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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.
 
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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Create stunning artwork by painting dyes onto silk fabric. As the dyes flow into the fibers, your creation becomes one with the threads. Strengthen your hand and eye coordination as you learn basic techniques with a gutta resist for borders and patterns. You'll be surprised at how easy and rewarding this art can be.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 9/7/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Shwetha Bayya 

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Have fun joining clay with your hands to create functional works of art. Receive hands-on instruction to create projects such as salt and pepper shakers, slab boxes, bowls or serving dishes. Practice multiple techniques such as pinch pots, slump and hump molds, and slab building. Learn about various food-safe glazes to decide which one is best to finish your project. After the class, your item will be fired and ready for pick up. 

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/6/2017, ending 9/27/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $50.00

Location : Sparks High School Location : 
  Sparks High School.

Instructor : Mitch Rivard 

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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 9/6/2017, ending 12/20/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/4/2017, 11/22/2017)

Tuition: $219.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Clayton Middle School Location : 
  Clayton Middle School.

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



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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 9/6/2017, ending 12/20/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/4/2017, 11/22/2017)

Tuition: $219.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Clayton Middle School Location : 
  Clayton Middle School.

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



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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 9/6/2017, ending 12/20/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/4/2017, 11/22/2017)

Tuition: $219.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Clayton Middle School Location : 
  Clayton Middle School.

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



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