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Fabric Wreaths - R7 Winsted
with Judy Hayes
Learn to make a fabric wreath to give as a gift-or to keep for yourself. Use swatches of material to create a cloth wreath that will last for many years to come. Students will bring their own material (3-5 yards of Print and/or solid). Instructor will provide the 16-18” green wire wreath. Participants are encouraged to bring scissors and tape measure.
Spring into Art - Plymouth
with Shawna Lee Kwashnak
From illustrated manuscripts to printed media, pen and ink with watercolor drawings have held a place of honor throughout the years. In this class participants will learn valuable skills of creating a drawing using pen, ink, and watercolor. All levels welcome. There is a $5 one-time contribution to class demonstration materials payable to the instructor on the first night of class.
Stained Glass Workshop For Beginners - Woodbury
with Sarah Segovia
Students will learn the basic techniques of stained glass: cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. Students will create a sun catcher of their choice to take home. There will be a $10 material fee (cash only) payable to instructor.
The Rebirth of Film Photography! - R1 HVRHS
with Thaddeus Kubis
This is a brief but vital understanding of film, the original and genesis of film up until the digital age. Discussion will include grain, ISO, film formats and sheet film, loading, shooting and faux processing. Broaden your creative horizons by learning how film works. Option to purchase and process one roll of B&W or Color film for $35 fee. Participants should have basic photographic skills and a film camera if possible. A supply list will be given to students on the first night of class.
Open Studio for Visual Arts (NEW) - Litchfield
with Pat Piscopo
Whether you are a new artist, or have been painting for years, an open studio session is a great place to focus, learn, and share in a supportive and collaborative environment. Creating art among other like-minded people, motivates, inspires, and opens you up to new ideas & techniques. Each artist must bring a project with art materials that they would like to work on.
Intro to Portrait Photography - R7 Winsted
with Brenda Tate
Learn the basics of light, posing, manual settings and get started taking great photos of family, friends, and events.
Intro to Photography - Litchfield
with Debbie Howser
Learn how to take beautiful photos whether you have a point and shoot or a digital SLR. Learn the fundamentals needed to get the most from your camera. Students will have a better understanding of camera functions, exposure, depth of field, ISO, apertures, and shutter speeds. Bring camera to class.
Spring into Art - Southbury
with Shawna Lee Kwashnak
Whether a new or seasoned artist, this class will provide participants with a working appreciation of artist drawing skills while re-discovering the beauty of Spring inspired subject matter. Class lessons will include warmups, brief demonstrations, and lots of fun! Instructor will contact participants with a supply list prior to the first class. There is a $5 one-time contribution to class demonstration materials payable to the instructor on the first night of class.