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Cool and Clever Crocheting
Learn how to crochet or refresh your skills. In 6 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.

6 Mondays
9:30am - 12:00pm
Sept 18 – Oct 23, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $100 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $80 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8175.101
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Memorable Mixed
Media Collage
Discover the artist within yourself in this inspiring collage workshop. Explore mixed media on watercolor paper with inks, acrylics and gesso. We will use a wide variety of material such as rice paper, yarn and sand. At the last class, we will create a memento of a loved one. This fun class is for beginners and advanced artists alike.

Instructor: Dorothea Heger is an award winning artist whose work has been presented in numerous museums and exhibitions, and published in magazines. See www.dorothea-art. com for more information.

3 Mondays
3:00 – 5:30pm
Sept 11 – 25, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $65 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8154.201
 
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Crocheted Jewelry

Learn how to crochet beautiful jewelry using fiber, yarns, thread and wire. Make special pieces for yourself or to give as gifts. Previous experience with the craft of crocheting is advised for this class; bring your crochet hooks, 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.

5 Mondays
12:30 –2:30pm
Sept 25 - Oct 23, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room E
Cost: $90 plus $30 material fee to instructor
#8187.201

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Silk Scarf
Painting
Workshop

Create a beautiful unique gift for yourself or a best friend. Hand-painted silk scarves are wearable art which are easy to paint. You will learn different tie dye techniques and go home with one wonderful scarf each week. This pleasing class is for beginners and advanced students alike. Please bring an apron.
Instructor: Dorothea Heger is an award winning artist whose work has been presented in numerous museums and exhibitions, and published in magazines. See www.dorothea-art. com for more information.

4 Mondays
12:30 – 2:30pm
Sept 11 – Oct 2, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $70 plus $45 material fee to instructor
#8192.201
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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 Wednesdays
9:00 – 11:00am
Sept 13 – Nov 8
(no class Oct 11)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8160.101
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Holiday Greeting
Card Design
Create your own work of art for cards and more. In this holiday themed hands-on class you’ll explore techniques using gold leaf, glitter, die cutting, perfect pearls, simple watercolors and special settings for photocopying. Learn the tricks of the trade for scoring, choosing papers, decorating envelopes and creating cards that are a gift in themselves. All materials provided.

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.

4 Thursdays
9:00am – 12:00pm
Oct 19 – Nov 9
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $95 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8134.101
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Knitting for Beginners and Beyond
Don’t know where to begin? Or stuck on a project? Learn the knitting basics: knit, purl, cast on, bind off, read patterns, or refresh your knitting skills from years gone by. Students need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn, one pair of 10 inch long-size 8 knitting needles for the first class, or bring your current work-inprogress project.

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 Wednesdays
2:30 – 4:30pm
Sept 20 – Nov 8, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
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
9:00am – 12:00pm
Sept 29 – Nov 3, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost per session: $125 plus $45 material fee to instructor
#8171.101

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6 Fridays
12:45 – 3:45pm
Oct 6 – Nov 17, 2017
(no class Nov 10)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost per session: $125 plus $45 material fee to instructor
#8171.202
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Creative Art Journaling
Through stimulating creative writing, movement and mixed media art exercises we will begin the process of journaling. Find your unique voice, get inspired, and learn a variety of techniques using media that includes collage, stenciling and creating texture. Let your inner child come out to play. Please bring a journal/drawing pad with blank pages. Mixed media weight paper is recommended but not required.

Instructor: Tracey Yokas holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, and is experienced in creative healing work.

3 Fridays
9:00am – 12:00pm
Sept 8 - 22, 2017
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $85 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8186.101
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For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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