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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education SPRING 2021 Classes

Arts & Crafts

Louisa Marriasdottir and Icelndig Horses (Online)


with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Apr 13, 2021 at 9 am

Travel in the time of social distancing through art! Create an equine themed painting in the style of the post-war masters. Students learn to abstract observed images through geometry and reduction based on shape and colors. 

Intro To Quilting - Beginner (In Person) - Litchfield


with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Apr 15, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the basics of quilt piecing in this extensive 6 lesson course. You also will learn about fabric preparation, ironing, seam allowance, strip/chain piecing, layering, basting, machine quilting and binding. Instructor will contact participants prior to the first class with a supply list.

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Lily & Vine Floral Design - Spring Garden (Online)


with Tanya Dowd

Calendar Apr 17, 2021 at 4 pm

April brings budding trees, and all the beauty nature has to offer. This spring arrangement in a rectangle garden style container uses spring blooms and colors to create a beautiful table piece with a clay pot, moss, and eggs.  Hard and fresh goods, including floral shears, container, cut flowers and novelty items, will be provided in a box for curbside, contactless pick up at the shop prior to the class time.  Call 860-489-0400 to schedule the pickup. Materials fee $25. T. Dowd 

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Frida Kahlo Portraits (Online)


with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Apr 20, 2021 at 9 am

FRIDA KAHLO PORTRAITS Students learn basics of portraiture and simple face drawing techniques.  When combined with allegorical flora and fauna backgrounds, we create portraits. Students learn about allegorical painting and expressionism.  Painting is a personal journey. 

Card Making with a Zen Doodle Focus (Online)


with Faye Tway-Grant

Calendar Apr 20, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 2 weeks

Find your creative spirit and relax with Zen doodling and finish with some of your own personalized cards for family and friends. No experience necessary. A suggested supply list will be emailed to you at least one week prior to class. F. Tway-Grant 

Magical Monet (Online)


with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 9 am

Students take a look at the waterlilies and create their own water lily composition using our watercolor magic techniques.

Hand Sewing for Beginners (Online)


with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Apr 28, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the basics of sewing by hand in this extensive five lesson course. You also will learn about fabric choices, stitches, tools, threads and finishing techniques. Learn to use a variety of stiches and techniques to reflect individual style, and how to under and apply knowledge and skills to other projects. D. Zilich 

Watercolor Crocus (Online)


with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This is a beginner class. The course includes color mixing, brush strokes and shading.  Students will complete a finished crocus painting. Supplies needed: Mixed media or watercolor paper, assortment of brushes, watercolors, and paper towels. S. Kwashnak 

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