TMCC EPIC Summer 2022 Course Guide

Questions? Call 775-829-9010 3 Arts and Crafts NEW! Mosaic Cross Experience the lasting beauty of this ancient art form as you craft a unique cross. Design your piece and select your background and cross colors from a wide variety of hues. Experiment with different shapes and inclusions as you assemble your creation. Learn about the gluing process and discuss finishing techniques to preserve your art. $40 materials fee 8/13 S 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jones Fused Finery $79 Drawing and Painting Lettering as Art Explore an ancient art made modern with this vibrant facet of calligraphy. Learn about the rich history of hand art lettering as you practice drawing and decorating capital letters. Gain inspiration from instructor examples and utilize professional tools like micron pens, watercolor brushes and more. Play with colored inks, dozens of shapes and other exciting artistic mediums as you produce handmade cards and gifts. Supplies required. $10 materials fee 5/5-5/12 TH 1 - 3 p.m. Foldvary-Anderson TMCC Meadowood Center 103 $89 NEW! Inspirational Book Making Create a minibook of your favorite quotes that will color your daily decisions, choices and lifestyle. Enhance your life and confirm what you already know by remembering the good and exploring new possibilities. Use your own quotes or ones provided by our expert calligraphy instructor. Learn to make both an accordion book and a minibound book. $10 materials fee includes all materials needed to make one or both books. 5/14 S 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Foldvary-Anderson TMCC Meadowood Center 103 $49 Paint Your Pet Create memorable art that will be treasured for years to come by painting a personal portrait of your furred or feathered family member. Discuss the basics of painting with acrylics and how you can use a closeup photo of your pet as an easy reference. Supplies required. 5/26 TH 6 - 9:30 p.m. Mirich TMCC Meadowood Center 103 $49 Summer Flowers in Watercolor Practice the basics of watercolor painting including color theory and both traditional and unconventional methods of applying paint on paper. Explore wet-into-wet, dry brushing, color changes, values, glazing, lost and found edges and negative painting techniques to create realistic summer flowers. Open to beginner and intermediate artists. Supplies required. 6/8-6/22 W 3 - 5 p.m. Gandolfo TMCC Meadowood Center 103 $129 D irty Pour Painting Play with paints like never before as you learn various techniques to create unique abstract art. Mix your own paint as you familiarize yourself with the simple supplies needed to enjoy this medium. Discover the newest techniques used in fluid acrylic art and explore the dirty pour, swipe, balloon smashing, airbrushing and fluid flow pour methods. Practice, paint and take home your masterpiece. Beginners welcome. $20 materials fee 8/6 S 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Hadwin TMCC Meadowood Center 103 $49 Glass Fused Dragonfly Yard Art Add personality to your outdoor spaces with a whimsical dragonfly. Select from various colors and textures of fusible glass to craft the wings and decorate the body. Embellish your creation with stringers, beads and a mixture of silica and flux called frit. Learn how to use a kiln to finish your yard art and find out how different temperatures affect the fusing process. $25 materials fee 5/21 S 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jones Fused Finery $49 Stained Glass Create a colorful, miniature panel you can be proud of and gain experience in cutting glass and using related tools. Find out how to assemble, solder, glaze and dry clean your piece. Discuss safety, how all glass is not equal, the science behind it and more. $45 materials fee 6/4 S 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jones Fused Finery $99 “This class is a great place to learn glass basics and create a beautiful piece.” – Stained Glass student NEW! Glass Mosaic Sunflower Enjoy a fresh take on the ancient art of mosaics. Chose from dozens of hues of yellow and green glass as you design and fabricate your sunflower petals and leaves. Learn about inclusions like random glass and how each affects the final piece. Practice safe glass cutting and finishing techniques to craft and preserve your art. $45 materials fee 7/30 S 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jones Fused Finery $89 Textiles NEW! Felted Fiber Scarves Create a unique and fashionable scarf to wear with any outfit. Using specialty barbed needles and old silk or wool scarves, get to know the felting and soaking process. Practice agitating your piece with the needles and gain inspiration from instructor examples. Take home your finished scarf. $20 materials fee 5/12-5/26 TH 6 - 8 p.m. Gandolfo TMCC Meadowood Center $69 Share your expertise with others. We’re always looking for new topics to offer. Visit EPIC.tmcc.edu and click on “Teach for Us.” Teach for us!

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