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Cultivate Your Creativity
Register now for late Fall & Winter 2018-19 classes.

Knitting to the
Next Level
If you already know the knitting basics of knit, purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease, you are welcome to join this intermediate class. Penny will help you refresh your knitting skills from years gone by, or assist you with project difficulties. Students need one skein of #4 worsted weight/4-ply light color yarn, and size US 8 knitting needles for the first class, and are welcome to bring a 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 26 - Nov 14, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $105 plus $6 material fee to instructor
Seniors $90 plus $6 material fee to instructor
#8178.201


....OR

8 Wednesdays
2:30 – 4:30pm
Dec 5, 2018 - Feb 6, 2019
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $105 plus $6 material fee to instructor
Seniors $90 plus $6 material fee to instructor
#8178.202
Registration Info
 
Watercolor for Beginners
Learn the magic of painting with watercolors. Gradually gain knowledge of basic watercolor skills and techniques while following the instructor in a step-by-step process of creating your own paintings. No experience necessary to enjoy this artistic adventure.

Instructor: Sharon Maguire is a watercolor artist who has taught painting through the Pierce College Encore Program. She has a passion for helping others discover the joy and adventure of painting with watercolors.

8 Mondays
1:00 – 3:00pm
Dec 3, 2018 – Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8213.202
Registration Info
 
California Style Landscape
Watercolor Painting
Follow your teacher in step-by-step “paint along” demos of each California Style landscape painting technique. Learn to paint more boldly and directly using techniques that allow you to complete a painting more quickly. Materials furnished for first class only; supply list for future sessions provided at that time.

Instructor: Tom Winans is a professional watercolor, oil, and pastel painter. Also a credentialed teacher, Tom has taught at numerous schools including Ventura College.

7 Mondays
9:00am – 12:00pm
Oct 8 - Nov 26, 2018
(no class Nov 12)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $125 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8212.101

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8 Mondays
9:00am – 12:00pm
Dec 3, 2018 – Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5
(Note: Catalog states wrong room)

Cost: $140 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8212.102
Registration Info
Winter 2018 catalog
page 19
Beginning Calligraphy
California Style Landscape Watercolor Painting
Intermediate Oils / Acrylics
Knitting to the Next Level
Mosaic Making
Seasonal Simple Stroke Watercolor
Silk Scarf Painting
Valentine Greeting Card Design
Watercolor for Beginners
 
Seasonal
Simple Stroke Watercolor
Let the brush and paint do the work using the simple stroke watercolor technique. With the simple stroke of a brush you can learn to create lovely fall foliage, flowers, fruit and winter holiday wreaths, trees and more. No art experience needed, contact the instructor at sjlaporte@verizon.net in advance of class for supply list.

Instructor: Shirley LaPorte 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
9:00 – 11:00am
Nov 29 – Dec 20, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $70 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8211.102
Registration Info
 

Valentine
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 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.

5 Thursdays
9:00 – 11:00am
Jan 10 - Feb 7, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $85 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8152.101
Registration Info
 
Intro to Oils & Acrylics
This beginning painting class will teach you the basics of oil painting, along with the theories of color and composition. With basic oil painting techniques, beautiful projects can be created quickly. Students may also choose to work with acrylic paints. Materials furnished for first class; supply list for additional items provided at that time.

Instructor: Stella Violano is a published artist whose artwork is licensed and sold on greeting cards, garden flags and puzzles.  Her work painting animals and wildlife is award winning.

8 Thursdays
12:00 – 2:30pm
Nov 29, 2018 – Jan 31, 2019
(no class Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8200.202
Registration Info
 
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Mosaic Making

Learn the basics of mosaic art including creative vision and demonstration of procedure and technique. All materials are provided to complete a small scale mosaic planter.

Instructor: Nela V. Steric is an art educator, and actively exhibiting artist. Learn more at her website www.teachergallery.com.

3 Thursdays
6:00 – 8:00pm
Dec 6 – 20, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $55 plus $30 material fee to instructor
#8148.301
Registration Info
 
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. Please contact sjlaporte@verizon. net for first class supply list.

Instructor: Shirley LaPorte 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 Tuesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm
Dec 4, 2018 - Feb 5, 2019
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8160.201
Registration Info
 
Silk Scarf Painting

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 Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm
Jan 9 - 30, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5
Cost: $70 plus $45 material fee to instructor
#8192.202

Registration Info
 
Intermediate
Oils & Acrylics
Build on your artistic skills with oil and acrylic paints, applying theories of color and composition. Previous painting experience and supplies required.

Instructor: Stella Violano is a published artist whose artwork is licensed and sold on greeting cards, garden flags and puzzles.  Her work painting animals and wildlife is award winning.

8 Thursdays
2:45 – 5:15pm
Sept 27 - Nov 15, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130
#8201.201

....OR

8 Thursdays
2:45 – 5:15pm
Nov 29, 2018 – Jan 31, 2019
(no class Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130
#8201.202
Registration Info
 
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