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Acrylic Paint Pouring: Beginners

$35

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
With this exciting process, students never know what beautiful patterns will be created until the paint is poured. We’ll cover what types of paint and additives work best to create beautiful abstract art. This class is appropriate for any artistic skill level, from beginner to pro, that wants to learn this technique. You will be transporting your wet paintings home in a container provided by the instructor, but you may want to have some plastic and a clean trunk or floor to rest the container on for the trip home. $30 materials fee payable to the instructor the day of class.

Acrylic Paint Pouring: Beginners

$35

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Mar 30, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
With this exciting process, students never know what beautiful patterns will be created until the paint is poured. We’ll cover what types of paint and additives work best to create beautiful abstract art. This class is appropriate for any artistic skill level, from beginner to pro, that wants to learn this technique. You will be transporting your wet paintings home in a container provided by the instructor, but you may want to have some plastic and a clean trunk or floor to rest the container on for the trip home. $30 materials fee payable to the instructor the day of class.

Comedy Writing Class

$72

with Ian Stuart

Calendar Jan 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Does everybody tell you that you are funny? In this course, students will focus on the techniques and science of comedic writing. Taught by a professional comedian, you will learn how to write one-liner jokes, how to write comedic stories and how to write monologues. This course is for people interested in Stand Up Comedy, Late-Night writing and anyone interested in including comedy in their writing.

Guitar: Basic

$70

with Mike Duffy

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 10 weeks
Designed for students with no prior guitar experience, this course covers the basic fundamentals of learning the instrument. Course topics include common chords, tuning, and how to keep a steady strum pattern. Requirements: A guitar and electronic tuner.

Guitar: Continuing

$70

with Mike Duffy

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 12:15 pm, runs for 10 weeks
Building off of Guitar: Basic, this course helps students to progress along their guitar-playing path. Students will review and practice what they have previously learned, using that information to learn additional chords and songs. Prerequisite: Completion of Guitar: Basic or instructor permission. Requirements: A guitar and electronic tuner.

Intuitive Writing

$85

with Chrystal Wing

Calendar Jan 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 9 weeks
Rather than focus on writing as an end product, this course is about the enjoyment of writing as a process. Students will be encouraged to trust their own unique intuitive approach, writing from a weekly prompt and receiving supportive feedback. All genres - fiction, autobiography, poetry, plays, as well as unnamed forms - are welcome. Open to writers of any level of experience.

Invitation To Soulcollage

$32

with Lillian Harris

Calendar Mar 2, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
This workshop is an opportunity to dive into SoulCollage, a simple technique for unleashing creativity, accessing inner knowing and connecting with others in a dynamic group environment Using found images, scissors and a glue stick, each participant will begin creating a deck of their own 5x8” SoulCollage cards. The SoulCollage process is fun and relaxing. Beginner and experienced collagers welcome. All materials will be provided. Please bring $10 to be paid to instructor for materials.

Knife And Tool Sharpening

$30

with Zachary Rouda

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn how to sharpen knives, axes, pruners, scissors, and other blade tools. Bring your own dull tools that need to be touched up, or come to practice sharpening some of our tools. We'll cover the basic theory behind sharpening edge tools, and practice using a variety of sharpening stones. Sharpening stones available for purchase: $30




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