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Kennewick Community Education



Arts & Crafts

300F17 Drawing Fundamentals

$29

with Patrick Fleming

Calendar Nov 4, 2017 at 9 am

Learn the fundamentals of drawing. Train your hand and eyes to work together to draw what you see. Everything is covered: line, shape, form, and perspective with practical examples and constructive exercises. Students are encouraged to bring a photograph they would like to draw as well as their imagination.

Patrick Fleming this is his 51st year as a professional illustrator and art teacher.  As an experienced elementary through high school, college onto graduate school, art/art education instructor he emphasizes the very basics of design, drawing and color as applied to paintings.  He emphasizes basic skills to allow learners to pursue their individual goals as artists.  

Full Course

303F17 Waterfall - Oriental Cotton Paper Art

$17

with Eva Hsia-Elwell

Calendar Dec 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

This stunning project piece is for the advanced student. Made using an advanced torn cotton paper technique this beautiful piece will compliment a room in any home. See photo of this project on the Community Education website. Pay instructor a $5 supply fee.

Eva Hsia-Elwell is a graduate of Taiwan College. She teaches Oriental Torn Cotton Paper Art and Chinese cooking classes.

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306F17 Box Earrings

$15

with Chris Sorensen

Calendar Nov 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Come learn a box weave earring design. This beginner class includes two earring kits, one to make in class and one to make at home. Materials to make the earrings include copper and aluminum—use one or a combination of both in creating your earrings. This skill will allow you to develop creative ideas to make additional projects. The instructor will provide information on variations of this technique. View class project on the Community Education website. Bring flat nose and chain nose pliers if you have them. Pay instructor $10 for kit. Kits for matching bracelets will be available for purchase but not required for the class. Bracelet kits are $25.

Chris Sorensen has taught a variety of classes to area organizations. She enjoys teaching jewelry making to adults in our community.

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308F17 3D Watercolors Stars Ornament

$29

with Suzi Vitulli

Calendar Dec 2, 2017 at 10 am

Learn the fundamentals of playing and exploring with watercolors from artist Suzi Vitulli and create a one-of-a-kind decorative piece. These 3D star ornaments are made from paper you will paint with watercolors and dress with beads and more! Ornamental stars make a fantastic tree, window or wall decoration as well as a beautiful gift. View projects on Community Education website. Pay instructor $20 supply fee plus bring a roll of paper towels and a sack lunch.

Suzi Vitulli has always been attracted to vibrant hues, shiny objects, and even pretty bugs.  She has worked with many mediums, but has been captivated by the movement, texture and transparency of watercolors.   Her natural curiosity, passion for learning and the endless possibilities of watercolor continue to inspire her art. Suzi was the winner of the 2015 Allied Arts Eastern Washington Watercolor Society Award for her watercolor “Palm Fallen”. Visit her website at http://suzivitulli.com

314F17 Splash Watercolors with Suzi - Creative Landscape

$23

with Suzi Vitulli

Calendar Nov 20, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Interested in learning to paint with watercolors or already experienced with the medium and want to try something new? Take one or all of these classes to learn about splash watercolor painting and create a variety of projects. This class is relaxed and easy, so you can’t help but enjoy yourself. View projects on Community Education website. Pay instructor $20 supply fee plus bring a roll of paper towels.

Suzi Vitulli has always been attracted to vibrant hues, shiny objects, and even pretty bugs.  She has worked with many mediums, but has been captivated by the movement, texture and transparency of watercolors.   Her natural curiosity, passion for learning and the endless possibilities of watercolor continue to inspire her art. Suzi was the winner of the 2015 Allied Arts Eastern Washington Watercolor Society Award for her watercolor “Palm Fallen”. Visit her website at http://suzivitulli.com

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315F17 Holiday Ready Projects with Alcohol Inks

$19

with Chris Blevins

Calendar Nov 30, 2017 at 6:15 pm

Learn to make simple and festive decorations with alcohol inks. You will paint a silk scarf, ornament and a tile coaster. If you’d like to paint more than one each, or something different such as a pillar candle, 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. View what supplies you need to bring on the Community Eduatcation website. Pay instructor a $20 supply fee.

Full Course

316F17 Helm Earrings

$15

with Chris Sorensen

Calendar Dec 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

There are a wide variety of styles used in chain maille jewelry. Participants will learn simple designs while making Helm-style earrings. Students will also be shown how to vary the design by combining these with other weaves for a unique and elegant look. Kits for matching bracelets will be available for purchase but are not required for the class. See photos of this project on the Community Education website. Bring flat nose and chain nose pliers if you have them. Pay instructor $10 supply fee.

Chris Sorensen has taught a variety of classes to area organizations. She enjoys teaching jewelry making to adults in our community.

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317F17 Shabby Chic for Beginners: Chalk Paint

$17

with Paige Watson

Calendar Dec 2, 2017 at 2:30 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 to 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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