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301S20 Learn to Knit
with Tamie Jamison
Crafting 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 create throws, sweaters, mittens, and hats. The instructor will bring supplies the first night to get you started and send you home with a supply list for the following week.
Tamie Jamison is an avid crafter and enjoys a variety of mediums including knitting and crocheting.
309S20 Chinese Calligraphy
with Eva Hsia-Elwell
This hands-on class will introduce you to the basic stylized artistic writing of Chinese characters and using it as a form of art. Participants will learn form and brush movement techniques in the first hour, and the second hour create a DIY take-home project from a word bank sample. View class project on Community Education website. Pay instructor $2 supply fee.
Eva Hsia-Elwell is a graduate of Taiwan College. She teaches Oriental Torn Cotton Paper Art and Chinese cooking classes. Eva loves to share her passion for art and cooking with her classes by inviting them to have a hands-on experience.
304S20 Spa Gift Box
with Lisa Douglas
Surprise mom or someone special with a relaxing spa gift box. Participants in this class will make a variety of bath soaps, lip balms, lotions, scrubs, and fizzies, using all natural ingredients, fragrances and essential oils. A decorative gift box will be available to place all your handmade goods in for that perfect gift. Pay instructor supply fee ranging from $1.50 to $4.50 depending on your product choices. Ages 12+
Lisa Douglas is the owner and operator of Puddle Ducks Herb Farm, LLC located in West Pasco. She has been growing and selling herbs for over 20 years. She uses them to create all natural bath products, as well as incorporating them into cooking and craft projects. She is also an advocate for using and sharing essential oils for a healthier lifestyle.
305S20 Painting Pansies
with Angie Matte
Relax and express your creativity by painting a keepsake porcelain plate with multi-colored pansy flowers. The instructor will demonstrate and aid participants with tracing, brush strokes and color application. Completed plates will be kiln fired and made available for pick-up at the Community Education office. View class project on Community Education website. Pay instructor $10 supply fee.
Angie Matte began her china painting in Costa Mesa, CA. in 1985. In a short amount of time she started winning awards and selling her work. She taught china painting at Mr. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA as well as computer classes. In 2012 she relocated to West Richland, WA. And is again teaching classes. Angie’s other job is working for the Kennewick School District in the district business office.