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All Cracked Up: Mosaics

$48

with Brigit McCallum

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Unleash your creativity and learn the basics of mosaic art and grow your skills to the next level in this six-week class! You’ll begin with basic cutting skills for stained glass, tile, and crockery, and create a mosaic birdbath on a terra cotta plant saucer. With those skills, you’ll start a second project involving glass-on-glass using clear colored glass and achieving a stained-glass effect. Get a jump-start or move to a whole new level in this creative and eco-friendly process that involves beauty and recycling all in one! Tools will be provided, but you may want to get your own after the first class. Project materials will be provided, and you are invited to bring your own to add to the mix. Build confidence in the design and creation of one of a kind mosaic pieces for your home or to give as gifts! Materials fee: $20 payable to instructor first day of class. 6 weeks

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Chinese Calligraphy

$20

with Ya Liu Jing Li

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Dating back to 200 BC, Chinese calligraphy has been existing for more than thousands of years. Using calligraphy brush and rice paper, this artistic expression of Chinese characters has been generally held in high esteem in other Asian countries, too. In this class, exchange teachers from China, Ya Liu (BCES & BEMS) and Jing Li (BEHS) will translate your names into Chinese and show you how to write your name in Chinese, in the calligraphy style. Your name in Chinese in an ancient art form, that’s definitely something you want to put a frame on.

Registration Closes: 3/26 No exceptions

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Fun with Acrylic Painting

$64

with Susan Cannafarina

Calendar Mar 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Join us for a fun class that begins with practicing basic drawing skills and understanding of how to mix colors. Then, move on to using different painting techniques by studying the Masters’ works. Each class will help you understand how to balance shadows and highlights to bring out details in your drawings and paintings. The paintings you do will explore different artist’s styles and the results will be memorable keepsakes to save or give as gifts. Supply list available from adult ed office. 8 weeks

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No class: 4/17 & 4/24

Supply list: (Available at any art store or Michael's or Walmart••• for example)

1) 2 pencils for basic drawing (one hard eg. #2 and one soft eg. charcoal) & MULTI-PURPOSE mixed media paper (which can be used for drawing or painting with acrylics)

2) 1 set of basic brushes with different sizes (from very small & fine to 1-2" flat ends & slanted ends,... you don't need more than 5 or 6 of varying sizes and shapes)

3) 1 set of acrylic paints (make sure they have at least the primary colors: red, yellow, green, blue, black, brown and white)

4) 7 canvases (they can be gesso covered panels=hard board or gesso, covered stretched over a frame) 1 canvas size 8xl0, 4 canvases size 11x14, and 2 canvases size 12x16 or 16x20 (FYI: panels are less expensive)

5) A ‘palet knife’ (not a real knife…more like a bent butter knife)

6) A cup for water

7) Paper plates or a roll of wax paper or something else to put your paint on

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Strips and Strings Scrap Quilt

$24

with Jaki Soper

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Choose a theme or use up your strips of scraps to make this quilt. We will be sewing strips of various sizes on a muslin background to create this fabulous looking quilt. Make the quilt the size you desire from baby to king size. Learn rotary cutting techniques, sewing with a scant quarter inch, truing up squares, and basic construction of a quilt. Come to join the fun. 2 Weeks Supply list available at Adult Education office.

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Supply list:

• Leisure Arts Book “Warmth & Wisdom”, Legacy of Scrap Quilts, by Sandra Case

• Fabric for the Strips and Strings Quilt: 4 yards of muslin for foundation fabric (or enough scraps of muslin to make 48 - 10 “ square blocks ) 48 blocks will make a quilt approximately 62” x 80”. More fabric is necessary for a larger quilt.

• 20 fat quarters of various leftover strips of fabrics, in varying widths( 1 ½ “, 2”, and/or 2 ½” )

• Sewing Machine in good working order

• Your sewing kit ( scissors, riper, threads, pins, bobbins, extra machine needles, etc)

• Rotary cutter (and cutting mat if you have one)

• 6” x 12” rectangle ruler

• 9 ½ “ x 9 ½ “ square ruler, necessary for ease of squaring up blocks

• personal small iron and ironing pad (board) optional

• invisagrip plastic is very helpful for bottom of rulers

• 50 wt thread to match your fabric ( I use gray colored thread when piecing) Preparation

• Wash, dry, STARCH, and iron all cotton fabric before class. (Starching the fabric helps tremendously when sewing the fabric together)

Whirligig Quilt

$24

with Jaki Soper

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This Whirligig quilt is a “Quilt in a Day” design by Patricia Knoechel, and can be made in a variety of sizes. This quilt will look great with scrap fabrics, holiday fabric, Bali’s, monochromatic, food fabrics, florals, children’s fabrics, or fabric of your choice. A perfect class for beginners tackling their first quilt, and simple joy for the more experienced. 2 Weeks Supply list available at Adult Education office.

The portal administrator adds a flat fee of $1.99 per transaction. If you wish to avoid paying this fee, please pay by check or cash through the adult education office. Thank you.

Supply list: The "Whirligig Quilt",   Quilt in a Day by Patricia Knoechel, will be taught by Jacqueline Soper. This pattern is a 40” X 60” quilt uses a collection of  40 - 2  1/2" strips of various colors, and 2  3/4 yards of a background fabric. Fat quarters work also. If you wish to make it bigger you will need more fabric.  You can check out the pattern at http://www.quiltinaday.com/shoponline/patterns_display.asp?i=26404.  

I can imagine this quilt made up with scrap fabric, Christmas fabric, Bali’s, monochromatic, food fabrics, florals, children’s fabrics, and so many others. This quilt is lots of fun to make in all sizes.  

*2   3/4 yards of background fabric, cut 24- 2  1/2" strips, save the rest for border  

* 6" X 12" ruler (or the shape cut ruler if cutting strips)  

* 7  1/2" or 9  1/2" Square Ruler  

*rotary cutter and cutting board if you have one

* Travel Iron and iron mat if you have one. ( optional)  

*sewing machine in good working order with sewing kit (scissors, ripper, pins, machine sewing needles, thread, etc)  

* Binding, batting, and backing are listed in the pattern, which you don’t need for class.

** Digital camera if you have one. 

Preparation

*Wash, dry, STARCH, and iron, all cotton fabric before class. (Starching the fabric helps tremendously when sewing the pieces together.)





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