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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education FALL 2021 Classes



Arts & Crafts

Wire Wrap Jewelry Making (in person) Litchfield

$40

with Suzanne Tocci

Calendar Oct 18, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Create unique handmade jewelry through demonstration and hands-on activities. Participants will be able to create earrings with handmade ear wires, a coil bracelet, and wrap a stone for use as a pendant. Tools needed for class are a small wire cutter, flat nose and round nose pliers, and chain nose pliers. There is a $20 cash fee for materials due at the first class. 

Spooktacular Pen, Ink & Watercolors (Online)

$40

with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

Calendar Oct 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn methods of creating pen and ink drawings of spook-tacular subjects that will be painted with watercolors.  We'll create ghosts, spiders, pumpkins etc.! Materials needed:  assortment of fine tipped pens (such as .01 micron pigma), hot press watercolor paper/multimedia paper (9x12/11x14” good sizes), pencils, eraser; watercolors, brushes, paper towels.

Origami Butterflies (in person) Litchfield

$40

with David Silver

Calendar Oct 21, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Origami master, Michael LaFosse, calls his folding designs “poems for the fingers.” In this advanced course, using LaFosse’s designs, you will learn how various bases can be used to create endless variations of colorful butterflies. You will learn how the bases can be mixed and matched and how to create your own butterfly designs. These models are created using a series of squash folds, and we will fold several models. Prerequisite: Origami for the Beginner class or previous folding experience. There is a $15 cash material fee payable to the instructor at the first class. 

Basic Crochet (in person) HVRHS

$40

with Mary Fairchild

Calendar Oct 25, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn the fine art of crochet while creating a fun bag and discover a new way to relax. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to read a pattern and learn how to chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and yarn information. The instructor will call or email students with a list of supplies prior to the first class. 

Irish Adventure (Online)

$20

with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Oct 25, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Travel through art! Be inspired by the landscape of rural Ireland and create a picture of bucolic tranquility. Students learn basic watercolor techniques and get to travel from the comfort of their own home. A sketchbook-scale copy of just the drawing will be sent out to students ahead of time to transfer.  All levels of experience are welcome. 

Introduction to Doll Making (Online)

$79

with Daria Gosset

Calendar Oct 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you ever held a cuddly doll in your hands? This workshop will teach you how to make a Waldorf-style doll with all-natural fibers, wool stuffing, and embroidered eyes and smile. Note: A supply list will be provided to students to be purchased directly from the instructor for approximately $80 two weeks prior to class. Doll clothing will not be included in this workshop.

Magical Matisse (Online)

$20

with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Nov 1, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What do watercolors, salt, plastic wrap, and crayons have in common? You’ll find out in this super fun and magical collage composition inspired by Henri Matisse. Topics include an introduction to materials, basic paint handling skills, and the magical element of abstraction. All levels of experience are welcome.

Knitting (in person) HVRHS

$40

with Mary Fairchild

Calendar Nov 8, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Create a stylish yet practical scarf that will give you the opportunity to work with new stitches and patterns in a manageable project.  Students will learn how to cast on, bind off, knit, purl, and read a pattern.  The instructor will call or email students with a list of supplies prior to the first class. 





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