CCAC
Saturday, May 21, 2022
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.

Beginner Bottoms: Learn to Sew Pants
$39.00 (1 section available)
In this one night class, we will learn the basics of making pants. Students will choose from two different pattern options to make pajama or lounge pants with an elastic waist. A detailed material list will be sent prior to the start of the course, so that students can come ready to work! This class is for beginning sewers, however, it is recommended that participants have basic sewing skills, such as how to thread and work the sewing machine.

Beginner Sewing: Duster/Kimono
$49.00 (1 section available)
In this two night class, we will learn the basics of making a great layering piece - a duster or kimono style wrap. Participants will choose from two different pattern options. A detailed material list will be sent prior to the start of the course, so that students can come ready to work! This class is for beginning sewers, however, it is recommended that participants have basic sewing skills, such as how to thread and work the sewing machine.

Canvas and Acrylic Painting
$59.00 (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.

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
$139.00 (3 sections available)
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be!

Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
$139.00 (3 sections available)
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Knitting 1 - Beginner - Learn the Basics Of Knitting!
$69.00 (1 section 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.

Knitting 2 - Advanced Beginner - Lace, Cables, and Charts
$69.00 (1 section 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

Mastering Your Digital SLF Camera
$139.00 (3 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 in Oil & Acrylics
$99.00 (3 sections available)
This class is for the student who wants flexibility in individual projects ranging from oil painting to watercolors.The instructor works with each student based on the medium chosen.

Painting With Watercolor
$99.00 (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.

Photographing Nature With Your Digital Camera
$139.00 (3 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
$139.00 (3 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
$149.00 (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 of Nature in Hiking Trails
$69.00 (1 section available)
Do you enjoy spending time outdoors and photography? Nature photography is a great way to increase your enjoyment of the great outdoors! Join us as we hike some of our local parks and learn great ways to photograph our natural surroundings. Students should have knowledge of photography fundamentals and skill with their own camera. Call 412.788.7507 for the location of the first class meeting.

Photography: Picture Pittsburgh
$69.00 (1 section available)
In this class, you will photograph Pittsburgh from well-known and no-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.

Pottery 1
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course will teach the beginning student the art of forming decorative and practical objects out of clay. Students will practice hand building and wheel throwing, creating unique and personal pieces for your home or gift giving. Cost includes one slug of clay, paints, and glazes.

Traditional Calligraphy
$69.00 (1 section available)
Learn the fundamentals of traditional calligraphy. Using a variety of tools and materials, explore and practice new alphabet and lettering styles. Call 412-788-7507 for supply list.

Travel Photography
$139.00 (3 sections available)
Learn the tricks and techniques digital photographers need to capture scenes from around the world and bring them home.

 
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