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Creative Outlets
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Digital Photography
Intro
This workshop will give you the essential skills needed to get started with digital photography. Students will learn about camera controls, shooting modes, file formats, resolution, memory cards, electronic flash, white balance and downloading images to your computer. Additionally, course covers composition, simple enhancement, preparation for email or website, printers, and selecting digital image-editing software. Bring your digital camera and the instruction manual.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. He has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

4 Wednesdays
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Feb 17 – March 9, 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10
Cost: $95 per session plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8131.303

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4 Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
April 6 – 27, 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10
Cost: $95 per session plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8131.104
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Intermediate Digital Photography
This class is for those who have attended Digital Photography Introduction or for those familiar with the camera. This class will place more emphasis on the creative process. Topics will cover visualizing, composing, and designing better photographs. Students will learn to control and see light, both existing and flash. Bring your camera to class.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. He has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

4 Wednesdays
6:00 - 9:00 pm
April 6 - 27, 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10
Cost: $95 per session plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8132.302
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Get to Know Your Camera
Make friends with your camera and its lenses to take better pictures! Let’s face it, digital SLR cameras can be intimidating. There are so many buttons and dials, and that manual is a novella! Learn the basics about shutter speed, aperture and ISO and how they work magic in your camera. Easy techniques to photograph flowers, landscape and outdoor portraits will be presented. Bring your DSLR camera (camera with with interchangeable lenses), camera manual, and any lenses you may have.

Instructor: Berkeley Gray is a freelance photographer. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Art majoring in Paint, Photography and Print.

4 Mondays
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 22 – March 14, 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 7B
Cost: $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $55 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8120.103
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Improvisation
Improvisation is for everyone – all backgrounds and professions. In a supportive and safe environment, students will learn to trust their instincts, strengthen listening skills and build confidence through exercises, games and good old fun!
Instructor: Jessica Lynn Verdi has been involved in theatre for 15 years both in Los Angeles and Ventura County. She is an award winning actress and director and performs improv weekly in LA.

10 Mondays
7:30 – 9:30 pm
Feb 22 – May 2, 2016
(no class March 28)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $125 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8195.302
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Fun & Funky Lettering

Join this fun class and learn to change and enhance a variety of alphabet letters. We will texturize, double stroke, decorate, flourish and gold leaf them. A small book will be made to showcase our work.

Instructor: Joan Hawks earned a BA in Art from UCLA. With the Society for Calligraphy, she has specialized in both commercial and fine art, and has had articles published in national and international magazines.

6 Fridays
9:30 – 11:30 am
Jan 8 – Feb 19, 2016
(no class Feb 12)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8164.101
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Poker:
No Limit Hold Em

Learn the rules, lingo and strategy of Texas Hold Em. Learn how to run your own tournament with friends or play at casino poker rooms. Each class will start with a lesson, then break into a mini-poker game for practice.

Instructor: Kate Henderson has been playing poker since she was a kid. Now a mom, she has won tens of thousands of dollars playing in home games, online, and in Las Vegas.

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Beginning Level
(never played before)
5 Wednesdays
April 6 - May 4, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School Room 7B
Cost: $75 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8105.302

Intermediate Level
(familiar with the game)
5 Wednesdays
April 6 - May 4, 2016
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School Room 7B
Cost: $75 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8106.302

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General Woodworking

A hands-on class for all ability levels using a variety of hand and power tools. Beginning and Advanced students will have the opportunity for one-on-one instruction. The class can include fine furniture making and finishing. An in-class safety test and competency project will be required before students begin to work on their own projects.

Instructor: Stephen Kozlowski teaches in the Conejo Valley Unified School District and has over 30 years of experience working with wood.

8 Tuesdays
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Feb 23 – April 19, 2016
(no class March 29)
Colina Middle School
Room 34
1500 E. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks 91362
Cost: $145 plus $50 material fee to instructor
#8140.303

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Beginning Ukulele

Learn to play the ukulele! This popular starter instrument is for the true beginner to music. It can also be an excellent way to get back into playing an instrument for those who have been away. By course end (or before), students will be playing easy songs and simple melodies.

Instructor: Jarold Davis has been teaching music for more than 20 years. He also has extensive recording and touring experience, having performed in such venues as the Gibson Amphitheater in LA and Madison Square Garden in NY

8 Mondays
12:30 – 2:00 pm
Feb 22 – April 18, 2016
(no class March 28)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8710.202

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iPhone Photography
Yes, your iPhone pictures are good but great ones are possible! More pixels do not guarantee an outstanding photograph, but this class will…by exploring photography basics of composition, lighting and editing right on your device. iPhone photography is becoming an art form and this class will put you ahead of the curve. Bring your iPhone to class each week.

Instructor: Sherri Burke studied photography at Moorpark College. She is an artist who has been photographing nature, children and adults for over 20 years.

2 Saturdays
9:30 – 11:30 am
Feb 20 and 27, 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room7B
Cost: $55
Seniors: $40
#8125.103

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2 Thursdays
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 3 and 10, 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $55
Seniors: $40
#8125.104
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Beginning Guitar
This guitar course is geared towards new students just starting out, or for those who have been away from their guitar for a while. We start with some easy melodies and chords, and by course conclusion, students will be able to play basic songs.

Instructor: Jarold Davis has been teaching music for more than 20 years. He also has extensive recording and touring experience, having performed in such venues as the Gibson Amphitheater in LA and Madison Square Garden in NY

8 Fridays
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 19 – April 22, 2016
(no class March 25 & April 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8712.102
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Intermediate Guitar

You know some chords, and you know a few songs. Now what? Take it to the next level! We’ll take a deeper look at the chords, scales, and techniques in the songs that we listen to, in a variety of styles. This course will also go over Finger Style guitar as well.

Instructor: Jarold Davis has been teaching music for more than 20 years. He also has extensive recording and touring experience, having performed in such venues as the Gibson Amphitheater in LA and Madison Square Garden in NY

8 Fridays
12:30 – 2:00 pm
Feb 19 – April 22, 2016
(no class March 25 & April 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8713.201

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