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    Floristry with a Flair

    This class will turn the love you have for flowers into beautiful arrangements that you will do yourself. Learn to create different arranging styles such as contemporary, traditional, exotic, weddings, and special occasions. Fresh flowers will be supplied each week to help you create your own arrangement. You will learn techniques and tips to help you create attractive fresh floral arrangements for your home.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302400.21 8/28/2018-12/4/2018 Tue 9:00am - 11:00am K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
    302400.22 8/28/2018-12/4/2018 Tue 6:00pm - 8:00pm K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
    302400.23 8/29/2018-12/5/2018 W 6:00pm - 8:00pm K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
    302400.24 8/25/2018-12/15/2018 Sat 9:00am - 11:00am K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
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    Jewelry (Wire Wrap) Bling, Baubles & More

    Want to learn how to make your own jewelry without using a torch and solder? Want to add that Bing without the huge cost? Then this class is for you! With pliers and metal wire learn to form great looking necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets. Everybody will be impressed with your creations. We will also begin to learn Kumihimo (Japanese) Braiding and Pearl Knotting as alternates to show off your new creations. Mona Doshay is very talented in multiple jewelry techniques and is able to translate the most complex designs into workable, simplified designs. She will encourage and guide you to create wonderful and unique pieces.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302410.06 8/22/2018-9/26/2018 W9:00am-12:00pm K-81 Mona Doshay $99 Register
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    Learn Adobe Photoshop Elements in 14 Weeks

    This is a fast track course to learn one of the best selling graphic arts softwares on the market today. You will learn to edit photos, add filters, use the various Photoshop Elements tools, understand layers, palettes and more. In 14 weeks you will have a good working knowledge of the Photoshop Elements program concepts and photo editing skills.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302100.06 8/15/2018-11/14/2018 W3:00pm - 5:30pm C-10 Virginia Rooney $95 Register
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    Oil Painting

    Learn to oil paint the easy way! Simple follow along instruction enables the student to easily learn brush techniques, color mixing, and the necessary elements and fundamentals of art. “Beginners welcome, results guaranteed!”

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302310.05 8/16/2018-11/15/2018 Thu9:00am - 12:00pm K-81 Linda Lee $89 Register
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    Rigid Heddle Weaving

    A rigid heddle is a small, portable loom that is easy to use. Come make a pair of impressive dish towels on your first day and decide if weaving is your new passion. Your project will be completed in one session with instruction on finishing the final step at home. Bring your own 100% cotton yarn to class in four colors of your choice. $20 loom rental fee to instructor.

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    302900.07 9/8/2018 Sat8:00am - 2:30pm M-101 Nancy Moren $59 Register
    302900.08 10/6/2018 Sat8:00am - 2:30pm M-101 Nancy Moren $59 Register
    302900.09 11/3/2018 Sat8:00am - 2:30pm M-101 Nancy Moren $59 Register
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    Sewing Basics and Beyond - Beginning Sewing 101/102

    In Sewing 101 you will learn the basics of sewing. I will teach you how to operate a sewing machine, learn stitches and easy techniques to improve your sewing. In Sewing 102 you will learn futher skills such as shopping for fabric and picking the right patterns. The projects you do will build your skills further in sewing. Come have fun while you are learning in a fun environment. We will have SEW much fun together, bring a friend and let’s get started. All levels welcomed. Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302540.02 8/23/2018-10/4/2018 Thu 6:00pm - 9:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
    302540.04 8/24/2018-10/12/5018 Fri 9:00am - 12:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
    302540.03 10/11/2018-12/6/2018 Thu 6:00pm - 9:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
    302450.05 10/19/2018-12/14/2018 Fri 9:00am - 12:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
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    Watercolor Painting - Color Your World

    Watercolor painting can be easy and fun! Learn basic techniques and a variety of styles and subjects as you paint along with your instructor. “Beginners welcome, results guaranteed!”

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302300.05 8/14/2018-11/13/2018 Tue12:00pm - 3:00pm K-81 Linda Lee $89 Register

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The Downey Adult School Career and Education Center, an institution of higher education, provides high-quality, relevant, and accessible programs for adults in a variety of areas.
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