Monday, April 22, 2024
Topics > Arts, Crafts & Music

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.

Drawing Basics
$59.00 (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 the Absolute Beginner
$149.00 (4 sections available)
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be!

Intro to Watercolor Workshop
$49.00 (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
$149.00 (4 sections available)
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Knitting 3 - Advanced Beginner - Circular Knitting and Cables
$59.00 (1 section available)
Students will learn to knit in the round and include cables. Also referred to as knitting in the round, circular knitting creates a seamless tube. Circular knitting requires the use of circular needles or double-pointed needles (DPN). Learn to knit with circular needles, double pointed needles, and two circular needles at a time. Projects may include techniques for hats, cowls, fingerless gloves. Students are encouraged to take Knitting 1 and Knitting 2.

Mastering Your Digital SLF Camera
$149.00 (4 sections available)
Take your photography to the next level by learning how to master lenses, apertures, shutter speed, exposure settings, and more on your digital SLR camera.

Painting With Watercolor
$119.00 (4 sections 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.

Painting: Watercolor 2
$119.00 (2 sections available)
For those ready to improve and enhance their basic watercolor skills, the study of color, form, and perspective. Bring your watercolor supplies to the first class. Call 412-788-7507 if you do not receive your supply list prior to the start of class.

Photographing Nature With Your Digital Camera
$149.00 (4 sections available)
Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots.

Photographing People With Your Digital Camera
$149.00 (4 sections available)
Photographing people can be fun, exciting---and complicated! This course will make taking beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies simple.

Photography 101
$159.00 (2 sections available)
This class is for those who want to quit using the automatic settings on their digital or film SLR camera? Topics include everything from basic focusing, button functions, aperture, shutter speed, depth-of-field, composition, flash, lens and ISO. Students only need their SLR and creativity. One session will be a field trip.

Photography: Picture Pittsburgh
$69.00 (1 section available)
In this class, you will photograph Pittsburgh from well-known and not-so-well-known locations. Technical and aesthetic advice will be suggested by the guide/instructor. Transportation to the sites is the responsibility of the student. Students should have knowledge of photography fundamentals and skill with their own camera. The first class will meet in the classroom.

$105.00 (1 section available)
Have a machine you don't know how to use? Know how to sew straight lines, but lost with the other buttons/knobs and options on your machine? Have you hemmed some pants, but never read a pattern? In this course, we will learn how to read sewing patterns, use sewing machine functions, and understand basic sewing lingo. A basic item or garment will be constructed as well.

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