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Sewing for Fun
with Nancy O'Connell
Here's a great six-week series! Comfortably paced with guaranteed successful results! Each class in the five-level series will build upon the skill set learned in the previous class. Here's a great deal...Register for all six sewing classes for $90. You save $24.
Sewing Machine Basics
with Nancy O'Connell
Got a sewing machine sitting in a closet that you want to learn to use? Have friends that are sewing and you feel left out? Overcome your trepidation and dive back into sewing fun with a refresher course on how to use a sewing machine. Learn how to thread the machine and wind a bobbin, troubleshoot common problems and why good thread makes all the difference! We'll cover different sewing machine feet and what they do, basic monthly maintenance, basic tools for sewing, and finally, how to sew perfectly straight lines.
Slow Flow Yoga
with Susan Hampton
This is a slow-paced, flow style yoga class. Improve your breathing, balance, strength and flexibility. Modifications are given for all poses within a safe, judgment, and competitive free environment. This class can be adapted for all levels (beginners and season yogis alike). Please wear comfy clothes, bring water and a yoga mat. Open to ages 15 & older. No class 9/27.
with Sue Lamoreau
Every Windows update brings a new twist. This two–week class will give you some background into Windows and instruction on how to get the most out of this operating software. Discover how to organize your files so that you can always find them when you need them! We will discuss how Windows 10 integrates with your various devices and how you can better utilize them. You will also learn how Windows works together with computer applications, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with some hands-on practice to help you explore and modify features that will help you get more done while having fun. The two-week class is geared for the average, every-day user. Techies who are looking for something more in depth, this isn’t your class.
Telling My Story the Write Way: Introduction to Journal Writing
with Jill Braceland
Journal writing is a great way to know yourself. Explore various techniques used in journal writing. Start your own journal or discover new ways to expand your current journal writing.
with Jazzmyne Kolstelnik
Create your own Thanksgiving centerpiece! Arrange a whimsical centerpiece that runs lengthwise on your dining table, or perhaps a more traditional arrangement with a beautiful fall palette. Maybe a series of smaller arrangements is best for your Thanksgiving dining table? Florist, Jazzmyne, will work closely with you to create the perfect piece for this very special holiday! Please feel free to bring reference photos. Materials fee of $28 payable at class.
with Hattie Stiles
Learn the basics of clay work using a pottery wheel. Make at least two hand thrown vessels, walking away with finished, glazed pieces. We will discuss the process of building and firing pottery, as well as specific hand-building and decorative techniques to supplement and beautify your creations! Students ages 16-17 must accompanied by an adult. Materials fee of $20 payable at class!
Traditional Watercolor Technique
with Sheila Clough
Our session will begin with an introduction to and demonstration of traditional watercolor techniques. Subsequent weeks will include composition, the use of color and value to create form in a still life and depth in a landscape. Class will be modified to accommodate students of all levels and is appropriate for true beginners and artists who have taken previous classes.
No class 11/12.
SuppliesSketch pad, kneaded gum eraser, soft pencil (HB or softer), pencil sharpener, good student grade cold press watercolor paper pad, paper towels, a good sized water container, watercolor box or watercolor pallet to use with tube paints.BrushesAlways get the best brushes you can afford, they really make a difference. Recommended bush size: round #3, 6, 8, 12; flat 1/2”, 1”My personal favorites are Sax Arts & Crafts True Flow Golden TalonPaintThe quality of the paints you purchase will depend on your experience level. Beginners who are doing watercolor for the first time can get by with a good quality half pan set. Intermediate students are okay with student grade paints. More advanced students will like professional grade. I use Winsor & Newton tube watercolors.All you need is red, yellow and blue so don’t worry about getting the colors listed below if you have different ones already. The list is just a suggestion of basic colors.WatercolorsI like Winsor & Newton tube watercolors. The colors marked with * would be an excellent limited set.Cobalt Blue *Ultramarine Blue*Cadmium Yellow Yellow Ochre*Cadmium red med. Alizarin CrimsonWatercolor PaperThe best papers are expensive. Thickness varies from 72 lb. (thin) to 400 lb. (very thick). The poundage is based on the weight of a ream of 500 sheets. Cold press or rough student grade paper is fine for practice. I use 140 lb. cold press (rough). Hot press is more difficult to use.Art Suppliers:Michaels Arts and Crafts. I always use the coupons found in their weekly adAC Moore – also has couponsArtist & Craftsman supplies, Portland. Traditional Watercolor supply list