one day workshops
fun with fusibles
instructor: cass mullane
Wednesday | March 12 | 10 am to 4 pm | $125
Using rainbow dye painted fabrics complimented with your scraps, we’ll use fusibles for quick design exploration. Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced, heat activated fusible web is a fast way to test out design ideas, color palettes, and compositions. In this class you’ll build fabric units using the fusible release paper, see how fusible web and paint play together to create an interesting surface design, do a couple of fun, timed exercises and create small samples for larger pieces.
Sewing machine; Your sewing essentials (needles, thread, scissors, etc.); Rotary cutter, small mat, and small acrylic ruler; Wavy and zigzag rotary blades if you have them; Scraps of some of your favorite fabrics (no more than 25, no larger than 9×9); Small piece of batting (no larger than 24×36). Class fee includes ½ yard of hand dye painted fabric and fusible web.
writing and publishing your memoir: an introduction
instructor: ken guentert
Wednesday | March 19 | 10:30 am to 12 pm | $35
This workshop will help you get started on writing and ultimately publishing your own memoir. This session will cover the types of memoirs, your publishing options (from copy/printing a do-it-yourself book to printing and distributing a professional book), planning the project, and visualizing exactly what it will look like before you write it.
Call 719-520-1899 to register.
instructor: mike pach
Thursdays | March 6 – April 3 | 6 pm to 9 pm | $175
Take your photos to the next level! This class covers the basics of Photoshop and will help you take your images from snapshots to fabulous finished photos. In this hands-on course each student will get the same collection of photos and work right along with the instructor to learn photo editing tools and techniques.
A laptop with Adobe Photoshop CS3 or Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 or higher is required and the use of a mouse is recommended.