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TASTES OF EUROPE

Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

October 2, Italian

October 9, French

October 16, Mediterranean

October 23, German

Fredd Campus

$32 per session

Learn how to make an authentic dish from another culture and then savor it with friends.  Focus on regional cuisines like homemade pasta from Italy or a Mediterranean dish with the flavors of basil, coriander, cumin, sweet Spanish paprika, sumac, lemon, mint, and saffron.  This is a hands-on demonstration, so bring your apron and a “to go” box!  The price of the food is included in the tuition.

 

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Tuesday, November 27, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fredd Campus

Course Fee: $32

Who doesn’t like holiday cookies?  Learn some tricks for crisp edges and soft centers plus fun and easy decorating tips and icing recipes.

 

HOLIDAY TABLESCAPES

Tuesday, December 4, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fredd Campus

Course Fee: $25

If you are planning a holiday feast, the table needs to be as on point as the menu.  However, you may use your money on the roast because we will show you how to create a beautiful table scape and incorporate some of the things you have around the house.  This is a demonstration, however, students are encouraged to bring items from home.  The instructor will provide tips on usage.

 

INTRODUCTORY DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

October 2, 9, 16, 23

Martin Campus, Room 1833

Course Fee: $135

This course teaches the basic principles of photography and is designed for the enthusiast and amateur photographer. Knowledge of camera and lens operation, memory cards, file formats, composition, exposure, output, and storing is the goal of this course. The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lenses.

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

November 6, 13, 20, 27

Martin Campus, Room 1833

Prerequisite: Beginning Digital Photography

Course Fee: $135

This course continues the study of aesthetic and technical theories and techniques of digital photography. Topics include intermediate level exposure, composition, lighting, creativity, image editing, and correction techniques. Students begin to develop a personal photographic style. The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lenses.

DRAWING

Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

September 14 – October 26 (No class on October 12)

Martin Campus, Room 1943

Course Fee: $99 (Cost of supplies is not included.)

Do you need to learn drawing before painting?  YES! Since it is a foundation tool, it will make an enormous difference in every aspect of your art.  It is the key to shape, form, and shadow.

This class will teach the essentials of techniques, methods, and materials. The class direction will be guided by the level of ability and experience of the students and their desires. Skill and experience are not required. Attendees must be at least sixteen years of age. Art supplies cost extra. Prior to the first day of class, email rwaldrop@sheltonstate.edu for a supply list.

WATERCOLOR

Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

November 2 – December 14 (No class on November 23)

Martin Campus, Room 1943

Course Fee: $99 (Cost of supplies is not included.)

Learn watercolor techniques, basic color theory, paint mixing, the use of a paint brush, and other materials. Discover the satisfaction of creating an original watercolor painting. The class direction will be guided by the level of ability and experience of the students and their desires. Skill and experience are not required. Attendees must be at least sixteen years of age. Art supplies cost extra. Prior to the first day of class, email rwaldrop@sheltonstate.edu for a supply list.

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR WORKSHOP

Mondays, 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

August 27 – November 5

Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy, Room D-101

Course Fee: $75

From lawnmowers to chain saws to garden tractors to emergency generators, this equipment is powered by small engines, and all the equipment will eventually need maintenance and repair. This course is ideal for anyone trying to save money by knowing how to diagnose, repair, and overhaul engines. Basic repair techniques will be taught as well as equipment maintenance.

WEIGHT TRAINING FOR SENIORS

Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

August 27 – December 5

Martin Campus, Room 1262

Course Fee: $30

Please join us for fun and fitness! Designed especially for seniors, this course will improve overall muscular and cardiovascular strength and endurance, as well as help to prevent osteoporosis.