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  • Art Splash! Acrylic Canvas Painting

    Step into Acrylic canvas painting and learn that you can create amazing artwork! These step by step canvas painting projects will build confidence and offer the opportunity to create beautiful art beginning-to-end to take home or share with loved ones. Create colorful landscapes, delicate floral compositions, pet portraits, beautiful beaches and bustling city scenes while learning acrylic painting techniques. Explore patterns, including texture, and incorporate design while being inspired by Vincent van Gogh, renowned Japanese artist Katsuhiko Hibino, colorful Brazilian artist Romero Britto, and celebrated Cuban painter Amelia Peláez. Abrakadoodle Art Lessons never repeat!
  • Fashion Illustration for Beginners

    Do you love fashion or want to create your own fashion line? This course is for the student who is interested in learning fashion illustration as a hobby or wants to pursue a career as a fashion illustrator/designer. An understanding of the accurate proportions of the human body is vital for producing convincing fashion illustrations and garment designs. This course has been designed to simplify the process of studying fashion proportions so that you can learn how to draw, develop and interpret the fashion figure through your own style and direction. A fashion illustrator reveals how to experiment effectively with colors, art materials and artistic style to produce a design. Be it a fashion illustrator or designer, the most important skill to master is drawing the human figure and garment silhouettes. Students need to bring the following supplies: Canson Marker book, pencils, eraser, tracing paper and ruler.Marker colors will be specified during the class.
  • Guitar Chords

    Join us in Guitar Chords for the opportunity to learn to play guitar in an encouraging group environment! This class gives adults the chance to learn fun songs ranging from memorable classic rock to upbeat contemporary pop. Our experienced teachers do a great job with both beginning and advanced students, so no experience is necessary to join our class. Students will learn the basics of guitar, including single-line playing, simple chords, strumming, and how to play in a group. Each session includes a brand new set of songs to learn from a variety of styles, with supplemental learning materials that students will be able to take home to practice. Guitars are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. We can't wait to see you in class!
  • Guitar Chords and Licks

    This class is a continuation of Guitar Chords.  Students will continue their experience with their guitar, learning more chords and catchy licks.  Feel free to bring your own guitar, but guitars will be provided if needed!
  • Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

    Secrets your piano teacher never told you are revealed in this 3-hour workshop. If you yearn to experience the joy of playing piano, but you don't want years of weekly lessons, this short course is for you! In just a few hours you can learn enough secrets of the trade to make piano playing a part of your life. How is it done? Typical piano lessons teach you note reading, but piano professionals use chords. You will learn all the chords needed to play any pop song in this one session: any song, any style, any key. And you will get a healthy dose of insider secrets. If you already know your way around a keyboard a little, you know enough to enroll in this workshop.
  • Introduction to Rhythm Ballroom Dance

    Have you always wanted to learn the Cha Cha or the Rumba?  This class is for you!  Our award-winning teacher will go over each dance in three weeks, with a recap on the last day of class.  The Cha Cha is a fast rhythmic ballroom dance of Latin American origin with a basic pattern of three steps and a shuffle.  The Rumba is a ballroom dance of Cuban origin in 2/4 or 4/4 time with a basic pattern of step-close-step and marked by a delayed transfer of weight and pronounced hip movements.
  • Introduction to Smooth Ballroom Dance

    This class will take you on two three-week journeys of Waltz and Foxtrot.  The Waltz is a ballroom dance normally in triple time, performed primarily in closed position. The Waltz became the example for the creation of many other ballroom dances. Subsequently, new types of Waltz have developed, including many folk and several ballroom dances.  The Foxtrot is a smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music. The dance is similar in its look to Waltz, although the rhythm is in a 4/4 time signature instead of 3/4. Developed in the 1910s, the Foxtrot reached its height of popularity in the 1930s and remains practiced today.
  • Introduction to Swing Ballroom Dance

    This class will take you back to the decades of great music and dance, the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s!  The first three weeks of class will cover East Coast Swing.  The second three weeks of class will cover West Coast Swing, and the last week of class will be reserved for review!  East Coast Swing is a form of social partner dance. It belongs to the group of swing dances. It is danced under fast swing music, including rock and roll.  West Coast Swing  is characterized by an elastic look that results from its extension-compression technique of partner connection and is danced primarily in a slotted area on the dance floor. The dance allows for both partners to improvise steps while dancing together, putting West Coast Swing in a short list of dances that emphasize improvisation.
  • Introduction to Swing Ballroom Dance

    This class will take you back to the decades of great music and dance, the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s!  The first three weeks of class will cover East Coast Swing.  The second three weeks of class will cover West Coast Swing, and the last week of class will be reserved for review!  East Coast Swing is a form of social partner dance. It belongs to the group of swing dances. It is danced under fast swing music, including rock and roll.  West Coast Swing  is characterized by an elastic look that results from its extension-compression technique of partner connection and is danced primarily in a slotted area on the dance floor. The dance allows for both partners to improvise steps while dancing together, putting West Coast Swing in a short list of dances that emphasize improvisation.
  • Needle Work

    Learn to knit, crochet, tat and read their patterns. Reading patterns will include pattern graphs as well as the written ones. In knitting, casting on, knit, purl, increasing and decreasing will be covered. Rib and Intarsia knitting will also be covered in the toboggan hat. Crochet will include the basic stitches and how to make granny squares, Irish crochet, and double crochet (not the stitch). Tatting will start with a single shuttle, one color and advance to two shuttle, two color tatting with beads. If you are a returning student, you will pick your own project and move forward. All beginning patterns are provided by the instructor who has more than 55 years of experience.