CCAC
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Topics > Arts, Crafts & Music


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.

Decorative Plaque Painting
$39.00 (6 sections available)
Let's paint something inspirational! This is a perfect gift for someone's home (or your own)! Bring the size plaque, pallet type wood that you would like, along with some of your favorite paint colors. Your instructor will bring the stencils and techniques to teach you how to create your art.

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.

Holiday/Christmas Wreaths and Bows
$39.00 (6 sections 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.

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 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

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.

Modern Calligraphy and Lettering 1
$79.00 (1 section 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 With a Swirl
$25.00 (1 section available)
This 2-hour course is the best way to unwind, relax and let your creativity come alive. Students will receive step-by-step tutorial on techniques and tips in acrylic painting on canvas. Come as you are an enjoy creating a unique, yet remarkable, finished work of art. All supplies are provided for this course.

Painting With Watercolor
$79.00 (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.

The Art of Night Photography
$99.00 (1 section available)
There is more to night photography than meets the eye. Long exposures must be used to create an expanded moment which is seen as a single image. Explore the artistic and technical challenges of developing a sense of photographic night vision. Topics include composition; low light images; exposure techniques; alternative lighting; and the challenges of dealing with motion, changing light and weather conditions. This class is open to photographers of all levels of experience. Students must be able to control their camera exposures manually. Both film and digital cameras are welcome.

 
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