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Explore this form of fiber art that uses wax to make resist designs and patterns on fabric. Once the resist is applied, your choices for adding colors are limited only by your imagination! You'll learn a variety of ways to make beautiful colors, patterns and images on fabric and create pieces that can be mounted as a wall hanging or fashioned into wearable art. After experimenting with one or two practice pieces you will create a finished product of your choice. No artistic experience necessary, just bring an open mind and your creativity. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at first class.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 3/15/2018, ending 3/22/2018

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Claudia Lewis' Studio Location : 
  Claudia Lewis' Studio.

Room :  Claudias Studio

Instructor : Claudia Lewis 

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Explore this form of fiber art that uses wax to make resist designs and patterns on fabric. Once the resist is applied, your choices for adding colors are limited only by your imagination! You'll learn a variety of ways to make beautiful colors, patterns and images on fabric and create pieces that can be mounted as a wall hanging or fashioned into wearable art. After experimenting with one or two practice pieces you will create a finished product of your choice. No artistic experience necessary, just bring an open mind and your creativity. Materials fee: $20.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 5/10/2018, ending 5/17/2018

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Claudia Lewis' Studio Location : 
  Claudia Lewis' Studio.

Room :  Claudias Studio

Instructor : Claudia Lewis 

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If you have taken beginner knitting or just need a refresher, join us to pick up the purl stitch, ribbed stitches and changing yarn color. You'll leave class with one fingerless mitt and the skills to make the other one at home along with a hat and more! To be prepared for this class, students must know how to cast on, make the knit stitch and bind off. Please bring two colors of worsted weight yarn and size 7 knitting needles to class.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/26/2018, ending 2/26/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  Library

Instructor : Kelly Dolan 

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Make a journal for encouragement, goals, moments, adventures, dreams or whatever is on your mind. By folding the binding and inserting pages, it becomes a unique journal of your own. Day one is making the journal.  Day two involves making the pages, background, collage, finding words and/or creating found poetry to help you stay on track, document your life or travels or words of encouragement for your internal journey. This class will give you techniques that you can use for future journals as well. Paint, stencils, photos/magazine pictures, stamps, texture and more will all be a part of your journal. You'll find this creating for fun freeing and exciting! Materials fee: $15

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/13/2018, ending 4/13/2018. 
   Sat 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM; 1 session on 04/14/2018. <

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : Generous View Studio Location : 
  Generous View Studio.

Room :  art studio

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Elaine Riley  2.Rosemary Lohndorf 

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Carve your own masterpiece from wood with step-by-step instructions from a master carver. Learn about European chip carving, relief carving, and carving in the round, with a focus on individual projects. Discover what types of wood to use, how to sharpen tools, and most importantly, safety techniques. An $8 materials fee for wood and tool use is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 1/22/2018, ending 3/5/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/19/2018)

Tuition: $169.00

Materials Cost: $8.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  362

Instructor : Joseph Sikora 

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Carve your own masterpiece from wood with step-by-step instructions from a master carver. Learn about European chip carving, relief carving, and carving in the round, with a focus on individual projects. Discover what types of wood to use, how to sharpen tools, and most importantly, safety techniques. Materials fee: $8.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 4/2/2018, ending 5/7/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/16/2018)

Tuition: $145.00

Materials Cost: $8.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  362

Instructor : Joseph Sikora 

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Give personalized homemade gifts that are natural and come from your heart - comforting bath salts, invigorating roller blends, a glass room diffuser and aromatic sachets. Learn the basics of aromatherapy and essential oils safety, along with recipes and resources to create your personalized and inexpensive gifts. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 3/3/2018, ending 3/3/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  Art room 234

Instructor : Laura Staisiunas 



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Create a stunning and original work of fused glass art! You will learn to cut, layer and design with fusible glass and glass elements. Materials fee: $30.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/21/2018, ending 4/21/2018

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  Art Room

Instructor : Erinn Diekman 

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Using a regular deck of playing cards, you'll create writing prompts, motivational quotes, one-word reminders, collage or whatever you would like to help you go through each week for a year to grow in your art, life or passion. The cards will be transformed with various techniques using paint, stamps, stencils, texture plates and more. This workshop will help you on your journey in life and will open your mind to different ways of thinking and becoming the person you want to be. Come play with us! Materials fee: $20.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 4/24/2018, ending 4/25/2018

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Generous View Studio Location : 
  Generous View Studio.

Room :  art studio

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Elaine Riley  2.Rosemary Lohndorf 

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In one day complete one mosaic and leave with the skills to create more on your own! Cut stained glass, tiles and china with wheeled nippers, then glue and grout to finish your masterpiece. Everyone from teens to adults and beginners to mosaic masters are welcome. Plan to take a lunch break in early afternoon to allow time for the glue to dry. All tools and a wonderful range of materials will be provided. A $50 materials fee is payable to instructor at class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 3/3/2018, ending 3/3/2018

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $50.00

Location : Nan Judson Mosaics Studio Location : 
  Nan Judson Mosaics Studio.

Room :  N/A

Instructor : Nan Judson 



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Escape the heart of winter by grabbing a ball of yarn and bringing out its potential. Sit with other cold weather crafters and develop your crochet skill with a beautiful mandala you'll be proud to display. You can choose the size to make it anything from a table centerpiece to a blanket using gorgeous patterns. Class is for students who know the following stitches: chain stitch, single and double crochet. List of materials can be found online underneath class description.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/9/2018, ending 5/7/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/16/2018)

Tuition: $119.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  library

Instructor : Cynthia Allison 

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The playful yet profound experience of making a mask on your own face allows you to unmask a part of yourself that is waiting to be released, or eager to be welcomed, honored and expressed. Your mask will come alive as you paint and decorate it using a treasure chest of materials. By creating enactments, you allow the mask to speak to you and through you, deepening your understanding of self and awakening self-healing and transformation. Your mask can be a decorative piece of art or wear it to masquerade parties! No previous experience necessary. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at first class. 

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 3/1/2018, ending 3/22/2018

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  Art Room

Instructor : Myrna Castaline 



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