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EdAdvance Adult Education FALL 2022 Catalog



Arts & Crafts

Learn To Knit Cables ( Online )

$59

with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Oct 3, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

***NO CLASS 10/10,10/17,10/31***

Have you learned to knit and feel ready to go beyond stockinette and garter stitch? If you have taken any beginner knitting class, then you are ready to knit cables. Students must know how to cast on, knit and purl. Upon successful completion of the course series, the student will be able to combine knits and purls to create beautiful braids that can be used to enhance sweaters, socks and more. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to: gauge, reading patterns and charts, and knitting terms and tools. The instructor will email students with a supply list prior to the first class. Students should purchase the following book before class begins: Learn to Knit Afghan Book by Barbara Walker, Schoolhouse Press,ISBN# 9780942018134. This class is also available in person in Watertown. Please call 860.567.0863 Ext. 1145 to sign up for the Watertown class.

Learn To Knit Cables (In Person) Watertown HS

$59

with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Oct 3, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

***NO CLASS 10/10,10/17,10/31***

Have you learned to knit and want to go beyond stockinette and garter stitch? If you have taken any beginner knitting class, then you are ready to knit cables. Students must know how to cast on, knit, and purl. Upon successful completion of the course series, the student will be able to combine knits and purls to create beautiful braids that can be used to enhance sweaters, socks, and more. Topics to be covered include, reading patterns and charts, knitting terms, and tools. The instructor will email students with a supply list prior to the first class. Students should purchase the following book Learn to Knit Afghan book by Barbara Walker, Schoolhouse Press,ISBN# 9780942018134. This class is also available online. Please call 860.567.0863 Ext. 1145 to sign up for the online class.

Watercolor Leaves (Online)
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Watercolor Leaves (Online)

$79

with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

Enjoy the brilliant colors of freshly fallen foliage as we explore watercolor painting. Skills covered will include color mixing, wax resist, sponging & brush care. Students will paint fall foliage of leaves. Instructor will provide a list of materials needed prior to the first class.

Zen Doodle (Online)
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Zen Doodle (Online)

$20

with Laura Marks

Create beautiful abstract art through structured patterns and learn relaxation and creativity techniques from a certified teacher. Students should bring to the first class: one 3.5” X 3.5” square white or off-white piece of cardstock; watercolor paper or other sturdy paper (called your “tile”); one black fine-tipped pen; one pencil; tortillon or other shading device like a Q-tip or a small, clean makeup applicator; and an open mind. 

Paint Pouring Play (In Person) Torrington

$40

with Faye Tway-Grant

Calendar Oct 5, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn and practice the different ways you can produce art with new paint pouring techniques. Create abstract designs on canvas. Beginners welcome. A suggested supply list will be mailed to you one week prior to class.

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Introduction To Basketry (In Person) HVRHS

$59

with Nancy Kalos

Calendar Oct 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Begin exploring the world of basketry by weaving a flat-red muffin basket (11" L X 6 1/2" W X 4 1/2" H) with a colorful chain pattern around its circumference. Students build on basketry skills by exploring various weaving techniques and materials. Supplies can be purchased directly from the instructor for $15 at the first class. Tools are provided by the instructor while in class.

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Creative Card Making (In Person Litchfield )
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Creative Card Making (In Person Litchfield )

$40

with Faye Tway-Grant

Have fun learning to make your own creative cards using colorful paper, pictures, stamps, stickers, markers, and other art supplies. At each class you will make 3 cards. Bring pictures, papers, or copies of photos to use. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to make their own cards. Topics to be covered include color coordination and contrast; different paper types; and ripping paper versus cutting.

Amazing Alcohol Inks: Techniques & Play (Online)

$40

with Faye Tway-Grant

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 2 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn and practice the different ways you can produce art using alcohol inks. Create suncatchers, flowers, landscapes, and abstract designs on tile, glass, or canvas. No previous experience is required. A suggested supply list will be mailed to you at least one week prior to class.





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