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Watercolors For Beginners


with Linda Murray

This course is for the true beginner. Students will be introduced to the materials and techniques used to create watercolor paintings using the elements of the landscape. Each class will begin with a demo in painting an element from the landscape (sky, trees, rocks and water). After the fifth-class students will put the elements together making a landscape using the techniques learned. Classes will also include a friendly critique of the previous week’s exercises. Student are responsible for their materials and must purchase the “Watercolor for Beginner’s” workbook from the instructor for $25 at the first class. A list of materials and syllabus are available in the Adult Ed Office or via mail/email.

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Ripple Afghan


with Samantha Dimmick

Learn to crochet a traditional ripple afghan, the quintessential crochet blanket! In this class you will learn a common pattern for a ripple afghan and be able to start your own. Choose from baby, lap size or throw size. Supplies needed: 6 skeins (approx. 2,000-2,500 yards) for throw size, 4 skeins (approx. 1,400-1,800 yards) for a lap size and 3-4 skeins (approx. 1,000-1,400 yards) for baby size and bring the hook size recommended on the yarn label. 

Full Course

Wire Bound Sea Glass- Necklace & Earrings


with Art Night Out

Twist, wrap, and loop your way to a sophisticated design using elements drawn from the sea. Using sterling silver wire, pearls and sea glass, you’ll create a lovely necklace and earring set. No drilling required. Bring your own sea glass or choose from our collection. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a pendant and one pair of earrings in sterling silver. 

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Everyone Loves A Snowman


with Marge Otis

Calendar Nov 15, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

You don’t need previous crafting experience for this fun and easy snowman! You’ll shape your snowman from a barrel stave and paint it with acrylic paints. After adding a little snow and a few details, you have an awesome piece of home decor or maybe a Christmas gift for that special somebody! Please bring your acrylic brushes to class. A materials fee of $10 is due to the instructor at first class. 

Full Course

Holiday Gift Box with Coordinating Card


with Carol Mitchell-Cusick

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join me in creating this beautiful gift box for small items as well as a coordinating card for the holidays. Have fun making these using a paper punch and scoring tool. You will have a choice of sentiments to stamp on your projects. A printed tutorial is included in the supply fee so you can make more of these on your own at home. A materials fee of $10 is due to the instructor at the first class.

Mosaic Rings


with Art Night Out

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

These statement rings will distinguish you from the crowd. Use mosaic tools and our extensive tile collection to fill a ring bezel with your own mini painting. A large selection of colored grouts will be on offer. Workshop fee includes all materials needed to make two mosaic rings.

Stacked Art Glass Holiday Tree
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Stacked Art Glass Holiday Tree


with Cathy Ottum

Making this holiday tree is easy and fun. All the art glass in various shades of green will be pre-cut and abrasive edges will be removed. The tree top star will be pre-attached for you so that the adhesive has time to set. You will build your tree on a glass base starting with the trunk and finishing with the tree top star. Each piece (all 44) will be held together with a glass adhesive. You will be able to secure your tree for transport home as the adhesive will take 24 hours to cure. The finished height of the tree is approximately 7.5 inches. A $15.00 materials fee is payable to instructor at class. Deadline to register is 11/14/19.

Crochet UFO's


with Samantha Dimmick

Calendar Nov 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Join us and bring along your Un-Finished-Objects...Do you need help starting a new project? Are you confused by the directions or pattern? Even if you have an old project or pattern lying around you'd love to finish but don't know where to start...this is the class for you! This class is not for beginners. You must have knowledge of basic crochet stitches. Must bring your own project and materials.

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