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Creative Arts

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Instructor: Stephanie Lupu

Tuesday 5:00 p.m – 6:15 p.m.
Date(s): January 26, February 2, 9,16, 23 March 2 (6 Sessions)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

Regular Registration: FREE

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This course will teach basic drawing techniques and the application of color, focusing on learning the color wheel and creating art that pops!

* Supplies: 9X12 sketchbook, HB pencil, soft eraser, box of 24 crayons

Supplies available for purchase and pick up starting on Tuesday, January 19th in ARTica Studios

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Anime and Manga Drawing

Instructor: Stephanie Lupu

Monday 5:00 p.m – 6:15 p.m.
Date(s): January 25, February 1, 8,15, 22 March 1 (6 Sessions)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

Regular Registration: FREE

In this course we learn how to draw character faces and eyes, figurines_2020.jpgexpressions, bodies, and basic proportions along with hands and feet.  Drawings will flow into a story.

* Supplies: 9X12 sketchbook, HB pencil, soft eraser, box of 24 crayons

Supplies available for purchase and pick up starting on Tuesday, January 19th in ARTica Studios

 

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Basic Acrylic Painting – The Bob Ross Experience

Instructor: Stephanie Lupu

Friday 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Date(s): February 12 (1 Session)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

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Learn basic painting techniques, composition, and color mixing while painting a vibrant landscape. The class pays tribute to PBS painting instructor Bob Ross. No painting experience necessary!  

*Supplies: 11X14 canvas, 5 paints, 3 brushes, palette.

Supplies available for purchase and pick up starting on Tuesday, January 19th in ARTica Studios

 

Ceramic Boxes and Jars

Instructor: Katherine Jernigan

Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Date(s): February 23 (1 Session)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

Regular Registration: FREE

Learn how to design and create a custom ceramic box or jar. Learn the foundations of working with clay using various techniques.

*Requires purchasing supply packs which include clay and tools on loan- Supply pick up begins Tuesday January 19.

 

Face Cups

Instructor: Joshua M.G. McCormick

Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Date(s): January 26, (1 Session)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

Regular Registration: FREE

In this fun, one lesson class you will learn how to make a simple cup, and then add facial features to give the cup a sculptural character. Traditionally, this kind of vessel was called a “Toby Cup,” meant to honor, remember or even criticize someone. Come with a face in mind or let the face on the cup develop in real-time! 

*Requires purchasing supply packs which include clay and tools on loan- Supply pick up begins Tuesday January 19.

 

Hand building Extravaganza

Instructor: Katherine Jernigan

Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Date(s): January 27, February 3,10,17 (4 Sessions)
Location: Zoom Conferencing 

Regular Registration: FREE

This course is for all those who are curious about working with clay. You will create your own designs for tableware, jewelry or home décor. You will learn a variety of techniques, tricks, and methods creating clay objects, all from the comfort of where you live. 

*Requires purchasing supply packs which include clay and tools on loan- Supply pick up begins Tuesday January 19.

 

Intermediate Pinch Pots

Instructor: Joshua M.G. McCormick

Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Date(s): January 28 (1 Session)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

Regular Registration: FREE

So you’ve made a pinch pot. Now it’s time to review the basics while learning more advanced skills.  You will learn how to make a perfect coil, different decorative techniques while addressing your pot’s functional use. This class will focus on making medium to large pots. 

*Requires purchasing supply packs which include clay and tools on loan- Supply pick up begins Tuesday January 19.

 

Intermediate Sculpture

Instructor: Joshua M.G. McCormick

Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. –  6:15 p.m.
Date(s): January 27, February 3, 10,17, (4 Sessions)
Location: Zoom Conferencing 

Regular Registration: FREE

This is the class to learn a multiple varieties of sculptural techniques, then use the technique that serves you best. The class will have an emphasis on using surface techniques to add texture and life to your pieces.  You will also have the opportunity to glaze your own work using engobes, a colored glaze that can be applied on your leather hard clay before firing.

*Requires purchasing supply packs which include clay and tools on loan- Supply pick up begins Tuesday January 19.

 

Ceramic Miniatures

Instructor: Joshua M.G. McCormick

Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Date(s): February 4, 11, 18, 25 (4 Sessions)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

Regular Registration: FREE

Students will learn how to make simple figurine forms, then decorate with attachments and surface techniques.

*Requires purchasing supply packs which include clay and tools on loan- Supply pick up begins Tuesday January 19.  

 

Basic Sewing Crafts - Make a Drawstring Bag

Instructor: Adam Lazar

Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Date(s): February 27 (1 sessions)
Location: Zoom Conferencing

Regular Registration: FREE

Learn how to sew a drawstring bag using a sewing machine. Your finished project is perfect to
tote a variety of supplies in, makes a great gift, and can even stand in for gift wrap! This class is
designed for beginners, but all skill levels are welcome.

*Requires purchasing supply kit- sewing supplies for the bag and tools on loan.
Note- Sewing Machines are available with a valid Northwestern ID.

 

Knitting Basics

Instructor: Jenny Glerum


Saturdays, 1:00 p.m.-2:15p.m.
Dates: January 30, February 6 (2 Sessions)
Location: Zoom Conferencing


Regular Registration: FREE

In this course, you will learn the knitting basics: how to cast on (begin a project) and bind off (finish a project), perform the basic knit and purl stitches, read a pattern, increase and decrease to shape a project, change colors, and more design elements. Students will be encouraged to make a pot holder.

Requires purchasing supply kit (pair of 9 or 10 needles, 1 skein of yarn)

 

The Basics of Video Editing

Instructor: Steven Fischer

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Date(s): January 28 (1 Session)Location: Zoom Conferencing


Regular Registration: FREE

This class is ideal for beginner level video editing. Participants will be introduced to Premiere Pro Creative Cloud. We'll discover the basics of how to navigate Premiere Pro, and how to ingest and edit video and audio. 

*Participants can participate in a free trial of Premier Pro here for this one time course

 

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