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with Annia Warner
Conversational Spanish is designed to help students expand their knowledge of the language building on basic vocabulary and skills acquired in Spanish I through speaking, listening and reading comprehension. Students will be encouraged to communicate about their daily lives in Spanish. The book is additional.
Country Line Dance
with Sue McKay
Country Line Dance
with Sue McKay
with David Bergquist
Do you have an imaginative story in your mind but are unable to put it into writing? This course will introduce you to elementsof creative writing that include the art of narrative, the importance of descriptive language, the impact of theme and characterdevelopment, the power of plot, the magic of suspense, and the value of setting. This course is taught by a published author of books,memoirs, articles, and stories; the instructor will teach and then use the writing workshop approach to help you get on your way tobecoming an author.
with Cathy Speronis
We’ll be making some extraordinary and delectable desserts including: Chocolate Caramel Layer Cake, Bread Pudding with Bourbon Brown Sugar Sauce, Dakota Peach Kuchen & Crepes Suzette.
Design Like a Pro: Kitchens and Baths
with Kira Eisenzopf
Are you planning a kitchen and/or bathroom renovation? Do they need some improvements but you don’t know where to start? This is the class for you! In this class, interior designer Kira Eisenzopf will guide you through the process of designing and renovating your kitchen and bathroom. You’ll leave with all the tools you need, from planning and budgeting to cabinetry and finishes, to get the kitchen and bathroom of your dreams!
Digital Camera: Point and Click
with Noel Topping
Please note the date for this class has been changed to Monday, February 6th.
Learn how to take quality pictures with a "point and click" digital camera.
Drawing for the Beginner
with Carolyn Wallace-Zani
Are you struggling to make your drawings look more realistic and three-dimensional? This class is ideal for the beginner who wants to learn the basics of drawing and good composition. Students will be encouraged to work in the dry medium of their choice and/or one they are most familiar with such as: graphite and/or colored pencil, charcoal, Conte crayon, or pastel. Step-by-step instruction will teach students how to transform flat, two-dimensional, basic shapes into three-dimensional forms. Students will learn how to make, use, and apply a value scale to their drawings to achieve dimensionality. Students will also learn about: design, values, textures, edges, a grid, and composition.
DRAWING FOR THE BEGINNER SUPPLY LIST:
*Graphite Pencils: 2H, HB, B, 2B, 4B
*Erasers: Kneaded, White Plastic Eraser (regular and/or “click-pen” style) Erasing Shield *Rulers: (1) 12” Clear Plastic (will need for first class)
(1) C-Thru Plastic Ruler (has a grid and numbers on it, available at fabric stores, optional)
Sheet of Tracing Paper *Scissors *Single Hole Paper Punch White Mat Boards: 8” x 10” outer dimension with 5” x 7” inner dimension 11” x 14” outer dimension with 8” x 10” inner dimension
*Paper: 11” x 14” acid free drawing white paper (smooth finish) Support (a panel or board to lean on while drawing)
*Clips (to secure your paper to the board you’re leaning on)
*Blending Tools: Tortillion, Stump
*Clear Plastic Page Protectors (Letter Size: 8.5” x 11”)
*Permanent Black Sharpe Marker (Ultra Fine Point)
Sewing Gauge (for measuring), Optional (will be discussed in class) Photographs (your pictures/images from home to be used in your class exercises), Specifics will be discussed the first week of class.
Still Life Props (bring from home to incorporate into students’ work, will be discussed in class).
Krylon Workable Spray Fixative (spray at home to prevent smudging)
Pre-Class Homework: begin collecting pictures (magazines and photos) of still lifes and landscapes printed only in black and white (and gray tones) for our tone value discussions in class. Items with an asterisk* will be used the first week. I will look forward to seeing you in class on February 2nd!