Personal Enrichment

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Classes for Fun Schedule

Course Descriptions:

Barn Quilt Painting
Students create their own heirloom barn quilt suitable for outdoor use.  Participants are asked to wear clothing suitable for a painting project and to bring a snack or light lunch.  All supplies provided.  Registration deadline is 10/8.

Basket Making
Students complete a Double Waves basket trimmed in color of choice.  Finished basket holds two rolls of tissue paper, kitchen utensils, etc.  All basket supplies provided.  Students are asked to bring a dozen wooden clothes pins, an old towel and light snack.  Registration deadline is 9/27.

Calligraphy 101
Participants learn to write lower case letters of the alphabet using the Chancery Cursive style and use their skill to personalize a multipurpose box that measures 9" x 7" x 2.5".  All supplies provided.  Registration deadline is 9/10.

Calligraphy 102 **
Students learn to write upper case letters of the alphabet using the Chancery Cursive style and use their skill on writing paper to create personalized stationery.  All supplies provided.  Registration deadline is 9/24. **Prerequisite Calligraphy 101 or equivalent

Photography Beginning
Students get an introduction to camera care and operation, exposure fundamentals, lighting and composition.  A film or digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera is required.  SLR cameras have removable lenses and manual settings.  Students should bring their camera and USB drive to each class.

Photography Intermediate **
Students expand their knowledge and practice using their SLR camera to produce keepsake photographs.  Students should bring their camera and USB drive to each class.  **Prerequisite Photography Beginning or equivalent 

Quilting Beginning
This class is designed for individuals without quilting experience.  Students make a sampler wall hanging while learning the basics such as tools/techniques, color/fabrics, cutting, piecing, pinning, setting, assembly and more.  Supply list available upon registration.

Sewing Beginning
This class is designed for individuals without sewing experience.  Students complete three small projects to experience different types of sewing:  garment construction, quilting and home decor.  Supply list available upon registration.

Stained Glass Beginning
The content of this class includes proper glass cutting techniques, soldering and antiquing in projects.  Material for first project provided; additional tools and materials to be supplied by students.  All levels of experience accepted as space allows.  

Stained Glass Advance**
This class is designed for individuals with experience in stained glass.  Participants complete projects of their choice with the instructor's guidance.  **Prerequisite Stain Glass Beginning or equivalent

Stain Glass Fusing and Slumping
Students learn glass fusing and slumping techniques, tile making, jewelry making, pattern bar making and more.  Knowledge of glass cutting required.

Tai Chi, Part 1
This class introduces the basic movements of Sun Tai Chi.  The class is open to adults of all skill and physical fitness levels.  Students should wear loose comfortable clothing and flexible shoes.  

Tai Chi Part 2**
This class continues with the basic movements of Sun Tai Chi.  Completion of Tai Chi Part 1 or equivalent experience is required to enroll.  Students should wear loose comfortable clothing and flexible shoes. 

Tai Chi Lab
This lab provides the opportunity for experienced students to practice and refine their moves under the direction of a skillful instructor.  Students should wear loose comfortable clothing and flexible shoes.

Watercolor Painting

During this class, students practice composition, perspective, mat cutting and attaching artwork to a mat.  Materials for the first session are provided to new students. 

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 (704) 978-5486
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