic 'fixes' for clothing: sewing on buttons, patching holes or rips and multiple options for hemming. Sewing machine is not required, but both machine and hand showing options will be given. No required materials, but if you have some clothes or material to work with, that would be best!

Intermediate Calligraphy
$79.00 (1 section available)
Are you ready to take your calligraphy to the next level? Would you like to develop your personal style? If so, this is the course for you. During this course, we will be looking at different tools and surfaces and different mediums to write with. We will cover brush pens, faux calligraphy and metallic inks as well as continuing with the pointed pen. You will need to bring your calligraphy tools which should include a straight and oblique pen holder, an assortment of pointed nibs, pencil and marker/ layout paper. A list of additional tools and materials will be emailed to you before the class starts and will include specific brush pens, metallic inks and suggested surfaces to write on other than paper.

Intro to Watercolor Workshop
$29.00 (1 section available)
With the proper basic techniques, you'll be painting with watercolors in no time. This workshop will show you what supplies you'll need to get started. We will teach foundational skills so that you can enjoy the art of painting with watercolors in your own home.

Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
$139.00 (5 sections available)
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

It's a Snap - a Beginner's Mini-Course In Digital Photography
$69.00 (1 section available)
Did you just get a newfangled DSLR or compact digital camera? Are there way too many buttons? Are you stuck in auto mode? Get out of auto and learn how to use your camera the way it deserves to be used.

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.

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