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300S18 Shabby Chic for Beginners: Chalk Paint

$23

with Paige Watson

Calendar Apr 21, 2018 at 2 pm

Worried about taking a paint brush to your own furniture? Have no fear. This introductory class will teach you how to paint and wax your furniture, and best yet, you will get paint your own piece. The instructor will show you how to take advantage of chalk paint and have fun creating your own shabby chic furniture dreams. This class includes project item, paint, wax, and tools. Pay instructor $25 supply fee.

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301S18 Pop Of Spring: Floral Workshop

$17

with Kathryn Chavez

Calendar Mar 24, 2018 at 1 pm

Learn the elements and principles of floral design, how to use flowers and foliage available to you in your area and the mechanics of arranging flowers in a vase. Leave with a beautiful arrangement that will surely be a showstopper in your home this spring. View class project on Community Education website. Pay instructor $28 supply fee.

 

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302S18 Learn To Sew: Quillow

$35

with Janet Garcia

Calendar Feb 24, 2018 at 9 am

Is it a quilt or is it a pillow? It’s both - it’s a Quillow! Learn how to make a quilt/blanket combination that folds into a pillow. Perfect for a holiday or birthday gift. Participants will bring their own machine to class and a sack lunch. See photos of this project and supply list on the Community Education website.

303S18 Learn To Knit

$49

with Tamie Jamison

Calendar Mar 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Creating art with textiles never goes out of style. Come learn the traditional art of basic knitting in this hands-on class. When you have learned the basics, you will be able to craft throws, sweaters, mittens, and hats. You’ll be ready to stay cozy all winter. The instructor will bring supplies the first night to get you started and send you home with a supply list for the following week.

304S18 Beginning Watercolor: Sunflower

$39

with Chris Blevins

Calendar Apr 21, 2018 at 10 am

This watercolor class is for the absolute adult beginner. Learn basic techniques in the morning and produce your first painting or two in the afternoon. The supply list is minimal, so you can see if you like watercolors before spending a lot of money. See photos of these projects on the Community Ed website. Pay instructor $20 supply fee and bring a sack lunch. Check Community Education website for supply list.

Chris Blevins began watercolor painting in 2006 and fell in love with the fluidity and unpredictability of the art. More recently she discovered the creative art of working with alcohol inks. She was selected as one of the winners of the Abstract/Experimental category in The Artist’s Magazine.  Visit her website at http://chrisblevinswatercolors.com 

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305S18 Crochet For Beginners

$49

with Tamie Jamison

Calendar Mar 19, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Have you seen the fun crocheting projects on websites and always wanted to learn the technique? Master the basic crochet stitches that will enable you to create a wide variety of projects at home in this hands-on class. You’ll be hooked! The instructor will bring supplies the first night to get you started and send you home with a supply list for the following week.

306S18 Introduction To Knapping

$29

with Steven Sontag

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Knapping is the physical art of making stone cutting tools (arrowheads, stone scrappers, drills, knives, etc.). You will learn how to use percussion techniques to both create large spalls and thin and shape those spalls to preforms. Pressure flaking of the preforms is then used to refine the shape and make notches, if desired. Each student is required to bring protective eyeglasses or goggles, wear closed toe shoes and gloves to every class. A toolkit will be provided. Pay instructor $30 supply fee.

307S18 Painting Scarves & Ceramic With Alcohol Inks

$19

with Chris Blevins

Calendar Feb 24, 2018 at 10 am

ATTN: We have added another session of this class. Put '320S18 Painting Scarves & Ceramic Alchol Inks' in serach bar to begin registration.  

Learn to make one-of-a-kind art with alcohol inks. You will paint two silk scarves and one ceramic tile which can be displayed as artwork or used as a coaster. If you'd like to paint more than this, or something different such as a pillar candle or glassware, feel free to bring your own additional objects and a box or box top so you can carry your projects home. Alcohol inks are a messy medium, and while gloves are provided, please plan to bring an over-shirt or an apron. Pay instructor a $20 supply fee. 

Chris Blevins began watercolor painting in 2006 and fell in love with the fluidity and unpredictability of the art. More recently she discovered the creative art of working with alcohol inks. She was selected as one of the winners of the Abstract/Experimental category in The Artist’s Magazine.  Visit her website at http://chrisblevinswatercolors.com 

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