Fall Quarter Workshops
TEXTURAL FELTED HAT (Whidbey Campus)
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CART 076 AGW 9:00AM-4:00PM F 10/13 C001 Staff $69.00 Seats Avail: 20 of 20
Basics of Animal Drawing (Whidbey Campus)
This class will begin with basic drawing elements: Line, Value, Shape and Proportion. We will build on this foundation and learn to compose and construct the anatomy of many different animals. Our goal will be understanding the artistic process and creating realistic, accurate illustrations. Supplies required: Sketch book (spiral bound, 11 x14 or larger).
CART 073 AGW 6:00PM-8:00PM M 9/25 to 10/9 C001 Schuemann $69.00 Seats Avail: 18 of 20
Beginning Weaving Levels I & II (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class will cater to both the very beginner and students from our previous weaving classes. The beginners will learn how to “dress” a weaving loom and weave a simple, but elegant scarf. For returning students, this is your opportunity to plan a weaving project, determine appropriate yarns, wind a warp, dress your loom, and carry your project to completion with supervision and guidance. Returning students need to contact the instructor prior to class to discuss plans and prepare a loom. Table looms will be provided and there will be a $100 refundable deposit (payable to instructor) for those who wish to take the looms home between classes. A materials fee of $10 is payable to instructor at the first class. For more information contact instructor at 970-692-3949 or email@example.com.
CART 044 AG 9:00AM-12:00PM Sa 11/18 to 12/3 TBA Moncrief L $99.00 Seats Avail: 7 of 7
CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
All levels of interest and abilities are welcomed to work on self-guided projects in an open studio setting. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing will be offered. We use CKK6--a white firing stoneware body. We bisque work to ^04 and glaze fire in electric kilns to ^6. Instruction at all levels to maximize learning opportunities. Materials included, and most tools available. Bring an apron, and for wheel work a towel.
CART 020 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM W 9/20 to 11/8 H119 Steveni D $199.00 Seats Avail: 24 of 25
Drawing a Portrait of Your Pet (Whidbey Campus)
Enjoy creating a personalized portrait of your beloved companion. We will work from your photograph(s). The information and skills covered in Parts 1 and 2 of this Series will be used as a foundation and reference for developing your custom portrait. Required supplies: Sketch book (spiral bound, 11 x14 or larger). Illustration board (Hot Press, 16x20 usually sold in 20x30 size).
CART 075 AGW 6:00PM-8:00PM M 10/16 to 10/30 C001 Schuemann $69.00 Seats Avail: 18 of 20
Equestrian Art (Whidbey Campus)
Horses have been a favorite subject of artists for centuries. If you enjoy horses and find them beautiful, please join us as we explore the art of the horse. There are many facets of these remarkable creatures to be studied. We will focus on their internal skeletal and muscular structure which is a necessity for accuracy. We will look at the variety of forms and faces from the many different breeds. Understanding their gaits and natural movement will enhance the realism of our illustrations. Required supplies: Sketch book (spiral bound, 11 x14 or larger). Optional Illustration board (Hot Press, 16x20 usually sold in 20x30 size).
CART 074 AGW 6:00PM-8:00PM M 11/6 to 11/20 C001 Schuemann $69.00 Seats Avail: 20 of 20
Introduction to Glass Mosaics (Hot & Cold) (Mount Vernon Campus)
This 6-week class is geared toward beginners who want to learn about basic techniques, tools and materials involved in creating mosaic art. Includes cutting, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout and grouting. Students will be introduced to glass fusing (warm glass or kiln glass) to create components for their in-class mosaic projects. Each student will complete two projects, exploring traditional and contemporary techniques. All materials, supplies and use of tools provided. Come experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful art form! Class limited to ten--sign up early. A $45 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.
CART 036 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM T 10/24 to 12/5 T031 Mitchell B $165.00 Seats Avail: 10 of 10
Linoleum Block Printing (Whidbey Campus)
Learn to carve and print your own linoleum block. Create an art image or a design for personalized cards. Studio time will focus on design, carving,demonstrations, experimentation with color application and hand and press printing techniques. Individual guidance will be given in each of these areas. Students will need to provide their own carving tools and linoleum blocks. Contact Sharon.Hall@skagit.edu for additional information. Minimum class size is 6, maximum is 20.
CART 061 AGW 9:00AM-12:00PM Sa 9/23 to 9/30 C001 Staff $69.00 Seats Avail: 20 of 20
PAINTING IN OIL (Mount Vernon Campus)
In class painting sessions taught using indirect method (Old Master's) oil painting techniques. Beginners will be shown methods to attain competent skills and techniques; experienced painters will attain a satisfying level of technical achievement through this methodical and challenging approach. Supply list posted at www.skagit.edu/communityeducation.
CART 045 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM T 9/19 to 11/7 H208 Steveni D $159.00 Seats Avail: 25 of 25
Watercolor Painting (Mount Vernon Campus)
In-class painting, exercises, demonstrations and individual attention to increase your skills, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Learn about washes, glazing, color mixing, dry and wet techniques, brushes, and different brush strokes. Supply list can be viewed by clicking on side bar under "Contacts and Class Resources".
CART 011 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM W 9/20 to 11/8 H208 Cooper M $159.00 Seats Avail: 12 of 16
Continuing Professional Education
Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card approved by the State of Washington and valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive card.
CPROF 034 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 9/19 to 9/21 H112 Prindle $84.00 Seats Avail: 29 of 30
CPROF 034 BG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 10/17 to 10/19 H112 Prindle $84.00 Seats Avail: 30 of 30
CPROF 034 CG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 11/14 to 11/16 H112 Prindle $84.00 Seats Avail: 30 of 30
Voice-Overs: Now is Your Time (Mount Vernon Campus)
YOU'VE HEARD LISA FOSTER ON TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! Lisa Foster's voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Cafe Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.
CPROF 053 AG 9:30AM-11:30AM Sa 11/18 H024 Foster L $45.00 Seats Avail: 30 of 30
Early Childhood Education
Homeschool Information and Qualification Course (Mount Vernon Campus)
Each child has a unique combination of learning styles, abilities, and interests that helps them learn. Homeschooling is one way to teach children in a personalized way, in order to develop lifelong skills and a love of learning. If you are considering this educational option, taking this course will provide you with information and resources to pursue teaching your child at home. The course content will include presentation of legal requirements and "how-to" information concerning teaching/learning to develop practical skills for application. Successful completion of this class also meets the Washington State legal requirements as a "Qualifying Course" for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. For information about the class content or requirements, contact the instructor at (206) 365-5313.
CECE 011 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM F 9/29 to 9/30 A125 Rosenzweig B $95.00 Seats Avail: 10 of 12
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM A125 in Angst Hall
English And Literature
Creative Writing (Whidbey Campus)
Hone your writing skills with riveting stories, unique poetry, unforgettable memoirs, or other creative genre. An atmosphere of friendly affirmation allows you to share ideas, build self-confidence, and even polish for publication if desired. (FULL QUARTER)
CENGL 019 AGW 9:00AM-11:00AM T Warm S $90.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 16
Jump-start the Creative Process with Author Mitzi Szereto (Mount Vernon Campus)
Need help getting started on that novel or find yourself stuck midstream? Join internationally known multi-genre fiction author and anthology editor Mitzi Szereto for a workshop that’s sure to stimulate your creativity and give you lots of new ideas. For beginning to advanced writers. Mitzi Szereto has taught writing workshops around the world, from literature festivals to residential courses in the Greek islands, and lectured in creative writing at universities in the UK.
CENGL 028 AG 12:00PM-4:00PM Sa 9/23 N120 Szereto M $49.00 Seats Avail: 24 of 24
Today in History (Whidbey Campus)
Did you know that both Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born on February 12, 1809? Each week we will explore an important historical event that happened during that week. We will learn about a wide variety of people, places and events from ancient times to the 20th century. (FULL QUARTER)
CHIST 030 AGW 1:00PM-3:00PM Th Wallin D $90.00 Seats Avail: 22 of 24
CONTINUING NOSEWORK (Mount Vernon Campus)
In Phase 3: Continuing Nosework teams will work to strengthen their search abilities. Problem solving skills for the canines will be set up and intertwined with less challenging puzzles to keep the learning fun. We will work on the four K9 Nosework elements of containers, exteriors, interiors and vehicles. All three odors of Birch, Anise and Clove will be used in this class. If the team has not worked with Clove, it will be introduced. This is a skill building class that is meant to be repeated as the team works towards learning more from their canine, possible competition and having FUN.
CPET 003 AG 6:00PM-7:30PM W 9/6 to 10/25 N121 Monroe C $150.00 Seats Avail: 7 of 8
Ballroom ABCs (Mount Vernon Campus)
Has Dancing With The Stars caught your interest, but you don’t know where to begin? Come join us and learn basic ballroom techniques. Dances will include Waltz, Rumba, Foxtrot, and Cha Cha. Proper dance etiquette will be stressed. Partner is requested but not required
CPE 028 AG 7:00PM-8:30PM Th 9/7 to 10/5 TBA Bedlington R $99.00 Seats Avail: 24 of 24
Mind and Body Coordination (Whidbey Campus)
This is a mental and physical discipline which cultivates calm, concentration, balance, posture, and correct movement. Consistent practice cultivates a strong mind that can relax, remain positive and persevere regardless of circumstance or environment. The physical requirements are low. It is designed to be applied to daily life. Instructor has 6 years of training with the Northwest Ki Federation. Read more at www.oregonki.org/programs-ki.php. (FULL QUARTER)
CPE 016 AGW 6:30PM-7:30PM M A118 Manning B $0.00 Seats Avail: 18 of 18
Senior Fitness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Class encourages range of motion, balance, strength training and cardiovascular exercises.
CPE 025 AG 9:30AM-10:30AM MW 9/18 to 12/8 GYM Deschenes S $54.00 Seats Avail: 33 of 36
World Language - Italian
Beginning Conversational Italian (Mount Vernon Campus)
You know the ultimate holiday in Italy you've always dreamed about? Discover/improve your knowledge of Il Bel Paese through games, music, and food. Italy fun and easy as uno, due, tre!! No text books, no homework. You’ll learn and practice all you’ll need for shopping, traveling, ordering in a restaurant, and exploring the country as well as the Romans do! Join Instructor Giuliana Sica, a native of romantic Tuscany, for a course in Italian Language and the flavors of La Dolce Vita!
CITAL 011 AG 9:30AM-12:00PM Sa 10/14 to 10/21 N120 Sica G $64.00 Seats Avail: 25 of 25
World Language - Russian
Conversational Russian I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Introduction to the basics of Russian language in a fun, interactive environment. Learn Cyrillic alphabet, fundamentals of grammar, reading, and conversation from a native speaker. Includes cultural and travel information. Book available in college bookstore: Russian in 10 Minutes a Day.
CRUSS 011 AG 6:00PM-8:00PM T 10/3 to 11/7 N120 Kupriyanova $149.00 Seats Avail: 25 of 25
World Language - Spanish
Conversational Spanish I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Seeking individuals who want to learn Spanish! Come join our group as we explore the Spanish Language in an informative yet fun way. Learn basic conversational skills, exchanges and tips for speedy acquisition and understanding of Spanish. Our class is a safe and comfortable environment where you can learn to read, learn through games, and develop an ear as well as pronunciation of this beautiful language. Individuals who have not had prior experience with Spanish, not a problem. We will get you started. We will be using the Spanish is Fun (Book 1) available at SVC bookstore
CSPAN 011 AG 6:00PM-8:00PM M 10/2 to 11/20 N123 Guillen E $149.00 Seats Avail: 25 of 25