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Adult Education Classes

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Fine Art & Craft

Spring/Summer 2018 Courses

 

Song and Sense: Writing with Winter Trees: February 28; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Rescheduled from January 17 due to weather) 

Handmade Paper Valentines: February 7; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Exploring Watercolor A: February 17; 1 to 4 p.m.

Lettering for Sketchbooks & Journals: March 1; 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Exploring Watercolor B: March 10; 1 to 4 p.m.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: A Three-Day Class: March 16, 17, 18; 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Painting Botanicals on Silk: A Two-Day Class: March 17, 18; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Reading the River: Wilma Dykeman & The French Broad: A Four-Week Class with Field Trips: April 4, 11, 18, 25; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Intermediate Watercolor Intensive: April 7; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Blue Ridge Literary Journeys: A Four -Week Class with Field Trips: May 2, 9, 16, 23; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (May 2 and 23); 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (May 9 and 16)

Exploring Watercolor C: May 5; 1 to 4 p.m.

Garden Photography Up Close: A Four-Day Class; 1 to 4 p.m.

Arranging Your Garden Flowers: May 19; 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Sumi-e: A Six-Week Class: May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26; 1 to 3 p.m.

Eco-Printing on Silk A: June 1; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eco-Printing on Silk B: June 2; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Speaking for Nature: Writers and Writing About Place: A Four-Week Class: June 2, 9, 16, 23; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Empty Hand, Empty Brush: Qi-Gong and Eastern Calligraphy:  June 10; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Paste Paper Open Studio: June 29; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fun & Functional Artist Books: June 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Photography Just for the Zen of It: A Two-Day Class; June 30 – July 1; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Saturday); 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Sunday)

Contemporary Calligraphy: July 11; 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Notan: Drawing with Scissors: A Two-Day Class: July 13 – 14; 9:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Creative Black & White Photography: A Three-Week Class; July 15, 22, 29; 1 to 4 p.m.

Basic Floral Design: A Four-Week Class; August 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Nature Notes: A Four-Day Class: August 9, 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.;  August 10 – 11, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; August 12, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

 

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