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Artful Saturdays: St. Louis Art Museum

ARTS-705    Artful Saturdays: St. Louis Art Museum--Forest Park - Off Campus (CE)
3/17/2018--4/7/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  7

Enjoy three Saturday mornings exploring museum collections. Tours will be led by Betsy Solomon and will feature a specific theme each time, see details below. Featured selections are all new, no repeats from last year. Participants must provide their own transportation. Where to meet: for the Saint Louis Art Museum, meet in Sculpture Hall inside the main entrance to the Cass Gilbert (original) museum building; for Laumeier Sculpture Park, meet outside the entrance to the indoor galleries. March 17, 10:00-12:00, Saint Louis Art Museum: A Selection of Sculpture; March 24, 10:00-12:00, Saint Louis Art Museum: Landscape Painting Through the Ages; April 7, 10:00-12:00, Laumeier Sculpture Park: Contemporary, Monumental, in Nature (April 14 rain date if necessary). No class 3/31. Cost for adults 60 and over $47.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/17/2018 - 4/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  10:00:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Forest Park - Off Campus (CE)
  • Instructor:   Elizabeth Solomon
  • Fees:           69

 

Drawing: All Levels

ARTS-709    Drawing: All Levels--Nottingham School
4/5/2018--5/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  13

Advance your skills through practice. Drawing fundamentals will be reviewed - line, perspective, value and composition. Emphasis will be on practice and technique. Advanced students will expand their skills with more sophisticated projects. Students will use pencil, conte crayon and charcoal. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/5/2018 - 5/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Nottingham School
  • Instructor:   Lisa Payne
  • Fees:           105

 

Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate (MC)

ARTS-709    Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate (MC)--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
1/30/2018--3/6/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  3

Learn the tools, materials, visual and artistic perception needed for this essential art form. Drawing fundamentals will be covered - line, perspective, value and composition. Advanced students will expand their skills with more sophisticated projects. Students will use pencil, conte crayon and charcoal. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/30/2018 - 3/6/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Ruth Kolker
  • Fees:           105

 

Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate (NOTT)

ARTS-709    Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate (NOTT)--Nottingham School
2/1/2018--3/8/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  4

Learn the tools, materials, visual and artistic perception needed for this essential art form. Drawing fundamentals will be covered - line, perspective, value and composition. Advanced students will expand their skills with more sophisticated projects. Students will use pencil, conte crayon and charcoal. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/1/2018 - 3/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Nottingham School
  • Instructor:   Lisa Payne
  • Fees:           105

 

Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate (WW)

ARTS-709    Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate (WW)--Wildwood Building
2/7/2018--3/7/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  11

Learn the tools, materials, visual and artistic perception needed for this essential art form. Drawing fundamentals will be covered - line, perspective, value and composition. Advanced students will expand their skills with more sophisticated projects. Students will use pencil, conte crayon and charcoal. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/7/2018 - 3/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Wildwood Building
  • Instructor:   Jeffrey Johnson
  • Fees:           105

 
ARTS-709    Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate (WW)--Wildwood Building
3/21/2018--4/18/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  13

Learn the tools, materials, visual and artistic perception needed for this essential art form. Drawing fundamentals will be covered - line, perspective, value and composition. Advanced students will expand their skills with more sophisticated projects. Students will use pencil, conte crayon and charcoal. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/21/2018 - 4/18/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Wildwood Building
  • Instructor:   Jeffrey Johnson
  • Fees:           105

 

Drawing: Intermediate/Advanced

ARTS-709    Drawing: Intermediate/Advanced--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
3/20/2018--4/24/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  15

Advance your skills through practice. Drawing fundamentals will be reviewed-line, perspective, value, and composition. Emphasis will be on practice and technique. Advanced students will expand their skills with more sophisticated projects. Students will use pencil, conte crayon, and charcoal. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/20/2018 - 4/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Ruth Kolker
  • Fees:           105

 

Drawing: Traditional Pencil Basics

ARTS-709    Drawing: Traditional Pencil Basics--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
2/10/2018--3/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  9

Discover the fundamentals of an essential art. Use pencil to create line, perspective, value and composition. No experience necessary and individualized instruction included. Supply list sent. This class is for beginners only. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/10/2018 - 3/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  12:00:00 PM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Sean Long
  • Fees:           105

 
ARTS-709    Drawing: Traditional Pencil Basics--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
4/7/2018--5/5/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  15

Discover the fundamentals of an essential art. Use pencil to create line, perspective, value and composition. No experience necessary and individualized instruction included. Supply list sent. This class is for beginners only. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/7/2018 - 5/5/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  12:00:00 PM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Sean Long
  • Fees:           105

 

Perspective Drawing and Still Life

ARTS-709    Perspective Drawing and Still Life--Clayton High School
2/1/2018--3/8/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  9

In a relaxed atmosphere, explore drawing fundamentals-line, perspective, value, and composition. No experience necessary and much individualized instruction given. Intermediate level students advance with more sophisticated projects. Supply list discussed at first class. Bring pencil and sketch pad to first class. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/1/2018 - 3/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Clayton High School
  • Instructor:   Philip Perschbacher
  • Fees:           105

 
ARTS-709    Perspective Drawing and Still Life--Clayton High School
4/5/2018--5/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  13

In a relaxed atmosphere, explore drawing fundamentals-line, perspective, value, and composition. No experience necessary and much individualized instruction given. Intermediate level students advance with more sophisticated projects. Supply list discussed at first class. Bring pencil and sketch pad to first class. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/5/2018 - 5/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Clayton High School
  • Instructor:   Philip Perschbacher
  • Fees:           105

 

Botanical Illustration: Colored Pencils

ARTS-716    Botanical Illustration: Colored Pencils--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
1/25/2018--2/22/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  0

Inspired by antique styles, create contemporary pieces with new methods. Our subject and inspiration will be the plant kingdom, the medium will be colored pencil. Delve into drawing, texture, color and composition with models from dried plants, fruit, and fresh flowers. All levels welcome. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/25/2018 - 2/22/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  12:00:00 PM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Maureen Brodsky
  • Fees:           105

Class is Filled


 

Drawing in Color Pencil: Advanced

ARTS-716    Drawing in Color Pencil: Advanced--STLCC-South County
2/8/2018--5/3/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  6

For the experienced colored pencil artist, this class is definitely for those interested in mastering colored pencil techniques. Many subjects explored as well as in-depth contemporary techniques of this versatile medium. No class 3/15. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/8/2018 - 5/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  12:45:00 PM--2:45:00 PM
  • Location:  
        STLCC-South County
  • Instructor:   Kristine Scharfenberger
  • Fees:           155

 

Drawing in Color Pencil: Beginning

ARTS-716    Drawing in Color Pencil: Beginning--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
2/5/2018--5/7/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  0

Discover the beauty of colored pencil with this beginning skills class. This class introduces you to the techniques necessary to achieve realism in your artwork. No experience necessary we will work on drawing skills as well. Supply list sent. No class 2/19, 3/12. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/5/2018 - 5/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  12:30:00 PM--2:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Kristine Scharfenberger
  • Fees:           155

Class is Filled


 

Drawing in Color Pencil: Intermediate

ARTS-716    Drawing in Color Pencil: Intermediate--STLCC-South County
2/6/2018--5/8/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  0

A continuation of the beginner's class. Intermediate students will further develop their skills in building color and value while working on specific elements such as fur, reflections, shine, water, depth etc. Supply list emailed. No class 3/13, 4/3. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.50

  • Meeting Dates:  2/6/2018 - 5/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  12:45:00 PM--2:45:00 PM
  • Location:  
        STLCC-South County
  • Instructor:   Kristine Scharfenberger
  • Fees:           155

Class is Filled


 

Figure Drawing

ARTS-718    Figure Drawing--Clayton High School
2/26/2018--4/30/2018        Total Seats:  11    Places Left:  1

Draw with gesture, line, shape and value in relation to a human figure. Sight (measure, take angles, etc.) to determine proportions. Individualized instruction emphasized. Prerequisite: Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate or equivalent experience. Supply list sent. Nude models are used. Classroom only has tables. Bring a tabletop easel if you have one. No class 3/19, 3/26. Cost for adults 60 and over $92.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/26/2018 - 4/30/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Clayton High School
  • Instructor:   STLCC Staff
  • Fees:           155

 

Cartooning

ARTS-721    Cartooning--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
3/21/2018--4/18/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  15

Explore cartooning and comics with an overview of tools used in an overlooked art form. Investigate comic strip creation, comic book layout, political cartooning, basic character design, and hand drawn animation. Gain an understanding of basics, skills and techniques. Prerequisite: Basic Drawing class or equivalent experience. Supply list sent. There will be homework assignments. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/21/2018 - 4/18/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Sean Long
  • Fees:           105

 

Picture Book Illustration

ARTS-721    Picture Book Illustration--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
1/31/2018--3/7/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  14

CLASS SESSION 2/28 TAKES PLACE IN HE 224, ALL OTHER SESSIONS ARE IN HE 124. Are you a lover of children's storybooks, with a desire to make your own? Join us to plot out a story into a 6 page counting book starting with thumbnails, then sketches, making a book dummy and painting final artwork. You will leave with your book, ready to keep and share on your own, or take the next step and submit to publishers. No class 2/14. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/31/2018 - 3/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Sean Long
  • Fees:           105

 

Right Brain Drawing (FP)

ARTS-721    Right Brain Drawing (FP)--Forest Park - F Tower
3/24/2018--5/19/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  18

Learn to tap into the right side of your brain for creative projects! Drawing exercises utilize the more creative, less analytical hemisphere to unleash your potential artist. You'll make the mental shift to a state where drawing is pleasurable, meditative and frees you from anxiety. Instructor has years of experience in assisting students to access their creative mind! Supply list sent. Textbook required -- bring to first class. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th Edition. ISBN 978-1585429202. No class 3/31. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/24/2018 - 5/19/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--11:30:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Forest Park - F Tower
  • Instructor:   Mary Feagan
  • Fees:           105

 

Right Brain Drawing (KIRK)

ARTS-721    Right Brain Drawing (KIRK)--Kirkwood Sr. High School
2/6/2018--4/3/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  9

Learn to tap into the right side of your brain for creative projects! Drawing exercises utilize the more creative, less analytical hemisphere to unleash your potential artist. You'll make the mental shift to a state where drawing is pleasurable, meditative and frees you from anxiety. Instructor has years of experience in assisting students to access their creative mind! Supply list sent. Textbook required -- bring to first class. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th Edition. ISBN 978-1585429202. No class 3/20.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/6/2018 - 4/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Kirkwood Sr. High School
  • Instructor:   Mary Feagan
  • Fees:           105

 

Mastering Calligraphy

ARTS-725    Mastering Calligraphy--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
3/19/2018--5/7/2018        Total Seats:  16    Places Left:  1

Calligraphy is the design and execution of brilliant and beautiful lettering. Join us for an in-depth study of this visual art’s most common form, italic. Learn proper pen angle, letter slant, spacing, size for upper and lower case, and numbers. Calligraphy can be applied in everything from invitations to fine art. Supplies discussed at first class. Cost for adults 60 and over $70.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/19/2018 - 5/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Leslie Barnes
  • Fees:           119

 

Pottery: All Levels

ARTS-727    Pottery: All Levels--Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
1/30/2018--3/6/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  4

Explore projects in which skills in hand-building (for beginners) and wheel throwing (for more advanced students) are investigated and improved. All levels of experience are welcome. Fee includes most materials. Cost for adults 60 and over $105.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/30/2018 - 3/6/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
  • Instructor:   Carl Behmer
  • Fees:           139

 
ARTS-727    Pottery: All Levels--Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
2/3/2018--3/10/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  4

Explore projects in which skills in hand-building (for beginners) and wheel throwing (for more advanced students) are investigated and improved. All levels of experience are welcome. Fee includes most materials. Cost for adults 60 and over $105.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/3/2018 - 3/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
  • Instructor:   Sheow Chang
  • Fees:           139

 
ARTS-727    Pottery: All Levels--Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
3/20/2018--5/1/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  6

Explore projects in which skills in hand-building (for beginners) and wheel throwing (for more advanced students) are investigated and improved. All levels of experience are welcome. Fee includes most materials. No class 4/3. Cost for adults 60 and over $105.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/20/2018 - 5/1/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
  • Instructor:   Carl Behmer
  • Fees:           139

 
ARTS-727    Pottery: All Levels--Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
4/7/2018--5/12/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  5

Explore projects in which skills in hand-building (for beginners) and wheel throwing (for more advanced students) are investigated and improved. All levels of experience are welcome. Fee includes most materials. Cost for adults 60 and over $105.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/7/2018 - 5/12/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Flo Valley - Humanities Bldg
  • Instructor:   Sheow Chang
  • Fees:           139

 

Botanical Illustration: Watercolor

ARTS-735    Botanical Illustration: Watercolor--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
3/1/2018--4/12/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  2

Inspired by antique styles, create contemporary pieces with new methods. Our subject and inspiration will be the plant kingdom, the medium will be watercolor. Delve into washes, layering, texture, color and composition with models from dried plants, fruit, and fresh flowers. All levels welcome. Supply list will be emailed. No class 3/15, 4/5. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/1/2018 - 4/12/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  12:00:00 PM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Maureen Brodsky
  • Fees:           105

 

Watercolor: Advanced Beginning Techniques

ARTS-735    Watercolor: Advanced Beginning Techniques--St John's Evangelical UCC
1/25/2018--5/17/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  14

Paint with the brilliant color and fluid stroke of watercolor. Acquire and practice various techniques in transparent watercolor and learn the best paint, paper type and preparation for your artworks. Prerequisite: Basic drawing class or equivalent experience. Supply list sent. No class 2/1, 2/8, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/25/2018 - 5/17/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        St John's Evangelical UCC
  • Instructor:   Nancy Muschany
  • Fees:           205

 

Watercolor Intermediate/Advanced Techniques

ARTS-736    Watercolor Intermediate/Advanced Techniques--St John's Evangelical UCC
2/5/2018--5/7/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  2

Continue to advance your skills. Bring your painting ideas and your desire to paint in watercolor! You will work on paintings of your choice, with guidance and gentle critique from a master painter. Learn techniques to achieve your goals for your painting. Get suggestions on design, composition, and focal point. Discover ways to fix a mistake to save a "ruined" painting. Loosen up and try new methods of painting. Have fun with watercolor! This class will encourage the creative spirit in artists of all skill levels. Prerequisite: Basic drawing class or equivalent experience. Supply list sent. No class 2/19, 4/2. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/5/2018 - 5/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  12:00:00 PM--2:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        St John's Evangelical UCC
  • Instructor:   Nancy Muschany
  • Fees:           205

 
ARTS-736    Watercolor Intermediate/Advanced Techniques--St John's Evangelical UCC
2/7/2018--4/25/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  5

Continue to advance your skills. Bring your painting ideas and your desire to paint in watercolor! You will work on paintings of your choice, with guidance and gentle critique from a master painter. Learn techniques to achieve your goals for your painting. Get suggestions on design, composition & focal point. Discover ways to fix a mistake to save a "ruined" painting. Loosen up and try new methods of painting. Have fun with watercolor! This class will encourage the creative spirit in artists of all skill levels. Prerequisite: Basic drawing class or equivalent experience. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/7/2018 - 4/25/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  12:00:00 PM--2:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        St John's Evangelical UCC
  • Instructor:   Nancy Muschany
  • Fees:           205

 
ARTS-736    Watercolor Intermediate/Advanced Techniques--St John's Evangelical UCC
2/8/2018--4/26/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  7

Continue to advance your skills. Bring your painting ideas and your desire to paint in watercolor! You will work on paintings of your choice, with guidance and gentle critique from a master painter. Learn techniques to achieve your goals for your painting. Get suggestions on design, composition, and focal point. Discover ways to fix a mistake to save a "ruined" painting. Loosen up and try new methods of painting. Have fun with watercolor! This class will encourage the creative spirit in artists of all skill levels. Prerequisite: Basic drawing class or equivalent experience. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/8/2018 - 4/26/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  12:30:00 PM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        St John's Evangelical UCC
  • Instructor:   Nancy Muschany
  • Fees:           205

 

Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced Techniques

ARTS-736    Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced Techniques--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
2/27/2018--4/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  4

Like watercolor and want to do more? Join us for more artistic fun in the world of watercolor. Dive into alternative surfaces, watercolor mediums and historical styles. Supply list sent. No class 3/13. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/27/2018 - 4/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  1:00:00 PM--3:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Maureen Brodsky
  • Fees:           105

 

Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced Techniques (12:30-3:30p)

ARTS-736    Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced Techniques (12:30-3:30p)--City of Ellisville Parks & Rec
2/2/2018--4/13/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  8

Paint transparent watercolor on a more advanced level. Students must be proficient in drawing with basic watercolor skills. Attempt the more difficult techniques of layered washes, modeling with color, unusual textural accents, and more. Prerequisite: Beginning Watercolor class or equivalent experience. No class 3/30. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/2/2018 - 4/13/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Friday
  • Meeting Times:  12:30:00 PM--3:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City of Ellisville Parks & Rec
  • Instructor:   Phyllis Smith Piffel
  • Fees:           205

 

Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced Techniques (9a-12p)

ARTS-736    Watercolor: Intermediate/Advanced Techniques (9a-12p)--City of Ellisville Parks & Rec
2/2/2018--4/13/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  9

Paint transparent watercolor on a more advanced level. Students must be proficient in drawing with basic watercolor skills. Attempt the more difficult techniques of layered washes, modeling with color, unusual textural accents, and more. Prerequisite: Beginning Watercolor class or equivalent experience. No class 3/30. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/2/2018 - 4/13/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Friday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City of Ellisville Parks & Rec
  • Instructor:   Phyllis Smith Piffel
  • Fees:           205

 

Oil or Acrylic Painting: All Levels

ARTS-740    Oil or Acrylic Painting: All Levels--Nottingham School
2/6/2018--4/17/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  16

Explore oil paint's richness or acrylic's speed in a class that covers color theory, artistic perception, composition, and paint mixing/application. Progress at your own rate with individualized instruction as you learn techniques to enhance painting skills. Recommend beginning students attend first three classes. Supply list sent. Bring supplies to first class. Water-based oils are the only type allowed in the classroom. No class 3/27. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/6/2018 - 4/17/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  5:30:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Nottingham School
  • Instructor:   Lisa Payne
  • Fees:           205

 
ARTS-740    Oil or Acrylic Painting: All Levels--The Timbers - Eureka
2/27/2018--3/27/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  17

CLASS WILL MEET AT EUREKA COMMUNITY CENTER. Explore oil paint's richness or acrylic's speed in a class that covers color theory, artistic perception, composition, and paint mixing/application. Progress at your own rate with individualized instruction as you learn techniques to enhance painting skills. Recommend beginning students attend first three classes. Supply list sent. Bring supplies to first class. Water-based oils are the only type allowed in the classroom. Cost for adults 60 and over $73.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/27/2018 - 3/27/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  2:00:00 PM--5:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        The Timbers - Eureka
  • Instructor:   Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees:           105

 
ARTS-740    Oil or Acrylic Painting: All Levels--Wildwood Building
2/27/2018--4/3/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  12

Explore oil paint's richness or acrylic's speed in a class that covers color theory, artistic perception, composition, and paint mixing/application. Progress at your own rate with individualized instruction as you learn techniques to enhance painting skills. Recommend beginning students attend first three classes. Supply list sent. Bring supplies to first class. Water-based oils are the only type allowed in the classroom. No class 3/12. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/27/2018 - 4/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Wildwood Building
  • Instructor:   Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees:           105

 
ARTS-740    Oil or Acrylic Painting: All Levels--The Timbers - Eureka
4/10/2018--5/8/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  15

CLASS WILL MEET AT EUREKA COMMUNITY CENTER. Explore oil paint's richness or acrylic's speed in a class that covers color theory, artistic perception, composition, and paint mixing/application. Progress at your own rate with individualized instruction as you learn techniques to enhance painting skills. Recommend beginning students attend first three classes. Supply list sent. Bring supplies to first class. Water-based oils are the only type allowed in the classroom. Cost for adults 60 and over $73.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/10/2018 - 5/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  2:00:00 PM--5:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        The Timbers - Eureka
  • Instructor:   Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees:           105

 
ARTS-740    Oil or Acrylic Painting: All Levels--Wildwood Building
4/10/2018--5/8/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  16

Explore oil paint's richness or acrylic's speed in a class that covers color theory, artistic perception, composition, and paint mixing/application. Progress at your own rate with individualized instruction as you learn techniques to enhance painting skills. Recommend beginning students attend first three classes. Supply list sent. Bring supplies to first class. Water-based oils are the only type allowed in the classroom. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/10/2018 - 5/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Wildwood Building
  • Instructor:   Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees:           105

 

Oil or Acrylic: Advanced Painting Techniques

ARTS-746    Oil or Acrylic: Advanced Painting Techniques--Clayton High School
2/21/2018--5/9/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  15

Only for experienced artists who want to paint for fun, relaxation or have a goal of eventually selling paintings. Get some formal instruction in color, technique or composition. Work at your own pace. Bring art supplies to first class. Water-based oil paints will be the only type of oil paint accepted in the classroom. No class 3/21, 3/28. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/21/2018 - 5/9/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Clayton High School
  • Instructor:   Brenda Schilling
  • Fees:           205

 

Acrylic Impressions

ARTS-748    Acrylic Impressions--Kirkwood Community Center
2/6/2018--4/10/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  6

Fledgling artists-try painting, those with experience-loosen your style to paint like the Impressionists. You'll work in a small size to quickly complete your own vibrant, light-filled piece. Instructor provides prints and photos. Painting board provided. Supply list sent. All levels welcome.Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/6/2018 - 4/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  12:30:00 PM--3:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Kirkwood Community Center
  • Instructor:   Phyllis Smith Piffel
  • Fees:           205

 

Acrylic Impressions

ARTS-748    Acrylic Impressions --Meramec - Social Science Bldg
2/27/2018--5/8/2018        Total Seats:  20    Places Left:  16

An accelerated workshop. You'll work in a small size to quickly complete your own vibrant, light-filled piece. Instructor provides prints and photos. Painting board provided. Supply list sent. All levels welcome. Cost for adults 60 and over $142.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/27/2018 - 5/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Social Science Bldg
  • Instructor:   Phyllis Smith Piffel
  • Fees:           205

 

Acrylic Impressions Workshop

ARTS-748    Acrylic Impressions Workshop--Kirkwood Community Center
4/17/2018--5/15/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  12

An accelerated workshop. You'll work in a small size to quickly complete your own vibrant, light-filled piece. Instructor provides prints and photos. Painting board provided. Supply list sent. All levels welcome. Cost for adults 60 and over $68.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/17/2018 - 5/15/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  12:30:00 PM--3:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Kirkwood Community Center
  • Instructor:   Phyllis Smith Piffel
  • Fees:           105

 

Color Fusion

ARTS-748    Color Fusion--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
2/8/2018--3/8/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  13

Train your eye to mix any color on demand! Do you wonder about the difference between hue and tint? Shade and value? Intensity and saturation? Do you wonder why it is so difficult to match a color? We will explore the color wheel and delve deep into the fascinating properties of color. Explore your emotional, colorful side with practical in class exercises and take home projects! Cost for adults 60 and over $77.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/8/2018 - 3/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   STLCC Staff
  • Fees:           105

 

First Impressions: Monet in a Day—Orchard in Bloom

ARTS-748    First Impressions: Monet in a Day—Orchard in Bloom--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
5/14/2018--5/14/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  15

Always wanted to try your hand at painting? Explore the basics of art in a slow paced, easy to follow way! Paint Monet's famous masterwork, Orchard in Bloom. Instruction will be step by step. Painting will be demonstrated, and as the instructor paints, you will follow along. Periodic breaks will be given. This is truly a wonderful way to learn the elements of art and end up with a lovely painting in the process! No prerequisite, this class is for those who have never picked up a brush or just enjoy painting. All supplies included in the cost of this class. LAST DAY TO ENROLL OR DROP IS MONDAY, 5/7. NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE. Cost for adults 60 and over $78.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  5/14/2018 - 5/14/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  5:30:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   STLCC Staff
  • Fees:           99

 

First Impressions: Monet in a Day—Study Rushes at Argenteuil

ARTS-748    First Impressions: Monet in a Day—Study Rushes at Argenteuil--Nottingham School
2/1/2018--2/1/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  14

Always wanted to try your hand at painting? Explore the basics of art in a slow paced, easy to follow way! Paint Monet's famous masterwork Study Rushes at Argenteuil. Instruction will be step by step. Painting will be demonstrated, and as the instructor paints, you will follow along. Periodic breaks will be given. This is truly a wonderful way to learn the elements of art and end up with a lovely painting in the process! No prerequisite, this class is for those who have never picked up a brush or just enjoy painting. LAST DAY TO ENROLL OR DROP IS THURSDAY, 1/25. NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE. Cost for adults 60 and over $78.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/1/2018 - 2/1/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Nottingham School
  • Instructor:   STLCC Staff
  • Fees:           99

 

First Impressions: Monet Masterworks—Meadow with Poplars

ARTS-748    First Impressions: Monet Masterworks—Meadow with Poplars--Nottingham School
3/15/2018--4/26/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  15

A great way to learn art is by standing on the shoulders of the giants who have gone before us! Learn the basic elements of composition, color, drawing, and much more by copying this masterful painting by Monet: Meadow with Poplars. You will be guided step-by-step through the entire process, shown how to mix paint, where to apply it, what kind of brushstroke to use, and how to progress. This is truly a wonderful way to learn the elements of art and end up with a lovely painting in the process! No prerequisite, this class is for those who have never picked up a brush or just enjoys painting. All supplies included in the cost of the class. LAST DAY TO ENROLL OR DROP IS THURSDAY, 3/8. NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE. Cost for adults 60 and over $111.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/15/2018 - 4/26/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Nottingham School
  • Instructor:   STLCC Staff
  • Fees:           149

 

Painting Plein Air: A Class at Forest Park

ARTS-748    Painting Plein Air: A Class at Forest Park--Forest Park - G Tower
3/5/2018--4/9/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  13

Paint Forest Park in your favorite medium (watercolor, acrylic or oil) while you explore the language of color. Paint at a variety of locations and discover the intricacies of mixing a limited set of colors each week to make an infinite number of tints and shades. Experience the emotions of color, paint the light and enjoy the park. The first session will meet at Forest Park campus for one hour. We will cover materials needed at this time. All following sessions are for two hours and meet in different locations in Forest Park. Provide your own transportation. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/5/2018 - 4/9/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--10:30:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Forest Park - G Tower
  • Instructor:   Maureen Brodsky
  • Fees:           105

 

All About Framing Artwork

ARTS-765    All About Framing Artwork--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
4/21/2018--4/21/2018        Total Seats:  18    Places Left:  11

A crash course in what's new, as well as framing design basics. How do you place artwork to beautify and protect the work? You will discover what is important for your needs - how to best prep your work for a show, how to prep art so it will look good for a long time, how and where to hang art (and where it should never be hung.) Some traditional and non-traditional custom framing and DIY ideas will be presented. Bring questions and photos of your rooms and art or bring your art! Cost for adults 60 and over $20.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/21/2018 - 4/21/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  1:00:00 PM--4:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Deborah Weltman
  • Fees:           29

 

Art 101: Basic Design Principles

ARTS-765    Art 101: Basic Design Principles--Forest Park - G Tower
4/3/2018--4/24/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  11

In this class, you will learn the basic skills and principles that no artist should be without! This class is designed for painters and artists who wish to learn the fundamental skills for building better compositions through dynamic design. We will examine successful paintings and explore what makes them memorable. In-class activities and take home projects will focus on the principles and elements of outstanding design. Cost for adults 60 and over $50.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/3/2018 - 4/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Forest Park - G Tower
  • Instructor:   STLCC Staff
  • Fees:           85

 

Alabama Stitch T-shirts

CRFT-713    Alabama Stitch T-shirts--City Sewing Room
3/28/2018--3/28/2018        Total Seats:  8    Places Left:  7

Creative hand embroidery on knits popularized by Natalie Chanin known for her unique twist on traditional sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques. It's joining two pieces of knit fabric by appliqueing one on top of the other. Great for recycling t-shirts into new shirts, skirts or hats. Bring two coordinating T-shirts to class, we have the rest of notions and thread. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/28/2018 - 3/28/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City Sewing Room
  • Instructor:   Anne Stirnemann
  • Fees:           39

 

Dog Coats & Clothes

CRFT-713    Dog Coats & Clothes--City Sewing Room
1/31/2018--1/31/2018        Total Seats:  8    Places Left:  7

Measure up you dog and bring your ideas. We will make your pooch a new winter coat to show off. We have the patterns, but make sure you measure how tall your pup is, how big his chest is and collar to tail length. We have lots of free fabric to choose from, or bring your own. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/31/2018 - 1/31/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City Sewing Room
  • Instructor:   Anne Stirnemann
  • Fees:           39

 

Eco Friendly Furniture Restoration Demo

CRFT-713    Eco Friendly Furniture Restoration Demo--PerennialSTL.org
5/10/2018--5/10/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  10

In this demonstration and talk, Perennial will share with you some of their best tips on repairing joints and refinishing surfaces - all with the earth in mind! Through hands-on demonstrations, you'll learn all about natural paints, stains, and waxes. Learn to add a pop of color to your projects with Milk Paint, mix and apply a fresh coat of Perennial's signature wood wax, and cook up natural stain from walnuts. You'll leave this workshop with the knowledge to add a whole new look to your furniture without harming the environment or your compromising your health. Cost for adults 60 and over $45.

  • Meeting Dates:  5/10/2018 - 5/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        PerennialSTL.org
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           45

 

Intro to Your Sewing Machine

CRFT-713    Intro to Your Sewing Machine--City Sewing Room
4/11/2018--4/11/2018        Total Seats:  8    Places Left:  0

Overcome your hesitation in using your sewing machine. From old machines to brand new ones, they all work basically the same. Learn how a sewing machine works and practice sewing. Use one of our machines or bring your own. Machines must be in working order. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/11/2018 - 4/11/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City Sewing Room
  • Instructor:   Anne Stirnemann
  • Fees:           35

Class is Filled


 

Introduction to Upholestry: Dining Room Chair

CRFT-713    Introduction to Upholestry: Dining Room Chair--PerennialSTL.org
2/8/2018--2/8/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  11

Get a hands-on introduction to basic upholstery as you explore the tricks to re-covering the seat of an old dining room chair and learn to create a new seat structure with webbing. Plus, you'll leave with your own handmade webbing stretcher. Students may bring in 1-2 dining room chairs from their set to practice reupholstering. The class will work in small groups. All materials provided. Cost for adults 60 and over $45.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/8/2018 - 2/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        PerennialSTL.org
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           45

 

Needle Felt an Owl

CRFT-713    Needle Felt an Owl--Craft Central
4/3/2018--4/3/2018        Total Seats:  10    Places Left:  7

Learn to needle felt a three-dimensional owl. Students felt by using a single barbed needle that agitates the wool fiber into a form. This is a fun beginning class for wool felting. After learning this technique, students can work on more projects at home to create their own designs. All materials included in cost of the class. Cost for adults 60 and over $45.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/3/2018 - 4/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Craft Central
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           45

 

Picnic Blanket/Bag Combo

CRFT-713    Picnic Blanket/Bag Combo--City Sewing Room
3/7/2018--3/7/2018        Total Seats:  8    Places Left:  5

Make a picnic bag to carry your sandwiches and unfold it to become a round picnic blanket measuring 4 feet in diameter. Bring 1.5 yards of a quilted fabric and 1.5 yards of coordinating quilting type fabric. Machines and notions provided at class.  Cost for adults 60 and over $27.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/7/2018 - 3/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City Sewing Room
  • Instructor:   Anne Stirnemann
  • Fees:           39

 

Sweater Dog Bed

CRFT-713    Sweater Dog Bed--City Sewing Room
2/7/2018--2/7/2018        Total Seats:  8    Places Left:  5

Turn your old sweater into a sweet personal bed for your pooch. Using a pullover sweater we will stitch it in a way that it can be stuffed with fabric scraps and fashioned into a bed your dog or cat will love to snuggle in. Bring an old pullover type sweater, we have the rest. No sewing skills needed. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/7/2018 - 2/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City Sewing Room
  • Instructor:   Anne Stirnemann
  • Fees:           39

 

Weaving: Begin with a Table Runner

CRFT-713    Weaving: Begin with a Table Runner--Craft Central
2/12/2018--2/19/2018        Total Seats:  5    Places Left:  3

A beginning class for those interested in weaving. You will work on a 4-shaft pre-loaded table top loom. Table runner will be made with cotton. Students will be allowed to pick from multiple colors for the runner. Student will learn basic weaving techniques in tabby and twill. All materials included in class costs. Cost for adults 60 and over $89.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/12/2018 - 2/19/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Craft Central
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           89

 

Your Personal Dress Form

CRFT-713    Your Personal Dress Form--City Sewing Room
2/24/2018--2/24/2018        Total Seats:  8    Places Left:  4

Construct a dress from that exactly matches your body. You will begin by being wrapped in paper tape, cutting off this shell and then fill it with foam. We will make a simple stand for the form. Wear good undergarments and old t-shirt. All materials provided. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/24/2018 - 2/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--2:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        City Sewing Room
  • Instructor:   Anne Stirnemann
  • Fees:           49

 

Knitting 1

CRFT-720    Knitting 1--Kirkwood Sr. High School
1/30/2018--2/13/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  0

Join us for fun, laughter, and knitting fundamentals. You will learn to knit the basics: casting on, knitting and purling, binding off, and finishing. Get lots of information and tips for future projects. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $ 28.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/30/2018 - 2/13/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Kirkwood Sr. High School
  • Instructor:   Cristin Greenlee
  • Fees:           49

Class is Filled


 
CRFT-720    Knitting 1--Nottingham School
2/7/2018--2/21/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  7

Knitting isn't just for making winter garments and accessories. Use linen, silk and lighter threads and yarns to make projects and garments that will be usefull all year round. Cover the basics - casting on, increasing and decreasing, finishing, a variety of stitches and more. Get lots of information and tips for future projects as well as help reading patterns. You may bring unfinished projects. All levels welcome. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/7/2018 - 2/21/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Nottingham School
  • Instructor:   Thi Miller
  • Fees:           49

 

Learn to Knit in a Day

CRFT-720    Learn to Knit in a Day--Forest Park - G Tower
2/10/2018--2/10/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  8

Join us for a crash course in knitting. You will learn the basics in one fell swoop (casting on, knitting, purling, pattern reading, cabling and binding off) and be on your way to impress friends and yourself! It's a beautiful form of handiwork that's well worth the time. You may bring snacks or a sack lunch. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/10/2018 - 2/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Forest Park - G Tower
  • Instructor:   Thi Miller
  • Fees:           49

 
CRFT-720    Learn to Knit in a Day--Meramec - Science West Bldg
3/3/2018--3/3/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  9

A crash course in knitting. Learn the basics in one fell swoop (casting on, knitting, purling, pattern reading, cabling & binding off) and be on your way to impress friends and yourself. It's such a beautiful form of handiwork and so worth the time. You may bring snacks or a sack lunch. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/3/2018 - 3/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Science West Bldg
  • Instructor:   Cristin Greenlee
  • Fees:           49

 

Entrelac Scarf

CRFT-722    Entrelac Scarf--Nottingham School
2/27/2018--3/13/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  1

Entrelac is a knitting technique used to create a textured diamond pattern. This intriguing technique creates beautiful overlaps of basket-weave design, and is especially highlighted in variegated or multicolored yarn. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $32.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/27/2018 - 3/13/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:30:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Nottingham School
  • Instructor:   Thi Miller
  • Fees:           49

 

Knit a Cozy Baby Blanket

CRFT-722    Knit a Cozy Baby Blanket--Meramec - Science West Bldg
3/24/2018--3/24/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  11

Learn and get started on an adorable and simple baby blanket pattern knit on the diagonal that you can then finish on your own. We will work through as much of the pattern together in class and then learn the techniques for finishing it off on your own. Pattern and supply list will be provided. Bring a snack or lunch. Cost for adults 60 and over $32.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/24/2018 - 3/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Science West Bldg
  • Instructor:   Cristin Greenlee
  • Fees:           49

 

Knitting 2

CRFT-722    Knitting 2--Kirkwood Sr. High School
2/20/2018--2/27/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  7

Broaden your knitting skills beyond basic knitting and purling. Learn about increasing and decreasing techniques, lace, cabling, fixing mistakes, and simple pattern reading. Prerequisite: Knitting 101 or equivalent experience. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/20/2018 - 2/27/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Kirkwood Sr. High School
  • Instructor:   Cristin Greenlee
  • Fees:           49

 

Tunisian Crochet 1

CRFT-724    Tunisian Crochet 1--Meramec - Applied Science Bldg
2/10/2018--2/17/2018        Total Seats:  10    Places Left:  4

Tunisian Crochet is a type of crochet that uses an elongated hook, often with a stopper on the handle end, called a Tunisian or Afghan hook. It is sometimes considered to be a mixture of crocheting and knitting. Some techniques used in knitting are also applicable in Tunisian crochet. Tunisian crochet has the look of knitting and uses similar stitches to crocheting, so if you can knit or crochet you will pick it up quickly. Learn the Tunisian foundation row, simple stitch, knit stitch, purl stitch, increasing and decreasing, binding off and joining, reading patterns and charts, color changing all while making a stitch sampler scarf. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $31.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/10/2018 - 2/17/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  11:00:00 AM--2:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Applied Science Bldg
  • Instructor:   Dee Levang
  • Fees:           49

 

Tunisian Crochet 2

CRFT-726    Tunisian Crochet 2--Meramec - Applied Science Bldg
3/3/2018--3/10/2018        Total Seats:  10    Places Left:  8

Now that you've learned the basics of Tunisian Crochet (simple stitch, knit stitch, purl stitch and reverse stitch) in Tunisian Crochet I, what's next? In this class, you'll learn several ways to change colors, working in the round with a double ended hook, combination stitches and seaming techniques. Bring a project in progress and get help if needed, too. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/3/2018 - 3/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Applied Science Bldg
  • Instructor:   Dee Levang
  • Fees:           49

 

Basketry: Remote Tote

CRFT-734    Basketry: Remote Tote--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
3/6/2018--3/6/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  14

Where, oh where is that darn remote? Never have to say those words again with your homemade remote tote! The finished product will be approximately 11" x "; x 4" and is woven using two oak handles. Color options will be available. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/6/2018 - 3/6/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  5:30:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Laura Klaus
  • Fees:           49

 

Beginning Basketry: Herb Drying Basket

CRFT-734    Beginning Basketry: Herb Drying Basket--Meramec - Science West Bldg
4/17/2018--4/24/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  13

For centuries, cooks have harvested fresh herbs from kitchen gardens preserving them to season dishes all year long. Continues this tradition, by making your own herb drying basket. The completed project will be approximately 20 x 20 x 4. Cost for adults 60 and over $47.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/17/2018 - 4/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Science West Bldg
  • Instructor:   Laura Klaus
  • Fees:           59

 

Beginning Basketry: Potluck

CRFT-734    Beginning Basketry: Potluck--Meramec - Science West Bldg
2/6/2018--2/13/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  13

At your next potluck impress your friends with not only a delicious dish, but bring it in a colorful basket you made yourself! The class is hands-on and we jump right in the first night. The finished product will be approximately 12" diameter and is 6" high, and is woven over an oak handle. Cost for adults 60 and over $47.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/6/2018 - 2/13/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Science West Bldg
  • Instructor:   Laura Klaus
  • Fees:           59

 

Beginning Baskets: Picnic Caddy

CRFT-734    Beginning Baskets: Picnic Caddy--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
4/10/2018--4/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  14

A stylish and convenient picnic caddy is a must have for organizing your tailgate, picnic or party supplies. Your flatware stays clean, neat and accessible and what could be better? The finished product will be approximately 9 x 8 x 4 and is woven over a plastic tote that is attached with the ball feet after the basket is completed. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/10/2018 - 4/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  5:30:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Laura Klaus
  • Fees:           49

 

Beginner Mosaics 3D Form

CRFT-740    Beginner Mosaics 3D Form --Craft Central
2/3/2018--2/3/2018        Total Seats:  6    Places Left:  0

Using precut 3-D forms, students will choose from: star, flower, mushroom, peace sign and more to create a mosaic sculpture. Students will cut and nip small pieces of glass, arrange and glue then grout their piece. Color wheel and ombre will be discussed to achieve desired effect. All materials included in cost of the class. Senior discount does not apply.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/3/2018 - 2/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  10:00:00 AM--1:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Craft Central
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           45

Class is Filled


 

Mosaic Birdhouse

CRFT-740    Mosaic Birdhouse --Craft Central
5/12/2018--5/19/2018        Total Seats:  6    Places Left:  2

Create a beautiful, inspired mosaic birdhouse that will add color to your garden or yard. The functional aspects provide nesting spots for a variety of colorful birds, which makes your yard even more attractive. Students apply mosaic glass to the roof and at least 2 sides of a ceramic glazed birdhouse. Students will learn how to grout the second week. All materials included in cost of the class. Senior discount does not apply.

  • Meeting Dates:  5/12/2018 - 5/19/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  1:00:00 PM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Craft Central
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           65

 

Mosaic Garden Stones

CRFT-740    Mosaic Garden Stones--PerennialSTL.org
5/3/2018--5/3/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  3

Add a colorful mosaic stepping stone to your garden or walkway. Learn to use broken plates and forgotten tiles to create a beautiful DIY mosaic. You’ll learn to cut tile, mix mortar, and grout your mosaic. This workshop will teach you the basics so you can use your skills for any future project. Each participant will create a unique stepping stone to take home to their outdoor spaces. All materials provided. Senior discount does not apply.

  • Meeting Dates:  5/3/2018 - 5/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        PerennialSTL.org
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           45

 

Stamp a Stack

CRFT-742    Stamp a Stack--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
2/10/2018--4/14/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  0

Join us once a month to start your spring crafting of cards. Each month you will create five cards using different stamping techniques. Ending in April, you will have a total of 15 hand-crafted unique cards to use for the spring! Fee includes most materials. Supply list will be emailed. LAST DAY TO ENROLL OR DROP IS 2/2. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/10/2018 - 4/14/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--11:00:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Patti Bossi
  • Fees:           55

Class is Filled


 

Stamping Birthday Cards

CRFT-742    Stamping Birthday Cards--Affton White-Rodgers CC
2/24/2018--2/24/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  1

Join us for a birthday extravaganza card class! Create some handmade birthday cards for the year to come. You will make five cards using stamping techniques and embellishments to make your cards "pop". Fee includes most materials. Supply list sent. Cost for adults 60 and over $38.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/24/2018 - 2/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--11:00:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Affton White-Rodgers CC
  • Instructor:   Patti Bossi
  • Fees:           49

 

Stamping Techniques

CRFT-742    Stamping Techniques--Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
4/21/2018--4/21/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  2

If you've been stamping for a while now and you want to step up your game-come learn some techniques to make your stamping come to life! In this class you will learn how to do simple masking and reverse masking. We will use a spritzer, (everyone who attends will get their own spritzer to take home), and learn the kissing technique done in stamping. Fee includes most materials. Supply list will be emailed. Cost for adults 60 and over $45.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/21/2018 - 4/21/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:30:00 AM--12:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld
  • Instructor:   Patti Bossi
  • Fees:           49

 

Asian Tea Set

CRFT-743    Asian Tea Set --Craft Central
2/24/2018--2/24/2018        Total Seats:  8    Places Left:  0

The Chinese tea culture has a long, complex history and has evolved its own unique cultural characteristics. Traditional Chinese tea sets play a significant role in the forming of Chinese tea culture. In this class you'll create a custom painted Asian tea pot with two tea cups. Students choose a glaze to paint their project. Students may also transfer a pattern onto the set, and paint the image from a variety of underglazes. All materials included in cost of the class. Senior discount does not apply.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/24/2018 - 2/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  1:00:00 PM--3:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Craft Central
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           0

Class is Filled


 

Hand-painted Ceramic: Deviled Egg Plate

CRFT-743    Hand-painted Ceramic: Deviled Egg Plate--Painted Zebra - Kirkwood
4/4/2018--4/4/2018        Total Seats:  10    Places Left:  7

***CLASS TITLE SHOULD BE: Hand-painted Ceramic Tile Clock Express your creativity with a hand-painted, ceramic wall clock that makes a fabulous housewarming gift or keep as a family heirloom. You will choose your colors and design motif. Pieces will be fired and picked up one week after the class ends at the shop. Fee includes all materials and firing. Come dressed towork with paint and have some fun! Cost for adults 60 and over $29.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/4/2018 - 4/4/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Wednesday
  • Meeting Times:  7:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Painted Zebra - Kirkwood
  • Instructor:   Cathy Cody
  • Fees:           39

 

Wine Bottle Reuse

CRFT-743    Wine Bottle Reuse--PerennialSTL.org
3/8/2018--3/8/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  10

Do you have a hard time recycling beautiful glass bottles? Learn to transform used wine bottles into a self-watering planter. The creative folks at Perennial will demonstrate safe ways to cut glass bottles using techniques you can replicate at home. Learn an easy and eco-friendly way to remove adhesive residue with SoyGel. In class, you'll practice scoring and cutting glass with Perennial’s handmade glass cutter tool in combination with a hot/cold water bath. Decorate your home with these upcycled creations, or give as a handmade gift. Senior discount does not apply.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/8/2018 - 3/8/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--8:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        PerennialSTL.org
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           45

 

Beginning Blacksmith: Copper Chasing

CRFT-753    Beginning Blacksmith: Copper Chasing--Mueller Industries
2/20/2018--2/27/2018        Total Seats:  4    Places Left:  1

Metalsmithing is one of the oldest metalworking occupations, producing useful items such as tools, kitchenware, tableware, jewelry and more for centuries! Shaping metal with a hammer is the fundamental element of smiting and in this class, you will learn how to cold hammer copper and apply the technique of copper chasing to create images in copper plates. All materials included in cost of the class. No senior discount.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/20/2018 - 2/27/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--7:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Mueller Industries
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           99

 
CRFT-753    Beginning Blacksmith: Copper Chasing--Mueller Industries
3/13/2018--3/21/2018        Total Seats:  4    Places Left:  3

Metalsmithing is one of the oldest metalworking occupations, producing useful items such as tools, kitchenware, tableware, jewelry and more for centuries! Shaping metal with a hammer is the fundamental element of smiting and in this class, you will learn how to cold hammer copper and apply the technique of copper chasing to create images in copper plates. All materials included in cost of the class. No senior discount.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/13/2018 - 3/21/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--7:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Mueller Industries
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           99

 

Beginning Blacksmith: Creat a Wall Mount Hook

CRFT-753    Beginning Blacksmith: Creat a Wall Mount Hook--Mueller Industries
2/3/2018--2/3/2018        Total Seats:  5    Places Left:  3

A blacksmith creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal and using tools to hammer, bend, and cut metal to create useful items. In this class, you will explore the craft of blacksmithing to make your very own wall mount hook! Join us to learn how to heat, hammer and twist steel in the traditional blacksmith medium. All materials included in the cost of the class. Wear appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes. No senior discount.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/3/2018 - 2/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--11:30:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Mueller Industries
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           79

 
CRFT-753    Beginning Blacksmith: Creat a Wall Mount Hook--Mueller Industries
3/3/2018--3/3/2018        Total Seats:  5    Places Left:  3

A blacksmith creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal and using tools to hammer, bend, and cut metal to create useful items. In this class, you will explore the craft of blacksmithing to make your very own wall mount hook! Join us to learn how to heat, hammer and twist steel in the traditional blacksmith medium. All materials included in the cost of the class. Wear appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes. No senior discount.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/3/2018 - 3/3/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--11:30:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Mueller Industries
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           79

 
CRFT-753    Beginning Blacksmith: Creat a Wall Mount Hook--Mueller Industries
4/7/2018--4/7/2018        Total Seats:  5    Places Left:  4

A blacksmith creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal and using tools to hammer, bend, and cut metal to create useful items. In this class, you will explore the craft of blacksmithing to make your very own wall mount hook! Join us to learn how to heat, hammer and twist steel in the traditional blacksmith medium. All materials included in the cost of the class. Wear appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes. No senior discount.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/7/2018 - 4/7/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--11:30:00 AM
  • Location:  
        Mueller Industries
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           79

 

Metalsmithing: Beginning Techniques for Jewelry

CRFT-753    Metalsmithing: Beginning Techniques for Jewelry--
1/29/2018--3/26/2018        Total Seats:  12    Places Left:  7

Learn the fundamental metalsmithing techniques for making jewelry. Basic metal manipulation skills: sawing, forming and shaping, filing, sanding, soldering, and polishing will be taught. You will make two finished pieces - a cuff bracelet and a pendant with a simple stone setting. Acquire the basic building blocks needed for jewelry design. No experience necessary. Students who have had previous experience working with metal may move onto more advanced projects. Tools and metal supplied in class fee. Cost for adults 60 and over $165.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/29/2018 - 3/26/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        
  • Instructor:   
  • Fees:           225

 

Metalsmithing: Beginning Techniques for Jewelry - TIME CHANGE

CRFT-753    Metalsmithing: Beginning Techniques for Jewelry - TIME CHANGE--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
1/27/2018--3/10/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  5

CLASS MEETS FROM 8AM-11AM. CORRECTLY LISTED IN PRINTED BROCHURE, BUT INCORRECTLY LISTED ONLINE. Learn the fundamental metalsmithing techniques for making jewelry. Basic metal manipulation skills: sawing, forming and shaping, filing, sanding, soldering, and polishing will be taught. You will make two finished pieces - a cuff bracelet and a pendant with a simple stone setting. Acquire the basic building blocks needed for jewelry design. No experience necessary. Students who have had previous experience working with metal may move onto more advanced projects. Tools and metal supplied in class fee. Cost for adults 60 and over $165.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  1/27/2018 - 3/10/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Lacey Kirkwood
  • Fees:           225

 

Metalsmithing: Intermediate Techniques for Jewelry

CRFT-753    Metalsmithing: Intermediate Techniques for Jewelry--Meramec - Humanities East Bld
3/24/2018--5/12/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  9

In this course you will learn how to make rings from sheet metal and wire. Different methods of soldering will also be taught. We will cover a ring band, twisted ring, rolling ring, ring within a ring and bezel settings. Students who have previous experience working with metal may move onto more advanced projects. Tools and metals included in class fee. Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing Techniques for Jewelry or equivalent experience. No class 3/31. Cost for adults 60 and over $165.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  3/24/2018 - 5/12/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  9:00:00 AM--12:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Meramec - Humanities East Bld
  • Instructor:   Lacey Kirkwood
  • Fees:           225

 
CRFT-753    Metalsmithing: Intermediate Techniques for Jewelry--
4/2/2018--5/14/2018        Total Seats:  15    Places Left:  13

In this course you will learn how to make rings from sheet metal and wire. Different methods of soldering will also be taught. We will cover a ring band, twisted ring, rolling ring, ring within a ring and bezel settings. Students who have previous experience working with metal may move onto more advanced projects. Tools and metals included in class fee. Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing Techniques for Jewelry or equivalent experience. Cost for adults 60 and over $165.50.

  • Meeting Dates:  4/2/2018 - 5/14/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        
  • Instructor:   Chih Yu Lin
  • Fees:           225

 

Soldered Glass Pendants

CRFT-753    Soldered Glass Pendants--
2/24/2018--2/24/2018        Total Seats:  6    Places Left:  1

CLASS WILL MEET AT PerennialSTL.org; LISTED AS CRFT 753-5 IN CATALOG. Create an up-cycled stained glass pendant from scraps of ceramic and glass. Participants will learn to use recycled glass, copper foil, flux and lead-free solder to sculpt their custom jewelry pendant. The class will demonstrate how to safely use a glass cutter and grinder to create custom shapes from found vintage plates, mirrors, and clear glass. Participants will also learn to make a custom sized jump ring and the right places to look for up-cycled treasures for all their up-cycled jewelry projects. Note: This class requires hand strength and the use of a very hot tool. Patience, an eye for safety, and hand dexterity will help participants achieve their design goals. All materials provided. No senior discount.

  • Meeting Dates:  2/24/2018 - 2/24/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Saturday
  • Meeting Times:  10:00:00 AM--1:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        
  • Instructor:   CE Org Staff
  • Fees:           39