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Personal Enrichment


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Stained Glass - Would you like to learn how to create beautiful pictures of colored glass? If so, now is your chance! Southwest Virginia Community College is offering a two day course on this stunning medium. It will include interactive instruction and assistance in the completion of a stained glass project!09-13-14
09-20-14
10 am -1 pm$49.00 for both classes
Beginning Drawing - Have you always been interested in drawing, but never really knew how to get started? If so, then this is definitely the course for you! Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics to drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be! You'll gain a solid understanding of the many tools of the trade. You'll become intimately familiar with paper types, drawing styles, rendering techniques, and the basic principal of perspective, layout, design, lighting, volume, and space. You'll even discover how best to get in touch with your right brain. If you have an interest in learning what it's like to draw or would love to increase your current knowledge in the field of art and illustrating, then this course aims to fulfill all of your needs.
Japanese Bunka - This class will teach the art of Bunka Embroidery which is created by using a unique combination of punch needle and special silk-like rayon thread (yarn). When completed, many pictures resemble delicately shaded paintings. In fact, the needle is held and operates in much the same manner as an artist's brush or pencil. The Bunka artist uses many different stitch techniques in order to achieve the desired effect of depth and interest but unlike other forms of needle art, there are no knots to tie and mistakes are easily corrected.
Knitting – This course teaches the art of knitting. It teaches how to cast on, knit, pearl and bind off.10-06-14, 10-13-14, 10-20-14, 10-27-14

11-03-14, 11-10-14
6:00-9:00 pm$49 for all six sessions