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Explore your artistic side with arts and crafts, music and more! For regular arts/crafts classes, please see the Arts/Crafts subcategory listed under the Arts heading.
 
If you have never taken Spanish or took classes years ago, this class will teach you the basics and have you speaking Spanish in a fun, comfortable environment. Learn conversational elements including salutations, commonly used words and phrases and Spanish customs. No grammar is presented in this course.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM; 10 sessions; starting 8/30/2017, ending 11/1/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Ronald Sefchick 



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Good readers make good writers. Explore classic and contemporary works and their authors’ techniques to improve your writing skills. Learn to read like a writer and examine elements of fiction including character, voice, dialogue and plot. Craft your own stories in fiction and non-fiction.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 10/10/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Catherine Brown 



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If you’ve never played the piano before, enjoy playing classic songs right from the start by learning the basics of sight-reading and playing by ear. Review all major keys and accompaniment styles and gain confidence playing minor scales and chords. $10 materials fee

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; 7 sessions; starting 9/14/2017, ending 10/26/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : Steinway Piano Gallery Location : 
  Steinway Piano Gallery.

Instructor : Ben Pratt 



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If you have played piano or you took the Piano I class, build on what you know by strengthening your skills in theory, accompaniment patterns, improvisation and ensemble playing. $10 materials fee 

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 7 sessions; starting 9/14/2017, ending 10/26/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Steinway Piano Gallery Location : 
  Steinway Piano Gallery.

Instructor : Ben Pratt 



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Have fun with your camera by taking great pictures of those smiling faces in your life. Learn your camera’s functions, as well as basic photography rules and how to break them. Discover how to be inventive so you capture better images every time. Enjoy a nearby field trip on the last day of class.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/18/2017, ending 10/9/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Paul White 

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Discover the playfulness of art by learning to paint with acrylics. Experiment with color theory, composition and design. Use traditional and unconventional methods of applying paint to canvas and board including various brushes, glazing and dry brushing techniques and painting with a palette knife. No previous painting skills are necessary. Supplies required. Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 13 sessions; starting 9/22/2017, ending 12/15/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Patricia (Tricia) Poulos Leonard 

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Explore how collage, inks, paint, pastels, stencils and charcoal play well together on a versatile materials surface called Claybord. Learn fun new techniques to create harmonious pieces of art using Rule No. 1 -- there are no rules. Bring photocopies of old photos or handwritten items to include in your mixed media creation. $5 materials fee  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 9/30/2017, ending 9/30/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Jess Weems 

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If you have some watercolor experience, enrich your art by using hot wax to save and build layers of color. Create a painting on rice paper through color mixing and composition. Bring an image of your choice to paint or follow a simple drawing provided by the instructor. Materials required. Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 10/7/2017, ending 10/7/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Ronnie Rector 

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Learn the basics of this ancient art including cutting tile, design and grouting. Using various materials, you’ll be guided through the creation of either a 6 x 8 or 4 x 12 mosaic plaque. All materials are provided, but you may bring other objects (stones, jewels, beads) to include in your piece. All skill levels are welcome.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 10/17/2017, ending 10/17/2017. 
   Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; starting 10/19/2017, ending 10/19/2017. <

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Copper Cat Studio Location : 
  Copper Cat Studio.

Instructor : Katie Packham-Weaver 

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Unleash the artist inside you through the digital computer palette of Photoshop Elements, a mid-range photo editing software. Take the images held captive inside your camera and jazz them up to create eye-popping photos. Learn how to use this software's wide array of features including both Organizer and Editor. If you have photos scattered all over your computer in hundreds of folders, let Photoshop Elements help you get organized.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 10/18/2017, ending 11/1/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Paul White 

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Transfer photos from your digital camera, smartphone or a CD to your computer for sorting and editing. Learn about memory card, flash drive and CD and DVD storage and how to view your image files on a PC or Mac computer. Discover equipment options and even how to digitize old film negatives and slides using a digital scanner.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 11/6/2017, ending 11/6/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Paul White 

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Use your sewing machine to create simple gifts for holidays and birthdays. Learn to measure, cut and pin fabric and how to thread and use your machine. Make one unique item each week including a fleece hat, an infinity scarf, a pillowcase and a tote bag. If you already use your sewing machine, work on more ornate projects. Materials required  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 11/6/2017, ending 11/15/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Stephanie Flatt 

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