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Photography for Beginners

$59

with Brian Peterson

Calendar Apr 25, 2024 at 6 pm

This course will teach you how to take great photographs with an adjustable 35mm or digital camera (Note; "point and shoot" cameras are not covered). Topics like composition, shutter speeds, F-stops, depth of field, lenses etc. will be discussed. Bring camera and instuction booklet.

Will run

Peg Loom Weaving
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Peg Loom Weaving

$125

with Margaret B. Russell

Learn to weave with peg looms, simple in design but with limitless possibilities to make colorful and textured pieces using all kinds of yarns, fabric strips, fleece, or recycled materials. Bring your own special fibers if you want.

Landscapes in Watercolor

$100

with Audrey Parker

Calendar May 1, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Learn the basics of watercolors and how to bring landscapes to life, studying composition, value, and color to capture the beauty of the world around us. Bring your own photos to paint from if you want.
Full Course

Best Summer Hats, Hairstyles & Glasses for Your Face Shape

$35

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar May 2, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn what looks good for your face shape! Take the guesswork out of making these decisions by learning about your face shape. You'll receive hairstyle dos and don’ts, plus be able to try on a variety of eyeglasses and sunglasses and summer hats to see which ones flatter your features.

Intro to 3D Printing

$100

with Tomas Amadeo, Jon Betz

Calendar May 4, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
Learn the basics of 3D printing, an exciting new tool used to make an almost unlimited variety of objects.

Will run

Intro to Sewing
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Intro to Sewing

$110

with Stacy Owen, Michelle Kruegar, Dan Toomre, Katie Rose Champlin

Calendar May 4, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
Learn the basics of cutting fabric, using a sewing machine, and the stitches available on most machines.
Garment Sewing
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Garment Sewing

$120

with Michelle Kruegar

Calendar May 4, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn seams, finishes, and techniques used for sewing woven (non-stretch) clothes. Basic sewing machine experience required

Sewing Project: Lounge Shorts

$150

with Michelle Kruegar

Calendar May 7, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Make Lounge Shorts using 1 to 1.5 yards of fabric and a sewing machine. Basic sewing machine experience required.




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