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306-601. Garlands Swags & Wreaths.

Learn the design principles and construction techniques used in creating garlands, swags, and wreaths for all seasons. During this course, students will supply the various materials used in their designs. The first night of class, samples will be shown, an introduction will be given as to the techniques used and what tools and bases will be needed for construction. Please bring a glue gun and a scissors to the first class. The remainder of the material guide sheet will be given out at the first class.

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306-606A. Kid Crafts for Adult Leaders.

This course is designed for anyone working with children and in need of simple crafts ideas. Great for scout leaders, summer camp counselors, church leaders, or parents looking for fun, kid-friendly projects. Learn a variety of new ideas as well as hands-on projects. Tuition includes supplies.

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306-606B. Silk Scarf Painting.

Scarves are an essential element in fashionable wardrobes. In this class, design your own scarf and take the finished product home with you! No experience is necessary. Scarves also make great gifts! Tuition includes supplies.

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306-606C. Faux Batik Scarf.

Create a scarf using a glue-resist technique followed by and application of paint. When the glue is washed out, a batik-like scarf emerges. Scarf and paints are included in the tuition.

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306-617. Mosaic Tile Art.

Students will create mosaic designs using the French Art of pique assiette (also known as quilted plates, memoryware or shard art). First-time students will start out by creating a mosaic tile design on a terra cotta pot (supplies for this piece are included in the tuition). Students will then create another piece of their choice (at their expense); i.e., vase, framed mirror, backsplash, coffee or end table top, tray, mailbox, wall art, etc. For the second piece, students can use found objects such as broken pieces of china, stained glass, tile and/or stones. Instructor is a local artist.

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306-617A. Mosaic Tile 4 wks.

Learn how to create mosaic tile designs using the French art of pique assiette (also known as quilted plates, memoryware or shard art). Start by creating a mosaic tile design on a trivet and then a terra cotta pot (supplies for this piece are included in the tuition). Receive information on how to create other items such as vases, framed mirrors, backsplash, coffee or end table tops, trays, mailboxes, wall art and more at home.

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306-628. Basic Floral Design 6Wk.

This course offers the basics in flower arranging for personal expression with the option to obtain WCTC course completion endorsement in preparation for entering the workforce as a floral designer. Students will incorporate all the basic techniques of design and color using seasonal flowers, silks, dried materials and plants. Student supply containers, equipment and flowers for arrangements. A material guide sheet will be given out the first week. Students must attend first class.

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306-629. Basic Floral Design/8wk.

This course offers the basics in flower arranging for personal expression with the option to obtain WCTC course completion endorsement in preparation for entering the workforce as a floral designer. Students will incorporate all the basic techniques of design and color using seasonal flowers, silks, dried materials and plants. Students supply containers, equipment and flowers for arrangements. A material guide sheet will be given out at the first class. STUDENTS MUST ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS.

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306-629A. Leaf Casting.

Students will use a combination of cement and sand to make a cast from a real leaf for the keeping. Techniques will be covered on how to do different size and style castings. The final product may be used outdoors as a bird bath or feeder or indoors to enhance your decorating style! The material fee is included in the tuition.

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306-629C. Intermediate Floral.

This six-week course covers more contemporary floral design techniques which will include European styles. It is meant to enhance a students techniques and their exposure to current style trends. Students supply containers, equipment and flowers for arrangements. It is recommended that students have basic floral design experience before taking this course.

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306-629D. Floral - Hummingbird Feeder.

Create a piece of garden art that will attract hummingbirds to the garden this spring. A glass bottle is the base of this feeder which is created from decorative wire and embellished with beads. Tuition includes supplies.

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306-629E. Floral Design - Ikebana I.

In this beginning floral class, get an introduction to Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral design. Learn about the Ichiyo School of Moribana styles and techniques, including upright, slanting and flat-form, low-container styles. These minimal designs are graceful, elegant and can be used in a variety of settings. Materials are provided.

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306-629F. English Trough Planter.

Hypertufa was developed in the 1930s to replicate the stone troughs that were popular among English gardeners in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These lightweight stand-ins are made with peat moss and vermiculite. They are easy to create, porous for good drainage and a lovely addition to the garden. Please bring a dishpan, heavy rubber gloves and wear old clothes as this can get messy.

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306-629G. Bow Making.

Learn several techniques for making decorative bows for floral arrangements and package decorating.

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306-629H. Floral Corsages-All Occasions.

Learn practical construction and floral design techniques to create a fresh floral corsage that can be for prom, our mom or a wedding! Tuition includes supplies.

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306-629J. Embellished Wreath.

Students will use floral design techniques to embellish an evergreen wreath. Supplies are included in the tuition.

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306-629K. Thanksgiving Centerpiece.

Learn floral design concepts and create this "make & take" fresh fall-tone centerpiece to use on your holiday table or as a gift! Tuition includes supplies.

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306-629L. Floral - Copper Oriole Feeder.

Create a piece of garden art that will attract Orioles to the garden this spring. This feeder is created with copper tubing and embellished with wire and beads. Tuition includes supplies.

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306-632A. Glass Kiln Fusing/Slumping.

Take your glass artwork to another level! Learn the basics of kiln formed glass and make a beautiful dish to take home and display! Students will learn the basics of kiln and mold preparation, glass selection and compatibility, project design, firing schedules, annealing, the use of other tools and equipment available in the classroom, cutting, grinding and fitting glass pieces. Students will make two smaller projects leading up to a final project of a beautiful fused and slumped dish for display! WCTC course tuition includes a fee that will cover classroom tool use. Students will have to purchase glass and bring a glass cutter and safety glasses. An information sheet will be mailed prior to the first class.

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306-633. Basics of Beading.

In this 4-hour class, students will learn about the beads, tools, resources and trends to help them create personalized jewelry to enhance their wardrobes, give as gifts or sell. Students will practice the fundamentals of beading including how to crimp, make loops and layout their designs to create eye catching accessories. Using a kit, students will create a bracelet and earrings set. Tuition includes kit fee.

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306-634. Beading - Wire Wrapped Loops.

Learning to make wire wrapped loops is a must for all beaders. Wire wraps provide a more secure linkage. They are used to connect a series of beads, make earrings and connect pendants to necklaces. After some practice, students will craft a beautiful bracelet in class. Kit is provided and fee is included in tuition.

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306-638A. Rosemaling 8 Weeks.

Learn the 17th century Norwegian decorative art form of rosemaling; rose or flower painting. Many times names, birth dates, verses and quotations are included in the decorative design. Students will learn about the Telemark, Hallingdal, Valdres and Rogaland styles from an instructor who has studied with many of Norway's leading artists. Students will also have the opportunity to apply the techniques to their own objects in class. Pieces may include plates, cutting boards, sconces, trunks, Christmas ornaments, etc. A supply list will be handed out at the first class. Beginner and advanced students can take this course.

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306-639. Beading-RAW-Right Angle Weave.

Learning to stitch using RAW will open up a whole new world of bead stitching to the beginning needle and thread beader. Right Angle Weave is used to create the popular tennis bracelet and other three dimensional bracelets. Students will create a bracelet and explore how using different sizes and types of beads give their projects a completely different look. A supply list will be provided prior to the first class.

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306-657. Advanced Floral Design.

This six-week course will cover advanced floral design techniques which will include wedding and funeral designs. A discussion on starting your own floral business will also be part of the course. Students supply containers, equipment and flowers for arrangements. Students must have some basic floral design experience before taking this course.

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306-667. Floral Design: Weddings.

This course covers the basics in designing flower arrangements for a wedding. Several styles of bouquets will be covered as well as designing arrangements for the church and reception, writing up a wedding order and calculating the flowers needed. This course includes information for the novice as well as someone with design experience. Students supply containers, equipment and flowers for arrangements. A supply list will be given out the first week of class.

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306-667A. European Floral Design.

Come and expand your awareness about European floral design, which incorporates styles and techniques that differ from the traditional radial style of design. All materials are provided for students to make their own unique and beautiful arrangements.

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306-679. Pottery Creations.

During this course, students will create pottery through hand building and wheel throwing methods. The skills of proper wedging, centering, pulling walls and creating forms as well as hand building with slabs and coils will be covered. Some of the projects you will be making are coffee mugs, bowls, vases, etc. Tuition includes 25lbs of clay, glazes and kiln firings. Instructor is a professional potter.

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306-682. Carving Birds - Intro (I).

Beginner and experienced students welcome. This basic introduction course is designed to develop the skills needed for carving realistic birds with power tools. The class project for the first-time students will be a full-bodied bird. Continuing students need to call the instructor with cut-out requirements for their project. Both decoy and decorative bird carving techniques will be discussed. Each session will be a mixture of demonstration and individual help from the instructor. A power tool will be available for new students to use. Continuing students should bring a Dremel or Foredom power tool with flexible shaft and bits. Safety glasses are required. Instructor will call the first-time students prior to the first class regarding supplies that need to be purchased.

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306-684. Stained Glass I.

Students will experience the designing, cutting, fitting, foiling and soldering processes of the Tiffany method (foil) of stained glass production. Individual instruction is given in projects which include making a small suncatcher and a small panel. Students will be able to purchase their supplies in class.

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306-684A. Stained Glass I - 6 Wks.

Experience the designing, cutting, fitting, foiling and soldering processes of the Tiffany method (foil) of stained glass production. Individual instruction is given in projects which include making a small panel that can be hung in a window or on a wall. Tuition includes first panel; student must pay for additional projects. Supplies will be available for purchase in class.

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306-686. Carving Caricatures.

If you are hooked on carving santas or other figures, here's your opportunity to broaden your skills. Beginning and experienced carvers are both welcome. This course focuses on intermediate techniques and the freedom to design your own unique characters. A carving glove is required. Gouges would be helpful. Students are required to provide their own supplies. First-time students will be called by the instructor before the first class in regard to supplies needed.

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306-688. Carving Birds - Intermediate.

Beginning and experienced students welcome! The project to be carved will either be a song bird or a shore bird. Students will receive a combination of instructor demonstration and individual instructor assistance. Demonstration topics will include feather carving and detailing, eye setting and the mounting of the bird. Emphasis will be on developing a realistic detailed carving. A WCTC power tool will be available for new students to use in class. Returning students should bring their own Dremel or Foredom power tool with a flexible shaft and bit. Safety glasses are required.

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