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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.
 
Practice watercolor basics including color theory and both traditional and unconventional methods of applying paint on paper. Explore wet-into-wet, dry brushing, color changes, values, glazing, lost and found edges and negative painting techniques to create realistic summer flowers. Open to beginner and intermediate artists. Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 5/30/2017, ending 6/20/2017

Tuition: $119.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Eva Nichols 

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Use your DSLR to its full potential. Improve your photographs by using exposure, cropping and depth of field. Explore lighting and how it can be used to give your images more intensity.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/5/2017, ending 6/7/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Heather Forsyth 



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Working with bits of stained glass, nuggets & grout, create a beautiful design on your Gazing Ball that you can proudly display in your house or yard!

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/6/2017, ending 6/8/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Copper Cat Studio Location : 
  Copper Cat Studio.

Instructor : Katie Packham-Weaver 

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Experience the versatility of soft pastels--a vibrant, permanent medium that can be used for drawing or painting. Sessions include instructor demos of techniques, student practice, individualized attention, handouts, and a final painting from still life or reference photo.  Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/7/2017, ending 6/21/2017

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Patricia Woodard 

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Grow as a photographer by exploring methods to create images far from the usual. Build your creative eye, develop intent and learn how to work with various elements to improve photos from their original state. Develop your artistic flair by finding and expressing yourself through your art.   

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/10/2017, ending 7/12/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Alfyn Gestoso 



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Discover how to capture a city’s essence in vivid street scenes. Learn the fundamentals and techniques like composition, lighting, subject matter and style. Explore the history, ethics and legality of this creative medium. Gain tips on successful marketing and promotion of your work as well as how to prepare for publication.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 7/18/2017, ending 7/20/2017. 
   Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 1 session on 07/22/2017. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Eric Marks 



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Make a Japanese style paperweight using your own expressive style and traditional artwork. The instructor will share the philosophy and culture of growing up in Japan.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 7/20/2017, ending 7/20/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : Aikido of Reno Location : 
  Aikido of Reno.

Instructor : Fumie Kikuchi Salvatore 



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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 7/24/2017, ending 7/24/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Sandra Anderson 



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Create a fun and functional wine rack using wood pallets. Express your creativity by adding your own personal decorative touches.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 7/24/2017, ending 7/24/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Charlene Hadwin 



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Discover how to capture a city’s essence in vivid street scenes. Learn the fundamentals and techniques like composition, lighting, subject matter and style. Explore the history, ethics and legality of this creative medium. Gain tips on successful marketing and promotion of your work as well as how to prepare for publication.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 8/22/2017, ending 8/24/2017. 
   Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 1 session on 08/26/2017. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Eric Marks 



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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 8/23/2017, ending 10/18/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 8/30/2017)

Tuition: $139.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Sylvia Willoughby 

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