Advanced Paint Pouring Techniques (ages 14+)
Experiment with different size and shapes of canvas, metallic paints and cutting-edge techniques. No basic art skills are needed, beginner level experience with paint pouring is helpful, not absolutely necessary. Wear old clothes, all supplies are included. Feel free to bring lunch. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Advanced Paint Pouring Techniques (ages 14+, Nov 2, Sa) 28286 11/2/2019 - 11/2/2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Crochet a Leaf Coaster (ages 18+)
Add a splash of fall color! Crochet a cute leaf drink coaster for your Thanksgiving guest! Some crochet experience recommended. Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 5mm hook, 1 ball of fall color choice for each one made. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
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Register Crochet a Leaf Coaster (ages 18+, Nov 6, W) 28328 11/6/2019 - 11/6/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM W Green Ridg Info
Crochet a Pumpkin Coaster (ages 18+)
Pumpkins are fall decor! Crochet a cute pumpkin drink coaster for your end table! This is a beginner friendly. Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 5.5mm hook, 30yards of orange worsted weight (4) yarn and a small amount or green and brown. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled Crochet a Pumpkin Coaster (ages 18+, Oct 18, F) 28319 10/18/2019 - 10/18/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Crochet Fingerless Mitts (ages 18+)
Create a warm gift for your friend or for yourself! Beginner friendly! Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 9mm hook, bulky (6) one ball needed to complete a pair. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
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Register Crochet Fingerless Mitts (ages 18+, Nov 25, M) 28329 11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Digital Painting of Photographs (ages 12+)
Come and learn this new art form to transform your photographs into watercolor paintings.
This class will teach you how to use filters and brushes in photoshop to create a digital painting.
Please bring your computer with photoshop loaded. You can download a 7 day free trial at Adobe.com. After that it is 9.99 a month. We will talk about a less expensive option in class. It takes several hours to load so don’t wait until the last day to do it. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Feel free to bring food. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has won many awards from VA and NC Professional Photo Asso for hand coloring.
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Register Digital Painting of Photographs (ages 14+, Nov 25, M) 28302 11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Double Knitting (ages 18+)
Double Knitting on a loom - In this 2-hour fun-filled class, master the art of creating fabric that is "finished" on the front as well as the back! Learn 3 most common double knit stitches, how to cast on and bind off a double knit project. All supplies are provided. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.
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Register Double Knitting (ages 18+, Nov 1, F) 28290 11/1/2019 - 11/1/2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM F Green Ridg Info
Evergreen Wreath Workshop (18+)
Learn to make a natural evergreen wreath with cedar, pine, spruce and other great materials. You will also learn how to care for your creation to make it last throughout the holiday season. Includes all supplies for one wreath. Please bring a pair of garden gloves (doesn't need to be new). Instructor: Mallory Newcomb
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Register Evergreen Wreath Workshop (ages 18+, Dec 16, M) 28432 12/16/2019 - 12/16/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (12+)
Do you have a new camera with too many bells and whistles? Find out how to use F stops, shutter speeds, resolution, white balance, exposure modes and more. Be sure to bring your camera and camera manual with you. If you don’t have a manual, you can download and print one online. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (ages 12+, Nov 23, Sa) 28294 11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Intermediate Photopshop II(Menus) (ages 12+)
This class will go over how to use drop down menus for special effects, filters, transforming size and adjustment. Please bring your computer with photoshop loaded. You can download a 7 day free trial at Adobe.com. After that it is 9.99 a month. We will talk about a less expensive option in class. It takes several hours to load so don’t wait until the last day to do it. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register Intermediate Photoshop II (Menus) (ages 12+, Nov 4, M) 28299 11/4/2019 - 11/4/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Intermediate Photoshop I(Tools) (ages 12+)
This class will cover tools and how to make and move selections, retouch, add type, quick mask, etc. Please bring your computer with photoshop loaded. You can download a 7 day free trial at Adobe.com. After that it is 9.99 a month. We will talk about a less expensive option in class. It takes several hours to load so don’t wait until the last day to do it. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register Intermediate Photoshop I (Tools) (ages 12+, Oct 28, M) 28298 10/28/2019 - 10/28/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Intermediate Photoshop III (Layers) (ages 12+)
This class will go over how to use drop down menus for special effects, filters, transforming size and adjustment. Please bring your computer with photoshop loaded. You can download a 7 day free trial at Adobe.com. After that it is 9.99 a month. We will talk about a less expensive option in class. It takes several hours to load so don’t wait until the last day to do it. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register Intermediate Photoshop III (Layers) (ages 12+, Nov 11, M) 28300 11/11/2019 - 11/11/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Introduction to Photoshop (ages 14+)
This class will introduce tools, the layer and history palettes and adjustments. Please bring your computer with photoshop loaded. You can download a 7 day free trial at Adobe.com. After that it is 9.99 a month. We will talk about a less expensive option in class. It takes several hours to load so don’t wait until the last day to do it. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Introduction to Photoshop (ages 12+, Oct 21, M) 28297 10/21/2019 - 10/21/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Maker's Nite-Paint Pouring (Mini Class) (ages 18+)
Learn to do one of the most popular crafts-paint pouring! We will paint a 6 x 6 canvas or tile. Try a different craft without the expense of gathering the materials yourself, meet fellow “Makers” who love the creative process. Lisa Hoyt continues this series back to Green Ridge on the first Monday of each month, 7-8:30 pm, $21, bring food if desired, disposable apron and gloves provided to protect clothing.
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Register Maker's Nite-Paint Pouring (Mini Class) (ages 18+, Nov 4, M) 28278 11/4/2019 - 11/4/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Paint Pouring Lab (ages 14+)
A two-part class. You must be able to attend both sessions but pay only one fee. We will make projects on hard substrates which will be sealed week II. Projects will include a four-piece coaster set which will be ready for holiday giving, and several other options. The second part of the class will be using low VOC resin and other techniques. If you have been reluctant to try new finishing techniques, you’ll be in the right place! Beginning level paint pouring experience is ideal but not required. Wear old clothes and feel free to bring your dinner if coming after work. All materials are included. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
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Register Paint Pouring Lab (ages 14+, Oct, M) 28285 10/21/2019 - 10/28/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Painting on Photographs (ages 12+)
Come and learn this antique art form to transform your photographs into yesteryear looking treasures. This class will provide sepia toned prints for you to paint with information on how to make you own prints to paint. Use of paint and supplies is included. Just bring yourself dressed in old clothes or short sleeves and an apron. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has won many awards from VA and NC Professional Photographers Association for hand coloring. All supplies and prints are provided.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Painting on Photographs (ages 14+, Nov 18, M) 28301 11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info