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Adult Education Course Catalog: 2018-2019

ART & ARTISTIC Acrylic &

ART & ARTISTIC Acrylic & Beginning Oil Painting Oil and acrylic painting techniques are introduced through practice and demonstration. Emphasis is placed on choice of materials, depiction of light and shadow, painting techniques, basic color mixing and composition. This course provides students with a foundation for creative expression in oil painting. 8 wks .................................................. Cost: $125 Mon 6:30p - 8:30p ................ 04/01/19 - 05/20/19 Bob Ross Joy of Painting ® You’ve seen him on TV. Now you can learn the Bob Ross method of Oil Painting. All you need is desire, a willingness to learn, and practice. You will create 6 fi nished paintings. Materials list (approx. $190 for new students) provided. 6 wks .................................................. Cost: $145 Tue 6:00p - 9:30p ................. 09/11/18 - 10/23/18 01/15/19 - 02/19/19 04/02/19 - 05/07/19 Drawing I Learn to develop a feel for design through the study and use of line in relationship to shape, texture, shade, and form. Supply list provided. Supplies are additional cost. 8 wks .................................................. Cost: $125 Wed 6:30p - 8:30p ................ 09/12/18 - 10/31/18 Pastel Painting – Beginning To familiarize the beginning student with the tools and materials of pastels and how to use them. Emphasis on mixing color and achieving correct tonal values. Learn a variety of techniques while working towards developing your own style. Instructor demonstrations. Supply list provided and supplies needed are additional cost. 8 wks .................................................. Cost: $125 Thu 6:30p - 8:30p ................. 04/04/19 - 05/23/19 Stained Glass Join the fun in this hands-on craft class and create stained glass projects such as lamp shades, night lights, 3-D objects and more. Supply cost is not included in class fee. Class will be held off-site at Elfi n Crafts in Seville. 6 wks .................................................. Cost: $115 Wed 7:00p - 9:00p ................ 09/12/18 - 10/17/18 04/03/19 - 05/08/19 Watercolor Painting Familiarize yourself with the tools and materials of watercolor and how to use them. Mix colors, achieve correct tonal values and develop your own style. Material list provided. Supplies are additional. 8 wks .................................................. Cost: $125 Thu 6:30p - 8:30p ................. 09/13/18 - 11/08/18 PHYSICAL FITNESS Asian Exercise for Balance These gentle movements cause muscle tissue to rub against internal pressure points, redirecting circulation and allowing your body’s natural healing ability to balance conditions without negative side effects. 8 wks ...................................................Cost: $65* Mon 6:00p - 7:00p ................ 01/14/19 - 03/18/19 04/01/19 - 06/03/19 Chair and Mat Yoga Relax, reduce stress and enhance your health! These exercises are performed slowly with emphasis on form, balance and concentration augmented by proper breathing. 7 wks .................................................... Cost: $75 Tue 5:30p - 7:00p OR ........... 09/04/18 - 10/23/18 Tue 7:00p - 8:30p 11/06/18 - 12/18/18 01/15/19 - 02/26/19 04/02/19 - 05/14/19 Page 12 *Additional book fee required. www.mcjvs.edu

HISTORY Dietrich Bonhoeffer A German Theologian who came of age between the two World Wars. His writings refl ect the increasing alarm as he watched his fellow Germans believe the lies of the National Socialists, turning to anger and madness. A lone voice that stood up to Hitler. What message do they hold for us today? 7 wks .................................................... Cost: $75 Wed 7:30p - 8:30p ................ 04/03/19 - 05/15/19 Leningrad Siege Learn the history of the 900 days Leningrad (St. Petersburg) was under siege during the Soviet Union war with Fascist Germany. Taught by a former citizen of St. Petersburg. 1 wk ...................................................... Cost: $25 Wed 6:30p - 8:30p ................................. 01/30/19 Two Russian Geniuses Alexander Pushkin and Peter Tchaikovsky lived in different parts of the 19th century, but they created two genius operas – Eugene Onegin and Queen of Spades. Enjoy music, plots and stories about the authors. 3 wks .................................................... Cost: $75 Wed 6:30p - 8:30p ................ 04/10/19 - 04/24/19 FUN & PRACTICAL SKILLS Basic Dog Grooming For the beginning dog groomer who wants to learn the principles of dog grooming for fun or profi t. Topics include bathing, handling, parasite control, equipment usage and maintenance. Do not bring dog fi rst night of class. Must provide up-to-date shot record. Class limit of 8. 4 wks .................................................. Cost: $120 Mon 7:00p - 9:30p ................ 09/10/18 - 10/01/18 11/05/18 - 12/03/18 02/25/19 - 03/18/19 04/08/19 - 04/29/19 Canine Massage Therapy Canine massage can help ease arthritis and soreness, help with anxiety, stimulate blood fl ow and induce relaxation for your dog. Please bring your dog and a blanket the fi rst night of class. Must provide up-to-date shot record. Class limit of 6. 4 wks .................................................... Cost: $85 Tue 6:30p - 8:30p ................. 10/16/18 - 11/13/18 01/08/19 - 01/29/19 02/19/19 - 03/12/19 Sew It All! Come and create a variety of useable and practical items using your own sewing machine! This 6-week class includes sewing machine basics and instruction; come for one or come for all: Week 1: Week 2: Week 3: Week 4: Week 5: Week 6: Learn sewing machine basics and begin your fi rst project, a drawstring bag Make a decorative pillowcase and learn to read a pattern Create a pair of lazy pants and insert a pocket Make a tote bag and install a zipper Learn to work with knit fabrics and make a top Project of your choice 6 wks .................................................. Cost: $115 Individual Classes ....................................... $ 25 Thu 6:00p - 9:00p ................. 09/13/18 - 10/18/18 01/17/19 - 02/28/19 04/11/19 - 05/23/19 College 101 for Parents Parents and teens - please join us for a oneday seminar and learn the ins and outs of preparing for college. Learn how to make the most of financial opportunities for grants and scholarships, how to choose a college - public or private, and how to take standardized tests. Learn about College Credit Plus, honors classes, and making the most out of college visits. Also learn how to showcase a student that has an average GPA. 1 wk ...................................................... Cost: $25 Wed 6:30p - 9:00p ................................. 09/12/18 02/20/19