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Winter/Spring 2018 Offerings: Arts and Crafts

DRAWING AND PAINTING

Basic Watercolor
Join us to discover different ways of using transparent watercolor paint, from free experimentation to a more controlled approach. You will learn about color theory, sketching and composition while observing flowers, still life and landscape. Everyone is welcome; no experience is necessary. Please bring whatever materials you may already have or purchase the following supplies: a pan set of transparent watercolor paints, a pointed-round watercolor brush (approximately size 6), a 9" x 12" pad of 140# watercolor paper, pencil, masking tape, two water containers, and two pieces of cardboard (slightly larger than size of paper).
60063
$65
4 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Thurs., 5/3 - 5/24, 1 - 4 p.m.
Carol Bollinger Green, Instructor


Color Mixing
This two-session class will explore the basics of color, color mixing, underpainting and small study applications of these principles. Students should have some painting experience. Please see the materials list for this class.
60973
$39
2 Sessions, DCC B06 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Wed., 5/9 and 5/16, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Colleen Connolly, Instructor


Beginning Drawing - Continued
Beginning Drawing will be a continuation of basic skills learned in the Fall semester class. We will focus on more observational drawing, and on composing finished drawings based on these learned skills. Basic drawing skills are necessary. Please see the materials list for this class.
60974
$130
8 Sessions, DCC B06 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Tues., 5/8 - 6/26, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Colleen Connolly, Instructor


Beginning Abstract Painting in Acrylics
This course will explore the evolution of how abstract painting began. We will explore Picasso's evolution, abstract techniques, color, and a variety of other fun and exciting techniques. Students should have some experience painting with acrylics. Please see the materials list for this class.
60972
$130
8 Sessions, DCC B06 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Thurs., 5/10 - 6/28, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Colleen Connolly, Instructor


CROCHET/KNITTING AND SEWING

Sewing 101
In this class, you will learn the basics of sewing, including the differences between threads and fabrics, and more. The instructor will also teach you anything you want to know about your sewing machine. Even if you have sewn before, you will still learn something from this class. You will also make a super-simple tote bag in the class. You must bring your own machine. Please see the materials list for this class.
60809
$55
4 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Mon., 2/26 - 3/19, 6 - 8 p.m.
Fatima Bey, Instructor


Learn to Do Your Own Alterations
Are you tired of things not fitting you? Alterations can be so costly. Why not do it yourself? In this class you will learn different methods of altering clothing or household items. This class is for all levels and you will be working at your own pace. No sewing knowledge is required. You must bring your own machine. Please see the materials list for this class.
60513
$65
5 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Mon., 4/9 - 5/7, 6 - 8 p.m.
Fatima Bey, Instructor


Crochet for Beginners
In this class, you will learn the basic crochet stitches, including single, double and half double, by creating a sampler scarf using various popular pattern designs. You will also learn the popcorn stitch, cluster stitch and others while learning to follow the directions of a pattern. Crochet uses one hook so is easier to do for some of us (even if you are left handed!) After completing this class you will be able to make blankets, hats, purses, etc. Hook and yarn will be provided at the first class. Class fee includes a $7 materials fee.
60783
$70
6 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Thurs., 2/15 - 3/22, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Aleta Schweigert, Instructor


Knitting for Beginners - Level Two
Make a lace pattern and cable stitch hat using a circular needle and double pointed needles. Join us if you already know the basics of casting on and the knit and purl stitches. This class will build on your skills while teaching you to follow directions/patterns. You will need to bring to class one skein of 3.5 or 4 ounce knitting-worsted, four-ply (medium weight) yarn. Choose any color yarn you like. As a tip, do not choose black or another dark color because they are very difficult to work on at night. Course fee includes a $9 materials fee for the needles, which will be supplied at the first class.
60785
$75
6 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Thurs., 4/5 - 5/10, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Aleta Schweigert, Instructor


CARDS/STAMPING

Cards, Cards, Cards
Each week you will be using a different item to embellish your cards, and the leftovers will go home with you. Please bring sharp scissors and double-sided adhesive to each class.

All classes held in DCC 138 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information).

Card Making Basics - Learn how to cut and score your own cards and the secrets of layering so that you get a perfect card each time. Course fee includes $35 materials fee.
60800
$43
Mon., 3/5, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Fancy Fold Cards - Tired of the casual card folded in half? This class is for you! Course fee includes a $10 materials fee.
60982
$18
Mon., 3/12, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Spring Banner - Welcome spring with a hand-created banner that will look so good that others will ask where you bought it! Course fee includes a $10 materials fee.
60983
$18
Mon., 3/19, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Soft Sayings Card Kit - Create a stack of all-occasion cards - 20 cards in three different sizes, including two each of 10 different designs. Don't worry if you haven't completed them in class – you will go home with everything you need to finish them, including the stamps and ink. Course fee includes a $35 materials fee.
60985
$43
Mon., 4/16, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Birthday Cards Galore - Create your own birthday cards to impress those you care about. Course fee includes a $10 materials fee.
60984
$18
Mon., 4/23, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Color Me Pretty - Learn different techniques using Blendies - alcohol-based markers - to add color to your world. At the end of class you will be taking them home with you, so you can continue to play at home. Course fee includes a $35 materials fee.
60986
$43
Mon., 4/30, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Registration deadline for these courses is two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

Contact Sharyn Bouck for more information.


INTERIOR DESIGN

Introduction to Interior Design
Are you a creative person with an eye for design? If so, this course will show you how to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms.

Interior design takes training as well as talent, and this online course will give you the know-how to design a room from floor to ceiling. You'll delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and other basics. In addition, you'll explore a range of careers in interior design and get insider tips for entering this exciting field. Because interior design is constantly evolving, you'll also learn about some of the latest trends affecting the industry. You'll investigate "green" sustainable design, and you'll find out how to modify your designs for people with special needs. As you master design skills step-by-step, you'll complete your first project: a fully developed room design complete with spatial layout, lighting and finish selections. Your new knowledge and hands-on practice will give you the confidence you need to start creating beautiful residential interiors for yourself and others. This course is taught online through Ed2go. You will receive your username and password via email within one week of registration. More detailed information on this course can be found at www.ed2go.com/hvcc.
60975
$115
Online Course Dates: 3/14 - 5/4


BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOPS

All basket weaving workshops are taught by Joyce Flower. Students should bring a measuring tape, a pencil, spring-type clothespins and scissors to class. Please see the materials list for this class.

Kracker Keeper
Starting on a wooden racetrack oval base, we will insert dyed reed stakes and weave the sides with flat oval reed in a twill pattern. This basket measures 10" long by 4" wide and is 3 1/2" tall. Course fee includes a $22 materials fee.
60966
$49
1 Session, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Sat., 2/24, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. with a 1/2 hour break for lunch


Two Handled Tote
Learn to weave this large, useful tote basket with two wooden mountain swing handles. The basket measures 18" long by 5" wide and is 15" tall. Woven with varying sizes of natural and dyed reed for a textured look. Course fee includes a $37 materials fee.
60967
$75
2 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Wed., 3/7 and 3/14, 6 - 9 p.m.


Black Jack
Learn to do shaping while weaving this oval basket starting on a wooden racetrack oval base. Woven with varying sizes of natural reed and dyed black reed and accented with black leather handles for the finished look. Basket measures 11" long by 8" wide and 8" tall. Course fee includes a $31 materials fee.
60968
$69
2 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Wed., 4/4 and 4/11, 6 - 9 p.m.


You Put a Hex On Me Basket
Starting on a wooden hexagon base, we will insert natural and dyed reed for spokes and weave the basket in the same colors for a color block effect. You will learn to pay careful attention to shaping to keep your basket in a hexagon shape and we will finish the basket off with a braided lashing. This basket would be a great size for a wastebasket. Measures 11" tall by 10" wide. Course fee includes a $28 materials fee.
60969
$67
2 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Wed., 4/18 and 4/25, 6 - 9 p.m.


Rylie's Tea Tray
Learn to weave this great serving tray, woven on a large wooden base with dyed and natural reed of varying sizes for a very striking look. Finished off with handmade pottery handles, it will be a welcome addition to your home. Basket measures 17" long by 13" wide and 5" tall. Course fee includes a $39 materials fee.
60970
$79
2 Sessions, DCC B05 (Viking Day Care Center (DCC): Parking Information)
Wed., 5/9 and 5/16, 6 - 9 p.m.