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Cool and Clever Crocheting
Learn how to crochet or refresh your skills. In 8 weeks read and follow patterns with confidence and complete one-skein wonder projects like a market bag, scarf, headband, or kitchen items. Students need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn and a hook (size H or K preferred) on the first day of class, or bring your work-in-progress for further development.

Instructor: Marcia Bucaro learned the craft from her Grandmothers, and has shown and sold her work in Ventura County for many years. She loves teaching and passing on the art of crocheting.

8 Mondays
12:30 - 2:30 pm
Feb 27 - May 1, 2017
(no class April 10 & 17)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $85 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8175.202
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Portable Art Studio
You don’t need to be an artist to have fun drawing and painting on your iPad or tablet, and will be amazed at your artistic abilities as you create beautiful pieces of art with the help of free and inexpensive apps. No mess, no paints, just a curiosity to explore an exciting new way to create art. BYOD (bring your own device) with Sketchbook Express downloaded.

Instructor: Tish Brennan is an award winning watercolor and digital artist. Check out her website at tishbrennan.com

Friday, April 28, 2017
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $45
#8135.101
 
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Crocheted Jewelry

Learn how to crochet beautiful jewelry using wire and beads. Make special pieces for yourself or to give as gifts. Previous experience with the craft of crocheting is advised for this class; bring a size F crochet hook, jewelry pliers, and wire cutter on the first day.

Instructor: Marcia Bucaro learned the craft from her Grandmothers, and has shown and sold her work in Ventura County for many years. She loves teaching and passing on the art of crocheting.

6 Wednesdays
12:45 – 2:45 pm
March 1 – April 5, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5A
Cost: $95 plus $30 material fee to instructor
#8187.202

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Meditation in Doodling

Sometimes to still the mind you have to keep the body active. If sitting still is not your thing and you feel like a lost cause with meditation then this workshop is for you. You will learn free form doodling techniques to quiet your thoughts and calm your nerves. Best part of doodling is you do not need to be an artist or know how to draw. An added benefit is having created a doodled page to color. Please bring a journal to doodle in.

Instructor: Scarlit Bloome is a creativity coach, artist, designer and entrepreneur. She is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

3 Thursdays
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Feb 23 – March 9, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $65
#8834.201
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Beginning Calligraphy
Come explore the broad edged pen and learn to create beautiful Italic letterforms. This course will introduce the beginner to this classic style of calligraphy with step by step instruction. You’ll use Italic for a variety of creative projects for weddings, greeting cards, envelopes & art pieces. Please contact SJLaporte@verizon.net for first class supply list.

Instructor: Shirley LaPorte is a member of the Society for Calligraphy and owns her own calligraphy and invitation business. She has appeared on the DIY network craft show and has had art projects and articles published in national and international magazines.

8 Thursdays
9:00 – 11:00 am
Feb 16 – April 6, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8160.102
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Knitting for Beginners

Would you like to learn how to knit but don’t know where to start? Learn how to cast on, knit and purl stitches, bind off, read a pattern, and choose the correct yarn and needles for a project. Students need to bring a skein of worsted weight yarn, one pair of 10 inches long-size 8 knitting needles to the first day of class.

Instructor: Penny Atkinson earned a B.A. in Clothing, Textiles & Environmental Arts, and has 25 years of experience as an artisan and costume supervisor in theater, opera, TV and film.

8 Thursdays
3:00 – 5:00 pm
March 16 – May 11, 2017
(no class April 13)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $85 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8177.201
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Creating
with Clay


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This class is designed for students who have an interest in creating works of art in clay. Instruction includes experience utilizing a variety of techniques including the processes of hand building coils and slabs. Functional and decorative pieces will be finished with glazes.

Instructor: Nilay Akay Singh has a Master’s degree in Ceramics and has been creating beautiful ceramic pieces for local studios.

6 Fridays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 17– April 28, 2017
(no class April 14)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost per session: $125 plus $45 material fee to instructor
#8171.103

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6 Fridays
12:45 – 3:45 pm
March 24 – May 5
(no class April 14)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost per session: $125 plus $45 material fee to instructor
#8171.204
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Healing Through Creativity
Sometimes the best way to heal, reduce anxiety and de-stress is through creative self-expression. To release unwanted emotions and energy you will learn how to use and combine the following: oil and chalk pastels, acrylics, colored pencils, found imagery, collaging, coloring and free-form writing. The process of creating is where the healing takes root. Please bring an 11x14 sketchbook.

Instructor: Scarlit Bloome is a creativity coach, artist, designer and entrepreneur. She is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

4 Wednesdays
9:30 am – 12 :00 pm
March 15 - April 5, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $85
#8180.101
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For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, 1202 or 1203, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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