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Whether it's capturing the sunrise on canvas or digitally or creating a one-of-a-kind craft, you're an original who likes to express yourself in new ways. For art classes designed for active retirees, please see Silver College.
 
Transform plain, unassuming soap into an amazing creation by adding fragrances and personal touches. Learn how to use Melt and Pour, a pre-made base and make four to five soaps. Keep them for yourselves or give as holiday gifts.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 12/12/2016, ending 12/12/2016

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Sandra Anderson 



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Take the first step in becoming an artist. Enjoy personalized step-by-step instruction while learning practical watercolor techniques. Build a strong foundation of both traditional and unconventional techniques, while gaining a deep understanding of color study, value relations, compositions and more to create luminous paintings. Supplies required. Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 1/24/2017, ending 2/14/2017

Tuition: $129.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Eva Nichols 



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Find out how to easily overcome the challenges of winter photography so you can capture the essence of this photogenic season. Through a lecture and photography field trip, further develop your photography skills by strengthening your composition and use of natural light, color, patterns and textures. Furnish your own transportation, winter walking gear and camera equipment.

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 1/28/2017, ending 1/28/2017. 
   Sat 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM; 1 session on 01/28/2017. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Mark Vollmer 

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Explore this versatile craft, while becoming inspired by the almost limitless applications of sewing. Make several fun projects while you practice basics such as how to use your machine, insert a zipper, follow a pattern and more. Save money by learning how to make basic clothing alterations. Must understand the basic functions of the sewing machine. Supplies required. Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 8 sessions; starting 2/1/2017, ending 3/22/2017

Tuition: $139.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Sylvia Willoughby 

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Shape wood by learning how to work safely with a planer, jointer, table saw, hand-held power tools, belt sander and more. Start by cutting boards and benches and then continue with more complex projects suggested by you or the instructor. In addition, learn about finishing techniques such as sanding and staining.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 14 sessions; starting 2/1/2017, ending 5/17/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/22/2017, 5/17/2017)

Tuition: $219.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Clayton Middle School Location : 
  Clayton Middle School.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 2.Bradley Hayes  1.Steve Sutherland 



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Design and create your own masterpiece using joinery such as miter, dovetail, dado, rabbit, mortise and tennon. Learn the art of creating face frames, raised panel doors and drawer construction, or take a break and spin a bowl. Explore the use of exotic woods such as cocobolo, purple hart, padauk and zebra wood. From a simple box to the furniture to display it on, this class can help you develop your skills to achieve whatever you desire.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 14 sessions; starting 2/1/2017, ending 5/17/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/22/2017, 3/29/2017)

Tuition: $219.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Clayton Middle School Location : 
  Clayton Middle School.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 2.Bradley Hayes  1.Steve Sutherland 



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Continue to gain expertise in the design and creation of your own masterpiece using joinery such as miter, dovetail, dado, rabbit, mortise and tennon. Learn the art of creating face frames, raised panel doors and drawer construction, or take a break and spin a bowl. Explore the use of exotic woods such as cocobolo, purple hart, padauk and zebra wood. From a simple box to the furniture to display it on, this class can help you develop your skills to achieve whatever you desire.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 14 sessions; starting 2/1/2017, ending 5/17/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/22/2017, 3/29/2017)

Tuition: $219.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Clayton Middle School Location : 
  Clayton Middle School.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 2.Bradley Hayes  1.Steve Sutherland 



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Experience the joy of piecing together colorful fabrics to create traditional yet practical works of art. Practice safe rotary cutting techniques while learning about quilting tools, fabric selection, design, piecing, sewing construction, applique, binding and more. Beginners and intermediate quilters are all welcome since each level has a project designed to develop different skills and techniques. By the end of this class, you’ll have completed a quilting project. Supplies required. $10 materials fee       Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 10 sessions; starting 2/4/2017, ending 4/15/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/18/2017)

Tuition: $169.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Tina Ford 

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Journey to the heart of creativity, whether you’re a painter, musician, dancer, actor or writer. Learn about its stages and how to move through hurdles that all artists face. Participate in exercises that deepen your understanding of the process. Discover the difference between creating and creating deeply, and the importance of forming connections with others in the art community in your quest to create. As a bonus, you will receive three complimentary creativity coaching lessons.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 2/6/2017, ending 3/13/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Patricia (Tricia) Poulos Leonard 

Please read: No class on 2/20.



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Enjoy the fun of hand-making hearts to give to those you love. Create lovely white figures in air-dry plastic using the tips and techniques taught to you by an expert. Take home completed artwork, as well as detailed designs.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 2/9/2017, ending 2/9/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Carol Foldvary-Anderson 



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Discover a unique and simple way to turn your valentine ideas into reality, by learning to create beautiful oil pastel hearts. Experience the joy of this exciting, versatile medium and take home your own specially-made cards to send to your loved ones.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM; starting 2/9/2017, ending 2/9/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $12.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Carol Foldvary-Anderson 

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Discover the secrets to capturing low-light scenes in high-impact fashion. During the lecture, become familiar with your camera’s settings, proper flash techniques and how to add nighttime effects to your photos. Then put your newfound knowledge to work during a night shoot in downtown Reno. Transportation not included. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/13/2017, ending 2/13/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Todd Upton 

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