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Whether it's capturing the sunrise on canvas or creating a one-of-a-kind craft, you're an original who likes to express yourself in new ways. For art classes designed for active retirees, please see Silver College.
 
Capture the essence of beautiful gardens with the help of an expert photographer. Learn to create powerful images in public spaces or your own backyard using either your digital or film camera. Improve your images by strengthening composition, harnessing natural light, and incorporating patterns and textures. Bring your garden shots to class and gain a critique on how to improve your art.

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 6/2/2018, ending 6/2/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM; starting 6/2/2018, ending 6/2/2018. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Field Trip.

Instructor : Mark Vollmer 

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Craft your own scarves, hats and more. Learn basic crochet terms and techniques, like how to hold the hook, tie a slip knot or start a foundation chain. Work with stitch markers, a tapestry needle, medium hooks and various yarn weights. Explore single, half-double, double and triple crochet patterns. Practice turning chains, the Magic Ring and joining new yarn. Supplies required.  View Supply List Here

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions starting 6/4/2018, ending 6/25/2018. 
   Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 6/13/2018, ending 6/13/2018. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Dalia Dwedar 

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Experience the versatility of soft pastels – a vibrant, permanent medium that can be used for drawing or painting. Enjoy instructor demonstrations then practice techniques as you receive individual attention. Take home a painting from a still life or reference photo. Supplies required. Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/6/2018, ending 6/20/2018

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Patricia Woodard 

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Practice watercolor basics including color theory and both traditional and unconventional methods of applying paint on paper. Explore wet-into-wet, dry brushing, color changes, values, glazing, lost and found edges and negative painting techniques to create realistic summer flowers. Open to beginner and intermediate artists. Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/12/2018, ending 7/3/2018

Tuition: $119.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Eva Nichols 

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Discover how to capture a city’s essence in vivid street scenes. Learn the fundamentals and techniques like composition, lighting, subject matter and style. Explore the history, ethics and legality of this creative medium. Gain tips on successful marketing and promotion of your work as well as how to prepare for publication.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 6/12/2018, ending 6/12/2018. 
   Weekly - Thu, Sat 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 6/14/2018, ending 6/16/2018. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Field Trip.

Instructor : Eric Marks 

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Make your own beautiful floral plate using finely ground glass. Working with colored glass powders and a technique much like painting, decorate a 7x7 plate with stunning summertime flowers. $25 materials fee.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 6/13/2018, ending 6/13/2018

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $25.00

Location : Fused Finery Location : 
  Fused Finery.

Instructor : Judy Joustra 



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Find out how easy it is to take breathtaking nature photographs in your own backyard. Gain the skills to take vibrant pictures that will tell powerful stories. Explore different types of scenic landscape, how to take low light and nighttime photos and get useful critiques from others on how to improve your photography. 

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/14/2018, ending 7/5/2018

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Mark Vollmer 



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Design and craft colorful little birds that will have your garden guests smiling. Fuse your bird using multiple colors of glass bits, then fix it to a stainless steel stake to be displayed for all to enjoy. $25 materials fee.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 6/27/2018, ending 6/27/2018

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $25.00

Location : Fused Finery Location : 
  Fused Finery.

Instructor : Judy Joustra 



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Create lovely wreaths to decorate your home during the summer season. Layer an assortment of vines, flowers and twigs into beautiful creations. Discover the differences asymmetry and design while working with the natural shape of blooms and branches.$15 materials fee.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 6/28/2018, ending 6/28/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Michelle Czarka 



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Take a good photograph and make it stunning. Unleash the artist inside you through this software, an affordable alternative to Photoshop. Through understanding its digital computer palette, unlock the images held captive inside your camera and jazz them up to create eye-popping photos. Learn how to use this software's wide array of features including both Organizer and Editor. If you have photos scattered all over your computer in hundreds of folders, let Adobe Lightroom help you get organized. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 6/30/2018, ending 6/30/2018

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Tim Torell 



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Save money and learn to spin your own wool yarn through the use of a spindle. Discuss how this tool works and differs from using a wheel. Learn how to draft, set the spindle in motion and how to create a single, as well as how to ply your yarn. A variety of other materials will be reviewed in addition to wool. $5 materials fee. Save $5 when you register for both Loom Weaving and Yarn Spinning Basics.    

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/12/2018, ending 7/19/2018

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Sheree Ashapa 

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Create wearable art that will catch everyone’s attention. Tap into your creativity by learning to make gorgeous dichroic glass earrings, broaches and necklaces. Find out how to identify differing glasses, combine types of glass and how to fire your pieces. Also, learn to assemble your jewelry different ways in order to make versatile pieces.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 7/18/2018, ending 7/18/2018

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : The Glass Studio Location : 
  The Glass Studio.

Instructor : Debbie Howell 



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