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Older Adult – Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting – Older Adults

Part of our Older Adult program for students 50 and up, Acrylic Painting with Belinda Tomlinson is a fabulous class that meets Tuesdays from 1:00-4:00pm, cost is $55 – new classes begin 10/24-12/12.

Feedback from some of our students:

  • “Very good instruction, offered assistance and encouragement!”
  • “I love this class, Belinda is so knowledgeable and so easy to ask questions of, and she has so much patience.”
  • “Excellent teacher, amazing art knowledge!”

Belinda is a gem, and we are so happy to have her here at Clovis Community Ed!  Let her help you find your inner artist, as she encourages you to explore and discover the artist in you!  Register on our website, by phone at 559-327-2876, or stop by the Community Ed office on the Clovis Adult Education campus, located at 1452 David E. Cook Way in Clovis, near the corner of Herndon and Sunnyside.

Learn something new about painting with the fabulous Belinda, and Clovis Community Ed!

Intro to Digital Photography

Digital Photography – An Introduction

Do you own a digital camera, and want to learn what those dials and buttons do?  This class is for those who own a point & shoot, mirrorless, or entry DSLR camera.  The course covers some of the controls of the camera, allowing the photographer to be a little more creative with their pictures.  Students will learn how to organize their pictures on their computer, and share their photos with others. Basic computer skills are highly recommended.  Bring a SUB flash drive to class to save your work.  Class will meet at Dry Creek Park on one Saturday during the class.

Class meets Mondays starting 10/30-12/4 from 6:00-8:00pm, six classes for $129.  Register on our website, by phone at 559-327-2876, or stop by the Community Ed office on the Clovis Adult Education campus, located at 1452 David E. Cook Way in Clovis, near the corner of Herndon and Sunnyside.

Learn something new about photography with Clovis Community Ed!

 

Christmas Crochet – Intermediate

Christmas Crochet – Intermediate

This class will be featuring Christmas projects – tree ornaments, decorations, stockings and gift ideas!  The only prerequisite is a knowledge and proficiency of basic crochet stitches.

The following materials should be brought to the first class:

  • G and H hooks
  • 1 skein each of Christmas red, green and white #4 yarn (worsted weight, all the same brand and type of yarn)

Patterns will be supplied by the instructor.  Any questions please email the instructor at hollytennent@att.net.

Class meets Tuesdays 10/24-12/5 from 6:30-8:30pm, six classes for $79.

Register on our website, by phone at (5590 327-2876, or come by the Community Ed office on the Clovis Adult campus, located at 1452 David E. Cook Way, near the corner of Herndon and Sunnyside Avenues.

Learn something new about crocheting Christmas gifs with Clovis Community Ed!

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Learn to Sew!

Beginning Sewing

Are you interested in sewing but not sure where to start?  Does the thought of using a sewing machine seem daunting?  This class is great for the absolute beginner!  We will cover all the basics you ned to get started, from setting up machine to learning basic sewing techniques, and we will complere 4-5 different projects.

Students will learn the following techniques:

  • Straight, French and encased seams
  • Turning/pivoting corners
  • Box corners
  • Hemming,
  • Creating handles
  • Casing/gathering

The instructor has been sewing for 20+ years and is a 3rd generation seamstress!

Students will need to provide their own sewing machine and materials.  The first night of class is discussion only – you will not need to bring your machine.  Materials list will be covered that first night.

Class is held on Wednesdays 10/25-12/13 (no class meeting 11/22) from 6:00-9:00pm here on the Clovis Adult Education campus.  Register on our website, by phone at (559) 327-2876, or come by the Community Ed office here on the Clovis Adult campus – located at  1452 David E. Cook Way, near the corner of Herndon and Sunnyside Avenues.

Learn something new about SEWING with Clovis Community Ed!

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Hula!

Hula Dancing!

Have you ever been to Hawaii and seen those amazing dancers on stage at luau?  Do you ever wonder how they manage to move their hands and hips so gracefully?  There is a long and rich history in the world of hula.  This beautiful dance has existed for a long time and dancers move to the beat of traditional Hawaiian music, and sometimes singing.  In this class you’ll learn basic hula steps and how to move your hips with the fluid motion of a dancer.  By the end of the class you’ll know how to move your hips like a hula dancer.  The instructor has been dancing since 2005 and is excited to introduce this culture with you.

Class meets Thursdays 10/26-12/7 from 6:00-7:00pm (no class meeting 11/23), at Woods Elementary, located at 700 Teague Ave (Teague & Clovis).

Register on our website, by phone at 327-2876, or come by the Community Ed office on the Clovis Adult Education campus, located at 1452 David E. Cook Way, near the corner or Herndon and Sunnyside.

Learn something new about HULA with Clovis Community Ed!

Pottery

Pottery

Do you aspire to be a potter?  We will be working either on the potter’s wheel or using hand-build methods to create.  These methods will include pinching, coiling and slab form techniques.  Students will create functional and non-functional pottery using stoneware and porcelain clays.  The firing will be done using the electric and gas kilns.  Glazing will be done twice during the six weeks.  The glazing will be completed using the dipping, pouring and brushing techniques with stoneware glazes.

Fred Figueroa taught ceramics in the Clovis Unified School District for 42 years in the art department at the high school and middle school levels before retiring in 2014.  Now he’s back to share his expertise and love of creating pottery with YOU!

A supply list will be distributed the first night of class, and we will begin creating your wonderful works of art.

Class meets on Tuesdays 10/24-12/12 from 6:00-9:00pm, at Kastner Intermediate School, located at 7676 N. First St. in Fresno, near the corner of Alluvial and First.  Register on our website, by phone at 559-327-2876, or stop by the Community Ed office on the Clovis Adult Education campus, located at 1452 David E. Cook Way in Clovis, near the corner of Herndon and Sunnyside Avenues.

Learn something new about pottery with Clovis Community Ed!