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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.
 
Design a stylish and personal apron for all occasions. Be it gardening, cooking, or creating an artistic masterpiece, having an apron that suits you can make all the difference. Learn how to cut a pattern for the size that fits you best, gain tips on cutting and hemming holes so buttons fit perfectly and discover how to shape pockets that are useful for your specific need. Take home an apron for yourself or as a unique spring-time gift.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 3/29/2017, ending 4/5/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Sylvia Willoughby 



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Discover how to harness nature's rich light during a lecture and on-site shoot. Learn how to use natural light for macro, landscape and outdoor portraits and how a reflector and flash unit can supplement the sun's rays. By building upon your own working knowledge of your camera, increase your understanding about camera settings and simple accessories to take full advantage of nature's glow.

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017. 
   Weekly - Sat 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Reno-TBA.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Mark Vollmer  2.Mark Vollmer 

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Take photos that positively define you on social media. Uncover common visual mistakes and how they can be avoided. Discuss current trends, discover what prospective employers look for when browsing a candidate’s profile and learn to showcase yourself in a healthy and valuable way.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/10/2017, ending 4/10/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Bridget Rosscup 

Please read: Bring your smartphone and a writing journal.



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Find out what it takes to capture high impact photos with your cell phone. Gain an understanding of composition and photographic techniques, as well as how to use cell phone apps to edit, caption and retouch your images. Practice shooting high quality still images, discuss how to critique photos and become familiar with contemporary photo vocabulary.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/11/2017, ending 4/11/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Todd Upton 

Please read: Bring your cell phone to class.



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Create a stunning piece of mixed media art by using different materials like fabric flowers, texturing paste, spray inks and embellishments. Relax and enjoy a boost in creativity as you learn about the many different materials you can use to make the perfect addition to your home or office décor.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 4/18/2017, ending 4/18/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Shwetha Bayya 



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Vividly preserve your memories by incorporating a variety of artistic mediums ranging from watercolor and ink to using stickers. Find out how your creativity can be tapped to create interesting pages, whether the journal is for a special trip or every day use. Enjoy two classroom sessions and a painting field trip. Supplies required.    

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 4/19/2017, ending 4/26/2017. 
   Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 4/27/2017, ending 4/27/2017. <

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Reno-TBA.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jill Mueller  2.Jill Mueller 

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Capture the images you’ve always wanted to with your camera. Learn about the different functions and features of your camera so you can take compelling scenics, portraits and more. Explore using the flash, macro, zoom and self-timer tools, all while becoming familiar with your camera’s menu. You’ll also learn about selecting, using and caring for your memory cards and batteries.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/24/2017, ending 5/3/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Heather Forsyth 

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Create stunning stained glass art using the Tiffany copper foil method. Gain glass cutting, foiling and soldering skill experience.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 4/25/2017, ending 4/27/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : The Glass Studio Location : 
  The Glass Studio.

Instructor : Cindy Oberlander 

Please read: $30 material fee.



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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 5/2/2017, ending 5/23/2017

Tuition: $129.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Eva Nichols 



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Create stunning stained glass art using the Tiffany copper foil method. Gain glass cutting, foiling and soldering skill experience.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 5/2/2017, ending 5/4/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : The Glass Studio Location : 
  The Glass Studio.

Instructor : Cindy Oberlander 

Please read: $30 material fee.



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Create a personalized market tote by upcycling old jeans into a fun and functional square bottom bag. Using two or more pairs, cut and sew your grocery tote with pockets to spare or none at all.  Link to Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 5/4/2017, ending 5/4/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Vivienne French 

Please read: Supply list will be provided before class



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Increase your photography skills and learn to identify the most ideal surroundings for your desired picture. Determine how different light sources and temperatures impact exposure. Discover how to properly expose back-lit subjects with the manual settings on a DSLR camera and minimize squinting and dark shadows in eyes. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 5/8/2017, ending 5/22/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Kacie Conaboy 



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